Sony Corp. is working on new battery technology that the company says would have a 40% longer life than a lithium-ion battery of the same size. Sony is planning to have the higher-capacity batteries on the market around 2020.
Prepping fruits and vegetables ahead of time makes putting together the final dish a lot easier, but once you cut them up, they start to turn brown almost instantly. However, thanks to this quick and easy tip from America's Test Kitchen, you can keep them looking fresh for much, much longer.
In this video, we learn how to strop on a stropping block. There are two layers to the strop and they measure different lengths. On the bottom you should put two mouse pads to make sure it stays put. Now, charge the strop with a stropping compound and rubbing it against the grain until it flakes off. Next, gauge the angle of your knife and place the blade against the strop. Push against the edge of the blade and work from the top to the bottom in a long and slow arch. This is all there is to ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to build a gaming PC at home. First, grab your processor and place it into the socket of the motherboard. Lock it into place, then apply compound on top, rubbing it in evenly. Next, install the heat sensor, which will keep the processor cool. after this, install the RAM into the correct slots. After this, insert the motherboard inside the case, matching it to the slots in the case. Use a screwdriver to screw it in, then install the cases. Install the hard drive,...
In this tutorial, we learn how to hang drywall in your own home. Hanging your own drywall will save you a lot of money, but it takes a lot of time. You will first need to start on the ceiling and then secure the drywall with screws. You will have to use a saw to make boxes for electrical boxes. When finished hanging the walls, you will need to apply compound to the walls and then paint over it when you are finished. Hanging your own drywall can save you tens of thousands of dollars over profe...
In this how to video, you will learn how to clean your plastic headlights. This is important if you cannot afford to replace the headlights of your classic or semi-classic car. Toothpaste works great as a rubbing compound to fix this. First, take a rag and rub the toothpaste into the headlights. Next, take the paste off with another rag. Use some water to aid you in this. Now, your once clouded lens will be fairly clear. You can then move on to the other side to finish the whole car. This vid...
Multi-Step inequalities are inequalities which take more than one step in solving them. You need to follow a step by step approach in solving these kind of problems. Through there is no general method to solve them you can follow a set of guidelines. First thing you have to do is make sure that only x terms remain on the left hand side of the equation. If there are any other numerical terms add the negative of that term to both the sides of the equation to eliminate it on the left hand side. ...
This is your basis step by step on how to do graffiti on walls - in your house for decoration, of course, not on the streets for vandalism! The best spray paint is made with krypotnite added into the paint. While you will want to paint directly on the surface, you don't want to be exposed to excessive winds or temperature when doing your graffiti, so you may be somewhat at the mercy of mother nature. Start by sketching your design with pencil, making sure that it takes the maximum amount of s...
Some savings plan pays interest 365 days in a year but you make deposit monthly. You can use Excel functions to calculate the maturity value of the of the monthly plan. To do this you have to use the nominal and effect functions before using the future value functions. First enter the know data like the monthly payment, the number of years of payment, the number of days in a year, and the annual percentage rate. First take the nominal rate and calculate the effective rate with the help of eff...
Bob Harris of decorative concrete institute explains how you can remove your tiled or carpeted flooring for a concrete substitute. He suggests when your removing carpeting that it can be very heavy and advises you to hire someone who can lift and carry it out, or rent a dumpster for easy take away. He states that after the carpet is removed you'll need to remove the adhesive from the floor. You can do this by stripping or grinding, and at other times the use of harsh chemicals may be needed. ...
-It is very important that you choose the right counter top. Although granite and marble may look good, they are not kind to the environment because they are mine deep out of the Earth.
Learn how to balance the three different types of chemical equations in simple steps. First take an equation, write down its reactants and products and write down the names of all elements. Now write down how many of each element are present in the equation. Now check which element does not match, in this case the Oxygen doesn't match. Now multiply the element or compound starting at two but now hydrogen doesn't match. Try to match them by multiplying the coefficients but now sulfur doesn't m...
This video teaches the secrets to sharpen a convex wood carving knife in simple steps. First find out how dull your knife is by cutting a paper or shaving hair on you hands. Now take a sand paper attached to a pad and start sharpening the ends by applying less pressure. Now try the sharpness of the knife, it will be better. Now take a double sided strop with sharpening compound and start rubbing the knife edge. After sharpening try the knife again, it should be good enough.
This video is based on a chemistry experiment. This video is going to explain to us how to use gravimetric analysis in order to analyze sulfuric acid. This experiment should not be done for those who do not have a fundamental knowledge of chemical compounds, reactions and chemical safety. He explains first what he is about to do before he does it. Sulfuric acid is acidic and can be toxic if ingested or in contact with the eyes. Take extreme care with this experiment.
This informational and instructional video is brought to us by Lowe's, a leader in the `do-it-yourself' retail business. In this video, Bill shows you how to properly set and use a Skill miter saw. There are four basic cuts you can do with a miter saw: the cross cut, miter cut, bevel cut, and the compound cut. Experienced and beginner home project do-it-yourself enthusiasts will appreciate the techniques and teachings that Bill provides you within this easy to understand and follow how-to video.
MAKE brings the do-it-yourself mindset to all the technology in your life. Make Magazine celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will. In this tutorial, Robert Bruce Thompson shows you how to make crystal iodine. As Thompson says in the video, crystal iodine is currently a schedule one compound, and in order to buy you have to fill out a lot of paperwork and you'll end up on a DEA list. This tutorial gets you around that, but proceed carefully.
