Yahoo Games

July 31, 2009

It’s Friday, the last day in July, go ahead and have some frivolous fun. Try out some of the free games avalable at Yahoo Games. There’s crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, scrabble and many, many others.

http://games.yahoo.com/

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NASA has provided us with a website full of interactive fun for anyone who wants to learn more about space exploration and our astronaut’s adventures.

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/mmgallery/index.html

1000 Awesome Things

July 23, 2009

1000 Awesome Things is just a time-ticking countdown of 1000 awesome things. Launched a few months ago and updated every weekday. This blog won the 2009 Webby Award for Culture/Personal Blog.

http://1000awesomethings.com/

The Front Row

July 21, 2009

The New Yorker Magazine produces a number of blogs, one of which is about movies called The Front Row. Richard Brody, the blog’s author, is the movies editor for Goings On About Town.

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/movies/

Instapaper is a fast, easy, free tool to save web pages for reading later. You discover web content throughout the day, and sometimes, you don’t have time to read long articles right when you find them. Instapaper allows you to easily save them for later, when you do have time, so you don’t just forget about them or skim through them.

http://www.instapaper.com/

Perhaps you’re already an expert tweeter but in case you could use a little polish and finesse, here are 16 tips:

http://econsultancy.com/blog/4129-16-bitchin-commands-and-shortcuts-for-twitter

BACK • LIST (n.)

This blog highlights books from a year ago or more, one a day, for adults and children. Just another way of helping you find something interesting to read. HarperCollins sponsors this blog but it offers up books from other publishers as well.

http://www.backlistbookoftheday.com/