PICTURES: Buddhist Sand Art

October 24, 2007

Buddhist monks from the Namgyal Monastery in Ithaca, New York will construct a five-and-a-half foot Medicine Buddha sand mandala in the Ackland’s Yager Gallery of Asian Art. On that day, the monks will dismantle the mandala and deposit the sand in a body of water.

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Top 14 Ways To Hinder Your Business Online

October 24, 2007

Guy Kawasaki puts together a great list of ways to lose users and business through their web experience with your product/service.

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CSS Galleries: Free Web Designs for Download

October 24, 2007

A list of free CSS HTML Web design download resources including brief descriptions and screenshots of the repective sites. Includes generic and special resources for content management, forum, and blogging systems like e107, Drupal, Joomla, Mambo, PHP-Fusion, phpBB, PHPNuke, vBulletin, WordPress, and Xoops.

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3 Reasons Why Snap Preview is Ruining Your Blog

October 24, 2007

Snap’s preview anywhere gizmo is ruining the reading experience for millions of people. Its intrusive, obstructive and unuseful in almost every respect and use case. The fact that so many big blogs are using it, big well respected blogs, does not mean that it’s useful, it just means that they, like most bloggers, have all the self restraint of a…

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Design Tip : Make yourself part of “Tom Goes to The Mayor”

October 24, 2007

If you’re a fan of the Adult Swim network, you’ve certainly seen Tom Goes to The Mayor and probably wondered, “How do they do that?” The show’s oddball humor is punctuated by innovative and simple sparse-frame animation, dominated by characters who look stimpled and photocopied onto the set. Here’s how to achieve that effect using only Photoshop

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The ugliest visual style for xp on the web

October 24, 2007

Is he kidding…does he seriously think anyone will download this?

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BBC Motion Gallery – BBC’s Legendary Footage Collection

October 24, 2007

“We offer easy access to the BBC’s legendary footage collection, as well as some of the most-respected footage archives in the world. From the freshest HD content to feature-quality productions to historic film rarities, it’s all here. Dive in. “

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The Computer Geek’s Stonehenge

October 24, 2007

“In Russian city Ekaterinburg there is a monument for QWERTY keyboard. It looks like white stones scattered across the lawn if to look from some distance. But when you come closer you can clearly see that thouse boulders are keys and the lawn is the board.”

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Turn Your Photos into Lichtenstein-inspired Comic Book Art

October 24, 2007

Earning your chops as a painter is no easy task. But if you manage to do it, and further, do it while critics lambast your pieces for being mere copies of comic book panels, you must be something pretty special.

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Dyson creates new hand dryer that shoots air @ 400 mph

October 24, 2007

James Dyson, billionaire inventor of expensive vacuum cleaners, has time on his hands to worry about bathroom bacteria, so he created the Dyson Airblade, a supercharged hand dryer that pumps room-temperature air through a tiny slot at 400mph. Dyson claims the device uses a “windshield-wiper” effect, drying both hands in 10 seconds.

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