Published on January 23rd, 2012
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This little page I crafted doesn't have any other purpose other than because I wanted to.
The link above points at Ethan Marcotte's excellent article which goes into some great detail about what it actually is.
In a nutshell though, a responsive web design is a design that responds/reacts to the device the site is being viewed on.
So in the case of the 'Maw & Paw Countdown' if you view the site on a computer, you'll see the full size version and then if you scale your window down, or view it on the iPhone or other mobile phone, the layout changes and the fonts are scaled to fit.