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How To: Make the Ringtone on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3, or Other Android Phone Auto Adjust to Your Surroundings

Having your phone ring loudly in a quiet environment could be potentially embarrassing for you, but also quite annoying for everyone else that didn't forget to put their smartphone on silent. Whether it's in class, at work during a meeting, at the library, or a movie screening—you can bet that someone's phone is going to ring loudly, pissing some people off. You don't really want to be that douchebag that interrupts a movie or the middle of a lecture with their annoying ringtone just because ...

Meet Tanky: The Super Smart DIY Tank Robot That Can Map Its Own Surroundings

There are plenty of tank robots out there, but how many of them can recognize 3D objects and map their environment? Tanky, the tracked mobile robot, can do all that and more while rolling around on his bicycle chain treads. Created as a Master's thesis project, Tanky is made almost entirely of parts you can find at your local hardware store. It was built in two "layers" with the motors, electronics, and batteries on bottom and the processing unit, a laptop, on top. The motors came from cordle...

How To: Find water from your surroundings

Bushcraft and Survival Skills Magazine and Videojug team up to bring you this informative video demonstrating how to find water from your surroundings. You will need: plastic sheeting, a plastic bad, a small spade or digging stick, containers that will hold water, a filtration device, a means of water purification. Tips for finding water in you environment are discussed in detail. Condensation and dew can also be good sources of water. All these and other practical situations are discussed. F...

How To: Photograph your dog or any other pet like a pro

Dogs and pets make beautiful portrait subjects, but they can be difficult to photograph. In this video, learn exactly how to set up your surroundings, lighting and camera to take your best animal picture. This tutorial will teach you a photography technique that you can use to photograph your pet in studio or at home using an inexpensive lighting setup. You can apply the same technique to shoot a cat, bunny, pig, pony, tiger.. anything!

How To: Plant a dogwood tree

Beautify your surroundings and offset global carbon emissions by planting a tree. Oregonian writers Kym Pokorny and Anne Jaeger demonstrate best practices for tree planting as they plant a dogwood in this brief tutorial.

How To: Identify problems with evergreen trees

This will illustrate us how to identify problems with evergreen trees. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all look for all the evergreen trees.Step 2: Now look for the problems that is whether there is any fungal or bacterial infection occurring.Step 3 : Now look for the climatic requirements as well as the water requirement for the plant.Step 4: Look whether the conditions are available to your surroundings or not.Step 5: Also find out whether the soil type is idle for the plant g...

How To: Use a condom to make a prank water bottle

The water bottle and the condom are two of the most high-volume products sold in America today, and form vitals parts of many of our active lifestyles. Why not bring the two together in harmony for an awesome, easy, and safe prank? This video will show you how to rig up a condom full of water inside a water bottle so that the bottle appears to be normal, but upon opening will squirt all the water in the condom all over your victim and their surroundings.

How To: Move about the multiplayer map Crash in Modern Warfare 2

In the war-torn urban map of Crash, you have a crashed helicopter surrounded by multiple vantage points. Do you know where they're at? If not, you need to be aware of your surroundings. The easiest way to get kill in multiplayer mode in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is by being a newbie. And this video will show you the way around the multiplayer map Crash in MW2, so you don't get owned.

How To: Freeze a beaker to wood

Chemistry can be very fun when you create different kinds of reactions between elements. Note that caution should be employed to not harm yourself while performing these reactions. Ammonium Tricynate reacts with barium hydroxide octahydrate in endothermic form. Endothermic reactions are those which absorb heat from the surroundings during the reactions as opposed to exothermic reactions which produce a lot of heat during the reaction. When endothermic reaction occurs, depending up on the inte...

How To: Create a landmine in Minecraft

In Minecraft, survival is key, but also being able to take advantage of your surroundings and creating clever traps can help further you along as well! In this video you will learn how to create a landmine with TNT and a pressure plate, so when a cow, a pig, a zombie, heck, whatever decide to step on your pressure plate and BOOM, you will get a large number of kills if you place it in a heavily populated area of the Minecraft world.

How to Walkthrough Darksiders: Prologue - Straga Fight

Right off the bat you have a horrendously hard battle against Straga in the Xbox 360 game Darksiders. The Prologue battle with Straga is difficult, unless you have your car throwing skills down. Straga is a massive demon that looms over the streets and War. During the battle, hold the Focus Button to keep the camera locked on this massive creature which also gives you a nice wide perspective so you can really see your surroundings. You'll want to get used to using the Dash Button to dart left...

How To: Meet guys everywhere by changing your body language

In this tutorial, we learn how to meet guys everywhere by changing your body language. If you are sitting down with a woman during an afternoon, you need to change your body language to attract men. Don't get too close to the girl and move away from the open edge of the table. You want to notice the surroundings near you and keep your body opened up to people coming up to speak with you. Invite energy over to you and keep a smile on your face. You can carry on a conversation but also invite a...

