Readers offer their best tips for creating summary pages in OneNote, getting full size images in the new Flickr viewer mode, and remembering to perform testicular self-exams.
Every day we receive boatloads of great reader tips in our inbox, but for various reasons—maybe they’re a bit too niche, maybe we couldn’t find a good way to present it, or maybe we just couldn’t fit it in—the tip didn’t make the front page. From the Tips Box is where we round up some of our favorites for your buffet-style consumption. Got a tip of your own to share? Add it in the comments, email it to tips at lifehacker.com, or share it over at our user-run blog, Hackerspace.
Create Summary Pages in OneNote
I just “discovered” OneNote several months ago too. My favorite feature is “Create Summary Page.” I take daily notes at work now and I just have to tag a task in my notes to have it show up, categorized, when I create my notes page the next day.
View Full-Size Images in the New Flickr Viewer Mode
Tushar shares a simple way to view full-size images in Flickr’s new viewer mode:
Here’s a simple hack to get to the full size images in the new Flickr viewer mode: add in
sizes/oafter the Flickr image URL.
Write Important Reminders on Your Shampoo Bottle
Simon shares a clever way to remember important things you might need to do in the shower:
We all know we should check our nuts regularly for lumps that signal a potentially cancerous growth. But you know how it goes—you’re in the shower in the morning, half asleep, waking up to your mental to-do list for the day, and of course you don’t remember the nut-check thing.
Fix GIFs to Upload Properly on Tumblr
Cory clues us in to a site for prepping GIFs for Tumblr:
If you’ve ever used Tumblr before, you’d know how terrible posting a GIF is. You get an error or sometimes the GIF is frozen. Nobody really knows what the limits of what you’re allowed to upload is. We whipped up a simple drag-and-drop web app that automatically converts and optimizes any GIF to work on Tumblr. Problem solved and its free and easy.