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Brilliant Tech Hacks

Think you’ve seen every possible tech hack out there? Think again for this ultimate list of no common sense tech hacks that makes your life easier.

#1 – Need to jot down something quickly? Open a temporary notepad in your browser by typing “data:text/html, <html contenteditable>” into the address bar.

Need to jot down something quickly? Open a temporary notepad in your browser by typing "data:text/html, <html contenteditable>" into the address bar.
Remember to bookmark and rename it as Notepad.
Jose Jesus Perez Aguinaga/coderwall

#2 – Ambient music to boost your productivity:

Believe me, you have to try this combo if you haven’t. Open these links in separate tabs:
Feel lonely? Add Coffitivity.com for some morning murmur.
tadallagash/Reddit

#3 – At website login pages, you can view masked passwords by changing the password input type as text.

At website login pages, you can view masked passwords by changing the password input type as text.
Most software and web developers probably know this. So, don’t leave your PC on!
Harikrishnan Edayalil/Quora

Amazing Lights

By Day Its a Unique Sculpture While At Night It Comes Alive

Meet Przemek Krawczynski from Lodz, Poland. He started creating gourd lamps back in 2009 when he discovered the gourd fruit, the first lamp he ever made was for his own room and from that point on it became his passion. Przemek was a building engineering student and worked in an architectural studio, but in 2010 he decided to quit school and job and devote all of his time to his passion!
Floor lamp I - Florescence - D1 (1)
Most of his lamps are made out of the raw material called calabashes that can be found in Senegal, Africa. Przemek is a self-taught artist and he aims for constant progress in his skills and creativity and he says ” Self-fulfillment and satisfaction from my work are more important for me than the number of lamps I can create within a certain time span ” Creating one lamp can take between 2 -4 months and in some lamps each hole has been designed and marked before the work actually started. Every lamp is unique, you won’t find two that are the same, the artist never repeats his patterns on his lamps and he draws his inspiration from geometry, complex and complicated patterns.
Floor lamp I - Florescence - D2 (1)
” By day my lamp is a unique sculpture while at night it comes alive by the light seeping through intricate carved wood and passing through thousands of holes. Flowing shadow fills the space and casts the patterns on the surrounding walls, making it possible to enjoy the light not only in just pragmatic terms” 

Floor lamp I - Florescence - D3 (1)
Floor lamp I - Florescence - N1 (1)
Floor lamp I - Florescence - N2 (1)
Floor lamp II - Affirma - D1 (1)
Floor lamp II - Affirma - N1 (1)
Table lamp XII - N1 (1)
Table lamp XII - N2 (1)

Get people to do what you want

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want



jedi mind trick(Star Wars / Lucasfilm) Pull your own Jedi mind trick.
You don’t need to be the CEO to get people to listen to you.
Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you’ve persuaded them.
We’ve rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you’re after.
All of them will leave you feeling more powerful.

Protect Yourself On Facebook

How to see all the companies tracking you on Facebook — and block them



eyeball eye owl(Wikimedia Commons) Facebook is a great utility if you want to stay in touch with friends and family, share photos, and see what other people are up to in their lives.
It's free, of course, but that doesn't mean it comes without a price. If you're using Facebook, you're giving the company a ton of information about yourself that it is selling to advertisers in one form or another.
Most people forget that when they download an app or sign in to a website using their Facebook login, they are giving those companies a look into their Facebook profile. Your profile contains a lot of personal information that can often include your email address and phone number as well as your work history and current location. And most people don't realize that if you're sharing any of that data with your friends, then apps used by those friends can see that data as well!
Advertisers, Facebook-app developers, and Facebook ad tech partners don't get a direct look at your personal data. They won't see that my name is Jim Edwards, my phone number is 07xxxx, I'm male, and I work at Business Insider — Facebook hashes and anonymizes all the data to protect user's privacy and gives it back to partners in bulk so they can't identify individuals — but nevertheless, this data is being used to serve you better-targeted ads.
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