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How To Protect Against Identity Theft

The thought of having your identity stolen and your credit ruined can be terrifying. So what can you do to keep your personal information safe?

How to Grow a Lawn

A wide open expanse of bright green grass is harder to create than it may look. We'll show you not only how to get started and choose the right seeds, but also how to plan for movement and accents on your lawn.

How to Organize Bills

Paying bills may not be fun, but for most people it's an inevitable part of adult life. How can you organize your bills to make sure you pay them on time and avoid late fees?

How to Buy a Car

Imagine driving down a tree-lined street with the windows down on a sunny day, a warm rush of air streaming through your hair... OK, snap out of your reverie. Before you start mapping out the route to the nearest beach, you just might want to learn some valuable car-buying tips.

How to Create Your Own Podcast

Podcasting may be the ultimate democratization of radio. Anyone with an Internet connection and some inexpensive audio equipment can produce their own podcast and make it available online.

How to Start a Fire Without a Match

The chance that you'll be shipwrecked on a deserted island and have to start a fire is slim. But let's imagine that you're lost somewhere and it's getting dark and you don't have any matches. What do you do now?

How to Organize Photos

If you have boxes of printed photos and a computer full of digital ones, it's time to get organized. What are the best ways to organize photographs?

How to Play Poker

Whether you're playing at a casino or on the Internet it takes knowledge and inside information to be a winner. Learn the techniques for the numerous variations of poker.

How to Cheat at Video Games

Cheaters never prosper, right? Apparently not in video games. Otherwise, developers wouldn't encode cheat codes right into the games themselves. But the easy road isn't always easy.

How to Start Investing

You can start investing even with a modest income. There's no need to keep procrastinating until the time is right. As little as $25 a month could get you closer to the life you dream of.

How to Repair a Toilet

The toilet is one of the most important fixtures in your home. Although toilets are sturdy and reliable components of the plumbing system, it's a rare homeowner or apartment-dweller who never has any problems with a toilet.

How to Choose a Dog

If dogs are man's best friend, you still need to be well informed in order to choose the right one. Learn how to choose a dog.

How to Grow an Herb Garden

Sooner or later, most of us decide to try our hand at growing a few favorite herbs. Herbs are survive in all kinds of conditions. Learn how to design and plant an herb garden.

How to Calculate Fuel Cost

You don't need a new car or new technology to tell you how "green" you're driving. It's easy to calculate your vehicle's average miles per gallon (and your fuel cost) each time you fill up.


How to Plan a Vacation Abroad

Jessika chronicles her trip-scheduling preparations for a European trip. For those of you planning an elaborate vacation — and for those who simply wish you were — see how she's kicking off her colossal planning efforts.

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