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Smoky mower :-(

My sit on lawn mower is billowing white smoke from the exhaust. [more inside]
posted by dance on Jul 17, 2010 - 7 answers

White Plains to Manhattan

I'm taking a quick trip to NYC and the cheapest flights I can find are to White Plains. How difficult will it be for me to get from the White Plains airport into the city (my hotel is on Park at 26th)? Thanks!
posted by tmharris65 on Jul 10, 2010 - 7 answers

if the flag were orange and purple song writers would be outta luck

Why do we say "red, white and blue" to describe the American flag? Who, or what, decided that order?
posted by Lucinda on Jun 14, 2010 - 18 answers

Why is my eyebrow turning white?

My left eyebrow has gone from brown to nearly half white in just under 5 months. Why? [more inside]
posted by Tenacious.Me.Tokyo on Apr 18, 2010 - 10 answers

Balding bride seeks subtle white hat.

Balding bride seeks subtle white hat. Do you know where I can find one? [more inside]
posted by debbie_ann on Feb 26, 2010 - 18 answers

Who was the 80s? band with white pants and/or white belts?

I'm trying to remember the name of a band, among whose defining aesthetic characteristics was the prominent use of a band-wide? uniform including white pants and/or a white belt. Probably 80s? Maybe New Wave? [more inside]
posted by cortex on Feb 19, 2010 - 29 answers

"...try as we may to make a silence, we cannot." - John Cage

What visual artists are known (or would you say should be) for use of white space / negative space? [more inside]
posted by regicide is good for you on Feb 6, 2010 - 31 answers

What is this car?!

What car is featured in the music video for The Offspring's Pretty Fly For a White Guy? [more inside]
posted by stackhaus23 on Dec 10, 2009 - 2 answers

White flatscreen TV around 42"?

Looking for a good flatscreen TV, 42" or thereabouts... and white. I haven't been able to find anything that size that isn't in industry-standard black. Any suggestions?
posted by Riki tiki on Dec 2, 2009 - 8 answers

I'm right, but lack visual evidence of my rightness

Help me find images of handsome, manly men in white sweaters. I'm trying to convince my husband that a white sweater is as versatile as his dour browns, blacks and grays. If they are layered with shirts under or jackets over, all the better. Thank you!
posted by B-squared on Nov 6, 2009 - 28 answers

A Feminist's Bum

Where can I find a print of this photo (nsfw), taken by Art Shay and featuring Simone de Beauvoir?
posted by whimsicalnymph on Nov 2, 2009 - 1 answer

Help normalize my spiking blood pressure!

Can you help me not freak out about my suddenly spiking blood pressure? This is related to birth control and anxiety. Also looking for methods to calm myself down in anticipation of a reading. [more inside]
posted by rachaelfaith on Oct 10, 2009 - 8 answers

What do Different Colors Look Like on B&W Film?

Shooting a black and white 16mm film. It's my first (an "exercise"), and I'm not yet sure of the stock. How do different colors show up when filmed w/ BW film? My specific concerns: how best should I costume my actors so they remain dynamic when photographed (ie. nice deep blacks or pure-ish whites; avoid grey)? Esp: how can I costume them to keep them distinct from the background (grey/brown garage walls). Let me know if you need more info to be helpful; thanks meta people.
posted by barfmann on Sep 14, 2009 - 8 answers

Help me find a dayhike for kids in the white mountains.

Looking for dayhikes in the North Conway area of NH. [more inside]
posted by Thrillhouse on Aug 31, 2009 - 7 answers

Low-cost white label video solution

Do you know a low-cost white label video solution with privacy settings that hide the video from the public but allow you to embed the video where you want? [more inside]
posted by ialas on Jul 21, 2009 - 3 answers

Help me get our yellow pillowcase white again (without bleach).

Laundry Filter: Help me get our yellow pillowcase white again (without bleach). [more inside]
posted by gchucky on Jul 5, 2009 - 20 answers

What does the blue flag with a wavy line represent?

