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Bring Back The Classic Start Menu In Windows 10

Wasn’t everything just so much better in the old days? Who needs a new Star Wars movie anyway? If you’re feeling nostalgic for the look and feel of the classic Windows Start menu, there’s a way to bring it back — provided you’re willing to shell out a few dollars for a third-party plugin.


Chrome Can Search Your Bookmarks With This Hidden Feature

If you find yourself drowning in an ocean of unorganized bookmarks, then Chrome’s recently revamped bookmark manager has one or two tricks that may help. One is the option to search through your bookmarked pages right from the browser’s address bar at the top of the interface.


A Record-Breaking 172km/h Mobility Scooter Makes Me Excited To Be A Senior Citizen

It’s generally assumed that when you reach retirement age, life starts to slow down. But not for mechanics David Anderson and Mathew Hine, who spent six months upgrading a 16km/h mobility scooter into a record breaking dragster that officially hit a top speed of 172km/h.


Make Yourself A Working Thermometer Scarf That Actually Shows The Temperature

Feeling extra-confident in your crafting skills after knitting yourself a pair of Netflix-pausing socks? Take your newfound skills to the next level by now making yourself a comfy cosy scarf that not only looks like a giant thermometer around your neck, it works like one too.


Guy Turns A Busted Heater Into A Cheap RC Plane

Video: When their electric heater breaks, most people would just toss it in the trash. But Samm Sheperd instead saw potential in his busted heater, so he salvaged its internal impeller and used it to build a dirt cheap, remote control, jet-powered aeroplane.


A Gas-Powered Pencil Sharpener Chews Through Pencils Like An Army Of Beavers

What do you do when a friend hands you a broken nitro-powered RC car they found in trash? If you’re a do-it-youselfer like Mike Moyer, you of course get the engine back into working condition and then turn the whole thing into an over-the-top gas-powered pencil sharpener.


3.3 Million Hello Kitty Accounts Exposed In Database Hack

A database for the Hello Kitty community sanriotown.com containing 3.3 million accounts has been discovered online in an apparent breach.


Access Android's Hidden Safe Mode To Troubleshoot Problems

Just like Windows, Android has a special Safe Mode you can use if your device isn’t behaving as it should — all third-party apps are disabled, enabling you to see if your woes are being caused by one of those apps or something more fundamental that’s going on with your system. Here’s how to find it.


Knit Yourself A Pair Of Netflix Socks That Pause Your Show When You Fall Asleep

In the blink of an eye, episode one of a Netflix series can turn into episode 20 if you’ve fallen asleep at the remote. To help combat this, Netflix has developed a pair of knitted socks you can make yourself that automatically pause your show when they detect you’ve nodded off.


Bring Back The Classic Clock In Windows 10

Windows 10 has a lot going for it, but you might not like every change it has to offer. If you’re pining for the old analogue-style clock that popped up from the notification area in Windows 7 and Windows 8, then a quick bit of registry editing can let you relive the old days.


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