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Cool web services and sites we really like.

Quick, Draw – sort of like Pictionary with a computer

Everyone doodles. Your mind wanders, you’ve got a pen and paper, just doodle. Now your little drawings can help a neural network learn. With Quick, Draw you can help teach this neural network to recognize doodles the same way we do.


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Moon Connection – curious about the super moon? Learn more at this website

Happy Super Moon! The moon is the closest it’s been to us in decades and it’s huge. The moon doesn’t get as much love as other space based occurrences, probably because we see it all the time, but if you are really into this heavenly body, check out Moon Connection, the website and software that’s all about well, the moon.


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Sounddrown – make your own background noise with this website

Dead silence is a mind killer for most people but not everyone can just listen to music and stay productive. Finding the right type of background noise can help people stay sane without pulling away that precious concentration. Sounddrown is the website that lets you build your own ambient background sound.


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Napflix – get really chill with these videos

After the last two days, the world needs a nice soothing break before tackling the issues that will no doubt be coming up as 2016 finally rests its terrible head for good and 2017 gets raring to go. If you are finding life a bit challenging, why not put on Napflix, the Netflix of soothing videos.


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Streamable – brand your videos better

Remember when the internet used to be a text and photo based medium? Like a digital book or newspaper. That was before people realized you could say things faster with video. If you’re looking for a solution outside of the main video sites for your uploads, check out Streamable, the video streaming service that helps you brand.


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Cool Web Apps & Sites October 28, 2016 posted by

Net Nanny – keep abreast of what your kid is doing online

The internet is a wild and scary place full of all kinds of things. Honestly, our internet wilderness has shrunk considerably and most people use it for the same ten websites every day. Still, there’s some stuff out there that our younger explorers aren’t ready for yet. Manage their experience with the Net Nanny.


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Cool Web Apps & Sites October 3, 2016 posted by

Smash – share any size file with anyone

You’ve probably had to share a file with someone you can’t just pass a thumb drive to. Most of the time we just email these things to one another or use a service like Dropbox. But what if the file you need to share is huge and you can’t bear to delete a single photo of your lunch? Smash is the file transfer service that has no size limit.


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Inside – get curated daily newsletters for things you care about

The internet is a wide world and if it’s one thing that constant connection has taught us it’s that whatever you’re into, there are others that are into it as well. Now you can sign up for a curated newsletter that’s all about what you’re about with Inside.


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SlideME – an alternative to Google Play

If you have an Android device chances are you’re pretty familiar with the Play Store. Although that’s the main portal into the world of apps for many users, it’s not the only game in town. SlideME is another option for downloading Android Apps.


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Kahn Academy – do your practice questions anywhere

We talked about the Kahn Academy app before. The website has been around for ages and is one of the most recommended free learning resources on the web. They have a variety of lesson subjects available but they are best known for their in-depth math and programming courses. Now you can work through practice questions right from the app, a real step in making this resource truly mobile.


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Quartz Model Tiny House – download these free plans for your own tiny home

Most people don’t build their own homes because it’s a very involved process that calls for specialty skills but given some good instructions to follow, most people could probably put together a playhouse. With a little more confidence and the instructions, most people could probably even put together their own tiny home. Ana White has provided some in-depth plans for the Quartz Model of her tiny house that let you do just that.


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eBook Search – don’t waste time searching for books when you could be reading

There are a lot of free books out there, ready for the reading. If you’re an avid reader, free books can really save your wallet but searching them out can be a hassle. eBook Search is the app that compiles free books from around the web into one place so you can spend less time searching and more time reading.


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