Category Archives: Hints and Tips

Everyday useful & practical stuff.

Hand Skin Cracking?

Reading time: 400 words, 1 page, 1 to 2 minutes. Some years ago, the skin on my hands began to crack occasionally. Although a bit painful, my concern was infection because human skin, our body’s largest organ, is our first … Continue reading

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Extend Razor Blade Life

Reading time: 699 words, 2 pages, 2 to 3 minutes. Gary North posted some interesting tips to extend the life of razor blades. This not only reduces garbage going to landfills, but can significantly reduce your cost of blades. I’d … Continue reading

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Life-Saving Defibrillator Alert

Reading time: 345 words, 1 page, 1 to 2 minutes. Earlier this week, one of my colleagues collapsed with a massive cardiac arrest (heart attack) at work. Co-workers immediately called 911 and several with First Aid training began administering CPR, … Continue reading

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How to Clean a Vehicle’s Mass Air Flow Sensor (MAFS)

Reading time: 291 words, 1 page, about a minute plus 3:24 video. It took me less than 10 minutes to clean my car’s MAFS using CRC SensorKleen and now it’s purring like a kitten. Watch the video for a demonstration. … Continue reading

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How to Recognize and Defend Against Psychopaths

Reading time: 550 words, 2 pages, 1 to 2 minutes plus links & video. Defense Against the Psychopath is a documentary video excerpted from chapter one of Stephan Verstappen’s book; The Art of Urban Survival. It teaches people how to … Continue reading

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Gold and Silver Hammered

Reading time: 1,330 pages, 4 pages, 3 to 5 minutes. Precious metals (PM’s) got hit hard this past week, as did oil, copper and many other commodities. I still recommend buying gold & silver but the bottom for gold & … Continue reading

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Home Fire Extinguishers?

Reading time: 463 words, 1 page, 1 to 2 minutes. You probably have smoke detector(s) in your home and perhaps even a carbon monoxide alarm but, do you have fire extinguishers? Talking with friends and colleagues, I’m amazed how many … Continue reading

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