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Windows for Linux Nerds

I recently started a job at Microsoft. In my first week I have already learned so much about Windows, I figured I would try to put it all into …

Linux

5 Ways to Eat Oysters for Brunch

Here, five excellent ways to serve oysters for brunch.<p>This afternoon, star chefs including Tyler Florence will shuck and serve delicious oysters at …

The Crispiest, Cheesiest, Frenchiest Croque Madame

The Ultimate Croque Madame<p>Makes 2 large sandwiches<p>1 round loaf crusty or white peasant bread (also called a boule) <br>1/4 cup mayonnaise <br>1/4 teaspoon …

17 Beautiful Brunch Recipes for Special Days

More by Felicia<p>In my household, we like to celebrate special occasions by starting the day with a big and filling brunch. It just feels right to …

How to be an awesome programmer.

You wake up one morning after having a revelation, you decide to do one good thing in your life, instead of your usual rant. You think, OK I’ve been …

DIY Magnetic Board for a Stainless Steel Fridge

Make a DIY Magnetic Board for a Stainless Steel Fridge in minutes with this easy tutorial.<p>Today I’m sharing a project I promised on Instagram a few …

These Genius Designs Of Tiny Houses Will Inspire You To Live Small

As the spaces gets more cramped and mortgage rates rise high over the moon, the tiny house movement grows that much more popular these days. In case …

Living Rooms

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Creativity

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Cocaine

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

Why I Left Google: Thoughts on Trading in Pride and Security for Authenticity

<i>'It takes courage to grow up and be who you really are.' -- e.e. cummings</i><p>About six months ago, I decided to quit my very good job at Google to explore a different way to live life. I had a loose plan of how I wanted to spend my time, but the main reason I left was that I couldn't stay. I couldn't …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

How to Make Dark and Stormy Pineapple

An alternative grilling recipe from the days on the high seas.<p><b>The Dark and Stormy,</b> a classic summer cocktail of ginger beer, rum, and lime, has a 19th-century nautical past linked to the rum runs between the UK and the Caribbean.<p><i>Heat level:</i> Low<i>, when the fire is dying out.</i><p>Read More + Read Less …

Cocktails