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50 Things Everyone Should Know - StumbleUpon

50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do. A Big List of Sites That Teach You How To Do Stuff. With all due respect to Kevin Smith, the web is no longer only for complaining about movies.

A Big List of Sites That Teach You How To Do Stuff

In fact, there are a large number of very helpful sites that teach you how to do things. These are do-it-yourself sites, but we're not talking about building a deck or baking a cake -- the web is full of more general interest sites that give quality instruction on all sorts of fun and useful projects. Including, sometimes, how to build a deck or bake a cake. In this horribly-titled, but hopefully useful round-up we will specifically focus on such general purpose sites that include some sort of rich media instruction (generally video).

We also might throw in a tech-focused site or two, since this is after all, a tech-focused blog. If you know of any instructional sites that are missing from this list, please mention them in the comments below. Note: Household Hacker is a humor site, some of the tutorials have some truth to them, but you probably shouldn't try them. Image credit: docman. Clever Uses - Lifehacker stories - Lifehacker. DIY Laptop Case From Your Old Hoodie. Fix your LCD's dead pixels. How to bind papers without staples or clips [1] I learnt this trick from a Taiwanese program on smart tips and shortcuts for daily living.

How to bind papers without staples or clips [1]

I think that was in 2005. It was such a fantastic tv show! Afterwhich I’ve spotted the same instructions posted at Instructables and Truveo. Well, for my personal use, I take 3 extra steps to complete the procedure which I’ll explain why further down. Steps: 1. 2. 3. 4. You could stop at Step 4, which is officially the end. 5. 6. 7. Finished! This is how it looks after you’ve completed all the steps, except for the triangle (Step 2), which has been folded over to the back of the stack instead of forward. Tips: The heavier the paper, the bigger the triangle fold and the deeper the slits. The maximum I’ve gone is 15 sheets.

[UPDATE :: There's an even easier binding method revealed in part 4!] How To Cut A Glass Bottle Using A String Video. How To Do Cute Towel Foldings & Other Creative Ways To Fold Towels To Impress Your Guests - The Fun Times Guide to Household Tips. How to do Everything. How To Fold A Fitted Sheet. How To Fold Towels & Keep Them Hanging Straight In Your Bathroom - The Fun Times Guide to Household Tips. How to make boxes from paint swatches. If you've got paint chips sitting around begging to be made into something, try folding them into boxes for paperclips, thumbtacks, party favor candies, or tiny gifts.

How to make boxes from paint swatches

I made these from Behr swatches, available at Home Depot. You'll need paint swatches, double-stick tape, an X-acto knife, ruler, and cutting mat. For the box bottom, cut a 1/2" strip off each of the two rounded ends of the swatch. You should be left with a 5" x 5" square. At a point slightly more than 1 1/2" from one edge—about 1 17/32" if you want to be picky, but I just eyeballed it—score a line with your knife.

The box lid is constructed the same way. Fold each sheet on the scored lines, bending flaps inward and securing them with double-stick tape. How To Make Money in Your Spare Time Doing Simple Online Tasks. Via: Lifehacker Many “online jobs” promising quick riches and little effort are really scams. While the tasks below won’t make you rich, they can earn you a little pocket money on the side—and these days that can make a big difference. Howto-s. Common Repairs Made Easy. How to Sew (using a sewing machine) If you already have a machine, it's imperative to make sure it's been recently serviced.

How to Sew (using a sewing machine)

Doing this will ensure your mechanics (such as the Bobbin Tension and Feed Dog - the mechanism that moves the fabric when sewing) are in proper working order and any abnormality in sewing will be "pilot error", which can be corrected through practice. How to Thread Your Eyebrows. Tired of clumsily plucking with tweezers or damaging the fragile skin around your eye with wax?

How to Thread Your Eyebrows

The alternative is threading, an extremely old skill that involves using a piece of thread to remove the hair from your eyebrows or elsewhere. While it takes a little practice, all you need to get started is a length of thread! Steps Gather the materials listed in the Things You'll Need section below.Gather the materials listed in the Things You'll Need section below. All you really need is a piece of thread, but you may wish to draw in your desired eyebrow shape with a pencil or numb the area with some ice or cold water. Keep practicing at threading.Keep practicing at threading. How to Make a No Sew Pillow Cover {no sew. How to Make a Paper Cup from a Sheet of Printer Paper. How to Sew. HowStuffWorks - Learn How Everything Works! Make Your Own Book. Napkin Folding Instructions: 27 Photographed Napkin Folds.

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