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Detect DOM Node Insertions with JavaScript and CSS Animations

By David Walsh on<p>29<p>I work with an awesome cast of developers at Mozilla, and one of them in Daniel Buchner. Daniel's shared with me an awesome …

Putting Pencil to Paper: FiftyThree debuts the best iPad stylus yet

In the two years since Paper for iPad launched, creator FiftyThree has witnessed dozens if not hundreds of styluses compete for the crown of “best stylus.” Today, the company has finally thrown its hat in the ring with Pencil, a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) stylus for tablets. FiftyThree’s first …

Weighted index – a simple, powerful prioritization tool

“What?! Don’t everyone know about this?”<p>There are some tools and practices that I use on a regular basis that have grown so familiar and accustom to …


node-os is a full operating system built on top of the linux kernel<p>node is the primary runtime - no bash here<p>node-os uses npm as its primary package …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

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35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

The Japan Air Lines miracle water landing of 1968 (reprinted)

<i>Ed. note: Today’s crash of a Boeing 777 likely reminded Bay Area residents of a similar 1968 incident, where a DC-8 fell short of the runway (with far less tragic results). My Chronicle colleagues have already compiled a list of major SFO crashes. Below is the story of the Shiga, the Japan Air</i> …

Best US Coastal Hikes: Escape The City Hiking 10 Of America's Best Seaside Trails (PHOTOS)

Looking to escape the city this summer? Get away from the urban grind and enjoy some of the stress-relieving benefits of nature with a relaxing weekend trip exploring some of the country's most scenic coastal destinations by foot.<p>Ranging in length and difficulty level from one-mile walks around the …

15 Images Of What Morning Looks Like Around The World

Rise and shine. There’s a whole new way to start your day. Wake up and watch New Day on CNN for all the latest news stories. Weekday Mornings 6-9am ET on CNN.

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Articles about 9 great bunk beds on - Dwell

Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can...<p>Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...<p>The next Step In The Evolution Of The …


9 Great Bikes on a Budget

These inexpensive, high-value road, city, and mountain bikes are easy on your wallet, but certainly not cheap. For bike shopping tips, read our How to Buy a Bike for $1,000 or Less.

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …


Packer by HashiCorp

$ packer build template.json ==> virtualbox: virtualbox output will be in this color. ==> vmware: vmware output will be in this color. ==> vmware: …

Google+ Turns Two: Why I'm Becoming A Convert

Google+, Google’s social network, turns 2 today. And like a toddler, it’s starting to find its footing after a lot of crawling around and wailing.<p>ReadWrite was the first outlet to report on Google+, creating a lot of anticipation for Google’s take on social networking. Like many people in the …

Go Read: Open-Source Google Reader Clone

I would like to announce the release of Go Read. It as a Google Reader clone, and designed to be close to its simplicity and cleanliness. I wanted to …

Sublime Text 3 Public Beta

Build 3047 is now available to both registered users and the general public. Build 3047 is the fastest, most stable, most polished version of Sublime …

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