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This only applies to people who have a condition where they can’t scratch an itch, like an injury or skin condition (otherwise just scratch it), but one new — albeit small — study suggests an interesting way to relieve an itchy arm or leg when you can’t scratch: Stand in front of a mirror and scratch the opposite limb.
We’re all guilty of it: the boss calls a team meeting during a busy time of the day. While you’re waiting for things to get started, you surreptitiously check your email. Then you start replying. Before you know it, the meeting is in full swing and you’re only half-listening as you continue to “multitask” on your phone or laptop. According to business website Entrepreneur, this is a terrible habit that we all need to break.
Every day is filled with tiny annoyances: from bottle tops that won’t open to shoelaces that keep coming undone. Thanks to the internet, someone’s out solving most of those problems for us. If you want to remove the tiny frustrations that plague you day to day, here are ten great solutions to get you started.
Earlier in the week, we asked you to share your worst Windows 10 update horror stories on Lifehacker and Gizmodo. We were expecting horrible anecdotes. You delivered.
I’m 35 years old. Every morning I wake up and ask myself, ‘when will it happen?’
What’s the tipping point? When does it begin?
When do I start wearing the same clothes for the rest of my life? What’s the high watermark? When does the tide roll back? What is the element of my personality that will make my children despise me? When will technology stop feeling exciting and vibrant? When will technology begin to confuse and anger me?
I may have already hit that point.
A split infinitive occurs when an adverb or other word is inserted between ‘to’ and the verb. One of the most famous examples of a split infinitive is the Star Trek tagline: “to boldly go where no man has gone before.” The adverb ‘boldly’ splits the infinitive ‘to go’. Confused? Here are 12 more grammar rules that you might not know; from rogue comma splices to the pitfalls of homonyms.