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  • How To Find the Best Online Stores for Action Figures

    Nowadays, you can find almost any action figure for sale online. Here's how to find the best online stores for buying action figures.
  • How To Choose Fishing Lures

    Here are some guidelines to help you choose the right fishing lure, which best fits the type of fish, the fishing location and conditions and your preferences.
  • How To Collect and Trade Baseball Cards

    Collecting and trading baseball cards is a great hobby for young and old alike. Learn some techniques for collecting and trading that will help you enhance your...
  • How To Clean Old Coins

    Coin collecting is a fabulous hobby. It is important to protect the quality and integrity of old coins. This can be done through proper cleaning and storage.
  • How To Make a Simple Handbag

    A handbag can be costly to a person who does not know how to make one. Making your own handbag can cost less and is as easy as 1-2-3.
  • How To Maximize Profits When Selling Your Baseball Card Collection

    Being an avid collector is actually a good investment, once you consider all your options. Collector’s items are valued highly to the point that some even go as far...
  • How To Make a Fleece Tie Blanket

    During winter, wouldn't it be nice to curl up on a couch and read your favorite book while drinking hot chocolate? Doesn't that sound heavenly? Certainly, it does. But...
  • How To Use Australian Slang Like a Local

    So you are an American thinking of going to Australia. You have packed your things and left your place. Suddenly, you remembered something that your friends warned you...
  • How To Find Cast Iron Bird Baths

    Having a bird bath in the garden will be very helpful for birds seeking for a refreshing dip. No matter how small the bird bath is, it will attract birds in different...
  • How To Use a Bird Bath Heater

    Use of a Bird bath heater is essential if you live in a cold weather. During winter, birds travel far to search for places where they can drink water. And because it...
  • How To Choose Between Types of Bird Baths

    Bird baths are great to have in the garden and backyard. There is nothing more relaxing than hearing birds chirping freely in your garden and the water trickling from...
  • How To Install a Fountain Bird Bath

    Having a fountain bird bath will instantly perk up your backyard. It's always great to hear the sound of birds freely chirping and flying around especially during...
  • How To Protect Trail Riding Areas

    One popular outdoor recreation activity that uses trails is trail riding. By definition, trail riding is all riding on natural trails and roads using horses, mountain...
  • How To Join a Yahoo Chat Room

    More and more people find online communication useful as well as entertaining. Aside from the email, the Internet now provides other communication tools on the web,...
  • Memorize a Speech Using a Mind Map

    Most people have a fear of talking before an audience on stage. This experience can be extremely nerve-wracking, especially for those who are not at all used to...
  • How To Speak with a New York Dialect

    New Yorkers have a way of speaking that is distinctly New York. You’re probably fascinated with the way they talk at the Big Apple, perhaps from what you’ve seen...
  • How To Win the National Lottery with Number-Picking Tips

    “What would you do with a million dollars?” Most people would probably answer that they’d like to buy a sports car. Or perhaps some would buy a home for their...
  • How To Draw a Circle and its Center Without Lifting your Pencil

    ‘I dare you to solve this...' these are words that will fire the competitive spirit in anyone. And when you are in a group, especially of children, you will have...
  • How To Make a Sundial

    Sundials go way back in history and reflect man's first attempt to tell the time. As a time teller, a sundial is not in much use today, but it can be a very attractive...
  • Building a Horseshoe Pit: Measurements and Design

    Have space? Can play! A horseshoe pit is the ideal thing to have if you have some space in your backyard and love playing outdoors. If you have guests over regularly,...
  • How To Do Magic Tricks

    Magic! A word that increases the pulse rate and brings a shine of anticipation to everyone's eyes. It takes you to a different world - a world of excitement, mystery...
  • How To Do Coin Magic Tricks

    A magician knows that the easiest way to capture a crowd's attention and keep them entertained, is with good magic. When the magician is prepared for a performance, he...
  • How To Suck an Egg into a Bottle

    We all know Bill Nye, the science guy. I would see him on TV when I was a kid and be genuinely amazed with the things he does. He is like MacGyver in a lab coat. He is...
  • How To Make Saltpeter

    Saltpeter (Potassium Nitrate), or black powder, is an ancient recipe used for gunpowder or dynamite. It forms naturally, and is easy to make with the right...
  • How To Make a Marionette: Learn About Making Puppets

