This guide will show you three methods for finding the occurrences of a particular character in a string of Ruby code. Code examples are provided for each method. The three methods covered in this article 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.
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!
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.
Some reasons why you shouldn't bother with TrueTwit.
The development of ethnography, important figures in cultural anthropology, and how ethnographic studies changed history.
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.
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.
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.
Step-by-step guide (with pictures) showing how to take a screenshot without downloading extra software. Tutorial includes information on saving the screen grab.
How to completely uninstall Norton PC Checkup from your computer including step-by-step instructions with pictures.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 McDonald's 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
A in-depth guide to creating scallop stitches in hand embroidery including tips and tricks on getting the perfect 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.
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.
A skinny woman's battle with stereotypes. How American culture makes being thin synonymous with anorexia. "Skinny girls have no right to complain."
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."
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!
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!
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!
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!
Want to trek Nepal's Annapurna Circuit? Learn about the three main trails, Himalayan culture, villages on the trail, food & drink, and more!
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!
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.
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.
These are the best places to get quality backlinks. Learn about the different types of backlinks, how they help, and where to get them!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!