nutrition data

22/01/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : nutrition data

Perfect Poached Eggs

22/01/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

jimray : Perfect Poached Eggs - Thanks, Beck!

Pet shop owner creates beer for dogs - Boston.com

22/01/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Pet shop owner creates beer for dogs - Boston.com - I'd love nothing more than to share the pleasures of a pint with my hounds. #

In Which I Think About Java Again, But Only For A Moment

22/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Simon Willison : In Which I Think About Java Again, But Only For A Moment - In Which I Think About Java Again, But Only For A Moment. Convincing argument as to why desktop applications written in Java rarely have decent user interfaces.

jcgregorio : Thought Palace » Blog Archive » In Which I Think About Java Again, But Only For A Moment - ""The APIs are too clumsy to code to, and compared to any decent Mac app, the results look like a Soviet tractor built on a Monday.""

How to use Photoshop to make your car look like one of the characters in Pixar's Cars

22/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : How to use Photoshop to make your car look like one of the characters in Pixar's Cars - How to use Photoshop to make your car look like one of the characters in Pixar's Cars.

CEOs of companies whose board members are socially well-connected get paid significantly more tha...

22/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : CEOs of companies whose board members are socially well-connected get paid significantly more than those who work at companies with less connected board members - CEOs of companies whose board members are socially well-connected get paid significantly more than those who work at companies with less connected board members. "Academics have found little evidence that higher executive pay leads to better company perfo

Ergopod 500 details

22/01/2007 @ 21:05 UTC

43folders : Ergopod 500 details - When I become morbidly obese (and I will), my family can install me in this contraption, place a pan under me, then just check for a pulse every few days.

First review of the... iPhone? - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

22/01/2007 @ 21:04 UTC

43folders : First review of the... iPhone? - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) - "iCal works like a charm, but writing in cursive with your finger tip is deceptively difficult."

Integrate Stikkit with your Mac/Quicksilver/Services

22/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

43folders : Integrate Stikkit with your Mac/Quicksilver/Services - Using Stikkit.com on your Mac just got a good deal easier.

Managing Me at Seb Payne

22/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

43folders : Managing Me at Seb Payne - I always dig hearing people discuss what they _stopped_ using and why. Good stuff.

Amnestyâ„¢ Generator

22/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

43folders : Amnestyâ„¢ Generator - Haven't tried it but it sounds great; turns web widgets into Dashboard widgets. Clever.

Oxford Geek Nights

22/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Oxford Geek Nights - Oxford Geek Nights. 8pm on the 7th of February 2007 at the Jericho Tavern in Oxford. Three 15 minute talks and a bunch of 5 minute microslots. I’ll be giving a talk on OpenID.

Jon Hicks : Oxford Geeknights - Yay! Those lovely Torchbox fellows (and Natalie Downe in particular) have organised the first proper Oxford Geek night at the Jericho Tavern. See you there!

Wikipedia nofollows links

22/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Wikipedia nofollows links - Wikipedia nofollows links. Wikipedia’s high PageRank means this is likely to have a noticable knock-on effect on the rankings of many other sites.

Celine Dion singing a cover version of AC/DC's You Shook Me All Night Long

22/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Celine Dion singing a cover version of AC/DC's You Shook Me All Night Long - Celine Dion singing a cover version of AC/DC's You Shook Me All Night Long. Sadly, what happened in Vegas didn't stay in Vegas. (via bitterpill) [via]

Nelson Minar : Drag Queen AC/DC - Purports to actually be Celine Dion, but I think it's a pickle surprise (via kottke)

Ninja Warrior TV

22/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Ninja Warrior TV - pure awesome. "spidawakku!"

Ma.gnolia Blog: OpenID is Taking Off!

22/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Ma.gnolia Blog: OpenID is Taking Off! - Ma.gnolia Blog: OpenID is Taking Off!. Since November, 15% of new Ma.gnolia members signed up using an OpenID.

