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Ted Rall: Why Firing Ray Rice Was Too Harsh — And Too Lenient



Here's our Ted Rall with commentary on the Ray Rice controversy and the NFL. Here's why he says firing Rice was at once too harsh -- and too lenient.
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Apple Watch IP Analysis: A Closer Look



What do Apple patents reveal about the Apple Watch? Our world renowned IP attorney and analyst, Archimedes IP's Tom Ewing, takes a look.
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What Space Hath Wrought: All About NASA Spinoffs [infographic]



From invisible braces to smart ovens, NASA spinoffs are a huge part of daily life, industrial innovations and lifesaving tech. Check it out.
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Tom Sloan: Self-Driving Car?



So, what are we in for when Google comes out with self-driving cars? I don’t know. But I wonder if they'll be programmed to drive like real humans.
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Lamont Wood: Why You Need to Text in Prisoner Code



Tired of talking over jackhammers? No problem. Lamont Wood recommends you switch to prisoner code. Here's why.
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Why You Need a Tech Free Vacation



Take a real tech free vacation. You need one. Here's why. Tech Free Vacation infographic.
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Install Xubuntu 14.04 on an Aging Notebook



Here's a weekend project for you, courtesy our Rob Reilly. Here's how to install Xubuntu 14.04 on an old notebook. Easy.
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How to Use Smart Remote for Android to Control Your Media Boxes



Rob Reilly has a Samsung Galaxy S5 with a built in infrared sensor. Here's how to harness that tech with a nice little app, Smart Remote for Android. it's our app of the day ...
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Ted Rall: Why Violent Protest Is Working in Ferguson



The violent protests in Ferguson started a long-overdue conversation on police violence against African-Americans. Here's why. Ted Rall commentary.
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How To Do Better Hardware Demos [tips]



Things can go terribly wrong with hardware demos. So here's how to show yours to the world -- with a minimum of risk and a lot of panache.
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Eight Traits of a Kick Ass Leader



Are leaders born? Maybe. But you can learn leadership traits. Check out this Traits of a Kick Ass Leader infographic ...
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How To Build a Hummingboard SlideCam



Here's how to build a Hummingboard Slidecam. Handy!
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On Phone Scams, Cannibalism and the AT&T CL4939



Gotten a call from a fake Microsoft tech support guy lately? Here's our Lamont Wood on phone scams, cannibalism and the AT&T CL4939 have to do with it.
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Ebola 101: How It Spreads and How To Prevent It



It's Ebola 101. What it is, how it's transmitted and how to prevent it ...
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3D Printers Will Disrupt Our Lives in Ways We Can’t Fully Understand



As MakerBot and Home Depot strike a deal to put desktop 3D printers in stores, our Mark Kaelin explores 3D printing. He says it will disrupt our lives in ways we can't yet fully understand. Analysis.
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Five World War I Patents: War Tech Roundup



Our IP expert Tom Ewing rounds up hot wartech circa World War I. Check out World War I patents for the submarine, machine gun, metal helmet and more ...
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Get a Job: Star Wars Occupation Flow Chart



Somewhere in a galaxy far, far away there's a job for you. Really. Check out the Star Wars occupation flow chart infographic.
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Back to School: Top 10 Tablets for Kids



Back to school? Here are the Top 10 Tablets for Kids, courtesy of Bellanbeau. Find all the regular options here -- and did up some surprising entries, too. Infographic, gift guide.
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Around the World: Top 40 Tourist Scams [infographic]



Here's the top 40 tourist scams around the world. We know you're too smart to fall for them, but it never hurts to be up on scammer state of the art.
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Puching Zhang: Mario Kart 8 [review]



Our game reviewer Puching Zhang on what there is to love about Mario Kart 8. Deep dive review with screenshots, video ...
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Joren de Wachter: IP Is a Thought Crime [TedX Video]



Joren de Wachter tells a TedX audience in Leuven, Belgium that IP is a thought crime. What? Here's why. Commentary ...
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: The End of Light Bulbs



In the latest Tom Sloan cartoon, Tom ponders what do we buy when there are no more light bulbs?
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Tour De France 2014 Apps for Android, Apple iOS



Larry Press reviews NBC's Tour de France 2014 app for Apple iOS. Check it out here.
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Ted Rall Cartoon: Why We Are Doomed



Here's the latest Ted Rall cartoon. The focus is on Kickstarter, potato salad and what crowdfunding priorities say about us, the Internet and everything ...
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Darren Stevens: Reflections on Samantha



In real life, Darren Stevens says he's nothing like his Bewitched sitcom character. And being married to a witch is still as hard as ever.
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Ted Rall: I Know a Secret [exclusive]



Ted Rall knows a secret. The same secret the CIA asked 6000-plus reporters not to reveal after an email slip. Witness the scary state of U.S. journalism.
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Delectable 4.0 for Apple iOS: Freeware Thursday



Delectable 4.0 is out as of June 18, 2014 on Apple iTunes. The new version is the biggest-ever change to the wine-selection and visual-search app. Find out more here. Cheers!
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Visual Noise and Grain 101: Ant Pruitt Video Daily



Visual noise is the enemy of a great smartphone photo. Ant Pruitt's video daily has a quick primer and cure for visual noise and grain. Check it out.
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Passing the Turing Test: First Eugene, Next a Schizophrenic?



