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BigCommerce.com Sucks for Development – Why I Do Not Recommend BigCommerce for E-commerce

A bit of my history. I have developed my own e-commerce solution in Java / WebOjects and it ran about 20± online stores for 5-10 years. I began my search for Open Source solutions about 10 years ago. I’ve used OSCommerce, Magento, WP-ecommere, OpenCart, Woo-Commerce and I’ve rolled some e-commerce stuff in codeigniter. All of…

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Rad Sink Designs

mad sinks – Imgur.

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Artist Isaac Cordal Leaves Miniature Cement Skeletons on the Streets of Mexico | Colossal

These are pretty friggin’ nice! Artist Isaac Cordal Leaves Miniature Cement Skeletons on the Streets of Mexico | Colossal.

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Healthy Fast Food Chains on the RISE!

healthy fast food restaurants are on the rise! Looks like a lot of positive movement on the coasts. Hopefully this will catch on in the Midwest in a couple years. Restaurant Business magazine’s annual list of the 50 fastest-growing small chain restaurants  via Hold the Regret? Fast Food Seeks Virtuous Side – NYTimes.com.

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The Ultimate Veggie Burger – NYTimes.com

The Ultimate Veggie Burger – NYTimes.com.

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Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell – YouTube

Reminder to watch this in full… Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell – YouTube.

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10 Homemade vegan Energy Bars for Exercise and Refueling

Refueling after a tough workout and making sure your body is amped with nutrients, carbs and protein can get expensive if you buy energy and protein bars from the grocery store. Having a bulk box of protein bars stored away so you’re always prepared is a convenient way to stay satiated while leading a busy…

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Damn, I guess I should go to Scotland!

It kind of pissed me off that imgur was not allowing me to embed any of these images or download any of them. I don’t see copyrights or any protection on this gallery. The gallery author does give photo credits so they’re not even his or hers… WTF?! 15 Reasons why Scotland must be on…

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Interactive: 1,001 Blistering Future Summers | Climate Central

If it feels hot to you now in the dog days of this summer, imagine a time when summertime Boston starts feeling like Miami and even Montana sizzles.  Thanks to climate change, that day is coming by the end of the century, making it harder to avoid simmering temperatures. Embed Code: via Interactive: 1,001 Blistering…

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Edible protein per unit area of land – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Soybeans produce at least two times as much usable protein per acre than any other major vegetable or grain crop, except for hemp which can produce up to 293 lbs of usable protein per acre 33 g/m². They produce 5 to 10 times more protein per acre than land set aside for grazing animals to…

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Magic Mushrooms May Actually Be Good for the Human Brain – Mic

“Over a year later, 94% of the volunteers said their shroom trip was one of the five most important experiences of their lives.” Over a year later, 94% of the volunteers said their shroom trip was one of the five most important experiences of their lives. via Magic Mushrooms May Actually Be Good for the…

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Delta Dawn – Paddling a River Run Free on Vimeo

The 2014 Colorado River Pulse Flow. Of the 260 rivers that cross international borders, this is the first binational agreement of its kind. A short highlighting the first crossing of the delta via watercraft (self support Standup Paddle Board) in over two decades. Video, writing and editing by Pete McBride/ Pete McBride Productions. Shot on…

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Elevation Training Mask | Simulate High Altitude Training

I’m thinking about getting this! /////////////// The secret of truly elite athletes isn’t the amount of time spent working out, the intensity of the workout, or the determination to push one’s body to the limits. No, world-class athletes are beating their competition thanks to the effects of high-altitude training. When the air is thinner, your…

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The Best Font for Programming: M+ – macwright.org

I’ll have to give this M+ font a go. Looks nice and makes sense! The Best Font for Programming: M+ – macwright.org. More fonts here http://www.slant.co/topics/67/~what-are-the-best-programming-fonts

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The History of WordPress, its Ecosystem and Community

Really nice piece on the history of WordPress WordPress is the most popular content management system on the planet. With over 22% of websites run on this platform, we thought we would look at the history of it, how it transformed from a simple blogging system into its current form, how its community was born,…

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jQuery Flexloader

Flexloader is a lazyloading solution for Flexslider jQuery Flexloader.

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Flexslider with LazyLoad – CodePen

Lazyload Flexslider! Flexslider with LazyLoad – CodePen.

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Bountify | Crowdsource Small Coding Tasks

Bountify | Crowdsource Small Coding Tasks.   Post a bounty. Get Code. Got a tough coding task? Post it here with a cash bounty ($1-100) to incentivize your fellow hackers.

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A father stares at the hands of his five year-old daughter, which were severed as a punishment for having harvested too little rubber. : WTF

I saw this picture earlier in the day and it definitely had an affect on me… Later in the day the image came back in my head and I had to review it again and come to terms with what happened. I’m still in total disbelief and It really hit home because I have a…

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For The Hard Core: The Gonzo Grown-Up Playground Workout In 10 Moves | CommonHealth

Looks like good solid simple workout with not so special stuff. For The Hard Core: The Gonzo Grown-Up Playground Workout In 10 Moves | CommonHealth.

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