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To Reuse This Notebook, Just Pop It In The Microwave

The microwaveable analog Rocketbook saves paper, discourages snoops, and backs up your handwritten documents to the Cloud.<p>Whether you’re concerned about your paper waste, you don’t want coworkers snooping through your brilliant, top-secret sketches, or you simply don’t have room at home to store …

This Chrome extension will brighten your day every time you open a new tab

If you use Google Chrome as your web browser, do yourself a favor and install this extension right now. Just do it:<p>The extension, released earlier this month by Google, displays a beautiful satellite photograph from somewhere in the world every time you open a new tab. And if you are anything like …

Google Chrome

The complete guide to taking notes without a laptop

In the US, educators are fond of introducing computers early in a child’s education. But by the time that child gets to college, her professors often can’t stand the sight of computers in their classrooms. Laptops are viewed more as a distraction than a learning tool, so much so that many …

Note-Taking

9 black-and-white mobile camera apps go mono a mono

Monochrome is back in fashion — as if it every really left. Despite the ubiquity of color images native to digital cameras, the drama of black and white photography is being rediscovered and people are once again connecting with its subtle beauty.<p>Manipulating monochromatic tonal ranges or unicolor …

Photography, Authority and Race

I am troubled by what I have seen.<p>In recent weeks, we have witnessed terrible, on-going episodes within our borders through photos and video that …

The Google Now launcher is available for almost all modern Android phones

One of the best features of the Nexus 5 — or any Google(s goog) Play Edition device — is the Google Now Launcher, which is a stripped-down homescreen …