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12.20.15
The first website went online 25 years ago today
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The first website went online 25 years ago today

Tim Berners-Lee's first World Wide Web page flickered to life at CERN on December 20th, 1990.

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11.27.15
Data-mined photos document 100 years of (forced) smiling
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Data-mined photos document 100 years of (forced) smiling

A high-school yearbook database dating to the 1900s shows how hairstyles, clothing and smiles have changed.

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11.23.15
Google Street View gives you a tour of ancient Jordan landmarks
11.23.15

Google Street View gives you a tour of ancient Jordan landmarks

Google Street View now has virtual tours of more than 30 famous historical sites in Jordan.

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11.12.15
Explore 4,500 British Museum artifacts with Google's help
11.12.15

Explore 4,500 British Museum artifacts with Google's help

Take a virtual tour with Google's Cultural Institute.

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11.07.15
One of the world's first personal computers is up for sale
11.07.15

One of the world's first personal computers is up for sale

The Kenbak-1 launched in 1971, with no microprocessor, and only 256 bytes of RAM. Fewer than 50 units were ever made, but one of them is up for auction today in Germany.

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10.28.15
Open this link as a different user with Chrome Canary's new feature
10.28.15

Open this link as a different user with Chrome Canary's new feature

Keep your personal browsing out of your family account with this neat option

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10.01.15
'Citizen Kane' to 'Call of Duty': The rise of video games in universities
10.01.15

'Citizen Kane' to 'Call of Duty': The rise of video games in universities

How the history of film influences the future of video games in higher education.

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09.02.15
3D printing resurrects Iron-Age Irish musical instruments
09.02.15

3D printing resurrects Iron-Age Irish musical instruments

While 3D printing is often used for advancements in medicine or science, such as FDA-approved drug...

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