Can anyone point me to a source of packed/brown-bag lunch recipes that genuinely take no more than 5 minutes to prepare, and aren't overreliant on peanut-butter-and-banana sandwiches? Bonus points if it isn't all mimsy about low-fat mayonnaise and such. Also I only have an English freezer, so batch pre-prep is out. [more inside]
Can you help me find a video short about a rock creature that lives so slowly it is unaware of the human life happening around it? [more inside]
Tips on translating a bunch of documents quickly and efficiently? [more inside]
I'm looking for a particular blog post from the past. I have no idea where I saw it, or how I found it, but it involved something along the lines of pretending to be a time traveller to convince a girl to marry you by impersonating her "husband from the future." Any ideas?
Excelfilter: Okay, I'm confident that this can be done in Excel, but I don't know how. Basically, I have a set of samples for which a value (size) was measured at various days. I need some formulas to tell me when the first and last values were measured and what those values were (for each sample). [more inside]
I have just got the time travel bug. After watching this movie, I realized I wanted to read more books and watch more movies on time travel. Please recommend some good ones; the more screwed up/paradoxical/complex, the better, as long as the explanations are reasonably rational.
Posting for brand-new user mdonnahoo, who will answer any queries in the thread: I am writing a program to determine how much time in a flight from Point X to Point Y occurs at night for pilot logging purposes. Is there an elegant way to calculate this? [more inside]
Any insights about car accident related pain? Disclaimer: (I am NOT getting serious medical advice online) It always seems like someone scolds me for that. I was in a car accident 2 weeks ago. We were going 40 and hit someone who pulled out in front of us. I went to the hospital to get checked out and they did xrays and whatnot and diagnosed me with "Severe Chest Trauma". I felt better progressively for the next few days, but then my chest (and lower back) started hurting slightly more each day up till now which is 2 weeks later. [more inside]
If you are stuck in traffic on the highway and you have a choice to pull off the highway into the rest stop and then go back on your way later or keep on going with the traffic (with intention to stop after you get through the traffic) which one will be faster? [more inside]
How do I know if I should leave her, if I love her? [more inside]
Best online game recommendations for females and males over the age of 35? There is a huge selection of games, but most aren't that good. What games do you recommend that both can compete and enjoy? Free and online is good, free and downloadable for travelling is awesome! [more inside]
Recommendations for software to manage time, particularly when browsing the internet. [more inside]
I know that what I'm trying to do - work one boring full time job and one creative part time job at the same- is not unusual. I know millions of people do it every day. But the combination of tiredness, poor time management, and procrastination is making it seem impossible. Help! [more inside]
How long should I wait for her..? [more inside]
I'm starting to exercise some control over my time. Help me make this work. [more inside]
Hey Mefites! This is my first post and I definitely need help. I have my motorcycle license and took the MSF course. I most certainly will buy good gear to protect myself. I consider myself a safe driver (car so far), no accidents or speeding tickets and generally drive slow. [more inside]
What's the best (free) software for creating an extensive timeline events? [more inside]
Is there a time tracking device (perhaps like a watch?) that I can use to keep track of my work time? I want to see how many hours/minutes i spend actually working each day. [more inside]
Lots of long term projects...how can I keep motivated/ making progress? [more inside]
I just watched a thing on Discovery Channel YouTube, and it was from three years ago about time machines. Real ones. But my question was, what happens when you turn off the machine, and then turn it back on? [more inside]
"Can you take me back where I came from, Brother can you take me baaaaaack, Can you take me back?" -White Album
GameFilter: Computer turned-based strategy game (one The Blue a while back?) in which you can recursively go back in time to change things...? [more inside]
How do restaurants estimate how long you'll have to wait to be seated? [more inside]
What are some good miniseries, movies, books, and/or autobiographies which span decades, leaving the reader feeling like they have been on a long, intimate journey? [more inside]
If you had 4-6 hours a day to work out, what would be a good routine? [more inside]
I am looking to buy a home for the first time, and I have questions about working with real estate agents. How much time should I expect a real estate agent to spend with me? Three days a week? Eight hours a day? [more inside]
Hello. I have lost my remote for my Sylvania SRT 2319 and am trying to program my Time Warner Universal remote to work with it. I have found the code and the remote will power on and off the TV but it will not control any other features. Any time I press the channel key or a number key the CBL (cable) device button blinks, like it's not registering as a TV button. Does that make sense? What can I do?
