–What’s your Walk Score? Calculate how walkable a location (your house, office, etc.) is in relation to stores, parks, libraries, and other places. This is fun to do with where you live now, but would also be useful if you’re in the market for a new home.
–Vote now on your favorite ketchup commercial. We Americans sure love to vote, don’t we? Especially on things that don’t, you know, really matter. So watch the 15 finalists’ TV commercials in the Heinz Top This TV Challenge and pick your top choice. My personal fave was “Heinz Sight,” featuring the dudes from a local biker bar.
–It’s back-to-school time for kids everywhere. Who knows more about what kids need for back-to-school thanmoms? Check out Cool Mom Picks for their Back-To-School guide–and it also includes stuff for preschoolers and kids in daycare. These cool moms pick out cool things year-round from indie designers and mom-run companies, so don’t stop at the back-to-school stuff. They say they even get the budget thing. How cool!