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How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Properly fold a letter and look professional

From this video, learn a proper way to fold a letter professionally and place it an envelope. Basically take the letter and lay it in a flat surface, then find a spot in the paper which is almost a certain way up and then fold from bottom to that spot and crease it. Then fold ...more

How To : Save Your Tomatoes From Rats And Rot

Every summer my husband and I plant a tomato plant. We do this to enjoy the plump red tomatoes right off of the vine. This summer we have had a problem, which is that SOMETHING IS EATING OUR TOMATOES AND IT IS NOT US! The Beginning Let me start from the beginning. Purchase ...more

How To : Play Your Kit in Battlefield Bad Company 2

Are you having problems because the game was released a long time ago and the more experienced players are better than you? Then you should be very excited to find out that I will be giving you some general tips & tricks about the different classes that I have learned the hard ...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 : 8 DIY Beauty Tips for Exterminating Zits

Acne medication can get expensive, but there are many common household items lying around your kitchen and bathroom that are perfect to use as a facial, face wash, or on-the-spot zit treatment to decrease the redness of acne and, more importantly, prevent future pimples from c ...more

How To : Pierce your American Doll's ears

This video shows you how to pierce your American Doll's ears. Lay the doll on the table and mark the piercing spots with a normal pencil, making sure that they are even on both sides. Lie the doll on her back and turn the head to the side. Insert a 1/16 inch bit to your drill ...more

How To : Build a fire pit with Lowe's

In this video, Mike Craft from Lowe's teaches us how to build a fire pit. First, check to make sure there are guidelines permitting you to place a fire pit outside of your home. Then, make sure you have a clear area to place the fire pit. Once you have a spot picked out, you w ...more

How To : Hem a sleeve

In this video, we learn how to hem a sleeve. First, turn your shirt inside out, then lay it flat. After this, grab the sleeve and fold it over to where you want it hemmed to. Next, place pins in the spots where you want your shirt hemmed, then go over the area with an iron. Ne ...more

How To : Decorate your jeans with easy embroidery

In this tutorial, we learn how to decorate your jeans with embroidery. First, you will lay your jeans flat on a surface, then trace out the space you want to make on a piece of paper and cut it out. After this, place the paper on an embroidery sheet to transfer the design. Whe ...more

How To : Carve a whole chicken

In this video, we learn how to carve a whole chicken. Start off by removing the wings from the chicken with a sharp knife. Go around the bones and let them guide you where to go. Next, remove the legs of the chicken, cutting again with a sharp knife. When finished, lay your ch ...more

How To : Hit a golf ball on a bad lie

If your ball has landed on a less than ideal spot to hit from, check out this tutorial. in this video you will learn how to hit a golf ball on a 'bad lie'. A bad lie is when your ball gets stuck on leaves or debris that would obstruct your swing. Hitting a golf ball on a bad l ...more

How To : Bleach and paint splatter your own jeans

Angela and Shane from I Am Fashion Weak demonstrates how to bleach and paint splatter your own jeans. All you need to bleach your jeans is bleach and a measuring cup. If you bleach black jeans, you can get tan and gray shades. A bathtub is a safe place to bleach your jeans. Cr ...more

How To : Lay tile in the bathroom

This video is from DannyLipford and covers the proper technique to lay tile in the bathroom. The first step is to lay some chalk lines to find the exact center spot of the room. The first tile will be put down diagonally so that the corners sit on the four chalk lines. Next th ...more

How To : Get grease off a granite counter

A little elbow grease of your own can quickly take care of any stains and get your granite counters looking like new. Follow this Howcast guide to learn how to get grease off a granite counter. You Will Need * Washcloths * Dish detergent * Warm water * Paper towels * Acetone ...more

How To : Take care of suede and leather with Martha Stewart

In this video from garmentcare, Martha Stewart and Wayne Edelman teach us how to care of suede and leather. To determine if your leather is painted or analin, put a but of mineral water on it. If the color comes off, it is painted leather and you can treat that yourself. Baby ...more

How To : Wash bras and panties

The most used and most washed articles of clothing are undergarments. Underwear, specifically bras and panties, are in desperate need of attention after each and every use. They're not like a pair of jeans, wearing them twice in a row is not a good idea, nor clean. Shabby’s no ...more

How To : Cut pineapples

This video shows you how to cut your own pineapple, which is the fifth most consumed fruit in the United States. The easiest way to tell if a pineapple is fresh is by pulling out the center leaf. If the leaf comes out easily, then you know that it is good to serve. You will ne ...more

