Links for 13th November 2008

Fresh from the clogged tubes of teh intarwubs…

  1. Bike Gadget Turns Red Lights Green

    "Push a button and Richley's gadget creates a brief, but strong, magnetic field that simulates the presence of a much larger conductor — say, the body of a car — and triggers the inductive sensor that lets the light know a vehicle is waiting." OMGWTFhax!

    Tagged with: technologybicycletrafficsignaltriggerhack

  2. IE NetRenderer – Browser Compatibility Check

    "IE NetRenderer allows you to check how a website is rendered by Internet Explorer 7, 6 or 5.5, as seen from a high speed datacenter located in Germany. Just type in a URL… " An absurdly fast way to find out just how much work Microsoft's poor standards adherence has added to your current layout. *sigh*

    Tagged with: IEwebdevonlinescreenshotbrowsertoolcssrender

  3. Health Professionals Fear Web Sites That Support Theories on Mind Control

    "Although many Internet groups that offer peer support are considered helpful to the mentally ill, some experts say Web sites that amplify reports of mind control and group stalking represent a dark side of social networking. They may reinforce the troubled thinking of the mentally ill and impede treatment." BUT THAT'S WHAT THE AGENTS HAVE TOLD THEM TO SAY

    Tagged with: psychiatryschizophreniamind-controlinternetsocialnetworking

  4. Divitis: What It Is And How To Cure It

    "Keep in mind that both the <html> and <body> tags are containers, as this is commonly ignored and can actually be used to your advantage." Hmmm…

    Tagged with: CSSHTMLmarkuplayouttipswebdev

  5. 12 Principles For Keeping Your Code Clean

    "Beautiful HTML is the foundation of a beautiful website. When I teach people about CSS, I always begin by telling them that good CSS can only exist with equally good HTML markup. A house is only as strong as its foundation, right?"

    Tagged with: CSSHTMLcodexhtmlstandardsmarkupwebdevtutorial

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