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cummings.ee is a perfectly-domained online archive of e e cummings' incomparable poetry, presented and published by Ben Welsh. The typesetting is minimal yet handsome, still a rarity online. Welsh writes: Edward Estlin Cummings, better known as E. E. Cummings, was a 20th-century American author who distinguished himself with his playful syntax and sensual subject matter.… READ THE REST
Light pollution map is exactly as promised, and works like Google Earth: scroll, zoom and bring up various different datasets and legends to make sense of it all. I'm always stuck by that dead-straight transition between light and dark in North America, from Winnipeg to Austin. That mystery metropolis in North Dakota? Oilfields! READ THE REST
Open Game Art is a fantastic resource for finding pixel art. Eivind Magnus Hvidevold extended it with a killer feature: reverse image search. Whither thou went, sprite? I wanted to build a reverse image search for OpenGameArt as Google Image Search and TinEye don't give good results for it. I had previously generated a huge… READ THE REST
It may surprise you to learn that the bacteria in your body outnumber the native cells by as much as 10-to-1. That means you could have any many as 300 trillion bacteria living inside you at any given moment. While the thought of living cells that aren't your own flooded throughout your body is likely… READ THE REST
Cloud storage has opened up all kinds of new file storage and sharing possibilities for small companies and on-the-go individuals. Of course, it does require some coordination issues to be worked out beforehand. Like…did you remember to move those files from your personal PC to the cloud? And then there's the apocalyptic cloud storage fear… READ THE REST
We all think living in a smart home would be really cool. And many of us have enlisted smart home assistants, smart bulbs, and smart appliances to help bring that dream of a voice-controlled home of the future into reality. Unfortunately, most of us aren't living in a home constructed after 2015, and our house,… READ THE REST