Happy Earth Day! These apps and a very awesome digital project from NASA will help you celebrate..
NASA’s #GlobalSelfie Project
On Earth Day, NASA is encouraging people to post selfies to social media. They want to use them to create a mosaic image of the earth. Use the hashtag #GlobalSelfie when you post to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ or Flickr, and NASA will grab the photos. They plan on releaing the mosaic and a video of all the photos in May.
Free for iOs
Rippl is a free app that helps you make sustainable lifestyle choices by delivering weekly green living tips for simple changes we all want to make. Choose the “change” you want to make from one of the app’s weekly tips, and the app will help you set daily or weekly reminders so that you follow through.
The Lorax – Dr. Seuss
For iOs and Android, 99 cents
Normally, this app featuring the interactive story of “The Lorax” is sold for $4.99, but on Earth Day, it only costs 99 cents! Great for children ages 3 to 6, this app allows the reader to enjoy the story of “The Lorax” as an audio book or personalize it with your own narration. You can also explore pictures and learn new vocabulary.
Free for iPhone
The official app for The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill., MortonArb just came out this spring. Check out the tours ahead of your visit, and use the app’s map feature to get around. Existing members can also use the MortonArb App as a virtual membership card.