<!-- Inspired by http://www.uiparade.com/portfolio/menu-notification/ -->
<div class="center-h offset-v ">
  <div class="btn-group">
    
    <a href="" class="btn">Profile<span class="badge">1</span></a>
    <a href="" class="btn">Settings</a>
    <a href="" class="btn">Notifications</a>
    <a href="" class="btn">Logout</a>
  </div>
</div>
// Including relevant variables from bootstrap variables.less
//--------------------------------------------
@black:                 #000;
@grayDarker:            #222;
@grayDark:              #333;
@gray:                  #555;
@grayLight:             #999;
@grayLighter:           #eee;
@white:                 #fff;
@blue:                  #049cdb;
@blueDark:              #0064cd;
@green:                 #46a546;
@red:                   #9d261d;
@yellow:                #ffc40d;
@orange:                #f89406;
@pink:                  #c3325f;
@purple:                #7a43b6;
@warningText:           #c09853;
@warningBackground:     #fcf8e3;
@warningBorder:         darken(spin(@warningBackground, -10), 3%);
@errorText:             #b94a48;
@errorBackground:       #f2dede;
@errorBorder:           darken(spin(@errorBackground, -10), 3%);
@successText:           #468847;
@successBackground:     #dff0d8;
@successBorder:         darken(spin(@successBackground, -10), 5%);

@infoText:              #3a87ad;
@infoBackground:        #d9edf7;
@infoBorder:            darken(spin(@infoBackground, -10), 7%);

.border-radius(@radius) {
  -webkit-border-radius: @radius;
     -moz-border-radius: @radius;
          border-radius: @radius;
}
// Gradients
.gradientBar(@primaryColor, @secondaryColor, @textColor: #fff, @textShadow: 0 -1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,.25)) {
  color: @textColor;
  text-shadow: @textShadow;
  #gradient > .vertical(@primaryColor, @secondaryColor);
  border-color: @secondaryColor @secondaryColor darken(@secondaryColor, 15%);
  border-color: rgba(0,0,0,.1) rgba(0,0,0,.1) fadein(rgba(0,0,0,.1), 15%);
}
#gradient {
  .horizontal(@startColor: #555, @endColor: #333) {
    background-color: @endColor;
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(left, @startColor, @endColor); // FF 3.6+
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 100% 0, from(@startColor), to(@endColor)); // Safari 4+, Chrome 2+
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(left, @startColor, @endColor); // Safari 5.1+, Chrome 10+
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(left, @startColor, @endColor); // Opera 11.10
    background-image: linear-gradient(to right, @startColor, @endColor); // Standard, IE10
    background-repeat: repeat-x;
    filter: e(%("progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr='%d', endColorstr='%d', GradientType=1)",argb(@startColor),argb(@endColor))); // IE9 and down
  }
  .vertical(@startColor: #555, @endColor: #333) {
    background-color: mix(@startColor, @endColor, 60%);
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, @startColor, @endColor); // FF 3.6+
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(@startColor), to(@endColor)); // Safari 4+, Chrome 2+
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, @startColor, @endColor); // Safari 5.1+, Chrome 10+
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top, @startColor, @endColor); // Opera 11.10
    background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, @startColor, @endColor); // Standard, IE10
    background-repeat: repeat-x;
    filter: e(%("progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr='%d', endColorstr='%d', GradientType=0)",argb(@startColor),argb(@endColor))); // IE9 and down
  }
  .directional(@startColor: #555, @endColor: #333, @deg: 45deg) {
    background-color: @endColor;
    background-repeat: repeat-x;
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(@deg, @startColor, @endColor); // FF 3.6+
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(@deg, @startColor, @endColor); // Safari 5.1+, Chrome 10+
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(@deg, @startColor, @endColor); // Opera 11.10
    background-image: linear-gradient(@deg, @startColor, @endColor); // Standard, IE10
  }
  .vertical-three-colors(@startColor: #00b3ee, @midColor: #7a43b6, @colorStop: 50%, @endColor: #c3325f) {
    background-color: mix(@midColor, @endColor, 80%);
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(@startColor), color-stop(@colorStop, @midColor), to(@endColor));
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(@startColor, @midColor @colorStop, @endColor);
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, @startColor, @midColor @colorStop, @endColor);
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(@startColor, @midColor @colorStop, @endColor);
    background-image: linear-gradient(@startColor, @midColor @colorStop, @endColor);
    background-repeat: no-repeat;
    filter: e(%("progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr='%d', endColorstr='%d', GradientType=0)",argb(@startColor),argb(@endColor))); // IE9 and down, gets no color-stop at all for proper fallback
  }
  .radial(@innerColor: #555, @outerColor: #333)  {
    background-color: @outerColor;
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(radial, center center, 0, center center, 460, from(@innerColor), to(@outerColor));
    background-image: -webkit-radial-gradient(circle, @innerColor, @outerColor);
    background-image: -moz-radial-gradient(circle, @innerColor, @outerColor);
    background-image: -o-radial-gradient(circle, @innerColor, @outerColor);
    background-repeat: no-repeat;
  }
  .striped(@color: #555, @angle: 45deg) {
    background-color: @color;
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear, 0 100%, 100% 0, color-stop(.25, rgba(255,255,255,.15)), color-stop(.25, transparent), color-stop(.5, transparent), color-stop(.5, rgba(255,255,255,.15)), color-stop(.75, rgba(255,255,255,.15)), color-stop(.75, transparent), to(transparent));
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(@angle, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 25%, transparent 25%, transparent 50%, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 50%, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 75%, transparent 75%, transparent);
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(@angle, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 25%, transparent 25%, transparent 50%, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 50%, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 75%, transparent 75%, transparent);
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(@angle, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 25%, transparent 25%, transparent 50%, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 50%, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 75%, transparent 75%, transparent);
    background-image: linear-gradient(@angle, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 25%, transparent 25%, transparent 50%, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 50%, rgba(255,255,255,.15) 75%, transparent 75%, transparent);
  }
}
// Reset filters for IE
.reset-filter() {
  filter: e(%("progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(enabled = false)"));
}

// Boring code to center this
//---------------------------------------------
.center-h {
  margin-left: auto;
  margin-right: auto;
   display: table;
}
.offset-v {
  margin-top: 60px;
}

//Better Badge code
//---------------------------------------------

.badge {
  display: block;
  position: absolute;
  top: -12px;
  right: 3px;
  line-height: 16px;
  height: 16px;
  padding: 0 5px;
  color: white;
  text-shadow: 0 1px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.25);
  
  border-width: 1px;
  border-style: solid;
  border-radius: 10px;
  border-color: @gray;
  background-color: @grayLight;
}

.btn {
  .badge {
    position: absolute;
    top: -12px;
  }
}

.btn-mini {
  .badge {
    top: -12px;
  }
}
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