A Safari Template For Use In Mockups

22 April 2011

Since I find myself sometimes needing one, I decided to create a fresh, clean, screenshot of a Safari window at 1024×768, with an optional layer showing a 960-wide box, centered. I’ve removed any extras or plugins from the window. Update: Extranaut Alistair Morton upgraded my version by making all of the text editable in Photoshop. […]

101 Reasons to Shop

19 April 2011

My friend and super-neat person Carly Monardo has illustrated a book, 101 Ways To Shop, which is available today. It was written by Jessica Waldorf, designed by Mary Austin, and is published by Harper Collins. You should buy it.

Gigantic New SuperOrganism with ‘Social Intelligence’ is Devouring the Titanic

18 April 2011

Not science fiction, somehow: Scientists believe that this strange super-organism is using a common microbial language that could be either chemical or electrical -a phenomenon called “quorum sensing” by which whole communities “sense” each other’s presence and activities aiding and abetting the organization, cooperation, and growth. The Titanic is being eaten by a huge, complex, […]

Acorn 3

12 April 2011

A great-looking update to the self-described “image editor for humans.” I’ve been using Acorn since version 1, and I spend more time with Acorn and less with Photoshop every week.

They Might Be Giants: Join Us

05 April 2011

Pitchfork has the first track from the forthcoming new They Might Be Giants album, Join Us, up for streaming. With turns of phrase like “all of the dicks in this dick town can’t keep johnny down,” in the first track I’m pretty confident the album is going to be great.

jRumble

04 April 2011

A jQuery plugin that provides a “rumble” or shaking effect to HTML elements on various events. It’s funny and pretty well done, but be careful, it can cause photoepileptic seizures if used for evil.

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