URLy Party 🥳

A modest link-blog.

May 2024

The Far Side

Visit the official online home of The Far Side comic strip by Gary Larson for your daily dose of Gary’s classic cartoons.

www.thefarside.com

May 2024

NASA Software Catalog

NASA’s Software Catalog offers hundreds of new software programs you can download for free to use in a wide variety of technical applications.

software.nasa.gov

May 2024

Kurzgesagt

We spark curiosity in people about science, humanity and our future on the planet – and the universe we all inhabit. We are fascinated by the world that surrounds us and want to spread our enthusiasm through our work.

kurzgesagt.org

Videos at YouTube: youtube.com/@kurzgesa…

May 2024

UNICODE - Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP)

The first plane, plane 0, the Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP), contains characters for almost all modern languages, and a large number of symbols[…]

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plane_(Unicode)#Basic_Multilingual_Plane

May 2024

The Markdown Guide

The Markdown Guide is a free and open-source reference guide that explains how to use Markdown, the simple and easy-to-use markup language you can use to format virtually any document.

www.markdownguide.org

May 2024

The Huberman Lab (Podcast)

Andrew Huberman, Ph.D., is a neuroscientist and tenured professor in the Department of Neurobiology and by courtesy, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford School of Medicine.

www.hubermanlab.com

May 2024

NOAA Solar Calculator

Find Sunrise, Sunset, Solar Noon and Solar Position for Any Place on Earth

gml.noaa.gov/grad/solc…

May 2024

W3C Markup validator

This validator checks the markup validity of Web documents in HTML, XHTML, SMIL, MathML, etc

validator.w3.org

May 2024

Antipodes Map

You may have heard this when you were a kid, that if you dig a deep enough hole, and get out on the other side of the globe, you’ll be in China. Well, what if you already are in China? This map shows you.

www.antipodesmap.com

May 2024

Radio Garden

Interact with a globe filled with dots, each representing a radio station, from big (open) stations, to small local radios, all on the net.

radio.garden

May 2024

Fireside Chats (F. Roosevelt) | The American Presidency Project

The fireside chats were a series of 31 evening radio addresses given by Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1944.

www.presidency.ucsb.edu/documents…

May 2024

Song.Link / ODESLI.co

Do you have Spotify and want to share a song or album with someone that has Apple Music, (or vice versa, or maybe another service)? With ODESLI you can do so.

odesli.co

May 2024

Common symbols quick-finder

Sam Rose has made this webpage to make it easy for you to find commonly used symbols that aren’t on your keyboart.

H/T: David Johnson

symbol.wtf

May 2024

Cults: Live at Spin House 2011

A great performance of Cults (YouTube playlist)

youtube.com/playlist

May 2024

Yogisms - The Yogi Berra Museum

Depending on your personal sense of humour, this may be funny. 😊

yogiberramuseum.org/about-yog…

May 2024

Atmospheric fluctuations

Look at animated wind and precipitation maps, and more.

earth.nullschool.net

May 2024

Calculate distance and bearing between two Latitude/Longitude points using haversine formula in JavaScript

This page presents a variety of calculations for lati­tude/longi­tude points, with the formulas and code fragments for implementing them.

By Chris Veness

www.movable-type.co.uk/scripts/l…

May 2024

Autofill: What web devs should know, but don’t – Cloud Four

Many people know that you can scan your credit card in Mobile Safari. But how many web developers know how to create a form that supports that feature? Not many I’d bet.

This is an old article, but still relevant for the problem that is missing or wrong field names.

cloudfour.com/thinks/au…

May 2024

Product Feedback - Apple

Most of the time the easiest way for you, as a user of Apple products and services, to give feedback, is via their Feedback forms.

www.apple.com/feedback/

May 2024

GNU Radio

GNU Radio is a free & open-source software development toolkit that provides signal processing blocks to implement software radios. It can be used with readily-available low-cost external RF hardware to create software-defined radios, or without hardware in a simulation-like environment. It is widely used in research, industry, academia, government, and hobbyist environments to support both wireless communications research and real-world radio systems.

www.gnuradio.org

May 2024

MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials

Free lecture notes, exams, and videos from MIT. - No registration required.

ocw.mit.edu

May 2024

How to join, or form a Union

In many countries May 1 is Labour Day. Why not use the observance to learn how you can join or form a Union.

www.unionplus.org/page/how-…

Apr 2024

Create a bootable installer for macOS - Apple Support

You can use a USB flash drive or other secondary volume as a startup disk from which to install the Mac operating system.

support.apple.com/en-us/101…

Apr 2024

7 Benefits of Temporary Habits | Psychology Today

Picking up and dropping habits can be beneficial, not a habit failure.

www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog…

Apr 2024

Wallpapers by Matthew Birchler

Lots of nice ones for your devices

birchtree.me/tag/wallp…