How to Get Rid of Bees
While every person has a responsibility in ensuring the ongoing health of the world's busiest pollinators, no person should be placed at risk of bee stings when bees invade living zones, especially where allergic people are at risk. However, attempting to remove bees yourself is a hazardous business and the benefits of doing it yourself rarely outweigh those of having a professional do the job properly, if ever. So, for this tutorial, the emphasis is more on increasing your own knowledge of bee habits, using professionals to remove bees when they're an actual problem and practicing a few bee-proofing techniques where possible.
It’s National Maritime Day! How to Become a Marine
It takes perseverance, determination and some research, but if you do it right, you too can become one of the Few and the Proud.
How to Make Eggs in Bell Pepper Rings
Get top-of-the-morning protein and vegetables with this crafty eggs in bell pepper ring breakfast. These little cuties almost look like happy flowers smiling up from your breakfast plate––the perfect way to start the day.
Today is International BioDiversity Day! How to Teach About the Effects of Agriculture on Biodiversity
The ways used to grow crops and raise animals can have either good or bad impacts on biodiversity. On one hand, farmers can support biodiversity through careful farming methods. On the other hand, if farmers are not careful, the environment and organisms on and near the farm can be harmed. This article explains how teachers can teach the possible impacts of farming on biodiversity and provides some ideas for what a farmer can do to mitigate negative consequences to biodiversity. Students can apply this information for projects or for interactions with a local farming community to share knowledge between each other.
Happy Birthday, Naomi Campbell! How to Become a Model
A lot of people want to be a model because it's glamorous, lucrative and you might want to be recognized in the modeling world. Modeling is extremely competitive, and the industry is filled with rejection, but successful models are doing something that they love. Here are some major truths about becoming a model, as well as some realistic advice to make it happen for you.
How to Shock Your Swimming Pool
Shocking is also known as super chlorinating. It's a way to keep pool water safe and clean by adding three to five times the normal amount of chlorine or other chemical sanitizer to the pool water to drastically raise the chlorine level for a short time. This will help to remove ineffective chlorine amounts, kills bacteria and anything organic in the pool, and boosts the availability of effective chlorine. Shocking the pool is an important regular maintenance step with which every pool owner should be familiar.
How to Deal With Fainting Spells
Being prone to fainting is known as suffering from fainting spells or syncope. It's not that uncommon––indeed, fainting spells are experienced by around a third of healthy adolescents. Fainting is one of the scariest things that can happen to you. And if you experience it often, it can lead to much anxiety and worry. As well, being prone to fainting places you in danger of hurting yourself because it can happen at any moment. Dealing with fainting spells requires both understanding and knowledge of what to do to take good care of yourself.
How to Calculate the Volume of a Cylinder
Have you ever wondered how much soda you could fit in a can? If you have, with this simple mathematical formula, you'll be able to calculate the volume of any can.
The formula looks like this: v = hπr2
h = height (the distance between the circular ends)
r = radius (half of the diameter)
How to Change Guitar Strings
Changing guitar strings is really not a complicated task, but it is for some reason intimidating to new guitarists. Intimidating or not, it is an easily-acquired skill that any guitarist should have. (Note: This guide presumes you're changing strings on a "dreadnought" style acoustic guitar. Electric guitars are somewhat different, but many of the same rules apply.)
How to Make a Basket from a Garden Hose
Create a unique and handy outdoor basket for your gardening tools or other small outdoor equipment using a regular garden hose.
How to Season Cast Iron Cookware
Cast iron is much beloved by serious chefs for its even heating and non-stick surface. And cast iron lasts nearly forever if you take care of it. Seasoning cast iron cookware is necessary to maintain its ongoing non-stick surface and to prevent the pot or pan from rusting. If seasoned correctly, your cast iron cookware can last a lifetime.
How to Clean a Clothes Dryer Vent
If your dryer vent hasn't been cleaned in the past year or two, it probably needs it. How do you clean it?
How to Deliver a Graduation Speech
You have the prestigious honor of delivering the class's graduation speech. You're literally the voice of the class, so before you quake and quiver over the responsibility, remind yourself how lucky you are. The truth is that when you've written an awesome graduation speech, delivering it in front of your peers, parents, and teachers is an experience that you'll never forget. Here are some tips, pointers, and suggestions for delivering a knock-out graduation speech.
How to Make Cool Whip Frosting
Use Cool Whip to make an easy and light frosting for almost any type of cake. It is fast to make and spreads on easily, making it ideal for last minute frosting. And besides vanilla, you can also try out many other flavor combinations.
This is International Coaching Week! Learn How to Be Your Own Life Coach
A life coach is somebody who helps you manage various aspects of your life, from your career goals to your finances to your personal life. While there are professional life-coaches who are paid for their insights, each and every one of us has the power to write own destiny. Read this article to learn how.
How to Buy an Extended Warranty for a Car
Extended warranties can be expensive, making the cost of the car even more than originally envisaged. And that cost will expand, depending on what is covered and the length of coverage. If you do decide to buy one, don't let the dealer sell you the wrong one––be ready and know your rights and needs when purchasing any extended warranty.
