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Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager’s Vintage Tech Keeps Running

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MicSauce's Reddit comment mentioned an old Wired article showing "Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager's Vintage Tech Keeps Running ... Launched in 1977, the probe is vintage space hardware. At more than 36 years old, or roughly a millennium in computer years, it's an impressive feat to have the spacecraft drifting through the material between stars. Looking at the machine's specs is a reminder of how far electronics have come in the intervening years..."

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CommandCom 2009: Louis Castle Presentation – History of Command & Conquer (C&C)

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CNCNZ.com shared three/3 embedded YouTube videos (almost 27 minutes long) showing Louis Castle's CommandCom Presentation - History of Command & Conquer (C&C) from 2009

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Dogs: Their Secret Lives Documentary

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Last year, Channel4 aired a 46-47 minutes documentary titled "Dogs: Their Secret Lives" that "... reveals what our canine companions get up to while we're out and how we can keep them happy in the modern British home." (or anyone's homes in anywhere).

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Clueless Gamer Video Playlist

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Team Coco's YouTube playlist has Conan O'Brien playing various console video games

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25 years of Microsoft Office roadkill

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InfoWorld has a 28 pages slideshow (one ugly web page showing all images) showing "25 years of Microsoft Office roadkill -- Love it or hate it, Microsoft Office has torn up the competition, leaving all manner of software carrion in its wake..."

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Reddit's Games, The Movie!

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Reddit has a group for recorded videos showing the stories to various video games.

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Inside Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

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Boing Boing shared a 29 minutes YouTube video playlist showing "The 'Inside IIHS' series of videos offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the work

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Human Tears Under a Microscope Look Like Aerial Views of Earth

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Boing Boing shared a Wired article, with 12/twelve images, showing microscopic shots of human tears -- "... One day, instead of brushing the tears away, Fisher stopped to look at these droplets and an idea sprung up. What if she photographed the tears under a microscope? What would they show? Would each one be different?

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Johnny Express

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HardOCP shared a funny/hilarious/silly five minutes and 27 seconds YouTube video titled "Johnny Express" -- "It's 2150. There are all sorts of Aliens living throughout space. Johnny is a Space Delivery Man who travels to different planets to deliver packages. Johnny is lazy and his only desire is to sleep in his autopilot spaceship. When the spaceship arrives at the destination, all he has to do is simply deliver the box.

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Adult Cat Finder -- Find Hot Local Cats in YOUR AREA!

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Grickit's Reddit comment mentioned Adult Cat Finder that is a funny web site to "Find Hot Local Cats in YOUR AREA -- Are you having a hard time finding local cats in your area? Do you wish there was a way to connect instantly with one online, at any time? Now you can! With Adult Cat Finder, you're never more than one click away from chatting with a hot, local cat in your area! ..."

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Mr.TVCow's YouTube Videos Related Video Games, Special and Visual Effects, Etc.

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Mr.TVCow's YouTube channel has a bunch of funny videos related video games, entertainment, visual/special effects, etc.

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Verbatim: What Is a Photocopier?

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VideoSift shared a seven minutes and 12 seconds YouTube video -- "Verbatim: What Is a Photocopier? ...

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What did you think of Microsoft's Windows XP?

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5/Five Unemulated Computer Experiences

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Vintage Computing and Gaming shared Jason Scott's blog titled 5/"Five Unemulated Computer Experiences" -- "While I and many others work to turn the experience of emulation into one as smooth and ubiquitous as possible, inevitably the corners and back alleys of discussions about this process present people claiming that there are unemulated aspects and therefore the entire project is domed.

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Darth Vader's Armor

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Reddit shared an Imgur gallery showing the details of Darth Vader's Armor".

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Did you change your password(s) because of Heartbleed?

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Portlandia - Social Bankruptcy

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VideoSift shared a funny two minutes and 53 seconds YouTube video (also on its official web site) showing Portlandia's Social Bankruptcy sk(it/etch) -- Carrie relieves herself of all social media liabilities."

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