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A few drops of baby oil (light nontoxic mineral oil) to suffocate the cockroach, then blunt tweezers or alligator forceps to carefully remove it once dead and motionless, if it is visible and easily grasped without rupturing the body of the roach or damaging the ear (don’t dig around blindly in the ear with any object). To prevent injury one should strongly ...


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Its hard to confirm what the video crew was experiencing but generally speaking wet-bulb temperatures over 35C (approximate lethal limit for humans) are still very rare on this planet. An interesting study from 2020 dives deep into this subject: The study identifies thousands of previously rare or unprecedented bouts of extreme heat and humidity in Asia, ...


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I would follow the advice of the Mayo Clinic. Remove the object if possible. If the object is clearly visible, pliable and can be grasped easily with tweezers, gently remove it. This is somewhat contentious advice since the general guidance for ears is to insert nothing smaller than your elbow. It is very easy to perforate the ear drum with tweezers and ...


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I have tailored on and off for many years and am somewhat familiar with the differences in various fabrics. Not all I read on the internet am I inclined to believe about various fabrics, but I would say that linen is a good choice for underwear garments. However, linen does tend to wrinkle easy so I would recommend a linen blend. When traveling, I would ...


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