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VLC For Android Gets Unofficial Hourly Alpha Builds, Courtesy Of A Generous Developer. VLC is one of those tools that's in every geek's toolbox.

VLC For Android Gets Unofficial Hourly Alpha Builds, Courtesy Of A Generous Developer

The video player that supports every video format known to man still doesn't have an official, finished Android version, though. In the meantime, however, developer cvpcs, has done us all the courtesy of setting up an hourly build server for the alpha of VLC for Android. HTC ThunderBolt. The HTC ThunderBolt (ADR6400L codename "Scorpion" or "Mecha") was the first 4G LTE smartphone on the Verizon Wireless network.

HTC ThunderBolt

It is a CDMA/LTE variant of the HTC Desire HD. It was first announced at CES on January 6, 2011. In addition to 4G service, the ThunderBolt is the first Verizon phone to support simultaneous voice/data over 3G without the help of Wi-Fi.[6] Launch[edit] The phone was launched March 17, 2011. YEQIT.jpg (1200×1697) This advice was taped to my favorite bike rack the other day! : bicycling. The World's First Vertical Forest Is Growing Sky High. Did you know that Milan is one of the most polluted cities in Italy?

The World's First Vertical Forest Is Growing Sky High

Apparently urban sprawl and increased emissions are major causes for slumping air quality in the international fashion capital. So Italian architect Stefano Boeri has formulated an unusual plan to give the city back what it’s lacking: namely, some greenery. Bosco Verticale is Italian for “Vertical Forest.” The project took inspiration from traditional Italian towers covered in ivy. Boeri has simply multiplied the amount of foliage to a dramatic degree, envisioning residential buildings that resemble tall boxy trees. 5X7xF.jpg (642×355) NDAA Ruled Unconstitutional - Obama Sued. 6 Reasons Why You Should Quit Blogging. That's one hell of a deep end: The 24th floor swimming pool with nothing but glass underneath (not great if you have a fear of heights)

By Rob Cooper Published: 12:30 GMT, 18 May 2012 | Updated: 14:08 GMT, 18 May 2012 If you have a fear of heights, you won't want to dive into this remarkable hotel swimming pool.

That's one hell of a deep end: The 24th floor swimming pool with nothing but glass underneath (not great if you have a fear of heights)

The 24th storey pool in Shanghai, China, has nothing underneath it apart from a pane of toughened glass - and a huge drop. Fortunately for those terrified of the drop, the majority of it is inside the building - although you will probably want to stay in the shallow end. A pool with a view: A swimmer in the 24th storey pool in Shanghai - with nothing below him apart from a glass pane and a very big drop. Guests using the pool can feel like they are swimming over the air say hotel bosses, although many won't dare look down. The unique swimming baths, in the Holiday Inn hotel, Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao, are 30 metres long. A very deep end: The majority of the 24th storey pool is indoors although the far end is outside - suspended 24 floors above the ground below.

Asian Kid Raps In 11 Different Accents-Nails It! Richie Hawtin pres. Plastikman Live - We Love Art, Paris, May 8 2010. Richie Hawtin LIVE @ The Warehouse Project 2009 FULL EDIT. The 30 CSS Selectors you Must Memorize. Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Nettuts+.

The 30 CSS Selectors you Must Memorize

This tutorial was first published in November, 2010. So you learned the base id, class, and descendant selectors - and then called it a day? If so, you're missing out on an enormous level of flexibility. While many of the selectors mentioned in this article are part of the CSS3 spec, and are, consequently, only available in modern browsers, you owe it to yourself to commit these to memory. Let's knock the obvious ones out, for the beginners, before we move onto the more advanced selectors. The star symbol will target every single element on the page. The * can also be used with child selectors. This will target every single element that is a child of the #container div. Quick Tip: Getting Clever with CSS3 Shadows. Jackie Chan ~ Police Story III (O.S.T. Police Story III - Supercop) (Outtakes) Plastikman ( Richie Hawtin ) - Pakard. Voigt & Voigt - Diskozwinger. Can Seth MacFarlane Save Science? Matcha/chocolate cookies...! : food.

Seth MacFarlane on producing new version of Carl Sagan's Cosmos with Neil DeGrasse Tyson. : TrueReddit. Sacha Baron Cohen on mocking 'hilarious' Gaddafi. I Am Legend alternate ending. Мост на Остров Русский. Enthusiasm reigns at Detroit Meijer groundbreaking. A city sorely lacking in shopping opportunities celebrated today's groundbreaking at the $72-million Gateway shopping center at 8 Mile and Woodward.

