The Always Up-To-Date Guide to Rooting the Most Popular Android Phones We love Android, but rooting your phone can give you the opportunity to do so much more than your phone can do out of the box—whether it’s wireless tethering, speeding it up with overclocking, or customizing the look of your phone with themes. Here’s what you need to know about the rooting process, and where to find a guide for your phone. Update: This used to be our always up-to-date rooting guide, which proved to be too large an undertaking for us to keep up. It was a nice try, but seeing as we only have a few Android phones to test, we couldn’t reliably keep it up to date. So, we’ve removed the links to individual rooting instructions and kept this as a general resource for those of you that want to get into rooting (though many of the old comments still remain). Check out the glossary below to get acquainted with important rooting terms, then check out the FAQ for more info on your burning questions. What Is Rooting, Exactly? Glossary of Rooting Terms Frequently Asked Rooting Questions
EatingWell: 10 Bad Cooking Habits You Should Break By Hilary Meyer, Associate Food Editor, EatingWell Magazine Some habits can be tough to break. When it comes to cooking, you may have some bad habits that you’re not even aware of. Some may be keeping your meal just short of reaching perfection while others may actually be hazardous to your health. 1. Don’t Miss: The 2 Best Oils for Cooking (and 2 to Skip) 2. 3. 4. 5. Related: 5 Things in Your Kitchen That Could Be Making You Sick 6. Related: 3 Health Reasons to Cook with Cast Iron 7. Don't Miss: 7 Simple Ways to Detox Your Diet and Kitchen 8. 9. 10. Must-Read: How to Break 4 More Bad Cooking Habits What bad cooking habits do you need to break? By Hilary Meyer, EatingWell Associate Food Editor EatingWell Associate Food Editor Hilary Meyer spends much of her time in the EatingWell Test Kitchen, testing and developing healthy recipes. More from EatingWell:
What is the universal edibility test?" Getting lost or stranded in the wilderness is serious business, and you need to make sound decisions to give yourself the best chance at survival. It also helps to know some basic wilderness survival skills. To make sure you're safe from the elements, you'll need to know how to build a shelter. But just because you can live without food doesn't mean you should. It's dangerous to eat a plant you're unsure of, especially in a survival scenario. If you're in a survival situation and you don't have a book on local edible plants, there is a test you can perform to give yourself a good shot at eating the right thing.
How To Make Your Own Frozen Wraps Freezer Friendly I used to walk the freezer aisle in envy of all of those perfectly engineered frozen burritos. How did they managed to get everything in there in so it doesn't overcook when reheated? And sealed in with just a thin plastic wrapper? Well, I dare say I've conquered it. • Proper freezing: I freeze wraps using three freezing tools. • Key Ingredients: When making wraps to reheat, I find that they need at least a little cheese, especially if they're filled with vegetables. • Reheating Gently: Let your wraps thaw in the refrigerator overnight or at least for a few hours before reheating. What are your favorite wraps to freeze? Related: Lunch Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potato Wraps with Caramelized Onions and Pesto (Images: Stephanie Barlow)
The Car Repairs You Can (Seriously) Do Yourself, Despite Your Abilities Replacing belts is not something you just swap, at least on newer cars. On only cars, like early 80s or older, it was feasible. With cars from that era there was often a lot of room within the engine bay. On anything from the 90s on the bay is so cramped that you're going to have to do a lot of dismantling to get at belts. And if you're looking at swapping the timing belt then on some cars you might even have to lift the engine. Something like the alternator has the potential for being nearly as bad, depending on where the automaker likes to stick it. The first thing anyone considering to work on their car should do is buy a service manual. Brakes are relatively easy to do, but it's obviously a critical component on the car and there are things you need to keep in mind.
What 'Brain Food' Actually Does for Your Brain "it's just a chemical dosage that goes from your mouth to your brain" - sorry, but that is completely misleading, and in an article purporting to explain how food interacts with the brain, is downright false. It also ignores information given by the sources you actually quote. Neurotransmitters, with a few exceptions, are composed of protein-like molecules which are digested and absorbed by the gut like any other protein. The most basic knowledge of nutrition would tell you that foodstuffs are rendered down into absorbable monomers by acids and enzymes while they are still in the gut - i.e. outside the body. Even then, to enter the brain it's necessary to pass through another, more stringent selection system. This is why drug design for the nervous system is difficult - the drugs have to be either similar to a transported substance, and hence carried across, or fat soluble in order to bypass the barrier.
