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Cool Web Apps & Sites April 22, 2019 posted by

Climate Change Chat Bot – get a crash course in climate change

Climate change is a big deal but not everyone understands it. This isn’t their fault, it’s a lot of information to take in! And everyday, it seems that we are finding out something new about the issue. It’s a lot to keep up with. Thankfully, BBC has help, in the form of a bot. The Climate Change Chat Bot will help anyone get up to speed on what’s going on with the climate.


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Climate Change Chat Bot – get a crash course in climate change
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 5, 2019 posted by

Relive the Last of the 00’s, Musically – Internet Archive saves a portion of the lost MySpace music

A few weeks ago it was announced that MySpace (which still exists) had lost around 12 years worth of music that had been uploaded to the site. This was a major bummer to a lot of people, bands and fans alike who viewed it as a sort of archive. Good news, the actual Internet Archive saved some of the music and you can search and listen to it!


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Relive the Last of the 00’s, Musically – Internet Archive saves a portion of the lost MySpace music
Cool Web Apps & Sites January 18, 2019 posted by

Ancient Earth – check out the history of your city with this web app

This week the ten year challenge was the big thing but that’s nothing to the planet. Ten years is a blink of an eye to Earth. See where the Earth was over a real timeline with this cool web app. With it, you can see how the Earth has changed over the past 750 million years.


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Ancient Earth – check out the history of your city with this web app
Cool Web Apps & Sites December 31, 2018 posted by

CuriosityStream – the streaming service for documentaries

Tired of just binge watching Netflix? Afraid your brain is melting from all the amazing movies and shows? Well then make a promise to yourself for the new year to learn some things. Still in the form of visual media of course because it’s the future and that’s what we got. CuriosityStream is the streaming service for documentaries.


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CuriosityStream – the streaming service for documentaries
Cool Web Apps & Sites December 27, 2018 posted by

Food Calculator – what is your morning coffee costing the earth

When you think about cutting down your carbon footprint, there’s probably a lot of focus on how much gas you’re burning or what it takes to heat your home. These are important factors but what we eat makes a huge difference too. See what your favorite foods do to the environment with the Food Calculator.


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Food Calculator – what is your morning coffee costing the earth
Cool Web Apps & Sites December 7, 2018 posted by

DailyLit – snippets of books, delivered to your email

We can read books pretty much anywhere we can carry a phone these days but you still may not have the time to leisurely enjoy the written word. If you’ve got a couple of minutes in your day, you can read some of the classics bit by bit with DailyLit, the service that sends you micro sections of fiction.


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DailyLit – snippets of books, delivered to your email
Cool Web Apps & Sites November 29, 2018 posted by

Climate Visuals – this website is putting a human face on climate change

Climate change is a big deal but we have a hard time visualizing it. When we think of climate change most of probably think of polar bears and industrial smoke stacks but it turns out those images don’t really connect well and turn into action. Climate Visuals is a library of images that capture climate change in a way that we can understand and prompt people to engage.


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Climate Visuals – this website is putting a human face on climate change
Cool Web Apps & Sites November 28, 2018 posted by

Relax My Cat – YouTube videos to chill out cats

Cats get stressed out too. I know it may seem like they have no reason to ever fret about anything but chasing that red dot, birds that they can see from the window, things like that, they just stress them out. Kidding! Mostly, some cats really are anxious and need a bit of help in staying chill. Relax My Cat is the YouTube channel that’s made to calm cats down.


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Relax My Cat – YouTube videos to chill out cats