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News: 10 Unconventional Hangover Cures

For most Americans, the bane of the hangover is typically remedied by lots of water, painkillers, greasy food, and a day wasted on the couch. But if you're tired of potato chips and fried eggs, perhaps it's time you enter unfamiliar territory. Below, a combination of unorthodox methods for taming the beast, derived from science, sparkly Whole Foods new ageism, and the far East.

News: 1.3 Million Dollar Surgical Robot Folds Paper Airplanes, Gives Manicures

Here's a two-in-one "tutorial" for you today; how to fold a paper airplane, and how to execute a belated St. Patrick's Day manicure. Just follow along and do as the da Vinci does—our adroit instructor is a surgical robot, with a hefty price tag of approximately 1.3 million dollars, plus several hundred thousand dollars in annual maintenance fees. In truth, the da Vinci doesn't have the brain power to dictate the folding of a simple origami plane, nor does it know how to paint orange and green...

How To: Get Rid Of Crabs Or Pubic Lice

How to Get Rid of Crabs Knowing how to get rid of crabs is very simple. The crabs talked about here are not the ones you find in the sea, but they are the crabs people get from sex. The technical name for these troublesome creatures is pubic lice. Below, you will see how to get rid of them.

How To: Massage the feet

In this tutorial, we learn how to massage the feet with Vicky Letch. You want to start off by rubbing oil on your hands and on the foot as well. Bring your hands from the top of the toes going down to the ankle, then bring your hands back up. Cup the foot so there is one hand on the top of the foot and one on the bottom. Next, use your fingers to massage the bottom of the toes and along the top and bottom ridges of the foot. Work gently to avoid any sensitive areas and muscles. Use your knuck...

How To: Roll a fat cigarette

In this video, we learn how to roll a fat cigarette. You will need: Zigzag 1 1/2 sizes, a dollar bill, and tobacco. First, lay out your rolling paper and fold it in half, then grab it in the middle and fold it again on the bottom half. You should now have a pouch with the gum cap on the top half. Now, dump in all your tobacco to the pouch on the paper and grab your dollar. Now, place your paper into the dollar bill and cradle it inside while rolling. Roll the paper under right before you get ...

How To: Make a lightbulb vaporizer with household tools

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a light bulb vaporizer. The materials needed for this project are: a hammer, screwdriver, light bulb, scissors or pliers, salt, electric tape, and the top part of a 20 oz soda bottle. Begin by wrapping the light bulb in a cloth and use scissors to cut the bottom of the bulb. Take out the insides of the bulb. Now pour some salt into the bulb and shake it to clean it. Then wash the bulb and let it completely dry. Tape the top of the soda bottle ...

How To: Use a purse string suture during surgery

The purse string stitch is one of the more specialized stitches used during surgery: the purse string suture. This suture is used to seal an opening in a hollow organ in the body, like when a feeding tube is being inserted. It is a challenging maneuver, and mostly useful in internal medicine rather than external, but knowing it is essential to several types of surgery.

How To: De-stress with self massage for your shoulder and neck

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to de-stress with a self massage for the shoulders and neck. This process can be done anytime of the day and only takes 5 minutes to do. Begin by squeezing the sore shoulder with the palm of your hand. Now raise the massaging arm up and hold the elbow. Now start massaging the back of the shoulder blades. Then use the palm of your hand and press it against the neck. Continue squeezing the neck and shoulders until the pain is relieved. This video will b...

How To: Perform a laparoscopic suture in surgery

This video is about Laparoscopic Suturing Techniques.The video begins with the narrator saying that the technique is widely used in major abdominal surgeries and mastering of the techniques would give great confidence in the surgical procedures.There are various types of laproscopic needle drivers are available which can be selected according to preference.Different types of 10 millimeter laproscopic ports are available,however the valves used in the ports are important for performing extra c...

How To: Use a novolizer inhaler

Asthma Society IRL demonstrates how to use the Novolizer Inhaler device. The cartridge of medication will fit into the device. The top window on the Novolizer projects the number of doses left on the inhaler. The bottom window indicates if you've used the inhaler correctly. To clean the device, remove the cap and mouthpiece. Then turn it upside down and remove the dispenser by lifting it up and out. Shake any powder out and dry out the device with a dry, lint-free cloth. Do not get it wet. Re...

How To: Set up a water pipe or hookah

The base of the hookah is filled with about 3/4 with water and the top is screwed back onto it. Apple flavoured tobacco is placed inside a ceramic container and placed at the top of the hookah. The hose is placed on the hookah and a foil paper is placed over the top of ceramic container. Holes are pierced into the foil about six times. A piece of coal is taken and lit with a lighter and allowed to burn. The burning coal is then placed on the top of the foil paper. The pipe is place at the mou...

How To: Remove stitches

This video demonstrates how to remove stitches at home, without the assistance of a doctor or other licensed medical professional. You will need a pair of tweezers: in good working condition. You will need a very sharp pair of scissors or clippers. Grab the end of the thread with clippers, and pull it gently. Tugging at the stitch will make it easer to slip the scissors or clippers underneath the knot. Clip the stitch underneath the knot. It should pull right out.

