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1. Make a Wireless Extender or Repeater
Make a Wireless Extender or Repeater
This lens is not about cutting the wires on suspension bridges (not recommended). Rather it is about how to extend your WiFi or wired ethernet in your house without rewiring. We have all become somewhat dependant on the internet. I remember back in the 80s, people saying that computers would be ...
Computers & Electronics - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:02:50
2. Incorrect Word Usage
Incorrect Word Usage
Come on people! Let's learn some correct word usage and stop perpetuating the incorrect usage of certain spellings. This lens looks at two very common mistakes that have, in fact, become so common that people have started to accept them as correct word usage. I am all for language evolution but,...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:02:50
3. Reduce Your Electric Bills With TOU
Reduce Your Electric Bills With TOU
Many municipalities are turning to ToU electricity metering to help mange the demands and growth needs of electric power. If you imagine the electricity supply as a water hose that can supply a fixed maximum flow of water to its users, you can conceptualize why ToU is important. With water use, w...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:04:58
4. The Unrefined Olive Oil Tasting Bar
The Unrefined Olive Oil Tasting Bar
Today, we discovered a new gem in downtown Ottawa. The Unrefined Olive is a new store specializing in olive oild and balsamic vinegar. The store allows tasting of different varieties and flavours to help you select something that suits your taste. Lense picture - courtesy of www.clkr.com
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:01:40
5. Take Care Of A Hamster
Take Care Of A Hamster
Dwarf Hamster care, Syrian Hamster Care, Chinese Hamster Care and Russian Hamster Care all have many common characteristics. This lens explores the best hamster care techniques. Planning and preparation are key aspects to success. It goes without saying that respect of your hamster is the number ...
Pets & Animals - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:39
6. Melting Your Gold for Fun and Profit
Melting Your Gold for Fun and Profit
It is so sad to see desperate people selling their beautiful gold jewelry or family heirlooms when they have not other alternatives. In fact selling stuff when you need to is seldom the right thing to do. Sell things when you want to and you will be much happier. Lets look at things realistically...
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:05:11
7. How to Pop a Zit
How to Pop a Zit
A volcano is formed due to two factors. The first is pressure from below (molten rock or magma) that needs to escape. The second is a blocked opening. Zits are really very similar. Blocked pores and poor cleaning of the skin can cause infection below the surface that then needs to erupt. This len...
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:38
8. Fix Your Eyes with the Right Under Eye Cream
Fix Your Eyes with the Right Under Eye Cream
How do you deal with dark circles under the eyes? The area around your eyes can be difficult to deal with; wrinkles, lines, dark circles, bags, and many more issues. The challenge is that this is often multi-dimensional. It depends on your age, skin type, time of year, allergies, and activities t...
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:25:24
9. Classic Toy Gifts: Toy Memes - Part 2
Classic Toy Gifts: Toy Memes - Part 2
A Toy Meme comes from the concept of its cousin the Internet Meme. This lens is part II of a series that features some classic toys of days gone by that continue to have great popularity. Often just the sight of one of these toys can conjure up memories that put the viewer right back in the year...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:05:13
10. The Wonders of Cayenne Pepper
The Wonders of Cayenne Pepper
Cayenne Pepper provides an amazing and flavourful heat to so many dishes. In recent years, the medicinal benefits of Cayenne have also been discovered. Cayenne also goes well with chocolate - but make sure you are careful - this stuff is very spicy. I find that Cayenne has more than just heat - i...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:02:50
11. Kick Your Phone Company to the Curb
Kick Your Phone Company to the Curb
As part of your New Years clean-up, get rid of that old phone service that costs you needless money, and move into modern times. Few people think about the full range of ways they can save money on their communications needs. Sure we've all shopped around to compare the major home phone and cell ...
Computers & Electronics - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:10:21
12. Keturah Johnson Music
Keturah Johnson Music
Keturah Johnson is an Ottawa based musician that will truly impress you. I heard her playing guitar and singing, and was so drawn-in by her performance. After a bit more exploring I saw all the other instruments she plays (on youtube). At her performance she said that she's close to releasing an ...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:58:05
13. The Wonders of Black Pepper
The Wonders of Black Pepper
Black Pepper is one of the most useful and versatile spices in any kitchen. Unfortunately, many people buy cheap pre-ground pepper that is nothing like what it should be. There are many grades of pepper. Often the pre-ground pepper is the cheapest grade. As well. Once it is ground, it immediately...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:04:58
14. Save on Pet Medications
Save on Pet Medications
Taking your pet to the vet is a necessary but often expensive thing to do. Some costs just cannot be avoided, however there are ways that you can save money while still being a responsible pet owner. Chester, my older dog pictured here, is going in for a teeth cleaning and to have a few little le...
