Monday, May 14, 2012

Second Monday Random Stuff II

AHAlife: Temperature Controlled Baby Blanket - 37° has found another use for the stuff NASA spacesuits are made of.

Zooniverse: Moonzoo - Explore the Surface of the Moon - Whether eerie or beautiful, the man on the moon needs to have every blemished recorded for posterity, and you can help out.

A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Jonson - For those of us who can't stand homeschoolers who quote from Noah Webster's 1828 dictionary.

Slavery Footprint: How Many Slaves Are Working for You? - This is a lot more disturbing that calculating a “carbon footprint.” Too bad they chickened out on the sex trafficking issue by not including the pay-for-sex question in the final score.

Zooniverse: Ancient Lives - Study the Lives of Ancient Greeks - Think transcription is easy? Help scholars work on the Oxyrhynchus collection.