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On the surface, Leap Years seem like an odd, if poorly understood, necessity. Add a day every four years and you’re done, right? Wrong. There are skip centuries and non-skip leap centuries. Watch this video to see why.

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Windows 7 [The Paper Wall]

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The latest Windows version was just released, and here’s how you can get your hands on the Consumer Preview, otherwise known as the Windows 8 Beta, right now.

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You may have heard of Wolfram Alpha, which is a “computational knowledge engine.” That makes it sound a bit scary, but it’s a great tool once you can wrap your head around it.

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Google may still be the top search engine, but Bing is starting to stand on its own. Bing has many of the same search operators offered by Google, but it has a few tricks you won’t find elsewhere.

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When you email someone a copy of your document or presentation and they don’t have a font installed, the font reverts to default. This can mess up the whole layout, and can be fixed by embedding fonts into your documents.

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We’ve already shown you how to install XBMC on your Apple TV, now we’re back with specific tips and tricks to install popular media center software XBMC on your iPad (or other portable iOS device).

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Now that is taking your gaming seriously…

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Note: The original image size is 1280*800 pixels, but can be easily placed on a larger matching background to fit your monitor’s resolution.

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Think you know the answer? Click through to see if you're right!

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The Kindle has long sported a 3G network connection on premium models. Now, with this hack for Kindle 3G Keyboard models, you can tether your computer through that connection.

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Even if you’re not a die-hard Star Wars fan just about everyone is aware of how poorly received the prequels were and how much the changes and tweaks to the story upset loyal fans. The Machete Order proposes watching the films in a new sequence to save the story.

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This terrific historical video shows Grace Hopper’s talk about nanoseconds where she literally told it like it was. Another interesting part about her presentation was the batch of 11.8 inch “physical nanoseconds&...

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Last week we showed you a clever way to turn a laundry hamper into a light tent. If that method involved too much modifying for your taste, this new hamper-based technique is as simple as it gets.

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If you’re looking for a way to take steadier video using your video-enabled DSLR or camcorder, this cheap DIY stabilizer shoulder mounts your camera for jitter-free video.

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Apple users have iTunes to synchronize their media libraries back and forth, but what do Android users have? Google doesn’t provide any official method of synchronization. Enter Synx, a simple, open-source tool for synchronizing your media files and your Android.

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Syncing your existing iOS device with a new computer can be a daunting task, especially when you don’t want to lose any data that’s already on the device. Making the new computer accept your iOS device can be difficult, but certainly not impossible. So let’s go ahead and see how you can sync your existing iPod Touch, iPhone, or iPad with a new computer, without losing any existing content on the device.

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Have you ever sent private information to someone, maybe a family member needed your credit card number, and then regretted that you had ever done it. This can all be solved with a self-destructing link.

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