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Which Transcription Service to Use for Every Job

With audio transcription, you get what you pay for. For a dollar per minute of audio, Rev will give you a well-formatted transcript. For 25 cents a minute (a little lower for large volumes), Trint will give you a transcript riddled with errors, but will help you correct it with a sophisticated editing tool. And for 10…Read more...
Tags: Journalism, Podcasting, Webapps, Lifehacks, Rev, Transcription, Trint, Cheaptranscriptionsio


How Not to Email Customer Support

Nobody likes waiting on hold to talk to customer support, but for some reason, waiting for an email reply can be even more frustrating. Angrily smashing that “reply” button before you get a response might feel satisfying in the moment, but it actually decreases your chances of a timely resolution. Read more...
Tags: Customer Service, How To, Lifehacks, Tech Support, Customer Support, Email Etiquette


How to Save on Airline Baggage Fees

Remember the days when you could board a flight without long security lines and exorbitant bag fees? Believe it or not, there was a time when airports didn’t feel like a nightmare you couldn’t wake up from.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Flying, Lifehacks, Jetblue, Airline, Southwest


Android Smartphone Running Slow? Try Deleting the App Cache

Android smartphones are great, but they’re not immune to the ravages of time. While scratches or physical wear can be prevented with cases and mindful handling, it can be much harder to stop system slow down, which can creep its way into the user experience until one day your phone doesn’t feel quite so fast anymore.…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Smartphones, Lifehacks, Pixel, Google Pixel, Android 9, Android 8


Buy This Italian Villa for $66

If you’re tired of AirBnB, here’s another option: Buy your own vacation home. One man (with a major real estate problem) is offering up his furnished Italian villa in a raffle with an entry fee of 50 euros (that’s $66 USD), no strings attached.Read more...
Tags: Home, Real Estate, Free, Italy, Lifehacks, Villa, Free Things


Make a Fancy Foam Out of Cheap Processed Cheese

I enjoy a molecular technique now and then, but foams have always been a little hard for me get behind. In my estimation, there simply aren’t many foods that benefit from that particular mouthfeel. Processed cheese is, it turns out, one of them.Read more...
Tags: Molecular Gastronomy, Lifehacks, Foam, Easy Cheese, Whipping Siphon, Processed Cheese, Espuma


Why 'Going Part-Time' Can Be a Trap 

It’s an alluring option, especially in the early years of raising children, when everything feels one Jenga piece away from a catastrophic collapse: “I’ll go part-time,” you tell yourself. You decide to talk to your manager and negotiate a plan to scale down the scope of your full-time position—and also your pay. The…Read more...
Tags: Work Life Balance, Michelle Obama, Lifehacks, Maternity Leave, Part Time


Autodesk Workshop Guide: Ultimaker S5 3D Printer

This Instructable is for Workshop Users at the Autodesk Technology Center in San FranciscoThis Instructable explains how to use the Ultimaker S5 3D Printer. The Ultimaker is a fused deposition modeling(FDM) printer that extrudes filaments of thermoplastic material to print your model, layer by layer...By: GabrielleGeraContinue Reading » [Author: GabrielleGera]
Tags: Lifehacks, GabrielleGera, Autodesk Technology Center, San FranciscoThis Instructable


How to Accept an Apology

Heartfelt apologies can be tough; admitting you were wrong requires introspection, humbling yourself, being vulnerable. But the gracelessness of the person accepting the apology too often exacerbates an already uncomfortable situation. Redditor u/shakakhon posted in r/LifeProHacks about the worst way to react to an…Read more...
Tags: Conflict, Sorry, Lifehacks, Apologies, Conflict Resolution, Redditor, LifeProHacks


Mini hanging succulent holder

These little cuties are the size of shot glasses. If your a potter and are looking for some new easy to do ideas. This is your kind of DIY.But if your not a potter, your still in luck! Repurpose an old cute shot glass, or buy one used at a thrift or antique shop! I did an easy basic macrame knot...By: daaronayersContinue Reading » [Author: daaronayers]
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Coconut Thai Curry Gnocchi