How To: Easily tape an ankle

This video shows how to wrap an ankle with athletic tape. First he sprays a little spray adhesive on the ankle and sticks a couple thin pads on places that are prone to blistering. He then wraps the foot and entire ankle with a prewrap to protect the skin and cover the hair so that the tape won't irritate the skin. Then he begins by taping two anchors around the top of the ankle, and putting a piece of tape down the side from the anchors, under the heel, and up the other side like a stirrup, ...

How To: Tape your ankle to prevent an inversion ankle sprain

First locate the distal fibula and stabilize the distal leg with your non mobilizing hand. If the position of the fibula with anterior and posterior glide provides no pain then you will need to apply a five centimeter piece of tape 2. 5 centimeters anterior to the distal fibula with the distal fibula exposed under the tape's edge. Relocate the distal fibula and hold another piece of tape near the distal fibula, then you will need to wrap the tape circularly around the leg. You will also need ...

How To: Make a water bong in 5 minutes

In this video you will learn how to make a water bong in 5 minutes. The materials you will need are a water bottle, some scissors, tape, a paper clip, a 3 16 wrench piece, a lighter, and a Bic pen grip. The first thing you'll need to do is prepare your water bottle (empty it remove cap and wrap) then get your paper clip, heat it up, and make your hole for your pen. Then you will need to chew on your pen tube on the end so that the socket will fit into the pen tube. Then simply put your pen in...

How To: Easily roll a fat cigarette

This video shows you how to roll a fat cigarette easily and inexpensively. The wrappers can be bought for about $2. 79 per 40 papers. Tobacco can vary. First, take out one paper from the pack, and roll it around a standard pen, not too tightly. Lick the paper and seal it before removing it from around the pen. Next, twist one end, about one/third inch wide. Pour out some tobacco onto a clean paper and fill the tube loosely, either by pouring it from the paper, or by hand. By hand may be easie...

How To: Cure hemorrhoids naturally

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cure hemorrhoids naturally. Hemorrhoids are swelling and inflammation of veins in the rectum and anus. They are an irritating problem for about 50 percent of adults. Some signs include blood in the tissue or stool when they go to the bathroom. To naturally cure hemorrhoids, users should consume fruits, vegetables, magnesium citrate. Magnesium citrate should be taken about 4-8 mg a day and taken at night. Make sure your body consume enough fiber. Th...

How To: Give a massage

Psychetruth shows you how to give a massage. Start out by using any kind of oil, not to much, just enough to create slip. Take your thumbs and run down the spine. Feel if there are any points that need to be massaged longer. Move up to shoulder and work the mussels in that area. Then work the neck at the base of the skull. Lift up shoulders and massage out tension. Work your way down to the lower back. Move all around the back and work deep into the muscles.

How To: Drawing from an glass ampule

An ampoule is a sealed glass that contains medication to be injected. This how to video demonstrates how to prepare an ampoule to draw the medication with a syringe. Learn how to bring all the liquid from the head of the ampule to the bottom, and how to break it open. Note this video is intended for medical students and professionals.

How To: Make a Simple Herbal Extract

Hello there, people. Today, I am going to show you how to extract the essence from a useful plant, using either alcohol or olive oil. This is how you take a plant and turn it into a useful (and preservable) medicine. For those of you who know nothing about herbal medicine, let me explain it for you in a nutshell...

How To: 10 Stories of Crazy Self-Surgeries + How to Perform Them Yourself

Do you have what it takes to save your own life, or perhaps even your sanity? Maybe save a buck or two in the process? If you think you do, read on, but I warn you—if you're prone to vasovagal syncope, i.e. fainting at the sight of blood, maybe you better skip this one. But if you can stand a little pain and control your heart rate Hannibal Lector-style, then you might just be able to perform a few life-saving, cost-effective self-surgeries. It almost sounds like a Chuck Palahniuk novel, wher...

How To: Perform a full HEENT exam on a patient

After performing a Vital Signs examination on a patient, usually the next step for a doctor is performing the HEENT. HEENT stands for Head, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. This is basically the first big step in a general physical examination. Like other parts of the general physical examination, it begins with inspection, then proceeds to palpation. Andrew Lockman, from the Department of Family Medicine, also teaches doctors in this video about the required use of several special instruments in o...

How To: Perform a HEENT exam (head, ears, eyes, nose & throat)

Most won't know what the acronym HEENT stand for, but if you're a medical student, doctor or nurse, you know that it stand for head, ears, eyes, nose and throat. To perform a HEENT examination properly, you must know all the steps and techniques to diagnose your patient. This video lesson will outline the examination procedure, from start to finish, and shows you general palpation techniques and examining the temporomandibular joint, superficial lymph nodes, thyroid gland, eyes, ears, nose, m...

How To: Make a glass bottle bong

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a glass bottle bong at home. First, to do this you will need: a diamond bit, glass bottle, bucket with water and a drill. First, grab your drill and with very light pressure, you want to drill into the glass until you break through it. Now put water inside of your bottle almost up to where the hole is. You an now place your tube into the hole and use it as a bong. This is very simple way to make a bong if you don't want to pay hundreds of dollars for a n...