The 2005 Darwin Awards are out. It's heartwarming to see so many morons removing themselves from the gene pool…
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"A worm found spreading via America Online's Instant Messenger is carrying a nastier punch than usual, a security company has warned. The unnamed worm delivers a cocktail of unwanted software, including a so-called rootkit… A rootkit is a tool designed to go undetected by the security software used to lock down control of a computer after an initial hack."
I want to.. lists online utilities for a number of different purposes, including sharing photos and files, managing to-do lists, even create your own tombstone.
The National Security Agency has published its computer security guides for several operating systems.
Why Does God Hate Amputees? Food for thought…
Unique Projects provides just what it says: free plans for a wide variety of unique projects.
"Simply put, all one needs to grow his/her brain is to do unique, random, different, and ridiculous things as often as possible. One hour of increased brain activity via thinking a lot or experiencing new stimuli can make you smarter, more energetic, more creative, and more sociable. Here are some of the endless number of activities that can stimulate your brain. The one key ingredient is to have an open mind."
BannerBreak.com creates free graphic banners for your website.
The Linux Distribution Chooser is a simple multiple-choice test that recommends Linux distributions to fit your needs.
HideMyAss.com wins today's prize for the best new site name. It's a free web proxy that lets you surf sites anonymously.
"Procrastination, the habit of putting tasks off to the last possible minute, can be a major problem in both your career and your personal life. Missed opportunities, frenzied work hours, stress, overwhelm, resentment, and guilt are just some of the symptoms. This article will explore the root causes of procrastination and give you several practical tools to overcome it."
The Online Disinhibition Effect: "It's well known that people say and do things in cyberspace that they wouldn't ordinarily say or do in the face-to-face world. They loosen up, feel more uninhibited, express themselves more openly. Researchers call this the "disinhibition effect." "
WillSelfDestruct "enables you to create a one-time secure web page for a recipient. You can create a secure anonymous email message to a friend or colleague by entering their e-mail address and the message, i.e. sending a password or other sensitive information that you don't want other people to see."