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How To : Reduce swelling with cold massage treatments

Cold therapy is a type of physical therapy that can reduce swelling. Cold is really great to use somewhere between 10 to 30 minutes at a time and then you want a little break. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Take Action Use a c ...more

News : SCORE With Tron-a-Sutra (NSFW)

Whoa. Look what we found in the mainframe. Let's say you're a 15-year-old boy nerd looking to SCORE. Real life experience has been... limited. (Ok, you're a virgin.) Lara Croft was inspired (nine years ago when you were six-years-old!). So, where are the sex-ed tutorials that ...more

How To : Make a Cheap Cut of Steak Taste Like Filet Mignon

Living on a budget often means compromising what you want for what you need—or at least, for what's affordable. But that doesn't necessarily mean you have to compromise on flavor, especially if you know the right tips and tricks to make something spectacular out of the ordinar ...more

How To : Remove a tick with Vaseline

In this video, we learn how to remove a tick with Vaseline. First, find the tick on the body of the animal. The tick will be obvious because the skin will swell up around where they are. Use a special tool to help pull the tick off, which has a slit in the middle of it. Now, s ...more

News : Hawaiian Surfer Dudes Make Their Own DIY Waves

Anybody who surfs knows there's often plenty of downtime waiting for the perfect swell to come along. So what do you do while you're waiting around? Option 1: Nothing (boo). Option 2: Fabricate your own ready-made waves, via a makeshift current pool hooked up to the Waimea Riv ...more

News : Get Inspired! 50 Amazing Shots Taken with Instagram

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

How To : Get rid of bed bugs

It truly is hard to sleep tight when the bed bugs bite, since these insidious creatures are very real, and very nasty. You’ll have to be persistent to get rid of them. Step 1: Know your enemy Know your bed bugs. They’re flat, oval-shaped, wingless, brownish—but will swell and ...more

How To : Properly Measure Feet for Custom-Made Shoes

Getting a professional to properly measure your feet is typically part of the bespoke footwear buying experience. If you are buying shoes or boots online, however, you will need to take accurate measurements of your own feet with the help of a friend to ensure a proper fit. H ...more

News : Alexander McQueen Claw Heel Cupcakes

Via WonderHowTo World, CAKES! CAKES! CAKES!: Martha Stewart Living Radio recently held a cupcake contest, and unfortunately the winner was NOT these Alexander McQueen cupcakes, by Julia Cunningham, DJ on SiriusXM U. The cupcakes feature the McQueen claw heels that Lady Gaga ...more

How To : Make a laundry detergent lamp

A nifty step-by-step guide to making your very own laundry detergent lamp. Upcycle that recyclable detergent bottle and gain a swell lighting fixture for your home! This involves some basic circuitry and wiring of a cheap lamp fixture. You use the laundry detergent bottle as t ...more

How To : Bandage an elbow

Bandaging an injured elbow is simply logical: if you physically compress the area, it won't be able to swell as it might if left to its own devices. It's also a pretty simple process.

How To : Perform the Barus effect

Watch this instructional science video to observe the Barus effect in action. A dyed solution of POLYOX (polyethylene oxide - it is the stuff used as the lubricant on the strip found in all modern razors) is extruded from a 50 mL syringe. On exit, a marked swelling in the liqu ...more

News : Alexander McQueen Tribute Cupcake

Martha Stewart Living Radio recently held a cupcake contest, and unfortunately the winner was NOT these Alexander McQueen cupcakes, by Julia Cunningham, DJ on SiriusXM U. The cupcakes feature the McQueen claw heels that Lady Gaga might possibly wear to the death (if you posse ...more

How To : Remove a ring that is stuck on your finger

Can't get that ring off your finger for the life of you? Avoid a trip to the hospital by using these tricks to safely dislodge a stuck ring. You Will Need: • Lubricant, such as hand lotion, petroleum jelly, cooking oil, or soap • Cool water • Dental floss • Patience Step ...more

News : The Value and Worth of Daily Positive Affirmations

I've been dealing with emotional difficulty for many years. It started when I had surgery for the epilepsy I was dealing, and quite literally, dying with. Since the surgery on March 28, 1990 I have had no seizures, but I have had plenty of emotional difficulty. Along with that ...more

How To : Survive swollen feet while pregnant

During pregnancy, your belly usually isn't the only part of your body that grows. Learn why feet, ankles, and legs swell during pregnancy, and learn ways to reduce and alleviate this swelling.

