Ma.gnolia: Ma.rk'd This Week

by sbh on Sunday - 22 June 2008

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I spend time surfing the web everyday. I admit it. I am not ashamed. Here are the pages I marked this week on Ma.gnolia:

Firefox web browser | Features: Faster, more secure, & customizable

Firefox web browser | Features: Faster, more secure, & customizable

If you’re looking for a good list of all the new features in Firefox 3 — then here you go! (thanks to Matt for this link)

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BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Exploding star caught in the act

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Exploding star caught in the act

“Astronomers capture and record the first moments when a massive star blows itself apart.”

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Where is Django’s blog application?

Where is Django's blog application?

An interesting post about the lack of a monolithic django-powered blogging application (a la WordPress). James’s point: To build such a thing would go against the grain of django’s philosophy.

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garfield minus garfield

garfield minus garfield

BRILLIANT!!! — “Who would have guessed that when you remove Garfield from the Garfield comic strips, the result is an even better comic about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and the empty desperation of modern life? Friends, meet Jon Arbuckle. Let’s laugh and learn with him on a journey deep into the tortured mind of an isolated young everyman as he fights a losing battle against loneliness in a quiet American suburb.”

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Exits: Stewart Butterfield’s bizarre resignation letter to Yahoo!

Exits: Stewart Butterfield's bizarre resignation letter to Yahoo!

Wowzers! This is worth a read, even if you don’t care about Yahoo! and Flickr.

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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The Paragraph in Web Typography & Design — Jon Tan

The Paragraph in Web Typography & Design — Jon Tan

Fascinating post on the paragraph. It really is interesting, don’t hold the fact that I love a book called “The Footnote” detract from this post!

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How to nap – Boston.com

How to nap - Boston.com

The Boston Globe provides a comprehensive guide to napping. A thorough look at a problem that is more complex than it seems. Seriously. No, I’m serious.

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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Edith Macefield, 1921-2008: Ballard woman held her ground as change closed in around her

Edith Macefield, 1921-2008: Ballard woman held her ground as change closed in around her

“Edith Macefield, who became a Ballard hero when she refused to sell her little old house to developers last year, forcing them to build a grocery store, fitness center and parking garage around her home died Sunday. She was 86.” — what a character!

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JeffCroft.com: Boot it.

JeffCroft.com: Boot it.

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