Ahmed Fowad Usmani

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Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Travel-Friendly NAS

Traveling doesn't mean you have to leave all of your data—or your storage—at home if you know you'll need it on the go. Reader Ben sent in his DIY …

Employ Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs to Be More Persuasive

When you're trying to persuade someone to do something you want, appealing to what's important to them can go a long way. To that end, Maslow's …

Build Your Own Advanced Gmail Filters with Scripts

Google gives you a bunch of options for setting up filters to organize your email, but it lacks a few settings to make it seriously powerful. Digital …

Turn Your Home Into a High-Tech Haven This Weekend

Unless you buy all your appliances from Sharper Image, chances are your home doesn't integrate seamlessly with all your fancy new technology. Turn …

Create a Shortcut to the Last Document You Opened in Word

This little trick will automatically open the most recent document you opened in Word. It'll save you a bit of time especially if you tend to only …

How to Take Better Photos When Selling Things Online

When you're selling stuff online—be it via eBay, Craigslist, or just on Facebook—the right photo can make all the difference. Before you take a …

David Allen Explains How GTD Can Make You More Engaged with Life

In this TED-Ed talk, David Allen, creator of the Getting Things Done (GTD) productivity method, explains how you can use GTD to be productive and …

Roll Your Own Amazon Price Tracker Using Google Docs

There are tools that will track Amazon prices for you so you can grab a deal when the price is right, but why sign up for something when you can do …

Turn Any Printer Into a Google Cloud Printer with a Raspberry Pi

Unless you have a newer printer, chances are yours isn't ready for cloud printing. Thankfully, with just a $35 Raspberry Pi, How to Geek shows how …

The Start to Finish Guide to Saving Time and Money on Food Prep

You don’t have to waste a ton of time and money just to eat a decent meal. With a little planning, you can seriously cut down on the time and money …

How Much You Should Save for Retirement, Based on 139 Years of Data

With the stock market constantly rising and falling, it’s hard to predict what kind of luck you’ll have when you retire and how much you should be …

EduPunks' Atlas Sorts Free Online and Offline Educational Resources

We live in a wonderful time when free, open education is abundant. The EduPunks' Atlas and its accompanying guide are a great resource for exploring …

Action-Packed Video Games Could Help You Make Decisions Faster

We've talked before about how video games can be more than just a time sink. However, a study shows that gamers who play action games made decisions …

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Stretch Expensive Saffron by Infusing it into Water

Anyone who's tackled a recipe that calls for saffron knows how insanely expensive the spice can be. If you want to stretch your saffron threads to …