Slideshow: Burning Man DeComp 08

Burning Man DeComp in Michigan (Chicago / Detroit 08)

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Link: V3GGIE (Vegetarian) Search Engine

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V3GGIE.com – the vegetarian search engine

Searching for Vegetarian specific information can be painful. Especially recipes and restaurants. How many times have you searched for “corn chowder” and weeded through pages of “clam chowder” recipes?

V3GGIE is a specialized search engine. It uses a large set of vegetarian and vegan oriented web sites as well as the vegetarian/vegan subsections of popular sites.

5 Vegetarian Search Engines in One!

V3GGIE includes 5 separate sections to give you the most appropriate information.

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    Audio & Sound Links

    Audio Links

    Find Sounds – Free Audio Clips and Samples
    AlienTrance – Ambient Psychedelic Soundscapes
    Simply Noise – Free White Noise Generator for your browser (now includes Red and Brown noise)

    Find More Good Music

    Find More Good Music

    Tangram: The Oldest Chinese Puzzle

    Online version of this fun puzzle.  Also, a downloadable version of this game is available here at Omnifusion!  Check it out using the Box Widget located towards the bottom of this page. (You may need to scroll through some other great downloads to find it.)

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    Click Image to Visit Website

    Gallery: Fantasy Miniatures

    Here is a small gallery of my hand-painted fantasy miniature figurines.  I did them all kind of quick and sloppy because I was too excited and couldn’t wait to see them all in color, but I’ll be redoing them as soon as I get better brushes and the right paints…

    Red Reaper

    FuzzyGoo Pals

    Here is our small collection of hand-made stuffed creatures. We hope to make and add more to the gallery very soon =)

    8 More Firefox Hacks

    Make Firefox ridiculously fast

    Firefox has been outperforming IE in every department for years, and version 3 is speedier than ever.

    But tweak the right settings and you could make it faster still, more than doubling your speed in some situations, all for about five minutes work and for the cost of precisely nothing at all. Here’s what you need to do.

    1. Enable pipelining

    Browsers are normally very polite, sending a request to a server then waiting for a response before continuing. Pipelining is a more aggressive technique that lets them send multiple requests before any responses are received, often reducing page download times. To enable it, type about:config in the address bar, double-click network.http.pipelining and network.http.proxy.pipelining so their values are set to true, then double-click network.http.pipelining.maxrequests and set this to 8.

    Keep in mind that some servers don’t support pipelining, though, and if you regularly visit a lot of these then the tweak can actually reduce performance. Set network.http.pipelining and network.http.proxy.pipelining to false again if you have any problems.

    2. Render quickly

    Large, complex web pages can take a while to download. Firefox doesn’t want to keep you waiting, so by default will display what it’s received so far every 0.12 seconds (the “content notify interval”). While this helps the browser feel snappy, frequent redraws increase the total page load time, so a longer content notify interval will improve performance.

    Type about:config and press [Enter], then right-click (Apple users ctrl-click) somewhere in the window and select New > Integer. Type content.notify.interval as your preference name, click OK, enter 500000 (that’s five hundred thousand, not fifty thousand) and click OK again.

    Right-click again in the window and select New > Boolean. This time create a value called content.notify.ontimer and set it to True to finish the job.

    3. Faster loading

    If you haven’t moved your mouse or touched the keyboard for 0.75 seconds (the content switch threshold) then Firefox enters a low frequency interrupt mode, which means its interface becomes less responsive but your page loads more quickly. Reducing the content switch threshold can improve performance, then, and it only takes a moment.

    Type about:config and press [Enter], right-click in the window and select New > Integer. Type content.switch.threshold, click OK, enter 250000 (a quarter of a second) and click OK to finish.

    4. No interruptions

    You can take the last step even further by telling Firefox to ignore user interface events altogether until the current page has been downloaded. This is a little drastic as Firefox could remain unresponsive for quite some time, but try this and see how it works for you.

    Type about:config, press [Enter], right-click in the window and select New > Boolean. Type content.interrupt.parsing, click OK, set the value to False and click OK.

    5. Block Flash

    Intrusive Flash animations are everywhere, popping up over the content you actually want to read and slowing down your browsing. Fortunately there’s a very easy solution. Install the Flashblock extension (flashblock.mozdev.org) and it’ll block all Flash applets from loading, so web pages will display much more quickly. And if you discover some Flash content that isn’t entirely useless, just click its placeholder to download and view the applet as normal.

    6. Increase the cache size

    As you browse the web so Firefox stores site images and scripts in a local memory cache, where they can be speedily retrieved if you revisit the same page. If you have plenty of RAM (2 GB of more), leave Firefox running all the time and regularly return to pages then you can improve performance by increasing this cache size. Type about:config and press [Enter], then right-click anywhere in the window and select New > Integer. Type browser.cache.memory.capacity, click OK, enter 65536 and click OK, then restart your browser to get the new, larger cache.

    7. Enable TraceMonkey

    TraceMonkey is a new Firefox feature that converts slow Javascript into super-speedy x86 code, and so lets it run some functions anything up to 20 times faster than the current version. It’s still buggy so isn’t available in the regular Firefox download yet, but if you’re willing to risk the odd crash or two then there’s an easy way to try it out.

    Install the latest nightly build (ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/nightly/latest-trunk/), launch it, type about:config in the address bar and press Enter. Type JIT in the filter box, then double-click javascript.options.jit.chrome and javascript.options.jit.content to change their values to true, and that’s it – you’re running the fastest Firefox Javascript engine ever.

    8. Compress data

    If you’ve a slow internet connection then it may feel like you’ll never get Firefox to perform properly, but that’s not necessarily true. Install toonel.net (toonel.net) and this clever Java applet will re-route your web traffic through its own server, compressing it at the same time, so there’s much less to download. And it can even compress JPEGs by allowing you to reduce their quality. This all helps to cut your data transfer, useful if you’re on a limited 1 GB-per-month account, and can at best double your browsing performance.

    Thanks to PCAnswers

    Subliminal Coordinates

    Subliminal Coordinates

    Subliminal Coordinates

    Subliminal Coordinates

    When The Silent Hand Strikes At Five
    It Will Know The Room Is Well Alive
    Then Past When, A Quarter To Ten
    Subliminal Coordinates From Hell To Zen

    Sweet is on My Lips

    Lipsweet

    Lipsweet

    The Sweet Is On My Lips
    The Sweet Is From Her Kiss
    The Kiss Is From Her Sleeve
    Running Down Her Cheek

    Her Sweet Is On My Lips
    The Sweet Is From Her Kiss
    Her Sweet Is From The Bliss
    Her Sweet Is Not Amiss

    Sticky Sweet Is On My Kiss
    The Kiss Is From Her Sleeve

    Slippery Sleeve
    Running Down Her Cheek
    Sliding Down Her Neck

    The Slippery Kiss
    She Might Just Miss
    A Slippery Kiss
    Our Time In Bliss