I am spending ~week in Mokpo, South Korea. Would love some specific tips/ advice/ ideas on fun things to do there... [more inside]
Should I say anything or just let it go? [more inside]
Need advice on choosing private health insurance in Germany. [more inside]
We are replacing the carpet in most of our house, and I'm at a loss where to start. Teach me about buying carpet and having it installed, please. [more inside]
Please help me find a song played before the Pavement concert in St. Paul last night! Byrdsy jangle pop with a chorus of "See you tonight" repeated. [more inside]
Help me find a pair of shoes and/or boots to wear while my Nike Frees hibernate for the winter! [more inside]
What combines nicely with a juicer to make an awesome wedding gift? My cousin and her SO got married a couple weeks ago, I'll be going to see them in 3 weeks. Want to take a lovely gift. Details inside. [more inside]
My painter is recommending Rodda paint for our house exterior. I like that Rodda is a regional company here in Seattle. But I can't find any reviews on their quality. Nothing in Consumer Reports. Painter uses Rodda AC 911 flat and AC 909 satin. Anyone have an opinion? Is it good lasting paint? [more inside]
What are hot and dry foods? I heard somewhere these are good for memory and people living the north western hemisphere. This is from Chinese methodology.
Late September - 2pm wedding in a Catholic church (although I'm not 100% certain it's a true Catholic ceremony), with reception at 4:30pm. Is this outfit okay to wear? [more inside]
Teaching filter: What's the best book or online resource for a trainee maths high school teacher, you are aware of. [more inside]
I'm writing an Asian cookbook. The recipes are mostly finished, and I'm currently testing and narrowing them down to the truly tasty. It'll be self published for friends and family, so won't need to look truly fancy. But I'm stuck for inspiration as to design and layout. So I'm looking for examples of simple but beautiful cookbook page layouts. Preferably viewable online. Suggestions?
What is this saucy french song? [more inside]
Regarding this, would spanning multitask windows and or cut-n-paste be an effective foil to keyloggers? [more inside]
How to write a cheque from a UK bank when I don't have a UK bank account? [more inside]
The marketplace of ideas and bad-faith arguments. [more inside]
The name is at nearlyfreespeech.net. The content is on Google Sites. Let’s try to bridge that divide. [more inside]
A soybean roaster has just given me a bag (about a pound) of freshly roasted, shelled peanuts, with skins still on. They are unsalted, somewhat larger than usual Spanish peanuts. Coincidentally, I'm probably going to meet a friend tonight, so how should I prepare these for eating with beer? Should I boil them, heat them in microwave, something else? I have various kinds of salt (Jane's, Lawry's, lemon pepper), Nawlins cajun seasoning, parmesan.
Ok, so I stumbled upon this youtube video (might be NSFW, or at least raise eyebrows depending on your work environment) through some social site (reddit?). It left me with some questions. [more inside]
Did I confabulate this, or did my very youthful self really play an early 90s DOS adventure game where you ran around with a group of dinosaurs trying to save the dinosaurs from extinction? [more inside]
How sick am I going to be if I accidentally drank part of a smoothie that included wood? [more inside]
Earlier today there was a question about being born in the UK and citizenship. Now I'm curious...my mother is English, my father is Dutch, I was born in Canada (while my parents were living there), and I'm a naturalized US citizen. If for some reason I ever wanted to do so, which countries (if any) could I try to claim citizenship in? [more inside]
I'm looking for movies that take place in coastal New England towns. [more inside]
[home repair] How do I get a broken piece of a vintage door latch fabricated? [more inside]
People having difficulty insuring a historic home? [more inside]
asking for roommate - advice on where to get curly hair cut in Philadelphia [more inside]
I have a 4 year old, full sized, 'OriginalBed' Tempurpedic mattress which I originally purchased for about $1200, and now sells for $1000. What is a fair price to ask for it now? It's clean and undamaged, and someone is interested in buying it, but I don't know how much to ask for.
What could be planned for a conservative sister's bachelorette party? She doesn't want strippers, but is not opposed to the idea of drinks. I want to do something special for her, but taking her out to a bar with her closest friends just doesn't feel right. Any suggestions?
Free things to do in or near North County Coastal San Diego? [more inside]
Another name that tune: A 60s rock version of Gustav Holst's Jupiter? [more inside]
What is the most direct, but practical, way for an individual to invest in petroleum? [more inside]
UK banking query: I bank at the Co-operative Bank, which has just one branch in my town, miles from where i live & work. Can I i) pay cash in at any other bank [eg HSBC, Barclays, etc] via the counter and deposit in my account; ii) does this cost money? iii) does it take time to 'clear'?
Are the letters to the editor published in Gourmet magazine in response to "Consider the Lobster" available online? [more inside]
Help me figure out the song that has been stuck in my head! I can't remember the title/composer at all, bugging me all day, etc. I managed to record a few notes.
How do I transfer accurate calendar information from my iTouch back into Google calendar and also back into Outlook 2003? [more inside]
After a move, our computer (an older aOpen desktop) can't sleep through the night. It's fine if we leave it powered on, but if we put it to sleep, it seems to lose power sometime in the night and does not wake up properly in the morning. Will a cheap UPS (this one, for example) solve the problem? Any other ideas?
My laptop computer won't play nice with my new widescreen LCD monitor. Would an external graphics card or ExpressCard help? [more inside]
NYC. One day. What should I do? [more inside]
Where should I buy a house in Atlanta? [more inside]
Where can I find sturm (the cloudy young Austrian wine) in NYC? [more inside]
What are some good newsletters/websites for Chicago arts/food/party type events? [more inside]
I'm looking for the title to a children's book about a hippo or a rhino who felt inadequate and had a dream.
I'm looking for the title to a children's book. It was about a hippopotamus or a rhino who felt inadequate who on a walk met different animals he wished he was like and then had a dream in which he had one body part of each of the animals he wanted to be more like.
What are some good albums that coalesce in the genres of minimal techno, tech house, dub techno, and deep house? [more inside]
Can you listen to air traffic communications inflight? [more inside]
How can I get out and meet people with -zero- financial cost? [more inside]
My Macbook Pro (Mac OS X, v. 10.5.8) began operating v e r y slowly, with Firefox (v. 3.6.9) running. Help me solve this mystery, and figure out how to repair my disk without having to pay Big Store. [more inside]
This is a painting that a friend's mum copied from another (well-known?) artist. I'd love to find the original. Any suggestions? [more inside]
I need suggestions for kid friendly, single dad, cheap, fun things to do in Orlando. [more inside]
Visiting Toronto as a broke single gal... [more inside]
Installing rear rack on bike. Bolt size conundrum. [more inside]