February 11, 2014

Some practical tips

How to fold a fitted sheet

Google has changed its terms of service and will start using your face and name and profile details in its ads in what Google call 'shared endorsements'.    If you find this outrageous, you can opt out at this link

How strangers could soon be invading your inbox Gmail about to get even less private with update that allows people to send you emails without having your address.  How to Disable Gmail's New Feature that Let Google+ Users Email You

Students who take notes in longhand rather than on a laptop do significantly better in later tests on both factual learning and conceptual learning,  Longhand notes not only lead to higher quality learning in the first place; they are also a superior strategy for storing new learning for later study.

The unlikely new medicine… pickled cabbage: New research reveals it may help with allergies, coughs, colds and more

FYI: An inch of rain on an acre of land weighs 113.31 tons.

10 Amazing Life Hacks

Use a kettle to make boiling water for teas and coffees.
Cover hard and slippery wooden floors with a rug or carpet.
Use a newspaper to keep abreast of current affairs and opinion.
Prolong the shelf life of food by storing perishable items in a fridge or freezer.
Find your books easily by storing them with the spine facing outwards.
Consume and digest food to keep yourself alive for longer.
Repurpose old ice into an amazing, refreshing water drink.

Pay Kids for Chores with Screen Time Tokens

How to Find Your Way Without a Smartphone or GPS

Boy scouts always asked us why they had to learn to use a map — we told them because maps work with bullet holes in them

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Boy scouts always asked us why they had to learn to use a map — we told them because maps work with bullet holes in them

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