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HowTo : Eat Berries in the Wilderness

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

How To : Perform a general abdominal exam on a patient

Any patient with pain in the abdominal area will require you to perform an abdominal examination, and this video lesson outlines in great detail, how to perform a general abdomen exam. This is great for any medical student or up-and-coming doctor — even nursing students could ...more

How To : Bowl more strikes like PBA Tour star Sean Rash

This video offers three tips for improving your bowling and throwing more strikes. The first step to becoming a great bowler is to pick the right ball weight. Bowling balls are normally between 6-16 pounds. A way to measure whether a ball is too heavy is to hold it in front of ...more

How To : A Beginner's Guide to Gluten-Free Baking

What is gluten, why do some people think it is pure culinary evil, and why are there more and more products devoted to being free of this mysterious substance? Here's what one person thinks: What Is Gluten Really? Gluten is a protein found in wheat (including lesser-known spe ...more

How To : 9 Home Remedies for Treating Eczema

Eczema, which affects about 35 million adults living in the United States, is a chronic allergic condition in which the skin develops extremely itchy, scaly rashes and most commonly occurs on the face, scalp, inside of elbows, knees, ankles and hands. Thankfully, with some li ...more

How To : Identify different types of diaper rash

There are a number of diaper rashes that your baby can face. Sometimes a rash can be a great risk and hard to treat. You may need to take your baby to a doctor if you have tried treating their rash with different types of ointments/creams/medication and the rash has not gotten ...more

How To : Treat and prevent diaper rash the right way

Ouch! Is your baby's bottom red and sore? Say goodbye to diaper rash with these tried-and-true remedies. You Will Need: * Diapers * Diaper-rash cream * Unscented baby wipes * Unscented, alcohol-free soap * Washcloths * A squirt bottle (optional) * Cotton balls (optional) * War ...more

How To : Massage your dog

Learn how to massage your dog. Man’s best friend gets stressed, too! A massage can benefit your dog’s health as well as their mood. You Will Need * A rug or your lap Step 1. Position your dog Have your dog lie down on a rug. Very small dogs can sit in your lap. Massage yo ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : URUSHIOL

URUSHIOL 61 points (11 points without the bingo) Definition: a toxic liquid [n] It may look like a funny word, especially since it's derived from a word meaning "lacquer" in Japan, but most of you are probably familiar with urushiol. Maybe not by name, but by its bothersome ...more

How To : 7 Random Uses for Used Tea Bags

The next time you brew yourself a nice cup of hot tea, don't throw the tea bag away. Old tea bags can be used in many ways ranging from household cleanup to DIY beauty and even gardening. Other than the classic method of placing tea bags on tired eyes to reduce puffiness, tea ...more

How To : 21 Miraculous Uses for Coconut Oil

What can't coconut oil do? This edible oil, extracted from the copra or meat of a coconut, has done what most other food, beauty, and health trends have not: demonstrated real lasting power. Indeed, the "superfood" continues to make headlines, with its many uses the subject of ...more

How To : Make a Simple Herbal Extract

Hello there, people. Today, I am going to show you how to extract the essence from a useful plant, using either alcohol or olive oil. This is how you take a plant and turn it into a useful (and preservable) medicine. For those of you who know nothing about herbal medicine, let ...more

How To : Improve your bowling ball layouts

Chris Barnes (8 PBA titles) and Sean Rash rap on rev rates, sweet spots, skid flips and more. This bowling lesson demonstrates ball layouts. Pick up some bowling tips and tricks to improve your game, whether you are a beginner or a competitive bowler in a bowling league. Lea ...more

How To : 11 Non-Alcoholic Uses for Vodka

Who would have suspected that vodka had so many practical uses? Vodka can alleviate the sting of a jellyfish, treat poison ivy rash, and help relieve toothaches. For using vodka around the house, soak a clean rag and use it to get rid of bathroom mold, clean your kitchen and b ...more

How To : Identify symptoms of recent HIV contraction

It's sometimes possible to recognize when you've recently contracted HIV from signs and symptoms such as fever, rash, or swollen lymph nodes. This video will teach you how to recognize signs and symptoms of primary HIV infection that are experienced by between 40 and 90% of in ...more

