Dunkin Donuts, via foursquare
“Passed Over Trail” - Raime
from Quarter Turns Over a Living Line
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Most of the not-quite dynamic sidebar content is produced by really small Python scripts running from cron, generating tiny HTML fragments that are transcluded into the pages at rendertime. This allows the flexibility of dynamic page generation with the benefits of static performance. More discussion of this technique here.
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The newly free NetNewsWire has this way of letting you know that your weblog isn’t updated enough — it turns its display of the feed title a lovely Zune-y brown:
I’m in Philadelphia for the week, if anything fun happens I’ll let ya know.
How can you have any pudding if you don’t eat your meat?
— Pink Floyd