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but is it art? February 15, 2016 posted by

Free Retro Space Posters – a late Valentine’s from NASA

Happy Monday! If you’re at work you probably wish you were somewhere a little more fun. Unfortunately, if you’re at work, you probably need to be but that doesn’t mean you can’t dream of something more exciting. Check out these free retro space posters, print your favorites out for free and dream of a vacation that spans the solar system.


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Free Retro Space Posters – a late Valentine’s from NASA
Bizarre February 10, 2016 posted by

Museum of Endangered Sounds – the technology is outdated but the sound lives on

    The world of technology has changed quickly over the past few decades. Services and devices that we once couldn’t live without are now embarrassing relics of the past, collecting dust in landfills or gone completely from the internet landscape. One of the things we’re losing is the sounds. The Museum of Endangered Sounds is cataloging the technology based tones and sounds that are disappearing from the world.


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Museum of Endangered Sounds – the technology is outdated but the sound lives on
but is it art? February 10, 2016 posted by

Tinkercad – dive into 3D design with this free and easy website

Not everyone has a 3D printer but that doesn’t mean you can’t join in the fun. Many places have printers you can use for a fee or places you can send your designs to be printed. The trick is, you have to design something in 3D. Tinkercad is the easy design tool for quick and fun creation.


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Tinkercad – dive into 3D design with this free and easy website
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