PDF, the ubiquitous document format, is great for sharing documents while preserving fonts, images, and the general layout across platforms. Is there an easy way, however, to preserve that very formatting when copying and pasting text out of the document?
Customizing the Windows “Send To” context menu is a handy trick people have employed for years to speed up their workflow. Let’s take a look at how you can edit the “Send To” menu in Windows 8 to enjoy a productivity boost.
If you frequently use applications that prompt you to engage administrative privileges, it can put a kink in your workflow. Is it possible to disable the administrative nagging in Windows 8?
In addition to asking for the file system you’d like to use, disk formatting tools will also ask for an “Allocation unit size”. What does this mean and what value should you select?
While you might be most familiar with the freeze dried astronaut food stocked in museum gift shops, the larders of spacecraft and stations looks a little different. Check out the last five decades of space food.
If you spend a good deal of time listening to Pandora, SoundControl is a handy little Chrome extension that puts simple Pandora client controls right on your toolbar.
From the vantage point of the human eye, the patterns of a microchip’s surface meld into an indiscernible mass. Under a carefully aimed microscope, however, it’s a world of silicon channels, gates, and transistors.
At first glance, it would seem that the journey of the Ring in The Lord of the Rings doesn’t span that great a period of time. This infographic highlights the history of the ring from forging to destruction: all 4,860 years and 7 ring bearers.
One of the benefits of tinkering with electronics and a familiarity with soldering irons is the ability to design interfaces the way you want them. In this case, it was more a redesign: moving the tiny and difficult to access...
If you’re not a fan of the touchpad-based swipe gestures in Windows 8 there is a way to completely disable them and reclaim your touchpad.
When it comes to the Sun, we’re most familiar with the wavelengths in the visible spectrum it beams down to Earth, but when viewed with the right equipment a rainbow of diverse wavelengths emerge.
If the weather is cold enough, it’s possible to toss a pot of boiling water in the air and be rewarded with a miniature snow cloud.
This Raspberry Pi powered hack turns the simple project board into a combination Pandora streamer/Airplay reciever.
This beautiful time-lapse video frames Australia’s newest radio telescope array against a backdrop of stars.
Sure most people are familiar with the popular consoles of the last three decades like the Sega Genesis or the Playstation, but what about the lesser known consoles like the Arcadia and the CD-i? Check out all the consoles bi...