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Here you can find out about how almost anything works! Ask anything, from how solar panels work to how the heart works and we'll our best to explain.

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paul1763
Hi everyone, just wondering if anyone knows of a device I can buy to physically switch from one Ethernet port to another? As things are now I have 75m of cable that terminates in my chicken shed... ...
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joko
Im wondering what browsers are considered the best for various online needs & behaviour. Such as best for streaming films, playing music, story writing, creating art, online shopping, downloading... ...
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Bazile
Can you use an expired passport to vote in the General Election?
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bednobs
are you counted in the percentage numbers of people who voted/turnout?
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barry1010
I really don't know if the police in Northern Ireland all wear the same uniform but does anyone know if the sergeant stripes/chevrons on the epaullettes point up towards the neck or down towards... ...
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ilovemarkb
I purchased a matching cabin and medium suitcase for my son for Christmas.  Unfortunately the grip handle has snapped. When I bought it it was discounted from £89 to £59.    Because its part of a... ...
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ImLostAgain
If you don't download kindle unlimited book/s for at least a month, have you lost that months payments?
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ladybirder
Good Morning All (just).  Can anyone advise me on what to do about my 3 year old shower to stop it suddenly going cold on me?  It's OK for a few minutes then the control button light starts to... ...
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ladybirder
a different phone number to the one you dial to connect to the main Reception Desk? I was promised a call from a doctor at my local Medical Centre for a certain time this morning.  My phone didn't... ...
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ImLostAgain
I have come into possession of a deceased relatives signet ring. It is gold with a clear opal stone. I remember it from when I was young and the opal gleamed. Not anymore. It's dull, very... ...
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JinnyJoan
I have now decided that I am going to replace a silver painted microwave with a white  microwave. But underneath it is my silver painted dishwasher.  Bought that way. Can anybody advise me on how to... ...
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galasalmon
Can you buy a watch phone for £20 that you cam show number of steps you take. Take your blood pressure tell time  show if you have atrial fibrillation etc . 
Thank, 
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joko
Hi, my house is old, over 100 at least, & had been unoccupied since the 1950-60s.
The wallpaper in the hall started to peel, & ive been really ill for years, & it peeled more every time i passed... ...
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pastafreak
I get a monthly subscribe and save order. It includes several different, separate bars of chocolate. I received my order on the 9th. Opened a bar tonight, and it was soft, discoloured and had... ...
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mayson
What are the cost implications of using custom printed boxes compared to standard packaging options?

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