I stumbled upon this great video showing the making of HBO’s bumper from back in the day. I love the ingenuity that went into special effects back then. It was a simpler time.
Collis Ta’eed of Eden (which runs PSDTuts and Freelance Switch, both of which I subscribe) recently made a post on PSDTuts explaining why they have started charging for premium content. The post provides a great glimpse at what it takes to build and, if you’re lucky, run websites like these for fun and profit. Judging [...]
Here’s an inspirational look at how a few young people managed to make some mad scratch before drinking age (USA). Most of these businesses rely on the internet and/or advertising revenue. All of them hit a niche and do it well. How To Make A Million Before You Turn 20 – Forbes.com
There is a great posting over at mentalfloss.com that showcases 5 very interesting instruments and includes sound clips of each. Of particular interest to me was the mention of a study that says playing the didgeridoo can help with snoring and sleep apnea. I used to play didgeridoo all the time but my interests shifted. [...]
A few weeks ago I was quibbling to my dad about the failed state of a project I was working on. A couple days later he sent me the following email: I was cleaning out my e-mail and ran across this short story that I think is great. “Here’s a story I heard from Alexander [...]
My wife and I have adopted two beautiful children into our family. We’ve grown from a family of three to a family of five overnight (there goes my quest for mental fitness)! It has been two days since their arrival and things are going so well. That is not to say that things have been [...]
From time to time I come across someone’s personal story of fat to fit that just blows my mind and is a source of encouragement that reminds me that this can be done. One such person is John Stone. At his website you’ll read and see the results of his decision to be fit (rocked [...]