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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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smurfchops
Electric blanket stopped working, hoping it is the fuse.  On the plug it says 3 amp, but I only have 5 amp fuses. Would this be safe to use ??
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RRRaggatt
Greetings, my fellow Brits.
I am from the hills near the Georgian lands.
In October 2022, when I turned 21, I took out a box with symbols of my youth that gave me joy. I felt that the plot of my... ...
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barry1010
I learned yesterday that a whip makes that cracking sound - whip crack away! - because it has a cracker, traditionally long lengths of horse tail twisted together and tied in to the end of a... ...
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bednobs
at long last, 3 years after the funeral and 5 years after the death we've saved up enough and ordered  a headstone, due to be ready this month is it norma/usual to have some sort or service?  or... ...
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joko
I want to find a seller that is selling lots of the same things - individually, that arent already in a bundle - to save on postage costs - without having to actually look through the shops of... ...
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douglas9401
When opening Facebook with Firefox the site doesn't want to load, instead cycling through various photos a bit like a fast slideshow. It's okay on Edge although the content always seems to be... ...
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tali1
I have my own youtube videos, which i wish to share.I put them into playlist .However ,i can't seem to publish all  and it seems i have to publish each one individually ? 
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barry1010
If I award best answer to A then later change it to B, does A's Best Answer count go down or if once awarded, is a BA for life?
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ilovemarkb
Im unable to find details of a pension when working for Samsung in UK in the 1990's. I believe it was something to do with contracting out of Serps.  Does anyone know how i can find details of... ...
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Auntypoll
Hi, Yesterday I navigated Gravatar and added a pic to my profile. Its showing on my profile page but not on any of my posts, have I forgotten something? Thanks 🙏🏻
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ladybirder
Label on the box of 28 tablets from my doctor reads, "Take 6 tablets as a single dose once daily for 5 days."  🤔  
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barry1010
This is an odd one.  My electric kettle is the type that has a separate base that plugs in - a cordless kettle. I have been smelling a nasty rotting fish smell in the kitchen for a few days and... ...

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