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How To : 5 Natural Ways to Remove a Crick in Your Neck

A crick is a sudden, spasmodic pain and stiffness in the neck caused by tight muscles that can absolutely ruin your entire day. It can last for more than one day and can be triggered by the smallest movement of the neck, such as a simple pandiculation, aka a yawn-stretch. Alth ...more

How To : Get Rid of Spiders Naturally

Spiders are common pests that typically prefer to live outdoors. However, insects and warmth will eventually attract them into our houses. They like to spin their webs in corners, crevices and unused areas of your house. Most species are harmless and even act as a natural repe ...more

How To : 8 Free Must-Have Photo Apps for iPhone

The stock Camera and Photos apps are great for taking basic pictures and doing some quick edits, but if you're serious about making your iPhone photos the best they can be, you can't stop there. The iOS App Store is filled with tons of great third-party alternatives with adva ...more

How To : Make a DIY aquarium background

This is how to make a DIY aquarium or fish tank background. Some people's methods may differ from these, but this is the easiest, most inexpensive way. You may want to listen to the Incubus song "The Warmth" while you are doing it. (Wait--is that Brandon Boyd?)

How To : Make an All-Night Campfire with Just One Log

The next time you're out camping, whether it's outdoors in the wilderness or right outside in your own backyard, try this hack out for an effortless campfire all night long. While there is definitely some prep work involved, it's well worth it if you don't need a huge bonfire, ...more

News : The Soft Fur Rat

The African Soft Fur Rat though new to the pet trade is a unique little rodent with unusual qualities. Not only is this little rat a great step up for people who feed reptiles it is virtually odorless and that is definately a plus for those who would like to have a pet rat or ...more

News : 11 Hidden Lollipop Features for Your Nexus 5

When Android 5.0 rolls out to the Nexus 5, several changes and new features will come along with it. The over-the-air update is already rolling out, and if you don't want to wait, you can get it right now. We've pored through the massive changelog—which includes over 700 Nexu ...more

News : The Best Places to Download PC Games Online

Digital distribution games are already firmly established on the PC, and they've infiltrated every present and next-gen console to some degree. Whether you like to play DOS, AAA, PC or indie games, there's a way to purchase most of them without leaving the comfort and warmth o ...more

How To : Style a scarf cowl knot

Learn how to style a scarf into the cowl knot. Susan Wagner shows you the ins and outs of scarf-tying with her fashionable pink scarf. The cowl knot is a basic knot that can be used for scarves. For days when you're wearing a scarf for WARMTH, not just for fun.

Winter Hack : How to Turn a Dead Battery into a Hand Warmer

My least favorite aspect of the winter season is how my fingers always turn into stiff, numb digits, unfeeling and seemingly incapable of making even the slightest movement. Yes, that might sound overdramatic, but if you hate wearing gloves like I do, you probably know exactly ...more

How To : Double knit

Double-knitting may sound like twice the work, but it's a technique of knitting with two lengths of yarn to create a piece that's double-sided. This is great for crafting-projects that require extra warmth, and because the two sides are actually attached, there will be no midd ...more

How To : Start a fire without kindling

You don't need a stock pile of kindling to hold the flame and really get your fire started. There are a variety of creative yet effective substitutes. Leftover chips from lunch, an extra toilet paper roll, these are only a few ideas on how to start your next fire. Fire is ess ...more

How To : Perform a musculoskeletal exam on a patient

Whether your training to be a doctor or a nurse, there is no doubt that this video lesson will help you better understand the procedure for musculoskeletal examinations. Musculoskeletal exams rely exclusively on inspection and palpation and tests using a combination of those t ...more

How To : Make a metal coin shake and shiver with dry ice

If you have some dry ice, try this cool science experiment out. It's so easy, you have to try it, at least once! You just need a chunk of dry ice and some metal coins, like a half dollar (which is comprised of copper and nickel). When the fifty-cent piece is pressed into a th ...more

How To : Make a "hobo" stove

In this tutorial, learn how to make a lightweight stove for camping and survival. You will learn how to make an ultra lightweight alcohol stove. This stove weighs only one ounce and has no moving parts. It only takes a few short minutes to make and will outlast most convention ...more

How To : Sew Madonna-inspired easy lace fingerless gloves

Have you ever been in a Madonna mood but didn't have the guts to rock full-on padded shoulders and leather glovelets? Then these lace fingerless gloves are the perfect balance between '80s cheekiness and wearability. Obviously not designed for warmth, these gloves add a touch ...more

How To : Make thermal curtains

This video is an instructional tutorial on how to make thermal curtains. Thermal curtains are a low cost method of reducing your heating bill by increasing the R value of your windows with an aesthetic, insulative curtain. Watch and learn how easy it is to keep the cold out an ...more

How To : Loom knit newborn baby mittens

When making these knit newborn mittens use 2 strings at the same time for warmth. Wrap the string around your finger twice to create a slip knot (back loop over the forward, and then pull it down to leave the loop). Use only 7 pegs from the 24 peg loom. Use the anchor as the s ...more

How To : Polish wood furniture

Wood furniture can really add warmth to the home. However, over time the finish on these pieces of furniture may start to look dull or show light scratches allowing the finish to lose its luster. This video shows you how to polish up those wood pieces in your home so that the ...more

How To : Crochet a galaxy stitch scarf for winter

Are you feeling the need to for a little more warmth this winter? Why not crochet yourself a nice, warm scarf? In this video, Teresa shows you how to crochet a beautiful galaxy stitch scarf, perfect for a holiday gift for one of your loved ones.

