Dave Burton

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I am attending university to get a BS in Biochemistry.

I plan to live to a ripe old age and do many things in my lifetime.
Greater Houston, TX US Hardy:9a Annual Precipitation: 44.78" Wind:13.23mph Temperature:42.5-95F
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paul wheaton wrote:Set the thermostat on your water heater to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. This might seem counterintuitive, but lower temperatures lead to people getting sick. If your water heater ever needs to be replaced, maybe get a smaller one.

Dale Hodgins wrote:Learn how your building works. If all of the heat finds its way to the top floor, do something about that. Use the windows and doors along with curtains and blinds, to regulate temperature and air flow

Ooh, here's something. Not sure if anyone remembers, but Paul Wheaton made a video a while ago about heating the person instead of the room. Here's Paul's video:

2 years ago
"There is no dignity in clinging to an illusion," (Sarah Conly- Three Cheers for the Nanny State)
2 years ago
I applied layers to the photo by editing the image in Microsoft Word and Pages.

First, you need to create a shape:
This is similar to drawing lines with Microsoft Word, but instead, you want to click the freeform line button. You will need tp connect the beginning dot to the final dot to form a freeform shape.

Now that you have a shape, you will need to modify it. A more specific tutorial is this one that goes over how to make gift tags- using the same idea of layering. The key will be carefully adjusting the transparency, coloring, and position of freeform shapes in layers (use of send backward and send forward buttons).

Useful Navigations:
-To bring forward: Right click the freeform shape you've made>hover over bring to front>click bring forward
-To bring backward: Right click the freeform shape you've made>hover over send to back>click bring backward
-To adjust transparency: Right click the freeform shape you've made>select fill>more fill colors>at the bottom of the window that opens is the Transparency slider

And ta-da! That's how I applied layers to my photos. If you get tired of things getting out of place in the designing process of making layers on your photo or you are sure that these layers are not going to be changing you can merge shapes.

I hope you found this helpful!
2 years ago
"What is chaos?"
------"We do not comment on economic policy."

"Is it possible to make ends meet on salary alone?"
------"We don't know. We never tried."

-Armenian Radio interviewing its listeners; The Tiger by John Vaillant
2 years ago

Su Ba wrote:Duane, your argument assumes that

Please remember that at permies.com, this is a safe place for gentle souls to talk. We have discussions not debates on these forums.

duane hennon wrote:
so no apple is coming for me to add to my salad

That is up to the discretion of the permies community members who can award apples. Apples are awarded anonymously by said users.
2 years ago
I don't know why mobile view on a mobile phone is not working for you.

Textise will make all webpages you view as text and hyperlink only.

If you want to view the mobile version of a website on a desktop, please try changing your browser's user agent.
Sorry about that if I miss interpreted the comment. Anyhow, here is a simple enough solution, in my opinion, that does not require any coding- just a tad bit of knowledge of the part of the user.

In FireFox, Chrome, Safari, and most web browsers, there are two keyboard shortcuts to jump to the top and bottom of webpages.

The HOME KEY which literally is on many keyboards with the word "home" on it. If you press that button while actively on a web browser's page, it will take you to the top of the web page which will get you to the "buttons on the left" easily enough without the hassle of scrolling.

The END KEY which is right beneath the HOME KEY, in most cases, will take you to the very end of a web page.

If you are using a compressed keyboard (e.g. like a wireless keyboard), try these key combinations:
fn + left key = Home
fn + right key = End
fn + up key = Page Up
fn + down key = Page Down

Ta-da! I hope this solves the issue! Or at the very least, I hope it was relatively useful!

P.S. Here's a little more:
Beside the HOME and END Keys are the PAGE UP and PAGE DOWN Keys which do just that.

P.P.S. Actually answering the question: No, the "buttons on the left" do not hover or float on the web page, as far I can tell.

P.P.P.S. Here the link to the Beta Main Forum Page's discussion if any users wish to view for easy access. And please try to keep all discussion of the NEW FORUM VIEW/LOOK in this thread. Thank you!
"If the white man wants to live in peace with the Indian, he can live in peace.....Treat all men alike. Give them all the same law. Give them all an even chance to live and grow. All men were made by the same Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers. The Earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.......Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to work, free to trade....where I choose my own teachers, free to follow the religion of my fathers, free to think and talk and act for myself, and I will obey every law, or submit to the penalty." -Chief Joseph (Nez Perce)
2 years ago
I think there is considerable wisdom in the traditions and values of the First Nations People around the world.

It might be useful to forgo "ownership" of land all together.

"What is this you call property? It cannot be the earth, for the land is our mother, nourishing all her children, beasts, birds, fish and all men. The woods, the streams, everything on it belongs to everybody and is for the use of all. How can one man say it belongs only to him?" -Massasoit
2 years ago