While organizing and arranging cables behind your media center or brand new computer might give you a rush of adrenaline, untangling said cables after you add, remove, and rearrange the stuff in your life is always a hassle. You shouldn’t have to deal with a Gordian Knot every time you want to use your headphones, and there’s no excuse for tripping over an extension cord that is just a tad too long. The fix? A little ingenuity and a binder clip, among other things.
Join instructor Alex O'Hanlon to discuss medicinal plants, their suitability to our climate, and how to incorporate them into your garden design to get the most benefit. We will discuss in more detail sage, thyme, and yellow dock.The Growing Gardeners Workshop Series is a collaboration between City Sprouts and The Big Garden in Omaha, Nebraska. Our purpose is to offer four seasons of hands-on workshops that feature skills and techniques for every gardener and urban farmer. All workshops are free or low-cost, all-ages, and no one will be turned away for inability to pay. Questions? Contact Cait Caughey — [email protected] ... [Read more]
PCs are great, but often they feel like they’re made for another species besides humanity. Each additional cord you plug in adds a new cord for you to manage and untangle. They’re customizable, but it’s intimidating to open one up and start pulling out its guts. That big ol’ display on your desk takes up a lot of counter space. Luckily, you can reclaim the real estate on your desk, replace your mess of cables with a one-stop connection shop, and put everything in its place to improve your quality of life (and that crick in your neck) with these…... [Read more]
The Onion is the world’s leading news publication, offering highly acclaimed, universally revered coverage of breaking national, international, and local news events. Rising from its humble beginnings as a print newspaper in 1756, The Onion now enjoys a daily readership of 4.3 trillion and has grown into the single most powerful and influential organization in human history. In addition to maintaining a towering standard of excellence to which the rest of the industry aspires, The Onion supports more than 350,000 full- and part-time journalism jobs in its numerous news bureaus and manual labor camps stationed around the world, and members…... [Read more]
Supercars continue to get faster and more exotic, but there's little evidence to suggest their drivers are getting any better at driving. We've been keeping score. Here's the 30 most expensive cars that crashed in 2009 (that we covered). To make even the lowest end of this list a car had to have an MSRP or auction price of at least $165K, have a driver with seriously bad luck and get caught on camera while crashing or after crashing. And while an F1 wipeout costs a pretty penny, we're talking about street-driven cars in the hands of karma-challenged private citizen.…... [Read more]
Ed. note: If you've tried moving the Windows Users directory to a location other than the default, you know it can be quite an undertaking. Reader Roobs wrote in detailing how he moved his Windows 7 Users directory without nasty registry hacks. (Every day we keep a close eye on our #tips page to see what readers have to offer. Sometimes we get links, other times quick suggestions, and sometimes we get full-fledged how-to guides. Here's one of them.) When scouring the net for hours on a method of relocating the entire Users directory (in Windows 7) on another partition,…... [Read more]