Thomas Edison’s favorite website! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://sciencemag.org Science Magazine was founded in 1880 with $10,000 of seed money from Thomas Edison, and is published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science…  a proper pedigree for such a great general science news website.

HEY…Neil! Think think Star Wars! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of the Week: http://wilcoworld.net/ Old Man, Neil Young recently yanked all of his music from all streaming services.  Wilco just released their entire new album called Star Wars for free online. Even if the whole damn thing stinks, maybe Neil should consider doing something like this instead of just whining… boohoo0, old Read more

Alan Lomax would like this post if he was on Facebook and still alive. Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.singingwells.org/ The Singing Wells project (SWP) is a collaboration between Abubilla Music, a record label in London and Ketebul Music in Kenya, a non-profit organization committed to identifying, preserving and promoting the diverse music traditions of East Africa. You can also learn about the the 1950s field recordings by Hugh Tracey, who captured Read more

Rise of the Nerds Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.computerhistory.org Online home of the Computer History Museum.  Lot’s of  online exhibits and articles full of fun facts, like about how Lord Byron’s kid, Ada Lovelace, was really the world’s first computer geek.

Nerds Searching Other Nerds’ Research Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.researchgate.net/ Quote from the site:  ”Our mission is to connect researchers and make it easy for them to share and access scientific output, knowledge, and expertise. On ResearchGate they find what they need to advance their research.” One downside – you have to sign up (it is free) before Read more

Mmmm…Truthy! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://truth-out.org Quote from the site: “Truthout works to spark action by revealing systemic injustice and providing a platform for transformative ideas, through in-depth investigative reporting and critical analysis. With a powerful, independent voice, we will spur the revolution in consciousness and inspire the direct action that is necessary to Read more

Howard may be dead, but he’s still at it! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week. https://zinnedproject.org Home of the Zinn Education Project.   Quote from site: “The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports the teaching of people’s history in middle and high school classrooms across the country. The website offers free, downloadable lessons and articles organized by theme,time period, and reading level.” In memory of him, Read more

HTML5 Flash(is)back Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: https://www.chromeexperiments.com/ “Creative code for the web.” Using HTML 5 to the max.  Awesome visualizations that remind me of Flash back in the day.  Good for you HTML5!

Go pub yourself Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://lulu.com/ Everything you need (including free ISBNs) to publish your work and thumbing your nose at the big pub houses.

Doodly! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://zenphoton.com A sort of flashback to the days of Flash, but without Flash.  Just good old fashioned ray traced doodle fun times.