# Body Temperature

### News : Our Body Temperature; Test Your Knowledge

Normal body temperature, normothermia or euthermia; is a range of temperature rather than a fixed number. That Range represents the temperature that could be measure form the body under normal conditions. Body temperature is a range rather than a fixed number; the normal body ...more

### How To : Chart your basal body temperature with pen, paper and thermometer

If you're looking to get pregnant, there's a lot of information you should know, especially if you're having a hard time conceiving. One of the things you should know is what your basal body temperature is. This can help you and your doctor figure out about your ovulation. Mic ...more

### How To : Find intervals with a TI-83 graphing calculator

Need to know how to use your Texas Instruments graphing calculator for your college math or statistics class? You're in luck... watch this video tutorial to see how to find intervals with a TI-83 graphing calculator. Confidence intervals for single population means: sigma unk ...more

### How To : Survive falling into icy waters on seemingly frozen lakes

The normal body temperature in humans is 98.6 degrees. At 95 degrees, hypothermia has already set in. At 86 degrees, you're unconscious. Next, is death. So, when you're on an frozen-over lake, use extreme caution on that seemingly solid ice, because if you fall through, it jus ...more

### How To : Recognize and treat the 5 C's of a fever in children

Dr. Chris Steele guides us through how to find the 5 Cs of a sick child. When you have a child who is running a fever, it's important to remember not to heat up your home and wrap them in a ton of blankets. This is the worst thing you can do because you're increasing the warmt ...more

### How To : Bathe your cat

This video demonstrates how to bathe a cat. It's a cat's worst nightmare. To make it easier, first be sure the water temperature is warm and constant. Put the cat in the tub and get him wet with the sprayers warm water. Protect the cats eyes at all time. Apply cat shampoo libe ...more

### How To : 9 DIY Tips for Staying Toasty in the Winter

How do you stay toasty warm for the winter season without having to overexert your heating bill? First thing's first—wear a lot of layers. An extra layer of tights, a thick pair of socks, an additional sweatshirt or a wool beanie on your head can go a long way in retaining yo ...more

### How To : 8 Weird Ways to Cool Down for Summer

Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to cool down during the hot summer heat without blasting the A/C in your house and opening the refrigerator every few minutes to feel the cold, machine-made air blow against your overheated face. Below are 8 weird and unexpected ways ...more

### How To : Keep your dog cool in the summer with ice water

This video gives you tips on how to keep your dog cooler in the summer heat. Their natural body temperature in the summer is 102 degrees already. Dogs are unable to sweat. Their only mechanisms for cooling themselves naturally are their mouths and the pads of their feet. The f ...more

### How To : Increase the chances of conception & pregnancy

So you've decided that it's the right time for a baby. In this video, Lisa Gibbons talks about how to increase your chances of conception. She explains that knowing your menstrual cycle is key to understanding when you might ovulate. You can also check your basil body temperat ...more

### How To : Grill chicken for a healthier meal

Avoid the greasy mess of fried chicken without missing the flavor by grilling. Grilled chicken is delicious and much better for you than fried. Follow along with this video and have a great barbeque. You Will Need * An old towel * Canola oil * 4 chicken breast halves * Salt an ...more

### How To : Use a Neti pot the right way

To correctly provide nostril to nostril irrigation, first fill the Neti pot with warm water or water a little warmer than body temperature. Mix one level teaspoon of salt into half a liter of water. Taste and spit the water to check the correct salinity. Place the nose cone in ...more

### How To : Fire up your metabolism

This video focuses on strategies you can use to boost your metabolism--one-step needed in order to lose belly fat. Obtaining a faster metabolism will train your body to burn more calories throughout the day. The first step to boost your metabolism is through strength training, ...more

### How To : Detect the signs and symptoms of alcohol poisoning

If your in college or just want to be prepared for an unfortunate situation, it is important to know how to tell if someone is suffering from alcohol poisoning. Binge drinking can lead to long term health problems but with vigilance, immediate death can be prevented. Alcohol ...more

### How To : 8 More Weird Ways to Cool Down This Summer

Eating chili peppers may not be your first idea for cooling down during a hot summer day, but there's a reason why many of the spiciest foods in the world come from places notorious for extremely hot weather. Spicy food makes you sweat without raising your body temperature, an ...more

