Cool Websites and Tools – Self-Storage Facilities, Nutrition Research, & Retina Displays

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Things To Think About – Kids’ Things to Think About provides 100 prompts to spark thinking for written responses and encourage conversations about ideas and issues for kids. Created by students and teachers in Michigan, it can be used in classrooms or with families by allowing children to explore the prompts and by using them to guide a discussion or lesson.

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StowThat – We all have things we need to keep. Whether they are cherished memories, important documents, special purchases, or seasonal items, we often have more stuff than we have space. Self-storage facilities abound, but very often they are not the right solution. They may be difficult to get to. Or too expensive. Or hard to access. StowThat wants to help you with that.

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WSJ’s Wireless Savings Calculator – Confused by which wireless plans are right for you? Mobile-phone plans are increasingly complicated. To help you find the best option, the renowned Wall Street Journal has created a comparison tool for those looking to subscribe to one of the four biggest U.S. carriers: AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile. Just answer the questions provided.

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Examine – is an independent organization that presents un-biased research on supplements and nutrition. They currently have over 20,000 references to scientific papers. The site is run by editors who collate primary research. Users are encouraged to submit corrections and any research they may have missed. In order to make Examine.com a self sustaining business, links to Amazon were added.

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Is This Retina? – Retina is Apple’s trademark for a display so sharp that the human eye is unable to distinguish between pixels at a typical viewing distance. Is This Retina? is a site where you enter your device type, the number of pixels in height and width, and the site will then tell you at what point the screen will become “retina”.

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