TXP Magazine is on
Our brand new shiny txpmag.com is online with issue numero uno. If you are interested in CMSs of all sizes and shapes, and/or know and like Textpattern, you might like reading it. Yours truly has contributed a bit of something, too. Let’s hope I will have something more for issue #2.
For 60 years, doctors have believed women were born with all the eggs they’ll...– Women have rare egg-producing stem cells - Boston.com
In a 2010 interview when asked if she believed in God, Gillard stated: “No...– Julia Gillard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia There’s something about Gillard that I don’t like, but I like her honesty in this case.
Kurz gesagt, ein junger, normal entwickelter Beagle ist nicht so blöd, sich...– Klartext Hund: Und wenn es noch so idiotisch ist. Muss der Hund alles machen, was der Mensch von ihm verlangt?
The weakness of forced registration
Finally Echofon decided they need to make money out of their Firefox plug-in and place advertising where it will be sure to annoy — at the top of your timeline, permanently pinned. Advertising is not bad in its self but becomes one when done badly. I first went with disabling the ad visibility in Mozilla’s chrome file but this borked Echofon and it stopped giving notifications for new...
Dave Morin of Path introduced me to Dunbar’s Number, proposed by the...– Why Women Rule The Internet | TechCrunch
Academic Earth | Online Courses | Academic Video... →
For those “permanently stupid” among us.
The cult of the hyperpolyglot →
The beeb won’t let me embed vids, but if you click further you will hear one guy speak 11 languages. Quite impressive.
Cocoa with peppermint
Many years ago, me and Goonie discovered the magic of peppermint cocoa through a surprise package of small presents from the US. Needless to say the whole mint in hot chocolate thing sounded dubious at first, but ever since that experience, I have been on the search for a similar product here in Europe (Krüger had it for a year or so but discontinued) and subsequently attempting to emulate it. ...
Astonishingly, in 21st Century Egypt, the latest figures suggest that over 90%...– Female genital mutilation rife in Egypt despite ban
If we could try to experience love as a quality – like compassion or courage –...– Jeanette Winterson
In 1518, one of the strangest epidemics in recorded history struck the city of...– In a spin: the mysterious dancing epidemic of 1518
The central question, obscured by all the hand wringing and crocodile tears is...– The First Dominoes: Greece, Reality, And Cascading Default
Destructive plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients have been...– Alzheimer’s brain plaques ‘rapidly cleared’ in mice
Jungle tribes untouched by modern civilisation (BBC)
I believe in copyright. I benefit from it. I don’t want it to go away. I love...– Jonathan Coulton
Aber ich gebe Ihnen noch ein anderes Beispiel: Benennen Sie einfach mal Facebook...– Jacob Appelbaum: “Benutzt am besten gar keine Mobiltelefone”
Red Data Book of the Republic of Bulgaria. Digital... →
That’s the book of endangered species on the territory of Bulgaria.
Унищожаването на малките общности е почнало веднага след 9.9.1944. Целенасочено....– Жертвите от наводненията в Хасковско станаха осем (обобщение) - Dnevnik.bg Горното е извадка от коментар под статията.
Unless you’re living somewhere very unusual, the sight of white people being...– Culture Desk: M.I.A. Shouldn’t Have Apologized : The New Yorker Thanks to bendyourcircuit for that linkage.