Classify real galaxies at Galaxy Zoo

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Websites on Friday 19 April 2013

Want to have a hand in determining the way our children learn about galaxies? Don’t rely on a telescope to decide. Go ahead and start classifying galaxies at Galaxy zoo. The project began back in 2007 when visitors to the website were asked to view and classify galaxies. There were only three categories: ellipticals, mergers and spirals. Suddenly thousands of […]

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Create your own website with Made With Color

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Cool Websites on Thursday 11 April 2013

Made With Color is a new DIY website builder created by the partner of Beautiful Decay founder Amir Fallah. This platform is an intuitive, professional, well designed, and affordable way for artists to showcase their work. Made With Color already has an impressive list of respected artists using its services. As a special offer to […]

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Seasons: a web game starring a unicycling egg

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By Sara Halas in Cool Websites on Thursday 11 April 2013

Remember that time you had a crazy dream about an egg riding a unicycle around the countryside? Now you can relive it and guide your friend through autumn, winter, spring and summer with Seasons, a cute little flash game created by web designer Vectorpark.

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Flattr: add money to your Likes

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By Valerie Auersperg in New Trends on Wednesday 10 April 2013

Flattr is a donation service founded in 2010 that enables internet users to donate small amounts of money to creators of online content. It works as simply this: join Flattr, set your budget, and you will automatically donate your chosen amount to everything online that you Like, Share or Favourite.

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Red Lemon Club: ideas for fruitful creatives

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By Chris Arran in Cool Websites on Friday 5 April 2013

Run by Alex Mathers, Red Lemon Club is an absolute must if you want to get the best tips and help for your career as a creative. A free downloadable book and an extremely informative newsletter from LLC can make all the difference to how you approach and showcase your artwork.

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January: create music with virtual snowflakes

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By Sara Halas in Cool Websites on Tuesday 2 April 2013

January is an online music tool created by Disasterpeace, a musician who creates music mostly for video games. Walk through virtual snow and play the falling snowflakes like an instrument as they drop onto your tongue. You can even change the key, scale and size of the notes as you perform.

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The Asylum: save these poor mistreated toys

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By Sara Halas in Cool Websites on Tuesday 2 April 2013

Defenseless toys have only one escape from the cruelty of humans: insanity. Want to help them? Enter The Asylum and find the correct treatment to cure each one. Will you give them the Rorschach test, analyse their dreams or watch them paint and play music? Travel deep into the patients mind and discover why Kroko the […]

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Bla Bla: an interactive movie for your computer

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By Sara Halas in Cool Websites on Tuesday 2 April 2013

Bla Bla is an interactive experience that explores fundamental principles of communication between humans. The story progresses in a way based on your own interaction with the characters. My favourite scene involves making about twenty little cartoon men change the colour of their faces. Bla Bla was designed by Vincent Morriset, a computer programmer from […]

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BookMooch: a book lovers social media dream

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By Sara Halas in Cool Websites on Thursday 7 March 2013

BookMooch is a website for avid readers who like giving away old books in exchange for ones they want to read. If somebody has a book on your wish list, they send it to you. If someone wants a book from your inventory, you send it to them. Membership is free, and has reached around […]

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The Rat Free Subway movement want to rid New York subways of … well … rats

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By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Friday 1 March 2013

New Yorker’s deserve a rat free subway, don’t you think? This website is organized around a petition for better subway hygiene, which will ultimately mean less rats. There are fantastically disgusting videos and photos that angry citizens have submitted to make their point. The photo gallery even comes complete with grossness ratings. Go on. Get […]

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Mesmerizing video art pays tribute to the Japanese nuclear meltdown

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By Sarth in New Art on Friday 15 February 2013

Any time a piece of abstract art can make me feel uncomfortable, I want to talk about it. And this one mesmerizes, too. Kazumasa Teshigawara made this experimental website/video-art piece in response to the nuclear meltdown in Japan (remember that?) and I love the rest of his video art as well. Big ups to the […]

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Bernhard Willhelm: an interactive fashion collection

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By The Crystal Beach in New Fashion on Wednesday 16 January 2013

I’m really enjoying the way this collection is presented. The mouseover Gif style combines human realness with the advantages of technology and is just fun to play around with. Custom designed 3D Faceshift heads for each outfit capture the essence of the ensemble and make it come alive. This truly amusing and visually compelling experience shows a new way of looking at collections and the models of the future. Feast your eyes on the Bernhard Willhelm S/S 2013 Women’s Collection.

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Humorous New Year’s resolution reminder

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Websites on Monday 14 January 2013

Remember all those resolutions you planned to fulfill last year? Oh wait. Between the over-indulgence in food, alcohol, and embarrassing party antics, those life changing decisions may be nothing more than a blur. But have no fear! This year you can compose a note to your future self thanks to General Assembly. The humorous resolution reminder letter will remind you in exactly six months of your important New Year’s resolutions. Hurry it’s not too late!

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TweetSinger: Turning tweets to song

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By Lucas Jatoba in Cool Websites, New Illustration on Friday 7 December 2012

TweetSinger turns people’s tweets into songs. Much better than your neighbour singing badly on Sunday mornings.

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Photobooth Journal: a life told through photobooth pictures

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By Livia Satriano in New Art on Friday 7 December 2012

Do you remember the film Amélie? There was a craze for collecting old discarded photographs from photobooths at the time. Way before that, in 1973, Katherine Anne Griffiths took her first photobooth picture at the age of 11. Since then, she’s been documenting her life through photo booth pictures. Photobooth Journal is both her personal photographic journal and a blog for lovers of photo booth photography, with many gems from the past.

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