Thursday, 31 May 2012

May 31st 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

North Carolina considers outlawing accurate predictions of sea level rise  iO9
10 Creepy Details Glossed Over By Modern Versions Of Fairy Tales iO9
No Disney ending here OMG

Bond Villain Yard Sale: Secret Mountainside Submarine Base Only $17.5 Million iO9

The extraordinarily surreal World War II editorial cartoons of Dr. Seuss iO9
Very Cool

Bake Bread Faster in a Crock Pot LifeHacker
Humm have to think about this

Where Can I Find Free or Cheap Things to Do This Summer? LifeHacker
Some good tips on a inexpensive summer

May 31 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Proposed changes to wine law back on table in Ottawa Globe and Mail
I hope this passes soon

Cottage succession: Plan now (your heirs will be grateful) Globe and Mail
If you do not have a plan get one

Spicy, smoked or tropical? Find the perfect cheese for your burger Globe and Mail
Yummy, now I want a cheeseburger NOW

Why cake and beer look so tempting at night Globe and Mail
This helps explain a lot

"If You Wouldn’t Wake Up Early to Do Something, You Probably Shouldn’t Stay Up Late For It Either." LifeHacker
Very true

How to Put Your Money to Work for You, Beyond the Basics LifeHacker
Some good ideas

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

May 30th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

Make Your Own Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups with Tin Foil and a Mug LifeHacker
Simple and easy

Tonx Delivers Freshly Roasted Coffee Beans to Your Door Every Other Week LifeHacker
For my coffee loving friends

How to Get Over the "I Suck" Barrier When Learning a New Skill LifeHacker
Learning a new skill has a hurdle 

May 30th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Police find second body part after Tories receive bloody foot Globe and Mail
Some one needs a lot of help

10 most famed chateaux in the world Globe and Mail
Some very nice scenery and some very nice places. I have see 2 of the 10

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

May 29th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

Most Popular Tablet Drawing App: Sketchbook Express/Mobile/Pro LifeHacker
For my friends with tablets

Chrome OS Now Available on Desktop "Chromeboxes", Complete with Its New Desktop Interface LifeHacker
Do I want a Chrome OS machine?

Words to Avoid Online If You Don’t Want to Join the Government’s Watch List LifeHacker
Watch what you type

The Priority Pyramid Tells You Which Financial Goals to Tackle Now Lifehacker
Some good ideas

Turn a Soda Bottle into a Worry-Free Self-Watering Planter LifeHacker
Very cool hack

Use a Garlic Press to Juice Key Limes Lifehacker
I need a bigger garlic press

May 29th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

B.C. parents with WiFi health fears vote to limit school networks Globe and Mail
What about their cell phones? Radio and TV signals?

Telecom wars heat up in far North Globe and Mail
Good News for the Far North

Canadians' top domestic hot spots Toronto Sun
Lots to see and do in Canada

We’re in a real fix with busted technology Toronto Sun
Very true

Outline Your "Definition Of Done" to Avoid the Perfection Bug LifeHacker
Good advice 

Use A Popcorn Bag’s Vent to Filter Out Kernels LifeHacker
Humm, will have to try this

Monday, 28 May 2012

May 28 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

Cortex Camera Takes Great Low Light iPhone Photos LifeHacker
Going to try it

Use Super Glue to Quickly Seal Cuts and Blisters LifeHacker
It works 

I Want to Make Something on My Day Off LifeHacker
Lot of choice for a project

I Want to Relax and Recharge on My Day Off LifeHacker
Lots of choice for how to get back on track

Prehistoric humans co-existed with giant wallabies iO9
Very Cool and Interesting if true

May 28 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

How much does it cost to be an unbeatable evil overlord? iO9
Start working on your budget now

These vintage photos of early car wrecks will make you grateful for crumple zones iO9
WOW scary stuff

The earliest known panda-like fossils have been found – in Spain!? iO9
Who knew?

50 years later, the coal fire beneath Pennsylvania still burns iO9
Oh my that is not a good thing

What is the shiniest thing in the solar system? iO9
Learn something new every day

Sunday, 27 May 2012

May 27th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye

DIY Hidden Storage Cooler Sneaks Booze Into Your Event LifeHacker
Wrong Very Wrong to do

Five Best Tablet Drawing Apps LifeHacker
Depends on your needs and skill too

Use a Bundt Pan as a Vertical Roaster LifeHacker
Ok now I have a reason to have a Bundt Pan

May 27 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Keep Celery Fresh by Wrapping in Aluminum Foil Lifehacker
Anyone want to try this?

Use Baby Powder as Dry Shampoo LifeHacker
Ok, any one using this trick? 

