Language Etiquette

It has been considered very rude to speak a foreign language in front of people who do not speak the language. However, many people today don’t know that and therefore don’t care.

7 Free Cloud Storage Options

With all the public cloud storage offerings on the market today, many vendors just want customers to sign up for their services. So, in return for a new account, many offer free cloud storage. Using the following 7 public cloud storage options, you could theoretically get 124GB of free cloud storage. A great idea is to use them all to create an organised online backup system that’s completely free. The concept is pretty simple: sign up for as many free cloud storage accounts as you need and utilize each one to back up different kinds of files. Name: Dropbox Free cloud storage: 2GB Extra storage: “Pro”
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Change Screen Resolution of Windows 7 Guest on a Mac Host – Virtual Box

After an extensive online search I have finally figured out how to change the screen resolution for my Windows 7 installation (Guest) that I am running on a Mac Mini via VirtualBox. By default the screen resolution is set to 800×600 and any attempt to resize the window leaves windows 7 at a fixed 800×600 while the VirtualBox window resizes. Here are the steps: OSX Version 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) VirtualBox Version 4.2.6 Windows 7 x86 (Guest) Step 1: On the Mac, go to Applications and scroll down to Virtual Box. Right-click and select ‘Show Package Contents’. Navigate to Contents > MacOS > VBoxGuestAdditions.iso Step 2:
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How to create beautiful desktops using GeekTool

GeekTool is an application that allows you to not only customize your desktop in Mac OS X, but also display any Terminal output right on your desktop. It does this via three default plugins: File plugin to monitor MacOS X activity with /var/log/system.log, or any file that you want to follow. Shell mode to launch custom scripts or commands like “df” to check space left on filesystems or “uptime” to monitor load on your machine. Finally, image mode helps you monitor bandwith usage, CPU load, memory availability on your server with tools like MRTG or RRD. It installs as a
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What I want in a Girl

Lest anyone suspect that my standards for women are too high, let me allay those fears by enumerating in advance my criteria for the match. First, the potential girlfriend must be approximately my age—let’s say 30 plus or minus three or four years. Second, the girl must be beautiful (and I use that term all-encompassing to refer to both inner and outer beauty). Third, she must also be reasonably intelligent—she doesn’t have to be Mensa material, but the ability to carry on a witty, insightful argument would be nice. She has to be sweet and down to Earth, empathetic, really in
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