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How can I close rice bag?

Consider the following rice bag I want to close the rice bag mouth so that insects and other unnecessary materials will not fall into the rice. I have plenty of rice bags like this in my home. I keep ...
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Solutions or suggestions for removing label from metal can?

Does anybody have any solutions/suggestions for removing a paper label, whole and undamaged from a metal can, a canned good? The can can be either opened and empty, or unopened and full. About the ...
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How to remove or kill pathogens from stuff that is locked up in a room for more than a year

I was away from my hostel room for one and a half years due to the pandemic. When I reached there for evacuating my room, I found few lizards and many snails inside and many spots covered with shit. ...
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Remove Mice Smell from Car AC Unit

Earlier this week we discovered our car (Honda CRV 2019) had a mouse nest above the AC filter. I removed the dead mice and the nest, however, we assumed nothing had fallen into the Air Blower itself (...
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Prevent pen or pencil moving from vertical to horizontal in my trouser pocket

I like to keep my pen handy in my trouser pocket and, although I place it vertically in my pocket, in no time at all, it has moved into the horizontal position, not only taking up much more space, but ...
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How to safely take a knife with you?

Suppose you do not have a pocket knife. What are some methods you can carry a knife with you in your rucksack without the blade destroying it / hurting you. Methods I already know: Stick the knife in ...
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Reduce Laptop Mouse Clicking Sound

How do I reduce the mouse clicking sound on my lap top? Every time I click on something the neighbor can hear me.
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How to effectively fix a leak in an inflatable mattress that is leaking on a seam?

It's not uncommon for air mattresses to leak along a seam. When this happens, repair kits are pretty much useless. What is an effective way to repair a leak in an air mattress when the leak is along ...
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Is there a "correct" way to put duvet covers in the washing machine?

I have had a couple of instances where I'm washing bedlinens and I find the spin cycle is stuck because everything has ended up packed inside one duvet cover and the machine can't balance the drum. Is ...
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Any way I can get vomit out of my pants while at work?

I just vomited on my jeans due to medications. I am at work, so I can't change my pants. Any methods on removing the vomit?
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How to make LED's diffuse like a fake window

I arranged 4 LED strips to a old laptop display but still the light is not diffusing. I am looking for a cheap setup of LED which will illuminate the entire screen with white light like a LCD ...
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How to get rid of wheat that is not edible? [closed]

We were given a big bag of around 10kg of wheat, but we don't use that brand. It seems like it is very bad wheat since whatever we make with it is really hard. Is there a way to throw it away so it ...
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How to distinguish keys of identical type from each other? [duplicate]

I have a number of bikes. I have found a certain type of bike lock to be optimal. Thus, I have no less than four keys of similar type. The lock manufacturing company changed the design of the key at ...
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How to get off moisturizing soap quickly [closed]

When I wash my hands with liquid hand soap (Dial, Softsoap or any other brand), it doesn't get off quickly. I believe thats because of the moisturizing element (to prevent drying hands). If you have ...
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How to make/find a program that parses a web page and texts me when it finds something [closed]

I want to make or find a program that does the following: it logs into a webpage with username and password it parses a page (I'm interested in a table, with changing number of rows) every 15 seconds ...
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What long lasting elastic binder can I use to instead of rubber bands?

I need some sort of soft elastic binder to hold closed laptops and books, or bind together things like stacks of DVDs or bundles of pens. Many of these items would be damaged if I wrapped a metal ...
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How to reduce the noise of the mini printing machine?

I am staying in a house that the wall is quite thin, that is why I bought a printing machine. However, after buying, I found out that my printing machine works a little bit noisy. I am wondering how ...
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How to wear the headphone with less stress for my head?

I am using Jabra Evolve 65 headphones for my work. However, I find it is quite stressful for my head. I am looking for some solutions to sort this problem out.
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How can I add a headrest to this office chair?

I must have headrest added to this chair. The attachable type that can be purchased online would not work on this type of chair. Any help is appreciated. I need it to look nice for office ...
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How to store small leaves like basil and mint for around 5 days to one week?

Normally, I find it really hard to store the mint and basil (I normally put them into my water pot to get the flavor). My solution so far is to store them at the lowest part of my fridge but they got ...
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How to deal when the solid waste are stick on the toilet surface?

I am using a shared toilet and we agree to close the cover when flushing the water after pooping. However, I recognize that my solid waste sometimes stick on the toilet wall and it is not a nice thing ...
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How to flip the page without causing too much noise?

I am living on the same floor with a person going to bed early (around 11pm) while I normally work till 2 am. So, I try to reduce the sound of flipping the page. Could you please give me some tricks? ...
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How to get rid of the ants without killing them?

I am not sure this question should be in Buddism exchange or this exchange. I do not want to kill the ants. Recently I saw a lot of ants coming to my table on the plain tissues with nothing on it. I ...
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Can I fix a PS4 controller my 4yr old dropped in an aquarium?

My 4yr old dropped a PS4 controller it my 30 gallon tank and it was there for a minute before I could get it out. Is there any way to repair it?
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How to minimize the sound of my laptop fans

I need to make sure to connect my monitor to my laptop, whilst it is quiet enough for me to work. I'm thinking of getting a 4 meter cable so that I can place the laptop under a nearby couch, whilst in ...
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Getting airflow in a studio apartment with one-window

I'm currently renting a studio apartment basically a single room apartment with only one window and I'm having a really difficult time sleeping during this hot summer (Live in Vancouver) because my ...
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How to remove dog slobber from clothing without laundering?

