Gideon Kenyanya

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11 texting pranks to play on your unsuspecting friends

Everyone has a phone on them, which means lucky for you, everyone is susceptible to a classic text message prank.<p>The art of pranking has seen a lot …

Text Messaging

How to make fire bricks out of junk mail

These folks have figured out how to make burnable fuel from junk mail. You toss all your junk mail, newspaper, cardboard boxes, and the like …

Power Tools

10 Common Questions About Islam, Answered

For many Westerners, the religion of Islam remains a mystery. In the United States, Muslims — those who follow Islam — made up only 1.1 percent of …

Islam

I Wanted to Pay Off My Mortgage Early, Then I Realized This

Ah, 2009. The year that first-time home buyers in America were majorly incentivized by government funding to get out of their tiny, beige student …

4 Traits of Leaders That Employees Will Happily Bend Over Backwards for

That's why the path to good leadership can be such a lonely place.<p>Riding the higher road of exceptional leadership can be a very lonely place. So many of those supposed "leaders" fall off the wagon during the journey, letting themselves and others down.<p>They may be too controlling, not listen enough …

How many words do you need to speak a language?

<b>Learning a new language can be tricky, but how many words do you need to know before you can actually get by in a foreign tongue?</b><p>That was the question posed to BBC Radio 4's More or Less programme by one frustrated listener. Despite learning German for three years, and practising nearly every day, …

Language Learning

The 25 Craziest Cleaning Tips That Work

These crazy cleaning tips won’t seem so crazy after you try them.<p>Baking soda is a natural adsorbent, which means it has the ability to absorb odors …

Score a Top Project Management Position by Becoming Certified in Agile Scrum

It's a methodology worth learning whether you're a project manager or managing projects is just one element of your job.<p>You probably work with …

​​The Evolution of the Combustion Engine​​

What started as a simple controlled explosion changed the auto industry.<p>Humans have been building cars for well over a century now, and under almost every hood has sat an internal combustion engine. For the past 100 years, its principle has remained the same: air and fuel go in, an explosion …

Autos

Trump Jr. Met With Emissary For Gulf Princes Offering Help With Campaign In 2016: Report

The crown princes of the UAE and Saudi Arabia offered help to the Trump presidential campaign, the New York Times reports.<p>WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - Donald Trump, Jr., the U.S. president’s eldest son, met in August 2016 with an envoy representing the crown princes of United Arab Emirates and …

Want a job that pays $75K-$100K? Few do, amid Canada’s worst labour shortage in 10 years

Andy Lewis of Mile One Mobile, a truck servicing and repair firm based near Ottawa, says he can’t keep up with the entry-level salaries the city is …

More illnesses reported in E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

<b>(CNN) —</b> The number of people hospitalized due to a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine lettuce continues to grow, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.<p>About 53 people have been reported sickened in 16 states since March 13, the CDC said. Thirty-one of those ill …

E.coli

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

There’s No Scientific Basis for Race—It's a Made-Up Label

The Race Issue<p>It's been used to define and separate people for millennia. But the concept of race is not grounded in genetics.<p>In the first half of the 19th century, one of America’s most prominent scientists was a doctor named Samuel Morton. Morton lived in Philadelphia, and he collected skulls.<p>He …

Origins and Characteristics of the Arabic Alphabet

The origins of the Arabic alphabet can be traced to the writing of the semi-nomadic Nabataean tribes, who inhabited southern Syria and Jordan, …

Art Museums

Deepen Your Understanding of Construction and Materials With These Online Courses

How much do you wish you knew about carpentry, solar energy or masonry? Leonardo Da Vinci said, "the noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding." …

Variegated leaves: the next big houseplant trend

Variegated plants are often divisive. Some gardeners obsessively search for split-coloured cultivars to nurture, while others actively avoid dual-toned leaves. For those who are tempted by the world of variegation, the reward is a colour contrast that can transform a plant display by breaking up …

Plants

How to Make a Rubber Band Machine Gun from Cardboard and Wood

This wouldn’t be the first time we saw a machine gun that fires rubber bands, but this time out, we’ve got The Q showing us step-by-step how he built …

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

Here’s How to Get Perfect In-Camera White Balance: No Editing Required! (VIDEO)

Whether your passion is nature photography, portraiture, macro, or shooting sports, it’s likely you’ve devoted considerable processing time to color …

Tutorials

Installing In-Wall/Ceiling Speakers: Part 1

In my October blog, I listed 11 must-have tools for your DIY toolkit, laying out the minimum tools you need to tackle some basic audio/video …

The full lyrics to 'Auld Lang Syne' so you don't mumble your way through it

<b>(CNN) —</b> You see it every New Year's Eve when the clock strikes midnight: people faking their way through "Auld Lang Syne."<p>We don't blame them; no one really knows the words to the song -- even though we sing it all over the world when we ring in the New Year.<p>The British supermarket chain …

Sainsbury's

How to Revive a ‘Dead’ Rechargeable Battery in 30 Seconds

Have a rechargeable battery that won’t recharge properly? Before throwing it out, there’s something you should try. Here’s a 2-minute video by …

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

How to Clean the Grossest Kitchen Spots

Got grimy stove grates, a gunky faucet, a filmy sink? Here’s how to tackle the most cursed nooks and surfaces. Grab a toothbrush.<p>Sink Drain<p>Sudsy …

Figure Drawing with Line and Contour

01<p>of 07<p>Figure Drawing: Line and Contour<p>Contour drawing is arguably the purest form of drawing - nothing but pure line. Most of us begin contour …

What Failure Actually Says About Your Future

Your biggest mistakes might hold the secret to your success.<p>Let's play fortune-teller, shall we? Imagine a businessman barely scraping by every month. Instead of paying rent, he sleeps in the office to save money. Then one day, the board fires him from his own company electing a new CEO to run it. …

‘I don’t feel like I’m a threat anymore’: New HIV guidelines are changing lives

<b>By Lenny Bernstein | Washington Post</b><p>Last year, Chris Kimmenez and his wife asked their doctors a simple question. Could Chris, who has been HIV …