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Kids These Days Don’t Know What A Walkman Is [Video]

Before iPods and smartphones, but after record players and eight-tracks, there was the Walkman.

While it was pretty much a standard possession of teens in the '80s, it's now become obsolete; and there's an entire generation of kids who don't even know what a Walkman is.

In this video, kids are given a Walkman and try to figure out just what in the world it is (and how it works).

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Happy Birthday Internet!

I saw a story this morning that the Internet is turning 25 today!

The REAL guy who came up with the idea (sorry, Al Gore) wrote the paper on March 12, 1989, about "a proposal to make information sharing possible over computers, using nodes and links to create a web that would eventually stretch worldwide and become the modern internet."

His name? Sir Timothy Berners-Lee.

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Scam On Netflix May Trick You With Fake Customer Service Reps

A new scam targeting Netflix subscribers relies on our affinity for trusting customer service representatives with our personal information.

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Winter Olympics: Built for Speed, U.S.’ Innovative Under Armour Skin Suits Hit the Ice

By Allyson Burger | BSU at the Games

Since the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, U.S. engineers in sports technology and aerospace have joined forces on a top-secret project.

What was it? Super-secret spy technology? A faster than the speed of light aircraft?

No.

The mission had one sole purpose: to make the fastest speedskaters in the world even faster.

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Facebook Turns 10 and Gives You a Look Back at Your Memories

Facebook has turned 10 years old! To celebrate, they're giving you a retrospective look back at your history on Facebook, from your first moments to your most popular posts.

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If Your Cell Phone Rings Once From an Unknown Number, Don’t Call Back – It Could Cost You $30

Here's a tip on the latest huge cellphone scam.  If you get a call on your cell from an unknown number, and it only rings once, do NOT call it back.

You might be tempted, thinking it's a super great job offer, or a long-lost friend, or some super-hot guy you gave your number to once, but it's not.

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Get Your Instagram Best Moments of 2013 [Video]

Earlier this month I blogged about Facebook's Year In Review, and now Instagram has something similar!

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Driverless Cars Now Allowed In Michigan

The future is here.

Governor Rick Snyder has signed a law allowing driverless cars in Michigan.

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Chromebooks Recalled Due To Risk Of Fire

Thousands of Chromebooks are being recalled due to a risk of the charger overheating and causing a fire.

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Christmas Shopping Online and Giving to the Charity of Choice at the Same Time

More and more Christmas shopping will be done online this year.  Billions of dollars will be spent as we all browse on our computers to find that 'just right' gift.  At the same time, it would be nice to be able to help our favorite charities especially during the holidays, but money only goes so far.

Now it can be done!  No kidding.

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Facebook Not Working While Site Deals With Technical Issues

No official word has come from Facebook, but technical consultants are saying that they believe the social networking giant is performing unannounced site maintenance today.

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5 Reasons to Check Out The River’s New Mobile Site Right Now

RiverGrandRapids.com is now mobile! You live a mobile life, and now it's possible to stay connected to The River wherever you go. Our new mobile website makes everything you love about RiverGrandRapids.com easier to access when you aren't sitting in front of a computer.

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