29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier There are so many wonderful websites around, and it is difficult to know each and every one of them. The below list provides some of those websites that I find particularly helpful, even though they are not as famous or as prevalent as some of the big names out there. 1. BugMeNot Are you bugged constantly to sign up for websites, even though you do not wish to share your email? If yes, then BugMeNot is for you. WasteNoTime WasteNoTime is a browser extension which is designed to help you manage your time spent on the Internet more efficiently. Time Tracker feature gives you reports on what web sites you spent most of your time. Instant Lockdown feature allows you to focus on your work for a period of time with limited Internet access. Time Quota feature automatically block selected web sites when you have spent a preset amount of time on them each day. WasteNoTime 3.3 is now available both for Safari and for Chrome. You may share settings across multiple browsers or multiple computers.
50 Kick-Ass Websites You Need to Know About It's time to update the entries in your browser's links toolbar. But with recent estimates putting the size of the internet at well more than 100 million distinct websites, it's getting harder and harder to get a handle on all the great stuff that's out there. That's why we've compiled this list. And unlike some lists you may have seen, which try to name the very "best" websites, but end up just telling you a lot of stuff you already know, we've chosen instead to highlight 50 of our favorite sites that fly under most people's radar.
70 Things Every Computer Geek Should Know. The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field. A geek is one who isn’t satisfied knowing only the surface facts, but instead has a visceral desire to learn everything possible about a particular subject. A techie geek is usually one who knows a little about everything, and is thus the person family and friends turn to whenever they have a question. If you’re that type of person and are looking for a few extra skills to pick up, or if you’re a newbie aiming to get a handhold on the honor that is geekhood, read on to find out what skills you need to know.
17 Web Toys for Your Procrastination Pleasure Sometimes you need to take a break from work and just veg out by doing something mindless and pleasant. TV or a game of solitaire is good for that, but both require a set time commitment. There are hundreds of alternatives on the internet in the form of web toys. Bedbug trap: University team develops non-toxic solution Sun. Jun. 1, 2014 by Karen Sanders, staff writer (NaturalHealth365) Bedbugs! For many, the word is associated only with the cheerful-sounding, rhyming advice: “good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite….” 10 Amazing Sites That Will Pay You For Your Writing So you’ve got a thing for writing, but do it for your own pleasure? Maybe you’ve tried earning some cash with your content, but didn’t manage to find the right strategy? It’s time to start reaping the benefits of your talent. The Internet offers plenty of opportunities for bloggers and content writers1; you only need to trust the right sites and start making a decent income with writing.
15 productive websites to waste your time on online Those days when you sit around your cubicles liking pictures off your Facebook news feed, or scanning 9GAG for a few chuckles, take a leaf from our book and look deeper for something more meaningful. In case you’re too lazy to do that (which we completely understand), we decided to put together a list of websites that put just a little bit of constructiveness into time-wasting: 1. How to do thingsHow To Do Things – It’s not like this site needs much of an introduction. From subjects ranging from ‘How to throw a great birthday party’ to ‘How to make a wind chime from spoons’ to the unconventional ‘How to fart silently’ and ‘Where to stash your… ahem… sandwiches.’ Tesla Town teaches students about electricity system From nuclear power plants to solar powered homes, TCIPG’s free new iPad app, Tesla Town, allows young students to explore and learn about different energy sources used for electricity production today. “Most people don’t have a lot of information about where electricity comes from,” said Jana Sebestik, Assistant Director of STEM Curriculum Design for the Office for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (MSTE) and co-creator of the app. “One of our goals is just to educate people about the various sources.” The Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIPG), a multi-university center administered by Illinois' Information Trust Institute, worked with Sebestik and MSTE to create this interactive application. The app includes realistic, interactive illustrations of how electricity is produced, such as burning coal to create steam or controlling water flow through a dam.
11 ways to waste time at work online Drag and drop the colours in each row to arrange them by hue order, with the first and last colours in each row being fixed. It can be slightly headache-inducing, but it is easy to obsess about as you inevitably overestimate how good you are. You can also compare yourself to your peers and try as hard you might, getting your score as close to zero as possible is extremely difficult. Addictiveness: 7/10 Time wasting: 6/10 MobileBytes Certifies Epson TM-m30 POS Receipt Printer Bundled Solution Delivers Powerful, intuitive Restaurant Management Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, announced that MobileBytes, provider of restaurant mobile POS applications, has certified the Epson TM-m30 POS receipt printer for its newest cloud-based restaurant POS management application. The joint solution is available now through MobileBytes and its resellers. MobileBytes certified the compact EpsonTM-m30 POS receipt printer to provide its customers with a DHCP enabled, fast, mobile, thermal print option and to complement the sleek look of its iPad Tablet POS.
The Top 51 Time Wasters (Updated for 2015) Do you enjoy number games? If so, 2048 will quickly become your favorite time waster. I wasted nearly an hour of perfectly good time the first time I played 2048. Complete Beginner's Guide to UX Research In an industry devoted to the people who use our products, services, and applications, research is paramount. We ask questions. We take notes. We learn everything we can about the target audience, and then iteratively test our work throughout the design process. Want UX Tips Delivered Straight to Your Inbox? Original UX articles