When you are building a network, it helps to recall odd facts about the people you meet, like the name of their spouse or where you met the last time. If you find it difficult to remember all of that info, The Daily Muse suggests writing it in your phone's contact book.
iOS: If you click a lot of photos with your smartphone but never get around to sorting them into neat albums, Impala's got you covered. This nifty app for iPhone and iPad analyzes and auto-categorizes your images.
For some, your kitchen is just that hateful room where you have to cook. But if you've gotten into cooking at home , it's the room most in need of an efficiency makeover. Here are 10 DIY projects that make your kitchen better.
You know where to find cardboard boxes when you need to move, but the chances of getting boxes with handles are low. Well, if you hadn't already thought about it, you could just make your own.
Many of us struggle to get enough sleep every night, but is the sleep we get any good? While it's important to get enough sleep, better sleep is a greater ally than more hours of sleep. We sat down with a sleep expert and a stack of studies to help you get a better night's sleep and need less in the process. Here's how.
Bath bombs make bubble baths possible, so obviously they're awesome. They're fun for yourself and can make a great gift. They're also a little expensive if you pick one up in a nice store, but you can make your own for much less money.
Winter weather can make going to the bathroom a little unpleasant. Even in a heated household, toilet seats can get a bit chilly. The solution? How-to illustrator Yumi Sakugawa suggests sliding on some socks.
Few people love to clean, but we all have to do it sometimes. We've shown you how to speed up your laundry and automate your other chores , but what about making them fun? What do you do to take the agony out of cleaning?
Reading a good book can be a rewarding experience, but it can be frustrating when the information just floats through your head without sticking in your memory. Luckily there are a few methods that can really make a difference in retaining information. The bookworms at Stack Exchange provide some tips to help your Jeopardy game.
Mac/Windows: If you keep you iPhone in your pocket all day long, it's easy to lose track of how charged your battery is. iBetterCharge is a desktop app that keeps an eye on your iPhone's battery level and alerts you when it gets low.
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Ever wanted to start your own pirate radio station to broadcast your tunes over FM? It's handy for more than just underground college radio, and Make shows how you can do it with just a Raspberry Pi and a single piece of wire.
Mac: F.lux, the app that adjusts your computer's color temperature depending on the time of day , has added a new option to change those colors based on your schedule instead of the sunrise.
This week we compared streaming TV libraries , learned why you should order the larger pizza , talked about five communication mistakes we all make , and learned all about poop . Here's a look back.
Tool rolls make a handy alternative to lugging around a tool box or bag, especially if you only need a subset of your tools. Sure, there are commercial products, but why not make your own for just a few bucks?
Today only, Amazon's offering Rosetta Stone Level 1 courses for 16 different languages for just $99 each, which is the lowest price we've ever seen by a decent margin. Très bien!
There's no dearth of resources for learning to code these days. Add to your collection Game Maven, which walks you through through, step-by-step, writing the code for three casual games (in the spirit of Asteroids, Angry Birds, and Mario Bros).
It seems like every day I hear about some tech company buying another. Should I ever care when this happens? Can it possibly have an effect on me?
As the old adage goes, time is money. But how much, exactly, is an hour of your time worth to you? When is it worth it to hire help? Is it better to scale down your hours or take on additional work? This tool from Clearer Thinking reveals all that and more.
In the off chance you have leftover french fries, this is probably the best thing you can do with them: Reheat them in a waffle maker.