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The jiggly fun of smashing a CD with a sledge hammer in slow motion

The only thing CDs are good for these days is to serve as slow motion destruction entertainment for YouTube videos. The mirror circle shape lends itself to sillily watchable GIFs where young people on the Internet wonder just what the hell retro future object they’re looking at. » 6/03/15 2:30am 6/03/15 2:30am

How Often Do You Use Your Computer's Optical Drive?

30 years ago, the CD was born. This, of course, was the medium that would usher in the era of optical drives, a technology that dominated personal computing for decades. And though it's not completely dead, it's certainly on its way out. In fact, I honestly can't even remember the last time I used mine. How often do… » 10/01/12 4:00pm 10/01/12 4:00pm