Feb. 27, 2013
I find the Pocket feature of Mozilla Firefox browser really useful, even more so because my internet connection at home is slow.
I can save a link to the pocket, then read the article later when I have more time.
I can save several links while reading a news site, and then read the text version, which is much faster than having to wait for a bunch of the same graphic downloads over and over.
May 7, 2012
25 clever ideas to make life easier
Posted on November 01, 2011
Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls).
Gotcha! Find tiny lost items like earrings by putting a stocking over the vacuum hose.
Feb. 11, 2012
Many people don't know that web site names are case-insensitive. So are e-mail addresses, at least the ones I have used. And the "www." is usually added automatically. That seems to be something that has to be specified by the web site.
so typing FaceBook.com is the same as typing www.facebook.com
Jan. 17, 2012
from mental_floss Nov/Dec 2011
Muesli effect=Brazil nut effect : tendency of larger size particles to end up at top of mixture.
To counteract this : Hold the box upright and shake it side to side.
Oct. 20, 2011
Winter squash does not have to be peeled. The peel softens during cooking.
It is desirable to remove the seeds.
Yams are good in Chili. I discovered this myself, because that is what I had one day, and have since seen it in a recipe.
But I did not find carrots to be good in chili, even though they are great with most of the other stuff I put in my (vegetarian) chili.