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Site News – got some bad cookies

Hello Readers! We’ve gotten a few messages from you guys regarding some problems with accessing the site. Not everyone is experiencing these issues but for those that have (or if it starts up in the future) we have an easy fix and you can use it for other sites too. If you’ve gotten the “400 Bad Request” error, here’s how to solve it.


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Word or Not – how much English do your really know?

Ever wondered how well you really know English? Are you really a master or can you just generally communicate? You can test how well you really know this language with the Word or Not vocabulary test. If you have four minutes, you can help science out and see how well you know this tricky language.


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Bookmark This! May 12, 2016 posted by

Crowdshipping – forget expensive couriers, let the crowd help you out instead

So you’ve got some stuff that you ordered that needs a way to get to you and shipping is not available or just really, really expensive. Or perhaps you’re going someplace and you’ve got some room for more stuff. Don’t let that extra space go to waste, you can turn it into money. Or if you need something delivered, you can send it with someone who is already going the right way. Here are three websites that hook senders/receivers up…


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Crowdshipping – forget expensive couriers, let the crowd help you out instead
Bookmark This! April 15, 2016 posted by

Precious Plastic – learn how to turn your garage into a recycling workshop

Recycling is a pretty common thing but even though everyone knows about it, there’s still a ton of plastic waste that ends up in landfills or just strewn about the city because people are also lazy. If you want to be a little bit more hands on with making the earth a better place, check out Precious Plastic, the site that will help you make your own recycling center.


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Precious Plastic – learn how to turn your garage into a recycling workshop
Awesome April 20, 2015 posted by

The Source of 15 Major World Rivers

It’s a fact that our civilization relies on the constant flow of water down the main rivers in each country. We build cities near them, use their water for our industrial systems, and enjoy their beauty in our leisure time. But how many of us think about the source of these majestic water flows? Well here’s a great set of images highlighting the source of 15 of the world’s biggest rivers for you to enjoy.


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The Source of 15 Major World Rivers
Bookmark This! April 11, 2015 posted by

Dive Real – Google Street View Meets Second Life. Virtual Reality Surrenders

There’s some weird stuff out there on the web no doubt, but this one definitely gets our vote for the ‘most unlikely’ combo on the intertubes. Take a liberal sprinkling of Google’s majestic Street View service, throw in a dash of Second Life avatar goodness, and presto – you’ve got Dive Real.


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Dive Real – Google Street View Meets Second Life. Virtual Reality Surrenders
Bookmark This! March 26, 2015 posted by

Wolfram Data Drop – the coolest new geek service you’ve never heard of

Every day we hear of more and more gadgets hitting the market. We’re not just talking mobile phones and wearables like smartwatches, but other bits of equipment which have Internet connections built in. These can include health and fitness tools, sensors and other cool kit which gather data about our environment. But there’s one big problem – what to do with all this data after it’s collected?


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Wolfram Data Drop – the coolest new geek service you’ve never heard of
Bookmark This! March 13, 2015 posted by

StudioPros – get your song made using world class musicians and studio

So you’ve got a great song sitting inside your head, but you don’t know how to get it properly made? Sure you could use your friend’s friend from down the road, or look up a local musician on Craigslist, but that’s only going to get you so far. But actually you can have your song professionally produced and recorded just like the stars. Without all the mayhem.


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StudioPros – get your song made using world class musicians and studio
Bookmark This! January 27, 2015 posted by

Open Food Facts – cool free crowdsourced food database helps us all stay healthy

Food is pretty important stuff we think you’ll agree. What a shame then, that we don’t really know enough about what we eat. Like the detailed stuff. Well now there’s a great new initiative using the crowd to create a free online database that anyone can use and add to, to make sure we have the facts we need.


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Open Food Facts – cool free crowdsourced food database helps us all stay healthy
Awesome January 22, 2015 posted by

Split Depth Gifs – the nearest you’re going to get to awesome 3D without glasses today

If you’ve ever wondered if we would ever be able to view 3D without having to put on those stupid glasses, then you’re in for a treat. Sure it’s not a total full complete 3D experience, but this SplitDepthGIFS sub from Reddit features some rather awesome moving images which will keep you entertained for far too long.


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Split Depth Gifs – the nearest you’re going to get to awesome 3D without glasses today
Bookmark This! January 14, 2015 posted by

What TV is Best For My Apartment? – find out the optimal resolution, size and sitting distance for your home set up

Everyone loves a good TV night if it’s done properly, and a lot of that comes from having the best installation you can afford. But what a lot of people don’t know is you can improve your experience even without having to spend a fortune on special gear, just by making some wise choices for your particular room size and placement.


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What TV is Best For My Apartment? – find out the optimal resolution, size and sitting distance for your home set up
Bookmark This! January 12, 2015 posted by

Vision – online free eye test not quite ready for prime time

We stumbled across a new site the other day which promises to provide an on-screen eye test service using nothing more exotic than your monitor and a smartphone. The project is clearly still in beta (because there’s a big beta badge on it) so we’re happy to give it a bit of slack, but there is one huge problem which the developers seem to have overlooked.


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Vision – online free eye test not quite ready for prime time