Archives for November 2012

‘What If?’ Answers Your Hypothetical Questions With Physics

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Ever wonder how much gas carrying an extra penny in your vehicle’s coin tray uses up? How much food cows would require if they could photosynthesize? How about how long the sun would last if a giant water hose was spraying on it? Well, you need to check out What If?, a site ‘answering your hypothetical questions… more »

WordPress Wednesday: Extra Login Security with .htpasswd

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We’ve written before about various ways to tighten up your WordPress security; in this week’s WordPress Wednesday, we’re going to cover how to add another layer of security to the WordPress login screen using .htpasswd. .htpasswd can be used to create basic authentication on Apache servers by storing usernames and encrypted passwords. By using .htpasswd and .htaccess, we… more »

‘GIF’ is the American Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year

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As we posted earlier this year on the Greenhouse, the term GIF (or graphic interchange format) just celebrated its 25th anniversary, and has now been named the American Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year for 2012. Although the term has been around for quite a while, its transition to being used as a verb (‘to gif’) was why… more »