How To: Isolate your subject to get better photos

In this tutorial, we learn how to isolate your subject to get better photos. If you are taking a picture in an area with a lot of people or surroundings in the background, have your subject stand up on something. After you do this, you can take the shot and have nothing in the picture with your subject but the background. You can also have a child go on a playground and zoom in on them if you are taking a picture of a child. On the playground, you can find tons of spots where the child can be...

How To: Shoot wedding photography like a pro

In this video, we learn how to shoot wedding photography like a pro. Start off by having the wedding party in front of a clear background. Try taking their picture outside with trees and a clear sky in the background behind them. Use the surroundings to add a special touch to the pictures and use the correct flash so that the wedding party shows more than the background does. Accentuate the background and use white flash absorbers around the wedding party so their faces have more color that s...

How To: Capture your holiday in 8 digital photos

In this video, we learn how to capture your holiday in eight digital photos. This is a challenge for most people, but it can help you remember your vacation without taking hundreds of photos. First, make sure you have different lenses to capture shorter and longer distances. Find photographs of the most beautiful places, using travel guides and locals as help on where they are. Capture a beautiful sunset or a memorable church with your camera, this will help you remember your surroundings. Al...

How To: Fix a flat bicycle tire

There's nothing like taking a nice, relaxing bike ride during anytime of the year. Not only do you feel more in touch with your surroundings, but you're able to burn some calories as well. But all the joy and happiness that it brings can quickly be sucked away by a flat tire.

How To: Make money-saving standing reptile plants

Reptiles come from a variety of biomes, but certain reptiles, like snakes and lizards, do prefer a wet, tropical environment with lots of tree and bush cover. Because they feel more at home in this kind of environment, you must try to simulate their preferred surroundings when you take one home as a pet.

How To: Install a glass tile backspash

This video is to show how to install a glass tile backsplash. Because installing glass is a little different then installing ceramic, knowing what to do is important. Use painter's tape to protect your surroundings wherever you are installing your glass and use only a white thin set mortar recommended from the glass manufacturer to adhere your tiles. Since the glass is see through, unlike ceramic tiles, you need to make sure there is no discoloration and smooth out the ridges on the mortar fo...

How To: Attract a woman with just your body language

In this video, dating coach and expert David Wygant will teach you all about how to attract women using only your body language. This video takes you right into the action and is a live, on the field look at an attempt to pick up women in action! This will give you a real life example through the windows of a shopping store. David narrates a situation between a guy and a shop-girl. Within the video, he will teach you how to be open, charming and captivating while flirting with a woman in your...

How To: Use rear parking assist on a 2010 Toyota 4Runner

One of the many features that comes with the 2010 Toyota 4Runner is Rear Parking Assist. To use this feature, press the button to the left of the steering wheel that is marked P. The system will beep and the green LED will be lit, confirming that the feature is turned on. When the car is put into reverse, the parking assist will start beeping. As the car gets closer to an object, the beeping will gradually get faster and faster. When the car becomes very close to an object, the beeping will b...

How To: Make videos that mix live action with video

In this how to video, you will learn how to make videos that mix live action with video. First, set up the camera in the back of the room. Zoom the camera in where the white area is. Once the camera is running, go in front of the screen and perform actions. Next, play the video so that it projects on to the screen. You can hide and interact with the surroundings so it looks like the person on screen is doing the actions in real life. You can also interact with your shadow by careful editing. ...

How To: Set-up a home office with an extra room

Starting to work at home? With more and more people trying to make a solid living at home, it's important to know the best way to set up a home office – even if you don't have a spare room. Learn how to set-up a solid work environment with tips from this video on how to create the perfect home office.

How To: Leave a job on good terms

While it may be tempting to tell your boss where he can stick his letter opener when you’re ready to quit, it’s not a great career move. You will need a job to resign from, good stationery, acting skills (optional). Submit resignation. Submit resignation.

How To: Pass a California DMV Driving Test

If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to pass. So much so, they give you the examination answers ahead of time! All you have to do is study.

How To: Stay safe in a big city

Before you get started exploring a big new city or even just getting reacquainted with the one you live in now, make sure you aren’t putting yourself in any unnecessary danger. Memorize good traveler habits that will keep thieves and scam artist off your back.

News: Envision Accepting Pre-Orders for Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 with AI Software to Assist the Visually Impaired

Computer vision is a key component in enabling augmented reality experiences, but now it can help give sight to the blind as well. In this case, that assistance comes from Envision, developers of mobile apps for iOS and Android that use optical character recognition (OCR) and object detection to provide an audio description of the user's surroundings.

How To: Wear a ghillie suit

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to wear a gillie suit. Start out by wearing the suit and looking at yourself in front of a mirror. Take a friend with you to the field and have them take multiple pictures of you at various scenes. Have them make notes about what's good and bad about your efforts in the suit. Place some vegetation around the head and shoulder area and position yourself to be unseen. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy hunting, and would like to learn how t...

How To: Work a Carolina rig through tough cover

When you're out bass fishing, things can get a little difficult. Not only do you have to deal with getting the right equipment ready to go and catch fish, but you also have to be wary of your surroundings. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to work a Carolina rig through some tough cover when out fishing. Not being able to do so can result in a snapped line or loss of bait or the fish. So pay attention and good luck!

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