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How to Write Song Lyrics

You can have the best song melody in the world, but if your lyrics aren't good, it can drag down your whole song. Whether you're just the lyrical type or you want to write lyrics for the sweet guitar jam you just wrote, wikiHow can help. Get started with Step 1 below and follow as we walk you through standard song forms, music considerations, as well as just finding those elusive words!

How to Butterfly Shrimp

Butterflying shrimp before grilling or frying it helps them cook more evenly and offers a pretty presentation. Shrimp are commonly butterflied by opening the flesh along the backs. It is also possible to butterfly shrimp along the inside belly, a process that's more time intensive but yields a unique result. See Step 1 to learn both ways to butterfly shrimp.

How to Skateboard (Beginners)

Everybody has got to start somewhere. If you want to learn to skateboard, but don't know an ollie from an elbow, you've come to the right place. You can learn to get the right gear for learning to skate, learn to stand on the board and ride comfortably without falling down, and some helpful hints for sticking with it and actually learning to ride. See Step 1 for more information.

How to Delete a YouTube Account

Your YouTube account is now completely connected with your Google account, which means you can't delete one without deleting the other. If you have multiple channels, however, each one is treated as a separate account and can be deleted individually. See Step 1 below to learn how to delete your YouTube channels or delete your Google account entirely.

How to Find Inflection Points

In differential calculus, an inflection point is a point on a curve where the curvature changes sign (from plus to minus or from minus to plus). It is used in various disciplines, including engineering, economics, and statistics, to determine fundamental shifts in data. If you need to find the inflection points of a curve, scroll to Step 1.

How to Approach Women Anywhere

Finding that pick up lines are getting you nowhere? Not sure how to start a conversation with that girl you see at the supermarket every week? No matter your problem, wikiHow can help you not only start a conversation with a woman but also make it a roaring success. Just see Step 1 below to get started.

How to Improve Your Mile Time

Whether you're trying to improve your mile time to become your high school track team's MVP, or you're trying to improve that time so you can successfully run a local 5K, anyone at all can improve his or her mile time with considerable hard work and effort. You'll need to improve not only your speed, but also your strength and endurance, keeping in mind that the faster your mile time is, the harde

How to Replace Parts on the Nikon D80

This article will show you how to replace specific parts on the Nikon D80 camera. It does not cover every part in the camera such as the mirror box, pentaprism, hot shoe, and other parts that require a lot of disassembly or are very difficult to replace. Some parts require calibration such as the shutter unit. The shutter can still be replaced but your shutter speeds will probably be off without c

How to Win Friends

The possible situations are endless: you've moved to a new town and forgotten how to do this "people" thing; your long-term relationship has left your social network lacking; or maybe you merely lack social skills -- whatever it is, we all need friends. What should be as simple as eating and breathing seems such an intimidating process, doesn't it? As with anything, take it one step at a time. A g

How to Watermark Your Images with Zoner Photo Studio Pro 16

Want to share your images, but would like to be sure people know who took them? If that's the case, watermarking is your solution.

How to Prepare for Marine Boot Camp

The U.S. Marine Corps boot camp is demanding even when compared to the boot camps of the other branches of the U.S. military. Aspiring Marines (or "poolees" while waiting to report to boot camp, "recruits" once they arrive and begin training) are pushed beyond their limits and made to endure extreme levels of physical and mental stress as part of a total transformation into being an active Marine.

How to Check Your Gmail Account with the Google Toolbar

To check your Gmail with the Google toolbar, you'll need to add a "Gmail" button to your toolbar. Scroll down to Step 1 to start learning how.

How to Mix Prints

Ready to give your style a bold update by mastering the art of mixing prints? Pairing plaid and floral or stripes and polka dots is a fresh way to incorporate more possibilities into your wardrobe or home decor. See Step 1 and beyond to learn how to mix prints without clashing.

How to Treat Head Lice

Sooner or later, most people end up with a case of lice. As many parents know, it's especially common if you have kids in the house. You can treat lice with a chemical lice treatment or use a nit comb combined with natural lice repellents to get rid of them. Either way will require time and diligence! See Step 1 to get started.

