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TimeScapes XII [deviantART]

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If loved the tornado-visualization we posted last month, this visualization of a century of earthquakes around the globe will be right up your alley.

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VPNs and SSH tunnels can both securely “tunnel” network traffic over an encrypted connection. They’re similar in some ways, but different in others – if you’re trying to decide which to use, it helps to understand how each works.

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Windows doesn’t really feel like your own until you’ve tweaked and prodded it a little. This week we’re interested in hearing about your favorite must-have customization trick that takes precedence over all others.

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A lot of people are unhappy with being forced to interact with the new Start Screen in Windows 8 first thing once they have logged into their system. But there is a quick and simple work-around to go directly to Desktop Mode ...

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People sometimes wonder just what is going through Pyro’s head when he is spreading mayhem and destruction. If you are one of them, then here is your chance to see things from Pyro’s ‘unique’ point-of-view!

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If you’re like most geeks, you’ve got a box of aging computer equipment you just haven’t got around to hauling to your city’s haz-mat drop off site. This simple tutorial turns cast off circuit boards into wall art.

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CERN scientists dropped a press release today indicating they’ve found a particle consistent with the long sought after Higgs Boson particle–the “God” particle, that could help radically refine our und...

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If there are any crumbs or cruft left in that part of the keyboard, then it is time to give up!

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If you thought water drops frozen in time were neat, this tutorial shows you how to capture the flow of colored liquids dropped into water–the effects are quite eye catching.

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VLC includes a fairly easy-to-use streaming feature that can stream music and videos over a local network or the Internet. You can tune into the stream using VLC or other media players.

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The keyboard and mouse might be a good fit for many native computer games, but it feels downright weird to play emulated games that way. Whether you want to play Super Mario with a proper gamepad or try out a new PC title like Diablo III in comfort, we’ve got you covered.

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If you think reading the comments on YouTube videos can be bad at times, then you should be very thankful that you do not have to work in the YouTube complaints department…

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Definitely not going to be a dull week…

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If you’re looking for a novel little stunt to impress your friends this Fourth of July, these tiny matchstick rockets are a cheap and easy trick to pull out of your sleeve.

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Fireworks are the dazzling and loud end result of complex chemical process. Watch this video to see the chemistry behind a fireworks display explained by none other than the father of modern pyrotechnics, John Conkling.

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