Hot Etiquette Posts

How To: Behave at an art gallery

With increasing wealth, leisure time, and opportunities for employment, more original art is available to the masses. But that's no excuse to act like a goon in a gallery. Going to take in and appreciate the art can be a fun way to pass the time, but make sure you're practicing good gallery etiquette. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to act at an art gallery.

How To: Have proper internet etiquette

Just because the internet renders you virtually anonymous does not mean social customs should be ignored. Just like in the outside world, there is etiquette that should be obeyed if you want to be treated as a friend rather than an annoyance online. In this how to video, Proper Ollie teaches you how you can have proper internet etiquette in social networking forums.

How To: Bow In Japan

In this tutorial, Akemi Solloway Sensei teaches a Young Samurai audience how to bow correctly in Japan. This is a very important way to greet Japanese people. There are different ways for a man and a woman to bow. Learn how to greet and bow when greeting Japanese friends with this video.

How To: Eat Fufu

In this tutorial video, Emmanuel Abidemi of Bolat restaurant shows how to scoop up stew using your hands and bits of doughy fufu. This is a great treat because of it's diverse flavors and African influences.

How To: Sneeze or cough properly into your sleeve

Many diseases are spread by poor coughing and sneezing techniques. Most people put their hands in front of their mouths and noses to stop germs from getting into the air. Unfortunately, this technique puts the germs on their hands. The germs are then spread to telephones and doorknobs and many other surfaces from which they are then picked up by the next user. This is how colds spread quickly through schools and workplaces, and how the flu spreads quickly through entire cities. It would be ve...

How To: Hold your liquor

Managing your drinking means never having to say, "I'm sorry I threw up on your shoes" again. These are great tips to keep you from getting a hang over or throwing up.

How To: Walk like a beauty queen

Chicken cutlets in your swimsuit top…Vaseline on your teeth… or the perfect answer… all tricks of the beauty pageant trade, but none as important as your walk! It's extremely important to have a fantastic walk. Why? Because when you're lined up shoulder to shoulder in a row of gorgeous gals, having a fantastic walk can make you pop out in that evening gown lineup. Walking expert Rita Verreos knows the secrets to a winning beauty queen walk and shares her tricks. Walk like a beauty queen.

How To: Win a beauty pageant

Are you thinking about entering a beauty pageant? Do you need tips and information on preparing yourself for such an event? Our expert, a pageant contestant, judge and director, shares her knowledge in this series of informative videos. Learn how to apply makeup evenly and effectively for stage lighting. Get tips on choosing evening gowns, sportswear and swimsuits for the competition that complement your hips, shoulders, legs and bust. Our expert also shares tips on first impressions and how ...

How To: Deal with homosexuality in the workplace

Being gay shouldn't be an issue at work, and often isn't. A person's sexuality doesn't affect their ability to do a good job. Unfortunately though, some lesbian and gay people still suffer discrimination at work. This video offers advice about homosexuality in the workplace. Deal with homosexuality in the workplace.

How To: Deal with a picky dinner guest

Has a guest surprised you with particular eating habits that you haven't prepared for? Learn the best way to accommodate without disturbing other guests. This narrated video with step-by-step subtitles discusses how to react, and the most effective way to cater to their needs. Deal with a picky dinner guest.

How To: Recover from a bad first impression

Learn how to recover from actions which lead others to have a bad first impression of you. This narrated video with step-by-step subtitles goes over possible causes of a bad first impression, and potential remedies. Suggested actions include: giving the offended person space, changing topics quickly, and direct apology. Recover from a bad first impression.

How To: Give a man to man hug

Learn how to give a great man to man hug that minimizes awkwardness and maintains one's masculinity. This narrated video contains some sub-titles and teaches both when it is situationally appropriate to have a man to man hug, as well as how to correctly maneuver such a feat. Be prepared to give in to your feminine side, and let your emotions be shown visibly. Give a man to man hug.

How To: Give a homie handshake

Getting bored with the same old normal handshake greeting? Learn how to spice up and personalize your handshake, making it hip and jiggy. This handshake could be used to acknowledge true homies, or just look cool and make others envious. One hand and one homie are necessary to accomplish this feat. Give a homie handshake.

How To: Air kiss

Learn when air kissing should be used, and how to correctly employ the maneuver. Technique, mouth sounds, and number of repetitions are just some of the things discussed in this narrated film with step-by-step subtitles. Give a pleasant greeting while minimizing physical contact! Air kiss.

How To: Deal with unexpected guests

Learn how to properly react and deal with unexpected guests. This narrated video with step-by-step subtitles discusses how to act, and how to accommodate for the surprise guest. Topics include food portioning, seating and table arrangements, and personal conduct. Deal with unexpected guests.