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How To: Hack Your Brain to Stop Motion Sickness

Many people deal with motion sickness on a daily basis, and if you're reading this, chances are you're one of them. Kinetosis can make your stomach roll, your entire body sweat, and make you feel fatigued and dizzy at even the slightest movement, whether it's related to carsickness, seasickness, or airsickness. And let's not forget the worst part—vomiting.

How To: Think You Might Be Tone Deaf? This Online Musical Test Will Diagnose You in Minutes

If you've ever listened to your loved ones sing in the shower or watched a few minutes of American Idol, you would think that the majority of the population is tone deaf. In reality, only about 4 percent of the world's population suffers from tone deafness, or the inability to distinguish between different pitches. Che Guerava, Charles Darwin, and Ulysses S. Grant were all tone deaf.

How To: Make a sploof that will hide the smell of marijuana smoke

If you like to smoke marijuana in places where you are not permitted to do so, concealing the smoke and smell of the smoke is key. This video will show you how to make a sploof, an ingenious device consisting only of dryer sheets, a paper towel tube, and a rubber band. When you exhale smoke into the device it will cleanse the air of smoke and smell before it comes out the other end, reducing your odds of being caught smoking dramatically.

How To: Drain the lymphatic system with an abdominal massage

In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates a stomach massage routine which she purports works to drain the lymphatic system. This massage can stand on its own or be incorporated into a full body massage routine. The more you know about massage, the better you'll be at giving them. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.

How To: Wrap up your broken toe at home

We all make the same mistake at some point. Walking around, minding your own business and then BAM you crush your toe right into a step, a wall, a small raise in the ground. Your toe is broken, you're shouting like a sailor, and your toe now looks like a swollen grape. Don't worry, you don't have to go to the hospital. Instead, check out this great video where you learn how to wrap your broken toe to help it heal.

How To: Measure intraocular pressure to diagnose glaucoma with a Diaton Tonometer

Attention all optometrists and ophthalmologists— there's a new tool in town, and it's called the Diaton Tonometer. Diaton's tonometer is an easy-to-use and accurate instrument for measuring intraocular pressure (IOP) through the eyelid, which makes it simple to diagnose patients with glaucoma during the early stages, so that immediate treatment and medicines can be administered. This transpalpebral tonometer is handheld, pen-like and no-contact, which provides absolutely no risk of infection....

How To: Lose belly fat and strengthen abdominals

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat and strengthen abdominals. Start off by jumping rope. Doing this outside when nothing is around you will help you stay focused and allow nothing to get caught on your rope. Next, you can sit on a yoga mat with weights and pull your arm back while holding in your inner core. You can also lay don on your mat, then raise your body up and twist, keeping your legs flat on the mat. Continue to do these exercises one after the other, and drink water w...

How To: Give a full body lymph node drainage massage

First, open the nodes under the clavicle which opens the rest of the system. Begin with nodes beneath the clavicle, follow the neck chain up and down. Drain the face, chin, nose and cheeks. Open the upper portion of the lungs. Open the axillaries, which are under the arm pits. They go to the heart and liver and cast away toxins to the kidney, bladder and excrete. Next, work on the arms. Open proximally then distally. Open the nodes along the rib cage and open the abdomen. Work in that quadran...

How To: Trick your nose into sneezing

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make themselves sneeze. Users will just need a cotton swab. This trick is very easy, fast and simple to do. Carefully insert the cotton swab in one of your nostrils. Then gently move the cotton swab around in your nasal passageway. Continue doing this until you are able to sneeze. This video provides a demonstration for viewers to easily follow along. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy faking and tricking others, and would like to lear...

How To: Draw blood from an arterial line

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw blood from an arterial line. First, you will need a catheter, tubing, regular iv tubing, 10 cc syringe, transducer, fluid bag, and iv saline bag. First, waste a couple ml's of blood by turning the stock cock off to the system and draw back a couple liters of blood. After this, turn the stock cock off the syringe and take out the syringe, then add a new one. Now, take your sample of blood and draw out 5 ml of new blood. Take out the syringe, then cap it a...

How To: Make and use a simple waterfall bong

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a waterfall bong. To start, take an empty 2 liter bottle and cute a rectangle into the bottom 1/3 of it. Next, scrunch up a piece of foil and push it into the top of the bottle. Pierce holes in the bottom of the foil, this is where you will next place what you are smoking inside of it. After this, pour water into the bottle to fill it all the way up and place it onto a counter by a sink. Next, light up your bong and the bottle will now smoke. Once the sm...

