Music by Parry Gripp.
the eclectic interests of an aging geek... computing, online life, current events, and a side dish of weirdness...
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Music by Parry Gripp.
The fine folks at Freelancefolder have tested… "7 fresh and simple tools for cross-browser compatibility testing, tools that actually make this stuff pretty easy. Not only that, but every single one of these tools can be used for free."
Instructables is a treasure trove of how-to goodness, and the folks there have lots of great recipes to share. "Don't have a lot of time to prepare a tasty meal? No problem, we've got tons of easy recipes on the site that will help you cook up a delicious feast, in not a lot of time, without too much fuss."
Anyone who's been reading this site for a while knows that there's a lot of good stuff on the Internet. Here's more: a list of 100 Insanely Useful Web Tools You Never Knew You Needed.
"Great Depression Cooking with Clara is the popular online cooking show. In each episode Clara prepares recipes that her mother made during the Great Depression. Clara shares her stories and wisdom from the Depression as she shows you how to make simple, inexpensive and delicious meals."
Maximum PC has… "put together a list of what we think are the most essential PC apps… These are all free programs (except one) that should be immediately installed after a fresh build or reformat; 32 indispensable programs and utilities that we couldn't imagine computing without."
If you need to know how to do something, Mashable's HOW TO GUIDE: 60+ Great How To Sites and Resources will point you to a site with the info you need.
…[R]ead on for the best why-didn't-I-think-of-that ideas for shrinking your household expenses, from getting free trees from your town's public works department to installing an under-sink filter to cut costs on pricey bottled water.
…[T]hey are not those movies where the audience (and the characters) think they know what’s happening, only to discover in the final moments some key twist that turns everything on its head. (Bruce Willis was balding the whole time?!) I love those films as well, but that’s not what we’re discussing. In Mindf**k Movies you know that Something Is Going On. It’s just not clear what.
A whole industry of web applications have sprung up to extend and capitalize on Twitter’s capabilities, from the ridiculously silly, to the gobsmackingly useful. If Twitter is not already a part of your daily life, these applications can give you a whole new perspective on the idea of Getting Things Done. There’s a lot you didn’t know you could do with 140 character spurts.
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