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Food may be the best vehicle for learning a new language. After all, we all have to eat, and cooking and eating with others engages all of our senses. This free course from MIT teaches basic Italian, Italian culture and cooking for the Mediterranean diet all at the same time.
Sabreing a champagne bottle doesn’t really require a sword — a long chef’s knife will do. While it doesn’t make your bubbly taste better or pour smoother, it’s a fun way to kick off a ceremony and impress your guests. If you’re into the idea, the folks at Bon Appetit show you how it’s done in this video.
Hi Lifehacker, I work in a call centre and often have bits of spare time between my calls. It adds up to a lot of time wasted per day but the time between calls isn’t huge. Are there any things I can be doing to improve myself in this time? Maybe learning a language? I’d be interested in what ideas you guys might have!
Google Helpouts is a new service that connects you to real experts who can help you with a variety of problems. Whether it’s a household plumbing problem, a tricky tech problem or how to stick to your diet, there’s someone on Helpouts who can assist. Here’s a look at some of the best and most useful Helpouts we could find.
Google Helpouts is a new service that connects you to experts, live over video chat, to get help with issues ranging from home repair, makeup and style, learning a new language or general lifestyle advice. You can browse and select someone to talk to based on qualifications, category and price.