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10 Moments Of Pop Music History, As 8-Bit Animated GIFs The Beatles play Ed Sullivan. Michael Jackson debuts the moonwalk. They were big moments in music, but now that they’ve been immortalized in animated GIF, Ringo can breathe a sigh of relief that his legacy is cemented. Music History In Gifs is a collection by Joshua Carrafa that celebrates music’s biggest moments as 8-bit animations. Hosted on a Tumblr that went live about six months ago, Carrafa, who is a musician himself, renders everyone from MC Hammer to Bret McKenzie with the charming pixel aesthetic of a 1980s Sierra game.

Gizmo's Guide to Securing Your PC In today's climate what is the best approach to avoiding getting your PC infected with malware? Gizmo lays out some simple steps you can take to ensure viruses, trojans, keyloggers and other nasties don't take control of your PC After spending years testing security products I've learned an important lesson. Don't get infected by malware. In other words, put maximum effort into preventing infection rather than detecting and removing infection. The Top Ten Commandments of Password Protection April 6, 2011Tim Visited 528 times , 1 Visits today Protecting your passwords is a vital component of keeping your online accounts safe and secure. Careless users often find themselves the victim of email or Facebook hacks. Armed with the right information, it only takes a few moments to properly secure your email accounts, social networking profiles and sensitive, web based logins. We have put together a handy list of password protection tips to help you in this endeavor. Do not use the same password or email account to access multiple sites.

5 Tools for Keeping Track of Your Passwords This post originally appeared on My Life Scoop, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about using social media and technology for a more connected life. Time and time again, we're warned of the importance of having strong, secure online passwords. Phishing scams — where legitimate looking e-mails and websites try to trick you into entering in your sensitive login information to a bank site, e-mail host or social network — are bad enough when a scammer is able to compromise your account, but the result can be many times worse if you use that same password for a number of online accounts.

How to become a Successful Writer: Seth Godin in Conversation Are you ready for success?Art is the unique work of a human being, work that touches another. – Seth Godin, The Icarus Deception This is part 2 of Seth Godin in conversation with Mary Jaksch, the Chief Editor of Write to Done. Seth: If you’ve accepted that the rules of the game are that you are not willing to write unless everyone likes what you write, then you’ve just announced that you’re an amateur, not a professional, and that you’re probably doomed. Whereas the professional writer says, ‘It is almost certain that most of what I write will not resonate with most people who read it, but over time, I will gain an audience who trusts me to, at the very least, be interesting.’ Safe Computing in Under an Hour Safe Computing in Under an Hour .... or the Battle of the BOTS**Automated internet malware programs Yes, that's right. You too can secure your PC in under an hour simply by following the guidelines below.

Projector Disguised as Camera Flashes Images Into Others’ Photos German inventor Julius von Bismarck refers to his potentially very disruptive brainchild as an “image fulgarator.” The verb, “fulgurate,” means, “to flash or dart like lightening.” According to Herr von Bismarck, himself, it works like this: Technically, the Image Fulgurator works like a classical camera, though in reverse. In a normal camera, the light reflected from an object is projected via the lens onto the film. Images, photos and videos tagged with photo on we heart it / visual bookmark We Heart It Tagged with photo Add to favorite tags Related tags The Retro Machine Yesterday Monday Sunday Saturday Friday Thursday Wednesday

Gardening, Farming Take Root in New York City Dianna Grant of East New York Farms! Youth Internship program washes bok choy at the United Community Centers Youth Farm in Brooklyn, N.Y. East New York Farms! Is a recipient of the USDA Community Food Projects grant.

How to Install Comodo Firewall This guide was written for version 7.0 of Comodo Internet Security (CIS). This guide will work equally well for configuring Comodo Firewall, but the screenshots are from CIS. Please note that in terms of system protection this article is not really meant to be viewed in isolation. Please read my article about How to Stay Safe While Online in order to get an overview of what you can do to protect your computer. Comodo Firewall provides rock solid protection and is entirely free. Bay Bridge troll need not fear the scrap heap OAKLAND -- Who would dare scrap the iron troll who lives beneath the old Bay Bridge? Not I, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin, said Bay Bridge Troll, er, Toll Oversight Committee spokesman John Goodwin. "Why, that would, at the very least, cause one or more individuals to turn to stone, heap upon us countless years of poor harvests and perhaps even bring down the locusts," he said. The 18-inch fierce-looking steel troll that blacksmith Bill Roan sculpted, and iron workers surreptitiously placed on the old span in the wake of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, is firmly welded to Bay Area's heart and lore. It even has its own Facebook page and a designated impersonator, if you will, in a replica set to go on public display Sunday at the Oakland Museum of California.

25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences Online - Virtual Education Websites Just because you’re online doesn’t mean that you can’t experience the world first-hand — or as close to first-hand as possible. Here are websites that feature virtual learning experiences, exposing online visitors to everything from history to geography, astronomy to anatomy, literature to government. 7 Wonders Panoramas – 360-degree views of the Seven Wonders of the World. Arounder Virtual Tour of the Moon – 360-degree panoramic views of the moon, courtesy of the Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions.