5 Meta Hacks of the Week: 8/24/18

5 Meta Hacks of the Week

In last week’s 5 Meta Hacks of the Week, I shared a throwback OS, a memorable quote from the always quotable Mark Twain, and more. Check them out below! If you have any favorite quotes you want to share with the community, please submit them here. If you know anyone who would like to receive these weekly Meta Hacks, have them sign up here.


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1. Is hypnosis fake?
This hypnotist stuns a TEDX crowd, and me too!

2. Giant container ships are just as responsible for pollution as cars
Did you know? 15 of the world’s biggest cargo ships emit as much pollution as all the world’s 760m cars? (2009)

3. Windows 95 on Mac
Want to run Win ’95 on MacOS, Linux, or Windows? Check out this 129MB file on Github that’ll let you do it, as long as you have at least 200MB in RAM. 🙂

4. How your childhood gym class may be affecting your exercise habits
Only 2/3rd of the Western world rarely if ever exercise. It turns out some childhood trauma may be the cause of it. (Contributed by Will T.)

5. Quote of the Week
“The difference between a Miracle and a Fact is exactly the difference
between a mermaid and a seal.” – Mark Twain