Build Your Own Sawhorse Desk for More Work Space
It's great to have an excuse to break out the power tools, and even better if you find a project that will give you more storage or work space. These sawhorse desk plans, which are available for a variety of skill levels, offer both.
Make a "No Guilt Agreement" with Friends When You're Too Busy to Meet
Trapped in a "cult of busy"
, you tell your friends you can't meet up, and they've probably said the same thing to you. It happens. But to maintain that strong bond, you need to stop guilt-tripping each other.
Set Up Custom, Automated Out-of-Office Replies for Your Twitter
When you're going on vacation and disconnecting from Twitter, you don't want people to think you're ignoring them. An automated out-of-office reply can take care of that, and Amit Agarwal of Labnol
shows you how to do it.
The Hidden Benefits of Talking to Strangers
We're told from a young age to not talk to strangers. While that's great advice in many circumstances, it's not a perfect rule. Sometimes, talking with the occasional stranger can have surprising benefits to your well being. Let's take a look at some of them.
The OS LinuX Desktop
Reader Oliver wanted to make his Linux Mint desktop look as much like a Mac as possible so others would find it easy to use. Given some of our previous Linux featured desktops, we know it wasn't tough, but the end-result still looks great. Here's how it's all set up.