Michael Jason Warren

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Limit Your Budget By Only Spending Money a Couple Days a Week

How often do you spend money? More importantly, how often do you spend money when you don’t need to? Simplify your budget and find out by limiting …

Hidden connections in Tarantino films

The worlds in many of Quentin Tarantino’s movies are connected; here are ten of the biggest connections, including the Vega brothers, Red Apple …

This Tower Purifies a Million Cubic Feet of Air an Hour

There’s a massive vacuum cleaner in the middle of a Rotterdam park and it’s sucking all the smog out of the air. A decent portion of it, anyway. And …

Pollution

Edward Snowden’s Fermi Paradox solution

Edward Snowden has come up with a solution to the Fermi Paradox that I hadn’t heard of before. Maybe we haven’t discovered intelligent life elsewhere …

This Much Will Kill You

Turns out, you can have too much of a good thing. Like water for instance…drink six liters of water and it can kill you. So can 85 chocolate bars. Or …

Please Don't Block Our Ads. Here's How to Block Ads in iOS 9

Maybe you were shopping for a new tent recently. You clicked around REI's site, did an obligatory Craigslist search. Eventually, you wound up on …

Digital Advertising

Children of Men: Don’t Ignore the Background

The Nerdwriter takes on Children of Men, specifically what’s going in the background of Alfonso Cuarón’s film, both in terms of references to other …

27-year-olds: don't forget your D10K party!

If you were born on April 27, 1988, today is your 10,000th day on Earth (assuming you didn't go to space for a while).<p>When I turned 10,000 days, I …

Cory Doctorow

The life and death of languages

John McWhorter looks at Aramaic, once the lingua franca of the near east, now reduced to about half a million speakers (who separately call it …

Make Google Book Searches Feel More Like Browsing a Virtual Library

It’s nice to immediately find what book you’re looking for with a quick search, but part of the magic of libraries and bookstores is stumbling upon …

When Your Child Should Go to Bed, Based on Age and Wake-up Time

It’s one of the biggest parenting challenges: getting your kids to go to sleep, but it’s so important for their developing brains and bodies. Sleep …

Transform Your Eating: A Start-to-Finish Guide to Tracking Your Food

For lunch on Tuesday of last week, I had a vegetable stir-fry mixed with curry ground beef and a side of rice (all topped with Sriracha, of course). …

Make Tough Financial Decisions with the Help of an Emotional Balance Sheet

There are a lot of financial decisions that come down to so much more than numbers. Sometimes the emotional benefits of something far outweigh the …

The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking

Turning decades of self-help advice on its head, this series of journeys among people who share a single, surprising way of thinking about life will …

Four Signs You Should Fix Your Current Job Instead of Quitting

When you’re stuck in a job you hate, it’s easy to read a few articles about pursuing your dreams and find the validation you were looking for to turn …

Credit Cards

Clean Gunked-Up Electric Stove Burners with Baking Soda

Kitchen accidents happen. Whether it’s the occasional boil-over or a big spill, your electric stove burners are bound to get a little gunked up after …

Study Finds People Age at Vastly Different Rates

A new study suggests that the number of birthdays you've celebrated—your "chronological age"—is not an accurate indication of your "biological age." …

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

Why Calling Out Someone in Your Group Can Strengthen It

It’s tough to call out someone in your group. Whether it’s your work group or a social circle, if you like the people in it, it’s tempting to support …

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

JavaScript

This incredibly useful app can help your old Mac run like new again

Does your MacBook start sounding like a rocket ship that’s about to take off if you have more than four browser tabs open at once? If so then you may …

Make Presentations Engaging and Memorable with the "1, 2... 4! Rule"

A good presentation is like a good joke. You don’t want the whole thing to be too predictable or it loses all of its power. Keeping the “1, 2... 4! …

The only 2 cities that want to host the 2022 Olympics have a ton of problems

On Monday the International Olympic Committee released a 137-page evaluation of the two bids, and while it's generally positive, it's also open about the numerous problems the two cities face.<p>Since 2013 cities in Poland, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Ukraine, and Norway all dropped their bids, many …

Ten Days of Silent Meditation Will Make You Trip Balls and Lust After Puppies

A Vipassana is a silent prison that you enter of your own free will. You can't talk, read, use your phone, or masturbate, until you've finished ten days of meditating for ten hours each day.<p>When you sign up to do a Vipassana, there's a form they ask you to sign saying that you won't leave. When you …

Steve Albini declares copyright dead

The legendary music producer follows up on his classic 20 year old rant about the music industry's awfulness with a modern, streaming-era wholesale …