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When traveling—or just being paranoid—you have reason to worry about a sneaky pickpocket coming to steal your wallet. Even if the chances are slim, getting stranded in a foreign place can be scary and troublesome. How-to illustrator Yumi Sakugawa offers up an info-comic with plenty of helpful suggestions to make your pockets essentially theft-proof. Take the time to make yourself a decoy wallet . Use your money belt-just be sure not to take out your money belt, which defeats the purpose of having a concealed wallet beneath your clothes. Use basic common sense, such as not advertising your fancy video equipment or leaving things unattended.
So you've spent a lot of time discovering and downloading new music, but your library's a mess. You're still using the same player you used 5 years ago, the files are in 10 different places on your hard drive, and your metadata looks like a tornado hit it. Take some time this weekend to clean up your library once and for all. Note: If you're using a streaming service like Spotify, you probably don't have much of a library to clean up—it's already done for you. This is more for the old school among us that are still carefully crafting a local library of ripped and downloaded songs. If you've sprinted into the streaming-only future, these tips probably aren't for you.
We all have webapps and services that we love, but that doesn't make them perfect. If you want to do more with Gmail, remove annoying parts of Facebook, connect two webapps you love, automate tedious actions, and more, you can do all this with a few clever scripts, extensions, and services. Here are our 10 favorites. 10.
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This Video from Youtube user Brusspup shows you how to do a cool science experiment from home that will make water appear to freeze in mid-air. The sound waves from the speaker will cause the water droplets to fall in a uniform pattern. Combine that with a camera that follows the same frequency in frames per second, and a picture is taken at a time when a new droplet is in the same spot.
Editor’s Note : This is a guest post from Scott Young of ScottHYoung.com Imagine getting a full day’s work done by noon. Sounds impossible, right?
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March 28, 2013 Away with Bottles
Around the world, Hindus are celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colors. Holi is a popular springtime celebrations observed on the last full moon of the lunar month. Participants traditionally throw bright, vibrant powders at friends and strangers alike, celebrating the arrival of Spring, commemorating Krishna's pranks, and allowing everyone a momentary freedom -- a chance to drop their inhibitions and simply play and dance. Gathered here are images of this year's Holi festival from across India and several other countries. [ 31 photos ] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: