Never forget to water your garden again with an automated drip system

Last summer I spent many mornings watering my garden, plants, and lawn with a garden hose. On the hottest, driest days I was up at 6 AM, walking around in a daze getting everything soaked. During one record-breaking heatwave, we were out of town on vacation and when I returned I found a slightly dried out lawn and… » 6/06/05 9:22am 6/06/05 9:22am

How to turn your dual-monitor PC into a dual mac-PC system

I have what I believe is my dream setup. My office desk has one keyboard and mouse in the middle, and two monitors above. On the left, I have OS X running from my Powerbook and on the right, I have Windows XP running on my HP desktop. There's one mouse pointer and I can move it back and forth across the monitors just… » 6/02/05 10:17am 6/02/05 10:17am

Better Ta-da Lists thanks to greasemonkey

Ta-Da Lists, the free to-do list site previously mentioned here is a great way to keep track of your daily workload. The Ta-da Lists application is fairly streamlined, offering basic to-do list functionality stripped of many features. Rich Manalang recently worked up a script to increase the usability, adding the… » 6/01/05 2:42pm 6/01/05 2:42pm