If people are constantly asking you why you look so tired, then maybe it's time to get rid of the puffy dark circles under your eyes. Eye puffiness, eye bags, and dark circles have many causes: a cold, a sinus infection, seasonal allergies, sleep deprivation... or the fact th ...more
The very first banknotes were used by the Chinese in the 7th century, during the Tang Dynasty. Before it was used as a true currency, paper money was used as part of a deposit system in which merchants would leave large amounts of coins with a trusted associate and receive a p ...more
Smartphones are inherently bad for privacy. You've basically got a tracking device in your pocket, pinging off cell towers and locking onto GPS satellites. All the while, the handset's data connection ensures that tracking cookies, advertising IDs, and usage stats follow you a ...more
If your Android device wasn't manufactured by Samsung, chances are it uses on-screen navigation buttons. Colloquially referred to as "Soft keys," these have become commonplace due to their flexibility, as well as the fact that manufacturers don't have to include extra hardware ...more
DO NOT eat a berry if you cannot identify it. I decided not to include the obvious blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, but this guide will assist you in identifying which wild berries are, in fact, poisonous. The best way to stay safe when looking for berries is keepin ...more
Learn how to fold an origami Kawasaki rose by watching this video, which includes step-by-step instructions for how to make an origami Kawasaki rose. Part 1 of 2 - How to Origami a Kawasaki rose. Part 2 of 2 - How to Origami a Kawasaki rose.
Before undertaking any electrical project, it is imperative that you know precisely what it is you're doing and to keep in mind that electricity can kill. With that said, this electrical tutorial presents a guide to identifying the switched live wire on a lighting circuit and ...more
Admittedly rainbow dyed roses are pretty tacky, but the idea of "mutation" is cool. And the HowTo behind it seems simple enough. Pick Chur explains: "In 2004, two dutch companies, River Flowers and F.J. Zandbergen, experimented and successfully grew a rose that had its petals ...more
To play off Gertrude Stein's famous quote, a rose is a rose is a magic paper cube. And with this paper folder's guide, you'll learn how to make your very own magic rose cube from paper using the Japanese art of origami. This design by Valerie Vann, and folded by YouTuber Germa ...more
Tomatoes have long been salad staples, but never have they adorned your salad quite like this before. Turn your daily salad from ordinary to sexy fabulosity by cutting and folding up this beautiful tomato rose. Excellent as a garnish on most food dishes as well as a bowl of sa ...more
Go to a chain supermarket, and chances are you'll see one type of garlic—maybe two or three if you're lucky. However, there's a mouthwatering slew of Allium sativum out there, far beyond those papery white bulbs most of us encounter at the nearest Stop 'n' Shop. While most re ...more
If you're too old to trick-or-treat (are you ever really?), throwing a Halloween party is the next best thing. You could always just serve beer and jungle juice like most other people will be doing, which will certainly get the job done, but where's the fun in that? Instead, i ...more
Valentine's Day is a day for love, but it also just happens to be the time when every flower shop in town hikes up their prices. Chocolates are still relatively cheap, but I never understood why you have to give the gift of bigger love handles when something more creative gets ...more
For your next dinner party, impress your guests with some intricate-looking, but actually super-easy, napkin origami when you're setting up the table. The rosette fold is ridiculously easy and would probably work well for a Mother's Day brunch or an outdoor garden party. Simp ...more
When I was younger, my family would go to fancy restaurants and I would invariably order a Shirley Temple. (Ironically, the real Shirley Temple actually didn't like it much.) But it's hard to really find anything offensive in this kiddie cocktail: It's ginger ale with a splash ...more
Are you exhausted from farming constant dyes to create colored wool? Are you looking for a quicker method to gathering colored wool, but don't know where to start? Are you still learning how to farm colored wool or how to make certain wool colors? This quick tutorial will go o ...more
Love roses and easy craft projects? Make a paper rose using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own roses from folded paper. For more information, and to get started maki ...more
Like many others, I like a good cocktail every now and then, and I've always been impressed when my cocktail enthusiast friends would come up with a new drink or even just remember how to concoct a Clover Club (FYI, it's made with gin, raspberry syrup, lemon, and egg white). T ...more
Want a buddy in Fallout: New Vegas? Sure you do. In fact, you probably want a couple New Vegas companions. In Fallout: New Vegas, there's a total of 6 permanent humanoid companions and 2 permanent non-humanoid companions, but you can only have 2 (one of each kind) at a time f ...more
Making sure you have the best gallery app available for your Android device used to be as easy as just installing QuickPic. But late last year, Android's top photo-viewing app was sold to a company who is notorious for permission spamming, so QuickPic quickly lost everyone's a ...more
Love roses and complicated craft projects? Make a beautiful decorative paper rose using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This 26-minute free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own roses from folded paper. For mor ...more
Whether it's college football, the NFL, basketball, soccer, or baseball, sporting events are prime opportunities to entertain. No matter what the sport, food that's easy to eat is a must. Your guests should be able to mingle, eat, and talk trash... all at the same time! So a m ...more
Impress your girlfriend. with A Perfect Rose From A Paper Napkin! Looks Incredible and only takes a couple minutes to make! Watch this how to video to learn how to make a paper napkin rose for your crush.
