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What are some things you do to let off steam?

What are some things you do to let off steam?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along with other great discussions and reader questions you may have missed. Check out these discussions and add your own thoughts to make them even more wonderful!

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What are some things you do to let off steam?

What are some things you do to let off steam?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along with other great discussions and reader questions you may have missed. Check out these discussions and add your own thoughts to make them even more wonderful!

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What are some things you do to let off steam?

What are some things you do to let off steam?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along with other great discussions and reader questions you may have missed. Check out these discussions and add your own thoughts to make them even more wonderful!

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What are some things you do to let off steam?

What are some things you do to let off steam?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along with other great discussions and reader questions you may have missed. Check out these discussions and add your own thoughts to make them even more wonderful!

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What are some things you do to let off steam?

What are some things you do to let off steam?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along with other great discussions and reader questions you may have missed. Check out these discussions and add your own thoughts to make them even more wonderful!

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What are some things you do to let off steam?

What are some things you do to let off steam?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along with other great discussions and reader questions you may have missed. Check out these discussions and add your own thoughts to make them even more wonderful!

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What are some things you do to let off steam?

What are some things you do to let off steam?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along with other great discussions and reader questions you may have missed. Check out these discussions and add your own thoughts to make them even more wonderful!

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Jezebel Despite fame from TV’s Friends, this actress still can’t get pregnant | Kotaku Better than M

Jezebel Despite fame from TV’s Friends, this actress still can’t get pregnant | Kotaku Better than Mario? This new video game finally gives purpose to life | Lifehacker Are you the kind of exploited sucker who never gets a vacation? | Jalopnik James Bond’s submarine-car bought from storage for $100

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World’s Biggest Asshole Robs Car Crash Victim Instead Of Rescuing Her

World's Biggest Asshole Robs Car Crash Victim Instead Of Rescuing Her

An unidentified man stole up to $100 from a woman trapped in her car after her Toyota collided with an SUV. The thief could have helped her, but he robbed her instead.

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This is the Modem World: The sinister side of the ’80s BBS

Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology.

This is the Modem World The sinister side of the '80s BBS

Some of the following, for legal reasons, may or may not be fictional.

My first modem was a 300-baud Apple-Cat II. It was an expansion card for the Apple II and simply plugged into a phone line. It was, simply put, a bad-ass piece of technology that turned me into a total digital delinquent. While my parents thought I was innocently learning to code BBSes (bulletin board systems) I was actually learning how to get things for free and paving the way for software pirates, phone phreaks and straight-up frauds of the future.

The Apple-Cat II could connect to other Apple-Cat IIs at 1200 baud, which made file transfers pretty quick for the time. This meant we could trade entire games in about an hour. We’d log into bulletin board systems, share lists of things we had and set up times to dial one another to trade games. Usually a barter would take place — your Aztec for my Hard Hat Mack. It was a lot like trading baseball cards, I imagine.

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