You've heard of an emergency fund, and they're a must for setbacks and financial pitfalls. In case of larger financial emergencies, Financial Samurai suggests what he calls the "Armageddon Fund".
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Ashampoo's paid version of their Burning Studio program rated highly in our recent app directory series for best disc burning app for Windows. It wasn't the first choice, as it normally costs a cool $US50, but is available as a free download from The Download Crew's Giveaway site for the next 26 hours (at time of writing).
Playing off an idea we highlighted a couple weeks back that involved using a CD and suction cup as a dirty dish indicator, DIYer Sean Ragan put together this simple printable status dial project.
Yes, the times are changing. Yes, we've cut back on purchasing CDs, DVDs and BDs lately. Yes, we still have plenty of discs lying around in jewel cases on dusty shelves or in enormous three-ring binders. And yes — most definitely yes — we want to be able to access all these movies and songs from our PC, television and our shiny new smartphone.
If you prefer Nero for your simple CD/DVD burning tasks but the price throws you for a loop, Nero introduces a stripped-down, freeware version of the popular dvd burning software.
Windows/Linux: ImgBurn is the most popular CD and DVD burning tool among Lifehacker readers, and with the newly released version 2.5, it's even better.
If you're a fan of papercraft and looking for a novel way to gift a CD or DVD, this DIY pop-up case is tough to beat. Chung Da Lam—a design student with with a passion for papercraft—has a variety of interesting papercraft tricks on his site, including this clever guide for turning a piece of paper into a folding beak that lifts your disc straight up when you open the case. Although the audio isn't the highest quality the following video provides a great visual demonstration of the case in action.