The Family Blog

Sunday, September 17 2017

JsTree with CSS Sprite Types as a Class

The key thing is the "!important" keyword to overload the CSS precedence.

Types Initialization:

                       'types' : { 
                           'FOLDER' : {
                               'icon' : 'folderIcon'
                           'ROOT' : {
                               'icon' : 'rootIcon'
                           'default' : {
                               'icon' : 'folderIcon'


               .rootIcon {
                   background-image: url(../_img/icon-grid-clr-16x16.jpg) !important;
                   background-position: -8px -16px !important;
               .folderIcon {
                   background-image: url(../_img/icon-grid-clr-16x16.jpg) !important;
                   background-position: -8px 0px !important;


               .on('load_node.jstree', function (e,data) {

Thursday, August 31 2017

Cheap Plastic Barrels in Oregon

Wednesday, August 30 2017

Interesting War Story

Wednesday, August 16 2017

Lawn Darts

Yes, you can still buy them.

make them.

What caused the restrictions.

Jeff Dunham demonstrating.

Tuesday, August 15 2017

Tethering Tidbits

Monday, August 14 2017

Upgrading Postgresql 9.4 to 9.5

Here's the command to upgrade it. Took me too long to figure it out, so I thought I'd share.

postgres@hostname:~$ /usr/lib/postgresql/9.5/bin/pg_upgrade -b /usr/lib/postgresql/9.4/bin -B /usr/lib/postgresql/9.5/bin -d /var/lib/postgresql/9.4/main/ -D /var/lib/postgresql/9.5/main/ -o "-c config_file=/etc/postgresql/9.4/main/postgresql.conf" -O "-c config_file=/etc/postgresql/9.5/main/postgresql.conf"

Sunday, August 13 2017

Wooden Blocks for a Vice

I never thought of embedding magnets into a wooden block so they'd stay put in a vice.

Friday, August 11 2017

Everything You Didn't Want to Know About Airline Scheduling


Thursday, August 10 2017

Stabilizing a Raft

I wish I'd thought of that as a kid, but I don't think the cheap raft I had would handle the weight.

Wednesday, August 9 2017

Third Ghostbusters Movie?

I was always curious why they didn't, apparently Bill Murray was the hold out.

H/T to:

Tuesday, August 8 2017

Scrooge McDuck Tax

Yes it is from 2014, but still interesting.

H/T Film Theorist

Monday, August 7 2017

Old Portable Military Computers

Friday, August 4 2017

Level 2 Versus Level 3 Holster

Never understood the appeal of plastic holsters and this explains the extra features.

Wednesday, August 2 2017

Awesome Handheld Printer

Monday, July 31 2017

$20 3d Printer

Either the price goes up or their is a weird catch.

Sunday, July 30 2017

Gun Shopping

I love the TSA blog to see what weapons and inerts are popular. There is a flash bang grenade that holds hot sauce I want to buy.

Friday, July 28 2017

Minimum Meteor Size 25 Meters

For it to hit earth.

Tuesday, July 25 2017

Midichloria Now Published Fact


Friday, July 21 2017

Knife Trainer

This would be fun with my brothers. Practice stabbing each other.

Thursday, July 20 2017

I Want One

DIY Mini-dozer

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