### The Science of Frothing : How to Make Your Own Milk Foam

Once upon a time in America, there was coffee and there was decaf. That's it. No capuccinos. No espressos. And certainly no Starbucks. Coffee was just coffee, something that you bought at a gas station or donut shop. If you made it at home, it was either in a metal pot or inst ...more

### News : These Electronic Skin Patches Will Revolutionize the Way We Take Medicine

Smartphones and TVs aside, most of the electronics industry is focused on making everything smaller. From cars to cameras to computers to memory, we want power and convenience to go hand-in-hand. Professor John Rogers at the University of Illinois is ready for the next wave of ...more

### News : Fire Up Your Spirit at Canada's First Cold Sauna

Written By Bea Broda Nestled into the spectacular Okanagan region of British Columbia, the Sparkling Hill Resort is a 152-room resort and wellness hotel that offers traditional treatments, including reflexology, aromatherapy, soothing moor mud wraps and therapeutic massages, ...more

### How To : Check for a fever accurately

Feeling someone's forehead when they are sick is an outdated way to check for a fever. Follow along with this video and learn how to take an accurate reading so you know whether or not to seek medical help. You Will Need * A digital thermometer * Petroleum jelly Step 1: Choos ...more

### How To : Warm up and stretch correctly before exercise

Those stretches you learned as a kid – called "static stretching" – can actually weaken muscles before exercise. Learn how to warm up the right way, with "dynamic" stretching. Watch this video to learn how to warm up and stretch correctly before exercise. You Will Need * Wel ...more

### Heat Illness in Young Athletes : Detection and Prevention

Heat Illness in Young Athletes: Detection and Prevention From recreational activities to free-play to team sports to camps, outdoor activities during the summer have one thing in common--the heat... Heat related illness is responsible for thousands of summer emergency room ...more

### News : General Tips for Exercising in the Heat from Dr. Marshall

General Tips for Exercising in the Heat -Schedule workouts for the cooler times of the day. -Allow overweight, out of shape or unacclimated kids time to acclimate to the heat. -Schedule timed water and rest breaks every 30 minutes during activities. During these breaks, do ...more

### Fear the Itch : Prevent Mosquito Bites by Avoiding These Foods & Activities

There are many, many home remedies out there for relieving itchy mosquito bites. Everything from mud to banana peels and basil leaves to Alka-Seltzer tablets can help curb the itch. But before you even have to resort to any of those methods, you should be thinking about preven ...more

### News : Probiotics Could Cut Sepsis in Infants for Just \$1 a Day

Bacteria, viruses and other germs sometimes set off the immune system to overreact, producing a severe condition called sepsis. Sepsis is so dangerous that it is the leading cause of death of children across the world, killing a million kids every year, mostly in developing co ...more

### News : Blood Test Can Predict Severe Dengue Complications, Saving Kids' Lives

Dengue fever is a danger to anyone living or visiting tropical or subtropical regions. It can be hard to detect the infection in its earliest and most treatable phase, especially in children. Luckily, new research highlights better techniques for triaging the disease in infect ...more

### News : One Way Climate Change May Cut Animal Lives Short — Messing with Gut Microbes

As headlines focus on melting glaciers and rising water levels caused by global warming, climate change is quietly taking its toll on the nearly invisible occupants of this planet, the microbes. In a study published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, researchers fro ...more

### Body Hack : How to Stop an Emotional Freakout by Inducing Your Body's Natural Survival Instincts

Many of us experience highly emotional "freakouts", so to speak, more often than we'd like. Weather you experience them personally, or via your loved ones, it can be very difficult to think rationally during an episode, and for some people it can take quite a while to calm dow ...more

### News : How Researchers Could Use Bacteria to Determine Time of Death

When a dead body is discovered, finding out when the person died is just as important as finding out how the person died. Determining the time of death has always involved lots of complicated scientific detective work and less-than-reliable methods. However, a study by Nathan ...more

### Bat Science : How Realistic Are Batman's Gadgets in Dark Knight Rises?

One of the best things about Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy is how realistic he makes the caped crusader feel. Unlike the Joel Schumacher or even the Tim Burton versions, Nolan's world seems grounded in some level of scientific fact. But just how close is science to actual ...more

### How To : Why You Should Be Drinking Coffee Instead of Water Before a Workout

Nothing gets me functioning in the morning better than strong coffee. And if I'm going to start my day with a dreaded workout, that steaming cup of caffeine is the exact motivation I need to get going. Although coffee might not seem like the best beverage to drink before hitti ...more

