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Cool Web Apps & Sites February 9, 2016 posted by

Byline – superb crowdfunded journalism site delivers the kind of independent news we used to enjoy

Anyone with a brain will realize that the news business is in dire straits, and not only financially. The rise of the Internets, coupled with declining ad revenue has really changed things for the worse. The quality of the reporting, and its close ties with corporate marketing budgets and government agendas, has trashed the credibility of much of the Fourth Estate severely. But now there’s a new option in town, and it’s very cool indeed.


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Byline – superb crowdfunded journalism site delivers the kind of independent news we used to enjoy
but is it art? February 5, 2016 posted by

Biodiversity Heritage Library wants you to color their collection

Adult coloring books are all the rage these days. The intricate patterns that fill them take a long time to color in and many people use them as a form of relaxation and mediation. If you’re tired of mandalas and geometric designs then the Biodiversity Heritage Library has a got a treat for you! They want you to color their collection.


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Biodiversity Heritage Library wants you to color their collection
Cool Web Apps & Sites February 3, 2016 posted by

Tune Find – never wonder what that song in that scene was ever again

Television shows have gotten really great about their music choices. Some shows are out there killing it when it comes to songs. The problem is, the credits roll by too fast to figure out what that killer tune was (if you catch them at all). Not to worry, TuneFind is the site that tells you what that song was on your favorite show or movie.


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Tune Find – never wonder what that song in that scene was ever again
Cool Web Apps & Sites February 2, 2016 posted by

Free virtual tour of the Smithsonian – admission is just an internet connection

It’s winter out there. For some of us, it’s REALLY winter out there. Snow and bitter cold winds are keeping us all inside. That doesn’t mean we can’t go anywhere at all though. If you’re looking for something to do without leaving your house, the Smithsonian has free virtual tours of the whole museum.


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Free virtual tour of the Smithsonian – admission is just an internet connection
Cool Web Apps & Sites January 22, 2016 posted by

Borrow Lenses – rent some photography gear

Did you get a fancy new big kid camera for Christmas? Perhaps you’ve had your DSLR for a while and have broken out of just taking photos of your kids/pets/random objects in your home and want to branch out. You’ve probably discovered the world or lenses in that case. If you want to try new lenses for your camera but don’t have the cash, Borrow Lenses lets you rent them.


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Borrow Lenses – rent some photography gear
Cool Web Apps & Sites January 13, 2016 posted by

ShotHotspot – the website to help you find your next great photo location

If you want to get into photography you should take some pictures. After a while you’re going to exhaust places to shoot at though. If you’re looking for somewhere new to snap some shots and spark your inspiration, check out ShotHotspot, the site that helps you find the cool places to take pictures in your town.


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ShotHotspot – the website to help you find your next great photo location
Cool Web Apps & Sites January 12, 2016 posted by

Coffivity – get that coffee house sound without leaving your house

So picture this, you’re working from home but it’s WAY too quiet or you’re in your office listening to the clatter of keyboards but it’s not really that comfortable. Now you can pretend you’re in your favorite coffee shop with Coffitivity, the website that gives you coffee flavored background noise.


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Coffivity – get that coffee house sound without leaving your house
Cool Web Apps & Sites January 11, 2016 posted by

I Fix Reputations – the website to help you sort out your internet image

Once your reputation is gone online, it’s really hard to get it back. This is true for businesses as well. Mostly because bad reviews tend to be awfully funny so they are the ones that get rated the most. The internet outrage storm can really kill a reputation but not to worry, I Fix Reputations is the website that can correct your online image.


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I Fix Reputations – the website to help you sort out your internet image