Gnocchi is a favorite in my kitchen and I know that this creamy coconut Thai curry gnocchi is a must try! I know that some of you are thinking how can it possibly be any good if it doesn't have dairy and it is healthy? Well it doesn't need the dairy to be creamy because the coconut milk makes this d...By: FOOD by LydsContinue Reading » [Author: FOOD by Lyds]
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Easily 3Dprint 2k 4k Uhd Projector Part 1:the Light Source

In this DIY project, I will assemble a 2K and 4K resolution projector using 3D printers and commercially available parts. I will provide a 3D print file when I am done. Use 2 point LEDs: xhp70Paste it on the 3D printing bracket with instant glue and sand the back with a sandpaper Each LED needs ...By: diychenContinue Reading » [Author: diychen]
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How to Get 50% Off Coffee at Starbucks Today 

If you’re thinking of heading to Starbucks today, you might want to consider visiting after 3pm. The coffee chain is bringing back its popular Happy Hour offer on Thursday, March 21 and is offering 50 percent off handcrafted beverages grande and larger starting at 3pm.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Coffee, Starbucks, Lifehacks, Starbucks Today


How to Make Your Finances More Flexible Before the Next Recession 

The U.S. economy has more or less been in expansion mode since the Great Recession of 2009, but expansions don’t last forever. While no one can say with certainty when the next recession will hit, it is certain that it will come eventually. And when it does, you’ll want to be as prepared as possible.Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, Savings, Recession, Credit, Lifehacks, Credit Score, Emergency Fund, Flexibility


Mario Mosaic Tabletop

First off, thanks for taking the time to check out my 'ible. The following will try to take you through the steps we took to make this Mario Mosaic Table. So we got this table for free from a friend in exchange for a dresser we didn't need. The table was heavy, sturdy, large, and it would serve it...By: ecsaul23Continue Reading » [Author: ecsaul23]
Tags: Lifehacks, Ecsaul23, Mario Mosaic Tabletop


Track Multiple Time Zones in Your Menu Bar With This Little App

MacOS: We still like Clocker, the free time zone clock for your menu bar. But if you have to track a lot of time zones, you should also look at Menu World Time, another free menu bar world clock with a slightly different interface.Read more...
Tags: Mac Downloads, Remote Work, Clocks, Scheduling, Lifehacks, Clock, Time Zones, Menubar, World Clock


Casting pewter with old tankards

In this instructable, we'll be casting old pewter tankards into small jewelry, pendants, coins and whatever else you can think of. I'm using 3d prints to create a negative mold into a heat resistant silicone, but you can cast pretty much any object. I'll be showing how to make basic one sided molds ...By: Lionclaw0612Continue Reading » [Author: Lionclaw0612]
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Cuddle Up Under a Weighted Blanket For Some of the Best Prices Ever

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but it’s cold as hell outside, and I can’t think of a better time for a weighted blanket. In addition to keeping you warm, a weighted blanket can work wonders for your anxiety, and several different models are on sale today for the first time since the holiday shopping season, including a…Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Amazon deals, Lifehacks, Anjee Deals


Spring Clean Your Butt With This $42 Warm Water Bidet

There are $20 bidets, and bidets that cost as much as a mortgage payment, but today’s deal seems to strike a great balance between the two in terms of features, but with a price much closer to the former than the latter.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Amazon deals, Lifehacks, Superior Bidet Deals


How to Select the Right Therapist for You

It’s not easy to find a good therapist. Therapy can be incredibly cost-prohibitive, for one thing, depending on insurance coverage. Then, there are scheduling constraints (it’s hard to find a therapist with open hours if you work a traditional 9-to-5), location constraints, general time constraints, and trying to suss…Read more...
Tags: Mental Health, Therapy, Lifehacks


What Exactly Is the Green New Deal?