How to Address Wedding Invitations
Planning a wedding is an exciting time for a bride and groom. However, a couple may find that that even the details can be overwhelming -- all the way from the colors to the reception or even something as simple as the writing on the wedding invitations. A wedding invitation is one of the first impressions guests will have about your upcoming wedding, so in order to put your best bridal foot forward, here are some steps to help couples address wedding invitations.
How to Roll a Sleeping Bag
Rolling a sleeping bag is an essential skill for a camper. Whether you want to pack the sleeping bag down for its smaller carry bag or you just want to keep it clean and make it easier to transport, rolling the sleeping bag is straightforward.
How to Get a Bikini Worthy Body
Get a bikini. Put it on your body. Fat or thin, toned or soft and squidgy, you look beautiful!
Getting your body ready for bikini season will take some hard work and dedication, but it doesn't have to be torture. Read this article to learn how to lose weight the healthy way, and have fun along the way!
How to Transform a Tank Top Into a Bag
Turn your cute tank top into a fun bag. This easy project will instantly provide you with a bag, making it simple for you to bring home that spur-of-the-moment seashell collection from the beach or to hold all those last-minute candies from the local store!
How to Get Someone to Take Over Your Car Payments
Are you stuck with a lease or loan for a few more months but you just don't want the vehicle any longer? Many leases, and some loans, allow a new person to assume the remaining term of the lease, taking over the vehicle and the payments on it. To get someone else to take over your car payments, follow the steps below.
How to Create a Cartoon Dinosaur with Inkscape
Inkscape is a great vector creating program that's free. Creating this dinosaur will help you learn how to use the software.
How to Compose Your Center of Interest
Composition makes photography both challenging and fun. By following the checklist in this article and by being observant of what you see in the camera's preview, you'll soon be turning your photos into works of art.
How to Make a Gameboy or DS Case with Duct Tape
With duct tape craft mania still in full throttle, it only seems fitting to make yourself a Gameboy or DS case from duct tape too! It's a strong and protective case that will keep your Gameboy or DS snug inside. Choose any color you like and get sticking!
How to Draw a Brain
Drawing a brain is not overly complicated provided you follow these straight-forward steps.
How to Buy Seized Cars for Sale
Thousands of cars are seized by financial agencies, the government, and law enforcement agencies every year. Many of these vehicles are put up for auction. Seized cars can be purchased for almost 90 percent off their retail value, so they're worth looking into if you're after a bargain.
How to Find Glitches
Glitches are bugs in a game (computer, video, app, etc.) that cause strange things to happen that are not supposed to form part of the game. For example, perhaps you find an enemy and he runs away when he's not meant to or maybe your enemies have turned into holograms and can't attack you. Usually glitches are a nuisance or something to avoid. Sometimes though, glitches can actually help your gameplay or they're just fun and in this instance, you may actually want to find them––happy bug hunting!
How to Make a Skinnygirl Margarita
Sweetening the basic margarita with agave nectar in place of simple syrup cuts down on the calories. The frozen strawberry version utilizes a packet of low calorie drink mix to add guilt-free flavor.
How to Make a Citrus and Vinegar Household Cleaner
Are you looking for a non-toxic solution to cleaning up household messes or are you in a pinch and don't have any cleaner on hand? You don't need to spend a lot of money on organic cleaners or head to the store; instead, you can make effective and great smelling cleaning fluid at home from two really simple kitchen cupboard ingredients, namely citrus and vinegar.
Today is the anniversary of the founding of the NY Stock Exchange in 1792. Learn how to buy stocks
Buying stocks is not that difficult, but you'll need a little guidance if you haven't done it before. On the other hand, making money consistently from buying stock can be very difficult. Most mutual funds underperform the index, which means even professionals don't find this easy. So take everything you read with a grain of salt.
How to Overcome Shyness
Ask yourself this: Do you become nervous when you are placed in the spotlight? Do strangers make you shudder? Does the simple thought of talking in front of people make you want to run to the nearest restroom? Do you immediately want to leave that restroom if someone else is in there already?
Well guess what... you're not alone! Many people in the world suffer from mild to extreme shyness, and are struggling to overcome it! Remember that breaking out from that shell doesn't magically happen overnight. It takes time, effort, and of course, the desire to change.
The following are some tips to assist you in overcoming shyness.
How to Stop Cyber Bullying
Cyber bullying occurs when electronic communications such as text messages, emails, instant messages, and social media updates are used to threaten or humiliate someone. Its consequences can be just as serious as the effects of bullying that occurs in person. Learn how to recognize and address cyber bullying before it gets out of hand.
How to Publish a Children's Book
If you've written a children's book, you're probably eager to get it published. Read on to learn about the steps you'll need to take to successfully publish your children's book.
