суббота, 27 октября 2007 г.

Lifehacker: One year ago, guest writer Jason Thomas explained ... [Flashback]


One year ago, guest writer Jason Thomas explained how he gets
things done with GTDTiddlyWiki.

Lifehacker: Print Your Own Halloween Mask [Friday Fun]


Forget a store-bought mask for Halloween: Put that photo
printer to good use and make a custom mask of your dog, your
boss or your favorite celebrity. Microsoft offers instructions
on how to print...

Lifehacker: Add Custom Right-Click Options With Nautilus-actions [Featured Linux Download]


Linux only: Automate frequent tasks and avoid unnecessary
program hunting with Nautilus-actions, a free extension that
adds file-specific options to the right-click menu. Those with
a little script...

DMMissed: Ron Paul is "Flush With New Millions"


A (surprisingly positive) New York Times article about Ron
Paul, his fundraising, and the possibility of success in New
Hampshire.

DMMissed: Upgrade Windows XP to Vista for free


Chris Pirillo shows us how to upgrade any version of Windows XP
to Vista for the great price of free! The thing that is great
about this is that Vista seems more stable when it is installed
this way, why? I dunno but it is just awesome watch the video!

Techcrunch: Digg Images On The Way


In a conversation with Digg founder Kevin Rose tonight at The
Lobby conference in Hawaii, he mentioned that Digg would be
adding an Images category on top of the existing News, Video
and Podcasts. This was originally mentioned in a Digg blog post
back in August - Rose says the feature will launch by end [...]

Reddit: Rumsfeld charged with torture during trip to France - under French law, authorities must open an investigation when an alleged torturer is in its territory


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DMMissed: Congressman Ron Paul has helped HUNDREDS of our veterans (Video)


Vietnam Vet with 11 Purple Hearts endorses Ron Paul in ad

Wiki How: How to Convert Any Toilet to a Low Flush Toilet


Toilets use the most water in our homes. Every day, Americans
flush 4.8 billion gallons of water down the toilet. [1]
Reducing the amount of water that your toilet is flushing away
will go a long way to saving water in your home and helping to
conserve it generally. With one easy adjustment, you'll save
money, water and the environment� one flush at a time.

DMMissed: Baseball's Big Money: How the High Priced Free Agents of 2007 Performed


During the last baseball off-season there were 12 players who
were given contracts that either paid them $14 million or more
per season in salary or $50 million plus in total compensation
for the length of the contract. These dozen players were the
big money winners last winter. How well did they actually do
this year? Let's see...

DMMissed: Ron Paul Plans Ad Blitz, Personal Appearances in N.H.


Ron Paul is taking it up a notch in New Hampshire; prepares for
primary

Techcrunch: Mac OSX Leopard: Worth The Wait


The long wait for the latest version of Apple' OSX operating
system comes to an end today for millions of Mac fans
worldwide. OSX Leopard goes on sale in retail stores at 6pm,
although others will receive it earlier by pre-order and
courier delivery. Apple (to their credit) made delivery for
Friday no matter where [...]

Techcrunch: Google�s SearchMash Adds Snap Shot Previews. But Why Is It In Flash?


Google's Web 2.0 search playpen, SearchMash, now has a Flash
version. When you mouse over a search result, you get a Snap
Shot preview of the Web page in a pane on the right. The Snap
Shots are powered by Bill Gross' search engine Snap.com. (We
use Snap Shots on outside links, as [...]

DMMissed: Scientists discover possible cosmic defect, remnant from Big Bang


Scientists may have discovered an example of a cosmic defect, a
remnant from the Big Bang called a texture. If confirmed, their
discovery will provide dramatic new insight into how the
universe evolved following the Big Bang.

DMMissed: Hubble Spies Shells of Sparkling Stars Around Quasar


New images taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have
revealed the wild side of an elliptical galaxy, nearly two
billion light-years away, that previously had been considered
mild-mannered.

DMMissed: Ron Paul: A police state can�t happen here? The naysayers are wrong.


