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10 Ways to Make YouTube Safer for Your Kids

10 Ways to Make YouTube Safer for Your Kids https://www.yahoo.com/tech/10-ways-to-make-youtube-safer-for-your-kids-100430137814.html?src=rss Dan Tynan Tech Columnist Oct 20, 2014 (Thinkstock) When I was in school, I used to come home each day and spend a few hours hanging with my peeps: Samantha … Continue reading

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How Big Tobacco Has Made Cigarettes So Much Deadlier Than They Used To Be

How Big Tobacco Has Made Cigarettes So Much Deadlier Than They Used To Be By Tara Culp-Ressler June 23, 2014 at 1:29 pm Updated: June 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/06/23/3451935/big-tobacco-hooked-cigarettes/ CREDIT: Shutterstock Fifty years ago, the U.S. surgeon general tied … Continue reading

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Boy Scouts Embrace Dull Conformity

Boy Scouts Embrace Dull Conformity By MARK TOOLEY on 5.28.13 @ 6:15AM One of America’s strongest voices for traditionalism surrenders to political correctness. Despite the pleas of many religious leaders, the Boy Scouts of America National Council has approved a new membership … Continue reading

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Attempted Escape?

Ed Note: I Originally posted this photo via Twitpic but thought it deserved a more permanent home with additional explanation. On Sunday I dropped my wife and youngest son off at the pet store while I parked the car. My son had recently lost his bottom … Continue reading

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Get a Deal on Windows 7, Learn Office 2010 for Free

Pay only $30 for Windows 7 (if you’re a student), and learn Office 2010 from two free books. Rick Broida, PC World Aug 3, 2010 4:00 am http://www.pcworld.com/article/202054/get_a_deal_on_windows_7_learn_office_2010_for_free.html?tk=nl_wvx_h_cbintro It’s that whole back-to-school season, which means many parents are probably wondering if … Continue reading

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2010 ‘Geek and Tech’ Summer Movie Preview

by Keith Shaw May 19, 2010, 09:00 AM — Network World — http://www.itworld.com/tech-amp-society/108106/2010-geek-and-tech-summer-movie-preview?source=ITWNLE_nlt_today_2010-05-19 It’s summer movie time again, time for the movie studios to trot out its blockbusters with explosions and all sorts of fun. Here’s our picks for the … Continue reading

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Maker Faire Detroit 2010

MakerFaire THF Logo FINAL http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/12/maker_faire_detroit_2010.html Last summer, after our Maker Faire in the Bay Area, I had a couple of speaking engagements in the Detroit area. One was at a Go Tech meeting in Ann Arbor, at the A2 MechShop. … Continue reading

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Microsoft offers Windows XP, Office XP users 50 percent discount to encourage upgrades

January 4th, 2010 Posted by Mary Jo Foley @ 7:41 am zdnet.com article Microsoft officials are well aware that its biggest Windows 7 and Office 2010 competitors are its own previous product iterations (Windows XP and Office XP/2003). To try … Continue reading

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ioSafe Solo: Could I interest you in a fire-proof hard drive

ioSafe, well-known for creating disaster-proof equipment has developed a rather unique product that might be of interest to security-conscious individuals and SMB organizations. Date: June 4th, 2009 Author: Michael Kassner Category: Security http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/security/?p=1719&tag=nl.e036 People concerned with the security of digital … Continue reading

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The RIAA Has Got to Stop

ARTICLE DATE: 05.19.09 By  John C. Dvorak pcmag.com According to a study done by the BBI Norwegian School of Management, those who freely download music from file-sharing sites and elsewhere buy ten times more music (yes, they actually pay for … Continue reading

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