Having cool photos as your desktop can make your computer a welcome sight, but having to find a fresh one every so often can get pretty stale fast. Thankfully, freeware utility Flickr Wallpaper Rotator for Windows PC's can import images for your desktop from Flickr automatically at intervals you set. You can even set it to use photos from a Flickr search or show favorites from a specific user.
This guide goes over the basics of 3D video recording and the mechanics behind it before delving into something a little more specific. The host discusses how to build a rig that allows for adjustments to be easily made to the interaxial distance and convergence of the two cameras.
Traditional bookbinding can be a complicated job requiring specific tools and crafts. But when you're making a personalized homemade journal or diary at home, anything goes. This video will show you the basics of making a simple, small book using easy methods with materials you likely have around the house, like index cards (for the folios), a cereal box (book cover), paper, duct tape, scissors, dental floss (binding), glue, Sharpie marker, and an awl or sewing needle.
Ready for a freaktastic gender bender? Then check out this this cool makeup tutorial for creating a "Bearded Bettie" makeup look. First she catches you with her sparkly, beautiful blue eyes. Then, with captive interest you peruse lower, only to find...a beard?!
For beginners, you may learn a few basic chords here and there, but somewhere in your mind you must think about why do these chords sound like this, why is this an A chord and this a G chord? Well, wonder no more! In this video you will learn how the construction of a chord works, which is basically taking the root and adding a specific formula for what you're looking for. Let's say you want to build an A major chord. Well, you first have to build the triad which is the 1st note of the major ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn 4 different hacks that will make typing easier in Windows. Begin by clicking on the Start button and select Control Panel. Then click on Ease of Access Center and select "Make keyboard easier to use". Now users are able to configure the keyboard options for easier use such as: turning on/off the mouse keys, sticky keys, toggle keys and filter keys. All the features have more specific settings for self-adjusting to the user's liking. This video will benefi...
The Zone AF option on the Canon EOD 7D is a brand new feature, and it lets you select a cluster of AF points, which could be in center or off-center. In this video, see how to actually use the Zone AF selection on your digital SLR camera.
You have a ton of options and extensive possibilities on the Canon EOS 7D to configure different buttons and controls. You can change just about anything on this digital SLR camera. Watch this video for info on customizing operations.
You can easily share and transport your photo and videos on the Canon EOS 7D by using the wireless file transmission option. See exactly how sharing and downloading your files to computers and other devices works in this video. When the digital SLR camera is combined with the WFT-E5A Wireless File Transmitter, transmitting is easy.
There's a new LCD viewfinder on the Canon EOS 7D, and in this video, you get to see all about it. See how you can change your viewfinder options on this digital SLR camera with ease. You can display almost any information you want.
The EOS 7D has an accurate level display, which you can activate on either the read LCD monitor or in the viewfinder. See how to work the electronic display on the Canon digital SLR camera. This is great for getting a steady shot wherever you need it.
The Canon EOS 7D can be fine-tuned to adjust its auto focus to suit nearly any subject. See how you can customize your AF functions to get the best focusing options needed for your desired result. This video breaks down everything.
See the workings of memorizing AF points on the Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera. It's easy to memorize points and come back to them whenever you want, by just pressing a button. See how to use the memorization option in the video.
Let your Canon EOS 7D do all the hard work. With the AF Point Selection option, the digital SLR camera will do all the focusing for you. It's easy to compose and shoot in just one step.
Mailboxes don't have to look all lonesome, with only the curb to cheer them up. If you have one of those street boxes on a post instead of a house box, the best thing to do to make a happy mailbox is to give it some company. To improve your home's curbside appeal, take your landscaping efforts to the curb and enhance the area around the mailbox. It's a great way to accentuate your landscape.
With thousands of beauty companies out there, we can generally find at least one lipstick shade that makes us look more dazzling than New Year's Eve. But sometimes, whether you need to match your lipstick to your dress or just can't seem to find The One, you need a specific color that no brand carries.
Left handed writing style is not as common as right handed so many people are not sure how to do it neatly. Check out this tutorial for advice on how to improve your grip and posture to make your handwriting perfect. Left handers face many challenges. First of all, most teachers will teach children writing skills more suitable for their right handed classmates, also there are not many left hand specific products on the market, and left handers often have posture problems as they are pushing t...
Live View wit the EOS 7D camera from Canon, lets you compose and view your subjects with the LCD monitor as your viewfinder. This is great for a multiple of reasons. See how to use live view on this digital SLR camera.
You can use the Canon EOS 7D to shoot digital video at a variety of frame rates and resolutions up to full HD. In this video, see the basics of movie mode and how to use it. This is the best digital SLR camera to film video with.
