Of course, you may not need all 60 of these, but knowing them will make you flexible, fast, and ready to work with whatever tool you're presented with, whether it's a Windows PC, a Mac, an Excel spreadsheet, or a Powerpoint slideshow. Plus, there are extras in here for Gmail and Chrome to boot.
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We all have certain special characters that we use all the time, and finicky little ways to type those characters. You might google the name of an emoji, or download a menu bar app for copy-pasting, or learn key combinations for adding diacritical marks to letters.
Here’s another option: Bookmark CopyChar.cc.
So many books, so little time. If you have trouble finishing books you've started or you just want to get through books faster , consider this "layered reading" technique.
You know what's cooler than having lots of skills? Having skills you can use with one hand tied behind your back. Here are our top 10 tricks that only take 25 per cent of your limbs to accomplish.
You can read all sorts of tips and articles on how to "save time", but as Laura Vanderkam points out in her TED talk, "we don't build the lives we want by saving time. We build the lives we want, and then time saves itself." In other words, "time is a choice."
Chicken under a brick isn't a new dish, and it's most often prepared on the grill, but this method from Bon Appetit combines everything I love about a 30 minute roast chicken: the time saved, the crispy skin, and of course, the hands-off preparation. In just a little time, you have a meal for the family.
Every day is filled with tiny annoyances: from bottle tops that won't open to shoelaces that keep coming undone. Thanks to the internet, someone's out solving most of those problems for us. If you want to remove the tiny frustrations that plague you day to day, here are ten great solutions to get you started.
If you use Microsoft Word for work, or on any regular basis, you know how much time a couple of quick shortcuts can save you, especially if you use them every day. This graphic runs down eight tips for Word that may be familiar to daily drivers, but still useful for students, office workers, and resume builders alike.
For the self-employed and those who regularly work from home, routines are sacred. It's scarily easy to let your schedule slip and before you know, your productivity has plummeted and procrastination has set in. I experienced this recently and the culprit was entirely unexpected -- an espresso machine.
A pressure cooker is an amazing appliance with many uses, but making hearty soup and savoury broth in minutes is one we hadn't initially anticipated. Thankfully, this video from Bon Appetit shows you exactly how to do it, and in less than a half-hour to boot.