Monday, February 7, 2011

Internet Gems a la Teen Link!

We’ve all come across fascinating sites during random web browsing, either through sheer procrastination, willpower, or by chance. I was looking through my “funny/weird/awesome” bookmarks folder recently, and found a whole lot of random stuff in there. Here are a few of the best.

Guided Meditation Tracks

This is a great site that offers a whole bunch of different guided meditation tracks that last 3 -10 minutes. They’re super relaxing and really easy to follow. My personal favorite is “Fulfill Your Own Potential”. Ignore the hokey names and try these tracks.

Shiba Inu Puppy Cam
To everyone out there who desperately wants puppies but can’t have them for some reason or another – this is for you! It’s a live stream that shows the puppies sleeping and going about their days. To the doubters, be warned. This is ridiculously addictive and mesmerizing. Here’s an article about the stream:

Jessica’s Daily Affirmation

If you’re feeling down, give this video a try. Jessica’s bubbly attitude and zest for life are inspiring.

20 Awesomely Untranslatable Words from Around the World

Languages are pretty amazing, but this blows my mind. The possibility that the feeling we didn’t have words to describe could’ve been summed up in one word from another language…

The Little People Project

Someone decided to start leaving little miniature figures on the streets of Europe. The tininess of these people – about one inch tall – is pretty awesome, and it’s weird to see everything from such a different angle.

Animals with Casts

The concept of the blog makes me a little sad, but the utter ridiculousness of a clunky cast on a tiny baby animal is the draw here.

Thought Questions

A simple blog with deceivingly simple questions.

Thanks for reading,
a Teen Link volunteer