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Motor Oil Basics
Without motor oil, your engine would run for only a few minutes before it seized up and was damaged beyond repair. Motor oil is required to lubricate the moving parts, like the crankshaft bearings and piston rings, inside an internal combustion engine. More ...

How to Make a Backpack Bag
Here are step-by-step instructions to make a stylish backpack bag for the city dweller who needs a nifty bag that will securely hold the essentials, but will leave your arms free. This might make an ideal product for a home business. More ...

Making My Own Metal Detector!
A basic metal detector consists of an electronic box and battery case on one end, with a brace or handle for the operator's arm. An insulated wire wraps around a telescoping shaft and into a round plastic disk called the coil. This disk comes off the shaft at an angle which allows it to be held parallel to the ground. More ...

What's the Difference Between a Metaphor and a Simile?
To make your writing or speech more colorful, or more understandable, you can use comparisons. Many people think any comparison is a metaphor, but sometimes a comparison is a simile. Although the difference between a metaphor and a simile is easy to understand, it's difficult to remember. More ...

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches
They're among nature's most vile, disgusting critters, and they can be nearly impossible to kick out of your house where they can snack on your food and spread germs to your family. Follow these steps to serve these pests an eviction notice and keep them from coming back. More ...

How to Handle Angry Customers
If you own or run a business, or even work at a business where you serve customers, there are going to be displeased customers. These simple steps may help you make your angry customer happy. More ...

How to Diagram Sentences
Diagramming sentences is one way to learn grammar. By diagramming a sentence you can visualize how the different parts of it fit together. More ...

How to Save Gasoline
Some people are just ignoring the cost of gasoline and driving as they always have. Assuming that you desire to maintain your standard of living as much as possible, I've provided these ten techniques you can use to save gas. More ...

Making Homemade Wine With Grape Juice
It is possible to make a decent wine using ordinary household items and grape juice from concentrate. The idea is to keep it as cheap as possible so any old milk or juice jug should do the trick. And, don't forget the balloons these are imperative. More ...

How to Learn a Programming Language
The demand for computer programmers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2012 to 2022, the 2012 median pay for computer programmers is $4,280 per year. More ...

How to Make Your Own Version of Monopoly
Since the concept behind Monopoly was introduced to the market in the 1930's, it is not subject to patent protection, so anyone can develop their own property-trading games and call it Monopoly. More ...

The Art & Science Of Dumpster Diving
Discover how to dress for dumpster diving success, work your neighborhood dumpsters, dive a restaurant, use a bag blade and dive stick, handle run-ins with the authorities, convert your trash to cash, and much more! More ...

Funerals For Veterans - What Are They Entitled To?
Each and every veteran is entitled to a burial in a national cemetery, a grave marker and a flag. Normally, the family is responsible for all other funeral charges, depending on when the death occurred. More ...