Foo campers' Space Invaders and Cylon Raider artwork on Google Maps

22/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Foo campers' Space Invaders and Cylon Raider artwork on Google Maps - Google arranged a flyover of the campus during last year's camp

Simon Willison : On Space Art in Sebastopol... - On Space Art in Sebastopol.... Awesome. Our giant mosaic space invaders are going to show up on Google Earth!

I like these photos of humans by Mohammadreza Mirzaei

22/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : I like these photos of humans by Mohammadreza Mirzaei - I like these photos of humans by Mohammadreza Mirzaei. (thx, bardia)

In Raw World of Sex Movies, High Definition Could Be a View Too Real

22/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

jimray : In Raw World of Sex Movies, High Definition Could Be a View Too Real - “I’m not 100 percent sure why anyone would want to see their porn in HD.� So much for the maxim that porn drives the progress of new technology.

In Raw World of Sex Movies, High Definition Could Be a View Too Real - New York Times

22/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : In Raw World of Sex Movies, High Definition Could Be a View Too Real - New York Times - "I’m having my breasts redone because of HD" [via#

For the Designing the City of the Future contest held by the History Channel, New York-based arch...

22/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : For the Designing the City of the Future contest held by the History Channel, New York-based architecture firm ARO developed "a vision of New York recovering from massive flooding in low lying areas of New York as a result of global warming" - For the Designing the City of the Future contest held by the History Channel, New York-based architecture firm ARO developed "a vision of New York recovering from massive flooding in low lying areas of New York as a result of global warming". Photos of th

Black Google would save 3000 megawatts

22/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

fastclemmy : Black Google would save 3000 megawatts - Black Google would save 3000 megawatts by fastclemmy A black background instead of a white one would save electricity? google eco wtf hotlinks Copy | React (0)

"just a few clicks away"

22/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

jimray : "just a few clicks away" - Deleting a shortcut from your Vista desktop, in seven easy steps

New York is going to make it so that its 911 and 311 emergency and irritation lines can accept im...

22/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : New York is going to make it so that its 911 and 311 emergency and irritation lines can accept images and video - I love this idea, if they can effectively hook it together so that images and phone calls are effectively matched together. The idea of taking a picture of a criminal and sending it with your call, or of the wound of a car crash victim. Very smart...

Steven Pinker writes on 'The Mystery of Consciousness' in Time Magazine...

22/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : Steven Pinker writes on 'The Mystery of Consciousness' in Time Magazine... - The brain has an evaluative quality that�along with biochemical stimuli�causes individuals to operate in coherent ways. It should be beneficial to an individual to model other entities' behaviour. Maybe consciousness is that skill turned on

BoingBoing is being talked about on BBC News today because of the effect a blogger boycott can ge...

22/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : BoingBoing is being talked about on BBC News today because of the effect a blogger boycott can generate... - I'm not sure what I think of this stuff. Exactly the same tactics could be and can be used by people with very different, intolerant and mainstream beliefs. I'm not sure I like the idea of a boycott of people who don't approve of gay people, for example..

Intensely lazy

22/01/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Intensely lazy - Woman keeps journal at work of how she avoids work by journaling

Another review of The God Delusion - this time from the Independent and by Murrough O'Brien, and ...

22/01/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

plasticbag : Another review of The God Delusion - this time from the Independent and by Murrough O'Brien, and full of extraordinarily bad argument and logical fallacies... - O'Brien cites Darwin's influence on Hitler as a bad thing. It is, but logic (unlike religion) does not require the use of knowledge to be positive. Similarly, it is not reasonable to argue that longevity of the religious idea constitutes any evidence to i

Okay - only a few more of these to go - another review of The God Delusion, this time by Mary Wak...

22/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : Okay - only a few more of these to go - another review of The God Delusion, this time by Mary Wakefield of The Daily Telegraph, who again says that it won't convince anyone... - The assumption of these reviews is that an individual is either a Christian or an atheist. I disagree. I think there are a lot of people who call themselves Christians who when faced with the actuality of what they're supposed to believe look stunned and

Jim Holt reviews The God Delusion for the New York Times

22/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : Jim Holt reviews The God Delusion for the New York Times - Another review that argues the book won't convince anyone and which muddles up Dawkins' thinking with group selection, before arguing it's reasonable to ignore the way one would operate in any other situation when confronted with a religious question...