In 2002 I asked my House colleagues a rhetorical question with regard to the onslaught of government growth in the post-September 11th era: Is America becoming a police state?

DMMissed: Microsoft's Live Search Almost Certainly Coming To Facebook


"Today if I'm using Facebook and I want to conduct a search, I have to go off the site. The imperative to add Web search exists, irrespective of who the partner is. But since the partner is Microsoft, that search will undoubtedly be powered by Live Search." Here's his reasons why...

DMMissed: Dwarf galaxies need dark matter too


Stars in dwarf spheroidal galaxies behave in a way that suggests the galaxies are utterly dominated by dark matter.

Kottke: If anyone steals a base during the World Series, Taco...



If anyone steals a base during the World Series, Taco Bell is going to give everyone in the US a free taco. They did something similar last year and the terms and conditions of the offer were pretty amusing. (link)

DMMissed: Tennis on Top of the Burj Skyscraper [PICS]


The Burj is the worlds only 7 Star Hotel and features the worlds highest tennis court on its roof. These are incredible pictures of Andre Agassi and Roger Federer playing game on the roof of the Burj.

Kottke: For my future reference, How-to: Proper GMail IMAP for iPhone...



For my future reference, How-to: Proper GMail IMAP for iPhone and Apple Mail. (link)

Kottke: Jackson, Mississippi's Frank Melton is the worst mayor in America....



Jackson, Mississippi's Frank Melton is the worst mayor in America. He carries concealed weapons without authority or permit, shuts down businesses without cause or warrant, and, my favorite:

He once bulldozed an elderly woman's house, promising to build her a better one. He then forgot to build it.
(link)

Kottke: Short video piece about fonts and typography, featuring Steven Heller,...



Short video piece about fonts and typography, featuring Steven Heller, Jonathan Hoefler, Tobias Frere-Jones. (via quipsologies) (link)

Kottke: Pixar is releasing a DVD with a bunch of their...



Pixar is releasing a DVD with a bunch of their short films on it. (via jimr.ay) (link)

DMMissed: How to go MAD?!


How to go MAD?!

Yahoo! Responds to Site Explorer Inlinks Issue (Search Engine Roundtable)


Two weeks ago, we reported that users using Yahoo! Site Explorer were seeing different results depending on whether they were logged in or not. The Yahoo! Search Team has answered the call in a recent blog post , saying that a product fix was released: While the counts have been incorrect in some cases, the actual returned results have been correct. However, we did roll out a product ...

Yahoo chairman exercises options (FinanzNachrichten)


NEW YORK (AP) - The chairman and former chief executive of Internet company Yahoo Inc. ( Nachrichten ) exercised options for and sold 850,000 shares of common stock, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Thursday.

Yahoo Internet Cafes Launch in Vietnam (Search Engine Journal)


When you cannot bring the Internet to the people, bring the people to the Internet. Yahoo Vietnam�s Yahoo! powered Internet Cafes are opening around Vietnam�s Hanoi and Ho Chi Mihn City in an effort to bring Internet to people and effectively brand Yahoo services. The Yahoo Internet cafes are sponsored by Yahoo and exclusively offer [...]

Yahoo Shuts Down 360 (WebProNews)


Yahoo has announced it is shutting down Yahoo 360 , its never-popular social networking service. 360, which launched on March 29, 2005 (apparently the last time I was ever hopeful about Yahoo), never caught on the way Microsoft�s Spaces did, having a less-appealing interface, and bad decision to start as invite-only, and a lack of promotion and integration from its host company. Yahoo will ...

Yahoo Diversifies Into Wind And Hydro Power (WebProNews)


A search engine company has become involved with wind turbines in India and a hydropower project in Brazil. Now, want to hear the really surprising part? It�s Yahoo, not Google, that is behind the environmentally friendly effort. Even setting aside the environmental impact, this qualifies as a good deed; in a post on the Yodel Anecdotal blog, Chris Page noted that the Brazilian village ...

