Tag: pro tips

Nov 24, 2014

How To Cut Rope Without Scissors or a Knife

How To Cut Rope Without Scissors or a Knife

Learn how to cut rope or string in a pinch when you don’t have any scissors or knives handy. A great life hack trick to help you in an emergency! If you enjoyed this video, you can see many more from Dave Hax on YouTube.

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Oct 21, 2014

How to Draw Perfect Freehand Circles

How to Draw Perfect Freehand Circles

Dave Hax demonstrates a simple technique to help you draw a near perfect freehand circle. The technique could be useful for drawing quick charts, diagrams and sketches.

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Oct 20, 2014

Gandalf Offers Sage Advice to Group of School Students

Gandalf Offers Sage Advice to Group of School Students

Sir Ian McKellen channels his inner Gandalf to offer some sage advice to a group of students that gathered outside of the Chew Valley School library in Somerset, England.

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Aug 27, 2014

7 Cool Smartphone Photography Hacks

7 Cool Smartphone Photography Hacks

Photographer Lorenz Holder demonstrates some creative smartphone photography tips and tricks using an iPhone 5S, although these ideas should work on whatever smartphone you use.

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Jul 17, 2014

Principal Writes Incredible Letter to Students Regarding Standardized Test Results

Principal Writes Incredible Letter to Students Regarding Standardized Test Results

After receiving their standardized test results, students at the Barrowford Primary School in Lancashire, England received a letter from their principal Rachel Tomlinson. The letter, posted below, reminds students of all the things a standardized test doesn’t measure. The letter was inspired by fellow educator Kimberley Hurd, who penned a blog post last October…

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Apr 10, 2014

27 Tips from the World’s Smartest Duck

27 Tips from the World’s Smartest Duck

Actual Advice Mallard is a popular online ‘advice animal‘ best known for doling out straightforward advice that is helpful, useful and informative. The image macro super duck provides a mashup of life hacks, pro tips and otherworldly advice to help you with your day-to-day life. Below is a ‘best of’ from the world’s smartest…

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Mar 14, 2014

This Teacher Asked Her Students to Write to an Author. Kurt Vonnegut Wrote Back This

This Teacher Asked Her Students to Write to an Author. Kurt Vonnegut Wrote Back This

In 2006 Ms. Lockwood, an English teacher at Xavier High School, asked her students to write a letter to a famous author. She wanted them discuss the author’s work and ask for advice. Kurt Vonnegut (1922 – 2007) was the only one to write back and his advice is worth reading. If you can’t…

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