Enthusiasm reigns at Detroit Meijer groundbreaking

It was the second groundbreaking this week of a major retail center in Detroit. Covering 36 acres, the 350,000-square-foot Gateway center will be anchored by a Meijer Supercenter – the first Meijer store in the city of Detroit – as well as a Marshalls department store, a K&G Fashion store and others when it opens in about 12 months. “Let’s go shopping in the D!” Proclaimed Marvin Beatty, a Detroit businessman who is one of the partners in the project. “What a great day,” Gov. Earlier this week, the city celebrated the groundbreaking of a new Whole Foods store in the city’s Midtown district.

Mayor Dave Bing, joking about his recent health problems, told about 200 people at the Gateway groundbreaking, “If my getting sick and going to the hospital leads to two groundbreakings a week, I’ll go back to the hospital.” Mexico's Drug War: 50,000 Dead in 6 Years - In Focus. Since Mexico's President Felipe Calderón began an all-out assault on drug cartels in 2006, more than 50,000 people have lost their lives across the country in a nearly-continuous string of shootouts, bombings, and ever-bloodier murders.

Mexico's Drug War: 50,000 Dead in 6 Years - In Focus

Just last weekend, 49 decapitated bodies were reportedly discovered on a highway in northern Mexico. The New York Times reports on an increasing numbness and apathy among Mexicans after years of worsening carnage, about which they've been able to do virtually nothing. Gathered here is a collection of recent photographs from Mexico's drug war and the people so horribly affected by it. [44 photos] Warning: All images in this entry are shown in full.

There are many dead bodies; the photographs are graphic and stark. 7 reasons to shred your wireless contract and switch to pre-paid : Android. 7 reasons to shred your wireless contract and switch to pre-paid. Are you fed up with your wireless carrier?

7 reasons to shred your wireless contract and switch to pre-paid

Wish you could lower the cost of your monthly bill? Diplo- Set It Off feat. Lazerdisk Party Sex by Mad Decent. Eminem rare interview 1999 mtv base. Rare Eminem interview from 1999. : videos. [Weekly Discussion Thread] Scientists, what is the biggest open question in your field? : askscience. IF DIABLO 3 WERE A GIRL. Hal Floyd - Rain On Wet Surfaces by Hal Floyd. I built a new website that I think reddit will love. It is the simplest way I could think of to share files. Does reddit like it? : technology. Dropcanvas - instant drag and drop sharing. 30 Minutes on Mass Transit in 20 World Cities - Commute. You've got 30 minutes and a bus pass.

30 Minutes on Mass Transit in 20 World Cities - Commute

The world is your weirdly shaped blob. These blobs represent the extent that you'd be able to travel on public transit in 30 minutes. The 20 maps below were made by Mapnificent, a new website created by Stefan Wehrmeyer that suck in Google Maps-friendly transit data to show just how much of the city you can cover in however much time you want to spend.

A handy slider allows you to change your allotted time, and your starting point can be anywhere on the map. As these maps reveal, 30 minutes on public transit can take you a surprisingly long way in some cities, and keep you severely contained in others. Wehrmeyer notes that not every city's data sets are fully available, so some maps aren't exact. All these maps were captured at roughly the same scale to offer comparisons between places. Blue Wheel Media’s GET List: How to Build Your Personal Brand Digitally. It’s 2012.

Blue Wheel Media’s GET List: How to Build Your Personal Brand Digitally

Personal branding has never been so important. As the ever-expanding digital landscape continues to make your world seem smaller and your competition seem bigger, we’ve developed this useful guide to help you get ahead in your industry and stand out for that potential job position. Behold: Blue Wheel Media’s GET List. GET MOTIVATED • Decide who you are, what you want to accomplish, what you have to offer, and what makes you unique. • Define these things with a personal brand statement. Think of this as your elevator pitch. GET INFORMED • Stay on top of the latest news, tips, and trends in your industry by reading blogs, forums, and other relevant digital sources. • Ask and ye shall receive. GET CREATIVE • Be authentic. How to Build Your Personal Brand Digitally and Get a Job : resumes. Chris Akrigg - One Gear No Idea. Professional MTB rider Chris Akrigg's first time on a fixie. He does okay. : FixedGearBicycle.

