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June 28, 2012
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  • TinyPNG – Compress PNG images while preserving alpha transparency
    Online png compression
  • Peity • progressive pie charts
    “Peity (sounds like deity) is a simple jQuery plugin that converts an element’s content into a simple mini pie line or bar chart and is compatible with any browser that supports : Chrome, Firefox, IE9+, Opera, Safari.”
  • Summer Reading Flowchart: What Should You Read On Your Break? | Teach.com
    “To help encourage high school students to find a book of their choice, we’ve compiled a list of 101 books to kick off your learners’ summer reading. Interested in finding fiction vs. non-fiction books? Would you like to find classical or contemporary fiction? Intrigued by survival books? Tales of war? We have them all and many more to choose from! Follow our chart of top picks and peruse the different categories until you find something that’s a perfect fit!”
    c/o @brainpicker
  • Bishop resigns after being caught cavorting with woman on beach – Telegraph
    Smoke: “In April, [Bishop Bargallo] issued a rare condemnation of errant priests, slamming in particular an “appeal to religious disobedience” launched by a group of Austrian clerics in 2011, which argued for an end to priestly celibacy.”
    Fire: “Bishop Fernando Bargallo, 57, was forced to hand in his resignation after photographs emerged this month showing him frolicking and embracing the woman at a luxury resort in Mexico.”
  • The Shard is the perfect metaphor for modern London | Aditya Chakraborrty | Comment is free | The Guardian
    “So one of London’s most identifiable buildings will have almost nothing to do with the city itself. Even the office space rented out at the bottom is intended for hedge funds and financiers wanting more elbow room than they can afford in the City or Mayfair. The only working-class Londoners will presumably bus in at night from the outskirts to clean the bins. Otherwise, to all intents and purposes, this will be the Tower of the 1%.”
    c/o @doctorow

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