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Month: May 2005

FireANT | Not TV

FireANT | Not TV

FireANT | Not TV

Use ANT to subscribe to your favorite videoblogs

ANT is an RSS video aggregator and media player currently available for Mac OS X 10.3 Panther.

With ANT, you can subscribe to any RSS 2.0 feed with enclosures. ANT will automatically download fresh audio and video content for you to watch and listen to. It can playback any media format, and syncs audio files with iTunes so you can easily add them to your portable MP3 player.

Also available for Windows. Pretty neato. 🙂

Transparent custom corners and borders | 456 Berea Street

Transparent custom corners and borders | 456 Berea Street

Really cool frood here.

Transparent custom corners and borders | 456 Berea Street

Transparent custom corners and borders

Have you ever wanted to make a resizable box with rounded (or any shape) corners, custom borders, and a transparent shadow? Did you also want to do that without cluttering your markup with a bunch of non-semantic div elements? Now you can.

FoxiPod – BEST FIREFOX PLUGIN EVAR – uh, sucks to be Windows, folks…

FoxiPod – BEST FIREFOX PLUGIN EVAR – uh, sucks to be Windows, folks…

So, fresh from the bowels of http://del.icio.us/popular/ comes this fantastic link:
FoxiPod

What is FoxiPod, you might ask? It delivers basically an almost perfectly ideal experience: Any .mp3 file linked on a website (such as on an .mp3 blog for example) gets a little icon beside it. Click the icon. The mp3 gets downloaded into itunes. Which will then synch it to your iPod. FREAKING AWESOME!

FoxiPod

FoxiPod uses Greasemonkey with Firefox to make downloading MP3s and music files and adding them to iTunes a single-click process.

Go get it now. And, well, sorry Windows-only users. This is Mac only. Gaaaaaaa! 🙂

14.7 points on the SpamAssassin is pretty darn good!

14.7 points on the SpamAssassin is pretty darn good!

So, SpamAssassin is pretty good at detecting spam. Like, for example, this excellent!!! offer. 14.7 points? That’s wicked high! Good job guys.

Spam detection software, running on the system “dc2-web9.assortedinternet.com”, has identified this incoming email as possible spam. The original message
has been attached to this so you can view it (if it isn’t spam) or label
similar future email. If you have any questions, see
the administrator of that system for details.

Content preview: Dear Friend, REQUEST FOR URGENT CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS
PROPOSAL After due deliberation with my colleagues, I decided to
forward this proposal. We want a reliable person who could assist us
to transfer the sum of Thirty Million United States Dollars (US$30,000,
000.00) into your account. […]

Content analysis details: (14.7 points, 5.0 required)

pts rule name description
—- ———————- ————————————————–
0.1 FORGED_RCVD_HELO Received: contains a forged HELO
0.4 SUBJ_ALL_CAPS Subject is all capitals
0.0 URG_BIZ BODY: Contains urgent matter
0.8 DEAR_FRIEND BODY: Dear Friend? That’s not very dear!
2.2 NA_DOLLARS BODY: Talks about a million North American dollars
0.4 US_DOLLARS_3 BODY: Mentions millions of $ ($NN,NNN,NNN.NN)
1.3 MILLION_USD BODY: Talks about millions of dollars
1.8 RCVD_IN_BL_SPAMCOP_NET RBL: Received via a relay in bl.spamcop.net
[Blocked – see ]
1.1 RCVD_IN_SBL RBL: Received via a relay in Spamhaus SBL
[81.199.6.62 listed in sbl-xbl.spamhaus.org]
0.5 NIGERIAN_BODY2 Message body looks like a Nigerian spam message 2+
1.9 NIGERIAN_BODY3 Message body looks like a Nigerian spam message 3+
2.9 NIGERIAN_BODY1 Message body looks like a Nigerian spam message 1+
1.4 NIGERIAN_BODY4 Message body looks like a Nigerian spam message 4+

As you can see, they are watching out for you. But, if you _must_ still check out the offer, it is below. 🙂

Subject:
REQUEST FOR URGENT CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS PROPOSAL
From:
“Dr.John Ebere” < drjohnxebere@tiscali.dk >
Date:
Fri, 13 May 2005 12:13:11 +0100
To:
drjohnxebere@tiscali.dk

Dear Friend,
REQUEST FOR URGENT CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS PROPOSAL

After due deliberation with my colleagues, I decided to forward this proposal.
We want a reliable person who could assist us to transfer the sum of Thirty
Million United States Dollars (US$30,000,000.00) into your account.

