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How to cut your own hair?

With most of the World's citizens no longer being able to visit the hairdresser for quite some time, we need to know how we can cut our own hair. This is particularity a problem for those people who ...
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How do I live with noisy neighbors?

The situation I live in a small appartment in a densely populated building (6 floors, 24 apartments per floor). I have no furniture. I work on the floor. I sleep on the floor. My downstairs neighbors ...
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How can I prevent headaches and adverse effects from wearing respirators?

3M and Amazon have sold out of Powered Air Respirators, much less any other respirators or masks. My grandparents could find and buy only non-powered Respirators like 3M's FF-402: Here are the ...
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How can I pack and wrap eyeglasses protectively for shipping?

As COVID-19 has forfended non-essential travelling, I must ship these eyeglasses rather than carry them with me in person on the plane. I'll definitely buy insurance for the eyeglasses. If the ...
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What measures to take if the tablet swallowed is still stuck in the throat even after drinking loads of water?

Sometimes when we take tablets, no matter how big or small the tablet is, it feels like it sticks in the throat no matter how much water we drink. Is there a quick remedy to this?
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How to make extender plugs neat?

At place like desk or near bad, usually lots of power plug from electronics charging, fan, lamps, laptops, like from three to ten. Using extender plug is required, but messy. Is there any way to make ...
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Avoiding damage to phone screen

I don't know this is the correct platform to ask or not but I need help that how to protect your phone screen from damaging, as my phone protector always gets a crack, it really is a problem need your ...
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Does keeping pen in the wrong orientation gradually decreases the quality of ink?

-Ball point pens -Unused I like to buy pens from one certain brand (Montex Megatop; cheap good quality pen). I often buy 3-6 in advance and store them in the almirah. But I have noticed that for some ...
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How to reduce intensity of air flow from my window AC unit

How to reduce intensity of air flow from my window AC unit in Asia during a curfew / in condo lockdown? I emphasize again: Currently in Asia (so do not think US style) Currently in Curfew/ ...
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Hookup the following sound system to PC [closed]

Hi please help me hook up this sound set to my computer. I don't know which cables to use. Thank you.
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Make a home massage bed alternative without drilling a hole in the bed?

For a professional massage, a massage bed with a hole for facing down and breathing is used. Is there any way to make one for our bed without drilling a face hole? For example, I tried to use an ...
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How to save a website and take notes? [closed]

Nowadays many useful information is at website form. I usually copy and paste them at a Word .doc file, and then take my notes such as underline and note words. However, It is not efficient, and often ...
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How to disable our outdoor motion light?

I live in a house with a roommate and one door that leads in and out of the house. My roommate recently installed a motion activated led flood light near the door so they could see outside at night ...
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How can I avoid losing or missing a SIM ejector tool?

A SIM ejector tool is very tiny, and it is difficult to keep it safe from losing it or missing it anywhere. How can I keep it safe?
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Is there a technique to check if the people downstairs can hear us running on a treadmill without asking them?

So, I have a treadmill placed on a floor mat. The floor vibrates due to the force of running and my sofa vibrates due to this. Not just treadmill, if I do cardio exercises on a rubber mat, the floor ...
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Toilet blocked and need to unblock

my toilet is kind of blocked. If I try to flush it normally, the water doesn’t go through, it kind of fills the bowl and then slowly drained. But if I just poor a bucket of water into it, then the ...
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How to avoid the toothbrush becoming harder and harder after a period of use?

I recently find the more time you use your toothbrush, the harder it becomes! I've asked some people somewhere else and was told that it was because of the plasticiser leaching…… One thousand people ...
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How to take out hidden mice/rat

In the morning my brother in law spotted mice/rat but not sure what it is. Upon moving sofa it has made holes in it. I have 2 problems now I got 5 days old son which we can't leave alone Don’t know ...
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How to make trimmer sound less

I got new baby boy and in our religion we shave baby hair. I was thinking of using trimmer but as trimmer has loud sound. What can be a better way to make the sound of trimmer less? So the child don’t ...
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How to remove smell from a headphone

I bought second-hand headphones and my problem is that they smell bad. The smell is a bit like a tshirt you would wear for a few days without washing it and it comes from the ear cushions. I suppose ...
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How to keep jeans crisp

I wear jeans to office and is in jeans at home too so mostly in jeans but my office jeans become too flat and dull. Some people have jeans which are dark in colours and crisp. It is like they custome ...
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Whats the best way to disinfect a package for covid19?

Whats the safest way to decontaminate packages/electronics from China? Checking with my shipper they don't bother yet. We just got a new SATA controller from China. Not having any alcohol we used ...
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What is an alternative to aloe vera gel for making your own hand sanitizer?

I have seen a few articles describing how to make your own hand sanitizer (such as this). Two ingredients are required - isopropyl alcohol and aloe vera gel. I have isopropyl alcohol, but do not have ...
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What is the quick remedy when we burn our taste-buds while consuming a hot drink?

Sometimes, without knowing the temperature of the hot coffee or hot water, we burn our taste-buds by sudden take of hot drinks. This causes our taste-buds in the tip of the tongue burn and for the ...
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How can I wear a smartphone and record with it hands-free?

