by Keith Robinson
Today is my last day as Associate Editor of Lifehacker. It's been a fun 11 months (has it been that long?) and I'm sad to go. As I'm fond of saying, "you've got to know when to quit". It was time for me to move on and focus some energy elsewhere.
Blogger Colin D. Devroe is going on a diet and he's joining with other bloggers for support. He's also making use of technology like blogging and Flickr to help keep the group motivated. If you're looking to lose some weight this summer and you're looking for some friends to do it with, head on over and join the…
LiveScience.com offers some advice for a healthy lifestyle.
The people at Yahoo! Research have created a fun visual representation of Flickr's growth. It doesn't have a lot of practical value, but it's fun to watch.
Designer Bryan Veloso has a neat tutorial that explains how to customize Apple Mail. It'll walk you step-by-step through getting cool, new icons into Mail.
Merlin Mann has rounded up some simple to follow advice for sending email and leaving voicemail. Not surprising it's mostly about being clear and concise.
52 projects has some ideas that'll help you get more writing done. It's all about getting started.
Over at Digital Photography School there are some good tips that teach you how to hold your digital camera and reduce blurriness.
eHow has some tips that'll help you remember people's names. They key is to trap their name in your memory as early as possible.
Free download, Mac OSX. DivX is a popular media player and suite that's traditionally been only available on Windows. This week they released a Mac version that's worth checking out if you're into media.
Information overload is commonplace nowadays. It's too darn easy for your message to get lost in the shuffle. Fast Company has a good article on how to get your message through all the noise. Not surprisingly, the first thing to do is choose the right medium.
Want your new business to be bulletproof like 50 Cent? Business 2.0 has an interesting series on how to build a "bulletproof" startup.
Mac OSX Download. Yesterday we told about yWriter and how to organize your next novel. yWriter looks like a great tool, but it's for Windows only. For those looking for something similar on a Mac, try CopyWrite.
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The Sitening Blog has a how-to that'll explain in some detail the "smart way" to keep your Mac backed up.
Paul's Tips has six strategies for learning difficult subjects quickly. His first tip tells us to overload on relevant information.
Studentl.inc has released a handy worksheet to help you plan meetings.