How to Become an Alaska Bush Pilot
Bush pilots operate aircraft in very remote, inaccessible areas of the world. Common tasks for bush pilots include delivering mail and other supplies, providing taxi services, and carrying out search and rescue missions. Alaskan-based bush pilots operate principally in the Alaskan tundra, as aircraft often provide the only viable means of transportation and delivery in the region's harsh conditions. Being an Alaska bush pilot is an exciting, albeit sometimes dangerous career, that will give you the opportunity to fly throughout the Alaskan wilderness.
How to Improvise on the Piano
Many of you sitting at home might be wondering what improvisation is. The simplified definition of it is performing without preparation. Improvising can improve your piano playing. Here's how to do it.
How to Tackle the Seven Summits
If you're a mountaineer, one thing that might interest you is the enormous challenge of climbing the Seven Summits, namely the seven highest peaks on seven continents. Expensive, grueling, dangerous, and exhausting, for some people, this is the ultimate in life achievements. This article explains how to tackle them in a general way; the actual climbing skills are something you already need sorted out!
It’s Biographer's Day! How to Write a Biography
No matter how exciting or significant a person's life is, a poorly written biography will make it seem like a snore. On the other hand, a good biographer can draw insight from an ordinary life--because they recognize that even the most exciting life is an ordinary life! After all, a biography isn't supposed to be a collection of facts assembled in chronological order; it's the biographer's interpretation of how that life was different and important.
How to Make a Foil Cup Mosaic
Whether you're decorating for an “under the sea” themed party or you're creating a colorful backdrop for a bulletin board, cupcake foil cups can make an interesting mosaic. It's fairly easy to make, albeit a bit fiddly, and the final product is exciting to look at and touch.
How to Dye Your Hair With Lemon Juice
Want to lighten your hair or bring out highlights "naturally"? Want to look like a California girl, with sun-kissed locks that shine when they hit the light? Don't fret, it's easy. Simply follow the short instructions below for a head of beautiful, lighter hair!
How to Prevent Cat Allergies
Cat allergy reactions can range from mild symptoms such as sneezing and coughing to more severe allergic reactions such as asthma attacks. While it is possible to minimize allergic reactions using medication, this doesn't suit everyone and it's a good idea to take a multi-pronged approach to trying to lessen your allergic reactions to cats.
How to Write Movie Scripts
The world of film is very, very competitive. You may have the best movie idea of all time, but if your script isn’t formatted correctly, there’s a high chance it will never even get read. Follow these steps to maximize your chances of seeing your writing on the big screen.
How to Make a Non Sew Tutu
For the crafty types who'd rather skip or avoid sewing altogether, this quick and simple no-sew tutu is a perfect solution. When your little girl pleads with you for a tutu next time, this one will meet the needs quickly and easily!
How to Play Angry Birds
Angry Birds is a very widely known smartphone and electronic tablet application game that has been downloaded over 500 million times across platforms. Here's how to play this famous game if you haven't already tried it.
How to Prevent Identity Theft
In 2012, there were 12.6 million cases of identity theft in the US alone, an increase of over one million people since 2009. And if that's not enough to worry you, the San Diego based Identity Theft Resource Center has calculated that it takes about 600 hours to restore your reputation after identity theft. While people are getting better at recognizing identity theft, and minimizing the damage, the best solution is to prevent it from happening in the first place by following these steps.
How to Make Elephant Foot Curry in Andhra Style
Elephant foot yam is a vegetable used frequently in Andhra Pradesh to make many varieties of curries, gravy curries and chutneys. Apart from these dishes, it is also used to make kababs and sweet dishes. The following recipe is for a dry curry using elephant foot yam, suitable for serving as a main dish.
Happy birthday, Zuck! Facebook 101
Facebook is the world's largest online social networking website, having attracted over 500 million active users. If you're new to it, Facebook might seem like an intimidating place to connect with old friends and share personal information, but it is quite easy to get the hang of. This article offers steps on how to use Facebook.
How to Do the Cup Song
Lulu and the Lampshades created it, Anna Kendrick popularized it, and now you want to learn it. Here's an easy step-by-step on how you too can do the "cup song" from Pitch Perfect.
Angelina Jolie was proactive about breast cancer, you can be too: How to Know if You Have Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the United States, affecting one in eight women. Though the risk is much lower for men, they’re also susceptible. A history of breast cancer in your family makes it especially important to be proactive. Awareness, early detection and swift treatment increase survival rates. Here’s how to check yourself for signs of breast cancer, as well as what to expect when you seek treatment.
How to Become a Doctor
Many people have dreams of becoming a doctor and saving lives, but the training required to accomplish this goal is extremely rigorous. Here are some things to think about as you consider a career as a physician.
How to Make Creamy Avocado Pasta
Creamy avocado pasta is a terrific meal that can be whipped up in less than 20 minutes. The ingredients are simple, but the combination creates a pleasingly deceptively rich main dish.
How to Sew a Tool Roll Up from Old Jeans
If you'd like to carry your tools in a compact package, without them rattling or jumbling in your bag or tool box, a tool roll-up is the way to go. Here is a simple tool roll-up you can use for any assortment of tools, made from one leg of an old pair of jeans.