Dan Hill's leaving the BBC to run off and work on pretty-much-ideally-perfect magazine multimedia...

22/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : Dan Hill's leaving the BBC to run off and work on pretty-much-ideally-perfect magazine multimedia concept Monocle... - I'm sort of jealous in some ways. Everyone's running off across to hybridised media or physical devices, and I'm still with my internets in the middle. Good luck old chap.

Character actors who are trapped in a leading man's body

22/01/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : Character actors who are trapped in a leading man's body - Character actors who are trapped in a leading man's body: Kevin Bacon, Johnny Depp, George Clooney, Joseph Fiennes. (via quarterempty) [via]

Video: web designers Jeffreys Veen and Zeldman fight in Wii Boxing

22/01/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

jkottke : Video: web designers Jeffreys Veen and Zeldman fight in Wii Boxing - Video: web designers Jeffreys Veen and Zeldman fight in Wii Boxing. More web designer Miis here and an explanation here.

Piano Hero

22/01/2007 @ 12:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Piano Hero - play along with any MIDI file, Guitar Hero-style

Every Ad in Times Square

22/01/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Every Ad in Times Square - it's posts like these that make Ironic Sans one of my favorite new blogs

jkottke : Photograph of every advertisement in Times Square - Photograph of every advertisement in Times Square. Somehow I thought there would be more.

jimray : Ironic Sans: Every ad in Times Square - This is good

cameron : Every ad in Times Square - Ironic Sans with a holistic view on Times Square advertising

My Name Is Meta

22/01/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

Andy Baio : My Name Is Meta - "My Name Is Earl" writers plant references on Television Without Pity forums six months before they mention it on-air  [via]

Rod Begbie : Glark.org: My Name Is Meta - My Name is Earl shouts-out to TWoP, including having their characters post to the TWoP forums. "No, I don’t think shows should do more meta jokes that cater to the online bloggers and I’m sure everyone at Television Without Pity Dot Com agr [via#

Social Whitelisting with OpenID

22/01/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Social Whitelisting with OpenID - something big is brewing here; just wait until someone builds exactly what Scott proposes

Subtlety

22/01/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Subtlety - Subtlety. Instantly create an RSS feed from a public subversion repository.  [via]

kellan : subtlety : create feeds for SVN repositories - subtlety : create feeds for SVN repositories. Finally a Suversion replacement for my aging cvs2rss script. You don’t have to maintain the repository for it to work, and no more install Trac just to get a feed! [via#

Group Membership Protocol

22/01/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Group Membership Protocol - Group Membership Protocol. Martin Atkins’ proposal for a simple “is OpenID X a member of group Y?� protocol, useful for whitelists that can scale to handle large numbers of entries.

Jeremy Zawodny : Group Membership Protocol - OpenID Wiki - Group Membership Protocol - OpenID Wiki: if Yahoo was an OpenID provider, we could use something like this to let you figure out if someone was a member of a given Yahoo Group. Maybe. Interesting...

deusx : Group Membership Protocol - OpenID Wiki - "The following describes a simple protocol for enumerating the members of a group and for determining whether a given identifier is a member of a group."

Why are there so many single Americans?

22/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why are there so many single Americans? - Why are there so many single Americans?: "The number of women living without a spouse is greater largely because women live longer, leaving them more likely to be widowed. Older men are also more likely to remarry."

Yahoo In The Crosshairs

22/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo In The Crosshairs - Yahoo In The Crosshairs: "The bar has been lowered. Now jump over it, folks.... I mean, you have the resources. The brand. The technology. The good will. Go. Do. It."

WordPress 2.0.3: Nonces « Mark on WordPress

22/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

deusx : WordPress 2.0.3: Nonces « Mark on WordPress - "A nonce is a number used once, and it is used for intention verification purposes in WordPress. Think of it as a password that changes each time it is used."