Most dog owners know the situation: You have just changed into freshly laundered clothes and of course your pooch runs up or past you, touching your pant leg briefly. And there it is - the dreaded ...
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How can I take a picture of something small and print it out so the item in the picture is the same size as the item actually is?

I am trying to print a picture of a product my company is selling. I want the product in the picture to be the same size as the product actually is. How can I accomplish this? The paper is going to be ...
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: how to cook many crepes/pancakes “at the same time” *in a microwave*? [closed]

Making a single pancake in a microwave is easy: just take a Tefal round pan (no sharp corner no sparks), drop your dough, wait 2.5 minutes (it also work on any eating plates, but the first one is ...
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What is the special liquid for cleaning the peeing liquid on the floor?

I am a male, and normally, even I try to adjust my peeing direction as in this post . I tried to peeing on these spots already However, I still cannot avoid that the ureic water is on the floor, ...
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How to increase road-walking shoes' durability…

I usually walk about 2km every day on roads. Shoes last less than two years. I am aware that most manufacturers suggest that shoes should last about 500 miles (800km), which corresponds approximately ...
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T Shirt Microfibres/Lint

Not sure if anybody can help with this, but I have some basic t-shirts from H&M and Uniqlo and both seem to produce an unreasonably large amount of what I can only describe as small microfibres. ...
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How to clean “reddish/ brownish” grime/ deposit marks from the edge of a Zojirushi Water Boiler

I have an older version of one of these: https://www.zojirushi.com/app/product/cvdcc For taking care of them, the standard procedure is to run them in "cleaning mode" with a full tank of ...
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Storing unworn shoes for years

I have a pair of shoes from Crocs that I like the design of, and am thinking of getting a second pair in case they get discontinued or significantly altered. Does anyone have ideas/experience for ...
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How to wash a shirt with foam inserts?

I am a first-time buyer of boohoo clothing and the shirt I purchased comes with foam inserts to keep the shape of sleeve. The inserts are stitched in and are not removable. Since it is foam I assume ...
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How to get wood varnish stains out of a white bathtub?

I recently moved into a new place but apparently some builders who were there poured their excess wood varnish into the bathtub (geniuses) and now my white bathtub is full of yellow stains from the ...
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How do I stop 2FA pest attacks?

So apparently this is a new game that kids are doing. First they find a valid cell phone number that receives texts, then they start spamming it with 2FA requests with fake facebook/google account ...
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Shaving my head

I'm going bald and, consequently, I'm thinking of shaving my head. I suffer from ingrown hairs and cannot shave my face with a razor. Any advice?
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How to test health of rechargable batteries

I came across this answer How do I test rechargeable batteries? to the question of how to test rechargeable AA batteries and plan to try it. What I am wondering is how to apply this to other types of ...
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Neckties curling in the tip area

How do I un-curl the tip area of my necktie? Or, is there something I can sew onto tip area of necktie to keep it straight?
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What kind of audio captcha should I use against cold calling?

Having a landline is starting to turning to be constantly harassed by cold callers these days. So I’m thinking about making incoming calls landing on a voicemail controlled by a custom computer script ...
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Where can I buy 'rubber bands' that are extremely long-lasting? [closed]

Where can I buy rubber bands that are extremely long-lasting? I want 'rubber bands' that are highly elastic that I can use to hold random objects together for say 5 or 10+ years. Do such things even ...
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Hack to make a chair harder to recline

I've got this chair, whose back* can recline - but does so even with the slightest weight against it, so in practice I just can't sit straight. *: Actually, the recline involves the back and the arms. ...
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Statistical Reliability of a Particular Train Arriving at a Particular Station on Time

I need to make an appointment in a distant city and I want to take the train and have a good probability of arriving on time. How can I find the probability of the Amtrak train arriving on time, 15 ...
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What's an effective way to label cell phones?

Situation I have a fairly large collection of cell phones that I manage. I'd like an easy way to label the back of each one with its phone number. I realize the phone numbers are easily accessible in ...
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How can I prevent super glue from getting on my fingers?

I was just wondering if anyone knew of anyway that I could manage to prevent getting super glue on my fingers while using it. I need to use super glue to fix a few things that my children have broken ...
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How can you stop sweat from running into your eyes while at work in 40+ degree Celsius weather?

How can you stop sweat from running into your eyes while at work in 40+ degree Celsius weather? I work at an outdoor mall and must wear a uniform and we are not to alter our wardrobe while on shift! ...
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Why do my erasers get very soft?

I’ve been able to find a lot about fixing hardened erasers but I usually have the opposite problem, they get too soft. Sometimes chunks come off, sometimes it’s like string cheese. What can I do to ...
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Changing pants in office bathroom

I commute to my office in my bike, and after cycling 40kms, my clothes will be soaked. I change vest and shirt, but pants and underwear will be soaked, which is uncomfortable. I would like to change ...
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Best way to remove dry seal on paper?

For example I've already tried putting a towel in between the paper with dry seal and flat iron, it makes the job done but Im still looking for easier way

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