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Mr Toledano is a photographer of, in his, own words, of “slightly odd things”. Phillip has shot a wide variety of topics from the desolation of the Arctic Circle to devlish video game enthusiasts to a surreal yet thoroughly modern exploration of the American subconscious in his series, Hope and Fear.
Viewing the sunrise from Earth is a beautiful site,but viewing the sunrise from space is an almost moving experience. With the Sun approximately 150 million kilometers away, and with its light taking about eight and half minutes to reach us, it all adds up to a beautiful site.
Adobe AIR has recently surpassed well over 100 millions downloads, and its all thanks largely to the many Twitter apps available. Now, I love Adobe AIR, and hate its current reputation that it is seemingly limited to only Twitter. Why is no one downloading the AIR RSS apps? You should be, they are great, just have a look at the list below.
Windows Mobile will never be able to compete with the iPhone, with the iPhone cool factor being so great, nor with the volume of apps that are available for it. What it can do, alongside Windows Mobile compatible applications, is create a smaller, sleeker smartphone, that is not just an extension of your desktop PC or laptop but a direct portable replacement.
If you are not already aware of illustrator and graphic designer Frank Chimero, he was born in Long Island, New York and raised in Sprinfield, Missouri, currently teaches design and typography at Missouri State University. Chimero’s fascination with the creative process, curiosity, and visual experience informs all of his work.
Its the turn of musical album covers to get a Lego make-over, you will find album covers from Nirvana, Oasis, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, Iron Maiden… and many more. Yep, its official, there really is nothing that can not be created with Lego.
There are many elements of blogging that are essential, the most important is the ability to share your posts and information with a wider audience, and we accomplish this via the many social bookmarking services (digg, delicious, twitter…) that are available. Finding a bookmarking iconset that fits into your theme can be difficult or maybe you don’t want the boring or the bland, but you want an iconset that has been designed by a high quality designer and has something distinctive and original. Below you will find such iconsets.
With jQuery becoming ever more popular, the volume and quality of plugins and tutorials that developers are releasing and writing are increasing rapidly. If you are looking for the latest in jQuery this is the post for you, all the plugins and tutorials in this post are new and fresh, they have only recently been published (within the last six weeks).
The tools have been seperated into the following categories: Grid and Layout, CSS Optimisers, CSS Menus Tools, CSS Buttons, CSS Rounded Corners, CSS Frames, CSS Sprites, CSS Tables, CSS Typography and CSS Forms.
The urban environments, from photographers Alex & Cocco are about far more than bricks and concrete. Architecture comes alive when used as an urban playground, offering a never-ending set of challenging surfaces and spaces to those willing to explore them.