Yahoo! Shares Links, Adds More Value To Its Homepage (WebProNews)


Erick Schonfeld writes that, "visitors to Yahoo's homepage will start to see links going to blogs and media sites that don't have a syndication deal with Yahoo." "That's why all the links on Yahoo.com either go to other Yahoo properties or to Yahoo partners. These include VanityFair.com, Salon.com, SFGate.com, Lifehacker, and Gizmodo. (Disclosure: TechCrunch's sister site CrunchGear was ...

Yahoo To Fix Site Explorer Link Counts (Search Engine Land)


We reported earlier about Yahoo Site Explorer not showing all link data . Yahoo has just posted an update for us on that topic. Yahoo says to "disregard any counts for inlinks reported by Site Explorer from October 11 through next week." Yahoo is rolling out fixes for the tool over the weekend and throughout next week.

Yahoo: Pay No Attention To Site Explorer (WebProNews)


Logged in to Site Explorer? Logged out? Those inlink counts looked different because they were, according to Yahoo Search. Search Engine Roundtable saw something funny with the Yahoo Site Explorer counts. They varied greatly when viewed while logged in to the service as opposed to being logged out. "57,146 inlinks and 216,880 inlinks is a huge difference in the amount of data one can ...

Yahoo Chairman Exercises Options (AP via Yahoo! Finance)


The chairman and former chief executive of Internet company Yahoo Inc. exercised options for and sold 850,000 shares of common stock, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Thursday.

Yahoo's Alibaba Group Could Add $13-$15 Per Share in 3-4 Years: Analyst (paidContent.org via Yahoo! Finance)


The Alibaba.com IPO is set to price imminently with trading scheduled to begin on November 6th. One beneficiary of the mounting investor enthusiasm for the company is Yahoo, which holds a 39 percent stake in its parent company Alibaba Group, and is set to invest another $100 million directly into Alibaba.com.

Wind lull calms California fires


BBC: Southern California firefighters take advantage of lower winds to contain the remaining major wildfires.

Jurors weep in stolen baby case


Yahoo News: AP - Several jurors wept as they listened to a woman make a frantic 911 call after finding her pregnant daughter dead and the fetus no longer in her womb.

Religion doesn't confer right to discriminate


Seattle PI: Somehow, "Sorry. A person's right to discriminate against you based on religious beliefs supercedes your most basic civil rights" doesn't cut it.

Full Coverage: X Prize's $2 Million Lunar Lander Challenge


Wired: The Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge -- in which DIY engineers try and fly their homemade rockets from one concrete pad to another, 100 meters away -- is the main event at X Prize Cup 2007. Wired 's on-site to give you the latest as participants vie for the $2 million prize.

Yahoo! Responds to Site Explorer Inlinks Issue (Search Engine Roundtable)


Two weeks ago, we reported that users using Yahoo! Site Explorer were seeing different results depending on whether they were logged in or not. The Yahoo! Search Team has answered the call in a recent blog post , saying that a product fix was released: While the counts have been incorrect in some cases, the actual returned results have been correct. However, we did roll out a product ...

Yahoo chairman exercises options (FinanzNachrichten)


NEW YORK (AP) - The chairman and former chief executive of Internet company Yahoo Inc. ( Nachrichten ) exercised options for and sold 850,000 shares of common stock, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Thursday.

Yahoo Internet Cafes Launch in Vietnam (Search Engine Journal)


When you cannot bring the Internet to the people, bring the people to the Internet. Yahoo Vietnam�s Yahoo! powered Internet Cafes are opening around Vietnam�s Hanoi and Ho Chi Mihn City in an effort to bring Internet to people and effectively brand Yahoo services. The Yahoo Internet cafes are sponsored by Yahoo and exclusively offer [...]

Yahoo Shuts Down 360 (WebProNews)


Yahoo has announced it is shutting down Yahoo 360 , its never-popular social networking service. 360, which launched on March 29, 2005 (apparently the last time I was ever hopeful about Yahoo), never caught on the way Microsoft�s Spaces did, having a less-appealing interface, and bad decision to start as invite-only, and a lack of promotion and integration from its host company. Yahoo will ...

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