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How To : Make a tomato cage Christmas tree

Decorating for the holidays can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a lot of work if you let it get out of hand. Keep it simple and try and use as many things as you have around the garden, like tomato cages. When you combine tomato cages with a few other unlikely objects, an ...more

How To : Make a round bead cage

This video clip from The Crafts Channel shows how to make a bead cage. A bead cage is where a piece of wire is wrapped decoratively around a large bead. For the example bead cage .8 mm wire was used. If the wire is too thin it will not hold its shape, but if it is too thick it ...more

How To : Make irregular bead cages

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make irregular bead cages. Corinne Bradd will show you how easy this is. First, if you have a flat or nugget type bead, it will be hard to make the cage easily. First, place the wire through the bead and bend it up from the loop. Hol ...more

How To : Make christmas trees from a tomato plant cage

John White, Dona Ana County Extension Agent, Teddi Peters, Master Gardener, and Southwest Yard and Garden demonstrate how to make a Christmas tree from a tomato plant cage for the holidays. The cage will already have a tree like form. Attach electrical tape around the prongs. ...more

How To : Make a bird cage chandelier

Learn a simple way to create dramatic lighting with a sense of humor! You will need a bird cage, a lamp cord with bulb socket, a lightbulb, silk flowers, fake birds, wire, wire ship, some chain, and white electrical tape. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions of this ...more

How To : Care for an Iguana Without a Cage

First of all, I would like you all to meet my good friend Iggy. There he is, in all his scaly reptilian glory. As you can see, he spends a lot more time on top of his cage than inside of it. You see, Iggy here doesn't deal well AT ALL with confinement. I don't know if it's pos ...more

Turkey Day Hacks : 7 Alternatives to Traditional Stuffing

When it comes to Thanksgiving, some people live for stuffing (or dressing, if that's what you call it). Personally, I love all stuffing, even the boxed kind. However, even the classics can start to feel a little staid and dull after a while. Why not try giving your Thanksgivi ...more

News : The Simpsons Family Gets Scrabbled!

My JO was watching The Simpsons on FOX the other day, like she wholeheartedly does every evening, and I joined her, much like I always do— though I must admit, I'm not as obsessed with the cartoon family as much as she is. Just like she isn't as obsessed with SCRABBLE as I am. ...more

How To : 11 Fun & Useful Facts About Java

Coffee! It's so amazing that J.S. Bach wrote a comic opera about caffeine addiction. Meanwhile, more than half of Americans 18 years or older start their day with a cup of the hot stuff. Most of us take coffee for granted, but it's a bean that can surprise you. Read on to unde ...more

How To : Create a flower arrangement with a floral cage

In this tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a Floracage holder arrangement using fresh flowers. The Floracage keeps your flowers and greenery looking fresh and healthy when soaked in water. Watch this how to video and you will be arranging flowers in a flora ...more

How To : Embellish a paper bird cage (complete with bird)

This tutorial shows you how to take a paper bird cage and add some embellishments and extra decorations. Use this as a hanging ornament, turn it into a home decoration, incorporate it into your next scrapbook project, add it to a colage or anything else you feel inspired to do!

How To : Solder brass tubing on a remote control vehicle

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Kevin Hetmanski shows how to properly solder brass tubing to make custom bumpers, chasis, roll cages and more. Once you know how to do this, you can do any sort of custom building. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to solder brass tubing on ...more

News : India's Human Powered Ferris Wheels

We have seen it before (previous post: Human Powered Ferris Wheel), but it never gets any less amazing. Talk about resourcefulness. No need for electricity. Use humans to power your ferris wheel (if you had one sitting around... I wish I had one). Via Make, "At the Hindu Swas ...more

How To : Use spline cage modeling in 3D Studio Max

3D Studio Max is probably the premiere piece of 3D modeling software available for the PC today. This video will teach you, the budding 3D artist, how to create cage splines and use them to save time in your modeling. It also uses a surface modifier to complete the image. Get ...more

How To : Create tomato cages from concrete wire

Curtis Smith, an extension horticulturist talks about using cages for your tomato plants. He says that some people like to stake tomatoes, some like to cage them and some even just let their tomato plants sprawl. He talks to a local gardener who has built his own tomato cages ...more

How To : Apply the CAGED system over minor chords

The CAGED system is an amazing way of organizing the fretboard to allow you to find any chord on any place of the neck and instantly have a shape to play on, a scale, a triad and even an arpeggio. In this video you learn how to apply the method with minor chords as opposed to ...more

News : Vagina box with Johnny Cage

Mortal Kombat is no stranger to envelope pushing. In 1993, Senator Lieberman called for a ban of game violence. Obviously, that didn't pan out. Rather the opposite. This Easter Egg Fatality is way more violent than the earlier MK releases. And it certainly steps up the misogy ...more

How To : Build a raised garden bed for sustainable living

Having a raised garden bed is great in the city because you can fill it with good soil and create a healthy environment for your plants. Install a hoop house made from PVC pipe. To build the raised bed, use 2x10x8 lumper. Predrill the holes at the corners to make it easier to ...more

