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Enjoy These Vintage Booklets About Menstruation

Enjoy These Vintage Booklets About Menstruation

Remember that day in fifth grade when they split up the boys and girls into separate classrooms? The way kids learn about how their bodies change in puberty has, itself, changed over the years. In my own experience, the school outsourced much of that job to a little booklet issued…

How To Get A ‘Clean’ Copy Of Windows 1.0 From 1985

How To Get A ‘Clean’ Copy Of Windows 1.0 From 1985

Microsoft “re-released” Windows 1.0 this week as part of a partnership with that Stranger Things show I have yet to binge on Netflix. While it’s free for you to download and play with, it’s not really Windows 1.0, because it’s full of puzzles and all sorts of other promotional tie-ins…

How To Play Classic Windows Games On Your Phone

How To Play Classic Windows Games On Your Phone

I think the last time I played a Windows game — as in, a Microsoft game that comes baked into the Windows operating system — was back in Windows 95. Ah, FreeCell. That’s not to say that Microsoft’s games were bad, it’s just not very often that I find myself…