Monday Morning Links Serving: The May 7th Edition

–11 Things I can do in Linux that I can’t do on Windows Yes, I know, there are * a lot * more then 11 things. Can you name any additional ones? –How to track and recover your Linux laptop if it gets stolen Here’s an interesting tutorial that will show how to set up […]

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Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 30th Edition

–LifeHacker Top 10: Home networking tricks “By now you’ve probably got several connected computers at home, sharing an internet connection, maybe a printer and files between them. But are you getting the most out of your home network?” –Four Ways to Surf Safely at Starbucks PC Magazine offers four tips on keeping your PC safe […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 23rd Edition

–Do we truly need 8 hours of sleep? The BBC debunks the myth that people need 8 hours of sleep to function properly. –Moving Day for That Vista Machine Interesting article from New York Times journalist Larry Magid discussing different methods of migrating from your actual PC to a new Vista system. –Compression Software Comparison Guide Great guide […]

How to Make Magic Sand

As a kid, I’ve fooled around with magic sand countless times, and until today, I can say I had completely forgotten about the joys of playing with it. This morning, when I stumbled on this short video demonstrating how magic sand was made, it really brought out the kid in me. I immediately went to […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 16th Edition

–How to Reduce Firefox’s Memory Usage? We all know it, Firefox is a memory hog. Here’s a good article listing simple steps you can take to bring down the amount of RAM FF takes. –Test Driving the $100 Laptop’s Interface (Slideshow) As the One Laptop Per Child project works toward a release this year of what […]

Wednesday Night Links Roundup

–Run Applications In Compatibility Mode In Vista Vista is all pretty and shiny, but unfortunately, it is not very adamant when the time to run old programs comes. If you desperately need to install something that Vista frowns upon, you can always try to execute it in Compatibility Mode. –Big Rocks First: Double Your Productivity This […]

How to Get a Salary Raise

Here’s a great instructional video that could get quite handy for you in the near future if you’re thinking about asking your boss for a raise. The video splits the process into 6 steps. Here they are: First, ask yourself “Why do I deserve a raise?”. Document the reasons. Call recruitment agencies to get an […]

How to Make a Mini Gaussian Gun

Here’s a short presentation that will show you how to build a miniature version of a traditional gaussian gun. But first, what is a gaussian gun? According to wikipedia, it is a type of magnetic accelerator gun that uses one or more electromagnetic coils to accelerate a magnetic shell to very high velocities. Full-sized gaussian […]