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See how psycho you are



See where you sit on the psychopathic spectrum. Or, find out how well you can spot a psychopath.

Being psychopathic doesn't necessarily mean that you're a serial killer – or even that you'll break the law. Actually, within the framework of clinical psychology, a psychopath is someone with a distinct cluster of personality traits including ruthlessness, fearlessness, narcissism, charm, charisma, impulsivity, persuasiveness, manipulativeness and a lack of conscience and empathy.

links:
Test: Your Psychopathic Traits
Game: Spot the Psychopath
via: Holy Kaw!

**related: Take a narcissistic personality inventory

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Keep a leaf aloft



Float a leaf on the breeze and try to catch dots while you're doing it.

catch a green orb to get points. catch a red orb to lose a life.
you get 3 lives. catch a blue orb to gain a life.
the golden snitch is very rare. it is worth 100 points.
power-ups do a variety of things, not all of them good.
one last thing: the more you win, the harder it gets.

link: a leaf on the wind

**related: Get your flappy fix

image credit: Anne Davis 773 / CC BY-NC 2.0

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Be a bird song hero



Learn to recognize the songs of different birds.

Bird Song Hero is an interactive online game, developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, that teaches users how to identify the songs of different birds through spectrograms that visually represent the time, pitch and volume of each song.


[watch on YouTube]

link: Bird Song Hero
via: Laughing Squid

**related: Listen to birds
***bonus: Feed the birds

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Have a great day



Make today the best day possible.

From the outrageous to the inspirational to the hilarious, here's a daily reminder to break out of the old grind and do something unexpected, for the fun, the challenge, or the heck of it.

If today simply isn't your day, click ... to have a different day.

link: Is Today The Day?

**related: Get complimented

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Bob for donuts



Try to catch dangling donuts with your mouth.

Get some string, hang some donuts from a low branch and have the kids try and eat the donuts off the string without using their hands. It’s tougher than you’d think which makes for tons of laughter.

link: Bobbing for Donuts
via: Brit + Co.

**related: Bob for Nerds

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See the Doctor



Show off your mad Time Lord skills.

Can you tell the "Doctor Who" episode from just one still? We're only using stills since the show was rebooted in 2005, as otherwise this quiz would be frankly impossible for most of us to solve.



link: Can You Tell The "Doctor Who" Episode From Just One Still?

**related: Call a doctor
***bonus: Read the Doctors' first and last

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Have a hot dog



Turn an empty chip can into a hot dog cooker.

Looking for a way to cook hot dogs on the go? Well, now you can leave the portable grill at home and pick up a can of Pringles and a skewer instead, with this truly innovative solar hot dog cooker tutorial from Instructables user Cat Science Club.

link: Hot Dog Cooker / Solar Oven
via: Make: Craft

**related: Build an oven

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Come to an impasse



Discover the rules of this minimalist puzzle game as you make your way to the end of each level.

... the goal is to navigate your circle (the plus) to the finish line (the check) in each level using the [arrow] keys. Along the way, you'll encounter different obstacles that create an impasse for you. These obstacles behave in different ways, so you've got to figure out what each one does and why. There are twenty-four levels to traverse with increasing difficulty. The shortest distance between two points certainly isn't a straight line here, as you'll end up making circles around yourself to find the correct path to the exit.

link: Impasse
via: Jay is Games

**related: Start a stack

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Watch TV



Feed your inner child a 24/7 live stream of classic Nickelodeon shows from the 90s and early 2000s!

According to the site's About page:

We air shows (both cartoons and live action) from the 90s and early 2000s that were shown on the United States Nickelodeon TV channel during that time (we also show some 80s content as well). This includes syndicated programming, original programming, station IDs, bumpers, and commercials. ...

Shows are aired live and in random order, meaning that you are seeing what everyone else is seeing - just like live TV. There is no schedule set for when shows will be played. However, you can sign up to receive automatic email notifications when your favorite shows come on. Use twitter? You can also follow @nr_schedule to get constant playlist updates. There is no way to play shows on demand or download any content whatsoever.

link: nick reboot
via: The Mary Sue

**related: Watch the 80s

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Make a giant popsicle



Prepare a enormous frozen treat guaranteed to cool you off — no matter how hot the weather gets!

Tom Nardone of Kookouts says:

Here is a giant popsicle. I made it with a rubbermaid pitcher and a big dowel. My son and I froze it in the freezer and then shared it on a hot summer day. Yum.

link: Giant Popsicles

**related: Stay cool
***bonus: Have fun with fudgsicles

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Travel by drone



See the world from a unique perspective.

