Questions tagged [energy]

Hacks relating to [moving] or using energy sources -- gas, wood, coal, etc. -- with [safety] and [efficiency].

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How to wake up early without feeling exhausted? [closed]

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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How not to lose too much warmth while leaving the door open

I have a dog, who is used to staying at my house while I have gone for work. I leave the door open so that he can go out for hygienic reasons. During summer, this is not a problem because I stop the ...
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Preventing children from attacking my house

How it started? Last weekend, I had a little Halloween party in my house, all the theme ornaments brought the children from the neighborhood attention to my house. Especially because it's not a ...
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how to pull out shaft from pulley of wheel

I want to know if there is any way that I can pull out the old bearing from this bone saw machine. If anyone knows of any tools to be used please do send me a link of it or a photo.
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How to extend the lifetime of a rechargeable battery?

Telephones sometimes don't have a replaceable battery, so how do you extend the life and ability to hold a charge of a rechargeable battery in one?
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Using electricity at night [closed]

In Germany I get offers for reduced electricity rates from 22:00 to 6:00 for private households. The reduced rate is about 20% less than the normal rate. We're a family of 4 persons, 2 adults and 2 ...
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How do you stay productive during the afternoon energy slump? [closed]

I get sleepy every day after lunch. What do you do to stay productive throughout the late afternoon, or when your body is tired but you need to work?
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My monitor turns off when fridge starts. How can I stop this?

I just moved to a new flat and I brought my monitor with me. My problem is that whenever the fridge starts, my monitor turns off. This is not only annoying, but I'm concerned that it could cause long-...
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How to cook without using electricity or gas?

What are the legal methods of cooking which doesn't involve electricity or gas (or at least without paying for it)? I'm looking for life hacks which allows me to cook by using alternative source of ...
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Heat water in two buckets using one immersion rod

I use an immersion heating rod in a bucket to heat the water. The process takes around 10-15 minutes. I wish to heat another bucket full of water simultaneously when the water in the first bucket is ...
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How to determine how much heating oil is left in the tank?

How to determine how much heating oil is left in a tank like this if the gauge is broken?