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Good ventilation for open kitchen in a studio apartment?

I live in a typical studio apartment in US. It has an open kitchen with a range hood but the the range hood only sucks smoke from the stove to the ceiling, i.e., no outside air circulation. This is ...
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How to stop a nose bleed once it starts?

If I am out somewhere and I have a nose bleed, how can I stop it in a fast and clean way?
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Brightlink/365 Wireless SMS gateway? [on hold]

Does anybody with Brightlink, formerly 365 Wireless, or just in general know if they have an SMS gateway and what it is? ICYMI, an SMS gateway receives e-mail and sends it to the subscriber as a SMS/...
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Increasing mouse/mousepad stopping power?

Despite already having a supposedly pretty good mousepad (a QcK) and a decent gaming mouse specifically for precision, it still slips sometimes by about a pixel when I click (not everyone needs pixel-...
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Double-sided tape residue on painted wall, how did I remove it?

I've tried everything warm water and soap , hairdryer and knife .. etc ... I need something effective . Can someone help ?
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How can I use my 60K-lumen flashlight to illuminate hinter-land ahead?

I and my wife are on off-grid road trip, where it's night 24 hours a day, no sun. There are no other cars, so my flashlight WON'T disturb other drivers! We're too remote from rental agency or repair ...
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How can I effectively determine the distance to the car in front of me when parallel parking?

Most modern cars have reverse sensors in them, and many have reversing cameras. These conveniences help a lot in ensuring that you don't hit the car behind you when reverse parking. But I find it ...
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prevent my glasses from slipping down my nose

Yes I saw others have had this problem and it seems like taking the glasses to an optician for adjustment is the best option. Well I learned a lesson, saved money and purchased online, so I don't have ...
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How to loosen a stuck zip?

I have a zip stuck on my coat and neither the zipper or the teeth will move. I have tried pulling it really hard but it won’t barge. Is there anyway to loosen the zip?
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How do I block out sun from the corner of my car?

I was driving yesterday, and the sun appeared in the intersection between the windshield and driver-side window. When I pulled down the shade, it blocked only one side and the sun shone through the ...
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Get rid of the smell after cooking fish

After cooking fish, it always smells for several days even with the window open. Is there any way to get rid off the smell faster?
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How to secure the drill bit to the tool body?

I have two pieces set of precision hand drill. One of them had the drill bit became loose and detached, which makes it no longer usable. Product information (copy of text in English found on the ...
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How do I get rid of a flying insect, specifically cockroaches?

The cockroaches entering my house seem to be flying more often than not. How do I get rid of them?
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How to mark beverage cans in a cooler for a blind person?

I am travelling with a totally blind diabetic, and a cooler full of beverages (soda). Most of the beverages are diet, but a couple have sugar to treat low blood sugar. The blind person must be able ...
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How to fall asleep on your back

I think it is very useful to be able to fall asleep on your back in certain cases when you need your sleep the most: when you try to sleep in a recliner or chair, like traveling on a bus or a plane....
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How to remove scatches from a metal laptop

So I was taking my laptop out if my bag and the charger hit the top of the computer and a small scratch that looks kinda like a line of hair is on the laptop and i want to know if there is any way to ...
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How can I cool down if my air conditioner isn't operating properly? [duplicate]

My air conditioner continues to turn off by itself since it's so hot outside. I currently take cold showers, drink lots of water, and other things in order to not pass out. What else should I do?
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What can be used ( instead of / for ) a plastic straw?

A lot of beverages are difficult to drink without a straw such as smoothies and drinks with crushed ice to name two. If you're confined to a bed, that's another accessibility issue. Plastic straws ...
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Clear water bubbles in a water meter

I have a water meter which shows reading for the water consumed. It has a glass cover through which I read the no of units consumed. Due to rain water bubbles and vapor were formed under the glass ...
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DIY Stylus made of Broken/Old Stylus

I broke my Jw Concept XP-03 Pro Graphic Battery Free Stylus, and I'm hoping I can still fix it but I think it wouldn't work. My uncle also tried to fix it but it didn't work. How can I make a DIY ...
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Demagnetize a tool

I am trying to demagnetize this vise grips. They became magnetized because of repeated times that small magnets on my work bench stuck to the vise grips. I tried the method where you hit it with a ...
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Get rid of drain flies (sink flies, filter flies, sewage flies)

Since I moved into my house I started noticing drain flies coming into my bathroom and kitchen. Sometimes there are a lot of them, I once counted more than fifty. In my bathroom there is a septic put ...
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How can I replace my carry-on's single wheels with double wheels?

My grandparents bought this Samsonite 55/20 spinner carry-on 10 years ago. They don't know the model name; the receipt merely states '99023476-SAMSONITE-N1'. The warranty expired, but money isn't ...
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How can I flip pages printed in the wrong order, with a printer with duplex printing?

An office printer had an option for automatic duplex printing, but not manual. I commanded it to print firstly all even pages in normal order, and they ended at the paper output tray face-down (p. ...
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How to clean wicker plate-holder?

