How to Build a Humidifier

How To : Make a humidifier for your ukulele case

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this how to video, Aldrine shows you how to make ...more

How To : Use a humidifier during winter

It may not sound like an obvious solution, but using a humidifier during the cold winter months, can actually be more efficient and make your home more comfortable. Having low humidity levels inside your home cause several things to occur, but one being the use of your furnace ...more

How To : Cheap DIY Home Remedies for Relieving Dry Skin

Is your face shriveling up from the dry winter air? Do your hands feel all scaly and gross? Are the heels of your feet shedding skin flakes? If moving to Hawaii for the winter season is out of the question, you can relieve your dry winter skin with some quick and cheap DIY hom ...more

How To : Avoid static electricity

Static electrical shock your worst nightmare? The clothes you choose, shoes you wear and even the things you touch might be the encouraging this natural phenomenon. If static shock is ruining your day then take some action. Reduce your chances of getting a nasty shock that’s ...more

How To : 8 Ways to Protect Your Skin from Winter Dryness

Though feeling cold during the winter is pretty unavoidable, you can definitely prevent the torment of having flaky, dry skin during the cold winter months. If you spend a lot of time indoors, use a humidifier if possible and avoid overusing the indoor heater. Take shorter sh ...more

How To : Reduce Static Electricity

Static electricity might seem like magic but you don't have to be a wizard to get rid of it. There are simple steps you can take to reduce the amount of static electricity in the air or on you by using some items you probably have at home. Don’t walk around looking like you s ...more

How To : Mist houseplants

This video demonstrates how to mist your plants and to keep insects away. Plants that like high humidity will benefit the most from misting. Use an empty spray bottle that already has a mister. Clean the bottle well and spray a few times to get residual material from the tube. ...more

How To : 12 Household Uses for Borax

Originally discovered in dry lake beds in Tibet, borax is a mineral and a salt of boric acid, and is usually sold in white powder form in drugstores. Like baking soda, borax has many household cleaning uses, and can also be used to get rid of insects and pests from your living ...more

News : Zaarly Launches Real-Time Mobile Marketplace

What do you get when you combine eBay, foursquare, and Craigslist want ads into a single mobile application? A really gnarly mobile bazaar called Zaarly that lets you post wanted products or services based on local proximity and timeliness. It's not a new idea, but it's the fi ...more

How To : Vent a bathroom fan with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to vent a bathroom fan. Steps:1. Screw the humidifier to a wall near the furnace. 2. Cut away insulation from the duct using a utility knife. 3. Position the hole-cutting template onto side of duct. 4. Drill pilot hole through ...more

WTFoto News Scoop Sundays : Wrath of the Religious Roommate

The angry New Yorker stereotype sure doesn't miss anyone. A woman from New York is suing her former Catholic college for not doing 'enough' for her while her dorm roommate was having too much sex. We're not entirely sure if the college even handed out ties to hang on doorknobs ...more

How To : Prevent chapped lips

Are you constantly battling chapped lips? The right prevention methods can restore lip moisture in no time. Watch this Howcast guide to learn how to prevent chapped lips. Nobody wants chapped lips - lips should be soft and kissable. You Will Need * Water * Vitamins * Ointment ...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 : Get to sleep and stay there

Missing out on a good night’s sleep can leave your feeling groggy and unproductive. Make sure your always get the z’s you need by creating a good sleeping environment, avoiding stimulants and getting enough exercise. Do you lie in bed tossing and turning every night? These ti ...more

How To : Care for dry sensitive skin

If you’re one of the 100 million Americans with dry, itchy skin, find relief with these home remedies and lifestyle tips. You Will Need * 2 eggs * 1 tsp. orange juice * 1 1/2 tsp. olive oil, divided * Rose water * Lime juice * Moisturizer * 1 tsp. honey * Lavender oil * 1 c. p ...more

How To : Create a wine cellar in your home

Like your significant other, fine wine deserves to be pampered. Unlike your significant other, it prefers a dark, moist, cool place. Here's how to create the perfect environment for your little pointy-headed loved ones. You Will Need * A dark, moist, naturally cool space * A ...more

How To : Have an allergy-free home

If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies, there are some simple ways to make your home more hospitable. Step 1: Lower the pollen count Use high-efficiency particulate air, or HEPA, filters to capture airborne particles such as pollen. Use one filter in your bedr ...more

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