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How To : Care for your wooden spoons

This video shows you how to care for your wooden spoons. Mineral oil is the best thing to use on your wooden spoons. Mineral oil also works for your wooden cutting boards and counter top.

How To : Make a 4-Element Table with PVC Pipe

Now, I know what you're thinking... "I need an extra sexy coffee table that is like no other." OK, Maybe not. Maybe you're thinking, "I need a conversation starter that doesn't have to do with economic injustice, Left/Right political paradigms or health insurance. I need it ...more

How To : Make a Sonobe Jasmine Dodecahedron

Math Craft admin Cory Poole posted instructions on How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units, plus some great complex models in his article, How to Make a Truncated Icosahedron, Pentakis Dodecahedron & More. These models use the standard sonobe unit and a ...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

Emerald Knights : A Palace of Nerdery

Before last Sunday I hadn't been to a proper game store since I was in middle school. Over ten years ago. If you decide to stop reading right now because I obviously don't care enough about MTG to be writing this thing, I don't blame you. But I tell you, friends, as someone wh ...more

News : The $2,400 Video Card

For $2400 this thing might as well be covered in diamonds and friend chicken. Looking to blow a month or two of rent on something less responsible? Sure, rent might put a roof over your head but it never gave you 49.99 frames per second on Crysis. Meet the $1200 Asus Ares: ...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

The Sun King : Using Your First Off-Camera Light

Difficulty Level: If you have eyes, you can do this. Ambient light is often called available, natural or existing light. Lots of professional photographers have quotes on lights, but this is my favorite: "I only shoot available light. Any damn light that’s available." I wish ...more

News : Surfing Monster Waves By Moonlight

Watch surfer Mark Visser take on a 30-40 foot massive wave off the famous Jaws reef break on Maui in nearly total darkness. Guided only by the LED lights built into his life vest and board, helicopters hovered overhead, filming the event. "It wasn’t until I saw the pictures I ...more

How To : Identify your system specifications in Windows XP

In this video from exosploit we learn how to find your system specs in Windows XP. If someone is trying to help your computer, you might need this information. Right click My Computer, and click Properties. Here you'll see your operating system, service pack, and how much RAM ...more

How To : Wax and edge your snowboard properly

If you're the new owner of a snowboard or plan on purchasing one, an important part of maintaining it is by waxing. Waxing a snowboard is one of the easiest things that anybody can do in order to increase the overall performance of your board. Waxing a board can also prolong t ...more

How To : Build a comprehensive chuck box for camping

In order to build a good chuck box, you will need to do a lot of planning in advance, in order to make sure that you have the essentials and keep the weight of your chuck box down. The most important thing is weight, but you also need to consider: assembly, containers, modula ...more

9:fish Surfboards : Best Local Fish in LA

9:fish Surfboards are clutch for anyone looking to actually surf LA summer mush. Sunny Trinh and Co. make a line of incredibly versatile fish, starting with the 4'11" Pufferfish and going all the way up to a 12' paddleboard. The thing about 9:fish is that they make boards you ...more

How To : Restore German running boards on a classic VW Bug

The great thing about restoring old cars, is that you're able to take out old pieces from the car and switch them with new ones. But if you're facing a budget, then you need to try and save as much as possible. This tutorial will show you how. In the video, you'll learn some g ...more

News : The Ultimate SCRABBLE Word List Resource

To some, SCRABBLE is just a board game to play during family game night or during a casual get-together. Others think of SCRABBLE as a mere hobby. But with any activity, there will always be fanatics—the ones who would rather sell their soul than stop—the ones with a constant ...more

How To : Cut rabbets on a table saw

One of the most commonly used tools in woodworking is the table saw. It's easy to use and make clean accurate cuts for any wood project. Out of all the different cuts that can be made, a rabbet is a common one. A rabbet is just a notch that is usually cut into the edge or end ...more

How To : Make rocket motor casings & nozzles

This video will show you how to make motor casings. You’ll need parallel wound paper tubes ¾ inch outside diameter, ½ inch inside diameter. You can make the same thing out of poster board and glue. In this video shows how to use the store bought ones. Use bentonite clay which ...more

How To : Wax, tune and detune your snowboard

In this video you will learn how to wax, tune, and DE-tune your snowboard. The first thing you're going for tuning and DE-tuning your board is to take a bill file and file your board right where it starts to curve (do this on every corner of your board). Then when you're ready ...more

How To : Use Windows Live Movie Maker to edit videos

This Software video tutorial will show you how to use Windows Live Movie Maker to edit videos. Starting with the store board; here you can drag videos and photos or click to browse them. Click and it will open up a window with all your photos and video. On the left side is the ...more

How To : Tenderize skirt steak

This video demonstrates how to tenderize the skirt steak. For this, the first thing to do is to place the skirt steak on the cutting board. Now with the help of the point side of the meat mallet, start hitting the steak to tenderize it. Once you have thoroughly hit the meat wi ...more

How To : Seed and eat a pomegranate

The best time to get a pomegranate is October to late January. The first thing in seeding and eating pomegranate is cutting it in half. Hold it on a cutting board and with a knife, cut it right down the middle. When you open the fruit, you'll notice that there are a lot of see ...more

How To : Cut cement backer board

This video shows you how easy it is to cut and make holes in cement backer board. The first thing you want to have is safety glasses to protect your eyes. To make a punch out hole you have to draw an outline of the hole with a pencil or pen. Use a drill to make several holes i ...more

How To : Manage a kitten and cat in the same home

The Kitten Connection Video Series from Purina will help you welcome your new kitten into your life with confidence! Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist and pet expert Dr. Karen Sueda shares her best tips and advice in these 13 exclusive Purina Kitten Chow videos. Watch the ...more

