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How To : Calculate the Cost of Driving

With gas prices soaring in the US and around the globe, the cost to drive to a vacation destination is becoming a much larger expense item in the overall travel budget. Although it's easy to see that gas prices have risen dramatically in the past several months, it's not nearl ...more

How To : Create a New Year's harlequin mask makeup look

Traditional makeup is too boring for special occasions, so why not try something a little more fun to ring in the new year? This how-to video goes through the intensive process of applying a vibrantly colorful and ornate harlequin mask, using just makeup. The cosmetic products ...more

How To : Make a cute 3D origami bird for beginners

You don't need to be an origami magician in order to spin marvelous creatures and critters out of thin air using nothing but paper and your super dexterous fingers. In fact, lots of origami projects that you've admired (cranes, roses, swans) can easily be folded by just about ...more

How To : Remove permanent marker easily with orange peels

This video shows viewers how to use orange peels to remove permanent marker from surfaces. Use a small piece of an orange peel for this. To begin, massage the skin (outer layer) of the orange peel. This will cause the oils in the skin to rise to the surface. Once you have mass ...more

How To : Create the makeup look of Bella Swan from Twilight

Twilight, that steamy, dreamy love story between teen Bella and heartthrob vampire, Edward Cullen. This love story is based on a series of vampire novels (Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn) by Stephenie Meyer. True love, handsome boy, and vampire danger = perfect ...more

How To : Jack up a car safely

Everyone should know how to use the jack that comes with his or her car. Try this at home so if you ever get a flat, you'll know where the jack is and how to use it to fix that tire. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to jack up a car safely. Park the car on level grou ...more

How To : Make sprinkle topped chocolate high-hat cupcakes

We never thought that yummy chocolate cupcakes could get any better...until we saw this recipe. Combining the godlike perfection of chocolate cupcakes with oodles of chocolate icing, pilled on until tipping point, these high-hat chocolate cupcakes are outrageously overdone tre ...more

How To : Create a natural Parisian makeup look

What is it about Parisian women that makes them so effortlessly chic and timelessly beautiful? Whether we're talking about Charlotte Gainsbourg, AKA Jane Birkin's daughter, or an older lady like Juliette Binoche, Parisian women really take it easy when it comes to applying mak ...more

How To : Make Red, White, & Blue Red Velvet Cupcakes

Fourth of July is near, which means we'll soon be seeing an influx of red, white, and blue flags, banner, and of course patriotic sweets for those who indulge in the foodie side of the holiday. Bake your own red, white, and blue treats by watching this Fourth of July-themed e ...more

How To : Braid a ficus tree & grow a miniture rose

In this video, a man answer questions sent in by viewers, about various plants. First he covers how to braid a ficus tree trunk. To do that you must grow the trees close together, then trim off the bottom limbs, and braid the trunks. Next he talks about growing miniature roses ...more

How To : Do a level hack in Pet Society (12/09/09)

This is a great level hack for Pet Society, using, none other than, Cheat Engine. Try this out for yourself and see your levels rise like tides during a full moon close to an equinox. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to do a level hack in Pet Society (12/09/09). Dow ...more

How To : Do Smith machine single palm up inverted pull ups

Learn how to do single palm-up inverted pull ups on a Smith machine. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You get to keep your feet on the floor for this modification of the classic pull-up, but it's plenty hard even so. Positioning the pull-up bar low, ...more

How To : Use a medicine ball to do flat leg sit ups

Learn how to do flat leg medicine ball sits ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Medicine ball sit-ups ensure your abs work doubly hard, as they lift not just the weight of your upper body but the weight of the ball. By keeping your legs flat throug ...more

How To : Do dumbbell Turkish get-ups

Learn how to do dumbbell Turkish get-ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Not many exercises let you be creative in your movements, but the dumbbell Turkish get-up is one of them. This exercise trains your entire body to work as a unit as you rise up ...more

How To : Do dumbbell clean and press

Learn how to do dumbbell clean and presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This exercise converts a classic shoulder exercise, often done with a barbell or kettlebell, to take advantage of its leg-busting potential. Put squats between the elements o ...more

How To : Make korokke pan (croquette bun)

Watch this video to learn how to make a tasty snack made from simple ingredients. Peel potatoes; should they have any sprouts remove them. Cut each potato into 2 or 3 pieces. Chop onion finely. Cut horizontally several times; repeat procedure vertically. Chop cabbage into fine ...more

News : Vintage Nail Art

Tips This tutorial can be used for toenails too. Start with clean and clear nails. Make sure all nail polish is removed from the nail. Also, make sure the nail is free of dirt. Usually a manicure is given before nail art is done. If you do not know how to give a manicure, g ...more

How To : Decorate butterfly cookies

This video is a demonstration of how to decorate cut-out cookies to make pretty butterflies and ice cream cones. Use any cut-out cookie recipe that holds its shape well. First spread a little buttercream frosting on the cookie. This will serve as a glue for rolled fondant. Use ...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 : Throw an upside down double walled pottery vase

In this tutorial, we learn how to throw an upside down double walled pottery vase. Start off by using water every few seconds to craft your vase. Use your fingers to press down in the middle, to make the round shape and have the vase rise up into the air. Make this into a bowl ...more

How To : Graph a line using points and slope

Given a point through which a line passes and the value of its slope you can graph the line. To do this first plot the given line. Now taking the slope and using the rise over run method plot a second point. Connect these two points and this gives you the graph of the line. Ex ...more

How To : Eat edible flowers

Rita Heikenfeld from AboutEating discusses some of the flowers that are not only beautiful but also edible. It is important not to eat flowers that have been sprayed with chemicals. Some of the more common edible flowers are the zinnia, petunia, and the marigold, which has a d ...more

