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Historic headlines reimagined for a social media–obsessed audience:

•1912: 6 Titanic Survivors Who Should Have Died
•1920: 17 Things That Will Be 
Outlawed Now That Women 
Can Vote
•1928: This One Weird Mold Kills All Germs
•1929: Most Embarrassing Reactions to the Stock Market Crash [GIFS]
•1948: 5 Insane Plans for Feeding West Berlin You Won’t Believe 
Are Real
•1969: This Is the Most Important Photo of an Astronaut You’ll See 
All Day
•1989: You Won’t Believe What 
These People Did to the Berlin Wall! [Video]

—From xkcd.com

  • Computer Language

    My husband, a computer-systems trouble-shooter, rode with…

    Tough Question

    My 50-something friend Nancy and I decided to introduce her…

    Smarter Generation

    The computer in my high school classroom recently started…

    Snapshot

    I realized the impact of computers on my young son one…

    Caffeine Operated

    The chef of the upscale restaurant I manage collided with a…

    Computer Talk

    My husband and I are both in an Internet business, but…

    Embarassing Mix Up

    Students at Iowa State University proved once and for all…

    Not So Advanced

    A solar-powered computer wristwatch, which is programmed to…

    Relationship Problems

    A co-worker asked if I knew what to do about a computer…

    Broken Mess

    When my printer’s type began to grow faint, I called…

    Mixed up Nursery Rhyme

    Learning to use a voice-recognition computer program, I was…

    Not Possible

    I purchased a new desktop-publishing program that surprised…

    Older Times

    Our newer, high-speed computer was in the shop for repair…

    Technology Problems

    Bill Gates and the president of General Motors were having…

    Following Directions

    A friend of ours was puzzled with the odd messages left on…

    Computer Pickup

    My boyfriend and I met online and we’d been dating…

    Online Fees

    After we got broadband Internet, my husband decided to…

    The Telephone Call

    I was preparing lunch for my granddaughter when the phone…

    Times Have Changed

    Trying to explain to our five-year-old daughter how much…

    Location

    I just got a GPS for my car, and my first trip with it was…