Saturday, 29 May 2010

GIMP

5 Websites To Learn GIMP Online
* "Are you into photo editing and image manipulation? If that’s a ‘yes’ then I’m sure you’ve heard of the GNU Image Manipulation Program, codename GIMP. The GIMP photo editor is a free and light alternative to Adobe Photoshop and is very capable of handling all of your image processing needs. If you’ve mastered MS Paint and don’t have deep enough pockets for Photoshop, GIMP is for you."

Nicole Dryburgh

Nicole Dryburgh Obituary (Guardian Newspaper)
* "Nicole Dryburgh, who has died of a brain haemorrhage aged 21, is best known for writing about her experiences after being diagnosed with cancer at the age of 11. Her first book, The Way I See It (2008), described her attempt to rebuild her life after the diagnosis. The illness was treated successfully by surgery and radiotherapy, but Nicole was left blind and confined mainly to a wheelchair."

Mimosa

Mimosa (Botany) (Wikipedia)
* "Mimosa is a genus of about 400 species of herbs and shrubs, in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the legume family Fabaceae. The generic name is derived from the Greek word μιμος (mimos), meaning "mimic.""

Mimosaphant

Stress, Asthma Exacerbations And Children
* "Children are remarkably resilient. Children can also be mimosaphants: a creature with the delicacy of a mimosa when its own sensitivities are threatened, but the grace of an elephant when dealing with the sensitivities of others."

Google Operands

Master the Google Operands – Search Like a God & Save Time
* "Here are some tips to optimize and streamline your Google searches, and furthermore a handful of tricks that will save you time."

Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman, child star of TV's 'Diff'rent Strokes,' dies at 42 [Washington Post]
* "Gary Coleman, 42, the diminutive, wisecracking child star of the sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes," whose adult life collapsed into a tabloid calamity, died Friday at a hospital in Provo, Utah. He suffered a brain hemorrhage after falling at his home in Santaquin, Utah."

Gary Coleman DEAD: 'Diff'rent Strokes' Actor Dies In Utah, Wife Shannon Price At His Side [Huffington Post]
* "Gary Coleman is dead. He was taken off life support on Friday morning and passed away, both TMZ and Radaronline.com first reported. His wife Shannon Price and her father were at the hospital."
* "Coleman died Friday at 12:05 PM MDT."
* "Coleman, 42, was best known for his role as Arnold Jackson on "Diff'rent Strokes." Word got out that he was hospitalized Thursday and in critical condition."