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Christ, all I do is squats!

How do I feel less COMPLETELY UNPREPARED for yoga tomorrow?
posted by parmanparman on Jun 24, 2010 - 14 answers

Help on Gandhi aphorism?

Does anyone know the actual source for the much-quoted Gandhi line, "I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet." [more inside]
posted by southvie on Jun 24, 2010 - 2 answers

Peekaboo! I see you! But you're all fuzzy!

I realize this is a longshot, but would anyone happen to know the source of this image of a curious kitty? [more inside]
posted by andrewcilento on Jun 24, 2010 - 9 answers

Help: the people I work with think I'm stupid

Please help me maintain my dignity at work. [more inside]
posted by marimeko on Jun 24, 2010 - 47 answers

What is this bug (from Western India)?

What is this bug (from Western India)? I have two images sent to me by a friend: one and two. The bug was photographed in Western India.
posted by vidur on Jun 24, 2010 - 6 answers

Do you trust 3rd party smartphone batteries?

Do you trust third-party batteries for your cellphone? Specifically I'm thinking about picking up some spare batteries for the HTC Evo, but I've been a non-removable battery phone user for so long that I don't know if I really should stick to the manufacturer's branded batteries or can safely save some money and look elsewhere (like a Seidio, for example).
posted by extraface on Jun 24, 2010 - 8 answers

They told me this would happen...

YANMD-filter: I've been stupid. I realized today that by inconsistently taking my SSRI I have unwittingly caused SSRI withdrawal syndrome. Now what? [more inside]
posted by ms.v. on Jun 24, 2010 - 14 answers

Americans who will be travelling in Canada seeking cheapest phone options

My husband and I will be travelling to Canada next month (previously) and are wondering what our cheapest bet is for cell phones. We don't care so much about calling home to the US, but it would be nice to be able to make brief calls and send texts to each other. [more inside]
posted by booksherpa on Jun 24, 2010 - 7 answers

Best PDF reader for iPad

What is the best PDF reader for the iPad? I'm talking about speed, features, reliability, etc.
posted by antgly on Jun 24, 2010 - 14 answers

I'm locked out! Exceptionally so!

So I'm locked out of my house with a laptop, and my dogs have to pee. [more inside]
posted by earlofrochester on Jun 24, 2010 - 33 answers

Condo insurance: smokers and employment

Roughly how much will it add to your yearly condo insurance premium if you disclose that you're a smoker? What would be the repercussions for not doing so? Likewise, what about the part of the form that asks if the apartment is "regularly unoccupied during the day or evening by all adult occupants in the household." Both of these were pre-filled with "no" answers, and I'm hesitant to bring it up with the insurance company until knowing a little more. I'm in Brooklyn, NY.
posted by nobody on Jun 24, 2010 - 9 answers

Help me find the name for my new favorite pants

What are these pants (on the girl) called, so that I can I find them/a pattern for them? From the Bollywood routine on So You Think You Can Dance last night. The slit and the billoweyness when she spins are the key aspects of why I love these.
posted by Sweetdefenestration on Jun 24, 2010 - 3 answers

England matches in Trafalgar Square?

Will the Germany v England game on Sunday the 27th of June be shown in Trafalgar Square? [more inside]
posted by patrad on Jun 24, 2010 - 1 answer

Best time to be in prison?

San Francisco Mefites: What is the best day of the week and time of day to visit Alcatraz? And the best way to do it? [more inside]
posted by raisingsand on Jun 24, 2010 - 7 answers

Happy Slovaks! FIFA world cup filter

Happy Slovaks! FIFA World Cup Filter. At the end of the Slovakia vs Italy match today (June 24th), there was a lot of footage of the Very Happy Slovakian team bouncing up and down together on the field, in a circle, with their arms around each other. I'm looking for video footage of that (adorable) part of the beautiful game spectacle. My Google-fu has failed me. Can you help?
posted by bluesky43 on Jun 24, 2010 - 4 answers

How to sample absinthe?

How can I sample varieties of absinthe without investing a bunch of money in guessing which bottles might meet my expectations? [more inside]
posted by indigo4963 on Jun 24, 2010 - 19 answers

Discriminating video from film

Why do movies recorded digitally look different from those on film? [more inside]
posted by stinker on Jun 24, 2010 - 15 answers

How can I monitor internet use in my class?

