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Cool Web Apps & Sites January 23, 2017 posted by

Sickweather – avoid outbreaks with this app

It’s cold outside which means that there are an insane amount of germs just waiting to take you and your family out. Colds, the flu, and weird stomach issues are all over the place and they want to lay you low. Handwashing helps fight them but you can do better. Sickweather is the app that maps illness so you can avoid where it’s spreading.


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Sickweather – avoid outbreaks with this app
Cool Web Apps & Sites January 19, 2017 posted by

Forest – grow trees and break your smartphone habit

Putting our phones down can be hard. They’re little boxes of distraction filled with all of our favorite ways to procrastinate and they can come with us just about anywhere. If you have hard time putting your mobile device down, check out Forest, the app and web extension that lets you grow trees in your off time.


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Forest – grow trees and break your smartphone habit
Cool Web Apps & Sites January 9, 2017 posted by

Access Earth – find out how accessible your destination is before you arrive

Travel should be for everyone but some of us need a world that has more options for accessibility to see it. It’s a real drag to get somewhere and realize you can’t enjoy it because you can’t navigate the area with your needs or to skip going somewhere because you aren’t sure if it will be something you can enjoy. Access Earth is the web app and community that helps you plan an accessible trip.


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Access Earth – find out how accessible your destination is before you arrive
Cool Web Apps & Sites December 27, 2016 posted by

Real or Satire – the website that will save you some righteous indignation and embarrassment

We’ve all done it, we’ve clicked on a link through social media and been taken by a story. It’s ok, it happens to the best of us! In fact, some sites run their whole business on “news” that is really just made up nonsense. Before you hit share, drop that link into Real or Satire, the site that will let you know if you’re looking at a trusted news source or not.


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Real or Satire – the website that will save you some righteous indignation and embarrassment
Cool Web Apps & Sites December 14, 2016 posted by

Window Wonderland – check out these beautiful windows without leaving your couch

One of the BEST things about the holiday season are the gorgeous window displays in shops. The lights, the fun decorations, it’s all really lovely and no one does it better than New York City. If you can’t make it to the Big Apple for the holiday season, don’t worry, Google has you covered with Window Wonderland.


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Window Wonderland – check out these beautiful windows without leaving your couch
Cool Web Apps & Sites December 13, 2016 posted by

Santa Phone – let your kid tell the elves what they want under the tree

Most people have probably received a curated list of all the things that their kids want with verbal reminders of the most important items every day for the last few weeks. If you happen to have a child whose Christmas desires are still a mystery, have Santa Phone give them a call so you can get some direction.


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Santa Phone – let your kid tell the elves what they want under the tree
Cool Web Apps & Sites December 12, 2016 posted by

Fancy Hands – the rent-a-assistant website for those small annoying tasks

The holiday season is upon us and like everyone, you’re probably busy and could use someone to do all of the little odds and ends for you. Maybe not pick up gifts but maybe looking recipes for picky dinner guests or making hotel reservations. Fancy Hands is the virtual assistant service for people who just need a little help.


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Fancy Hands – the rent-a-assistant website for those small annoying tasks
Cool Web Apps & Sites December 7, 2016 posted by

Early Bird Books – the mailing list for readers who love deals

Since the advent of e-books, being a voracious reader has gotten a lot easier on the back. Now you can carry hundreds of books with you on one device and never have to worry about being without reading material ever again. Early Bird Books is the mailing list that gives you the low down on what’s on sale so you always have something new to read.


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Early Bird Books – the mailing list for readers who love deals
Cool Web Apps & Sites November 15, 2016 posted by

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