How To : Remove Fingernail Ridges

Fingernail ridges are usually a sign of bad health. Horizontal ridges in your nails are caused by trauma to the cuticle as well as by medications or sickness. Meanwhile, verticle ridges are hereditary but can be caused by trauma. If you have either type of ridge, you can take ...more

How To : Balance on a rolla bolla

Watch this instructional video to learn how to balance on a rolla bolla. A rolla bolla has two parts, the roller and the board. To begin with place the roller on the ground, it helps if you use some kind of carpeted surface or something like that when you're beginning, that wi ...more

News : Interview #3

The following are the response I gather from a therapist (is her opinion). Alejandro, Jessica Advisor Jessica Davis 19 February 2012 English 4 Ema Moya (Bilingual FSP Coordinator/Therapist) 1) Is stress different between teens and adults? Yes, Adults are more focus with ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : MIMESIS

MIMESIS n pl. -MESISES or -MESES mimicry MIMETIC adj 61 points (11 points without the bingo) MIMESIS is just another term for MIMICRY in the world of zoology, but it's not just limited to the science of animals, it's used elsewhere as well. But no matter where you use the wo ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/09 - 05/15)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

Solidoodle : Cheap 3D Printing at Home for Under $500!

The possibilities are endless for 3D printing. With your very own 3D printer, you can make spare parts, circuit boards, inflatable balloons, duplicate keys, Minecraft cities, and even tiny replicas of your face. From a more artsy standpoint, you can make complex sculptures, li ...more

How To : Make Your Own DIY Photobooth Props

The holidays are a wonderful time for people to get together and celebrate another year gone by. With all of these parties and gatherings being thrown, a "photobooth" is always a fun addition to the holiday festivities. Why not make some props to bring some extra life to your ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : COXSWAIN

COXSWAIN v -ED, -ING, -S to direct (a crew) as coxwain 70 points (20 points without the bingo) The definition for coxswain could be pretty confusing if you don't know what a coxwain is, but perhaps even more confusing is the fact that coxwain is not an acceptable word in Scr ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : COLOSSUS

COLOSSUS n pl. COLOSSUSES or COLOSSI a gigantic statue 60 points (10 points without the bingo) A colossus is a huge statue with great size and proportions, but it could also mean a person or thing of immense size or power. It comes from the Latin word colosseus and the Greek ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : EUCAINE

EUCAINE n pl. -S an anesthetic 59 points (9 points without the bingo) The first effective local anesthetic ever was cocaine, obtained from the leaves of the coca plant, and it's still legal for medical use. But cocaine tends to cause intense vasoconstrictor activity and some ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : SHLEMIEL

SHLEMIEL 63 points (11 points without the bingo) Definition: an unlucky bungler [n] Shlemiel is a Yiddish word that describes a clumsy, inept person by Jewish persons. The Yiddish language is a mix of German, Hebrew and Slavic languages, and was very common amongst Jews in c ...more

How To : setup an external MIDI device with Apple Logic

Let’s say you have a MOOG keyboard you want to send into Logic. To set this up, there’s a few things to do in Logic. Make a new project in Logic, create an audio track. Open the environment (apple+8) In the environment, click NEW/INSTRUMENT In the track inspector on the left ...more

How To : Cut fish for sashimi

Some hate the idea of sashimi, but others love it. If you love sushi, this is the dish for you. It's a Japanese meal of bite-sized raw fish, usually eaten with soy sauce and horseradish paste. And sashimi can be a very simple dish to create, but there are important things to l ...more

How To : Make a tech deck quarter pipe

This video shows you how to make a tech deck quarter pipe. You will need the following materials: wood pieces, cardboard, a small metal bar, glue, and scissors. The first thing you will need to do is cut out the base, this requires cutting out three equal parts (as seen in the ...more

How To : Take apart your PS3 gaming console

To take apart a PS3, you will need the following tools: Phillips-head screwdriverPliersTiny Phillips-head screwdriversTiny flat-head screwdrivers On the bottom, there is a sticker that says "if you remove this sticker, you will void the warranty". Take the sticker off.Undernea ...more

How To : Make sour creamed scones

Looking for a new way to jazz up your traditional scone recipe? This video might have the solution you've been looking for. The addition of sour cream is sure to mix things up and add a new twist to your baking adventures. Sour Creamed Scones recipe demonstrated by Kathie. Li ...more

How To : Make a chicken and black bean casserole

News-Star Extra This meal is quick to fix and delicious. First 2 TB. butter in the skillet, melt, add one small sliced onion. Cut ends from onion, cut onion in half, slice and divide into rings. To cout a tomato cut down the center, dice across and than dice across the other w ...more

How To : Weave a switchback pattern hemp bracelet

This is the demo of preparing switchback pattern hemp bracelet. Its not a long process. In fact, it takes only 10 minutes to complete. The hardest thing is probably to make sure that each part of it is exactly the same size. Get a long piece of string and fold it into half. Gr ...more

How To : Properly cut an onion

Things you’ll need: Sharp kitchen knife Cutting board Onion Step 1 Leave the root side of the onion intact. Step 1 Leave the root side of the onion intact. Slice off the other end of the onion. Step 2 Remove the papery skin as well as the first layer of the onion. Cut the onio ...more

How To : Make pico de gallo salsa

Making salsa is not just a delicious thing to do to tomatoes, it can also be educational. In this instructional video you will learn how to turn basic ingredients into a tasty, healthy recipe. Just follow along with the suggested ingredients then grab some tortilla chips and e ...more

How To : Debone a whole chicken

Place the whole chicken on the cutting board breast side up with the wings facing away from you. You will need a sharp heavy chef's knife to cut up the chicken because you will be cutting through bones. Start by finding a joint in the wing and cut off the wing at that joint. T ...more

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