Finds of the Week is a list of web sites I've come across lately that are interesting, fun, or useful (or all three). I hope you enjoy them. -Rhiannon
Sporcle: Addictive Trivia Quizzes
If you love trivia, quizzes and learning new things, you'll love Sporcle. It has several types of quizzes in 15 categories such as sports, geography, music, movies, television, science, gaming, entertainment and more.You can play with or without an account, but features like scoring, tracking and commenting require an account.
Microsoft Edge gets free extensions
With the release of Windows Anniversary Windows 10 updates, Edge (Microsoft's built in web browser) gets the ability to use extensions. Here's a recent list of the extensions that work with Edge. Among them you'll find Evernote, AdBlock and AdBlock Plus, Pocket, the Pinterest Pin It button and more.
How To Restart Windows Explorer Manually
Every now and then a program will stop Windows Explorer (not to be confused with the web browser Internet Explorer), while I'm in the middle of something. Here's a way to get Windows Explorer back up and running instead of rebooting the computer.
Blogging for Beginners
Design blog Noupe has a three part series on blogging for beginners. If you're interested in starting a blog or want an idea of what's involved, this a good overview and has some good resources. The series highlights Blogger and WordPress, and focuses on WordPress. A search for free themes for whatever platform you choose will bring up tons of choices. I'm linking to all three articles here, because as far as I can tell, the three articles aren't linked to each other.
Blogging for Beginners: Choosing Platform and Domain [#1]
Blogging for Beginners Vol. 2: Plugin Basics, Theme Choice
Blogging for Beginners Vol. 3: Tips for Addictive Content
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