JSW189
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How can I (painlessly) add or remove keys to my key ring?
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I have generally used two methods for removing keys from keychains: Staple-Remover Method Since staple removers have sharp, thin teeth, simply place the sharp points between the keychain rings and ...

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How can I remove the cork from a wine bottle when I don't have a corkscrew?
27 votes

Shoe Method One way to loosen the corkscrew is to remove your shoe, place the bottom of the bottle in the foot hole (to protect the glass), and then bang the shoe against a stone wall repeatedly ...

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How to separate egg yolk from whites?
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The Empty-Water-Bottle Method Squeeze a washed empty water bottle. Place the opening of the bottle over an egg yolk, still squeezing, and slowly let go of your squeeze. The yolk should get sucked ...

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How do I get lint out of a headphone jack?
18 votes

This can be done quickly and easily with a paper clip and scotch tape: Flatten out the paperclip. Tightly wrap scotch tape (with the sticky-side out) around the top part of the paperclip. Carefully ...

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A book fell in a sink full of water. How can I dry it?
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Air drying the book is probably your best bet to avoid any structural damage. Find a cool and dry room with good air circulation, and use a fan to keep the air circulating. This description from the ...

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Is there a way to erase pencil without a standard eraser?
10 votes

In the past, people have used balled up, de-crusted, moist bread: Crustless bread was used as an eraser in the past; a Meiji-era (1868-1912) Tokyo student said: "Bread erasers were used in place ...

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What can I use for an improvised ice scraper?
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If you have a CD player in your car, chances are you have some old CDs laying around. You can use those (or leave a blank CD in your car) to scrape ice from your windshield. CDs - Do you still ...

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