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Follow These Rules And You Will Never Look Back In Life With Regrets

You are responsible for your life, for your feelings, for you actions, and for every results you get. You are in control of your thoughts. You have …

Trump’s full inauguration speech transcript, annotated

By Aaron Blake<p>Senior reporter<p><i>The president of the United States is now Donald Trump, who just took the oath of office and, shortly thereafter, delivered his inaugural address.</i><p><i>We've posted the entire transcript below and highlighted the key portions. To see an annotation, click on the yellow,</i> …

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How to use Activity Monitor to make your Mac faster

Activity Monitor for Mac<p>Activity Monitor is a little know gem of an app hidden in the Utilities folder in your Applications folder. It can look daunting when you first launch it but once you look past the information overload and find out what to focus on it can become an invaluable tool to make …

Installing an SSD on your Mac? Don't make this mistake

If you have replaced the hard drive on your Mac with an SSD (which you should do), you already know how much faster your computer is. However, I'm going to show you how to avoid this one simple mistake that so many of us make when installing a new SSD. By default, Mac OS, unlike Windows, doesn't …

Marlon James on Winning the Man Booker Prize, Fictionalizing Bob Marley, and Why He Loves Kendrick Lamar

Marlon James won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction this month for <i>A Brief History of Seven Killings</i>, making him the first Jamaican author to take home the U.K.’s most prestigious literary award. The novel has the words <i>tour de force</i> printed on its cover (a quote from an admiring critic), and it very …

Ban Columbus Day? There Shouldn't Be a Debate

As most of us know -- there is no reason on the planet for the United States to observe at least two of its holidays -- Columbus Day and Thanksgiving. Both for basically for the same reason.<p>The United States' perception of Christopher Columbus is filled with erroneous information. He was a killer. …

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