    Making a marionette can be rather easy to do. A marionette is really just a puppet that can be moved from strings attached to two pieces of wood that form a cross. The...
  • How To Start Collecting Antiques and Collectibles

    Collecting antiques or other collectibles can be fun and relaxing. You can start collecting with a single purchase and a little research then watch your collection...
  • How To Wolf Whistle

    As a kid growing up, one of the most impressive things I have ever heard is a wolf whistle. What is a wolf whistle you may ask? A wolf whistle is a loud high pitched...
  • How To Cut Glass

    With the right equipment and knowledge, anyone can learn to cut glass in the correct manner. If you're interested in becoming an expert glass cutter, all you need to...
  • How To Throw a Karaoke Party

    Are you tired of the old routine? Are your parties boring and formulaic? Now is the time for change. Get a fun place to throw your party in. Set up an activity...
  • How To Buy Wood Lathes

    I have 10 years of experience in wood turning. Hopefully I can help you in buying the right lathe for your needs.The first thing a person needs to know is what type...
  • How To Write with a Fountain Pen

    This article provides some tips on choosing the right fountain pen for you, as well as advice on how to best care for it.
  • How To Make a Picture Frame

    You can utilize materials available in your surroundings to make a fancy picture frame.
  • How To Break a Beer Bottle with your Bare Hands

    When an argument starts to heat up in a bar, sometimes anger ensues. People will grab anything in the middle of a brawl. It does not matter. It could be a chair, a cue...
  • How To Make Paper Look Old

    While there is no practical reason why you might want to make paper look old, it is an interesting craft you can explore during weekends and holidays, including your...
  • How To Stop Laughing

    If you've ever been in a situation where you were laughing uncontrollably, you were probably wishing you could stop yourself. Perhaps it was an inappropriate time to...
  • How To Speak Gibberish

    Latin is not the origin of language in the world. Sanskrit and Armenian are not the oldest languages in the world. My research has brought me to the conclusion that...
  • How To Smoke a Cigarette

    Smoking is a filthy habit but someone has to do it. The tobacco industry employs millions of people, from the humble farmer all the way up to the president of...
  • How To Tell the Difference Between Ballpoint and Rollerball Pens

    While they appear similar, there are quite notable differences between ballpoint and rollerball pens which create very different writing properties. Understanding...
  • How To Play Guitar Hero

    Guitar Hero has been amping up their commercials the past few weeks. One commercial had four future Hall of Famers in their respective sport--Kobe Bryant from...
  • How To Whistle with Your Fingers

    Whistling looks easier than it is. If you’ve seen people whistle you may think that all you have to do is put your fingers together and blow. Then when you try it,...
  • How To Make a Balloon Mouse

    Balloon animals still delight children of all ages. If you are looking for an added attraction at your child’s party or a fun craft to teach your children, start...
  • How To Make Gunpowder

    In olden times, after its original discovery, gunpowder has become more and more useful. It has evolved from its initial use as fireworks. It is now used in modern...
  • How To Make Puppets

    The creative mind of a child is always inspired when there are puppets at hand. Puppets of all shapes and sizes are an integral part of any childhood, not only for...
  • How To Be the Family Photo Hero

    Say cheese! One, two, three, click! If that is as far as you have gone as a picture director, it's time to upgrade your skills and lunge through the boredom threshold!...
  • How To Tell Fool's Gold from Real Gold

    Fool's gold is a mineral which looks like gold, but has distinct properties which can help distinguish it from real gold easily. The term ‘fool's gold' comes from...
  • How To Make a Naked Egg

    Naked eggs make a fun science experiment! To make a naked egg, you use vinegar to dissolve away the outer shell of an egg. Making a naked egg requires no special...
  • How To Make a Bottle Tree

    Did you know that the idea of the bottle tree actually dates back to the 9th century? In Congo, hand-blown glass was hung on huts and trees as a talisman against evil....
  • How To Aim a Slingshot

    A slingshot is a primitive weapon made of mostly wood and leather or elastic rubber and is the perfect weapon for aiming at small objects. When using a slingshot,...
  • How To Make a Pinhole Camera

    A pinhole camera is a very basic photographic device that can capture still images. You can make a pinhole camera using leftover containers or other material found at...
  • How To Make a Magazine

    While magazines you see at the newsstand or in the library are professionally produced material, you can make your own homemade magazine as an interesting school...