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Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 12, 2019 at 12:01.

Make a Quick Jam With Chia Seed Gel

Make a Quick Jam With Chia Seed Gel

Chia seeds are a great way of thickening smoothies orreplacing eggs in recipes. That same power works for creating quick fruit jams.

Thicken Up Your Smoothies with Chia Seeds

Bananas are usually the go-to ingredient to for thickening up a smoothie, but chia seeds are a…

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A Beautiful Mess shares a few different recipes, but the key is the chia seeds: they'll thicken the fruit...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 12, 2019 at 11:35.

Add YouTube Videos to a Playlist Directly From Search Results

Add YouTube Videos to a Playlist Directly From Search Results
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Playlists are a great way to track your YouTube videos. Typically you use the "Add to" button on the video's page to add it to a list. YouTube's search now lets you do it from the results.

When you perform a search in YouTube, hover over a video and you'll see three vertical dots on the side. Click on the dots and...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 11, 2019 at 00:54.

Teach Kids Gratitude With These Tips at Different Ages

Teach Kids Gratitude With These Tips at Different Ages

Thebenefits of gratitude aren't just for adults. You can teach gratitude to children, too. The key is to make the lessons age appropriate.

Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Be Happier, Backed by Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get…

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Over at Time magazine they interviewed Christine Carter. She's director of the...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 10, 2019 at 16:57.

Google Introduces History for Voice and Mobile Search, Opt Out Here

Google Introduces History for Voice and Mobile Search, Opt Out Here

Google tracks a ton of information about what you've done with their products, which they use to make suggestions for products like Google Now and autocomplete . They recently updated their Account History page with the ability to view or pause or voice search history, as well as other information from your mobile devices.

​How to Train Google Now to Give You Better Suggestions

Google Now is...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 10, 2019 at 13:13.

Prepare for a Job Interview by Writing Your Own Recommendation Letter

Prepare for a Job Interview by Writing Your Own Recommendation Letter

Job interviews include all sorts of questions and scenarios. Instead of memorizing a script, try writing (but not sending) your own letter of recommendation.

Your goal is to convince your potential employer you’re the best person for the job, matching up the job requirements with your skills. Personal Branding Blog says that writing out your accomplishments may help you prepare:

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Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 10, 2019 at 10:38.

Re-Use Your Marinade in Tofu Recipes After Cooking

Re-Use Your Marinade in Tofu Recipes After Cooking

When you cook meat or fish, you should never reuse raw marinade. With tofu, though, the marinade doesn’t have the same health risks. Re-add the marinade to your dish at the end of cooking for more of the recipe’s flavor.

Tofu takes on the flavor of whatever you’re cooking. Unlike meat or fish, tofu is fine to eat raw, so reusing the marinade is no problem. Serious Eats explains:

A great...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 10, 2019 at 10:35.

Stuffcard Inventories Your Possessions with Warranty Reminders

Stuffcard Inventories Your Possessions with Warranty Reminders

iOS: Nobody likes waiting to fix something and then finding out the warranty expired. Stuffcard tracks your purchases along with your warranties, and reminds you when they end.

When you get a new computer or other gadget, that's the best time to record your serial number and warranty. If you don't have a good system already, Stuffcard does it all. Scan the barcode of the...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 10, 2019 at 10:11.

Make Fondue Quicker and Easier in a Pressure Cooker

Make Fondue Quicker and Easier in a Pressure Cooker

Fondue pots are one of those things everyone gets as a wedding gift, and most people use once a year—not exactly the best use of space and money. A pressure cooker will melt cheese or chocolate to the right consistency much faster.

Over at Hip Pressure Cooking, they explain the advantage of a pressure cooker over a fondue pot:

There's no need to melt and prepare the ingredients in a separate...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 10, 2019 at 03:01.

Find Saved Maps In Your Google Drive With the “Opens With” Tool

Find Saved Maps In Your Google Drive With the “Opens With” Tool
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When Google added the ability to create and share custom maps , they didn't make those maps easy to find on your Google Drive. You can't search by map file type, but you can search for files that open with Google My Maps.

Google Revives My Maps So You Can Create and Share Custom Maps

Today, Google unleashed a new,...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 10, 2019 at 02:07.

Scan Images Into Text with Google Keep's OCR Feature

Scan Images Into Text with Google Keep's OCR Feature
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Web: If you're a regular Google Keep user, you might have missed a (relatively) new feature in the app. If you paste an image into a note, Google lets you convert the image into editable text.

Category Tabs for Google Keep Makes Organizing Your Notes Easy

Chrome: We love Google Keep, but Category Tabs for Google...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 09, 2019 at 04:09.

This Week's Top Downloads

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.

The Best Free Tools for Making Your Own Video Games

With the recent release of the free version of the Unreal Engine and the announcement of the free Source 2 Engine, you now have even more options for making your own games. But picking out the best engine for...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 09, 2019 at 03:59.

Hotel Room Alerts Lets You Snag a Room at a Fully-Booked Hotel

Hotel Room Alerts Lets You Snag a Room at a Fully-Booked Hotel

iOS/Android/Web: If you wait until the last minute to make a reservation at a popular destination, most hotels will be booked. If you have your heart set on a certain location, Hotel Room Alerts will text or email you if a room becomes available.

After you pick the hotel and dates you want, they'll tell you the availability. If the room you want is available, they'll switch you to a...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 08, 2019.

This Week's Top Downloads

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Monitor, the Screen You Stare at All Day

Many of us are stuck behind our desk and computer all day long, which makes the hardware we use quite important. Let's give some more thought to our monitors, with these ten tips for getting...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 08, 2019.

Schedule Your Phone Calls Instead of Reacting to Them

Schedule Your Phone Calls Instead of Reacting to Them

Some jobs make you spend a lot of time on the phone. Typically, the phone rings and you respond. Instead of reacting to phone calls, try planning your call schedule in the morning to stay on task throughout the day.

Over at Inc, they remind us that scheduling phone time reduces the randomness in your day and puts you in control. They suggest thirty minute increments, but you can pick any...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 08, 2019.

These Charts Tell You When Your Points Expire On 18 Major Credit Cards

These Charts Tell You When Your Points Expire On 18 Major Credit Cards

When you stack up a bunch of miles or points, the last thing you want to do is let them expire. These charts from financial blog NerdWallet lay out the rules for 18 of the most popular cards.

General reward cards like American Express or Chase never expire so long as your account is in “good standing”, but cards with airline points can expire in just 18 months. Hotels are the stingiest:...

Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Jul 05, 2019.

What Is a 'Second Cousin, Once Removed'? Let Us Explain

What Is a 'Second Cousin, Once Removed'? Let Us Explain

Want to be the most popular person at your next family gathering? Be the person who can explain the difference between “second cousins, once removed” and “third cousins, twice removed” and your relatives will look on you like you’re a genius, an oracle, an armchair genealogist to whom they’re proud to be bound by blood. Here’s how to figure out how closely related you are to all your...

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