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Add Vista-like Locationbar Functionality to Firefo...

One of the coolest new features in Windows Vista is the way folder structure is displayed in the locations bar. Vista organizes it in a way that makes it much more readable, and adds new features such as being able to back-track by clicking on folders in the location bar. Just like any other cool feature on other browsers, someone has taken the idea and turned it into a useful extension for Firefox. Introducing...

Creating impressive class presentations

From grade school though grad school you will be doing presentations at least once a semester. Often these fall toward the end of the term and are your largest project. It is important to make them clear, concise, and memorable. So here are a wide range of tips, tricks, and guidelines to use. To Powerpoint or not to Powerpoint. That is the question…. The answer depends on the nature of your presentation. In an...

Convince your employer to let you work at home wit...

It seems that nowadays everyone wants to work from home. It isn’t hard to see why. The advantages to the employee are enormous: less time spent commuting, more flexibility, and a more comfortable work environment. So how do you convince your employer to let you work from home? Sure there are advantages for him, but most employers don’t trust their employees enough to work without supervision on the payroll. This...

Sunday Links – Nov 25 Edition

Freezing food this holiday? Be sure to read up on this guide to freezing food. Feeling unlucky lately? If you think you are suffering from a streak of back luck, read How to Crush your Losing Streak over at Dumb Little Man. Pouncy emailed in and recommended iTunes Export, which lets you export your iTunes library file as a standard playlist file. That College Kid tells us what not to do in a formal paper. Lifehack talks about...

Fully Licensed Snag-it for Free

Snag-it is an extremely useful piece of software that captures sections of a screen, scrolling windows, menu items, etc. and allows you to fiddle with the images, including call outs, effects etc.  I use it all the time, particularly for putting together presentations.  If you can find it somewhere and show it on your screen, you can capture it and use it easily and elegantly. GTDWannabe posted about it today.  You can get...