How to do? Step by step instructions, answers, faq - Part 7
How to get bubble gum out of clothing

Several methods to remove gum from fabric As you are collecting the laundry from your child's floor you notice a sticky substance on the front. Upon closer examination, you determine that the substance is the gum that your child was chewing earlier that evening. There are several simple methods that you can use to remove the gum. Many of these methods do not require store bought products. [donate]Instructions Step... More


How to join yarn and change colors in knitting

Using different colored yarn to produce a pattern As knitters become more proficient in their craft they try more complex patterns which may involve using yarns of different colors. It is important to know how to join the different yarns properly. Some different types of knitting that use more than one color yarn are stripes, Fair Isle, picture or motif and Argyle plaid. Stripes are perhaps the easiest to do. Fair Isle, or... More


How to bring reality into a fiction story

Creating realistic settings and characters You will learn how to create realistic settings and characters. You can create realistic characters in fantasy stories and also have fairies like the picture illustrates. You can also create a realistic setting, but you can add settings that aren't in the original setting. For example, you might create a farm setting, but you want to add hidden caves or tunnels in order to make the... More


How is the struggle for water, such as in Ethiopia and Kenya, shaping conflicts in this century?

As the populations of Ethiopia and Kenya continue to grow, access to that most fundamental of all natural resources - water - is becoming ever more problematic. Ethiopian plans for irrigating 300,000 acres with water diverted from the Blue Nile will impact on nomadic and remote village populations. Today, there is already an enormous migration drive into Ethiopia's capital city, Addis Ababa. The Addis Ababa City Water... More


How to attach wall framing to a cement floor

Attaching a wall to concrete Preparing a wall for placement on concrete is fairly simple to do. Measurement is the key to being successful at attaching a wood wall to a concrete floor. Once you have located your measurements on your concrete floor, the wall should install quickly. It will take at least two people to install the wall safely, one to hold the wall in place and the other to drill the set holes for the base. You... More


How to print shipping labels with Paypal

Easy online mailing Paypal has become one of the major online payment systems. Created as a compliment to the large auction and ecommerce site eBay, Paypal is essential to many online businesses as it allows small online businesses to accept and process credit cards, invoice buyers or clients, and handle product inventory and shipping in one place. Paypal has partnered with the US Postal Service (USPS) to offer their users... More


How aircraft propellers work

A propeller is a marvel of engineering that, in exception of the invention of the internal combustion engine, is probably the most important breakthrough to accomplish powered flight. Yet a propeller is nothing more than wings rotating around a hub. If you look at the cross section of a propeller, you will notice it is shaped like a wing. On a wing the bottom side is flat, and the top is curved with the trailing edge tapered... More


How to prune perennials

A guide to pruning perennials For well-shaped plants with an abundance of beautiful blooms, use simple methods to control growth and prolong the flowering period of your perennials. Pruning and thinning perennials improves flowering and keeps plants blooming longer. The result is more and sometimes larger blooms. The following tecnhiques encourage plants that are healthy and bushy to produce an abundance of buds early in... More


How to remember the planets in order

Tips to help your kids remember the planets in order There is something about the mystery and the vastness of the solar system that excites both children and adults alike. Logically, the very first thing all children are required to learn about the solar system is the planets and their proper order. Here are several tips parents and teachers can implement to help their kids remember the planets in proper order (excluding... More


How to save on back-to-school-supplies

Save on back-to-school supplies When the time of year arrives to purchase school supplies for your children it can make a wallet shrink. Now you don't have to fear heading to the store to shop. If you do a few simple steps you can save money. Both you and your wallet will be happier. Stores start stocking supplies early. They expect the back-to-school season to last about two months. This gives you... More