We've all experienced the thrill of exploring the world over Google Earth and Street View, but now armchair adventurers have another tool in their arsenal: Travel by Drone.

It's a website that's hoping to collate together as much aerial footage as possible from around the world. Users can upload and geotag video that shows what places look like from the air.


[watch on YouTube]

link: Travel By Drone
via: Wired UK

**related: Fly over the wilderness

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Listen infinitely



Hear an ever-changing, awesomely-endless version of your favorite song.

You know sometimes you hear your favorite song and there's a letdown when it's over? Especially when you're dancing! The Infinite Jukebox is an application that makes your song an infinite loop that sounds different and more interesting than just playing it over and over. Hear (and see) how it works by selecting a sample song (click on the resulting circle to start anywhere), and then you can upload your personal favorite.

link: The Infinite Jukebox
via: Neatorama

**related: Send audio postcards

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Add to an alphabet



Contribute your handwriting to the universal typeface experiment.

... there's something immensely satisfying about putting pen to paper, and the pen maker Bic came up with a fascinating project to find out what the world's aggregated writing style, or typeface, would look like.

At theuniversaltypeface.com you can see the result of what happens when thousands of people submit their handwriting for inclusion.

You can see how styles vary based on people's gender, location, age, what they do and whether they're left or right handed. You can also submit your own writing through a mobile website on your touchscreen phone. And because it's always being added to, it's constantly evolving.

link: Universal Typeface Experiment
via: Pocket-lint

**related: Personalize your prose

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Go on a space mission



Read the stories of early space exploration from the original transcripts.

In fifty years since mankind began to explore in person the universe outside our home planet, there have been many memorable moments, of beauty, of bravery, and occasionally of tragedy. For those who did not live through them it is sometimes difficult to appreciate the excitement of these early flights. Spacelog aims to bring those missions back to life: a website for exploring manned space missions through transcripts of conversations from during the flights between those in space and those back on the ground, and from photography taken at the time.

link: Spacelog
via: Neatorama

**related: Explore the surface of the moon

(image credit: NASA / CC BY-NC 2.0)

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Color logos



See how well you can recognize and reproduce brand colors.

How well do you know some of the most popular brands on earth? Find out by selecting the color you associate with each logo — you'll be scored based on how close your response matches the original brand. See how well your score compares with others! Enjoy.

link: Brandseen
via: MakeUseOf

**related: Recall slogans

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Explore the Enterprise



Step into known and unknown areas of the flagship of the United Federation of Planets.

Get a never seen impression of the fabulous U.S.S. Enterprise-D. But not in that way how you know the ship from the tv show.

In a pixelated and isometric universe you can move freely through the ship and explore areas and angles that were not shown on the tv show. For example the restroom next to the bridge, the many corridors and the countless labs and quarters on the U.S.S. Enterprise-D.

link: Pixeltrek
via: Geekologie

**related: Scroll down to Riker
***bonus: Do a level 3 diagnostic!

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Brickify yourself



Give your pics the Lego treatment.

Turn your selfie into a mosaic of colorful bricks!



link: Brickify Yourself

**related: Emojify a photo

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Be a smarty



Test your geography (and trivia!) skills.

Smarty Pins is a Google Maps-based geography quiz...you drop pins on the map to answer questions. You start with a total of 1000 miles and the game subtracts the number of miles you're off by for each answer.



link: Google Maps Smarty Pins
via: kottke.org

**related: Explore the world

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Pick an argument



Settle all your arguments with FIGHT!

Which was the best home computer? Who was the best Star Trek captain? Best Beatles single? Our brand-new thing lets you settle ALL of these arguments - definitively.

link: Fight!
via: Us Vs Th3m

**related: Answer yes or no

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Doodle hoops



Take your drawings from the sketchbook to the wall.

Grab your paint markers and turn plain fabric into unique and lovely home decor with this embroidery hoop doodle art project idea from Alisa Burke!

link: embroidery hoop doodles
via: Make: Craft

**related: Doodle on anything BUT a piece of paper
***bonus: Draw on stones

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Admire murals



See murals from around the world.

Mural Locator is a simple to use web tool that helps people locate murals around the world. The growing database of locations, photos, and documentation on Mural Locator brings murals and mural artists to a larger audience.

link: Mural Locator
via: The Presurfer

**related: See street art

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