If you read Carolyn Hax through the comics aggregator (and you really should, she’s amazing!), you may have noticed that there was no live chat listed on July 28, or on July 29 if you read the one-day-delayed version of her feed (which you probably should, because it’s faster and more reliable). This is because… Read More »
I tried to dispute incorrect information. The process didn’t fully work at any of the agencies. I was eventually able to dispute all of the incorrect information at one, but I was unable to dispute some or all at two others and eventually gave up. The credit reporting agencies are terrible.
At a reader’s request, I’ve added The Argyle Sweater from GoComics to the comics aggregator. I’d never heard of this comic before receiving this request, and when I went to look at it I laughed out loud at all of its five most recent comics, so I’ve also added it to my own daily comics… Read More »
My recipe for an at-home version of this Clover fan favorite.
It’s a bad idea to entirely rely on the company hosting your password manager to back up your data.
If you live in Boston and you don’t want to be surprised by a huge water bill caused by a leak, you might find this useful.
My heating system has a little temperature probe wired from it to the outside of the house: I don’t understand exactly why this is needed, but my impression is that it has something to do with maximizing humidity inside the house without causing condensation to form on the windows. Unfortunately, the installers put the sensor… Read More »
When you force people to use hard-to-remember passwords, you’re actually forcing them to use bad passwords.
Garmin data exports measure activity energy in joules but label it as calories. 1 calorie == 4.184 joules.
If your exercise is time-constrained, you’ll (obviously) burn more calories the faster you go whether you run or walk. If your exercise is distance-constrained, you’ll burn slightly more calories running than walking.