Phishing scams—the ones that try to get you to provide private information by masquerading as a legitimate company—can be easy to uncover with a skeptical eye, but some can easily get you when you let your guard down for just a second. Here's how you can boost your phishing detection skills and protect yourself during those times when you're not at full attention.
Communicating with someone who speaks and writes in another language isn't the easiest task, but this Google Sheet incorporates Google Translate so you can have a real-time chat conversation with anybody in the world.
When you're working hard to change a habit, develop a skill, or achieve a personal goal, it's hard not to compare yourself to others. Doing so can bring you down or breed hateful thoughts, however, so you're better off comparing yourself to someone you know you've surpassed: the old you.
Before heading out for a night on the town, guys might want to make sure they have their dance moves down. A recent study showed women rated these particular dance moves higher than others.
Have you ever noticed how easy it is to make a to do list, but how much harder it is to actually finish it? Prioritization makes a huge difference when it comes to actually completing that task list. The trick is to be as ruthless as you can stand.
Mac: One of the lesser known features in Yosemite is a new Dictation Command option in Automator. As MacWorld points out, this means you can set up a command to launch any Automator action you want, including launching apps, ejecting disks, and more.
Even if an old laptop no longer has the speed you need, the screen might still be worth salvaging as an extra monitor. This DIY project takes you through hooking up the screen and shows a neat stand for it made out of Meccano construction toys.
Homemade pizza is the best pizza. This variation on "bar-style" pizza from Serious Eats uses a tortilla for the crust instead of dough—making this one of the simplest and quickest ways to make your own pizza.
Apologizing doesn't have to be admittance of guilt, or regret. If you've done something that hurt someone you care about, you can apologize just to let them know you care.
There are a lot of great apps out there, but not every great app can be a looker. While the fan favorites are great, here are some alternatives to the apps that have the steepest learning curves.
Monoprice's DJ-style over-ears were already one of the best deals in headphones , but they're on sale today direct from the source, with free shipping. [Premium Hi-Fi DJ Style Over-the-Ear Pro Headphones, $20]
You probably know how handy a personal web site can be , but it's even more important if you're the kind of person who likes to keep your social media private. By carefully crafting your public persona, you can control people's first impressions (and keep the rest more private).
If you want your idea to spark engagement and grow, Harvard Business Review recommends leaving something out. This gives others the chance to develop unique interpretations and add to the idea.
It's frustrating when your pup constantly digs in your otherwise pristine yard. Pet Adviser has a solution: put their poop in the holes they dig before you refill it, which will deter them from coming back to it.
Yaaawn—errrm, I mean good morning! No, we did not just roll out of bed, we swear. It's Friday, so let's talk about what you want. Ask burning tech questions, share your DIYs or humblebrags... Anything you care about is fair game.
Employees (former and current) and your fellow shoppers are often the best sources of little-known "secrets" to getting deals at the store. We're building a list of these insider tips.
Hey, have you guys ever heard of pumpkins? They're a really obscure fruit that the world magically rediscovers every Fall. They also make for some great soup. No pot required.
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