If you’ve ever made small talk with someone on the internet, you’ve likely come across the initialism “HBU.” We’ll explain what this internet slang term means, and how you use it in conversation. How About You? HBU stands for “how about you?” or “how ’bout you?” People often use this phrase as a follow-up when asked how they’re doing. After all, it’s common in a conversation to share some information about yourself, and then ask about the other person, as well. For example, if someone asks how you’re doing, you might reply: “I’m ok, hbu?” This initialism is most commonly used in text messaging. It’s expressed in both lower- and uppercase letters, although you’ll see it more frequently in all lowercase (hbu). It can also be used when chatting with a large group of people. However, a plural noun is normally added when addressing more than one person, like “hbu guys” or “hbu everyone.” The Origin of HBU Like other acronyms, HBU became popular in early online chatrooms … [Read more...] about What Does “HBU” Mean, and How Do You Use It?
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The sun sets depressingly early during certain times of the year, and this can have a big effect on your mood. What if you could control when the sun rises and sets with a fake natural light window? We’ll show you how to tackle this DIY project. Why a DIY Natural Light Window? If you live in a location where there are extended periods of darkness, you know how important natural light can be. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is very common during these times of the year, and lack of sunlight is part of the cause. There are plenty of products designed to help with this problem . However, if you want window-sized light, you’ll probably have to spend several hundred dollars . We wanted to add some extra light to our dim basement office and decided to go the DIY route. We’ll show you how to make a faux window with natural light that changes to match the sun, all for less than $100. What You’ll Need Before we go any further, just a heads up that we’ll be using … [Read more...] about How to Build Your Own Artificial Natural Light Window
" " Visitors crowd the IBM stand at the CeBIT technology trade fair on the first day the fair opened to the public on March 4, 2008, in Hanover, Germany. Sean Gallup/ Getty Images Some people might tell you the world is getting smaller, and sometimes it seems that way. This is especially apparent in the things we buy. Many products you can find in the United States, such as clothing and toys, are manufactured overseas in countries like China and India. A lot of the gasoline someone might purchase to fill up a car probably comes from an oil refinery in a faraway country. Food grown on a farm in the Midwest can be shipped to the other side of the world in less than a day. The ubiquity of the Web has made these networks of trade even quicker to form and more complex. Anyone, no matter his or her interests, can surf the Internet for goods and services and make quick transactions. A student in New York City writing a major thesis on current Japanese animation can … [Read more...] about How does information technology work with trade laws?
When you message someone through WhatsApp, little ticks or checkmarks appear next to it. These tell you the status of your message. Let’s look at what they all mean. One Gray Checkmark One gray checkmark means that the message has been successfully sent from your phone, but that it hasn’t been delivered to your recipient yet. When you send a message, it will normally show a single gray checkmark for a few moments while it’s sent. If a single grey checkmark sticks around longer, it means that your contact’s phone is probably off or not connected to the internet. As soon as they come online, the message will get delivered. A single grey checkmark can also mean that you’ve been blocked. Two Gray Checkmarks RELATED: How to Stop Your WhatsApp Friends from Knowing You've Read Their Messages Two gray checkmarks mean that your message has been delivered, but not read (or that it’s been delivered and the person you’re messaging has read receipts turned off ). … [Read more...] about What Do the Little Checkmarks in WhatsApp Mean?
Microsoft Teams aims to be a one-stop-shop for your work, and that includes consuming information from the web. Here’s how to keep up with your favorite websites by adding RSS feeds to Microsoft Teams. Despite social media feeds and mobile apps, RSS feeds are still one of the easiest and simplest ways to consume the output of a website. Like SMS and email, RSS feeds are robust, simple, and supported just about everywhere, which is why—like SMS and email—they’re likely to be around for a very long time. So if you want to keep an eye on what’s published by a website or blog, then RSS feeds are the best way to do it. RELATED: How to Add Apps to Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams allows you to connect as many RSS feeds to whichever team channels you like as you want. Start by opening Teams and clicking on “ Apps ” toward the bottom of the left-hand sidebar. Type “RSS” in the search box, then click on the RSS connector that appears in the results. Select the “Add … [Read more...] about How to Send RSS Feeds to a Microsoft Teams Channel