Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Printable coupons

How about some last minute shopping?
Printable coupons to lotsa stores that you actually might go to (like BestBuy, Banana Republic, Borders)
http://www.wow-coupons.com/all-printable-retail-coupons.php

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

McSweeney's Lists

From Dave Eggers and his type of folks, their internet magazine is called McSweeneys
It contains an unsung, yet hilarious group of lists.
Here is a list of my favorite lists
One of my favorites is:
Implausible Claims
Made by Vanilla Ice in His 1990 No. 1 Hit "Ice Ice Baby."

Sunday, December 18, 2005

I Love [the] New York[er]

Great magazine. Here is a list of what I think are the best articles of the year:

Burkhard Bilger's "The Egg Men" - Egg cooks in Las Vegas

John McPhee's "Out in the Sort" - What you never knew about UPS, the life inside the hub in Louisville.

Elizabeth Kolbert's "The Climate of Man" - Two part article on global warming

Tad Friend's "Secret Agent Man" - A Profile of a non-Hollywood, Hollywood agent

Jerome Groopman's "A Model Patient" Simulation in medical training

Richard Preston's"Capturing the Unicorn" Making a digital copy of a famous tapestry uses lotsa computers and advanced math

Margaret Talbot "Darwin on the Dock" - The newest trial of evolution vs. intelligent design with some colorful characters


Friday, December 16, 2005

How-to Do just about anything

Wiki-How
http://wiki.ehow.com/Main-Page
wikiHow is a collaborative writing project to build the world's largest how-to manual. With your contributions, we can create a free resource that helps people by offering clear, concise solutions to the problems of everyday life. wikiHow currently contains 3961 articles written, edited, and maintained primarily by volunteers. Please join us by writing a new page, or editing a page that someone else has started.

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Voicemail by email

from lifehacker

Manage your voicemail from your email program with GotVoice

GotVoice Net lets you manage your voicemail online using an email program (Microsoft Outlook®, AOL, MSN, etc.) or your own personal GotVoice web page. The GotVoice Net Web Interface makes voicemail accessible virtually anywhere you log onto the Internet - at home, at work, when you’re traveling, even in a coffee shop hotspot.

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Tricked Out Desktops

Check out the tricked out desktops from Lifehacker readers
http://www.flickr.com/groups/lifehacker-desktop-showandtell/

Many ways to make Windows (or Mac) look nicer, and easier to use.

Saturday, December 10, 2005

PhotoStory - Ken Burns-ify your photos

The first link of the day is from Microsoft, of all places. A fun little app that lets you go all Ken Burns on your pictures.
Download the app, import pictures, record voice-over narration, zoom in and out on your pictures, choose your music, and you're done.
It is called PhotoStory 3 Download here
Referred by lifehacker