Useful Websites: ‘Click That Link’ (April 24)

24 Apr
2011

We peruse the internet for useful websites so you don’t have to. ‘Click That Link’ is a complied list of cool and useful website links worth checking out.

TECHNOLOGY/RESEARCH/ENTERTAINMENT

The Colour Clock – Downloadable wallpaper of ever changing colored clock where the time is represented as a hexidecimal color value. (Pretty neat!)

Wikipedia Book Creator – Did you know you can make a book from pages from Wikipedia? Wikipedia offers users the opportunity to add as many pages to their book, with control over sorting and chapters making. When your Wiki Book is complete you can download it in PDF format or even have it printed.

Target Map – Create your own map and view others. Just choose a country and a way to create your map by color, type values or by uploading your excel files (you can even use yourzip/postal code column to get the best and most accurate maps!)

Instant Watcher – Helps you find good streaming titles on Netflix. Listed by most popular and new and noteworthy. Easy category list to find the movies you want to watch.

Feedly – A great Chrome extension RSS reader.

Quora - Have a question? Quora has answers.

TinEye Reverse Look Up – Allows you to find out where an image came from, how it’s used, or find higher resolution versions. You can also download the Google Chrome extension for this app.

Postman – Sharing made easy with your friends on Facebook.

ShadyURL – Hilarious way to play a joke on your friends. Replace a seemingly innocent URL with this URL shortener and people will think you either sent them a virus or want them to open some crazy porn site.

doubleTwist - AirSync: Your iTunes playlists, videos and photos on your Android phone, wirelessly.

WattPad - An online book and writing community. Share your writings. Read what you like. Vote for your favorite.

MISCELLANEOUS

Blattodea Culture Group – World Cockroach Catalog. Yea, kind of gross, but some people are interested in Entomology. Everything you wanted to know about these pesky creatures is here.

Jacket Flap – JacketFlap connects you to the work of more than 200,000 authors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for Children and Young Adults. The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children’s / young adult book industry.

Aliens Collection – Fan of the Alien films? This site is dedicated to all those who created the Alien universe and all those who enjoy it. It’s an ever expanding list of merchandise and collectibles from the Alien films.

The World Wide Guide to Movie Locations – Want to know where your favorite movie scenes were filmed? You can learn exactly where with this website.

FOOD

Cereal Marshmallows – We all loved those marshmallows that came in assorted cereals when we were kids. Remember wishing there were more of them to eat instead of the boring cereal itself? Wish no more. You can buy just the cereal marshmallows themselves and let the sugar rush begin. Don’t be off put by the site; it looks like it was designed in 1998, but it really doesn’t matter. Just see how much you want and order away. 2 – 7 oz. bags start at $7.99, with $6.99 for shipping.

Aisle Finder - Want to know which aisle your food items are in at your local grocery store? Check out this site that is touted as ‘Google Maps for your supermarket.’ So far you can search up to 10 different States. (CA, MA, MD, MO, NJ, NY, PA, TX, VA, WA)

If you have any useful websites that you’ve come across, contact us and we’ll add it in our next addition. Check out our last edition Useful Websites Click That Link (Dec 10), in case you missed it.

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