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Project Noah Provides a Fun and Eco-Friendly Pursuit for Kids of All Ages

Parents are always on the lookout for activities that are going to provide not only fun and entertainment for kids, but also some added value through educational aspects. And parents that are trying to do their part to create a cleaner, greener future for their kids may also seek out pursuits that give kids an understanding of the green movement and an appreciation for the world around them. These... ❯❯❯

My Pain Diary App Helps Users Manage Chronic Pain

It’s hard to tell whether the prevalence of chronic pain issues in this day and age is related to an increase in injuries, illnesses, and diseases with lasting side effects or if it is simply more widely diagnosed than it was in decades past, but the rising number of reports has certainly resulted in greater awareness of chronic pain conditions, as well as new research associated with it and... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Creating and Promoting Infographics for Your Blog

Whether blogging is your main operation in the online arena or you happen to run a commercial website with an on-site blog attached as a way to increase traffic and provide customers with added value, you might be looking for ways to make the layout more attractive and provide users with easy-to-share snippets of information. If you’re optimizing your blog, you obviously want to get as much... ❯❯❯

How to Use Infographics and Data Visualization for SEO

Infographics have steadily been gaining popularity in the online arena over the past few years. And it’s no wonder considering all they have to offer. For one thing, they aren’t comprised of bulky blocks of text that scare away visitors to your site. When you enter a web page and all you see is line after line of print, it’s no doubt enough to make you back out and head for the... ❯❯❯

Looking For a Hot Desk? Here's How to Find One Anywhere

Hotdesking is a great way to find a place to sit down and get some work done if you are a remote worker. From people working from home to digital nomads travelling the globe, hotdesks can provide a very useful – and affordable – service. But how can you find one near to where you are working? Find a Hotdesk Online There are a number of websites where you can find hotdesks in your... ❯❯❯

5 Tips For Saving Money On Cloud Storage

When it comes to backing up the precious files on your hard drive, online storage can work out far more cost effective than buying additional hard drives or trying to maintain a complicated backup across numerous CDs. But the costs can still add up if you're not careful and many people end up paying far more than they actually need. In this article we're going to look at some proven tips to save... ❯❯❯

Why Do Small Businesses Need Data Centers?

Small businesses who properly leverage third-party data centers gain a technological edge over competitors with in-house data centers. However, small businesses should evaluate data center pricing differently than large companies. Budget constraints affect data center decisions for small businesses more than large businesses. This is largely due to the fact that they must place a greater emphasis... ❯❯❯

Exciting Job Possibilities in the World of Technology

Chances are good that you know someone who has been laid off in the past few years. The economy has changed and many older Americans are finding themselves without work simply because their job just doesn’t exist anymore. Technological advances and the use of computers has reduced the amount of time and effort needed for some tasks. This has reduced the manpower—and therefore the... ❯❯❯

Wordpress Plugin: WP-DBManager

I just found a very useful Wordpress plugin: WP-DBManager. This plugin manages your Wordpress database. Allows you to optimize database, repair database, backup database, restore database, delete backup database , drop/empty tables and run selected queries. Supports automatic scheduling of backing up and optimizing of database. Here is the link.... ❯❯❯

How to Install a CPAN module

To install the modules on a *nix system, type: perl -MCPAN -e "install XML::Parser" perl -MCPAN -e "install XML::RSS"... ❯❯❯

How to Redirect Website Visitors To an Other Page/Site?

Method 1 - .htaccess 301 Redirect The smoothest way to redirect your visitors is to use an .htaccess redirect. This has no delay since before a page is served to the browser the server checks first for an .htaccess file... if it sees this the old page never loads, instead visitors are sent directly to the new page. These are a few .htaccess redirect codes that I've used that might come in... ❯❯❯

How To Have Websites Built For You The Cheap Way

Normally, if you want to have professional designers custom build your site, you must be prepared to dish out at least a few hundred dollars. All this can change if you know where to find the best deals, the best designs for the lowest price. Here's a rough guide: First, you must understand that it is a rip off to get companies to design websites for you. Have you ever seen those advertisements in... ❯❯❯

Submit Sitemap to Yahoo and MSN

Sitemaps are starting to become nearly ubiquitous, but we've seen a lot of sites ignoring Yahoo! and MSN - a big mistake! You can seriously boost your search traffic referrals from these engines by not only submitting, but verifying/registering your sitemaps with them. Yahoo!'s registration is here, and MSN/Live's is here. ... ❯❯❯

WordPress XML-RPC Remote Posting Problem

I was trying to use Windows Writer to post to a WordPress blog. However, I got an error message saying "xmlrpc.php 403 forbidden". After some research, I finally found the solution. Just add the following lines to the .htaccess file: <Files xmlrpc.php> SecFilterInheritance Off </Files> ... ❯❯❯

Lenovo ThinkPad and Slow IE New Window

I just purchased a Lenovo ThinkPad notebook computer (T61). This notebook is supposed to be very fast. However, everytime when I used IE and clicked on a link that tried to open a new brower window, it'd be very slow and it'd take a long time for the new window to be loaded. Finally I figured out the cause of this problem: It's the two ThinkPad add-ons: ThinkPad Password Manager and... ❯❯❯