How To : Grow tomatoes in your garden

There's nothing tastier than a fresh-picked tomato. Enjoy a bumper crop this year with these tips. Learn how to grow tomatoes in your garden with this Howcast video guide. You Will Need * A sunny spot * A soil test * Tomato seeds or transplants * A tiller * Garden tools * Fer ...more

How To : Use the CAGED system on the guitar

The CAGED system is the road map of your guitar, it teaches you how to play any shape for any chord on any point on the neck of the guitar. This system does require you to be able to at least be able to bar anywhere on the neck with your finger. In this video you will learn th ...more

How To : Install fiber to the exterior cage of a Raku kiln

This intriguing video is part of a set by Simon Leach that teaches anyone at home to create a Raku kiln. In this video, he takes you in a simple, step by step guide from attaching in the fluffy fiber to the exterior cage with specialty buttons and wires. All the steps are very ...more

How To : Play KenKen

It’s a game, it involves numbers, it’s fun, it’s KenKen! Understanding the goals and rules of this fun, numbers puzzle will give you the skills you need to win. Have fun working your brain and passing the time with KenKen. KenKen can be a great way to challenge your puzzle-so ...more

How To : Get two rabbits to become friends

With a little time, you can turn a pair of rabbits into lifetime bunny buddies. Step 1 First, make sure both rabbits are spayed or neutered, which will ensure they are less aggressive, and you don’t end up with a whole bunny brood. Then, be patient. Step 2 Put the two rabbit ...more

How To : Set up a snake cage

In this video series, learn from snake expert Johan Svahnström how to set up a snake cage for your pet snake. Johan will teach you how to choose a snake cage, where to place a snake cage in your home, what type of substrate to put in your pet snake cage, and how to choose snak ...more

How To : Choose the right place to put a bird cage

A birdcage is your bird's home, and if you want them to be happy members of your family you should follow some common-sense guidelines for positioning the cage. This video will introduce you to these rules and show you how to make your bird a little happier.

How To : Use tomato cages in your garden

When it comes to gardening, there are various methods that can be used to help produce an area that you and others will appreciate. What might work for one person, may not work for another. Each has their own benefits, it just depends on the gardener and which works for them. ...more

How To : Build a tomato cage

A piece of concrete reinforcement wire is cut and separated by a bow cutter at about 4 feet. The wires on one side of the separated section is bent in the form of a hook to hold the next side. As it would be hooked together to hold a tomato tree in position. It was suggested t ...more

How To : Apply the CAGED system with arpeggios

So you've gotten down the CAGED system, fantastic! You're on your way to be a master of your fretboard! But if you're not sure what else you can do with the CAGED system, try the lesson in this video. You will learn how to arpeggiate your chords in the CAGED system up and down ...more

How To : Walkthrough the Bone Cages in Wizard101

Free the fairies! Free them from those Bone Cages in Wizard101. And on your way, pick up a little faery dust in the process. Check this video out for a tutorial on how to walkthrough the Bone Cages in Wizard101 (10/24/09). See the Bone Cages, collect fairy dust, and free the ...more

How To : Clean a small pet's cage

It's not the best part of owning a pet, but somebody's gotta do it. You Will Need * An empty, dry bathtub * A large garbage bag * Paper towels or dishtowels * Dishwashing detergent or other mild soap * Clean bedding—aspen shavings, pelleted paper, or hay * And a dustpan and br ...more

How To : Care for a pet gerbil

A gerbil makes a great “starter pet” for a child. Gerbils are friendly, fun to watch, quiet, and clean little guys whose cages don’t get smelly as fast as some animals’. You Will Need * A gerbil * A large wire cage or 20-gallon glass aquarium * Bedding * Gerbil food * Fresh gr ...more

News : Human Cage

So check this out. Have Johnny Knoxville dressed up in his old man costume with a cage covered by a sheat. The joke is that Wee-Man will be in the cage but nobody will know it. When Johnny Knoxville walks into a store with a bunch of tourists, Wee-man has to start hitting the ...more

WTFoto of the Day : A Mouse Mouse

This mouse once bounded through fields or pet shop cages with aplomb. Now, it is a peripheral. Ah, how life changes. You can make your own mouse mouse at home, too—all you need is a mouse, a mouse, and a solid constitution. Photos by canida

News : Steel Cage Bull-only match

The Jackass boys are put in large steel cage 15 to 20 feet high; wrestling ring optional. They are soon joined by a mean young bull weighing in the 500-750 pounds. (We don't want too large 2000 lb of a bull that does not have much room too maneuver & we dont want to make thank ...more

News : Hot Poo-Tato

Picture the game hot potato where you pass it around to each other because the thing is steaming hot. Well, in this version you get the whole crew and some kind of a rubber ball - maybe those ones that they keep in the giant cages at grocery stores - poke a hole in it and fill ...more

How To : Tell if Your 'Expired' Eggs Are Still Good to Eat

A lot of people rely on the date on the packaging to tell them when food has gone bad, even with eggs, but the "sell by" dates are often rather arbitrary, and do not correlate to expiration dates. If you've been tossing away your eggs based on the dates on your carton—you're w ...more

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