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The goal of the new game Electric Box is simple enough: get electricity from the generator to the target. What makes it a challenge is the tools at your disposal: steam kettles, windmills, lasers, and more.
The game includes 15 levels, and a level editor is included so that you can create your own puzzles.
"Drawing for Children is a free drawing program for children with many nice options. You can draw with many different pens, you can put stamps on your drawings, create all sort of text effects, and much more. The program is suitable for very young children and has a child mode especially for them. But it also provides lots of fun to older kids. It is used by hundreds of thousands of kids all over the world. The best way to see what is possible is to simply download it and install it. Remember, it is free."
"You can find recipes for four of the Scouts’ best sellers here, including an easy to make version of Thin Mints that you don’t need a cookie cutter to shape…"
Wikipedia defines "lifehack" as "anything that solves an everyday problem in a clever or non-obvious way". Check out this list of The 80 Best Lifehacks of 2008.