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A new point of view

New feature, I am getting my head around it and cannot really control it. You have been warned...
Blogger has recently launched a new feature for their blogs, that in "modern" browsers enables an exciting way to go through the posts and comments: dynamic views

MOSAIC:
http://undernda.blogspot.com/view/mosaic#!/


FLIPCARD: 
http://undernda.blogspot.com/view/flipcard#!/

TIMESLIDE: 
http://undernda.blogspot.com/view/timeslide#!/

SIDEBAR:
http://undernda.blogspot.com/view/sidebar#!/


SNAPSHOT:
http://undernda.blogspot.com/view/snapshot#!/

More interesting, it's quite easy to jump from one to the other so it's quite easy to find what you want. The information is always the same, but if you remember WHEN it was posted, you go to timeslide, if you remember an image, you go to snapshot, if you want to see how different topics are related you use flipcard and for a general overview - or most popular posts you grab mosaic. Simple magic.

But the good news continue: this feature is available to most blogs hosted by Blogger (some of my favourites failed though), all you need to do is to add "/view" at the end of the address! This means you can use it, for instance, in these cool blogs:

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