If you add Chirpss to your website, it will make a chirping noise whenever anyone comes or goes. You have to have Google Analytics installed (it relies on the realtime tracking GA provides) and the willingness to revisit the golden age of hit counters.
Google search now typically shows advertising for other Google things atop its search results—more than 40 percent of the home page, according to a recent investigation published by The Markup. So they built a browser extension, Simple Search, that removes all by the "traditional" search results. The extension places them in a box above the… READ THE REST
Victor Ribeiro made a simple but fun web-based isometric city-making toy. It's not a game—you just put down whatever you want—but you can save, load and customize various aspects of the UI, most usefully the textures and brushes. [via Hacker News] Here is my remote atomgrad, a broken nuclear sarcophagus looming to the north. See… READ THE REST
Bongo Cat is a simply-drawn yet adorable cat that plays the bongos, the keyboard, a marimba, or various other noisy instruments. Just bash the keys and enjoy! READ THE REST
For years, you've heard experts talk about having a solid VPN service to safeguard everything you do online. It's sound advice, especially when you consider what can happen if someone gains access to sensitive information, like your bank access details or online account logins. Yet, too often, we overlook the fragile state of our own… READ THE REST
While it's a process that's been used for centuries, you'd be surprised by the way infusion has taken cooking and medicine by storm. For those not as familiar, infusion is sort of like seasoning on steroids, extracting all components of an herb–including its flavor, scent, color, and nutrients–and transferring those properties into another carrier, like… READ THE REST
Even with all of our admiration and respect for innovators and trailblazers, the business world often follows a 'monkey-see, monkey-do' mentality. If one company finds success with a certain product or methodology, many take notice and then adopt those measures to their own operations. That's why when companies like IBM, Microsoft, AT&T, Cisco, and Apple… READ THE REST