Tom Allred

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Why Everyone Should Sound Deaden their car

Our cars hold a very special place in all of our hearts. No matter how much it costs, how freakishly huge it is or how it gets stuck over speed bumps …

Land Rover Range Rover

Organize all your Apple accessories Bento-box style

Japanese Bento boxes are synonymous with convenience, and have many designated compartments to hold and carry a variety of foods — all in one spot. Wiplabs has taken this centuries-old idea forward with the BentoStack, an all-in-one container for organizing all your Apple accessories.<p>Launched on …

Crowd Funding

Ten Frequently Overlooked PowerPoint & Google Slides Features

PowerPoint has been around for more than three decades! Google Slides has been available for free more than a decade. Despite that longevity both …

Education Technology

Windows 10 tip: Quickly create a virtual machine to test new features

Beginning with Windows 10 version 1709, the Hyper-V Manager includes an option to create a new virtual machine from a single dialog box. Be sure to …

Windows 10

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

Nutrition

Mystery of Easter Island finally solved? - CNN iReport

The key to the riddle of Easter Island was hidden in plain sight, but was not seen for long time. While we were all fixing our attention on giant statues – Moai -we forgot to pay enough attention to stone platforms they were standing on. And those platforms were the key to the riddle.<p>Polynesian …

South America

The 5 Best Blood Sugar–Balancing Breakfasts To Avoid Hanger All Day Long

Early into my first hospital job, I used to wait to eat breakfast until after morning rounds. Um, yeah, that was a bad idea. Even when I tried to …

Breakfast

Top 20 Apple keyboard shortcuts for business users (free PDF)

Having a go-to set of Apple keyboard shortcuts can greatly boost your users' productivity. Here are some handy tricks worth remembering.<p><i>From the list:</i><p>…

Apple Keyboard

The best USB-C hub for your new laptop

Welcome to the dongle<p>Despite all of its promise for a better future, the reality of living with USB Type-C is kind of a nightmare. Sure, one day maybe we’ll get to the place where every cable, every gadget, and every screen uses the next generation connector specification but we’re nowhere near …

USB Type-C

This teacher's reaction to a sleeping student has gone viral for all the right reasons.

A teacher's message has gone viral after he let his student sleep in class — for the kindest reason.<p>Teachers spend time preparing lesson plans and …

Teaching

Your iPhone is tracking your movements and storing your favorite locations all the time

Your iPhone is keeping a detailed history of places you visit on a regular basis and storing this information on your iPhone.<p><i>Video: WWDC 2018: How</i> …

Information Systems

Save hundreds of dollars on a custom computer desk—by building it yourself

A surprisingly easy step-by-step guide.<p>After spending countless hours putting together a killer workstation, you have a tricked-out desktop computer, multiple monitors, bangin' speakers, and...a surface that's too tiny to fit it all. Here's how to build your own ergonomic, customized desk that …

Woodworking

12 things you should be doing with Command Hooks

Sewing

How To Keep Track Of All The iOS Apps You Might Want To Download Later

How many times do you see an app on the App Store and think, "I should buy that, but maybe later"? You can even put off downloading free apps — …

Apps

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

5 ways to delete blank rows in Excel

Deleting blank rows in an Excel data set isn't difficult, but Excel 2016 is the only version that offers predictable results.<p>Blank rows are easy to …

Smashed Black Bean, Tomato, and Avocado Sandwich

Makes 1 Serving<p>Ingredients<p>1/2cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained<br>• 1/2 lime, juiced, divided<br>• Salt<br>• Pepper<br>• 2slices 100% whole-wheat bread, lightly …

20 Best Fruits, Veggies & Herbs To Grow In Containers For An Endless Supply Of Free Food

If you love fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs but don’t want to always drive to the grocery store to get them, consider container gardening. It is a …

$13 adapter lets you use a microSD or SD card with any iPhone

At no point in the future, be it next year or 20 years from now, will Apple ever release an iPhone with support for expandable storage. Apple makes …

Five kitchen tools that can remove the seeds from just about anything

Any implement that shortens the time it takes to eat pie or guacamole is OK with us.<p>Before you can enjoy culinary delights such as guacamole and cherry pie, you first have to endure the ­tedious and finger-­numbing process of pit removal. A sharp knife and some skill can extract any seed. But, if …

20 Best & Worst Store-Bought Salad Dressings

Whether your incentive is to lose weight fast or improve your overall health, tossing your own homemade salad with a healthy salad dressing is a …

The Best True Crime Shows to Watch on Netflix Right Now

It's hard to keep up with what's coming and going on Netflix each month, and despite its highly scientific algorithm, the streaming service's …

Healthy Family Meal Plan | Easy Meal Plans Kitchn | Kitchn

Every once in a while, our daily diet gets a little wayward. We have one too many dinners out or too many cheese plates for dinner and we need to do …

8 VEGETABLES THAT YOU BUY ONCE & REGROW FOREVER!

The consumption of vegetables is very crucial for your health especially the ones that are organic. You can never be sure what are you buying in the …

The 20-Minute Trick to the Fluffiest, Creamiest Hummus

Making hummus at home is a good move—it's likely going to be cheaper and better-tasting than the store-bought stuff. But neither compare to that …

Find and Remove the Most Troublesome Apps on Any Device

Bad apps are draining your battery life, sucking up your local storage, and causing your devices to crash more often than they should—and the worst …

The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 11th</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix Instant (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the best …

TV

How to use your iPhone to create your own passes and ditch your wallet

You may be closer to getting rid of your wallet than you realize. Here are a series of tips on how we've managed to replace most of our everyday …

Buying a Solid-State Drive: 20 Terms You Need to Know

SSDs may all look alike, but there's loads to know about them as you read reviews and shop. You'll be able to carry on a conversation about them—and …

Windows 10 is finally getting an improved screenshot tool

Coming with the next major update<p>Microsoft is testing a new update to Windows 10 this week, which will include a new screenshot experience for the upcoming major update. While third-party apps like ShareX and Lightshot have been leading the way in taking screenshots on Windows 10, Microsoft has …

Software