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Summer Hack : Hot Tea Can Cool You Down More Than Popsicles

Instinctively, we reach for popsicles and cold drinks when the temperatures climb, but doing something counterintuitive, like going for a hot drink or eating something spicy, is actually more effective at keeping you cool. Deutsche Well spoke with Professor Peter McNaughton, ...more

How To : Make mint tea with home dried mint

Making a hot tea on a cool day is one of the best things you can do in life. Learn how you can make a delicious mint tea in this cooking how-to video. Watch as Elina Wells goes through the process of taking homed ried leaves from her garden to make mint tea. What You Will Nee ...more

How To : 7 Random Uses for Used Tea Bags

The next time you brew yourself a nice cup of hot tea, don't throw the tea bag away. Old tea bags can be used in many ways ranging from household cleanup to DIY beauty and even gardening. Other than the classic method of placing tea bags on tired eyes to reduce puffiness, tea ...more

How To : Get rid of a runny nose & sore throat

No one likes being sick, and having a sore throat and runny nose can be some of the worst symptoms. Get yourself back on track, and healthy, with the Renegade Health Show as she details how to get rid of those pesky symptoms. Create this delicious, healing drink with hot tea, ...more

How To : Make spiced chai

A sweet and spicy milk-based tea from India, chai is a tasty alternative to coffee. You Will Need * 7 c. Water * 2 green cardamom pods * 1 small piece fresh ginger root * 2 cloves * A cinnamon stick * 2 bay leaves * 2 tbsp. Loose leaf black tea (such as Darjeeling) * 1 c. Whol ...more

How To : Make Thai iced tea

This is a video demonstrating how to make Thai Iced tea. The presenter explains that Thai tea mix can be bought at a local Asian market. She explains that it costs about 5 dollars. She says that one package can last a long time. Sugar and boiling water, ice and half and half i ...more

How To : Become a Tea Duellist

Those of you who have attended a Steampunk convention in the last year or two may have heard of something called "Tea Duelling" and been intrigued. Tea Duelling is an elegant sport for a more civilized age. Instead of hacking away at each other with long, sharp wedges of meta ...more

How To : Set Up a Coffee Station at Your Buffet

When having a large dinner party or family gathering, having a coffee station set up saves the Host/hostess a lot of busy work. Guests like getting their own beverages rather than having to ask for one, and the coffee station is the key solution. Plus, one can serve several ki ...more

How To : Make a flying tea bag

This video tutorial demonstrates how to make a flying tea bag. You only need is a cheap tea bag and a match to set it off. The tea bag remains are so light that the hot air produced from the ashes is enough to make them lift into the air. This experiment is slightly dangerous, ...more

How To : Make Your Own Homemade Tea

The next time you are in the mood for a hot drink, make your own tea bags to brew at home. Grab your favorite herbs and spices from your garden or your local supermarket. Mix and match your favorite combination, add to an empty tea bag, and steep in hot water. Voilà—instant on ...more

How To : Clear up a stuffed nose without medication

All stuffed up and wanting to breathe – but without the chemicals? Here's how to get relief fast! Learn how to clear up a stuffed nose with this home remedy. You Will Need * Steam * Licorice tea * A saline rinse * Hot peppers * Peppermint oil or peppermint tea * Chicken soup ...more

How To : Make iced matcha green tea

Everyone loves a nice hot freshly brewed cup of matcha green tea. The hot summer months don't have to mean giving up your matcha tea. Make an iced matcha green tea instead. Watch this how to video to learn more about the simple methods involved in making iced matcha green tea.

How To : Make ceremonial Japanese green tea at home

A very traditional tea in Japan is green tea. Japanese ceremonial green tea is prepared from a tea powder known as matcha. This tea is not difficult to make at home, and tastes delicious even without the ceremony. Check out this video and learn the steps and ingredients necess ...more

How To : Make ginger tea from fresh ginger

This video tutorial is going to show you how to make ginger tea from fresh ginger. It tastes much better than the packaged ginger. It is very good for colds and stomach. Wash the ginger properly, remove all the skin and cut the ginger into thin individual slices. Ginger being ...more

How To : Make a hot toddy cocktail

You will need some whiskey of your choice. It is also fine to use brandy if you like that better. Next make some tea as you would normally brew tea. The steeping process of the tea may be cut short as it is not the main flavor. After the tea has been brewed take a mug and pour ...more

