Relax around camp by lashing together a comfortable chair. It's easy if you have the pioneering skills.
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A professional illustrator shows how to make your penciled puppies come to life.
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Get some sand-sculpting tips from a pro.
A stone-skipping expert shares his tips to help you successfully skip rocks.
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Watch video tips from a young golfer who has played with the pros.
Build a fun power door opener as seen in science-fiction and spy movies.
Grab a piece of paper and a pencil and get ready to learn how to give your friends a few yucks and chuckles. This is a lesson in how to draw caricatures.
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Like most food, doughnuts taste even better when you're camping. Here's a simple recipe to cook fresh doughnuts on your next outing.
Pedro tells the story, but you twist the plot in our new interactive adventure.
You can demonstrate cool scientific laws using common objects around the house.
Learn some basic skateboarding techniques from a world record-holding skater.
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Use these handy smartphone photography tips to take awesome pictures with your camera phone.
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Grab a pencil (NOT a pen!) and let's draw an elephant! Here's how.
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Improve your fishing with these casting tips from a professional fisherman.
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Read it and keep it! Here's how to start a great collection of magazines.
Ten tips to help you get straight A's in school and have fun at the same time!
Use felt to make the grass in your models look good enough to mow.
Try these amazing feats using things you may already have in your home.