Dogs can be wonderful additions to any family and provide years of love and companionship. If you are considering adding a new pup to your brood, check out this video. In it, you will learn how to teach kids about dog safety and what to do if your child gets bit. This clip wil ...more
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If your puppy won't stop gnawing on his leash when you take him for walks, there are a few things you can do to train him out of this behavior. This tutorial relies on the clicker and treat method of training to accomplish this.
In this episode of Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham goes over how to stop a puppy from mouthing and biting and how to interrupt unwanted behavior from your unruly puppy. Dogmantics is dedicated to your pup! From how to solve problems with your dog's behavior to tricks an ...more
Like humans, cats can suffer infections caused by ticks, and too often, the disease is fatal. Learn about tickborne diseases that affect cats and what you can do to protect Fluffy from an untimely demise. Across the US, tickborne diseases are on the rise. With warmer winterti ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to prevent your new puppy from play biting. In the first 12 weeks, your puppy will start to bite. Encourage the puppy to lick your hand rather than bite. If the dog accidentally bites you, mimic the sound of a dog yelping. This will mak ...more
Puppies are used to interacting with their surroundings by using their mouth, so it's natural for them to bite a lot. However, that's not necessarily behavior which pet owners want to encourage. This video shows you how to use clicker training to teach your new dog how not to ...more
Trained dogs may be used to help eradicate bed bugs. A sign that your home is infested with bed bugs is the presence of bites. If bites appear in a straight line, on the skin, then that's a classic sign of bed bug bites. Trained dogs are able to pinpoint the bed bug infestatio ...more
Dangerous to humans and dogs, Rocky Mountain Fever, along with several other tickborne infections, is on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the incidence of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) has been increasing for decades. Overall, ...more
If you know that ticks spread Lyme disease, you may already know you might also catch a bunch of other infections from them. One of the lesser-known diseases spread by ticks is infection with the bacterium Anaplasma phagocytophilium, called anaplasmosis. The disease is danger ...more
Primarily caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, Lyme disease is the most common tickborne disease in the US. By all predictions, 2017 is expected to be a banner tick year in several regions. If you have children, it is important to know what to expect. Ticks can bite a ...more
If you live with pets, you know where their tongue has been, yet you let them kiss and lick you all they want without even thinking twice about it. I've heard people say that a dog's mouth is very clean, and that their saliva, delivered by licking, can help heal wounds, but is ...more
A sometimes serious disease spread by fleas is making inroads in Texas, quietly doubling case numbers since 2008, and beginning to encroach on larger metropolitan areas. While considered a nuisance on cats and dogs, fleas have spread disease around the world, including plague ...more
Dog trainer Emily Larlham of Dogmantics, goes over some good clues on how to grab your dog when it's running around loose. "A lot of dogs will actually bite if their collar is grabbed when they are loose and fearful after having run away. The short exercises I will show you i ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use home remedies on dogs with Zephyr Carke-Dolberg. One natural remedy that can help dogs, is rice, which helps with diarrhea. You can also use Pepto Bismol for dogs if they are having stomach problems. Benadryl is also safe for dogs to eat i ...more
Bed bugs are parasites not yet known to spread disease — but they cause plenty of irritation. As scientists and landlords search for new ways to deal with the pests, a new study examines how we can deter bed bugs without so many chemicals. While they don't infect us with anyt ...more
We've always loved a good summertime hot dog, placed lovingly in a soft simple bun with ample ketchup and mustard. But after eating hot dogs this way and this way alone for the majority of our lives, we grew tired of the same old thing. Enter: The search for the 10 best hot d ...more
How To : You've Been Wasting the Best Part! 5 Delicious Uses for Your "Empty" Nutella & Peanut Butter Jars
Some food jars seem like they're actually designed to prevent you from enjoying every last bit inside. The remnants of sticky foods like Nutella and peanut butter are almost impossible to scrape out with a knife or spoon, and it's a shame to throw out something that tastes so ...more
Taking up fishing anytime soon? The first thing you'll need to learn is how to bait a hook. Different types of bait require different methods of getting them onto the hook. Follow these steps. You Will Need: • Worms • Insects • Minnows • Cut bait • 1 c. flour • 1 c. yel ...more
Yes, bubonic plague—the Black Death that killed millions in the Middle Ages— is still out there. It even infects and kills people in the United States. Without treatment, half the people infected die, but the Food and Drug Administration approved ciprofloxacin in 2015 to treat ...more
Ecosystem changes caused by agricultural choices in Brazil are creating a dangerous microbe mix in exploding populations of vampire bats and feral pigs. Even as human-influenced climate warming is tipping the tables on ecosystems around the world, choices made by landowners i ...more
I'm one of those types of people who waits until the very last minute to find a Halloween costume, and thanks to last year's attempt at buying one at a local costume shop the day before Halloween, I will just settle for the things I have lying around in my house from now until ...more
This snack is so good it might kill you— literally. These miniature bacon bites will clog even the healthiest of arteries, but it's so worth the risk! Robin Benzle of Chow Time shows you her dangerously delicious recipe for her bite-sized bacon bits, which ate breaded with bre ...more
We have no control on the weather yet it is a part of our lives which influence what we do, what we eat, what we wear and many times where we live. How did people predict the weather before there was the Internet, television, radio or the weatherperson with all of their gadget ...more
This Animal Welfare Foundation two-part video tutorial is from expert veterinary staff demonstrating the correct procedures for handling small mammals for clinical examination and medication. Its aim is to show that the primary consideration should be for the the welfare of th ...more
Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more
Is that itchy bug bite bugging you? Watch this video on how to soothe bug bites using natural and organic remedies.
