Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tip of My Tongue helps you find that word you’re looking for

It sometimes happens that a certain word eludes me. I know it exists, I even know what it sounds like or how it begins or ends — but for the life of me, I can’t recall what the exact word … Continue reading

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10 Reasons You Need An iPad For College

So you’ve heard about the Apple iPad and you’re heading back to school soon. Chances are you’re probably wondering if it’s a smart choice to invest your money towards purchasing an iPad for college. In this article we’ll help explain … Continue reading

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How To Make Google Translate Your Own Personal Beatboxer [Beatbox]

Google Translate‘s helpful for so many things! Well, one thing, really. Until, that is, you re-purpose its Rosetta Stone prowess towards beat boxing. Here’s how it works, in four simple steps. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/frLD_Yzr28Q/how-to-make-google-translate-your-own-personal-beat-boxer Evangeline Lilly Eve Fergie Foxy Brown

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Build a Lego Death Star Ornament With Powerpig [Lego]

Our friend Powerpig hadn’t meant to do any more Lego Christmas tree ornaments, but apparently he couldn’t resist this slightly-evil bauble: A DEATH STAR tree garnish. His website shows you how to make your very own. [Powerpig via Brothers-Brick] More » … Continue reading

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Mouse Computer’s Lm-mini30X nettop gets D525 processor and SSD, costs a lot of cheese

What would you pay for a netbook without a screen? How about one that’s rocking a dual-core, 1.8GHz Intel Atom D525 processor, NVIDIA ION graphics, and an 80GB SSD? Mouse Computer is hoping your answer is somewhere around $600, because … Continue reading

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BridgeURL lets you send a tour of several websites in one link

Sometimes you may want to send someone a whole list of websites to look at. Maybe you even want them to look at the sites in a given sequence, like when you’re sharing the results of a search for a … Continue reading

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WITN: Wikileaks ? Enemy of Democracy, Fact of Life? or Both? (TCTV)

It’s impossible to throw a rock at a media outlet today without hitting a story about Wikileaks. And to make the rock throwing even easier, the subject of this week’s Why Is This News is: Wikileaks – ‘enemy of democracy, … Continue reading

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Netflix Continues To Save the Movie Industry, So Why Do Studios Continue To Hate It?

It?s always slightly flattering when a ten billion dollar company tweaks its business model just to please me. Well, ok, that?s a slight exaggeration: not just to please me, but to please me and the other writers at TechCrunch. I?m … Continue reading

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WidgetBlock for Chrome blocks annoying social widgets, makes Web faster

The Web is all about being social these days. When you take this “social” buzzword and reduce it down to brass tacks, you often end up with a bunch of widgets, buttons and other annoyances crowded around the content you’re … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks: Chinese Politburo responsible for Google hacking

You had to know something interesting would come out of the quarter million diplomatic cables that WikiLeaks just, well, leaked late on Sunday, and the New York Times has picked out a doozie for us. As it turns out, that … Continue reading

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