This guide will show you three Ruby methods for location a character in a string and give code examples for each. Methods covered are count, scan, and index.
Four different ways to convert Microsoft Word documents to a pdf whether or not you have access to Microsoft Word.
In February, I reached out to get started with Smile Direct Club. My experience was horrendous with problems from the start and customer service had no idea why their own company was unable to fulfill my order.
A step-by-step guide (with pictures) on getting your health information with your AncestryDNA results.
Here's how to connect your DNA to your family tree on Ancestry.com so you can learn how you're related to your DNA relatives and unlock more about your heritage.
Everything you need to know about Chicago slang, culture, and that infamous accent—so you can sound like you're a Windy City native.
Ope is a phrase that supposedly exists only in the Midwest. Here, we examine usages of this phrase, the Midwest Accent, and slang from the Midwest.
Recipes for all-natural and environmentally friendly insecticides. Get rid of ants, aphids, bees, wasps, midges, and more with these easy-to-make (and completely organic) pesticides.
Learn what trigonometry is and get a view of this area of mathematics throughout history—its development, uses, and why it's important.
A collection of "relatively" funny physics jokes, puns, and funny pictures that have a lot of "potential" to make you and all your science-minded friends laugh!
Resources and study strategies to help you pass organic chemistry. These ochem study tips are written by a student who did well in the ochem I and II and includes useful advice shared by a professor.
Why Usenet.nl is a scam and should be avoided! Protect yourself and don't be bullied into paying for services you didn't use!
Find where your blogs and articles have been shared on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Pinterest, and more! Learn what gets shared to create even more shareworthy content!
If you're having trouble getting images to show up correctly (or at all) on Facebook, here is a fix. Too many og tags? No og tags? How to get images to show up when sharing urls on Facebook.
Chemistry jokes, puns, riddles, and hilarious pictures that will have all your science-minded friends laughing! If you're a chemist and need a laugh, these jokes will do the trick!
How to get Google+, Facebook, and Twitter to pull the correct image from your blog post (and why they select the wrong image in the first place.)
INFP is the introverted, intuitive, feeling, and perceiving Myers Briggs personality type. INFPs rely heavily on their intuition and are known for being both caring and complex people. Natural idealists, the INFP often incorporates perfectionism and...
A brief history of both stag night and bachelor parties and how the two differ.
These custom reports for Google Analytics were designed to quickly give you exactly the information you're really looking for in seconds.
Some reasons why you shouldn't bother with TrueTwit.
I came across a WordPress booth at a conference and it made me wonder "How does WordPress Make Money?" Here's how!
Tips on proofreading and polishing your written work so it shines (and performs better online.)
“The Pursuit of Excellence,” was a short work by the Greek poet Pindar written at a time when philosophical schools of thought were growing and individualism was celebrated.
A look at the the “Code of Hammurabi”, a code of laws written by the Babylonian king Hammurabi and inscribed on stone.
The seven main disciplines in biology and the branches that study plants, cells, and animals including fields that study how living things interact with their environment.
Reasons why translating text alters the meaning of an original work and why altering the meaning is unavoidable.
The development of ethnography, important figures in cultural anthropology, and how ethnographic studies changed history.
A list of common polyatomic ions sorted by net charge (includes name and formula for each ion.)
Step-by-step guide to adding an RSS feed to WordPress, from finding the feed address to adding it to WordPress.
If you have a maple tree in your backyard, you might have thought tapping the tree and making your own maple syrup -- and for good reason: real maple syrup is fairly expensive. Without doing any harm to your tree, you can produce 10 to 20 gallons...
Statistics is ruled by collecting data samples and putting them in graphs to make the data easier to read. There are numerous ways data can be organized into a graph, depending on the variables used in the experiment or those collected during a...
Growing potatoes might seem to be fairly straightforward (just letting them grow and digging them up when ripe... that seems easy enough), but the caring and keeping of potato plants can actually be somewhat challenging, particularly when it comes...
This is an overview of the different types of buffalo and bison and the differences between these bovine.
A list of endangered species that can be found throughout the state of Michigan and what you can do to help.
A field guide to the various kinds of fossils and how they form.
A reference chart of HTML codes for commonly used characters and symbols, including information on how to use special entity codes.
Find out which yoga products and accessories are right for you with this handy guide. Learn about the various mats, props, and more. Learn what you'll need and what you won't.
The decision to transfer to a new school isn't an easy one. Read this guide which shares some great reasons students transfer (and what to consider with each one.)