It's amazing how such little creatures can cause such serious discomfort. Follow these simple steps to properly tend to an insect sting or bite. Deal with minor insect bites and stings. Click through to watch this video on howcast.com
Check out this instructional safety video to learn how survive a snake bite. Snakes are not uncommon in the continental United States. There is no region in the country where you'll be completely free from a venomous bite. When a snake bites out of hunger, it releases venom th ...more
Don't let the fear of those red, itchy mosquito bites keep you from enjoying the outdoors this summer. Even if your mosquito repellant doesn't work and you end up getting bitten there are some easy household items that will alleviate any discomfort. Mosquito bites are very co ...more
There are few things peskier in the summer than an unexpected mosquito bite swelling up on your arms and legs. Fortunately, there are many ways to heal your body of its annoying itch, ranging from fruit (lemon slices and banana peels) to common household items (baking soda and ...more
Jeff White gives guidelines in this video about bed bug bites. The first thing is that bites will show up in clusters or rows. They feed at night and it takes 5 to 10 minutes to fill up on a blood meal. That is why there are rows of bites or a cluster. The second thing to kn ...more
A bedbug is a small brownish, blood-sucking insect. Usually, infestation brings emotional trauma. So, the problem is greater than the physical problem, since the bugs bite at night, while the victim sleeps. Often, the bites are mistaken for dermatological conditions, until the ...more
This Home and Garden video tutorial shows how to deal with fire ants in the garden. This video is from Danny Lipford. These fire ants have been travelling fast and are spreading rapidly throughout the USA. When a mound of the ants is stepped upon, the entire ant colony will bi ...more
Wow your guests with canapes that are brilliant bites of perfection! Entertaining expert Sebastien Centner shows just how easy it is to make canapes that are unique, tasty and look as good as if you'd had your party catered! These are great bite sized pastries made by hand.
Tick bites should be treated immediately, the concern being transmission of Lyme disease. If you've received a tick bite, what you should do is to remove the tick promptly and carefully. Use tweezers to grasp the body of the tick near its head and pull out very gently to remov ...more
Turning your oven on in the summer is just asking to convert your house into a sauna. No matter how badly you want to bake cookies during a heat wave, having to deal with the boost in temperature is a deterrent at best. However, this doesn't necessarily mean you have to go co ...more
With warm weather comes bugs, and with bugs come bites, and with bites come itches. From ticks and spiders to mosquitoes and bees, insect bites come in sundry shapes and sizes, but they all commonly pull an itchy, red reaction out of our bodies. Once a bite fires up our immun ...more
To much of the United States, Zika seems like a tropical disease that causes horrible problems in other countries but is nothing to be worried about stateside. It may make you rethink your beach vacation abroad, but not much more than that. However, if you live in Florida or T ...more
For the first time, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved medication to treat children with a serious infection called Chagas disease, which stealthily infects and damages the hearts of millions of victims a year. Chagas disease is caused by the parasite Tryp ...more
If you have encountered bed bugs lately, you are not alone. While the pesticides used to fight these pests are losing effectiveness, a fungus shows promise in knocking the bugs out of beds everywhere. Bed bugs, or Cimex lectularius, are parasitic arthropods, part of a broad g ...more
Mosquitoes are a big problem, and citronella candles are not the solution. There are a lot of mosquito species. The American Mosquito Control Association reports there are more than 3000 mosquito species in the world, and about 200 of those occur in the US. The most common ar ...more
Elle, who grew up on the East Coast, would have described the weather as "brisk." I, a Southern California native, called it "deathly cold." As we waited for the water to boil over our campfire, despair began to creep in. "Elle," I said hopelessly, as a light drizzle suffocat ...more