Neural 'extension cord' developed for brain implants - tech - 19 January 2007 - New Scientist Tech

22/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

deusx : Neural 'extension cord' developed for brain implants - tech - 19 January 2007 - New Scientist Tech - "A "data cable" made from stretched nerve cells could someday help connect computers to the human nervous system. The modified cells should form better connections with human tissue than the metal electrodes currently used for purposes such as remotely co

The Big Picture

22/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Big Picture - The Big Picture: "The more fat construction guys you add to the couch, the less likely you are to get opera out of it." Ha ha ha ha hahahaha...

jcgregorio : The Big Picture - Joel on Software - """The more fat construction guys you add to the couch, the less likely you are to get opera out of it."""

Wrong about the Bears

22/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

jkottke : Wrong about the Bears - I've been asked to eat crow in public on this one: "Rex Grossman, 6/19, 34 yards, 0 TDs, and 3 INTs; or why the Chicago Bears, despite their current 10-2 record and weak NFC, aren't getting anywhere near the Super Bowl this year." Mmmm, that's good crow.

Get A First Life

22/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Get A First Life - backstory on the joke from Darren, along with an incredibly clueful official response from Linden

Nelson Minar : Get a First Life - obvious response to second life (via mathowie)

CRSP - The Center for Research in Security Prices

22/01/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

joshua : CRSP - The Center for Research in Security Prices

Reuters - Professional Products - Reuters Estimates

22/01/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

joshua : Reuters - Professional Products - Reuters Estimates - i guess this is where multex went

Reuters - Professional Products - Reuters Fundamentals

22/01/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

joshua : Reuters - Professional Products - Reuters Fundamentals - fundamentals data

My most-played artists of the last year

22/01/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : My most-played artists of the last year - I didn't realise last.fm had this functionality. Rather puzzled that The Beatles are Number 1 -- I do love their new "Love" album, but I didn't think I'd played it more than The Delgados, or even Girls Aloud, in 2006. [via#

WrongRoom

22/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : WrongRoom - WrongRoom: "There is a certain class of software that sounds easy but is actually insanely difficult."

43folders : WrongRoom [dive into mark] - Yeah those cripples are so lame. Always with the crutches. Why don't they just learn to walk like normal people?

Dark Room

22/01/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Dark Room - Dark Room: Mark is right... this is just plain funny!

Matt Biddulph demonstrates how he can now exert pressure on objects in a virtual space by manipul...

22/01/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

plasticbag : Matt Biddulph demonstrates how he can now exert pressure on objects in a virtual space by manipulating objects in real space - This is fascinating and lovely. Teledildonics leaps to mind, of course, but then it would. After that, you get into more interesting relationships between ambient connected devices and virtual worlds, and that's when I get all moist.

Matthew M. Boedicker : making a Second Life object react to real-world movement - (via programming.reddit) [via]

Maps of War has a Flash map supposedly illustrating the evolution and territorial expansion of th...

22/01/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

plasticbag : Maps of War has a Flash map supposedly illustrating the evolution and territorial expansion of the world's religions - Frankly it's a pile of balls. Firstly it represents legally atheistic countries as Christian, does not distinguish between radically different sects of the same religion and totally ignores polytheistic religions. Judaism gets a particularly hard represen

Matthew M. Boedicker : history of religion in 90 seconds map - (via boingboing) [via]

Circle Six on OS X Utilities

22/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

43folders : Circle Six on OS X Utilities - "These range from maintenance to productivity, simple and useful to downright powerful." Good selections.

CASA Framework for ActionScript 2.0

22/01/2007 @ 02:02 UTC

jimray : CASA Framework for ActionScript 2.0 - I haven't quite figured out what this is, but I want to

For Local News Site, Model Just Didn't Click

22/01/2007 @ 02:02 UTC

jimray : For Local News Site, Model Just Didn't Click - On the demise of Backfence

Upcoming photos from Simon Willison and the Order of the Phoenix have been released

22/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

plasticbag : Upcoming photos from Simon Willison and the Order of the Phoenix have been released - I'm sorry, but really, my poor old colleague is going to have endless trouble with this one...