After creating an ad on Facebook, the ad will be "pending review" for a while. Learn how long ads are in pending and what you can do to shorten the time it takes to get it up and running.
Protect yourself online. Learn steps to prevent your account from getting hacked and find out how hackers operate.
Learn what linguistic intelligence is and find out various ways to build upon a natural linguistic talent (and interest) with this handy guide.
A list of several places to find C programming exercises, challenges, and puzzles to improve your coding skills, compete against other programmers, and even win contests.
Easy ways anyone can reduce air pollution. Use these simple tricks you can do with your car and around the house that can really make a difference for the environment.
Step-by-step tutorial (with pictures) showing how to completely uninstall Skype on Windows, even if you're having problems uninstalling with Add/Remove Programs.
Need to get rid of some games on Steam? This guide will show you how to uninstall games as well as how to reinstall them later if you change your mind.
Is Steam taking up a lot of space on your computer? This guide will show you the process (with pictures) of uninstalling Steam.
Learn how to extract a RAR file for free. There's no need to pay when you use a free unRAR utility as shown in this step-by-step guide (with pictures.)
The lack of sense of smell is called anosmia. Learn what having no sense of smell is like for one anosmic and how it affects the sense of taste.
How to find your computer's IP address (with pictures.) This step-by-step guide includes different ways to find your ip, so you can get it without fail! Learn how to get the internal IP your router has assigned to your computer.
Step-by-step guide (with pictures) showing how to take a screenshot without downloading extra software. Tutorial includes information on saving the screen grab.
A step-by-step guide to installing Ruby in Windows including information on choosing a version and customizing your installation.
Step-by-step instructions on installing Linux Mint using an .iso. Article includes screenshots of the entire process.
A guide on burning an ISO image, complete with pictures, step-by-step instructions. Plus, get helpful tips on burning a disc.
How to completely uninstall Norton PC Checkup from your computer including step-by-step instructions with pictures.
Water pollution and its causes. Learn about point source, nonpoint source pollution, and find out what you can do to help.
Draw these exquisite birds to your yard with a quick and easy DIY nectar. Learn about the health benefits of homemade hummingbird food, how to store extra nectar, and fun facts!
Need to dress like a pirate? These costume ideas are perfect for anyone sailing the high seas! Here, you can also find out what pirates WON'T like!
Here is a list of recipes for all-natural and environmentally friendly insecticides. Get rid of ants, aphids, bees, wasps, midges, and more with these easy-to-make (and completely organic) pesticides.
An overview of various types of pre-employment tests, legal information, and controversies in involved in screening potential employees.
A listing of ways just one person can help protect endangered species. Learn ways you can help by starting right in your own backyard or make a difference for animals around the world!
Learn about the different species of alligators including the only two known living species that exist today: The American Alligator and the Chinese Alligator.
Information on the risk factors and causes of ice pick headaches including steps to follow for treating them.
The differences between angiosperms and gymnosperms and their relationship to coniferous and deciduous plants.
Learn why biology is important, how it relates to daily life, and the effect biology has in modern medicine. Get a feel for life science by exploring the various fields of biology.
Learn what you can do to help homeless people get back on their feet. Follow these tips and make a big difference!
The Titanic sunk as a result of a collision with an iceberg in the North Atlantic on that fateful night in 1912. The next day, icebergs with noticeable damage were found nearby and photographed. But where exactly did this occur? And where is the wreckage now?
A list of the differences between king and California king mattresses including a handy measurement chart showing other types of mattresses (queen, California queen, twin, etc.).
Having trouble finding the perfect plant for shady spaces? This list of shade-loving plants will help you with your garden if you're in partial sun or full shade.
Read the pros and cons of rhinoplasty to find out if a nose job is for you! Not sure if you really want nose surgery? Tips on weighing the advantages and disadvantages before going under the knife.
Create a beautiful garden with only a few tools. This list contains the must-haves that will allow you to create the garden of your dreams, whether you're on a budget or are new to gardening!
Defines polynomials by showing the elements that make up a polynomial and rules regarding what's NOT considered a polynomial. Learn about different types, how to find the degree, and take a quiz to test your knowledge.
Tuscany is known for its vast and beautiful landscapes that are dotted with picturesque cypress trees. It is absolutely gorgeous here, which is just one of the reasons you're probably wondering how to rent a Tuscan villa. This area is considered...
A pear half poached in red wine and filled with a vanilla mascarpone. Yum! Melanie Shebel Poached pears make for a very light dessert, so they're an awesome choice after a heavy meal. These pears look amazing and are a cinch to make. I used bosc...
