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Some Great House Tours in LA

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Neutra VDL II http://www.neutra-vdl.org/site/images-07.asp?7142012154646# Another Neutra house in Philadelphia http://www.flickr.com/photos/lamidesign/sets/72157624053352820/with/4604284096/ Lovell House (I'm not sure how to tour this place) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lovell_House Gamble House by Greene and Greene http://www.gamblehouse.org/ The Schindler House in West Hollywood http://www.makcenter.org/MAK_Schindler_House.php?section=2 Barnsdall Art Park http://www.barnsdall.org/ ...

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Amazon needs to get regulated

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An awesome info graphic by Stacy Mitchell Any author who sells ebooks with Amazon knows about KDP Select (which requires complete exclusivity to Amazon) and knows that Amazon is aggressively trying to put its competitors out of business. ...

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Touching the Snake: Overcoming Fears of Inadequacy in Creativity

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Albert Bandura - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Bandura http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-efficacy:_The_exercise_of_control - "Describes perceived self-efficacy perceptions as 'a key factor in a generative system of human competence.' These perceptions are 'concerned not with the number of skills you have, but with what you believe you can do with what you have under...

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Parkinson’s Law

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"Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion." And, Parkinson's Law of Triviality: "Parkinson dramatizes his Law of Triviality with a committee's deliberations on a nuclear power plant, contrasting it to deliberation on a bicycle shed. As he put it, "The time spent...

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A Great CSS3 Generators

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Gradients: http://www.colorzilla.com/gradient-editor/ Text-Shadows, Box Shadows, Rounded Corners - http://css3gen.com/ More for round corners - http://www.cssportal.com/css3-rounded-corner/ A place to start with buttons - http://www.cssbuttongenerator.com/ Background patterns (not supported in IE8, but they work for everything else) - http://info.patternizer.com/docs Cool Tutorial for a CSS Thermometer - http://www.suenovotny.com/blog/2011/03/dynamic-thermometer-with-css-and-php.php Dynamic Charts & Graphs with Google...

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Some Very Good Reasons to Opt Out of TSA Body Scanners

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$2.3 Billion for a program that is absolutely useless - http://www.chicagotribune.com/travel/sns-201203270000--tms--traveltrctntt-b20120327mar27,0,3956193.story http://articles.latimes.com/2011/nov/17/news/la-trb-tsa-backscatter-study-20111117 http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/29/tsa-scanners-risk-flying?newsfeed=true http://www.infowars.com/tsa-questioning-body-scanner-opt-outs/ http://wewontfly.com/why/ http://tsatyranny.com/ http://tsaoutofourpants.wordpress.com/...

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A great tutorial on adding Social Media to your site

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It specifically talks about WordPress - but you can apply these tips to other types of sites as well - http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2012/01/19/facebook-twitter-google-wordpress/ And a great tutorial on using HTML5 and CSS to style a form - http://line25.com/tutorials/create-a-stylish-contact-form-with-html5-css3...

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Hotel Alternatives

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http://www.airbnb.com - Seems like they are the biggest company in this market. Aug 15, 2011 - they added a $50k guarantee to cover loss or damage for anyone offering their place to guests. (this was after a poorly handled burglary in SF earlier in 2011)...

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