Avoid cutting yourself when slicing vegetables by getting someone else to hold them while you chop. Avoid arguments with the Mrs. about lifting the toilet seat by using the sink. For high blood pressure sufferers: Simply cut yourself and bleed for a few minutes, thus reducing the pressure in your veins. Remember to use a [...]
A similar plugin for Mac OSX Mail has also been available for quite a while. I’ve been using it for several years without nay problems. [www.bazza.com] There is also another plugin which does the same thing and works in 10.4. [www.hawkwings.net] Lifehacker comment on Gmail Labs Adds Forgotten Attachment Detector.
Regarding the Consumerist post on United: Did We Say $25 For The Second Bag? How About $50: United Airlines is finally implementing a policy where those who cost more to fly, pay more to be able to do so. This doesn’t seem like such a bad thing to me. If you think it is too [...]
Regarding the LifeHacker post on Create a Stuff Replacement Fund to Declutter and Make Money: This solution of selling what you don’t want so you can buy stuff that you do want is fighting the dragon at the wrong end: don’t buy the stuff you don’t need at the beginning. When you do find something [...]
Regarding the Consumerist post on Ever Used A Gift Card At Buy.com? Surprise, You May Owe Them Money: I’m surprised that it has taken them two years to find out there is a problem, but if you agreed to the charge, I don’t think that there will be much of a chance to contest it. [...]
Regarding the LifeHacker post on GoodGuide Evaluates Environmental Impact of Your Purchases: Faced with buying one product over a nearly identical one, the majority of people would choose the one that’s cheaper. Many people talk about how much they want to support the environment and other humanitarian causes, but the almighty dollar usually wins out. [...]
Regarding the LifeHacker post on LongURL Expands Short URLs So You Know Where You’re Going: I appreciate the ability to expand a shortened URL, but I think in the end, they are bad for the internet as a whole. I don’t trust that the sites that are providing them will be around for any length [...]
If you find yourself unable to unsubscribe from SmartSource.com, giving them a call might do the trick. I called the New York office of their parent company, News America, at 1-800-462-0852. The operator kindly transferred me to 212-782-8095, which, though surprised by my call, took care of the issue. Note: This is only for a [...]
ShoutOn.com, “A Free & Reliable Link Exchange Service”, sent me an email today letting me know I could “Start your high quality, spam free, link exchange in minutes.” I could be one of the “early adapters to use our fully free in-direct link exchange services”. Yes, I could, if I was a complete idiot. My [...]
I got an email from Reunion.com asking me if I knew Debi, giving me choices of “Yes” or “No”. Where’s the “Maybe, but let me see her profile first” button? I don’t guess it matters too much, since you can’t see profiles until you sign up for the premium (a.k.a. to-be-of-any-use) service.