How To : Identify aphids or whiteflies on your ash tree

County expert John White determines how to solve some pesky plant problems for the area. The first problem - cutter bees on Crepe Myrtle - is an obvious one, with the deep curved "bites" showing on most of the leaves. He suggests using an insecticide but then points out the si ...more

How To : Prime your walls and get them ready for painting

Before you start a paint job you will need to prime the surface of the wall. Priming is necessary if the wall is a dark color or stained or bumpy at all. Once you've decided to prime and paint, check out this tutorial for advice on how to go about it. You Will Need • Dropclot ...more

How To : Work out your chest with dumbbell flys

Dumbbell flys are some of the best exercises out there for building your chest. However, many people don't know the proper way to do this and their workout suffers because of it. Follow the techniques and advice in this video to start building killer pecs. How do you get a ma ...more

How To : Use a follow-up lure when bass fishing

There's no more exciting ways to fish for bass than top water. There's a big explosion with a bass hooked up. Wade Bourne, host of Wade's World on MyOutdoorTV, shows you how to use a follow-up lure when you've missed on a big bass. It's a typical scenario in bass fishing. A b ...more

How To : Make a garden maze

Looking to be the talk of the town? Do you love gardening and have some time to spare? Build a garden maze and make your yard the neighborhood sensation. You Will Need: • A level, open spot • A pencil • Graph paper • A lawn mower • Rope or string • Plants • A shovel • ...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

How To : Photoshop the Universe (Just Like NASA Does)

NASA just released this beautiful image of what's leftover from a supernova explosion. The red cloud is expanding cosmic debris, the blue is a blast wave of electrons, and the stripes at the edge tell of a high energy burst of x-rays that may be bound for earth. This image was ...more

How To : Make authentic Lebanese pita bread

The pita bread at authentic Lebanese restaurants is to die for! It's the best part of Lebanese cuisine, so how to you make it? This video will share Dmitra "Dima" Khoury's family recipe for pita bread, perfect as any meal companion. While growing up in Lebanon, Dmitra helped ...more

How To : Kiss creatively in multiple ways

Want some more adventurous alternatives to the French kiss? This tutorial teaches you many other passionate ways of kissing your partner. Learn the butterfly kiss, the reverse or upside down kiss, the facial kiss, and the dominant kiss. You will be exciting your partner with n ...more

How To : Hem pants so they fit

You will need marking pencils or chalk, scissors, seam ripper, pins and good quality matching thread. Mark desired length on each pant leg. Option 1: Stand on pants and place a pin where fabric hits the floor. Option 2: Fold pants up to desired length & pin. Take pants off; tu ...more

How To : Immobilize an ankle

Learn how to immobilize an ankle. The ankle is a complex joint, so when an injury occurs, and you can't get help right away, the first thing to do is keep it from moving – you'll prevent any more damage to the surrounding nerves and tissue. You Will Need * A towel, blanket, ...more

News : Geminid Meteor Shower Starts Monday (12/12 to 12/16)

Since the Geminid Meteor shower is intensifying more every year, grab your binoculars and lay down in a field to enjoy the show! If you are going to observe one day, do it on the peak: December 14th. The shower is caused by Palladian asteroid 3200 Phaethon. This, along with t ...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

News : Baby Wee-Man Birth

Set up one of the guys or an actual girl as a pregnant female in a restaurant and have her go into labor. She will lay down in a predetermined place over an area where Wee-Man is hiding underneath. Create a scene, have Preston pretend to be a patron/doctor in that restaurant a ...more

How To : Convince your boss you had a doctor's appointment

Ultimately a doctor’s note is the only necessary proof needed to show your boss that you really did go to the doctor’s but if you feel like making an airtight case you can always take a few extra steps to make sure there’s not a shadow of a doubt. Work for a scrooge who quest ...more

How To : Frame a wall for your house

Walls don’t last forever, be prepared. Building a house from scratch, a room add on or if it’s just time to turn one room into two you will need to make a sturdy wall frame to ensure the proper construction of your new wall. Reinvent your living space by installing a new wall ...more

How To : Spot a Liar Through Text Messages

While text messaging has become one of the most frequent ways we communicate with our friends, the missing body language, tone of voice, and eye contact can make it difficult to tell when someone is being dishonest. That said, it's not impossible. There are a number of subtle ...more

How To : DIY Stick Welder from Old Microwave Parts

Lurking inside your old junk microwave is an abundance of useful parts that can let you melt metal, spot weld, and make electrifying Jacob's ladders. You can even make a powerful AC arc welder, perfect for making hard-to-solve puzzles and even makeshift weapons for the zombie ...more

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