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Finding compelling videos on sites like YouTube can be a lesson in patience as you slog through video after video of mindless soliloquies, cats on pianos or music videos featuring stills of photos in an endless progression. If you want to avoid this mundane content and find videos more suited for y...

February 24th 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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A few years ago, xkcd created a crowd-sourced color survey to collected real-world hue descriptions. You'll find the hilarious results here. I've been working on updating my UIColor utilities as part of building a color-sampling app. Stumbling across this survey, I decided to add the xkcd color...

March 4th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're familiar with StumbleUpon, the iPad app will be a very comfortable experience. Instead of browsing "stumbled" sites in a browser with a toolbar, the StumbleUpon app allows you to visit sites shared by others (within a couple dozen categories like "tech" or "babes") from your iPad, com...

July 26th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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StumbleUpon has updated its iPad app with a new interface intended to make stumbling and commenting on webpages easier than before. A new "swipe to stumble" gesture streamlines the process of finding new sites, commenting on them, and sharing them with other StumbleUpon users. The updated app...

July 13th 2011 at 3:20am 0 Comments
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Being a Firefox user (I know, I know, and it crashes on me all the time, but still I run back to it ashamedly), I had no idea that there was a gap in the functionality of StumbleUpon (a handy little link-finding and sharing browser plugin) for Safari users -- it only works with IE and Firefox. But E...

May 27th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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StumbleUpon is a brilliant service that helps you find interesting websites online with the help of other people. Taking the form of a free Firefox plugin, it feels like a kind of web-wide Digg, where you vote on websites that you like which pushes up that link's popularity and increases the likelih...

June 22nd 2006 at 9:30pm 0 Comments