For about a million Americans each year, a joint replacement brings relief from pain and restored mobility. But, 5–10% of those people have to endure another surgery within seven years, and most of those are due to an infection in their new joint. If doctors could treat infections more effectively, patients could avoid a second surgery, more pain, and another rehabilitation.
I've never understood the phrase "smooth as a baby's bottom" to describe a really close shave. I mean, have you ever touched a baby's cheek? It's even smoother and a lot more sanitary. It just doesn't spew off the tongue as nice.
Apple has been in hot water ever since the news that the company slows down iPhones with older batteries. The iPhone maker is now in damage control, offering customers a large, $50 discount on battery replacements. The question for you, though, is does your iPhone need a battery replacement in the first place?
I'm a long-time and loyal Android user, but one iOS feature that I'm truly envious of is their keyboard shortcuts, which lets you assign a short macro that inputs a longer phrase. For example, typing "home" can input your home address.
With all this time spent stuck at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, HQ Trivia would be a prime way to beat the boredom. Unfortunately, HQ went belly up in February, just before everyone had stay-at-home orders. While HQ has teased a potential comeback, there are other trivia games out there that are live right now. One of those brings the spirit of HQ Trivia back to our phones.
Ever wanted to learn how to make a rekey a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... key making. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to properly make a replacement key for a lock.
If something has happened to your Nintendo DS Lite case and you want to replace it or if you want to put a custom case on your unit, this video will show you how to do it. You can order all sorts of custom cases off the internet or stock ones form Nintendo.
If you're a college student, then you're super busy all the time. Between running around to classes, hanging around with friends, fraternity parties, volunteering, and work there's very little time to devote to preparing a healthy meal.
Nick from Greyscale Gorilla shows you a few simple methods to replace a boring sky with one that is more visually interesting. Using various selection tools you can be your own manipulator.
Is the battery life on your Ipod diminishing? Watch this video as the folks at Repairs Universe show you how to replace the battery on your 1st generation Ipod. First you need some tools to pry open your Ipod. Flathead screwdrivers and razors work well. Take the razor and slowly inch your way around the opening to pry it open. Then take off the back cover. The battery is black and has a serial number and the Apple symbol on it. Don't confuse this with your hard drive. Watch the video for the ...
Photoshop's hue & saturation tool is great for tweaking the colors of an image en masse but what if it's only one particular color that you'd like to enhance or change? Then, my friend, you use the color replacement tool. This video tutorial will show you how to use it in Adobe Photoshop CS4.
Are you at a Reason/Record dead-in? WonderHowTo is full of tutorials for this recording software. In this Reason tutorial, learn how to replace a drum sample within a recording.
This four-part Adobe After Effects tutorial from Laurence Grayson shows how to take an ordinary photograph of a building (in this case, a cathedral) and turn it into a spooky looking house from hell. The majority of the work done uses the standard toolset in After Effects CS3, CS4, and CS5. Adobe Photoshop is used for the sky replacement section. Create hellish clouds, eery flickering windows, sheet lightning, color correction, 3D motion and depth of field effects for your next Halloween spec...
Renovating your home can bring new life into an old space. There are many areas to focus on when you're renovating your home. One of the best areas involves the windows. Many windows from the past, aren't as energy efficient and don't hold as much cold or warm air as the new ones today. So in this video tutorial series, you'll find out how to install replacement windows in your home today. It's a diffitul task that requires time and patience, but will result in a beautiful window in the end. ...
Let The Home Depot show you what it takes to install a replacement window and the tools needed for this quick and easy job. Since replacement windows fit into existing window frames, it should take you less than an hour to complete this simple DIY project. For more, or to get started on your own window replacement project, watch this video tutorial.
Mouths are so expressive, which can be tricky to animate. A simple way to capture the movement is to craft several mouths to alternate. Watch this video animation tutorial and learn how to make replacement mouths for stop motion animation armature puppets.
In this video we learn how to perform knee replacement surgery. The knee joint is accessed with an incision. Then, a number of different surgical tools will be used to perform the procedure. The part of the knee joint is removed first with surgical saws. Then, the artificial joint is put back into the area. Once this part is secured with screws, an insert will be joined in with it to keep it in place. The artificial joint is checked for the last time, then sutures are used to closed the joint...
Using agave nectar as a sugar replacement is a great idea if you are sensitive to sugar or are a diabetic. Agave sugar is a low glycemic product and is great with recipes that call for sugar. The first thing you are going to want to do is pull out your recipe and get ready to add the agave nectar. When adding the agave nectar you should put 2/3 of a cup for every one cup of sugar that the recipe calls for. The only thing that you should remember is that you should always add the agave nectar ...
The cable that connects your rear derailleur to the shifters on your bike may seem too long, delicate, and complex to fix yourself. You may be right, but if you have some bike maintenance experience and want to try then this video is for you. It walks you through the whole process of replacing the cable in your rear derailleur. It is a long process, and elaborate, but will dramatically improve your shifting performance if your cable is old and worn.
In this clip, you'll learn how to achieve simple sky replacement effect in Motion 3. Whether you're new to Apple's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.
This video will give you some tips on how to resolve problems with unwanted text replacements in AutoCorrect.
