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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

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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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

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 : 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

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