Category Archives: Hints and Tips

Everyday useful & practical stuff.

How to Identify Incompetent People

Reading time: 6 pages, 2,454 words, 6 to 10 minutes. Incompetent people develop coping strategies and have characteristics that enable you identify them. Incompetent people can be detrimental to you, your health and your wealth so it’s in your best … Continue reading

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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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Beware Your Dangerous Normalcy Bias

Reading time: 4,142 words, 11 pages, 10 to 16 minutes. Most people like to think of themselves as rational human beings. Not many people like to admit they having biases, idiosyncrasies and prejudices. Fewer still believe that our brains are … Continue reading

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