Darcie Lackey

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How to Clean Your Overwhelmed Gmail Inbox (by Hand)

There comes a time when enough is, quite simply, enough. I had been putting off the task of organizing my sprawling Gmail inbox for months, if not …

Productivity

iPad vs. iPad Pro: Which is right for you?

Apple’s most affordable iPad is now even greater. With a faster A10 processor and support for Apple Pencil, it’s closer to the iPad Pro than it’s ever been. And yet, it’s less than half the price — and even more affordable if you’re a student.<p>So, what’s the difference between them? Is the iPad Pro …

IPad Pro

9 fitness apps that eliminate every single workout excuse

Name any excuse not to exercise and there's an app for that.<p>I’m too busy. I’m not a morning person. I’m travelling.<p>When it comes to excuses to skip the gym, we’re full of them.<p>But whether it’s not having time, not knowing what exercise to do or simply not being able to find the motivation to …

Fitness

10 things I wish someone told me before I started working from home

After I graduated in 2010, I took an entry-level advertising sales assistant job at a well-known print magazine. For the next six years, I spent time …

Time I

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

The Ultimate Oklahoma Waterfalls Road Trip Is Right Here – And You’ll Want To Do It

The drive from Oklahoma City to the next stop, Pauls Valley, is approximately 1 hour. Other stops along the way could include Moore, Norman and …

Hiking

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

Productivity

17 Simple Things Successful Executives Do Every Day, No Matter What

The things you repeatedly do define your quality of life.<p>Whether it's your physical condition, emotional outlook or level of productivity, the things you repeatedly do every day define your quality of life. Here are the daily habits several executives credit for the success they have achieved in …

Phoenix Suns

Leguino Maker Kit Merges Lego, Raspberry Pi And Arduino

A new electronics kit has taken to the Kickstarter crowdfunding website this week called Leguino, specifically designed to merge LEGO, Arduino and …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the clutter to find the strategies and tips that …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

How to Use Decluttering as a Personal Therapy Session

It might be easy to assume that decluttering is a straightforward task: You're just going through your stuff and purging everything you don't need, …

You have Netflix, Hulu, and the rest — you just need this $20 HDTV antenna to replace cable

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Televisions

How to give your Finder window superpowers

The Finder has been with the Mac since day one, way back in 1984. But just because it’s old, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have some new tricks. Did you know, for instance, that you can add a path bar to the bottom of the window to show the path of the current folder on your Mac? Or that you can add …

Don't Buy an Apple Laptop Until the New MacBook Air Comes Out

The MacBook Air hasn’t gotten much love from Apple over the past few years, but that could finally change this spring. A new report from popular …

Make a Lego-like version of yourself, or gift one to a friend

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The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

Nutrition

10 ways to fix your home Wi-Fi problems

When Wi-Fi slows down, so does our entire life. Our email and browsers stop loading. Our streaming movies freeze. Alexa stops responding. Our phones revert to data plans. Everything buffers at the same time, ruining the momentum of your routine.<p>There are plenty of reasons your Wi-Fi keeps slowing …

Wi-Fi

1Password Can Now Tell You If Your Password Has Been Leaked Online

With all the passwords we use on a day to day basis online, it’s nearly impossible to keep all of your passwords safe from being compromised. Some …

6 Gmail tips, tricks, and hacks to help you master your email

Have you ever accidentally sent a damning email to someone that you <i>intended</i> to save for the rest of time as a draft? Or made a friend audibly gasp at …

Productivity

Track Calories Using Your Voice with the Simple Evolve App

Let me start off by saying that this is not a perfect app, but I still think <b>Evolve (Free)</b> is worth your time. It’s an app that’s still building momentum, so it lacks some of the features I’ve come to take for granted in an app such as MyFitnessPal. But I’ve been using this app to track my calories …

Apps

This top-rated app will help you envision and create any home design project

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This couple invented a clever piece of luggage so you'll never have to check your bags again — here's how it works

Over the past two years, Johnathan Webster has taken nearly 60 flights and successfully avoided one bane of airline travel: checking his luggage.<p>Webster and his wife, Gizem Mut-Webster, have evaded checking luggage on flights since they backpacked through Europe in college. As students traveling on …

Flying

5 Tips for How to Read Faster Without Losing Comprehension

Remember the 1996 John Travolta movie <i>Phenomenon?</i> No? Well, that’s okay – neither do I. But I remember the trailer, in which Travolta gets zapped by …

Writing

27 Foods to Kick Out of Your Kitchen for Good

Imagine you had the chance to peek into the kitchens of the world’s best nutritionists and dietitians—the people who know exactly what to eat for a …

5 hidden MacOS High Sierra features you need to know

Don't overlook these useful features of your Mac.<p>A revolutionary update, MacOS High Sierra was not. Instead of a massive design overhaul, it focused on a number of under-the-hood changes, namely Apple File System (APFS) for better performance and security, HVEC for improved video compression and …

Apps

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Drug Addiction

Patrick Perotti scoffed when his mother told him about a doctor who uses electromagnetic waves to treat drug addiction. “I thought he was a swindler,” Perotti says.<p>Perotti, who is 38 and lives in Genoa, Italy, began snorting cocaine at 17, a rich kid who loved to party. His indulgence gradually …

Mac user? These 10 tricks will help you get more out of your machine

Mac users often know the ins and outs of their gear – after all, we’re generally talking about a passionate bunch who love their machine – but like most technology, it’s estimated we only use a small fraction of what a Mac can do.<p>If you’re like most, you stick to what you need, and don’t venture …

MacBook Air

25 Amazing iPhone Hidden iOS 11 Tips You Need to Know : IOS 11 – Page 7

<b>7. iPad Specials: Drag and Drop, The Dock : COOL STUFF</b><p>If you’ve got an iPad, iOS 11 adds some great interface changes, in particular to the Dock, the …