Author: Staff Writer

When you disconnect your throttle position sensor (TPS), your throttle will have no idea how far open it is. In fact, your engine won’t even know if it’s opened or closed. The result? Your engine will think the throttle is always accidentally stuck open. That means when you disconnect the TPS, your car will: Reduce its rev limit to keep you from redlining Check that the throttle is closed before starting (very annoying) Viciously protect itself against what it thinks are hackers that might try to open the throttle at any time Read and reset codes if you’re also disconnected…

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Cracking your knuckles is one of those things everyone has heard about and most people are usually in agreement that it’s something to avoid if possible. But why? Does cracking your knuckles actually cause any harm? Or is this just another old wives’ tale that we ignore at our own peril? So, what’s the real story behind why my knuckles hurt if I don’t crack them? And does it really matter one way or the other? Cracking your knuckles isn’t going to make you more prone to arthritis, as some people fear. There’s also no evidence that it causes nerve…

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You’ve probably heard that it’s illegal to burn money, but is that really true? You might think it sounds like something made up because of how preposterous it sounds. But the fact is that it is illegal to set fire to your banknotes or any other form of monetary value. However, burning money isn’t illegal because it is an action with a negative consequence. Burning money is illegal because there are laws that prevent you from doing so. If you read further, you will find out more about whether burning money is illegal and why this act is not allowed…

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When you think of carbon monoxide, you probably think about the toxin that causes CO poisoning, which has become a well-known threat in enclosed spaces with gas heaters or engines. But do you know that you shouldn’t use your electric dryer if there is a risk of CO poisoning? However, we are talking about another type of CO here – Carbon dioxide. When an electric dryer burns lint from clothes and other things, it also produces CO2: a waste product consisting of one carbon atom and two oxygen atoms. You see, even though this gas is not poisonous like carbon…

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We’ve all heard that drinking water is the best way to stay hydrated. Water is essential for good health and plays an important role in our bodies. It helps us digest food, it keeps our skin hydrated and fresh, it regulates body temperature, and it even aids in the removal of toxins from the body. There are a number of other benefits to drinking water as well. Research shows that drinking water can also help with weight loss, improve brain function, and reduce bloating. But perhaps one of the most common reasons people give for why they drink more water…

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Are you thinking of moving to California, the land of movie stars and tech billionaires? It is a place with glorious views, a temperate climate, and access to coastal beaches. It also has high property prices, which means that unless you have a fat trust fund or are a high-paid Google employee, it’s probably not affordable to live there unless you are willing to make sacrifices. A recent study found that median home prices in California have risen so sharply that in some regions they now exceed the cost of renting an equivalent property. In other words, it is cheaper…

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Anyone who has attended school for a significant length of time can probably recall at least one person with terrible handwriting. While some people manage to go through life without needing to leave notes in their own hands or sign their name on anything more substantial than an Instagram selfie, that doesn’t stop bad writing from being a source of ridicule. Bad handwriting is seen as the mark of someone who is uneducated and lazy – after all, how else could someone struggle to write? But as with many things, perception isn’t always reality. Does this mean that smart people…

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When you buy a bottle of poison, you don’t expect to use it up within six months. But that’s just what can happen in some situations. Depending on the brand and your storage conditions, some poisons can expire much sooner than you would think they would. If this happens, then the poison is no longer effective against rodents or insects. And if you don’t take precautions beforehand, this could pose serious consequences for your home. But how can we prevent such a situation? What are the risks if the poison expires? In this article, we explore everything that you need…

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Dogs love to snack as much as humans do. In fact, some dogs are so food-obsessed that they’ll eat anything they can get their paws on! If you own a dog, you already know this to be true. Dogs tend to go gaga for any and all human food, no matter how fattening or unhealthy it may be. As a dog owner, it’s your job to monitor what your dog is eating and make sure he doesn’t overeat on unhealthy human snacks. However, there are some foods that are OK for dogs to eat from time to time. One of…

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In most states, it’s not illegal to drive with both feet. While some passengers and drivers may cringe at the sight of someone driving with both feet, it doesn’t violate any traffic laws. Many people falsely believe that it is illegal to drive with both feet because driving with one foot is more dangerous or makes the driver less able to control the car. However, these beliefs aren’t true and are only common misconceptions. Adjusting your pedal so you can drive with both feet isn’t against the law in every state. However, there are a few states that restrict this…

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