This Week

ICE

I ICE-d my phone as soon as I heard about this great idea. Simply put ICE which stands for In Case of Emergency in the name section of the person you want alerted in an emergency, and the emergency services will know immediately who to contact. Simple, easy and oh, so sensible.

http://www.readability.com

SYMCAT

Do you Google your symptoms when you’re not feeling well? Try symcat instead …

http://www.symcat.com

CHORMA

Chorma – organize your chores the simple way! If you’ve got room mates, or family or you live in a shared dorm room – you’ve got chores. But now you’ve got no excuse for not sorting out who does what, when. It’s chorma – and it’s cool.

http://www.chorma.com/

MERLIN

Have you ever seen a bird and wondered what it is – or why it has webbed feet or a long curved bill?
Your answers are waiting for you at Merlin – an app for portable devices from the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology.

http://merlin.allaboutbirds.org/

TASTE OF HOME

Fall Cooking – fall breads to baked apples, delicious pumpkins and squash – it’s that satisfying time of year at Taste of Home.

http://www.tasteofhome.com/

Recent Programming

ONLINE CONVERT

When you have to convert files from one format to another it can be a real pain. 
But with this online converter it’s simple, quick and easy!

http://www.online-convert.com/

TOURISTLINK

When you arrive in a place you don’t know and you want to sample the best of what the locals do and eat – touristlink is you a great way to do it!

http://www.touristlink.com/

CINEMA TREASURES

Where did all the wonderful old cinemas go? — You have to map them and see which ones still exist.

http://cinematreasures.org

READABILITY

Fed up with all the noise on the page when you’re trying to read an article online? You need Readability, a clever little app that turns your cluttered page into something more readable.

http://www.readability.com

MILITARY.COM

Got something you need valued? What to know how they do the antique roadshow? Here’s your answer!

http://www.military.com

THE JOY OF BAKING

Leave room for dessert! You have to – this time of year they’re too fabulous to pass up….. Go to Joyofbaking.com and see.  Plan a long walk to burn off the calories. Dust of the discs for your Wii or Xbox – but don’t forget the desserts. Oh bliss!

http://www.joyofbaking.com/

SPY_MUSEUM.WAV

Visiting the Nation’s Capital? Go to the The International Spy Museum …

http://www.spymuseum.org

ZMURL

Build your own zoom event page – and publicize the event!

https://zmurl.com/

ANTIQUE_ROADSHOW

Got something you need valued? What to know how they do the antique roadshow? Here’s your answer!

http://www.pbs.org/roadshow

SHOPSAVVY

Buying online? how do you know you’re getting the best price? With this handy comparison tool for Google chrome, you’ve a great chance of scoring the best price!

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/shopsavvy/megchchilhekbbnfcklodmndefbhkbco?hl=en-US

READ UP

Great content, easy to read. Train yourself to read the content you really want to see …

https://readup.com

THE LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE

Oddly enough in Corona, Queens New York, the Louis Armstrong House is closed for now – but you can visit Satchmo at home, online!

https://tabnote.co

ANYLINE

The keyboard app for iOS and Android that turns your phone into a scanner.

https://anyline.com/

BOREDHOARD

A place to go if you’re bored and want something different to do!!

https://boredhoard.com

COMPARE THE CAR PART

It’s happened to anyone who owns a car – you need a part, and the shop gives you a quote that sounds something like the National Debt. Not any more …

https://www.comparethecarpart.com/