Masdar Plaza Abu Dhabi by Lava. Masdar Plaza, Oasis of the Future. Masdar - Oasis of the future : Futurology. Robot Koch - Hard To Find. The Facebook Offering: How It Compares - Interactive Graphic. "Code as perspective" - thoughts on code, law, and problem-solving from an ex-computer science major, English degree-holding law student learning JavaScript : javascript. (4) Web Intents discuss. Web Intents in Chrome.

A lot has happened in this workflow, luckily the code is pretty simple. Let’s dive into the code that made this all possible. The user can't do much without an image, but Imagemator doesn't have built in functionality to choose an image--so it will fire a pick intent. The code for this is as follows: var choose = document.getElementById('choose') choose.addEventListener('click', function(e) { var params = { Web Intents. 13 Web Intents To Try With Google Chrome and How To Try Them. For many here, Web Intents need no introduction. For others, let me start with a short and easy to understand intro. Ever used “Share” option in Android? Noticed how any new app you install show up in that list?

How is it possible for all these applications to work together, or say interconnected in one way? That’s intents right there. What if we can bring the same feature to your browser? Users use many different services on the web to handle their day to day tasks, such as sharing images, editing documents and listening to music. New research shows smartphone growth is global. Last October, we launched Our Mobile Planet, a resource enabling anyone to visualize the ways smartphones are transforming how people connect with information, each other and the places around them. Today, we're releasing new 2012 research data, and the findings are clear—smartphone adoption has gone global. Today, Australia, U.K., Sweden, Norway, Saudi Arabia and UAE each have more than 50 percent of their population on smartphones. An additional seven countries—U.S., New Zealand, Denmark, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland—now have greater than 40 percent smartphone penetration.

A brief introduction to Web Intents. Connect with Web Intents. Introducing the Knowledge Graph. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. A Look at HTML5 Canvas Interactivity. The HTML5 canvas element allows for developers to implement interactivity and drawing which was previously undoable without the use of a third party program such as flash. In this article we’re going to be tackling the problem of interactivity, and how to accomplish it using HTML5′s canvas tag. You could expand upon this information to make a basic HTML5 game. Games were something which until quite recently couldn’t be accomplished with just HTML and Javascript. With the canvas tag it’s become much more realistic to create a game or some sort of interactive idea with HTML5 rather than Flash which was what was traditionally considered to be the only practical way.

To begin, lets take a look at keyboard input in canvas. The canvas tag acts just like any other HTML tag. The Javascript is a little more difficult. SASS vs. LESS. "Which CSS preprocessor language should I choose? " JS Hotline: (877) 300-2187. SASS vs. LESS : webdev. Need JavaScript help? Call the hotline - talk to fellow JavaScript developers donating a little time : javascript. Nick Hanauer. TIL that our 8 hour sleeping pattern is wrong and that cultures have been sleeping in two 4 hour sessions for thousands of years : todayilearned.

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94 year old woman teaches recipes from Great Depression. : Cheap_Meals. "Keep It Quiet" - Comprehensive symptoms and possible solutions for an array of noises coming from your bike. : bicycling. Sascha Braemer - Belle (Original Mix) Bicycle Bike Noises, Clicks, Ticks, Creaks, Clunks, Knocks Repair by Jim Langley. By Jim Langley - certain photos courtesy of the great people at Park Tool I get more questions about bicycle noises than just about anything else. Knife Party - Destroy Them With Lazers (Original Mix) IMDABES. Stop Telling Students to Study for Exams (short read) : Foodforthought. Cameron Diaz: "I Bought Weed" From Snoop Dogg. Katy Perry isn't the only "California Gurl" hanging out with Snoop Dogg -- Cameron Diaz says she and the rapper go way back.

"We went to high school together," the Bad Teacher actress, 38, said of her fellow Long Beach Polytechnic High School alum, 39, on Wednesday's Lopez Tonight. Verizon Will End Unlimited Data Grandfathering If You Buy A 4G Phone From This Summer Onward - Time to switch carriers : Android. A German man who alleges he was subjected to "extraordinary rendition" by the CIA has taken his case to the European Court of Human Rights. : worldnews. 30×30. The suit as a costume of classiness : DepthHub. Syeknom comments on Suits for going to bars/clubs. How is this one? (Takeo Kikuchi) I was brutally circumcized as a young girl. Men of Reddit: would this bother you? : sex. I'm sorry I was a bitch in high school. What have you done in your past that you need to apologize (even anonymously) for? : AskReddit.

A list of things I have learned from R/Frugal : Frugal. Back to Basics! Intuition. Mating Calls.