Monday, December 31, 2007

Fun Holiday Cookies

Flying Spaghetti Monster gingerbread cookies look fun and tasty, but I didn't see a recipe.

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When screen size matters.

Here is a good article that makes it easy to determine the screen resolution that makes sense for your room. Handy chart and calculation spreadsheet supplied.

There be whales here.

The Loom : Return to the Dawn of Whales: Cousins Versus Grandparents
Last week I wrote about a new study that identified a fossil mammal as the closest relative to whales, helping to shed light on how whales moved from land to sea. The mammal, Indohyus, was a small four-legged creature that probably spent a fair amount of time in water and ate vegetation.

Sunday, December 30, 2007

Songbird 0.4 (developer) available

I was surprised at how usable this was compared to the last release (for Mac, at least).

Ring in the new year with Songbird 0.4! |
Ring in the new year with Songbird 0.4!

Us birders have been giving Santa’s hardworking elves a run for their cookies this holiday season, and we’re ready to release a final Songbird 0.4 for Developers just in time to ring in the new year.

Download it from the Songbird Developer Center.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Absinthe Returns

Not a new story, but getting some play

Here is an article on some legal absinthe from Lucid

Here is a Scientific American article on the history of absinthe.

And here is a NYT writeup of the drink.