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What I Learned from a Week Away from Tech Distractions

My days are filled with emails, pings, and notifications. So much so that I forgot what it was like to be away from all of the distractions of technology I’ve grown accustomed to. Here are some lessons I learned—or relearned—spending a week away from it all, and how you can incorporate them in your own life.

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Germans Dangerously Race Office Chairs Down a Hill for Sport

If there's a more illustrious sport to come out of Germany this year than office chair racing, I'd like to see it. The first ever German Championships in Office Chair Racing took place on Saturday in Bad Koenig-Zell, and it consisted of 70 people riding their office chairs down a 560-foot course without breaking… » 4/28/08 11:26am 4/28/08 11:26am

Bubble-Blowing Dish-Scrubber Taunts ADHD Sufferers

Time to focus, lots of dirty dishes to clean. Oooh look, a bubble! Wow, I can blow more bubbles? Yay! Bubble bubble bubble, bubble bubble bubble. I'm tired of blowing bubbles, let's do Jumping Jacks! Yay! Jumping Jacks stink, let's eat candy 'til we puke! Yay! So sick, so many dirty dishes, the best $5 I ever spent.… » 2/19/08 1:00pm 2/19/08 1:00pm

ABC Adds HD Streaming Channel to their Web Player

ABC has just added an HD channel to their online streaming player, allowing you to watch episodes of shows like Lost, Desperate Housewives, and The Bronx is Burning in hot, hot HD quality. It's still in beta, and it'll obviously require a pretty decent connection to run properly, but it's pretty awesome that you can… » 7/25/07 12:00pm 7/25/07 12:00pm