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Infinite LP records from the Boston Public Library via archive.org

This LP player streams an endless loop of songs from the Boston Public Library collection on archive.org. Choose from dozens of stations or create your own stations. Discover and enjoy classic music! [more inside]
posted by metatuesday on Apr 17, 2023 - 1 comment

Pun generator

If you're looking to put the "groan" IN "grown-ups" or the "pun" in "punishment" you've come to the right place. [more inside]
posted by metatuesday on Sep 17, 2022 - 2 comments

A Random Walk Through The Library of Congress: LOC Serendipity

The Library of Congress contains vast troves of digital resources. LOC Serendipity is a website that simulates the experience of exploring a library and skimming eye-catching or interesting titles. From books like, "Dainty dishes for slender incomes," which contains a delicious recipe for beignets, to the oddball early-1800's "Memoirs of the notorious Stephen Burroughs of New Hampshire" to "The forgotten book," published in 2018, this tool enables serendipitous and deeply engaging discovery every day. [more inside]
posted by metasunday on Mar 10, 2019 - 2 comments

Falling water, spinning rock, Pepper the cat.

It was a completely accidental happening, but now it is a meditation video.
posted by yesster on Jul 22, 2017 - 2 comments

EuropeanaBot - finder of weird stuff, cat pictures and unicorns

Twitter bots are a way that lets digital collections speak for themselves. EuropeanaBot tweets random images from the European Digital Library that are related to news items, Nobel prize winners, Wikipedia entries, historical dates, etc. The Bot also likes cat pictures, unicorns and is a fan of MC Hammer. [more inside]
posted by ironicon on Nov 22, 2013 - 0 comments

Payhole.me - Get Something in the Mail

The Rules: Feed me money. Put in an address. Get something in the mail. [more inside]
posted by richrad on Jun 14, 2012 - 18 comments

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