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I Love Avatar Image Generators

It’s true. Though most of what I love about them lies in exploring their limitations regarding hair that looks like my actual IRL hair, and skintones. The usual prognosis? Not good. Big, curly hair in particular, and even short hair for women, seems not to be favored by a lot of artists that make these things. But […]

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Nested

I can’t stop clicking through the seemingly infinite nested universes within this site.

The only thing stopping me is the functional inability to continue reading once I’ve gone so far…in a single nest. Once they add vertical scrolling, there’ll be literally nothing stopping me or anybody else.

The minimalist suggestions of worldbuilding with the surprising depth of each nest is what gets me. Even with the time I’ve spent on it, there’s yet more to discover.

Nested

Sewing and Embroidery Warehouse: Troubleshooting Page

I’ve been trying to figure out if this web 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.

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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. Rejoice! 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 […]

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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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