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A New Spin on 5.25-Inch Drives
Network Centre Systems has found a new use for those wasted 5.25-inch drives.
Submitted by Larry and Kathy Oathout, Mattoon, Ill.
Neither Browser nor Lender Be
Submitted by Alex Chan, Honolulu, Hawaii.
New Media Presents:
The total Internet training solution for the novice Net User. Learn about Netscape Navigator v2.x, preview the newest releases of Internet borrowers from Netscape...
Nothin's for Nothin'
Hewlett-Packard has given new meaning to the word "free."
Submitted by L. Wayne Musick, Bristol, Tenn.
Worthless Web Site
If you've seen "The King" in a convenience store buying beef jerky, at the local car wash hosing down rocker panels or maybe just feeding popcorn to the pigeons in the park, report your findings to the Elvis Spotter's Page at http://ace.cs.ohiou.edu/personal/smccormi/elvis.html
Tech-Support Horror Stories
A large computer company is considering changing the command Press Any Key because of the flood of calls asking where the Any key is.
Can You Find the PC?
You've seen those new home systems designed to blend in with the decor. So where's the CPU for this system? Is it the parking meter, the bowling pin, the lava lamp or O.J.'s old helmet?
Submitted by Sandra Powell, Alpharetta, Ga.
Try This Tasty New Interface
Submitted by Dan Gregory, Bradenton, Fla.
The Best of NASA Video Clip Library brings history of the space program to life with highlights of the most breathtaking moments from NASA missions. An eat to use interface quality video clips bring you all the of NASA's exploration of space.
Really Small Hors d'Oeuvres?
"But what ... is it good for?"
-Engineer, IBM's Advanced Computing Systems Division, 1968, commenting on the microchip.
While you're out Net surfing, be on the lookout for amusing sites. If we publish one of your picks we'll send you a cool WinMag mug and T-shirt. Send submissions to Nancy A. Lang at the e-mail addresses here.
Copyright © 1997 CMP Media Inc.
(From Windows Magazine, January 1997, page 332.)