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Cool Web Apps & Sites December 9, 2019 posted by

The Deep Sea – a fun and educational little exploration

What’s sin the sea? A whole lot! And it’s very, very deep. Deeper than you would ever imagine. Most people can’t go past a few feet, with or without equipment. Good thing the internet exists! You can check out the deepness of the sea with The Deep Sea, a web site that tells the story of the deep.


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The Deep Sea – a fun and educational little exploration
Cool Web Apps & Sites October 15, 2019 posted by

This To That – easy resource for figuring out how to stick two things together

Part of being more sustainable is reusing and sometimes re-purposing the things we already have. Your options on what you can do with something increase greatly when you can refashion it into something else and knowing what to use to glue things together will help with that. Check out This to That for your answers.


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This To That – easy resource for figuring out how to stick two things together
but is it art? September 10, 2019 posted by

3D Smithsonian – print out some science and history for your home and office

3D printing is really cool but if you don’t know how to use the software, you may be at a loss when it comes to what to print. That’s cool, the Smithsonian has got you covered. Print off some of their collection right at home, all you have to do is download the model files.


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3D Smithsonian – print out some science and history for your home and office
Cool Web Apps & Sites August 8, 2019 posted by

How Much Warmer? – check out this interactive map to see how much hotter it’s going to get

Global warming is already affecting us all. The planet is warmer than it was 50 years ago. That’s not a good thing! Although it may not seem that bad, we’re already facing the effects of extreme heat and water and food shortages around the world. If you’re still in doubt, see how the future temperature looks in your part of the world with this interactive map.


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How Much Warmer? – check out this interactive map to see how much hotter it’s going to get
Bookmark This! August 5, 2019 posted by

Standard Ebooks – bringing the classics into modern formatting

If you have an e-reader of any kind then you’ve probably discovered there’s a lot of free books out there which includes a ton that are in the public domain. The problem with PD books though is that they’re often terribly formatted for e-readers. Standard Ebooks is the site that is looking to change that.


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Standard Ebooks – bringing the classics into modern formatting
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 22, 2019 posted by

Indie Bound – find books locally

If you’ve been around for a while, you know that we like books here because reading is FUNDAMENTAL! Anyway, local bookstores are dying but you can help them out by shopping at them instead of online or big box stores. Bonus, more variety in selection. Don’t know where to start? See if where you can buy that book locally with Indie Bound, the website that tells you where to buy books.


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Indie Bound – find books locally
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 22, 2019 posted by

Climate Change Quiz – answer some questions to find out what you know

We talk a lot about the climate crisis and what we can do to help curb it. You’re reading our articles, you’re educating yourself, making changes, all awesome but how much do you really know? It’s a complex problem with many solutions, none of which area a “magic bullet”. Take this quiz and see what you need to brush up on.


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Climate Change Quiz – answer some questions to find out what you know
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 18, 2019 posted by

Warning Stripes Visualization – how does climate change look in your area?

We do really good with visualizations. When we can put abstract ideas, like climate change, into something we can see, people understand it better. As with most things, simple goes a long way. Which is why the Warning Stripes Visualization works so well and now you can see it for your area.


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Warning Stripes Visualization – how does climate change look in your area?