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  1. http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=707559
    Great post with an awesome follow up on replacing the E46 window clips with plastic ones, which lasted about 1.5 years. Metal seems to be the way to go...
  2. http://www.zhpmafia.com/forums/showthread.php?1388-BMW-E46-window-regulator-zip-tie-fix
    How to fix a BMW E46 window regulator with zip ties instead of buying new clips or a whole new regulator.
  3. https://www.wir-machen-druck.de/
    Cheap printing in Germany. Hat tip guaka.
  4. https://www.simporium.com/
    AWESOME! Order sims from a whole bunch of countries for $5 plus $11 shipping. Freaking genius.
  5. https://drone.io/
    Hosted CI service. Free for public projects, $25/mth for 5 private repos. Looks pretty smart.
  6. https://slack.com/
    Some sort of unified communication tool. Get all your "stuff" in one place, for the whole team. Free, and plans from $8 to $20 per month per user. Big focus on mobile apps.
  7. http://www.dediserve.com/
    Cloud hosting, bit pricey, can be configured ram / disk / cpu / etc. Works out twice as expensive as Linode. Arguably has a more "enterprise" featureset.
  8. https://discussions.apple.com/message/16764587#16764587
    Annoying bug in OSX internet connection sharing that screws the default route when it's enabled. Fix is `sudo route del default && sudo route add default xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx` (get the default route before enabling).
  9. https://put.io/
    Hosted torrents (in the cloud) from $10/month for 50G disk space. Torrent online, download. Simple, but a bit pricey...
  10. https://thethemefoundry.com/blog/why-we-dont-use-a-cdn-spdy-ssl/
    Interesting article comparing CDN versus SPDY. In their case, it was faster with SPDY. However, they have minimal external assets it would seem.
  11. http://proto.io/
    Prototyping tool to build prototype apps, web apps, mobile apps, etc. Free plan pretty limited, starts at $29/month for usable plan.
  12. http://www.zoll.de/EN/Private-individuals/Mail-Internet/Shipments-to-Germany/Duties-and-taxes/duties-and-taxes_node.html
    German government page explaining import duties. No customs duty < €150 and no VAT (19%) < €22.
  13. https://fluxtream.org/welcome
    An open-source non-profit personal data visualization framework to help you make sense of your life and compare hypotheses about what affects your well-being.
  14. http://www.quantified-mind.com/
    Interesting app about measuring peak brain activity through experiments and collecting data. Smart.
  15. http://askmeevery.com/
    Simple question sent by email every day and you reply by email to track the results. Useful, but bit low tech.
  16. http://www.moves-app.com/
    Automatic daily tracker that logs how you get from place to place (walk, bike, etc) automatically, in the background. Android / iOS. Acquired by Facebook.
  17. https://www.mercuryapp.com/
    Write questions and track the answers. Brilliant, except it seems to be email / web only. :-(
  18. http://www.misfitwearables.com/
    A super fancy version of the jawbone up or the fitbit. Well, fancy in the sense of appearance. Small, sleek, designer.
  19. http://quantifiedself.com/
    One site (the original) about the quantified self. Useful articles probably.
  20. http://tjvantoll.com/2012/08/19/onscroll-event-issues-on-mobile-browsers/
    Useful article explaining in simple detail how scrolling and onscroll events happen (or don't happen) on various mobile devices. Bit dated, but still useful.
  21. http://panomira.com/
    Casey Fenton's latest project, get honest, anonymised feedback from friends.
  22. http://www.gixen.com/
    Ebay sniper. Login with ebay username / password. Free. Some ad screens, no big deal. Unlimited snipes. Much better than auction stealer. $6/year for pro. Awesome.
  23. http://www.righto.com/2014/02/bitcoins-hard-way-using-raw-bitcoin.html
    An OUTSTANDING article on the process of creating a Bitcoin transaction by hand. Delves into a lot of detail. Very useful.
  24. http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20090823193018149
    Make the cursor repeat even faster than is possible with the system preferences options.
  25. http://www.modern.ie/en-gb/virtualization-tools
    AWESOME! Well, as #awesome as windows / IE can get. Download virtualbox (or other) images of IE6-11 / Windows for testing. Licensed, legal, and everything!

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