In the months since the Green New Deal entered the public consciousness, it has been called many things: Zany. Unrealistic. Wildly popular. A socialist Christmas list. It has provoked strong reactions from both the right and ostensible left, and is already being regarded as a litmus test for the scrum of Democrats…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Lifehacks, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Green New Deal, The Green New Deal


Get the Practical and Immensely Satisfying Luminoodle Click For Just $17

Power Practical’s latest Luminoodle is a terrific light strip attached to an amazing button, and it’s ideal for illuminating dark closets, or installing under shelves and cabinets.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Amazon deals, Lifehacks, Luminoodle, Luminoodle Deals


Deadspin Does MLB Care If No One Cares?

Deadspin  | The A.V. Club Game Of Thrones is doing what its source material couldn’t: Coming to an end | The Root A Late Thank You Letter to White America, Who Fox News Says Deserves ‘Credit’ For Ending Slavery | The Muse Richard E. Grant Says Julianne Moore Was Fired From Can You Ever Forgive Me? For Wanting to Wear a…
Tags: Morning Favorites, Julianne Moore, Mlb, Lifehacks, White America, Richard E Grant, Fox News Says Deserves ` Credit


Generalising the Jitterbug - Deployable Structures Using Geometry

You might have come across the Jitterbug Earth model I made for the Remix competition a few weeks ago https://www.instructables.com/id/Buckminster-Full... this took a geometric representation of the Earth and introduced some hinges so that the shape could expand and changeIn researching and thinkin...By: funkyalchemistContinue Reading » [Author: funkyalchemist]
Tags: Earth, Lifehacks, Funkyalchemist, Jitterbug Earth, Buckminster Full


How Bipolar Disorder Affects Relationships

Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition which can cause several changes in a person’s mood. People who are suffering from bipolar disorder fall in two categories — high moods (mania) and extremely low moods (hypomania). During the manic phase, people lose their common sense to judge anything, while they completely withdraw from everything and everyone when in a hypomanic state. These changes in mood can seriously affect relationships since it contributes to how they interact with others. Bi...
Tags: Health, Relationships, Brown University, Lifehacks, Scott Haltzman, Haltzman, Kaitlin Adam


Bowl/Lamp

Let's start! I created this object this the software:-Fusion 360-Slicer for Fusion 360-Adobe Illustrator-2 sheets of plywood (600x400x3 mm)-laser cutter The first step is to create the form. I did it in Rhino and then, once saved in .step, I imported fusion 360 Once in Fusion 360, press "Creat...By: IsàbellaMon22Continue Reading » [Author: IsàbellaMon22]
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The Flash - Wall Art - MDF Project

Don't worry if you can not draw or paint you can make this!!! If you can trace a picture you can make one of these. One of the secrets to success is the blue masking tape. The rest is just a little planning and patience.This is a limited tools project that almost anyone can make, you don't need t...By: danthemakermanContinue Reading » [Author: danthemakerman]
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Ddd

ddd You flip a light switch, and nothing happens. You change the lightbulb, but that didn’t do the trick. What is the problem? It is most likely a bad light switch. Light switches are mechanical devices that interrupt current to electrical devices. Like all mechanical devices with moving parts – t...By: shanemotsch1Continue Reading » [Author: shanemotsch1]
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How to Replace a Single-Pole Light Switch (Residential Applications Only)

You flip a light switch, and nothing happens. You change the lightbulb, but that didn’t do the trick. What is the problem? It is most likely a bad light switch. Light switches are mechanical devices that interrupt current to electrical devices. Like all mechanical devices with moving parts – they ca...By: shanemotsch1Continue Reading » [Author: shanemotsch1]
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Smart Contact Lens Dispenser

In this instructable I will be showing you how to make your own Smart Contact Dispenser! If you wear contacts then you are probably familiar with the boxes that they come in. Most people I know, including myself, use these boxes as permanent storage and we take out our contacts as needed every day...By: MnMakerManContinue Reading » [Author: MnMakerMan]
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