Weekend Links – JavaScript Time Picker, Cuil Search, AJAX Site Thumbnails, IE6, Twitter

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Javascript Time Picker

This new MooTools-based script allows you to pick a specific time by dragging and dropping hour and minute hands. Pretty cool, although I'm not sure it makes picking times on forms much easier.

http://www.nogray.com/time_picker.php

Former Employees of Google Prepare Rival Search Engine

A novel story, but I don't see Cuil becoming anything close to Google. Neat search engine but Google is just too far ahead.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/28/technology/28cool.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

AJAX-Alexa-Thumbnails: API to Get Site Thumbnails

I've long wanted to figure out how to get site thumbnails. Now Alexa offers site thumbnails via ajax. Awesome.

http://ajaxian.com/archives/ajax-alexa-thumbnails-api-to-get-site-thumbnails

Transparent PNGs in Internet Explorer 6

Yet another attempt at a solution to fix IE6's PNG problems. Good, but not perfect -- still has position issues.

http://24ways.org/2007/supersleight-transparent-png-in-ie6

Auto Twittering is Ridiculous

Chris Coyier rants on how ridiculous it is to auto-Twitter. I agree.

http://chriscoyier.net/auto-twittering-is-ridiculous/

And Just For Fun...

http://digg.com/comedy/The_Ugliest_Facebook_Profile_You_Will_Ever_See

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  1. I fell for that Ugliest Facebook Profile Ever. :)

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