What does the blue flag with a wavy white line (horizontal, I believe) represent? [more inside]
posted by sicem07 on Jun 25, 2009 - 4 answers

White white Black black

Would like more understanding of black, Black, white, White. [more inside]
posted by ClaudiaCenter on Jun 12, 2009 - 17 answers

Watched the Birdie

A woman's head on an owl's body. What film did I see? [more inside]
posted by popcassady on May 17, 2009 - 5 answers

Film in Lima

Where can I pick up Black and White film in Lima, Peru? There´s an abundance of photo processing shops with colour film but can´t find anywhere which sells black and white film (Fuji Neopan, Ilford etc) or more specialised slide film. [more inside]
posted by ashaw on Apr 21, 2009 - 0 answers

The cover of Patrick White's *The Vivisector*

What medical procedure (assuming it is a real one) is depicted on the cover of the Penguin Classics edition of Patrick White's novel The Vivisector? (This link goes to the Amazon page for the book. Not for the squeamish.) Try as I might, I can't make much sense of this image.
posted by Prospero on Apr 15, 2009 - 5 answers

How can i get rid of my white panda eyes after a skiing holiday?

How can i get rid of my white panda eyes after a skiing holiday? [more inside]
posted by freddymetz on Apr 9, 2009 - 9 answers

How can I watch videos in black and white on my computer?

How can I watch videos on my computer in black and white? [more inside]
posted by siclik on Mar 24, 2009 - 8 answers

Why do my black plastic frames turn white?

My glasses have black plastic frames and they turn white when wet from water or sweat, how can I get them clean? [more inside]
posted by BugsPotter on Mar 23, 2009 - 2 answers

My sore bitter tasting tongue

Why is my taste bitter and my tongue has some sore white spots? [more inside]
posted by Grums on Feb 27, 2009 - 12 answers

Help Us Find Web-Based Project Management/White Board Software

We're two people working on a complex project, and we're sending each other sixty emails per day, everything from brainstorming to future ideas to testing notes to expense tracking. We're burning out fast, and need to shift planning and discussion to project management software (web-based, please). [more inside]
posted by jimmyjimjim on Feb 21, 2009 - 13 answers

Help me un-display my address on google/WhitePages.com

When I google my own name the first entry is from WhitePages.com which is displaying my address and phone number (I have a landline). I don't want it displayed!!!! How do I get rid of it??
posted by xm on Jan 14, 2009 - 7 answers

Who moves Barney's water bowl on January 20th?

How does the U.S. presidential transition at the White House actually occur? Who does what where, when and how? [more inside]
posted by webhund on Jan 8, 2009 - 6 answers

How to develop 1940's negatives

Need photography help in the Kansas City Metro area. I have no photog back ground so I need some advice. I have several old black and white negatives from the 1940's. They need to be developed and printed. Then I want to archive them on cd's. The size is 6 1/4 inch by 3 1/2 inch. Any recommendations? Thanks
posted by Upon Further Review on Jan 7, 2009 - 9 answers

Choosing an affordable projection screen for my living room?

What do I need to know when choosing a wall-mounted projection screen for my living room? [more inside]
posted by cortex on Dec 20, 2008 - 9 answers

anything that can change professional white webpages to a darker color?

Is there a firefox addon, or anything, that can change professional white webpages to a darker color? All this trendy white space bugs my eyes! [more inside]
posted by Citizen Premier on Nov 30, 2008 - 10 answers

I remember the album cover, but what's the title and who's the artist?

