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CIA Realizes It's Been Using Black Highlighters All These Years | The Onion - America's Finest Ne...

3/03/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : CIA Realizes It's Been Using Black Highlighters All These Years | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "According to the report, sections of the documents— "almost invariably the most crucial passages"—are marred by an indelible black ink that renders the lines impossible to read, due to a top-secret highlighting policy that began at the

qs_score - Quicksilver Score

3/03/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : qs_score - Quicksilver Score - "A port of the Quicksilver string ranking algorithm"

Get The Good Stuff

2/03/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Get The Good Stuff - ""Get the good stuff..." I'm actually concerned for his welfare. He sounds like he may well be going to see a proctologist after passing what sounds like the mother of all bowel movements. I'd be impressed by anyone who coul

Retr0Bright » home

2/03/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Retr0Bright » home - "How to deal with the “not-so-mellow yellow? of old computers and consoles "

Andy Baio : The Retr0brite Project - retro computing geeks open-source a cleaning formula to turn yellowing plastics white again  [via]

joshua : Retr0Bright » home - de-yellowing antique hardware

Pirate Bay Witness’ Wife Overwhelmed With Flowers | TorrentFreak

28/02/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Pirate Bay Witness’ Wife Overwhelmed With Flowers | TorrentFreak - "When Professor and media researcher Roger Wallis left the stand yesterday, the court asked whether he wanted to be reimbursed for his appearance. “You are welcome to send some flowers to my wife,? he responded. In the hours that followed, many P

"What were arcades like?"

28/02/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : "What were arcades like?" - in other news, I'm old  [via]

deusx : What were arcades like? - RPGnet Forums - "I was reading about arcades and how you'd have to queue to play popular games as well as follow rules like no throwing in fighting game or the others wouldn't let you play. This seems rather strange. The money cost must have gotten expensi

Fort Knox Receives $85 From Cash4Gold | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

27/02/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Fort Knox Receives $85 From Cash4Gold | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

Thelermont Hupton - Products - Lighting - Blown Ups

26/02/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Thelermont Hupton - Products - Lighting - Blown Ups - "Glass blown, floor standing lights combining the skills of the glassworker and the playfulness of clowns and children’s entertainers. If only glass were as pliable as balloons!"

Not Eating Out in New York » Easy Chickpea Freezer Patties

26/02/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : Not Eating Out in New York » Easy Chickpea Freezer Patties - "(makes 4 patties) 3 cups ready-to-eat chickpeas, either canned or soaked overnight and boiled about 1 hour until tender, drained 1/4 cup carrots, finely chopped 1/4 cup green or red bell pepper, finely chopped 2-3 sundried tomatoes, finely chopped

PHP_CodeSniffer

25/02/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : PHP_CodeSniffer - "PHP_CodeSniffer tokenises PHP, JavaScript and CSS files and detects violations of a defined set of coding standards."

pancakes.jpg (JPEG Image, 1247x888 pixels) - Scaled (83%)

25/02/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : pancakes.jpg (JPEG Image, 1247x888 pixels) - Scaled (83%) - "he has eaten the pancake ... truly this is our blackest hour"

SNUGGIE™ PUB CRAWL - San Francisco, CA - Date: TBD

24/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : SNUGGIE™ PUB CRAWL - San Francisco, CA - Date: TBD - "In response to the stunning public embrace of the warm and cuddly Snuggie™, the SnuggiePubCrawl.com Team is hosting the first-ever Snuggie™ Pub Crawl in San Francisco, CA. Even though it's just a blanket with sleeves, we're sure that y

Harvard Weblogs: What makes a weblog a weblog?

24/02/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Harvard Weblogs: What makes a weblog a weblog? - "At Berkman we're studying weblogs, how they're used, and what they are. Rather than saying "I know it when I see it" I wanted to list all the known features of weblog software, but more important, get to the heart of what a weblo

V2 suggestion on WeGottaEat

24/02/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : V2 suggestion on WeGottaEat - "We did pull a lot of the design and functionality of V2 from the delicious website. We really like the simplicity and usefulness of that layout. ... Yeah, and it would be great if that layout was public domain, and not the work of many hours of many

HowTo: The BlogWriter tool

24/02/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : HowTo: The BlogWriter tool - "The first release of the OPML Editor in 2005 came with a built-in weblog editor. It communicated with a server at blogs.opml.org, which is still running. It communicated with a server at blogs.opml.org, which is still running. This is the same edi

sunkencity.org: flickredit

23/02/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : sunkencity.org: flickredit - "FlickrEdit is a Java Desktop application that allows you to display and edit your photos in a variety of ways. It also allows you to download/backup or upload your photos to and from Flickr. FlickrEdit is written in Java and it uses flickrj framewor

I finally get REST. Wow. - The Tripping Point - Pluralsight Blogs

23/02/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : I finally get REST. Wow. - The Tripping Point - Pluralsight Blogs - "The essence of REST is to make the states of the protocol explicit and addressible by URIs. The current state of the protocol state machine is represented by the URI you just operated on and the state representation you retrieved. You change state b

Think Progress » Security for the Bush family costing Dallas more than $1 million annually.

21/02/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Think Progress » Security for the Bush family costing Dallas more than $1 million annually. - "The Star-Telegram has a report on the tight security surrounding George W. and Laura Bush’s move into their Dallas home. Police officers have been turning away vehicles trying to enter the Preston Hollow neighborhood, “explaining that it is clos

Two Publicists, Stylist, Personal Assistant Injured As Nicole Kidman Turns On Handlers | The Onio...

20/02/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Two Publicists, Stylist, Personal Assistant Injured As Nicole Kidman Turns On Handlers | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "The attack, which occurred during a photo shoot for Premiere magazine at the landmark Chateau Marmont in Hollywood, serves as a reminder that, despite their beautiful appearance, celebrities are both dangerous and unpredictable."

Jumpman, reinventing the retro platformer

20/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jumpman, reinventing the retro platformer - this is a must-play, some very clever ideas in here

deusx : Jumpman - "The idea of this game ( if it's OK for me to get pretentious for a minute Smiley ) was to kind of imagine this platonic form of the generic "really old platformer"*, like from the age of the 2600 and the Apple //, and then to try to t

f.lux

20/02/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : f.lux - "Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow? Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen? During the day, computer screens look good—they're designed to look like the sun

wearehugh : F.lux: software to make your life better

Adactio: Journal—To protect and to preserve

19/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Adactio: Journal—To protect and to preserve - "I’m gratified to see that my thoughts on archiving my data—prompted by the shutdown of Pownce, Magnolia, Ficlets, etc., etc., etc.,—are shared by others. But it’s all well and good for me to talk about how I’m backing up by using APIs, RSS

XUI | javascript micro-framework

19/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : XUI | javascript micro-framework - "We hear your words. Why another JavaScript framework?! When development of PhoneGap was under way we noticed slow load times for modern JavaScript frameworks (such as Prototype, MooTools, YUI, Ext and (yes) even jQuery. A big reason why these librar

joshua : xui.js - a simple javascript library for building mobile web applications.

GOP Fighting For Money From Stimulus They Opposed

19/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : GOP Fighting For Money From Stimulus They Opposed - "House Republicans, as a group, may take great pride in the goose egg they offered President Obama's stimulus package. But now the unanimous opposition is struggling to bring that money home. "

Javascript Best Practices

19/02/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Javascript Best Practices - "A presentation about tricks and best practice ideas of how to use JavaScript given in our office in India as part of an internal training."

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