Monday, 29 April 2013

April 29th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

EverClip Automatically Imports Your iOS Clipboard to Evernote LifeHacker 
Useful app from time to time 

10 Annoying Apps We're All Stuck Using (and How to Make Them Better) LifeHacker 
Some good tips 

Cdto Opens Any Folder in the OS X Terminal with One Click LifeHacker 
For my Mac friends 

Write Your Cover Letters Like Your Job Depends on It (Because It Does) LifeHacker 
For my friends who are looking 

Why You Should Try Sketching (Even If You Can't Draw) LifeHacker 

How Long Should You Spend on Making Tasks More Efficient? Gizmodo 
I like it 

Friday, 26 April 2013

April 26th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

6 Clever Tricks You Can Do with Aluminum Foil Gizmodo 
They forgot about my special hat.... there are some good tricks in this list

Who Actually Uses Math at Work? Gizmodo 
Scored way to high on this one 

The Ultimate (Free) Virus Protection Guide Gizmodo 
Some good information in there 

New York City Subway Stations Just Got Free Wi-Fi and Cell Service Gizmodo 

How to Get the Most Money When Selling Textbooks LifeHacker 
Hope this help 

Grab 2,500 icons for $39 LifeHacker 
I have a couple of project coming up, I think I have to get this

How To Wire Your House with Cat5e or Cat6 Ethernet Cable LifeHacker 
Humm next cottage project?

Thursday, 25 April 2013

April 25th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Unpakt Compares Moving Companies to Help You Find the Best One LifeHacker 
What a great idea 

How Can I Record Calls on My Smartphone? LifeHacker 
Hope this helps 

Learn the Best Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts with This Elegant Cheat Sheet LifeHacker 
For my gmail friends 

The Best Browser Extensions that Protect Your Privacy LifeHacker 
Do you use any of these?

The 12 Types of People Who Use Social Networks Gizmodo 
Which are you? 

What M&M, A&W, and Dozens of Other Acronyms and Initialisms Really Mean Gizmodo 
Cool Video, leaned some new things

Here’s Your New and Improved Hundred Dollar Bill Gizmodo 
Good to know 

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

April 24th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

What Kind of Drugs Kill the Most People? Gizmodo

This Old Fashioned Lego Stadium Is Beautiful and Multifunctional Gizmodo 
Great work 

This Print Makes Units of Measure Beautiful Gizmodo 
Thinking of ordering this 

9 Incredible Objects That Prove 3D Printers Are Totally Worth it Gizmodo 

Taking iTunes Smart Playlists To The Next Level of Music Nerdery LifeHacker 
Love the Smart Playlists 

Get Your Resume Past the 6-Second Scan with Easy-to-Find Requirements LifeHacker 
For my friends who are still looking 

Generated Paper Features Over 40 Printable Paper and Notebook Types LifeHacker 
Some times you just need a special paper type

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

April 23rd 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

The Science Behind Why We Procrastinate LifeHacker 
Good to know 

Walk Me Up Alarm Clock Forces You Out of Bed LifeHacker 
For my android friends 

How Can I Survive a Job that Makes Me Use Outdated Technology? LifeHacker 
Getting stuck with outdated stuff is a pain 

TSA Delays Its New Knives-on-Planes Policy Gizmodo 
For my flying friends 

How Much Food Can You Buy for 5 Bucks Around the World? Gizmodo 
Hummm, not taking quality in to account with this.

This Ultraviolet Lamp Keeps Your Dishwasher Clean No Matter How Dirty the Dishes Gizmodo 
Just remember to remove it before start up the dishwasher 

This Magnificently Detailed Lego Oil Rig Will Be Spitting Brick Gold in No Time Gizmodo 

Monday, 22 April 2013

April 22nd 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Wear Socks to Fall Asleep Easily LifeHacker 
Willing to give it a try, your thoughts?

Monotony Adds RSS Feeds to Your Mac's Notification Center LifeHacker 
It has it uses.

Five Best Mind Mapping Tools LifeHacker 
Humm, nice list of tools.

Close Your Menu for a More Satisfying Meal LifeHacker 
Sounds about right for me, how about you?

Grand Steampunk Homes and Businesses Straight from the Alternate Past iO9
Wow, some very cool places 

The Centipede's Dilemma: Why you forget how to do the most basic tasks iO9 

Time to Give The TSA a Piece of Your Mind About Full-Body Scanners Gizmodo 
For my flying friends 

Sunday, 21 April 2013

April 21st 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

It's always a love story on Doctor Who these days iO9
Spoilers but I enjoyed it 

The Oddest Soviet Ads From The Late 19th And Early 20th Century iO9
Like the Beer and Coffee ads 

The Legend Of Ford's Flying Car Debunked Jlopnik 
Did not know about this 

Rare Photos Of The Soviet Space Program From Gagarin To Intercosmos iO9 

Babylon 5's J. Michael Stracynski explains why most TV scifi is awful iO9 
Hummm, something to think about 

10 Once-Great TV Shows (And The Exact Moments They Started to Suck) iO9 
Interesting, not sure I agree in all cases but interesting 

Saturday, 20 April 2013

April 20th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this afternoon

Scroll Marker Helps Keep Your Place on Long Web Pages LifeHacker 
For my Chrome friends 

Hang Recipes From A Cabinet Door with a Binder Clip LifeHacker 
Why did I not think of this one?

