Prank Box The prank box is basically a sealed wooden box with an electric bell inside that is activated by a key switch. Once it is turned on, a relay inside the box is latched and it cannot be turned off without knowing the secret trick (Spoiler Alert:magnets). Quite understandably, a completely sealed box with a ringing bell inside that doesn't seem to stop can quickly become maddening. It is very funny to watch people ponder the implications of the device, reluctantly turn it on, and then stress out when they cannot turn it off. It is even funnier to get panicked emails from your friend in Canada after you mail it to him without any explanation, and he decides to ignore the directions on the box and turn it on.
Dreyfus model of skill acquisition In the fields of education and operations research, the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition is a model of how students acquire skills through formal instruction and practicing. Brothers Stuart and Hubert Dreyfus proposed the model in 1980 in an influential, 18-page report on their research at the University of California, Berkeley, Operations Research Center for the United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The original model proposes that a student passes through five distinct stages: novice, competence, proficiency, expertise, and mastery. The original five-stage model Michael Eraut summarized the five stages of increasing skill as follows: Instead the original Dreyfus model is based on four binary qualities: Recollection (non-situational or situational)Recognition (decomposed or holistic)Decision (analytical or intuitive)Awareness (monitoring or absorbed) This leads to five roles: 1. Example uses of the model Criticism of the model See also
How to Block Annoying Political Posts on Facebook Add "i" to the end of "/Romney|Obama|republicans|Republicans|democrats|Democrats/" to make it case sensitive. Then you can just do this: /Romney|Obama|republicans|democrats/i Amazing! Do you know if this filters it on every device you use facebook on, or just the one you install social fixer in your browser? Just the one you install Social Fixer on. Seriously? I don't know about you, but there's no substance happening in my Facebook news feed. In your post so say to add the 'i' to make it NOT case sensitive, but TheChadd's comment says the 'i' DOES make it case sensitive. What about synced Chrome on multiple machines? Wow, this is what Lifehacker is for—making cynicism and division more convenient? Cynicism elects Republicans because old people vote more than young people. None of you seem ot be reading my comments here, or my notes in the post. I don't think so; but you can manualy export your Social Fixer options and import them on another computer. I believe TheChadd misspoke. Damn.
20 brilliant things to make in a jar Via: mycakies.blogspot.com Start saving your old jam jars! From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. (Above: red velvet cupcakes in a jar. Via: fatgirltrappedinaskinnybody.blogspot.com Word on the street: salad in a jar is all the rage. Via: bakerella.com Cookies in a jar – a great gift idea. Via: rikkihibbert.co.za For a rustic vintage look, display your photos inside glass jars and bottles. Via: goodfoodbreadandmuffins.blogspot.com Chocolate muffin bread cooked in a jar. Via: pizzazzerie.com Super sweet. Via: simplebites.net Bread, cooked in a jar? Via: marthastewart.com A fabulous visual reminder of your favourite holidays. Via: bigredkitchen.com So let’s just cut to the chase – what about making all your meals in a jar?! Via: runwithglitter.blogspot.com There isn’t a child on earth who wouldn’t be wowed by these: rainbow cupcakes baked in a jar. Via: mybakingaddiction.com Via: flickr.com
Tiny Umbrella Drink Stirrers with Free Printable! I love a cute drink stirrer and that’s why I made these Tiny Umbrella Drink Stirrers! They are perfect for your upcoming summer barbecues, or for any celebration. They could also be lovely for a bridal or baby shower. If you don’t want to make them into drink stirrers, the umbrellas would make cute cupcake toppers (just make the bamboo skewers shorter). Want to make some for yourself? Supplies: Umbrella Drink Stirrer printablewhite card stock paperbamboo skewershot gluescissorswire cutterssmall hole puncha yummy cool drink (like an iced Starbucks® Discoveries Iced Café Favorites™) Directions: Step 1: Print out the Umbrella Drink Stirrer onto your white cardstock paper. Step 2: Use the scissors to cut out the umbrella shape outline. Note: make sure you don’t cut off the glue tab, you need it. Step 3: Use a small hole punch to cut a hole in the center of each umbrella. Step 4: This next step could be optional: fold the umbrella on the dark lines (see image above). Step 5: Step 6: Step 7: - Chelsey
DIY Holograms – In Full Color! We love the DIY Hologram Kit that’s available in the Maker Shed. It takes the normally complicated task of holography and simplifies it into something slightly more complex than taking a Polaroid picture. The secret lies in the unique, self developing film that Litiholo (maker of the DIY Hologram Kit) created. (Yes, this is a color hologram!) Litiholo happens to have another secret, their holographic film is sensitive to wavelengths other than red. Related
Four stages of competence In psychology, the four stages of competence, or the "conscious competence" learning model, relates to the psychological states involved in the process of progressing from incompetence to competence in a skill. History The Four Stages of Learning provides a model for learning. It suggests that individuals are initially unaware of how little they know, or unconscious of their incompetence. As they recognize their incompetence, they consciously acquire a skill, then consciously use it. Several elements, including helping someone 'know what they don't know' or recognize a blind spot, can be compared to some elements of a Johari window, although Johari deals with self-awareness, while the four stages of competence deals with learning stages. The four stages of competence Unconscious incompetenceThe individual does not understand or know how to do something and does not necessarily recognize the deficit. Fifth stage See also References
How to Make Limited-Time App Deals Last Forever At least in the case of the Starbucks free apps, the developers get paid. (At least that's how I understand it. I know, it gets in the way of consumer-bashing, but you can have your fill of that on the Consumerist.) You know the developers still get paid in these sales, right? I'm confused by your argument. Also, why do you think the developers do not get paid? Except, of course, the Amazon AppStore which does not pay their free app of the day developer and is generally extremely shitty to developers. Either that or I am, but you definitely aren't padding Apple's pockets any more either way. You would help him or her more by downloading this the free day.
Frugal by Choice, Cheap by Necessity image Build a Power-Free Radio Using a Glass Bottle Without doing the legwork, I'm pretty sure all those shows are on FM stations around where I live. Unless you are getting AM/FM confused with AM/PM, which may be evidenced by the phrases AM Drive and PM Drive in the time slots of that list, but surely that's not it... is it? If you are trying to convince anyone with that list, I don't think you are winning that argument. Everything outside of the Conservative Entertainment Foaming at the mouth shows are all on FM band and HD-FM channels where most of the listeners are. Many public radio stations run an AM transmitter simply because it's there, if the transmitters break, they go off air forever. And the stations that play the Conservatainment junk are all robo radio stations that would be off the air if they were not all bought by clear channel and used for the lowest rating shows like that. God I sure hope not... for his sake.