Archives: July 2009

links for 2009-07-31

Greg Rutter's Definitive List of The 99 Things You Should Have Already Experienced On The Internet Unless You're a Loser or Old or Something (tags: funny memes reference lists) Jargon (stop it!) « Usability Matters (tags: usability) Rusty Evans Rusty Evans, with his Martin guitar and a book full of self penned country rock tunes

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links for 2009-07-28

Krugman – An Incoherent Truth – NYTimes.com "Right now the fate of health care reform seems to rest in the hands of relatively conservative Democrats — mainly members of the Blue Dog Coalition, created in 1995." (tags: healthcare reform) Health Insurance “Innovation” « The Baseline Scenario "The This American Life crew has a segment in

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links for 2009-07-26

The 'Bechdel Rule,' Defining Pop-Culture Character : NPR The Bechdel Rule is this: Only go see a movie if it satisfies 3 basic requirements – 1) It has to have at least two women in it. 2) The two women talk to each other. 3) They're talking about something besides a man. (tags: feminism movies

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. Arrested

I would like an apology from the police unions for acting like despicable douche bags. For those of you who may have tuned in late, Police in Cambridge, Massachusetts arrested Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., noted scholar, because he got angry with them. He got angry with them because they accosted him while he

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links for 2009-07-24

NPR: Dear Pixar, From All The Girls With Band-Aids On Their Knees I have nothing against princesses. I have nothing against movies with princesses. But don't the Disney princesses pretty much have us covered? If we had to wait for your thirteenth movie for you to make one with a girl at the center, couldn't

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links for 2009-07-22

Whirlwood Magic Wands The idea seems rather silly, until you actually look at the nice workmanship. He does a nice job. (tags: HarryPotter wands crafts)

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links for 2009-07-21

Clay Enos Photography (tags: photographers inspiration lighting) The Second Pass The Second Pass is an exclusively online publication devoted to reviews, essays, and blog posts about books new and old. It is updated every weekday. (tags: books literature writing magazine) Fired from the Canon Below is a list of ten books that will be pressed

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Weakest Shade of Blue

Pernice Brothers won’t you come away with me and begin something we can’t understand i’m as lonely as the Irish Sea i’m as willing as the sand could it be so wrong, so wrong? could it be so wrong, so wrong? won’t you come unbury me could you light me up like a lemon grove

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links for 2009-07-18

Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others – Pogue’s Posts Blog – NYTimes.com "Publishers and other content providers make a grave error when they ensure that legitimately purchasing their products involves more hassle and uncertainty than simply pirating them." – one of the comments. Very true. (tags: books copyright amazon kindle DRM) Crocs Shoe Company

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links for 2009-07-17

A List Apart: Articles: CSS Sprites: Image Slicing’s Kiss of Death (tags: graphics images) Remembering Apollo 11 – The Big Picture – Boston.com Really amazing photos of the Apollo 11 space flight. My great uncle is somewhere in picture number 12. (tags: apollo11 moon nasa space photography) Infinite Summer » Blog Archive » How to

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links for 2009-07-16

List Hover Effect with jQuery – Curtis Henson (tags: jquery lists) The Great American Bubble Machine : Rolling Stone READ THIS. — "The first thing you need to know about Goldman Sachs is that it's everywhere. The world's most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming

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links for 2009-07-15

Oh Snap! Our Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Shot By The Sartorialist -Refinery29 Pipeline- The chart would have to be modified for me – the first step would be "fly to New York…" (tags: funny visualization sartorialist diagram)

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links for 2009-07-14

Oh Snap! Our Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Shot By The Sartorialist -Refinery29 Pipeline- The chart would have to be modified for me – the first step would be "fly to New York…" (tags: funny visualization sartorialist diagram) UI Pattern Documentation Review – Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design (tags: designpatterns interface reference) Sudan:

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links for 2009-07-13

Let me google that for you (tags: funny google tools) Lost Garden: Flash Love Letter (2009) Part 1 A good analysis of making money online included with this analysis of flash games. (tags: business marketing economics money) Tales of the Rampant Coyote: The Black Triangle Afterwards, we came to refer to certain types of accomplishments

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links for 2009-07-10

Dan Witz Street artist. (tags: publicArt artist graffiti paintings) Create a Realistic Hover Effect With jQuery « Blog and Web Design Portfolio of Adrian Pelletier (tags: jquery webdev animation) Timothy van Sas – Animate a hover with jQuery (tags: jquery tutorials plugin webdesign) Test Animated hover Stubbornella » Blog Archive » Object Oriented CSS, Grids

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links for 2009-07-09

Tweeting Too Hard "Where self-important tweets get the recognition they deserve." Too fucking funny. (tags: funny twitter socialnetworks narcissism) Pagetest – where web sites go to get FAST! (tags: webdesign tools analysis) 5 Reasons You’re Always Starving Eat breakfast. (tags: food nutrition)

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5th Sentence, recurrent

I’ve done this meme a half-dozen times before, but it’s always different because the books is never the same. Rules for this Experiment: Grab the book nearest you. Right now. Turn to page 56. Find the fifth sentence. Post that sentence along with these instructions. “Here is Queen Victoria photographed in 1893 by George W.

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links for 2009-07-08

Ptak Science Books: The World's "Best" Address? POB 1663, Santa Fe. Home of the Atomic Bomb. The address the makers of the atomic bomb lived at while building it. (tags: science nuclear addresses) Flickr: Three Wolf Moon My three wolf brethren asked me to join their group. How could I refuse? (tags: funny threewolfmoon amazon)

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Books I’ve Read Recently – July 2009 updated

I’ve finished two of my Project Fill-in-the-gaps books – The Book Thief and Motherless Brooklyn, and filled in with some paperback mysteries and fun stuff. Right now I’m slogging through some titles for work, and enjoying the guilty pleasure of Ana Marie Cox’s thinly-veiled political fiction. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak Motherless Brooklyn –

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links for 2009-07-07

Fancy Fast Food – Tapas de Castillo Blanco (Fancy White Castle) by… White Castle ingredients, reworked as tapas dishes. Still bad to eat, but much more appetizing. (tags: food funny) WWIII Propaganda Posters – a set on Flickr "Loose tweets sink fleets" – awesome! (tags: propaganda posters funny socialmedia) Palin attorney decries 'defamatory' rumors: Gov.

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links for 2009-07-06

Top 10 Reasons Why The BMI Is Bogus : NPR (tags: science health exercise npr) The Great American Road Trip – NBC Site (tags: television) Chase Jarvis Blog: Fake Photojournalism Wins "Two French students were awarded the annual Grand Prix du Photoreportage Etudiant last week to honor a photographic story that presented images documenting the

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links for 2009-07-01

Peachpit: Modular Web Design: Creating Reusable Components for User Experience Design and Documentation – $35.99 (tags: webdesign toread)

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