I'm watching Contact on television again and finding it again troubling in terms of its depiction...

22/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

plasticbag : I'm watching Contact on television again and finding it again troubling in terms of its depiction of the tensions between reason and faith - Now I read the book probably twenty years ago now, and I don't remember it in enormous detail, but it seems to me that the film makes the tension between science and faith the core of its narrative, much more so than the book.

The Seventh Annual Weblog Awards are running again...

22/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

plasticbag : The Seventh Annual Weblog Awards are running again... - I think it's fair to say that it has not been a good year for plasticbag.org and that I've not written anywhere near as much stuff or at such high quality. So go vote for someone else!

eStarling has a range of wifi enabled photo frames for sale which look really interesting

22/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

plasticbag : eStarling has a range of wifi enabled photo frames for sale which look really interesting - I've been waiting for one of these to turn up for ages, so now the question is when to get one and what can be built against it...

My friend Kerry gets sent scripts for a living and received one recently about a guy who has to l...

22/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

plasticbag : My friend Kerry gets sent scripts for a living and received one recently about a guy who has to live with a gay guy for three months to get an inheritance... - You really have to read the rest to really get it. My thoughts: increasingly somehow gay stereotyping has been disconnected from apparent anti-gay sentiment. We've gained freedom but lost our dignity. And it's something that I find infuriating.

Phil Gyford posts his top tunes of 2006, complete with MP3s. I'm going to explore that straightaw...

22/01/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

plasticbag : Phil Gyford posts his top tunes of 2006, complete with MP3s. I'm going to explore that straightaway... - He also mentions his most-played artists of the year, which seems to me to be an eminently good idea. Next linklogged thingy, I should think...

My rolling year chart at last.fm reveal that I listened primarily to Beck, Goldfrapp, Nina Simone...

22/01/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

plasticbag : My rolling year chart at last.fm reveal that I listened primarily to Beck, Goldfrapp, Nina Simone and Sean Lennon last year, which is maybe a bit embarrassing... - Most played tracks, weirdly, were all electronica from Balance 005 or by Minilogue. Most-played albums were Goldfrapp's Supernature, Joanna Newsom's Milk-Eyed Mender, Alison Moyet's (!) Hoodoo, Beck's Guerolito and The Editor's Back Room...

Blu-ray Volume Unique Keys - Doom9's Forum

22/01/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

wearehugh : Blu-ray Volume Unique Keys - Doom9's Forum - couldn't have possibly seen *that* one coming...

Rod Begbie : Blu-ray Volume Unique Keys - Doom9's Forum - And now the keys for Blu-ray discs are getting released, even though there isn't any software to extract the video yet! Outstanding. [via#

Nelson Minar : Blu-ray keys - Now all we need is the decryption program (via diveintomark)

There's another interesting Media Guardian article about the effect of the license fee settlement...

22/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

plasticbag : There's another interesting Media Guardian article about the effect of the license fee settlement on the BBC - I could write a substantial rant about how much of the BBC's time is spent on getting the next license fee. Instead, I'll just remind the Guardian that some of the BBC services they describe are BBC Worldwide ventures and not funded by the fee at all...

Media Guardian talks about the impact the Big Brother race row could have on the respective futur...

22/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

plasticbag : Media Guardian talks about the impact the Big Brother race row could have on the respective futures of Channel 4 and Endemol - In the end, it's a TV show, and I suspect six months down the line it will seem like a very small event indeed, although the repercussions themselves will last and last...

The Guardian reports on Jade Goody's eviction from the Celebrity Big Brother house

22/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

plasticbag : The Guardian reports on Jade Goody's eviction from the Celebrity Big Brother house - I watched the eviction with a couple of friends and we agreed that whatever the rights and wrongs of the situation, the Big Brother episode worked really hard to get Jade out of the building. Any illusion of balance was gone.

Hillary Clinton announces her candidacy for the Presidency of the United States on her site

22/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

plasticbag : Hillary Clinton announces her candidacy for the Presidency of the United States on her site - It's all a little bit Oprah, but it's certainly interesting.

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