How to Uninstall Deep Freeze

Deep Freeze is a good program if you want to keep your system secure, but it can be a real pain if you’re no longer using it and want it off your system. Before you can uninstall Deep Freeze, you have to disable it. To disable it, you’ll need the password. If you want Deep Freeze gone for good, follow this guide to remove it with or without the password.

How to Make a Simple Mason Jar Luminary

A simple hack to make a luminary using your jar and a tea light!

How to Build a Brand

Successful branding is the key to outdoing competitors and creating customer loyalty. It requires careful consideration of your mission, creative thinking and a strong desire to connect with the people who will ultimately make your company successful. Start by deciding what's special about your company, what makes your product worth someone's time. From there, develop a logo and slogan that repr

How to Replace a Nixon 42 20 Watch Band Strap

Nixon requires that you mail in your watch to get the band replaced, but they may or may not be able to provide a replacement. If, for whatever reason, you wish to replace the band of your Nixon 42-20 yourself, move down to Step 1.

How to Eat Papaya Seeds

Papaya seeds have recently caught attention as a potential health food, and while much of the evidence supporting the notion is unverified, the seeds are nontoxic and might be worth trying just in case. You can eat papaya seeds by treating them as a supplement and eating them whole, or you could grind the seeds up and use them when you would usually use pepper since the two tastes are fairly simil

How to Understand What You Read

Do you ever get to the bottom of the page and realize you've been drifting off into daydreams? It happens to everybody at some point or another: you've got too little time or too little interest to spend another minute with Homer or Shakespeare. Fortunately, learning to read smartly and take good notes will make the reading a whole lot easier, faster, and much more fun. See Step 1 for more inform

How to Delete a Recorded Program on a Scientific Atlanta DVR Box Provided by Time Warner Cable

Do you need to make some room on your Scientific Atlanta DVR box that you picked up from Time Warner Cable? This article can explain how you can remove a program from the list of recorded programs.

How to Short Sell

When most people buy an investment like a stock, they're hoping for the stock price to go up. If the stock price is lower when they buy the stock than it is when they sell it, they've earned a profit. This process is called "going long." Selling a stock short, or "shorting" as it's colloquially known, is the opposite. Instead of betting that the price of an investment is going to go up in the futu

How to Kill Fleas in a Home

Fleas are small, agile insects that live by feeding on the blood of other animals, usually your furry and harmless cat or dog. Fleas can be a real problem when they invade a household and its inhabitants. Here's an outline of the different ways to eradicate fleas in both your house and on your pets.

How to Reupholster Furniture

Whether you have a well-loved piece of furniture at home with upholstery in bad shape, or you've thrifted a piece of furniture for a great price but not-so-great style, you can completely change the look up your furniture through reupholstering. Although the process can be time-consuming, reupholstering furniture at home can save hundreds (or thousands!) of dollars and give you a piece completely

How to Motivate a Team

When your team is motivated to do a better job, the work will be easier, more fun, and more dynamic. In order to motivate your team to succeed, you have to be a strong leader and to give people both individual attention and to recognize them as a team. Whether you're the CEO of a company or the captain of your tennis team, there are many things you can do to get the people around you motivated and

How to Bowl a Strike

Want to roll turkeys like the pros do? It's not impossible. Improve your strike accuracy by learning to locate your perfect starting point and developing the good habits that will have you knocking the pins down.

How to Socialize

You'd think our parents could teach us how to socialize with others from a young age, but so often they don't. To some it comes like breathing and to others? Like being a fish out of water. Luckily, it's an art that anyone can learn. Anyone. Yep, you too! Wanna see? See Step 1 below to get started.

How to Stop Rumors

Scientific research is suggesting that the old adage - "Don't dignify a rumor with a response" - is bad advice. The way rumors were handled in the most recent American elections seems to back up this new perspective. So if you can't ignore the rumors, what are you supposed to do? See Step 1 to find out.

How to Prepare for Graduate School

Though every graduate program differs, there are certain commonalities that can be examined when preparing for a transition into graduate school. It is important to consider the basics, as it is easy to overlook common steps when one feels overwhelmed. This article will examine multiple assets and resources available for graduate school and will focus on thesis-based programs.

How to Make a Rustic Vase Using Mason Jars

Make use of those mason jars and transform them into a work of art! Decorate your home with a rustic vase made from an old mason jar. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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