Use Glycerin to Prevent Windows and Mirrors from Fogging Up

A little glycerin added to the water for cleaning windows or mirrors will prevent them from fogging or steaming up. Winter and bad ventilation are often the main culprits in rendering reflective surfaces opaque. » 7/02/11 4:00pm 7/02/11 4:00pm

A Strip of Bacon Saves Food from Sticking to the Pan

One bacon strip is all you need to keep your meatloaf from sticking to the pan while it cooks. The fat from one slice of bacon, placed in the bottom of the cooking pan, creates enough lubricant to prevent a sticky, burned meatloaf mess. » 7/02/11 3:00pm 7/02/11 3:00pm

HardlyWork.in Lets You Goof Off on Facebook with Maximum Stealth

Web site HardlyWork.in lets you check your Facebook Newsfeed at work without the worry of prying eyes with a clever interface that poses as an Excel spreadsheet. » 7/02/11 1:00pm 7/02/11 1:00pm

Pit Cherries in a Pinch with Chopsticks

Emily Ho from food blog The Kitchn notes that if you lack the necessary kitchen tools, a chopstick makes a useful stand-in cherry-pitting tool in a pinch. » 7/02/11 12:00pm 7/02/11 12:00pm

Un-Stiffen Dried, Hard Chamois with Olive Oil

If you hate the way that your chamois get stiff as a board after drying, there is a way to fix that. Rags, gloves, or anything made from chamois—you can get them soft again using this trick from web site Tipking: » 7/02/11 11:00am 7/02/11 11:00am

Estimate the Temperature from a Cricket’s Chirp

Curious about the temperature outside but don't have a thermometer or weather app on hand? You can roughly calculate the temperature outside using cricket chirps and a formula from the Old Farmer's Almanac. » 7/02/11 7:00am 7/02/11 7:00am