Love the beef barbacoa served up at Chipotle? This easy recipe is very close (if not the actual recipe) to the chain's famous flavor-filled fare.
Taking a trip to Europe and aren't sure where to go or what to see? Explore the best of what Europe has to offer with this 2-week itinerary or use these trip ideas as a guideline to build your own vacation!
The truth behind McDonalds food including the ingredients that are found in the chain's food. Read about healthy options on the menu and calorie counts of various items.
A guide to glaciers: the conditions necessary for glacier formation, how they're formed, their movement and anatomy, and where glaciers are located.
Learn how to make Swedish rosette cookies at home with a rosette iron. I've included the recipe, step-by-step instructions, and a photo guide.
Step-by-step guide to multiplying different types of polynomials. Learn how to multiply binomials using the FOIL method. Use the grid method and know why it's the best way to multiply polynomials.
A handy guide for identifying various types of clouds including information on what makes clouds look different, which are responsible for storms, and how some clouds can help in predicting weather.
Learn about the different types of volcanoes, how they form, and how they erupt. Find out how volcanoes have created entire island chains like Hawaii!
Creative and fun ways to work toward achieving your goals. Use these fun goal charts to track your success. Learn different ways to track progress and how sharing goals with others can help you complete your goal!
Why the Poznan Project is important for genealogical research and how to use the site to find Prussian Polish roots.
Why Empire Avenue helps build great social networking habits and how it is useful as a social networking strategy.
A guide on finding Dalbello ski boots at a good price including tips on finding a pair that looks and fits great without breaking your budget.
A definitive list of sites where users can gather your Twitter analytics and compare your statistics with other users, including information on how each site works, their benefits, and their drawbacks.
What buffalax videos are, the hilarious history behind these soramimi music clips on YouTube, and how YouTubers can keep the tradition alive!
The highest mountains on each of the seven continents, differences in the Bass and Messner climbing lists, and why there are actually nine mountains vying to be a part of the Seven Summits.
The Michigan Accent & Slang Words. Groups of people from every US state and, really, every place in the world have a unique accent and Michigan is no different! Learn Michigan-isms here!
You know you're from Michigan when... everything on this list of Michigander stereotypes applies to you! A fun guide on the strange quirks of the Mitten state and its inhabitants.
Discover the history of Hanukkah gelt, from its monetary origins to when chocolate coins were first "minted." Learn what gelt is used for and where to get it.
A guide on creating hand embroidered blanket stitches with step-by-step instructions, photos, and tips on perfecting the stitch.
Here's a list of eight songs perfect for celebrating the festival of lights. Remind your friends and family about the miracle of Hanukkah by playing these holiday hits.
Facts and figures of the highest mountain in the world including information on the climb. Learn how mountaineers ascend both the famed North Face from Tibet and the Southeast Ridge from Nepal.
A white chili recipe made with chicken, including step-by-step instructions (with pictures) and tips for serving and storing.
Learn where you can complete programmer challenges and puzzles in order to hone your programming skills, win cash prizes, or even get a job interview!
Famous people with the INFJ Myers Briggs personality type (and why they're famous.) INFJ celebrities include actors, politicians, world leaders, and activists. Do you relate to these INFJs?
Mango lassi recipe and step-by-step instructions showing how to make mango lassi.
The chain stitch is essentially a series of looped stitches that form a chain-like pattern.
A in-depth guide to creating scallop stitches in hand embroidery including tips and tricks on getting the perfect stitch.
Learn how to make a herringbone stitch.
Fly stitches are beautiful stitches that are especially useful for embellishments and edging. They can be used in rows or as independent, scattered stitches. I often use a fly stitch as a quick and easy way to create an outline (and stem) of a...
A step-by-step guide on creating hand embroidered satin stitches including photos, information on the stitch, and where to learn more.
Step-by-step guide (with pictures) to making the lazy daisy stitch in hand embroidery. Includes tips on perfecting the stitch and ideas for fun alterations to the lazy daisy stitch.
A step-by-step tutorial on how to make beautiful hand embroidered stem stitches. The guide contains detailed photographs and where you can learn additional stitches.
A guide on how to make hand embroidered cross-stitches including tips and tricks on perfecting the stitch.
A step-by-step tutorial (with pictures) showing how to embroider 5 easy and beautiful stitches. You'll be able to make several beautiful designs and learn the skills to make more complex stitches.
Learn about the different types of tornadoes and see 15 clear, amazing pictures of these violent storms. Find out out how tornadoes are ranked on the Fujita scale and see examples of F5 tornadoes.
