Monthly Archives: May 2011

How to help yourself; How to fix the world #10

Having value, and selling value aren’t the same thing. Read more »

How to for free submit prior art that may predate an invention in a patent application

So what else can you do if you know of prior art? There are databases of prior art that make themselves available to patent examiners Read more »

How does the QR Code format encode the data?

QR Codes are two dimensional (2D) graphic images that encode many types of data. Read more »

How to treat and prevent poison ivy

Not everyone has the strong allergic reaction. But some people that were immune develop an allergy after repeated exposure. And there are claims that immunity can be developed Read more »

Are all three digit numbers divisible by eleven and other questions

For example one searcher wonders if all three digit numbers are divisible by eleven. The answer is Read more »

How to choose a bright enough energy saving bulb to match your 100 watt incadescent bulb

But these bulbs are marketed by lumens, not watts. Read more »

How to open a Master combination lock without the combo

So if you must open a locked Master combination lock then take an inspiration from MacGyver Read more »

How to save a life; How to fix the world #9

The combination of CPR and an AED can mean the difference between life and death. Read more »

For Friday the 13th, a study in horror

Friday the 13th will occur every year at least once, and at most three times. For any month, if the 1st is a Sunday, then that month holds a Friday the 13th. Read more »

How to see a giant panda for free

Two ways to see a giant panda for free: First, if you live anywhere within reasonable driving distance to Washington DC, then you can see two giant pandas, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian at the National Zoo Read more »