New ways to do old thingsBy Lance Terner 12 May 2009 | Categories: netsmart
I recently became a dad again with the addition to the family of the cutest little girl. She’s really pretty, but also really loud, and really demanding. Needless to say, life in our house sure has changed a lot over the last few weeks. One of the biggest changes was we had to be smarter and more efficient about how we did things. I immediately turned to the Internet to get my life more streamlined.
The path to finding smarter, more efficient ways to do things lead me to some fascinating sites. The extensive resources and tools that I found dealt primarily with good-to-know information, inspiring ideas and handy tips for those who are looking to make the routine of life just that little bit easier. What I like a lot about these sites is that a majority of the content and information being provided was created by users just like you and I. I hope you will get as much benefit out of these as I did:
• Real Simple – www.realsimple.com
RealSimple.com, the website for Real Simple magazine, is the go-to site for people who are looking to make life easier. The site provides smart, realistic solutions to everyday challenges.
• LifeHacker – http://lifehacker.com
The term Life Hack has technical origins and describes anything that solves an everyday problem in a clever or non-obvious way. LifeHacker is a daily blog that features tips, shortcuts, and downloads that help you get things done with your computer, smarter and more efficiently.
• 5min Life Videopedia – http://www.5min.com
5min Life Videopedia provides a wealth of instructional how-to videos as well as DIY projects. There are about 140 categories, with all videos being professionally produced. Each video is limited to no more than 5 minutes.
• LifeTips – www.lifetips.com
This site is a user content driven site. There are quite literally hundreds of topics and categories that are covered, with site gurus, answering your questions and leading
discussions on the topic. There is a goldmine of information based on individual experience.
• Home Made Simple – www.homemadesimple.com
The Home Made Simple website is billed as providing “Simple Solutions for easy living”. A site aimed more at the home, here you will find great
information on a number of related topics such as organising your home more efficiently.
If you have any questions or queries drop me a mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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