Today in Cool Websites and Tools, we take a look at 5 cool websites, including organizing GIF images, capturing and sharing files on a Mac computer, a website of family friendly stories and videos, a racial dot map from the 2010 US Census, and a Chrome browser which freaks out advertisers. Read on below!
GIF Me – is a chrome extension that makes saving, sharing and organizing gifs easier. You can tag and search, and quickly copy a link for sharing all from GifMe. It’s completely free and you can access your library on any computer with the extension. Just click on the gif image on any site and it will appear in your chrome extension dropdown menu.
Share Bucket – best way to capture, edit and share ideas and files on your Mac, a place for all your ideas, stored beautifully on the cloud and easily available to those you wish to share with. Share Bucket supports Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive and Imgur. Upload files by simply dragging and dropping them to the Share Bucket menubar icon.
The Whiz Times – is a family-friendly website which provides news and videos suitable for young adults and children. It has top categories like “People” (which is about people in the news), to topics like Sports, Culture, Trends and Fashion, Entertainment, Politics etc. Whiz Funnies are cartoon strips, Money Whiz is about Business news and concepts for young people and families, and Geek Whiz, as the name suggests, is about technology related stories.
Racial Dot Map – is an American snapshot; it provides an accessible visualization of geographic distribution, population density, and racial diversity of the American people in every neighborhood in the entire country. The map displays 308,745,538 dots, one for each person residing in the United States at the location they were counted during the 2010 Census.
Paranoid Browsing – Advertisers and government agencies attempt to build a profile of you based on your browsing history. Paranoid Browsing confuses that effort by making a background tab which browses the Internet at random. It was inspired by fictional software described in Cory Doctorow’s book “Little Brother”.