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The inspiration behind the logo design of Google Chrome

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Found by Peet and created by Federico Fieni.

The smell of e-books just got better

booksmellSmell of Books™ is compatible with a wide range of e-reading devices and e-book formats and is 100% DRM-compatible. Whether you read your e-books on a Kindle or an iPhone using Stanza, Smell of Books™ will bring back that real book smell you miss so much. Read more about it.

New vulnerability in quartz.dll Quicktime parsing

Microsoft found a remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft’s DirectShow. Link

4,032 page Agatha Christie book is over one-foot-thick

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Hadoop Sorts a Petabyte in 16.25 Hours and a Terabyte in 62 Seconds

Apache Hadoop was used to break the current world sorting records in the annual GraySort contest. Link

Fibonacci Sequence Illustrated by Nature

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Link & Fibonacci number in Perl

An Infinite Supply of Black Socks

socksThis is the Internet Shop for me. You can subscribe to a stream of socks. You get 3 pair each time. I need this for my shoes to.

The Pirate Bay Trial: The Official Verdict – Guilty

Just minutes ago the verdict in the case of The Pirate Bay Four was announced. More info

Tween Bots

Little project that shows that humans and robots can get along:  tweenbots by Kacie Kinzer. I like it very much.