Manila folders are named after Manila hemp, a fiber from a banana plant which is native to the Philippines (Capital: Manila). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
The name of the "spam" folder used in emails comes from a sketch on BBC's Monty Python's Flying Circus from 1970. digitaltrends.com/web/why…
An advertising campaign for the 1997 videogame "Virus: The Game" came in the form of an executable file that, once launched, delete every single file and folder in your computer. It turns out to be a joke, as in the end a message is typed on screen: "Thank god this is only a game..." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vir…
The AUDIO_TS folder on a DVD does not contain a film's audio files and was added for potential DVD audio discs that would replace CDs. It never took off. macworld.com/article/2042…
The DCIM folder stands for "Digital Camera Images" and is a part of the DCF (Design rule for Camera File System) standard howtogeek.com/204228/why-…
The peachy colored old-school folders are called "Pee-Chee" and the award winning painter who painted those iconic athletes on the folder held his work with little regard. So much so he can't remember painting them. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
The manila folder was originally made from manila hemp and was invented during the Civil War when a document folder was needed during a retreat en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
During the development of Left 4 Dead 2, the developers kept a "nightmare folder" filled with pictures of people with bizarre diseases to use as a basis for the zombies. These designs were ultimately scrapped due to being too disturbing. youtu.be/INR1q9B1XVQ?t=6m…
Manila folders are made out of Manila Hemp which is a relative to bananas. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
That you still can't create files or folders with "con." and "aux." in the name even on Windows 10 thewindowsclub.com/create…
The manila folder was created during the U.S. Civil War, when a squadron needed to find a way to quickly carry important files when their position was being overrun. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Windows 7 (and Vista) have a God Mode for more experienced users. Just rename a folder in a certain way and it's available. techspot.com/guides/236-w…
Why they are called Manila Folders... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
If you're using Windows you're not able to create a folder using the word...
In Firefox/Chrome if you ALT+Click on a link it automatically saves it to your download folder. Try it!
There are 2 groups of people when it comes to wiping their ass: the "crumblers" and the "folders"

Fold method: take the toilet paper, fold it once or twice (I guess if you have diarrhea you fold 3 times?) and wipe

Crumbling method: I'm assuming you take a crap load of toilet paper, make a ball out of it and try to shove it up you ass. I have no clue, this is the group I TIL'd about.

I would really like to know if there's any correlation between the standers, sitters; and crumblers, folders.

You can't name a folder 'con' in Microsoft Windows.

Try it. The Recycle Bin stops you for some reason.

You cannot name a folder "Con" in Windows.

So, I work in Customer Care for a company that hosts templated user-managed websites. It came to my attention through a coworker today that naming a folder "con" is blocked, and I had no idea why! A quick search reminded me of the lovely world of DOS... Thought I would share.

Edit: Way to go me! Forgot the link. Booya.

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_can't_you_create_a_folder_named_CON_in_Windows_or_MS-DOS

Mommy-save: Slang for the act of indiscriminately clicking 'Save' without first choosing an appropriate folder to in which to store the document. netlingo.com/word/mommy-s…
GMail address can have arguments to send mail to specific folders.

From the GMail Tips site:

Filter your email with personalised email addresses. You actually get more address variations than just "[email protected]," all of which get delivered to you. You can put a plus ("+") sign and any combination of words or numbers after your name, like changing [email protected] to [email protected] or [email protected] Then you can easily add a filter to label and/or archive messages sent to the variations.

In Windows 7 you can Shift-Rightclick any folder and "Open command window here" or "Copy as path" downloadsquad.switched.co…
The "nuclear football" contains a "Black Book containing the retaliatory options, a book listing classified site locations, a manila folder... giving a description of procedures for the Emergency Broadcast System, and a three-by-five inch card with authentication codes." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuc…
Why your photos are always in the DCIM folder en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Des…
CTRL+Shift+N creates a new folder in windows7.
Manila folders were originally made of hemp from Manila, the capital of the Philippines dictionary.reference.com/…
If you Alt + click a thumbnail. It will download the full-sized image immediately to your downloads folder.

This saves having to open an image and then going through the 'save image as' procedure.

Windows 7 has a "God Mode" that puts every setting and option in a single folder. webtlk.com/2010/01/02/bec…
Windows 7 automatically shares all the files in your user folder with everyone on your home network, without even asking you social.answers.microsoft.…
The reason why 32-bit Windows libraries are in SYSWow64 folder is that WoW64 stands for Windows 32-bit on Windows 64-bit. Also 64-bit libraries are in System32 folder for backward compatibility en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WoW…
In Chrome, clicking with your middle mouse button on a folder of bookmarks opens them all in new tabs.

Doesn't work with control click. It also has a confirmation box when you try and open too many tabs. I had one folder with 40+ tabs, and it asked.

It is impossible to name a file or folder 'CON' in Windows en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fil…
(by error) that in Linux and Mac you can create a text file by dragging a selected page onto an open folder. wlmtips.com/2008/05/12/sa…
If you right click on a folder while holding shift you get an open to command prompt option
Many DVD players look for an AUDIO_TS folder, even if it's empty, in order to play your burned DVD video properly. gromkov.com/faq/faq2004-0…
You can not create a folder called con in windows. hoax-slayer.com/con-folde…
Middle-clicking on a folder of favourites will open each of them in a new tab.

Works with both Chrome and Firefox. My daily comic-check just got streamlined!

You can organize iTunes playlists into folders!

I don't know why I didn't discover this before, but this really has made my day. The amount of vertical scroll on the sidebar has annoyed me for years!

Proof for the sceptics!

The icons for folders on OSX have textures imgur.com/VgCtc
You cannot create a folder named "con" in Windows.

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