How should I respond to students who read emails and surf the net during a class I teach? [more inside]
posted by ChicagoTherapyConnection on Jun 24, 2010 - 83 answers

Summer in the City

I'm going to be in Hamilton, ON for the rest of the summer with a pretty lax schedule, pretty empty wallet and pretty much nobody I know. What is there to do, see and enjoy in the GTA for someone as myself? [more inside]
posted by Throw away your common sense and get an afro! on Jun 24, 2010 - 14 answers

Screen grabs from a copier touch screen interface?

Tutorialfilter: Is it possible to capture "screen grabs" from the touch screen of a Xerox Workcentre 5655? [more inside]
posted by wowbobwow on Jun 24, 2010 - 4 answers

My ring tarnished, and now it's fading away (onto me)!

My wife gave me a ring 2-3 years ago (while we were still dating). It's made from a New York State quarter, and silver(?) plated. About 6 months ago it started to tarnish, and now the copper from the inside of the quarter has been revealed. It's beginning to turn my skin green! Can I just take this to any jewelry shop and they can fix it up? Can it simply be replated? [Alternate solution inside] [more inside]
posted by Xoder on Jun 24, 2010 - 8 answers

Knitted street art

The history of knitted cozies around bike racks... [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Jun 24, 2010 - 26 answers

Smoke a Gold Cig

Looking for the title of a foreign (Russian?) film, probably filmed mid-late 90s. What I remember of the plot: gold(?) smuggling operation, with the gold being smuggled in cigarette packs; I believe a factory or power plant was central to the plot somehow; the film was in black & white until about 2/3 through the movie, when in a crucial scene a gold cigarette was used to connect a circuit, flipping on the lights in the power plant and switching the film over to color. Help?
posted by Saxon Kane on Jun 23, 2010 - 5 answers

Converting .PDF image to .JPG?

I need to convert a number of .PDF image files to .JPG. Any suggestions (software or otherwise, Windows) appreciated.
posted by BozoBurgerBonanza on Jun 23, 2010 - 10 answers

Safe chigger repellent for dogs?

Are there any chigger repellents that are safe to use on dogs? All the (human) sprays I've seen do not list them as being safe for animals.
posted by GlowWyrm on Jun 23, 2010 - 8 answers

I need a pen that will change my life!

I'm looking for a good pen that I can use for sketching/rendering/etc. The main requirements: ~1mm thickness and it has to play nice with watercolors. Ideas? [more inside]
posted by cvp on Jun 23, 2010 - 7 answers

Conan drops the F-bomb: fantasy books for adults

I am looking for fantasy (as in, swords and sorcery, dragons, etc) books written for adults. [more inside]
posted by Forktine on Jun 23, 2010 - 67 answers

I can remember lying down in the back of station wagons and pickup trucks, but what did we do in the VW?

How did kids under 2 travel in cars before car seats were the norm, particularly on long trips? My mom recalls tots in the lap and something called a 'car bed' (got any pictures?). Would little ones get lap-belted in to prevent them from falling off the seat on corner-turns?
posted by xo on Jun 23, 2010 - 56 answers

What's a sea-level San Miguel de Allende?

My Dad can't go to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, any more. Where should he spend January? [more inside]
posted by musofire on Jun 23, 2010 - 8 answers

Did I just see a C-5 Galaxy at SFO?

I'm pretty sure I just saw a C-5 Galaxy on the runway at SFO. Did I? [more inside]
posted by kdar on Jun 23, 2010 - 12 answers

One-shot weirdness, or massive trouble ahead???

ACK!!!! Lice? Birdlice? Random weirdness?? Have I got something???? [more inside]
posted by Ys on Jun 23, 2010 - 12 answers

How to pursue an ID Theft Affidavit when it involves family and the mentally unwell?

How to pursue an ID Theft Affidavit when it involves family and the mentally unwell? [more inside]
posted by panoptican on Jun 23, 2010 - 13 answers

Does fridge roulette ruin beer?

Will taking beer out of the fridge skunk it? [more inside]
posted by melissam on Jun 23, 2010 - 25 answers

need an iPhone to do app w/ shared lists

I currently use Remember The Milk, about 95% on the iPhone. I've been having syncing problems lately, which makes me want to find a replacement. [more inside]
posted by reddot on Jun 23, 2010 - 14 answers

Grub error 21

When trying to boot my computer, I am getting a Grub Error 21. I have tried several methods to fix and none of them have worked. I am at wits end. [more inside]
posted by hellojed on Jun 23, 2010 - 21 answers

Neighbor's Dead Tree

Very much like this post, our neighbor has a very tall & a very dead tree in his yard that will almost definitely be falling on our house at some point in the future (and cause a considerable amount of damage). Large branches have already been falling in our yard. [more inside]
posted by toddst on Jun 23, 2010 - 21 answers

What's a great little place in Portland, OR...that can handle 75 people?

