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How To: Clean an oven quickly & easily

Cleaning up the grime and leftover, baked-on food inside your oven can be a real chore that requires a lot of time and elbow grease. This video shows you a fast and simple method for cleaning the baked-on grease, grime, and food from the inside of your oven. For this task, you will need: a pair of rubber gloves, a light, non-abrasive liquid cleaner, oven cleaning spray, sponge and

How To: Install memory in a 17" MacBook Pro laptop

The geniuses at Other Word Computing (OWC) show you how to install new memory cards in your 17" Macbook Pro pre-unibody, only by using a screwdriver and a little elbow grease. The only thing to keep in mind is that your laptop must be an older model, created prior to February 2009. Newer unibody models will not allow you to crack the case. Once you have your screwdriver, it's as easy as flip, unscrew, slide the old cards out, and slide the new modules in. Don't be stuck with an out of date Ma...

How To: Clean with Alka-Seltzer

Dirty House? Clean it up with Alka-Seltzer! Who knew the same product that has provided indegestion relief and humorous explosions for millions of people world wide could be used to do some of your most basic household chores. Alka-seltzer can get rid of lots of stains, in toilets, sinks, pots, pans, and lots of other household surfaces, without using elbow grease. Watch this video housekeeping tutorial and learn how to clean with Alka-Seltzer.

How To: Make your own homemade, eco-friendly all purpose cleaner

If you've just ran out of all purpose cleaner, hold on to your waller for just a couple of minutes. Most of the all purpose cleaners, or any cleaner for that matter, contains chemicals that can be harmful for you and others. Not only that, but it produces more trash that can easily be avoided. How so? By making your own stuff from scratch.

How To: Fix a knot

Ever find yourself short on material and that one board you really need has a nice open knot in it? You could always go out and buy more material, but sometimes its just easier and faster to stabilize and repair the knot. And instead of trying to hide the knot, sometimes it's just better to embrace it and make it look look resinous and natural. And that's the goal here. Our guide uses an epoxy/dye mixture to create a stable and decorative knot. With a little elbow grease, and this video from ...

How To: Create Hollister style destroyed jeans using sandpaper

Want to create the look of expensive Hollister designer jeans? Fancy department stores, specialty jean stores and boutiques sell them for outrageous prices. Now you can create them at home with simple supplies, a little practice, careful observation and some "elbow grease". The creator of this video uses common hardware store supplies to complete the task. With the help of the video's host, the right sandpaper and with the right moves, you can create all of the most common styles of Hollister...

How To: Perform an easy elbow stand in gymnastics (for kids)

You've heard of the handstand, but what about an elbow stand? Elbow stands are actually easier than handstands, so anybody can do these. Katrina and Sloane teach you how to perform these elbow stands for gymnastics, dance and more. There are many fun variations to try out! Make sure you practice these elbow stands on a soft surface!

How To: Do triceps presses for big arms

In this video, we learn how to do triceps presses for big arms. If you want big arms, you need to work on triceps more than biceps. You will take a barbell and leave your elbows motionless. You will lay down and push up with the barbell, holding it with a narrow grip. Make sure the elbows are in the same place as the hands. Another variation of this is to push the elbows forward 45 degrees so the bar comes down to the chin. Make sure your elbow stay in and your hands are narrow. If the elbows...

How To: Deep fry a turkey in bacon grease

In this video, Dr. Shawnboy gives a graphic demonstration of how to deep-fry a whole turkey in 100% bacon grease. The major problem that is encountered while doing so is that, unlike peanut oil, bacon grease starts foaming almost as soon as the turkey is dipped into it. A very simple solution to this is to keep stirring the grease continuously while bringing up the temperature to the prescribed 350 degree Fahrenheit. It takes about an hour of frying, and the turkey is perfectly done and ready...

How To: Use the Grease Pencil tool in Blender 2.49b or 2.5

This clip offers a number of tips on how to use the Grease Pencil feature within Blender 2.49b or 2.5. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this free video tutorial. For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look.

How To: Fry squash and zucchini

In this tutorial, we learn how to fry squash and zucchini. Start out by washing your vegetables, then cutting them into thin slices. After this, beat a couple of eggs in a bowl and then pour this mixture over your vegetables so that each piece is coated with it. Sprinkle in salt and pepper then keep mixing up the vegetables. Now, heat up a pan with grease and olive oil until it's hot. Now, dip your vegetables into a flour bath and set them in the grease. Fry them for a few minutes until they ...

How To: Get rid of greasy hair in an instant

This video demonstrates how to get rid of greasy hair. It is actually bad for your hair to wash it every day, so the host washes hers only every four days. To get rid of grease, put a small amount of baby powder on your finger tips and rub them together to evenly distribute, then run your fingers through your hair. Use as much or as little powder as needed to get rid of grease. You can buy waterless shampoos, though they tend to be more expensive than baby powder, and do essentially the same ...

How To: Safely Put Out a Grease Fire (And Prevent Them Altogether)

Hopefully you never have to deal with a grease fire, but if it happens, how you handle it is important. A grease fire isn't like a regular fire, and trying to put it out the same way can make it worse. Grease fires are caused by letting oil get too hot, so the best way to prevent them is to never leave your kitchen unattended. Oil smokes before it burns, so if you see your pan start to smoke, take it off the heat before it has a chance to catch fire. If you're outside grilling, you can add a ...

How To: Use a body powered prosthetic hook for arm amputees

A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to don and operate his body powered prosthetic hook. This video is made to help individuals use adaptive equipment and prosthetics for getting around with one arm. This is an equipment overview for amputees or individuals that have single limbs and need a hook prosthesis to enable them. It's equipment for handicapped or disabled individuals as taught by a man with a below elbow amputation.

How To: Make spicy Mexican inspired cornbread with Betty

Tired of traditional Southern cornbread? Spice it up! With this tutorial, learn how to give your cornbread a spicy Tex-Mex flare! In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Mexican cornbread, baked in an iron skillet. Full of cornmeal, eggs, Cheddar cheese, sour cream, whole kernel corn, and chopped green chiles, you can't miss with this one!

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