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What Is FLAC?

FLAC, or Free Lossless Audio Codec, is a type of compression method that allows for the preservation of the original quality of the audio recording while at the same time also reducing the total file size of the finished, compressed file. FLAC is an open-source and royalty-free format. Because of...

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What Is an iPod?

One of the most popular devices to come out in years is the iPod. The iPod is a portable device used for storing and playing digital audio files. The device was designed and manufactured by Apple Computer is one of the products that really brought the company to mainstream consciousness. The iPod’s...

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What Is Ripping a CD?

Ripping a CD does not mean tearing it up into two. (That’s actually impossible—and when you think about it, pointless.) Ripping a CD means to copy music from a compact disk (or, in its more familiar abbreviated form, CD) to a computer. You can copy it file by file or use special software that...

10 Best Toys for Babies

10 Best Toys for Babies

Babies grow quickly and finding toys and gear suitable to meet the needs of your developing infant is sometimes difficult. Many baby toys are geared toward fostering safety, development, education, and of course, entertainment.

The Top 3 Distractions That Actually Cause Accidents

The Top 3 Distractions That Actually Cause Accidents

Distractions come in all shapes and sizes. They can be your best friend, your cellphone or even an mp3 player. No matter what it is, distracted driving comes when you least expect it -- maybe even right before a wreck. Here are a few things you should avoid if you don’t want to end up in an accident....

Research Shows Link Between Good Workouts and Music

Research Shows Link Between Good Workouts and Music

A decade long study and massive amounts of research has shown a link between good workouts and music. In fact, based upon conclusions by Costas Karageorghis from London's Brunel University, music has proven to actually improve the quality of a workout. In a review of the data, Karageroghis stated...

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What Is an External Hard Drive?

An external hard drive is a kind of computer component. All computers will have at least one hard drive, in which it places important software (including the operating system), files, and user data. However, this hard drive is built into the computer. The external hard drive is thus a second (or...

10 Best LED TVs Available Today

10 Best LED TVs Available Today

VIZIO XVT473SV 47-inch Class Full Array TruLED LCD HDTV 240 Hz SPS with VIZIO Internet Apps

Seattle Teen Attacked by Pack of Girls Before Busload of Passengers

Seattle Teen Attacked by Pack of Girls Before Busload of Passengers

On November 19, 2010 in Seattle, Washington, during rush hour, a seventeen year old teenager named Jessica was attacked by a pack of girls before a busload of passengers. The only person who intervened was her boyfriend. The attack was captured by bus surveillance video. The King County...

DMCA Takedown 101

DMCA Takedown 101

The Digital Millennium Copyright ACT (DMCA) is one of the best-known and most-controversial pieces of legislation passed in recent years. It has had a greater impact on the Web than virtually any other piece of legislation and is largely responsible for much of the Web we see today. One of the...