Arranging for a low-key brunchtime get-together in Portland, OR prior to a wedding in early Aug. and need some ideas for locations, caterers etc. for about 75 people. [more inside]
posted by chiefthe on Jun 23, 2010 - 12 answers

Shekou out!

Looking for recent feedback and tips on living in Shekou, China. We're transferring there with my company, they'll take care of the relocation, visas etc. so more general feedback on living conditions and things you wish you'd known/taken with you before arriving. I've seen the 2 Ask MeFi questions on Shekou & Shenzhen, does anyone have more up to date information? [more inside]
posted by arcticseal on Jun 23, 2010 - 1 answer

Anyone want to buy a painting? Anyone?

I am a self taught artist and I don't know how to promote myself. I want to sell paintings, how do I do it? [more inside]
posted by TooFewShoes on Jun 23, 2010 - 12 answers

Quake in T.O.?

Did the earth move for you? (Toronto) [more inside]
posted by HarrysDad on Jun 23, 2010 - 61 answers

Should I be concerned about a bone bleed?

What is a bone bleed, and how do I know if I should be concerned? (Bike injury details within!) [more inside]
posted by monkeymonkey on Jun 23, 2010 - 8 answers

Can't Display Unicode #0CAO -- Part of Emoticon Meme and Thus *Everywhere* -- in Mac Firefox. Help?

I can't get Unicode character 0CAO -- which is a part of a popular emoticon-based meme -- to correctly display in Firefox, despite, as far as I can tell, having the necessary fonts installed on the system. A picture speaks a thousand words, so: These are my Firefox font settings. This is how this page looks in Firefox. This is how it looks in Safari. This page suggested I needed Arial Unicode MS (which appears to already be part of the Mac OS X operating system?). I also installed a Kannada font from here. No go. Any ideas? It's not so much that I really love the meme; moreso that I really detest seeing those Unicode boxes pop up everywhere on God's green Earth when the character fails to display in Firefox.
posted by WCityMike on Jun 23, 2010 - 4 answers

How do I do a good literature review?

How do I do a good literature review for a research paper in philosophy? I have access to good resources, but I really want to make sure that I cover everything that's been written on the topic. How can I put myself at ease while making sure I don't miss a beat? [more inside]
posted by superiorchicken on Jun 23, 2010 - 17 answers

It's summer and I want to surf!

I give up: please help me with my internet problems! [more inside]
posted by Eicats on Jun 23, 2010 - 14 answers

a good cat vet in maryland/dc?

meow.meow.ow in maryland: anyone have a recommendation for a great vet in maryland/dc for cat? [more inside]
posted by anya32 on Jun 23, 2010 - 13 answers

Debt for bills that weren't sent (or sent to wrong address)

My parents received a call this morning from a collection agency claiming that we had over $400 in unpaid tollway "violations." Problem is, the tollway authority had been sending the bills to a wrong address - where they lived briefly 11 years ago. Do we have any recourse? How do I verify that these claims are legitimate? [more inside]
posted by Neekee on Jun 23, 2010 - 13 answers

Why is my Google Reader "Next" button acting erratic?

Why would my Google Reader "Next" button (the one you can drag right onto your bookmarks toolbar) just take me to random sites every time I click it? I'm logged into my account and everything. Doesn't look like any previous questions posted here address this particular problem.
posted by jeroum on Jun 23, 2010 - 9 answers

Help me get rid of the boat anchor...I mean house!

Stuck with a house that I haven't been able to sell, becoming difficult financially to maintain as a rental. Please advise (long, sorry). [more inside]
posted by photo guy on Jun 23, 2010 - 13 answers

Teaching SciFi to Japanese high school students

What English-language science fiction books would you recommend I teach to Japanese high school students? [more inside]
posted by MShades on Jun 23, 2010 - 36 answers

Unlocking a UK iPhone

Unlocking an out of contract UK iPhone [more inside]
posted by ninebelow on Jun 23, 2010 - 4 answers

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