Household Hints Disclaimer - As with all home remedies on this page, use at your own risk. 1) Flies or bees bothering you? Spray them with hairspray and they will take a quick dive. 2) Sealed envelope - Put in the freezer for a few hours, then slide a knife under the flap. 3) Use Empty toilet paper roll to store appliance cords. 4) For icy door steps in freezing temperatures: get warm water and put Dawn dishwashing liquid in it. 5) Crayon marks on walls? 6) Permanent marker on appliances/counter tops (like store receipt BLUE!) 7) Whenever I purchase a box of S.O.S Pads, I immediately take a pair of scissors and cut each pad into halves. 8) Opening brand new jars can be a feat in itself. 9) Blood stains on clothes? 10) Use vertical strokes when washing windows outside and horizontal for inside windows. 11) Spray a bit of perfume on the light bulb in any room to create a lovely light scent in each room when the light is turned on. 21). 22) Ants, ants, ants everywhere ... * Clean a vase. Collect cat hair.
Tested After exchanging some pleasantries, retrieving an iced tea from the cashier, and settling in, Eric Michaud clicks a standard issue handcuff around my left wrist. We’re sitting at a two-top upstairs in a small café, and the table before us is blanketed with metal. Pin-tumbler locks, like key in knob cylinders, pad locks, Mortise locks as well as several lock picking sets (some of which he’s testing and some of which he owns) have been taken from a Michaud’s black backpack and placed before us. I have no idea what our neighbors think of this display because I’m too distracted by the gasp-laughter escaping from my mouth. Although I didn’t anticipate this exact predicament, I did anticipate that we’d be toying around with locks. Naturally, it’s embarrassing in such company and to be failing the first lesson. The First Rule of Lock Picking: Never pick or manipulate any lock that does not belong to you, without explicit permission. It’s a rocky start, but Michaud knows all about those.
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Hi-Res Images of Hydrogen Nonmetal, mass: 1.008 u, 2 stable isotopes (1, 2), abundance rank (earth/space): 9/1 Click image to magnify. Vial of glowing ultrapure hydrogen, H2. Original size in cm: 1 x 5. Hydrogen is the lightest and simplest element and, with a ratio of 80%, is the main ingredient of the visible universe. 20% consist of helium, the ratio of the heavier elements is below 1%. Right: The Great Orion Nebula, 80% hydrogen. The images are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License, unless otherwise noted. Toool Lockpicking - Toool About lockpicking What is Lockpicking? Lockpicking is the art of opening a lock without damaging it or using a key. This 'opening without damage' can be done in various ways, but is generally done with special tools for that purpose. Tools? So-called 'lockpick sets' are available. Why lockpicking as a 'door hardware sport'? "Door hardware sport" made its way here from Germany, where the 'Sportsfreunde der Sperrtechnik' have been involved with this unusual sport. Championships? Of course, there's no sport without championships. And since 2002 we have been organizing the now world-famous and world-infamous 'Dutch Open' lockpick championships. Gathering? Every two weeks, the Amsterdam and Eindhoven chapters of Toool meet. The Rules? Every member must be acquainted with the rules, of which the most important is to only open locks that you have permission for to open from the owner. Criminal Elements? And we open locks in our hands, or fix them to a table with a clamp. Frequently Asked Questions
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11 Unusual Household Uses For Food Items That Will Save You Money photo: charles chan * The next time you find yourself in need of a household product like stain remover, shower cleaner or ant deterrent, check the pantry before heading to the store. You might just find what you need, in the form of a common kitchen ingredient. From a green perspective, going the DIY route eliminates some of the harsh chemicals in your home, reducing your family’s exposure to them. It can also save you money. Post your own tips below, and try these household uses for common foods: Baking soda * Jan Patterson of Cotati, Calif., uses it to remove “stubborn sticky stuff of any kind” from furniture and other household items. * Add vinegar, and the mixture works well as a drain cleaner, says Leslie Reichert, a.k.a. * “Use it as your first treatment when you spill fruit juice or wine,” says lifestyle consultant Joshua Duvauchelle. * Mix with vinegar, and the resulting paste is powerful enough to clean grout, says Maureen Smithe of “Homemade Mothering.” Bananas Beer Cayenne Pepper
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