### How To : Throw a Naked Sushi Party

The Japanese know how to party. Browsing the internet for my daily fix of Weird Asian News, I stumbled across this article on Cannibal Banquets. According to Steve Levenstein, Japanese Innovations Writer, "a pinata-like 'body' is carefully crafted, then stuffed with edible go ...more

### Q&A with Jay Samit : The Future of AR Could Be a World of 'Times Square on Acid'

As augmented reality becomes more and more integrated into the mainstream, people have been wondering the future of AR is going to look like. Jay Samit has a pretty clear idea. Samit is an expert in digital media innovation. He has been called a leader in digital "disruption" ...more

### How To : Stay Warm During a Winter Storm Without Any Electricity

It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more

### How To : Make Guinness cupcakes

Guinness? Cupcakes? Guinness Cupcakes?!? Yes, that's right. Enjoy the best of both worlds with some special and delicious Guinness cupcakes, perfect for the Irish beer connoisseur. Every bite of these cupcakes is incredible. Watch this how2heroes video and you will see the ch ...more

### How To : Bathe your baby properly

Bathing your baby should be studied before diving into it. There's many things to learn about including water temperature, how to place the baby in the bath, and how to support his/her body once in the bath. Here is an easy, step-by-step tutorial hosted by Johnson's Baby on ho ...more

### How To : Assess thyroid status & perform a thyroid gland exam

This video will teach and demonstrate the thyroid status assessment and thyroid gland examination in a patient. As a doctor, you will, at some point in your career, need to examine the thyroid gland in a patient's neck, and some other parts of the body which are effected by th ...more

### How To : Use Fiberglass Filler For Auto Body Repair

Assuring A Proper Repair When Welding Vehicle Sheet Metal Any weld that is performed on a vehicle requires certain steps to assure a proper repair. For example, weld-through-primer must be applied to the welded surface being welded; corrosion protection must be applied to the ...more

### How To : Create a DIY tomato facial scrub with Michelle Phan

Michelle Phan presents this tutorial on how to take a tomato and turn it into an invigorating scrub. From Michelle's site: A study by the Harvard School of Public Health reported that tomatoes can reduce the chances of cancer, diabetes, and even heart disease. Tomatoes cont ...more

### How To : Lessen the Effects of Radiation Poisoning from a Nuclear Disaster

When I think of nuclear power plants, clean, safe, efficient energy isn't usually the first thing to come to mind. Firstly, I think of Chernobyl, where the world's most devastating nuclear power plant disaster happened in the Ukraine. Deadly explosions released radioactive plu ...more

### How To : Roll Your Own Cigars at Home

Cigar Rolling Instructions: Separate Leaves Separate your dried tobacco leaves into those designated for filler, binders, and wrappers, saving the most pristine for your wrappers. The filler leaf is usually a blend of different types of tobacco, but if you’re growing your ow ...more

### HowTo : Reboot Your Corpse

IEEE Spectrum examines the practice of cryonically freezing the dead, with the intent to "reboot" when medical advances are prepared to undo their death. Is it just a matter of time (cryonics scientists predict 100 years) or pure quackery? Here's how it works: "Before the b ...more

### How To : Install a water temperature gauge to a snowmobile

This video shows you how easy it is to install the J&T water temperature gauge on your snowmobile. This is a "Must Have" for any snowmobile rider in order to keep an eye on your water temperature so you don't melt a piston. List of parts and tools needed: -4 electrical eyele ...more

### How To : Warm up your voice properly before singing

Not sure how to properly warm up your voice before belting a tune? Learn the right way to warm up your voice so you can surprise friends without setting off the neighborhood dogs. You Will Need: • Discipline • A healthy diet • Breathing exercises • Lots of water Step 1: ...more

### How To : Properly prepare and deep fry a turkey

Kat teaches us how to properly prepare and deep fry a turkey in this tutorial. First, make sure you have at turkey that is all the way thawed and your oil is heated up to 375 degrees outside near nothing that can catch on fire. After this, dry the turkey off completely so ther ...more

### Shortcut : 5 Secret Body Tricks

Body hacks. So simple, so ingenious. They're the shortcuts in life. We love them, the internet loves them. Back in 2008, somebody named Alicia Goh wrote a friendster blog post that has been passed along far and wide. Her tricks of the body include quick solutions for an itchy ...more

### How To : Throw a wine-tasting party

There's more to hosting a wine tasting than putting out glasses and crackers. These guidelines will help make your party a soiree to remember. You Will Need * Wine * Wine glasses * Paper cups * Plain crackers or bread * Water * Tasting sheets * Pencils * Paper bags (optional) ...more

