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How to make your white LEGO bricks white again!

31 October, 2012 (12:00) | FYI/DIY

Here’s the best part about those yellowed Legos:  You’re able to turn them back to their original color cheaply and easily! I had just googled for a solution (pun intended) on getting all my discolored bricks back to normal.  All that playing in the sun really did a number on them. As it turns out, […]

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I saw it on your keyboard

17 August, 2012 (12:00) | FYI/DIY

The Dvorak keyboard is one of those examples of people not really knowing what’s good for them.  The Dvorak keyboard allows for more efficient use of the arrangement of keys on a keyboard which then improves speed.  It certainly has a strong underground following, but it would seem that there are power in numbers and […]

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What does medium rare feel like?

20 July, 2012 (12:00) | FYI/DIY

Here’s a little trick I learned from a friend.  There’s another way to tell how your meat is prepared other than color.  Take your hand and touch your index to your thumb.  Now feel that meaty part between your thumb and wrist.  That’s what rare feels like.  Middle to them will make it feel like […]

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Hot water freezes faster than cold water

17 February, 2012 (12:00) | FYI/DIY

It’s called the Mpemba effect.  It’s a weird phenomenon that has been repeated, but not effectively recreated.  I had heard about it a long time ago, something like a friend told me to put hot water in the ice tray so that it would freeze faster.  It doesn’t seem like that’s entirely valid, but maybe. […]

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I’ve got my hash pipe

7 July, 2011 (12:00) | FYI/DIY

Let’s talk about the octothorp.  What is it?  It’s what you might call the hash symbol, or the pound sign, or the number key. # Kallie had read one of my twitter updates one day, and i tagged something at the end of it, and as she repeated it out loud to me she said […]

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duck duck goose

1 July, 2011 (12:00) | FYI/DIY

Warning, you may not want to watch this.  You may not want to let your kids watch this either.  I’m going to talk about the genitalia of the duck.  Specifically, the male duck.  It’s crazy.  The claim is that female ducks have been evolving to prevent the male from impregnating them by forming twists in […]

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