Fondant and gumpaste are a great way to turn ordinary cakes extraordinary. You can make all sorts of decorations using just your hands and from fondant. In this how to video sequence learn how to create a gumpaste rose. Everyone will be impressed by your fondant shaping skills ...more
Learn everything you could possibly want to know about the internet, multiplayer game Evony with help from alexstewart2. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to farm rose, lion, cross, and nation medals in Evony. You will get casualties if your hero is a low level. If this ...more
Modernize your home with a new ceiling light fixture. That old, traditional ceiling rose with the decorative chandelier or light fitting might just not look right anymore, with all of your modern furniture and appliances. The best thing… replace it. You don't have to be an el ...more
Cake Journal shares a link to a HowTo video on making big, luscious gum paste roses, as shown on the cake below: The video is a large file, so you have to download it to your computer. Click through to this flickr comment stream, for a link posted by franjmc. Cake Journal of ...more
Improve you crocheting skills by creating fun shapes. This how to video is a crocheting tutorial that will show you how to create a small rose flower. Crochet several roses and use them to decorate your projects.
Watermelon is the perfect snack for hot temperatures. It's hydrating, crisp, and refreshing, especially when it's chilled. Yet some people aren't content with leaving a good thing alone, which has given us many watermelon-based innovations, some great (vodka-filled watermelons ...more
If you'd like to have a rose tree, or rose 'standard' as opposed to a rose bush, this video will show you what to do. You'll need some pruning shears and of course, a rose bush. This video is really helpful in instructing what to look for when you're trimming, and what branche ...more
Here's a video tutorial from Needle 'n Thread for a rose bud made out of bullion knots. The bullion knot can be used to make beautiful roses and rose buds, and, believe it or not, they're actually really simple to make once you get the hang of it! Video: .
For the crafting project in this how-to video, you will need a three inch wide strip of tissue paper. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions and fold a pretty paper flower, that will last longer than the real thing. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a ti ...more
In this how-to video we are shown a unique way to make a dip pouch for tobacco. We're shown to to make a dip pouch out of a teabag! This video is brought to us by Avyrus666's YouTube channel. What you'll need is 1 red rose teabag and some fine-cut dip of your choice (he hasn't ...more
As Google+ is still in its Limited Field Trial phase, joining can feel quite lonely. You can't exactly get all your friends and family in during the brief periods when the invitation system opens up. You can, however, add several interesting people to your "Following" Circle t ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make paper rose with construction paper. First, take a piece of pink paper and cut a thin strip out of it. Next, take that strip and fold it in half twice. Now, cut the paper in half so you have several strips of paper. Now, fold in the strips ...more
So you've added Google insiders, celebrities, and authors to your circles, but you want to know who you can reach out to for help when it comes to Google overall. Luckily for you, there seems to be a Community Manager for almost every Google product. If you've got an issue wit ...more
What better way to express to your sweetheart what love is all about than by giving her an origami rose? Origami roses, unlike the real flowers, last forever (as long as you don't sit on them accidentally) and look beautiful when attached to stems and turned into a bouquet. U ...more
Now, I know what you're thinking... "I need an extra sexy coffee table that is like no other." OK, Maybe not. Maybe you're thinking, "I need a conversation starter that doesn't have to do with economic injustice, Left/Right political paradigms or health insurance. I need it ...more
Maybe "thirst trap" should remain dead, but in the meantime, let's go over exactly what this term means when it comes to Instagram. I've heard a few different variations, but according to Urban Dictionary, thirst trap is when a person actively posts provocative images of thems ...more
We've provided Google insiders, Google's community managers, authors, and celebrities for you to add to your circles. This week, we've discovered over 100 brilliant photographers for you to follow. Google+ is a great showcase for professional photographers. With in-house edit ...more
I'm always looking for the easiest and quickest way to dress up for Halloween. It has been one of my favorite holidays for years, but I absolutely hate having to buy a costume—or even worse—spending hours on end trying to make one myself. Luckily, there are a few badass Hallo ...more
Watch how easy it is to it is to make a Japanese kusudama. This video shows you how to make a paper rose star much like origami.
