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Learn (and occasionally laugh) with wikiHow's, "How-to of the Day". Try a new skill every day after reading these articles with step by step images and videos. Learn new skills, solve everyday problems. From wikiHow, the wiki how-to manual.



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How to Make Vegan Tacos

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMT

Tacos are a popular Mexican treat and most are served with vegetables and meats such as ground beef or chicken. If you're vegan, you can enjoy tacos, too, by making them vegan using plenty of fresh vegetables. There are a variety of way to make vegan tacos, and any of the recipes provided below can be switched up to suit your desired ingredients.


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How to Forget Hurtful Words

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The childhood saying “sticks and stones might break my bones, but words will never hurt me” simply isn’t true. Whether someone has called you an insulting name or put down your abilities, these comments can take a toll. Learn how to forget hurtful words by diminishing their power, boosting your self-esteem, and healing emotional wounds.


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How to Find Silver Half Dollars

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Depending on when the coins were minted, silver half dollars can be a valuable investment. If you're a coin collector interested in finding the right half dollars, you may not know where to look and what coins are valuable. You can find silver half dollars at your local bank, in antique shops or flea markets, or via professional coin dealers. Recognizing the markers of silver half dollars and where you're likely to find them will help you find more rare coins when expanding your collection.


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How to Register an Official WeChat Account

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMT

This wikiHow teaches you how to create and register a WeChat official account for your business, using an internet browser.


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How to Elevate Your Feet

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Taking a load off and elevating your feet feels great, particularly if they’re swollen. Whether your feet are puffy due to pregnancy or too much walking, elevating them can make you more comfortable. By raising and resting your feet, reducing foot swelling, and maintaining good foot health, you can keep your feet ready for all your favorite activities.


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How to House a Canary

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Canaries are sweet little singers who need big homes to make sure that they get enough exercise. If you’re getting a canary, make sure that their home is a good one by giving them a roomy cage filled with food, perches, and toys. Weekly cleaning and care will ensure that your canary loves their home as much as they love you.


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How to Dance Without Embarrassing Yourself

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMT

If you're too embarrassed to dance in public, you are missing out on a lot of fun. It doesn't take much effort to learn some basic moves and sidle onto the dance floor, even if only briefly. Practicing at home, perfecting some basic moves, and building your confidence will allow you to dance in public without feeling embarrassed.


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How to Create a Portfolio for Acting

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT

If you’d like to work professionally as an actor, you’ll need to make a portfolio. This portfolio functions as a document that you can distribute to casting director at or before auditions. A high-quality acting portfolio makes you appear professional and hirable, and should emphasize your acting experience and talents. You’ll need to include a professional headshot, an acting resume, and a demo reel that shows the strengths and variety of your acting ability.


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How to Consolidate Loans

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Loan consolidation can save you money if done right. You consolidate loans by rolling all your little loans into one bigger one. To come out ahead, you need to find a consolidation loan with a low interest rate and a reasonable term. You can consolidate using a personal loan or a balance transfer credit card. If you consolidate student loans, you have other options.


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How to Feed Lovebirds

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMT

Lovebirds make great pets, as they are small, active, and have fun personalities. Feeding lovebirds properly will ensure they do well and thrive. Start by choosing feed that is suitable and healthy for lovebirds. You can then establish a feeding schedule to ensure the lovebirds get enough food and nutrients on a regular basis. Baby lovebirds do well if they are hand-fed, though this can be a time-consuming method.


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How to Interpret Autistic Body Language

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT

"Autistic body language" is somewhat of a misnomer—every autistic person is unique, so it is difficult to make generalizations about autistic people as a whole. This article discusses common patterns and misconceptions. When applying this information, be sure to consider your autistic loved one as an individual, and remember that each step won't apply to each person.


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How to Condition Curly Hair

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Taking care of your curly hair can be a challenge, especially if it gets dry or damaged! Regular conditioning treatments, natural oil remedies, and deep conditioning can help restore your curls to their natural glory and prevent further damage.


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How to Communicate With Deaf People

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMT

You have several great options for communicating with a deaf person. The most popular methods will be lip-reading and sign language, but you might also communicate using a pen and paper, interpreter, or CART device. Whatever method you choose, there are some general rules of etiquette to help guide you. The most important thing is to be polite and attentive.