Years ago I had one of those "greatest album covers" books, and there was one (a jazz LP, I believe) that featured a gorgeous black and white photo of a woman floating in a lake or river, wearing a white dress, with only her face above water (the photo was taken benearth the surface, so her face wasn't visible). There was no writing of any kind on the cover. Anyway, I've been trying to find out which album that is for years now (the book is long gone), to no avail. Does this ring any bells with anyone?
posted by The Card Cheat on Oct 21, 2008 - 5 answers

Bright healthy eyeballs

How does one get clear, bright white healthy "eyeballs"? You know the white area around the pupil, or whatever you call it! [more inside]
posted by gttommy on Sep 18, 2008 - 11 answers

Guitar solos 101

I have been teaching myself guitar over the past few years and I still don't understand how to structure and play a guitar solo. Let's say I am playing a simple blues progression (I-IV-V) ...I have taught myself the blues scale... but when do I play what note? And do I need to move the scale up/down the neck in time with the progression. I want to be able to noodle an original solo... not just copy something already recorded.
posted by punkfloyd on Sep 10, 2008 - 18 answers

Grizzly Adams

Why do the white hairs in my beard grow so much faster than the brown hairs do? [more inside]
posted by chuckdarwin on Sep 6, 2008 - 6 answers

Brute Force White List Determination

I am at a new job with restricted internet access. They have a list of white listed sites, but no one seems to know what sites are on the list, and I can't ask anyone because the company uses a third party solution and their website doesn't have a list of the sites.. Is there a program that will determine what sites are on the white list by brute force?
posted by Infernarl on Jul 14, 2008 - 9 answers

Moving, and have 3 urgent questions, so anyway, about Pinot Grigio

SO setting the more pressing questions aside, I'm having an evening of wine and conversation with my former educational director and always friend...Wine is the libation of choice... [more inside]
posted by dawson on Jun 29, 2008 - 13 answers

Snack us!

What are some creative black and white, bite sized snacks? [more inside]
posted by santojulieta on Jun 22, 2008 - 15 answers

Who owns the White House in Washington D.C.

Who owns the White House in Washington D.C.? [more inside]
posted by cainiarb on Apr 9, 2008 - 6 answers

Why is our water white?

Why does the water from our kitchen sink come out white? It appears to be thousands of tiny air bubbles and they eventually clear up a few minutes after I pour a glass of water. But what causes this? I'm assuming its safe to drink because its just air (and this is what I tell all our weirded out guests) but really...why?
posted by minicloud on Apr 9, 2008 - 5 answers

How much medicine do I need to give my fish tank?

Any fishkeepers able to give me a definitive answer to how much formalin I need to put in my fish tank to try and cure a case of white spot (Ich)? [more inside]
posted by aqueousdan on Mar 27, 2008 - 7 answers

Young White Rapper vs. The Municipal Courts of the Midwest

Is my white rapper little brother being discriminated against in municipal court? [more inside]
posted by thebellafonte on Nov 29, 2007 - 27 answers

White tongue

My tongue is white and has a thin white film and there is a bitter taste in my mouth. I use a scraper, floss and brush regularly and use mouthwash and h2O2. How do I get it to turn pink.
posted by Noodles on Oct 11, 2007 - 17 answers

White Stripes Rock Influences

I'm interested in the influences of The White Stripes [more inside]
posted by sully75 on Sep 5, 2007 - 24 answers

A little something after the cake, anyone?

Looking for some great interracial bisexual porn on DVD. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 30, 2007 - 9 answers

Help me not go insane at work!

Are there any devices that I can plug my headphones into to give my complete silence so I can concentrate at work? [more inside]
posted by niwnfyc on Aug 24, 2007 - 13 answers

What was crawling on me?

What the heck was just crawling on my arm and where did it come from? [more inside]
posted by C17H19NO3 on Aug 21, 2007 - 17 answers

Dance disaster?

Should I take up dancing? [more inside]
posted by Jacen on Aug 18, 2007 - 22 answers

I blacked out on a roller coaster last week. What should I do?

I blacked out on a roller coaster last week. What should I do? [more inside]
posted by D Wiz on Jun 22, 2007 - 18 answers

Blotchy laundry

Laundry filter: A lot of my clothing comes out of the washing machine with white blotches. [more inside]
posted by Oriole Adams on Jun 18, 2007 - 10 answers

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