Save $$$ by investing in a protective mattress cover

This is probably obvious to many, but I can’t be the only one to make this mistake, so hopefully I’ll help others like myself.

Even if you are a generally clean adult and don’t wet the bed, it’s a fact of life that unprotected mattresses are bound to end up discolored and gross from sweat, dead skin cells, cat throw-up, etc.

A mattress cover will protect the actual mattress and unlike the mattress can be washed or replaced many times before reaching cost of a new mattress. This will save you lots of money in the long run by majorly extending the life of your mattress.

15 Free programs you might find useful

Note: some of these are free versions of pay-for software.

I know some of these are somewhat common but I included them anyway.

https://gyazo.com/
http://tixati.com/
http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html
http://www.nexusmods.com/games/?
http://www.gimp.org/
http://www.displayfusion.com/
http://www.slysoft.com/en/virtual-clonedrive.html
http://www.sketchup.com/
http://niftools.sourceforge.net/wiki/NifSkope
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html
https://www.google.com/earth/
http://www.xfire.com/
http://www.rarlab.com/download.htm
http://www.getpaint.net/
http://www.fraps.com/

According to commenters, here are some alternatives to the listed programs:

VLC Media Player -> MPC-HC
http://mpc-hc.org/

WinRAR -> 7zip
http://www.7-zip.org/

Gyazo -> puush
http://puush.me/

Tixati -> Deluge
http://deluge-torrent.org/

Fraps -> OBS
https://obsproject.com/

How to trap Gnats and Fruit Flies

Get a few small empty jars, like those for jam or baby food, or some shallow bowls. Put 4 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in the bottom. Swirl in several drops of liquid soap. Leave the jar lids off (some people put the lid back on and punch holes in it so the bugs can still get in, but not out). Put the jars or bowls on your kitchen counter or wherever you see the most flies. The flies will be drawn to the smell of the apple cider, but once they land in the mixture, the soap will make it impossible for them to escape. Trust me, these non-toxic traps work like a dream. I set them out one night and the next morning, all the pests were in the bowl of cider!