Let Google spell out that number for you

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Let Google spell out that number for you. A neat feature of Google search that I didn’t know about. In the Google search box, you can type a number and append =english to the end, and Google will give you the English pronunciation of the number. I tried various other languages, and it appears this is […]

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Search your local library for books while browsing Amazon and other sites with this browser extension

As you browse books and e-books, the Library Extension can check your library’s online catalog and display the availability of that item on the same page. Source: Library Extension – See book availability from your local library | Library Extension This is, without a doubt, one of the coolest extensions I’ve covered. After installing the extension, […]

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Automate Google Docs with these three scripts

Here are three scripts that let you build a document from user prompts, import Google Analytics into a Google Doc report, and create a document from a Google Sheet file. Source: 3 Impressive Google Docs Scripts to Automate Your Documents For forms in Google Docs we’ve been using autoCrat but there are use cases where script […]

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Stopping change by being asleep

You can only live your life asleep or awake. There isn’t any in-between. You are mentally here, or you are mentally elsewhere.   This is the reason changes oftentimes doesn’t happen. Source: Going Through Life Asleep – Drew Tolbert I love the thought experiment he proposes. […]

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An illustrated, interactive guide to Dante’s Inferno

An illustrated, interactive guide to Dante’s Inferno Source: Infernal topography This is for all the students and teachers studying Dante’s Inferno. Each level is represented with graphics and information, and you can zoom in and around each level. There is a full list of characters and linkage to the actual poem on Wikipedia. […]

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Scratch 3.0 is released today!

Scratch 3.0 is released today! Source: 3 Things To Know About Scratch 3.0 – The Scratch Team Blog – Medium Scratch 3.0 is scheduled to be released this afternoon! Scratch is an online programming development environment that uses multicolored blocks instead of code. The new version is tablet friendly, discarding Flash which makes Scratch usable on iPads for the first […]

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