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When Time Tracking May Not Save You Any Time at All

Your productivity can largely be determined by how you spend your time, and that makes tracking your time seem like a big help. It can also be a trap that eats up more time than it saves. Read more...

Build a Hidden Compartment in a Fake Potted Plant to Hide Valuables

Hidden compartments are fun and you know it. If you're looking for a way to hide some of your smaller valuables while brightening up your place, this potted plant compartment is perfect. Read more...

Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Comic Book Artist

So many of today's popular movies began humbly on the printed page—not in novels, but in comic books. There's a distinct appeal to the illustrated format's ability to tell both large, complex stories without compromising the intimacy of the narrative. And capturing those moments requires a skilled illustrator. What it's like to face the blank page every day? Read more...

Deadspin Whatever Happened To The Ripken Kidnapping Case?

Deadspin Whatever Happened To The Ripken Kidnapping Case? | Jalopnik Here Are The Four Legal Ways To Import A Car To The United States | Jezebel A Note to Chait: Dissent Isn't Suffocation, Internet Isn't Real Life | Kotaku My First Few Hours With Dying Light | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

TodayRemote Controls Your Mac's Music from the iOS Notification Center

Mac/iOS: Apple has a handy remote for controlling iTunes from your phone, but it's limited to iTunes and requires you to actually open it. TodayRemote works from the Notification Center, and controls Spotify, Rdio, VLC, or Vox. Read more...

Movecheapr Compares Prices Between Moving Trucks

Finding a cheap moving truck requires a bit of finesse, but a hackathon project dubbed Movecheapr makes comparing those prices a bit easier by scanning for truck prices in your area and giving you all the results. Read more...

Stanford's Developing iOS 8 Apps with Swift Course Is Now Available

If you're looking to get into iOS app development, you have a lot of free options available to you, but few are better than Stanford's online courses. They've just released their newest course, which tackles Apple's new Swift programming language, and it's available for free. Read more...

?What to Do If You Think Your Period Is Affecting Your Workout

Is it harder to run fast and lift heavy while you're on your period? A lot of athletes say yes, but the science is lagging behind, so it's hard to know whether there's a real performance dent or what you should do about it. Here are some tips from top athletes that might help. Read more...

Raise Your Backyard Wall Height for Privacy and Protection

Feel like your neighbors can see everything you do in your hard? Keep prying eyes out by building this easy-to-install privacy fence. It won't break your budget and looks good from both sides of your wall. Read more...

The Case for Learning C as Your First Programming Language

We could probably debate forever which programming language is best to learn first —it could depend on your goals and other considerations. Mac developer Evan Miller, however, makes a strong case for learning C first, likening it to learning to drive stick shift. Read more...

Compare Mortgage Rates with the Government's New Rate Checker Tool

It pays to shop around for your mortgage, since lenders' rates are all over the place. This rate checker form the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shows the most common rates based on your financial inputs. Read more...

iOS Updates Will No Longer Require So Much Free Space on Your Phone

Apple has just released an update to iOS that addresses the common complaint that updates themselves require too much free space to download and install. The update, 8.1.3, also fixes some other bugs, and is available to download now. [via Ars Technica] Read more...

How to Keep Your Pets from Ruining Your Stuff

We try to domesticate our pets, but they're wild creatures at heart. Because of this, a lot of their instinctive habits can wreck our living space and drive us nuts. With some effort and understanding, we can accommodate their natural needs and still maintain a comfortable and clean home. Read more...

A Brain For Your Smart Home, Popular Logitech Gear, and More Deals

If you're planning on buying some smart home gear this year, chances are, you'll be able to use the Wink Hub to control them all from a single interface. If you're not sure what this works with, check out this full list of compatible products. [Wink Connected Home Hub, $35] Read more...

Hide a Wi-Fi Router in a Magazine Holder

As important as they are, routers and modems aren't the prettiest things to look at. Keep them from cluttering up the view with their constantly blinking lights with a simple magazine storage box. Read more...

HotelTonight Adds Two New Ways to Get Discounted Rooms

iOS/Andriod/Windows: Whether you're stranded during your travels or just want to plan your next road trip, HotelTonight is an app we've recommended as a good last-minute option. As of today, you can access discounts on HotelTonight's inventory in two ways: Rate Drop and Bonus Rate. Read more...

Pushbullet Arrives for Mac, iOS, and Safari

OS X/iOS/Safari: Pushbullet is easily one of the best apps for bridging your devices together. The one hole in its support, however, has been Apple devices. Today that's over. Pushbullet now has support for Macs, iDevices, and even Safari. Read more...

What I Learned About Dealing with People From Playing Games Online

Video games are more than just an entertaining time sink. Take them online and they can even teach us a few things about how to interact with other people. Here are some of the lessons I've learned from online games about dealing with people in real life. Read more...

How to Stay Motivated to Keep Brown-Bagging Your Lunch

"Bring your lunch!" chirp bloggers giving advice to those who wish to save money. "Cook a stew on Sunday night and it will feed you at work all week long!" "Pack up leftovers from the night before!" This advice isn't wrong ; a little...Show More Summary

Use Your Microwave to Remove Stamps from Letters

Putting the wrong stamp on a letter is a mild frustration. But it can be easily remedied with a few seconds in the microwave. Read more...

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