How to do? Step by step instructions, answers, faq - Part 3
How are ethnic minorities portrayed in the media

Native Americans are often shown is a wide variety of images. Many of these depictions reinforce stereotypes of American Indians. Indians wear buckskins and feathers; they are unintelligent brutes; they attack peaceful white settlers; they are fading anachronisms of the western landscape. The consistent image, however, of Native Americans is that of outsider. The American Indian has been shown often as brutal killers of... More

How to make homemade barbeque sauce

How to make homemade barbeque sauce Homemade barbecue sauce is wonderful, it comes in many flavors, styles and types. You will find so many uses for it. Pulled pork, barbecued chicken, steaks, beef or country style pork ribs. It's great for dipping too, for some chicken wings, chicken tenders or whatever comes to mind. There are thousands of recipes out there and it is hard to choose from so many. Try bottling your sauce... More

How to count back change

Counting change does still matter! More often than not today when entering a store, consumers are faced with electronic cash registers that tell the cashier everything they need to know. When faced with a malfunction, all too often these cashiers cannot deal with the very basics of their job which is to provide accurate change to a customer. Counting change at one time was something that most people were taught at a very... More

How to give a soothing hand massage

Step-by-step hand massage Your hands are among the most overworked parts of your body, so why not treat them kindly and keep them in top condition with a regular massage? A hand massage can be beneficial in two ways - physically and emotionally calming. When essential oils are added to the treatment, it can help soothe the skin on the hands, which suffers from constant work and overexposure to the elements. A hand massage... More

How to lock a cell reference in Microsoft Excel

Make copying and pasting formulas easier by locking cell references Copying and pasting in Microsoft Excel can be a bit of a minefield if you don't know what you're doing. If you use the cut command, you'll bring a whole new dimension to this discussion. When copying and pasting a formula in Excel, make sure you know exactly what your new destination cell is referring to. If you don't lock down or fix your cell reference,... More

How to celebrate July 4th in an economic downturn

Inexpensive celebration Considering the economic news and forecasts, it is hard to think about celebrating the 4th of July without spending hard-to-come-by cash. Celebrating on a shoe string budget can be challenging but possible. Due to many of our nation's city budget restrictions, things like free firework displays or meeting your family to picnic at free park services may not be available this year. There are other... More

How to make chocolate peanut clusters

Step 1 Melt the chocolates together Open and pour both bags of chocolate chip morsels into a microwave-safe glass bowl. Turn your microwave power setting to low heat. Microwave the morsels in 30 second bursts; check on them after each time. When the morsels start to glisten and shine they are beginning to melt, stir them at this time, if any are not melted, repeat the 30 second burst once more. Continue until morsels are... More

How to clean a laptop screen

Tips for keeping your laptop screen clean Whether you use your laptop on a daily basis or from time to time, the screen does become dusty and dirty. Dust from the air collects on the screen and on the keyboard. If you happen to touch the screen when you point something out to someone else, the oil from your fingertips will leave a smudge on the screen. The screen of a laptop is fragile and although it can be cleaned with... More

How to make Hawaiian chicken kabobs

Making wonderful chicken kabobs Some people have never tasted kabobs, and they can be made from many different meats and other ingredients. Quite often, the first time of tasting this terrific meal is all it takes to get a person hooked on it. Like most kabobs, Hawaiian kabobs uses many ingredietnts, providing a balanced meal. They can be served over a bed of cooked rice, and are a great main dish in their own right. What... More

How to fake a tilt shift image with Gimp

Tilt shift photography is a method of creating images with a shallow focus to give the sense of miniaturisation or a model like appearance. Although tilt shift photographs can be created with a specialised lense they can be very expensive, so instead of spending up to $1000 or so, with a little know-how the same effects can be achieved with Gimp, the free graphics software. There are a number of ways to create a tilt shift... More