Pets & Animals - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:39
15. Kids Today Are Lazy
Kids Today Are Lazy
How many of us have seen kids simply expecting a free ride? Hanging around, spending all their time on the internet, but too lazy to get off their laurels to go out and get a real job? When I was young, people had to work for what they got! I am so tired of hearing statements like this! I wanted...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:39
16. Great Quebec Cheese
Great Quebec Cheese
I live in Ottawa Ontario. Ottawa is right on the border between Ontario and Quebec, separated by the Ottawa River. Many months ago I was in a local Costco, and they were sampling a series of cheeses, one of which was Le Pleine Lune. I immediately bought one because it was so amazing. I had not se...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:02:50
17. Phone Service Wish List
Phone Service Wish List
Things have changed a lot when it comes to what a phone service can do, but sadly, not much has ended up in the hands of consumers. The phone companies seem content to sit on their laurels and do nothing, even though there are so many useful functions and services that can be delivered to you. Wh...
Computers & Electronics - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:40
18. Vegetarian: Potato Leek Pie
Vegetarian: Potato Leek Pie
Potato Leek Pie is on the menu at Christmas. It is a family favourite. This is always part of our vegetarian Christmas meal. It is vegetarian, but trust me, no-one will notice. This is fairly easy to make and the recipe can be doubled. The recipe is listed below as well as some step by step photo...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:34:16
19. New Years Eve Party Ideas
New Years Eve Party Ideas
Want a great inexpensive game to keep the whole room busy and entertained? Here are some fabulous ideas to use at this year's New Years Eve party. The games highlighted on this page are also things that a 10 year old can plan and setup all by themselves, using things easily available around the h...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:00:48
20. Free Games - New Years Eve Party
Free Games - New Years Eve Party
While everyone is still in the Christmas and New Years Spirit, the Christmas series of Minute to Win It games will make your New Years party a smash. A quick simple video introduction (rather than a long boring set of rules) is all you need to start the fun. These games are so easy to plan and pu...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:01:40
21. Photo Proof of the Yeti
Photo Proof of the Yeti
This lens gives details about the Blue Yeti USB Microphone. This is an amazing device for high quality home recording. It is plug and play and has easy to select options. I love its high quality results. The Blue Yeti USB Microphone can be used for - Music - Voice - Interviews - Full room record...
Computers & Electronics - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:32:17
22. Best Coffee In Ottawa
Best Coffee In Ottawa
This little gem of a coffee shop is a great place to stop and relax. Right in the heart of Ottawa's trendy and fun Glebe community, this place has great snacks, lunches, coffee and art. I have been to many coffee shops in Ottawa, but this one is consistently the best. I do not know if it is only...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:31:34
23. The Wonders of Mustard
The Wonders of Mustard
Mustard is am amazing and ancient spice used in all sorts of cooking. Indian food uses this fried with pungent chiles, French food in flavourful and grainy mustards and American food as your good-old hot-dog mustard. Each of these is wonderful and unique. There is almost no national cuisine that ...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:01:51
24. How to Ask the Internet a Question
How to Ask the Internet a Question
What if you could search for knowledge, not simply a pointer to a web page where knowledge might exist? If you wanted to see how the population of Norway compares to the population of Sweden .... or the historical popularity of the name "Chris" compared to "James" - you could likely find this inf...
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:02:22
25. Get Healthy - New Years Resolution
Get Healthy - New Years Resolution
Now that Christmas is gone, and you had a few extra goodies... don't worry as long as you have a plan to help you stay healthy all year round. Make New Years Resolution to get healthy. It is not that hard. Read on to find out how. It seems that many people explore a huge variety of ways of reach...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:57
26. Hide Your Data In Excel
Hide Your Data In Excel
...Yes "Stuff" is a technical term! There are many times when you have information in Excel (data, formulas, calculations...) on a sheet, that you do not want your users to be able to access directly. Sometimes this might be proprietary information, sometimes information intended only for the de...
