Shortcut: 5 Secret Body Tricks

Body hacks. So simple, so ingenious. They're the shortcuts in life. We love them, the internet loves them. Back in 2008, somebody named Alicia Goh wrote a friendster blog post that has been passed along far and wide. Her tricks of the body include quick solutions for an itchy throat, a stuffy nose, a dire need to pee, and more. My favorites:

How To: Use a Neti pot with your sinus cold

This video shows how to use a Neti Pot for treating sinus cold. The lady who demonstrates first takes out the Neti pot and sinus pills. She next takes the distilled water and pours it into the neti pot. She then mixes the sinus pill in the water. She explains how to go about doing procedure how to use it. Now she leads over to the sink and takes the pot with the solution and keeps her face little inside the sink. Next she keeps the pipe of the neti pot into her right nasal and pours the water...

How To: Put in temporary tooth cavity fillings yourself at home

Cavities are an unfortunate sideeffect of our sugar-infused society, and getting them filled is time-consuming, expensive, and requires a trip to the dentist. Do you have some serious courage and want your dental work done on the cheap? Watch this video for an amazing guide to filling your own tooth cavity at home using simple and cheap ingredients. It's amazing what you can do with a little DIY know-how.

How To: Make a Microwavable Heating Pad

Relieve stress and wrap your aches in warmth by making your own microwavable heating pad. Just gather up these supplies (cloth, needle and thread, uncooked rice, spices/herbs, and essential oils) and follow along with this how-to video. Since this easy crafting project is made from houshold supplies, you'll save money on buying a heating pad from the store. Follow along with the steps in this video project and enjoy your new therapeutic, homeopathic treat.

How To: Get rid of under eye dark circles and puffy eyes

In this video from cheezz12345 we learn a home remedy to get rid of under eye dark circles and puffy eyes. Stress is the most common cause for dark circles. People who do not sleep for 8 hours a day get them as well. Dehydration is another big reason for them. To get rid of under eye dark circles, slice cucumber and potato into a bowl. Then grind them by adding chilled water. Once grinded, dip a cotton pad on the mixture and put it on your eyes for about 15-20 minutes. Also apply almond oil o...

How To: Remove Plantar Warts

Plantar warts are non-cancerous growths that can be found on the heel or ball of the foot, and in some cases, even on your fingers. They most often are very painful and are hard to get rid of. Most removing methods can be very painful and uncomfortable.

How To: Learn about enema equipment

Enemas have been made fun of frequently in pop culture (remember Blink 182's "Enema of the State" CD cover?), but they're very serious and useful treatments in the medical world. Whether you need to treat constipation, encopresis, or need a colon cleanse, enemas help get rid of congestion in the lower intestinal tract.

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: Use the Neti pot properly

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the neti pot. A neti pot is a small pot used for irrigating the nasal passages. This pot looks very similar to a tea pot. To use the pot, fill it with warm water. Lean your head over a sink and put the spout into your nostril. Tilt your head to the opposite side of the pot and slowly pour the water into the nose. The water will come out of the other nostril. This video will benefit those viewers who have nasal problems and would like to learn h...

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: Use a neti pot to clear your sinuses

So the wife shows me an episode of Oprah with Dr. Oz of the You series of health books. He's showing this thing called a neti pot. It's a watering can for the nose. The thing is put into one nostril and warm salt water is poured through the nostrils cleaning out the sinuses.

How To: Live a long life

Everyone wants to live to join the ranks of the centenarians! By following longevity tips like taking care of your teeth, getting a college education, taking up a sport like golf or swimming, drinking a glass of red wine every day and even marrying a younger woman, you can live to be 100 years old! Not only that, you'll be able to make the best of your long life.

How To: Make A Homemade Medical Remedy For All Abdominal Disorders

Everyone in these days have so many pressures. Either he or she is a working professional or student and these pressures create tension which can cause stomach disorders. As I myself experience very chaotic routines in my life, I've suffered with stomach disorders for ten years of my life. I have tried each and every type of medicine from allopathic to homeopathic and found no results. I lost hope. By chance I discovered something very simple to cure my troubled stomach and since then I have ...

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