f.lux is an app that adjusts the color temperature of your screen automatically throughout the day to better match natural light. Electronic devices use screens with very intense blue light which has been found to affect quality of sleep.
Overview: Rinse, quick soak, don’t discard the soaking liquid. Continue reading “How to Cook Beans”
Use a pressure cooker and the right ratio of rice and water. Continue reading “How to Cook Rice”
If you’ve tried running Windows games on Linux before, then you probably expect to have to jump through a lot of hoops. I was surprised after assuming I had to do it the hard way that it really just works if you pretend you’re on Windows. Install Wine, download the Windows LOTRO installer and run it with Wine. Continue reading “Lord of the Rings Online on Ubuntu 16.04”
Voya doesn’t make it easy to get your retirement money and rollover to another investment company. Here’s how I did it, using Vanguard as an example. Continue reading “How to rollover from Voya”
Getting good contour maps for your permaculture design can be tricky. This method uses free software and data sources. You’ll end up with a nice 3D model you can view, and contour lines overlaid on a satellite image in a vector format, for higher quality finished designs. Continue reading “Making Contour Maps with Sketchup for Permaculture Designs”