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useful websites

101 Useful Websites is "a frequently updated list of lesser-known but wonderful websites and cool web apps. Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not know about. These web sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google." [more inside]
posted by flex on Jul 20, 2014 - 16 comments

That's all I ever buy anyway...

21 [Entirely Totally Completely Seriously True] Simple Hacks That Will Significantly Improve Your Life [slBuzzfeed]
posted by cthuljew on May 16, 2014 - 48 comments

Finger-snap your way to nirvana

“Maybe stop trying so hard to find shortcuts to “hack” your life. The best things are hard. Invest in the journey. Just sayin’.”
posted by divabat on Mar 6, 2014 - 53 comments

10 minutes to master, a lifetime to enjoy...

What skill can learn right now in 10 minutes that will be useful for the rest of my life? Is a Quora thread that goes beyond the usual "life hacks" (though it has them, too) to include some neat skills [Quora requires registration, but links go to direct sites]. Learn to read Korean, eat a chicken wing properly, fold a t-shirt, become a better Google searcher, crack an egg with one hand, whistle with your fingers, learn to speed read (the most popular answer), use the peg system to remember things, and learn to change a tire. [more inside]
posted by blahblahblah on Sep 3, 2013 - 50 comments

"Bippity boppity, it time to get sloppy."

"Wine. The nectar of the gods. But what if your corkscrew mysteriously goes missing?" Here are seven ways to remove a cork from a wine bottle without a proper corkscrew. [slyt] [via] [previously] [more inside]
posted by quin on Nov 28, 2012 - 48 comments

Things you probably should have thought of

It is worth overcoming your hatred of lists, your dislike of the word "lifehack," and your distaste of ugly tumblr sites to scroll through the rather revelatory 99 Life Hacks. Highlights include: using a dustpan to fill containers, dental floss to cut cheese and cake, using drink tabs to hold straws, charging phones at hotels using the TV, filtering for spam the easy way, keeping your zipper up on your pants, filtering microwave popcorn, and the secret to locating highway exits. I can't believe I never knew that one...
posted by blahblahblah on Oct 19, 2012 - 174 comments

Perfect Bacon, Every Time

Making perfect bacon every time is easy. Here's how: [more inside]
posted by SansPoint on Oct 2, 2012 - 82 comments

How I Hacked My Brain With Adderall

How I Hacked My Brain With Adderall
posted by secretdark on Jul 26, 2012 - 108 comments

Twenty-First Century Stoic

William B. Irvine has written a three-part essay (1, 2, 3) for BoingBoing summarizing his book A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy. The Philosophers' Magazine has also commented on the revival of Stoicism. [more inside]
posted by TheophileEscargot on Nov 1, 2010 - 42 comments

Black Lung Crayola

My name is Jacob. I have been a smoker for about 14 years. I decided this year to knock that shit off. I'd tried and tried before to no avail. But this year my youngest brother suggested something I found to be quite a good idea. Why not replace my trusty pack of Camel's with a pack of Crayolas. That way, every time I wanted a cigarette, I would just draw pictures.
posted by Panjandrum on Jan 7, 2010 - 48 comments

Teach Me How!

A Big List of Sites That Teach You How To Do Stuff. That is what this is.
posted by brain_drain on Nov 30, 2007 - 14 comments

Algorithms for dumb security questions

Algorithms for dumb security questions
posted by nthdegx on Nov 18, 2007 - 19 comments

These Come From Trees

These Come From Trees "Testing shows a 'These Come From Trees' sticker on a paper towel dispenser reduces paper towel consumption by ~15%"
posted by nthdegx on Nov 7, 2007 - 44 comments

hack your brain

hack your brain An insightful post on "ourselves". A interesting metaphor: your brain as an OS.
posted by omega on Sep 10, 2005 - 66 comments

Hack yourself

"You can be happy. You can live the life you want to live. You can become the person you want to be. This is what I've figured out so far."
posted by iffley on Jan 2, 2005 - 57 comments

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