Web excursions are select bookmarks from Brett's travels around the internet. You can see them all on Pinboard. Visit the bookmarks page for previous Excursions.

Web excursions: January 6th, 2013

PlaceIt by Breezi

PlaceIt by Breezi
This is pretty cool. Create app screenshots on realistic backgrounds just by dragging in an iOS screenshot.
All you need to know about CSS Transitions
A very comprehensive look at some parts of the CSS3 animation spec you might not have known about.
27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012
I love this stuff.
Getting Things Done with Semantic Notes
This system is well thought-out, and making me reconsider some of my current practices. If you have ever written a note, this is a good read.
Re-enable old style auto-save for TextEdit
Add “Save As…” back to TextEdit. Handy trick if you miss the “old days.”
Topics: bookmarks, notes