Posing as Eugene Goostman, a snotty Ukranian teen bot program passed the Turing Test. Couldn't a bot posing as, for example, an angry schizophrenic pass, too? Would you like to play a game? Video, analysis.
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Crop Your Smartphone Photos: Ant Pruitt Video Daily



You've got to know the power of photo cropping. It makes good photos great. Find out more at Ant Pruitt's video daily here.
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John C. Dvorak: On HBO’s Silicon Valley (review, full episode here)



John C. Dvorak reviews HBO's Silicon Valley, Mike Judge's new series. Video of full first episode included here.
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Steve Wozniak: “Too Bad They Forgot the Engineer”



On news that the U.S. Postal Service is creating a commemorative stamp bearing an image of the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak responds.
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Ninety Years of Drum Solos: 11 Pieces of Eight (videos)



What are the best drum solos in history? Here are Brant David's top picks from the last 90 years. And yes, Peart is in there. Drum Solo video roundup.
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How To Use Chrome to Download Facebook Videos



Here's How To use Google Chrome to manually download Facebook video and video mash ups the manual way. How To gallery.
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Alfred Poor: Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass, Corning’s License to Kill



Corning's latest version of its tough Gorilla Glass is now tough on microbes, reports our Alfred Poor. Here's how antimicrobial Gorilla Glass works. Analysis ...
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How To Enable the Emoji Keyboard in Android 4.1 and Higher



There are a ton of Emoji apps available to amp up your emoticons. But devices like the Google Nexus 7 have the capability built right into the OS. Our Brian Burgess shows you how to enable the Emoji keyboard in Android 4.1 and higher.
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How to Change File Associations in Windows 8.1, Open Files From the Desktop



Irritated with not being able to open files from the desktop the way you used to? Our Brian Burgess was. In his latest How To gallery, he shows how to change file associations in Windows 8.1 -- so you can open files from the desktop the old-fashioned way and stay on that desktop you're used to. Say goodbye to the Windows Photo app ...
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Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes: NASA Video



NASA filmed the sun for three years straight. Here's the sun in three years in three minutes -- the video. Here's how NASA created the video, what space tech was required and where in the video you can catch comets, amazing flares and the Transit of Venus. Whoa.
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Tech Travelers: How Not To Be An Ugly American Geek



Traveling to Europe on business? Careful flashing that peace sign. It means something pretty disturbing to Brits. Here's how not to be an ugly American geek, gesture-wise anyway. It's the Hand Jive -- Top 7 Common American Hand Gestures That Can Get You In Trouble Abroad infographic. It's money.
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Jurassic Tech: Todd O’s Sony Mavica FD71 Circa 1998



This week, our Todd Ogasawara takes us back to 1998 -- when he had a floppy based, 10X optical zoom Sony digital camera way far ahead of its time. Check out those pics! Based in Honolulu, Todd's email is togasawara@aNewDomain.net. Follow him @toddogasawara
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Why You Should Root Your Phone: Eric Finkenbiner



Our Eric Finkenbiner, founding co-editor of our spin-off site aGNUdomain.com, explains why you should root your phone. Let him count the ways.
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Ted Rall Cartoon: Why Not Up That NFL Sweetness?



Here's Ted Rall on news of NFL abuses ...
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Ted Rall: Support Your Local Military Police!



aNewDomain — Here’s the latest Ted Rall cartoon. Find Ted’s commentary on falling crime in California and surplus military hardware there below the fold.   California’s police agencies have one of the highest concentrations of surplus military hardware in the United States. But the crime rate is falling in the Golden State. In the wake of racially charged clashes between […]
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: Back In the Day



The U.S is full of immigrants with hard-won professions. And yet their jobs here can be, well, simple. Check the cartoon by Tom Sloan.
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ISIS, Social Media and Evil Branding



ISIS news wins on social media despite Twitter and other corporate powers's efforts to stop them through algorithms.
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Ted Rall: Why Feminists Are Missing the Date Rape Point



Why are feminists telling women not to protect themselves from violence? Ted Rall on the controversy surrounding date rape drug detection nail polish ...
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The Wrath of God: How To Get the Death Penalty



How easy is it to get the death penalty in various religious traditions? Wonder no more and check out the excellent Wrath of God infographic ...
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Burning Man: Real Social and Tech-happy



Do Burning Man and technology belong together? Definitely! Well, sort of. See how tech and social media stacked up in Black Rock City this year.
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Google Car: What It’s Made Of, How It Works



It's a bit breathless, but this infographic still is a great reference to what's in the Google Car 2014 and how it works. Check it out.
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Labor Day Infographic: How Labor Morphed



Here's a comparison of the state of labor in the US, Japan and Europe from 1971 to now. Fascinating. Check out the Labor Day infographic right here.
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Censorship: Beheadings or Bare Butts? Who Decides?



aNewDomain.net – Who should decide on what to censor when it comes to beheadings or bare butts? Following the James Foley tape, a debate is raging about corporate censorship versus the community’s right to decide what it can allow. The ISIS propaganda machine on social media is very effective, and Twitter and Facebook had no […]
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Digital Storytelling for Today’s Kids (Infographic)



What are kids reading these days? Can ebooks and "regular" books coexist? The answer is yes.
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Magisto for iOS, Android: Mash Up Videos for Sharing



Our featured app today is Magisto for iOS and Android. It lets you mash up your photos, audio and videos into a single, shareable video you can share on the mobile net and elsewhere.
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Netflix Comcast Deal: The Costs We Bear



Regarding the Netflix Comcast deal, a report is out that guesses at the cost of the content stream deal between the two and what that means to you. Telling.
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