How To Make A Leela Costume (from Futurama)

leela-cake-croppedEveryone’s favorite one-eyed babe, Leela, is captain of the Planet Express spaceship on the animated series ‘Futurama’. Go solo as this sexy woman with attitude, or pair up with a Fry for a great couples’ ensemble.

To make your costume, you’ll need:

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Learn How To Help A Candidate

Texas Capitol BuildingThe hallmark of any democracy is the ability (indeed, the duty) of its citizens to choose their representatives. In recent years, pollsters and pundits have taken a good deal of that choice away from us. Don’t let elections be decided before a single vote is cast. Take charge by supporting the candidates YOU want. Continue reading “Learn How To Help A Candidate”

Fight Depression! Learn How To Cheer Yourself Up

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Nearly everyone experiences depression at some point in their lives. It can manifest as anxiety, exhaustion or just feeling emotionally dead, but it’s never fun. Fight back! Follow the tips below and get your smile back.

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Costa Rica: Learn How To Activate Your Kölbi Phone Card + Tips

kolbi-cardsTraveling to Costa Rica? If your phone supports the Tico frequencies, you can get data, messages and local calling with just a SIM card and a pre-paid “tarjeta”. And if you sign up for Google Voice + Hangouts, you can make and receive free international calls using wifi! Continue reading “Costa Rica: Learn How To Activate Your Kölbi Phone Card + Tips”

How to Cross the Costa Rica / Panama Border at Rio Sereno

rio-serreno-cr-aduana-smThis tutorial will save you time, effort and hassle when traveling by land from Costa Rica to Panama and returning. The Rio Sereno border crossing is much, much less crowded than the Paso Canoas crossing, and it’s cheaper and easier to pass through by car. Continue reading “How to Cross the Costa Rica / Panama Border at Rio Sereno”

Learn How To Write A How-To

We see many how-tos every day. Some are written by professional writers, but most are written by people just like you. Tutorials are a way of passing on your knowledge and giving something back to the community. The tips below will help you to create instructional articles that are easy to read and understand, whether they’re on paper or online. Continue reading “Learn How To Write A How-To”

Learn How To Remember Your Dreams

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Many people complain that they can’t remember their dreams. Some even claim that they don’t have dreams, although, of course, we all do, whether we remember them or not. Teaching yourself to remember your dreams can bring many benefits. Continue reading “Learn How To Remember Your Dreams”

WordPress Solution: Text Below Ad Inserter Code Disappears

If you’re trying to monetize your site, Ad Inserter for WordPress is a really handy plugin to have. However, you may discover that some of the text of your posts disappear after using it. The solution is simple, but unexpected. Continue reading “WordPress Solution: Text Below Ad Inserter Code Disappears”

Get an Avatar Without a Gravatar

An Avatar is a small image that you use to represent yourself online. You can use many different Avatars, but WordPress tries to force users into choosing a single Gravatar, or “globally recognized avatar”. So why wouldn’t you want to do this? Continue reading “Get an Avatar Without a Gravatar”