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How To: Stop procrastinating by rewarding yourself

In this tutorial, we learn how to stop procrastinating by rewarding yourself. To do this, you should first select one task you've been putting off for a long time. Then, time yourself and give the task one full hour of your time. Ignore everything else you have to do during this time, don't take breaks and let anything bother you. When you are finished with the task, give yourself a reward for completing this job! This will help you finish your task at hand and get things done more effectivel...

How To: Train your kittens tricks very easily

Dr. Yin will show viewers how to properly train kittens simple behavior. The wrong way to train a cat is by putting a collar on it and then attach a chain and yank on it. Instead, you will reward them with good behavior when they occur and never when bad behavior is exhibited. Start when the cat is hungry and offer treats when they obey your commands. Be careful not to reward them when they claw at your hand for the food. To train them to sit, only feed them their food when they're sitting. T...

How To: Teach your dog to ring a bell to be let outside

Learn how to teach your dog how to ring a bell when he wants to go out. 1 Attach an item to a bell with a string. 2 Introduce the new item to your dog. 3 Ask your dog to use his paws to touch item to ring the bell. When he does, reward the dog with food. 4 After your dog masters ringing the bell, switch the reward of food to the reward of going outside.

How To: Deal with an attention hogging employee at work

Assigning rewards and punishments in a group-oriented workplace is a tricky business, as either one is very dangerous when misplaced. This video features an executive coach explaining how managers can deal with an employee who tries to take all of the credit for the work that their work does erroneously. It advises you to analyze why the employee feels like they have to take all the credit and also to create a system that does not reward such behavior.

How To: Get the achievement Cash Reward in The Outlaws mission in StarCraft 2

Starcraft 2 is finally upon us after 12 years of waiting, and it is just as majestic as you would hope it would be. If you're new to the series or just haven't played in five years, the barrier to entry for the unskilled can high, especially if you prefer playing online multiplayer. Fortunately for you, we've compiled videos on just about everything you need to know about the game, including strategies and tips for winning with different races in different modes and situations, and even how t...

How To: Stop Drinking Sports Drinks & Start Spitting Them Out Instead

Whether you're a serious, sweating athlete or just need to recover after a night of drinking, chances are you've replenished your body's fluids with a sports drink at some point. Those electrolytes aren't the only thing entering your systems, though. Sports drinks are sugary, sweet, and loaded with calories—but there's a way you can still recharge your body without ingesting the unhealthy additives.

How To: Disable Xolotl's fire trap in Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light on Xbox 360

Achievement Hunters aren't going for "achievements" in this video, they're going for a "reward" in the Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) game Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. The reward challenge is for you to disable Xolotl's fire trap in under 30 seconds. If you don't do it in under 30, you'll have to wait a lot longer than that to try again! This is on the first level of the arcade Lara Croft game.

How To: Get all 8 of the hidden stars in Braid

Braid is a pretty short game. If you've beaten it and want some more gameplay, you really need to get the 8 secret stars, some of the best-hidden and most rewarding collectibles in recent gaming memory. This video helps you find them in three stages of spoilerdom: the first only tells you what levels to look in, the second the first step to getting each star, and the third a step-by-step guide to grabbing each one.

How To: Protect food from animals while camping

Getting back to nature can be an incredibly rewarding experience – unless critters come along and ruin it! Here's how to keep your food from being plundered. To keep your food protected while camping out in the great outdoors, try bringing along a cooler, a cloth or nylon sack, a sock, some rope, and sealable, waterproof plastic bags. Keeping your provisions safe will decrease the risk of animal attack, and make your journey out into nature a fun experience.

How To: Stop your dog's excessive barking

In this how-to video, you will learn how to stop your dog from barking excessively. Dog's bark naturally. It becomes a problem when your dog barks too much. First, determine the reason why your dog is barking in the first place. From this, you can determine the next step. If your dog looks like he or she is barking at nothing, the dog is definitely barking at something because of heightened sense of hearing and smell. You must communicate to your dog what is acceptable behavior. Never reward ...

Dev Report: Machine Learning Agents Come to Unity

As we have seen previously with the likes of SethBling's Mar I/O videos and other examples, video games seem to be a great source for training AI neural networks. Augmented reality and machine learning are part of a collection of technologies that seem to be growing toward a point of maturity, and that will likely cause them to be intertwined for the foreseeable future. As developers, machine learning will definitely change the way we create software in the coming future. Instead of going lin...

How To: Apply online for Social Security retirement benefits

When you decide its time to retire, you will most likely need to cash in your Social Security benefits. In this official two part tutorial, presented by the American Social Secuity Administration, learn exactly how to use their website and apply online. Applying online is very easy, and takes a lot less time than applying in person. By applying online for social security, you will bypass all of the long lines and waiting that usually happens in one of the offices. Plus, you won't ever have to...

How To: Stop procrastinating by altering your daily routine

This video shows us how to stop procrastinating by altering your normal routine. One way – to start with – is to understand why you procrastinate at all. Some people think that what they do is going to be judged on who they are. Some people think that they have to do everything perfectly. One of the most important things that you can do is make a schedule and then stick to it. Also you can practice the ‘good enough’ principle – realizing that you don't have to do it perfectly and that you are...

How To: Ignore the Future to Make Smarter Decisions

The future: that time that lies ahead, unknown and overwhelming. Whether you're an obsessive planner or someone who can't think more than two days ahead, considering the future can be frightening with all of the "what ifs." Don't let the future keep you awake at night—in fact, the less you think about what life holds in store for you, the better off you'll be.

How To: Make oven "smoked" bbq pulled pork shoulder

Mmm...barbecue pork shoulder. This oven "smoked" barbecue pulled pork will melt in your mouth. Watch this video to learn how to make a succulent, tender dish, that's great for dinners and parties. All you need to do is put the ingredients in a Dutch oven, and place in the oven for a few hours. You'll be rewarded with the delicious smell and taste of flavorful, tender pulled pork.

How To: Train your cat to play fetch

Who says you can’t play fetch with a cat? You just have to make it worth Fluffy’s time. You will need a cat, patience and rewards. Tip: Don't yell! Cats don't respond well to loud noises. Don't use "no" during training, as this should be reserved for important things like not shredding furniture.

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