I'm calling it already: Windows 95 Tips is Blog of the Year.
Update: the creator is Neil Cicierega!
The folks at This Old House use clear plastic plumbing to explain how bathroom sinks work, and how to unclog them. We live in an old house and the pipes get clogged a lot. My favorite bathroom sink unclogger is the Drain Weasel. See also: What do you do when you’ve got a plumbing clog?
Here’s a good tip for Mac users. When you get a PDF contract needs your signature, you don’t need to print it, sign it, scan it, and email it. You can just add your signature in Preview and email it. [via]
My old friend Gareth Branwyn is the former Editorial Director of MAKE. He was also the senior editor at bOING bOING print, a section editor at Mondo 2000, and a Wired contributing editor for 12 years. Gareth has also written and edited over a dozen books. His most recent book, a combo best-of collection and […]
White hat hackers get paid to find holes in their own employers’ online systems, and plug those holes before they become serious security risks. It’s a job that pays handsomely…mostly because few job candidates, even experienced IT professionals, have the skills to scamper over firewalls and infiltrate the deepest recesses of a battle-tested network. But […]
Why buy one of those expensive and confusing universal remotes, clogged with enough buttons to launch a space shuttle, when you could accomplish the same electronic control right on your favorite mobile device? The Blumoo Universal Remote, now just $52.99 in the Boing Boing Store, harnesses the audio power of all your household equipment right […]
You may not love Microsoft Word, but you’ve definitely used it. Other than being one of the most ubiquitous programs on the planet, it’s been the go-to word processing system for more than a quarter-century because it’s as basic as it gets. But occasionally, you’ve got assignments that beg for a lot more options than simple […]