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How to Make Soap Jelly

Jelly soaps have a consistency similar to gelatin and can be a fun addition to bath time. While you can buy jelly soap from many stores, you can easily make your own with liquid body soap. Making jelly soap only requires a few other ingredients that you may already have at home and you can customize it however you want. When you’re finished making the...

How to Recover After a Panic Attack

Having a panic attack can be very frightening, but they’re usually not harmful to your health. During a panic attack, you might feel intense fear and loss of control, along with scary physical symptoms, like shortness of breath and rapid heart rate.[1] Panic attacks usually last for 5-20 minutes, but you might experience symptoms for up to 1 hour.[2]...

How to Speak Spanish (Basics)

Believe it or not, Spanish is the second-most spoken language on the planet.[1] Developing your Spanish-speaking skills is a great way to meet new people, communicate with Spanish speakers, and immerse yourself in a new way of thinking. If you want to speak Spanish, start by learning the common phrases and vocabulary terms. Once you feel a little more...

How to Fix a Wrap Dress Neckline

Wrap dresses are versatile garments that look great on many different body shapes. A common issue with them, though, is the neckline—they tend to sit too low or gape open. If this is the case with your dress, don't worry! There are lots of ways you can fix it quickly with things you likely already have at home. There are even a few different ways to...

How to Build a Longbow

Building a longbow from scratch isn’t quite so simple as finding a long piece of wood and attaching a string to it. That said, it isn’t beyond the skills of the average DIYer, and it can be a very rewarding project. If you take the time to choose, shape, string, and finish your bow properly, you can build yourself a functioning longbow that might last...

How to Replace Rice in a Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet is a very low-carb, high-fat way of eating that is supposed to help your body burn fat more effectively. One of the biggest adjustments people have to make is cutting back on carbs, which means one of those meal-time staples—rice—is literally off the table. But just because you won’t be able to enjoy a bed of fluffy rice doesn’t mean...

How to Measure Organic Matter in Water

Measuring organic matter, or the remnants of organic compounds in the water, can help you track the health of your waterbody and the organisms living within it. If you have access to lab equipment, you can measure the total biodegradable dissolved organic carbon (BDOC) or the amount of chemical oxygen demand (COD) in your water. If you don’t have access...

How to Do the Merengue

The merengue is a fast-paced Dominican dance that you can do with a partner or on your own. Any new dance takes practice to learn, but the merengue has some pretty basic steps that aren’t hard to memorize. Once you’ve got the essential elements down, you can have fun adding turns and twists to your dance with a partner. [Edit]Steps [Edit]Trying...

How to Care for Clip in Hair Extensions

Like your regular hair, your clip in hair extensions need some TLC to stay in great condition. It only takes a few minutes to clean both synthetic and real extensions, and it takes even less time to tend to your wefts, or individual sections of hair, on a daily or regular basis. With a regular maintenance plan in place, your extensions can look even...

How to Cover Pocket Holes

Pocket holes are a nice way to join pieces of wood with hidden screws that are sunken into the wood, rather than exposed on the surface. After you drill your pocket holes and insert your screws, you’ll probably want to fill in the pocket holes to hide them. This will give your woodworking project a finished, professional look. Covering up your pocket...

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