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Keep Kids’ Small Toys in a Hanging Jewelry Holder

Kids tend to accumulate lots of small toys like race cars and action figures. Try storing the toys in a hanging jewelry holder instead of a box. Over at Apartment Therapy they’ve listed tips for trying to keep the kids room clean. Your children may forget about toys in boxes, but displaying them in a […]

Notable PDF Edits PDFs From Within Chrome

Chrome: Notable PDF is a Chrome extension lets you edit PDF files from within the Chrome browser. This extension works offline, too, so it’s a great add-on for Chromebooks. Once you install the extension and create an account, you’ll be able to change PDFs and add comments. The extension integrates with Dropbox and Box accounts […]

Introduce Yourself with Your Full Name So People Will Remember It

At a networking event, we often introduce ourselves with just our first name. Instead, try using your full name so people can remember it easier. We’ve talked about how hard it is to remember people’s names, but The Muse has a nice tip to make it easier for others: Why It’s So Hard to Remember […]

Decryptolocker Saves You From the Popular Cryptolocker Ransomware

Cryptolocker is a nasty piece of malware that encrypts the files on your computer and holds them ransom. If you don’t pay for a code to unlock the files, you don’t get them back. FireEye and Fox-IT recently launched a tool to help users get their files back. If you haven’t been infected yet, you […]

Send a “Pain Letter” to Get Noticed by a Hiring Manager

If you’ve ever applied for a corporate job and had to go through an online application process, you know it’s rather impersonal. You’ll lose the ability to stand out among applicants. Try sending a letter directly to the hiring manager telling them you understand their challenges. Over at LinkedIn, Liz Ryan suggests sending a “pain […]

Apple’s Summarize Service Makes Sure You Get Your Point Across

Sometimes when we write, we often include too many details and our focus gets lost. On the Mac, Apple’s summarize service can help proofread your work to make sure you’re saying what you intend. You’ll have to enable it in Service Preferences if it isn’t already on. Highlight some text and then right-click and choose […]

Talk About Social Media “Rules” with Your Partner Ahead of Time

Many of us have gotten into arguments with spouses or significant others when one partner has “overshared” on social media. An understanding in advance may avoid these fights. Over at relationship blog Your Tango, they’ve got a list of agreements you should make with your partner early in the relationship, including a “social media contract.” […]

Score a Highly-Rated Kitchen Scale for Just $12 Today

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Make Browned Butter in the Microwave Instead of the Stove

Many recipes call for the nutty flavor of butter that’s been slightly burned, often called brown or browned butter. You can make it on the stovetop, but the microwave takes less time and has less risk of overcooking. The Maillard reaction intensifies the flavor of the butter so browning is an important step in many […]

A Contractor’s Truck Can Be a Window into Their Work Style

When you have contractors in your home, some clean up after themselves and some leave your home a mess. You can figure out if your contractor is a slob or not by looking inside the truck. Sure, it may seem a bit creepy, but Living On The Cheap notes that if the contractors maintain their […]

A Flash Drive for Your Android, a Fleet of Roombas, 3M Command [Deals]

If you’ve ever wanted an easier way to move data on and off your Android phone, this 16GB flash drive includes a Micro USB plug and free file management software. If you’re going on vacation and plan to take a lot of photos with your phone, this would be a great option for backing them […]

Batch Convert Text Files to Different Formats in Terminal

Converting texts between formats is a bit of a pain to do on a file-by-file basis, but thankfully, MacIssues shows how to convert text files in bulk using a simple terminal command. The tool you’ll use here is textutil, which can convert any single text file into another. Converting one file to another is pretty […]

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