Ever have data loss? I ran Disk Doctor once, thinking I’d be cleaning up my goofy hard drive. Well, it works..and – poof! – everything on my computer disappeared, never to be seen again. Sign up for Crashplan and back up your data off your computer. (Thanks Michael!)
I’ve been deluged with desperate requests for macaron tips. Here’s my round-up of techniques and troubleshooting for Making French Macarons. And that’s all I can tell ya’…
Although I usually use Kayak for planning a trip, Hipmunk let’s you plan your trip with various factors, including layovers, flight duration, or stopovers, which you can search and filter by the “Agony” factor.
A gorgeous glimpse of outdoor markets around the world.
Who the heck has a fax machine anymore? Well, apparently some very, very stubborn people still want faxes. Hello Fax allows you to fax for free (up to 5 pages/month) right from your computer. (Thanks Kris!)
I’ve become a bit obsessed with Thai food lately. So yes, I want to make everything here.
Tired of paying insane prices for cool eyewear in France? Thanks to Jimmy Fairly, you can get vintage-style glasses at a reasonable price, delivered, with a free trial. (And there’s a showroom in Paris, too.) You can also designate a pair to be donated to people in need. (Thanks Heather!)
(In the US, Warby Parker has retro glasses at similar prices as well.)
Are you a friend of Paris Pastry on Facebook yet?
Want to call someone abroad, but not sure what time it is? I use the Meeting planner to coordinate times across the world, so I don’t call someone at 3am instead of 3pm.
An interesting take on recipes online from The Guardian.