Looking for cheap/free art supplies, or suggestions on good camp crafts to do with kids on a budget. [more inside]
I'm trying to sell an eclectic reading selection to used bookstores in Seattle. What are the best stores for me to take my books to? [more inside]
How can I create a static version of a WordPress website that runs on a laptop without internet access? [more inside]
Is it legal for a nonprofit service-provider organization (adoption services in this case) to have all its staff being independent contractors, including the executive director?
Math nerds, help! I need to figure out what's the better option for acquiring a car using borrowed money. [more inside]
I have a bad habit of buying lunch while at work. What can I make for lunch that will fulfill my super-strong cravings for huge burritos and greasy pizza? [more inside]
Using your smartphone, can you listen to online live radio while walking around your city? I'm trying to do this (with my iPhone, in Paris) and it only works if I stay in one place; if I move more than about 500m, it usually disconnects. I'm curious to know if others have the same experience so that I can determine if it's my carrier, the phone, the city, or just general limitations of 3G GSM networks. (Note: I'm not talking about Pandora or Spotify; I'm referring specifically to live radio streams which can't buffer minutes ahead). [more inside]
At-home karaoke party in Albany, NY: Is there a convenient, reasonably inexpensive way for us (me and my co-workers) to get a karaoke machine set up for a one-time, casual, outdoor get-together? [more inside]
need help replacing the valve which supplies water to my toilet tank. As usual, there are some minor (?) complications. [more inside]
iphone 4.0 erased my sim card?! Help! [more inside]
How much further can I go in my 2004 Mazda 3 Sport GT once the gas light comes on? [more inside]
How safe and secure is my wireless network's WPA2-PSK key? [more inside]
What should I do to prepare for a (scholarship) telephone interview? [more inside]
What websites sell original art directly from the artist? [more inside]
What can I make/bake for a picnic on Saturday? [more inside]
would spamfilters kill an unknown file format? [more inside]
Looking for a mid-90s PC puzzle game based on a cube. Holo or Light or something -- New age/tribal music... I don't remember exactly how it worked, but you try to get the marked side of the cube to land face down on a specific square on a grid (I think the location kept moving, though I'm not sure). Anyways, it might have come with my old IBM Pentium as a prepackaged thing. Any ideas?
Looking for recommendations for a psychiatrist in Los Angeles, preferably on the westside. Someone who can treat depression and anxiety. The catch is, we don't have health insurance so an MD who works on a sliding scale would be best. (Do such people even exist?) [more inside]
Looking for a good, weird-hairdo-friendly hairdresser in Vancouver BC to give me an undercut. [more inside]
Now that I'm about to graduate in 6 months,where should I move to in the Southwestern U.S. and how might I find an IT job there? [more inside]
Should I pay out-of-pocket to have my broken molar/filling looked at now, or wait for however long it takes to get an appointment through my asshole dental HMO? [more inside]
New apple iPhone OS doesn't sync with Google Calendar any more? [more inside]
I'm my girlfriend's birthday in a couple weeks and my non-baking self is looking to bake a cake. What's your best nut-free cake recipe? [more inside]
Help my jeans fit without feeding me. Is it unreasonable to imagine that I can alter my jeans to fit me? [more inside]
Photochromic/transitioning/Reactolite sunglasses and driving. This thread from 2006 states that photochromic glasses don't work inside cars. Is this still the case?
Is there a program (preferably free) that would allow me to shrink a ton of JPEG pictures at once? [more inside]
Do you watch Mad Men through Amazon Video-On-Demand on a Roku Box? If so, I could use some info... [more inside]
Is the fact that someone looks young legally enough reason to pull them over? [more inside]
I have the potential for a job in Austin, TX. I live in upstate NY. I have never been to Texas (other than a layover in Houston) and never lived outside of NY state. How different is the cost of living? Is the culture clash going to be overwhelming? Am I crazy to even consider this?
My mom wants a simple computer for internet use, email and word processing, and she's interested in an iPad. The question: would this work? The problem: she's computer illiterate. (Related question: any good systems for teaching an older newbie about computers?) More details inside. [more inside]
A passing acquaintance who knows I took Latin some years ago has asked me to translate something for him for a tattoo. I've found this online, and it jibes, more or less with what I remember, but its been years, and I'd love to pass this by someone before I'm an accessory to something permanent. I'm leaning towards one of the first two. What he wants is "And this too shall pass." -“Et hoc transibit” -“Hoc quoque transibit" -“Hoc etiam transibit”
Getting FIOS installed right now. Should I use Verizon's router or my Airport Extreme? [more inside]
My sister has asked me to be with her when she gives birth to her first baby this August - yay! I want to be as helpful as I can be, so I'm looking for advice and resources. [more inside]
I’m considering applying for a job that would significantly lengthen my commute and want to know how to weigh the pros and cons and get some feedback about whether it is worth it. [more inside]
Why do they announce the names and addresses of jurors after the verdict in a criminal case, rather than just allow people to get that information if they request it? [more inside]
What is the best wedding favor you ever received? [more inside]
I like to read accounts of urban poverty. Any recommendations? [more inside]
I need some sort of interior window sill shelving for the winter as my succulent collection has grown a bit out of control. I've googled and I can find next to nothing perhaps because I can find the right terminology. [more inside]
Wordpress - looking for options to notify subscribers of new posts by email. [more inside]
Can anyone tell me the generic status of a few drugs (aricept and namenda) in Canada? [more inside]
[HT-filter] Finally making the great leap forward from an old CRT tv and a dvd player setup to full-blown home theatre. I'm thinking of importing an AV Receiver from the US to Australia - am i going to regret this? [more inside]
I want to fill my living space with art. Looking for: oversized posters and prints with high quality and reasonable cost, original work by fringe/unknown artists, and objects that could be hung like art (tapestries, quilts, etc.). [more inside]
On "Lie To Me" this past week (possible spoiler alert) one of the characters notices the smell of Almonds while walking up to a building that was rigged to explode with C4. Now I was wondering: does C4 actually smell like Almonds? Or is this just one of those weird Hollywood myths. This seems like a bad property for something used to blow people up (they would smell the almonds and run away).
Has anyone done a Killawatt (or similar) analysis of an EcoTune Duet sound machine? I am trying to find average running costs for this. Our current white noise machine of choice is a fan that runs at 38 watts. I've priced the rotary fan motor-based Marpac Sleepmate but at 13 watts max volume by Killawatt there just isn't enough delta between this and an actual fan.
I think I can sometimes see the wakes behind cars. Am I deluding myself, or can one occasionally see the turbulence behind a vehicle? [more inside]
Where should I stay in Lima for one night (two weeks from now)? [more inside]
Was someone tagging my bike for theft later? [more inside]
Melbourne MeFites – help me find a gift I can buy online for a Melbourne-dwelling friend. [more inside]
[UK only] What equivalents are there to Pizza Express and Wagamama for different food types? i.e. ubiquitous, reasonably priced, appeals to all ages, and specialises in one sort of food.
I need help finding a picture of a tattoo I saw several years ago. It was particularly badass in a slightly nerdy way, and I want to get something similar. Can you help me find the picture I saw so that I can have something to show the artist? [more inside]