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ThinkGeek's Geek Trivia Night on February 13! New year. New Trivia Night!Join us on Thursday, February for our first Geek Trivia Night of 2014 at Jammin' Java in Vienna, VA. Compete against your fellow geeks for the title of Geek Masters of the Universe and have a grand ol' time!Tickets go on sale 12pm ET Tuesday, January 21 on Brown Paper Tickets (link coming soon!).

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How to Change Your Windows 7 Library Icons In order to address the disorderly way most people catalogue their data, Windows 7 introduced a new system that let's users point a Library to various folders (Pictures or Documents, for example). All of the included folders can then be accessed in one uniformed location. This methodology displaces the older and rigid folder structure, which made it difficult to index files that were scattered throughout your drives. As handy as the new Libraries functionality is, there's one glaring omission: we can't find an easy built-in way to change the Library icons.

10 More Common Faults in Human Thought Humans This list is a follow up to Top 10 Common Faults in Human Thought. Thanks for everyone’s comments and feedback; you have inspired this second list! Lucid Dreaming By lucid dreaming, you can gain complete control over the one place that no one will ever care about: your imagination. Just The Facts Lucid dreaming is a scientifically proven phenomenon. MS-Windows shortcut keys Below is a listing of all the major Windows shortcut keys for all versions of Microsoft Windows. If you are looking for shortcut keys for Windows programs see our other computer keyboard shortcuts. General Windows keyboard shortcuts Windows function key shortcutsWindows keyboard key shortcutsHow to navigate Windows using a keyboard Other computer keyboard shortcuts

No More Mouse: MIT Invents Invisible Mouse! We all knew that the day would come, the day when something would make the mouse obsolete. Many prominent tech company leaders have suggested that we will no longer be using a mouse in the future, and by the looks of it, it seems to be true. Even though the mouse is a great tool for navigating our computer’s user interface, it’s quite old fashioned and the source of many different muscle injuries around the world. So what will we be using instead? Well, it’s not that much different really. However, it’s way more comfortable and will ultimately create a more relaxed and straight forward working posture.

Video Galleries : Zero Punctuation Zero Punctuation is The Escapist's groundbreaking video review series starring Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw. Every Wednesday Zero Punctuation picks apart the games so you don't have to. Called "hilariously cutting ... first legitimate breakout hit from the gaming community in recent memory" by Boing Boing, see why gamers love it and developers fear it. a Beat Box History of Hip Hop VIRAL VIDEO SELECTION Big Ups to EKLIPS This is a Commercial. An Amazing, Amazing Commercial. Viral Video is a periodic series we run celebrating music and moving images. Today we give you the most amazing live-recorded television spot ever. The piece features the talents of French DJ & Beat Box, Eklips. iMo Monster 10″ Touch USB Monitor Review Nanovision's MIMO range of USB companion displays are no strangers to the pages of SlashGear, and we've reviewed our fair share of them over the months. Standing proudly on the test bench today, though, is the company's biggest to date, the 10-inch touchscreen iMo Mini-Monster. A titan among USB secondary displays (and a Tinkerbell among regular LCDs), the iMo Mini-Monster promises the same ease of connectivity as its smaller siblings but with the same resolution as a 10-inch netbook. Worth the $259.99, then, or has Nanovision overestimated exactly what consumers want from their companion LCDs?

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HP Notebook PC Battery Pack Replacement Program In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and/or other safety regulatory authorities, HP announced voluntary recalls and replacement programs for some of the battery packs used in certain HP notebooks. Recall programs were announced on the following dates: *HP urges customers with notebooks listed in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 announcements to validate the battery even if they have validated it previously HP and the battery manufacturers believe that certain battery packs shipped in some notebook PC products may pose a potential safety hazard to customers. The batteries can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard.

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