Michael Watson

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Where to Stay in Montreal, Quebec

If you're visiting Montreal but unfamiliar with the city, choosing where to stay is an important decision to make, and one that can affect your …

Canada

How to Send A Fax From Gmail

Instant communication methods such as email and texting make it very easy to send messages, documents and other files with just a couple of mouse …

Apps

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

Living off the Grid with Warrick Mitchell • Surfing Life

It’s not our usual core surf flick. But Sunday’s are for something a little different.<p>Warrick Mitchell lives deep in one of the world’s most remote …

National Parks

Expat life in the land of hobbits

With a laid-back, outdoorsy vibe, New Zealand’s largest city is often called one of the world’s best places to live. Here’s how to land a job there.<p>When Lizzie Brandon first arrived in Auckland, New Zealand in 2008, she used to write down things about her new home that were different to life in …

What to Do When Your To-Do List Is Holding Up Your Team

Tara was a talented senior editor known for her innovative ideas and quality work. Recently, however, she’d become the team bottleneck: Tasks went into her office and never came out.<p>After three warnings she was put on probation. Stumped, her boss called me in to see if I could help. Tara appeared …

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

Programming

Make memes like the Fat Jew

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How to Fix Everything

The right to open up your stuff is under attack, but DIY fixers are keeping the art of repair alive.<p>It happened suddenly, like most of these stories do. My alarm went off. I kicked my leg out as I jolted awake, making solid contact with my new laptop, which was innocently lying at the foot of my …

The 5 Most Beautiful Australian Islands

<i>by Cynthia Drescher, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Thanks to the drop in the Australian dollar and the beginning of summer in the southern hemisphere, now is the time to plan travel to the exotic islands around Australia. Here are a few of our favorites.<p><b>1. Heron Island, Queensland</b><p>Palm trees and sand beach …

How to turn a good idea into a business

With the success of companies like Apple and Facebook, an increasing number of people are starting their own companies in the hope of making it big. …

15 Well-Designed Shipping Container Homes for Life Inside the Box

The hot trend of shipping container homes fulfills many design desires: living simply, lessening clutter, being environmentally conscious, building a …

Selling Shame: 40 Outrageous Vintage Ads Any Woman Would Find Offensive

One vintage ad warns women, “Don’t let them call you SKINNY!” while another promises that smoking cigarettes will keep one slender. If the task of …

Comic Books

7 Ways to Travel Like a Millionaire -- on a Budget

<i>By Charlene Oldham, Contributor</i><p>Champagne wishes and caviar dreams might seem out of reach for travelers on a beer-and-burger budget. But with a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy. If you'd like to …