Follows Jeffrey Steingarten's journey toward becoming a "perfect omnivore". Through exposure, Steingarten overcame his food dislikes ("phobias") in preparation for his new role as Vogue's food editor.
Useful information on HTML links to specific PDF pages and named anchors
How to line up multi-cushion pool shots using the diamonds on the rail. While the system is far from simple, the abstraction makes shots possible that would be much more complex without it.
Build your own sextant (celestial navigation device) from a CD. A "cheap" commercial sextant normally costs several hundred dollars.
Sounds like a good time to me. Affordable way to do a little more than daysailing too.
Can the 5-star rating system be improved upon? Summize has a go with their colored bars. The method definitely conveys more information, but loses some of the recognizability of the star rating system.
A fully stocked kitchen for $200? I know I'm going down to check out the local restaurant supply.
A beautiful redesign perfectly incorporating several ideas I have had for a blog design (and adding some details that never occurred to me). The "alternate medium figure" is my favorite. Damn you Garrett.
Informative, useful, beautiful. Slides and notes from a SxSW 2007 web typography presentation.
Valuable tool for comparing web fonts.
A Joomla menu module that can output menus as unordered lists (ul and li elements) for CSS styling. Hooray!
Post-it note wallpaper. Made in layers of different color, "pixels" change color as notes are used. Love.
An article (and recipe) in the NYT has inspired me to make some bread from scratch. I own kitchen scales, so I thought I'd do it like the pros and measure my ingredients by weight. Time to familiarize myself with baker's percentage notation.
Interesting video, interesting critique. I love to observe people observing something that they are passionate about.
Putting their money where their mouth is, UX design firm Teehan+Lax have invested $50K in 10 companies chosen solely for the user experience they deliver. Up 5.71% in two weeks so far.
This is go., the personal weblog of David Benton. By day I practice web design in Chattanooga, TN. In my free time I play outdoors.