These are tools that I have yet to organize. One day they will be pulled from this pile into something more useful. Jun 24
focus@will Stop the wrong music. 50% of us play background music while studying, working or inventing. But...it's the wrong music! Mainstream music lowers comprehension and creates distraction because it is designed to connect with you intellectually and emotionally. Use the right music!
Information Visualization: Word Clouds, Phrase Nets, Tree Maps | Virtual Tool Cupboard | e-lab Digital Creation: Information Visualization: Word Clouds, Phrase Nets, Tree Maps A visualization is a way of quickly and clearly expressing complex information. Information visualizations are constantly being used and created – a hurried sketch, a scribbled map, the pictorial instructions provided to help assemble furniture – are all examples of everyday practices of information visualization. We are used to seeing and interpreting bar charts and pie charts in presentations, reports, and even on sign boards.
Weird Converter - Translate Babies to Blue Whales to Polar Bears Welcome to WeirdConverter! The site is simple: it is like a currency converter, but for completely unrelated items. Play around, and suggest other stuff you want to see - we will make it happen. Go: WEIGHT How many NASCAR Winston Cup Tires in an African Elephant?
Do you enjoy eating out? Trying to watch what you eat? One of the important lessons I’ve learning in weight loss is to… Watch what you eat when you eat out! Check out this salad from Red Robin: 1450 calories…for a freaking salad!
World Population: has reached 7 billion on October 31, 2011 is projected to reach 8 billion by 2024 has doubled in 40 years from 1959 (3 billion) to 1999 (6 billion) is currently growing at a rate of around 1.14 % per year growth rate reached its peak in the late 1960s, when it was at 2% growth rate is currently declining and is projected to continue to decline in the coming years average annual population change is currently estimated at over 80 million world population will nearly stabilize at just above 10 billion persons after 2062 a tremendous change occurred with the industrial revolution: whereas it had taken all of human history up to the year 1800 for world population to reach 1 billion, the second billion was achieved in only 130 years (1930), the third billion in less than 30 years (1959), the fourth billion in 15 years (1974), the fifth billion in 13 years (1987), the sixth billion in 12 years (1999) and the seventh billion in 12 years (2011).
These lovely little birds are certainly frugivorous! I saw them for the first time ever right outside on March 24, 2014. They were in the fruit trees right outside of the school! However, I only had my phone camera so the photos weren’t the greatest. So every day this week I’ve had mom bring the camera in case they were back, and sure enough they were! There were so many cars in the pickup circle, by the time we got close enough for me to get out and get some photos, they had already flown away!
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Chatbotmaker.com | Make a Chatbot
Drugsdb.com is a drug information database where you'll find answers to frequently asked questions on the most commonly-prescribed drugs and medications in the world. This includes information about the uses of the drug, suggested dosages, common and serious drug side effects, contraindications, adverse interactions and more. It is our goal that the drug information provided will reinforce the advice and recommendations already given by the patient’s doctor or other healthcare provider. We provide this information free of charge to health consumers in an effort to aid them in the understanding of their medications and to equip them with the knowledge to formulate questions for their healthcare providers. Drugsdb.com - Drug Information & Side Effects Database
Primary Source Analysis Tool | Teachers - Library of Congress
skills.oecd home page
Omnibiography.com - The largest directory of biographies on the Web
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. You post to Facebook and Twitter accounts, you blog regularly on Tumblr and you upload the occasional YouTube video. On the other hand, you don't own or operate your own website (partly because johnsmith.com was taken 15 years ago). Plus, why worry about one more thing? 4 Personal Websites for the Media-Savvy Worker
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Wanted Poster Generator - Make your own Old-West-style Wanted Poster (and use it as an MSN display image)!
Bookmark, organize and share your favorite images, With Zootool you can bookmark images from any website. To make bookmarking images even easier, we've got special support for plenty of image hosting sites like Flickr, Dribbble, Twitpic or img.ly videos, Zootool can detect and bookmark videos from more than 30 video sites, including Youtube, Vimeo, Flickr, Blip and TED. All your bookmarked videos are playable right inside your bookmark collection.
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Cam 1 - Yaoman & Shenbing - Pandas
Three Ways to Mark-up Webpages and Share Them There are a lot of excellent tools on the web for clipping, annotating, and sharing bookmarks with your friends and colleagues. For a long time I used Google Bookmarks for that purpose. Recently, I became a converted and dedicated user of Evernote. But sometimes you might want to actually capture and draw on a webpage to point out to others specific elements of that webpage.
Highly recommended. Primarily through word-of-mouth alone, Basecamp has become the world’s #1 project management tool. For the last 10 years, companies have been switching to Basecamp because it’s famously easy-to-use, reliable, and It Just Works™. Combine that with our best-in-the-biz customer service, and you’ve got a unique and delightful package. Just last week, another 6,119 companies started using Basecamp. A track record you can trust.
Global economy, world economy | TheGlobalEconomy.com
Podcasts - A History of the World in 100 Objects
DHi: Digital Humanities Initiative
Legal Language Explorer
America: A Narrative History, 8e: W. W. Norton StudySpace
Five Ways to Visually Explore Wikipedia
GeoTrio - make tours
Mission: Impossible - Mask Maker
My World - The Open University
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