Wacky Web Week

A numbers game set to a catchy tune

Math. For some, it’s nothing but numbers and endless frustration. For others, it’s a universal language. And for a few gifted individuals, math is a reason to sing.

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Mobile phones have come a long, long way

Who hasn’t rummaged through their pants pocket or purse looking for their ultra-sleek, super-tiny cell phone and longed for a return to the days when using a mobile phone meant lugging around a 2-pound battery pack and holding a brick to your face?

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Windows rocks! The OS plays a Who classic

The next time someone tells you Windows is no fun, point them to this video of the OS’s version of a classic by one of the greatest rock bands of all times.

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A Japanese take on full-body massages

Who doesn’t love a massage chair? These vibrating wonders provide relaxation and stress relief while you watch your favorite TV show. And models with multiple settings give you a variety of rubdown styles: Swedish, deep tissue — and Japanese?

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Another reason to keep both hands on the wheel

The universe works in mysterious — and often entertaining — ways. There are a few things fate clearly doesn’t appreciate: polluters, chemically imbalanced celebrities, and race car drivers who celebrate their victories before they actually cross the finish line.

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A new twist on table manners

Mothers spend years teaching their children to keep their elbows off the table, chew their food with their mouths closed, and avoid slurping their drinks.

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The U.S. election process, in a nutshell

For the first time in decades, voters of all stripes are actually paying attention. But just how does the whole U.S. political system work, anyway?

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A new approach for handling telemarketers

Telemarketers. They have an uncanny knack of calling right when you don’t want them to. Whether you’re just sitting down to dinner, forced to interupt a relaxing shower, or deep in R.E.M., they generally find you at the most inconvenient moment — all so they can try to subscribe you to a magazine you’ve never heard of.

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Video shows top 10 ways to break your server

The staff of Scalent Systems labor ceaselessly to quell your common computing woes — again and again.

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Is that a good spot over there?

It’s a vehicular jungle out there, with packed traffic, surly drivers, and a paucity of parking places, all begging the question, “Where the Sam Hill is everyone going to park?”

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