It’s one thing to find a popular restaurant, but what do you use to help decide what to eat when there? You could go through tips and feedback on Foursquare or Yelp, another option is to use Dish.fm. Dish.fm helps you discover the best dishes at any restaurant with confidence.
Having analyzed over 3,000,000 reviews for San Francisco and New York, pulled from Yelp, Foursquare and other sites, in one quick glance you can learn what is the best dish, drink or dessert to order.
Europeans they say work to live, while North Americans live to work. If you fall into the latter then the Badu watches could be the cure for stress that impacts many every day. Alerting and reminding those that adorn the new wristwatch to relax, Bandu watches can help the 40 million Americans diagnosed with clinical anxiety.
200,000 prescriptions for sedative drugs are written out each year, but people still are inflicted with stress. Pressures of building a startup, balancing work and family life, or general fatigue can all play roles in impacting entrepreneurs and people in general. To help deal with this, four neuroscientists from MIT built a prototype watch that senses and monitors perspiration, respiration and heart rate along with movements to determine ones’ stress mode.
Productivity web apps seem to pop-up by the dozens everyday, they make it easier to share, collaborate or just be updated on team activities. But most of these come with low monthly fees, which is perfect for a business solution, but not if you want to have something for your own personal use. Basecamp is now offering all their wonderful features for just $25 (a one-time purchase) to use as a personal project manager.
Basecamp Personal offers: 1 Basecamp project with up to 5 extra collaborators and 1GB storage, at the affordable price of $25. After fully re-designing the Basecamp UX this past year, the web app is the most effective productivity manager on the market. This new personal version packs all the features, except for the calendar, timeline, ‘everyone page’, ‘everything page’, and ‘people pages’ options. The comparison chart overviews what you do and do not get with Basecamp Personal.
littleBits is a constructor kit that helps kids create their own toys. Like Lego building blocks little circuits easily snap together with magnets to make anything that can be imagined – making things come to life that can light up, move, twist, and buzz.
Kids (and adult kids) can become inventors and build prototypes without having to solder, wire or understand the intricacies of programming. Each littleBits component has a function that has been preset, may it be proximity sensing, switching, dimming or light response, the circuits than connect together to perform the invented task.
Busy Building Things has been delivering artistic and inspirational messages for startups, entrepreneurs and everyone in general – so inviting are those posters that they’ve found their way into the offices of Facebok, Apple and many others. The messages are not only there to help drive success but also be uplifting to bring more happiness into this world. That too is the mandate of Behappy.me – a daily newsletter and website bringing a dose of inspiration.
Once a day, Behappy sends an inspiring quote to its subscribers, bringing great and highly shareable quotes to life, increasing the circulation of happiness. Inspiring over 16,000 people everyday, subscribers not only get a quote but a well designed art piece which makes the quotes stick even louder in hearts and minds. And if you find a quote tugging at you more than any other, you have them printed on a shirt, greeting cards, posters, canvases or mug to take with you everywhere.
Jellibug is a Los Angeles startup by James Hu that helps you follow your favorite celebrities, athletes, and influencers by aggregating their posts on social media into one place for easy viewing. Utilizing API’s and hand-selecting celebrities to bring content from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Flowd, Lockerz, MyPict.me, Path, Tumblr, WhoSay and YFrog the web app keeps on top of all your favorite people’s experiences.
The fast, fun, and addictive way to visually tour what’s hot and trending within the social media sphere from the perspective of over 2,000 celebrities, with more being added everyday, is what you’ll expect from Jellibug. Ignoring re-tweets and comments not directly from the verified accounts of celebrities; the site removes the noise, allowing for the “celebrity” to take center stage.
Sitegeist is new iPhone and Android app that helps you learn about your surroundings with visually uplifting and stunning graphs and details. Drawing in localized information from the U.S. Census, Yelp, Foursquare, and weather information the app helps you learn about your neighborhood in regard to average age, climate or average income in certain areas.
Developed by the Sunlight Foundation, the app is categorized into People, History, Housing, Fun and Weather, but they are working on more, much more. They plan on adding data to the app regularly, giving users the chance to learn more and more everyday about their surroundings.
Why do kitties on YouTube get tens of millions of hits? It’s a question that never ceases to cause amazement, but then again how can you stop watching one once it’s on? If your one of those cat lovers out there that just can’t seem to get enough of watching our feline friends there’s a new source for gratification: Catmoji.
On Catmoji it’s, you guessed it, all about cats! Disrupting from Startup-Up Chile, the website lets you share and discover cat pictures and videos. And like this video and this one, the site will somehow trance you into scrolling and never ever leaving the friendly, cute and cuddly kitties paraded on the site. As their mission states, Catmoji wants to make the Internet a better and happier place with cats because the Internet loves cats.