How to Kiss

So you finally got "the look" and you're moving in for that killer kiss when it dawns on you that you need help—and fast. If you're game to learn everything you need to know about who, what, when, where, why and how to kiss, you've come to the right place. Pucker up and let's have some fun!

How to Improve Yourself

Expert Reviewed Self-improvement is universal to the human experience; we all have things we’d like to change about ourselves. Perhaps you want to lose weight, improve your skills in a certain area, be more comfortable socially, be happier, or more productive. Whatever the ultimate improvement desired, in order to achieve it you may benefit from identifying your specific goals, enacting change, and coping with setbacks.

How to Drink More Water Every Day

Water is essential for human health; over 70% of the body consists of water, and the effects of dehydration can be life threatening. Although there is considerable disagreement among scientists as to the exact amount of water individuals should consume each day, the former “8-by-8” rule of 64 ounces per day is no longer a hard and fast rule. Replacing high-calorie sodas or alcoholic drinks with plain water can help control appetite and weight, improve sleep and energy levels, reduce the likelihood of dental cavities or tooth decay, and help manage chronic conditions such as diabetes mellitus. If you would like to increase your water intake for athletic, dietary, or health purposes, there are many safe and effective ways to do so.

How to Read Guitar Music

Expert Reviewed This article will cover the basics of how to read guitar sheet music. This is not about how to read tabs––rather, it's about music written in standard notation. Guitar music is written on the treble clef, the upper half of the grand staff. Guitar music is transposed up one octave, meaning that what you are actually playing sounds one octave lower than what is written. Music is often transposed to make it easier to read. Note: This article is to help read sheet music, click here for help reading guitar tab.

How to Help a Dog Overcome a Fear of Fireworks or Thunder

Expert Reviewed According to a survey by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), around 49% of dogs show a fear of loud noises, including fireworks or thunderstorms. Unfortunately, many owners accidentally reinforce their dog's anxiety by petting or fussing over the dog when it is anxious. This action tells the dog that they are doing the right thing to act afraid and the petting reinforces the fearful behavior. In the short term there are strategies that can help decrease the dog's' fear, and in the long term you can attempt to desensitize the dog to loud noises so that it is no longer so fearful.

How to Integrate Using the Gamma Function

The Gamma function is a special function that extends the factorial function into the real and complex plane. It is widely encountered in physics and engineering, partially because of its use in integration. In this article, we show how to use the Gamma function to aid in doing integrals that cannot be done using the techniques of elementary calculus.

How to Integrate by Differentiating Under the Integral

Differentiating under the integral, otherwise known as "Feynman's famous trick," is a technique of integration that can be immensely useful to doing integrals where elementary techniques fail, or which can only be done using residue theory. It is an essential technique that every physicist and engineer should know and opens up entire swaths of integrals that would otherwise be inaccessible.

How to Make Low Carb Dieting Simple and Easy

Expert Reviewed If you go by the multitude of books, websites, programs, celebrity endorsements, prepackaged foods, and varying rules about what’s “in” and what’s “out,” starting on a low-carb diet may seem like an impossibly complicated task. By sticking to some basic principles, planning out your menu, and drinking lots of water (yes, really), you too may discover that low-carb dieting can be simple, easy, enjoyable, effective, and delicious.

How to Start a New Life with a Negative Past

Expert Reviewed Leaving old ways behind can be daunting because we become used to living a certain way and change can be scary. When the pain of staying the same overcomes the fear of change, you can put in an effort to start a new life. Your changes won’t occur overnight but by taking responsibility for yourself and putting in some effort, you can improve your reputation and your life.