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Accessible materials with same refractive index as polycarbonate [duplicate]

There is a common home-remedy for scratched flat-screen monitors that says to rub a bit of petroleum jelly into the scratch. The rationale being that because the jelly has a similar refractive index ...
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How to remove scratches from my monitor bezel?

I have two new IPS monitors for my pc and I have got two fine scratches on one of them. It's only really fine, but it's visible in day light which ends up distracting me.What is the best way to fix ...
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Burning / copying CD to improve playback

I want someone to explain to me why burning/copying some scratched CDs to a new disk, can improve the new disk's playback. Situation Borrowed a public CD with songs for playback, was scratched, and ...
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How do I use an internal SSD as a scratch disk for FCP X?

I'm contemplating setting up my MacBook Air as a video editing machine. If I do this, I'll upgrade to a 256 GB SSD, and I should be able to keep around 100 GB or more free for video editing. The ...
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Autosave / autoload content of scratch buffer in Emacs

I would like to assign a file (~/tmp/scratch) to the *scratch* buffer in Emacs. When I open Emacs I would like ~/tmp/scratch to be opened (preferably in the buffer named *scratch*) and when Emacs is ...
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How to fix a cracked disc?

A friend of mine has a DVD with a crack "its a crack straight through it, about two centimeters on each side of the middle circle", he says. I suggested toothpaste, will anything else work?
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Repairing or retrieving video off a cracked disk

My disk has a thin crack right through the one side. Right around the crack it looks like it has water damage but I'm pretty sure it was caused from the crack. Will tape work for this? If there is ...
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Changing behaviour of the *scratch* buffer in Aquamacs

In Emacs, the scratch buffer is sort of special. It is intended to contain stuff that you don't want to save. In Aquamacs, it is treated as a normal buffer, so that if I close it, Aquamacs will ask me ...
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Motherboard scratch

I purchased a month ago a motherboard (LGA 1156 - Gigabyte P55A-UD6) at about 328USD. All worked fine until yesterday, when I saw I mounted the CPU fan (Thermaltake Frio - a monster of 1.5kg weight) ...