Pick the Right Produce: Your Shopping Cheat Sheet You don't need to buy everything organic to stay pesticide-free. Print out this handy-dandy guide for your next shopping trip. Surprise: Some conventionally grown fruits and veggies are relatively pesticide-free, according to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit organization that strives to protect public health. When you're buying any of the "Dirty Dozen," which are more likely to be contaminated with chemicals, it's worth spending a little extra on organically grown varieties. How to use iTunes Match to upgrade audio quality Accessing your iTunes library from other computers and iOS devices is the chief benefit of iTunes Match, but it's not the only benefit. You can use iTunes Match to upgrade the low-bit-rate tracks in your library to 256kbps AAC files. After subscribing to iTunes Match and letting it back up your library, all you need to do is create a Smart Playlist to round up all the songs in your library with bit rates less than 256kbps, take the leap of faith of deleting those files, and then use iTunes Match to download 256kbps versions of the songs you just deleted. Here are the steps required to perform this audio upgrade:
Magic Boxes: A Life As Lou Online Class Due to popular demand, I am doing a tutorial on the Magic Boxes I showed off in some previous posts. To begin, choose your paper. You need six sheets of matching paper (preferably a heavier weight). Choose one for your outside, budgeting for a contrasting one for your lid, and 4 to create the inside boxes. Cut as follows (all measurement are in inches): Outside: 6 x 11 3/4ths Fractions in any integer base Here is why it works. Consider Equation (1). bN = c1 + q1, where q1 = c2b-1 +c3b-2 +c4b-3 + … bq1 = c2 + q2 … …bqn-1 = cn + qn, where we continue until qn = 0. Now suppose we are given a fraction M10 in base 10 and we wish to convert it to a fraction N in base b. Then, since N = M10, bM = bM10.
10 Essential Home Improvement DIYer Smart Phone Apps Despite what you might think, DIY doesn’t mean you have to do it all by yourself. No; there’s an app for that. Because there is no need to go into a home improvement project totally blind, we’ve created a list of essential smart phone apps for the DIYer in you – some digital tools that will help you with many of your home improvement projects and ensure that they run smoother. 1. Home Improvement Glossary The veterans of the home improvement world can likely ignore this first app, however, if you’re a beginner that is tackling your first of many DIY projects, do yourself a favor and start out on the right foot.
9 Essential Free Programs Every College Student Must Have One of the largest computer-related expenses is that of software. Owners of new computers often spend hundreds of dollars on their computer’s operating system, office suite, email program, calendar, and other programs. This does not need to be. Here are nine programs that you can use to outfit your computer – for free! OpenOffice.org iPhone - How to Put an iPhone Into DFU Mode DFU means Device Firmware Update. If a restore using Recovery Mode doesn't work you will want to use DFU Mode as a last resort. When placing your iPhone into DFU Mode it does not load the OS before attempting the restore Watch the Video!For your convenience this tutorial is available in video format also. Click the Watch It button to view the tutorial!
Wipe Off Weekly Menu Board I am a meal planner. I refuse to go grocery shopping without my week’s worth of meals planned out and list made. (It’s either that or wander aimlessly around the grocery store for two hours and then make ten more trips back during the week to get things I forgot.) Once I get the groceries unloaded, I usually forget what I planned for, so I put together this super easy wipe-off menu board to keep track of what’s for dinner each night! Wipe-Off Menu Board Tutorial
15 Web Alternatives to Popular Desktop Software Web applications for business have come a long way. They used to be poor imitations of their desktop counterparts, with only one or two functions and not at all practical. But my, have these apps grown. Google Envelopes - concept way of sending mails Rahul Mahtani & Yofred Moik students from Syracuse University (US) came up with this concept called Google Envelopes that enable you to map the course of mail as if it was a story. Then the envlopes can be sent through G-Mail itself. ONLY a concept so far, but totally will rock our world. Related Posts