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‘Password’ is Not a Good Password
‘Password’ is Not a Good Password
We have passwords for everything these days, and it's tempting to pick an easy one so it will be top of mind when we're prompted for it. But it turns out, the hackers are onto us. For example, using the word "password" for your actual password is not a good idea at all. Surprise, surprise. And the names Ashley, Michael, and Jesus are not fooling the hackers, for whatever reason. What
Watch the Amazing World Record Paper Airplane Toss
Watch the Amazing World Record Paper Airplane Toss
The world of paper-craft aviation has a couple new heroes now that former quarterback Joe Ayoob has shattered the world record for paper airplane distance, throwing John Collins’ incredible design. The previous record, held by Stephen Kreiger, thrown back in 2003 was 207 feet and was officially beaten on February 26th, 2012 with a bar-raising distance of 226 feet and 10 inches.
Creative Embroidery Celebrates ‘Star Trek,’ The Office’ and More [IMAGES]
Creative Embroidery Celebrates ‘Star Trek,’ The Office’ and More [IMAGES]
As a way to give the art form of embroidery a much-needed dose of kitsch, graphic designer Sarah, who runs the website Totally Severe, has created needlepoint works of art depicting a variety of random pop culture subjects.  Napoleon (who sits astride a ‘My Little Pony’), Dwight Shrute from ‘The Office’ and the cast of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ (all wearing Carmen Miranda-style fruit hats f
Study Finds Decreased Social Media Use Among Many Younger People
Study Finds Decreased Social Media Use Among Many Younger People
A study by technology research firm Gartner, which recently surveyed 6,295 people between the ages of 13 and 74, reveals almost a quarter of 18- to 29-year-olds use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter less than when they first signed up for the services, with many saying the services simply aren’t that much fun anymore. “The trend shows some social media fatigue among early adopters,
Dating Site For Pretty People Nixes 30,000 Members
Dating Site For Pretty People Nixes 30,000 Members
Finding a date — let alone a life partner — is hard enough, but the dating website BeautifulPeople.com has just made things a little more difficult for their paying members. The site, as the name implies, only allows attractive men and women to flirt and mingle amongst each other. However, a virus dubbed ‘Shrek’ infiltrated the site last month, allowing tens of thousands of newbies to become membe
One in Five Smart Phone Users Don’t Use Internet on Their Device
One in Five Smart Phone Users Don’t Use Internet on Their Device
File this under "So why in the world did you buy one?" A survey by Ipsos OTX of 5,013 adults has found that 19 percent of smart phone owners have never used their device to access the Internet. Furthermore, 32 percent have never used an app, assuring that their smart phone Internet experience -- for which they are presumably paying a monthly charge for -- is extremely limited.

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