Child Proof Your Home

How To : Be your own locksmith

Jim Koch has worked as a repo man and a locksmith. He gives you an insider's perspective on how to theft-proof your home by setting up surveillance systems and engraving your possessions. He also explains the basic workings of several kinds of locks and how to pick them. So ne ...more

How To : Use home drug tests

Home drug test kits can be used for many things, whether you suspect your child of doing drugs or you are worried about passing a work drug test. Learn how to use a home drug test with tips from a Certified Medical Assistant in this free drug testing video series. Part 1 of 15 ...more

How To : Deal with rats

The best way to keep rats out is by making it difficult and unappealing for them to come inside. Keep your house clean and free of anything that a rat might want to eat. Rats can fit through very small opening so go on the defensive and keep rats where they belong. Simply put ...more

News : You Don't Need Antibiotics for Pink Eye

Crusty, itchy, red eyes? There is a decent chance you could have conjunctivitis, or pink eye, an infection of the thin lining around the eye and the eyelid, caused by bacteria, an allergen, virus, or even your contact lenses. Whatever the cause — you call up your doctor to get ...more

How To : Enable Kids Mode on Your Galaxy S5

Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, and even older siblings have all likely dealt with handing their smartphones over to young children. No matter if they want to play games or watch cartoons or record funny noises, you're handing over a very personal device to those who ...more

News : 5-Year-Old Injured as Another Samsung Explodes

A 5-year-old girl was injured after the battery in another Samsung phone exploded in China. The Samsung Note 4 was reportedly charging next to the sleeping girl when it blew up in her Guizhou-based home. The Guizhou Metropolitan Daily reports that the child's hands, face, and ...more

How To : 11 Extraordinarily Practical Uses for Nail Polish

Even if you plan on never giving yourself a manicure or a pedicure for the rest of your life, it doesn't hurt to have a bottle of clear nail polish in your home. You can use this clear adhesive stuff to seal envelopes, make your handwritten labels smudge-proof, keep your bathr ...more

News : 5 Major Problems Magic Leap One Faces on Day One

The mysterious technology product teased via an eccentric TED Talk nearly five years ago has finally been revealed, and it's called the Magic Leap One: Creator Edition. After all of the non-disclosure agreements, furtive comments from CEOs and insiders given early access to th ...more

How To : Get Rid of Spiders Naturally

Spiders are common pests that typically prefer to live outdoors. However, insects and warmth will eventually attract them into our houses. They like to spin their webs in corners, crevices and unused areas of your house. Most species are harmless and even act as a natural repe ...more

News : Make a motion triggered spy cam

Admittedly, we've been quite hot on Kipkay lately, but can you blame us? This guy just keeps rolling out the wild inventions and bold pranks! A motion triggered spy cam is high level 007 stuff. Here's the scenario. You suspect your new roommate is eating your food, but you n ...more

How To : Use Your Android Phone Without Ever Touching It

Google has been working on its voice recognition technology ever since the days when you had to call a phone number with a Silicon Valley area code to dictate your query. As you can imagine, things have come a long way in the decade or so that has passed, to the point where we ...more

News : All New Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Leaked (Updated)

With rumors of the Active and Prime versions on the immensely popular Galaxy S5 circling the web for the past few weeks, today, we've got some clear proof of the upcoming Active variant. Video: . Video: . Courtesy of TK Tech News, we can see a rigid frame, fully capacative bu ...more

How To : Reverse Check a Phone Number

Prank Calls, Masked NumbersWho is calling your phone or your child's? Pranksters use a lot of tricks to make sure they can get on your nerves. Being able to trace prank calls is important because you're not going to learn much from your Caller ID, since most prank callers use ...more

How To : Watch the 2011 Super Bowl Commercials Online

It's that time of year again when pizza boxes line the room and buffalo wings stain the couch. When cases of beer sit in the cooler and the big screen TVs are fired up and properly calibrated. When two of the best football teams vie for the championship title and the Vince Lom ...more

How To : Get your home ready for a new dog

Pet-proofing your house won't just protect your possessions from becoming chew toys—it could save your dog's life. You will need a dog crate, a dog who's ready to move in, dog manuals, pet repellent, electrical cord covers, baby gates and a dog bed or towels for bedding. These ...more

How To : Use decorative paper napkins to make tile coasters

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. With the help of some 4-inch square ceramic tiles, turning decorative paper napkins into a set of very polished-looking coa ...more

