Oddities & Diversions: January 2007

January 25, 2007

The 100 Top Typefaces

A gorgeous display and collection of The 100 Top Typefaces, chosen by the likes of Roger Black, Jan Middendorp, Veronika Elsner, Bertram Schmidt-Friderichs, Ralf Herrmann, Claudia Guminski. Only in German at this time.

January 23, 2007

Mario Kart 64 on the VC next Monday

Confirmed: Mario Kart 64 on the VC next Monday! Wiiiiiiii!

A List Apart: Issue 231

A List Apart: Issue 231, In this issue: Perform complex tasks with simple tools and beat clean code out of everyone’s favorite image editor. Articles by Shawn Medero and Casper Voogt.

January 17, 2007

Super Deluxe

Todd Dominey and his crew at Turner launch Super Deluxe, a video sharing site specializing in Comedy. Great site design too!

January 10, 2007


HallwayTesting.com, get and give quick, free usability feedback. Great, and helpful resource!

January 9, 2007

Fixed. Fluid. Elastic.

Fixed. Fluid. Elastic. Layout types, defined.

How big is a font?

A complete proportional assortment of type characters of one size of a typeface is called a font. This refers specifically to physical letterforms, like metal sorts. So, How big is a font? Now you know.

A List Apart: Issue 230

A List Apart: Issue 230, In this issue: Learn to love whitespace and think intuitively about web standards. Articles by Mark Boulton and Craig Cook.

January 4, 2007


Kongregate, one of Happy Cog Philadelphia’s first clients. It’s still in Alpha and rough around some edges, but you can play some great free online games and upload your own!