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Sewing and Embroidery Warehouse: Troubleshooting Page

I’ve been trying to figure out if this page is part of some kind of troll site for quite some time now. Everything about the site, from the bad-even-for-old-websites layout to the repetition of images, makes it seem supremely unusual. But that page in particular is bizarre in any context. The problem stems from accidentally nested H3 elements — […]

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Yule Love These Burning Log Videos

‘Tis the season for watching endless videos of logs burning! My typical go-to is the somewhat painful* yet still mesmerizing yule log book burning on the Colbert Report’s Christmas special DVD, but the internet has rushed to meet instant demand with a lot of equally desirable options, the most popular of which this year is Li’l Bub’s Yule Log video.

Li’l Bub honestly creeps me out a little bit, but it’s hard to look away. Also, cat sounds along with the crackling of smoked wood are pretty relaxing.

If that’s not enough for you, have these as well. Guaranteed to make you feel warm, or I’ll eat a fruitcake!

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High-Resolution, Public Domain Artwork – Courtesy of MET

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, through an initiative called Open Access for Scholarly Content (OASC), put up hundreds of thousands of classic artworks online  in high-resolution for free public viewing. Says Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO: Through this new, open-access policy, we join a growing number of museums that provide free access to images of art in […]

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Style Tiles

I love resources that make my life easier. To that end, I found out about Style Tiles right around the time I needed it: a website I was working on at the time no longer required the large, fully-laid-out Photoshop comp file of the past. A more unified, template-based system was being put in place […]

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Japanese-Inspired Fonts

I’m very picky about fonts in general. I think rather than being a connoisseur I’m just straight-up snobbish at this point, picking at what fonts are used in mediums such as comics (even professionally-lettered comics) or on the sides of trucks, but I try to make something good out of that snobbery nonetheless. Like many […]

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