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Get Free Classic eBooks with Modern Typography and Formatting

If you’ve gotten ebooks from Project Gutenberg or the Internet Archive you may have noticed that formatting and design can be inconsistent. This project is republishing public domain ebooks to work well with current ebook readers and standards. Standard Ebooks is a volunteer-driven project that’s modernizing public domain ebooks to produce a collection...

This Is an Entire Computer Science Curriculum in 1000+ YouTube Videos

Want to learn computer science? Here's what you need to know in 1000+ YouTube videos. 40 courses. 4 academic years of Computer Science curriculum. 1079 YouTube videos. Laconic Machine Learning has put together an equivalent 4 year Computer Science curriculum using quality videos from various sources including MIT. The videos vary in length, up to 4+...

Get Gorgeous, Minimal Wallpapers for Your Phone

The most breathtaking images of the Earth, carefully curated into unique wallpaper collections for your phone. Visuals of Earth is a curated selection of gorgeous mobile wallpapers you can use for free. No ads. No popups. No distractions. Just beautiful wallpapers of Earth. Read More

Wallpaper of the Week: The Sanctuary Mountains Aurora Borealis

This week’s wallpaper is a stunning image of the aurora borealis over a central group of mountains rising up from a large body of water. The mountain, clouds and some of the aurora are reflected in the water. Colors are predominantly in the blue range. Icons show up well on this background. Read More

Watch these Six Free Natural History Programs Streaming in January

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is offering a virtual field trip to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute; a guided, at-home scientific illustration activity and a behind-the-scenes tour of the O. Orkin Insect Zoo for free this January. Read More

How to Enable the Alpenglow Theme in Firefox

Firefox has a new colorful default theme you can enable in the browser or download as an add-on that supports Windows 10 light and dark themes. The theme is called Alpenglow and is a mix of purple, pink and black gradients. If you’re using Windows 10 dark default app mode, the theme is mostly all purple header with a bit of color gradient in the header...

Remove Video and GIF Backgrounds Automatically for Free

This free online tool automatically removes the background from a video or GIF quickly and easily. Read More

Gizmo is Retiring but Gizmo’s Freeware Goes On

Next week I will be turning 75 and I have made a decision to retire. Many years ago I promised my wife that I was going to retire soon, but “soon” never arrived. Now it finally has. Although I am retiring, nothing much is changing at Gizmo’s Freeware. Things will pretty much go on as they have in the past except that I won’t be here to manage the...

Wallpaper of the Week: Fiery Forest

This week’s wallpaper is a digital image of large trees with many thick branches and large roots extending into shallow water. Thick foliage is fiery oranges tinged with green, backlit by bright yellow and orange light, making the forest appear almost on fire. The darker colors of trunks and branches create a good balance of light and dark. Show More

Create Your Own “Blob Opera” with Google’s New Musical Experiment

Google Blob Opera is a fun experiment that uses four colorful blobs that you control to create music. Each of the four animated blobs sings in a different tone; tenor, bass, mezzo‑soprano, and soprano sounds that automatically harmonize with each other. Show More

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