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How to Create a Free Ad on Your Facebook Page

Here's how to create a free ad on your Facebook page, like the one we made on the left side of our Heraghty Internet Facebook page Warning: You'll need to know a little HTML to do this. 1. From your...

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Google Showing Real-Time Search Results from Twitter

One of the reasons I rarely blog any more is because I have migrated to social media such as Facebook and Twitter. Let's Face(book) it (sorry!) -- why would you write an essay about one or two links, when it's...

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Get 'Em While They're Young

At last, Microsoft is embracing open source, with a plugin for Moodle that lets subscribers to Microsoft's (already free) live@edu service use a single sign-in to access both Moodle and the live@edu tools. Why?! Has Microsoft suddenly changed its business...

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Why Schools Need to Change Dramatically

The end of education will be the dawn of learning....

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Why Google Lacks Creativity

In primary school, I liked maths. I played chess. But I also liked art. And played football. In secondary school, my favourite subjects were English and Physics. I still liked art ... but gradually grew weaker at maths, and lost...

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How to Avoid Getting Scammed on eBay

For at least a decade, eBay's "seller feedback" has provided a great way of checking whether a deal seems genuine before going ahead with it. Lately however, account hijacking has plagued the online auction website, making it more likely for...

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Baby Girl!

I know every parent thinks this but ... she's absolutely beautiful! See more pics on AmieRose.com...

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Solar-Powered Internet

In these days of global financial meltdown, it's comforting to know that some people are working on ways to reduce internet costs. Professor Marcelo Zuffo of the the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, has invented a solar-powered wifi access point...

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