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Maybe my phone problem IS my own fault

I like to play with all of my toys and of course I rooted my HTC Thunderbolt phone long ago. I’ve done the whole gamut and have installed different ROMs including CyanogenMod, the unofficial ICS ROM from Team BAMF, and many flavors of Gingerbread. I’ve used apps that require root privileges, I’ve […]

Golden Gate Bridge from Alcatraz

This was taken with my Sigma 30mm f/1.4 lens with a circular polarizer from Alcatraz Island. Not too shabby. Except for cropping and straightening it out (I can’t quite get the horizon right holding the camera by hand) I hardly made any changes at all. Using Photoshop Elements 9 and saving for the […]

Or center embedded tweets with just CSS

After my earlier post on “Centering embedded tweets in WordPress” I’d gotten a reply from Ipstenu and Otto on Twitter. @jan_dembowski You can override it with CSS and !important. I did on a bbPress. — ipstenu (((Mika E))) (@Ipstenu) July 4, 2012 Customizing how tweets are displayed is not a […]

Centering embedded tweets in WordPress

Update: While the below solution is fun and works, it’s a little heavy handed code-wise. It’s easier to modify the presentation of the tweet using CSS which I explain in the next post. A better solution is probably documented somewhere, but this worked for me and more importantly I had […]

Madagascar 3 in 3D

Years after 3D has become mainstream in the movie theaters, I finally saw my first one with the family. It was Madagascar 3 in 3D and we all liked it. The 3D wasn’t overdone and I think that’s what made it work. I put the Real D 3D glasses over […]

Crayons! And Dragons!

Crayons and imagination, what else do you need? Oh yeah, a dragon really helps too. This cool animation is a double bonus as my little girl loves to draw and make things. The boy? He’s currently into WW II tanks, planes, submarines… You get the idea. 🙂 Thanks to the […]