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How To : Install a range hood wall vent

Range hoods are a necessity in any kitchen. A properly installed range hood will vent hot air and cooking odors outside as well as help keep kitchen surfaces free of grease. The trickiest part of installing a range hood is determining how to run the ventilation ducts. Dependin ...more

How To : Install a range hood roof vent

Range hoods are a necessity in any kitchen. A properly installed range hood will vent hot air and cooking odors outside as well as help keep kitchen surfaces free of grease. The trickiest part of installing a range hood is determining how to run the ventilation ducts. Dependin ...more

How To : Install a frost-free sillcock

If you live in a colder climate, your water pipes may be susceptible to freezing. For the most part, your plumbing is safely inside the heated living space of your house. However, a sillcock (spigot) on the outside wall of your house is exposed to the elements and can freeze d ...more

Protect Your Facebook Profile : 10 Ways to Increase Privacy

Don't want one of your Facebook "friends" knowing your status updates? Prefer to keep a few of those "friends" out of your photo albums? Would you like to prevent a few "friends" from accessing your address? The simple answer would be to remove all of those so-called friends— ...more

How To : Dance the Achy Breaky Heart line dance

OK, are you looking to jump in your time machine and dance the Achy Breaky Heart line dance. Well, this how to video will prep you for your trip to the past. Get you comfortable shoes, gather up your friends who are eager to dance this country classic, and start heart breaking ...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 : Work your chest with medicine ball chest passes

Learn how to do medicine ball chest passes. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The medicine ball chest pass allows for dynamic chest work, as you push the ball away in a toss and control its momentum on the catching phase. In this exercise, you progres ...more

How To : Build a snow fort

Watchout! Snowballs! You’re outside. You’re getting pummeled with snowballs. Time to build a snow fort and set-up teams... The snow war is on! Step 1: Get dressed Get fully dressed in your winter attire, including durable waterproof gloves. Step 2: Find a spot Head outside a ...more

How To : Clean a toaster oven

Cleaning a toaster can be tricky if you've never done it before, but this appliance only requires a little bit of your time to keep it clean, safe, and functional. You Will Need: • Sponge • Mild soap or detergent solution • Cloth • Glass cleaner • Degreaser (optional) • ...more

How To : Measure your home's square footage

If you’re selling your home, you’ll need to know its square footage. Why pay a professional when you can measure it yourself? You Will Need * Measuring tape * Paper * A pencil Step 1: Measure exterior Measure the exterior of the home at ground level, beginning and ending at t ...more

How To : Craft glass in Minecraft

Do you have a house or large stone structure that needs a little something more than just a bunch of bare walls? Want to create a "window" to the outside? Well, you can craft glass blocks in Minecraft, crazy right? In this video you will learn how to create your own glass bloc ...more

How To : Install crown molding outside bullnose corners

In this video, we learn how to install crown molding outside bullnose corners. An outside corner is normally seen as a radius corner. You will need three pieces of molding and move the blade to 22.5 degrees. Put the first piece in flat and then cut it straight down. Then, grab ...more

How To : Make an Animal Cell.

BaseTake a bowl and fill it with gelatin. The gelatin on the inside should be clear, but the outside should be green. NucleusUse a jawbreaker or possibly dry meatball and put in center of gelatin. This is your nucleus. Make sure it is properly shaped or it may be offensive. Ch ...more

How to Kill bed bugs : Climbup™ Insect Interceptor

The Climbup Insect Interceptor is a new monitor for the use of detecting bed bugs. This is a new monitor. It's a passive monitor. You can place the monitors underneath one of the legs of a sofa or bed or other suspicious piece of furniture. This will not rid your home of bed b ...more

How To : Draw an outdoor spiraling staircase and garden

You know how drawing a staircase is hard because you have to get each step equally spaced and with the same height, width, and length? Well, honey, you haven't seen nothing yet. In this drawing tutorial you'll learn how to draw a complex outside garden with a series of steps ...more

How To : Throw a clay pottery fruit bowl

To throw a clay pottery fruit bowl, place a lump of clay on the potter's wheel and wet it with water. Use the foot pedals to spin the wheel while shaping the clay with your hands. Draw the clay up and then use your thumbs to create an indentation in the center of the clay. App ...more

How To : Caulk the baseboards in your home

How to caulk the baseboards in your home When you change the baseboards in your home they will need to be caulked after they are installed to fill the gap between the baseboards and the wall. Put a line of painters tape along the top edge of the baseboard. Then put a second li ...more

How To : Use Dap Foam sealant and 3.0 Weather seal caulk

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to seal gaps in houses using DAP foam sealant DAP 3.0 Weather seal caulk. The DAP products are designed to meet the tough standards demanded for professional window & door installations while effectively sealing large cracks, gaps and ...more

How To : Make room for love with feng shui at home

Elizabeth Chamberlain, with Space Lift, demonstrates how to make room for love with feng shui at home. First, find your focus room with your energy map by laying the energy map on top of your floor plan. The love area is the far right corner from the front door, facing in. If ...more

