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70 Things Every Computer Geek Should Know. The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field. A geek is one who isn’t satisfied knowing only the surface facts, but instead has a visceral desire to learn everything possible about a particular subject. A techie geek is usually one who knows a little about everything, and is thus the person family and friends turn to whenever they have a question. Unnecessary Knowledge. The Virtual Numerologist. Creepypasta Index. 100 Websites You Should Know and Use. Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones.

100 Websites You Should Know and Use

The 20 Best Registry Hacks to Improve Windows. Hacking the registry allows you to tweak many things in Windows, such as the adding and removing items from the context menu, enabling and disabling Windows features, customizing the Control Panel, and many other items.

The 20 Best Registry Hacks to Improve Windows

SYNTH ZONE - MIDI, Synthesizer & Electronic Music Production Resource Guide. Free Acapellas. B Part 1 B.o.B Feat.

Free Acapellas

The most popular hardcore dance music site in the world. Rarely known YouTube features. YouTube Slam: It is an experiment that was introduced by the Google Research team as a new way of video discovery, in order to find out the next viral sensation among user-generated videos.

Rarely known YouTube features

Every day, the Google team puts up two videos head to head in each category – like Comedy, Cute, Music, Bizarre and Dance – and users get to vote for their choice. They also get bonus points if the video chosen by them wins the round. Users can then also compete to earn a place in the leaderboards in this fun and simple game of voting. It also helps YouTube to popularize user-generated videos. Play YouTube Slam! SARCASM IN RELATIONSHIPS.

Sarcasm – a mocking or ironic remark (American Heritage Dictionary) Irony – the use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning (American Heritage Dictionary) Sarcasm is a large component of social interaction and conversation.

SARCASM IN RELATIONSHIPS

To demonstrate a sense of humor, people frequently use sarcasm as a means of “breaking the ice” during initial encounters with others. People also use sarcasm as a means of being comedic with groups of friends. Sarcasm is an indirect form of speech intentionally used to produce a particular dramatic effect on the listener (McDonald, 1999, p. 486). Headphones Mixing? Speakers Mixing? Both? By Roey Izhaki. By Guest Blogger Categories: Mixing Techniques Headphones vs. speakers – the theory When listening on headphones, both the left and right ears are fed exclusively with the corresponding channel.

Headphones Mixing? Speakers Mixing? Both? By Roey Izhaki

This means that the left-channel signal reaches the left ear only, and the right-channel signal reaches the right ear only. With speakers, however, this is not the case. Sound from each speaker reaches the nearest ear first and the farther ear soon after. . • Sounds from one speaker can mask sounds from the other. • Overall smearing of the image for any sounds not panned to the extremes. None of this happens with headphones, but stereo was conceived with speakers in mind, and for many decades now music has been made assuming playback through speakers. What's The Harm? How to Read Body Language to Reveal the Underlying Truth in Almost Any Situation. Kinja is in read-only mode.

How to Read Body Language to Reveal the Underlying Truth in Almost Any Situation

We are working to restore service. It's a holistic thing. If you see someone displaying several of these they might be lying. Just leaning away might be about comfort, but leaning away, looking away and giving too many details might indicate dishonesty. Color Psychology. By David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color.

Color Psychology

It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? How to Hack Your Brain. Six Keys to Being Excellent at Anything. I've been playing tennis for nearly five decades.

Six Keys to Being Excellent at Anything

I love the game and I hit the ball well, but I'm far from the player I wish I were. I've been thinking about this a lot the past couple of weeks, because I've taken the opportunity, for the first time in many years, to play tennis nearly every day. My game has gotten progressively stronger. Hacking Facebook. Wersja Polska Hacking Facebook with Javascript now updated for the latest (March 2010) version of facebook!

Hacking Facebook

Moss Graffiti. Better Flight and Hotel Search. Microwave Oven Hacking 101 (and 102 and 103) An anonymous tipster sent in these great videos: how to hack microwave oven transformers. The first video shows the complete disassembly of an oven using only a screwdriver, pliers, and hammer. Part two delves into the science of how the transformer works, while the third part shows how to wind your own. Parts two and three after the break. John Baichtal My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. Related. How to Make a Mini Cannon From a Lighter « NightHawkInLight.

I love this project. It involves fire, projectiles, electricity, and is easy to put together from commonly available parts. This mini cannon fires airsoft pellets, is fueled by alcohol, and is made almost entirely from parts found in a standard BBQ lighter. Random Facts. 14 fun facts you probably didn’t know. Personal Development for Smart People - Steve Pavlina. Day 1: Your First Web Page. Fight Club Trivia. Knights Templar. Baffling Facts: 25 Amazing Facts You Don’t Know About. I’m a big fan of random facts.