How To : Draw an African elephant with Jan Brett

Celebrated and award-winning children's illustrator, Jan Brett, shows how to sketch an African elephant in this video tutorial. Learn how to draw an elephant by following Jan's simple instructions that go from making easy shapes to the finished product. Discover the wonders Ja ...more

How To : Get rid of head lice with Dr. Su Laurent

Head lice can be a nasty, unwelcome visitor in your life. And if you have children, you're likely to be confronted with an infestation sooner or later. Dr. Su Laurent explains that getting rid of head lice can be a tricky undertaking, but the most important thing is to be pers ...more

How To : Encourage dramatic play and imagination

Do you remember playing “dress up” as a kid? or pretending you were “daddy home from work?” As fun as these activites are, they play a more important role than you may think. Dramatic play or “imaginative play” helps children bring the complicated grown-up world down to size a ...more

How To : Study

Learning Style What kind of learner are you? There are three different ways people learn: Auditory learner: A person who learns best by listening. This type of person will benefit best by finding someone to study with, to ask each other questions, and to read the study mater ...more

How To : Install No-Frills Drip Irrigation

Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more

How To : Get rid of a painful sty on your eyelid

In this video Debbie Witter gives tips on how to get rid of a stye. A stye is a painful little pimple on your eyelid that comes from a bacteria called staphylococcal, which is found in the nose. Children get styes often because they pick their noses and then rub their eyes. Fr ...more

How To : Make a shepherd's pie

Some don't like shepherd's pie, but if you love it, try making it at home. This shepherd's pie recipe is sure to be a family favorite. It's not actually a "pie", as in dessert, but a full-blown, hearty meal. This traditional Shepherd's Pie from how2heroes is meant to feed a h ...more

How To : Make silver different colors by anodizing

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make silver different colors by electrochemical anodizing. Without using paint, you can give a silver surface various colors by anodizing it. WARNING: Anodizing solution is corrosive, so wear gloves at all times when ...more

How To : Make 3 classic children's toys

How would you like to make some classic toys at home with your kids? Learn how to make three classic children’s toys, a Jacob's Ladder, a dragon clapper and a puppet, in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 19 - How to Make 3 classic children's toys. Make 3 classic childre ...more

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How To : Plan a home fire drill

Do your children know how to get out of the house in the event of a fire? The best way to prepare your kids for a potential home fire is to have fire drills at your home. This program will offer ideas on how to make fire drills fun for everyone.

How To : Choose the best sippy cups for toddlers

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to choose the best sippy cups for toddlers. The sippy cup is a spill-proof drinking cup designed for toddlers. Choosing the right sippy cup will help keep both parents and children clean. The best sippy cup for toddlers is one that you ...more

News : Youth Vs. Wisdom

Hi there Dolls, I just got done putting the children to bed for the night. Fed the husband, made a little love, and took a bubble bath! I lathered up my body with a Gardenia lotion and have thrown on my amazing silk robe. I smell and feel wonderful as I sip on my Cantaloupe ...more

How To : Filter AOL search results for children

This video helps you filter AOL search results for the protection of your children. In your internet browser, type in or go to http://search.aol.com/. AOL Search home appears. Click the link named "Settings" located on the upper right corner of the AOL Search home. Click the r ...more

News : Wood Blinds vs. Faux Blinds? That is the Question.

People ask me all the time, "Nick, what are the best blinds for my home in terms of Wood vs. Faux Wood?" Well the answer to that question is not so cut and dry. However, I can help steer you in the right direction. In this post, we will examine the pros and cons of both wood a ...more

Roger Ebert : Why I HATE 3-D (And You Should, Too)

Chicago Sun Times movie critic Roger Ebert hates 3-D. And when I say hate, I really mean hate. Check out Ebert's excerpted nine points below via Newsweek. 1. IT'S THE WASTE OF A DIMENSION. Our minds use the principle of perspective to provide the third dimension. Adding one a ...more

How To : Choose a dog

Bringing a pet into your household is an important decision. Consider these factors when choosing a breed. Watch this video to learn how to choose the right dog breed for you. You Will Need * Time for thought and discussion Step 1. Assess your situation Assess your situati ...more

How To : Make Your Own Roman Sahdes

Making Your Own Roman Shades Are you an everyday Martha Stuart? You know, one of those do it yourself creative people who can make better household items than you can find at the store. It so, I found a great (quick to the point) video that will help you design and make your ...more

How To : Design a safe kitchen

Home accidents. It's up to you to protect your family… your children… from accidents in the home. And there's one place that seems to get the most attention when dealing with safety concerns… The kitchen is one of the busiest, most accident-prone rooms in the house. Design a k ...more

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