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Bean Soup: An Adventure in Cooking

Not so very long ago . . . I was hungry. Very hungry. So hungry that I thought I had better make myself some bean soup. But then, I found myself faced with a difficult, although—as events proved—not insoluble, problem: I was out of beans. But, as luck would have it, I happened to recall […]

How to Bleach Your Hair

Laundry symbol for non-chlorine bleach when needed.

If you’ve never bleached your hair before, you might find yourself wondering about the process: Does hydrogen peroxide really make your hair blonde? Should I try it? How will it look? Will my friends still like me? Who are my friends anyway? What if they’re not my friends at all? Well, I can’t answer all […]

How to Fatten Up for the Winter: A Flying News Exclusive

Winter is coming, and it’s coming fast.1 Are you ready? Very likely not. Studies reveal that as many as seven out of every nine Americans are not properly prepared for winter. However, we are here to help. In conjunction with The Society for a Fat America, The Flying News has prepared this handy self-help guide […]

Alternating Current How To

ALTERNATING CURRENT In this short article, you will learn everything you need to know about alternating current. Really? No, not quite. But after reading it, you’ll definitely know more than Jim Jocifero. What Is Alternating Current Alternating current is current that alternates, that is, becomes other. If this seems simple, that’s because it is. Typically, […]

How to Influence People

At The Flying News, we have a fairly significant body of experience trying to influence people. Most of this experience has been obtained by attempting to convince merchants to provide us with free doughnuts, and even though we have always failed in our attempts, we feel prepared to give (possibly) helpful advice on this moderately […]

How to Reinvent the Wheel

If you think about wheels as often as we at The Flying News do, you may have heard various—and perhaps even sundry—persons discuss the desirability of reinventing the wheel. And for some reason or other, such specimens usually refer to the reinvention of the wheel as not wholly desirable. But having nothing better to do […]

Postage Stamp Gardening

  How Much Can You Really Grow?   Now that spring has finally arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, your thoughts, if you reside in said hemisphere, have, no doubt, turned to the outdoors, and to outdoor activities. And ranking high in popularity among outdoor activities—higher, perhaps, than even such fashionable activities as outdoor doughnut eating, […]

What About Head Gaskets?

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Have you ever changed your head gasket? Have you ever even seen your head gasket? And how do you know if you even have a head gasket? While often overlooked, these are crucial questions which you should be asking yourself now (if you haven’t already). Let’s start with the basics. How do you know if […]

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