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Shutdown Day

Saturday, May 3 is international Shutdown Day.

Posted on May 2, 2008, at 12:52 p.m. ET

The idea is simple, if slightly insane: Turn off your computer and leave it off for 24 hours. You'll be able to do other things, like take a walk in the park, talk to people face to face or go see a show -- you know, things that don't involve the internet. Sounds scary.

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