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What size generator does it take to run a gas station?

What size generator does it take to run a gas station?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 3:12 PM on November 4, 2012 (11 comments)

When using the cleaning cycle on an inkjet printer, where does the ink go?

When using the cleaning cycle on an inkjet printer, where does the ink go?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 1:52 PM on September 4, 2012 (8 comments)

Where can I buy giant sheets of industrial bubble wrap?

Where can I buy industrial bubble wrap? Must be min 25’ on one side, opaque to UV, and as light and strong as possible.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 9:57 AM on August 12, 2012 (9 comments)

Does coffee that's been sitting around in the pot all day have less caffeine than freshly brewed coffee?

Does coffee that's been sitting around in the pot all day have less caffeine than freshly brewed coffee?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 3:42 PM on June 3, 2012 (12 comments)

How can I get some kitchen tools made?

I'd like to make some kitchen tools, but I have no idea how to get started.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 11:22 AM on February 4, 2012 (4 comments)

Will my 2008 Mac Pro benefit from a video card update?

Will my 2008 Mac Pro benefit from a video card update? Which cards can I use?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 5:32 PM on December 12, 2011 (9 comments)

What's the reliability of modern hard drives when left on a shelf for a few years?

What's the reliability of modern hard drives when left on a shelf for a few years?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 10:50 AM on August 21, 2011 (12 comments)

Three questions about pressure canning low-acid foods

Three questions about pressure canning low-acid foods, on water covering the jars, headspace, and recipe mismatches.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 9:31 PM on August 13, 2011 (12 comments)

Does the Lion upgrade preserve symlinks at the root level?

Will an upgrade to OSX Lion from Snow Leopard preserve or destroy my /Applications symlink?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 5:55 PM on August 2, 2011 (6 comments)

What can I do about onion breath?

What can I do about onion breath?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 10:36 AM on October 1, 2009 (15 comments)

What G-rated movies have spaceships in them?

What G-rated movies have spaceships in them?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 12:19 PM on September 1, 2009 (44 comments)

How does Spider-Man climb walls while wearing gloves and boots?

How does Spider-Man climb walls while wearing gloves and boots?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 11:30 AM on May 9, 2009 (10 comments)

How do I make BBQ flavoring for potato chips?

How do I make BBQ flavoring for potato chips?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 6:14 PM on April 29, 2009 (14 comments)

Is air shipping much more inefficient than truck shipping?

How much jet fuel does it take to fly a 50lb box 100 miles vs. gasoline for driving the same box the same distance?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 6:51 PM on November 4, 2008 (7 comments)

Is there an offline Blackberry city guide?

Is there an offline Blackberry city guide?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 4:44 PM on September 15, 2008 (2 comments)

Is there a resource for matching motherboards with their appropriate rackmount chassis?

Is there a resource for matching motherboards with their appropriate rackmount chassis?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 10:48 AM on June 5, 2008 (3 comments)

Insteon, Z-Wave and Zigbee, oh my. (Which technology should I be using to replace my X10 light switches?)

Which technology should I be using to replace my X10 light switches?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 10:37 AM on April 4, 2008 (4 comments)

OSX: What should I put on my really fast RAID0 drive?

OSX: What should I put on my really fast RAID0 drive?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 1:44 PM on February 1, 2008 (7 comments)

What's so special about the hot sand?

What's so special about the hot sand that opticians use? Do I need this to make adjustments to my glasses frames?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 10:48 AM on January 15, 2008 (22 comments)

Did I imagine the death ray?

What's this book from my childhood (early 80s)? I believe it came from one of the book clubs (Arrow?), it was a Young Adult book about a boy who is friends with a scientist/inventor who has invented a death ray which he then has some opportunity to use...
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 12:03 PM on November 26, 2007 (17 comments)

How does Fox keep scoring new TV shows from geniuses?

How does Fox keep scoring new TV shows from geniuses?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 6:57 AM on November 18, 2007 (25 comments)

What is the texture visible on a Canon dSLR focusing screen when the lens is out of focus?

What is the texture visible on a Canon dSLR focusing screen when the lens is out of focus?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 8:05 AM on November 5, 2007 (4 comments)

Does anyone make a bluetooth conference microphone?

Does anybody make a high quality bluetooth microphone for conference call use?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 8:13 AM on August 5, 2007 (7 comments)

How do I label jars that have been in the refrigerator?.

Are there any labelers (preferably electronic) where the labels will stick to refrigerated glass but be possible to remove later?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 7:16 PM on June 10, 2007 (8 comments)

How is physical memory recognized by a 32-bit OS running on 64-bit hardware?

How is physical memory recognized by a 32-bit OS running on 64-bit hardware?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 3:30 PM on May 14, 2007 (8 comments)

How can I get a personal letter from Tiger Woods for someone on their 100th birthday?

How can I get a personal letter from Tiger Woods for someone on their 100th birthday?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 6:54 PM on April 25, 2007 (6 comments)

Will a laptop power connector kill you if you put the end in your mouth?

How dangerous is the business end of a Macbook MagSafe laptop power cable to a small child?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 10:04 AM on April 11, 2007 (25 comments)

Does bread ever get too stale to be useful for something?

Does bread ever get too stale to be useful for something?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 11:15 AM on February 19, 2007 (19 comments)

Are there any hazards associated with eating un(der)cooked specialty meats, such as rabbit?

Are there any hazards associated with eating un(der)cooked specialty meats, such as rabbit?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 7:38 PM on January 23, 2007 (8 comments)

Does there exist on the Mac a picture/video viewer that is as easy to use as ACDSee on the PC?

Does there exist on the Mac a picture/video viewer that is as easy to use as ACDSee on the PC?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 7:28 PM on December 23, 2006 (13 comments)

Babies and beards and changing appearances

Possibly stupid question about having a beard and a baby at the same time, and then not having a beard.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 10:50 AM on November 29, 2006 (30 comments)

Do car seats and side impact bags play well together?

Do the side impact air bags need to be deactivated in order to use a child's car seat safely in the back seat?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 7:54 AM on October 23, 2006 (3 comments)

Does this camera bag have an evil twin?

Yet another camera bag question. I love this Lowepro Slingshot bag. It's basically perfect except for one glaring flaw - it's backwards!
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 8:30 AM on October 13, 2006 (2 comments)

Is buying a crib in a non-standard size a sucker bet?

Is buying a crib in a non-standard size a sucker bet?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 4:10 PM on September 17, 2006 (21 comments)

What can I do with a hundred leftover potato rolls?

What do I do with a hundred extra potato rolls?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 5:55 PM on September 1, 2006 (15 comments)

Can just swapping out the lenses multiple times damage glasses frames if done properly?

Can just swapping out the lenses multiple times damage glasses frames if done properly?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 9:37 AM on July 26, 2006 (10 comments)

Where are the reviews of LCD monitors for photoediting?

How do you find good but affordable LCD monitors for photo editing (on PC)?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 11:27 AM on June 8, 2006 (10 comments)

What's the optimal way to combine a fan with an air conditioner?

What's the optimal way to combine a fan with an air conditioner?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 12:54 PM on May 30, 2006 (12 comments)

What's protecting my homemade bread from mold?

What's protecting my homemade bread from mold?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 6:53 AM on May 9, 2006 (15 comments)

My fire/water safe got moldy - how do I clean it?

How do I clean a moldy fire/water safe and the contents?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 7:45 AM on March 31, 2006 (3 comments)

Why does putting up a new building raise real estate prices in the surrounding buildings instead of lowering them?

Why does putting up a new building raise real estate prices in the surrounding buildings instead of lowering them?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 9:44 PM on February 2, 2006 (23 comments)

Where are the NYC bus stops listed?

NYC bus stops. Where are they?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 11:48 AM on January 6, 2006 (11 comments)

How do I judge the electrical system in an apartment?

How do I judge the electrical system in an apartment?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 10:08 AM on December 27, 2005 (13 comments)

What is the name for the mechanical device used in Speedlaces?

What is the mechanical device used in Speedlaces called?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 12:53 PM on December 15, 2005 (26 comments)

I need a 24" wide combo oven/microwave.

I need a 24" wide combo oven / microwave (stacked).
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 2:07 PM on November 11, 2005 (6 comments)

How do I extend the long-term life of my new laptop battery?

How do I extend the life of my new laptop battery? I'm not talking about per-charge capacity, but long-term reusability - maximizing the amount of time before this battery becomes a useless brick like the last one.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 1:00 PM on October 27, 2005 (18 comments)

Daily check off list for palm?

Is there an easy "daily check off" palm app? I'm looking for something to remind me to do the things I need to do every day, but sometimes those things need to be done more than once a day, and I don't want to enter multiple items for those.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 12:47 PM on October 14, 2005 (6 comments)

Why is time passing so slowly?

Inspired by this question, I have to ask the opposite. I've found that as I've gotten older, things in the past seem VERY VERY far away.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 1:53 PM on September 16, 2005 (10 comments)

Configuring the Treo speakerphone to always be on?

Is there a way to set the Treo 600/650 speakerphone to always be on instead of having to activate it for each call? Third-party commercial apps are just fine, if that's what it takes.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 2:07 PM on September 3, 2005 (1 comment)

Programmer's Editor for handling multi-file MVC?

Can anyone recommend a good programmer's editor for MVC? Specifically, I'm looking for something that will let me choose a class, and automatically open up the three corresponding model, view, and controller source files, so I don't have to go looking for them.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Caviar at 7:59 AM on July 13, 2005 (10 comments)

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