Posts by tag: internet

hmm..interesting March 22, 2019 posted by

Science Feedback – check out this network of scientists fighting back against misleading news

Reading the news can be scary. Our practical minds know that headlines are meant to pull us in and articles are written with bias. In a perfect world we’ll do our research but sometimes we just don’t have the time. When it comes to science articles, Science Feedback is the site that sorts out the news so you know what to trust.

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Science Feedback – check out this network of scientists fighting back against misleading news
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 16, 2018 posted by

The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds – see why we think what we think in this informative game

The madness and wisdom of crowds has been a topic of discussion for centuries. What makes some crowds do great things and turns others into mobs? How do we decide which side of the fence we fall on? Is it just listening to our friends and following the status quo or is it something more? Surprise, it’s something more and the game, Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds will help you understand.

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The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds – see why we think what we think in this informative game
Fun & Games July 10, 2018 posted by

Mini Strandbeest – make your own wind powered walker

You may have seen the viral video of the giant “robots” who walk along beaches powered by nothing but the wind. It’s a neat trick of mechanics and although you probably cannot build hulking beasts to comb the deserts, you can recreate it on a smaller scale with the Mini Strandbeest, the DIY yourself kit that lets you build your own walker.

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Mini Strandbeest – make your own wind powered walker
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 2, 2018 posted by

Mix – find more cool stuff online

Do you remember StumbleUpon? The internet service for finding cool stuff on the internet? Well that’s gone, forever now. Sorry. No more stumbles but in a weird turn of events they’ve launched a new sort of social network called Mix, the place where you can curate your own corner of the internet.

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Mix – find more cool stuff online
Bookmark This! June 27, 2018 posted by

Lobbyists 4 Good – hire a lobbyists and get your issue seen

So for the Americans in the room, you may have noticed that our country has been. . . a bit much in recent months. A lot of actions that folks are against have taken place but it feels like our voices aren’t being heard because we’re not lobbyist which seems like the only group that can get things done. But what if we could hire our own? Lobbyists 4 Good is the crowdfunding platform that lets people hire lobbyists for…

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Lobbyists 4 Good – hire a lobbyists and get your issue seen