In video shooting, it's always best to select manual focusing on the Canon OES 7D digital SLR camera. If you need to adjust focus during filming, then you can manually refocus when needed, but there are also powerful autofocus options available. Watch this to see how to change the movie mode settings for your needs.
The new Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera uses a powerful lithium-ion battery called the Canon LP-E6. You can manage your battery's capabilities with the battery display in your camera. See how in this video.
If you're not one to trust you digital SLR camera's automatic focus options, then the only thing you have to do is go to manual mode. With the Canon EOS 7D, select the Manual AF Point Selection and take control. It allows you to pick the area you want to focus on.
Thrusting, thrusting, thrusting... No, we're not talking about sex here, we're talking about LARPing. To be specific, boffer sword fighting.
This is, by far, the easiest way to root your Android phone, and it's even got its own name— the "SuperOneClick" method. This is a universal technique that applies to most Android-based smartphones (minus the HTC Evo and T-Mobile G2/Vision). TheUnlockr shows you the secret behind rooting your Droid, so watch and learn. Anyone with an Android-enabled phone can do this.
Watch as Tina Wood talks about how to view pictures, videos and more on your Xbox 360. If you want to view pictures and watch videos on your Xbox 360, simply follow these steps: 1. Turn on your Xbox and go to the dashboard. 2. Plug your USB compatible device into your console. 3. Press the Guide button on your controller. 4. Scroll to the Media tab, and choose which files you want to see. 5. Choose Portable Device, and start a slide show, or select specific pictures to see. 6. If you want to ...
This instructional video series is on how to build any type of 2/5th (40%) scale, fully functional tank. The specific model demonstrated is the M60 Patton. An MBT. A destructive force. If you have any questions about your backyard tank build, please address them to "Dave's Tank Foundry" at Scaled Tanks.
There are a lot of things out there in the design world that people have seen and liked, but didn't know how to make. LIke vector lights. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to take a look at those cool glowing, color changing, fading, bright, neon-like, fanning spread of glowing colors. Maybe there's no specific name for them, but for now, refer to them as 3D Light Ribs. You can use these in photographs, illustrations, composites, print work, web design, and maybe even a logo or two! You w...
Make a reusable glow stick, glow-in-the-dark-style! Imagine, you'll never have to buy one of those ChemLite's again, because you can reuse this homemade glow stick over and over again. This video tutorial will show you how to make a permanent, reusable glow stick. The materials in this experiment are simple: epoxy resin, straw, and some phosphor powder.
Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to use the keyboard on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mobile phone can do.
Find out how everything in a chemistry lab works, from pipettes to burners to recrystallization to storage. You'll get precise instructions on how to work and perform certain scientific duties in the chem lab, whether it's chemical or just ordinary high school science.
Shane goes into detail on a specific type of boof in which the paddler comes across the drop with angle and boofs into an eddy.
FOX heats things up tonight in House, making Amber Tamblyn's second episode on the series one to remember! It's called "A Pox on Our House"— and no, we're not talking chickenpox— we're talking smallpox, a serious, contagious and sometimes fatal infectious disease. But smallpox has been eradicated since the late 70s, so what gives?
Spammers are the bane of every email user. No matter what you do, junk mail always breaks through the spam filters. And some of the best ones seem to come from legit companies, and that's because they aren't legit companies— they're spammers masquerading as legit companies.
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect.
The new Pyro FX in Houdini 10 are very impressive with improved workflow. The Pyro FX are great for creating 3D fire and smoke effects. And in this video tutorial series, you will learn the Pyro FX workflow in-depth and the parameters used to create fire and smoke effects. You will also see how volumetric data is created and recorded, and how to visualize it.
Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own.
In this video, we learn how to write a winning resume and cover letter. First, you want to remember that your resume online needs to be keyword rich, so you will have greater chances of getting an interview. To find keywords for your resume, look up different job descriptions to change your resume to fit that specific job. List your specific qualities that make you the best candidate for that job. For your cover letter, make sure you always send it along with your resume. You want to capture ...
New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 180th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to count specific words, specific numbers, numbers greater than a hurdle, numbers between two values, values that are NOT equal to an amount, words that end in es, all words, all numbers, all content, all blanks, all things which aren't words ...
This six minute video shows you how to sell your car on craigslist. First, go to craigslist.com and click on the nearest city (or country). Follow the links to list an ad for a car for sale. You will want to put the kind of car in the posting title because that is used in sorting search results. In the posting description it is important to be as specific as possible - again describing the car, giving some history of the car like if it has ever been in an accident and if you have had any work...
When you come across a mob spawner, the best strategy is to loot the chest, steal the mossy cobblestone and set a trap. This informative video walkthrough from Minecraft enthusiast AvidyaZen shows shows you exactly how this specific strategy is done.