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Want to Succeed? You Should Seriously Consider Doing Nothing

If you want to motivate yourself to keep doing something, rather than getting lazy and copping out, here’s an idea: Make “do nothing” one of the …

Microsoft Releases Source Code for MS DOS and Microsoft Word

Microsoft today released the source code for MS DOS 1.1 and 2.0 as well as Microsoft Word for Windows 1.1a. With the help of the Computer History Museum, the move means means this code is now available to the public.<p>MS-DOS was a renamed version of 86-DOS, written by Tim Paterson of Seattle Computer …

Under a Microscope Even Familiar Things Look Beautifully Weird

On a microscopic scale, a four-day-old zebrafish embryo looks a lot like a multicolored alien wearing enormous headphones and looking surprised. Or …

Rent This Beautiful 'Smart Home' In Thailand For $630 A Night

This three-bedroom house in Koh Samui, Thailand is not only gorgeous — it also has a high-tech home automation system in place.<p>The house's lights, entertainment systems, thermostat, and storm blinds can all be controlled wirelessly by iPhone, iPad, or desktop. There's also a 3-D TV, LaunchPort iPad …

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Here's What 'OK' Really Means

But what do these two letters really mean, and why do we use them so often?<p>One theory claims OK abbreviates "oll korrect," a bastardized spelling much like N.C. for "nuff ced" and K.Y. for "know yuse" in the 1830s. Think "ZOMG" or "LOLZ" today. And that's how OK first appeared in 1839 in The Boston …

Professor X Faces His Young Self in Epic X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer

Author: Laura Hudson. Laura Hudson Culture<p>Date of Publication: 03.24.14.<p>Time of Publication: 12:57 pm. 12:57 pm<p>“You’re afraid. I remember,” says the …