Fire it up Website of the Week

  URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://explosive-crude-by-rail.org Check out how close to a bomb train you are right now!  I am toast.  

Nuke yourself! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://nuclearsecrecy.com/ Home of NukeMap 3D, their add-on to the Google Earth plug-in that let’s you see what various thermonuclear weapons would do to your very own neighborhood!

Crowdsourcing innovation Website of the Week

URL Lab’s Website Of The Week: http://www.innocentive.com/ Open cash prize tech challenges from groups like NASA, DARPA, Scientific America, The Economist and more. Got an idea how NASA can repurpose dead weight jettisoned from Mars landers during entry and landing?  If you do it’s worth $20,000.

Mmmmm, good journalism! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://newstrust.net/ Quote from the site: “NewsTrust helps people find and share good journalism online, so they can make more informed decisions as citizens.  NewsTrust.net provides a wide range of tools that enable users to separate fact from fiction on important public issues. We promote good journalism, news literacy and Read more

Nerdporn Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week:\ http://livescience.com/ Sister site of Space.com and another member of the Purch tech publishing group, this site constantly brings quality science and tech news to the table.

Stop wildlife parts trade Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://wildaid.org/ WildAid is dedicated to the end the illegal wildlife trade by focusing on the reduction of demand, and by employing high profile celebrities like Yao Ming and Jackie Chan and media savvy campaigns to stem demand for wildlife parts and products like shark fins and ivory.

The real best way to travel Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://googlesightseeing.com/ Website quote:  ”Amazing satellite and aerial images from Google Earth, and the funniest sightings on Google Maps Street View. Why bother seeing the world for real?”

Spacey Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/ NOVA’s science journalism website.