This is the first in a new series of regular posts where I will highlight the coolest stuff I’ve seen on the internet. This is a back issue that covers January 2010. I’ll be catching up this week, posting an article each day with another month’s links. After I catch up, look for these posts on a weekly basis.
The Great Best of 2009 Recap [Lifehacker, 1/1/10] – I love Lifehacker. It is one of the first feeds I pull up in Google Reader each day. This post highlights their best content from 2009. If you weren’t reading Lifehacker in 2009, you should read this.
All You Need is Love [Gizmodo, 1/2/10] – I’m a sucker for clever videos, and this compilation of over 150 groups singing “All You Need Is Love” made me smile.
Prevent Your Pants Pockets From Getting Holes [Lifehacker, 1/9/10] – Put an iron-on patch on the inside of your back pocket to keep your wallet from wearing holes through your pocket! Now all I need is an iron…
Sex Up Your Sandwich [Wisebread via LH, 1/8/10] – Ideas to make your brown bag lunch more exciting. Now that I don’t have a meal plan, I should probably try some of these ideas.
Top 10 Clever Kitchen Repurposing Tips [Lifehacker, 1/16/10] – Use a ketchup bottle to make pancakes, clean the dishwasher with lemonade Kool-Aid and more!
Make a $2 Adjustable Smartphone Car Mount [Instructables via LH, 1/26/10] – I’m taking a trip soon and I’ll be using my phone’s GPS, so I might try to put this together this week. For the price, it can’t be beat!
Heating Your Space [NYT via LH, 1/26/10] – A quick overview of some personal heaters. I might use one of these this winter under my desk so I can keep the rest of my trailer cooler.
10 Tips and Tools for Freelancers [Lifehacker, 1/31/10] – A collection of tips for freelancers. Since I’m leaning towards this option in lieu of finding a job, I should keep these tips in mind.
Less Rediculous Standard Ad Sizes [css-tricks, 1/7/10] – An article describing a way to build a framework for website ads that allow for different sized ads. Built around a 125×125 ad with 10px gutters, this seems like a reasonable methodology!
Unrealized Projects [Seth Godin, 1/18/10] – The keys to being a successful artist: ship and fail often.
Google Readers Tracks Feedless Sites [Google Reader Blog, 1/25/10] – In case you didn’t know this by now, you can use Google Reader to track sites that don’t offer RSS feeds. Sweet!
Check back tomorrow for the best of February!