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Best Offline Blogging Client Software – Zoundry Raven Review!

For last couple years, I have been using Zoundry Raven, which is an open source “offline” blogging software that let’s you write blog posts without being online. As of today, my internet connection has been failing badly over here at Luxor hotel, I think it’s because they gave me a room that’s not “high” enough and blocked by some buildings.

Anyways, on those days, I turn to my Zoundry Raven, it works flawlessly with my WordPress, plus the tags can be tagged, som

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Twitter Hack – How to Make a Laser-Trip Webcam Security System!

Here’s a great Twitter Hack that involves Arduino, Linux, webcam, and a laser pointer to make it a complete Twitter Security System!  Awesome, this is the best use of Twitter I have seen so far, simple yet effective webcam security system!

See Video:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weQQ363RmKQ

This instructable will show you how to construct a laser tripwire that can twitter and grab an image from a webcam, as well as execute any command you

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Travis Pastrana 2010 New Year’s 250 Feet Jump!

Did Travis Pastrana make the world’s longest rally car jump at 250 feet today?

Watch the video to find out!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCOjwmTzDuM

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P.S. Freakin’ awesome and Happy New Year Travis!

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Top 5 Christmas Light Shows!

Here’s the Top 5 Christmas Light Shows you should watch, all of them are pretty awesome!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmlnSKmH7N0

This one is my favorite, the different colors on the ground makes it feel like I am at a rave almost.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJISYEbPF4E

Here’s Christmas Light Show synced to Nutcracker!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64DMyc3shkg

Another good Christmas Light Show in the snow, with twist of techno!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6plD06tKaC4

Christmas Lights from Saks 5th Avenue in Ne

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Twitter Hack – How to Make a Twitter-Controlled Christmas Tree!

For those of you looking for a little fun remote automation project for the holidays, here’s one, the Twitter-controlled Christmas Tree!

To choose the color of our tree, just send a color to @tweet_tree on Twitter.

@tweet_tree red, green, purple, green, p, g, r, b

@tweet_tree understands red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. Send one color, or combination of colors to morph through.

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Top 5 Free Christmas E-Cards!

For this Christmas, you might have friends or family living far away where you cannot send them gifts or you simply ran out of time.

Of course, don’t fret as free Christmas E-cards are here to rescue.  These are never going to be as good as real gifts but they may be great Christmas cards that you can even send on Christmas Eve.

So without delay, here’s some great free sites you can use to send virtual  Christmas cards.  Plus, why not save some trees by sending E-cards that look better anyways and last longer?

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Game – “Browser Pong” Uses your Browser as Part of the Game!

Looking to kill sometime?  Well, here’s a game that only involves using your browser to play the game itself, Browser Pong!

Best of all, this cool Browser Pong game supports 2 players so you and your friend can kill time LITERALLY!

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WordPress Hacks – Hacking WordPress 2.9!

Here’s quick two WordPress hacks in the new WordPress version 2.9:

First hack is hacking the Simple Tags WordPress plug-in so it works with 2.9.  Apparently, the plug-in developers didn’t expect version 2.9.   I am sure they will fix it soon but for those of you in a hurry like me, use the hack.

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WordPress 2.9 Download!

WordPress 2.9 is finally here with bunch of great new features, I won’t tell you what’s new but this blog post does have some great insights into what new.

Some of the new features that might interest you:

Global undo/”trash” feature, which means that if you accidentally delete a post or comment you can bring it back from the grave (i.e., the Trash). This also eliminates those annoying “are you sure” messages we used to have on every delete. Built-in image ed

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WordPress DIY – How to Install Nginx to Run WordPress!

As I promised in my last blog post about Nginx versus Lighttpd, I have written a step-by-step guide for those of you webmasters who want to be able to handle more web traffic by switching your WordPress blog to Nginx.

So far, based on 24 hour testing, it seems like Nginx does have a slight memory leak but clearly a lot better than Lighttpd.  It will take couple more days to figure out if there’s more memory leak or not.

So far, switching to Nginx has had some dramatic speed improvements over Lighttpd on most of our websites.

Well, it’s been a long c

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