Top 10 Awesome MacGyver Tricks That Speak For Themselves LifeHacker 
Cool ticks 

The Cree Warm White Is a Great LED Bulb, Feels Like an Incandescent LifeHacker 
This might be worth a try 

The Hidden Way to Zoom in Closer in Google Maps LifeHacker 
For when you need that little better view 

Hopscotch HD Introduces Kids to Programming LifeHacker 
for the iPad 

Use Newspaper to Dry Soaking Wet Shoes Inside and Out LifeHacker 
It is an old trick but it works 

Friday, 19 April 2013

April 19th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Make a Pop-Up Flash Diffuser with an Empty Milk Jug LifeHacker 
Also a great emergency replacement, if you lose of forget yours 

Ride the City Finds Safe Biking Routes Around Town LifeHacker
For my cycling friends 

How Stores Manipulate Your Senses So You Spend More Money LifeHacker 
Very Good To Know 

College Move Out: What to Do with All That Perfectly Good Stuff LifeHacker 
It is an option 

Real-life Houses That Look Like They Belong in the Shire iO9 
Very Cool 

Yellowstone's megavolcano is more terrifying than we ever imagined iO9 
Oh Crap, this is not good 

Thursday, 18 April 2013

April 18th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

10 Things to Stop Saying to Your Kids (and What to Say Instead) LifeHacker 
Hummm some good ideas 

Microsoft Gets Two-Factor Authentication, You Should Enable It Now LifeHacker 
A good security feature, please turn it on 

What It Takes for Apple to Refuse a Warranty Repair LifeHacker 
Very good to know 

Refractographs are eye candy brought to you by physics iO9 
Very Cool 

These Insane Houses Have Indoor Slides iO9 
Wow some very cool places 

Welcome to the macabre world of ‘execution site archaeology' iO9 

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

April 17th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

How To Save Money on Planned Medical and Dental Expenses LifeHacker
Great idea

Take Reflection-Free Photographs Through Glass with This DIY Hood LifeHacker
What a great DIY idea

How Can I Block a Number from Calling My Cellphone? LifeHacker
Very Good to Know How To Do

Fine-Tune Electronics Resistors with a Nail File 

For my hacker friends, a quick fast hack for the project you are working on.

Montreal woman's arrest highlights legal risks of social media 
Watch what you post.... Do I now need to double think any photo's I post? What if I post with the comment "Who ever did this need to be arrested"? I think intent needs to be looked at before charges. I do hope they catch who ever created the graffiti is caught and convicted. 

The Best Way to Cut Up a Whole Chicken LifeHacker 
good to know 

These Abandoned Power Stations Are Majestic in Their Decay iO9 

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

April 16th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Use This Printable Checklist to Save and Prepare for Retirement LifeHacker 
It is a good overview of what to do

Bloobury 3-in-1 Cable Connects and Charges All Your Devices LifeHacker 
A great idea 

Research the Value of Your Totaled Car Before Accepting an Insurance Offer  LifeHacker 
Good Advice 

Plan Your Next Vacation Before Your Current One Ends LifeHacker 
Good Idea, it helps 

Don't Take Promotions That Draw You Away from Your Main Strengths LifeHacker 
Very good point 

How To Diagnose What's Making You Chronically Late LifeHacker 

Just one sip of beer can trigger a dopamine surge in your brain iO9 
Interesting, want to do some more research on this 

Monday, 15 April 2013

April 15th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Neutralize Smelly Kitchen Hands with Lemon Juice LifeHacker 
Good to know 

Discover the Text-Based Adventure Game Built Into Your Mac’s Terminal LifeHacker 
Cool will have to give it a try 

Keep Ants Away From Your Home (or Garden) with Mint LifeHacker 
Will have to give this a try 

TextScrub Removes Unwanted Formatting from Your Clipboard LifeHacker 
This could be very handy at times 

The Germiest Spots in the Kitchen (and How to Clean Them) LifeHacker 
Oh My 

This DIY Cabinet Door Knife Block Keeps Your Blades at the Ready LifeHacker 
Great Idea 

Sunday, 14 April 2013

April 14th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye today

Poll: Canada ranks second to last for amount of vacation time Cottage Life 
Not a good ranking, they wonder why everyone is stressed out at work, this has to be a contributing factor.

