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I'm William Gurstelle, Author Of Backyard Ballistics, And This Is How I Work

William Gurstelle has a knack for building highly kinetic things. He often explores subjects that seem dangerous from a distance — like cannons and catapults — but are safe so long as you understand the science.

Google Adds Project Assignments And Improved Voice Typing To G Suite

Google’s recently rebranded G Suite collection of Docs, Sheets and Slides gets a handful of improvements today. Notably, this includes a new assignment function alongside a few other lesser improvements.

Add Sticky Notes To Any Page With Note Anywhere

Chrome: Half of the time, I don’t really remember why I left a tab open. I have dozens of tabs meant as references for later, but I’m constantly forgetting their original purpose. With Note Anywhere, you can leave a little reminder for yourself on any page.

TimeYourWeb Tracks And Analyses How Long You Spend On Every Website

Chrome: There are many time-tracking applications out there, but TimeYourWeb might be one of the simplest we’ve ever seen. It’s a free Chrome extension with no login required, and it comes with some of the handiest charts around.

What Are Your Biggest Gripes About iOS 10?

At a glance, iOS 10 didn’t seem to bring along that many changes, but anecdotally I haven’t heard people complain about how much they dislike an update this much since iOS 7. So, let’s hear it, what is it about iOS 10 that drives you mad?

OneNote For Android Adds Multi-Window Support, Audio Recording, And More

Android: OneNote is turning into a pretty killer note-taking app (especially after Evernote started limiting its free users). Today, its Android app is getting better with multi-window support, password protected sections, audio recording and more.

18 Tricks To Make Yourself A Microsoft Word Master

Microsoft Word is a beloved application used by typists all over the world. The program is packed with with all kinds of features, many of which you might never come across when you’re typing up a report, short story, essay, or whatever else you might be working on. To help you uncover some of the lesser-known tricks the software is capable of, we present a bunch of our current favourites. Here are 18 tricks that will turn you into a master of Microsoft Word.

What To Do When Teamwork Stifles Individual Creativity

If you search for advice on creative thinking, there’s plenty to be found on how to be more creative but little written on how to avoid blocking others’ creativity. Why is that?

Ask LH: What Are The Best Plants For An Office?

Dear Lifehacker, We are looking for some indoor plants for our office in Melbourne CBD. Unfortunately, none of us are horticulturally inclined. Would you be able to share some info on what makes good workplace foliage? We want something that looks cool but isn’t too hard to maintain.

Fix IOS 10's Weird Mail Threading With A Settings Toggle

For some reason, iOS 10’s Mail app changed how email threads work. Now, the oldest message appears at the top, which doesn’t really make sense for most of us, unless you really love scrolling through large blocks of text for fun. Macworld shows off how to fix it.

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