Learn everything there is to know about celebrating Christmas in Ireland from customs and traditions to festivities and Irish holiday fare.
Budapest is chock-full of fun activities, places to see, and things to do. This is the ultimate guide to Budapest. Have a blast in this city with this list of must-see Budapest locales.
Learn everything there is to know about bank CDs from what they are to how to find an amazing rate! Get help in finding a great APY and terms that work for you!
Easy-to-use home remedies for dealing with just about any clog. The do-it-yourself guide to fixing a clogged drain with household products.
Learn dialectical behavior therapy coping skills important in treating borderline personality disorder. These coping techniques are also used in treatment of sex abuse survivors and addiction recovery.
A skinny woman's battle with stereotypes. How American culture makes being thin synonymous with anorexia. "Skinny girls have no right to complain."
Looking for some fundraising ideas for your sports team? This guide is chock-full of some of the best ways to raise money!
Learn how to do effective keyword research so you can create content that does fantastic in the search engines.
Why not finish up an email with a funny signature? Try one of these humorous, witty signatures for the perfect sign-off on your outgoing messages! "After all is said and done, more is said than done."
Want to dance like Lady Gaga? Learn Lady Gaga's signature dance moves and check out dance tutorials to her smash hits!
Easy, step-by-step instruction on installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox. VirtualBox is an easy way to try out (or use) a new operating system on a virtual machine.
VirtualBox is amazing virtual box software! Learn how to get it and install it with this simple guide!
Writing great content for use in article marketing is becoming more and more important as search engines are getting smarter. Learn how to write content that readers (and search engines) will love.
A step-by-step guide (with pictures) to making a paper crane. This tutorial includes the history of origami and origami cranes!
Check out these extremely nerdy wedding cakes! It doesn't get any better than this!
Incredible things to see and do in Bhutan: Want to learn the best places to visit and things to see in Bhutan? This guide is jam-packed with exciting adventures.
Remember Electronic Dream Phone? Share memories about this tween game for girls, watch the cheesy 90s commercial, and find out where you can get it (so you can play it for old time's sake!) Now THAT'S a trip down memory lane!
Mumbai (Bombay), India is jam-packed with fun activities, places to sightsee, and cultural experiences. Check out what there is to see and do here!
One cat's experience with FLUTD and a perineal urethrostomy from diagnosis to post-surgery life.
Get your Glee music fix with this concise list of the songs, by episode, featured in season 2 of Glee including artist and character information for each song.
Want to try butter tea but can't trek out all the way into the furthest corners of the Himalayas? Check out this authentic Tibetan recipe for this warm drink!
Find out the best places to visit in Jaipur from the Hawa Mahal to Temple of Galtaji, and more, with this guide to India's pink city! Learn everything there is to see, right in the heart of Rajasthan.
Learn the history behind Buddhist prayer flags (in Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan) and how they are important to Tibetan Buddhism.
Jet blasts at the beach, short runways, steep mountainsides, landing on ice... would you fly to these destinations? Check out this list of the most dangerous airports in the world!
Comprehensive list of song and their artists from the first season of Glee listed by episode.
Want to trek Nepal's Annapurna Circuit? Learn about the three main trails, Himalayan culture, villages on the trail, food & drink, and more!
Aran sweaters bring thoughts of the rocky, cold Aran islands where they were first knitted. The sweaters were spun by the wives of the local fishermen to keep them warm in Atlantic gales.
If you're a teenager looking for a fun job, this guide is packed with ton fun jobs teens love!
Want to learn the meaning of FML? Learn what it means and where it came from in this guide to this text messaging term.
Learn what FTW means, a phrase common in text messages and Facebook. Also, learn the funny story behind the source of this word.
LMAO. Have you ever wondered what it means? Learn the meaning of LMAO, other internet slang, and acronyms used in text messaging. Find out the origin of this term and more!
Taking care of a dog suffering from diarrhea can be difficult. This guide is full of tips to help your pooch get better!
Check out everything there is to do in Ennis in County Clare, Ireland. Visiting Western Ireland to see the cliffs? You'll love staying in Ennis!
Learn the history behind Bunratty Castle by visiting this beautiful Irish locale (and the nearby folk park.) This is an experience not to be missed!
"Burren" comes from the Irish "Boíreann," which means "rocky place." There is no better way to describe the Burren. Check out all there is to do in this unique landscape in County Clare, Ireland.
