I picked up a copy of Omnipage 17 Standard on sale one day. So far the recognition has been less than stellar. If you are just doing a page or two, it's not bad. But doing a whole report with charts and tables, it might be easier to just retype the document. » 8/29/10 9:50am 8/29/10 9:50am

Just a quick note about Windows 7. You may need to right click L.M.A. and choose "Run as Administrator" if you have your UAC set to protect system services. » 6/14/10 11:50am 6/14/10 11:50am

@Eric Schauberger: I believe wasps and yellowjackets are ground dwellers so having the nesting above ground would likely prevent it. (I only know this because I was attacked alot last summer.) » 5/22/10 11:17am 5/22/10 11:17am

Inspire Kids to Get Ready for School Early with a Checklist

Lately in my house we've been having trouble getting kids ready for school on time. As the school year months drag on, this becomes a more normal complaint for many of you parents out there. As such we've tried just about everything to get the kids to follow directions and be ready on time. As I observed my kids… » 10/18/08 2:00pm 10/18/08 2:00pm

@gpzbc: I'm with you. I used to be an Opera fanatic. But the past few years, it has had problems keeping up with the extensions and web compatibility standards of FF. » 10/09/08 9:17am 10/09/08 9:17am

Write Your Novel at WEbook

For those writers hoping to hit the big-time with their book ideas, new social publishing company WEbook » 9/21/08 4:00pm 9/21/08 4:00pm wants to recreate for books what Digg did for internet articles. Submit your work to WEbook and collaborate and vote on which writing is the best. At WEbook, writers can get immediate feedback on their work.…

Turn Unwanted Books into Vases and Furniture

Designer Laura Cahill turns old books into gorgeous and unique vases and coffee tables. Cahill says:
My idea of using second hand books came around after doing research into common unwanted objects. One of the most common unwanted objects that can be found at either charity shops, car boot sales and sometimes on the… » 9/10/08 6:30am 9/10/08 6:30am

Take a Knife to Magazines for Efficient Reading

Magazine love Michael Sliwinski slices and dices his favorite magazines before he goes to reduce bulk. He claims this not only gets him through a lot of magazines in record time, but it also decreases the sheer mass of them.

What Gadgets Help You Get in Shape?

Is your gadget addiction getting in the way of your exercise routine? If so, Smart Money magazine put together a slideshow of seven gadgets designed to get you in shape. Although the latest gadget likely won't make you the next Iron Man or Woman, it may help to motivate you to get started with a new workout plan.… » 8/17/08 3:00pm 8/17/08 3:00pm

Musician Ryan Adams' Success Secret

Ryan Adams is one of the most prolific musicians in modern music. In the last eight years he averaged a release of one full studio album per year. In one year alone, he released three albums! Since 2000, he has contributed to dozens of other albums and movie soundtracks. One night I stumbled on one of his televised… » 8/17/08 9:00am 8/17/08 9:00am