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18 DIY office hacks that will blow your mind SURE, your iPhone is cool and all. But wouldn’t it be cooler if it were powered by toilet paper speakers and propped up by binder clips? To figure out the answer to that question, the Huffington Post tried out many of the most brilliant DIY computer hacks we had heard of. Here are the best of the bunch, which often require little more than random office supplies but make life way, way better. Moxie Marlinspike >> About This site is a partial collection of projects I've worked on, stories I've written down, and software I've published. In the past, I've worked as a software engineer, hacker, sailor, captain, and shipwright. I used to travel a lot; I've hopped freight trains across the US from coast-to-coast a bunch of times, have gotten some really great and some really terrible rides hitchhiking all across America, and have sailed a few near-derelict sailboats as far as I could take them.

Nutritionist’s guide to fridge food stacking IF YOU often find a good portion of your weekly grocery shop wilting at the bottom of the fridge, a leading nutritionist has some tips for how to better organise your fridge. Dr Joanna McMillan, a qualified nutrition scientist and dietitian, has created a “Foolproof Fridge Stacking Guide” for busy families, available in a new online magazine called Un-Glossy. Dr McMillan says she created the guide to help make it easier for families to eat healthily and reduce food waste. “There are so many people out there who portray this idea that everything is perfect … that they eat absolutely perfectly all the time and their children are perfect and wonderful. I don’t know anybody whose life is really like that,” she said. “Home life can be chaotic … it’s not always perfect.

Best 3D Printer 2014 - Top-Rated 3D Printers From classrooms to design shops, 3D printers seem to be popping everywhere. And as you would expect for a product that appeals to everyone from professional designers to educators to hobbyists, there's a wide array of 3D printers that vary wildly in both features and price tags. Based on our extensive evaluations and hours of testing of more than a dozen models in different price ranges, our top overall pick for those on a budget is the XYZ da Vinci Mini ($270), as its auto-calibration features are helpful to novices and it produces good prints at decent speeds. (If you want to save a little money, consider the da Vinci miniMaker, which is selling for $45 less than the Mini on Amazon, but is essentially the same printer. It connects via USB instead of wirelessly like the Mini.) Because 3D printer makers are constantly announcing new models that cost less, print things faster and produce larger objects than ever before, it's worth knowing about just-released printers before you buy.

Websites That Will Make You Smarter Forget formal schooling for 30 minutes. Here are outstanding examples of how a simple half-hour of web reading can increase your ability to understand and influence the world around you. Want to get smarter at understanding taxes or the economy? Want to better understand your own risk fears or why your teenager is so defiant? In Flight As we push back from our gate at Heathrow Airport we light the Boeing 747’s engines in pairs, starting with those under the starboard wing. A sudden hush falls in the cockpit as the air flow for the air-conditioning units is diverted. It’s this, air alone, that begins to spin the enormous techno-petals of the fans, faster and faster, until fuel and fire are added, and each engine wakes with a low rumble that grows to a smooth, unmistakable roar. We begin to taxi.

5 intellectually stimulating websites 1. Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, an interestingness hunter-gatherer and curious mind at large, who also writes for Wired UK and The Atlantic, among others, and is an MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow. She has gotten occasional help from a handful of guest contributors. Brain Pickings is a human-powered discovery engine for interestingness, a subjective lens on what matters in the world and why, bringing you things you didn’t know you were interested in — until you are. 2.

Aircraft Accident Report 3/2009 - Boeing 737-3Q8, G-THOF, 23 September 2007 Air Accidents Investigation Branch report The Air Accidents Investigation Branch was notified by the operator on the 5 October 2007 of an unstable approach and stall during a go-around by a Boeing 737-300 aircraft, G-THOF, at Bournemouth Airport. The event had occurred 12 days previously on the 23 September 2007. The following Inspectors participated in the investigation: 46 Most Intellectually Stimulating Sites That Will Spark Your Inner Genius in 10 Minutes a Day Curiosity has a lot to do with getting smarter. Learning is not just limited to the classroom anymore. It’s a life-long process that can enrich your knowledge every day. And the good news is that you access free online resources anywhere to help you grow. Your career, and personal life will never be the same if you can commit to some of these awesome resources in just ten minutes a day. There is a great chance you’ll be able to put at least one of these awesome sites to good use and come out as a better person than you were last year.

Air France Low Cost Long-haul Well I have found the service on AF to be quite good, I don't really understand why some feel obliged to slag off their own flag carrier, especially as in the case of AF such a treatment isn't deserved. AF isn't on the road to bankruptcy, let's not be silly. It does need to keep up with the market and deliver more sustainable profits in the long run. You shouldn't believe what your are told about AF pilots, as their conditions are just about average compared to other European flag carriers, and especially compared to their KLM colleagues, who are believe or nor more costly for the company. AF personnel and pilots have made significant efforts including the loss of leave days, pay freeze, retirement age now 65 iso 60.