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enabling CORS on Apache

Many people struggle to get CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) enabled on their site to allow transmission of JSON, XML, or some other sort of data from one script to another, running on different domains. Simply adding Header always set Access-Control-Allow-Origin “*”  to .htaccess doesn’t do the trick for me.

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email the entire Wisconsin state legislature if you want

Ever wanted to send a message to every Wisconsin state senator and representative in the legislature? Here are their email addresses:

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list of US metropolitan areas

This is a list of US cities with population over ~15k

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What people die from

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click for full size. Not known whether this data is global or specific to a nation or region.

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SQL command reference

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1M0F0: license plates you can’t have in Wisconsin

All states have certain vanity license plate strings you’re not allowed to register, but have you ever wondered what they are? Here is a huge list of every single banned plate in Wisconsin.

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comma separated list of United States counties

In case you need a complete CSV list of US counties for your next… killer app or whatever:

united-states-counties.csv.zip

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