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Sound*Bytes is a national radio show distributed to the over 500 stations on the CBS News network. The show, hosted by Jan Ziff and produced by Allan Davidson, is in its twenty-fourth year of continuous broadcast.
     
 
This Week

THE BOYS OF SUMMER
A fabulous look back through the baseball guides of yesteryear at the Library of Congress, online.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/spalding/

THE HOUSE OF CARDS
No - not the TV series - this is a site where you can learn anything and everything about card games.
http://thehouseofcards.com/

CRICKET
Say "The Boys of Summer" to a Brit - and that's cricket. The much maligned, misunderstood  great English game - beloved by many - but (at least in the good old US of A) understood by few!
https://www.cs.purdue.edu/homes/hosking/cricket/explanation.htm

PLAYING BY THE RULES
Want to know how to play cards? Or baseball? Or even your favorite TV game show?  Here’s a web site with all the rules.
http://www.everyrule.com/

SIDEWALK GAMES
Childhood games that don’t need computers, remote controls or keyboards!!
http://www.streetplay.com/

Recent Programming

SUMMER PICNICS
Fabulous summer picnics for fabulous summer days!
http://www.fabulousfoods.com/articles/picnics-1

SAND CASTLE CENTRAL
Fabulous sand sculptures, and how to and what to use. A fantastic summer site!
http://sandcastlecentral.com/

SURFLINE
Surf's up! Where and when!!
http://www.surfline.com/home/index.cfm

ROOT BEER
Perfect on a hot summer day - a glass of cold, frothy root beer!
http://www.root-beer.org/

BBQ SEARCH
All things BBQ - the portal to everything BBQ! BBQ quotes, marinades, BBQ woods to use, rubs,etc.
http://bbqsearch.com/

GET CLEF
Clef is a mobile app that replaces usernames and passwords with your smartphone. No more login, username, password!
https://getclef.com/

DORMI
Use your smartphone as a baby monitor - Dormi works at any distance - no WiFi ...
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sleekbit.dormi&hl=en

TOUCHNOTE
Send a postcard using your own images.
http://www.touchnote.com/

SLEEP SOUND HQ
Relaxing natural sounds & ambient white noise to help you fall asleep, relax, even reduce stress & meditate!
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sleep-sounds-hq-600+-relaxing/id846205070?mt=8

WINDOW SHOPPER
An add-on for Firefox users that compares prices on products in several countries!  The app presents items from over 50,000 stores in the US, UK, Germany, France, Canada or Australia.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/windowshopper-automatic-price-/

AUDACITY
There's nothing better than great free software - and simply put - Audacity is one of the very best.
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

OPEN OFFICE
Office software is expensive - Microsoft Office can set you back over $100 or more. So how about an office suite that's FREE. And it's good, very good.
http://www.apache.org/

OTRANSCRIBE
The easiest way to transcribe audio on your computer...
http://otranscribe.com/

WORLD SCIENCE U
Learn science in bite sized pieces...
http://www.worldscienceu.com/

MONEY GRAFFITI
Some people will do anything for a buck. But here's a collection of what some people have done TO a buck!
http://moneygraffiti.com/

HARD RESET
You've decided to give away your old phone, but you need to clear the data off it first. And here's how!
http://www.hardreset.info/

STAYFUL
When you want to find a hotel that's just that bit different, avoid the usual places and try this site for a change.
https://stayful.com/

ULTRA VIOLET FORECASTS
With the sun shining ever stronger you need to know when is the worst time for UV - ultra violet rays. Here's an app to help you do that.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/uv-us-weather-forecast-uv/id599395265?mt=8

I HOUR PHOTO
Remember when you waited for an hour to get your pictures developed? Remember the anticipation? Well you can get it again!!  And yes, there's an app for that too!!
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/1-hour-photo/id871725403?mt=8

THE CLICKHOLE
If you've ever been seduced by those 10 things an article urges you to read and then leads you on to another 10 or even more - you need this!!
http://www.clickhole.com/features/quizzes/

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