5 Mind-Blowing Web Sites That Will Make You Go Wow The sheer amazement of a magic trick that fools you or a seemingly futuristic technology is a feeling that stays with you forever. You can’t wait to show it to others, marvelling all over again. The internet is filled with people from all walks of life. Naturally, the artists, magicians, technologists, and scientists like to use this medium to make you go, “Wow, how’d they do that?” Here are a few of our favorites, both old and new… Cassius — The Missing (Web): Control the Couple in a Music Video
40 Maps They Didn’t Teach You In School By the time we graduate high school, we learn that they never taught us the most exciting things there. Sure, you might be able to name the European countries or point New York on the map, but does that give you a real understanding of how the world functions? To fill this gap, we have gathered a tremendous and informative selection of infographic maps that they should’ve shown us at school: every single one of these cool maps reveals different fun and interesting facts, which can actually help you draw some pretty interesting conclusions. What makes infographic world maps so engaging is how easy it becomes to conceive graphically presented information. The best part, there are brilliant services like Target Map that “allow everyone (from individuals to large organizations) to represent their data on maps of any country in the world and to share their knowledge with the whole Internet Community.”
15 Probing Questions to Help You Bust Through Limiting Beliefs You have great intentions, but you don’t follow through. You tell yourself you want change, but you’re too afraid to take action. You want a passionate life, but you meet roadblocks at every turn. At the heart of this failure to launch is a cluster of limiting beliefs and negative thoughts residing in your psyche and holding you back. You’re really just one or two thoughts away from the ability to make many positive changes in your life.
5 Free Apps to Turn Photos Into Art on Android, iOS, or Web Advertisement Ever since Instagram came around, the idea of adding filters to your photos has caught on. Those filters have ranged from simple settings that affect brightness and contrast, to more complex filters that make your images pop. A new filter craze is now taking over the internet. More and more, you can see people turning their selfies into art.
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5 Mesmerizing Maps of the World in Real Time The map of the world is now available at your fingertips with services like Google Maps. And yet, that’s just a static view of things, isn’t it? Our pale blue dot has so much more going on it all the time. What if Internet maps would update in real-time with real information? Google Maps has taken a few steps in that direction with live traffic and navigation info. But traffic is just one small part of how our world is behaving right now.
Make Your Own Board Game For this event, patrons could personalize Clue or Monopoly, or use a blank template to make their own rules. For an example, I made a library version of Clue with our staff as suspects and used our library rooms (children's room, genealogy room, study room, etc). The weapons were a book, a book cart, the bookmobile, a stapler, a vacuum, and a scanner. There were 4 different options they could choose from. I had dice and game pieces to give away, both of which you can find plenty of (for cheap!) on Amazon. 19 Questions We Should All Ask More Often We’ve all been there before, the lull in a conversation where it’s someone’s turn to ask a question in order to keep the conversation going. Maybe it’s on a date, maybe it’s with someone you’ve just met, or maybe it’s an old friend that you’ve grown distant from and are trying to reconnect with. Maybe it’s not a lull in the conversation and maybe you’re trying to more deeply understand the core of another but you can’t quite figure out how to go about it. The opportunities for deeper connection and understanding come from the questions you ask. Rather than asking standards like “So, how are you?”
5 Fantastic Video Tools for Virtual Travel Around the World After years of watching Discovery and Lonely Planet, can you really see something in a travel video that you haven’t already watched? As it turns out, there’s a whole lot of the unexplored world available on the Internet. It’s a story we’re all too familiar with. We want to travel. How to understand the difference between the UK and Great Britain Man: So where are you from? Woman: Scotland. Are you Scottish too? Man: Well, no, I'm English actually, but, you know, it's all, like, the same thing, isn't it? Woman: Not exactly. Man: Go on! Here's What Happens When You Mix Soap, Oil & Ink Together Whilst you use ink in your stationary, oil for your bike and soap to wash yourself everyday, its rare that all three liquids come into contact with one another. What would happen if they did? Would blending ink, soap and oil produce something similar? Or would they just cancel each other out into a soapy sludge?