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Archiving digital documents for a long term usage

How I can be sure that we are able to read an .docx document in about 100 years? I have a large collection of documents on my hard drive (including letters, cv's and other stuff). I want them to be ...
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1answer
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How to glue plastics?

My dishwasher's plastic water reservoir (waterpocket) is leaking. I tried to close the holes with patches of plastic bags glued with superglue but the glue doesn't hold. The material seems to be PP.
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1answer
16 views

How to clean old sticky pc mouse with rubber coating?

I have an old Logitech MX510 mouse which is very sticky on the sides. How can I get rid of this stickiness?
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2answers
37 views

How to make a low-cost computer desk?

Recently my computer desk was destroyed and I can't use it anymore. As I don't have a lot of money to spend for a new one, is there an alternative way to make a new desk using home appliances or any ...
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1answer
27 views

How to fix dropped soda cans

I dropped few soda cans and they popped a little bit, but they didn't crack, is there any way to fix uplifted areas?
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2answers
43 views

Creating a electronic circuit learning kit

I was thinking to create some electronic learning kit like this at home; I need help to arrange ready to use or easily available items which can help me to make such kit to teach my 4 years old ...
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0answers
24 views

How to learn or work efficiently and avoid interference from foreign objects (especially mobile phones)?

I can't calm down when I am alone, but I don't want to waste time, but I can't concentrate on learning efficiently.
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1answer
36 views

How can I reduce solicitations and “junk mail” for a deceased person?

My parents donated to a lot of worthy causes in their lifetimes. The legacy of this is pounds of direct mail solicitations, which at this point will never be answered. Is there a form I can fill out, ...
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91 views

Waking up at 5am

I have been waking up in the morning at 5am. This is a very good thing because it allows me to get to work early and have a productive day in general. My problem, however, is feeling exhausted. I ...
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4answers
48 views

How to stick photographs to a glass bottle?

I’m looking to cut out some pictures that are on photo paper, and stick them to a vodka bottle (on the outside) for my friends bday. Will this work? If so what kind of glue should I use? Will ...
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2answers
72 views

How to reduce size of bubble wraps?

Big ones are too voluminous to throw away; a single wrap could fill up a whole garbage bag. Any quick and/or handy way to "shrink" it? I tried to pop each bubble with fingers over hours/days to ...
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1answer
58 views

how can you display text or image that has been hidden using microsoft paint?

is it possible to see text hidden using ms paint as shown by this example?
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2answers
82 views

How to move to a new place, without contaminating it with bedbugs?

I have to live in a dormitory, and I found out, that there are bedbugs here. I reported it to the administration, but they do not care about my problem. They know, that we have no other place to live. ...
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1answer
66 views

Why mom was so mean about my weight? [closed]

We are Lebanese and thing is when I gained weight at 13 my mom starting to scream at me and insult me for the way I look until I lost the weight. She use to tease me 24/7 and I cried couple of times. ...
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2answers
76 views

Whats wrong with my remote control?

I have this remote control: Sometimes if I press a button the TV does not react - although there is nothing in between that could block the signal between the red light and the remote control: If ...
2
votes
3answers
119 views

How to make sure a document stays long term readable?

In case of very long term storage, what are the ways to make sure that a document remains readable? I am thinking about a conservation in the order of magnitude of 100 years. I am interested in ...
1
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1answer
55 views

Need material I can step on to remove dog hair from shoes (electrostatic?)

Want material I can step on that will remove dog hair via static electricity or mild stickiness.
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3answers
123 views

Are there ways to tell how spicy salsa is without tasting it?

I've found myself in situations like potlucks where there are chips and salsa available with several salsas to choose from. I don't mind trying each one, but it's often the case that there are people ...
1
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2answers
89 views

Box to store non-files in filing cabinet drawer

I recently acquired a vertical 4-drawer Letter-Sized hanging file cabinet. I thought it would free up so much space, seeing as I had so many bankers' boxes of files. It didn't work out that way. ...
2
votes
4answers
170 views

How to make toasts not to jump and fall from the toaster?

On too many toasters, when the toasted bread is ready - it jumps too high and often falls from the toaster. Any idea for a workaround on this, without the need to limit my bread choose by its weight ...
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1answer
94 views

How to clean crystal stones, healing stones

I have a crystal glass bowl along with a crystal tortoise. feng shui says having some water in the bowl with the tortoise is good. But, what has happened is over a period of time is that the bowl and ...
2
votes
4answers
148 views

Increase legibility of computer screen in the sun

In Western Europe, we currently have a long spell of warm and dry weather. The perfect moment to combine sunbathing with working from home. However, outside in the sun, the legibility of my laptop ...
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2answers
38 views

How to remove Indian tea stains over cotton vest

I am looking for simple Indian Tea stain remove from my vest(s). These are of cotton and the brownish stain looks very odd. Is there any home remedy to remove them. I found difficult to get even ...
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8answers
6k views

How to break a 2x1 meter glass in a safe and handy way?

I have a 2x1 meter (0.3cm width) glass door that I need to dispose of. The recycling center told me they do not accept such large items. So, I need to break it into smaller pieces, to be thrown into ...
2
votes
3answers
130 views

An alternative (cheaper) option than offering towel service at the gym

We have just got a gym facility at my work, however, we do not currently offer towel service as it is quite expensive. Does anyone know of any alternatives to offering this service? For example, a ...
0
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1answer
192 views

How to grow hair in this style?

