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Proper Punctuation Explained With Bacon

Mastering punctuation marks can be tough — the comma being the hardest to understand with its many uses. So how can you learn to use punctuation marks properly without making dumb grammar mistakes? Simple. Bacon is the answer. Click to enlarge. via TheVisualCommunicationGuy Read the full article: Proper Punctuation Explained With Bacon

3+ Hilarious Comedy Web Series You Can Watch For Free [Stuff to Watch]

Alt: MyDamnChannel’s Many Web Series Will Keep You Laughing For Hours The Webby Award-winning series You Suck At Photoshop ran from 2007 to 2012, practically launching the MyDamnChannel comedy network. At a time when monetising yourShow More Summary

New To Windows? These Tips Will Help You Survive

For a long time, Windows was the operating system that everyone grew up on and learned how to use in school. Times have changed, however; while kids are certainly learning with technology, Windows is no longer a core part of that. Due...Show More Summary

Forget Keys: 5 Smart Locks You Can Unlock With Your Phone

When you’re creating a smart home, you’ll spend most of your time thinking about things that are within the walls of your house, like smart lamps and smart TVs. But there are some really cool things you can do when you’re outside, too!...Show More Summary

Is Burnout Making You Hate Your Work? 5 Ways To Find Your Flow Again

I’m approaching 40 in February, and I am burnt out with my job. I’ve been writing and getting professionally published for the past 27 years and I am exhausted. So much so that I am questioning whether or not writing and blogging are things I want to continue doing for the rest of my working life. Show More Summary

6 Tips You Can Use To Make Your Gaming Life Better

The life of a gamer isn’t all that difficult. At its core, gaming is just an endless cycle of buying games and playing them. With that being said, there are a few frustrations that can crop up every once in a while, and nothing spoils...Show More Summary

How Computer Technology Will Transform Schools Of The Future

In the 1800?s, students sat in a classroom, listened to a teacher and took tests. In 2014, students do exactly the same thing, with maybe the addition of a pocket calculator and some slides. Nearly every other industry has been changed beyond recognition by the invention of computers. Show More Summary

Top 5 Windows Phone Games With Turn-Based Multiplayer Options

Mobile gaming seems an obvious platform for multiplayer games. Handsets are small, the hardware can deal with many different game types and the various methods of communication available make facing off or co-operating with another player reasonably simple. Show More Summary

Partition & Use Your Time Machine Hard Drive To Store Files Too

Now that every Apple laptop ships with a solid state drive, many of us are learning to live with smaller storage capacities once more. At the same time, external hard drives are cheaper and roomier than ever – which means there’s often plenty of room for backups and file storage on the same drive. Show More Summary

Cover Your Home: How To Find and Remove Wireless Blind Spots  

WiFi is everywhere and, for most readers, that it includes your home. While desktop computers still frequently use Ethernet, the majority of laptops, tablets and smartphones use WiFi; indeed, the latter two often can’t connect to anything but a wireless network, be it your home router or a carrier’s cellular data. Show More Summary

The Most Popular Mobile Apps, Apple Admits iPhone Problem, And More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, Sony suffers a hack attack on PSN, AdDetector sniffs out sponsored content, a Fast & Furious jail sentence, and Samsung shamefully hijacks the Ice Bucket Challenge. The Most Popular Mobile Apps, Revealed I used to think Snapchat...Show More Summary

Cool Websites & Tools – GIF Memes, Mad Email Newsletters, & Rubber Stamps

GIF YouTube – a meme is a funny picture (often with a caption attached) which can go viral around the Internet. One form of this meme can be a GIF image. GIF YouTube enables you to take a scene from a YouTube video and turn it into a GIF image. Show More Summary

The A To ZZZ Of Napping

When was the last time you took a nap? Some companies encourage their employees to take short naps throughout the day. If you’ve ever taken a nap and woke up feeling even more tired, you’re not doing it right — here’s how to find the perfect time to nap. Show More Summary

Don’t Dance, Just Move: Electronic Dance & House Hits Remixed & Inspired [Sound Sunday]

In case you missed the June edition of Daft Punk Remixes, here’s a refresh with a wider selection of EDM & House artists. The Beastie Boys, Daft Punk, Kraftwerk, Skrillex, and Deadmau5 have been inspiring generations of electronic music. Show More Summary

In Case Of Zombie Emergency, Head To Safe Zone

Haven’t you learnt anything from ‘The Walking Dead’? Zombies may attack at any time! When the day comes, you have to learn to survive with the bare essentials. Have you prepared an emergency survival kit? Otherwise, you just might to grab stuff around your house as you rush to safety. Show More Summary

5 Ways To Enrich Your Life By Developing A Sense Of Humor

Humor – oh, dearest humor. Without it, life would be much more dull, and the basic human function of laughter would be absolutely useless. How boring that world would be! (Or maybe everything would be like North Korea, and all laughter...Show More Summary

PS4 vs. Xbox One vs. Wii U: Which Games Console Will Win Out? [MakeUseOf Poll]

We are now well into this generation of games consoles, with the PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U all available to buy in most major territories. The PS4 has enjoyed the best start, with the Xbox One not far behind. The Wii U is struggling, but Nintendo is nothing if not resilient. Show More Summary

Cool Websites & Tools – Sell Digital Goods, Create Your Own Hacker News, & Good Books

FetchApp – is the easiest way to sell digital goods such as music, videos, photos, e-books, PDF’s, or software online. Produce your masterpiece, send your files to FetchApp, and get paid when people download your stuff. It seamlessly integrates with popular payment systems like Shopify, WordPress, Bigcommerce, Goodsie, PayPal and many others. Show More Summary

Water Woes: 20 Of The Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos [Weird & Wonderful Web]

We’re guessing you’ve heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge by now. If you’re present on any social networks your feed will likely have been filled with these videos, as everyone from proud proles to prudish presidents doused themselves with water in the name of charity. Show More Summary

Augmented Reality Games: Are They Worth The Money?

Wouldn’t it be easier to play a first person shooter if you were actually holding the gun? Perhaps combat flight sims would be more realistic if they used a real aeroplane, and RPGs more engaging with physical characters to move around your tablet’s display. Show More Summary

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