14 Best DIY Gadget Projects of 2011 Becoming a "maker" is a very green thing to do, and we love seeing fun, interesting and do-able projects to test out our builder instincts. This year, we've come across some fantastic projects by creative makers, from building your own solar-powered emergency radio to whipping up a solar oven with sun-tracking capabilities. Check out the top 14 projects from this year, and start making your to-do list. .htaccess Tutorial Introduction In this tutorial you will find out about the .htaccess file and the power it has to improve your website. Although .htaccess is only a file, it can change settings on the servers and allow you to do many different things, the most popular being able to have your own custom 404 error pages. .htaccess isn't difficult to use and is really just made up of a few simple instructions in a text file. Will My Host Support It?
ALL Star Wars Paper Snowflake Design Patterns Featured, Pop Culture — By BB Admin on December 15, 2011 5:33 pm Got some time on your hands and some scissors? Are you a Star Wars Fan-atic? Well, put that time and talent to good and practical use by creating your own Star Wars Snowflakes from paper cuts. Scroll to the bottom to see where you can download patterns for all of these Star Wars snowflake patterns. Don’t wait for a disappointing snow where none of the snowflakes resemble George Lucas creations – Make your own snowflakes in the shape of your beloved Star Wars characters such as… Cool gadgets for creative offices Each designer or agency office should be filled with creative and innovative gadgets that surprise our clients and stimulate the imagination. A gadget is a small tool such as a machine that has a particular function, but is often thought of as a novelty. Gadgets are sometimes referred to as gizmos. This will not make you a better designer, but looks are important, specially in front of your clients. Are you a good designer?
The Best Science Fiction Books (According to Reddit) Recently, someone asked Reddit for a list of the best science fiction books of all time. Being a fan of sci-fi, and wanting to expand my own reading list, I thought it would be helpful to tally the results and preserve them here for future reference. I've also included selected quotes from the comments, as well as my own notes on the books I've already read. PS: All book images in this post are copyright Amazon, and were retrieved using my Big Book Search Engine. Moving domain to Google Apps: A record versus CNAME record? Website Technology Issues forum at WebmasterWorld Correct. Close. DNS has nothing directly to do with URLs, though. It deals with domain names only - the part to the left of the "/". (As in your example above.)
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Resource Center - Latest Content Michael Steinhart360-Degree Slam Dunk 12|24|13 | 01:50 | (3) comments David Bencs, assistant director of Insight and Analytics for the Orlando Magic, outlines different analytics projects and the benefits they're delivering to the NBA franchise. The team put demand-based pricing in place a few years ago, for example, and single-game ticket revenue grew 28% despite a disappointing season. Next up for the Magic is to combine social media activity, television viewership stats, and ticket sales data to achieve a 360-degree customer view. — Michael Steinhart, , Executive Editor, AllAnalytics.com
Inside the Lightsaber" There are hundreds of uses for a lightsaber in the household alone -- and only a few of them involve dismembering kitchen droids -- but most lightsaber techniques boil down to four key actions. Slicing: From tauntaun bellies to Tofurky roast dinners, lightsabers excel at slicing clean through stuff. Experiment with different angles and speeds for maximum effect, but remain mindful of your surroundings. An offhand lightsaber swing can cut through reinforced beams, plumbing, electrical wiring or grandmothers. Stabbing: A lunging stab or a sneaky activation of your lightsaber next to an adversary's chest is a great way to end a saber duel -- at least in the movies. In everyday life, however, it's a great way to begin carving a large space mammal or to steadily build up heat in a larger mass.
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The journal of Apple technology. Volume Number: 20 (2004) Issue Number: 7 Column Tag: Review by Aaron Adams The ability to remotely control a machine can come in handy for a variety of reasons, whether the purpose is system administration, or helping a friend. Apple's most recent remote control offering, Remote Desktop 2.0, can be overkill when it comes to a simple one-to-one connection between machines. Most users won't need all the features included in Remote Desktop; it's intended for labs and other environments that require the management of large numbers of machines at once, not the remote control of a single machine. Freeware VNC, on the other hand, fits the one-to-one bill perfectly.