Guide a Clueless Interviewer by Asking a Few Key Questions

Some managers are great interviewers...and some are lousy. If you encounter the latter, you might get the job if you ask the interviewer the right questions. » 3/29/15 4:00pm Sunday 4:00pm

Put “Help” Instead of FWD In Your Email Subject Line

When you get an email that you need some help with, you might just forward the message. The body of the email then explains why you forwarded it. Putting "Help" in the subject line might get you a better response. » 3/29/15 3:00pm Sunday 3:00pm

Check Your MacBook Pro’s Battery When The Trackpad Stops Clicking

MacBook Pro users are all too familiar with a trackpad that doesn't click properly. Sometimes it just wears out. Before you do an expensive repair, check your MacBook's battery for bulging. » 3/29/15 1:00pm Sunday 1:00pm

Use Someone Else’s Behavior as Cues to Create New Habits

Creating new habits is tough, even with a few tricks up your sleeve. The Cue-Routine-Reward systems works great, if you can find your cues. If you're having trouble, try using someone else's cue. » 3/29/15 12:00pm Sunday 12:00pm

Transitory.Me Temporarily Shares Your Location With Anyone

iOS: Apple's Find My Friends shares your location with other iOS users. If the other person isn't on an iPhone, Transitory.Me will share your location by email or text message. » 3/29/15 11:00am Sunday 11:00am

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. » 3/29/15 7:00am Sunday 7:00am

Curb Overspending by Establishing a “No Return Policy”

Generous return policies make shopping easy. After all, if you don't like it, you can return it. That could lead to overspending. If you're prone to this type of thinking, establish a personal "no return policy" to keep your spending in check. » 3/28/15 4:00pm Saturday 4:00pm

DashCast Streams Dashboard-Style Web Pages to Your Chromecast

Chrome: Google Chrome can send any web page to your Chromecast. If you want to close the tab on your computer, though, the content won't refresh. DashCast updates the page so you'll have the latest content. » 3/28/15 3:00pm Saturday 3:00pm

Use “Collection Management Policies” to Curate Your Collectibles

Whether you have a formal collection or just a bunch of things, all that stuff can overwhelm you. Even if you don't have museum quality items, setting some policies might keep it all in check. » 3/28/15 2:00pm Saturday 2:00pm

Canned Emails Suggests Templates for Common Email Responses

Web: Even a simple email can be annoying to write—especially if you aren't quite sure how to put your delicate matter. Canned Emails takes common problems and makes an email template for you. » 3/28/15 1:00pm Saturday 1:00pm

Check if Your Grocery Loyalty Card Gives to Charity

Pretty much every grocery store today has a loyalty card. Many loyalty cards will give money to a local charity if you register your card with the store. » 3/28/15 12:00pm Saturday 12:00pm

Decorate Cakes Using Cookie Cutter Templates

Cookie cutters make plain cookie dough into fun shapes. If you're decorating a cake, these shapes can help place sprinkles and frosting. » 3/28/15 11:00am Saturday 11:00am

​Manything Turns An iPhone into a Security Camera with IFTTT Recipes


iOS: There are lots of ways to turn your old iPhone into a basic security camera, but free app Manything includes IFTTT recipes so you can do a ton of stuff once it detects motion. » 3/28/15 7:00am Saturday 7:00am

If Your Interviewer Has a Negative Attitude, Don’t Copy it

In business and in life, copying someone's behavior can build a rapport. In an interview setting, that might work against you if the interviewer is annoyed. » 3/22/15 4:00pm 3/22/15 4:00pm

Make a Quick Jam With Chia Seed Gel

Chia seeds are a great way of thickening smoothies or replacing eggs in recipes. That same power works for creating quick fruit jams. » 3/22/15 3:00pm 3/22/15 3:00pm

Clean the Inside of Your Slow Cooker With Ammonia or Vinegar

If you use your slow cooker regularly, the inside will eventually get dirty. Things spill or get on the outside of the liner. No need to scrub it—let some household chemicals do the work! » 3/22/15 1:00pm 3/22/15 1:00pm