Materials 1 2-liter bottle or large water bottle
"ASTON-2"-WINDOWS SHELL REPLACEMENT USER INTERFACE, I HAVE BEEN USING IT NOW FOR A WEEK OR SO AND I FIND IT NOT ONLY FASTER, YET MORE INTUITIVE, AND MORE FEATURE RICH THAN WINDOWS EXPLORER.EXE EVER THOUGHT OF BEING...! IT DOES HAVE IT'S LITTLE QUIRKS OR EVEN BUGS HOWEVER...LIKE EARLIER TODAY THE TASK-BAR FOR ASTON-2 WOULD NOT RAISE UP OUT OF AUTOHIDE FOR ANYTHING, I REBOOTED THEN IT WAS FINE AGAIN, THIS COULD BE A WEB BASED BUG THAT INTERFERED, OR LOCAL BAD CODE WITHIN ASTON-2 BUT I DOUBT IT,...
If you have a photograph with an extreme red eye problem, then you will have to take steps above and beyond using the built-in red eye reduction tool in Adobe Photoshop. In extreme cases, red eye will actually contain colors outside of the red spectrum of light. Since the red eye tool only works on this spectrum of light, you will have to manually fix extreme red eye by working on tools that are effective across all different wavelengths of light. The most effective tool at your disposal in t...
Windows 8, the latest version of Microsoft's flagship software has introduced the new Metro UI screen as a replacement to the classic Start menu. If you want to get rid of the Metro UI, or you want to get the Start menu back, follow the directions detailed in this video
When you're under warrantee for some electronic gadget, everything comes up butterflies and rainbows. But once you're off the warrantee, fixing a broken Blu-Ray lens on a PlayStation 3 can cost you upwards of $300. Rather than give up on your pretty video game console, why not attempt fixing it yourself?
Someone has just smashed the side mirror off your perfect Nissan Altima that you parked on that busy road you know you shouldn't have parked on anyway, so now it's up to you to repair it— unless you want to pay an overpriced mechanic, who will charge you for parts, labor, and whatever else he thinks he deserves. If you're up for repairing your side view mirror by your lonesome, for cheap, then this video by Richpin will show you the exact steps required to fix your Nissan Altima's side mirror...
In this how to video, you will learn how to open a 6th generation Ipod Classic. First, make sure to turn it off and make sure the hold button is on. Take a prying tool to undo the clips inside the device by sliding it in between the cover and back. Once the clips are undone, place thumb tacks on the sides and tops while popping the base out. Be careful, as there are cables inside that you do not want to break. The orange part is the battery while the blue object is the hard drive. Once you ma...
This video shows us an unusual method for making Buckwheat Millet Coconut Waffles. The batter for these waffles is made without flour, but with actual grains - millet and buckwheat.
Other World Computing provides a guide for advanced users demonstrating the upgrade or replacement of a hard drive in a Mac Mini Server computer. This comprehensive video takes you through all steps from tool selection to re-assembling the Mac Mini Server and it is recommended that the video is watched right through before attempting the procedure. In particular, it demonstrates the difficulty of opening up a Mac Mini using a small putty knife. Once the case is off, the three wireless antenna...
The logic board was a common malfunction in the old PowerBooks, but hopefully the unibody MacBook Pros are a little more resistant to failure, but if you have to get a new one, do it yourself. See how to remove the logic board on a MacBook Pro 17" Unibody laptop.
One of the first things you'll have to do when repairing and opening up your MacBook Pro 17" Unibody is taking off the bottom case. This is where you'll access all of your guts. See how to remove the bottom case on a MacBook Pro 17" Unibody laptop.
The new Unibody MacBook Pro's are a little different in design than the older MacBooks, so it may be a little confusing on how to see the innards of the laptop. Watch this to see how to remove the hard drive and battery of the MacBook Pro 17" Unibody.
Have the first iPod Video version (5th Gen)? After all of those years of use, it might have finally crapped out on you, but don't let Apple or some dealer repair it for more than it's worth, do it yourself. See how to disassemble the Apple iPod Video display and logic board.
You have an iPod Touch, but it's broken. Why spend tons of money to have Apple or some dealer repair it when you can do it yourself? See how to disassemble the iPod Touch.
If you haven't bought one of the new Apple iPod's, you're probably pretty attached to your old one then. Like the iPod Mini. Compared to today's small iPods, it's a clunker, but to you, it's your baby. So if it ever needs fixed, you should do it yourself. See how to disassemble the iPod Mini, 2nd Generation.
The Apple Lisa. It was first introduced in January of 1983, at a cost of $9,995.00, which today is around $21,693.00. It was the first commercially sold personal computer to have a GUI (graphical user interface). The Lisa's CRT monitor has a resolution of 720 by 364. If you want to know more about Apple's Lisa computer, watch the video and see how to disassemble it, too.
Is your motherboard toast? If your logic board has burned out, it's a sad thing, but you're going to have to replace it. See how to remove the logic board from the Power Mac desktop computer.
Your power supply on the bottom of your Mac may need to be replaced. If you're not sure how to remove it, no problem. See how to remove the power supply from the Power Mac desktop computer.
Can't turn on your computer? The power button might be broke. If so, you're going to have to replace it, and you can do it yourself. See how to remove the power button from the Power Mac desktop computer.