How To : Recognize poison ivy

Poison Ivy and Poison Oak are a problem throughout the United States. The resin on the leaves is what bothers us, causing acute dermatitis (a bad rash). If you happen to come in contact with it, quickly wash with hot soapy water, that should at least reduce the amount of irrit ...more

How To : Remove ticks and treat tick bites

Tick bites should be treated immediately, the concern being transmission of Lyme disease. If you've received a tick bite, what you should do is to remove the tick promptly and carefully. Use tweezers to grasp the body of the tick near its head and pull out very gently to remov ...more

How To : Treat poison ivy

In this video, we learn how to treat poison ivy. This is for when you are at home and cannot see a doctor right away. First, if you notice that you are itchy and see small bumps, apply soap on the area and let it dry on the skin. This will dry the area if you treat it early en ...more

News : How to Know if You Have West Nile Virus

When just floating peacefully in the water with their brood mates, the Culex mosquito larvae in the image above does not look very frightening. But in their adult form, they are the prime vector for spreading West Nile virus — a sometimes mild, sometimes fatal disease. Part o ...more

How To : Become a better bowling spareshooter

Chris Barnes (8 PBA titles) and Chris Paul (NBA Rookie of the year 2006) on spareshooting; also features Sean Rash. This bowling lesson demonstrates spare shooting. Pick up some bowling tips and tricks to improve your game, whether you are a beginner or a competitive bowler i ...more

News : Syphilis Has Returned with New Drug Resistance

What do Leo Tolstoy (writer), Beethoven (composer), Paul Gaugin (artist), and Adolf Hitler (politician) have in common? They are all considered to have suffered from the sexually transmitted disease syphilis. With the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and se ...more

How To : Grow ivy plants

Every one knows what ivy is, but most think of it as the poisonous ivy that gives a horrible itchy rash, but poison ivy isn't the only kind out there. There's beautiful ivy that can make your home more elegant than ever. Growing the prolific ivy plant will convince you that yo ...more

How To : Improve your bowling lane play

Chris Barnes, Sean Rash and Kim Terrell make adjustments for changing lane conditions. This bowling lesson demonstrates lane play. Pick up some bowling tips and tricks to improve your game, whether you are a beginner or a competitive bowler in a bowling league. Learn how to ...more

How To : Choose bowling equipment

Chris Barnes (8 PBA titles), Sean Rash and Kim Terrell examine how personal style affects equipment choices. This bowling lesson demonstrates how to build a bowling ball arsenal. Pick up some bowling tips and tricks to improve your game, whether you are a beginner or a compe ...more

How To : Tell if You Have a Cold or the Flu

Have the sniffles? Yes. Does your head hurt? Yes. Coughing? Yes. Could you have influenza? Yes. How do you know the difference? With these symptoms, you could also have a cold. In the US right now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that flu season is ...more

How To : Practice motorcycle safety

Motorcycle fatalities are on the rise. Make sure you're doing all you can to protect yourself. Practice good motorcycle safety. You Will Need * A license * A helmet * Protective clothing * Extreme caution * Reflective tape and stickers * A license * A helmet * Protective clot ...more

How To : Heal your relationship after your partner cheats

Discovering your partner's affair can be devastating, but it doesn't have to mean the end of the relationship. You Will Need * Communication * Reflection * Counseling * Forgiveness Step 1: Get it all out Tell your partner how hurt and angry you are about the affair, and discu ...more

News : New Case of Mysterious Bourbon Virus in Missouri

A new case of the still-mysterious Bourbon virus was confirmed in Missouri, likely originating within the state, local authorities said in a June 30 press release. The virus, which researchers think is spread by ticks, was unknown until 2014, and both knowledge and treatment ...more

How To : Wash cloth diapers

Cloth diapers are a little bit more work than the disposable kind. No need to worry, with some regular laundry detergent and vinegar your baby will be happy as a clam in his clean and irritant free diapers. It’s a dirty job but someone’s got to do it! Keeping your baby’s diap ...more

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