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ShutUp10

Posted on April 27, 2018  in Windows 10

With O&O ShutUp10 you have full control over which functions under Windows 10 you wish to use, and you decide when the passing on of your data goes too far.

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Watch

Posted on April 6, 2018  in Uncategorized

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Posted on February 21, 2018  in Uncategorized

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The Transistor, Part 1: Groping in the Dark

Posted on January 23, 2018  in Interesting, Technology

The road to a solid-state switch was a long and complex one. It began with the discovery that certain materials behaved oddly with respect to electricity – differently than any existing theor…

Source: The Transistor, Part 1: Groping in the Dark

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The 1968 Book That Tried to Predict the World of 2018

Posted on January 8, 2018  in History

For every amusingly wrong prediction, there’s one unnervingly close to the mark.

Source: The 1968 Book That Tried to Predict the World of 2018

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Red Dawn in Lapland

Posted on January 8, 2018  in History

Finland shares an 833-mile border with an aggressive and unpredictable neighbor. That proximity led to a major conflict during World War II—the horrific Winter War—and even now it keeps Finns nervous about Russia’s intentions. David Wolman suited up to train with the elite soldiers who will be on the front lines if this cold feud ever gets hot.

Source: Red Dawn in Lapland

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Under river, outside time: The Woolwich Foot Tunnel Anomaly

Posted on January 8, 2018  in History, Interesting

When the Woolwich foot tunnel closed for repairs in 2011, it should have been a routine job. The pathway had been providing pedestrians with a quick route beneath the Thames since 1912. A century o…

Source: Under river, outside time: The Woolwich Foot Tunnel Anomaly

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Space 2018: biggest missions and rocket launches – The Verge

Posted on December 29, 2017  in Space

Source: Space 2018: biggest missions and rocket launches – The Verge

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The Only McLaren F1 Technician in North America

Posted on December 24, 2017  in Cars

In a secret location in a windowless warehouse, Kevin Hines of McLaren Philadelphia is the only person in the US certified to work on your F1.

Source: The Only McLaren F1 Technician in North America

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Tax Bill Calculator: Will Your Taxes Go Up or Down?

Posted on December 22, 2017  in News

This simple calculator describes a range of tax scenarios under the Republican tax plan. Find households like yours in five steps or fewer.

Source: Tax Bill Calculator: Will Your Taxes Go Up or Down?

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