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- Five Tips For Setting Up The Ideal Home Office
- Lifehacker's Static Podcast With Gizmodo & Kotaku: Episode Two
- Identity Swap: How To Make It As An Independent Illustrator
- Ten Android Tips And Tricks To Get Things Done Faster
- Epson WorkForce ET-4550 Printer Review: The Cartridge Slayer
- Why It's Better To Reward Groups Than Inviduals
Chrome: There are lots of ways to brighten up your new tab page, but Delight is one of the most inspiring (and beautiful) I’ve seen. It’s functional too: It combines your most-visited pages, the weather, your Chrome apps, bookmarks, and history, with a gorgeous time-lapse that makes you just stop and stare.
How often do you catch yourself putting things off until tomorrow? Does “tomorrow” ever really come? In Solving the Procrastination Puzzle, you’ll learn what causes you to procrastinate, how it can negatively affect your life, and some practical ways to fight it off.
I’ve been an independent illustrator working in comics for a few years now. It’s a bag on the side of my two “real” jobs: teaching and motion graphics design. The dream was to have the sales of my comics contribute the bulk of my income, but recent events have forced me to consider that limiting my creative outlet to comics is an uphill struggle I may never overcome.
School quizzes occasionally contain a puzzle so fiendish that it even stumps intelligent adults. (Teachers have to get their kicks somehow, y’know.) The above brain-teaser recently appeared on an elementary school entrance exam in Hong Kong and quickly went viral. How long will it take you to solve it?
Back in the 1980s, most office desks were identikit oblongs dominated by huge beige computer monitors and chunky keyboards. (If you were lucky, there was maybe enough room for a notepad, stapler and dictionary.) These days, the office desk is a much sleeker beast thanks to the rise of digital media and all-new ways of working. This infographic takes a look at the desk’s evolution: from the days of the Compaq Portable to the trendy era of desk cycles.
iPad: The split view multitasking feature in iOS 9 is great, but you can’t run two instances of the same app. With something like a web browser, this is kind of a bummer. Sidefari makes that possible.