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How To : Hang garlands and tinsel on a Christmas tree

Master the art—and it is an art—of hanging garlands and tinsel on your Christmas tree. You will need garlands and tinsel, craft wire, ribbon and a step ladder. Tip: Follow the six-six rule: Don't hang more than six strands per branch, and leave about six inches of space betwee ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/29 - 03/06)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : 15 Life Hacks for Eating Healthier

If you want to keep your inner snack monster under control, sniff an apple. Studies have shown that sniffing an apple or a banana helps curve your appetite. Craving something deliciously sweet? Take a whiff of something vanilla-scented, like a vanilla-scented candle. Eating h ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/01 - 02/07)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our moderators and contrib ...more

News : 1000+ Ways to Open a Beer Bottle

Here it is, the first 15 methods courtesy of WonderHowTo, plus 1001 and counting from Stefan Lampert's blog solely dedicated to the subject. Stefan's blog is in German, so English speakers should click on Google Translator in the upper left corner. Oh, and don't forget the cl ...more

How To : Master 'Coach Pitch' for Baseball & Softball

Coach pitch is an important part of any child's progression up the baseball and softball ladder. After tee ball, the next step for most young players is participating in a league where the coach pitches to them. This video teaches youth baseball and softball coaches how to pit ...more

How To : Tape corner to drywall and top coat

In order to mud and tape the corners with new drywall you, you will need spackle, a sturdy ladder, and a putty knife. Scoop out a dollop of spackle (i.e. mud) with your putty knife. Place your putty knife where the ceiling and the wall meat. Spread the putty evenly, as you ext ...more

Hack Ikea : $15 Camera Dolly

Ikea Hacker features a nice Ikea mod: Romain turns the Ivar side unit into a camera dolly. "A few days ago, I found out that the Ivar 'wooden ladder' was perfect to use it as rails for my cinema dolly! I can now make some nice sequence shots with this 18€ accessory from Ikea. ...more

How To : Create a string figure Crow's Feet

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure Crow's Feet. Song: Stuzz (DJ Deep Jr.) - Punk's Life Browsing the International String Figure A ...more

How To : Make an Electric Firebolt

A lot of my hacks use salvaged parts from an old microwave, with the microwave oven transformer (MOT) being the most useful component. In this "Quick Clip," I'll be using a MOT again (a dual MOT stack) to make deadly flame-looking electricity jumping around midair. This scien ...more

How To : Introduce a pet rat to water

This instructional pet video shows a good way to introduce your pet rats to water. However, it's important to understand that some pet rats will just not like water. Your success will vary depending on your individual critter(s). Watch this tutorial video to learn the best met ...more

How To : Create a string figure Parachute / Tent

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a parachute / tent. Song: Miles Davis - So What. Browsing the International String Figure Association website, ...more

How To : Replace & Hang a Chandelier

Installing a chandelier can bring a whole new style to your home’s design. Even though it might seem like a job only a professional can do, it really is quite simple. This DIY video illustrates just how easy it can be to install the chandelier yourself. Be sure to read the in ...more

How To : Create a string figure Butterfly

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure butterfly. Song: SSS - Warhorse. Browsing the International String Figure Association website, ...more

How To : Set up a 4x6 Profoto softbox

Mike Wallace is going to show you how to set up a softbox in order for a photo shoot. First, you are going to need an 1200 watt generation and with the Profoto one it comes with a pocket wizard built into it so it allows the photographer to meter and trigger with a pocket wiza ...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 : Use boom lifts for exterior painting

Ladders can be very useful when painting exteriors, but they have their limitations. In this video tutorial, Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus.com shows us how to use boom lifts to paint exteriors. Using a boom lift, you can go places you'd never be able to reach with a ladder.

How To : Install awning mounts onto Thule's load bars

Learn how to install a ladder rack awning onto Thule's professional load bars as well as their other lines of load bars. One technical note here, this awning is specified for three load bars, instead of the two shown in this video. Chances are this will be used on a van as opp ...more

How To : Make your own dry wall tape dispenser

This video shows how to make your own dry wall dispenser. Trying to put the tape between two seams is difficult because you need both hands. This is where a dry wall dispenser comes in handy. The dispenser is made from a coat hanger. Bend the hanger as shown in the video and s ...more

How To : Pressure wash a second story siding

Cleaning the siding on the second story of your house used to be a difficult task. But pressure washers have made cleaning high up places easier than ever. No need to use use a scaffolding or ladder. Watch this Home & Garden how to video to learn how to use a pressure washer t ...more

How To : Create a string figure Apache Door (9 variations)

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string Figure Apache Door (9 variations). Browsing the International String Figure Association website, I cam ...more

Walkthrough Left 4 Dead 2 : C5, The Parish - Bridge

This is the end of L4D2. Your last campaign. Your last chapter. See the best part: Campaign 5: The Parish - Bridge. Stock up on items and heal up. Climb the ladder and you should find some more medkits and weapons to take. Open the door and head outside. Use the radio on the g ...more

How To : Make simple special effects for movies

In this tutorial, we learn how to make simple special effects for movies. First, you will need to set up a ladder that's tall enough to make the rail look like it's falling down naturally. Make sure the rain is hitting all around the person or you have sealed off an area. Make ...more

