NL Net Foundation

theMage: The NLNet foundation is a ditch non-profit organization dedicated to increase privacy in the internet and hardening it.

Board game periodic table

theMage: The board game periodic table is a collection of board and other table top family games, grouped by type, in a layout inspired by the periodic table of elements.

Maps distort how we see the world

theMage: Maps that show how our image of the world is distorted by the current usage of the Mercator projection.

Luminaly - find free ebooks online

theMage: This website lists more than 600 ebooks that you can legally find online for free.

Dutch Income Tax Calculator

theMage: Starting from your gross monthly/yearly salary, you can see what the net salary is.


Job Seeker: Built as a platform by salespeople and for salespeople to find freelance gigs (that tend to be paid via mostly commission-only compensation), this free jobs site is a no-brainer if you’re interested in putting your selling skills to work in your free time. The best part? You won’t pay any fees at all to CommissionCrowd for using the platform—only client companies are charged for getting matched with freelancers.

the pirate checklist

Comic's Collector: Alynne has finally set out to become a pirate captain… except she’s doing wrong! To help her along, she's given a checklist of everything a good pirate needs. But when Alynne catches the attention of the most infamous of pirates, will she stick to her list, or succumb to the worst of influences?


Job Seeker: DesignCrowd covers lots of design disciplines and has jobs from all over the world. It’s a comprehensive freelance marketplace with a wide variety of job listings. Clients can court multiple designers, allowing them to find just the right fit. Like many freelance sites, they offer crowdsourcing to do their work. If that’s your thing, you should definitely check out DesignCrowd.

Science Diction

Podcasts Fan: Hosted by Johanna Mayer, each episode of Science Diction takes a word or phrase, and with the help of historians, authors, etymologists, and scientists, serves up language with a side of science.

Consider This

Podcasts Fan: Consider This from NPR and WNYC helps you make sense of the biggest stories of the day in New York City, the region, and beyond. It’s the first podcast ever to offer a mix of local and national topics based on where you are.

We Work Remotely

Job Seeker: We Work Remotely boasts that they get around 2.5 million users a month. That’s huge. They have a multitude of job postings with many design-related offerings. We Work Remotely may feel a bit less personal than more design-centric websites, but the volume of job postings makes up for this.

Why Won't You Date Me? with Nicole Byer

Podcasts Fan: Nicole Byer is single and has been for decades. She’s smart, funny, has a fat ass and loves giving blow jobs. So the question is why is she perpetually single? This podcast is a quest to find that answer. Every week, Nicole invites a comedian, friend, or ex-fling to interview their dating life and figure out her own.