Learn how to fold napkin into a rose with this tutorial. This is a perfect way to decorate your table when hosting a fancy dinner party. Impress your guests with your napkin folding skills with this easy and beautiful rose.
In this video you will see how to sketch a picture of a rose using a pencil. You will start from the but and work your way outward adding petals. Each line is shown slowly so that it is easy to recreate what is being drawn. This is a basic rose that you can vary to your own es ...more
This is a tutorial on how to make an origami rose that also becomes a box. Magic? Maybe. You will need three pieces of red paper and three pieces of green paper. Part 1 of 2 - How to Origami a magic rose box. Part 2 of 2 - How to Origami a magic rose box.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) drive over eight million people to seek medical attention every year. Almost all — as many as 90% — of those infections are caused by Escherichia coli. Copper can kill bacteria, but E. coli has found a way to capture the copper, preventing its a ...more
Involving thousands of intricate folds, tucks, and nips, origami patterns perplex even the most experienced of L.A. plastic surgeons. Luckily, this video shows you how to make a complicated-looking rose in a few folds and in less than ten minutes. Origami roses are perfect fo ...more
Wondering how to shape the fondant into a beautiful rose you can decorate your cakes with? This how to video is step by step demonstration on how to make the center and the the leaves of a fondant rose. Part 1 of 2 - How to Shape fondant roses for cake decoration. Part 2 of 2 ...more
In the confectionary world the way you ice or present a cupcake is just as important as how good a cupcake tastes. Thanks to cupcake bakeries like Magnolia Bakery in NYC and Sprinkles in L.A., the age of the yummy and chicly decorated cupcake has officially been ushered in. Ma ...more
When's the next full moon? Every time I've looked at the moon, I've wondered if it was full. Sometimes it looked like it was, but it's really hard to tell for sure unless you know the exact date of the full moon. Seriously, there's at a couple days before and after the full m ...more
In this video you will learn how to cut and shape a rosebud out of gumpaste. The rose is made out of circle cutters, so anyone can be able to try this technique. Watch and learn to put the sepals and ovary together to form the center of the flower. Keep watching this how to vi ...more
Drawing Roses that look great isn't difficult, but it will take a little attention to detail. Apart from that it's as simple as putting your pencil to the page. Step 1: If you draw from life, or draw from a photo, I suggest starting the same way - outline the major shapes of ...more
Learn how to make a paper rose by following along with this video crafting tutorial. The steps are simple and clear. All you need is crepe paper, glue, scissors, and wire. Start watching and start crafting your own paper rose today!
Ever wonder how to professionals make those beautiful butter cream rose sprays for birthday cakes? This eight part how to video sequence shows you how to make rose sprays out of buttercream. Once you've mastered this cake decorating skill, people will be raving about your cake ...more
This video tutorial shows step by step how to make roses from paper, with no stamping at all. Watch and learn how to follow this quick and easy method to create a pretty paper rose.
This video shows a step-by-step guide for making a Valentine's Day rose out of an empty Coke can (or soda of your choice). All you need is an empty Coca-Cola can (or other soda can), a knife, and a pair of scissors. Video: . Follow the instructions in the YouTube video above a ...more
The World's Easiest Lava Lamp! This is an easy, fun science activity that is great for any age. In fact, our video crew ended up taking the extra bottles home to show their friends. It is also a great demonstration of liquid density, the release of gases in a chemical reaction ...more
I've been a fan of potatoes ever since I can remember... but mainly because they weren't a big part of my daily diet (which usually consisted of rice). And because my experience with potatoes was so limited, I only knew of two varieties growing up: big, brown Russets and sinew ...more
Puto is pronounced "poo too" in most Filipino dialects. There are many ways to make it as there are many variations. From family to family, they taste similar even if the recipes vary. In a saucepan or microwave, melt the butter. In a big bowl, combine the 3 cups Bisquick, 1 ...more
Watch this instructional blacksmithing video to forge and sculpt a steel rose. This blacksmith demonstrates the techniques involved in making an ornamental metal rose as well as other organic shapes. Follow these clear instructions to begin the craft of metalsmithing and forge ...more