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Cool Web Apps & Sites March 25, 2016 posted by

The Most Dangerous Writing App – don’t stop, you’ll get eaten, well your words anyway

The weekend is coming up, any plans? How about working on that novel? Writer’s block you say? Well the cure for that is just to write and The Most Dangerous Writing App will make sure you do that. Because if you stop, it eats your text.


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The Most Dangerous Writing App – don’t stop, you’ll get eaten, well your words anyway
Cool Web Apps & Sites March 17, 2016 posted by

OneLook Reverse Dictionary – for those times when you can’t quite remember the word

We’ve all had that moment when we’re talking or writing and the perfect word is right there but you just can’t think of it. You can only come up with similar but not as good words. Before you try Google, check out the OneLook Reverse Dictionary, the dictionary that lets you search by definitions.


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OneLook Reverse Dictionary – for those times when you can’t quite remember the word
Cool Web Apps & Sites February 23, 2016 posted by

Ginger Grammar Checker – the service to make you a better writer

More and more, we’re communicating with the written word whether it be through email, text, or on newsfeeds, being able to write things is important. We aren’t all great wordsmiths though and although casual conversation doesn’t require hard core grammar, it might be a good idea to make sure all your punctuation is in the right spot for a professional chat. Ginger Grammar Checker is software to help you communicate better.


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Ginger Grammar Checker – the service to make you a better writer
Cool Web Apps & Sites February 19, 2016 posted by

Drive A Tank – the service that lets your crush cars under your treads

Ever been stuck in traffic and just wish you could drive over every car in front of you? Not to hurt anyone but just to get to where you’re going. That will probably have to stay a fantasy but you can at least imagine that you’re driving over a traffic jam with the Drive A Tank package.


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Drive A Tank – the service that lets your crush cars under your treads
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