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Over at Neatorama, they are selling some novelty flash drives fashioned after the characters in Star Wars.

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Why sit around listening to a professor when you could be playing video games instead?

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Yahoo! Transitions Organic Search Back-End to Microsoft Platform

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Somebody decided to hack an unused touchscreen voting machine to be able to play Pac-Man instead.

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Most of the retro NES wallpapers that we’ve covered in the past show you a screen from the actual game, but this one clears out all the bad guys, leaving a nice clean Mario world.

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Just how much of a geek are you? Are you geeky enough to make your own life-sized version of ExciteBike?

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As a programmer by trade, this one has always driven me crazy—Internet Explorer would draw a 2-pixel border around web sites, screwing up your pixel calculations.

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Google Chrome extensions have only had the ability to create buttons on the menu bar, and we’ve been waiting a long time for support that integrates with the context menu, or some other method that doesn’t waste space on the menu bar.

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According to some guy, at least, Facebook is on track to overtake Google. He put together a graph based on the Alexa ranking site, which ranks traffic for various web sites.

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This one is a zip download with loads of different sizes so you can find one that matches your desktop resolution.

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Over at SuperUser.com, the best question and answer site for geeks with computer questions, they are celebrating their one year anniversary with a contest that includes some serious prizes.

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The Firefox icon used to look a whole lot different—here’s a great-looking icon to customize your desktop with. There’s also Sunbird and Thunderbird icons as well.

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As a very happy Android user, I’ve never wanted an iPhone before this very moment. How awesome are these stickers?

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This is probably what it would look like—though I’m guessing a game designer would include chainsaw-wielding zombie ducks.

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We’re geeks. As such, we love Legos. How cool would it be to drive a life-sized Lego car around?

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This week we learned how to breathe new life into an old PC or laptop, make Evernote more approachable with custom Windows 7 integration, keep hard to remember card numbers available and secure with LastPass, make VLC Media Player look awesome with custom skins, create a wallpaper slideshow in Ubuntu, and more. After such a busy week it is time to relax with this week’s collection of geeky goodness.

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A really great t-shirt, that’s what. Never again will our country be terrorized by pixelated aliens!

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Google’s own Matt Cutts has the answer on how to easily switch back and forth between the Dev and Beta channel versions of Google Chrome if you’re using a Debian-based Linux like Ubuntu. Here you go:

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Note that we haven’t tested it out. Hit the link for the rest of the details.

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Deep 7 is an impressive visual style hack for Windows 7 that completely customizes almost every aspect of the interface. It’s really worth a look.

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Want to use Google Maps to drive down your route from one place to another? This page does just that, taking you through Google Streetview. It’s quite interesting.

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While we can’t understand why anybody would want a pink version of Facebook, we’re quite certain that someone somewhere would like it that way. Perhaps somebody of a less geeky persuasion.

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If you’ve got a whole folder of .flac files that you want to convert into MP3 files instead, you can do so with a simple command from the terminal—or if you’re using Windows, from a cygwin prompt.

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Over on the Productive Geek forums, reader Hoboapple posted details about his customized desktop setup, including links and instructions on how to create a similar desktop for yourself.

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Want to impress your friends with big words that they’ve never heard of before? Save the Words is a website that aims to help people remember some of these uncommon words that have gone out of style.

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