A Simple Flowchart to Work Out Whether You Should Take a Selfie

If you sometimes find it hard to read social situations to establish if it's an appropriate time to be taking photographs of yourself with your phone, here's a simple flowchart to make the decision making process a little easier. [Doghouse Diaries] Read More >>

What Your Email Signature Says About You

What you type in your email says a lot about the kind of person you are—but what you add at the bottom of every message can be just as revealing. Your email signature can speak volumes about your personality. Read More >>

The Relative Screen Resolutions of Your Favourite Devices in One Chart

The display on your phone is relatively tiny. But in pixels, it's friggin' huge. That's the beauty of high resolution. So how would that phone screen compare to your TV, or your tablet or your laptop if it was spread out to a similarly-sized screen? Doghouse Diaries made this graphic to show you, and it's kind of nuts. Read More >>

More Popular Idioms Translated to Make Sense with Today's Technology

When's the last time you put all your eggs in one basket? Probably never. But! When's the last time you put all your data on one hard drive? Probably right now (you gotta learn better backup habits). And although we know that practice makes perfect and that patience is a virtue, what actually applies to real life is that Photoshop makes perfect and waiting for a page to load is a virtue. Read More >>

Popular Idioms Translated to Actually Make Sense Today

When we tell the future children of the world that you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, they'll stare at their iPad and wonder what the hell a book is. Does that old fart mean an app? When we tell them to scratch our back, they'll wonder why are we even talking to each other in IRL. And when we say close, but no cigar... well, actually even I have no idea why that ever made sense. Read More >>

Finally, Honest Hand Dryer Instructions

It's always felt like something's missing from your local public bathroom's hand dryer tutorial. Something simple, yet crucial. Something like, say, this missing third step that Doghouse Diaries has so smartly proposed. Read More >>

How Your Microwave Actually Works

Whatever energy you spend fussing with your microwave, testing out different power levels and durations, is wasted. It's about time you knew that. Because despite all your efforts, your food can only come out one of two ways: ice-cold, or mouth-singeing. Read More >>

What Was Life Like Before iPhones?

Our children won't know what life was like before smartphones took over our every waking hour. But when you inevitably try to gather them around to tell them about all the time we spent not staring at screens? Well, as Doghouse Diaries points out, good luck with that: Read More >>

Why the Internet Is More Curse Than Blessing

Any list that weighs the pros and cons of the internet can only end one way: the realisation that you're wasting your life... right... now. Although to be honest, there's way more in the plus column here than I ever would have imagined possible. Read More >>

Why It Definitely Doesn't Matter That You Thought of It First

Oh, man, the iPad? I totally thought of that back in 1998. And good for you! Here's a handy flow chart that explains exactly why no one cares. Which I totally thought of drawing up myself last autumn. [Doghouse Diaries] Read More >>


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