5 spring cleaning tips for your cottage Cottage Life
Before the fun starts, it's clean up time. 

How to have a campfire fish fry at the cottage Cottage Life
I know it is early but, I want a fish fry now! 

Craft brewery introduces topless beer can Cottage Life 
Not sure about this, your thoughts? 

Thursday, 11 April 2013

April 11th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Consider the Real Costs of Your Commute When Looking at Your Budget LifeHacker 
The longer your commute the more it costs 

Password Protect a Google Drive Spreadsheet with This Script LifeHacker 
For my Google Friends 

12 Steps You Should Take Before You Accept the Job Offer LifeHacker 
For my friends who are looking. Not all of the steps are applicable in all sectors 

How to Make the Most Of Your Fitness Tracker (Without Falling Off the Wagon) LifeHacker
For those of us trying to get in to shape 

This Super-High Density Flash Storage Will Cram More Storage Into Your SSD Gizmodo
Can not wait for this to be available

What People in 1836 Thought the Moon Was Like Gizmodo 
Oh My!

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

April 10th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Fox bans the sale of unlicensed Jayne hats from Firefly iO9 
Now they care?

The Problem With Every Adobe Update Ever Gizmodo 
XKCD for the win

OS X Code Reveals Apple’s Plans For Super-Fast Wi-Fi Gizmodo 

The Difference Between LCD, LED, Plasma, and OLED TVs, Explained as Fast as Possible LifeHacker 
If you do not know, watch and learn 

Know Which Countertops Are More Susceptible to Stains (and How to Clean Them) LifeHacker 
Not Bad, but not great 

How to Migrate to a Solid-State Drive Without Reinstalling Windows LifeHacker 
SSD's Rock 

The Ten Most Common Myths About Your Credit Score LifeHacker 
Good To Know 

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

April 9th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Compost Your Used Coffee Grounds to Kickstart Your Own DIY Fertilizer LifeHacker 
I should have lots of fertilizer 

Find All Your Home’s iOS Devices with Find-Only iCloud Accounts LifeHacker 
Great Idea 

Do I Ever Need to Upgrade My Cable Modem? LifeHacker 

Learn from Roger Ebert’s Career to Build Your Own Small Empire LifeHacker 
some good ideas 

Spring Cleaning: How to Speed Up, Clean Up, and Revive All Your Tech LifeHacker 
Get ready for a busy summer 

Why Ideas Pop Into Your Head When You’re Trying to Fall Asleep LifeHacker 
Now I know 

Monday, 8 April 2013

April 8th 2012 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Send Links to Friends In Three Taps with Launch Center Pro LifeHacker 
Is there a big demand for this? 

Highlight Intangibles in Your Job Interview Based on the Position’s Listed Duties LifeHacker 
For my friends who are looking for work

Toss Frozen Grapes in Your Wine to Cool It Down LifeHacker 
Sound good for those hot sunny days 

Screenstagram Livens Up Your Screensaver with Instagram Photos LifeHacker 
Could be cool if you have a good feed 

US Court Rules That Checking Maps on Your Phone While Driving Is a Bad Thing Gizmodo  
Be warned 

NASA plans to send humans to an asteroid by 2021 Gizmodo 

Sunday, 7 April 2013

April 7th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this evening

8 Abandoned Antarctic Whaling Stations and Bases that are Still Amazing iO9 
Very cool 

9 of the Most Fascinating Abandoned Mansions from Around the World iO9 

The Subterranean Wonder of Abandoned Subway Stations iO9 
Cool I have been in the Toronto one, they also use it for subway track safety training. I helped with some testing in the Toronto Subway so had to take the safety course. It is kind of spooky down there 

When it comes to obsessing about death, Woody Allen has nothing on the Fraggles iO9 
Yep there were some depressing parts to the Fraggles  

12 Movies that Are Incredibly Beautiful and Utterly Vapid iO9 
Your thoughts on the list?

April 7th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this afternoon

Five Best Document Scanners for Going Paperless LifeHacker 
Your thought on going paperless? 

Why Mounting Your TV Above the Fireplace Is Never a Good Idea LifeHacker  
Looks good but a bad idea 

Start a Parenting Co-Op to Save Money on Babysitting LifeHacker 
You thoughts Parents?

