Although the internet has been mainstream for over a decade now, high speed internet for everyone is still a distant dream. A huge number of users are still on dial-up. Those on broadband aren't always satisfied with the speed either. Everyone desires a faster web. Google wants that too.Having said that, there are always certain workarounds which could add some swiftness to our web browsing.
After I started folding my fitted sheets in the manner I detailed earlier today, I realized that it was very similar to how I fold my large bath towels. The way I fold towels is extremely convenient and efficient because the towels are folded in such a way that I don’t have to refold them to put them on the hanging bar. I just pull them out of storage and hang them up.
One big point that I often bring up in favor of Roth IRAs is the fact that you’ve already paid your income taxes on it. When you take money out of your Roth IRA at retirement age, you don’t have to pay income taxes on any of your withdrawals.
Every successful freelancer knows their productivity is closely tied to the tools they use and the workflow they implement. So when a company, like Adobe, releases new versions of their suite of applications, we each have to make the decision to purchase, upgrade, or wait for more. With Creative Suite 3 only a couple of years old, the question is: are the gains worth the upgrade price?
The July/August issue of Countryside (one of my favorite magazines) contains an article from Tracy Rimmer about how she saves money on food. In the article, Rimmer mentions her website, New Century Homestead, where she describes her family’s quest for self-reliance in southwestern Manitoba. Her philosophy:
Homesteading is an attitude, an approach, not necessarily a lifestyle.
By Jabulani Leffall Anybody tired of hearing about personal, local and national budget crises? Would you like to step outside your personal sphere and just for a moment play the “relativity” card? That is where you are relative to others less fortunate.
Hacks today are for the kiddos. I'm posting this from Jodie, who takes little Billy to play in the kitchen. Check in again this afternoon, more kid kitchens coming up.
She says, "I created this play kitchen for my son out of a older model Billy low bookcase (much like the Billy/Nyckelby available today).
Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable man jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream.
This installment was written by Dr. Hunter Baker. Dr.
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I don’t often write about tech issues, but so much is being written about the Google Chrome OS announcement I thought I’d weigh in.
On the surface, the announcement of a Google operating system seems to many like a shot at rival Microsoft, an attack at MS’s core business.
Beginning tonight, public television stations in the United States will broadcast a four-part series from economist and historian Niall Ferguson, The Ascent of Money. This is an expanded version of a documentary that first aired in January.
This is the third of twelve parts of a “book club” reading and discussion of Dave Ramsey’s The Total Money Makeover, where this book on debt reduction is teased apart and looked at in detail. This entry covers the fourth chapter, finishing on page 76.
Many people develop an interest in time management whilst at college. After the structure of home life and high school, college often offers an unprecedented amount of unscheduled time. Balancing parties, classes, studying and part-time work can become a juggling act.Once the summer break arrives, you probably just want to sleep, play video games, hang out with friends, and enjoy yourself.
The most important component of my work environment is a connection to the Internet. With a decent connection, I can work from pretty much anywhere in the world. In this post, we are going to look at some of the different technologies used to connect to the Internet and talk a bit about each one’s strengths and weaknesses.
Cable modems have the capacity to offer extremely h