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Cleaning the house is a necessary chore, but few people really love doing it. Still, like many chores, our perception of the hassle involved is often much worse than the reality. Here are some ways you can streamline the process of cleaning, make sure you have the tools on-hand when you need them, and never wonder what you should do next.
Threading a needle isn’t horribly difficult, but it can be a pain if you don’t do it regularly. The Art of Manliness has a time-saving tip that makes it much easier: Move the needle to the thread, not the thread to the eye of the needle.
In Windows 7, once you knew the right word, or combination of words, to type into the search box of the Start Menu, it’s pretty easy to track down the exact application you want to run without diving through a bunch of menus. It’s possible to take this a step further in Windows 8.1, with a couple of letters taking you directly to what you want.
With services such as Google Fonts making it simple to add more flavoursome type to your web designs, there are few reasons not to consign the likes of Tahoma and Arial to the “if all else fails” bin. What is bothersome is having to change a font and reload a page just to see what it looks like. That’s where TypeWonder can save you time.
You may not realise it, but you can do an awful lot from your keyboard. You can launch apps, switch between windows, edit text and even clean out your email, all without ever moving your hands. Even if you’ve learned the basics, here are 10 actions that might be worth working into your muscle memory.