Harold van der Heijden

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What It Takes to Form a Good Habit

It's that time of year when we all start to make "New Year's resolutions", which is a fancy way of saying we'll try forming better habits. Here are a …

Kanbanote Organizes Your Evernote Notes in Trello-like Boards

Web/Android: Evernote is pretty adaptable for managing tasks, as with the Secret Weapon/GTD approach. If you prefer the Personal Kanban method of …

Forward and Filter Email to Use Google Now with Multiple Accounts

Most of us have multiple email accounts, but you can only use Google Now with one of them at a time. If yours is a personal account, forward …

How Inbox by Gmail Works, and How to Use It for More Productive Email

Last week, Google released a brand new email service called Inbox. If you're new to Inbox or just confused about what it does and how it works, …

Apps

How to Hack Your Own Network and Beef Up Its Security with Kali Linux

Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere. With its security toolkit you can crack Wi-Fi …

​Create a USB Password Stealer to See How Secure Your Info Really Is

Slacking on password security can have horrific consequences. Even so, it's easy to lose track of how many are vulnerable. With just a couple of …

Information Systems

Houzz Tour: Lofty Ambitions Transform a Manhattan Apartment

Brendan Crane was looking for a place to call his own in Manhattan, but each apartment he visited fell below his expectations or above his budget. “I …

Staircase Ideas: Creative Ways to Add Style

Are you ready for some cool staircase ideas? You probably go up and down your staircase a dozen or more times a day. Have you ever thought about …

Barn Board Table Set

<b>Materials:</b> Jokkmokk<p>I run a small business on the side restoring and painting antique furniture. I was looking for a new kitchen table set for myself …

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>One of the best …

Small Kitchen Island/Workplace

<b>Materials:</b> FAKTUM Wall cabinet, LÄMPLIG chopping board, BRANÄS Basket, VARIERA box<p>I need additional workspace for my kitchen, but couldn’t find an …

Chorus Is a Powerful Web-Based Remote Control for XBMC

Chorus is an add-on for XBMC that lets you remotely manage, build playlists, queue up videos, organize your library, and do just about anything you …

Build Your Own Ambient Lighting System with a Raspberry Pi and XBMC

TVs that create ambient light behind the screen can make movie watching a bit more immersive, but it's kind of expensive to do. Blogger Christian …

Hemnes Bridging Wall Shelf Bench/Toy Storage

<b>Materials:</b> Hemnes wall unit<p>We had a tricky space to fill in our daughter’s nursery: very narrow and rather short. All of the regular bookshelves and …

This Table of Exercises Shows You How to Get Fit Without Any Equipment

You can get a complete workout with just your body. This "Periodic Table of Bodyweight Exercises" showcases dozens of moves—from easy to insane—you …

Easy Solar Charger and PSU [UPDATED]

Quick-Release Bandsaw Fence<p>Patchwork Plywood and Ebonized Oak Dresser<p>Warbirds Wood & Aluminum Bar<p>PVC Class<p>Very clear indeed,my problems is how to get …

How Doing What You Love Can Become a Double-Edged Sword

Most of us want to do work that we enjoy. "Choose a job you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life" right? However, loving something …

Make a Mind Map to Keep on Top of Everything in Your Life

Mind maps are wonderful tools for organizing information and boosting creativity. GTD guru David Allen says that he now maps out his "world" because …

Why Is My Internet Suddenly So Slow?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have a fast internet connection, but it doesn't always earn the title. Sometimes I get half the speed I pay for during certain …

Make Future Planning Easier with a Family Timeline Spreadsheet

Sometimes it helps to zoom out a bit in your planning and get a look at long-term family milestones. I created this timeline spreadsheet that gives …

​Four Skills That Will Turn You Into a Spreadsheet Ninja

Spreadsheets are one of the most mystifying pieces of software you'll encounter in your adult life. As scary as they can be, though, you can do an …

Expedit drinks bar: Inspired by another post

This bar would not have been possible without the original post.<p>Items from Ikea<br>1 – EXPEDIT Shelving unit, high gloss white 2 X 2 <br>1 – EXPEDIT Shelving …

Hide Your Valuables in Plain Sight with This DIY False Bottom Crate

Do you have a secret stash of...something...you want to keep secret? Then this DIY project may be for you. With some woodworking skills and tools, …

Ikea Bar Cart Hack

This Ikea Hack transformed an Ikea kitchen cart and glass rack into an elegant bar cart. Bar Carts are beautiful but can be extremely expensive and …

DIY: Wood house with Kura beds

We have Kura´s bed, and we want transform it in a beautiful house for sleep and to dream for two kids… This is our …

Convertible "Office-Island"

We needed a new meeting table in our office…something we could stand next to and that gives us space to put some things in it. It also needed to be …

Custom Chalkboard Knuff

<b>Materials:</b> Knuff Magazine Files, 1.5 tsp unsanded white tile grout, 1 fl oz acrylic paint, plastic cup, plastic spoon, paintbrush, and</b> …

Evernote + Keyboard Maestro = More Productive Filing

We're big fans of Evernote, but that doesn't mean the app doesn't have plenty of room for improvement. If you're a Mac user, blogger Patrick Welker …

Made Smart Interlocking Storage Bins Can Organize Any Drawer in a Snap

Drawers get messy if you don't organize them, but most trays offer little-to-no versatility and you have to find one that fits the exact size you …

Applaro window bench

We don’t have a ton of closets in our house and I didn’t like having jugs of cat litter out for everyone to see, so I went to IKEA looking for clever …