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While most people likely focus more on the rockets and tech that take us beyond Earth’s atmosphere, the space suit is a vital piece of tech too. YouTube channel SciShow Space looks at the space suit’s early beginnings 100 years ago, where the technology is now, and where it may be headed in today’s video.
Are you looking for a beautiful, smooth looking set of fonts to use on to your favorite operating system? Then you should definitely take a look at the Source Pro family of fonts from Adobe! The fonts are available in Serif, Sans, and Code (monospace) varieties and are free to download.
Things have certainly come a long way since the original Macintosh computers came out, but it is always fun to take a look inside at the original hardware. Dr. Steve Bagley with YouTube channel Computerphile opens up an old Mac to upgrade it and demonstrate how it works in today’s video.
While people tend to use the two terms interchangeably, the Web and the Internet are two distinct ‘entities’. YouTube channel Vsauce looks at the differences that define each as a distinct ‘entity’ and takes a stroll down history lane for both in today’s video.
Even though the universe as we ‘know it’ is not going to end for a very long time, it will continue to slowly but surely change as it ages. PBS Digital Studios looks at the changes that can be expected to happen with our solar system, the star constellations we are familiar with, and the universe itself in today’s video.
Facebook continues to add a bit more to the UI every time you turn around, so what do you do to get control over your Facebook page back? Install the F.B. Purity extension! This wonderful extension will help you clear out the cruft, streamline the UI, and bring back a minimalist look that will make your Facebook page a joy to look at once again!
Rock formations across the world have a unique beauty all their own, whether it is their shape, location, coloration, or a combination of factors. Add these rocky treasures to your iPhone’s screen with the first in our series of Rock Formations Wallpaper collections.
Most physics-based games provide you with ready made objects to use while playing, but today’s game provides a more fun challenge. In Magic Pen 2, you must literally draw the objects you need in order to succeed on each level! Are your thinking and artistic skills up to the challenge?
There are deep holes, and then there are really deep holes like the Kola Superdeep Borehole in Russia! The Kola Superdeep Borehole holds the world’s record as the deepest hole ever made by humans and was twenty-four years in the making, but why was it dug? Learn the answers to this question and more in today’s video from YouTube channel SciShow!
Have you been thinking about trying Microsoft Office for iPad, but have yet to make a decision one way or the other? Then the new Office for iPad product guide from Microsoft may be just what you need to help finalize your decision. The new guide deals with getting started, basic tips for working with Office on iPad, frequently asked questions, and more.
There is nothing quite as satisfying as finding new and helpful uses for common household items to solve problems around your home. In today’s video, YouTube channel HouseholdHacker looks at five unexpected ways ordinary shaving cream can be used around your home!
How confident are you in your knowledge about dinosaurs? You might be surprised to know that some of the reptiles that were originally classified as dinosaurs are in fact, not dinosaurs at all! YouTube channel SciShow looks at five examples that were ‘misclassified’, and their true relationships to modern day species in today’s video.
Firefox’s new Australis UI finally landed in the stable channel this week, but many people have been less than pleased with it. So what do you do if you are one of the individuals who does not like the new Australis UI? You customize! Now you can bring the classic UI back to Firefox with the Classic Theme Restorer Extension.
Those of us who wear glasses know just how frustrating it is trying to see something without them at times. And what of those who do not wear glasses, but whose eyes are tired and blurry as well? YouTube channel MinutePhysics shows you a quick trick to help you see a blurry object or text clearly in today’s video.
Are you a frequent user of PowerShell, but always find yourself wishing you had a great quick reference sheet available? Then you will definitely love this bit of news! Microsoft has released an updated set of PowerShell quick reference guides so that you always have the information you need within easy reach!
The ‘Despicable Me’ movies are a lot of fun to watch, but it is the lovable, bungling minions that make the films even better. Turn these lovable ‘Masters of Disaster’ loose on your iPad’s screen with the first in our series of ‘Invasion of the Minions’ Wallpaper collections.
At one time or another, we have all had the irritating misfortune of dealing with a stripped-out screw. But what do you do to get a stripped-out screw loose? YouTube channel HouseholdHacker presents five useful tips to help you deal with stripped-out screws in today’s video!
Everyone needs a break from time to time while working, so why not have a bit of fun while relaxing? Today’s offering puts you in charge of clearing out old buildings with explosives, all while testing your creative thinking and puzzle solving skills to the limit!
Except for one instance in 2000, Apple’s OS X betas have only been available to developers. However, this is no longer true. Starting this week, any and all who are interested in trying out the latest beta version of OS X can get their hands on it via Apple’s new Beta Seed Program!
Even though it is a fictional setting, many people have speculated about the possible causes of the unpredictable winters in Westeros. Professor Mike Merrifield discusses the various theories that have been put forth so far and adds an interesting one of his own in today’s video!