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How To: Dissect a human to see the organs in the thorax

The science of the human body is a glorious thing, and educating yourself through its anatomy is a great way to learn. Here you'll learn how to dissect a human to see the organs in the thoracic cavity. You'll also see the lungs and pleural sacs, and the heart and pericardial sacs in the thorax. So, cut out that heart and lungs with a scalpel or knife and extract it for a closer anatomical look. This video tutorial is all you'll need to pass anatomy 101.

How To: Use a purse string suture during surgery

The purse string stitch is one of the more specialized stitches used during surgery: the purse string suture. This suture is used to seal an opening in a hollow organ in the body, like when a feeding tube is being inserted. It is a challenging maneuver, and mostly useful in internal medicine rather than external, but knowing it is essential to several types of surgery.

How To: Make a digital color organ with high-powered LEDs

Collin of MAKE is back with another inspiring project. You may remember his analog light organ. Well, he's decided to upgrade and make his light organ a digital one. One thing to watch out for is the amount of heat emitted by high-powered LEDs, but as long as you find a way to dissipate the heat, this will work out just fine. Watch, and don't forget to read the thorough instructions before building this!

How To: Build a pipe organ chair

It's a chair. It's a musical instrument. Eureka! Techno-guru Brian of tech makeover show My Home 2.0 builds a pipe organ chair, a (very) old-school invention that you can play just by sitting down. Sit back and enjoy this silent movie DIY!

How To: Clean or field dress a deer

In this video, you'll learn how to field dress a deer. Put on gloves. Use Ozark trail hunting knife for dressing the deer. Place deer on its back, head facing away from you. Starting from the anus, split the deer up the middle to the chest. Use left had to prevent cutting or nicking the internal organs. Stretch the cavity open. Loosen organs from cavity wall. Cut out the entrails and all organs. Make an anal incision. Use the butt tool to remove the butt/final portion of intestine. Saw the pe...

How To: Lose belly fat for women

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat for women. Menopause can effect a woman's weight because the hormones are decreasing in the body and the fat cells increase. This will cause more fat to store around the organs. Going to the gm and exercising during this time is extremely important. Just a small amount of exercise each day can make a difference for women losing belly fat. The receptors in your brain will respond to healthy foods and estrogen supplements to help keep you on trac...

How To: Eat foods high in electrolytes

Electrolytes are solutions containing ions usually found in sports drinks that help maintain proper hydration during extreme physical activity. A balance of electrolytes is important for the normal functioning of the cells and organs of our body. The most popular electrolytes are sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate. Try these tips for buying foods rich in electrolytes in this nutrition how-to video.

How To: Create songs using loops on Garageband

Elliott Berring shows us how to create songs in GarageBand using Loops. First, launch GarageBand and create a new music project. Keep the default tempo, time signature, and key. Click on the Show Loops browser, indicated by the Eye icon in the bottom left of the window. In this example, he starts with a drum beat by choosing All Drums, then Rock/Blues. Find a beat you like, then drag it into the timeline. Position your cursor over the top right hand corner of the blue bar of the beat you just...

How To: Adjust your diet when suffering from endometriosis

This is a condition where the tissue that's supposed to grow inside of your uterus starts growing outside of your uterus on other organs. It's not usually dangerous and doesn't have any side effects, but it can be very painful and also can give you trouble conceiving, if you're trying to have a baby. Adjusting your diet and foods you eat can help with endometriosis. Learn how to adjust your diet to fit your specific health and nutrition needs in this nutrition how-to video.

How To: Make your waist smaller with an abdominal exercise

In this video from fatlosslifestyle we learn how to get a smaller waist and to burn belly fat. In this exercise he is lying down, bending the knees. You are creating a vacuum in a sense. You take a deep breath in forcing your belly button to push up towards the ceiling, then as you blow the air out, feel your belly button going down. When you have 3/4 of the air out, hold your breath, and suck in through your throat with your breath being held. Visualize your organs going up into your diaphra...

How To: Make a mellotron

Rocketboom Field Correspondent Bre Pettis on how to make a mellotron. You might remember this organ-like, polyphonic keyboard from the Beatles song "Strawberry Fields Forever." With a Walkman tape players, a keyboard, and a speaker, you can create your own musical instrument. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a modified mellotron musical instrument.

PhD in Paper Craft: Make This Insanely Detailed & Anatomically Correct Human Torso—Complete with Removable Organs

If you're studying human anatomy (or have ever visited a doctor's office), you're no doubt familiar with those plastic anatomical models with removable pieces meant to teach the different parts of the body. Before those, there were illustrated pop-up books. If you need to know the difference between the latissimus dorsi and the multifidus, you're probably better off sticking with your textbook diagrams. But if you prefer a more artful approach (and have a lot of time one your hands), this pap...

How To: Lower your blood pressure naturally with Suzy Cohen

Suzy Cohen tells us in this video how to lower our blood pressure naturally. Believe it or not, the urinary tract is connected with our blood pressure. A dietary supplement called "Asparagus extract" is recommended. Asparagus in vegetable form is delicious when served with a little butter or feta cheese. When you take it as a supplement, you get a bigger dose. It is a wonderful diuretic, which means it makes you pee a lot. You should take it in the morning, so that you do not find yourself ru...

News: A Common Cancer-Causing Mono Virus Has a Special Trick to Hide from the Body's Defenses

Most of us have already had an encounter with the Epstein-Barr virus, or EBV, for short. As part of the herpes family, it's one of the most common disease-causing viruses in humans. We get the disease with (or without) some nasty symptoms, then we recover. However, EBV stays in our body after the illness has ended, and it's one of the few viruses known to cause cancer.

News: A Double Punch of Viruses & Immunotherapy Could Improve Outcomes for Cancer Patients

Activating the body's own immune system to fight cancer is the goal of immunotherapy. It's less toxic than chemotherapy and works with our body's natural defenses. The trouble is, it doesn't work for most patients — only about 40% of cancer patients get a good response from immunotherapy. But coupling it with another type of cancer therapy just might deliver the punch that's needed to knock out cancer.

How To: Measure your body fat

One of the easiest ways to measure body fat is by using hydrostatic weighing. It is based on Archimedes' principle, the law of buoyancy. It works by calculating body fat from measuring the amount of displaced water after a person has been immersed under water. Since muscle is denser than body fat, a person who has more muscle will displace less water than a person of the same weight with more body fat. This test is usually performed for a couple times for averaging accuracy. If the test is do...

How To: Sculpt and tone your body

Sculpt the ideal body. Learn some exercises to add to your fitness training to sculpt your body in this health and fitness tutorial. To sculpt your body you should do squats, work obliques, do push-ups, and try bar dips. With this how to video you can sculpt and tone your perfect body.

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