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Bow ties are cool.

Men's Neckties: How-to tie necktie knots - from Mefi's own xingcat, posted from MeFi Projects. Selection: How to tie a bow tie.
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Apr 24, 2015 - 43 comments

How to become your own Brewmaster, even in a smallish kitchen

How To Home Brew Beer in Your Kitchen, from Drink [Craft] Beer:
Brewing beer in your home can be as simple, or as complicated, as you want to make it. Here, we’re going to present the simple way. There is a lot of science you can get into, but we’re going to skip a lot of that as there are a lot of people who can tell you about it a lot better than we can. And they have books out (John Palmer’s How to Brew (online), and Charlie Papazian’s The Complete Joy of Homebrewing). We’d recommend reading these books at some point. You’ll learn a lot about why everything happens, how brewing really works and just a lot more in-depth information. If you want to make this a serious hobby, those are two can’t miss books.

In this article, though, we’re going to run through step-by-step how to brew in a small kitchen setting. We know many of you live in apartments (we do), and we’ve heard too many people say they can’t brew because of this. You can! We know this, because we do it. We’ll show you how to go about brewing your first batch. Plus, we’re including pictures to really show you how it’s done. So, let’s get brewing!
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posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 17, 2014 - 64 comments

Carpentry for Boys

CARPENTRY FOR BOYS WITH 250 ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS By J. S. ZERBE, M.E. Copyright, 1914.
posted by Think_Long on Aug 3, 2013 - 29 comments

“Toro is junk food for low income earners.”

"The Japanese Tradition" was a series of nine short, parody "How To" videos that gently mocked the formality of Japanese culture, from comedy duo Rahmens (ラーメンズ) and Japan Culture Lab. They're available on DVD, but nearly all of them can be seen on YouTube, including Sushi and Ocha (tea). [more inside]
posted by zarq on Aug 25, 2010 - 54 comments

Do The Indie Kid

Hands Behind Your Back. Do the Indie Kid (SLYT).
posted by jontyjago on Apr 11, 2008 - 49 comments

Autoplaying an Encrypted Thumb drive

Autoplaying an Encrypted Thumb drive: Step by step instructions to get a thumb drive encrypted with TrueCrypt to automatically mount on Windows when inserted. Truecrypt requires Administrative Access.
posted by Mitheral on Jan 31, 2007 - 15 comments

Starting a religion

Starting a Religion is not as obvious as you think. In true form, Iggy Chaos (hilariously) gets ready to setup his.
posted by Mip on Jun 21, 2006 - 36 comments

transitive relations

How to Get Ready for Bed. Mrs. Rollman's second grade class provides a series of how-to's.
posted by plexi on Sep 29, 2004 - 23 comments

Pearls of wisdom from ordinary folk

PageWise offers tips and little essays in simple language: Organize your work desk and files, Care for someone with Alzheimer's, Reduce holiday stress, Parenting advice that really works(!), Fix cooking mistakes, The basics of clothing stain removal. It's a cheap shot, but I particularly liked "Help you child in improving their writing skills". But why wouldn't they build in a search feature? I had to google to find again the article on restraining the elderly. (And what's the deal with the similar WebGuru?).
posted by iffley on Sep 13, 2004 - 4 comments

Posting and You..

Here's a good guide to posting, in flash form.
posted by sequential on Aug 26, 2004 - 9 comments

The Good Wife's Guide

The Good Wife's Guide.
posted by hama7 on Apr 27, 2004 - 32 comments

May be locally applicable.

Charles Miller's Rules of Arguments (via dive into mark).
posted by timeistight on Mar 24, 2004 - 9 comments

Civil Disobedience Training

Civil Disobedience Training (html version), The Handbook for Nonviolent Action and Civil Disobedience Training, Nonviolent Action Handbook, and Non-violence Discipline. And then there's that crackpot who wrote in the Dhammapada that "hate is not overcome by hate; by Love (Metta) alone is hate appeased. This is an eternal law." One imagines other texts on the timely topics of peace, nonviolence, and war resistance may exist -- Martin Luther King pointedly noted, "there is nothing new about this kind of civil disobedience. It was seen sublimely in the refusal of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego to obey the laws of Nebuchadnezzar because a higher moral law was involved. It was practiced superbly by the early Christians who were willing to face hungry lions and the excruciating pain of chopping blocks, before submitting to certain unjust laws of the Roman empire."
posted by fold_and_mutilate on Mar 17, 2003 - 15 comments

Talk about recycling

Got Dog Food Cans? Get Broadband. David Taylor, an IT manager in Britain, has built a 802.11 receiver out of dog food cans, in order to have his access reachable at a Travelodge hotel across town. A fascinating arrangement, and quite the entreprenuerial showing.
posted by djspicerack on Mar 11, 2003 - 3 comments

Sand Art

Sand Art
posted by Spoon on Oct 4, 2002 - 11 comments

"Do It

"Do It is a manual of artist's instructions for you to actualize. It includes works by over 60 contemporary artists ... Once you have actualized an instruction, please send us a picture and your name, we will include it in the manual" I dont know about you, but I'm going to go get some boards and a bunch of bugs to squash right now - for Baldessari, of course. [via caterina]
posted by vacapinta on May 5, 2002 - 3 comments

Are you going to deep fry a turkey today? After searching google for deep fried pics to post on fark [filepile is down and andre got a game cube so I had to join fark], I discovered that accidents happen. Happy Thanksgiving and, hey, be careful out there.
posted by roboto on Nov 22, 2001 - 14 comments

Do you use Photoshop and and Epson Inkjet printer? Here's a clear article about color management.

Do you use Photoshop and and Epson Inkjet printer? Here's a clear article about color management.
posted by grumblebee on Jun 15, 2000 - 0 comments

How 2 be soopa famous...

How 2 be soopa famous... Quick tips on becoming an underground web design hero. Or at least maintaining the appearance of one.
posted by grant on Nov 25, 1999 - 0 comments

Happy Turkey Day!

Happy Turkey Day! Now turn off the computer and get back to your family...
posted by grant on Nov 25, 1999 - 0 comments

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