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Discover Something Interesting to Read Each Day

All That's Interesting

All That’s Interesting is a site for curious people who want to know more about what they saw on the news or read in history books.

Covering History, News and Science, All That’s Interesting has an eclectic approach to presenting something new every day to read. Articles can be humorous, odd, fascinating and macabre.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Spiral Galaxy

This week’s wallpaper is an image of a spiral galaxy viewed from the side. Blue outer bands surround inner bands of green and yellow against a star filled sky. Icons show up well against this background in almost all areas.

Spiral Galaxy desktop wallpaper

This background comes in a wide range of image resolutions including mobile phones and tablets. Use the installation instructions for your specific device or browser.

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How to Stop Facebook from Tracking You (mostly)

Facebook

Facebook collects a lot of information about users. This article delves into the ways you can limit the information Facebook collects about you and gives extensive links that you can use to view and change settings.

Facebook is in the business of collecting personal information about people who use it (and people who don’t).
Facebook also extends the same data collection to the other services it owns: Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and Oculus.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Tide Pool at Sunset

This week’s wallpaper is an image of a small tide pool in the rounded rocks on the shoreline. The sun sets, lighting clouds and providing warm tones that contrast with the dark rocks. The grayish sea provides a backdrop for the rocks. Icons show up quite well on this background.

Tidepool at Sunset Wallpaper

This wallpaper comes in a wide range of image resolutions. Use the installation instructions for your specific device or browser.

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Discover High Quality CC Licensed Music Tracks for your Projects

Cchound free music tracks

Choose from over 2,000 curated CC (Creative Commons) licensed tracks for your video or podcast projects.

Cchound is trying to provide the best library of Creative Commons licensed music for content creators, while also empowering the artists that create it.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Waterfall Under Northern Lights

This week’s wallpaper is an image of the Northern Lights shining over a waterfall. Dark hills on either side of the waterfall provide sharp contrast to the sky. Icons show up well on this background.

Waterfall Under Northern Lights  

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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How to Set a Blank Homepage in Your Browser

Make Browser Hiome Page Blank

Setting a blank page in your browser as your homepage can improve browser speed and clears any clutter or items from your homepage.

Browsers have various items on the default homepage, ranging from news to suggested sites or services. Did you know there's also an option to open or set a blank page as your browser homepage?

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