### Scrabble Bingo Weekly Roundup : Creepy, Deadly Words for Halloween

Pumpkins, murderers, vampires, zombies, ghosts, witches, death… these are all the subjects of last week's Scrabble Bingo of the Days, which focused on words associated with Halloween and horror movies. Did you know there was actually a name for someone who suffocated another p ...more

### How To : Make a sugar and lemon hair removal paste

It's bikini season, so you know what that means: swimsuits and lots of bare skin. Get rid of unwanted hair without dropping mad stacks at your drugstore or aesthetician by learning how to make your own hair removal paste. Watch this video to get the how-to. This sugar hair rem ...more

### How To : Insulate your feet from the cold

Going hiking in the rough cold? You might want to watch this video first. Your toes are the most vulnerable part of your body when it comes to the cold. Keep them – and the rest of your feet – toasty with these steps. You Will Need: • Two pairs of cotton socks • Waterproof ...more

### News : The Scientific Formula for the Perfect Handshake

Scientists have recently released a mathematical breakdown of the perfect handshake. The University of Manchester researchers discovered that nearly one-in-five people hate the handshake, listing complaints such as sweaty palms, limp wrists, gripping too hard and no eye contac ...more

### How To : Distinguish different types of beer

Beer has so many traits and flavors that you might have to taste a lot of it to see what you like. Oh darn. WARNING: Don’t drink unless you’re of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink and drive. Step 1 Consider the many varieties of beer. These include lagers, ales, ...more

### How To : Your Personal NASA Program from Garbage: How to Build a Pulsing Jar Jet Engine

Jet engines combine oxygen from the surrounding air with on-board fuel to burn at very high temperatures and create thrust in the direction of the flame. Rockets, which we will learn about in a later post, are similar but carry oxygen internally and can therefore function in s ...more

### The Art of 3D Printing : Turning Cool Ideas into Physical Three-Dimensional Models

Three-dimensional printing is one of the many wonders of modern technology. It's the first step towards real life Star Trek replicators and Timeline-esque teleportation chambers. While we aren't at the level of reconstructing strands of DNA, it's already possible to make tons ...more

### How To : Keep warm sleeping in the forest

You know your going to have to sleep outside and you don’t know how to stave off the chill of the night. With the right equipment, some layering techniques and a full belly you be sure to get a good nights sleep even if it’s cold out. Don’t let the cold keep you indoors – lea ...more

### How To : 5 Things Cold Baths & Showers Can Do for You That Hot Ones Can’t

If you're anything like me, your day doesn't start until you've sloughed away your grogginess with a scalding hot shower. That perfectly-heated water can clear stuffed sinuses, relax the muscles, and make pretty much anyone feel squeaky clean. However, a cold shower can do eve ...more

### News : Everything You Need to Know About the iPhone XS Max

Three new iPhones means you have to make a choice: Do you go with the smaller iPhone XS, the larger iPhone XS Max, or the cheaper iPhone XR? There's lots to like about each model, but if you want to make an informed decision, it's time to learn what each has to offer. Here's w ...more

### Hydration Hacks : The Scientific Benefits to the Various Ways We Drink Water

We all know that it's important to drink water regularly throughout the day. After all, it has so many benefits, including flushing toxins out of the body and maintaining kidney health and good bowel movements. Turns out that's only part of the story. While being properly hydr ...more

### News : Everything You Need to Know About the iPhone XS

Apple's successor to the iPhone X is a beautifully made smartphone with much of the same characteristics, including a 5.8-inch OLED screen, two storage choices, and Face ID. But many features set the iPhone XS apart from its predecessor, as well as the other 2018 lineup of iPh ...more

### How to Be an Intern : Start Your Day with a Cold Shower

When you think about preparing for an internship, I'm sure your first thought is to go shopping for professional outfits or to brush up on technical skills. While that's all important, there's so much more for you to think about. Even the smallest of habits can have a major i ...more

### How To : Whoa—You Can Make Sprouts from Lentils, Almonds & More!

The sprouts, they're alive! Alive, I tell you—aaaaaaliiiiiive! (Cue dramatic music.) It's true: sprouts are a living food, and they're packed with more nutritional benefits than some raw vegetables. It's easy and fun to grow your own sprouts from seeds, legumes, and grains. P ...more

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