Today I found out twelve ways to remove a stripped screw. We’ve all been there; trying to void a warranty or otherwise take something apart and you go to take that one last screw off and invariably it strips. Now what? You can either A: Think Hammer… really, really big hammer; or B: Read the list below and pick the […]Read more
Category Archives: Misc.
Today I found how to easily sharpen scissors from home. The two easiest methods, that still do a very good job, involve using sand paper or aluminum foil. In both methods you literally just cut the material using full scissor strokes each time. If you want to sharpen them more “professionally” and you have a grinder about, there is a […]Read more
Today I found out how to drastically increase the life of your shaver razor blades, such as Gillette or Schick Brand razors. This trick is incredibly simple and just as incredibly effective. It will also save you a nice chunk of change over time and make all your dreams come true… For instance, Gillette Fusion Brand razor cartridge sets typically […]Read more
Today I found out how to survive being buried alive in a coffin. Yesterday, I posted an article on taphophobia and I got an email from a reader wondering if I could write-up an article on the best ways to actually get out of a coffin, if you happen to find yourself buried alive in one. So here goes. First, […]Read more
Today I found out how to test a car alternator. Equipment needed: multi-meter With the engine on: Step 1: Open your hood and so you have clear access to the car battery. Locate your alternator and check to be sure the alternator belt isn’t loose. Step 2: Turn your multi-meter to the 20 V setting. Step 3: Start the engine. […]Read more
Today I found out how to make a cheap analog pressure sensor. Tired of paying exorbitant amounts for a simple analog pressure sensor? Well here is an easy smeasy way to make an incredibly cheap analog pressure sensor. This pressure sensor won’t be terribly accurate in terms of measuring precise weight or things of this nature, though it can be […]Read more