For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to a new device. A 23-year-old quadriplegic is the first patient to use Neurobridge, an electronic neural bypass for spinal cord injuries that reconnects the brain directly to muscles, allowing voluntary and functional control of a paralyzed limb.
I found this site which is more than a simple dictionary! It does do dictionary definitions and the like, but the best part is the related-words option.
Following the guide on the main page…
Bluebird — Find definitions of bluebird
Blue* — Find words and phrases that start with blue
*bird — find words and phrases that end with bird
Bl????rd — Find words that start with bl, end with rd, with 4 letters in between
Bl*snow — Find words that start with bland have a meaning related to snow
Bl*adjective — Find any adjectives that start with bl
*:snow or :snow — Find any words related to snow
*:winter sport — Find words related to the concept winter sport
**winter** — find phrases that contain the word winter
Expand:nasa —Find phrases that spell out n.a.s.a.
So, for example, I was using this to come up with a name for my serial killer who burns people alive. James Charles the Incinerator didn’t seem like quite enough. With a quick *:fire search (which will pull up all sorts of words related to “fire”), I came up with James Charles the Roaster and James Charles the Empyrean, depending on how classy of a serial killer he decides to be.
It might come in handy to some of you, especially the poets out there! :)
Do you ever make a graphic and you get at the point where you have to choose a font and think “if only there were some way to get an overview of all the fonts I have already installed”? Well you can. At wordmark.it you just type in any word you want, it then shows that word in every font you have installed on your computer.