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Urban Explorer Finds The Sad Remains Of The Soviet Space Shuttle Program Ralph Mirebs, an urban explorer and photographer in Russia, has revealed extraordinary photos of Soviet space shuttle prototypes gathering dust in an abandoned hangar in Kazakhstan. The abandoned hangar is located at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, which is still in operation today (with the close of NASA’s shuttle program, Russian Soyuz shuttles are the only way for astronauts to reach the International Space Station). The Buran prototype shuttles found by Mirebs, however, are from an earlier era – they are the last remnants of a space program that began in 1974 and was finally shuttered in 1993. Password Reset Key Have you ever booted up your PC only to find that you can't remember the password to log on? Maybe you have bought a PC from EBay but the seller forgot to tell you the password. Or maybe you are helping to fix a friend's PC and they cannot remember the administrator password they set when they first bought it.

sRemote: Remotely Execute Commands To Control PC via Gmail Account If you’ve ever wanted to control your PC from a remote location (when you don’t have ready access to the hardware itself, like on a vacation), you can do so now by sending certain predefined commands through your Gmail account. Indeed, it sounds more a gimmick, but this is what sRemote has to offer. It’s an application for Windows that allows you to control and perform certain actions on your PC, such as shutdown, restart, log off, take screenshot etc, by sending various commands in an email subject field.

How to Optimize your YouTube Video Embeds In today’s Customer Spotlight we are excited to introduce you to Matt Ballek over at VIDISEO. Aside from having a killer X-powered site, Matt is an incredible educator on two very popular topics – Video and SEO. In a Themeco Spotlight first, Matt put together a great video tutorial on optimizing your YouTube embeds plus he’s giving away three of his most used Cornerstone blocks for free! In-Ear Device That Translates Foreign Languages In Real Time Most of us have found ourselves in the awkward situation of trying to communicate in a foreign language. Sometimes it’s funny. Sometimes it’s embarrassing. How to Enable God Mode in Windows 8 Windows 7 users were delighted when they found out about a secret feature called GodMode. It basically lets you create a folder with a special name that then gives you access to just about all of the controls, options and settings for the OS. Luckily, you can enable GodMode in Windows 8 too! This is actually really useful because in Windows 8, you have system settings in two different places: one set of settings for the Start Screen and a second set of settings for the Desktop environment. If you hate the Start Screen and don’t like the fact that you have to use the Charms bar to get to the Start Screen settings, you can use God Mode to access all of the settings via the familiar desktop environment. To get started, just create a folder on the desktop and name it whatever you like.

A Real Hoverboard Has Finally Arrived, but It May Not Fulfill All Your Sci-Fi Fantasies Back to the Future In the cult film Back to the Future, 2015 was a year filled with a number of futuristic technologies, including the mythical hoverboard. But 2015, in reality, only saw the arrival of self-balancing scooters…that sometimes spontaneously catch on fire and kind of explode. Also, this year, brands like Lexus introduced their version of the technology, the “Slide” board, and so did Arx Pax’, with their second generation Hendo Hoverboard. However, as awesome as these are (and they are awesome), both require special tracks and special surfaces to operate, as they rely on magnetism. Thus, it seems that the year was set to end without a real hoverbaord in sight.

The necessity of empathy Why do projects built on the best of intentions so often fail to deliver the results they aspire to? At the Design Driven Society event, a key focus of discussion was the need to build empathy in order to successfully implement new solutions. What became clear from the discussion was that without understanding and responding to the perspective and experience of the actual users, even well conceived projects can fail to have the impact they intend. Foldable Smartphones? Samsung Files Patent for Rollable, Folding Phones In Brief Samsung files for a patent for (what seems to be) its new flagship product, a foldable smartphone that has been dubbed Project Valley. Samsung’s Future Products Credit: Samsung When Samsung unveiled its current flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in March 2015, the South Korean tech giant went away from its signature plastic design and took a page out of Apple’s playbook by using premium materials, such as aluminum and glass, to finally give its users a high-end smartphone in terms of specs and design.

What's Next - How & Why I’ve been tearing interesting articles out of newspapers and magazines for over twenty years. And for over twenty years I’ve regularly lost them or put them somewhere I can’t find them. So eventually I had an idea. Quickly Find an Alternative to Your Favorite Website There a few different reasons why you might want to find an alternative website for one of your favorites. Sometimes it’s just nice to get a different viewpoint or perspective, rather than the same one you’ve been getting on a daily basis. Or, your favorite website may have gone down and isn’t currently working, so you’re just looking for a quick alternative. You might also be planning to create your own website and might just want to know what your competition will be. offers a way for you to quickly find those alternative websites.

Very handy when your favourite website has crashed and you don't know if it's you or their server. by fuzzbutt May 1