How to Prepare for IELTS at Home?

So you’ve decided to pursue your higher education abroad. More specifically, you’re looking at studying in the UK, Canada, or Australia. You’re excited. You research what exams are required, and come across the IELTS. Naturally, you check out coaching academies so that you can prepare with the proper guidance. But as you look through them, […]

Far from Perfect

I looked at the shirt and I had a pang of regret. It was one of my favorite shirts that I never wear any more. The memories came flooding back. The time I jumped off the 30 foot cliff. The time I went on my second date with my wife.  It had a few holes […]

How to Use the Facebook DMCA Form

As someone who has submitted a LOT of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notices as part of his day job, most large-scale submitters prefer to either email their notices in or, if offered, a specialized backend such as the ones offered by Google and YouTube. However, increasingly hosts, especially large ones, have been pushing the […]

What Does it Mean to Live Simply?

In essence, releasing, letting go, and finding peace. It’s been our goal here at No Sidebar to help you live your life to the fullest by giving you the steps and information you need to let go of anything in your life holding you back, and to be a reminder that you don’t have to […]

The very best HABITS (Part 3)

“Motivation gets you going and habit gets you there. Make motivation a habit and you will get there more quickly and have more fun on the trip.” – Zig Ziglar Following is the third Zignificance newsletter on the very best habits sent in by our readers. The post The very best HABITS (Part 3) appeared […]

Linking Music To The Heart Of A Child

Music is powerful and persuasive. It touches one’s emotion, motivation, creativity and relaxation. It has the soothing effect that can calm our mental nerves. It inspires you to do something new and productive. It gives you ideas. It lulls you to sleep. The list is definitely endless. Music is many things. It makes us happy, […]

When Artists Are Tamed by the Institutions that Exhibit Them

Farshid Moussavi and Beatriz Colomina, at the Serpentine Work Marathon, “Bed-in” with Beatriz Colomina, Serpentine Pavilion, 22 September 2018 (photograph © 2018 Hugo Glendinning) LONDON — Even by Londoners’ standards, it was an unseasonably cold and rainy day on the south side of Kensington Gardens for the 2018 Work Marathon at Serpentine Galleries. The dreary day served as an apt backdrop for the program, whose introduction began […]

Welcome Ubuntu Desktop 18.10

The Cosmic Cuttlefish has arrived.  Ubuntu 18.10 is out and represents the first step on the road to the next LTS in April 2020.  This release of Ubuntu comes with 9 months of support and brings the latest update to the GNOME stack, improvements to the snap experience on the desktop, some new features and […]