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5 Comedy Podcasts That Will Keep You Laughing In Public

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5 Comedy Podcasts That Will Keep You Laughing In Public

There’s few things more unusual than watching someone listen to a comedy podcast in public. First you wonder what they are laughing at. Are they just insane? Is there someone you don’t see that just told a great joke? Are you losing your mind? Then you see the earbuds and realize that no one is crazy. They’re just listening to a great comedy podcast, and having more fun than you.

03-06-2011
5 Comedy Podcasts That Will Keep You Laughing In Public
Take a Look at James’ Home Setup [Show & Tell]

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Take a Look at James’ Home Setup [Show & Tell]

Taking a break from our regular awesome software reviews and tutorials, I thought it’d be interesting if myself and some of the other staff writers here at MakeUseOf show you our own home setups – whether that be in the form of fantastic custom desks, complicated home media-streaming networks, or just the apps and services we make use of on a regular basis and our favourite software tools.

01-06-2011
Take a Look at James’ Home Setup [Show & Tell]
Entrustet Ensures Your Digital Assets Are Smoothly Passed On After You Pass On

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Entrustet Ensures Your Digital Assets Are Smoothly Passed On After You Pass On

Have you thought about what’s going to happen to your online assets after your death? Have you even really considered what might count as an online asset? Who do you want to give access to your accounts after death? Which accounts would you prefer closed immediately? Would you want your family to read your email? Entrustet gives us a way to get things under control from one single control point.

31-05-2011
Entrustet Ensures Your Digital Assets Are Smoothly Passed On After You Pass On
3 Cool Ways To Use SD Memory Cards

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3 Cool Ways To Use SD Memory Cards

SD memory cards are one of the most common forms of mobile storage, but they also tend to be very specific in their purpose. On their own, these cards tend to be less useful than USB thumb drives and portable hard drives. That doesn’t have to be the case though. There are quite a few cool ways to re-purpose old SD cards and drag some extra life out of them.

20-05-2011
3 Cool Ways To Use SD Memory Cards
From Classical To Metal: 10 Free Albums & A Song [Sound Sunday May 15th]

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From Classical To Metal: 10 Free Albums & A Song [Sound Sunday May 15th]

Enjoy a Sound Sunday! This edition is wild with a little bit of everything and something for everyone. The mix takes you through metal, rock, pop, reggae, folk, country, soul, hip hop, classical, instrumental, acoustic, and electronic music. What else could you ask for?

15-05-2011
From Classical To Metal: 10 Free Albums & A Song [Sound Sunday May 15th]
Shortwave Numbers Stations & The Conet Project: An Online Education In Espionage

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Shortwave Numbers Stations & The Conet Project: An Online Education In Espionage

Shortwave radio is known as the global band – despite poor sound quality (hiss, pop, crackle), it travels well and is still a popular choice in many countries around the world. So-called “numbers stations” have been heard on the shortwave radio band since the 1950s, leaving many to question their purpose and origin. Of course the enthusiasts have done their research, and put most of it online.

12-05-2011
Shortwave Numbers Stations & The Conet Project: An Online Education In Espionage
6 More Prank Websites To Give You Ideas For Playing Practical Jokes On Your Friends

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6 More Prank Websites To Give You Ideas For Playing Practical Jokes On Your Friends

Nobody has said that April has the only reserved day for pranks. Thankfully, and for some, quite irksomely pranks are a year round activity. It can be embarrassing, it can be hilarious, it can be downright ugly too, but more often that if done tastefully, is sheer fun. That is, if you aren’t the subject of the prank.

10-05-2011
6 More Prank Websites To Give You Ideas For Playing Practical Jokes On Your Friends
Create Your Short Stories & Novels With StoryBook

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Create Your Short Stories & Novels With StoryBook

Have you ever had the idea to finally sit down and write that great novel you’ve always wanted to create, but you kept putting it off because the whole process just felt too complicated? Some novels have dozens of main characters and several threads of storyline all going on at the same time. How does the author keep it all straight?

20-04-2011
Create Your Short Stories & Novels With StoryBook
3 Handy Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Program Into Your Media Center Remote

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3 Handy Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Program Into Your Media Center Remote

Whether you prefer Boxee, XBMC or the Hulu Desktop for your media center, it’s nice to get up from the couch as little as possible. If you don’t want to leave the couch very often, you’d better program your remote to do simple tasks.

30-03-2011
3 Handy Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Program Into Your Media Center Remote