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How to Add Your Photos to Yahoo’s Weather App

Yahoo launched a new weather app last week, and it’s getting rave reviews. Pretty amazing, because there’s only so much you can do when it comes to presenting weather info, right? What Yahoo’s doing differently is crowdsourcing stunning photos from Flickr users. Here are a couple screenshots I took last night: Every image is credited […]

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Need Some Painting Tips?

I found this article via my Zite reader, which I love, and decided to blog about it A) for the benefit of anyone who happens to be reading this, and B) for my own future reference. I’m not much of a painter, but I do enjoy small projects. I’d like to have the courage to […]

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Why I Hate “Cool”

There’s nothing more uncool than “cool.” And people who feel they have to try to be “cool.” And the things they do or say in the name of being “cool.” Yawn. Boring. Dumb. To clarify, I’m not talking about the word “cool” itself; if I see something on TV or online that’s interesting, I’ll still […]

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How I Lost 26 Pounds in 2.5 Months

I woke up today, stood on the scale, and good news: I reached my weight loss goal!! Woo-hoo! I’ve lost 26 pounds since January 6 and now weigh what it says on my driver’s license. Now, I’m no diet guru or health expert, and I’m really hesitant to write this post because it’ll look that […]

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How to Be the Best Hotel in Town

Two things that the typical hotel can and should do to be better than everyone else: 1. Provide real towels. I don’t understand why every hotel around offers those small, barely-fits-around-your-waist towels that no one loves. It would be so easy to offer regular-sized towels. 2. Provide real toilet paper. I also don’t get why […]

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Readability: The Best Web Tool Ever

I do a lot of reading online. A lot. Do you? If so, maybe you’re like me — you’re tired of trying to find the article in a sea of advertisements, graphics, and other distractions. There’s too many news sites with poor readability, y’know? So let me suggest you download and use the Readability bookmarklet […]

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