Archive for the ‘News’ tag

WordPress 2.7 So Far

Written by Shaibanii Pressed on September 18th, 2008 - 11:03 am Filled Under: News

As we approach the release of WordPress 2.7, Ryan Boren has posted a list of features added to 2.7. These are the features that have already gone into 2.7, expect more from WordPress. :-D

  • New admin UI based on the crazyhorse experimental UI branch with new menus and navigation
  • New edit post page that allows dragging and dropping of meta boxes. Boxes can be expanded and collapsed as before and now also completely hidden.
  • Ability to hide columns on the content index pages
  • Inline editing of posts and pages on the content index pages
  • Comments XMLRPC API (Who wants comment moderation on the iPhone? Me.)
  • Reply to comments from the admin
  • Keyboard hot keys for managing comments
  • Threaded Comments and new wp_list_comments() API
  • Sticky Posts
  • Automatic plugin install and integrated plugin browser
  • Automatic upgrade of WordPress
  • HTTPOnly auth cookies
  • New HTTP request API
  • A new SSH2 filesystem abstraction for updates and installs over sftp



Written by Shaibanii Pressed on September 10th, 2008 - 11:48 am Filled Under: News

As I saw on a UAE news site, tremors were reported in all cities. We’re gonna get earthquaked half way to hell!! O.O J/K, if 1 died and 15 were injured in Iran (main source of earthquake), then its safe to say the we won’t be effected :-)

BTW — new layout! :-D


Earth Destroyer Machine Conducts Successful Test

Written by Shaibanii Pressed on September 10th, 2008 - 9:10 am Filled Under: News

Are we dead yet…? :-|

From: Yahoo!

GENEVA - The world’s largest particle collider passed its first major test by firing a beam of protons around a 17-mile (27-kilometer) underground ring Wednesday in what scientists hope is the next great step to understanding the makeup of the universe.

After a series of trial runs, two white dots flashed on a computer screen at 10:26 a.m. (0826 GMT) indicating that the protons had traveled the full length of the 4 billion Swiss franc (US$3.8 billion) Large Hadron Collider — described as the biggest physics experiment in history.

“There it is,” project leader Lyn Evans said when the beam completed its lap. Read the rest »


End of The World!

Written by Shaibanii Pressed on September 3rd, 2008 - 2:41 pm Filled Under: News

We die in 7 days :-)

From: The Sun

SCIENTISTS are trying to stop the most powerful experiment ever – saying the black holes it will create could destroy the world.

Dubbed by some the Doomsday test, it will be carried out next week in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), located 300ft underground near the French-Swiss border.

The machine is 17 miles long and cost £4.4billion to create.

When its switch is pulled on September 10, this atom-smasher will become a virtual time machine, revealing what happened when the universe came into existence 14 billion years ago. Read the rest »