Recently I'm thinking about change my hairstyle. I run into some hairsyles that I like. One of them is this: How can I grow hair like this? I have medium straight hair now, and I want to know how I ...
2
votes
6answers
296 views

How to get rid of bad breath

I brush multiple times in a day, use mouth wash as well. Take mouth fresheners multiple times. But, seem to never get rid of bad breath. I don't have bad gums either. Any suggestions?
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1answer
46 views

Better page order in printing a book or writing a note?

Conventional page number order for books and taking notes etc.. is option B in the image. Is there a specific reason why not option A? Option A: 1,0,3,2,5,4,7,6... Page 1:left side Option B: 0,1,...
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2answers
72 views

How to stop a commercially manufactured garment’s dye from bleeding out?

So, I have an odd dilemma with two pieces of clothing I own: Vintage 1982 dark green 100% cotton Atari promotional Centipede t-shirt. Modern 2018 dark blue 100% cotton denim button down shirt from ...
0
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2answers
80 views

Pen writes faint

Whenever I use a new ball pen it works fine and writes darker.But after one day it starts writing very light.I have changed many pen but same thing happens.Why this happens to me every time??
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1answer
84 views

How to unstick water-damaged pages of a book

Some liquid (possibly juice) was in my bag for a week, which caused my textbook to get wet from the top. The pages are now dry but stuck together. Could anyone please explain how to separate the pages ...
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1answer
73 views

Which flexible wires can be shaped by hands?

I'm planning to make a toy for my kid using flexible colorful wires. Wires which are coated and can be bend in any shape with hand. So different shapes can be made. Suggest me type of some wires or ...
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1answer
51 views

How to use Mail Storage (offline)

I'm interested in sending a copy of my hard drive (all data encrypted) to be physically stored away from my physical location, as a protection for archived data against loss from local physical ...
2
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4answers
630 views

How to store organized multiple belts?

How can I store multiple belts in an organized way in my drawer/closet? They're from different types/materials, and some different buckles. I don't mind about the speed much, since usually I'm using ...
0
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2answers
81 views

Cleaning my saxophone

Is there a good way to clean my saxophone without buying sprays or Windex, but without damaging my instrument, and using common household objects?
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4answers
270 views

Cheapest way to enhance soundproofing for an apartment door?

I have lived in a studio for two months. The door seems quite thin because I can hear every move outside my room very clearly as if there is no door. How can I reduce the noise from outside my door in ...
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4answers
176 views

How to Focus on something [closed]

I can't focus when I reading books or playing with friends. I am getting bad grades on school exams. Why this happening. How to stay focused
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4answers
159 views

Every time I walk my zipper falls HELP ME

I can’t keep my zipper up every single time I walk it 3 people have pointed it out to me plz help me
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1answer
65 views

Improve the sound quality of a microphone that has a lot of disturbance

I just bought new earphones The earphones have 2 things, one is the sound receptor (a microphone that takes audio input) and the athother is the speaker (the audio output). The sound quality of the ...
2
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3answers
112 views

keeping cats out of open loft

I have rented an apartment, that has open area above the kitchen cabinets where the ducts and electric items are. Any advice what to put up to prevent cats from jumping from counters to top of duct ...
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3answers
76 views

Tips on drying your clothes by leaving them in your car during the summer?

Is this safe to do? Will leaving the windows open a crack be sufficient? Are there specific target temperatures for feasibility?
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4answers
95 views

How to best clean unused wax out of a glass votive candle holder?

So, I like candles… But there is always leftover wax and residue in the candle holders I that use. These are small, shot-glass-like candle holders; typically called “Votive” candle holders but I also ...
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2answers
128 views

General tips for several long flights within a short period?

I'm going to be on three flights within a 33 hour period, adding up to 25 hours of flying with about four hours between each flight. What tips do you have for getting through such long hauls with ...
0
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3answers
58 views

Texture paint on a wall

There is texture paint in one of the walls in my house. Some part of the paint has been spoiled due to moisture from neighbourhood while on construction. Actually, the texture paint is a mixture of ...
4
votes
2answers
100 views

What is the most efficient way to get hair off a bar of soap?

Too often, thin, straight hairs get stuck to our bar of soap. I usually use my fingernail to scrape them off, then wash them off my fingertips. But even if I'm gentle, this seems to scrape up a lot ...
4
votes
1answer
59 views

Charging Port cover on devices - How to Improve resilience and prevent breakage?

So a barely used set of Bluetooth headphones that I had lying in a box unused. I got them out and moved aside the cover of charging port pushed in the USB charger and left it overnight. Next ...
3
votes
2answers
230 views

What is this hole used for on my kitchen sink?

In my apartment's kitchen sink, besides the tap, I find there is a cap. When I unscrew the cap, I find there is a pipe or a hole that connect to somewhere (probably into dishwasher, but I'm not very ...
5
votes
5answers
450 views

How do I get up quicker in the morning?

If I am tired, I don't want to get up. What are a few tips for getting up quicker?
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votes
11answers
7k views

Can I shut off my laptop's keyboard without turning off my computer?

My feral kitty (isn't feral anymore), Shorty, loves to sit in front of my gigantic old beast of a laptop for the heat and to keep an eye on my cursor. But when I'm not looking or want to hear music ...
3
votes
4answers
182 views

Prevent pens from falling out of shirt pocket

I'm a student and I like to carry my two pens on pocket of my shirt. However, occasionally I need to run. Sometimes I need to grovel for praying. How can I prevent them from falling out? They have ...

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