If you sometimes imagine yourself starring in a sci-fi flick, being a villain of a high-tech fortress, or just love looking at buttons, knobs, dials and displays, Control Panel is for you. It’s a crowdsourced blog that highlights its namesake through photos, animated gifs and videos.
Ramp up your WordPress skills with this bundle of online training in The Awesomer Shop. The series of courses for designers and marketers get you up and running with the basics of web development, setting up and customizing a WordPress site, and even writing good content.
Want to know how long it will take to binge watch an entire series? BingeClock has data for over 8,000 TV shows to help figure out how much time you need. They also offer a similar capability for planning movie marathons. It ain’t the prettiest website, but it’s really useful.
Tim Smith of ustwo Auto and his friends are making a slick online museum for his Micro Machines collection. He currently has 1,172 Micro Machines cars, but so far he’s uploaded pictures and details of “only” 107 of them. He’s also looking for donors and sellers.
We normally don’t care for colorizing black and white imagery, but the deep learning tech in Algorithmia’s tool is just too cool not to share. Upload a monochrome image, and out pops an image which appears to have its original colors restored. It’s imperfect, but still pretty slick.
Chemistry teacher Andy Brunning’s website is packed with amazing scientific infographics which educate and entertain. The charts explain everything from the composition of spirits, foods, and products, to the origins of element names. Be sure to check out Andy’s book too!
Fans of the rock and alternative music scenes will want to bookmark BlastEcho. Unlike other sites that just regurgitate stories, this brand new site features exclusive, true insider news on bands that you won’t find anywhere else. We also love the lyric cloud art by Juan Osborne.
If It Were My Home is a website that compares the living conditions of two countries based on data from the CIA, the WHO and the UN. It’s far from perfect – it reduces citizens into statistical averages and its definition of good healthcare is flawed, but it’s still educational.
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