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Facebook Twitter Kitchen Tour: Kittie's Precision Micro KitchenNew York. Czy można przeżyć wojnę nuklearną? The 50-Percent Solution. This post is from staff writer Sierra Black.

The 50-Percent Solution

Sierra writes about frugality, sustainable living, and getting her kids to eat kale at When I started getting serious about frugal living, my husband dredged up one piece of juicy financial advice he recalled from his grad school days: Use half of what you normally would. Use a Grocery Price Book to Slash Your Food Spending. While reading Amy Dacyczyn’s The Complete Tightwad Gazette this afternoon, I learned a great new money hack.

Use a Grocery Price Book to Slash Your Food Spending

Dacyczyn (pronounced “decision”) advocates using a grocery price book to save big bucks at the supermarket. A grocery price book is an ongoing list of the items you most commonly purchase and how much you paid for them. This list allows you to detect price cycles, spot bargains, and plan your shopping trips for maximum savings. Dacyczyn explains: My price book is a small loose-leaf binder.

I began by writing down prices on sale flyers and from my grocery slips. When Dacyczyn first published this technique nearly twenty years ago, personal computers were not ubiquitous. How to Survive in the Post-Apocalyptic World. I ordered VOIP service from Comcast the other day, and the lady who sold it to me said I would be getting a new cable modem in the mail, along with a return address label so I could mail back the old one.

How to Survive in the Post-Apocalyptic World

I was expecting something about the size of a shoebox to show up in the mail and was more than a little surprised to see this 24″ x 24″ x 24″ monstrosity delivered: Read More I think it is common knowledge that TV and entertainment is a copycat industry. Schmoozing 101: Tips for shy techies. Gail Farnsley seems like a natural at networking.

Schmoozing 101: Tips for shy techies

She made it part of her regular work schedule while an IT executive, and it's now part of her current job in academia. But Farnsley, a visiting professor at Purdue University's College of Technology in West Lafayette, Ind., says her networking skills didn't come easily. An introvert by nature, she says she was sick with nerves the first time she had to speak to the board of directors at one of her former employers. Nearly everyone has been unnerved at some time or another when meeting new people. But those who are introverted, shy or both usually have a more difficult time than others when faced with networking, says Naomi Karten, principal of Karten Associates in Randolph, Mass., and author of the e-book How to Survive, Excel and Advance as an Introvert. Summertime Guide to Avoiding Stings, Bites, and Nuisances.

Five Best Places to Set Up Shop Online. The Step-by-Step Guide to Digitizing Your Life. Start to Finish Guide to Whipping Your Music's Metadata into Shape. Set up a healthy, usable workspace. Master the Art of Working Remotely - Gina Trapani. By Gina Trapani | 10:23 AM June 16, 2009 Over the past five years I’ve worked off-site and online for employers across the country using email, chat, and web-based collaboration apps.

Master the Art of Working Remotely - Gina Trapani

My work life has been the envy of my traditional nine-to-five friends. While they suit up in an office-appropriate outfit, grab the briefcase, and brave a commute every weekday, I get to work from home (and my employers get to save money on office space). But working with people in different cities and time zones with minimal face time presents a whole new set of challenges. While the tools available for working remotely are better than ever, it’s how you use them that really counts. Sharpen your email skills. Be “present” via instant messenger or Web-based chat. Collaborate online with the tools that best fit your client and project. Set up regular voice or video chat check-ins. Geek to Live: The Usable Home. 50 Ways to Be Romantic on the Cheap. Post written by Leo Babauta.

50 Ways to Be Romantic on the Cheap

Follow me on twitter . Often my articles on family are about spending time with your kids, but today we’ll talk about another important aspect of families: couples. If you’ve got a significant other, I highly recommend you keep the spark of your relationship alive and find ways to show you appreciate each other, every week and every day, if possible. EcoSalon: Organic Green Fashion, Design, Food, Tech, Travel, Culture, Pets and Lifestyle. How to Get Rid of Ear Mites. I used to think pets that walked in circles and attacked their ears were cute, until I did a little bit of research about getting rid of ear mites (Otodectes cynotis).

How to Get Rid of Ear Mites

Ear mites are a bit scary, actually, if they’re allowed to do enough damage to your pet. As it turns out, cats and dogs can get an infection from ear mites if they aren’t treated, doing damage to their middle ear which throws off their balance and either causes them to not walk or to walk in circles constantly. Worse still, ear mites have been implicated as the cause of allergic reactions similar to those of dust mites. In fact, many people who test positive for dust mite allergies also test positive for ear mite allergies. 20 Things I Wish I Had Known When Starting Out in Life. “Everything has been figured out, except how to live.” - Jean-Paul Sartre I’m nearly 35 years old, and I’ve made my share of mistakes in my life.

20 Things I Wish I Had Known When Starting Out in Life

I’m not a big believer in regrets … and I have learned tremendously from every single mistake … and my life is pretty great. Własna firma w Rwandzie « Konrad jest w Rwandzie. Dress Code: When You're Sick Of All Your Clothes. Advice on Dressing Like a Post-Collegiate Adult Male. How to Be the Perfect Host in the 21st Century. Set Up a Fully Automated, Torrent-Seeding Media Center.

SExpand @macrumpton: Click the image for the full size to see what I'm talking about.

Set Up a Fully Automated, Torrent-Seeding Media Center

Here's a side-by-side shot of Miro and MPC, both playing the same frame of "Pioneer One" S01E01 720p (h264) mkv file. Notice the difference in quality. XBMC and Boxee are comparable to MPC, I just used that for a quick screen shot (not full screen by default). Czyszczenie klawiatury - jak oczyścić klawiaturę.