Welcome to Open Thread Friday. This is my first time posting/hosting so be kind to me :) And I hope that title passes muster.
DIY — Sometimes we avoid such projects because we think we don’t have the skills or the creative talent to fix or improve our home. But that’s all about to change.
Designed to soak up makeup remover, a flat cotton pad is also fabulous for soaking up things like rust and limescale remover. So pad + binder clip = terminal soaker:
If you live in an old house or apartment, you might have found walls that are not the standard 1/2" or 3/4" drywall. Before the 1950s, it seems that lath and plaster walls were the norm. That's all well and good, but using a traditional stud finder will get you nowhere since the whole wall has a thin layer of wood…
I was trying to fix my headphones using some loctite (pictures below) and skimped out on safety measures like gloves or q-tips, and wasn't paying much attention when the glue spilled everywhere (header image).
In things you never knew you wanted (or useful Halloween accessories):
Black-hat hackers, script kiddies, camfecters, and malicious programmers. Those aren't non-sense words, they are each a particular type of internet derelict who aspire every day to invade your privacy. And there aren't just a few, there are thousands of these people scouring your home computers, your work networks,…