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  • 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...
  • How To Do Coin Tricks

    Coin tricks are one of the simpler magic tricks or illusions that can be done even by amateurs with a little bit of practice. There are several resources available,...
  • How To Make a Vaporizer

    A vaporizer assists in releasing the beneficial properties of herbs or essences used in aromatherapy through the application of heat. Besides aromatherapy, it finds...
  • How To Make Flubber

    Flubber is a rubbery and gooey substance that has nothing whatsoever to do with rubber, with absolutely no practical use at all and will definitely not help you bounce...
  • How To Read Palms

    Palm reading or palmistry has been practiced around the world for centuries as a way to interpret the future. Whether you want to read palms to entertain your friends...
  • How To Make Stickers

    Making your own stickers is a fun and interesting activity; this can be a simple holiday family project or part of your class assignments or projects, or even a...
  • How To Make Flash Powder

    The next-door neighbor is bugging you again about the Fourth of July. He brags that he bought the loudest fireworks out there. He is even riding you about the teeny...
  • How To Make a Rose Bouquet

    Roses are a classic for a reason. A simple rose bouquet can be used as the centerpiece for just about any occasion. These flowers are perfect for weddings,...
  • How To Make a Chinese Lantern

    Making a Chinese lantern is a great craft project for families. All you need is a few simple supplies and you can create a colorful lantern at home. Follow these...
  • How To Make Voodoo Dolls

    Voodoo dolls are not something to take lightly. Whether you believe in the faith behind the tradition of making voodoo dolls or not, you may want to take precautions...
  • How To Make a Popcorn Box

    Popcorn boxes are a great gift idea. You can create your own box at home then toss in stocking stuffers, candy or other little trinkets. Follow these steps and you'll...
  • How To Make an Origami Dragon

    Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper into different shapes and objects, both simple as well as complicated One of the objects which you can make using origami...
  • How To Build a Teepee: A Teepee Tent for Camping

    Teepees are not just something you see on old movies or documentaries. They are a viable source of shelter you can construct. This moveable dwelling is simple to...
  • How To Make Foam: Kids' Science and Craft Activities

    Making foam is one of the most fun and easy science projects for kids. It's a great activity to pass a rainy day afternoon. If you are looking for craft activities for...
  • How To Make a Fake ID at Home

    Fake IDs are the keys to the kingdom. Through fake IDs, you can get into places that you would otherwise be standing outside of, looking in with envy. Thanks to these...
  • How To Make Dry Ice: Tips to Make Dry Ice Fog

    Dry ice is created when carbon dioxide is compressed and frozen. The ice is extremely cold and should not come into direct contact with human skin. The ice is a great...
  • How To Make a Rubber Band Ball

    Are you looking for a place to keep the rubber bands that seem to gather in your desk drawers? Or maybe you just need to occupy your hands for a while? Whatever the...
  • How To Make Cross Knot Friendship Bracelets: Making Bracelets

    Friendship bracelets can make beautiful and intricate handmade gifts for your friends. They are simple to make, and do not require the purchase of a long list of...
  • How To Make a Cloud in a Bottle

    Looking up in the sky you can see clouds of various shapes and sizes. These ethereal shapes are often difficult to understand. Bring the mystery down to earth by...
  • How To Calculate the Distance from Lightning

    Thunder and lightning are fascinating phenomena, from time immemorial to the time Benjamin Franklin decided to conduct his experiments with a kite. Elementary studies...
  • How To Create Everyday

    How regularly do you create? A few times a month? Every week? The key to creating most consistently is to create every day. Read on for 7 tips to help you get the...
  • How To Hallucinate Naturally: Tips for Hallucinating

    Maybe it’s the end of the month and you’re running low on drug money, or maybe you’re afraid of becoming another in the distinguished line of acid casualties....
  • How To Buy a Telescope

    Are you fascinated by the night time sky? Have you spent hours memorizing and locating the constellations? Perhaps it's time to purchase your first telescope. But how...
  • How To Clean a Penny

    If pennies are forming communities under your sofa cushions or in the bottom of your kids' pockets, it may be time to do something about it. Any mom who has ever...
  • How To Macrame

    There are a lot of different knots associated with macrame, which is the art of knotting and can be used to create a lot of different objects. With a few basic...
  • How To Collect Autographs

    This article will show you how to collect autographs, focusing on the sport of baseball. These techniques can be applied to other sports as well.
  • How To Make a Braided Leather Bracelet

    There are several options in making a braided leather bracelet. I will include variations of the basic design to give you some ideas, while providing directions for...
  • How To Make Drop Earrings

    Drop earrings are lovely, simple, and come in a wide range of styles. They are also simple to make, inexpensive, and give you a lot of options!
  • How To Care For a Fine Watch

    This article provides some tips to help you care for your watch and to keep it working and looking its best.
  • How To Choose a Fine Pen

    For many of us guys, the pen we use around the office is the ultimate symbol of success and, like the car we drive, it says a lot about who we are. This has made...
  • How To Juggle Using Three Balls

    Juggling is quite easy once you practice for a while. In this article you'll learn how to juggle using three balls. But before you start with three, you must practice...
  • How To Buy a Cigar as a Gift

    The world of cigars can take a lifetime to understand, so it only makes sense that looking at this world from the outside can be overwhelming. If your man smokes...
  • How To Set Up a Group Motorcycle Ride

    Group motorcycle rides are becoming more and more popular as a means for raising money for a good cause, or just for enthusiasts to get together for a good time. But...
  • How To Prevent a Dog From Crawling Under a Chain-Link Fence

    Some dog breeds, and most puppies, love to dig. They tend to be very good at digging and crawling under chain link fences.
  • How To Be a Pirate Wench: Costumes, Clothes and More

    While your pirate heaves ho, you’ll be heaving your bosom. Some may think that in order to be a pirate wench you just need to find women's pirate costumes. But if...
  • How To Collect Comic Books

    There are several steps involved in starting and maintaining a comic book collection. This article will describe those steps in detail.
  • How To Make Maple Syrup

    Very little equipment is necessary to make maple syrup. Much of the equipment you may already have on hand and most of the rest can be purchased at your local store....
  • How To Store Scrapbooks

    Preserving your memories shouldn't be lost in something as simple as storage. Following some easy tips will ensure that your scrapbooks are safe from damage!
  • How To Ride Mechanical Bulls: Riding a Mechanical Bull

    That last buck was a close one, almost sending you flying through the air. But this bull has no sympathy for you or anyone else. Your free arm flailing wildly,...