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How to Clean an Oily Nose

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT

An oily nose can be an annoyance and also may lead to issues like acne. Luckily, there are many ways you can treat an oily nose at home. Commercial products can help reduce oil on or near your nose. Natural methods, like steam treatments, can also reduce oils. If you're worried about a reoccurrence, small adjustments to your diet and makeup routine may help.


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How to Choose a Cage for a Cockatoo

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Cockatoos are intelligent, inquisitive birds that need lots of living space. Choose a cockatoo cage that is at least three times as wide as your bird’s wingspan and at least 4 feet or 120 centimeters tall. A rectangular cage made of stainless steel is a good pick. Make sure the cage’s doors lock and its bars are horizontal, not vertical.


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How to Change the Name of a Wireless Network

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMT

This wikiHow teaches you how to change a wireless network's name. To do this, you'll need to access the router's Settings page in your browser.


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How to Use Google News

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Do you like to stay up to date with the latest news? Google News is a great platform to keep you updated on what's happening around the world.


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How to Care for a Pug

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Pugs are a friendly and goofy dog breed that love attention almost as much as people love their folded-up faces. Those folds need special care, though, to keep your pug happy and healthy. Create a consistent routine of meals, play time, and quiet time for your pug, and make sure you provide them with regular fold cleanings, ear cleanings, nail trims, and baths. It can take a little extra work, but with some attention you can care for all of your pug’s unique needs.


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How to Avoid Falling in Love

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMT

Perhaps you think you might be falling in love with someone you know is off-limits or just not right for you. Or, maybe your life is just too hectic to fall in love with anyone right now. Well, don't panic! You can rein in your feelings by distancing yourself from a particular person, diverting your attention from love in general, and keeping a healthy state of mind as you're going through the process.


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How to Avoid Distractions While Studying

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT

You know you really want to get good grades. Your parents have put the pressure on, or you promised yourself you would do better. But you keep getting distracted! If you work to find a focused mindset, establish a study schedule, and choose the right place to study, you can cut out the distractions you have control over and minimize the ones you can't stop completely.


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How to Annotate a Book

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Annotating a book is a great way to make notes on the text. It also allows you to do a deep read of the book, where you jot down your thoughts or impressions of the text. You may need to annotate a book for a class or decide to try it to deepen your reading experience. Start by selecting your annotation tool. Then, annotate the book by focusing on keywords, phrases, ideas, and questions so your notes are clear and easy to review later.


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How to Treat Diarrhea in Cockatiels

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMT

If your cockatiel is sick, it's important to spot the sickness right away. In the case of diarrhea, this can be hard to spot in birds. Their droppings are naturally runny, as they contain both feces and urine together, so gauging when it is unhealthy can be hard. However, by assessing their droppings on a regular basis, looking for other signs of illness, and getting them proper veterinary care, you can quickly and effectively treat diarrhea and its underlying causes in cockatiels.


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How to Increase Ferritin Levels

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Ferritin is a type of protein in your body that helps you store iron in your tissue. Your ferritin levels may drop if you have an iron deficiency or poor nutrition. In addition, there are a variety of medical conditions and chronic diseases that could cause low ferritin levels. While low ferritin levels can cause serious health problems, in most cases it should be relatively easy for you to increase them. By determining any outstanding health problems, taking supplements, and altering your diet, you should be able to increase the ferritin levels in your blood.


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How to Shape Your Eyebrows with a Razor

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Using a razor to shape your eyebrows can give you the same look as waxing or tweezing, but without the pain. First, you will need to purchase an eyebrow razor with a small blade. Then you can shave your eyebrows into a shape that flatters your face.


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How to Dismantle a Recliner Sofa

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMT

There’s no need to worry if you need to move your bulky recliner sofa through a tight space. Most reclining sofas can be easily disassembled for stress-free transport. Many models have detachable seat backs, which are secured by locking levers. Lifting the back fabric panel or feeling in between the rear seams should enable you to release the levers and remove the seats. Some models also have removable bars bolted to the base that allow for further disassembly. To make things easier when it’s time to reassemble the sofa, take pictures as you take it apart, keep your hardware in plastic bags, and label your sofa’s disassembled components.


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How to Get Discovered As an Actor

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT

There are many ways to get discovered as an actor. Gaining substantial training as an actor and networking with television, film, and/or theater professionals can help. Additionally, take on as many roles as possible, even if they are minor or seem unimportant. Finally, work hard to improve the quality of your acting with each project you take on.


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