Make Easy Photo Transfers Onto Wood LifeHacker
This could be a very useful technique for some projects

Abandoned Ships Stranded in the Desert iO9
WOW who would have though of this

Rare and eerie photos from an early atomic bomb test iO9
Wow some very interesting results  

Matt Smith carries the Olympic Torch, but not as the Doctor iO9
The Doctor carrying the torch would have been cool

Saturday, 26 May 2012

May 26th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this afternoon

Top 10 Ways to Beat the Heat LifeHacker
Good Tips that should help you beat the heat 

One-Step Frozen Yogurt Pops LifeHacker
Simple and easy. Why did I not think of this?

The Best Ice Cube Tray of All Time Gizmodo
A great thing Ice Cubes in your drinks

Citizenship insane Toronto Sun
There is a problem with the system

How to make the tastiest margarita for your next fiesta Globe and Mail
Yum Yum

A brief history of four letter words iO9
Very interesting   

May 26th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

CRTC studying telecom technology for people with disabilities Globe and Mail
It is an area where improvement is needed

Kindle Touch reader comes close to erasing e-ink’s limits Globe and Mail
e-ink still as some advantages 

RCMP to close half of forensic labs across Canada Toronto Sun
It does not sound good to me.

These are the oldest musical instruments ever discovered iO9
Very cool

10 Real-Life Public Figures, and The Fictional Sidekicks They Deserve iO9

NASA’s Opportunity rover snaps a rare self-portrait iO9

Montreal Museum Day (MMD) on Sunday, May 27, 2012 Montreal Museum
Lots to see and do. Come on out and see and learn

Friday, 25 May 2012

May 25th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

Become the Memorial Day Grill Master LifeHacker
Enjoy the Weekend

Phantom Cellphone Vibration Is a Sign You Need a Tech Break LifeHacker
Yikes Who knew?

Reduce the Caffeine in Coffee by Changing How You Brew It LifeHacker

Make Your Own Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping At Home and Dress Up Your Desserts LifeHacker
Will have to try this

May 25th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Focus Your Ambitions with the Lifehacker Hierarchy of Goals LifeHacker
This might help you with your some of your goals in life

Does it benefit your company to go green? Globe and Mail 
Some interesting thoughts and ideas 

10 Surprising Things That Bacteria Like to Eat iO9
WOW Learn something new

In 1916, a circus in Tennessee sentenced an elephant to death by hanging iO9
Why? What were they thinking?

The first quintuplets were put in a human zoo iO9
A very sad tale of exploitation and greed 

Best and Worst Movie Threequels of All Time iO9
Good List 

Cordlets Shorten Cables and Attach Them to Your Desk for Seamless Organization LifeHacker
If you are a neat cable person

May 24th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

Create a New Email Address Just for Warranty Registrations to Keep Spam at Bay LifeHacker
Great Idea

CheatSheet Instantly Displays All the Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac Apps LifeHacker

Thursday, 24 May 2012

May 24th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Clean Out Your Inbox to Become a Better Decision-Maker LifeHacker
Humm this may work for some

Are the days of the paper cheque over? Globe and Mail
I only write 1 cheque a month, everything else is electronic payment

Show your love of spring and local produce with this tasty menu Globe and Mail

Alligator found in Brampton backyard Toronto Sun
These are not pets, so do not keep them at home

Passport office denies Orillia man is Canadian Toronto Sun
Catch 22 

May 23rd 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

Keep Cords and Gadgets Organized in a Hanging Toiletries Bag LifeHacker
Great way 2 keep all those spare cables out of the way

FBI quietly forms secretive Net-surveillance unit Cnet

Stake Is a Grilling Tool that Combines Tongs, a Spatula, and a Fork in One LifeHacker
Want one now

How to Find and Get Involved with A Hackerspace In Your Community LifeHacker
A great idea

A Five-Minute Routine to Keep Your Bathroom Clean LifeHacker
Will have to try this

Use Old Paper Towel Rolls In the Garden to Protect Seedlings from Pests LifeHacker
It is planting time

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

May 23th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

If You Want to Actually Finish the Tasks on Your To-Do List, Include Why You Should Do Them LifeHacker
Great Idea

When Being Too Private on Facebook Can Actually Be a Bad Thing LifeHacker
Did not think about this way

How to Get the Most Juice from a Citrus Fruit LifeHacker
Get your moneys worth from your Citrus

Easily Capture and Dispose of Bugs and Other Small Pests with a Lint Roller LifeHacker
Great Idea

It’s Not What You Read; It’s What You Ignore LifeHacker
This could free up a lot of time

Find the Postal Address of Any Location with Google Maps LifeHacker
Very Cool

Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer as the Number One Browser LifeHacker
Wow about time

How to Change Your Spending Habits Get Rich Slowly
Going to try it

Sunday, 20 May 2012

May 20th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Video: The three best steaks and how to BBQ them Globe and Mail

