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Ron Perlman, Judge Dredd

I enjoyed both Dredd movies. The 1995 Judge Dredd movie is one of those I could watch again and again no matter how bad review it gets. In the 2012 remake Karl Urban is as brutal as Stallone. Now the question is, when will Ron Perlman play Dredd? It seems Ron is equipped with the perfect chin for Dredd. By the way not being an expert of image processing, I spent an hour and half replacing Karl Urban's face with Ron Perlman using Gimp in order to prove one thing ---- I AM NOT GOOD AT IT AND I HAVE A LOT OF TIME!!!

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JAXRS client on Android

Context Not a while ago I realized that for many people on this planet including my parents, smart-phone application is the only way they understand to interact with Internet. Therefore with zero client side software development experience, I started learning Android app programming. Only after several days of learning I found myself blocked for there doesn't seem to be a clear answer for a problem that is so essential -- how to create JAXRS client on Android application. After days of trying a working solution finally presented to me. This document talks about the solution that I found as well as, more importantly, the solutions that do not work. It's really important to known what we are looking for before start coding. I found many discussions on internet where people provide irrelevant because they have no idea what they are looking for. A solution must satisfy all following criteria: A Java library that calls HTTP RESTful service, preferably support HTTPS, wth/wi