Gosh, the Internet is beautiful. Forget brightly colored circles, these interactive triangles are where it's at.
AnonySurfer offers free website proxy access to anonymous and private internet browsing through a remote IP (hidden IP) address. According to the site, it allows users to surf anonymously, send anonymous emails, use VPNs on both computers and devices and create anonymous proxies.
Want your kids to learn how to code? Start it simple and make it fun. Enter Bitsbox.
Bitsbox is free website where kids code apps for real devices. There's also a paid subscription where kids can get boxes packed with new programming projects every month!
Bitsbox will be on Kickstarter until January 22, 2015.
CartoDB provides mapping and data visualization on the cloud. It has applications for use in engineering, web development, banking, real estate, non profits, even journalism! There are some seriously gorgeous visualizations with, dare I say it, some seriously gorgeous data.
For the curious, the above image is a visualization of the economic impact of the 2012 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
If you want to know a little about what was going on in the past, look no further than Take Me Back To. Input a date and head back in time!
Take Me Back To displays old newspapers, popular movies and music, historical events, books, magazines, ads and more based off the date you enter.
Sometimes someone nabs your favorite username before you do. Fortunately you can now check if your username is available at over 150 popular websites. Simply type your username into the search bar and it will determine if it is taken on sites like YouTube, Facebook, reddit, Pintrest and more.
TV News Archive allows users to explore and search for TV news programs. By repurposing closed captions, the search enables users to find transcripts and short clips from TV news programs.
Available for free, TV News Archive is an excellent resource to understand context and evaluate facts of important news broadcasts.
According to their website, Smarthistory is the leading open educational resource for art history. With over 600 and hundreds of articles provided by experts in in their ares of expertise, Smarthistory provides an excellent introductory art history education to anyone around the globe.
Lindsay McComb is a writer and content specialist at Q Digital Studio. She whips content into shape with her insightful (and keyword rich) edits. She’s plugged into the Zeitgeisty things happening on the Interwebs and on most forms of social media. She can be found tweeting on the clock at @themetaq and off-hours at @lindsaymccomb.
Lindsay is a wordsmith with a wicked sense of taste. She’s got both AP style and an eye for design. She’s also got a serious case of Wanderlust.
She has a BA in Technical Journalism and a BA in International Studies from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.