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Sleep is more than the sum of its socio-economic consequences. A new generation is planting sleep in a broader spectrum of consciousness. The poles aren’t asleep and awake–they’re omniscient and dead.😉
K-HOLE, the "internet trend forcasting group", has followed up its 2015 report on Chaos Magic with what appears to be a legit report on how Sillicon Valley is monitizing sleep. (if the actual article is too sleep inducing, Ars has a write up)
posted by rebent on May 5, 2016 - 49 comments

Playing up the Santa angle is effortless

Wrapping paper is very bad. There are four ways you can defeat it. by Jeb Lund.
posted by Potomac Avenue on Dec 24, 2015 - 42 comments

"NEVER touch or move a wheelchair without permission."

Tips for first-time wheelchair pushers.
posted by MartinWisse on Jul 13, 2015 - 47 comments

"how to" videos by Dave Hax

Dave Hax demonstrates how to draw a (nearly) perfect circle freehand [more inside]
posted by flex on Nov 11, 2014 - 49 comments

Take a tip from knitting

How to keep headphone wires from getting tangled.
posted by shivohum on Mar 20, 2014 - 60 comments

Listening to sad music can make you feel pleasant emotions.

Science is useful in everyday life. [more inside]
posted by k8lin on Jan 25, 2014 - 17 comments

"Disaster! I mean... Fail-iest pass of all time!"

John Green of Mental Floss presents: 30 Life Hacks Debunked [more inside]
posted by Atom Eyes on Jan 14, 2014 - 126 comments

0. Don't have children. Or pets.

"12. Get a large, 56-quart storage bin to designate as your “items to donate” box. It’ll be too big to fit in your car, so keep a box of trash bags next to it for easy bagging when you’re ready to make a Goodwill run. (Yes, the bags have to be next to it — if you leave the room to get them, you’ll be watching Youtube videos of funny kittens in two minutes. I don’t know how this happens. It just does.)" -- Twentyfive tips on how to organise your life if you're a lazy slob like me, courtesy of Jennifer Fulwiler.
posted by MartinWisse on Sep 24, 2013 - 116 comments

aggregating an aggregator: Peggy Wang (all killer no filler!)

Peggy Wang, a senior editor at Buzzfeed, has recently displayed a pronounced knack for aggregating what feels like some of the best of Pinterest in tips/lifehacks, home decor ideas, and DIY projects shared around the web. Exhibit A: 52 Totally Feasible Ways To Organize Your Entire Home; Exhibit B: 22 Things You're Doing Wrong; Exhibit C: 33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks [more inside]
posted by flex on Oct 1, 2012 - 69 comments

It's getting hot in herre...

From Japan, a way to rapidly cool down your car on a hot day. (SLYT)
posted by reenum on Mar 18, 2012 - 109 comments

Overthinking an overloaded buffet platter

Dismal economy got you down? Chin up, sport - it's possible to save money and eat like a king at one of America's abundant all-you-can-eat buffet restaurants. Before you and your dining companion are whisked off this culinary land of plenty, take note of the definitive strategy guide to maximize both your dollar and your waistline. Fill up on tips such as: Wear items with intricate patterns or designs that will disguise spills and stains. As you get your game plan together, here's your anthem.
posted by porn in the woods on Nov 10, 2009 - 96 comments


"We believe everything should be free!" Oolsi is a new zine about free tools, self-learning and living free. Won't somebody just make a new Whole Earth Catalog already?
posted by mingusmingus on Oct 25, 2005 - 31 comments


11 Steps to a Better Brain Funny, reading MeFi is not on the list.
posted by peacay on May 26, 2005 - 25 comments

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