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  1. Setting the maximum width of HTML/CSS elements

    I’m not quite convinced, but I may need to find this again at some point.

  2. Interesting Ian Jack article on how kids describe past events in the present tense

    Although it tails off into irrelevant self-indulgence towards the end.

  3. Interesting but impossible to read map of Hackney’s crime hotspots

    They make the mistake of emphasising ward boundaries — which no one outside local politics knows — over roads.

  4. These replacement iPod batteries really do the job

    I’ve just got 12 hours out of one charge, rather than the two I was getting before!

  5. Stewart Butterfield’s buddy icon mosaic

    What’s surprising is how much familiar faces (friends’ icons and re-purposed images) stand out from the crowd.

  6. How to type French characters

    Because, like Blech on 2lmc, I’ll need to do this on a Windows machine at some point and I’ve never understood how to do that.

  7. Awesome: Ishkur’s Guide to Electronic Music

    Might even prompt me to break up my single ‘Electronic’ iTunes genre.

  8. Paul Morley’s Top Ten(ish) Books. Fun stuff.

    No idea what date that was published on though.

  9. Сайты, сделанные в Студии Лебедева

    Gallery of websites by a Russian designer, many of which use CSS to expand width-ways in an intriguing fashion