Deep in the crevasses of the Songshan mountain range, an Indian dhyana master established the first Shaolin Monastery in 477 AD, seeking to spread the relatively new teachings of Buddha at the time. This monastery then bred the Shaolin monks, who are now popular for their incr ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to upgrade a 32-bit Windows to 64-bit. Chances are, it should be able to run as a 64-bit, depending on the processor. If you change the settings in BIOS, you can change it up so you can upgrade the computer. If your computer is still not working, ...more
The female mosquito feeds on blood so she can develop eggs, but in the process she can transmit disease. This video gives tips on how to avoid mosquito bites like avoid going out at dusk, application of repellent, wearing long sleeves and more. Avoid mosquito bites. Click thro ...more
The only thing worse than being bitten by a snake is not knowing what to do. This how-to tells you if you are in danger of dieing. There are some seriously good tips on what to do if bitten by a snake.
This is similar to the bite out coin trick. In this magic trick you appear to bite a piece out of playing card and magically restore it.
In this video, learn how to create a realistic looking bite mark on your skin for Halloween, film or theatre projects. This look is actually easier to do than you may think and looks completely real. So, get ready to take a bit 'ol bite outta your arm with this informative vid ...more
When the zombie apocalypse comes, you might be able to sneak by them by disguising yourself as a zombie. Or maybe you just want to dress up like a zombie. This tutorial shows you how to make a realistic looking zombie bite for around twenty dollars.
In this episode of Indy Mogul's "YourFX", learn how to make a zombie bite special effect. Indy Mogul's Backyard FX features cheap, DIY filmmaking tips and tutorials including special effects, props, and camera equipment. Be sure to search WonderHowTo for more videos from Indy ...more
Anacondas are one of the most dangerous and the largest snake in the world. National Geographic's survival guide helps you to understand how to survive if you encounter an anaconda. Don't pull out or poke it in the eyes. Push your hand into the anaconda's mouth. Care for an an ...more
What could be better then macaroni and cheese as a finger food? Liven up any party with these delicious bites of baked mac and cheese. You Will Need: *8-oz. package uncooked elbow macaroni *3 tablespoons of I Cant Believe Its Not Butter! *½ cup flour (all-purpose or self-risin ...more
If you're in the mood to make a horror movie, complete with creepy creatures and all, then you could make your dreams come true. Just check out this video tutorial on how to make a creature puppet that bites and wags when held. You can make this mechanism using string, craft w ...more
You've probably eaten chow mein, and you've surely eaten chocolate..but have you ever eaten them at the same time? In this tutorial, Betty shows us her famous chocolate walnut chow mein bites recipe. These funky treats are both salty and sweet and make a great addition to any ...more
Link shortening is the process of cleaning up the URL link which is long and converting it into a short URL. You can use bit.ly to do link shortening. Using bit.ly you can not only shorten the link but also track the users who are using those links. To use this service go to t ...more
Create 8-bit style icons and portraits in Photoshop with this hilarious and informative video from the guys at eightbit. This video shows exactly how to make the whimsical low-tech icon-style images using Adobe Photoshop and a little bit of creativity.
Copy the popular, retro-style 8-bit pixel art. You can use Adobe Illustrator to create this simple sort of art. This tutorial shows you how to set up your document and how to begin illustrating your project to get that old school feel for your artwork.
Use this rigged game to cheat your friends twice in a row! The game functions just like 31, only this time you'll always win if you follow the instructions in this video. From Revision3: This week we're learning a rigged game that combines principles we learned from both the ...more
Antivirus programs usually aim to prevent malicious software from crashing your system, not ARE malicious software that crashes your system. Except, that was the case with AVG Anti-Virus yesterday when they released a software update that rendered 64-Bit Windows 7 systems usel ...more
Oh how we love open source software. If it wasn't for Open Office, we never would have been able to write that seven-page English paper while on our friend's Microsoft Office-lacking laptop during an impromptu road trip to Mexico. And Ubuntu, an open source secure operating sy ...more