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Easy DIY Home Repairs – The New York Times

Easy DIY Home Repairs - The New York Times

Easy DIY Home Repairs – The New York Times Easy DIY Home Repairs – The New York Times Some newer toilets use a canister with a thin rubber washer instead of a traditional flapper, Ms. Sebestyen said. In those toilets, replacement washers aren’t universal, so it’s important to buy a part designed specifically for your brand of toilet. Tools and …

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D.I.Y Roller Coaster Activity – The New York Times

D.I.Y Roller Coaster Activity - The New York Times

D.I.Y Roller Coaster Activity – The New York Times D.I.Y Roller Coaster Activity – The New York Times While riding a roller coaster may not be an option these days, building your own from newspaper can be. Harness the first of Newton’s laws of motion — that objects keep moving in the same direction unless something gets in the way …

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How to Make a D.I.Y. Flibber

How to Make a D.I.Y. Flibber

How to Make a D.I.Y. Flibber How to Make a D.I.Y. Flibber You are forgiven if you draw a complete blank on seeing the word “flibber.” Constructed out of newspaper and resembling a crazy cross between a drum major’s baton, a pompom and a palm tree, it’s the title project of the 1964 children’s book “How to Make Flibbers, Etc.: …

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How to Make D.I.Y. Crows for Halloween

How to Make D.I.Y. Crows for Halloween

How to Make D.I.Y. Crows for Halloween How to Make D.I.Y. Crows for Halloween With so much macabre folklore and superstition surrounding them, crows and ravens are popular Halloween symbols of spookiness. You can create a flock — or, more accurately, a “murder” (of crows) or an “unkindness” (of ravens) — to decorate your home with just some newspaper, wire, …

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These Scientists Are Giving Themselves D.I.Y. Coronavirus Vaccines

These Scientists Are Giving Themselves D.I.Y. Coronavirus Vaccines

These Scientists Are Giving Themselves D.I.Y. Coronavirus Vaccines These Scientists Are Giving Themselves D.I.Y. Coronavirus Vaccines In April, more than three months before any coronavirus vaccine would enter large clinical trials, the mayor of a picturesque island town in the Pacific Northwest invited a microbiologist friend to vaccinate him. The exchange occurred on the mayor’s Facebook page, to the horror …

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Has lockdown DIY killed your cover?

Has lockdown DIY killed your cover?

Has lockdown DIY killed your cover? Has lockdown DIY killed your cover? As the lockdown ensured all but essential workers were essentially housebound, Brits began to turn their attention to DIY – presumably deciding that if they were going to spend more time indoors then those homes should be as pleasant as possible. In fact, according to a new study …

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The One Show receives complaints over DIY hair styling advice

The One Show receives complaints over DIY hair styling advice

The One Show has been inundated with nearly 300 complaints after advising viewers to dye their hair at home during the coronavirus outbreak. The daily magazine show came under fire for a segment which saw presenter Alex Jones discuss hair upkeep under lockdown with celebrity hair stylist Michael Douglas. Douglas told viewers: “If you want to cover grey hairs and …

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The Rise of the D.I.Y. Haggadah

The Rise of the D.I.Y. Haggadah

What makes this Passover different from all other Passovers? With the coronavirus resembling a plague of biblical proportions and requiring stringent social distancing, the only guests at this year’s festivities may be from the Haggadah: a prayer book that guides celebrants through the 12-part ceremonial dinner known as the Seder. The Haggadah’s pages are filled with classic Passover characters like …

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D.I.Y. Coronavirus Solutions Are Gaining Steam

D.I.Y. Coronavirus Solutions Are Gaining Steam

Health care workers around the world are asking for help. “What do you want?” “PPE.” “When do you need it?” “Now.” They’re in desperate need of more PPE, also known as personal protective equipment. Stocks of the critical gear are disappearing during the coronavirus pandemic. Doctors say they are rationing gloves, reusing masks and raiding hardware stores. The C.D.C. has …

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