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Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future

Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future
SExpand I have written How-Tos for many of them, but I concentrate on the "why" answers, not the "how". There are lots of places on the internet with step-by-step guides. That isn't my best skill, I know this. When I do attempt to explain how-to, I don't deal with GUIs unless absolutely necessary. Why not? For folks who want an all-in-one solution, [www.zentyal.org] seems reasonable to get most of those things with a web GUI. There's also [www.howtoforge.com] with step-by-step instructions for commonly needed configurations from desktops (search for "Perfect Desktop") to servers (search for "Perfect Server"). * LinuxQuestions.org is helpful. * The forums for your distro-of-choice can be very helpful. * Your local LUG. Effort is required. I may start a series of articles on doing this once Ubuntu Server 11.10 comes out. * copy/paste, * edit a few local things for your situation, then you'll be golden.

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15 Mindblowingly Awesome Chemistry GIFs You don’t need to watch Breaking Bad to know that chemistry is pretty awesome. Below, we explore our favorite 15 chemistry GIFs and the science behind them (when we could figure it out): Melting Metal With Magnets The Science: The copper wire has a significant amount of AC electricity running through it, causing it to act like a really strong electromagnet. In the metal slug, eddy currents form due to the magnetic field the copper wire is causing while the copper wire has high frequency AC flowing through it. The metal slug’s electric resistance causes a portion of the electric energy to turn into heat, but the heat builds up until the metal slug becomes white hot and melts.

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Top 10 DIY Tech Gifts @keyboard-vomit: Yeah, but wouldn't it be awesome if some of our not so tech friends actually attempted (and accomplished) one or more of these feats? I mean, when "it's the thought that counts," shouldn't it be a thought about something we'd actually appreciate. Then again, maybe socks are your thing. ;) Why? Collect bookmarks and more - Licorize begins as a bookmarking tool, providing a non-intrusive “add bookmark with one click” functionality. It is integrated in browsers, with plugins, extensions and bookmarklets, provides readability features, multi tagging, site thumbnails and more as evolution of bookmarking. But Licorize shows its shining power once one gets back to the list of what has been bookmarked.

Flexbook – Laptop Concept by Hao-Chun Huang Flexible Notebook Has Sexy Features I call myself a concept technology glutton because I can devour the most bizarre and hypothetical features, in the hope that someday we will make those advances and sexy, psycho gadgets will rule! My hope is kept alive with concepts like the Flexbook that sports key features like a flexible joint that allows you to fold and configure the laptop to become tablet or a notebook in a jiffy. Specs include a waterproof keypad, swappable rubber skins, 21:9 – 180-degree swivel touch screen that make it an eBook, tablet and notebook in one go.

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