Cloud Patches: Google Status Dashboard, Docker On Azure

The latest updates and additions for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.


Five Best Audiobook Services

If you’re looking for ways to fit more books into your life, listening to audiobooks is a great way to do it. You can listen on your commute, on holidays, or at home while you’re doing other things. This week, we’re looking at five of the best audiobook services, based on your nominations.


Solder Without A Soldering Iron Using Steel Wire And Fire

If you need to make some simple electronics repairs, but don’t have a soldering iron, you aren’t completely doomed. You can use plenty of other tools, along with almost any heat source, to solder whatever needs soldering.


How Jargon Ruins Our Attempts To Communicate

In this high-tech, gee-whiz world, more and more people seem to speak in jargon or, as I like to call it, gibberish. Whether it’s exclusive terms understandable by only a certain few, buzz-words intended to impress in meetings, or euphemisms to make something seem better than it is, the use of jargon really does little more than confuse the listener.


Rules To Remember When You Visit A Nude Beach

When it comes to nude beaches, there are some simple rules of etiquette that transcend borders. This video from the folks at Rev3 breaks them all down nicely.


Dig Yourself Out Of A Rut By Creating Something

If you’re feeling discouraged, getting started on something new can help. If you’re not sure what to do, just start creating something, anything.


16GB Sandisk USB Flash Drives Are $5 Each At Officeworks

You can never have enough USB thumb drives, unless of course you have a problem with hoarding and you’re drowning in portable storage devices. For everyone who doesn’t fit this description, Officeworks is currently offering 16GB Cruzer Force flash drives for five bucks each.


Decide What Style Of Beer You Want To Drink With This Flow Chart

There are so many types of beer out there that it can be tough to decide what you want to imbibe. This handy flow chart is here to help you with that.


Popular Tips Site gHacks Hits Patreon As Ad Revenue Dwindles

Martin Brinkmann’s gHacks is one of the best resources for Windows-related tips and includes articles covering everything from useful utilities and tools to the latest, experimental browser features. Unfortunately, gHacks has been hit hard by the increased use of adblockers and as a result, is turning to Patreon to survive.


Save Chicken Skin To Make An Addictive Baked Snack

If you prep and cook a lot of poultry at home, you might find at some point that you need to trim away chicken skin. When this happens, don’t even think about tossing those skins away! Save them instead to make an addictive, crave-worthy crackling.