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  • Learning to make your own beer
    Learning to make your own beer
    Learning to brew your own beer at home can be a lot of fun, but it can also be intimidating to get started. First you will need to buy some basic equipment and supplies. You’ll need a large pot, a primary fermenter like a bucket or carboy,...
  • Simple editing tips.
    Simple editing tips.
    These days if you make something you intend to sell, especially online, you need pictures. Good pictures. And a lot of times if you're not a photographer you don't have access (or the money to access) the high quality equipment and...
  • For the birds: How to make a simple birdfeeder
    For the birds: How to make a simple bird feeder
    Whatever time of year, it is always a treat to see birds in our backyard through our window. It is a great learning activity for the little ones and simply a delight no matter how old you are. Before you invest in a store-bought feeder (yes, they...
  • Black & Decker How To book
    Black & Decker how to book is a tome of information
    If you have ever wondered how to do something around the house, this is the book for you. It is the Mother-load of information from one of the premier tool and industry do-it-alls, Black & Decker.We received an internet copy to peruse and it...
  • Chef Michael Vignola of the famed Strip House shares his grilling tips
    Chef Michael Vignola of the famed Strip House shares his grilling tips
    We are now in the heart of the summer outdoor barbeque season. The grills are fired up and ready to cook up delicious steaks. With the price of a good choice cut, and an audience of hungry friends and family drooling as they can smell the grilling...
  • Dovecote's Plein Air Workshop
    Georgia artist tells you how to turn an old canvas into a new work of art
    On Saturday, July 19, Georgia artist Miriam "Mir" Eve Tidwell decided to share with Examiner readers how they can turn old painted canvases into new works of art, just as she shared with the Dovecote Summer Lecture Series guests in North...
  • ProperChannel.Co – Next Step for 'How-To’s'
    ProperChannel.Co – Next Step for 'How-To’s'
    As a kid, the demarcation that signaled the end of Saturday morning cartoons was usually an extended commercial for “fix-it-yourself” manuals from Time-Life Books. Thus, this always indicated that “X-Men (TV series)” had...
  • Get into the swing of things (and make a tree-swing)
    Get into the swing of things (and make a tree-swing)
    No more waiting to have a turn on the swing at the park. A home-made swing is surprisingly easy to make. By the afternoon, you'd be surprised to find that the kids will actually turn off that device and spend some good old summertime fun...
  • Copy & paste macro code
    Create macro and button for paste unformatted text in Outlook 2007
    If you use Paste Special, Unformatted Text frequently in Outlook 2007, you may have noticed that there's no button for this command by itself. Plus, Outlook won't let you record a macro, and copying macro code from Word 2007 doesn't...
  • Denver Cocktails
    Summer Cocktails of Denver- And Where to Find Them
    Summer heat has found the Mile High City, perfect weather to enjoy a refreshing cocktail on a restaurant patio or in the comfort of your own home. Amid imaginative mixologists sweeping the nation with creative concoctions, Denver has its own...
  • HP Expert Day offers free tech support marathon
    Get free tech support with HP Expert Day
    Hewlett-Packard is holding another 24-hour tech support marathon starting today and ending early tomorrow morning.The company holds "Expert Days" approximately four times a year, though they offer free assistance all the time in their...
  • Did you know you could do these things with your Android phone or tablet?
    4 things you didn't know you could do on your Android phone or tablet
    An Android phone will let you call, text, email, surf the Web, watch videos, check Facebook and Twitter, check the weather and read news headlines. But did you know it could take screen shots, auto upload photos and videos to the cloud, print to...
  • Dishwasher not getting the top rack clean?
    DIY project: Save money by repairing your own Whirlpool Quiet Partner dishwasher
    If you have a Whirlpool Quiet Partner I or Quiet Partner II dishwasher that has stopped getting your dishes clean, particularly on the top rack, you could try fixing the problem yourself before calling for an expensive repair or even buying any...
  • Pull a few strings: Making a simple marionette
    Pull a few strings: Making a simple marionette
    Role-play is a good learning tool for small children. It stimulates their imagination and improves social skills by encouraging friendship and learning how to take turns. It is also a great way to express their emotions. Dressing up is one way,...
  • Lucid dreaming
    New lucid dreaming manual is good start for beginners
    This short manual introducing the concept of lucid dreaming to a new audience is well written in a clear and "lucid" style. It delivers a broad overview on how to lucid dream, while also thoroughly grounding the reader in a framework...