Video: The 5 tools every BBQ chef needs Globe and Mail

Video: 4 tips to get your BBQ ready for grilling season Globe and Mail
Getting your grill ready is important

Saturday, 19 May 2012

May 19th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

Pour Vinegar Down Your Drain Every Three Months to Keep Clogs Away LifeHacker
Good Idea

Top 10 Pervasive Tech Myths That Are Only Wasting Your Time LifeHacker
Very good list

Use a Banana Peel to Relieve Itching from Poison Ivy, Mosquito Bites, and More LifeHacker
Will have to remember this one, not sure if it works. But if your itchy it may help

How to Stop Birds from Flying into Your Windows LifeHacker
Hope this help you if you have this problem

Think You Might Get Laid Off? Know What You Can Negotiate in Your Severance Deal LifeHacker
Very Good To Know!

The Best Programming Text Editor for Linux LifeHacker
Lots to chose from

Friday, 18 May 2012

May 18th 2012 Stuff that caught My Eye this morning

Victoria Day party menu: tacos and salted caramel bars  Globe and Mail

Build Your Own Vest Lined with Hidden Pockets with Bargain Thrift Store Finds LifeHacker
Good idea if you have a sewing machine

Is your B.O. a natural defense mechanism against predators? iO9
I like it!

One of the best tributes to Nikola Tesla we’ve ever read iO9
Nikola Rocks 

Thursday, 17 May 2012

May 17th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

Nail the "Tell Me About Yourself" Job Interview Question LifeHacker
For my Job Hunting friends hope this helps

Learn Proper Breathing Techniques for Different Exercises to Last Longer with Less Effort LifeHacker
Breathing it is good

Make Your Own Wood Butter to Keep Your Wooden Utensils and Furniture Looking Lovely LifeHacker

A New Way Of Looking at Your To-Do List LifeHacker
Nice Tip

Most Mind-Blowing Surprise Endings from Science Fiction and Fantasy Books iO9
How many of these have you read?

May 17th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Top 10 cycling destinations Toronto Sun
One of the Montreal paths is 1 block from my front door 

Gmail Adds Contacts to Its Search Bar, Makes Emailing, Calling, and IMing a Snap LifeHacker
Good to know

Boost Your Creativity by Improving Your Working Memory LifeHacker
For my friends who have kid's looking for work

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Summer Semester 2012 LifeHacker
Learn something new this summer

What Employers Look for in Entry-Level Job Candidates LifeHacker
For my first time jobs seeker friends

The Best Ways to De-Stink Your Stuff LifeHacker
Cleaning time

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

May 16th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

Children at risk as 'button' battery use grows: study Montreal Gazette
Be careful with your batteries they can be very dangerous  

Would you try one of these outrageous burgers Globe and Mail
Some of the sound and look great

10 Science Concepts that Could Spawn Awesome Supervillains iO9
Oh my run for the hills scary bad folk

The practice of beheading is alive and well in modern times iO9
Wow Real Scary

Icelandic politician moves 30-ton boulder onto his property so he can hang out with elves iO9
Oh My Stars 

How to Combat the Most Common Symptoms of Being Overworked LifeHacker
Burnout is bad  

May 16th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Hot enough for you? Canadians brace for heat, wind and drought Globe and Mail
Looks like a hot summer ahead

Why am I so much warmer than everyone else? Globe and Mail
Good to know

Canadians to get opt-out tool for web behavioural advertising Ottawa Citizen 
Very good news for many

If you’re seeing ads on Wikipedia, your computer is probably infected with malware Wikipedia Blog
Double check you system

The Research tool makes it easy to add information from the web to your documents Google Support
Great addition to Google Doc's

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

May 15th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

Get Starting a Business With Venture Capital for iOS for Free in Today’s App Deals LifeHacker
Worth a look at that price

Make Your Resume and Other Word Documents More Presentable by Making Them Read-Only LifeHacker
Now why did I not think of this

How to Get Reduced Prices and Save Money When Shopping on Amazon LifeHacker
Love Amazon

For the Most Flavorful Steaks, Check for Marbling (and Other Steak Grilling Tips) LifeHacker
muum steaks

Cut Cherry Tomatoes in Half the Time by Slicing Through Two Lids LifeHacker
So simple, very cool

10 Best Time Travel Movies of All Timelines iO9
Good List

The curious case of the vulgar C-3PO trading card iO9
Oh My C-3PO 

May 15th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Beating the roaming charges blues Globe and Mail
Sounds like a great service if you are  going to the US from Canada

What keeps online retail in Canada from clicking? Globe and Mail
Going to have to look in to this 

New species of ‘loon-like' prehistoric birds found in southwest Saskatchewan Globe and Mail

Dealing with pesky raccoons Toronto Sun
Raccoons are a pain in the butt

World's top 10 camping destinations Toronto Sun
Where is my tent?