Thursday, April 27, 2017

Explore Your Mind! -- DONG (December 16 2016)

1. Useless Facts: https://uselessfacts.net

Did you know that a group of cats is called a clowder? Although that might seem like an useless fact...s.net.

​2. Sound in Color: https://www.hpsoundincolor.com

Record a song and watch it make a painting based on what it hears.

3. Giorgio Cam: https://aiexperiments.withgoogle.com/giorgio-cam/view/

Take a photo of anything you want and the site will make a song about it.

4. Gaia 3D Star Map: http://charliehoey.com/threejs-demos/gaia_dr1.html

This site contains the position of 2 million stars.

5. Make Mars Home: http://www.makemarshome.com/landing

This site gets you prepared to live on the red planet by going through your qualifications and skills.

​6. Brain Model: http://www.finr.net/files/brain/index.htm

An interactive diagram of the human brain.

​7. Airview: https://airview.blueair.com/view/Tb9fmd_OcEi7WhAArAcXVQ

Shows you what pollutants are in the air we breath, you can go to any city to see what's there.

​8. Where is Cat?: http://www.kongregate.com/games/bontegames/where-is-cat

You need to find whatever the cat needs, kind of like "Where's Waldo".

9. Ugly Sweater: http://uglysweaters.work

You can design your own ugly christmas sweater.

​10. Verdant Labs: http://verdantlabs.com/professions/index.html

This chart shows you which names are most likely to have certain professions.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Kaleidoscope Yourself! -- DONG (December 9 2016)

1. Much Better Than This: http://www.muchbetterthanthis.com

I doesn't get much better than this.

​2. Kubikfotovr: http://www.kubikfotovr.com

Teaser for an interactive zombie survival 360º simulation.

3. Grim London: https://www.grimlondon.com

A site filled with London's creepiest secrets. Places where ghosts, executions and witchcraft have been seen.

4. Columbia’s Interior: http://3d.si.edu/apollo11cm/boxes/play-cm-2016-09-26/cm-interior.html

Columbia is the command module that was in lunar orbit at the same time as Apollo 11.

5. Prizma Space: http://www.prizmaspace.com/#/home

Drag and drop any picture and it'll give it a kaleidoscope effect.

​6. Room Mode Calculator: http://amroc.andymel.eu

Have you felt things vibrating when a certain sound is playing? This site can calculate which sounds cause that in which parts of the room.

​7. Virtual Drums: http://www.virtualdrumming.com/drums/windows/lars-ulrich-drums.html

In case you like drumming but don't want to wake up the neighbors.

​8. Reaction Test: http://www.humanbenchmark.com/tests/reactiontime/

An online reaction test. Click as soon as the screen goes green.

9. Skydiving Game: http://www.plonga.com/skill/Reaction/Skydiving/

The goal is to land the stick figure into the trucks.

​10. Matching Prices: http://rufushale.com/price/isright.php

Play the price is right in your own home.

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Largest Number on the Internet! -- DONG (November 22 2016)

1. Popcorn: http://popopopcorn.com

Buttery deliciousness.

​2. Googolplex: http://www.googolplexwrittenout.com

10000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 PDFs and each volume contains 1000000 zeros of the googolplex number.

3. Pi Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBKeK4_3_Hs

A youtube video that contains the first 100,000 digits of Pi.

4. Ptable: http://www.ptable.com/#Orbital

Fantastic online periodic table, clicking on the element opens the wikipedia page for that element.

5. Periodic Table of Periodic Tables: http://www.keaggy.com/periodictable/

Each cell links to a different way of organizing every type of atom in the known universe as well as other things like xbox games.

​6. Freezeray: http://freezeray.com

Interactive animations that teaches us physics and some other things.

​7. Phet: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/physics

Really similar to the one above.

​8. Name that Charge: http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Physics-Interactives/Static-Electricity/Name-That-Charge/Name-That-Charge-Interactive

You'll be given a variety of situations where you have to determine the charge of the objects provided.

9. Gravity simulator: http://testtubegames.com/gravity.html

Select from stars, asteroids and planets, change their masses so you can see how they behave.

​10. Physics Chemistry Interactive: http://www.physics-chemistry-interactive-flash-animation.com

This site allows you to play with states of matter, additive and subtractive color, prisms and more.

​11. Frog Dissection: http://www.surgery-games.org/dissect-a-frog-2/

Take a trip to Biology 101 with none of the trauma that caused.

​12. Falstad: http://falstad.com

Website full of physics applets.

​13. Minute Labs: http://minutelabs.io

All the coolness of Minute Physics but interactive!