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Desktop Computers = Grandpa Boxes!

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This Dilbert comic strip shows desktop computers are also named as grandpa boxes and laptops/notebooks are the 1990s/90s/nineties.

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Linux Beards

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Linux Today shares an amusing new web site titled Linux Beards -- "Linux is powered by beards! Submit your beard photograph/photo. or video

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Duke Nukem Week: Game's history of the series, from origins right through to Duke Nukem Forever, the failed attempts, etc.

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Retro Gaming Australia (RGA) [original article and has more links] and GamePron (reprinted from RGA with less links) dedicated a week to the Duke Nukem series with seven pages at the game's history. It looks at Duke's humble origins right through to Duke Nukem Forever (DNF), the failed attempts to get Duke onto the silver screen, the cameo appearances in other Apogee/3D Realms products, promotional materials, and much more. There are images and embedded video clips.

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The 9/Nine Most Popular Types of Flash Games

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This three pages Dorkly article says that Flash games exist in a strange world. Anyone can make them. They're not bound by big budgets or proven formulas like their console cousins. Any motivated programmer or 14-year-old kid can make a game and get it featured on Newgrounds if it's good enough. Any time someone has a novel gameplay idea, everyone else wants to put their spin on it. As a result, some weird genres emerged. XBox games come in clear, simple genres like 'sports' and 'shooters,' but Flash genres are more along the lines of 'games where you fling things with your mouse.' These are the most popular game genres

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PlayStation Network (PSN) Protector -- A Flash Game.

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Blue's News share a Flash game titled "PSN Protector" on Flash Ninja Clan -- "Use fences to block the coming hackers from the PlayStation Network.

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Hacker Typer -- Be like one in those television/TV shows/series and movies.

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Boing Boing shares amusing Hacker Typer that "allows you to produce convincing code the way the movie-hackers do: simply bash at the keyboard and hey-presto, you are 1337!"

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Roger Ebert: Remaking my voice.

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VideoSift shares a 19.5 minutes TED video talk -- "When film critic Roger Ebert lost his lower jaw to cancer, he lost the ability to eat and speak. But he did not lose his voice. In a moving talk from TED2011, Ebert and his wife, Chaz, with friends ... come together to tell his remarkable story."

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Plumber Injection Attack In Bowser's Castle

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/. shares a funny Ksplice blog of "Security Advisory: Plumber Injection Attack in Bowser's Castle" -- "Multiple versions of Bowser's Castle are vulnerable to a plumber injection attack.

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Chain of Fools: Upgrading Through Every Version of Windows

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VideoSift shares a nine minutes and 49 seconds YouTube video showing "an experiment to see the effects of installing every major upgrade version of Windows, in order, on the same machine."

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TASVideos -- A community dedicated to creating and publishing Tool-Assisted Speedrun (TAS) videos ...

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/. shares TASVideos -- "A community dedicated to creating and publishing Tool-Assisted Speedrun (TAS) videos -- emulator (and other tool) assisted run-throughs that resemble superhuman-like playing sessions -- of classic and modern video games."

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Two videos of old computer parts making music.

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Two geeky music videos made from old computer parts:

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Conan O'Brien/Coco: Online College Bowl 1

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Coco/Conan O'Brien recently showed a funny one minute and 32 seconds video titled "Online College Bowl 1" as a spoof/parody of yearly college football bowls -- "Geeks/Nerds, across the country, get pumped for this time of year - it's the 2011 Online College Bowl!"

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I Am An Insane Rogue AI/Artificial Intelligence -- A Flash Game.

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Blue's News shares an addicting Flash game titled "I Am An Insane Rouge AI/Artificial Intelligence" on Free Web Arcade and Kongregate (official web site and has the newest/latest version with fixes/changes and new minor features) -- "Play as an evil, insane Rogue Artificial Intelligence/AI! Infiltrate facilities and hack Mainframes to take over the entire world. Choose between violent and pacifist approaches, and pick any combination of 25 powerful upgrades!"

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The progress bar illusion.

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VideoSift shares a 49 seconds New Scientist video showing a "progress bar illusion. Visual illusions can make download status bars look faster than they really are."

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