Today in Cool Websites and Tools, we take a look at 5 cool websites, including learning about the human body, compressing images, automated Craigslist searches, listing your collections on eBay, and protecting your eyes from computer monitors. Read on below!
The Human Body – Explore a working model of the body. Every part is animated and interactive: the heart beats, guts gurgle, lungs breathe, the skin feels, and eyes see. Designed for kids ages 4+ to discover what we’re made of and how we work. The Human Body is the first in a series of apps contain a recording tool so you and your child can ask questions, listen, and respond to each other.
Kraken – In modern web development even minor optimizations have a significant effect on how efficiently your app works. With hundreds of servers and millions of users, every single pixel counts. That’s where Kraken comes in. There are plenty of tools out there for compressing different types of images. Those who are serious about compressing images use multiple tools to handle different types (and subtypes) of images.
Noticraig – is a free tool for automated Craigslist searches. Instead of wasting your time searching around on Craigslist, they’ll send you a notification as soon as the item you want becomes available. There is no signup required and they’re a 100% free service, currently in beta.
eBay Own – supports several product categories with tens of thousands of products each. All it takes is a quick search then you can add your entire collection. eBay then calculates the current value of your item based on its average price from recent sales on the site. This makes it easier than ever by making it faster to create your eBay listings and decide on a fair price, based on current sales trends.
EyeCare4Us – is a free program for Windows, aimed at protecting eyes from computers. It shows us a window to remind us to take a break after a period of staying working in a computer, When it’s time to rest your eyes away from the computer monitor, the program will play a rain sound to relax and show us pictures with relaxing landscapes.