Articles for author: The Pippem

What are NaN miles?

What are NaN miles? – What does NaN miles mean?

A brief summary of this post: “NaN miles” stands for “Not a Number,” a term encountered in digital systems when a numerical value is expected but not provided or is invalid. In the context of online car listings, it appears when the mileage field is incorrectly entered, prompting the system to display “NaN miles” instead ...

Free images on the internet

Where can I get free images online?

A brief summary of this post: Free high-resolution photos for private or commercial use are available online, but caution is advised. Pixabay offers images under the Creative Commons CC0 license, allowing free use without registration. However, users should beware of copyright infringement. It’s important to check images against Google’s Image Results to ensure their legitimacy. ...

Do Sperm Have Brains?

A brief summary of this post: Sperm cells do not have brains. They navigate instinctively, swimming towards higher concentrations of molecules released by the egg and warmer areas in the female reproductive system. Sperm cells, each consisting of a head, a propulsion middle section, and a tail, vary in size across species. For example, fruit ...

Are Wix Websites Good Or Bad For Seo?

Is Wix SEO friendly and is it better than WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, etc.? Most web developers, digital marketing agencies, SEO experts and the like have always thumbed their nose up at Wix, but it this justified anymore? How does a Wix website compare to the likes of WordPress, Drupal and Joomla… Is it really as ...

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Box of 200mg Metronidazole antibiotic

How long does it take for Metronidazole to work?

This article documents how long it took between taking my first Metronidazole tablet, to the pain actually beginning to subside.  So, after struggling for 5 days with brutal tooth pain in one of my lower teeth, I finally bit the bullet (excuse the pun) and decided to take a trip to the dentist. I booked ...

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History and origin of tattoos

The History of Tattoos

Different Uses of Tattoos Today, people from all walks of life sport tattoos. They are seen as a form of self-expression and are generally considered an aesthetic choice. There are also other uses for them that have been developed in modern medicine. During radiotherapy. Marks are tattooed on parts of the body for the correct ...

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Spider wing mirror

Why do spiders always live in my car wing mirror?

Anyone who drives a car, van, truck or motorcycle will probably be familiar with the sight of spiders setting up home in their wing mirrors. You get rid of one and another miraculously appears a few days later. Perhaps if you’re one of those people who has that obsessive-compulsive disorder of having to wash their car weekly ...

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Deep Space Nine Jeffries Tube

Is Avery Brooks (Benjamin Sisko) a good or bad actor?

Since Star Trek Deep Space Nine first aired on our TV screens back in 1993, there has been an ongoing debate as to whether Avery Brooks who played the leading role as Benjamin Sisko is a good actor or not. ‘The Sisko’, as The Prophets in the series were rather fond of calling him, has ...