How To : Install basic faux wood ceiling beams in your home

Let's face it— we'd all like to have some decorative wooden beams on our ceilings in our living rooms. It's a great way to add character and warmth to a plain room. But you don't need real wood to get this look. There's a lightweight and cheaper alternative— faux wood ceiling ...more

How To : Make a sweater dress with Gianny L

With the winter coming, a sweater is your key to warmth. But you don't have to sacrifice your sexiness with a big, bulky sweater. Transform it into a slim and sexy dress. See how to make a sweater dress in this video from GiannyL. This DIY closet hack is simple and easy, and ...more

How To : Make an easy fabric panel quilt for Project Linus

Project Linus is an organization that provides security blankets for seriously ill or traumatized children. In this tutorial, learn how to make an easy fabric panel quilt to donate to a child in need. Project Linus is a great organization that provides warmth to every child, n ...more

How To : Make a Microwavable Heating Pad

Relieve stress and wrap your aches in warmth by making your own microwavable heating pad. Just gather up these supplies (cloth, needle and thread, uncooked rice, spices/herbs, and essential oils) and follow along with this how-to video. Since this easy crafting project is made ...more

How To : 3 Easy Methods for Making Gourmet Chips at Home

As the days get shorter and the weather cools down, I prepare to "hibernate." I add piles of blankets to my bed, wrap myself in layers of flannel, and—most importantly—eat as if I'm storing energy for winter. One of my favorite parts of my hibernation diet includes chips—home ...more

News : A Free Steampunk Horror Short Story

Sometimes I forget that I'm also a fiction writer, so I thought it might be a nice change of pace to share one of my stories with you. I wrote this piece awhile ago for an anthology that never came together and I'm tired of just sitting on it. It's one of the more odd stories ...more

How To : Cook a savory squash soup with Alton Brown

Make a batch of this wonderfully hearty winter squash soup for warmth. Follow along in this video cooking lesson as Alton Brown shows you how to cook up a savory squash soup. This how-to video is part of Good Eats show hosted by Alton Brown. Pop culture, comedy, and plain good ...more

How To : Use a ferro rod and steel wool to start a fire

Spark it up and learn how to light a fire with steel wool and a ferro rod. This is another method of fire starting which is simple, easy and effective. With your ferrocerium rod, some dry brush, leaves and a gentle breath you'll be on your way to heat, warmth and survival.

How To : Install glue-down hardwood flooring with Lowe's

This Lowe's video shows you how add warmth and beauty to your home by installing hardwood floors step by step. First you must prepare the sub-floor. You will need engineered hardwood planks, transitions, and moldings. You will also need flooring adhesive, trowel, hardwood floo ...more

How To : Conceal under eye circles with REAL SIMPLE

Learn how to conceal under eye circles with Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. The thin skin under the eyes is prone to dark circles?especially when you don't get enough sleep. Here's how to achieve a bright-eyed look. All it takes is a few cosmetics to cover up those dark circles. ...more

How To : Wax and scrape your snowboard

In this video by 585 Productions, Jake teaches you how to wax and scrape your snowboard. You will need an iron, a plastic, scraper, and a Scotch-Brite pad. Before you begin, loosen the bindings because heating the board with the screws tight can warp the base. First take the S ...more

How To : Make homemade chicken and dumplings

Homemade chicken and dumplings will bring warmth and comfort to your family. You Will Need * 1 whole chicken * 2 celery stalks * 1 onion * 1 garlic clove * 1 bay leaf * 4 parsley sprigs * Poultry seasoning * 1 10 3/4-ounce can cream of chicken soup * 2 c. flour * 1 tbsp. baki ...more

How To : Make a "One Tree Hill" Peyton-inspired tank top

Are you a fan of the CW's "One Tree Hill"? Profess your love for this long-running television hit by creating this character-inspired tank top! Based on a reconstructed tank worn by Peyton during a fight with Lucas in the fourth season, this shirt is really lightweight for sum ...more

How To : Keep warm sleeping in the forest

You know your going to have to sleep outside and you don’t know how to stave off the chill of the night. With the right equipment, some layering techniques and a full belly you be sure to get a good nights sleep even if it’s cold out. Don’t let the cold keep you indoors – lea ...more

How To : Arrange flowers professionally for spring

We know we're dead in the middle of winter and you probably have few thoughts about fields of wildflowers and the birds and bees (the literal ones). But what better way to take yourself out of your winter slumber than by thinking about how you'll adorn your house for spring? ...more

How To : Plant and care for little bamboo

The addition of plants can add warmth and beauty to any room in the home. Unfortunately, not all of us were born with a green thumb. This video shows you how to plant and care for one of the most beautiful and low-maintenance members of the plant family, the little bamboo. Sup ...more

How To : Deal with spindly seedlings

The Survival Podcasting present how to handle leggy or spindly seedlings that have grown too fast. Potted swiss chard seedlings are used as examples. The seedlings are growing well but are a bit floppy or spindly. This happens because the warmth from being started indoors enco ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : ZEPHYRS

ZEPHYRS n sing. ZEPHYR gentle breezes 74 points (24 points without the bingo) A few days ago, Cerek Tunca mentioned that a great seven-letter bingo word would be ZEPHYRS, because of the amount of points gained. He's definitely right, with it being more than 20 points by its ...more

How To : Build a fire in a fireplace

Learn how to build, start and add wood to a fire to create an ambiance and warmth in your house in this free home improvement video. Part 1 of 12 - How to Build a fire in a fireplace. Build a fire in a fireplace - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch this video on expertvillag ...more

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