How To Hide Cables In Plain Sight

Par dans Lifestyle le March 28, 2017 à 5:56 am

Nobody likes unruly cables covering their walls, but sometimes they’re a necessary evil. One clever way to reduce the eyesore is to creatively hide the cables with unique arrangements. Unclutterer Forums member M Poush has provided another design inspiration. Faced with having to run phone wire to get connected in the office, Poush turned the

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Oh the horror … LEGGINGS. Image: Shutterstock / FXQuadro By Nicole Gallucci2017-03-28 03:29:41 UTC United Airlines’ recent leggings ban has done much more than anger the online world ” it’s sparked an important discussion about the ongoing struggle women face dress in regards to unfair dress codes. Though the great “should leggings be considered pants?”

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The bright, friendly facade of the Apple store hides some weird stuff, according to current and former employees. Porn-stuffed laptops, positivity police and an anti-gossip gestapo: Welcome to the real Apple Store. Last month, we invited Apple employees to send their pet peeves and horror stories from the front lines of Apple Stores. They did

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Travelling light is the way to go if you want to skip baggage fees. Plus, it’s just easier to get around when you’re carrying less junk. With that in mind, what are some travel items you always bring but never need? Photo by Unsplash It’s easy to overpack for a trip. You figure you might

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Dear Lifehacker, In both my work and personal life, I’m supposed to delegate responsibilities to others. Usually, this is great, because it helps get things done, but some of my co-workers and family just don’t do a good-enough job, whether it’s incomplete reports or lousy laundry skills. Outside of doing everything myself or firing/no longer

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Amazon’s anticipated entry into the Australian market is expected to have a massive impact on local retailers like Harvey Norman, JB HiFi and Big W. Credit Suisse released a report last week that suggested Amazon’s entry could be rated as somewhere between “Catastrophe” and “We’re all going to die”. But is it all Amazon’s fault?

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Most pistachios are a snap to open, but every bag has a handful of holdouts: Those nuts with just the tiniest opening in the shell, like an obnoxious smirk. No need to ruin your nails or teeth trying to get inside, though! We have two easy ways to crack a tough nut. The first way

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Pineapple and cinnamon sound like they don’t go together at all, right? One is tropically sweet while the other is spicy. But I was experimenting with leftovers and found this combo to be surprisingly tasty. I might’ve used more cinnamon than the recipe called for… I was looking for a way to cook some leftover

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When I was 16, my French class was fortunate enough to visit France. We immediately went to the Louvre upon arrival in Paris, but I was so wiped out by jet lag, I sat down and fell asleep. The spot I had chosen, however, was actually an ancient work of art. Here’s what would have

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Mornings can be difficult. If your “good hours” aren’t in the morning, you can find yourself losing focus in the afternoon without having accomplished much. The folks at Greatist have a solution: every day, restart your day at 2PM. Photo by Troy. The site presents the idea as a way to give your day a

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Make an Indoor Jungle Jar Garden

Par dans Lifestyle le March 28, 2017 à 1:01 am

Firstly, the botany. Plants need a bunch of things to survive. They need moisture, support, nutrients, oxygen and climatic conditions suited to their desires. Provide these in the right amounts and you have a happy plant. The variable we’re talking about here is oxygen. Plants absorb it through their roots and leaves. This can be a

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Network Better By Thinking Like A Spy

Par dans Lifestyle le March 28, 2017 à 12:59 am

When you’re trying to network, you want to make your effort count. Doing a little intelligence gathering, and then using that intelligence properly, can help you make a lasting impression with the people you actually want to connect with. Photo by Ludovic Bertron If you’ll be at the same conference or event as a specific

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Holidaying in another time zone often means being the victim of jet lag, which can make the first few days of your trip tough. Here are a few tricks I’ve used over my years of travelling to make sure jet lag doesn’t stop me from making the most of my holiday time. Image from photoverulam.

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Square is a nifty option for those retailers wanting to take credit card payments without hand their cash over to a bank. The company has just announced a bunch of new integrations with various Point of Sale (POS) systems and order management systems. Square offers a card reader solution that can read chip or NFC

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I believe my dreams. Say I’m dreaming about getting to the airport, or finding the room with the final exam I haven’t studied for. When an alarm goes off, I snooze it: I am on a very important mission and cannot be interrupted. That is why I need this evil, terrible alarm clock app. First

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Moving into an apartment with no dishwasher has taught me the importance of using as few dishes as possible. Anything I can make in a single cooking vessel highly prized, but there’s more to one-pan cooking than dumping everything in a casserole dish. Illustration by Sam Woolley. Photos by Joy, Jeffrey Hsu, and Jeffrey W.

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Most point upgrades are about squashing bugs and rolling out minor feature enhancements. But today’s iOS 10.3 update is more than that. As we mentioned earlier today, this update changes the underlying file system from HFS+ to APFS. While we’d hope the update process has been tested thoroughly there’s always a chance something can go

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Mac: If you’re a fan of Night Shift on your iPhone, or F.lux on your Mac, you’ll be happy to know that Apple’s rolling out an update to macOS today that adds the time-based colour-shifting feature to your Mac. F.lux Changes Your Screen Brightness By Time Of Day Windows/Mac/Linux. If you spend your entire day

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Image: vicky leta / mashable By Rachel Thompson2017-03-27 19:07:11 UTC Nursing a baby at 3 a.m. “ especially when it’s not going well “ can lead you down a Google rabbit hole. When all you want is for your baby to stop crying so you can both get back to sleep, getting hold of reliable

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iOS: Apple released iOS 10.3 today, which isn’t a particularly interesting update, but it does have a few minor improvements, including a new file system, that are worth mentioning. The new file system is called Apple File System. It supports native encryption, though that will be more interesting to see implemented on macOS. It’s also

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