Curious about what life was like on a whaling voyage in 1868? If you have an interest in history, then you will definitely want to look at this. The journal kept by 6 year old Laura Jernegan when she joined her family on a th...
Watch as modern day samurai Isao Machii demonstrates a truly impressive level of skill with his sword.
Whether you actually build your own Dalek or not, these rescued BBC blueprint scans will make a nice addition to your Doctor Who collection. The blueprints (5 pages) come in two size categories: 3307*4677 black & white GI...
Do you want a clean, more functional new tab page in Google Chrome? Now you can access all of your bookmarks each time you open a new tab and save UI space by hiding the bookmarks toolbar.
What do you get when you mix up a good dose of nostalgia and the new purple color for Ubuntu’s default wallpapers? These two wonderful looking wallpapers that will add a touch of style to your Ubuntu install.
Shiver me timbers, tis once agin Talk Like a Pirate Day! So gath’r yer shipmates, grab yer fav’rite pirate movies or books an’ head fer th’ high seas.
This week we learned how to tweak ClearType in Windows 7 for better screen readability, free up disk space on Ubuntu by deleting cached package files, install iTunes without extra bloatware, cut down on clutter by using minimalist wallpapers for iPhones, iPads, Androids, & Desktops, tell what is listening on a TCP/IP Port in Windows, and more.
This sticker makes your iPhone 4 look like an NES controller when you’ve got it upside down—sadly they are out of stock, but it seems like it would be easy to create your own similar sticker.
Star Trek fans will appreciate this unique hoody sweatshirt that displays the Vulcan Live Long and Prosper hand sign when partially unzipped. The hoody is available in S, M, L, XL, & 2XL.
Sometimes working in tech support can be stressful, so a little humor can go a long way towards putting a smile back on your face.
Driver Ken Block engages in a very impressive bit of Gymkhana driving in this video. Whether you think he is good or just plain crazy, you do have to admire the amount of practice and daring that it took to reach this level o...
You may want to reconsider the next time you go to use your iPhone during jury duty. A Florida jury foreperson used his iPhone to look up the definition of prudence on Encarta and shared the result with his fellow jury member...
What happens when you mix a Star Trek Convention and the Zombie Apocalypse together? You get Night of the Living Trekkies as Jim Pike leads a ragtag group of fanboys and fangirls to safety. The only Prime Directive this group...
Pirates of the Caribbean [DesktopNexus]
Kevin Purdy, one of my fellow writers over at Lifehacker and all-around good guy, has just published an excellent book covering everything you could ever want to know about Android—and it’s available online for free.
Were you one of the people who eagerly waited for the release of Halo Reach this week? If you were then we have another bit of Halo goodness for your enjoyment (and your Chrome Browser).
If It Moves, Compile It [DesktopNexus]
A quick and fun video to watch for anyone who loves Ubuntu.
Are you envious of Windows 7 getting all of the wallpaper love with the new themes? Set your envy aside because you can download many of the wallpapers individually.
Anyone who has used Opera is all to familiar with the lack of a regular bookmarks toolbar underneath the address bar. Opera’s newest 10.70 release now has an easy to activate bookmarks toolbar feature baked in.
Until now Office 2010 was only available in 38 languages. Starting this past week Microsoft has started releasing new language interface packs.
This link will get you directly to the downloads page and save you a few clicks from going through the Internet Explorer 9 webpage. There are also additional Language Interface Packs (LIPs) and Windows Server Language version...
Ghostship / Geisterschiff [DesktopNexus]
Being able to access music online is nothing less than wonderful when you are in the mood to listen to your favorite artists. This week we would like to know which music service website is your favorite.