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2014-12-30 09:35:21     Facebook Apologizes For Emotional Pain Caused By "Year In Review" Posts

http://www.mindbodygreen.com/...by-year-in-review-posts.html

What we should take from this doesn't have to do with co... pasts. It's not about appreciating what we've experience... able to let go of the past, if we feel like it. This is ... fact that there isn't an algorithmic code for everything... to evoke em

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2006-04-14 13:25:32     Cross-Browser.com

http://cross-browser.com/

What will you find here? Thousands of lines of cross-bro... all distributed under the terms of the GNU LGPL. I hope ... playing with my toys - I certainly had fun making them. ... listen to me talk a little bit - although I'm not usuall... talker. The

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2009-01-19 08:58:32     Day 14: Adding titles to links - Dive Into Accessibility

http://diveintoaccessibility.org/...ing_titles_to_links.html

What with the web being all about links, you would think... know about the title attribute, but I rarely see it. For... know, all links can have a title, specified by the title... <a> tag. This is in addition to whatever link text you s...
Not all lin

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2006-01-08 19:44:47     Auditory Illusions

http://www.brl.ntt.co.jp/IllusionForum/basic.../index-e.html

What you hear is NOT what you receive.

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2009-06-29 19:08:27     FACIAL EXPRESSIONS

http://www.apa.org/monitor/jan00/sc1.html

What's in a face?
Do facial expressions reflect inner feelings? Or are the ...
BY BETH AZAR
Monitor staff
After 30 years of renewed interest in facial expression ...

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2007-08-04 09:28:27     Gimme Your Stuff

http://gimmeyourstuff.blogspot.com/

What's it all about?
Welcome to Gimme Your Stuff, the cultural exchange ...

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2006-06-17 14:11:17     Capturing Experiences Anytime, Anywhere

http://dsonline.computer.org/portal/site/ds.../index.jsp?...

What’s the future of mobile experience-capture technol... if a company were to make a small, white, beautifully de... device with an “i” in front of its name, what would ... explore this question by examining three technologies: o... currently a

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2012-02-13 09:53:59     The great escape of bath toys in the Pacific | Environment | The Observer

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...at-escape-bath-toys-pacific?...

When 28,800 bath toys fell off a cargo ship in the Pacif... they began an incredible journey. While some washed up i... and Hawaii, countless others circumnavigated the globe. ... from his new book, Donovan Hohn follows the fantastic voyage

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2015-03-23 11:11:04     'Overnight, everything I loved was gone': the internet shaming of Lindsey Stone | Technology | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...aming-lindsey-stone-jon-ronson

When a friend posted a photograph of charity worker Lind... Facebook, she never dreamed she would lose her job and h... years on, could she get her life back?

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2007-11-24 09:19:02     Google reveals its social side - ZDNet UK

http://news.zdnet.co.uk/inte.../0,1000000097,39290496,00.htm

When Google announced that its new social-networking ini... extend to any site that wanted to participate, the land ... social web's attention became a whole lot more intense.
In a move that was anticipated for weeks, Google has unv ...
The initiative,

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2017-04-03 21:05:14     The Scottish Scoundrel Who Changed How We See Data - Atlas Obscura

http://www.atlasobscura.com/...o-changed-how-we-see-data?...

When he wasn’t blackmailing lords and being sued for l... Playfair invented the pie chart, the bar graph, and the ...

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2006-02-04 19:57:59     Lachy’s Log » Blog Archive » Content-Type

http://lachy.id.au/log/2006/01/content-type

When it comes to the web, one of the most important yet ... concepts
is the media type of a file and, for text files, the ch ...
your hands now if you’ve ever been guilty of includin ...
(or equivalent) in an HTML or XHTML document:

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2015-03-23 10:26:49     The strange new world of evidence-free government | Zoe Williams | Comment is free | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...ment-ministers-cost-cutting-pr

When ministers’ priorities are cost-cutting and short-... research into what actually works falls by the wayside ⮮. consequences

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2015-10-20 15:46:12     Why are placebos getting more effective? - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34572482

When new drugs are put on the market, clinical trials de... they perform better than inactive pills known as "placeb... that over the last 25 years the difference in effectiven... drugs and these fake ones has narrowed - but more in the... Are America

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2010-09-17 15:02:37     Inside IPhone 4.0's Multitasking - PCWorld

http://www.pcworld.com/...e_iphone_40s_multitasking.html?...

When people complain that the iPhone doesn't do multitas... necessarily mean they're desperate for a bunch of apps t... iPhone simultaneously. (Sometimes they do; more on that ... a major productivity hurdle on the iPhone is the fact th...
So when App

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2009-08-11 12:24:52     Charlie's Angles: Why can't local government and open source be friends? | Technology | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...source-birmingham-website-costs

When the budget for rebuilding Birmingham City Council's... from £580,000 to £2.8m, did nobody say 'let's try free... instead'?

