Hobbies

  • How to Fix Tough Corned Beef
    Sometimes corned beef becomes tough and hard to chew when it is roasted, fried or slow boiled on a heat that is too low Tough corned beef can be fixed, and keeps it from ...
  • The Best Place to Find Morel Mushrooms
    Morel mushrooms are edible wild-harvest mushrooms There a half a dozen different types of morels, ranging in color from gray or tan to golden and black. They grow in ...
  • Edible Mushrooms That Grow on Dead Trees
    Wild mushrooms are a fungus They frequently grow on the ground, on trees, on fallen logs or on stumps. Some mushrooms help to decay dead wood, others destroy live trees and ...
  • How to Find Burl Wood
    The much sought-after and expensive burl wood can be found if you are observant and persistent The hardest part might be lugging it back to your truck. Burls are created when ...
  • Types of Whistles
    There are many different kinds of whistles made for many different activities and jobs Whistles are not just used to officiate sports games, but they are also used for ...
  • How to Find Morel Mushrooms in Missouri
    Morel mushrooms, rich in potassium and low in calories, must be cooked before eating Morels contribute flavor and texture to a variety of dishes and appetizers and can be ...
  • How to Make a Star With a Rubberband
    Rubber bands have been around since the middle of the 19th century The rubber tree hails from the equator, and the Mayan civilization used the rubber for years. Christopher ...
  • How to Make False Teeth
    Creating false teeth is a fun way to alter a person's appearance for either theatrical applications or just for enjoyment The technique described here is quite similar to ...
  • How to Build a Ping Pong Launcher Using a Mouse Trap
    Ever wondered how to launch that ping pong ball 30 feet across the room? If you have a mouse trap lying around, you're in luck Mouse traps can easily be modified into a ...
  • How to Fix a Taylor Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker
    The Taylor Co produces a number of soft serve ice cream machine models, and each has an extensive operator's manual with a problem solving section to help owners troubleshoot ...
  • How to Make a Mouse Trap Car Go Far
    A mousetrap car is a fun and easy way for kids to learn about basic motor mechanics and physics It is a small vehicle that is powered only by mousetrap. The mousetrap is tied ...
  • How to Prevent Books From Turning Yellow
    Whether you're a book collector or just want to keep your own library in good condition for years to come, there are various ways to store and care for books in order to ...
  • How to Calculate Favorable 4D Numbers
    4D, or 4-Digits, is a lottery game played in Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan similar to the Pick 4 lottery game in Canada and the United States To play you must choose a ...
  • How to Make People Cry
    It is important to know how to make people cry in case you ever put in a variety of off-the-wall circumstances Perhaps you really need this person to cry in order to turn the ...
  • Acrylic Painting Techniques for Beginners
    Painting with acrylics is an excellent choice for a beginning painter Acrylic paints use water as a thinning medium which makes them easy to clean up and easy to make ...
  • How to Get Your Jokes on the Laffy Taffy Wrapper
    Willy Wonka isn't just a fictional movie character It's also a brand owned by the Nestle candy company. One of the products marketed under the Willy Wonka brand is a popular ...
  • Steps on How to Build a Model of the Human Eye
    The human eye is a very complex organ which senses light, and allows us to see However, making a model of the human eye can be as simple as making a pinata that looks like an ...
  • Parts of a Typewriter and Their Meaning
    Typewriters are mechanical -- sometimes electromechanical -- writing devices They have various designs, but all have keys that you press to leave marks on a sheet of paper or ...
  • Analysis of Voice in a Narrative
    A narrative’s voice describes how the narrative is presented or conveyed to the reader For example, a narrative may be conveyed through a specific character’s ...
  • How to Make a Homemade Tracking Device
    A GPS or global positioning system allows you to track a person or vehicle using a mobile phone combined with a software program This will give you the target's speed, ...
  • How to Draw a Picture of a Heart
    The human heart is an important part of the circulatory system and its beat is what keeps blood flowing through your body In fact, National Geographic reports that the human ...
  • How to Dye Rubber Soles
    Although you can find shoes in a large variety of colors, the soles of most of them tend to be white Give your shoes a quick (and fun) makeover by dyeing just the soles. A ...
  • How to Use Dremel Polishing Compound
    Dremel polishing compound is used with a Dremel rotary tool to polish most types of plastics and metals By using a Dremel rotary tool, polishing bits and polishing compound, ...
  • Simple Rube Goldberg Machine Ideas
    Rube Goldberg machines are humorous, unnecessarily complicated inventions that use many steps to accomplish simple tasks They are named after engineer and cartoonist Reuben ...
  • How to Build a Mud Mower
    Mud mowers are a lawn mower that has been converted into a mud bogging ATV These can be a lot of fun and a great "at-home" project for the family. Hobbyists even ...
  • How to Raise Canadian Nightcrawlers
    Though potentially more difficult to care for than some worms, many fisherman still enjoy using the Canadian nightcrawler With sizes that reach up to 14 inches, the worm can ...
  • How to Get Creases Out of Boots
    Creases that occur in boots such as those made from patent or a synthetic leather are common when they are new The bending movement of the material as you walk will stress ...
  • How to Get Microsoft Word for Free
    Microsoft Word is a program used almost universally by people both at work and home for creating documents on their PC If you use a different program, you might have found ...
  • Do it Yourself Galvanized Steel Swingsets
    Just like the playground equipment from school days, you too can build a sturdy and long-lasting galvanized swing set Requiring very few tools and a simple parts list, ...
  • How to Cast Aluminium With Plaster Molds
    Aluminum can be cast into nearly any shape resulting in castings of sculptures, art pieces or even tools Although casting aluminum involves very high heat and molten metal, ...