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xkcd Password Generator

xkcd Password Generator

I had a conversation with my in-laws this past week we got into a conversation about their wifi password. Basically, they have an ATT router setup where the password is on the underside of the modem. This password is something like “7%b6c9m4k”. No one can ever remember it. The best you can do is take…
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Before Food Trucks, Americans Ate ‘Night Lunch’ From Beautiful Wagons

Night lunch Wagons

Before the trend of food trucks and street food, night lunch and food wagons were all the rage. From Atlas Obscura: “IN 1893, BOSTON WAS BUSTLING, especially after the sun went down. “Night owls of all classes” roamed the streets, wrote the Boston Daily Globe, including “workers, idlers, pleasure seekers, spendthrifts, tramps and bums.” At some point, all…
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The Story Behind DOOM’s Cheat Codes

Man, I loved this game and this video brings back all the feels! Thank you Codex! If you want to support the development of this series, and check out the extended interview with Dave Taylor, consider subscribing on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/codexshow The first episode of Codex takes a look at the story behind DOOM’s cheat codes,…
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How Music Was Made On Super Nintendo

A nerdy / feel good look at how music was made for the super nintendo!

On Semicolons and the Rules of Writing

On Semicolons and the Rules of Writing

When any article starts with this: Kurt Vonnegut’s caution against the use of semicolons is one of the most famous and canonical pieces of writing advice, an admonition that has become, so to speak, one of The Rules. More on these rules later, but first the infamous quote in question: “Here is a lesson in…
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Really Read It

Read articles and get free pizza

really read.it is a fun way to actually read articles every day. I know that we all love to skim through, but if you had a purpose (like PIZZA) then would you really read it? https://reallyread.it/  

Kids Can’t Tell Time Anymore

Schools in England are removing analog clocks from classrooms because students can’t tell time with them since they only understand digital clocks. While this may be shocking – Jimmy had the feeling that we might have the same problem here. So we went out on the street to ask kids if they know what time…
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The Beatles messing with the press

The Beatles messing with the press

These guys were the best and knew from the start how to handle the media!

How Censorship Shaped Batman: The Animated Series

How Censorship Shaped Batman: The Animated Series

From dorkly:   There are a lot of reasons Batman: The Animated Series has held up so well over the past 25 years. Any fan will tell you that film noir/art deco style is timeless, the cast is impeccable and the stories were compelling to all ages. While the show didn’t talk down to kids,…
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