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Invert desktop colors

Talk to me, Terminal

Slow-motion minimizing

Zoom in anywhere

Play retro games in Terminal

Press CMD-OPT-CTRL-8 and the colors on your screen will be inverted--white pixels turn black, blue turns orange, etc. This seemingly useless trick is actually an accessibility feature, and can be helpful in bright-light situations, but we all know it was really implemented to let geeks prank their unknowing friends.
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In Spotlight, type "Terminal" and hit Enter. Here, type "say" followed by a word or phrase. Useful? No. Awesome? Yes.
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Hold the Shift key, then minimize to escape into a moment of life in slow motion.
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Mouse over the part of the screen you want to magnify, then press option while scrolling up (two fingers up on the trackpad, or with the mouse scroll wheel).
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Go to Spotlight, type "Terminal" and hit Enter to launch it. Then type "emacs", and hit Enter. Once the new screen loads, hit Esc, then type "x" followed by "tetris," "snake," or "pong." Enjoy!
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