How To : How To Remedy a Sore Throat

An inflamed throat is often the first sign that you're getting sick. Help nip it in the bud with a few simple tricks. You Will Need * 1 lemon * 1 tsp. salt * 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar * 1 tsp. cayenne pepper * 3 tbsp. honey * A humidifier * Epsom salts * Ibuprofen * Chamomile ...more

How To : Brew gyokuro tea with ice cubes

Tea is usually brewed with hot boiling water. In this how to video our host shows you a new method of making gyokuro tea with ice cubes. This brewing method is more commonly known as shinobi-cha and it is very easy way to enjoy your tea longer. Watch and start making tea with ...more

News : 20 Worst Drinks in America

So your mom may have told you not to spoil your appetite with that chocolate chip cookie you were eating before dinner, but did you ever think about what that energy drink your sipping on looks like in terms of its sugar content? The article "20 Worst Drinks in America" takes ...more

How To : Throw a Alice in Wonderland mad tea party

With Tim Burton's revival of Alice in Wonderland, throw one of the hottest parties in town with a "mad tea party" themed party. Recreating one of Alice in Wonderland's most famous adventures is a great theme for all kinds of celebrations. Set the scene with these suggestions. ...more

How To : Mix a Long Island Ice Tea cocktail

What better way to learn how to mix a drink than from a hot girl! This bartending how-to video teaches a cocktail recipe for a Long Island Iced Tea. You will need vodka, tequila, rum, gin, triple sec, and citrus juice or sweet and sour mix. Follow along with this video mixolog ...more

How To : Make fruit tea with homemade rhubarb jam

Check out this video to learn all you need to make fruit tea to go with your homemade rhubarb jam, including: 1 teaspoon of fruit, boiling hot water, hibiscus, apple, rosehip, raspberry, strawberry and cherry pieces. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make fruit tea with homemade rhubarb ja ...more

How To : Tea-tox

Feeling like you need to rid your body of a few toxins? A nice, hot cup of tea isn't just soothing; some varieties have health and diet benefits. See which brew might be right for you. Learn how to tea-tox with help from this video. What you will need: • Roselle tea • Rose ...more

How To : Prepare Moringa Tea

Moringa oleifera is one of the most rich sources of nutrients and vitamins that our body needs. It is rich in calcium, potassium, beta-carotene, Vitamin C, and iron. Moringa can be prepared as a vegetable or included in soups, but mostly just the leaves and fruits are used. Ot ...more

How To : Make scented shea butter

In this tutorial, Dina Prioste shows us how to make homemade scented shea butter. First, grab some all-natural shea butter and place into a glass bowl. Now, add in essential oils (anyone that you prefer) to the shea butter, and mix it in until everything is well combined. Now, ...more

News : Green Tea For Weight Loss And Cleansing

I'm sure a lot of you like to find inspirational stories of people who by adding something to their diet lost weight or bettered their health. I know I love to search stories like that because it helps me see if I'm doing everything I can to be healthy and happy. It helps me s ...more

How To : Make A Banana And Mars Bar Cake

Banana bread has always been a favourite treat whether it was fresh from nanna's oven or from the local bakery. The addition of Mars Bars or another one of your favourite chocolate bars can be a great addition for the kids as long as they eat their vegetables first. This is a ...more

News : Mystery Game Contents

I will be adding the weekly mystery game/box/chest contents here with the newest on top for quick reference. 10/12 - 10/19 "Best of" Mystery game Mystery game: Swiss Manor, Breton Horse, Bouncy Castle, Ornate Carriage, Gray Fox Kit, Armadillo 9/7-9/14 Wild West themed items ...more

How To : Make Bedouin tea

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Bedouin tea. This is great to have between friends, and customary to serve in Egypt when visitors come over. First, light a fire with wood, then fill a pot with water and place it over a fire. After this, place the water inside a tea kett ...more

How To : Reduce a fever naturally

Dr. Jeanne Galloway shows you how to reduce a fever naturally. The primary goal seems to be is to reduce the suffering. This may have a harmful effect because fevers are the body's natural ways to kill off bacterial or viral infections. If you kill off a fever too soon you may ...more

How To : Make Italian gingerbread affogato

This tutorial shows you how to make Italian gingerbread affogato Mix one cup of water and one and a half cups of sugar. Simmer over the stove until the sugar is dissolved. Add two sticks of cinnamon, three cloves and sliced ginger. Stir and simmer for five minutes until sugar ...more

