How to Cut Tomatoes the Right Way

Tomatoes are the perfect barometer for kitchen knives and knife skills. If you’ve ever watched an infomercial for a set of knives, you’ve surely seen the enthusiastic host waxing about how well the knives cut tomatoes. And if you’ve ever had your knives sharpened, you’ve most likely tested them out on a tomato. Don’t Miss: Ingredients 101: Heirloom vs. Hybrid Tomatoes Don’t Miss: The Quickest Way to Peel Tomatoes, Peaches, & More Tomatoes can seem impossible and infuriating to cut; for many, trying to cut a tomato with a knife yields roughly the same result as hitting a tomato with [...]

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Why do Normal Software Uninstalls Fail to Remove All Relevant Values from the Registry?

When you uninstall a program, it is a “reasonable” expectation that all traces of it will be removed from your system, but that is often not the case. Why is that? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a curious reader’s question.Click Here to Continue Reading How-To Geek

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How to Meditate

The goal of meditation is to focus and quiet your mind, eventually reaching a higher level of awareness and inner calm. It may come as a surprise to learn that you can meditate anywhere and at any time, allowing yourself to access a sense of tranquility and peace no matter what’s going on around you. This article will introduce you to the basics of meditation, enabling you to begin your journey on the path of enlightenment and bliss. Steps Sample Techniques Sample Meditation Techniques Sample Safe Space Visualization Preparing to Meditate Choose a peaceful environment. Meditation should be practiced somewhere [...]

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HTG Reviews The Wink Hub: Give Your Smarthome a Brain without Breaking the Bank

Having a home packed with smart devices is great but managing them all in a smooth and unified fashion can be a nightmare: enter the home automation hub. Read on as we field test the Wink Hub and show you how to get your devices working together.Click Here to Continue Reading How-To Geek

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How to Make a Hula Hoop

Hula hooping is a fun activity that can be a great cardiovascular exercise, burning up to 200 calories per 30 minutes of use.[1] Hula hoops purchased at a store can be too big, too small, or too light for your personal preference. Use the following steps on how to make a hula hoop that measures up to your individual needs. Steps Preparing for Assembly Figure out your measurements. To determine the exact length of irrigation tubing you need to construct your hula hoop, stand up straight and measure the distance from your feet to your chest (or anywhere between your [...]

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Geek Trivia: The World’s Largest Wayfinding “You Are Here” Map Is Located In?

The World’s Largest Wayfinding “You Are Here” Map Is Located In? Beijing New York City Chicago LondonThink you know the answer? How-To Geek

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How to Get Detailed Reports of Your Data Usage on Android

Amazingly enough, some of us still have to worry about exceeding our monthly mobile data limits. You’d figure carriers would have given the customers what they want by now by offering truly unlimited plans, but with two conglomerates sitting atop the U.S. cellular market with fat pocketbooks that make for limitless lobbying, they can basically do whatever they want. So until the inevitable antitrust suit breaks up the monotony, we’ll just have to keep a watchful eye on our data usage. To that end, an app I’ve covered in the past has recently received a huge overhaul, and its new [...]

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