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The Moon: The Persian Gulf of the 21st Century

How to find and access energy needed to keep Earthly civilization going and growing is an old problem. But the solution to that problem may not be on the Earth. Modern, industrial civilisation has provided a lifestyle for ordinary people that Kings and Emperors in previous eras would have envied. The growth of technology has […]

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Terraforming: Building New Worlds for Humanity

Terraforming means “to make Earth-like.” It is a technique that many scientists believe could be the key to settling the high frontier of space. But transforming a planet, such as Mars, to make its environment more like that of Earth, a new world for humankind can be created. The dream of actually building settlements on […]

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Using a Portable Hard Drive

Need to take your data with you? Or do you need a second hard drive? Then consider portable hard drive. They’re a powerful and inexpensive way of adding storage capacity to your computer. If you’ve been using a computer for even just a few years, you can probably remember when hard drive space was at […]

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Microsoft Excel: 5 Things You Should Know How to Do

Learning these simple tasks can save you time and increase your productivity. 1) How to Change the Number of Default Sheets When you open a new workbook, it contains three spreadsheets by default. But did you know you can change this number? Here’s how: Go to Tools–>Options and click the General tab. Under Settings/Sheets in new workbook, click the […]

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How to Choose an Operating System

Linux, Macintosh, Windows…which one do you need? This article attempts to explain the basic differences, advantages, and disadvantages of each operating system. Operating What? If you’re about to get a new computer, or you’re updating your old one, a fundamental question to ask yourself is, “What operating system should I use?” A second important question […]

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Alternative to Dreamweaver – HTML-Kit

While DreamWeaver is the undisputed champ of the Web authoring world, it’s price tag puts it out of reach of most people. But an HTML editor called HTML-Kit is a great alternative to Dreamweaver. In the world of Web design software, the undisputed champ is Dreamweaver. Dreamweaver packs everything you need to build and manage […]

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How to Install a LAN in your Home

What is a LAN? LAN stands for Local Area Network. It is a network that we can install on 2 or more computers and allows these computers to talk directly with each other. It is kind of like the internet, but on a much smaller scale. The internet allows us to connect with computers all […]

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Tankless Water Heaters: Modern Technology to the Rescue

“Ten-minute showers, guys,” I said. “I’m getting Hallmark cards from the gas company.” My teenagers grumbled as I laid down the rules for the hundredth time. Between my kid’s camping in the shower and my furnace (even though it is an efficient 90% model), my propane bills were going through the roof. Then I installed […]

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