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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • How to Build a Rocket Out of 2-Liter Bottles
    Make your own flying rocket from 2-liter soda bottles The rocket can be constructed from household items and, with a little help from a bicycle pump, it will shoot several ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 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 Win Playing Powerball
    Powerball is a lottery game that is played in 30 states, as well as Washington DC. and the Virgin Islands. If you match five numbers and the special Powerball number, you win ...
  • How to Crop & Resize Photos Before Printing at CVS
    Photos provide an excellent way to remember your favorite experiences, from family reunions to your latest Caribbean cruise In addition to storing digital images on your ...
  • Fun Facts About Paper Airplanes
    Paper airplanes have fascinated children and adults alike around the globe for generations A simple toy to some, an aeronautics research tool to others, paper airplanes can ...
  • 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 Print Wallet Size Photos
    You can print wallet-sized pictures two ways You can use some type of photo editing software such as Windows Live Photo Gallery, Corel or Photoshop or you can print directly ...
  • How to Whistle
    A whistle can hail a taxi, make a boring task feel shorter or show support for a favorite team However, trying to deliver an ear-piercing tweet and coming out with a dry hiss ...
  • 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 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 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 Deep Fry in an Oven
    Any food that you can deep fry on top the stove or in an electric fryer such as chicken, potatoes, fish and vegetables can also be oven-fried The process may take a bit more ...
  • How to Transfer Photos onto Ceramic Tiles
    Many methods exist for transferring photos onto ceramic tiles—including photographic silk-screen, Polaroid transfers, laser print, and photocopy transfers One of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • How to Find Your Family Crest, for free
    The term "crest" is used interchangeably with "coat of arms," but there is a difference A crest is a small image on the top of a helmet. Coat of Arms ...
  • 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 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 Melt Lead for a Pinewood Derby Car
    Using lead to weight your pinewood derby car is one sure way to get an edge You can melt lead at home using a portable burner and some household cans, but it is not a job for ...
  • How to Make Viking Soap
    The Vikings were very clean compared to the other cultures of their day In fact, according to cleric John of Wallingford, the Vikings combed their hair daily, changed their ...