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Notes & Links #8

The Ancient Art of Marble Painting Gets a 21st-Century Update Young female artisans are revisiting the age-old craft with new patterns, techniques, and modern applications that move the tradition into the world of interior design.

Sittingbourne Mill. Photos are taken in August 1950 at the Sittingbourne Mill owned by Bowater.

The 5-Hour Rule. Why do the world’s smartest and busiest people find one hour a day for deliberate learning (the 5-hour rule), while others make excuses about how busy they are? The answer is simple: Learning is the single best investment of our time that we can make. Or as Benjamin Franklin said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

Keeping it simple with CSS that scales. CSS has a weird place on the web today. There’s a lot of polarisation, with the opinion being seemingly split on “CSS sucks” and “CSS rules, learn it better, fools”.