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High-gain projector screen are quite pricey; this DIY hack uses glass sand blasting beads to mimic the highly reflective surface of commercial high-gain screens.

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Wolfram Research co-founder Theo Gray has a curious collection–for the last ten years he’s been building a literally Periodic Table.

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Starting March 1st Google’s new privacy policy takes effect, so you may want to do a quick bit of web history cleanup work ahead of time. This tutorial from the Electronic Frontier Foundation will show you how to do it ...

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Although you’ve been able to open Google Docs with an Android app for ages, it wasn’t the full experience of seeing collaborative and on-the-fly edits–until now.

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When you learned photography the hard way, it’s hard not to see the new generation as simpletons spoiled by the advance of tech. Today, we’re learning about the history of photography, and how hard it really was.

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With TeamViewer for Android or iOS, remote desktop connections to Windows, Mac or Linux are a snap. It’s free for non-commercial use and easy to set up — no fussing with firewall rules, ports or IP addresses required.

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Although caffeinated drinks are enjoyed by all manner of folks, there is a deep affection for caffeine in the geek community. This week we want to hear about your caffeine workflow–how do you get the caffeine from the bean to your brain?

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Mario needs to destroy the castle before he can continue his quest, but it is an extremely tough castle! Can he succeed once he unleashes all that awesome mega cannon power or will his quest fail in the end?

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As of Ubuntu 11.04, a new feature was added, called the Global Menu, which is a common menu bar shared by all applications (shown above). Most of us have been used to each application window having its own menu bar.

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Tokyo, Night, Buildings, River, Bridge [The Paper Wall]

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

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What if you combined an 8-bit RPG with global access in a sort of 1988 meets the modern Internet mashup? You’d end up with Realm of the Mad God, a sprite-fueled massive multiplayer adventure.

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This straight forward tutorial outlines how you can turn an old book into a secret switch–what the switch controls is only limited by your imagination.

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If those guys only knew who they were really playing against…

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This DIY digital clock takes Persistence of Vision (POV) hacking to a new level by combining the more common POV tricks based on a spinning old hard drive with a sweet digital clock display created through POV.

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Every time you open a Microsoft Office application, you have to wait for the splash screen to disappear. If you want this to go away, here’s how you can disable the startup screen.

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The hardest part of compiling software on Linux is locating its dependencies and installing them. Ubuntu has apt commands that automatically detect, locate and install dependencies, doing the hard work for you.

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Have you ever wanted to work on a project with the ability to track your changes as well as revert them? How-To Geek explains How-To use the popular version tracking system, Subversion (a.k.a SVN).

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