I don’t necessarily want Internet Explorer Suggested Sites on my Favourites Bar in Internet Explorer. I just want My Favourites. Yes, I’m talking about the Suggested Sites shortcut which appears on the Favourites Bar and defies all attempts to remove it permanently. Deleting the shortcut from the Favourites Bar does not prevent it from returning. Continue reading “Internet Explorer Suggested Sites – Not My Favourites”
If you have tried dual flush toilet cistern lid removal you may have found that it was held down by something. But what? There are no clips or screws.
Traditional porcelain cisterns flushed with a handle have their lids held down by gravity.
Some Dual Flush toilet cisterns, like my Armitage Shanks1 Ascania have their lids held in place by the Geberit Flush Button Mechanism2. The Button Socket, mounted in the cistern lid, is held down by a plastic screw attached to an internal part within the cistern.
This article gives advice on this type of dual flush toilet cistern lid removal. Continue reading “Dual Flush Toilet Cistern Lid Removal”
This Is How To Open A Wine Bottle Without A Corkscrew
It would appear to be a very simple process to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew. Just look at this video to learn how:
If you aren’t happy with that method try this one. There probably aren’t many corkscrews where this chap comes from:
Of course the British way is the simplest. Only buy wine bottles with screw caps and just unscrew them.
The video here demonstrates another method of opening food cans without a traditional can opener.
This Is Another Method Of Opening Food Cans
This is another method for opening food cans without a can opener. It involves grinding off the folded over edge of the can. The grinding material is in this case is flat concrete laid on the ground. I must warn you it does get a bit messy when the can begins to open:
The title ‘Heating May Make Us Fat’ has no spelling mistake.
Heating May Make Us Fat.
Below that temperature (19°C) they say our bodies continue to burn calories to keep us warm.
Interestingly the same article suggests, further on, that heating above 23°C (73°F) also causes us to burn calories by sweating to keep cool.
Here are two zipper slider repairs you can do when the pull tab has come off and:
you still have the crown (or lug).
the crown (or lug) is lost.
This post is an edited compilation of two posts I wrote on this blog in the past describing the repair of Zipper Sliders. I have updated the references and deployed WordPress SEO (Search Engine Optimization) by Yoast to improve visibility on the internet. Continue reading “Zipper Slider Repairs”