Listen and create ambient sounds easily

A World Made of Ambient Sounds

Listen to relaxing music, ambient atmospheres and astonishing sound effects. Just click on an image below to start chilling. If you want, you can even create your own atmospheric sound mix, online and for free. Every audio template can be easily edited for your own needs. Here is a short video explaining some of our features.

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Home | Libraries Ready to Code

“The Ready to Code Collection provides resources and strategies for coding and computational thinking activities that are grounded in research, aligned with library core values, and support broadening participation.”

An initiative of the American Library Association (ALA)…

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How to Watch Live As NASA Lands on Mars Today | Travel + Leisure

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Courtesy of NASA

“How to live-stream Insight’s landing on Mars. You can watch InSight’s attempt to land on Mars live on NASA TV. On Monday, Nov. 26, NASA TV will broadcast the landing from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST/2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. There will then be a post-landing news briefing no earlier than 2 p.m. PST/5 p.m. EST. You can also watch the landing on YouTube and UStream.”

Source: How to Watch Live As NASA Lands on Mars Today | Travel + Leisure

Our Bodies Hate Adjusting To Daylight Saving Time. Here’s How To Cope : Shots – Health News : NPR

Every cell in our bodies has a well-tuned timing mechanism. So, when we “fall back” or “spring forward,” it takes us time to adjust. We have tips that can help.

Source: Our Bodies Hate Adjusting To Daylight Saving Time. Here’s How To Cope : Shots – Health News : NPR

Hurricane Preparedness 2018

..with focus on North Carolina and South Carolina

With Hurricane Florence coming, likely landfall by Thursday, September 13, 2018, I wanted to provide some links about preparedness, especially for those in North Carolina and South Carolina. I have family and friends in the likely impacted areas, and I know they will be getting ready. Hurricane preparedness is something you do if you live in those areas of the East Coast, and can make a big difference to people in an impacted area. My own preparedness experiences was mostly the wildfires in Southern California area. Good planning and preparing makes a lot of difference, and can save lives…

Screenshot, 9/10/18, The Weather Channel

Screenshot, 9/10/18, The Weather Channel

North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness (PDF)

South Carolina Hurricane Preparedness (PDF)

S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHE), Hurricanes and Floods Web site

Ready NC Web site (includes link for app)

NC 2-1-1, Disaster Preparedness and Assistance

Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) Hurricane Guide

Hurricane Preparedness, Mecklenburg County, NC (Charlotte)

Hurricane Preparedness, Oak Island, NC

Hurricane Preparedness, Myrtle Beach, SC

Hurricanes, Emergency Management, Horry County, SC

National Hurricane Preparedness, National Weather Service (NWS)

Hurricane Seasonal Preparedness Digital Toolkit (

Hurricanes (FEMA) (includes link to app)