Monthly Archives: May 2015

Woman tosses $200,000 Apple 1 computer into recycling 

Whenever I see a famous actress waft down the Oscars red carpet wearing $1 million worth of necklace, I think to myself: “Looks like bad taste bits of metal and glass to me.”

The same essential thought process might have passed through the mind of a Silicon Valley woman who took one look at an Apple 1 computer in her house and thought: “This old box is cluttering up my house. It’s got to go.”

And so, as the San Jose Mercury New reports,  she wandered along to her local recycling center (this is California — we’re dedicated recyclers of everything, especially ideas) and dropped it off for mangling.

The recycling company, Clean Bay Area, remains bemused. Victor Gichun, its vice president, told the Mercury News that the woman was cleaning out her house after her husband had died.

Gichun said: “She said, ‘I want to get rid of this stuff and clean up my garage,’ I said, ‘Do you need a tax receipt?’ and she said, ‘No, I don’t need anything.'”

Perhaps that’s true. Perhaps this is a woman who has everything she needs. Perhaps there’s no place for a first-generation Apple computer adorning her garage or her life.

Those of a material bent will mutter: “But it must be worth $200,000.” Indeed it must. At least that much, in fact.

The woman performed her dropoff in early April, but Gichun and his staff opened up the boxes she left after a couple of weeks. At first, he told NBC Bay Area, he thought it was fake.

They now want to give her $100,000. This is company policy. Clean Bay Area sold this Apple I earlier this month to a private collection for $200,000. It insists on splitting the proceeds down the middle.

Some might wonder whether Clean Bay Area got enough money for one of these 1976 artifacts. Two years ago, an Apple 1 went to auction and fetched $387.750. .

Gichun says he remembers the woman. She drove an SUV.

I wonder if she’ll see the publicity and come forward. Should she do so, I wonder what she’ll spend her newfound $100,000 on. Shares in Apple, perhaps?

Source: Woman tosses $200,000 Apple 1 computer into recycling – CNET

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Why you should try an alternative keyboard layout 

The standard QWERTY keyboard layout may not actually be your friend.

According to popular legend, the QWERTY keyboard was created in the 1860s by a man named Christopher Latham Sholes in response to a very specific problem: Early typewriters jammed up when they were used too quickly, and so a special inefficient keyboard layout had to be designed. In other words, QWERTY is designed to make you a slower, clumsier typist.

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Funny baby

Happy children’s day!

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HUMOR

answers are funny but the test overall makes 0 sense

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7 Reasons Your Vagina Is Itchy Beyond Belief

itchy vagina

It’s not exactly easy to scratch an itch down there, which is why it’s so frustrating when it happens (and sometimes it’s like it comes completely out of nowhere, right?). Vaginal itching can be caused by something as simple as your period products—but in other cases, it can actually be a symptom of a more serious issue. This guide will help you figure out exactly what’s making you feel like you have ants in your pants—and what your treatment options are. (That being said, when it comes to your lady parts, it’s always best to play it safe and visit your gyno for a proper diagnosis.)

Bacterial vaginosis
Bacterial vaginosis (a.k.a. BV) is the most common reason for vaginal itching and is caused by an imbalance in healthy bacteria and a change in vaginal pH. It feels similar to a yeast infection, but in this case, the discharge is more watery and usually has an odor, explains Lauren Streicher, MD, author of Sex Rx: Hormones, Health, and Your Best Sex Ever. When it comes to treatment, Streicher says RepHresh, an OTC cream, often works. If your BV doesn’t clear up after the suggested usage time, you’ll have to ask your doc for something prescription-strength.

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5 Teeny Tiny Tweaks That Can Help You Lose Serious Weight

The idea that lifestyle choices can add or subtract pounds is no surprise: Sitting too much, eating too much, scarfing the wrong types of food all lead to weight gain. But changing your lifestyle to encourage weightloss can be surprisingly simple, thanks to new research. Check out these 5 tricks for shedding pounds:

1. Make your dairy whole.

Talk about a counter-intuitive strategy: Whole milk? Regular cheese? A huge study out of Tufts University suggests this might be a great way to control your carbohydrate intake. The research, published in theAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition, tracked 120,000 men and women for more than 18 years. First, the researchers found that eating plenty of dairy products had no impact on weight. When they looked closer, the researchers discovered that the more low-fat dairy products people ate, the more carbs they devoured.

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In shadow of Android Pay, Google Wallet evolves to stay alive

Remember Google Wallet?

With all the fanfare surrounding Google’s new digital payments system, Android Pay, it’s easy to ignore the fact that Google already launched a different payments system — four years ago — called Google Wallet.

That earlier service was unceremoniously snubbed during the Google I/O developer conference Thursday, without any references to it during the Android Pay announcement at the event’s keynote presentation.

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4 reasons why living in France is awesome.

France is one of the most beautiful and refined countries in Europe. Perfect climate, amazing foods and culture to dive into. If the chance to see the Eiffel Tower every day and experience incredibly delicious wine for just 3 euro/bottle are not enough, here are 4 more reasons that makes living in France so awesome.

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Standouts From Last Poll

A poll about “which product would you most want to have” will be launched every week.

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vote for half price to buy

After a poll ends, the products getting the most votes will be sold with 50% off discount in the following 7 days. No shop has insight into you? neither does Malloom, but here just need you to know yourself. Last week poll result has come out as followed-two watches.

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New Swan Pendant Watch Women Rhinestone Quartz Ladies WristWatch

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Women Girl Watch Silicone Printed Flower Causal Quartz Wrist Watches

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Happy summer

Summer is so hot. But we have so many ways to keep ourselves comfortable. We always stay away from sun shine. We always love cold food. We always play in the water…

How about this way? So funny, and so happy. Do you have any other good way? Please share with us!

 

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