‘Video’ Posts

Minute Hacks: Tips For Keeping Your Laptop Optimal

Minute Hacks: Tips For Keeping Your Laptop Optimal

For most people, a laptop only lasts three to four years max. By a laptop’s fourth birthday, its battery is usually shot, keys are missing, the screen might be cracked, and in general it just isn’t the smooth running machine it once was. But there are simple tips & tricks to give your laptop a ...

How Accurate are Nutrition Labels?

Calorie counting is the foundation of weight loss for many. It’s simple: create an overall calorie deficit, determined by your weight, and your body will shred pounds over time. However, keeping track of your calorie intake is dependent on nutrition labels and numbers declared on restaurant menus and websites. But how accurate are these listings? ...

Jon Stewart Slams Harvard Over Cheating Scandal

Harvard University‘s recent cheating scandal has been an embarrassment for one of the nation’s greatest schools. And on Monday’s episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart made that fact very clear to his audience. To refresh your memory, around 125 students were accused of cheating on a final exam at the university last year, with ...

Minute Hacks: Ramen!

Minute Hacks: Ramen!

Fun fact: In 2011, the world’s population had the stomach to consume 95 billion servings of Ramen. Here’s how to spice up that boring, run of the mill ramen you force yourself to consume for budgetary purposes: The Internet knows that HackCollege loves ramen, we’ve proven it with a full-flavored infographic in the past – ...

Study Break: 5 Best YouTube Shows

Tired of studying, but there’s nothing to watch on Hulu or Netflix? (We know you don’t have cable. It’s cool; neither do we.) Bored with the content on the standard web-streaming sites? Well, we’ve got you covered, and you won’t have to pay a dime. Believe it or not, YouTube has some pretty amazing shows ...

Yeasayer’s Chris Keating On The Band’s Tour Displays

Yeasayer is a band out of Brooklyn, New York, that just so happens to be blazing a trail with their cutting-edge concert experience. Channeling from the early days of Pink Floyd, they’re using unique visuals to power their music’s impact while played live (which, if you were at their free show on Governor’s Island a ...

Video: iChill vs. 5-Hour Energy. Fight!

Procrastinating students have long turned to caffeinated beverages to get through the night, just as stressed out students sometimes turn to relaxants or Nyquil to get some sleep. While none of this is very healthy, it is a fact of college life. Over the weekend I saw an ad for a product called iChill, which ...

Man on the Street: SSD vs. HDD (Presented by Intel)

Need a laptop? We’ve teamed up with Intel to bring you the HackCollege Laptop Chooser. If you share the Laptop Chooser, you’ll be entered to win a Samsung Series 9 Notebook! Today we begin a series of man on the street videos asking random students around Trinity University a few questions about technology. Today’s question: What ...