Sequence Your DNA In An Hour On This Tiny Chip Gizmodo 

This Pretty, Portable Fireplace Looks Fit to Burn Rocket Fuel Gizmodo 
I like that you have a choice of fuel 

Eight tips to get a referral Gizmodo 
For my friends who are looking 

Saturday, 6 April 2013

April 6th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Tweak the Dark Corners of Your Operating System This Weekend LifeHacker 
Cool, tweaking time 

Keep Your Paper Insurance Card in Your Wallet, Most States Don’t Accept Electronic Ones Yet LifeHacker 
Very Good To Know 

How to Make the World’s Crispiest French Fries LifeHacker 
mmmmm crispy fries 

What Should I Do If My Employer Just Stops Paying Me? LifeHacker 
Never a good thing 

The “Nuclear” Option for Total Facebook App Privacy LifeHacker 
It is an option 

Your Ultimate April Financial Calendar LifeHacker 
Good to know 

Friday, 5 April 2013

April 5th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

How to Equalize Your Computer for iTunes, Spotify, and Everything Else  LifeHacker 
Make your music sound better 

Set Up Automatic Bill Payments with Smart Caveats LifeHacker 
Humm Interesting Idea 

How Can I Make Traveling with Kids Less of a Nightmare? LifeHacker 
Some good tips/tricks 

How to Set Up Your Own Private Cloud Storage Service in Five Minutes with OwnCloud LifeHacker 
Get your geek on 

Take Better Notes by Structuring Them in a Hierarchy LifeHacker 
This may work for you. We all work differently, so find the Note taking method that works for you 

The Best Way to Choose and Slice Up a Watermelon LifeHacker 
It is getting close to that time of year 

Ten Ways to Overcome Creativity’s Number One Crusher LifeHacker 
These may help you 

Thursday, 4 April 2013

April 4th 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

This Calculator Shows How Much Your Old Busted Fridge Costs You LifeHacker 
The results may surprise you 

How to Permanently Solve Bad Reception with a Cell Phone Signal Booster LifeHacker 
Good to know 

Employees Who Use Multiple Social Networks May Be Better Workers LifeHacker 
I hope they do a more in depth study on this 

Stand Out from Other Job Applicants by Bringing More Than Just Your Resume to the Interview LifeHacker 
Hope this helps my friends who are looking 

5 Cooking Mistakes We All Make, and How to Fix Them LifeHacker 
Humm this could come in handy 

How Far Do You Run Playing Different Sports? Gizmodo 
About what I thought 

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Update on the Municipal Efforts Addressing the Low Water Levels in Georgian Bay

Update on the Municipal Efforts Addressing the Low Water Levels in Georgian Bay 

WHEN: Saturday April 13, 2013  10:00 a.m. to 12:00p.m.
WHERE:  Penetanguishene Memorial Community Centre - Brian Orser Hall
                   61 Maria Street, Penetanguishene

The impact of declining water levels on the Great Lakes has been studied by many groups over the past decade. These studies have assembled significant amounts of scientific fact, proposed a number of underlying causes and considered possible solutions.

For More Information click on the link Town of Penetanguishene

April 3rd 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

The Best Things to Buy in April LifeHacker
Humm, shopping time? 

The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others? LifeHacker 
Very Interesting

Sit In the Front Row and Get More Out of Your Meetings and Conferences LifeHacker 
Generally a good idea 

Store Tomatoes Stem-End Down to Keep Them from Rotting Too Quickly LifeHacker 
Will have to give this a try 

This Guide to Cuts of Beef Makes Sure You’re Never Confused at the Meat Counter Again LifeHacker 
Good To Know 

Ten Reasons You’re Not Getting a Raise (And What You Can Do About It) LifeHacker 
Hummm, worth thinking about it any way 

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

April 2nd 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Ask an Expert: All About the Job Search Process LifeHacker 
Some good tips in the comments 

Include a List of Needs On Self-Reviews to Make Your Career Goals Known to Your Boss LifeHacker 

The io9 Calendar: Your Ultimate Guide to Everything Science Fiction and Fantasy in April! iO9 
Lot's of good stuff this month 

The 20 Most Epic Beards and Mustaches in the Multiverse iO9 
Nice List 

Meet Annikin Starkiller and his lazer sword in the comic adaptation of George Lucas' insane first draft of Star Wars iO9 
This could be very cool 

14 Ridiculously Retro Novelty Phones Gizmodo 
I want the Garfield phone 

Monday, 1 April 2013

April 1st 2013 Stuff that caught My eye this morning

Brew Control Turns Your iPhone into a Mobile Barista LifeHacker 
If you want to take your coffee up a notch 

The $25 Raspberry Pi Model A is Now On Sale in the US LifeHacker 
Good News 

Five Best Sleep Tracking Gadgets or Apps LifeHacker 
Humm may have to give one of these a try 

Don’t Tap Your Emergency Fund Unless You Have No Other Choice LifeHacker 
Good Advice 

Top 10 Ways to Breeze Through Laundry Like a Boss LifeHacker 
Some good tips 

Don't freak out, but our galaxy might be surrounded by 2,000 rogue black holes iO9

Matt Smith confirms he'll still be starring in Doctor Who in 2014 iO9 
Great News