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Thursday: April 8, 2010

A collection of twenty-five outstanding Photoshop lighting effect tutorials just for you.A collection of twenty-five outstanding Photoshop lighting effect tutorials just for you.

Yes, this post is just lighting effects galore. you can learn (or attempt to learn) everything from solar eclipse effects all the way over to retro-style Tron grids. End of line.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:11 AM | Tags (8) | lighting | tutorials | photoshop | effects | vandalay | adobe | tricks | tips |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A handy tutorial on how to make your very own paper battleship.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own paper battleship.

Go on impress your friends with your papercraft skills. Just as the article states, it may not look like much but your little paper battleship will indeed float and perhaps even be able to take on an entire armada of lesser paper battleships.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:05 AM | Tags (7) | wikihow | tutorial | paper | crafts | ship | battle | floats |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 71 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 30, 2010

A handy tutorial on how to build your very own R2-D2 lamp for under ten bucks.A handy tutorial on how to build your very own R2-D2 lamp for under ten bucks.

Yes, with a little cutting, pin-striping, and some paneling you too can have a R2-D2 lamp for your home of office. Bonus points if you can have it make his signature chirping noise when you actually turn said lamp on.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:48 AM | Tags (9) | cheap | chirp | ikea | lamp | neat | r2d2 | starwars | ten | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: March 19, 2010

A collection of tutorials on how to make a variety of different money origami.A collection of tutorials on how to make a variety of different money origami.

Yes, you really can make anything from a dollar bill heart to a dollar bill t-shirt. My personal favorite is the dollar bill wallet. The sheer logic of putting money in something that is already made of money makes me dizzy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:58 AM | Tags (9) | crafts | dollars | folding | folds | instructables | money | neat | origami | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 9, 2010

A handy tutorial on how to use the almighty power of curves in Photoshop.A handy tutorial on how to use the almighty power of curves in Photoshop.

Never used the curves pane in your beloved copy of Photoshop? Still playing with those brightness and contrast settings? Do you even know what a curve is?  Read through this thorough writeup and you'll be a better photo manipulator as a result. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 4:14 PM | Tags (10) | colors | curves | histograms | howto | hues | photoshop | ranges | tonal | tutorial | tutorial9 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A handy tutorial regarding how to build your very own micro-processor chess set.A handy tutorial regarding how to build your very own micro-processor chess set.

Got some old computer parts laying around? If so, crack it open and start getting to work on this tutorial. You'll have on unique looking chess set as a result and a cool desk ornament/decoration as well. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 6:57 AM | Tags (9) | tutorial | chess | set | processors | chips | computers | instructables | howto | pieces |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 2, 2010

A  handy tutorial on how to make your very own homemade Orangina-type beverage.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own homemade Orangina-type beverage.

Your homemade beverage of choice doesn't neccesarily have to be of the orange variety. The tutorial also encourages experimentation with other fruit juices, if you're into that sort of thing.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:51 AM | Tags (8) | food | beverage | orangina | wikihow | tutorial | soda | co2 | howto |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 90 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: March 1, 2010

A handy tutorial on how to make your very own Sudoku puzzles from scratch.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own Sudoku puzzles from scratch.

Do you enjoy Sudoku puzzles? If you've ever thought about making your own then this tutorial is right up your alley. Also, for those who find these puzzles time-consuming and annoying making your own should speed up the overall solve time.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:31 AM | Tags (6) | sudoku | scratch | wikihow | puzzles | fun | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: February 24, 2010

A handy tutorial on how to actually cook something in your dishwasher.A handy tutorial on how to actually cook something in your dishwasher.

So what's for dinner tonight you ask? Why dishwasher chicken of course! Tutorial also mentions that this method works great for dishwater hot dogs or dishwater vegetables. It's delicious!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:53 AM | Tags (5) | tutorial | food | lifehacker | dishwasher | soapy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: February 18, 2010

A handy tutorial regarding how to make your very own Snuggie-type garment.A handy tutorial regarding how to make your very own Snuggie-type garment.

You can do anything in your new snuggie!  Except maybe jogging.  I don't recommend jogging.  Or swimming.  But you can do any sort of lounging- or seated-type activities, and keep yourself warm at the same time.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:43 AM | Tags (7) | instructables | snuggie | blanket | tutorial | warmth | garments | clothing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Shipping your luggage via FedEx much safer and cheaper for traveling. Who knew?Shipping your luggage via FedEx much safer and cheaper for traveling. Who knew?

They have better delivery records than the airlines, they provide tracking numbers so you can follow your shipment online and they let you insure items that the airlines don’t, he says.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 6:36 AM | Tags (7) | tips | tutorials | travel | fedex | luggage | cheaper | safer |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 46 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: February 8, 2010

A handy tutorial on how to obtain free movie tickets.A handy tutorial on how to obtain free movie tickets.

There are some interesting methods listed here that you can use to try and score some free movie tickets. Some methods may take longer than others (ie becoming a film critic and/or getting a job at said movie theater). Good luck.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:03 AM | Tags (9) | critic | entertainment | film | free | job | movies | tickets | tutorial | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: February 1, 2010

A handy tutorial regarding how to make your very own rubber band bass.A handy tutorial regarding how to make your very own rubber band bass.

Yes, it's true - a rubber band bass guitar will make yet another lovely addition to any office desk or cubicle. Also, making rubber band music with your co-workers is a great way to pass the time (play at your own risk).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:44 AM | Tags (7) | bands | bass | guitar | music | rubber | tutorial | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: January 29, 2010

A handy tutorial regarding how to permanently erase data off of a hard drive.A handy tutorial regarding how to permanently erase data off of a hard drive.

Feeling a little insecure about your personal data on that old hard drive? Follow these steps to make sure none of that data can ever be recovered again even after you ditch the hard drive. You must destroy the platters!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:49 AM | Tags (9) | deletion | drive | erase | hard | information | permanently | security | tutorial | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 25, 2010

A handy tutorial on how to make a picture frame from some plastic straws.A handy tutorial on how to make a picture frame from some plastic straws.

Tired of paying those outrageous prices for picture frames? Wish there was something you could do about it? Well, this tutorial has your name written all over it. As an added bonus you could theoretically make a straw-picture-frame-drinking-straw. Be the envy of your friends today!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:31 AM | Tags (7) | picture | frame | tutorial | wikihow | cheap | straws | photos |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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