This fund resulted from an over-invoced bill from contract awarded by us
under the budget allocation to my ministry and the bill was approved for
payment by the concerned ministries. The contract has been executed, commissioned
and the contractor was paid the actual cost of the contract. we are left
with the balance of US$30,000,000.00 as part of the over-invoiced amount,
which we have deliberately over estimated, for our own I am contacting you
to be our custodian for this fund.

1. 20% for you (Account Owner)
2. 70% for us
3. 10% for Tax, as may required by our Government and yours.

As you may want to know and to make you less curious,I got your address
from adverts, in business directory that protrayed your establishment in
good light. I am the Secretary of the Contract Awarding Committee (CAC)of
the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). This transaction is
very much free from all sorts of RISK and TROUBLE from my Government.

We have been exercising patience for this opportunity for so long and to
most of us this is a life time opportunity we cannot affford to miss. To
get this fund paid into your account, we have to present a Payment Invoice
from a foreign establishment like yours. With this invoice, we will seek
approval to transfer the fund within 14 banking days through the APEX BANK
to your designatd Bank Account.

I and one of my colleague involved in this deal will come to your country
to arrange for our share upon the confirmation from you that the money has
been credited into your nominated Bank Account. Consequently upon your acceptance
of my proposal,kindly confirm your interest by revert mail to the above
e/mail address It will surprise you why we choose you and trusted you for
this transaction. Yes, we believe that good friends can be discovered and
business like this cannot be realized without trust. This is why we have
decided to trust you for this transaction. we are looking forward to doing
this transaction with you.

Be further informed that everyone’s interest and security had been considered
before you were contacted. So be rest assured and feel free to go into this
transaction with us. But let honesty be our watch word throughout this transaction
and your prompt reply will be highly appreciated.

Best regards,

Dr.John Ebere.

NOTE ON ACCEPTANCES OF THIS PURPOSAL LET ME HAVE YOUR PHONE AND FAX NUMBER
IMMEDIATELY TO ENABLE US HAVE ORAL DISCUSSION.
THANK YOU!

Man. I wish I could get some ORAL DISCUSSION. Or… something like that…. 🙂

Games for Money – Tricks and Tips for those Games of Chance and Rare Skill – Poker, Blackjack, etc.

Games for Money – Tricks and Tips for those Games of Chance and Rare Skill – Poker, Blackjack, etc.

Finished another Niner Niner site tonight: Games for Money – Tricks and Tips for those Games of Chance and Rare Skill – Poker, Blackjack, etc.

brother9 has a lot of really good information about Poker, Backgammon and other games you play for money.

e-lusion > Icon Development

e-lusion > Icon Development

Neat Australian designer is offering a set of free greyscale icons. Check them out, and check out his site too. He’s the one who designed the WordPress theme I’m using right now….

e-lusion > Icon Development

Yep free icons!

Go on, download em. I dare you!

Here’s the deal, they have been sitting here on my desktop for quite some time which is no good to anyone is it. Originally they were designed to make a quick buck and see if I was up to the job. They were inspired from Dan’s awesome set, Overcast and after learning from his The Anatomy of an Icon tutorial I had to give it a go. I suggest if you want a top quality set of greyscale icons head over to Simplebits and buy yourself a set from a pro.
What do you get?

Greyscale is a set of 40 greyscale icons which each fit into a 34 x 34 pixel area.

* 1 flat file gif containing all 40 icons
* 1 flat file png containing all 40 icons (All colours intact)
* 40 individual gif files
* The right to do what you like with them – Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Australia