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How To: Protect yourself & your mattress from bed bugs

In this video, we learn how to protect yourself and your mattress from bed bugs. These bugs live in your bed and hide anywhere in your home and even hotels. To see if you have them, you will see blood stains on your mattress and look on your skin for any bites you may have. If you suspect you have them, you should call a professional to help take care of the problem. Check the edges and corners of your bed to see if you have been infested with bed bugs, and look at the label as well. Be caref...

How To: Make the bed

Having a hard time making your bed? This video shows you how to properly make your bed. Kids, use this great tactic to impress your parents next time they ask you to make your bed!

How To: Get rid of bed bugs using a steam cleaner

In this video, we learn how to get rid of bed bugs using a steam cleaner. First, you will need to purchase a simple steam cleaner, which will produce steam that is hot enough to kill bed bugs. Now, take your steam cleaner and let it heat up for twenty minutes. Remove all your bedding items, including sheets and mattress covers. Grab your steam cleaner and steam all around the side of the bed until you have reached all of the spots. Go around the entire mattress as well as the box spring and t...

How To: Do the mattress stitch

In this tutorial, we learn how to do the mattress stitch. First, lay the pieces flat and thread yarn tail onto the needle. Next, you will anchor the yarn to the bottom edge of the opposite piece. Then, go back through the side and find the tunnel of horizontal bars, one stitch in from the edge. Continue to do this around the stitches to combine them together. Keep alternating sides and just do one bar at a time to get the best results. You can do two bars at a time if you are comfortable with...

How To: Suture with the vertical mattress technique

An important part of surgery is knowing the various types of closures to perform. This medical how-to video demonstrates a vertical mattress suturing technique. The vertical mattress suturing technique is especially good for laceration repair or wound closure in the operating room when you want to ever the edges. It is an excellent technique for incorporating a large amount of tissue for greater tensile strength. Follow along and learn how it is done.

How To: Use trained dogs to get rid of bed bugs

Trained dogs may be used to help eradicate bed bugs. A sign that your home is infested with bed bugs is the presence of bites. If bites appear in a straight line, on the skin, then that's a classic sign of bed bug bites. Trained dogs are able to pinpoint the bed bug infestation. They are 98% accurate, when other methods are only effective 30% of the time.

How To: Perform a horizontal mattress suture on a patient

The horizontal mattress suture allows the doctor or nurse performing them to minimize the tension being applied to a patient's wound by the stitch, which facilitates healing. This video features a doctor demonstrating how to perform such a suture on a pig's leg, teaching you one of the techniques that will help make you a more successful medical professional.

How To: Make an edible robot

A five minute film on how to make your own edible robot. Edible robotics is an exciting new field of research into robots as food and prey. This research was supported by Robo250, the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, the Mattress Factory and MAYA Design, Inc.

How To: Make compost for an organic garden

Watch this 2 part video tutorial on how to make your own garden compost. Garden Organic shows you the right way to make your compost, store it, and know when it's ready to use. Your plants will thank you for your efforts. Watch these videos in order to get your compost efforts just right.

How To: Make an ayurvedic apple crisp dessert

In this video, learn how to make an old classic favorite, the apple crisp, with a healthy "ayurvedic" twist. Ayurveda is an Indian form of alternative medicine. In this recipe, instead of white flour, you will be using whole wheat grains and organic apples, making for a healthier version of this sweet dish.

How To: Plan a kid safe, very green baby shower

Julie Auclair introduces authors of a book called "Celebrate Green." This book shows you how to throw a baby shower the "green" way. Guests do not realize that some of the gifts they give can be harmful, toxic, or not recyclable. You start with the three "R's", reduce, reuse and recycle. You use these to determine if a gift falls into one of these categories. They have added the three "G's", which are "good for people," "good for the planet," and "good for the community." They begin with the ...

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