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How To : Renovate your home to be eco-friendly

Get tips on how to make your home more eco-friendly, especially if you plan to renovate it. Attention all brownstone daydreamers (if you're eco savvy that's a plus)! Pulse follows green builder Blake Holden as he turns a dilapidated Brooklyn brownstone into a vintage green ho ...more

How To : Deal with seasonal affective disorder or S.A.D.

Don't put up with another winter of discontent. There are simple things you can do to lift yourself out of the doldrums. You Will Need: • A doctor or mental health professional • Natural sunlight • A light box • Stress reducers • Negative air ionization • A sunny vacati ...more

How To : Clean green

Learn how to clean green. Forget the industrial cleaners and acids: a few household basics are all you need to breathe fresh air into your home. You Will Need * Windows that open * Natural fiber sponges * Cotton cleaning cloths or rags * White vinegar * Baking soda * Lemons ...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

News : The Other Side of Fashion

The United States is a hierarchical country where the weak ones are at the bottom and the powerful ones are at the top. Garment workers are at the bottom of the list although they are the most important. Without them there would be no fashion industry. They sew and cut the gar ...more

How To : Do a squash backhand return of serve decision

When returning a serve requires some decision making, eg take the ball high in the air, let the ball drop, let the ball hit the side wall before volleying, or maybe volley boast. Squash is a racquet sports game, seemingly similar to tennis, but played on a small indoor court ...more

How To : Swim a proper freestyle

New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-me ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Wire a snap disk controller for a solar air heater

Heating costs can be extreme in the winter, but a solar air heater could help keep the costs down. This video will show you how to wire a snap disk controller in a safe manner, to be used in a solar air heater or any other application. This is intended for people not familiar ...more

How To : Choose an indoor plant

Learn how to choose an indoor plant. You don’t need a green thumb to have houseplants that flourish; you just need to know which ones will thrive in your home. You Will Need * Informed purchases * Hardy varieties Step 1. Consider your schedule Consider your schedule. If yo ...more

News : Alligator Zoo Drowning

The idea is to get at least three of the guys to go to a zoo with an indoor alligator pond inside one of the indoor buildings with a railing around the pond. The pond needs to be murky and anyone looking down at the pond should not be able to see more than a foot down in the w ...more

How To : Make a European dish garden

In this flower arrangement tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a beautiful and unique European dish garden using silk flowers. A true dish garden has no drainage, is packed with plants growing on top of each other in plastic cups, and tends to live on and on ...more

How To : Lower your electric bill

Many ways to help the environment are costly, but using less electricity is one measure that will save you money. Learn how to lower your electric bill with this how to video. You Will Need * Awareness of how you’re wasting electricity * Self-discipline Step 1: Turn it off G ...more

How To : Take a Car Trip with Children

Planning the Trip Get lots of brochures Send for brochures of the places you will be visiting. Make a travel book with the brochures to get the grandchildren and their families excited. The best place to contact for these brochures are the Visitors Bureaus or the Chamber of ...more

How To : Make an indoor hydrogen rocket

The picture may look like a mushroom cloud, but it is actually a can filled with hydrogen exploding. The can is fired into the ceiling. This demonstration still needs a little improvement in the area of safety (but it looks really cool). The problem is the partial pressure of ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (07/04 - 07/10)

First off—Happy Independence Day! Since it's the 4th of July, let's make this week's roundup short and sweet, so you can all get back to your holiday festivities. Things to Do on WonderHowTo WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with top ...more

How To : Grow a Thriving Indoor Apartment Garden

Is lack of expansive outdoor space the only factor that is preventing you from putting your green thumb to good use? Even if your tiny apartment doesn't come with a balcony or an outdoor patio, you can grow a number of green things within the limited confines of your indoor sp ...more

How To : Tips & Tactics to Create Your Own Compost Pile

While it is easy to create and maintain your compost pile, you can enjoy it more knowing a few basic tips. International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is May 7 through May 13, 2017. First launched in 1995, ICAW is a great opportunity to share enthusiasm and awareness of the b ...more

How To : Don't Burn Money—Reuse Your Charcoal Instead

This is a familiar scenario: you light up the grill, get cooking, eat the fruits of your labor, then clean up every trace of your barbecuing once you're finished—except maybe the hot charcoal, which usually gets dumped right before the next cookout. But instead of tossing eve ...more

News : Florida & Texas Could Become Zika Hotspots in the US

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

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