Whether it's broken or just plain ugly, your old faucet can be replaced with a shiny new one in a flash. Learn how to replace a faucet without calling the handyman or the plumber.
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When installing baseboards, crown molding ("moulding") and chair rails, it's tempting to cut 45-degree miters at the corners and hope for a sure fit. The problem is that most walls aren't square. Joining two 45-cut molding pieces may give you a square joint, but a square joint may not work for your crazy corner. In fact, it seems like every wall is just a “hair” out of square. This problem could be due to a framing error or a buildup of drywall compound in the corner. But even a perfect miter...
German phonemes pronounced, each with example words. I tried to cover all letters and letter combinations which learners of the German language need to pay attention to.
Was Napoleon's death really due to stomach cancer, or was it arsenic poisoning? Some scientist believe the latter. Arsenic poisoning was a deadly weapon in that era, because it was undetectable when administered over a long period of time, making murder seem like natural causes. But if arsenic (As) is poisonous to most multicellular life, then what's with the newest NASA discovery?
Got a traditional boomerang lying around? Check this video out for a tutorial on how to throw a traditional boomerang the right and wrong way. Each step performed shows what's being done wrong and what's being done right, so be sure to watch this if you wish to improve your boomerang skills.
This video crocheting tutorial, brought to you by thecrochetside.com, shows how to tell which side of the fabric is the "right" side and which is the "wrong". Learn how to crochet by watching this instructional video.
So you're ready to spray primer on the car you've been working hard on. You're almost ready to paint and complete the job. SO what could go wrong now?
Learn how to play "Don't Forget" by Demi Lovato, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:
Watercress is an extremely healthy plant when consumed, however it can also be deadly if you select the wrong plant! How exciting. This video will teach you how to recognize the good and bad kinds of Watercress in the wild and use them as an effective wilderness food source.
The last time you ate sushi, how exactly did you eat it? Did you hold the piece of sushi between your chopsticks and then dip it in a concoction of soy sauce and wasabi? We know lots of Americanized Japanese restaurants serve their sushi this way these days, but all of this is wrong.
Want to make sure a message doesn't fall into the wrong hands? Try embedding it in a web image. With the Mozaic Encrypt web app, it's both quick and simple. For all of the relevant details, and to get started adding secret messages to image files yourself, watch this home-computing how-to from Tekzilla.
If your car cranks but won't start, there are one of two main things that could be wrong: the fuel system or the spark plugs. In this video you'll learn how to figure out which problem your have and how to fix it.
If your car won't start you have problems, finding the cause is the most important and immediate task. In this video you'll learn about three things that can make your car not start and how to fix them: a dead battery, a faulty starter motor, and a low gas tank with a potentially damaged fuel pump.
You're not going to be good at Parkour and freerunning if you are wearing the wrong type of shoes. This sport depends totally on your feet, so make sure they are outfitted in the best soles possible. In this tutorial, learn how to choose your shoes so that you get the highest jumps, the slickest runs and the coolest tricks.
Thanksgiving is all about the turkey. So much can go wrong with a turkey, though. The turkey could come out tough and dry, and totally unappetizing. Learn how to combat gross turkey, and turn out a moist, flavorful turkey for an awesome Thanksgiving.
This square dance video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Right & Left Thru, Courtesy Turn, Box the Gnat, Wrong Way Grand, Ladies Chain (Heads, Sides, 3/4, All)
This square dance video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Do Paso, Thar, Allemande Thar, Slip the Clutch, Shoot the Star, Wrong Way Thar.
Want to play Canned Heat's "On the Road Again" but your harmonica's in the wrong key? No problem: in this elaborate instructional video you'll learn how to tune your harmonica to the key of A by raising the pitch in draw hole 6. And remember: before attempting to adjust the tuning on your favorite harp, it might be wise to practice pitch adjustments on an old, used, broken or cheap harmonica.
News: Billionaire Silicon Valley Tech Leader Wants Businesses to Stay Open, but Healthy Public Must Come First vs. Coronavirus
There are times when leadership is tested. This is one of those times. As government and business leaders around the world are grappling with the unfolding coronavirus pandemic, the real-time responses to the crisis from many leaders have been great and, at times, less-than-optimal.
Since picking up your first crayon, chances are you've had a favorite, or dominant, hand. That hand gets you through the day, taking care of everything from writing to eating. If you've ever been forced to rely on your "wrong hand", you know how uncomfortable and unwieldy it feels.
In this math lesson, you will learn how to solve compound inequality problems. A compound inequality is a combination of two inequalities joined together by the words “and” or “or”.
Did you know that almost 85 percent of women wear the wrong bra size? Wearing the wrong size can cause sagging, discomfort and stress on your back. The right bra can be flattering to your outfit, comfortable and fitting and make you feel more confident about yourself. A bra size is composed of two measurements: your band size and your cup size. The band size is important and the bra needs to fit snugly around you, not too tight but not loose. The cup size is important to prevent breast damage...
There's nothing wrong with running Windows on your OS X machine: all you need is Boot Camp, right? Wrong. There's a better way: virtualization software, such as the Parallels Desktop for Mac or VMware's Fusion. If you run virtualization software, you can run Windows operating systems like XP and Vista inside of OS X. Features like "Coherence" or "Unity Mode" even let you run a Windows application as if it were just another OS X app. But which software should you choose? In this tutorial, CNET...