Episode 94 – BOWIE! LORE! 94!

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS94.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS  Kelly’s Recommendation: App: 94% This app is available on both Android, iOS, and Windows phones. a fun game where you try to guess the answers to themed questions, like “What is your greatest fear?” It’s a nice way to exercise your brain and google is your friend when you get stuck.   Alicia’s Recommendation: App: Waze This is a “community-based traffic and navigation” app available on Android and iOS. It has social media messaging built in that can message your … Continue reading

Episode 90 – The correlation of sheep

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS90.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS  Kelly’s Recommendation: Website: Google Correlate An extension of Google Trends (a previous rec as well) that finds relationships between data sets. There’s a cool Comic that explains how the Flu actually led to Correlates existence. You can narrow your search by state, time frame, and even by drawing your own graph line. You can also import your own data, which seems pretty useful.   Mel’s Recommendation: Game/App: Divide By Sheep available on iOS, Android, and Steam for $2.99 – $4.99. The … Continue reading

Episode 87 – AV Club

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS87.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSThis week Mel and Kelly recommend some audio and video fun… Mel’s Recommendation: Website: GraphicAudio.net: A Movie In Your Mind A cool company that adapts books into an amazing listening experience with a full cast of voice actors and sound effects. Their audiobooks are available as both cd’s and as mp3, m4B, and FLAC. If you go the download route, you can use their app (iOS, Android) to download your books. I just finished City of the Lost by Stephen Blackmoore … Continue reading

Episode 83 – Tales of Typography and Tyson

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS83.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS  Mel’s Recommendation: App: Retype It’s $2.99 on the iTunes App Store. And yes, it’s only available for iOS devices. This is a cool Typography app that comes with built in  fonts, backgrounds, and quotes to use. You can alter almost everything you see on the screen. You can, of course, use your own pics as a background and change the quote on the screen. I think it will work awesomely for Demotivational Posters. Like this one. I’m Sorry.     … Continue reading

Episode 76 – The Long Dark Open Table

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS76.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS    Kelly’s Recommendation: App: OpenTable a “Must Have” app for your smartphone if you ever need to make a restaurant reservation. It’s available on both Android and iOS. For all you introverts out there… you never have to interact with an actual human being! At least until you get to the restaurant. It allows you to make reservations at participating restaurants (good ones too!) by what’s available right now, or whenever you like in oodles of areas and even internationally. … Continue reading

Episode 69 – Play the Misfit Card

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS69.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS   Mel’s Recommendation: Game App: Card Crawl A fun solitaire style dungeon crawler game. Let me explain: You pit your avatar card’s face value against monster cards attack value while collecting coin cards and health potion cards. If you survive to the end, you win the hand and get to keep the coins you collected. You get to use these to buy special ability cards. Simple right? It’s more challenging than it sounds. The app is available on iTunes for $1.99 … Continue reading

Episode 66 – Hurricane Brocka

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Episode 64 – Unsimulate

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS64.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSThis week: a handy app, a great (short) book, and two lovable Russians… Kelly’s Recommendation: App: Just Unfollow (Now Crowdfire) Available as an iOS or Android App, and on the web. (Note that they now call it Crowdfire.) Let’s you easily track new follows unfollows/ Will also let you see a list of who is not folowing bsck Works for Twitter and Instagram!     Mel’s Recommendation: Book: The Plagiarist by Hugh Howey This is a  mind bendy novella about simulated … Continue reading

Episode 63 – Lemon After Dark

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS63.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSScavenge in the mysterious post apocalyptic world of ‘A Dark Room’. If you’re lucky you’ll find some pasta and shrimp to make a yummy meal. So, Post-Apocalyptic Pasta, anyone?   Mel’s Recommendation: Game App: A Dark Room Available as either an iOS app or play it in your web browser at adarkroom.doublespeakgames.com An intriguing text based post-apocalyptic adventure! Stoke your Fire, talk to a Stranger, explore mysterious caves, and scavenge in abandoned neighborhoods. Can you survive?     Kelly’s recommendation Food: … Continue reading

Episode 61 -Tips on tea, organization, and drones

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS61.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSLet our drones help you organize your tea collection. Mel’s Recommendation:   Food/Beverages: Adagio Teas (adagio.com) Adagio is a wonderful online tea seller that allows tea nerds to create their own blends in addition to their regular blends. One really cool thing about this is that really awesome people have created tea blends based on their fandom of choice! Examples include Firefly (of course), Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Penny Dreadful, Doctor Who. There are even ones based on game characters from … Continue reading