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JavaScript for Cats

JavaScript For Cats<p>An introduction for new programmers<p><i>So easy your human companion could do it too!</i><p>JavaScript is a programming language or, in other …

The 13 Best Places to Backpack in Northern California

With backpacking season just around the corner, we've pulled together some of our favorite multi-day backpacking treks throughout the state for your …

Underscores

What is Underscores?<p>Hi. I'm a starter theme called <i>_s</i>, or <i>underscores</i>, if you like. I'm a theme meant for hacking so don't use me as a Parent Theme. …

Modern WordPress Development Tools

Roots helps you build better WordPress sites faster.<p>Open-source tools for WordPress application development. Improve your workflow by using Trellis, …

Tools for WordPress projects development

After getting into developing WordPress-based web applications and sites, the first thing I did was to find as many dev-useful software as possible. …

The Best Camping Spots In California

California, with its impressive diverse terrains, is the best place for camping. From stargazing in the desert to leaping into a mountainous …

TRAVEL TIPS FOR THE YOUNG RV COUPLE

College, job, marriage, house, kids, sell everything, buy RV, travel. The “Dream,” right? Well, for us, we jumped ahead to the “buy RV and travel” …

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Responsive Multi-Level Menu - Demo 1

The submenu of this menu will slide and fade in from the right while the previous level rotates slightly and disappears in the back.

Learn CSS Layout

This site teaches the CSS fundamentals that are used in any website's layout.<p>I assume you already know what selectors, properties, and values are. …

Flannery O’Connor on Art, Integrity, and the Writer’s Responsibility to His or Her Talent

“Art never responds to the wish to make it democratic; it is not for everybody; it is only for those who are willing to undergo the effort needed to understand it.”<p>Four years before E.B. White counseled in his advice on how to write for children that “you have to write up, not down” — a reflection …

Creative Writing

5 Amazing Places to Camp in California

<i>This post is part of our Happy Hour Around the World partnership with Cayman Jack. Stay up to date on our adventures as we craft our journey by</i> …

Packing Tips for Car Camping Success - REI Co-op Journal

Anyone can stuff gear into the trunk, backseat or camper van with reckless abandon, but only the expert car camper does it with dignity.<p>Below are the …

Leonard Cohen on Creativity, Hard Work, and Why You Should Never Quit Before You Know What It Is You’re Quitting

Canadian singer-songwriter, poet, and novelist <b>Leonard Cohen</b> (b. September 21, 1934) is among the most exhilarating creative spirits of the past century. Recipient of the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and countless other accolades, and an ordained Rinzai Buddhist monk, his music has …

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Dazed and Confused: 10 Classic Drugged-Out Shows

1. Santana at Woodstock, 1969 – Mescaline<p>Many artists claim that the drinks backstage at Woodstock were spiked with LSD. Roger Daltrey said he was …

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Solar Camping on Steroids

[Rick] does <b>a lot</b> of camping, but he loves his electronics. So he’s now on his third iteration of his solar-powered battery box, and it packs quite …

Jack Johnson: On the Road

Jack Johnson playing a short set to a few people in the middle of Hyde Park. This was just a few days before his new record came out.

Giant video walls powered by a Raspberry Pi

There’s no denying that giant video walls are awesome, but creating one usually means a fairly complex setup with either multiple computers or very …

Louis C.K. Comes Clean

He doesn’t want to do the cat story. “It fills time, that’s all it does,” says Louis C.K., staring down his toughest audience in a dressing-room …

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Android-Arduino LED Strip Lights

Connect a multicolor LED strip to your smartphone to make a touch-controlled light show! You can attach the color-changing LEDs to the underside of a coffee table, your bike, or anything else you think needs a bit more color.<p>There are many ways to connect your smartphone to an embedded …

Scala School

<b>Other Languages:</b><p>About<p>Scala school started as a series of lectures at Twitter to prepare experienced engineers to be productive Scala programmers. …

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How To Make WebGL Animations

BlinkyTape: The LED Strip Reinvented

Our friend Matt Mets, along with pals Max Henstell and Marty Mcguire, is developing a cool addressable LED light strip that packs a microprocessor on the strip for easy programming. Look cool? You can get in on the Kickstarter campaign and score some excellent tech. It looks awesome, Matt!