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I'm planning a Shortcuts Fest for my team, where we share our fave little workarounds - like SHIFT + F3 for changing case, CTRL + L to go to the Chrome address bar. With 2020 being 2020, I've learned a few basic tricks in Teams but would love to hear what MeFites use on the reg. (We are generally stuck with MS programs but also use Google's suite of products quite a bit, and live in Chrome).
Have you done this? Bad childhood (in my case)=harsh and critical home environment, widespread bullying by peers
I'm trying to get a feel for what a "reasonable" time spent cleaning every week is. A few snowflakes inside.
Think of this as a body scan with actionables - I am looking for tiny mindful, healthy habits that have personally worked for you - this could either be for mental or physical health. My specific context is that I'm a woman in early thirties, who is looking to lose weight, become stronger, better able to handle stress, and less anxious. Some examples of the kind of things I'm looking for, below the fold.
I listen mostly to current indie-rock, with a bias towards front-women. What's the hip-hop equivalent I might enjoy listening to?
Remember how, in the 90s, it was cool to end a song by hitting the last chord and sustaining it until the guitar started feeding back? Yeah me too, but apparently not as specifically as I thought. Looking for examples.
Doesn't seem like this would warrant an AskMe, but here we are. I prefer crew-neck, tag-less, short-sleeve* tee shirts (size L, black or gray, fwiw). Any recs?
Hi! With summer upon us and the city reopening, I'm interested in email newsletters about fun things to do in NYC—restaurants, museums, outdoor film screenings, concerts, random free events, you name it. Have any favorites? I'd be grateful if you could let me know. Thanks!
5 fully vaxxed adults staying in Palm Springs, CA for a week in late February. What should we definitely do?
A few weeks ago I read a short article in which the (presumably young) author expressed disdain for trends sparked by social media and influencers. Not just dumb stuff like eating Tide pods but also things like fashion, makeup, decor, food, entertainment etc. And she seemed to think that people in the past were less trendy than today, which I found funny because if you look at pictures from the past, you can almost always tell approximately when they were from by the clothing, hairstyles and decor.
Our twelve year old takes enormous risks online. She discloses her real name, age, and school, and has multiple accounts across many different apps. I believe she’s likely being groomed.
For the past few years Uniqlo's Beauty Light
(apparently now "3D Hold") bras have been my go-to: lightweight, no underwire, but enough of a contour/shape to be more flattering on me than something like a bralette. What I don't
like is that they seem to fall apart after only a year or so of wear (glued seams come apart, exposing bare elastic underneath). I machine wash in a delicates bag and line dry and don't see myself hand washing my everyday bras, ever. Do you have recommendations for similar minimal bras with better build quality?
I've been thinking about getting Botox to minimize a furrow that's developing between my brows, and possibly exploring undereye filler as a way to reduce my lifelong dark circles. I'm having trouble figuring out the basics/logistics of how to find a provider. Could you help me understand the basics? I'm mostly curious about the general process, but I'm also open to Chicago-area provider recommendations.
Please recommend all your well-written, likeable characters. Humor appreciated. Plot optional.
We'll be hanging out in some national parks with a kettle and a small cooler, but no camp stove/microwave/other cooking implement. We will also have a little cutting board and knife. I am a vegetarian. What should we eat?
I'm looking for feel-good movies that have families that are very healthy and functional and open about their feelings in an idealistic way. The family doesn't really have to be the main part of the film, but should be significant - I'm thinking kind of like Easy A or perhaps something like the family in PBS's Arthur, although I'm not really looking for a TV show. It's okay if there's an ensemble cast with a dysfunctional portion as long as at least one family chunk is very healthy.
My left-wing, socially-conscious best friend is suddenly terrified of the COVID-19 vaccine and is refusing to get it. She has been extremely careful and has followed all the guidelines during the pandemic, and is not an anti-masker nor part of right-wing circles. I assumed she was totally fine with COVID vaccination until today, so this is out of the blue.
I've tried having a calm conversation with her about the facts and her fears, but I'm not going to change her mind any time soon. How do I emotionally and morally cope with this without cutting her off?
I've been to five different dentists in the last several years. The first three practices I left for what I thought were valid reasons (always running super late, messed up a crown and couldn't fix it, etc) I'm wondering about the other two, though.
Surely this kind of thing exists, but I have had no luck in finding it. I am really awful at making artful arrangements of things - piles of books, groups of vases, collections of paintings, etc. Some people are just naturally wonderful. Is there a site where I can submit a photo of my terribly-arranged decorations and people can weigh in on how to better arrange them?
I get a lot of critters roaming around in the night. Coyotes, foxes, possums, probably an occasional Bigfoot, that sort of thing. I would like to automatically capture quality nighttime video and photos of these critters. I would like to do this with a minimum of fuss. What't the best way?