How to Take Your First Coding Project from Start to Finish I've used various versions of Windows for years, Linux in various flavours for another few years, and OS X for about 2-3 years total. I'm now a convert to OS X (though proudly not part of the cult of Mac — I enjoy the OS, I don't want Jobs' offspring) for general desktop use, switching to Windows for gaming. I find app quality is generally significantly higher on OS X than Windows (and certainly Linux). Do note the word "generally" — some of this stuff is cross-platform and in some cases Windows offers something better! The drawback of this is that most of it costs a couple of bucks, but that's a small price to pay if you're using your computer for various tasks daily. The UNIX core and bash are very important to me. User experience also plays a large part. Then there are the extras, like the *virtual* immunity to malware.
Top 10 Crazy Kitchen Tricks That Speed Up Your Cooking I would like to add that the wider the ring, the easier it seems to be. I had a titanium ring more than twice the width of the one shown in the video and it was easy as hell. My wedding ring (which is about the same size as the one in your linked video) still works, but takes more effort and can hurt if I don't leverage it JUST right. I would also like to echo the sentiments of not using your wedding ring (At least in view of your significant other). The one time I got caught doing it, my wife was PISSED. Yea, definitely the wider the ring the better. I usually just use another bottle of unopened beer.
Terminology, Syntax, & Introduction - A Beginners Guide to HTML & CSS Before beginning our journey to learn HTML and CSS it is important to understand the differences between the two languages, their syntax, and some common terminology. As an overview, HTML is a hyper text markup language created to give content structure and meaning. CSS, also known as cascading style sheets, is a presentation language created to give content style and appearance. To put this into laymen terms, HTML determines the structure and meaning of content on a web page while CSS determines the style and appearance of this content. Taking this concept a bit further, the HTML p element is used to display a paragraph of text on a web page. Common HTML Terms When getting started with HTML you are likely to hear new, and often strange, terms. Elements Elements are designators that define objects within a page, including structure and content. Tags Elements are often made of multiple sets of tags, identified as opening and closing tags. <a>... Attributes HTML Document Structure & Syntax <!
The Stupid Things You Do in the Kitchen (and How to Fix Them) Love cooking or hate it, much of your time in the kitchen is likely wasted by easily correctable mistakes you probably don't even know you're making. You waste time prepping ingredients, use your knives incorrectly, mix and match the wrong utensils, and throw out food that's still good—and those are just a few of the stupid things you do in the kitchen. Here's how to fix them. P Stupid Thing #1: You Spend Too Much Time Prepping IngredientsP Few people enjoy the tedium of prepping ingredients. Say you're cutting a bunch of carrots into sticks; it doesn't make sense to trim, peel, and slice each one individually. It also helps to use two bowls—one for scraps and one for cleaning—so you don't make a mess during the preparation process. These are all great ways to save you time and keep you organized, but a few common ingredients have tricks all their own. Stupid Thing #2: You Use Your Knives WrongP The easiest issue to correct is a dull blade, and it's one of the most important.
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Removing Stains: The Basics - Martha Stewart Home & Garden There is no single technique or product that takes care of every spot and spill, but with the right information and supplies, many stains can be removed. If a garment isn't washable, the safest thing is to take it to a dry cleaner, although there are some treatments you can try at home (see Stain First Aid Chart). If you stain a washable garment, the golden rule is: Act quickly. For a liquid, gently blot up any excess with a white cloth, working from the outside in, so you don't spread the stain; do not press hard or rub. Textile and stain experts recommend certain stain removal supplies for each problem. Always test stain-removal techniques in a hidden area of the garment, like an inside seam. Stain First Aid Chart Combination Solvents(Shout, Spray 'n Wash)All-purpose stain removers, particularly good on greasy stains. Oil Solvents(K2r, Afta)Also called dry-cleaning fluid, these remove oily, greasy stains. Mineral SpiritsFor greasy stains, like tar.