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Akemi Iwaya

Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

What would our planet be like without the Moon? Would our oceans’ tides be the only thing affected or would there be far more of an impact than we imagine? Learn the answers in today’s video from YouTube channel SciShow Space!

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Dragonflies are beautiful to look at with their variety of colors and awesome to watch as they flit back and forth. While away lazy summer afternoons with these gentle masters of the air on your desktop with the first in our series of Dragonflies Wallpaper collections.

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Work on the latest version of Ubuntu continues to move forward and now the first set of alpha releases is available for download. So pull out the blank DVDs, because this weekend is the perfect time to grab copies of the new alpha and indulge in some 14.10 goodness!

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Medical conditions sometimes require us to tweak Windows in order to accommodate a particular physical limitation or need. With this in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post looks at options available for a reader’s visual monochrome needs.

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As long as our computers do what we need when we need them to, we tend not to think too much about how they work. But it never hurts to have a deeper understanding of what is happening inside our computers’ cases. Today’s video from Computerphile focuses on computer memory and how it works.

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Google kicked off I/O 2014 earlier today, so if you were wanting to watch the event live, then we have the links you need. So grab your favorite refreshments and get ready to enjoy I/O 2014!

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Sometimes you need to work on hardware components, like a motherboard, outside of the computer case, but is it safe to do so with the hardware in question powered up? Today’s SuperUser Q&A posts looks at precautions one should take with an endeavor like this.

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If you use OneDrive for your cloud storage needs, then you will definitely be pleased with Microsoft’s announcement this week. Free storage and Office 365 accounts have both been given massive increases in size, and prices have also been lowered for paid storage subscribers!

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Auroras are quite stunning to behold, but why and how do they happen? Learn what makes these phenomenal wonders of the sky possible in today’s video from SciShow!

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Default and nature wallpapers make very nice backgrounds to look at on your iPhone, but sometimes you want something that really sets a unique mood on your screen. Bring your iPhone into the ‘Age of Metal’ with the first in our series of Metalworks Wallpaper collections.

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The weekend is almost here, but until you can clock out and go home, why not have some fun with a bit of building blasting fun? Today’s game provides you with an impressive arsenal of tools to use while demolishing old buildings!

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If your devices have both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capability built in, then which one is actually faster? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question.

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Now that warm weather is in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere, it is a perfect time for some outdoor fun. With that in mind, here are two DIY projects that you can work on to make your next outdoor gathering even more fun!

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While the existence of the Oort Cloud has not been proved via direct observation yet, astronomers are sure it is there because it helps to answer a lot of questions about our solar system. But how big is it and what could we expect to find there? Today’s video from SciShow Space looks at the current theories about the Oort Cloud.

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Google recently made a significant change to the stable and beta channels of Chrome, one that disabled any extension that did not come from the Web Store. While this will help improve security for many of Chrome’s users, how does someone with a legitimate non-web store extension get it to work again?

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Most browsers have had an active developer channel for quite some time, but Internet Explorer was not a member of that select group until this week. Microsoft’s browser has now joined the developer channel elite with builds available for Windows 7 SP1 and 8.1 systems!

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We have all had a computer system or program crash on us at one time or another, but have you ever wondered what is actually happening when a crash occurs? YouTube channel Computerphile looks at what is going on when a crash happens in today’s video.

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Fences serve a variety of purposes whether it is protecting something, keeping something contained, or simply as decoration. Surround your desktop in wood or wire-bound style with the first in our series of Fences Wallpaper collections.

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There is nothing quite as frustrating as having a nice looking yard trampled up by trespassers, but what do you do to get rid of them? Today’s game provides you with a handy rocket launcher to use against the pesky humans who have traveled to your planet and are getting all over your lawn!

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Whether it is just a matter of curiosity or a genuine need to know, how do you tell if two DVDs are exactly the same? Today’s SuperUser Q&A looks at some different ways to find out.

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While you may not realize it, some of the most common and popular items you use every day had their beginnings with NASA! SciShow Space looks at four of these popular and widely used inventions in today’s video.

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We are all well aware of what a ‘normal’ sized volcano can do, but imagine ones so powerful they can cause climate collapse, mass extinction, and more! YouTube channel SpaceRip looks at Earth’s super volcanoes and their effect on our planet in the past in today’s video.

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While most people will never need to open a .lnk file to edit it, there may be rare occasions when it is necessary or desired. But how do you open and edit a shortcut file? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers.

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How fast do you think the universe is expanding? Would you believe that it is expanding faster than the speed of light? YouTube channel Veritasium explains how this is possible in today’s video!

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Each update to Windows 8 and 8.1 has brought new features and new ways to get your work done with Microsoft’s latest system. With that in mind, Microsoft has released a new quick reference ‘work smart’ guide to help you get the most out of the latest update to Windows 8.1!

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