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Lifehacking with Air

via free.macgames.jpA lot has been said about the convergence of the desktop application and the internet browser.  With Java coding languages like PHP and the group of languages know as Ajax have allowed effortless action without loading another webpage.  Adobe has taken it one step further, by creating an environment for developers to make rich ...

Scheduling 201

Image: ISU Center for the Study of Education PolicyOne of the first pieces of advice you get to help cope with a college work load is to make a schedule. What they don’t tell you is how spontaneous college life can be. Some of the greatest experiences at college can happen as a result of ...

Things To Do During the Summer

Image courtesy: icanhascheezburger.comOkay, so after you’ve finished finals, packed up and shipped out, unpacked and had a quality ass meal from your mom, you sit there and ask yourself, what now?  Well, I’ve compiled a little list of possible things you could do to recuperate and prepare yourself for the next year at college.  Relax. ...

Saving Time at School

There are certain things at school you should waste your time and money on, like sex and beer. There are some unnecessary time-wasters. Here’s what you can do to save time: Image courtesy: McGill and Claudio Calligaris Make the Internet work for you… Going to multiple sites for information is a thing of the past. Whether it’s checking ...

Butler: Catering to your every need.

Butler is probably my favorite free productivity application for Mac OS X. It is completely customizeable and has a plethora of different features that are extremely helpful. It allows you to place any icons, search bars and a whole bunch of other nonsense on your menu bar and gives you access to hot corners just ...

Your Greatest Asset in College

Photo Courtesy: Flickr User bsliFriendliness helps in life outside of college, but it definitely has a special place inside of it. Whether you start your first semester, or coming back for a new semester; being friendly will help you in more ways than one.  It’s a lot easier to tell someone who you are friends ...

Hack a Rave

Image Courtesy: assembly.orgRaves are awesome, and it’s not just because it’s an excuse to drop acid (disclaimer: I don’t drop acid.) but because you can use these hacks to make them even more awesome. Most of them deal with lights and stuff so you’ll need to have some tools before hand. This hack is definitely ...

Green Tips for Campus Goers

Drop the Disposable Refillable water bottles are awesome for two reasons. The first reason is you don’t have to waste your beer money by buying cases of water. The second reason is they help the environment by keeping water bottles out of landfills. Most hippies will tell you that the stainless steel canteens are the ...

Going to Power Shift?

Image Courtesy: 1 SkyHey all, I was wondering if anyone was heading to DC for Power Shift. I’m going to be there on Saturday and Sunday. It should be real good time. The Roots are playing and Speaker Nancy Pelosi is going to be giving a keynote address a long with many others. It would ...

Acing the Final Stretch

Whether you started the semester strong or weak, it is most important that you finish strong. This is the time where students and teachers (at the detriment of their students) rush to get everything done during the final weeks of class. Spring fever is in full swing, set off by a taste of freedom known as ...

GTD Has Never Been So Sexy

The new task management application Things is beautiful.  Not just because it’s designed seamlessly with OS X 10.5 Leopard but more because there is beauty in its functionality.  There are so many ways for you and others to get things done. Things also won MacWorld’s 2009 Best in Show award. Most college students are flying by the seat ...

GTD on Campus: Who To Talk To

Photo Courtesy: GawkerRanting on your blog about how bad the food in the dining hall is will not make it any better. However there are other ways you can change the food on your campus as well as many other things. These organizations, are a great resource for you to fix things but also to get ...