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Organize Freezer Foods Into Containers to Keep Things Tidy

If your freezer is anything like mine, it includes several years of food in plastic bags piled on top of each other. This makes it hard to find …

Glassdoor's Job Explorer Finds Jobs You Didn't Know You Qualified For

Glassdoor took the wraps off their new Job Explorer today, a webapp that lets you search for jobs that your skills qualify you for that you may be …

Five Best Online Glasses Stores

Shopping for glasses used to mean dealing with salesmen and the meager selection at a store in the mall. Now you can order better frames online, for …

Building a living photo frame with a Raspberry Pi and a motion detector

Every hardware hacker has a start, and this one is mine. My girlfriend bought me a Raspberry Pi for my birthday, and so I became determined to build …

18 Tools for Picking the Perfect Domain Name

Choosing a domain name for your product, service or business can be one of the most challenging steps in establishing your online identity. While …

Get a Hotel Upgrade by Emailing the Manager Directly

It's always worth asking for a hotel upgrade, but if you feel shy about asking at the front desk or even calling the hotel ahead of time, a simple …

Five Best Language Learning Tools

Learning a new language is difficult, which is why there's a huge market for tools and apps to help you do it. Some of them are really helpful and …

Velocity Teaches You to Speed Read One Word at a Time

iPhone: Speed reading is tough to learn, but Velocity is an app that makes it easy. Just toss in an article from Instapaper, Pocket, or your …

Simple Ways for Big and Tall Men to Look Sharp and Stylish

If you're on the larger side, buying clothes can be frustrating. It's easy to think there's no way to sport the clothes you can find in a way that …

How to Post to Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ at the Same Time

Google doesn't make it easy to crosspost from other networks <i>to</i> Google+, but that's okay—turn it around and use Google+ as the feed for your other …

15 Brilliant Things You Can Do with Command Hooks

I think we all agree: 3M's Command hooks are awesome. You can stick them anywhere and easily remove them without damaging the wall or having to break …

DIY Sandwich Wraps and Snack Bags Save Money and the Environment

So long, plastic bags. With less than a yard of fabric and a little bit of time, you can make your own reusable containers for snacks and …

Typeform Creates Attractive Online Surveys for Free

If you need to poll a big group of people, Typeform offers an intuitive interface and a ton of options, all for free.<p>The de facto free choice for …

The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

Dbinbox Gives Your Dropbox Account an Inbox Anyone Can Upload To

Dbinbox gives your Dropbox account a custom URL that anyone, whether they use Dropbox or not, can use to upload files to you. If you (or they) are …

Apps

How to Turn Mac Mail Into a Fantastic Email Client

By default, every Mac is loaded up with a copy of Apple's email client, Mail. It's a fine little app, but it lacks a lot of features and settings of …

Swell Is Like Pandora for News, TED Talks, Comedy, and More

iOS: Swell plays informative and entertaining stories from sources like NPR, ABC, the BBC, TED Talks, stand-up comedy routines, and more, streamed to …

Make Two-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse for a Quick and Delicious Treat

Desserts don't have to get overly complicated—plenty of awesome two-ingredient options exist. We've previously featured cookies and ice cream. Now …