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"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Search Shakespeare to your bards content!

Click here: shakespeare.yippy.com

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

23 incredible new technologies you’ll see by 2021

The paralyzed will walk
$100 DNA sequencing
Personal 3D printing
The return of the wooly mammoth
The average PC will have the power of the human brain
Fusion energy
Crash proof cars

And more. Just click here to read about this incredible future.

Brainpickings: A site for the curious...

Brainpickings digs for "nuggets of stuff that inspires, that gives you pause, that makes you connect dots you didn't realize were connectable." Super food for the brain!
Go to www.brainpickings.org

British National Library of Medicine: Original Manuscripts!

"Turning The Pages" allows visitors to touch and turn the pages of virtual books displayed on a touchscreen monitor in an intuitive manner. Takes virtual books to the next level. Check it out by clicking here.

Music: The National Jukebox

An absolutely extraordinary website resource of historical recordings put out by the Library of Congress. The Jukebox includes more than 10,000 recordings made by the Victor Talking Machine Company between 1901 and 1925. Includes classical, ethnic, popular and religious music as well as spoken word recordings. You can add songs to a "playlist" and then sit back, launch the Jukebox Player and enjoy. Click here and enjoy: www.loc.gov/jukebox

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Escape your search engine filer bubble now!

Search engines like Google tailor your results based on who you are, your search history, your click history. This is called "living in a filter bubble. Want to break free? Look through this short explanation at http://dontbubble.us and then try a different way of searching...