Prevent Falls

How To : Get tips to prevent senior from falling at home

As we age we loose our balance and strength. In addition, fifty five percent of falls injuries among older people occur inside the home. With the help of this how to video you can help seniors prevent falls inside their homes. It is important to have the right shoes, good bala ...more

How To : Prevent your child from falling

What you can do to your stairs, windows, and furniture to protect your child from falls. Never leave baby on furniture, make windows childproof, install gates by staircases, remove cushions and sharp edge furniture, secure heavy furniture and install reverse motion sensors on ...more

How To : Replace the spark plugs in a Saturn S-Series car

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple ...more

How To : Keep Sliced Pears and Apples from Turning Brown

To prevent sliced fruits like apples and pears from oxidizing and turning brown before serving, start by juicing one lemon. Video: . Roll the lemon on the counter to release the juice. Then slice it in half and juice it through a strainer or sieve into a bowl of ice water. Use ...more

How To : Do a cool volcano experiment at home

In this Education video tutorial you will learn how to do a cool volcano experiment at home. You will need a bottle of tonic water, mentos and some paper. Wrap the paper around the mentos to make a tube for releasing the mentos in to the bottle. Now pour about half a packet of ...more

How To : Retrofit cellulose insulation with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to retrofit cellulose insulation. Steps: 1 Locate two adjacent wall studs on an exterior wall. 2 Use utility knife to remove a shingle from the bottom of the wall; be sure the shingle falls between the two studs. 3 Use a 1 1/8 ...more

How To : Troubleshoot a leaky shower with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to troubleshoot a leaky shower. Steps: 1. Cover shower drain with rag to prevent dropped screws from falling down the drain. 2. Remove handle from shower valve. 3. Unscrew escutcheon plate from the shower valve. 4. Inspect rea ...more

How To : Pop a wheelie on a mountain bike

Let's start with the bike: The most important thing on your bike, is your brake system, you will need the brake lever on your handle bars. When performing a wheelie, this will help you control speed and prevent you from falling on your butt. Your rear brake has to function pro ...more

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How To : View Golden Globe Nominee Inception Via Code

Inception may not be the lead contender for the 68th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best movies and television from 2010, but Christopher Nolan's film still collected four nominations— Best Motion Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Original Score. But does it ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Make Buttercream Icing Cherry Blossoms

Make Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Out of IcingDecorating a cake or cupcake with cherry blossoms is easy - I'll show you how. First gather what you need: STIFF icing (see below for icing recipe) STIFF icing in brown for stamens, MEDIUM icing in brown for branches (see step #7 belo ...more

How to Pick Locks : Unlocking Pin and Tumbler Deadbolts

Lock picking is defined by locksmiths as "the art of opening a lock without the key". There's many ways to accomplish this, but I'm specifically interested in using a lock pick set. Since locks vary in shapes and size, it's better to stick with just one kind of lock at first. ...more

How To : Drill a live rock for a saltwater reef tank

This is a video showing the drilling of live rock from a saltwater reef tank. The 1/2" holes are used for mounting pegs made from acrylic rods or other types of pegs or frag plugs. The live coral are attached to the end of the peg and can easily be positioned in the tank. This ...more

News : Quick and Clever Drill Hacks

Two easy solutions for avoiding pesky drill dust. You will need: a Post-it and/or a disposable paper cup. The Post-It Method Via There, I Fixed It, the image says it all: quick, cheap, clever. The Paper Cup Method Bertus52x11 was featured on Instructables for his simple dr ...more

How To : Identify common shrub & tree diseases

John White (Doña Ana County Extension Agent) talks to Natalie Goldberg (Extension Plant Pathologist) about Powdery Mildew that affects many plants. They look at a Japonica that is heavily infested. Powdery Mildew is enhanced by shaded condition despite the dry climate. It star ...more

How To : Unstick rusted nuts and bolts

Never be frustrated by a rusted nut and bolt again with this foolproof removal method. Loosen as much rust as possible off the nut with a wire brush. Tap the sides of the nut with a hammer to help the rust separate and fall off. Apply heat to the side of the nut for about a mi ...more

