Beautifully Imperfect, Take Off My Shirt Joke, VisualDNA, and BrowserShots

November 21st, 2014 by , in Friday around the Web
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Beautifully Imperfect
Have Kleenex at the ready for this profoundly moving video.

Joke: Take Off My Shirt
A wife asks her husband to take off her shirt…but it’s not what you think! LOL!! (Completely Safe for Work)

VisualDNA Personality Test
Really neat little quiz, all done in pictures!

BrowserShots
Test your website’s layout in ALL SORTS of browsers, without ever having to download them!

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Find the Others, Meowmania, Mixes and Mashups, and Sites for Learning New Skills

November 14th, 2014 by , in Friday around the Web
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Find The Others
A webcomic about reaching out and being different…and finding those who are yearning for that as well.

Meowmania
Click your mouse around the screen to generate meowing cat faces; also, click and drag, or click and hold for more hilarious effects!

Mixes and Mashups
Hear crazily wonderful remixes of songs, or hear two or more songs put through a musical blender to create new songs! Lots of great stuff here.

Top 40 Useful Sites to Learn New Skills
HowStuffWorks, MakeUseOf, Hack A Day, and 37 other sites to help you teach yourself new skills!

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Lateral Thinking Puzzles, Funny/Sweet Pics, ArchetypeMe, and Easy Food Tricks

November 7th, 2014 by , in Friday around the Web
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Lateral Thinking Preconceptions Puzzles
These puzzles will literally shift your thinking…be ready for your brain cells to twist a little (in a good way!)

16 Heart-Touching Photos that are Worth Your Smile
Some of these will make you bust a gut (baby with a mustache pacifier, anyone?), and some of these will have you reaching for the Kleenex (like the Marine meeting his baby girl for the first time).

ArchetypeMe Quiz
What archetype is your personality? (I’m a Caregiver, Intellectual, and Creative, apparently. :D)

24 Incredibly Simple Ways to Make Your Food Taste Awesome
Grilling your PB&J, making breakfast Popsicles with yogurt, stuffing raspberries with chocolate chips, baking chickpeas for an “addictive snack,” and 20 other delicious food tricks!

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Psychology Quizzes, Funny School Story, DearPhotograph.com, and Online OCR Tool

October 31st, 2014 by , in Friday around the Web
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BBC: Psychology Quizzes
Cool little surveys, covering everything from “how musical you are” to how the smells you find nostalgic relate to the decade you grew up in.

School Joke Story: “What Starts With F…”
Little Harry thinks he ought to be in the 3rd grade, so his teacher gives him a test. He aces the test just fine, but what about the principal who’s listening in? LOL

DearPhotograph.com
Beautiful concept: take a present-day picture in the same place as a past picture, matching up as many details as possible. Some are funny, some are quirky, and some are too poignant for words.

Free Online OCR
Use this tool to make pure text out of an image (it recognizes the text printed on an image).

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Thought-Provoking Questions, Aurora Borealis Drink, Country Storefront, and Handy Music Sites

October 24th, 2014 by , in Friday around the Web
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25 Beautifully-Illustrated Thought-Provoking Questions
Scroll through these 25 image questions and think hard about your answers!

Aurora Borealis Cocktail
Woww…I wouldn’t drink this, I’d just marvel at it!

Country Storefront, Gordonton, NC, 1939 (pic)
Very cool historical photo!

Top 10 Websites for You to Play Music According to Your Mood
Need appropriate music for moments in your life? These 10 websites can help you! Some are mobile-friendly and some are mainly desktop, but all are great fun to explore.

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Social Perception Study, Funny Animals Face-to-Face, SoundCloud, and PrintFriendly.com

October 17th, 2014 by , in Friday around the Web
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Social Perception: A Study of Appearances
How do we honestly judge if someone is successful, friendly, or good? According to this study, we may judge by appearance far more than we’d like to admit…

Photography: Animals Face-to-Face
Funny and awesome up-close animal pics–some of these are just waiting for funny captions!

SoundCloud
Find anything from indie music to podcasts and everything in between! (Plus, make your own account and upload your own sounds, whatever they might be!)

PrintFriendly.com
Make any web page print-friendly by feeding the URL through this handy little online tool.

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Thought Patterns Cartoon, Dog and Cat Pic, Hearst Castle Pics, and Photo Websites

October 10th, 2014 by , in Friday around the Web
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Thought Patterns (thoughtful cartoon)
Visually describes how our thought patterns change over time…poignant and accurate.

Dog and Cat
Why does this look like the dog and cat took this pic with their cell phones while slightly tipsy at the club? LOL

The Hearst Castle
Awesome photos of the California landmark…

9 Cool Websites You Need to Bookmark to Manipulate Your Photos
If you’re trying to avoid Instagram and don’t have Photoshop, try these websites!

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Introvert Myths, Crazy Photo Effects, Double Exposures, and Food Coloring Projects

October 3rd, 2014 by , in Friday around the Web
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10 Myths about Introverts
Contrary to popular beliefs, introverts aren’t just “shy” or “weird”–find out 8 more common beliefs about introverts that are utterly untrue!

When a Photograph is Not Just a Photograph
Juxtapositions of people and objects to make funny and cool effects.

Double Exposures
Beautiful, unsettling, and poetic images…

33 Beautiful Things You Can Make with Food Coloring
Blue velvet cupcakes (yes, I said “blue” velvet!), Oreos dipped in colored chocolate, and more!

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Redo: What Lies Within Us, Youda Survivor, 4 Singing Horses, and Web Software

October 3rd, 2014 by , in Friday around the Web
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An inspirational quote, a challenging Flash game, a musical timewaster, and some Internet equivalents to software round on this refreshed links post–click and enjoy!!

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How Mindsets Hold Us Back, Celebrity Caricatures, Ballet Video, and Time.is

September 26th, 2014 by , in Friday around the Web
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Mindset (images)
How often do we hold ourselves back unnecessarily, like an elephant conditioned to believe it cannot break away from a thin rope?

Berbatov Shows Artistic Style in Celebrity Caricatures (pics)
Amazing and funny caricatures of celebrities like Hugh Laurie (as Dr. House), Snoop Dogg, and even The Godfather!

lalala human steps “amelia” (video)
Gorgeous ballet video. <3

Time.is
Want to know what time it REALLY is? Check this website and see how far behind or ahead your computer clock is!

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