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This category is reserved for finds by our Editor Rhiannon. Items should consist of at least two paragraphs. The first should be a "teaser" paragraph. This paragraph will be automatically published in our RSS feed. It should state the nature of the find and the benefits without mentioning the product name or providing a product link. For example: "For months I've been looking for a good way of deleting 'undeletable' files. Finally I've discovered a free utility that does the job reliably and simply." The second paragraph should at the very least, expand the benefits, name the product and provide a product link. For example: "Unlocker is a tiny 230 KB utility that works with Windows 2000 up to Windows 10. Just right click on the 'undeletable file', select 'Delete with Unlocker' from the context menu and next time you boot the file will be gone for good." You can have a third paragraph if you wish; indeed as many as you like. However there must at least be a second paragraph after the opening "teaser" paragraph.

Wallpaper of the Week: Shore at Sunset

This week’s wallpaper shows a large body of sunset tinted water with hills to the right. The sun is a small orb setting over the hills. Icons are mostly visible, less so in the lighter areas.

Sunset shoreline

This wallpaper comes in a wide range of popular image resolutions for computers and mobile devices and tablets. Use the installation instructions for your specific device or browser to set a background image.

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Listen to a Randomly Chosen Pop/Rock Song by Year for Free

bops.fm

This site lets you find popular songs and music from less known artists by year.

bops.fm is a site where you can click on any year from 1950-2010 and listen to a randomly chosen pop/rock song released in that year.

Select the year of your choice, anywhere from the 1950s all the way up to 2010 and a random song from that year opens on YouTube in a new window.

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Get Authoritative Answers to All Your Questions With This Online Encyclopedia

Infoplease online encyclopedia

This online encyclopedia has answers for almost everything from trusted sources.

Infoplease says it “has answers to everything under the sun, including the sun”. It’s an extensive resource for topics covering current events, science, business, history, geography, and more.

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Search Historical Newspaper Titles Around the World for Free

Elephind

This easy-to-use search engine features millions of newspaper articles from thousands of worldwide publishers.

Genealogists, researchers, and family historians can search 3,866,107 newspapers and 4,345 newspaper titles of historic digitized newspaper archives from around the globe.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Dark Mountains, Full Moon

This week’s wallpaper is an image of the full moon above mountain peaks. Mist settles in the lower parts of the peaks, reflecting the moonlight. Icons show up well in most areas of this background.

Dark Mountain Full Moon wallpaper

This wallpaper comes in a wide range of image resolutions including widescreen, full screen, dual monitor, and mobile devices and tablets. Use the installation instructions for your specific device or browser.

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