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This Interactive Tool Calculates How Much Time And Money You Waste Commuting

Commuting doesn’t have to be a waste. There are plenty of ways to get more out of it. If you’re curious, though, this calculator tells you just how much time and money you’ll spend commuting in your lifetime.


Cram Coins Between A Wrench And A Bolt When You Don't Have The Right Sized Wrench

Sometimes, you grab the wrong wrench for a job. You could go back and grab the correct one, but if you’re feeling especially lazy (or you just don’t own the right one), Instructables user M3G points out that a little loose change can save the day.


Drill Straighter Holes By Using An Old CD As A Guide

If you’re having trouble making straight holes with your handheld power drill, an old CD can make for a cheap and effective guide.


Loosen Nuts On Really Long Bolts With A DIY PVC Socket Wrench

When a bolt is really long, removing a nut from it can be a huge pain. You can’t use a normal socket wrench and if there’s not enough space around the bolt, you can’t use much else. This DIY PVC tool should do the trick.


Giphy Capture For Mac OS X Lets You Make GIFs Of Anything On Your Desktop

Giphy, one of our favourite GIF search engines, launched a new tool for Mac users today that lets you make a GIF of anything that’s happening on your desktop.


Phi Calculator Helps Calculate The Golden Ratio For Your Designs

The golden (or divine) ratio is a staple of good photography and design. When you’re creating web pages or crafting designs in Photoshop, it could help to have a numerical value to guide your work. This tool can help.


This Three-Part Video Teaches You Everything You Need To Know About Multimeters 

Using a multimeter for your electronics projects isn’t terribly complicated, but really understanding how they work takes a much deeper understanding. YouTuber Martin Lorton’s three-part video guide is that exact kind of deep dive.


The Most Essential Electronics Hand Tools (And How To Use Them)

Video: We talk about all kinds of electronics projects and name drop a variety of hand tools. But if you’ve never known exactly what tools you need or how to use them, Adafruit walks you through everything you need to know.


Review Sceptic Makes It Easy To Spot Fake Hotel Reviews

Fake reviews are everywhere online. If you want to check whether a particular hotel’s reviews are real before you book it, the Review Sceptic tool can help.


I'm Russell Brown, Principal Designer At Adobe, And This Is How I Work

If you work with any sort of digital media, whether it be video, photos, vector graphics, humble PDFs, or animation, it’s almost certain that there’s an Adobe product in your workflow. So what are the go-to apps for someone who works at Adobe?


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