Paper plates can be too flimsy for heavy food, or too hot to hold if the food is hot, so we have some wicker plate holders to use underneath them. Occasionally I'll find a plate holder on the floor ...
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How to clean outside of windows and doors

It has been a long time since I shifted to our new house and I noticed that a lot of dirt and webs has converted our main door and windows. I am looking to clean them up but I don't think a microfibre ...
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How can I safely cover an electrical outlet, without buying anything?

How can my grandparents fancy covering electrical outlets over and too near their kitchen sink, without spending money on covers? There are no children or animals in their home. Can they cover with ...
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How can I tell if there was a power cut while I was out?

I have a battery recharger that shows no indication when the batteries are fully charged. I'm supposed to assume they are fully charged after 8 hours. If I leave the batteries to charge while I'm out ...
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Need sensor to sound remote alarm when dog crosses a line

We have a dog (rescued from a puppy mill) that goes to the back door when she needs to go out, but she doesn't make any noise. After a couple of minutes, she does her business right by the back door. :...
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How do I remind someone of my birthday?

How do you remind someone its your birthday with out telling them? Today is my birthday and I know we all forget birthdays so how do I remind them indirectly?
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Door hard to open and close after new carpet

We just have our new carpet but now door has become very hard to open and close. Cutting the door isn’t a option as it’s expensive made door. What other ways are there to make the opening and closing ...
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How to properly eat crumbly food with your hand?

I'm talking about grated cheese, the crumbs at the bottom of a pack of chips, you get the idea. Basically anything that gets stuck on your fingers and/or falls to the ground when you try to put it ...
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How to physically secure my laptop in my office desk?

I work in an open plan area. We have "hot desks" (first come first serve). I use a laptop and don't want to carry it with me all the time. How can I leave it in the desk, making sure it is not ...
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Stainless Steel sink stain or…?

Wondering if anyone has advice for if there is a way to remove this stain in my kitchen sink. What happened was a bottle of Lysol toilet bowl cleaner was leaking badly (did not come out of the cap ...
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How can I further brighten the road in front of my rental car? [duplicate]

Presume that: Even my rental car's high beam headlights are TOO dim! See the excursus below. the car rental company forbids modifying their cars. Anyhow, it's obviously dippy to waste money and ...
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How do I remove old burnt grease from stainless steel pans?

I'm trying to clean and old stainless steel pan which has burnt grease inside and outside. Ideally, the method used should be functional to clean the outer edges of the pan, therefore something a bit ...
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System to adjust ropes to different lengths

I could sure use help with something to adjust the 2 ropes to different lengths. Both ropes are adjusted to about the same length, so the small platform that the ropes go to, is level. The platform ...
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Alternatives to using writing paper for writing practice

I'm currently learning a logogram language (characters instead of Latin letters). Everyday, my practice includes writing on paper. I use printed grid paper, designed to help for writing characters: I ...
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Drill another hole parallel to first hole [closed]

I am making a adjustable shelf to help with my neck pain. I mainly will use it to read books and keep a good posture of my neck while reading. I have one pully mounted and need a 2nd hole ...
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Stuffed nose when sleeping

Mind that I don't have a cold or anything, and that I don't have a problem while awake, but when I put my head on the pillow and try to sleep it's really hard to breath through my nose. I assumed ...
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Balance bench grinder weight distribution

This is my bench grinder on a piece of foam cushion that blocks around 70% of the vibration reaching the carpet. Because of the weight difference between a grinding wheel and the brush wheel, it ...
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How to remove whitener from bench?

I accidentally wrote something from whitener / white correction fluid on a metal bench. I want to remove it.. Any possible ways ?
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How to keep Super Glue tip tube clear

How do you keep a Super Glue tip tube clear so the lid is not always glued on, or it clogs? Has anyone tried a toothpick? But even they seem too large and will just get stuck as well! I keep it ...
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How can I use my cell phone's light as a reading light?

Can my Android phone be anchored or positioned to function as a reading light? I like to sit on my couch and read, with the book on a side table. Pictures 1-2 herefrom, 3 herefrom. It's obviously ...
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3rd and 4th hands

I looked at several craft stores, but found nothing suitable. I do a lot of work that requires my using my 2 hands whilst needing an object to stay stationary. I have these items along with plenty ...
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How do I clean my knit shoes?

So a couple months ago I got new shoes and they are white, they have all kinds a of stains on them, and I would like to clean them with out having to buy expensive cleaners. Does anyone know how to ...
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Lessen sound vibration from speakers

I live in an apt. and would like to lessen the sound transmittance from my stereo speakers. I have foam around them now. Does it look like it does a good job of minimizing the sound being ...
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Transporting a used fridge and washing machine

I will shortly be moving into my first rented accommodation (finally flying the nest!), and a colleague has offered me their washing machine and fridge/freezer as they are remodelling their kitchen. ...
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How to Organise my Room for more space? [closed]

I have a small room. How can i organise stuffs to gain more space.I already tried to do things but was unsuccessful
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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 ...

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