Sunday, August 31, 2008

25 Ways to Build Stronger Friendships | Life Optimizer

25 Ways to Build Stronger Friendships | Life Optimizer: "Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive."

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Windows Mobile: The Best Free Apps for Your Windows Mobile Device


Windows Mobile: The Best Free Apps for Your Windows Mobile Device: "Despite the flurry of attention surrounding the iPhone and other new mobile phone platforms, Windows Mobile still has a widespread distribution and capacity for customization. Approaching its ninth birthday, Windows Mobile has a large selection of old and new software that helps enhance the user experience and make getting things done (and sometimes goofing off) all the easier. If you're rockin' a Windows Mobile handheld, check out our favorite programs, add-ons, and tweaks for getting the most out of your Windows Mobile device."

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Reclaim Your Time: 20 Great Ways to Find More Free Time | Zen Habits

Reclaim Your Time: 20 Great Ways to Find More Free Time | Zen Habits: "Are there a hundred different things you wish you could do with your life someday — anything from exercising to meditation or yoga to writing that novel you always wished you could write to reading more to relaxing and watching the sunrise?"

Poynter Online - SuperVision

Poynter Online - SuperVision: "Ten Things Great Bosses Know
There are all kinds of bosses. Some of them are great. I hope you're one of them, or the person you work for is. Here's my take on the art of being a great boss, including links to help you learn even more."

Monday, August 18, 2008

A Powerful PowerPoint 2007 Plugin: pptPlex

pptPlex is a plug-in that explores an alternate method for presenting a PowerPoint slide deck. Using pptPlex, you can present your slides as a tour through a zoomable canvas instead of a series of linear slides.

PowerPoint Style

Saturday, August 16, 2008

10 Movies Sold on a Sex Scene | SpoutBlog


10 Movies Sold on a Sex Scene | SpoutBlog: "Everyone knows that sex sells. And hundreds, if not thousands, of films have been marketed with sex. But here I've selected ten interesting cases of how a sex scene -- or many -- affected their respective film's ability to attract an audience."

Friday, August 15, 2008

Send Quick Notes to your Email Address in One Easy Step.


note2email.com: "Note2email is a web application designed to send quick text notes to any email address in the world."

PsyBlog: 10 Practical Uses For Psychological Research in Everyday Life

PsyBlog: 10 Practical Uses For Psychological Research in Everyday Life: "Well, here on PsyBlog we've got the scientific evidence. So here's my top 10 list of what you can learn practically from the psychological research discussed here recently."

How to Make Decisions


PsycPORT.com | Decision making myth debunked: "The research debunks earlier decision-making research that suggested decisions were best left to the 'powers of unconscious thought', says Dr Newell."

Thursday, August 14, 2008

A FREE Condom Ringtone from BBC & Gates Foundation



A Condom Ringtone for Mobile Phones courtesy BBC & Gates Foundation: "The BBC World Service, in an effort to prevent transmission of HIV in India, has created a free ringtone for your mobile phone that chants like 'condom, condom…'"

Adeona: A Free, Open Source System for Helping Track and Recover Lost and Stolen Laptops

Adeona is the first Open Source system for tracking the location of your lost or stolen laptop that does not rely on a proprietary, central service. This means that you can install Adeona on your laptop and go — there's no need to rely on a single third party. What's more, Adeona addresses a critical privacy goal different from existing commercial offerings. It is privacy-preserving. This means that no one besides the owner (or an agent of the owner's choosing) can use Adeona to track a laptop. Unlike other systems, users of Adeona can rest assured that no one can abuse the system in order to track where they use their laptop.

Adeona: A Free, Open Source System for Helping Track and Recover Lost and Stolen Laptops

The Mystery of the Showering Divers - Fourth-Place Medal - Olympics - Yahoo! Sports


Divers shower in between each dive to keep their muscles warm after getting out of the pool. The temperature of the pool water and the air are usually different (the pool is usually around 80 degrees, with the air temperature between 68 and 72 degrees). This difference can cause muscle tightness. To combat this, divers warm up in either the showers or a hot tub.
The mystery of the showering divers - Fourth-Place Medal - Olympics - Yahoo! Sports

Top 10 Most Dangerous Waves in the World


Top 10 Most Dangerous Waves in the World: "These days, with super advanced equipment, tow in access, and internet swell tracking, a growing number of surfers are getting rides on incredibly powerful waves."

How to Get More Energy on Less Sleep!

sleepy cat

1. Skip the venti latte
You might be tempted to suck down the biggest coffee ever when you’re tired, but if you need lasting energy, sip a little at a time throughout your day. Harvard research found that small, frequent doses of caffeine helped people stay awake for 28 hours."

More energy on less sleep! - Healthy Living on Shine: "Shut-eye is the ultimate energizer, if you can get enough of it. For the 99.9 percent of us who can't; we have five instant uppers.