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Top new questions this week:

Suggestions on keeping a computer chair from moving or being climbed on?

My 4-year-old son is fairly high-functioning on the autism spectrum and he is a climber. We have been able to mitigate or redirect most of his climbing using various lifehacks, but there remains one ...

furniture children desk  
asked by Jason Holtzen 6 votes
answered by Willeke 4 votes

How to use a stuck deodorant stick?

I tried to use a brand new deodorant, and turns out it's stuck: it's just not possible to turn the wheel in the bottom of the deodorant in order to push it upwards. The wheel is jammed completely and ...

asked by Shadow Wizard is Vaccinating 4 votes
answered by Ak. 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Open a suitcase with a numeric lock when you forgot the key code

I have heard that there are ways to open a numeric locks commonly found in suitcases even when you have forgotten the code. This could be ways to open the lock (without breaking it obviously) and ...

locks travel  
asked by skv 18 votes
answered by Kelly Thomas 20 votes

How to quickly remove a splinter

Whenever I get a splinter, I have trouble getting it out. I pinch and pull at it. I bite it. I usually can't get it out for a while. When I can't get it out, it hurts to put pressure on the spot ...

personal-care comfort efficiency  
asked by michaelpri 13 votes
answered by Takkat 11 votes

How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink after shaving or trimming beard?

How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink and counter area after shaving or trimming beard? After shaving, but more so trimming my beard (using electric trimmer), mustache, or trimming my hair ...

cleaning bathroom shaving  
asked by CRSouser 57 votes
answered by elel 48 votes

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 17 votes
answered by type_outcast 11 votes

What to use as a bandage substitute?

I've always wondered what I could use In case I ran out of bandages. So, it made me wonder, what exactly could I use to complement bandages. Note - The answers should be household items and not ...

home personal-care substitute-tool health  
asked by Prince 8 votes
answered by Lawrence 7 votes

How to write in a straight line without lined paper?

I cannot write in a straight line unless I have lined paper to help guide me along the page. However sometimes the task calls for plain paper where no such lines are in place (i.e. a poster or some ...

asked by MrPhooky 18 votes
answered by Julian 15 votes

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 5 votes
answered by jrw32982 3 votes
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