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Wednesday: November 4, 2009

A handy tutorial on finding out how much sleep you actually need.A handy tutorial on finding out how much sleep you actually need.

This tutorial has some tests you can perform in the comfort and safety of your own home to determine if more sleep is required. However, if you need more than twelve hours of sleep, you may have a medical condition (not kidding).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:38 AM | Tags (9) | condition | consistency | hygiene | medical | needs | nights | sleep | tutorial | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 3, 2009

A handy tutotial on how to browse the Interwebs without leaving a trace.A handy tutotial on how to browse the Interwebs without leaving a trace.

A comprehensive guide from the folks at Lifehacker regarding how to surf the web and then make a successful attempt at covering your tracks. Not that you have anything to hide, right?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:32 AM | Tags (11) | anonymous | browse | browsing | internet | interwebs | lifehacker | security | surfing | tracks | tutorial | batch |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 30, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to create a basic house icon in Photoshop.A handy tutorial on how to create a basic house icon in Photoshop.

Thinking of getting more acclamated with the image-editing juggernaut that is Photoshop? This tutorial may be just what you're looking for. Good luck and good house building.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 4:41 PM | Tags (4) | beginner | photoshop | psdtuts | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

A tutorial on how to make your very own high-tech surveillance pumpkin.A tutorial on how to make your very own high-tech surveillance pumpkin.

Now you can catch those would-be Halloween pranksters/vandals who attempt to toilet paper and silly string your property. Get off my lawn! You damn kids!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 5:05 PM | Tags (6) | camera | monitor | pumpkin | spy | surveillance | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 28, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to compile software from source code.A handy tutorial on how to compile software from source code.

...thanks to the popularity of open-source software, where the source code is available for one and all to read and enjoy, the impetus has been put on the end-user to compile their own code if they want to use the software.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:57 AM | Tags (15) | applications | apps | code | compile | development | linux | macosx | opensource | programming | software | source | systems | tutorial | windows | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 19, 2009

A handy writeup on the do's and don'ts of Photoshop retouching.A handy writeup on the do's and don'ts of Photoshop retouching.

Follow these well-written collection of tips to avoid being the Mr. Bungle of Photoshop around your home or office. No, the clone stamp can't fix everything.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:49 AM | Tags (9) | brush | clone | depot | donts | dos | photoshop | retouching | tutorial | webdesigner |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to make your very own fisheye lens.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own fisheye lens.

Another title for this tutorial would have been 'a guide to recycling broken SLR lenses for use with your digicam' (not that there's anything wrong with that). Now excuse me while I scour eBay for a box of broken SLR lenses.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:38 AM | Tags (9) | artsy. tutorial | ebay | fisheye | instructables | lens | lenses | photography | photos | slr |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 13, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to properly clean your beloved credit cards.A handy tutorial on how to properly clean your beloved credit cards.

All you need is an eraser and a damp towel. Wipe the card clean with the towel to remove any grimey build up deposited onto your card from your wallets or card reader machines.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:39 AM | Tags (8) | lifehacker | tutorial | creditcards | cleaning | towel | reader | grime | wallet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

A tutorial on how to cook grasshoppers just for you.A tutorial on how to cook grasshoppers just for you.

Grasshoppers are apparently a great choice for a healthy and delicious snack all over the world. They also have very a distinct 'crunch' when you bite into them for the first time. Hey, did you bring lunch today? Where are you going?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:55 AM | Tags (6) | food | grasshoppers | lunch | strange | tutorial | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 78 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 5, 2009

Have some extra paint chips laying around? Make some pixelated art.Have some extra paint chips laying around? Make some pixelated art.

Yes, pixelated artwork can make a fine addition to any home or office. You'll also need a reasonable amount of patience to pull it off. Good luck!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:44 AM | Tags (6) | art | chips | lifehacker | paint | pixels | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

How to write your very own Facebook application in under five minutes.How to write your very own Facebook application in under five minutes.

I'll have to try this one out today so if you see a lame GLM app on Facebook later today don't be surprised. Maybe people would comment more if I integrated directly with Facebook Connect. Yay or nay?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | app | application | development | facebook | labnol | minutes | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 29, 2009

Three ways to repair your iPod on the cheap.Three ways to repair your iPod on the cheap.

A handy trio of tips for those looking to upgrade or make a quick repair to their beloved music devices.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:52 AM | Tags (5) | ars | cheap | ipod | repairs | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 24, 2009

A tutorial on how to build your very own iPhone solar charger for under fifty bucks.A tutorial on how to build your very own iPhone solar charger for under fifty bucks.

Good for anyone who has ever experienced rapid iPhone battery drain syndrome. Also, it's important to note that the charger will work with any device that can take a charge via USB. Awesome!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:33 AM | Tags (6) | tutorial | instructables | iphone | solar | charger | cheap |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Always wanted to make your very own ferrofluid? This post is for you.Always wanted to make your very own ferrofluid? This post is for you.

Controlling the shape of ferrofluids and then 'freezing' them in place could be another tool for inexpensive desktop fabrication. Combining two unusual uses of magnetic fluids invites further empowerment for the maker.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 2:50 PM | Tags (7) | popsci | ferrofluid | tutorial | magnets | shapes | freezing | fabrication |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 90 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 22, 2009

A tutorial on how to render your very own cereal box cover in Photoshop.A tutorial on how to render your very own cereal box cover in Photoshop.

I could totally go for some Captain Crunch (with Crunchberries) right now so going through the motions of this tutorial probably wouldn't help. Although, this is yet another quality tutorial as always from the fine folks at PSDTUTS.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 3:43 PM | Tags (4) | photoshop | tutorial | cereal | box |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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