While you're at the Super Bowl party waiting for the game to start, here are some fun bets that you can place with the other party-goers.
I watch a lot of online video. This is a fascinating one. Take about 4-minutes to watch it. I recommend watching it with the kids. Watch it with a piece of paper. You'll probably want to start folding it - the paper. not the kids.
No gimmicks. After I submitted my site, it was reviewed within one-hour. If you'd like to see what a review is like, click the picture below. If you want your website reviewed, go to Peek.
By the way, this company just received $45.5-million in funding.
In Buried Treasures of the Web, there are some websites that have fun, intriguing, and educational facts. Here's just a small sampling.
Since the Northeast is getting slammed with snow, I tuned into the weather report. However, there's no need to check The Weather Channel or CNN for the report. This fine lady seems to deliver the weather message in a simple and funny manner. See what you think.
Clean up your inbox instantly. Get rid of those email subscriptions that are clogging your inbox, wasting your time, and making you anxious. Unroll.me is the solution to your problem. Use this simple tool and in minutes years-worth of subscriptions will magically be gone.
Whether it's your hometown or you're traveling, you should definitely check these places to eat - listed by city.
There's good apps, then there's outstanding ones. Without a doubt, this is my favorite app. Every day, it looks at my photos (on the phone) and on Facebook (I have none) and automatically delivers photos from the same day from prior years. In essence, buried photos that I would not think to look for. Hey, sort of like my book ... Buried Treasures of the Web.
If you like good memories, then I recommend installing Timehop now.
Since the 1970s our homes have gotten much bigger, but not these. Believe it or not, there is a small house movement. Check some of these out. After viewing these, you might want to downsize.
If you're intrigued, watch this episode of Tiny House Nation.
Okay, we're exactly three weeks into the new year. Many people have made the resolution to lose weight and gain health. Almost six years ago, I started that journey. It began when I watched this video presentation by Michael Pollan. Among many other books, he wrote In Defense of Food. This video and that book started my weight loss and health journey. If you need assistance in that area, I recommend watching this video.
If you really want to dig deep into weight-loss and better health, check out the January 1, 2015 Daily Nugget.
You might be shocked when you find out where these are still used. I was. As an aside, the other day, I showed a friend the first digital camera that I owned. It used these floppies - total storage: 1.2 megabytes.
Most business cards are pretty boring. Start off the new year with an incredible set of business cards. Below is my card from Moo.com. The back has many different creative sayings with artwork. Moo has hundreds of designs to choose from. This is the one I liked. It makes handing out a business card fun.
Google just released an updated version of Google Translate. It truly is amazing. You can use it for international travel, to learn a new language (think young kids), or just to have fun. It's available for iPhone or Android devices. And, it's free! Watch the demonstration below.
Summiting Yosemite's Dawn Wall, Climbers Make History ... Read and watch Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson's climb. Amazing story, photos, and video.
I’m Chad Copeland; I’ve traveled the world filming and taking photos for clients from an adventurer’s perspective. Never have I experienced a place as raw and beautiful as Iceland. This “Ice Saga” will wind us trough Iceland’s rich Southern coastline in search of fire and ice. What I discovered opened my mind to visuals that I never before thought possible.
Meet Alastair Humphreys. I believe he has done something we've all dreamed about. However, there's one difference: He did it!
This is installment #2 that demonstrates the demise of cable TV. Recently, YouTube has "upped its game" in regard to music. There's a tremendous amount of live concerts housed on YouTube. It also has some creative ways of presenting new music to you.
Enjoy Warren Haynes and Grace Potter's version of Gold Dust Woman. It's outstanding. Further down the page, I have my favorite artist listed. The website it links to provides over 15-hours of live music. Again, just one small example. In Buried Treasures of the Web, I have some tools that will make these YouTube videos even more enjoyable.
Postscript: In 2006, Google purchased YouTube for $1.6-billion. Back then, I thought that was a bargain. Based on recent Internet buyouts, it certainly was.
Over the years, I've watched a tremendous amount of amazing presentations and interviews. This ranks at the top. Martine Rothblatt is interesting and brilliant. Take twenty minutes to watch her story. You will be amazed.
For more Internet gems, check out Buried Treasures of the Web.
My four-year-old grandson has a toy drone. It's a blast. Times are definitely changing. Go have some fun watching these beautifully filmed drone flybys - all over the world.
See NYC like you've never seen it before!
As I did my research, I was amazed at the number of followers many sites had on Twitter and Facebook. These two Twitter sites have 2.2-million and 1.49-million followers. Click on them and take a peek.
Have you ever watched the evening news? Since the demographic is "old folk", most of the ads are for prescription medications. However, there are many side effects to these powerful drugs.
The American Recall Center addresses many issues related to medications. This month, it has a special page about a widely used blood thinner - Xarelto.
Actually, I have two secrets:
1. When I was researching Buried Treasures of the Web, I mentioned Post Secret to people. To my surprise, most people never heard of this wildly popular site. It's been around for a long time.
2. This site was slated to be in the current version of Buried Treasures of the Web. However, I had to yank it. Not because there's anything wrong with the site. It was another site that I paired with it. Secret exposed!
Go ahead and read the deep dark secrets of other people. Maybe you have one that you would like to post.
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John Glenn explored outerspace & I explore cyberspace.
Dr. Ruth doles out the best advice about sex and I report on the incredible Internet!
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