Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Video: “Protect and Survive” on “Oddity Archive”

More nuclear war preparedness films on Oddity Archive: this time it’s the British Protect and Survive series from the mid-1970s.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Video: AOL 4.0 on Modern Windows

Did you know that you can still run AOL 4.0 from 1998 somewhat on modern Windows PCs with Windows 8.1? This video, by Lazy Game Reviews, shows you how to do that and gives you a little tour. But if you want to try this yourself, you better hurry up! You only have until June 30th when AOL shuts down version 4.0!

I’ll be testing this on Windows XP SP3 and Windows 95 and will write up a post about my experience afterward, so stay tuned!

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Video: How to Cook a Hot Dog with Batteries

What happens if you connect a hot dog to an electrical source? Let's find out...

Video by Brandon Bishop ("BBISHOPPCM" on YouTube)

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Video: How Tough are NES Games?

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System's release in North America. How many of your NES cartridges still work? Have you ever wondered why so many still survive? How much abuse can they take? According to this video, quite a beating.

This is my first test of Windows Live Writer (the 2009 version), a blogging tool available as part of Windows Live Essentials (now just Windows Essentials). It works with most major blogging platforms, such as Blogger and Wordpress.