Computers & Electronics - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:02:50
27. Peace for the World
Peace for the World
Discontent often arises when people are placed under hardship and feel like they are threatened. Threats are often made when people feel like they have something to lose. The unfortunate thing is that in many cases, these feeling linger well beyond the lives of the people that felt them, and in m...
Pets & Animals - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:02:50
28. Lady Laurier Cheese
Lady Laurier Cheese
I live in Ottawa Ontario. Ottawa is right on the border between Ontario and Quebec, separated by the Ottawa River. The other day I was in the local Ontario Costco, and they were sampling more great cheese from La Fromagerie 1860. I have previously profiled the Laurier D'arthabaska cheese, but had...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:05:11
29. Making Custom Google Maps
Making Custom Google Maps
I came across a tool that I find very useful for detailing multiple locations on a map. I sometimes do consulting work for customers that have multiple branch locations across many cities. I need to have an easy way of visualizing these on a map, but also of storing contact information, and even ...
Internet - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:57
30. Lens Review - How to Choose
Lens Review - How to Choose
I know that one of the things I like about Squidoo, is the ability to see a variety of material that lensmasters have created. Often I will end up on a particular lensmaster's page, and will then decide to look at material they have created. Some of this material is really interesting - but the c...
Squidoo Community - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:02:22
31. Booking Using Frequent Flyer Points
Booking Using Frequent Flyer Points
So you've finally saved enough flyer miles to get away on the well earned vacation. But when you go to actually book your trip - you end up being shocked by how much you need to pay in taxes and fuel surcharges. I guess you'll have to tighten your belt a while longer to save up a bit more for tha...
Travel & Places - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:55
32. Research Dogs Rescued from Animal Experimentation
Research Dogs Rescued from Animal Experimentation
The name Lucky is symbolic for all of the souls in this lens. My daughter sent me to a site (http://beaglefreedomproject.org) and a video that featured a rescue of beagles who had been used for animal research purposes. The group ARME (http://arme.tv) received a call on June 6th that 9 beagles we...
Pets & Animals - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:40
33. Oh Susanna - Great Music
Oh Susanna - Great Music
I first came across the music of Oh Susanna (sometimes listed as Oh! Susanna in a newspaper article (early 2000s) by Lynn Saxberg of the Ottawa Citizen about up and coming Canadian talent. It is nice to find a musician who stands on musical talent and uniqueness rather than simply hype and market...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:57
34. Ottawa Day Trip - National Gallery of Canada
Ottawa Day Trip - National Gallery of Canada
The National Gallery of Canada located in downtown Ottawa (the captial of Canada) is a great place to visit and see some amazing art. This is a really good idea for a date - followed by a walk & dinner in the heart of the capital. Admission for the regular collection is $9/adult at the time of th...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:02:22
35. Scissors for the Kitchen
Scissors for the Kitchen
I became convinced of the magic of the simple scissors while living in France. We had just moved there(around 1990), and had a new baby. We were frequently travelling around, and often ended up in restaurants. With a baby, you need to cut the food into small pieces, which to be honest is a pain w...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:02:50
36. Weed Control for your Lawn
Weed Control for your Lawn
Natural Weed Control is becoming more important to home owners. In many places it is now illegal to use chemical pesticides and herbicides, meaning that people have had to look for alternatives. This past year was a strange one. There was low snowfall last winter, and an extremely dry summer. Thi...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:05:11
37. Fold a Fitted Sheet
Fold a Fitted Sheet
How can something so simple become so botched-up time after time. Actually things do not have to be this hard. Soon your sheets won't look like the mess shown here. Soon you'll be able to fit them in your storage cupboard without everything getting wrinkled and messy. A humorous look at this, an...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:04:34
38. Staying in Touch with Family
Staying in Touch with Family
I often travel, and want to allow my daughters (who are both away in University) to call me cheaply and easily. Most univeristy students only have a cell phone, and if they need to call outside the country, especially overseas - the Long Distance rates from their cell providers are so expensive. ...