How can my ungainly grandparents use their current Android and iPhones as body or action camera? They loathe to spend money buying a GoPro. They won't be underwater or adventuring any task that ...
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How to moisturize hair without spending a fortune on conditioner

I would like to find a life hack that would enable me to simply and easily moisturize my hair while bypassing the retail market and therefore not spending a fortune on conditioner. Does anyone know ...
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How can I clean my papers from someone's coughs?

A friend of mine has been ill of flu since many weeks ago. Today, while meeting him, he was reading some of my papers and while reading them he coughed several times. I already washed-cleaned ...
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How to press a touch sensitive elevator button without touching it

In my office place, the elevator can only be called and/or operated by buttons that are touch sensitive. Pressing them with gloves or my jacket won't work. With current affairs going on, even though I ...
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How to remove scale from coffee machine?

I have a coffee machine which can make espresso. It has a grinder and a brewing unit, and it takes water from a dedicated container, not from a tap. It looks mostly like this picture: https://www....
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How can I cook a nutritious vegetarian meal using only a kettle, a teaspoon, a bowl, and a pair of scissors?

I'm in Beijing, and due to the coronavirus, most restaurants are closed, and most of those that are open are take-away only. It's generally best not to go out. I'd like to cook but I'm limited to ...
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How do I slip on the last corner of a fitted sheet?

The last corner of the fitted sheet does not go smoothly, even with elastic holders. How do I get the last corner to fit?
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How to cover hair for a barber to prevent cutting that particular hair?

I lengthen my hair to be gathered to a ponytail when the time comes. I started that process about 3 months ago from starting point, that is, after totally shaving my head. My problem My problem is ...
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How to stop embroidery ink from spreading onto a white lab coat?

I'm having the hardest time keeping my white lab coat clean without the embroidery ink fading/spreading. Any tips? I wash in cold water and dry on low heat.
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How To Restore a Whiteboard Coated Surface?

I have a whiteboard wall and it's now looking dull. Is there a way to restore to its original condition?
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How to avoid bad taste in mouth while inflating balloons?

I inflated balloons recently for my child's birthday. After five balloons or so, I had bad taste in my mouth. Drinking water helped a bit, but the bad taste stayed for few hours. Any way to avoid it,...
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How can I convert a wireless mouse to USB mouse?

My family received 10 wireless mice in excellent condition for free, but must eschew the hassle and cost of batteries. How can I add a cable to them to plug them into USB ports like USB mice? Please ...
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Cheap non-toxic hydrophobic (spray) coating for fabrics?

I would like to make my clothes to repel water (with hydrophobic coating?). Any suggestion of not-so-expensive method to achieve this?
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How to make UV light visible

Twice after being skiing with my goggles I had burning eyes. I've researched about goggles but I'm not sure whether they in general have UV protection, and in particular if mine have. Is there an ...
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Prevent phone base from being dragged by cord

Suppose I have a desk phone similar to this one: Or maybe one that's even smaller, like this one: When using it, and moving around a bit, getting up from my seat or whatnot - the cord extends (it's ...
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How do I remove ganache from a headphone jack?

I once dropped my phone into a tub of ganache that I was making that I should note (just in case) was a bit smoother than a usual ganache and had too much chocolate (I was following a rubbish recipe). ...
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How can animal dander be completely removed from clothing?

Normal washing does not completely remove animal proteins embedded in clothing. Is there a substance that can break down the proteins and render them harmless to allergy sufferers without breaking ...
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Shared tools always getting lost

I'm part of a small team of datacenter worker drones, and we're constantly wasting time hunting for tools because we can't find what we need. In the case of some tools, I've just taken to buying ...
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How to fix slippery sole in shoes?

I have a skechers shoes pair. After some time of usage it started slipping although it looks pretty new. The shoes are very costly but are risky to move with. Can I do something about it? Adding ...
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How dirty is sponge grip and how to clean it?

I mean the sponge grip on a sport equipment, only for my own use. Will there be a lot of bacteria in it? If so, how should I clean it?
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How to keep money out of sight at home?

I want to keep a few dollars each month out of sight from family members, but I don't want to use a wallet or piggy bank. So what would be better way to do this?
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How can I get a Canadian visa photo at home?

As in the title - I know a photo for official documents has to meet several requirements, however, I assume there has to be an easier way to do it, rather than spend hours on editing it (especially by ...
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Writing with finger/nail

I'd like a material I can wrap around my wrist and write on with my finger/nail. My first thoughts are something like suede leather, the sort you'd find on a journal. I also need to be able to erase ...
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Any ideas on how to fix this broken kettle?

Found this kettle morphy richards 108399 broken. On the image below, and as any kettle, there is a button to open the top lid. The mechanism is a small stick, shown in picture 2 that pushes the zone ...
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How to build a DIY HEPA filters for a vaccum cleaners (no spare part for sale)?

I bought a vacuum cleaner* from a store (AmazonBasics) which works with 3 types of filters. Unfortunately, the company doesn't sell spare filters. So I'm looking for a DIY way to replace these filters....
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How to stabilize a laptop power plug port?

I have previously had the power plug port on a laptop fail because of the continual stress of the power plug, and getting occasionally accidentally pulled, or touched in literally any way, or whatever....

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