April 28th, 2010 • Uncategorized •
YouTube’s most viewed video of all time is an unlikely champion. Seen more than 170 million times since its posting in May 2007, “Charlie Bit My Finger” was never meant to be anything more than a family flick. But the Internet’s hive mind saw something it liked and catapulted the clip, which depicts a laughing British baby gnawing on the finger of his crying brother, past “Evolution of Dance” as YouTube’s views champ by the fall of 2009. / YouTube’s 50 Best Video on TIME. Read more …
April 27th, 2010 • Uncategorized •
The Greek philosopher Plato (427-347 BC) describes in his dialogs ‘Critias and Timaeus’ the disappearance of Atlantis, a circular island populated by talented people of high culture and wealth. In the modern era, geologic and archeological investigations hint at an intriguing possibility – that the demise of Atlantis may be related to a catastrophic Bronze Age eruption in the Aegean Sea, which generated a flooded caldera and destroyed an advanced Minoan civilization living on the island group of Santorini. Read more: Santorini Eruption (~1630 BC) and the Legend of Atlantis.
Caldera view from the church “Agios Ioannis o Katiforis” (St. John on the way down), at Imerovigli of Santorini. Official name of the church is “St. John the Beheaded”. Source: Wikimedia Commons.This photo originally posted to Flickr as Agios Ioannis o Katiforis. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
April 26th, 2010 • Uncategorized •
Talking Points Memo / The Huffington Post / Lifehacker / Metafilter / The Daily Dish by Andrew Sullivan / Freakonomics / BoingBoing / Got2BeGreen / Zen Habits / The Conscience of a Liberal: Paul Krugman / Crooks and Liars / Generación Y / Mashable / Slashfood / Official Google Blog / Synthesis / Bleat / /Film / Seth Godin’s Blog / Deadspin: Sports News without Access, Favor, or Discretion / Dooce / Confessions of a Pioneer Woman / Said the Gramophone / Detention Slip / Bad Astronomy //
April 20th, 2010 • Uncategorized •
World Monuments Fund is the leading private organization dedicated to saving the world’s most treasured places. Since 1965, in more than 90 countries, the experts have been racing against time, applying proven techniques to preserve important architectural and cultural heritage sites around the globe. Read more …
April 17th, 2010 • Uncategorized •
Mixx, Your Blend of the Web / Mixx shows the most popular news—as chosen by users. Tailor Mixx to fit their interests—creating their own personalized newspaper that displays only the best of what’s on the web. Mixx makes it easy to find stories, photos and videos that you might not have found on your own. After all, who has time to sift through everything that’s out there? But with Mixx you can click on any tab and get great content—vetted by the Mixx community.
April 2nd, 2010 • Uncategorized •
The Journalist, or redefinition of minimalist, is a smart, sophisticated WordPress theme designed for professional journalists, created by Lucian E. Marin. The Journalist is a free theme (donations are very much appreciated and will help continuing this WordPress theme’s development and support).
High profile bloggers using The Journalist: Matt Mullenweg (founder of WordPress), Notes from Spain (by Ben Curtis), Mike Chambers, Futility Closet (by Greg Ross), 80 magazine, Lucian Boariu, Bogdan Gheorghe (founder of SoftPedia), Vali B?rbulescu and probably, you too.
March 31st, 2010 • Uncategorized •
I found 30 April WordPress theme when visiting www.buyungupik.com. This theme was created by Nurudin Jauhari, a Professional WordPress Theme Designer and Free WordPress Themes Designer from Indonesia. If you need custom blog design or make your blog more pretty, contact him here.
Feature: Widget Support, fixed width, right sidebar, edit profile via theme options, extra footer, theme options, Gavatar support, support WordPress 2.7 (threaded comment), WP-Caption style.
March 27th, 2010 • Uncategorized •
Andrea is modern theme standing out from the cloud with its shades of blue, varying from deep blue to whites, created by Lucian E. Marin. Andrea is a free theme (donations are very much appreciated and will help continuing this WordPress theme’s development and support).
March 17th, 2010 • Uncategorized •
In 2009 hundreds of millions of people around the world showed their support by turning off their lights for one hour. Earth Hour 2010 will continue to be a global call to action to every individual, every business and every community. A call to stand up, to show leadership and be responsible for our future. Read more …
February 23rd, 2010 • Uncategorized •
Matt on Not-WordPress / Stuff and Things. This is a photoblog of Matt Mullenweg, the founder of Automattic which runs WordPress.com. His main blog is Photo Matt but here he’ll ruminate on some WordPress topics, play around with WordPress.com features, and post things from his iPhone. WP theme used: Journalist by Lucian E. Martin. Read more …