Pow…to the Moon! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://lunar.xprize.org/ Home of Google’s Lunar X-Prize.  20 million goes to the grand prize winner to help us make it back to the moon – for good this time.

Detekt the detective Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: https://resistsurveillance.org/ Home of Detekt, open source software released in partnership with Amnesty International, Digitale Gesellschaft, Electronic Frontier Foundation and Privacy International to provide researchers, human rights workers, journalists and others who  are targets of unlawful surveillance with the means to easily test their computers for known spyware from governments and other sources.

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.