Episode #125 of the Stack Overflow podcast is here. We talk Tilde Club and mechanical keyboards. Listen now

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You can have the most expensive and mechanically advanced equipment which will cause all manner of damage and loss of productivity if used incorrectly and the simplest of setups for years without complications. The key to success is HOW you use your assets. Ergonomics concerns the study of our efficiency in a working environment. Volumes have been written ...


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Some people develop back pain simple because they are sitting on their wallet that is rather thick. Doctors, in this case recommend either alternating rear pockets or put your wallet in your front pocket. Sounds simple, but it does work, if this would in fact be the cause. In my case, it worked marvellously. As for exercises, I would recommend seeing a ...


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I can't say that my back pain was the same as yours, but when I need a new chair I bought a typist's chair to work at my desktop PC because I don't like those "manager style" office chairs which are only comfortable if you are leaning back and directing others. The chair I bought felt very comfortable. The seat was slightly dished and supported me nicely. ...


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@Stan provided a to-the-point answer. I want to add something extra. Most teeth-whitening techniques use some chemicals, which have a VERY NASTY side effect: they destroy the structure of the teeth. Sometimes, only a few whitenings are enough to have the teeth completely destroyed, i.e. the material actually missing. Example: H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide) will ...


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The easiest way to whiten or lighten teeth for a video or photo shoot is to have the visual SFX people whiten them for you in post-production with After Effects, Mocca, or other software. After that, the make-up department technicians know what will pass for on-camera use. Your own dentist can recommend a procedure to use. A pharmacy or department store ...


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I would take a few deep breath and use your right arm to grab the table and your left to grab the back of the chair and vise versa then twist your back around.....the relief is awesome and it cracks your back from down to up. Then stand up and bend over completely limp then staying as limp as possible turn your neck left and upward then right and upward. ...


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I have much the same problem. Of course, follow the advice to get a medical checkup, but here are some things that help me: I realized at some point that the headache trigger for me is not just heat, but the combination of heat and brightness. I now always wear large, dark sunglasses, and sometimes a hat, and can stand much more time outdoors in the heat. ...


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My advice is to have a full medical examination with blood tests and discuss your symptoms with a doctor. Depending on where the headache pain is located , duration and severity of pain could be a sign of a potentially serious medical condition , allergy or a nutritional deficiency. There are probably other triggers as well such as long term stress, diabetes,...


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Additionally to the pressure points indicated by @AlejandroVicaria, I find it useful to massage the points / areas highlighted in the picture below. In my case, I get headaches in case of air drafts (e.g. car's air conditioner), and the most useful is the areas on the sides, around the ears. Some practice will be needed, to find the right spots. Also, ...


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You could use caffeine to mitigate the headache, it's proven that it works in some cases and also hurt in anothers, here I let you a link to know more about this. More info about caffeine and headaches On the other hand I use a lot this remedy: It's simple, you only have to press in this specific zone of your hand to relief a bit the headache. It's a ...


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