Internet - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:04:39
39. The Wonders of Coriander or Cilantro
The Wonders of Coriander or Cilantro
Coriander (or Cilantro as it is known in Mexican cuisine) is used throughout the world in many different dishes. The fresh leaves are used as a garnish, or in a chutney. The dried seeds can be ground or whole and used in many curries, breads or soups. From Thai Coriander, to Chinese parsley, from...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:01:40
40. Andy's Old Port Pub Maine
Andy's Old Port Pub Maine
This year (2013) we decided to spend our summer vacation in Maine. We stayed at Old Orchard Beach (OOB) which was nice and close to the ocean. We went to Portland a few times. There are far more good places to eat in Portland than in OOB, with better selection and prices. We stumbled upon Andy's...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:04:34
41. Simple and Easy Eggplant Ratatouille
Simple and Easy Eggplant Ratatouille
I have a couple of flagship dishes that are great for entertaining or bringing to pot-luck events. This vegetarian recipe for Eggplant Ratatouille is one of those. The fresheness of the veggies shines through and it is a great accompaniment to other dishes. This recipe is also wonderful served c...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:03:20
42. Do you call them Chips or Crisps?
Do you call them Chips or Crisps?
They might be called different things in different places....They might taste very different... They might come in all sorts of whacky flavours, but chips/crisps are a wonderful tasty snack food. In North America, this delight is know as Potato Chips - or just Chips. Elsewhere, they are typicall...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:11:18
43. TransplantedSoul Lensography
TransplantedSoul Lensography
I came up with the handle TransplantedSoul because I've some to realize that we all move around so much that we bring little pieces of everywhere we live and the cultures of our extended family to everything we do. I started on Squidoo as a neat place to build backlinks to other websites. I quick...
Squidoo Community - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:11:18
44. Showcase Your Articles
Showcase Your Articles
When trying to show people examples of what you have created on the web, you end up keeping so many links around (often long hard to remember links), and miss out on sharing some of your really great stuff with them. This lens shows how to create a single easy to remember link, that will present ...
Squidoo Community - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:10:21
45. Student Phone Service
Student Phone Service
Let's face it, today most students do not have a land line, a cell phone is all they have. Cell phones are handy, and for many purposes are great. However when you move away to university or college, which may be a good distance away, or even in another country, if you end up using your cell phon...
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:04:39
46. A Science-X Kit Can Change Your Kids' Future
A Science-X Kit Can Change Your Kids' Future
Science-X kits are an active way to learn while having fun. A kit like this can literally change the course of your kid's life by fuelling interest in areas that they simply would not see while glued to a vide game. Because this kit has simple project as well as complex project with step-by-step...
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:04:39
47. Katrina Adoption Story
Katrina Adoption Story
Hurricane Katrina had huge impacts on the South East in 2005. One of the difficulties faced was dealing with all of the animals in the disaster area. These animals needed help, but to whisk them away would separate them from their families. B.A.R.K., based in Ottawa, Canada, had an idea to help t...
Pets & Animals - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:14:25
48. Spice up your life
Spice up your life
Spices bring so much to any dish that you cook. Wars have been fought over spices and they've played an important part in the world's heritage and cultural mix. This lens is a lensography that will point you to great information about some of my favourite spices. photo from srqpix under the crea...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:10:21
49. Happy Canada Day
Happy Canada Day
Another Canada day - wow the time ticks by very quickly. As I watch the squidoo counter tick downwards, I am thankful for the year that has just passed. I logged on last year on July 1st and was thrilled to see that Google had remembered us with a special home page! Canada day always has such a g...
Travel & Places - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:11:18
50. The Wonders of Cinnamon
The Wonders of Cinnamon
Cinnamon is a spice that comes from the inner bark of the Cinnamomum tree. It can be used in sweet foods or aromatic foods. It can also be used in drinks, essential oils and in some medications. Much of the cinnamon available today actual comes from cassia , a plant related to true cinnamon or Ci...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:25:22
51. Lauren Wolf a Must Listen!
Lauren Wolf a Must Listen!
I first heard about Lauren Wolf during the 2009 Road to Fame competition in Chicago. I have a friend in Chicago that was raving about her, and he pointed me towards her music. She ended up being the winner of this singing competition, and from that, also met producer Rob Christie. With Rob's gui...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:34:16
52. Shedding Animals
Shedding Animals
We have lots of pets... Our cat is called Sarah. The dogs are Chester and Marvin, and then Leon the rabbit. They are great, but the problem is that there are literally fur tumbleweeds all over the place. The amount of dirt and shedding is crazy - all year long. This lens walks you through a groom...
