Recommendations for an NYC accountant familiar with non-profit business and personal (freelance) taxes? [more inside]
I'm looking for an inpatient rehab center in Northern California for my brother. He is early 30s, extremely depressed, and mainly has a problem with alcohol but also cocaine to a lesser extent. [more inside]
I have a sink in my basement I would like to relocate. I would like to do this with a minimum amount of plumbing. I shall explain my intentions with a few pictures and way too many words inside. [more inside]
Best place online to find free/cheap Massachusetts DMV's permit test questions and answers for practice? [more inside]
How far to go for semi-estranged relative in big legal trouble due to their own foolishness? Anonymous because I need some plausible deniability. More inside. [more inside]
Where can I download a list of how many branches each bank and credit union in the United States has?
What alternatives are there to IO9? What are the cool review and news sites for science fiction and fantasy? For comic books? For sf&f tv and movies? [more inside]
Have I killed my HP dv6700 dead? Whenever I plug in the AC adapter, the LED panel lights up like this, with the speaker LED flickering purple. Hitting the power button makes the screen flash intermittently. No response beyond that. [more inside]
A family I know of, but do not know personally, has been looking for their lost dog for two months. Today on my way to work, I saw a deceased dog on the side of the expressway that matches the general description of the lost dog. What do I do next? [more inside]
2 questions for those experienced in working from home [more inside]
I would like a new camera. Please help me find the perfect one for my needs. [more inside]
I want some new verbal affectations or expressions that I can use to express my personality without looking either anachronistic or a jackass. [more inside]
I'm looking for a great retreat to do in late March/early April in Northern CA, Oregon or Washington state. I'm going to be in Portland, OR at the end of March and then in San Francisco and LA mid-April. I'm thinking that instead of returning to Vermont in the meantime I could stay on the West coast and find something fun to do (really? ya think?). [more inside]
(posting for a friend): My friend, a small business owner, has a delightful store but realizes that she needs a web presence. She has neither the cash nor the know how to make it happen. Is there help for her? [more inside]
I need to find some poems for Young Adults. They have to be by published authors, and they should fit into the theme of "heroes".
I need to know how to write "Hello! I'm HARMLESS!" in every language from Norway to North Africa! Want to help? My friends are sending a robot balloon across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe, and I'm designing a label for it tonight. Sound fun? I'd also love to have a couple of sentences about the project translated into French, German, and Spanish. [more inside]
Where do the really smart people hang out online, and discuss varied topics? [more inside]
Food delivery as a gift in Portland, OR? [more inside]
[AncientMacintoshFilter] Is there a way to get an eMac to fileshare with a G3 (blue-and-white tower)? In the good old days, I would have whipped out an AppleTalk cable and called it done, but the eMac does not have an AppleTalk port. [more inside]
What is the term that describes pathways out of trampled grass made by animals or humans navigating the most efficient route? [more inside]
I need help remembering a story/internet scandal thing! Details inside. [more inside]
I am trying to remember the title of a movie. The plot is that a man is being attacked by demons wherever he goes. At some point he realizes he is in purgatory and the demons are actually angels working to free him from his attachment to the material plane. Anyone?
Jean Paul Sartre's thoughts on love? [more inside]
Bookfilter: I want to read books that are similar to "Saturn is almost invisible" by Vasily Ardamatsky. [more inside]
I'm ill but will be leaving my job (with medical insurance) for another one (with different medical insurance coverage). Should I hold off on getting a medical diagnosis since it's not life threatening just chronic? [more inside]
Good gifts for a couple sharing a birthday party? Especially an "experience" gift located in or around Toronto? [more inside]
I want to convert a wall switch into a door switch (for a wardrobe light). Is this easily feasible? [more inside]
I keep hearing about web scraping. What tools are used to scrape content from the web? [more inside]
Hulu is often great with the closed captions, but sometimes they're a day or week behind on adding them, or there's a set of bad captions. Is there some sort of .srt player for OSX that hovers over whatever video app you're using? [more inside]
Germanfilter: could a fluent German speaker please help me, a non-German speaker, understand the difference between the word inhalt and the word gehalt? Both are translated as "content" in online dictionaries. Is there an easy way to grasp the distinction?
Any good stopovers when traveling between Malmo and Stockholm in Sweden? [more inside]
I have $3000 cash. You have a car. Help me make this transaction go smoothly. [more inside]
Planning for a Pekingese! Future lion-dog owner seeks advice and information! :) [more inside]
I'm an amateur selling a photo to a professional publisher for a single run in a brochure. How do I prepare a quote that ensures that everything we've agreed upon is legally binding? [more inside]
Looking for electronica/dubstep that sounds similar to classic burlesque. [more inside]
All this revolution stuff is making me curious about this whole middle east and north africa place I hear so much about. So much so I'm half thinking of learning Arabic, or at least trying and failing. Oh God's of Mefi which dialect should I go for? Whats easiest to learn or most understood by most people: Egyptian, Classical,Standard, Gulf, Syrian, Maghreb or waa?
Does anyone know any sections of rivers or creeks not too far out of Melbourne (Australia) that are very wide yet quite shallow? You know the type, like something you see in a documentary about Alaskan bears with pebbles on the bottom and crystal clear water. After swimming in an amazing river in West Virginia may years ago I've dreamed about finding a similar one over here.
How long can EU citizens stay in the United States per year? My girlfriend would like to stay with me for two-three months, then return home to work for a month, come back to the US for a couple months, etc. Will homeland security break up this arrangement after a while? Is there a limit to how many days per year she can stay in the US? To be clear, she won't be working here.
Physical exercises for English as a second language? [more inside]
I overheard about a recipe, in which an apple is halved and cored, baked in an oven for a bit, then the core areas are filled with pretzels, the apples are baked again, and voila, you have the cheapest, best desert in the world. Can you help me figure out the recipe? [more inside]
Any out of the way amazing small/medium towns that nobody talks about but are really worth visiting? While I am hoping for more exotic locales any place is fine by me. What makes these places so interesting to you? I am planning a trip starting from East Africa and heading up to the Middle East and then to either Eastern Europe or Asia. [more inside]
My wife (a US citizen) is considering becoming a Hungarian citizen (this would make it easier for us to move to the EU if we choose to). This is possible because her mother's parents were born in Hungary. What are the downsides of this, excluding (a) security clearances (we don't care) and (b) social/reputational consequences (ditto). Does she have to then file Hungarian tax returns every year (even if we continue to live in the US)? Anything else we need to know?
Looking for a short film where a woman is harassed by a trombone player who follows her around for a long time. [more inside]
I saw this while thrifting this weekend, I'm assuming it's a television perhaps? I didn't get the chance to open it or look at the model # since it was already sold. Does anyone have more information on this?
Tutoring 101: A Crash Course [more inside]
I am looking for short easy Table-top system for a one shot game. [more inside]
Lost in Ukranian Translation: How can I best utilize a Ukranian to English Translator for only portions of a trip? [more inside]
Contractor turned full time employee. Still using my own laptop and other tools. How should I be compensated? [more inside]
I want to drop one member, pick up a new member, and change the name of my limited liability company. Is that possible? [more inside]