Monthly archives: February, 2017

Brave dude tries to use Windows 98 for his daily life, gets a big surprise

Anyone old enough to remember using Windows 98 when it was still current can attest to the fact that it was a really fantastic operating system. It made big improvements over Windows 95 in almost every area that mattered, and at the time it actually looked extremely sleek and clean. Today, of course, it’s absolutely ancient, but one brave man took it upon himself to see if it’s still possible to use a Windows 98 system as your primary computer today, and the results are actually quite astounding.
Not wanting to cheat by installing Windows 98 on current PC hardware, the intrepid retro software adventurer Oldtech81 decided to use a machine from the same period. He settled on a Compaq Armada e500 laptop, which looks like a massive chunk of flagstone. After some issues getting the computer to actually boot up properly — no surprises there — he was able to run the outdated OS just fine.

Then came the big test: using the computer for day-to-day work and leisure. Against all odds, the ext..

Two hurt in French police gun accident at Hollande event

A French policeman accidentally fired his weapon Tuesday, slightly injuring two people at an event where President Francois Hollande was speaking in southwestern France. Hollande was inaugurating part of a high-speed rail line in Villognon, in the Charente region, when the accident occurred. Local government chief Pierre N’Gahane said the gendarme “had been standing on an elevated point and the gun went off accidentally”.
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Creep wearing Santa hat allegedly gropes two women

This man wearing a Santa Claus hat and rose-colored glasses is wanted for allegedly groping two women in a Flatiron subway station, cops said Tuesday. One of the alleged victims snapped photos of the bad Santa after he allegedly grabbed her rear end around 6 p.m. Feb. 8 while she stood on the R/W train…
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Grace VanderWaal Writes a Song With Jason Mraz

Grace VanderWaal has teamed up with Jason Mraz to write some music!
The 13-year-old America’s Got Talent winner took to Instagram to share a photo of them working on a song together.
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“And today I made a song with my literal idol JASON MRAZZZZZZ BEST DAY OF MY LIFE,” Grace captioned the pic, which you can see below.
In case you don’t remember, Jason is a Grammy-nominated singer and he’s probably best known for his catchy hit “I’m Yours.”
A post shared by Grace VanderWaal (@gracevanderwaal) on Feb 22, 2017 at 8:23pm PST
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Malia Obama Is Loving Life at Her Internship!

Malia Obama was all smiles on the way her her internship!
The 18-year-old daughter of former President Barack Obama looked super happy as she kept it casual while heading inside on Tuesday (February 28) in New York City.
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Malia, who is interning with movie producer Harvey Weinstein‘s company, is back to work after spending the weekend with her dad.
The duo got in some father-daughter bonding time and even stopped by Broadway musical The Price, where the audience greeted them with cheering.
Back at work, Malia has reportedly been reading through tons of scripts to present to executives.
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