Monday, January 1, 2024

Learn to tie a bowline knot. The bowline makes a secure loop in the end of a rope. Among other uses, it can be used to fasten a mooring line to a post or ring. Go to http://www.animatedknots.com/ and click Boating. A number of knots will be illustrated. You can mouse over the bowline to get information or click on the picture to get animation of the knot being tied. In fact, you get a choice of continuous motion at different speeds or a step by step look.
http://www.animatedknots.com/

Friday, December 29, 2023

Check out this video from Jason Paul on the Red Bull YouTube channel. If you're not familiar with Jason Paul, click here to find out more about him. This video posted 5 years ago now has over 15 million views. The Red Bull channel boasts more than 12 million subscribers.

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

How about a few laughs with The Three Stooges? Tune out the worries of the world for a time, and enjoy reliving some of the best in classic comedy. Visit the The Three Stooges website or maybe the official YouTube channel.  



Monday, December 25, 2023

Memorize the Periodic Table

Maybe, you would like to improve your memory. Here's a video from the Memorize Academy YouTube channel that will help you do just that. Even if you don't need to memorize the Periodic Table, you can transfer these techniques to other items you would like to remember. Click here to watch.



Friday, December 22, 2023

If you're into making things yourself, visit Etsy, an online marketplace for handmade items. Click Press at the bottom of the home page to read more about the site from a variety of sources. If you're interested, go to http://www.etsy.com/. Click here for their Facebook page.

Wednesday, December 20, 2023



Read this article from WebMD and find out the myths and facts about sleepiness. Click here to read.

Monday, December 18, 2023

Drawing Now

Would you like to learn how to draw step by step? Check out Drawing Now for some free lessons. Follow along while the dog, car, or animated character is drawn in easy steps. You can even control the steps yourself. Click here to give it a try.



Friday, December 15, 2023

Maybe you've seen this game sitting on a restaurant table, a wooden triangle with golf tees stuck in holes. Well, here's the online version. You can leave any hole empty to start. Give it a try! The game does have some ads, but hey, it's free. Click here or the picture to play.


 

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Hidden-3d.com

Go to Hidden-3d.com and you'll enter the world of 3d stereograms. As the website says, "A stereogram is a 2D image that creates a visual illusion of a 3D scene." You've seen them, no doubt, and stared until you could not stare anymore. Once you get the hang of it though, it's more than satisfying to see the hidden image. Click here to try it out.