I just wish I could run all my wife's iOS boardgame apps on my Android. We get a few of them (Catan, Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride) but nowhere near the selection that iOS has. I'll probably go iPhone next time solely for that reason. » 9/22/13 7:47am 9/22/13 7:47am

Liberty dollars were shutdown because they denominated the coins in dollars and cents and moreso because there was video of the CEO of Liberty Dollars telling people they needed to "turn in" their old dollars for the new silver dollar coins. » 4/06/13 12:59am 4/06/13 12:59am

Store Dryer Sheets in Your Car to Keep You and Your Car Smelling Fresh

Reddit user j-mt recommends keeping an open box of dryer sheets under the driver's seat of your car. Not only will this keep your car smelling fresh, but if you feel a bit less than fresh after a heavy meal or hanging around smokers you can grab a dryer sheet and rub it over your clothes for a quick freshness pick-up. » 2/03/13 1:00pm 2/03/13 1:00pm

Stalk Your Interviewer Online to Prepare for a Job Interview

If you have a big job interview coming up and you know the name of the person conducting the interview, consider spending a few minutes stalking that person online so you can find hobbies or clubs shared in common—finding a connection that you can bring up during the interview will help help you stand out amongst the… » 2/03/13 11:00am 2/03/13 11:00am

DIY Bicycle Barometer Advises Whether to Ride Your Bike or Take Public…

If you're a fairweather bicycle commuter you might wish to know what the conditions will be like outside before you determine if you'll ride or take the subway, car, or bus. Maker weblog Optimise for the Common Case creator Richard J. Pope didn't wanted an easy way to make this decision so he built a "bicycle… » 2/02/13 4:00pm 2/02/13 4:00pm

Keep Essential Information Hidden in Plain Sight with a UV Pen

Considering the amount of passwords, PINs, and other vital information, such as Social Security numbers, that we have to keep handy it's not surprising that many people write down information like this and keep it on a sticky note or the back of a business card. If you want to keep essential information readily… » 2/02/13 3:00pm 2/02/13 3:00pm

Oven-Bake Brown Rice to Remove Guesswork

Brown rice, because it contains the brown hull that is removed to form white rice, takes longer to cook so many people who make great white rice can not properly make brown rice. Instead of using a pot on your range, consider baking the rice with water and butter to encourage the rice to absorb precisely the amount of… » 2/02/13 12:00pm 2/02/13 12:00pm

Gmail Allows You to Mark Spam Email from Friends as Suspicious

It seems like all of us have a friend or three that doesn't follow proper password security, gets hacked, and you receive spam email from that friend's account. If you mark that email as spam you have the option to instead mark it as suspicious—this keeps you safe from future spam emails from your friend's account but… » 2/02/13 11:00am 2/02/13 11:00am