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How To: Old Wives' Tale or Science? 20 Snacks That Just Might Make You Sleepy

I'm sure you've heard that binging on turkey will make you sleepy, and there's a reason for that. Turkey contains tryptophan, which some believe is the go-to amino acid for increasing serotonin (a calming neurotransmitter) and/or melatonin (a sleep inducing hormone) in your brain. Some say old wives tale, some say science, but clinical research has shown mixed results in regard to its effectiveness as a sleep aid.

How To: Play "A Whale of a Tale" on the ukulele

Want to play "A Whale of a Tale" from Disney's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's obviously also a wonderful way to build your repertory of songs. For more information, and to get start...

How To: Soothe heartburn

Waking up in the middle of the night with heartburn is no fun. Fortunately, there are some simple remedies for fast heartburn relief. Watch this video to learn how to soothe heartburn.

How To: Create a two faced fairy tale makeup look

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a two faced fairy tale makeup look. First, apply green paint to half of the face. After this, apply yellow paint to the opposite eye and dab the same color throughout the green paint. Next, paint red shadow onto the eye and then darken the surrounding areas of the red eye. Create red circles on the side of the face with the green, then draw on a mouth to make it longer and smiling. To finish this, apply eyeliner and glitter to the yellow eye. Then, app...

How To: Create a pink fairy makeup look

Are you feeling a bit whimsical and would like that to translate into your makeup look? This video tutorial is here to show you exactly how to make your eyes sparkle like a fairy tale character. This look is great for a night out or even a costume party! So, if you are in the mood for a super girly style, why not give this one a try?

How To: Identify poorly fitting bras

These are tell tale signs that your lingerie or underwear is poorly fitting. It should not be uncomfortable, too loose or too tight. Your breasts can only look their best in a properly fitting bra.

How To: Spot poker tells

Even good poker players can slip up and give a tell once in a while. As a good poker player you need to spot those tell tale signs of weakness. Learn how to spot poker tells and other table psychology tips with this tutorial. With this how to video you can read your opponents and bet in confidence the next time you are at the poker table.

How To: Prepare yourself for baby labor and delivery

In this video, we learn how to prepare yourself for baby labor and delivery. First, make sure you bring change for the vending machines, labor and delivery can take a lot of time. Watching the pain of the delivery process can drive you nuts because you want to rescue your wife. Don't be rude to the caregivers and make sure to help your wife by giving her an amazing foot massage. You will also want to give your wife a gift to show her you love her. Make sure you do NOT faint, this will make th...

How To: Play "The Titanic (Husbands and Wives)" on the ukulele

Want to play "The Titanic (Husbands and Wives)" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's obviously also a wonderful way to build your repertory of songs. For more information, and to get started playing this classic cam...

How To: Make an origami Japanese princess for beginners

What little girl doesn't want to be a princess? Sadly though, after we grow out of our Disney stage we soon realize that life isn't one big fairy tale - in fact, it's quite the opposite. But that means we long all the more for our dashing knight on his steed coming to rescue us from our tower and those jaw-dropping princess gowns.

How To: Make cable knits

Cable knits are sometimes considered too complex for hobbyist knitters to attempt, but this video tutorial from the folks at Make Magazine will introduce you to this classic technique. Pioneered in Ireland by the wives of fishermen, the look of cable knits actually reflects fishermen's ropes and other aspects of their lives. While cable knits look complex, in this video you will see that they really don't have to be that much more complicated to create then the patterns you're used to working...

How To: Use a neti pot to clear your sinuses

So the wife shows me an episode of Oprah with Dr. Oz of the You series of health books. He's showing this thing called a neti pot. It's a watering can for the nose. The thing is put into one nostril and warm salt water is poured through the nostrils cleaning out the sinuses.

How To: Find all the locations of the Legends in Brutal Legend

It's time to rock out in this next tutorial! For this achievement, you'll be going after the Now You Must Tell the Tale achievement in the game Brutal Legend. In order to unlock this, you must first view all the Legends in the game. It's pretty easy to do once you know the location of each one. This video will do just that showing you the map and the Legend. So good luck and rock on!

How To: Draw Disney's Cinderella

There are few animated characters more iconic than Disney’s Cinderella. Her tale is one of wonder, and her likeness is easy to recreate through a simple process. This video tutorial demonstrates how to draw and color Cinderella. Start with a basic line sketch of the princess herself, making sure to include puffy dress sleeves and a large pleat in her gown. In a new layer, trace over her figure with more definite lines and draw on her facial features. Color in her glorious ball gown with vario...

How To: Draw a cartoon witch head

Do you believe in fairy tales and those wicked witches? Let’s draw our conceptual witch. First we need a paper and a pen. Let’s start with a hat (typical one).Then draw the basic shape of the head with eyes, nose and mouth as well as the hair curls. Then start with the detailing i.e.; shadows and highlights on the hat and the face. You can even do it with a pen. This will help in creating your sketching art work.

How To: Lead a double life

Whether you want to juggle two wives or keep you alter ego separate from your day job, here are the precautions you must take. Learn how to lead a double life.

How To: Perform the Jumping Ring Trick

OK, don't use this video to propose to your future wife, but DO try this video to impress your friends and family. You'll need a ring and an audience and you'll be able to show them how the ring jumps off one finger to another. It's magic!

How To: Install a ground light switch yourself

Don't worry any longer about calling that electrician, cause with this video you learn exactly what to do to install that ground light switch yourself. Save your money and impress the wife and kids. Here, you'll go step by step on exactly what to do when installing a ground light switch, quick, easy and yourself.

How To: Hide your stash in a Ford truck

Did you know there are secret compartment in your Ford truck? This how-to video will reveal the secret compartments in Ford trucks. This is what smugglers don't want you to know! Hide valuables staches from cops, wife, etc., you get the picture...just watch this instructional video already.

How To: Make a great omelet

When you tell your wife, family or friends that you are making breakfast, make this omelet and impress everyone. You will need eggs, salt, pepper, tarragon, parsley, thyme, lavender, fresh cream and oil for cooking, to make this recipe.

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