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30 Best Websites And Apps That Will Save You Money On Almost Everything In these tough economic times, most of us are doing what we can to save money. There are many websites that can help you do just that, and you can often get a lot of stuff for free. Here are 30 of the best websites in the world that will help you save money on just about everything: 1. Five Dollar Dinners: Recipes, Printable Coupons Find recipes for family meals that only cost $5 or less to make and save money on your grocery bills. SF Diggers (1966-68, beyond) What is the Digger Archives? First time here? The Overview page explains who the Diggers were (are) and the intent of this site. The What's New page highlights additions to this web so returning visitors might check there first. The old Digger Forum Discussion Group has morphed into a WordPress blog. Feel free to check it out.

Mike Kruzeniski – How Print Design is the Future of Interaction This post describes “How Print Design is the Future of Interaction,” a talk I gave at SXSW Interactive on March 12, 2011. The slides from the talk are available to view on Slideshare, and you can see some of the discussion that followed on Twitter here. Introduction 50 Great Examples of Data Visualization Wrapping your brain around data online can be challenging, especially when dealing with huge volumes of information. And trying to find related content can also be difficult, depending on what data you’re looking for. But data visualizations can make all of that much easier, allowing you to see the concepts that you’re learning about in a more interesting, and often more useful manner.

This is Visual Journalism [45 Welcome to the first part of our picks of impressive print infographics featured here on Visual Loop, during 2013. As we explained here and here,these compilations are not an award, or anything like that. Instead, just a personal selection, picked among the hundreds we brought to you on a regular basis. We started this weekly round-up of visual journalism back in February 2013, and it is by far the most challenging one of all of our compilations.

How School Shootings Spread On the evening of April 29th last year, in the southern Minnesota town of Waseca, a woman was doing the dishes when she looked out her kitchen window and saw a young man walking through her back yard. He was wearing a backpack and carrying a fast-food bag and was headed in the direction of the MiniMax Storage facility next to her house. Something about him didn’t seem right.

Showbiz Imagery and Chicanery Harry The Hipster plays downtown Los Angeles click to watch this very rare 1939 Universal comedy Ted Flicker’s creation premieres Four Easy Visualization Mistakes to Avoid Creating a great visualization is not as hard as it seems. Provided you have some interesting data and an effective tool with which to visualize it, a little bit of thoughtful design will lead to a decent result. That said, there are some mistakes that are very easy to make, but can ruin even a thoughtfully-made piece.

Game Physics Simulation We have been making a lot of progress in higher quality physics simulation for robotics, games and visual effects. To make our physics simulation easier to use, especially for roboticist and machine learning experts, we created Python bindings, see examples/pybullet. In addition, we added Virtual Reality support for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift using the openvr sdk. See attached youtube movie.

Oregon Shooting: The Myth of the Good Guy With the Gun Last Thursday afternoon in Austin—in the shadow of the clock tower from which a sniper shot four dozen people in 1966—students, faculty and staff gathered to demonstrate their opposition to a newly passed law that will allow the licensed carry of concealed handguns in college classrooms. A smaller group of counter-protesters was there, too, waving signs proclaiming “self defense = human right” and “feeling safe means being armed.” The confrontation was sometimes tense, but not humorless—one topless woman hoisted a sign that read, “These 38s won’t kill students!” As the rally ended and the crowds dispersed, students checked their smartphones to see what they had missed on social media. That’s when they learned about the gunman who had shot 16 people in Oregon, killing nine before taking his own life.

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