Wacky Web Week

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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Would you like mental floss with that?

It’s Thursday. You’ve made it through the week so far without spilling coffee on yourself, calling a co-worker by the wrong name, or sending a scorching e-mail to the whole office by mistake. You’re on top of your mental game.

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Hey, buddy, can you cc me on that?

Ctrl+C won’t copy. Your Tab button won’t tab. Ctrl+A selects absolutely nothing.

We’ve all been there, when the simplest of functions just won’t function. But what’s really going on when we repeatedly punch that Copy button?

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