The cliffs of Moher are one of the most beautiful and popular locations in all of Ireland. See photos, read facts, and learn history behind the breathtaking mossy, green sea cliffs.
Learn tips and tricks on how to be single. Are you single and want to learn how to start enjoying your life? Learn how to love being single here!
Learn everything there is to know about finding the perfect roommate. Find out how to divide costs, where to find roomies, and what questions to ask.
A polished collection of the absolutely funniest and overall best XKCD comics to date covering topics such as dinosaurs, love, and general geekery! Hover text for each comic is included.
The complete guide to the French tax system from who pays taxes, where the money goes, when to pay, and a few strange facts about taxes in France!
Learn the steps to properly filing bankruptcy in Indiana including tips on which chapter you should file and why...
Learn the requirements for an FHA home loan and some tips on how to qualify. Getting a home loan through the FHA is easy if you follow these steps!
There are many factors that make studying or treating different patients challenging. Cultural psychology aims to make treatment of people of differing ethnic backgrounds more successful.
Need a student loan but can't get a cosigner? Learn the steps to getting student loans without cosigners.
Learn the laws surrounding informed consent in psychological research and treatment, including information about consent forms and who can legally consent.
Want to remove MyWebSearch? Learn about how uninstall and completely get rid of the toolbar (and all the "fun" stuff it comes with.)
These are the best places to get quality backlinks. Learn about the different types of backlinks, how they help, and where to get them!
Learn about Italian citizenship including the laws regarding who can apply and a checklist of what you need to become a citizen of Italy.
Learn about the various wine regions of Provence, France, which grapes are grown in each region and which wines are made here.
Tons of easy, fun, and successful breast cancer fundraising ideas that allow you to simplify your group's fundraiser planning and get down to the business of raising money for charity.
Did you know: On-page SEO is the most important aspect of SEO? Find out 10 proven methods for your site, straight from the Google patent!
Looking for information on the best parks in Los Angeles? This article features five of Los Angeles's greatest parks in order to show you where YOU can enjoy the outdoors!
The Best Museums in Chicago: Chicago's museums are top midwest attractions. Learn which Chicago museum you should visit from this list of the best museums in the 'Windy City.'
A collection of photos and info on the most beautiful castles in France, including some of the top French chateaux.
This is a guide on the kinds of food eaten in Poland, from the main course to what Poles eat for dessert. It includes information on various elements used in Polish cooking as well as commonly prepared dishes.
Making dutch baby pancakes is simple with this how-to guide which shares a recipe from a culinary arts school. Learn tips for perfect pancakes and fantastic topping ideas for dutch babies.
Poland is chock full of beautiful places to see and things to do. Learn which places make the top 5!
Learn about German Christmas traditions and how Christmas is celebrated in Germany.
Find out which amazing free SEO tools the search engine optimization pros use to find keywords, nix the competition, and more!
Learn what foot pronation is, what type of pronator you are, and why it's extremely important to have this information when buying shoes.
Find out how Christmas in France is celebrated. Learn all the French Christmas traditions, customs, and everything else there is to know about celebrating the holidays!
Learn the French stereotypes and find out whether these are fact or fiction. Can you guess which are truth and which are myths about the people of France?
Learn how to snag a job in France. Includes information on finding French jobs, how French employment laws different than US laws, and more!
Learning French? Check out these amazing tips for learning French to get a full grasp of the language. Learn how to stay on track and and have fun doing it!
The guide to retiring in France. Retiring abroad can be a wonderful way to spend those golden years, learn how to do it!
Learn everything there is to know about the cheeses of France and which French cheese you will enjoy most with this in-depth guide to fromage!
Want to pass the Unicru personality test? Get the Unicru answers here. This definitive guide to the Unicru personality test for employment includes questions, answers, and an explanation of how the test works. Learn why tests like these are bad for business and how you can fight the Unicru test.
By attending one of many tuition-free colleges, you can save quite a bit of money on your education. Find out which colleges don't charge a dime for tuition!
Learn how to drive in France including the legal requirements, French driving laws, and more!
A guide to the vineyards, wines, and grapes of Bordeaux, France including additional information on Bordeaux's sub regions.
Full guide to buying property in France. Learn everything there is to know about French real estate from choosing a home to closing the sale.
An in-depth look at the French citizenship process from the basic requirements to all the necessary paperwork. Prepare yourself by learning the steps to become a French citizen outlined in this guide.
Learn the 7 most common SEO mistakes and how to solve them (or how to prevent them!)
Learn why meta tag optimization is still important in SEO and what to look out for!