Triptans specifically, and non-narcotic treatment for migraines in general. The ability to shut down a migraine without being otherwise impaired, without building up a tolerance, and without risking addiction has radically changed my life. I used to get migraines 5 or 6 times a month, and they'd completely take me out… » 3/24/14 8:15am 3/24/14 8:15am

You can also put masking tape on your level and then mark the hole spacing on it. That way you can be sure you're hanging it level. Not that I'm the kind of guy who goes a little nuts if a power strip is out of level. Nope. Not even a little. » 7/31/13 12:52pm 7/31/13 12:52pm

A few years ago, I read about the case of a person who believed that psychiatrists were conspiring to have him committed for having paranoid delusions. It was interesting since if he were committed, his beliefs were no longer delusional, but if he was left alone, they were delusions. » 6/03/13 7:02am 6/03/13 7:02am

Don't be too scared of the permit process. I recently replaced a couple of decks on my house, and the local permit office was really great about answering my questions about doing things in the correct, safe, and legal manner. I had to fax them my plans, but what I submitted were not much more than sketches, and they… » 5/02/13 12:15pm 5/02/13 12:15pm