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Nobel Peace Prize (Chemistry) awarded today! The World’s smallest Machine

NN News 10-5-2016 Today the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded today to 3 Chemists for making the "World's Smallest Machine" - also known as "Molecular Machines" - The 3 Chemists are from France, originally the United Kingdom - yet now a professor at Northwestern University, and the final is from The Netherlands.  Their names are: Jean-Pierre Sauvage University of Strasbourg, France Sir J. Fraser Stoddart Northw ...

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Do NOT be afraid to try, fail, or to be wrong!

              NN News 8-23-2016 “Sir” Ken Robinson describes why we should teach young people to NOT be afraid to TRY, FAIL, or to be WRONG – WOW!!! Watch this amazing video here: https://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity The first time I heard his lecture was about 7 years ago, it re-started “my entrepreneur” senses and I started a plan to leave ...

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Keep your Babies Sunny!

NN News         Some places in our World, both outside the States and inside our borders even, they can't afford the equipment to provide the filtered light typically provided in hospitals to newborns in developed countries.  So in Nigeria, they tested an energy that is ALWAYS there.... Sunlight.  There were some interesting results with this inexpensive and safe technique.  See the Jour ...

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Acer C720 Review – A Short but Sweet by Rich Clark

7 August 2014 NN News The NN News Team has been on the Road to Oshkosh, Wisconsin for the BIG AirVenture...billed as the LARGEST Airplane gathering in the World. For more info on that please go to EAA's website at: http://www.eaa.org/en/airventure To try to describe "Oshkosh" is like trying to describe a pineapple to an Eskimo (who has never seen or tasted one...maybe).  It's simply VERY difficult.  Yet if ...

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Adobe Update!

Here's a short and sweet one from Rich....       Last week Adobe released yet another security update to their highly used program Flash.  If you only use Windows Internet Explorer simply updating the flash program is fine.  If you use several internet browsers you also need to update all of them.  Apple users were informed to update flash when they opened their Safari browser." Rich warns th ...

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Windows 8.1 Update 1 Procedures

      Windows 8.1 update 1 provides some welcome improvements to the Windows 8 operating system.  For many the best item returned is the title bar with its red X in the top right corner to close programs.  Yes, the hand is gone!  If the hand is gone when you try to close a program and have to use the red X, you are all set and no other actions are required.  If the update did not automaticall ...

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Looking for a replacement for UNsupported Windows XP? Try Ubuntu

      NN News If you haven't heard, Windows XP is no longer being supported so the Ubuntu operating system may be a good replacement for your old Windows XP on your computer. Yet first ask yourself, do you really need a new computer or do you just want on? If you honestly evaluate your computer needs can you justify buying a new computer just because Microsoft decided to no longer support the ...

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It is being recommended that users of Internet Explorer stop using it until Microsoft fixes issue. The link below provides the details of this notice. Stop Using Internet Explorer   ...

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3-11-2014 NN News Greetings again Computer Fans! If you haven't heard yet, April 8th will be a sad day for the millions of Windows XP and Office 2003 users. Why!?!  Because Microsoft terminates support for those platforms on that date, yet all is not lost. If your computer still meets your computing needs, our recommendation is to NOT rush out to buy a new just yet.  Yet you need to understand the risks inv ...

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Frustrated by Windows 8.1? – Try this!

NN News Greetings Computer Fans! We know at NN News that Windows 8.1 can be a frustrating and confusing operating system.  So many of the familiar items appear to be gone.  In some cases they are, and in other cases you just have to figure out where things were moved to or the new method of accessing them.  Microsoft has published a Users’ Guide.  Will it answer all of your questions? Of course not! Yet it ...

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