Pets & Animals - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:34:16
53. The Wonders of Turmeric
The Wonders of Turmeric
Turmeric is from the root of a member of the ginger family of plants. It is closely related to other such roots like Ginger and Galangal. Turmeric has a typically bright yellow colour, and many people associate it with colour rather than flavour. If you get a good Turmeric, it will bring a richne...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:34:16
54. Vegetarian Roasted Turnips
Vegetarian Roasted Turnips
This dish is always a great addition to our vegetarian Christmas meal. Turnip is such a great fall/winter vegetable. It is extremely versatile, keeps well and can accompany many dishes. Turnips do not need to just be a back-up vegetable, they can be a centerpiece that will make any main course "p...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:32:17
55. The Wonders of Cardamom
The Wonders of Cardamom
I was first introduced to cardamom by a South Indian friend at university not far from where I now live, here in Canada. He used to take a few cardamom pods and crush them with a knife and then throw them into rice while it was cooking. Before serving, the larger pieces could be picked out. I als...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:25:24
56. The Wonders of Saffron
The Wonders of Saffron
Saffron is obtained from the stigmas of Crocus sativus, which blooms in the fall. If you imagine the labour involved in obtaining this spice, and then having a single strand from a flower per year - you can understand why this spice is so expensive. Saffron both colours and flavours the dishes in...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:34:17
57. TrueCrypt for Data Security
TrueCrypt for Data Security
These days there is so much sensitive data on everyone's computer. We often forget about security until it is too late. It is even more complex because data often needs to be moved from place to place. If you have any financial data, corporate assets, legal documents or just stuff that is private...
Internet - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:32:17
58. Laurier Cheese from Quebec
Laurier Cheese from Quebec
I live in Ottawa Ontario. Ottawa is right on the border between Ontario and Quebec, separated by the Ottawa River. I was in a local Quebec Costco, and they were sampling a series of cheeses, one of which was Sir Laurier D'Arthabaska cheese. I immediately bought one because it was so amazing. It i...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:30:44
59. The Wonders of Cloves
The Wonders of Cloves
Cloves are a small dried bud from a tree in indonedia or Sri Lanka. The term cloves is beleived to come from the French word for nail "clous" because cloves look like small little nails. Cloves have a strong flavour that also has a slight numbing effect on the mouth. Because of this, it has been ...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:30:44
60. The Best Gift for Retail Workers
The Best Gift for Retail Workers
Now that you have shopped and eaten over the holidays and you are exhausted, spend some time to take care of your feet. If you are a retail worker at Christmas - or any other time of the year - your feet take lots of abuse! Return a few of those unwanted gifts, and reward yourself with an awesom...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:02:36
61. Use Amazon to your Advantage
Use Amazon to your Advantage
Recently, I wanted to send a present to a friend in the UK, and found the perfect books for her kids on Amazon.com. I was excited by the prices and was all set to "pull the trigger" - but then my jaw dropped when I got to the checkout. Not only was this going to be very expensive, but it was goin...
Internet - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:01:50
62. Excel What If Analysis
Excel What If Analysis
Microsoft Excel is easy to learn for doing the most basic things. There are however many advanced aspects of Excel that do not necessarily jump off the page. For a lot of things that I do, I have a model built in Excel to calculate something based on formulas I have entered in cells. If I am inte...
Computers & Electronics - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:01:18
63. How To Use The VLOOKUP Function In Excel
How To Use The VLOOKUP Function In Excel
I frequently am presented with large files of information that need to be analysed. Most recently, I was given a listing of devices on a network, with each device having an indicator of the network region it resided in. A separate file told me which cities and building the network regions correla...
Computers & Electronics - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:03:22
64. Toys that Endure the Test of Time
Toys that Endure the Test of Time
A Toy Meme comes from the concept of its cousin the Internet Meme. Wikipedia defines an Internet meme as "an idea that is propagated through the World Wide Web. The idea may take the form of a hyperlink, video, picture, website, hashtag, or just a word or phrase, such as intentionally misspellin...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:01:18
65. Amanda Cottreau - Great Music
Amanda Cottreau - Great Music
Amanda Cottreau is an Ottawa based musician that you will really appreciate. I went to see a show at the Alpha Soul Cafe where Keturah Johnson was playing. It turns out that Amanda was organizing the show and also performing . She has a very soft and beautiful voice that she uses as much to expre...
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:03:19

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