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The Pixar Game, or, Hot Takes 101

A fun party trick for you and your opinionated friends. The post The Pixar Game, or, Hot Takes 101 appeared first on Geek.com. Go to Source

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How To Customize The MATE desktop

When Linux users say “traditional desktop”, they’re most likely referring to Mate. This is because the desktop environment is built with Gnome2 in mind. At one point, almost every Linux distribution was using Gnome 2. This isn’t the case anymore. Mate

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Genuis Season Two Protagonist Revealed

National Geographic’s scripted biographical series Genius finished up its first season last night. After its uncompromising look on the life of Albert Einstein, you may be wondering where they’ll go from here. Executive Producers Ken […] The post Genuis Season Two Protagonist

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How To Make A Windows USB drive On Linux With WoeUSB

Making a Windows USB disk is easy — on Windows. This is because as a Windows user, you’re surrounded by a plethora of great USB imaging tools. As a result, getting a copy of Windows flashed to a USB for

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How To Customize The XFCE Desktop

There are many lightweight desktop environments out for Linux. Each lightweight desktop brings something different to the table. With XFCE4, the user can rely on stability and superior configurability (second only to the modern, high end desktops on Linux). In this

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These Scratch and Sniff Cards Smell Like Your Favorite Pets’ Bellies

Everyone loves the scent of their pet, especially when you lean in to snuggle and cuddle them. Japanese company Felissimo knows all about this, especially when it comes to cats and how impossibly […] The post These Scratch and Sniff

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How To Make Gnome Look Like Mac, Windows, Or Unity

The Gnome Shell is a desktop environment that allows for a whole lot of customization. With the right tools and determination, it’s possible to take the vanilla Gnome experience and transform it into something truly unique. If this sounds like something

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The Best Original Shows On Netflix Streaming

It took Netflix quite a while to get into the original programming game, but unlike some competitors (ahem, Yahoo), they’re in it to win it. Starting off with new episodes of Arrested Development […] The post The Best Original Shows

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Happy Birthday, ‘Doctor Who’ Companion Arthur Darvill

Happy birthday to The Last Centurion Arthur Darvill! Bitten by the acting bug at a young age, the son of a puppeteer and an organist joined youth theater at 10, and made his […] The post Happy Birthday, ‘Doctor Who’

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7 Shows You Need to Watch on Netflix Now

They say we are living in the golden age of television…and it’s certainly easy to see why. The content available to us is endless, and now it can appear in mere seconds if […] The post 7 Shows You Need

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How To Make An SSH Tunnel On Linux

When avoiding censorship online, most people are aware of “proxies” and VPN services. They’re tools that help users get around things like political censorship, or even just workplace IT rules. They’re also pretty great for those of us who are paranoid

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Climate Change Research Stymied by Climate Change

The science team of the Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen has redefined the word “irony.” Early this week, the group announced a large Canadian Arctic climate change study has been cancelled—due to climate […] The post Climate Change Research Stymied

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How To Get Bed Time Alerts Based On When You Need To Wake Up

Apple added a new feature in the iOS clock app called Bed Time. The feature helps you get 7-8 hours of sleep everyday. It asks you what time it is you have to wake up the next day, and then

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How To Easily Change Ubuntu System Settings With Ubunsys

Ubuntu power users are able to accomplish amazing things with their system by changing settings and internal aspects inside of the operating system. It’s not too hard if you know you’re way around the system but for beginners, these skills

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Hands-On: LawBreakers is Overwatch of War

While plenty of gamers of a certain age have a soft spot for Jazz Jackrabbit, these days Cliff “Cliffy B” Bleszinski’s most prominent contribution to video games is the Gear of War franchise. […] The post Hands-On: LawBreakers is Overwatch

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How To Customize The KDE Desktop

Out of all of the desktop environments on Linux, the KDE Plasma desktop environment is the most welcome to customization. Few other Linux desktops come close, and give users the sheer amount of options that KDE does. Still, though KDE is

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How To Install KDE Connect On Linux To Access Files And Notifications On Andriod

Have you ever wanted to receive notifications from your Android device on your Linux PC? If so, take a look at KDE Connect. It’s a technology that when set up, pairs any Android device directly to Linux. With it, users can

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We Probably Bred Dogs to Forgive Mistreatment

A study published in the journal Current Biology tells us something we already know: dogs have basically been bred to accept raw deals from people. It’s a really depressing conclusion if you stop […] The post We Probably Bred Dogs

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How To Upload Music To Google Music On Linux

If you’re looking for a half-way decent music streaming service to host your music on Linux, there aren’t many to options to pick from. Out of all the major choices out there, by far the best option is Google Music.

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MIT’s Color-Changing Tattoos Are Perfect for Diabetics

Cool tat, man: Researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School have developed color-changing tattoo ink that responds to variations in bodily fluid. Dermal Abyss is a proof-of-concept that turns the body’s surface into […] The post MIT’s Color-Changing Tattoos Are

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