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Over on YouTube, one of the nerdiest people in the world has created an ALU, or arithmetic logic unit, out of blocks and pieces in a virtual world. This means you could actually run around inside the processor of a computer a...

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These days you couldn’t even fit a single image from your digital camera on a floppy disk, but you can relive the old days with these sticky notes that look like floppies.

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If you’ve ever had an itch to guide a little ship around a web page and blow stuff up, this is the bookmarklet you want.

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Defense contractor Raytheon has just released a video and images of its’ new XOS 2 (Mark II) exo skeleton. The suit is the next step in the design process for developing robotics suits for military use in and out of theater.

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Star Wars Linux [DesktopNexus]

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A funny look at how mobile phones and relationships go together.

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There’s loads of themes out there for Ubuntu or other distributions of Linux running the Gnome environment, but most of them aren’t that great. This one looks great.

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With Mondays being well…Mondays, we have a different kind of video fun for you today. You get to choose the direction the adventure takes with these interactive videos. Your mission: Get Chad, Matt & Rob to the birt...

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Water Dragon On Command [DesktopNexus]

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How can you claim you’re “thinking different” unless you have a statue of Steve Jobs next to your Mac?

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If the aliens ever invade earth, we’ve now got a plan—stick a Malaysian astrophysicist out front to talk to them. That’s right, the UN is actually planning on appointing an ambassador just in case we make contact.

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Have you ever played the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon trivia game? You’re supposed to figure out how to link one actor back to Kevin Bacon within 6 steps.

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This week we learned how to automatically lock a computer when away from it, use an iPhone or iPod Touch to remotely control a PC, customize the title bar and other system fonts in Windows 7, using Internet Explorer 9 with Windows Vista, calculate simple math quickly in OneNote, and more.

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Over at the Windows Phone blog, they’ve just announced that one of the top requests from developers was using Visual Basic to write apps for the phone. Visual Basic? Seriously?

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This is no ordinary pineapple. It can actually hijack people’s wireless connections and get them to use the pineapple to connect to the internet instead of the router they meant to connect to—and then monitor what they are doing.

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When reader Yutaka wrote in telling us that he made a 2-bit CPU on paper, we were scratching our heads—but after reading his article, it’s actually pretty interesting.

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Over at Arstechnica, they’ve figured out that the generic icon used when there’s no picture for a contact is actually a silhouette of Bill Gates.

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Who needs boring pictures of landscapes or posters of Star Wars characters when you could have some real artwork on your walls? These guys have created some amazing artwork from your favorite 8-bit video games.

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Yes, this is a real, working Jump to Conclusions application for your Android phone, and you don’t need to get run over by a truck to make it.

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This is, without question, the nerdiest desktop setup ever. Looks like it’s put together with Rainmeter and… not sure what else. You’ll see lots of close-ups of various system stats and other gadgets all ove...

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Note: Original image size is 2500*1667 pixels.

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Has your desktop been a bit blah lately? Now you can add a touch of style and class to your desktop or icon docks with this gorgeous set of silver and transparent icons by DrawerPal.

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Watch as our intrepid hero defeats the bad guys in this epic street battle. Lookout for the guy with the rocket backpack!

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