Archive for January 2007

Hobbit Home

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:14

Simon Dale built a truly amazing Low Impact Woodland Home for his family which is dug into the hillside. The building process took nearly 1500 man hours and cost only £3000. The main tools used are a chainsaw, a hammer and a one inch chisel. The used materials are mainly natural and the house has […]

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deUncategorize 1.4: WordPress 2.1 Compatibility

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:30

About a day after the official announcement I’ve found the time to make deUncategorize compatible with WordPress 2.1 codenamed Ella. Until now I was to lazy to try a version still in development or testing. There’s only one version for WordPress 2.0.x and 2.1. The only difference on WordPress 2.1 is the lack of any […]

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deUncategorize 1.3: Custom Default Category Fix

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:43

The purpose of deUncategorize is to deselect the default category set under Options — Writing (Uncategorized per default) if any other category is selected while writing or editing a post on your WordPress blog. The 1.3 release allows a custom default category to be deselected — obviously a bug. Thanks go to Ian Murray for […]

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No Two Snowflakes Are Alike — But Why?

Sunday, January 14th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 13:25

Find the solution at Scientific American: Why are snowflakes symmetrical? How can ice crystallizing on one arm ‘know’ the shape of the other arms on the flake?

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iPhone Improvements — An Open Letter to Steve

Thursday, January 11th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 01:06

Dear Steve, I’m impressed with your recent introduction of the iPhone. Congratulations on keeping it (almost) secret for so long. Instead of sleeping I’ve watched your keynote the same night and played with all those nice animations on the iPhone pages. My current Sony Ericsson phone now feels like my granny’s landline phone. You’ve proven […]

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200 Calories

Sunday, January 7th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:44

Take a look at what 200 calories look like in different products. BTW: I second MattyBruce‘s comment on digg: I would rather have the 54grams of jelly beans than the 1425grams of celery.

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