How To : Keep lips soft and plump

Get luscious, pillowy, kissable lips—with or without injections. You Will Need * Lip balm with SPF 30 * Sugar * Olive oil * A toothbrush * Lip plumper or cayenne pepper * Petroleum jelly * Lip injections * A lip implant * Vitamin E capsules * Plant-based oils Step 1: Avoid ...more

News : Surf the pavement on a freeboard

Ever since Stacy Peralta and the Z Boys brought surfing out of the sea, skateboarding has been confined to its rigid four wheels. The fluidity of carving a wave or deep powder is now (two wheels) closer to reality...with the freeboard. The extra two wheels in the center give ...more

How To : Make hanging plant baskets

One of the best ways to add summer colour to your garden or patio is with hanging baskets. Now is the perfect time to plant up baskets in order to give the plants a few weeks to establish before they are hung outside after the danger of frost has passed. Learn how to make a be ...more

News : Nomad Surfers Take on Bocas

We found a great collection of reviews on Bocas Surf Lodges  at NomadSurfer. Here's a brief except of their wisdom on the Jewel of the Southwest Carribbean: The best and more reliable swell season is December-February, when wave heights average 3-6 feet during this season, b ...more

How To : duck dive

Looks simple. It ain't. Surfing is an amazing sport. Zen like. I have been surfing for more than 10 years. For some reason, though, mastering the duck dive has been difficult. This short video, actually has vastly improved my technique. It is the difference between seeing it ...more

How To : Care for Amaryllis

Hippeastrum or Amaryllis is a flower that blooms in the winter. After the plant dies, rather than throw the bulb away you should keep them to flower again next year. When the flowers have faded, cut off the thick flower stalk at bulb level. The foliage should be allowed to dev ...more

How To : Grow healthy tomato plants

Follow along as we learn how to grow healthy tomato plants. -When you plant tomato plants you need to get a strip of tinfoil, about two inches wide, and wrap it around the stem. -Make sure you go about an inch into the soil. -When purchasing fertilizer, look at the three numb ...more

How To : Pick the right shoes for an outfit

You don’t have to be a slave to fashion to pick the right shoes for your outfit. Follow these tips for a put-together look. You Will Need * Shoes * Clothes * Confidence Step 1 Choose your shoe style according to the occasion. Wear high heels with gowns, and to dress up dark ...more

How To : Make natural yeast

Grapes, raisins and pomolo are placed in jars and spring water is added to them. The jars are tightly covered and left for 5 days to a week; until fermented. The jars are shaken once daily and the lid is opened to allow air to get in. After maturity, where they made fizzing so ...more

How To : Collect fern spores for propagation

In this tutorial, we learn how to collect fern spores with Nancy Swell. If you turn a fern over, you will see the spores on the back of them. The green spores are green and will not shed from the plant. You will first need to collect the fern leaves and place them in an envelo ...more

News : Pacific Shark News Reports

The Pacific Shark Research Committee is the sole spot to find ALL shark sightings in SoCal. They're incredibly diligent about indexing all the activity. It's kind of nerve wracking that my two favorite spots: Sunset and San O are the most popular for white shark sightings, bu ...more

News : OMG. Surf then touch a Bigass Whale at Westwards

This one smells like a fish story.  It is not.  Tuesday April 13, Dave and I got up to surf westward at 7 in the morning.  First rate waves.  Headache cold water....sun blocked by the cliffs.  Fast, clean, beach break.  3-4 foot sets, mostly lefts.  About 15 dolphins swam by.  ...more

How To : Choose the right length for your running shoe

Choosing the right running shoe length is important for many reasons. Some being that choosing the wrong size can lead to your feet falling asleep, your toe nails becoming balck or blue, and even result in toe nails falling off. Having a little bit of space in your shoe is fin ...more

News : Bocas Weather Can Suck

We've just postponed our trip to Bocas del Toro, Panama... indefinitely. The challenge with surf travel is weather really has to be perfect. Surf not too small, not too big. No rain to wash you and all the gross-ness into the ocean. Then you kind of always want some sun to he ...more

How To : 7 Unexpected Uses for Epsom Salt

If you've never had a reason to keep some Epsom salt in your home, I'm about to give you seven good ones, some that will surely surprise you. The magical ingredient in Epsom salt is the mineral magnesium sulfate, which naturally sedates your nervous system and draw toxins out ...more

How To : Perform First Aid on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Degree Burns

What is a burn? It's a form of injury to body tissues which is caused by heat, corrosive substances or friction. There is another form of burn, which is known as scald; it results from exposure to hot water or steam. There are three degrees of burns, explained below. First d ...more

How To : Understand the Process of Inflammation

In each day of our life, we see inflammation. We see it during sore throats and abscess formations in our bodies, and even slight tooth pain is a form of inflammation. Sometimes it's good when it fights to protect us from invading organisms, but sometimes it becomes bad when i ...more

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