How To : Stop coughing

Getting rid of that nasty cough is as easy as 1,2,3. You Will Need * Herbal tea * Honey * A vaporizer * Water * Fresh ginger * Milk Step 1 Drink herbal tea with honey. This will bring immediate and lasting relief. Step 2 Use a steam vaporizer or take a hot shower to moisturi ...more

How To : Make a Soothing Hot Toddy Drink with Bourbon

After a stressful day, there's nothing more relaxing than a smooth glass of straight, room temperature whiskey to help unwind. On hot days, popping a few rocks in does the trick. And on cold days, hot toddies are truly amazing. If you've ever had a hot toddy, chances are you ...more

News : 24 hour flash back items

This week Farmville is revisiting some old themes for 24 hours each. Tuesday 8/17 Tuscan Wedding Items available again. This looks like the same image as yesterday's mystery game but the time limit has been extended. Monday Day 8 8/15 - 8/16 at 9pm PDT Love stuff! Get ...more

How To : Make yummy Indian thepla or masala chapati

For thepla you will need, 300 grams of wheat flour, 3/4 teaspoon of salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of red chili powder. You will also need, 1/4 teaspoon of tumeric powder, 1/4 teaspoon of cumin seeds, 2 teaspoons of oil, and a small bowl of washed and chopped fenugreek leaves. Put the ...more

How To : Stain white paper to look antique

This video demonstrates how to stain a white sheet of paper and make it look antique. You'll need two tea bags (an extra one if the other tears open. Place the paper to be stain on a tissue or newspaper to avoid a mess. Take half a tumbler of hot water and dip a tea bag until ...more

How To : Make tangy pindi chana curry

In this video Chef Sartaj Khan, who is an executive chef of Punjab Grill, is demonstrating how to prepare Pindi chana. Heat some oil in a pan and add some ajwain seeds (carom seeds). Now add chopped onions and cook them in slow heat. Now add chopped tomato and ginger garlic pa ...more

How To : Practice microwave safety

Microwave ovens are an essential part of modern life. It is important to know how to use them safely. Step 1: Follow the manufacturer’s instructions Follow the manufacturer’s instruction manual for operating procedures and safety precautions for your oven model. Never operat ...more

How To : Get rid of dandruff the natural way

For dry dandruff use "Glycerin Scalp Dandruff Mix‚" 1. Take 2 tablespoons of glycerin, 2 tablespoons of vinegar, 2 tablespoons of almond oil, 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and 1 egg. 2. Mix it vigorously and apply on scalp. Leave it for 15 minutes. And wash off using mild sha ...more

How To : Make lanterns out of old jars

Why buy lanterns for your backyard when you can recycle empty jars into beautiful ones? This video will show you how to make lanterns out of old jars. Step 1. Wash and dry Wash glass jars in hot, soapy water and let them air dry. Step 2. Make templates Cut templates out of ...more

How To : Adjust your water heater to save energy

If you can make yourself a cup of tea just by turning on your faucet, you need to lower your water heater. You’ll help the planet and save money on your heating bills. You Will Need: * A meat thermometer * A water heater blanket * And a water heater timer Step 1: Check the t ...more

How To : Create a Mad Hatter Costume Inspired by Tim Burton

The Mad Hatter from Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland not only makes a great costume but a great project. The hour-glass shaped hat, the striped pants, the fingerless gloves, and the Hatter's signature scarf are the most important components in this costume. If you're fairly sk ...more

A Null Byte Call to Arms : Join the Fight Against Ignorance

Another week has passed on the online battlefield as the CISPA legislation continues to grind away at our freedom. Here at Null Byte, we try to keep our community informed and knowledgeable at the same time—and that means creating content for them to learn from. After last we ...more

How To : Colonel Sanders' KFC Recipe Revealed!

The Holy Grail of chicken has just been found by an unsuspecting reporter of the Chicago Tribune. Yes, that's right: The secret 11 herbs and spices in Colonel Sanders' Original Recipe chicken has finally been revealed, and it looks legit as hell. While a copy of the Original ...more

HowTo : Eliminate Pit Stains, B.O. and Excessive Sweating

Jezebel's back with another Beauty 101 (1, 2, 3), and this time the issue at hand is body odor. Everybody gets a little stinky from time to time (some more than others), but have no fear- there are solutions. Jezebel readers also address problems such as pit stains, excessive ...more

How To : Make Your Own Anti-Itch Cream

From poison oak to allergies, irritants can cause an irritated area that can itch for hours. Itching is annoying and distracting but you don’t have to go to the store to find relieve. You can make a topical cream to alleviate itching with things you have at home. Stop the itc ...more

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