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2010-07-02 17:52:15     The open spending data that isn’t… this is not good « countculture

http://countculture.wordpress.com/...spending-data-that-isn/

When the coalition announced that councils would have to... spending over £500 by January next year, there’s been... excitement in the open data and transparency community a...
Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government Er ...
Now, howeve

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2012-12-01 17:44:30     English words of Celtic origin - Everything2.com

http://everything2.com/title/English+words+of+Celtic+origin

When the Germanic tribes known as the Anglo-Saxons and t...
From Irish (Gaelic):
banshee - bean síth, "woman of the fairy mound"
bard - bard, a high rank of poet
... gull - gullan, "bird"

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2014-01-09 23:06:03     A 7 Year Old And His Mom Try A Wild Experiment In The Freezing Cold. They Never Expected This… | Distractify

http://distractify.com/cult.../frozen-bubbles-in-wintertime/

When the temperature dropped to 16 degrees in Washington... a strange idea.
bubble1
She and her seven-year-old son mixed up some homemade so ...

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2014-11-05 10:56:05     100 African Cities Destroyed By Europeans: WHY there are seldom historical buildings and monuments in sub-Saharian Africa! | SiliconAfrica.com

http://www.siliconafrica.com/terra-nullius/?...

When tourists visit sub-Saharan Africa, they often wonde... no historical buildings or monuments?”
The reason is simple. Europeans have destroyed most of t ...

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2016-07-21 15:12:56    

https://medium.com/...gle-s-design-ethicist-56d62ef5edf3#...

When using technology, we often focus optimistically on ...

Where does technology exploit our minds’ weaknesses?

I learned to think this way when I was a magician. Magic ...

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2012-05-30 08:44:26     Twitter Engineering: Improving performance on twitter.com

http://engineering.twitter.com/...ormance-on-twittercom.html

When we shipped #NewTwitter in September 2010, we built ... application architecture that pushed all of the UI rende... JavaScript running on our users’ browsers and consumed... API directly, in a similar way to our mobile clients. Th...
To improve

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2012-01-10 21:12:00     Backbone.js

http://documentcloud.github.com/backbone/#Introduction

When working on a web application that involves a lot of... the first things you learn is to stop tying your data to... too easy to create JavaScript applications that end up a... jQuery selectors and callbacks, all trying frantically t...
With Backbo

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2015-05-05 12:24:13     Keep it long: Most science writing advice flops, analysis finds -- ScienceDaily

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases.../150430191026.htm#...

When writing the abstracts for journal articles, most sc... similar advice: keep it short, dry, and simple. But a ne... 1 million abstracts finds that many of these tips backfi... abstracts cited less than their long, flowery, and jargo...

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2011-06-01 08:21:12     Hidden - The most advanced theft tracking software for your Mac.

http://hiddenapp.com/

When you activate tracking, Hidden will locate your stol... anywhere on the planet, collect photos of the thief and ... the computer in use. (We also collect lots of nerdy netw... but we won’t bore you with the details!)

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2013-01-30 08:09:08     Share a secret - One Time

https://onetimesecret.com/

When you send people passwords and private links via ema... are copies of that information stored in many places. If... link instead, the information persists for a single view... can't be read by someone else later. This allows you to ... information

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2010-07-12 17:42:52     Dry Erase White Board Paint for Offices | IdeaPaint

http://www.ideapaint.com/work/ideapaint/

When you’re confined to the space of a typical whitebo... destined to be small. IdeaPaint turns virtually anything... a high-performance dry-erase surface, giving you the spa... collaborate, interact and fully explore your creativity.... you use it,

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2012-03-17 10:37:57     Blacksmith Fundamentals

http://www.metalwebnews.com/howto/blacksmith/farmshop.html

Whether a farmer can afford a forge and anvil will depen... to a blacksmith shop, the amount of machinery repair wor... have done, and his ability as a mechanic. Although not e... profitably own blacksmithing equipment, many farmers can...
Although bl

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2014-09-08 09:04:16     Deluxe Kit

http://littlebits.cc/kits/deluxe-kit

Whether you're a professional designer or just getting s...
Over 1 million circuit combinations possible
Includes booklet of 15 projects and with hundreds more p ...
Kit features popular modules like DC motor, servo, sound ...
... Endless hours of fun an

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2016-10-17 12:22:21     Brexit — a story in maps – Medium

https://medium.com/@jakeybob/brexit-maps-d70caab7315e#.h0...

Which areas voted Leave? Did London vote for Remain? The...
I wondered,
Is it possible to make a map that better reflects the mo ...
How much information can we include on one map?
Can we see how separated the Home Nations are on Brexit?

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