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VOTE! The Best Reminder Commercial For The Nation

Vote, Vote often, that's what my friend Scott says. There are a few issues up for a vote and, um, I think President too. Anyway, watch this and see if it doesn't remind you to vote.

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A Look Back At The Great Hurricane of 1938 [VIDEO]

Like most of us, I too am concerned about Hurricane Sandy, and the devastation going on in the Northeast. I always sleep with the radio on, and as I drifted in and out of sleep last night, I marveled at today's technology, for the information I was receiving was up to the second.

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Steve Jobs Designed His Own “Dream Boat” Before His Death [VIDEO]

The latest Steve Jobs-designed product is sleek, minimalistic and fast, but it isn’t an iPad or iPhone — it’s the late Apple co-founder’s yacht.

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Neil Young Becomes a Twitter Sensation

Legendary rocker Neil Young might not be the first guy you'd think of in terms of social media trendsetters, and with cheerful little ditties like 'The Needle and the Damage Done,' he might not make anyone's list of the funniest guys in the music business, either. But the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer proved to be both on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 24), when he took to Twitter for an hour-long online chat that displayed his unusual sense of humor, becoming a worldwide trending topic in the process.

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What Are the Worst Passwords Being Used This Year?

You would think that by now people would be utilizing stronger passwords to protect themselves from unsuspecting hackers. However, a recent study indicates that a lot of us are still as careless as ever and using the same weak, highly hackable passwords.

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Apple Introduces the iPad Mini, Which Is Like an iPad, Only Smaller

Just a few short weeks after the successful release of the iPhone 5, Apple unveiled its latest offering in the growing tablet computer market: the iPad Mini.

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Great Halloween App For Little Trick Or Treaters

Want help setting a spooky but not too scary mood for the upcoming holiday where monsters, ghosts, and jack-o-lantern roam? I picked up this app for my Grandson Gus (he's almost 3), and he just loves it

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Yearly Physicals Make Sense, Or Do They?

Routine checkups can pick up early signs of disease and get you on treatment that could save your life. Or can they?

According to Time.com, the latest review, published in the Cochrane Library from the The Cochrane Collaboration, shows that such vigilance does not reduce the risk of dying from from serious illnesses like cancer and heart disease, and may cause unnecessary harm instead.

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How Much Does The Average Person Spend On Music In A Lifetime

According to a study  by Prudential, released on this day in 2009, the average person spends $42,000 on music during their lifetime. That figure includes listening equipment (stereo,  iPods,  etc) as well as concerts, digital downloads, and Cd's.

Here's the kicker. A music enthusiast (like myself) is likely to spend more than double that, just around $89,000 in their lifetime.

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10 Awesome Facts About the Internet You Didn’t Know

And because we can't do cat videos all day every day,* here are ten amazing facts about the internet. From how many likes there are on Facebook daily to the actual weight of the internet, this video just might blow your mind. (Hence the title.) Learn something new today, so you can watch a cat stuck in a jar over and over guilt-free!

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PC Sales Decline For The First Time Ever

Industry researchers say the sales of PCs this year will decline for the first time ever. According to IHS and other industry forecasting companies, sales will decline by 1.2 percent. Not much you say, but that translates to millions of dollars.

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Do You Want a Facebook ‘Want’ Button?

Thanks to Facebook, we can now "like" just about anything on the internet. But what if you more than "like" something you see on the Web? What if you "want" it too?

Soon there may be a special button for that.

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