Is there a way to create a map that shows an area within a certain number of driving-minutes from a location? [more inside]
Help me figure out how to get up and to work on time while getting the timing right for my ADD medication and balancing other responsibilities. [more inside]
How did people make clocks more accurate before accurate clocks? [more inside]
What is the best program to make time lapse videos? (preferably free) [more inside]
So I recently moved, and as I always do, got an account with Time Warner (who are pretty much the only option in the part of Austin where I live). I noticed that my IP was resolving as either "earthlink.net" or "mindspring.com" when it should be "austin.rr.com", but didn't think much of it. However, today I found a letter in the mail containing "important information about your EarthLink account." Wot's, uh, the deal? [more inside]
Is there a way to capture a website at a certain point in time so that it's admissible in court? I may be about to be involved in litigation soon and there's information on a site which will be very important and I'd like to use it as evidence, but I'm worried it might move or change.
Time&SpaceFilter: GoogleFu failing me here... Trying to RE-find specific time and amount measurement/approximation sites. [more inside]
Is that red shift in your pocket... [more inside]
Creep me out! Lately I've been on an "unsettling stuff" kick -- I like feeling unsettled and I find it creatively inspiring -- but I'm running low on things to explore. [more inside]
I've searched here, there, and everywhere for information on the optimal time/date for viewing this year's Leonid meteor shower from my little corner of central Japan. Has anyone else out there been able to find something with a world clock style of interface or am I reaching? I checked the IMO, but found their schedule unwieldy.... [more inside]
I'm in a relationship of a few months old with a wonderful girl. We have great times together, but there's the catch. We're hardly together. How can we change that, or work around it? [more inside]
I'm changing jobs here in a few weeks, but the new one occasionally takes up much less of my time. Thus I need an extremely flexible second job to fill the time! What's out there? [more inside]
What are the best time-saving methods you have found? [more inside]
Question’s about my virgin girlfriend pertaining to sex and sexuality. [more inside]
How to fill time at work using the Internet? [more inside]
Going bonkers trying to remember the title of a favorite children's book that I read growing up in the late 1960s. The story takes place in NYC and the main characters are 2 children, a boy and a girl. The children stand in the first car of a subway train and as the train moves faster and faster through a Bowery tunnel, the children travel back in time to NY when it was New Amsterdam. They meet Peter Stuyvesant and other characters in Manhattan when it was a Dutch colony. Sound familiar to anyone?
I recorded this from the Voice of Turkey via shortwave on 11955 kHz last Friday. Unfortunately, I didn't make note of the world time, and my meager online language resources don't seem to help me figure it out. What time is she announcing after the pips?
Who spent more of their Presidency on vacation, Dubya or Bush, Sr.? Who travelled more, Clinton or Reagan? It seems to me, there's got to be some organization somewhere that tracks this kind of Presidential time-utilization info, and organizes it into pretty charts and graphs. Help me find the information visualization I seek!
I'm looking for a Firefox extension (compatible with 3.5) that will show me how much time I spend on a given website per day/week. [more inside]
Albertan, in Ontario for a family get together in Durham- I long to visit friends for a day in Toronto - So far I have a way INTO To., early Wednesday morning...getting BACK to Durham is the problem. The other hitch is, I will be getting into To. at around 5am...what on earth can I do to pass the time between then and say...brunch with friends at a reasonable hour? [more inside]
TemporalFilterRedux: I've got about two weeks (starting today) before my graduate classes kick back up. I have a bunch of things I need to take care of between now and then, in no particular order. I've always had a problem with time management (as previous questions of mine demonstrate), so I'm looking for advice on how to deal with this two week block, and how to make sure that I get everything, and don't just sit around, watching TV. [more inside]
Identify a book for my girlfriend please. Read in the mid 90's maybe had 'children' in the title. Sci-fi novel about children held captive with woman in a castle after being placed with her through a government forced foster system (children are lent out to childless people for one month). They survive nuclear meltdown and years after by being put into suspended animation. [more inside]
How can I estimate the time that a photo was taken? [more inside]