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Tim Moss

Tim Moss has supported over 100 expeditions across all seven continents. He has climbed new mountains, crossed a desert on foot and recently cycled 13,000 miles around the world. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society London and a Guinness World Record Holder. He aims to encourage more people to live adventurously. Read more...


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    Sarah Addventures

    “…when instead you can quickly attach a window squeegee to a mop handle for immediately effective results?”
    My vacuum cleaner is dying – TELL ME MORE!!!

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      Tim Moss

      I think he just means that you use one of those T-shaped window wipers on your floor.

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      You may find how easy is to repair most damages to vacuum cleaners and others household appliances. Have a look on youtube before sending it to the bin.

      I recently repaired my ~8yrs old expensive OralB toothbrush with a bit of soldering and rechargeable batteries from amazon. :)

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    Rob Thomson

    Some of these kinda remind me of useless Japanese inventions (chindogu): http://weburbanist.com/2013/06/26/chindogu-14-hilarious-and-strange-japanese-inventions/

    I’m not sure why…

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      Tim Moss

      Chindogu actually exists!? I remember it from a TV show when I was a kid called It’ll Never Work. They’d always have a fork that automatically spins spaghetti or similar.


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