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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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If you or someone you know is new to Ubuntu, then the release of this free 143 page manual for the latest LTS edition of Ubuntu is the perfect download. The manual will take you from installing Ubuntu 12.04 all the way throug...

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In honor of the Fourth of July and as a public service to highlight bad email signature practices, College Humor shares a peek at what the Declaration of Independence would look like if Founding Fathers shared our modern sens...

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Ubuntu and Linux Mint come with a “Guest Session” account, which anyone can log into from the login screen – no password required. If you’d rather restrict access to your computer, you can disable the guest account.

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The new How-To Geek Trivia application has just been approved in the Windows 8 store, so if you’re already running the release preview you can go and download it right now for free. It’ll give you a daily dose of geeky trivia right on your Windows 8 desktop.

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

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The IBM Selectric was one of the best selling typewriters of the 1960s and 70s and featured a rather unique digital-binary to analog system that controlled a typeball instead of a row of type bars. Check out this video to look inside.

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Earlier this year we shared an Iron Man prop build made from Dollar Store parts. The same Dollar Store tinker is at it again, this time building a Terminator endoskull.

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It would seem, save for a sole red champion of justice, the scales of morality tip heavily to the side of evil under the weight of the glowing red lights.

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