News : Tips on Car Windscreen Maintenance

Most of the car owners pay attention to the maintenance of the vehicle but among them, many forget to include windscreen maintenance in their periodic checkups. Car windscreen maintenance is quite simple and can be done on your own. In order to maintain car,the drivers should ...more

How To : Prevent Post-Earthquake Nuclear Meltdown in the US

After getting slammed with a crazy-big earthquake/tsunami, the Japanese nuclear plant Fukushima Daiichi might be on the brink of meltdown. Not as bad as Chernobyl, but maybe as bad as Three Mile Island. Nobody wishes such a disaster on anyone...anywhere in the world. In the US ...more

How To : Make scrambled eggs using a flashlight

This video tutorial is in the Food category which will show you how to make scrambled eggs using a flashlight. Break an egg and pour it in to a small metal container. Clamp a Wicked Lasers torch in an upright position so that the bulb end is facing upwards. Now switch on the t ...more

How To : Correctly fill a rinse aid dispenser

If you've never used a dishwasher before, you're about to fall in love with a machine that makes washing dishes easy. One of the main features of owning a dishwasher is it's ability to rinse the dishes to make them nice, shiny, and clean. A rinse aid dispenser is used to store ...more

How To : Replace a shower drain cover

To replace your old rusty drain cover. First, some masking tape over drain cover, to prevent screws from falling into drain. Sweep debris away, as so not to clog up the hole. Remove old shower drain cover to measure, take it to the store, to get the exact size. It's best to ta ...more

How To : Roll a smoke easily

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to roll a cigarette. This video is not recommended for young viewers. It is recommended for those viewers who over the age of 18. The materials required are: tobacco (Golden Virginia), rolling paper (Rizla Silver) and a cigarette filte ...more

How To : Hack a Vending Machine in 3 Easy Steps

How to get a vending machine to pay you for its goodies, instead of you paying for them. First off, find a older vending machine, and insert your dollar bill as you normally would. Once you have entered it, you can select which ever item you want. Then quickly, before the item ...more

How To : Remove backer board from a shower stall

Mark Donovan is remodeling a ceramic tile shower, and shows how to remove the old backer board. First remove the old screws, starting at the bottom of each board and working your way up (leave a few screws so the board doesn't fall). Sometimes screws may be hiding under old mo ...more

How To : Relax progressively to sleep deep

You'd kill to sleep, but even a quick rest is out of the question when you're on the job. If your performance is affected by lack of ZZZs, check out these ways to relax while you are working without falling asleep on the job. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which p ...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

Cocktail Couture : Robotic Booze Generating Dress

Meet DareDroid: sexy nurse, geek couture and mobile bartender, engineered into an all-in-one technologically advanced garment. Created by fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht, hacker Marius Kintel, and sculptor Jane Tingley, the team calls themselves the Modern Nomads (MoNo), and ...more

How To : Bathe a your gentle newborn baby

How to Bathe a Newborn Baby Patty Siegrist shares some tips on how to bathe a newborn baby on this BabyCenter video. Set up for the bath by setting the room temperature to 74 degrees 15 minutes before the bath. It is safe to bathe a newborn in a tub after the umbilical cord s ...more

How To : Hang a spoon on your nose

Want to learn how to perform the classic parlor trick of hanging a spoon on your nose? If so, this video can teach you how in a few short steps. First, it's a good idea to take a napkin or paper towel and wipe any oil from the outside of your nose. This helps to prevent the sp ...more

How To : Avoid common mistakes when gripping a golf club

In golf the grip is the key essential feature and this video shows you the most common mistakes. It is intended for a right handed golfer - left handed players should note that the opposite applies. Let your hands fall to your sides and let your fingers fall to the grip. The v ...more

How To : Pump fake with Manu Ginobili

Manu Ginobili shows how to do his PimP fake! This is best when you're on fire and got the defender worried about you getting three-pointers. If he falls for it, draw the contact and it can make your jumper from 2 to an and 1 situation. This is a Nike Signature Moves video. Cr ...more

