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A Guide to the Currency of Westeros

I had the pleasure of meeting Helen earlier this year and getting introduced to Shire Post Mint. I was completely blown away by the quality, detail, hard work, and heart that goes into every […] The post A Guide to the

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Chloe and Nadine Kick Ass and Take Names in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’s Launch Trailer

We’re only four short days away from the release of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. To celebrate the game’s launch, Sony has released a brand-new trailer that’s packed with all sorts of crazy action. […] The post Chloe and Nadine Kick

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The 4 Best Text Editors for Developers on Linux

Few topics in the Linux community get users as passionate as the subject of text editors. Everyone has their favorite, and countless reasons as to why they prefer it over others. The trouble is, there are a lot of different

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Chun-Li Gets a Makeover in Marvel vs Capcom Infinite

Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite‘s graphics have received criticism almost from the beginning. One of the chief complaints was over how Chun-Li and other character’s faces looked. Capcom promised it would eventually address this […] The post Chun-Li Gets a Makeover

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How To Install Spotify On Linux

Users on Linux really don’t have many choices when it comes to cloud music services. Of the popular cloud music services, Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, Google Music, etc., Linux users tend to gravitate towards Google Music. This is because Google

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How To Install Spotify On Linux

Users on Linux really don’t have many choices when it comes to cloud music services. Of the popular cloud music services, Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, Google Music, etc., Linux users tend to gravitate towards Google Music. This is because Google

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Get Your Dorm Rockin’ With These Back To School Dating Apps

Heading back to college after a long, hot summer is a great opportunity to kindle a new romance, and modern technology has made hooking up easier than it’s ever been. Your cellular phone […] The post Get Your Dorm Rockin’

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The 5 Best Screen Recorders for Linux

Screen capture on Linux has always been hit and miss. There are dozens of apps to choose from, some are good, and some are really bad. If you need to record a screencast on Linux, you’re going to have to

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The 5 Best Screen Recorders for Linux

Screen capture on Linux has always been hit and miss. There are dozens of apps to choose from, some are good, and some are really bad. If you need to record a screencast on Linux, you’re going to have to

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This Cat Owner Made His Cats An Awesome 50-Box Maze

If you’ve ever been a cat owner, then you know all about how crafty you need to be to outsmart your feline friend and make sure they’re happy at all costs. They just […] The post This Cat Owner Made

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How To Filter Blue Light On Linux With Redshift

If your eyes hurt late at night while using the computer it’s possible, you’ve been exposed to too much blue light. What is blue light? It’s a type of light that primarily comes from electronic devices. This type of light

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Angelic is the Flying Monkey Book We Didn’t Know We Wanted Until Now

“Humanity’s long gone. Its memory lingers only as misunderstood rituals among mankind’s leftovers: the genetically modified animals they used and abused for eons. But for one young flying monkey, QORA, the routines are […] The post Angelic is the Flying

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Traverse a Galaxy Far Far Away With These Star Wars Funko Pop! Vinyls

Funko Pops continue to be one of these most delightful lines of toys in the world. They’ve found a way to wedge themselves into the vinyl toy industry and reign supreme. Although, it’s […] The post Traverse a Galaxy Far

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Google’s Hip Hop History Doodle is DJ Hero 3

In case anyone is looking for a reminder as to why diversity at Google is important, check out the newest Google Doodle. To celebrate the 44th anniversary of hip hop, the welcoming but […] The post Google’s Hip Hop History

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What Ubuntu Version Should I Use?

There are many types of Ubuntu. From different flavors, to release versions, there is a lot to cover. If you’re looking to try out Ubuntu for the first time, understanding this information can be the difference between a good experience

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Filmstruck is a Fantastic Subscription to Film School

Back when I was unemployed, I read a really cool book called Zeroville (currently maybe being turned into a movie by James Franco). It’s about a strange dude with an encyclopedic knowledge of […] The post Filmstruck is a Fantastic

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How To Make A Linux Powered Steam Console With SteamOS

You can build your own gaming console. The people behind the popular gaming platform Steam, have their own Linux-based operating system. It’s free to download, and install on any PC that can handle it. SteamOS is above all else, an operating

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AI Trained on Emoji Can Detect Social Media Sarcasm

Sarcasm is often hard to recognize in speech, and even more difficult to understand as text. Fear not: A new algorithm developed by MIT to analyze tweets can allegedly detect emotional subtext “better […] The post AI Trained on Emoji

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How To Make A Desktop Environment With Openbox Window Manager On Linux

Linux has a lot desktop environments to choose from. You have the beautiful Cinnamon desktop environment, the ‘it just works’ Pantheon desktop environment, the lightweight and highly customizable LXQt desktop environment, or the more traditional Mate desktop environment.  You’re spoiled

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Gets A Special Poster From One-Punch Man Creator in Japan

It’s no secret how popular Spider-Man: Homecoming has been. It’s making waves all across the world, nearly reaching the $300 million mark when it comes to the box office, and everyone is crazy […] The post Spider-Man: Homecoming Gets A

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