How To: Roll a cigarette the easy way

In this tutorial, we learn how to roll a cigarette. You will need a roller, tobacco, and your hands! First take some tobacco and lay it flat on a rolling surface. Next, add in a flavored tobacco of your choice in with the regular tobacco. Now grab your filter and put it inside of your roller. Add the tobacco into the roller as well, and then roll the cigarette out with the roller. When finished, seal the end of it so the tobacco cannot come out, and pack the inside of it. Enjoy your cigarette...

How To: Make a cheap, easy gravity bong using foil

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make an easy and cheap gravity bong without foil. The materials required for this project are: a 2 liter bottle and cap, barb, knife, pitcher, water, herb and a lighter. Begin by poking a hole into the top of the bottle cap with a knife. Then insert the barb into the cap hole. Now poke several holes and cut off the bottom of the bottle. Twist the bottle cap onto the cap and then place the bottle into the pitcher. Now fill the pitcher with water, ad...

How To: Do a urinary catheterization procedure on a male

One of the hardest things a man can go through in life is a trip to the hospital, especially when he knows he's going to need a catheter. It's every man's worst fear. But for a nurse, it's necessary knowledge. Learning the male urinary catheterization procedure hands-on is difficult due to the urgency involved in patient care, so this video aims to prepare nurses so they can learn and stay fluent with the proper urinary catheterization technique of a male patient.

How To: Use a curved needle for suturing arterial lines

This video shows the method to suture arterial lines using a curved needle. We will use the new arterial line kit for our demonstration. We will use a curved needle as it is safer than the straight needle. Hold the suture with the hamostat at about sixty percent from the tip of the needle. Do the turn the key method to bring the needle out from the other side. Unclamp it and re-clamp it at the tip of the needle. Continue the turn the key method. Pull the suture up and through. Cut the suture ...

How To: Perform a cardiovascular exam on a patient

The key to being a good doctor is great patient care and thoroughness, and those are exactly the skills you will learn in this video lesson, as you learn to perform a cardiovascular examination on your patient. This is a great, step-by-step resource for the proper examination procedure. Every medical student should know these techniques, and nursing students could benefit from this knowledge, too. Every cardiovascular exam should include inspection of the pulse, blood pressure, carotid pulsat...

How To: Make a variety boiled wheat healthy dishes

This how-to video shows you how to make boiled wheat. To do this, take some wheat and put it in a pot. Pour some water into the pot and put it on a stove in order to boil it. After about 45 minutes to an hour, you will now have lovely boiled wheat grains. You can use this dish as a side dish. You can also use it with natural yogurt, fruit, and cinnamon for breakfast. Another alternative is using milk, peanut butter, and honey. You can also use it with a salad. Just add lintels, parsley, salt,...

How To: Perform an interrupted and a subcuticular suture

If you want to perform an interrupted and a subcuticular suture you should first make a bite through the skin. In order to make a bite through the skin you should put the needle point perpendicular to the surface, turn your wrist and make sure it arrives at an even point from the entry point. Grasp the needle as it comes from the tissue. Make sure you always keep the needle in view. Then ti e the suture with an instrument tie and form the knot on the side of the wound so it does not effect th...

How To: Wrap your ankle after an injury

As you apply the wrap you want the most pressure down by your toes and the least up your leg above your ankle. That keeps swelling out of your feet and back up toward the heart. Start by wrapping around the base of the foot. As you move up toward the ankle you will begin wrapping the ankle in a figure eight going around the ankle and then around the foot. You want to wrap the ankle 3-4 times to give it some good stability. Then wrap the ankle in circles around the ankle and then up the leg. Y...

How To: Make herbal lozenges

John Gallagher explains the process of making herbal lozenges in which need slippery elm bark powder and licorice root slices both which sooth the irritation of the throat. You need half a cup of water and two tablespoons of honey along with a small bowl and a dough roller. To cut the dough get a bottle cap and store them in a small metal container. Boil half a cup of water and put licorice according to the number of lozenge required and simmer it on a low flame for 10 minutes. Take 2 tablesp...

How To: Roll your own cigarette using a hand rolling machine

For rolling the cigarette you need tobacco and other constituents that you need to include into the cigarette along with a sheet of paper and a hand roller to help roll the cigarette. First place the sheet of the paper onto the roller and get It in a position that could act as a container for the tobacco that you fill into the cigarette. Now fill in the tobacco completely on to the paper. You then roll the paper through the rolling machine and ensure that it completely covers the tobacco. Las...