Going to be an Auntie again. :)
Going to be an Auntie again. :)
Kind of like Lego, only it's very very very tiny.
There are hundreds of designs out there for passive solar heaters made from aluminum soda-pop and beer cans, as well as a growing number of commercial products. Here, in search of "best practices" and most efficient designs for building his own pop can solar heater, Rick reviews and rates 7 of the top contenders.
I have to admit it, I find her videos quite ridiculously funny.
Video shows how Stonehaven's pet gate, with a one-handed slider to open/close the gate easily, can help manage and keep dogs on a porch.
Woodpworking plans to build a platform bed with a bookcase headboard. This one has hidden compartments in the headboard and an open shelf for books. The headboard is finished with tongue-in-groove wainscotting panels and a whimsical green wood stain, but of course you could come up with endless variations to suit different (less "old farmhouse" or cottage) decorating styles.
Interesting! Business people and nonprofits know we need to be concerned about the "image" presented of us in Google and other search engine results, but did you consider the "image" presented by Google Image Search? Here's what to do if you don't like what shows up.
Until you own an old house with old plaster walls in poor repair, you can go your whole live and not know there's even such a thing as "plaster washers"! Step by step instructions.
10 Highly Successful Social Media Habits for Nonprofits >> Ventureneer and Caliber gathered data from 891 nonprofits to develop "best practices" for non-profit social media marketing. Here are some highlights from their free research report.
Bay of Fundy - One of the new 7 wonders of the world (and the highest tides)
Must read, especially if you're self-employed and work alone - it's easy for the wish to keep your clients happy to get in the way of your sanity!
From the page: "Try to imagine a menu that contained every single style of hamburger on the planet Earth. Ask yourself how good you would be at selecting the absolute best one for you. That's the problem with content and it's a problem that is only going to get worse."
Round-up of time-management / time-saving tips from readers of Small Business Canada topic on About.com. Some of these are very much the same sort of advice you'll see on many productivity/GTD sites, but I did find a couple of fresh ideas in this collection.
Problem Solving tools and methods - includes a useful list of problem solving websites
Never thought I'd read those words from Dave Navarro, but turns out he's got a great point: The way I read this, you may not be able to remove all the problems from life, but how much they can hold you back has a whole lot to do with whether you hang onto them and keep seeing them as obstacles to doing whatever it is that you just can't get happening.
A plain-and-simple web-based timer - so you dont have to spend a lot of time fiddling around with settings, if all you really need is something to bang a gong when it's time to get off Facebook and go back to work!
From the page: "The origin of this project is quite simple: I have printed copies of most of these posts in a big three ring binder in my home! They have been useful to me during my years of blogging and I hope they will be useful to you."
I'd love to see this sort of program in place for seniors everywhere: "With older people, including dementia sufferers, forming a traditionally and increasingly marginalised group within our community, many of our older people and their carers have little or no access to arts experiences. With this, and the increasing demand for storytelling, in mind, Life Stories was established in 2003 in partnership with the Scottish Storytelling Centre."
From the page: "From a medical science point of view too, how you think has a profound impact on your body. Just look up the word 'Placebo' then keep digging, if you want your mind blown."
You'd think that customers would be more price sensitive when it comes to a digital product like an ebook or software (versus a commodity like a car) but this seems not to be the case...