19 handy Google tricks that you weren’t aware of After covering everything that Google Search has to offer, you can easily forge that search only forms one small part of the Google behemoth. With so many different features and clients available, it’s very easy to use the basic features for each and leave it at that. However, if you delve a little deeper, there are many tricks hidden away that will help improve your experience. To help you out, here are a number of tips and tricks that you can use for four of Google’s more popular features: Gmail, Maps, Google Drive and Google News. Gmail Use Filtered Search Gmail’s search bar is very handy for finding that message you got months ago, but most people don’t realise how easy it is to access advanced search. Activate Starring Feature Sometimes you will come across important messages, but the only way you can mark them is with the yellow tab or star icon. Cut Down Text In Email Replies Keyboard Shortcuts Like all Google features, there are keyboard shortcuts that you can take advantage of.
Corrective lenses for the colorblind - Support Dave Ludwig Design with confidence, even if green looks like red to you. Are you colorblind? I am. And after years of wearing mismatched socks and squinting at traffic lights, I've become accustomed to my lack of color-coordination talent. However, Microsoft Office has some great features that can help you if you are colorblind. For example, here's a party invitation that comes with Word 2007: The invite is pretty nice, right? I know — if you’re colorblind, this is daunting. Choosing three colors that work Choose three colors. And then filled each of the shapes accordingly: Here are some other variations: This scheme… …looks like this: And this scheme… Print this out Here's something you can print out to make picking colors easier: Here's how to use it: Pick any color you like. Where can you find the color picker? Here's how to find it when selecting shapes. Insert or click a shape. Tip Right-click the More Fill Colors command in step 3, and then click Add to Quick Access Toolbar. About the author
How to Live with Introverts by =SchroJones on deviantART List of hoaxes on Wikipedia This is a list of known historical hoaxes on Wikipedia. Its purpose is to document hoaxes on Wikipedia, in order to improve our detection and understanding of them. It is considered a hoax if it was a clear or blatant attempt to make up something, as opposed to libel, vandalism or a factual error. A hoax can be added to this page if it meets the requirements above. For many of the below hoaxes, you can see an archived version of the deleted article by clicking on its title (see also list of archived hoaxes). Hoaxes extant for at least one year Hoaxes extant for at least one month This section lists hoaxes covered for at least one month but less than one year. Hoaxes extant for less than one month Note: This section should list only hoaxes covered in independent third-party sources. See also Notes Further reading
Best Disney World Restaurants for First Time Disney Visitors Welcome to the Disney Food Blog. If you enjoy this post, you should check out the tour of the site to see all the great Disney Food information we have. Everyday we receive lots of mail from you, our awesome DFB readers, asking for restaurant suggestions and recommendations. So when a Disney first-time visitor recently asked what restaurants we would recommend for their upcoming trip, we couldn’t think of a better panel of experts to ask than YOU! When I put the question out on the Disney Food Blog Facebook page, I was overwhelmed by the huge and immediate response that I got! Let’s take a look at your recommendations for the restaurants first timers must experience on that inaugural Walt Disney World trip! If you have other thoughts or ideas — or, better yet, stories of your favorite restaurants during a first-time visit — please share them with all of us in the comments section! Chef Mickey’s at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Chef Mickey's is highly recommended by our DFB Readers! Les Halles
Like Water for Chocolate (film) Like Water for Chocolate is a 1992 film in the style of magical realism based on the popular novel, published in 1989 by first-time Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel. It earned all 11 Ariel awards of the Mexican Academy of Motion Pictures, including the Ariel Award for Best Picture, and became the highest grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the United States at the time. Tita, as the youngest daughter in a traditional Mexican family, is forbidden to marry. Therefore, when Pedro, the boy she has fallen in love with, and his father come to ask for Tita’s hand in marriage, Tita's mother, Mama Elena, refuses. A year later, and Tita's emotions again infuse a meal that she cooks. Rosaura gives birth to a baby boy, but Tita is the one who is able to nurse the child. Dr. Rosaura soon gives birth to a second child, Esperanza. Twenty years pass, and Rosaura dies of "severe digestive problems".
The 50 most interesting articles on Wikipedia « Copybot Deep in the bowels of the internet, I came across an exhaustive list of interesting Wikipedia articles by Ray Cadaster. It’s brilliant reading when you’re bored, so I got his permission to post the top 50 here. Bookmark it, start reading, and become that person who’s always full of fascinating stuff you never knew about. The top 50 Wikipedia articles by interestingness 1. *Copybot is not responsible for the hours and hours that disappeared while you were exploring this list. Edit: If you enjoyed this list, I’ve since posted 50 more of Wikipedia’s most interesting articles. Like this: Like Loading... Related Picking flicks About six months ago, it dawned on me that whenever someone asked me if I'd seen a particular film, my answer was almost invariably no. In "Copybot articles"
Members of the Northeast Ohio Lego Users Group create beautiful works, brick by brick (video) Lego fanatic Adrian Drake, right, and his son, Ethan, piece together a second Lego edition of the Serenity ship from the television series "Firefly." The model, which will entail some 70,000 bricks, is the builder's pride and joy. Scott Shaw/The PD Painters see the world in oils. Sculptors transform objects into clay. Then there are those who perceive their surroundings as compilations of tiny plastic bricks. What's more, they walk among us. If the name doesn't sound kid-friendly, that's because it isn't. NEOLUG is decidedly warm and welcoming, but what its small band of members accomplish together and individually is beyond the scope, not to mention the financial capacity, of even the brightest youngsters. Adrian Drake's pride and joy is this 70,000-piece replica of the "Serenity" ship from the television series "Firefly." Consider Adrian Drake (brickfrenzy.com), a father of two in Westlake and a founding member of NEOLUG. At the moment, he's actually working on a commission. 934 S.
Storyville: 3 Essential Books You Should Read in Every Major Genre This list is entirely subjective, based on books that I’ve read over the years. But what they all have in common is that they’ve stayed with me. Many of these titles I’ve read over and over again. Some are touchstones, lodestones that I reference when I get blocked, bowing at the feet of masters that have taught me everything I’ve ever learned about what makes compelling fiction. I’m hoping that you’ve read most of these and will spend much of this column nodding your head in agreement. More importantly, I hope you find some new authors and novels that will enlighten you at some point down the road. NOTE: The genres I’ve picked are “major” to me, not to publishing in general. The Hobbit (1937) and Lord of the Rings (1954-1955) by J.R.R. I’m just going to lump it all together, here, so grant me that if you would. Buy J.R.R. Weaveworld (1987) by Clive Barker Buy Weaveworld from Amazon.com American Gods (2001) by Neil Gaiman Buy American Gods: Author's Preferred Text from Amazon.com
100 Websites You Should Know and Use Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. Among them: “hliziﬁkh,” a wild but powerful strike; “hrakkarikh,”a quick and accurate strike; and “gezrikh,” a fake-out or decoy strike. Culture My Year of TED: How 54 talks changed a life By Kylie Dunn What do you get when you cross a 39-year-old perfectionist with 54 TED Talks and far more honesty than any person probably needs to experience?