Things you didn't know you could do online

Things you didn't know you could do online

Summary: If you're bored of Facebook, why not rent a husband or watch the African plains to pass the time?

TOPICS: Tech Industry

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  • EdX: Take a free course

    edX is a massive open online course (MOCC) platform launched in 2012. Beginning with a single free course in electronics, edX has expanded its free offerings to include medical courses, physics, law, ethics and beyond. 

    Established by Harvard and MIT, the non-profit allows students to register before undertaking courses through pre-recorded lectures, forums and virtual labs. 

    Via: EdX


  • Make good use of your 404 page

    If you are a website owner with a bland 404 page, why not put it to good social use?

    This is the concept behind the NotFound project, which gives website masters an application that automatically publishes a picture of a missing child on every 'not found' page of a website. At the moment, the application mainly shows children missing in Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Spain and the U.K., although the project will soon launch in the United States and Canada. 



  • Check out the plane's interior for your next flight

    Sitting for hours in a cramped metal tube isn't generally much fun, unless you have pockets deep enough to hang out in first class. If you'd like a more comprehensive look at the plane you've booked yourself on, then Seatguru can give you airline seat maps, flight updates and photos.

    In addition, previous fliers are able to comment on particular craft or flights.

    One of the coolest features available on the website is a Beta comparison service between different economy flights. The prices vary -- as does seat width and leg room. 

    Via: Seatguru

Topic: Tech Industry

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  • scam

    I say it is a scam
  • anpther bloody gallery

    so couldn't be arsed to read it
  • Rent a Husband

    Hey Charlie, once women figure out how to open a pickle jar, fix furniture, set up home audio/video, or fix a leaking toilet, you won't need men at all.
  • Or

    Just step away from the computer
  • lol rent a husband!

    LOL that's classic rest is kinda understandably less common. But watch paint dry? o_O apparently someone found themselves in the weird dimension on the internet.
  • One Sided Report?

    Is that a Klein bottle? Terrific, you can now carry EVERYTHING in your earring! (If you don't get the reference, look it up in a topology textbook.)
  • Pictures?

    I didn't bother to rad this because of all of the time it takes for this stuff to load. Think about that when you are writing articles! Put the text first and let us decide if there is enough information there to warrant looking at the pictures.
  • Thanks for the tip!

    Your list is an interesting find. Thanks for putting it together