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  1. Retirement Investing Today: Resignation in

    I’ve been reading RIT for a few years and, after One More Year or two, he’s retired. Good work.

  2. You don’t have to live in public

    Lots of good advice about working (as opposed to living) in public online.

  3. All Things Linguistic

    A blog about linguistics, by Gretchen McCulloch, focusing on the net and space and that kind of thing. Loads of fascinating posts. (via Ask MeFi)

  4. Blot

    “Blot is a blogging platform with no interface. It creates a special folder in your Dropbox and publishes files you put inside.” (via Warren Ellis)

  5. Vintage Home Plans

    A tumblr of artists’ impressions and floor plans for “20th century houses from around the world”.

  6. Retrobatch, from Flying Meat

    Really nice batch image processing tool for Mac. I love the visual workflows.

  7. How the Disposable Straw Explains Modern Capitalism - The Atlantic

    So many interesting things in this. (via @frankieroberto)

  8. CSS Grid Layout Interface Builder | LayoutIt!

    Very nifty thing for constructing a grid and getting the HTML and CSS for it using CSS Grid. (via FaveJet)

  9. Tapes - The Mckenzie Tapes

    Lots of digitised cassettes of rock gigs in New York from the ‘80s and ‘90s. It’d be nice to have a list of artists, but I’m getting picky. (via Things Magazine)

  10. django-bakery documentation

    “A set of helpers for baking your Django site out as flat files” made and used by the LA Times Data Desk. (via Simon Willison)

  11. Mithering about the unmodellable

    On the difficulties of modelling how Parliament works, and the pros and cons of doing so. (via @markhurrell)

  12. D3.js Charts: Towards Updatable Code | Toptal

    A useful variant on the D3.js modular pattern, allowing you to pass updated data (or other things) into an already-rendered chart.

  13. Modernist Architecture: The Barbican Complex: Exploring London’s Radiant City

    Nice picture essay about the place. Helped that he had good weather!

  14. How is this speedrun possible? Super Mario Bros. World Record Explained - YouTube

    A better watch than I expected. Quite amazing. (via Kottke, a while back)

  15. Art — Detroit Photographic Company

    Nice photos by Roy Feldman. (via The Online Photographer)

  16. David Thorpe - YouTube

    Camera reviews (of Micro Four Thirds cameras) by a sensible-sounding British man, as opposed to an over-excited “Hi guys!” American describing cameras as “sexy puppies”. (via The Online Photographer)

  17. Smart kids eventually grow up | A Candle in Sunshine

    I don’t know you, how do you know me?! Although I wasn’t even that smart back then anyway. Still, good advice. (via FaveJet)

  18. jdrama relationship chart - Google Search

    I’d never heard of these before, but kind of fascinating. (Someone thought I’d be interested because of Crazy Walls.)

  19. Second Life: Rethinking Myself Through Exercise, Mindfulness, and Gratitude – MacStories

    Detailed and honest article about using the Apple Watch as an aid to getting mentally and physically healthier.

  20. No Home Like Place

    Fun. Photos from AirBnB listings. Furniture in each one are replaced with matching objects (e.g. a chair for a chair) in a different photo. Click to go to that. Better than it sounds. (via Brutalist Websites)

  21. Brutalist Websites

    A nice collection of websites that look a lot more interesting than most, to remind us that the interesting web isn’t dead. (I don’t like the term ‘brutalist’ for these, but still.) (via @gilest)

  22. The Eudora™ Email Client Source Code – Core+ – Medium

    Release of the source code and an all-too brief history of Eudora. (via Daring Fireball)

  23. The spectacular power of Big Lens | The long read | News | The Guardian

    On the Italian company that makes a large proportion of the world’s glasses frames merging with the French company that makes a large proportion of the world’s glasses lenses. Fascinating. (via @antimega)

  24. The cultural shift from not selling out to blowing up

    “…hip hop won and indie rock lost (culturally speaking) and as a result, blowing up has become preferable to not selling out.”

  25. Zno - next gen photobooks, Layflat Photo Books…

    Because I came across these a couple of weeks ago and then forgot the name, unsurprisingly. (via The Online Photographer)