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Make Your Own Tool Roll With Built-In Solar Charging

Tool rolls are a fantastic way to keep all your tools organized. Over on YouTube, Darbin Orvar made one specifically for holding <i>and</i> charging up a …

Make a Fish Hook Out of a Zipper, and More Useful Survival Tips

If you’re lost in the wild and in dire need of food, you can make a fish hook out of something you’re almost guaranteed to have on you.<p>In this video …

Punctuation Indicates How the Writer Hears the Prose

Punctuation…indicates how the writer hears the prose, as they create it. So I use ellipses, dashes and commas quite a lot, because they express how …

Writing

Duet Display adds support for virtual Touch Bar on iPads

Duet Display, an app that turns an iOS device into a secondary display for Mac or Windows systems, has been updated with support for the MacBook …

Apple Pencil

What's The Future Of Cursive Writing?

Support the news<p>The Common Core standards don’t require instruction in cursive writing but some states — including Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana and …

Creative Writing

The best free software for writers

Writing is a terrible job, and if you’re considering it a viable career path, you’re making a huge mistake. Just kidding. Writing is the best! Unlike …

Writing

A How-To Guide

Quality get-togethers don’t make themselves—they require a man with a plan to stand up. That plan should involve traditions, including some you’ve introduced yourself: remember that there’s another side to every default choice, and very often it’s a step up. With this in mind, start your hosting …

4 Easy Ways to Overcome Writer's Block | Inc.com

Have you ever stared at a blank page (or blank page on a screen) and struggled to write anything at all? If so, you're not alone.<p>Here's why it happens and what you can do about it.<p>Why the Brain Stalls When Writing<p>You're probably familiar with the right brain/left brain concept. While it's an …

Writing

Best views of San Francisco, and some offbeat spots to get them

We've all seen it. It's a beautiful weekend afternoon, the San Francisco fog burns off, and "wham!"– the northbound lanes on the Golden Gate Bridge are packed with a string of sightseers desperate to get the views from the vista point on the Marin side.<p>Why do people battle traffic to fight for a …

San Francisco

The Most Useful Chrome Extensions Ever Made

One of the great things about Google Chrome is that it offers thousands of third-party extensions that developers have come up with to add features, …

The Year’s Worst Sex Writing Is the Best Thing You'll Read Today

Have the authors nominated for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award ever had sex? We investigate.<p><i>The Literary Review</i> has been giving out the Bad Sex in Fiction Award since 1993 (the year sex was invented). It’s the Razzies of book sex, the Country Music Association Awards of literary coitus, a celebration …

Books

Why You Must Reinvent Your Identity to Reinvent Your Life

“Just be yourself” is one of the worst pieces of advice you can ever give to someone who desires to change their life.<p>It’s exactly their current self …

9 Great Ways To End Your Book Or Story

When a reader finishes a book or a short story, it’s often the ending that resonates most strongly. In some ways, the whole book is about its ending: …

How to write alluring content for online audiences

Artful, unique, high-quality online writing is essential to your brand’s visibility. How can companies create content that supports their …

Creative Writing

Microsoft Skype Room app for the Surface Pro arrives in the store

At Microsoft Ignite a few weeks ago Microsoft announced the next generation of Skype Room Systems (formerly codenamed Project Rigel). Skype Room …

Announcing The Hacker's Guide to Python

I've been hacking on Python for a lot of years now, on various project. For the last two years, I've been heavily involved in OpenStack, which makes …

Mens Leather Suspenders

These are Plain Leather Suspenders in multiple colors with elastic in the back for strength.<p>The leather is 1 1/4 inches wide at the broadest point.<p>The scissor snaps attach to your belt loops and will not slip off like traditional suspender clips. We use quality heavy duty clips that look good and …

The Best Little Beach Towns In America

Nightlife-driven souls looking for Floridian action point their convertibles toward the likes of Fort Lauderdale and Key West. But a certain quieter, off-the-radar destination on the state's Gulf Coast holds a different kind of allure.<p><b>See the best little beach towns in the U.S. ></b><p>The cult-fave town …

Santa Cruz

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How to get lock screen widgets on the Samsung Galaxy S4

Lock screen widgets are easy to enable on the Galaxy S4, but there are a couple of extra settings to get to grips with<p>When you first pick up the …

Every Video Game from The Simpsons

Every Video Game from The Simpsons [ VIDEO ]<p>Thank you CollegeHumor for taking the time to create this video. I definitely wouldn’t have the time, …

Best Death Scene Ever Made

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My dream job

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Found this in the bible in my hotel room

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I have already won

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Well holy..

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