Ma.gnolia: Ma.rk'd This Week

by sbh on Sunday - 24 February 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:

Celebrating the Semicolon in a Most Unlikely Location – New York Times

Celebrating the Semicolon in a Most Unlikely Location - New York Times

“Semicolon sightings in the city are unusual but Neil Neches, a writer in the transit agency’s marketing and service information department, inserted one on a placard anyway.”

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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Quitting Facebook Gets Easier – New York Times

Quitting Facebook Gets Easier - New York Times

“Facebook modified its help pages to tell people that if they wanted to remove their accounts entirely, they can direct the company by e-mail to have it done.”

– I guess I just think a better policy would be to allow customers to have control over their accounts, but that’s just me.

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

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Latin Words and Expressions: All You Need to Know

Latin Words and Expressions: All You Need to Know

Nice little guide to some Latin words and phrases that are still seen in English (as well as other languages). Quite helpful.

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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Let the Word Do the Work

Let the Word Do the Work

Daily Writing Tips waxes on redundant phrases.

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

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Grid and Column Designs

Grid and Column Designs

32 grid-based designs. Includes some of my favorites (like NYT).

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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45 More Excellent Blog Designs | Design Showcase | Smashing Magazine

45 More Excellent Blog Designs | Design Showcase | Smashing Magazine

I’m always looking for the next cool blog design. Here are some great ones!

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UC Berkeley

Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UC Berkeley

Wow — this is a such a cool/fresh design. I’m just marking this down to take note of it. Not your typical university department site.

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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Sorry, Boys, This Is Our Domain – New York Times

Sorry, Boys, This Is Our Domain - New York Times

“Research shows that the cyberpioneers of the moment are digitally effusive teenage girls.”

Is this a surprise?

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

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A Google Competition, With a Robotic Moon Landing as a Goal – New York Times

A Google Competition, With a Robotic Moon Landing as a Goal - New York Times

“The Google Lunar X Prize offers $30 million in prizes for the first two teams to land a robotic rover on the moon and send images and other data back home.”

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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