Posts by Category: Cool Web Apps & Sites

Cool web services and sites we really like.

NYPL Emoji Bot – revealing the archives, one tweet at a time

Bots have been online since people started crowding digital chatrooms. You’ve probably run into more than a few on Twitter and passed them by. The New York Public Library Emoji Bot is one you’ll jump at the chance to engage with. It trades pictures for emojis.


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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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iNaturalist – the social network for nature lovers

The world is a vast place filled to the brim with different types of lifeforms. So many that trained scientists can only capture so much. Good thing there are plenty of people armed with only curiosity out there to help out. iNaturalist is the social network designed to connect people interested in biodiversity and help further our understanding of the natural world.


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Unstuck – the website and app that wants to help you move on in your life

Life is hard and we all get stuck sometimes. Whether it’s on a creative project or a home improvement one, we all need a hand getting the wheels turning sometimes. Unstuck is the app that helps walk you through what’s holding you back and get you moving forward.


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PokeVision – find out where the good Pokemon are going to be before leaving your house

Are you playing Pokemon Go? I hope you’re having lots of fun trying to catch ‘em all! If you don’t want to just wander aimlessly around your neighborhood though, check out PokeVision, the map that lets you know where the Pokemon are spawning.


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More United – crowdfund your next political pick

Crowdfunding has really swept the world as a means to get things done. Got a weird art project or a game? Let people back you to reach your dreams. Need money for an unexpected medical expense or school function? There are people who are just waiting to help you out with that. More United is the website that wants to make crowdfunding political.


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ZType – learn to type, save the universe

Typing is an important skill to have. Even if you don’t sit behind a desk, knowing how to type well will open up doors of effortless communication for you. Most “learn to type” programs are boring or geared towards children. ZType is not either of those things. This Space Invaders typing game will make you obsessed with increasing your speed.


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Laugh.ly – Pandora for people who like to laugh

Do you like to laugh? Do you like to laugh more than you like to sing along to random songs? You’re in luck then! Laugh.ly is the new comedy only streaming service to fill all your long car rides and boring work days with joy.


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Cool Web Apps & Sites July 20, 2016 posted by

Sage Project – easy information on what you’re eating

People who want to know what’s in their food generally spend time looking at nutrition labels. These labels can be a bit hard for some to understand and they don’t always impart the sort of information that people are looking for. The Sage Project is a new way to look at food labels that gives you the info you want in a user-friendly format.


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Owlie Boo – free computer games for little fingers

If you have kid, you’ve probably noticed that no matter how small, they’re really into what you’re doing on the computer. They want to touch the keys, move the mouse and play too. Even if you’re writing reports, they still think it’s play. Owlie Boo is the website that lets little fingers play without harm.


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Cool Web Apps & Sites July 15, 2016 posted by

BlueStacks – play popular Android games from your desktop

Apps are one of the main ways that people interact with technology but they’re more of a phone based option which bites if you want to play a game but don’t want to drain your phone battery and/or data. If you want to use mobile apps without your mobile, check out BlueStacks, the software that lets you use Android apps on your desktop.


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