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Are there any sustainable alternatives to disinfectant cleaning wipes (like Clorox or Lysol wipes)?

I'm always looking to make more sustainable purchases of every day items I use. I love the convenience that disinfectant wipes like Clorox wipes provide, but I know theyr'e wasteful. What is the best alternative? Spray products and a rag? Are there any homemad alternatives I could try?...

Around the House
asked: UTC 2020-11-03 01:39 AM
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What specific health benefits does ginger provide?

I know ginger has a reputation of being an immune-boosting ingredient/spice/root, but what exactly does it boost or provide in terms of health? Do those benefits still apply in ginger tea?...

Health
asked: UTC 2020-11-03 01:36 AM
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How can I stop receiving the previous owner's mail once and for all?

The previous owner of my home - apparently an avid shopper by mail - moves 3 years ago and did not leave a forwarding address. I've unsubscribed the address from dozens of catalogs and charities, but it seems they've sold her information, because about 90% of my mail is still addressed to the previo...

Marketing , Advertising
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 09:20 PM
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What are some eco-friendly trash bag brands that won't break the bank?

I'm not a fan of buying plastic just to throw it away, so if I can use a planet-friendly version of garbage bags, I will. Unfortunately, most eco-friendly products come with a high price tag, so it can be difficult to find the balance between living green and saving some green. ...

Climate
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 07:15 PM
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How certain do you feel that your chosen candidate will win tomorrow?

Some of my friends are completely optimistic about the outcome of the election and others are biting their nails. Me, I'm so politically exhausted I won't be surprised either way. Do you feel confident?...

Current Events , 2020 Presidential Election
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 06:55 PM
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How to organize my life better

I'm tired of being stressed and anxious all the time. I never seem to have time for all the things I want to get done. How can I plan and organize better so this doesn't happen? ...

Psychology and Mental Health , Managing Anxiety
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 05:28 PM
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How stop binge eating?

I had issues with eating too much for years, but since quarentine it seems to have only gotten worse. I've gained 20-25 pounds in the last few months. I just cant seem to pull myself into any kind of mindset to stop it. It's ruining my health and I feel like crap constantly.    How can I...

Psychology and Mental Health , Eating Disorders
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 01:54 PM
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What's the best way to identify the unknown species of a house plant?

I acquired a nice house plant from someone a few months ago, and I have no clue what it is. I also have no idea how to even start figuring it out. It's big and green, which makes it hard to describe in a google search! Any ideas or apps that would help me figure this out?...

Science
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 12:58 AM
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Why aren't lentils more popular in the US?

I love lentils - they're cheap, incredibly nutritious, and relatively easy to cook! With all they have going for them, I find it odd that it's not a popular ingredient in the US. I rarely see dishes with lentils at any restaurants, and I even have a hard time finding them at grocery stores sometimes...

Food and Drink
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 12:31 AM
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How long does flour last?

I've been trying to figure this out, and have seen some conflicting information online. I want to buy a large bag of flour (25lb) because: 1. it's cheaper and 2. I plan to bake a lot of bread this winter. After purchasing, how long should the flour last before going bad? Also, what's the best way to...

Food and Drink
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 12:27 AM
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Are presidential elections always this heated?

I was 18 the last election and I remember hearing a lot of crazy rumors and allegations and I would say it was comparable to the last election in terms of media craziness and social divide, but is that just a Trump thing or have previous elections been similar? ...

Politics , Elections and Voting
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 12:23 AM
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Why do you crave certain foods?

Sometimes you’ll get a hankering for pickled foods or sweets or something really salty. Is there any correlation between cravings and nutrients your body is lacking? ...

Food and Drink , Snack Items
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 12:20 AM
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Confronting racism in your family

My parents are incredibly racist, and it stems from their parents and I’m sure their parents before them. They don’t see and understand their white privilege, but also they go more than that and make degrading comments out of ear shot. After years of confronting them I’m so tired o...

Relationships , Family
asked: UTC 2020-11-02 12:17 AM
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What topics would you be interested in reading/learning about from a homesteading or permaculture blog?

I'm planning to start a new blog focused on permaculture and how to live a simpler life immersed in nature via homesteading. Are there any specific topis or articles you can think of that you'd really want to read about on such a blog?...

Outdoor Life
asked: UTC 2020-11-01 11:59 PM
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What vegetable scraps do you use to make vegetable broth?

I just tried making vegetable broth for the first time today and it did not turn out as expected. I used some veggie scraps, including: carrot and carrot peels, onion and onion skin, celery, and bell pepper insides. It has a bitter after taste that I really don't like. Is there something I shouldn't...

Food and Drink
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