How To : Create a string figure Apache Door

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure Apache Door. Song: Gentle Giant - Why Not. Browsing the International String Figure Association ...more

How To : Add Fractions Without a LCM

This video has 7 fraction hacks that can save you time when working with fractions. The hacks are: Adding fractions without a LCM Fractions you must memorize The circle method The ladder method for LCM and GCF What is the name of the fraction bar Alternative to the criss cross ...more

How To : Hang outdoor Christmas lights

In this video, we learn how to hang outdoor Christmas lights from the experts at Home Depot. First, you want to start out the planning process, and figure out where you want lights to be hung out. Then, decide how many lights you need and what kind you want to use. Then, go an ...more

How To : Do agility drills in youth sports

In this athletic training video series, learn youth agility drills for sports from collegiate athlete Windell Yancy and NFL football player Curtis Jackson. Coach Yancy and Coach Curtis will teach and demonstrate agility drills using the agility ladder and mini hurdles. Part 1 ...more

How To : Create a string figure Super Apache Door

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure Super Apache Door. Song: Osibisa - Rabiatu Browsing the International String Figure Association ...more

How To : Lace up your sneakers for a long run

Prevent soreness and bruising after running by using this parallel lacing technique. You Will Need: * A pair of sneakers * Two laces Step 1 Thread each end of a lace through the two bottom eyelets on the big toe side of your shoe, lacing from the inside-out. Step 2 Bring one ...more

How To : Reduce fractions in math problems

In this math tutorial, you will learn how to reduce fractions using the prime factoring method. The narrator, a math teacher, of the video begins by defining what prime numbers are. This is important to know. When reducing fractions you need to reduce both the numerator and th ...more

How To : Create a string figure Cup and Saucer

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure Cup and Saucer. Song: Rihanna - Disturbia Browsing the International String Figure Association ...more

How To : Create a string figure Dragonfly

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure Dragonfly. Song: Buckethead - Jump Man Browsing the International String Figure Association web ...more

How To : Build plumb walls

In this tutorial, we learn how to build plumb walls. A plumb bob is a weight that you can use to make sure your walls are plumb. This tool is the most accurate tool you can get to plumb up any wall. Your level is only good until it's dropped, this won't be ruined and will alwa ...more

How To : Make your own corn dogs at home

The corn dog is generally considered near the bottom of the American food ladder. It is unrefined, and usually only found at county fairs and other hives of processed foods, fat, and gluttony. This recipe shows you how you can make a more refined version of this classically lo ...more

How To : Do tennis agility and footwork exercises

Tennis footwork agility exercises using a speed ladder to improve your co-ordination, balance, quickness and agility. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do tennis agility and footwork exercises. Part 2 of 3 - How to Do tennis agility and footwork exercises. Part 3 of 3 - How to Do tennis ...more

How To : Create a string figure Flower

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure flower. Song: The Shadows - Apache. Browsing the International String Figure Association websit ...more

How To : Fall asleep with salt and socks

If you're not sleeping well, that lack of rest is going to hinder your climb up the work ladder. Here, we'll teach you to fight nighttime insomnia so you can spend your daytime looking down the rungs at those saps who skipped out on snoozing. Health Guru is a site that produc ...more

How To : Clean gutters and downspouts with tips from Lowe's

Gutter maintenance is not the funnest household chore, but it is essential in preserving your home. Lowe's has a few tips for you to start clearing out your gutters. You'll need a ladder, a bucket to clear out the debris, a trowel of some kind for scooping out the gutter gunk, ...more

How To : Create a string figure Rabbit

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure rabbit. Song: Ten Years After: Love Like a Man. Browsing the International String Figure Associ ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (07/11 - 07/17)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the commu ...more

How To : Create a string figure Lightning Bolt

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure lightning. Song: In This Moment - The Great Divide. Browsing the International String Figure As ...more

How To : Clean and flush gutters

Cleaning gutters is really not that hard. Get out your ladder and position it so that you can reach the gutters. Start by removing all the big stuff such as twigs and bigger sticks that have gotten into the gutter. These bigger items can be removed with your hands. What is lef ...more

How To : Clean and repair gutters with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to clean and repair gutters with Mike Kraft. Damaged gutters can mean leaking roofs with water dripping everywhere. To fix this, you will need: buckets, a shovel, gutter sealant, a trowel, wire hooks, garden hose, nozzle, and gloves. First, place ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M24: Needs of the Few

Bryman saves the day in this mission in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The twenty-fourth mission in Act 2: Needs of the Few... or the One is Bryman hanging out in the sewer. Once you talk to him, don't take the ladder out, just follow the sewer out to the water. Approach on th ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed : Bloodlines: Mission 10

Mission 10 on the Sony PSP takes you through finding the ship for Kyrenia to deliver Alexander's message to the crewmen without being discovered. The path to the Crewman is relatively free of guards if you stick to rooftops as much as possible. Then, leap down to the docks bel ...more

How To : Get promoted at work

It's not just about being best friends with the boss or great at your job. Get in tight with HR or the people that control information. Don't get favors, owe favors. Also find the opening on the ladder. Get your boss promoted and you'll have a spot to move up to.

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