Why didn't pump toothpaste catch on? [more inside]
How did you get through post-partum depression? [more inside]
What is the French movie, probably from the 90's, that concerns rabbits, an old man with a family and a farm? My friend watched it in French class back in high school (late 90's), and is DYING to see it again.
Can I get a dog? *Special snowflake filter.* [more inside]
I've been reading about Temple Grandin's "squeeze machine," and I would really like to use it. (More info about what it is here.) Are there any places in the NYC area where I could?
When a book is reviewed by an editor, do they look for words that are repeated too much? [more inside]
When you "win" an argument with your spouse, it's not really winning, or is it? [more inside]
Does anyone know if the international edition of "A Concise Introduction to Logic, Tenth Edition" has the same problem sets as the us version? Alternatively, does anyone have the u.s. version who would be willing to compare? Failing those, does anyone know of a resource online where I could find out?
I would like to take a horseback riding vacation in Ireland focused on cross-country jumping. I might have some time in February, is this a good time to go? [more inside]
On iTunes, is there a way to make it so that songs are arranged in the intended album-order rather than alphabetically? [more inside]
Hospice and end of life: what to expect? [more inside]
Help me come up with something creative to do with a few dozen fortunes I've collected from fortune cookies over the years! [more inside]
What could cause a sudden onset of slurred speech and general brain slowness? [more inside]
What's a good book on the status of Hispanics in America? [more inside]
Iranian Jewish female singer, accompanies herself on the Persian sitar...who could it be? [more inside]
Help!! I have a new disk image on my mac, files have disappeared and I don't know which way is up. [more inside]
I'm troubleshooting, DIY, a clogged toilet. Here's what is happening. What does it mean? (BTW, I have barely any experience with toilets, and while I have plumbed for a summer, I do not have any real knowledge of household plumbing). [more inside]
I have the PSD, I have average knowledge of Photoshop, PHP, CSS & HTML and I have a Wordpress blog. What advice can you give me on making my blog look like the PSD? [more inside]
I am looking for suggestions on how to liven up a presentation about my job to a kindergarden class. [more inside]
TELEPHONE: (212) 354-5500 TOLL FREE FAX: 1-800-458-6515 TELEX: 220014 CABLES: "Seagull" New York . . . What? [more inside]
Where can I get a master's that relates to math and computer science and would prepare me for getting a PhD in a computational field that is yet to be determined?
What is your advice for a recent graduate who majored in math and who wants to eventually do research in a computational field, but really hasn't a clue what that would be. Specifically, do you know of any masters programs where I can prepare myself without exactly knowing what I'm preparing for. [more inside]
Snowflake Filter: How to deal with unwanted attention from an unwell friend? [more inside]
I miss the Common Reader catalog. Have you missed it too, and do you know where to find a list of what was in the inventory?
My Google-Fu has failed me - would an unused Andre the Giant Has a Posse sticker be worth any money? [more inside]
Long ago when I was a kid Cricket Magazine ran a recipe for "moon cookies" attributed to astronaut Michael Collins. These were no-bake spherical cookies that I seem to recall involved peanut butter, not the "phase of the moon" sugar cookies that my Googling is turning up. If anyone has a recipe that sounds like this, please help me find it in time for a "moon festival" party this Saturday!
Special snowflake "Should I buy this used macbook pro?" question. [more inside]
Mac OS 10.6.4 - my Disk Permissions are broken. How did this happen, and what do I need to do to fix it? [more inside]
How do I ask a girl to a school dance in Norwegian? More specifically, a translation would be great! [more inside]
[MSAccess Filter] HELP! I have been thrust into Access with no understanding of how it works beyond a 10-minute "use this" and "do that" session. Now I think I inadvertently deleted a couple of essential "forms." Can I get them back? Or rebuild them? I know the data must still be in there, but I don't know how to display it. [more inside]
I have been offered a used iPhone by a friend who is upgrading. Can I still use its Wi-Fi without getting a data plan? [more inside]
Which beginner bass should I buy, the Ibanez GSR200 or Peavey Milestone III? [more inside]
Now that Freedom for Mac costs money, is there an open source program that works similarly?
What are some long-distance things I can do to make my grandma happy? She is in a nursing home with Alzheimer's. [more inside]
Looking for books on genetics, archaeology, and anthropology for a 14 year old interested in history and non-fiction. [more inside]
Suggestions for a T-Mo prepaid phone model? [more inside]
I'm usually at the top of the class where cats are concerned, but I'm too emotionally involved and could use some outside opinions. Summary: found a cat, took it in on behalf of the owner - but it turned out to be a different cat. I would normally only take a cat in if I could look after it, and I'm not sure I can commit to the new cat - but how can I not? tl;dr inside. [more inside]
First trail race in a couple months! Yay! (Now what do I need to know?) [more inside]
Bookfilter - A friend recommended a book to me 15 years ago and I'm a) ready to read the book but b) am out of touch with the friend and c) cannot remember the name of the book! [more inside]
Help me carry my (big) water bottle in or on my backpack with no built-in holder and no clear places to latch onto. [more inside]
What can you tell me about Agganis Arena at Boston University and the area it's in? I have a ticket to see Pavement there this Saturday, and right now it looks like I'll be going alone if I go at all. I'll also need a place to spend the night, since I'm coming from out of town. I'm a 20 year old female. Is this safe? Crazy? Risky but doable? [more inside]
Windows doesn't always display Japanese fonts correctly on web pages, how can I fix it? [more inside]
My 7 year old nephew is a real city kid who rarely gets out of his Brooklyn neighborhood. I'm thinking of renting a car this Saturday, and busting him out of the city. What are great places to visit or activites to do within an hour and a half drive of the city? [more inside]
Why were neither East nor West Germany admitted to the United Nations until 1973? [more inside]
I am a terrible person. I completely forgot my mother's birthday. My family takes this stuff seriously. What can I do now? [more inside]
[New Smartphone Selection Filter] Droid X vs Droid 2 vs ??? Help me decide! [more inside]
History filter: can you point me to sources on the treatment of British POWs during the Crimean War? [more inside]
How do I calculate the between-groups variance (Vb)? [more inside]
Wordpress filter: Is there a fairly simple way that I'm missing to restrict WP users from editing only the pages they're authorized to edit? [more inside]
I'm changing jobs and going from a very casual environment to jacket and tie land. At the moment the only suit I've got that fits is the one I interviewed in, so I'm going to need a week and a half's worth of clothing and I don't want to go broke buying it. I'm looking for recommendations for menswear places in Minneapolis / St. Paul and the southern suburbs, and any tips from folks well accustomed to suiting up on a regular basis.