How To : Deal with termites with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to get rid of termites. Steps: 1. Use sprayer to apply insecticide around outside of building; spray onto wood surfaces 24 inches up from foundation. 2. From inside the basement, spray insecticide to the wood framing 24 inches ...more

How To : Boost the service signal to your cell phone

Cell phones companies are constantly claiming to have the best service in town; but more often than not your service will be patchy. Check out this tutorial for information on how to boost your phone's signal and get the best reception. You Will Need * A fully charged cell pho ...more

How To : Maintain your RV tires

Check out this instructional RV video that shows you how to maintain your RV tires. On the front tire of your motor home, make sure that they are maintained properly because if you do lose a tire while driving you can very easily lose control of the vehicle. The first thing th ...more

News : CAN WE HAVE MOVIE POSTERS LIKE THIS AGAIN PLEASE?

Film posters are rubbish. That wasn’t always the case, but somewhere along the way the wrong people took over and film posters went from something you’d want in a frame on your wall to something that isn’t even palatable outside a cinema. Tyler Stout, an illustrator from Washi ...more

How To : Give yourself a foot massage with a tennis ball

In this Diet & Health video tutorial you will learn how to give yourself a foot massage with a tennis ball. This video is presented by Sarah Irwin from www.AustinPilatesWorks.com. Take a normal tennis ball and make sure you have a wall or a chair or a stick for balancing. Plac ...more

How To : Cut crown molding square dead ends

Here's a video that shows how to create a square dead end molding for additional design to your household. 1. Take the two pieces of crown molding and move them to the power saw. 2. Set the saw to 45 degrees right and cut a 90 degree outside corner in one of the moldings by se ...more

How To : Install a mortar shower pan

Mark Donovan is remodeling a ceramic tile shower, and shows how to install a mortar shower pan. First consider the framing of the shower. Plywood, 2x4's and 2x6's provide a good foundation for the weight of the tile. Then remove the cover from the drain. Use duct tape to cover ...more

How To : Dust-proof your home

Some homes are more prone to dust than others and just dusting doesn't always work. Arm yourself with these proven strategies in the battle to banish dust from your home. You Will Need: • A mattress and pillow covers • A vacuum cleaner • A damp mop • Product to spray rags ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Mission 21

What Goes Around: Comes around. Maybe. See for yourself. You can talk to Claudia in her room on the second floor of the mansion for a bit of dialog, but no mission. Next, go to the south end of town and exit the gate to find a stable of horses just outside. Hop aboard one of t ...more

How To : Install a thermostat

Getting a pro to replace a broken thermostat can be costly, but if you pay close attention, you can learn how to replace it yourself. You Will Need * A Phillips screwdriver * Masking tape * A pen * A new thermostat * A level * A drill with a 3/16-inch bit * Drywall anchors * A ...more

How To : Install blown-in insulation

Have you ever felt cold in your older home, even with the heat cranked? Ever feel drafts that seem to come from nowhere? And conversely, in the summer, is your home an oven? Many older houses are improperly insulated, if there is any insulation at all. This can have a large im ...more

How To : Install an instantaneous water heater

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an instantaneous water heater. Steps: 1 Use template to mark position of vent hole on exterior wall of basement. 2 Bore center pilot hole for vent using a 3/8-inch-diameter masonry bit. 3 Cut vent hole through wall u ...more

How To : Play the "can you read my mind" kid's party game

Hello! My name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now we're going to discuss the game can you read my mind. This game has a little bit of mystery flavor to it. You'll see wha ...more

News : Fire Up Your Spirit at Canada's First Cold Sauna

Written By Bea Broda Nestled into the spectacular Okanagan region of British Columbia, the Sparkling Hill Resort is a 152-room resort and wellness hotel that offers traditional treatments, including reflexology, aromatherapy, soothing moor mud wraps and therapeutic massages, ...more

How To : Make Furniture in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. Although Minecraft is a powerful creative tool, it does have limitations. The scarcity of block types and their linear size tends to make the creation of certain detailed ob ...more

News : Poem of the Day

Undercover Crow -Sage I sit in a dim black bench Outside prison walls Sharing my last piece of bread With a flock of pigeons Fighting for crumbs. All these pigeons look identical, Grey feathers and bright red toes, All except one, a pigeon with a zipper on its back. H ...more

How To : Tile a custom ceramic tile shower

Start by putting tile backer board tape on all the joints on the wall board and then put mortar over the backer board tape. Let the mortar dry and then you can begin the tile job. Install a ledger board at the base of the shower stall about one tile high. Draw some vertical an ...more

News : Moshi Monsters Rise from Indie Game to Kiddie Empire

Four years ago Mind Candy was a pretty small game company. They were best known for their revolutionary but short lived ARG Perplex City, and had no other successful franchises to fall back on when that ended. Their plan to save it? Start a free online social game for children ...more

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