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One tip for dealing with the fear of flying

  » Travel

Try to come up with a sort of ritual that allows you an illusionary feeling of always being in control. An example would be to always make sure you carry a good-luck charm with you or by sitting in the same seat while on the aeroplane.

Tip Credibility: 4

submitted by TonyC 2009-09-19 07:11:44 am    

Saving web video clips to your hardrive

  » Computers & Internet

If you want to download and save a video clip that is embedded in a web page, if you are using Firefox then right-click the page and just choose the View Page Info option. Then just click the Media tab and select the video you want and click "Save As".

Tip Credibility: 6

submitted by TonyC 2009-09-18 11:15:59 am    

Save water when using the washing machine

  » Home & Garden

A great way to save water is to try and wash clothes only when you have enough dirty washing accumulated for a full load. If you really have to wash a small load, adjust the washing machine settings to "mini-load" or "half-load".

Tip Credibility: 4

submitted by TonyC 2009-09-16 09:36:35 am    

How to hide your excessive sweating

  » Beauty & Style

If you sweat excessively, it is fairly easy to cover the tell-tale signs a little by simply ensuring you wear really light coloured clothing, which makes the patches less noticeable. Also, the thinner the clothing, the better.

Tip Credibility: 5

submitted by TonyC 2009-09-14 11:03:06 am    

Face shape- choosing the right sunglasses

  » Beauty & Style

If you have a square shaped face, you will need frames that are slightly curved with the top of them at a high enough level on the face to be able to minimise the effect of the jaw line. Aviator and wrap around styles of sunglasses are therefore the best.

Tip Credibility: 5

submitted by TonyC 2009-09-12 09:29:58 am    

Avoid scratches on your sunglasses

  » Beauty & Style

Avoid scratches on your sunglasses as scratched lenses tend to scatter the suns light, causing glare around the vicinity of the scratch. Sunglasses need to be kept in a case and cleaned with water and a mild detergent, or a formulated lens cleaner.

Tip Credibility: 5

submitted by TonyC 2009-09-11 07:32:15 am    

Choose your sunglasses lens colour wisely

  » Beauty & Style

When choosing sunglasses, try and get a pair with lenses that are green, brown or grey as these tend to cut glare without impacting on vision quality.

Tip Credibility: 5

submitted by TonyC 2009-09-10 09:15:18 am    

Tip for when choosing sunglasses

  » Beauty & Style

The sunglasses should be perfectly matched in colour and free from any distortion or imperfections. This can be checked by viewing a straight edge with arms held straight out. Ideally, you should still see a straight edge with no curves or distortion.

Tip Credibility: 5

submitted by TonyC 2009-09-09 04:27:29 am    

Skirt and dress slits for

  » Beauty & Style

If you have legs that are more fuller on their inside then a side slit would be best. If you have legs that are fuller on the outside, then a back or a mid-front slit is the best option.

Tip Credibility: 4

submitted by TonyC 2009-08-15 03:23:27 pm    

Use text links with graphical navigation buttons

  » Computers & Internet

When you use graphical, flash or javascript link buttons and navigation on your website, make sure you create text links at the foot of all the pages on the site.

Tip Credibility: 4

submitted by TonyC 2009-07-23 05:24:44 am    

Experiment before permanently dyeing your hair

  » Beauty & Style

Before dyeing your hair, try non-permanent hair dyes first. As these dyes wash out within a few weeks, they are great for experimenting with different colours. This way if you don't like a colour you know it will come out soon enough.

Tip Credibility: 19

submitted by TonyC 2009-07-22 01:28:49 pm    

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