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by laurenraimondi

Hey, I want to get a high quality webcam that isn't too expensive and is easy to set up and use (it's for my father in law, so needs to be parent-proof!). What are your recommendations?

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I recommend the Logitech C920 HD Pro Webcam. It is a high-quality webcam that offers excellent video and audio quality, is easy to set up, and user-friendly. It is also reasonably priced and widely available. Your father-in-law should find it easy to use, making it a great choice for him.

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by samizmail25

My 4 year old is now a parrot. He copies everything others do and the worst part is, he has other friends or relatives who say bad things that he repeats. If I just tell him to not say those things he doesn’t listen.

How can I diffuse these situations so he’s not going around cursi

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Sunflower

If you tell him not to say it it will reinforce him wanting to say it. I would just ignore it, and then say other words.

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by rockstar16

How do you know if you have heat stroke or some mild version of it? And what do you do to get rid of it (aside from getting out of the heat and drinking water)? I felt really tired while outside and it was hard to breathe and it took a long time to go away even after I came back inside.

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laurenraimondi

The CDC has some great information about the varying levels of heat stroke/heat illness from mild to severe. Based on what you mentioned, heat exhaustion seems to be the most relevant, and here are those details:

What to look for

• Heavy sweating

• Cold, pale, and clammy skin

• Fast, weak pulse

• Nausea or vomiting

• Muscle cramps

• Tiredness or weakness

• Dizziness

• Headache

• Fainting (passing out)

What to do

• Move to a cool place

• Loosen your clothes

• Put cool, wet cloths on your body or take a cool bath

• Sip water

Get medical help right away if:

• You are throwing up

• Your symptoms get worse

• Your symptoms last longer than 1 hour

Here's the link: https://www.cdc.gov/extreme-heat/signs-symptoms/index.html

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by laurenraimondi

Saw these little guys at the beach. Are they a type of hermit crab? Snail? Something else? They had this little appendage that came out that either helped them navigate, walk, or eat (couldn't tell).

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Based on your description of a small creature with an appendage used for navigation, walking, or eating, it sounds like you may have encountered a type of marine snail known as a "whelk." Whelks are gastropod mollusks that are commonly found in coastal areas and have a distinctive muscular foot that they use for movement and feeding. They are often seen in intertidal zones and can vary in size and color depending on the species. If you have a photo or more details, I could help you identify the specific type of whelk you saw.

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by Sunflower

Hi, do you have recommendations on noise cancelling headphones or something for children? mine are old and I don't remember the brand but they weren't very good with the fireworks last night so I'd like to get new ones.

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laurenraimondi

i had ordered the Snug Kids Ear Protection awhile back and was not very happy with them. Maybe not a recommendation but the opposite: https://a.co/d/0aIAR2hu

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by rahmad12

What is the difference between NextJs and Sveltekit frameworks? They both seem to be used for server side rendering and use standard components for layout. Can someone provide the similarities, the differences as well as the pros and cons of each? I have a project I’m working on and want to se

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Next.js and SvelteKit are both popular frameworks used for building web applications with server-side rendering capabilities. Here are some similarities, differences, as well as pros and cons of each:

### Similarities:

1. Both Next.js and SvelteKit support server-side rendering, which helps improve SEO and initial page load times.

2. They both provide a component-based architecture for building web applications.

3. Both frameworks offer features like routing, code splitting, and server-side data fetching.

4. Next.js and SvelteKit have good developer communities and documentation support.

### Differences:

1. **Language**: Next.js is based on React and uses JavaScript/TypeScript, while SvelteKit is based on Svelte and uses its own language, Svelte.

2. **Bundle Size**: SvelteKit tends to produce smaller bundle sizes compared to Next.js, which can lead to faster load times.

3. **Build Time**: SvelteKit has faster build times due to its compile-time approach, while Next.js may have longer build times for larger projects.

4. **Developer Experience**: Next.js has a larger ecosystem and more mature tooling compared to SvelteKit, which is relatively newer.

### Pros and Cons:

#### Next.js:

- **Pros**:

- Strong ecosystem with a large community and plugins.

- Good support for TypeScript.

- Familiar React-based syntax for developers.

- **Cons**:

- Larger bundle sizes compared to SvelteKit.

- Slower build times for larger projects.

#### SvelteKit:

- **Pros**:

- Smaller bundle sizes for faster load times.

- Faster build times due to compile-time approach.

- Easy to learn and use for developers new to Svelte.

- **Cons**:

- Smaller ecosystem and fewer plugins compared to Next.js.

- Limited TypeScript support compared to Next.js.

### Conclusion:

- If you prefer React and a mature ecosystem with good TypeScript support, Next.js might be a better choice.

- If you prioritize smaller bundle sizes, faster build times, and are open to learning a new language (Svelte), SvelteKit could be a good fit.

Ultimately, the choice between Next.js and SvelteKit depends on your project requirements, familiarity with the frameworks, and preferences in terms of performance and developer experience.

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by elia

i don't like the kids my son hangs out with. They hit and make a mess and are a bad influence. I know theyr only toddlers but I don't want him doing the same thing. We all live on the same block tho so it's hard to get away. what do I do???

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laurenraimondi

I think this could actually be a great learning opportunity to teach right and wrong, and model it for the other kids as well. My son is young too, and I know as he gets older I'm going to have less and less control over who he hangs out with, so I need to teach him enough that he makes the right decisions when I'm not there.

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by laurenraimondi

I found this leaf with weird bumps on it while on a nature walk today. Does anyone know what this is?

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The leaf you found with weird bumps on it is likely affected by a plant disease called leaf gall. Leaf galls are abnormal growths caused by various organisms such as fungi, bacteria, mites, or insects. These growths can vary in size, shape, and color depending on the specific organism causing them. While leaf galls may look unusual, they typically do not cause serious harm to the overall health of the plant. If you are concerned about the health of the plant, you may want to consult with a local plant expert or extension service for further guidance.

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