This was the first real introduction to manipulating the DOM using JQuery. Different css classes are activated or deactivated by mouse actions, making this an exercise in interactivity. Strategic use of .gifs gives the illusion of much more complicated motion. Go ahead, give it a try! Hover your mouse over Ryu and then give him a click. Then try holding the "x" key.
There are many reasons to love Michigan. For Mitt Romney, it was the tree height. For Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, it was the furs. For me? No major earthquakes. To make sure that Michigan is still the place I want to live, I created this handy heatmap that uses realtime earthquake data from USGS based on frequency and magnitude.