Category Archives: Hints and Tips

Everyday useful & practical stuff.

TSP Running Out; Soon to be Replaced

Reading time: 158 words, 1 page. ½ minute. Using TSP (trisodium phosphate) is a supplement to laundry detergent to make clothes cleaner and brighter as well as . Some time ago, I talked to a rep from one of the … Continue reading

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Viewing Time for Tetrad Lunar Eclipse (Blood Moon) Sept. 27, 2015

Reading time: 1 pages, 445 words, 1 to 2 minutes. Next Sunday’s Total Lunar Eclipse is the fourth and final eclipse in a series of four total lunar eclipses called the lunar tetrad. Each of the eclipses in the tetrad … Continue reading

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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. Update Sept. 26, 2015: I’ve been doing this for a year and a half and it really works. I leaned a few things. Updates below. Gary North posted some interesting … 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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