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Snake oil? Scientific evidence for health supplements

29/07/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Snake oil? Scientific evidence for health supplements - Can you find all the hidden Mickeys?

Fiscal FactCheck

28/07/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Fiscal FactCheck - I keep referring to this, specifically the "Analysis" section and its chart, so I'm linking in an easily-findable place.

Roach says China is shocked and appalled at the US

28/07/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Roach says China is shocked and appalled at the US - Before you shrug this off as communist snarking, read what they actually say and consider what it means. [via Ferrett] [via]

Logitech Harmony 650 Universal Remote Control

15/07/2011 @ 07:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Logitech Harmony 650 Universal Remote Control - Very cool. Saving this for later, when I suspect I will need it. [via Tim] [via]

An Eye-Opening Adventure in Socialized Medicine

13/07/2011 @ 03:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : An Eye-Opening Adventure in Socialized Medicine - The horror. The… horror! (Note: I personally know someone who had pretty much exactly the same experience.)

SpaceSaver M (Mac or Apple)

30/06/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : SpaceSaver M (Mac or Apple) - I have to admit I'm tempted.

Quite BASIC — fun, learning and nostalgia

27/06/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Quite BASIC — fun, learning and nostalgia - "Quite BASIC is an all web-based classic BASIC programming environment." Love it.

Deathbed Regret Is Far

14/06/2011 @ 19:01 UTC

Eric Meyer : Deathbed Regret Is Far - I wonder if I will remember my non-far perspective when the time comes.

Get element text, including alt text for images, with JavaScript

24/05/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Get element text, including alt text for images, with JavaScript - Very nice work from Roger Johansson, but kind of a shame it can't be done natively.

Eruption of the Grímsvötn volcano in Iceland

23/05/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Eruption of the Grímsvötn volcano in Iceland - Just wow.

APOCAMON: THE FINAL JUDGEMENT

21/05/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : APOCAMON: THE FINAL JUDGEMENT - I suppose this is as good a day as any to post this. (Requires Flash, though I've no idea why.)

nelson : Apocamon - Classic web comic

USB Typewriter

12/05/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : USB Typewriter - The perfect gift for the "Brazil" fan in your life.

BoxShadows

25/04/2011 @ 21:01 UTC

Eric Meyer : BoxShadows - I'm rather strongly reminded of thenoodleincident's "Text Sizing". That's a good thing.

Internet Explorer Platform Preview 10

12/04/2011 @ 23:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Internet Explorer Platform Preview 10 - Support for CSS gradients, multicolumn, flexbox, AND grid layout, plus ECMAstrict. Whoa.

The Cicada Principle and Why It Matters to Web Designers

7/04/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

simplebits : The Cicada Principle and Why It Matters to Web Designers - Brilliant article on creating organically varied, seamless, tilable images with a small file footprint.

Eric Meyer : The Cicada Principle and Why It Matters to Web Designers - From annoying insects to mathematical primes to repeating background images that aren't annoying. Very, very smart.

Would Superman Pass the Birther Test?

6/04/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Would Superman Pass the Birther Test? - "Wolverine for example would be a health insurer's dream." Fantastic.

.tel, .xxx and .mobi are all pointless and idiotic

21/03/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : .tel, .xxx and .mobi are all pointless and idiotic - I'd had some of these thoughts but nothing like so crystal-clear and sharp. [via Jeremy] [via]

Things about Blogging

17/03/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Things about Blogging - I agree with approximately 97% of this post, and it's kind of refreshing to see it all written down so compactly.

All About Emergency Managers: An analysis of HB-4214

15/03/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : All About Emergency Managers: An analysis of HB-4214 - Detailed analysis of a bill that cannot be over-analyzed. It may be the shape of things to come.

An Open Letter to Apple | Readability Blog

21/02/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : An Open Letter to Apple | Readability Blog - "As far as Readability is concerned, our response is fairly straight-forward: go the other way—towards the web." Like I've been saying: interpreted as damage.

Invitations from White House get deleted as spam

20/02/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Invitations from White House get deleted as spam - From all indications the e-mail was written by the White House Office of Antipattern Employment.

Why must we still close SCRIPT elements?

18/02/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Why must we still close SCRIPT elements? - I love how the answers to questions like these can prove unexpectedly illuminating.

Boilerplate

1/02/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Boilerplate - Dave Shea kicks out the jams, HTML5 stylee. Worth a look and a couple of ponders.

US Library of Congress: Copyright Is Destroying Historic Audio

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : US Library of Congress: Copyright Is Destroying Historic Audio - "The very detailed and in-depth report has been ten years in the making, and was commissioned in the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000... The conclusions in the report are grim, at best."

Lost in Space

26/01/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Lost in Space - Italian radio hackers, the Soviet space program, and the human corpses that will one day reach the stars.

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