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How To: Craft a Chinese abacus with your kids

Teach your kids about the ancient Chinese abacus, often used as a counting tool, with the help of a fun arts & crafts project! In this Simple Kid's Crafts tutorial, learn how to construct a Chinese abacus for fun with your kids. This is the perfect project for children ages kindergarden and up! Help your kid's get ahead of the curve with fun, educational arts & crafts projects like this one.

How To: Make a Homemade Ice Pack

Why spend money on a commercial ice pack when you can make one at home in minutes? Whether you're thinking ahead for eventual accidents or aches or you're in the midst of a first aid emergency, the quick and simple ice pack in this how-to video will help ease your pain. All you need is water, rubbing alcohol, a freezer safe, sealable plastic bag, and the instructions in this informative video.

How To: Calculate your GPA

Every student with college aspirations should learn how to not only calculate their own GPA, but how to keep that GPA up! In this video, learn how to figure out your own GPA, whether you be in high school or college. Stay ahead of the curve by following this easy guide.

How To: Break up a traffic jam

Sometimes a single driver can vastly improve traffic. Drive like a trucker: keep a large space ahead of your car. This can erase the patterns of stop-and-go driving (wipe out the Traffic Waves.) It can also break up the clogged merge-zones at certain highway exit ramps.

How To: Count from 1 to 10 in Klingon

Admit it: you're a die-hard Star Trek fan at heart. And you know that the best aliens in Star Trek are the Klingons. This video will show you how to count in Klingon. There's English subtitles, but pay attention to the pronunciation! Once you learn these Klingon numbers, go ahead and try it out on your friends!

How To: Make an easy paper plate clock with your kids

Teach your children how to tell time by infusing a fun craft project into your lesson! In this short tutorial hosted by Simple Kid's Crafts, learn how to make an easy paper plate clock for children ages kindergarden and up. Get your kids ahead of the curve through fun and educational craft projects like this one.

How To: Edit your XBox 360 bio

If you're looking for a way to make your XBox 360 profile stand out from the rest, then look no farther. Check out this video to learn how to edit your 360 bio to better reflect your personality. Just copy and paste the grid below into Notepad:

How To: Decorate your cubicle at work

Go ahead and celebrate your individuality—just don't announce to the office that you're a lazy nut-job. You will need: awareness, self restraint, plants, clock, a bowl of candy and personal momentos. Keep politics and religion out of the decor. Keep collectables at home. Interesting not: Plants indicate you are dedicated to your job.

How To: Move houseplants back inside for the winter

If you're like me, you put some or all of your houseplants outside for the summer. Now that fall is here, it's time to think about moving them back in for the long winter ahead. This how to video shows a few steps you can take to prepare your plants for indoor conditions. Following these easy steps should help ensure your plants winter over successfully, so you can get them outside again next spring.

How To: Make kulfi

Hetal and Anuja show you how to make this super simple Indian dessert - Kulfi. A little like ice cream, Kulfi has it's own unique flavor. Try this make ahead recipe the next time you are having a party -- it's a crowd pleaser!

How To: Ignore the Future to Make Smarter Decisions

The future: that time that lies ahead, unknown and overwhelming. Whether you're an obsessive planner or someone who can't think more than two days ahead, considering the future can be frightening with all of the "what ifs." Don't let the future keep you awake at night—in fact, the less you think about what life holds in store for you, the better off you'll be.

How To: Do a simple French braid hairstyle

If you haven't already tried it, go ahead and do the French braid twist hairstyle, but in order to do that hairdo, you'll first need to know the basics of French braiding your hair. This video will show you the simple steps to the French braid, which is one of the most popular braided hairstyles in the world.

How To: Create a blog using Blogger.com

Blogger is Google's blogging platform and this video shows how to signup, create, setup and start blogging on Blogger. You are given a run-through of going to blogger.com and signing up to create a blog, creating your account, naming your blog, selecting your template and finally creating the blog. After that you can go ahead and create your first post, format it, preview it and finally after everything is complete publish it on the web for everyone to see!

How To: Make Fake Roadkill for Halloween

For Halloween, most people want to go all out when it comes to decorating their homes with spooky, scary decorations. I myself decided that for this year I would go ahead and try something more realistic, which is why I went to my local thrift store and purchased a stuffed dog. I made sure it looked as realistic as possible for this project.

How To: Ping Your Blog/Website

There are many people on the web today who, when they submit content wait for the search engine spiders to crawl and find out the content on their site has been updated. Wouldn't you like to know how let the search engines know ahead of time that your content has been udpated? In this short video I show you exactly this simple process of getting more attention to your sight than ever before