How To : Play "Patience" by Guns N' Roses on guitar

This acoustic guitar video lesson is brought to you by Aaron from Free and Easy Guitar, will teach you how to play "Patience" by Guns 'n' Roses. Before you begin you will need to tune your guitar down 1/2 step to play this song the way he performs it. As you follow along with ...more

How To : Make a silk rose petal topiary

The art of floral arrangement is a fun & valuable skill. Dana Plazyk lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. You'd never know that making a topiary would be so easy! Dana uses a wired rose petal garland to create a centerpiece which is perfect for a ...more

How To : Make fresh ginger tea with Kevin Rose of Digg

Kevin Rose, founder of Digg.com and Revision3.com brings us a great recipe for homemade ginger tea. He uses fresh ginger root to make this tonic. Ginger is great for easing stomach aches or seasickness. Add chunks of ginger for a rich flavored tea.

How To : Mix a Cucumber and Apple Collins cocktail

This is another very fresh, refreshing long drink. Chris Doig of Brilliant Cocktails used Hendricks which has cucumber infused in it as well as rose petal. This recipe uses Tanqueray which is also a complex botanical gin and it works well with this drink. If you want to use fr ...more

How To : Make sweet and savory baby cakes

Chef Johanne Killeen demonstrates how to make sweet and savory baby cakes - pecan, rhubarb, and rose geranium flavored pound cakes. She uses brown sugar and melted butter and then adds bourbon to make these sweet baby cakes. Make sweet and savory baby cakes. Click through to w ...more

DIY Contest Entry : Putting Pennies to Good Use

It'd be nice to see what a penny will buy these days. Maybe you could draw something showcasing the many uses still available today for a penny (if any). With gas prices rising, it'd be nice to know you can still get something out of one cent. Some ideas? Make a wish in a fo ...more

How To : Make an eye-catching boutonniere

When you need an eye-catching boutonniere for a special occasion, you don't have to spend a fortune at the florist. Make your own! You Will Need * A small flower * Scissors or wire cutters * One bunch baby's breath * One piece floral greenery * Green flower tape * ¼-inch silk ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : HELLEBORE

Scrabble Bingo of the Day: HELLEBORE [n] A hellebore is any of the approximately 20 plants from the genus Helleborus, many of which are poisonous. Hellebores are herbaceous perennial flowering plants from Eurasia related to the buttercup family, having showy flowers with peta ...more

How To : Put together a fall flower arrangement with roses

The flower god demonstrates how to arrange a beautiful rose arrangement for your fall table. A dozen yellow roses, greenery and safflower are used to construct this masterpiece. To begin you need a vase filled with fresh clean water. The flower god shows how to lace the stems ...more

How To : Make herbal & essential oil bath salts

The main ingredients needed in both herbal and essential oil bath salts your main ingredients needed are Epsom salts, baking soda (not needed if salts will be used immediately), and sea salt. For the essential oil bath salts you will need essential oils, and for the herbal bat ...more

News : Learn to Spell With S-U-S-H-I

Food blog me HUNGRY! posts a fun tutorial for spelling with sushi: "For the rice, I use this no fail recipe to make perfectly seasoned sushi rice (but I use my trusty rice cooker instead of a pot, and I don't always use the kelp). The recipe will make a large quantity of rice ...more

How To : Find the slope of a line

Learn how to find the slope of a line in this math tutorial. Whether you're doing your math homework or trying to figure out how steep a mountain is, the slope of a line is simple to calculate and has many practical uses. You Will Need: • Graph paper • Pencil • Basic math ski ...more

How To : Keep a dog safe in cars

Contrary to what most people do, letting your dog stick it's head out the window is not a safe way of transporting your animal! Check out this video for some tips on how to safely travel with your dog. You don't need to leave your four-legged friend behind when you take a roa ...more

Getting Started : Essential Tools for Making Pizza

You can make homemade pizza with a minimum of tools, or you can buy the entire yuppie menagerie (and let's face it—if you're a foodie, you probably want the toys). Below is a brief rundown of the different options available. Since I'm a relative beginner to the process, I've a ...more

How To : Make a paper flower using napkins

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper flower using napkins. First, roll the paper over to one side and then start to roll it up with the other side as well. As you do this, the napkin will start to roll into the shape of a rose. When finished, you will pull out the ed ...more

How To : Draw roses

This video will show you how to draw roses in MS Paint or using a pencil, a marker, a sheet of paper and some colors. Just follow these instructions from the video. The first thing that you will need to draw is the sketch of it. Complete the tulpin with all the details just li ...more

How To : Fish using rubber worms

Using a rubber worm with a lead cast you must first understand how it fells in the water. The lead cast will allow the bait to travel to the bottom. When the lure is at the bottom you will know because the line goes slack. Next is to lift the line up and let it rest on the bot ...more

How To : Create a glittery fruit nail design

Jennisse shows how to do your nails ‘Fruit Style’, using acrylic glitter, in this tutorial. She begins by taking the natural shine away and bowing the nails down. A few coats of acid-free protein primer are then applied onto the nail beds. Next, some bright green acrylic glitt ...more

How To : Prepare deep fried sweet banana peppers

This video from Betty's Kitchen is a demonstration of how to cook deep fried sweet banana peppers which are popular in restaurants. She shows how to clean the peppers by cutting off the top, cutting around the core from the top, and pulling out the core. Cut the pepper in half ...more

How To : Design an elegant bride's maid flower bouquet

In this video tutorial from The Flower God, learn how to design a flower bouquet for a bridesmaid. You will need two colors of roses (or whatever flower you are using, fern, and baby's breath. This tutorial uses red and white roses. Take a lighted candle and hold the flame clo ...more

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