The SurfShelf Turns Exercise Equipment Into A Walking Desk

We’ve talked about the dangers of sitting all day many times before. Standing desks and walking desks are good solutions, but if you want to use gadgets on your elliptical, bicycle, or other exercise equipment, the SurfShelf does it well.


Gradually Declutter Your Home By One Item Every Day

If you live in a seriously cluttered house, downsizing all at once can feel like an impossible challenge. Wise Bread shares a simple tip to do it gradually: get rid of one (or ten) things every day.


You Might Be Standing All Wrong: Here's How To Fix Your Imbalance

Standing. It’s just something you do, right (like breathing)? The truth is there’s a perfectly aligned and balanced way to stand.


Easily Remove Dark Circles From Under The Eyes In Photoshop

One of the less attractive features of most people — especially those of us who are pretty tired — are the bags under our eyes. If you want to make someone look a little more awake, you can remove them easily in Photoshop using a curves layer.


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Why It's Better To Fail As Quickly As Possible

Most of us don’t like to admit when we’ve failed, so we tend to put it off for as long as possible. Google X’s Rapid Evaluation head Rich DeVaul explains why this costs money and time, and how it ultimately hinders progress.


'The Goal Isn't To Be Frugal Forever'

Being frugal is good. Saving money is such an obvious benefit to our lives that it drives our whole economy. However, as finance blog The College Investor points out, we aren’t meant to stay frugal forever.


How To Limit Gmail's Personalised Ads

Google’s algorithms have always scanned Gmail messages to display personalised advertisements, but a recent update to the terms of service has everyone talking about it again. You can’t stop scanning altogether, but if you want to limit what kinds of ads you see — and even get rid of some — you can do so with a few tweaks.


Make Your iPhone Automatically Dial Someone's Extension

We don’t remember phone numbers too often nowadays because our smartphones remember them for us. But what about when you need to dial an extension, too? Rather than write it down in a note, Yahoo! Tech reveals a simple way to make your iPhone do the work for you.


Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr' Brings Small Changes, Long-Term Support

Canonical released the latest version of Ubuntu Linux this week, with a bit of polish all around. Here’s what you’ll find.


Why Australians Don't Put Enough In Their Superannuation

Australians are increasingly relying on superannuation for their retirement income, but despite more than 20 years of compulsory super, many people are not retiring with enough.