How To : Make grilled veggie skewers

Looking for an easy vegetable recipe for the grill? Follow along with this cooking how to video to learn how to make some grilled veggie skewers. Enjoy the bounty of summer by grilling your favorite summer veggies. Ingredients: 3 red, yellow, or orange bell peppers (or a comb ...more

How To : Perform the Go Go Quarter magic trick

Performing magic with simple, everyday objects is cool! And Ryan Oakes is going to show you how to perform an amazing little trick with a quarter. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around wheneve ...more

How To : Replace damaged asphalt shingles

Your home’s roof is the first line of defense in keeping the elements out. A common problem among both new and old roofs alike is damaged shingles. Wind, falling tree limbs, or just normal wear and tear can damage shingles. It is critical to replace damaged shingles to prevent ...more

How To : Replace window sash cords

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace window sash cords. Steps: 1 Unscrew the window stop from each side jamb. 2 Remove the bottom sash. 3 Pry the parting bead free of the window frame. 4 Pull out the top sash. 5 Cut sash cord on both sides of window fr ...more

News : 20 Tricks You Didn't Know You Could Do in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our full tutorials and make sure to post to the community forum if you have any questions or cool builds you want to share. All of these tricks were taught as a part of one of our old community workshops for the 1.2.3 update, but the majo ...more

How To : Clean a Flag

We hang flags to proclaim our patriotic spirit. This is especially true for retired veterans or those who have loved ones serving in the military. Others hang flags representing the seasons, important events, favorite teams or just a cute and whimsical design as decoration. An ...more

Blue : The Color of Dishonor and Subterfuge

When I used to play Magic every day during 7th grade, one of my regular opponents was a kid named Eddie. He played an all-Blue, deck, the first I'd ever seen. At that point I was even more creature-obsessed than I am now and my deck were unwieldy hulks practically begging to b ...more

How To : Bake Cape Cod lemon butter scrod

Scrod sounds good, right? This fish will satisfy your seafood craving. But wait… is scrod even a fish? No. If you're not from the New England-area, you probably would never know this, but scrod is not a fish at all. It's often misconceived as being a type of fish. However, scr ...more

How To : Make fire with a bow drill

Do you consider yourself a survivalist? Well, you can't be a survival expert if you don't know how to start a fire without a match or lighter. The bow drill is an ancient tool for making fire. The bow rotates the drill, and the friction produces enough heat to start a fire. Y ...more

How To : Apply makeup if you wear glasses or contact lenses

The makeup artist Julia presents this tutorial in partnership with VSP vision care in order to demonstrate makeup tips for people wearing glasses or contact lens. -On cleansed and moisturized facial skin, apply an appropriate foundation with a stiff buffer brush. -Use a concea ...more

How To : Keep an indoor plant alive

Do plants wilt at the sight of you? With these tips, anyone can keep a houseplant alive, even you! You Will Need * A plant * Knowledge of its native environment * Water * Fertilizer * A soothing voice or a radio Step 1 Pick a plant that’s tough to kill. Hardy varieties includ ...more

How To : Practice skateboarding safety

Whether you’re headed for a half-pipe or your driveway, always be safe. Wearing protective gear and taking a few precautions can help prevent you from landing in the ER. Watch this video to learn how to practice skateboarding safety. You Will Need * A skateboard * A helmet * ...more

How To : Avoid Computer Fatigue (As Best As You Can)

I don't know what I'd do without my computer. I can't do my job without the internet. I communicate with employers, friends, and family through emails, video chat and Twitter. I schedule meetings and plan deadlines. I bank. I shop. I read the news. I play games. I watch my fav ...more

News : The Avengers (2012) Poster and Fan Art

After his fall from Asgard into space, the Asgardian Loki meets the Other, the leader of a warmongering alien race known as the Chitauri. In exchange for retrieving the Tesseract,2 a powerful energy source of unknown potential, the Other promises Loki a Chitauri army with whic ...more

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