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Codes & Signals View All Codes & Signals Articles
Hobo Codes

Hobo Codes

The alluring mystery of the hobo codes and translations of what the codes actually mean.

How to Read Military Time

How to Read Military Time

Examples will help you to read military time vs. civilian time (both AM and PM hours translated to military time).

American Morse Code

American Morse Code

American Morse Code and how it differs from International Morse Code.

What Are Police Signal Codes?

What Are Police Signal Codes?

Police Signal Codes explained with examples and meanings as used in police radio communication.

How to Use Military Map Symbols

How to Use Military Map Symbols

Military map symbols are essential visual tools used for assessing the battlefield. Learn how the military utilizes map symbols with the examples provided.

How to Send an SOS Distress Signal

How to Send an SOS Distress Signal

The origins of the SOS distress code with Morse Code examples, sounds, and an image showing an SOS signal using a flashing light at night.

Nautical Signal Flag Code

Nautical Signal Flag Code

Signal flags are a uniform set of easily identifiable nautical codes and are used to convey visual messages and signals between two ships or from ship-to-shore.

Computers View All Computers Articles
Photoshop's Three Best Ways to Cutout an Image

Lose the Eraser! Photoshop's Three Best Ways to Cutout an Image

The three best ways to cutout an image using Photoshop's Magic Wand Tool, Polygonal Lasso Tool, and Clipping Path for an Image Cutout with Mask.

Wrap Text Around Images in Photoshop

Wrap Text Around Images in Photoshop

Wrap text around images for nice looking Photoshop page layouts with tips on how to format wrapped text and remove hyphens.

How to Add Cool Website Bullets and Arrows on a Web Page

How to Add Cool Website Bullets and Arrows on a Web Page

Give emphasis to blocks of text using website bullet images, HTML, or ASCII code.

Resize a Website Header Image so it Doesn't Cause Distortion

Resize a Website Header Image so it Doesn't Cause Distortion

4 ways to resize your website header image in Photoshop including Content-Aware Scale to avoid distortion.

Apply Photoshop Gaussian Blur to Photo Backgrounds

Apply Photoshop Gaussian Blur to Photo Backgrounds

Gaussian Blur blur can be used to blur photograph backgrounds to obscure people at the zoo.

Removing a Zoo Photo Background and Replacing it Using Photoshop

Removing a Zoo Photo Background and Replacing it Using Photoshop

Remove a zoo photo background and replace it with a natural wilderness background, to hide people and artificial setting.

Photoshop CC Spin Blur Effect for Spinning Car Wheels

Photoshop CC Spin Blur Effect for Spinning Car Wheels

Demonstrates how to use the Photoshop CC Spin Blur filter to give car wheels the appearance that they are spinning.



DIY View All DIY Articles
How to Remove Spider Webs From Your Home's Exterior

How to Remove Spider Webs From Your Home's Exterior

The best method for removing spider webs and spider egg sacs from exterior textured surfaces and stucco walls. The steps to remove spider webs using bleach and water.

Why Native Gardening is Beneficial

Why Native Gardening is Beneficial

Gardening with native plants is an easy way to go green. It saves money, resources, and time for the gardener while extending and compensating for lost ecosystems. Native plants attract song birds, butterflies, and other desirable indigenous wildlife.

How to Dispose of Gasoline

How to Dispose of Gasoline

Do not dispose of gasoline by pouring it into the soil, storm drain, sewer, any body of water, or by placing it in the garbage no matter how well the gasoline may be contained. There are safe and legal ways to dispose of gasoline or you might just find that you can still use it.

Check for Roof Leaks in the Attic

Check for Roof Leaks in the Attic

If the roof surface is damaged and needs repair there will often be evidence of leaks in the attic.

Clean Shower Head / Low Water Pressure in Shower

Clean Shower Head / Low Water Pressure in Shower

If you are experiencing low water pressure in just one shower (both hot and cold water) and water pressure is fine everywhere else in your house, the shower head might have blockage.

Marginal Science View All Marginal Science Articles
Number of Bones in the Human Skull

The Number of Bones in the Human Skull

Learn how many bones there are in the human skull with a colored and number labeled illustration.

The Number of Bones in the Human Body

The Number of Bones in the Human Body

Learn how many bones there are in the full-grown human body, the purpose of bones, and how many bones children have.

Find the Circumference of a Circle

Find the Circumference of a Circle

Instructions how to find the diameter of a circle, find a circle's circumference and briefly explains Pi with formulas and examples shown. Other links: What is a circle? | Find the radius of a circle | Find the diameter of a circle | Find the circumference of a circle

Medical Conditions That Can Make a Person Act Drunk

Medical Conditions That Can Make a Person Act Drunk

There are medical conditions that exist that can make a person act as if they are drunk or intoxicated.

What Are Some Common Types of Brain Disorders?

What Are Some Common Types of Brain Disorders?

Frequently discussed brain disorders: Alzheimer's, autism, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stroke, and seizures.

Elementary School Math Conversion Reference Sheet

Elementary School Math Conversion Reference Sheet

A child's 6th grade elementary school mathematics conversion reference sheet.



Security & Safety View All Security & Safety Articles
A Complete Checklist of Items You Should Have in Your Car

A Complete Checklist of Items You Should Have in Your Car

A complete checklist of recommended items you should have in your car.

Numbered Checklist of Safety Items For Your Car

Safety Items Checklist For Your Car

A numbered checklist of recommended safety items you should have in your car.

What should I do if I hear the Lightning Prediction System alarm?

What Should I Do If I Hear the Lightning Prediction System Alarm?

Provides some information concerning Lightning Prediction Systems, instructions to stay safe when there's lightning, and the best places to seek shelter from lightning.

How to Secure Your Home From Burglary

How to Secure Your Home From Burglary

Tips to help make your home more secure and to help prevent burglary.

What Are The Types of Hazardous Waste?

What Are The Types of Hazardous Waste?

The types of hazardous waste and types of businesses that tend to generate large amounts of hazardous waste are explained with example.

Society View All Society Articles
Strange Myths of South Africa

Strange Myths of South Africa

Learn more about strange myths of South Africa. Were leopards spotless at one time? Is Cape Town slow because of a 'Tablecloth' of Pure Marijuana? Also, a featured miniature-monster not to be missed: The Tokoloshe from African mythology.

Fast Food Favorites - Japanese Style

Fast Food Favorites - Japanese Style

Favorite multinational fast-food products tailored for the Japanese palate.

3 Top Tourist Attractions in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

3 Top Tourist Attractions in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

3 top family-friendly tourist attractions in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.

10 Tips While Traveling in Tokyo

10 Tips While Traveling in Tokyo

Tips to help you keep calm and enjoy your trip in Tokyo, Japan.

What Are Vampires?

What Are Vampires?

Short fact rant about vampire origins and culture.