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Revive gel pens that stop working?

Gel pens are expensive and often stop working or never work at all. Is there a good way to revive gel pens that have lots of ink but refuse to write? I have tried heat, saliva, gravity, and the age ...

asked by Brenda Rose Score of 11
answered by Judith Score of 12

How to remove cloudy haze from eye glasses?

I have some glasses which are a couple of years old which have a strange cloudy haze circling the middle of the glasses. I had this problem on my previous glasses, so bought some new ones. After ...

cleaning glass eyeglasses  
asked by David Score of 6
answered by jrw32982 Score of 3

How to clean inside of straw

I have a plastic cup from a company I used to work at. I like this cup and it's very convenient for me to be able to drink water with the straw, so I use this very often. However, after longtime use, ...

cleaning kitchen  
asked by StanMarsh Score of 27
answered by michaelpri Score of 29

How to cure "stickiness" on walkie-talkie rubber components

I have just retrieved my walkie-talkies from the big storage box where they lived for the last couple of years. The rubber/rubberized components (grip coating, dials, etc.) have gone very sticky to ...

cleaning technology phone chemicals  
asked by Cpt Reynolds Score of 7
answered by Stan Score of 6

How can I wear my headset and glasses in a way that doesn't hurt?

I recently bought this Corsair Gaming Headset. I also wear glasses, which have thick library temples. It sometimes feels a bit uncomfortable when I'm wearing the headset, and the glasses' temples ...

comfort headphones eyeglasses  
asked by JNat Score of 18
answered by type_outcast Score of 11

TSA lock reset button stuck

I have a VIP skybag (I believe this does not matter). It has a 3 number TSA lock inbuilt into the suitcase. I know the combination to unlock, let's say it's 345. Recently it was locked and while there ...

travel locks  
asked by Manish Score of 1
answered by arieljannai Score of 4

Body temperature, without a thermometer?

Even though I think everyone should have one, but some don't. So my question is, how can someone check their body temperature for a fever without using an oral thermometer? Is there a life hack for ...

substitute-tool personal-care temperature  
asked by LOSTinNEWYORK Score of 9
answered by Takkat Score of 10
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