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Gesturecons – icons of the multi-touch interface

The interface method of the future? A collection of icons meant to help developers of multi-touch interfaces develop user manuals. An icon is worth a thousand words. Gesturecons.com, more info at adamkinney.wordpress.com.

Navigate Browser with Keyboard Shortcuts

Just F6 keyboard shortcut is a time saver. Incorporating keyboard shortcuts into your web browsing technique makes sense. Try it. From mooooo….. to Super Moo! Short and sweet post with keyboard shortcuts: codinghorror

‘No one belongs here more than you’, book and website by Miranda July

Simple and addictive. One of the 15 websites mentioned in ’15 websites that break the rules’

Hand becomes canvas for animal art

Guido Daniele Handimals Very nice collection of animals painted in great detail on hands, from angel fish to alligators to bald eagles.

Barbie was modeled on a German cartoon character, an ambitious hooker named Lilli

The original Barbie, based on a German doll named Lilli, was sold as a collector’s item for adults only. When Mattel purchased patent rights to Lilli, the company instructed its designer to make her look less like a “German street walker.” http://www.salon.com/life/feature/1997/11/26facts.html http://www.salon.com/life/feature/1997/11/26harlot.html from here: http://randazza.wordpress.com/2009/10/30/mattel-finally-learns-how-to-chill/