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Left Over Wizard

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Left Over Wizard

I have a hard time eating left over food. It’s usually just a matter of not knowing how to reinvent it into another meal. But with this Web site, I don’t have to rack my brain trying to think of something. I can just put my ingredients into this wizard and let it do its thing!

It’s really easy to use! All you have to… Continue reading

More Cowbell

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

More Cowbell

This is a fun Web site! Take any MP3 you have on your computer and spice it up with some Cowbell or Walken. That’s right, you get to be the DJ!

Choose an MP3 and then select how much Cowbell or how much Christopher Walken you’d like to add to the track. Now, click on the Gimme More Cowbell button. The site will then upload the song… Continue reading

Message Sling

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Message Sling

Wouldn’t it be lovely if you could get the voicemails from your cell phone online? I mean, it would be perfect if your battery happened to die while you were checking your messages. That happens to me all the time!

Well, with Message Sling’s free service, you can send and receive texts via simple voice commands. You can also save, store and forward your messages with ease… Continue reading

WebSource.it

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

WebSource.it

Have you ever found yourself trying to spell something and you’re not quite sure what the correct spelling is? For example, their and thier.

Well, with this Web site, you can put each word into a blank box and click on the WebSource.it button. That will then search Google and show you the amount of hits each word receives.

Their has 2,470,000,000 results.
Thier has 20,700,000 results.… Continue reading

LetterFu

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

LetterFu

I think it’s a terrible shame that letter writing has gone out of style. I personally love to receive mail and I like to send it out too. So, to get back into the habit of letter writing, I went looking for a way to make it interesting and fun again. And that’s when I found LetterFu!

LetterFu will teach you how to send a letter without an… Continue reading

Armor Games

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Armor Games

After a very stressful week, I really needed some downtime to do something a little mindless and fun! So, I went searching for games to play and I ran across this Web site. After playing Armor Games, I couldn’t help but share it with all of you!

Armor Games is a site full of games you can play in your Web browser. With plenty of different categories… Continue reading

Font Park

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Font Park

This is a really fun Web site where you can make art out of characters with a font. Be warned though, it’s very addicting!

I suggest starting in the How to Play area. That section gives you the instructions you need to get started. Basically, you manipulate the font to make images. You can also type in words at the bottom of the page to add more… Continue reading

Phone Spam Filter

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Phone Spam Filter

Telemarketers seem to be even more annoying these days! Not only do they call you during dinner time, but they manage to get their hands on your cell phone number and they gladly start bothering you there as well. Plus, the calls on your cell phone eat up your minutes and cost you extra money. What a nightmare!

But not anymore! Now, you can do your… Continue reading

Karaoke Party

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Karaoke Party

I’m going to start by warning you that this Web site is very addictive! Once you start playing, it’s hard to stop. I could barely stop playing long enough to write this article, because it’s just so much fun!

This site offers an interesting take on karaoke. Instead of singing and recording yourself, it’s a game. You sing and you’re scored on your song. You can play… Continue reading

Note Fish

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Note Fish

Internet research can be a really large task. First, you have to find the information, you have to organize it and then you have to make sense of it all. I keep telling myself there has to be an easier way. So, I started looking around and I found what I was looking for in Note Fish!

You’ll need to register for an account to use the… Continue reading

Diary

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Diary

Have you ever wanted to make a diary of your thoughts and feelings? Maybe you’d like to do a short one to keep track of a certain event, such as a wedding, illness or job change. Are you looking for something that’s free and private? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

At Diary.com, you can create a diary that’s private and easy to use. You have… Continue reading

Dial a Human

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Dial a Human

I can’t begin to tell you how tired I am of trying to get ahold of real people at some of the companies I deal with. How about you? Well, now, there’s something else you can try!

This Web site has compiled a list of company phone numbers and what you have to do to get ahold of a real human being. For example, first on… Continue reading

Quarkbase

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Quarkbase

Welcome to Quarkbase, a Web site that looks just like another search engine, but it’s so much cooler! It’s not just another search engine. No, it’s a database that will tell you everything about a Web site!

Type in www.worldstart.com and you’ll learn all about it.

If there’s a snapshot of a Web page, it will be there at the top of the page. You can scroll down… Continue reading

Tiny Mail Me

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Tiny Mail Me

So, I’ve been talking about spam prevention lately and different ways you can protect your e-mail address. And today, I have one for you that will work on Web pages and forums. You often have to prove you’re human to register on Web sites and now, people have to prove they’re human in order to e-mail you. Sounds good to me!

It’s very easy to use… Continue reading

Calories Per Hour

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Calories Per Hour

I really like the approach this Web site takes for weight loss. They’re not telling you to go run a marathon tomorrow, only drink water or give up all the foods you love. No, it’s much easier than that!

Diet and Weight Loss Tips – In this section, you’ll find practical tips for diet and weight loss. Each tip discusses something different and gives you a… Continue reading

Zip Decode

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Zip Decode

This Web site is a really fun application! What you see is a map of the U.S.A. and what you’re going to do is put in zip codes. Let’s check it out!

For example, type in my zip code: 43610

It will show you exactly where my zip code is on

Catalog Choice

Monday, September 15th, 2008

Catalog Choice

We often talk about spam e-mail in the newsletter, but today, we’re going to take a look at spam mail in your mailbox! I know I get a ton of catalogues I never requested, all trying to sell me something. But with Catalog Choice, you can put an end to those unwanted catalogues once and for all!

Begin by clicking on the Get Started button. That will… Continue reading

Akapost

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Akapost

I think as technology evolves, the need to protect our identities will grow as well. Whether you’re protecting yourself from identity theft or spam in your Inbox, you’ll always be looking for new and better ways to protect yourself. So, today, the Web site I’m bringing you is going to help you keep your e-mail address safe and private!

Akapost is basically two-way mail forwarding. What does that… Continue reading

World Time Engine

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

World Time Engine

I cannot keep track of time zones to save my life! But now, I don’t have to! What I adore about this Web site is it’s so easy to use. All you have to do is type in the location you’re looking for.

For example, it’s 5:47 p.m. right now in Toledo, Ohio, USA, but I want to know what time it is in London.

London… Continue reading

Fuelly

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Fuelly

Welcome to Fuelly, a Web site that lets you keep track of your gas mileage, share it and compare it with other users. I recommend watching the video tour of the site first. It helps you get a feel for whether or not this is a site you’d like to use.

To join, simply fill out the form with an e-mail address, create a password, a username, provide… Continue reading

Flight Memory

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Flight Memory

Have you ever wanted to keep track of your flights? Well, now you can with this Web site. And get this: it even produces maps of your flights! To check it all out, click on Sign Up Here.

The required data is a username and password. I suggest you put in an e-mail address as well, just in case you lose your password. You don’t have to… Continue reading

Fine Tuna

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Fine Tuna

I love this Web site’s title! The play on words is awesome. Fine Tuna equals fine tuning images! Fine Tuna is a site that allows you to add feedback notes or comments to an image or design. If you scroll down the page, you’ll see how it works in three easy steps.

You can get started by uploading an image off your computer or pasting in the… Continue reading

Fotoll

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Fotoll

This is a really fun Web site where you can create and participate in photo polls. To get started, you’ll need to register. Registration is quick and painless! Just fill out the form with a username, e-mail address and password. You’ll then be automatically logged in and you can get started right away!

On the main page, you’ll find some of the most popular Fotolls featured for your… Continue reading

America’s Byways

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

America’s Byways

Welcome to America’s Byways, a Web site dedicated to routing out all the fantastic things you can do and see in this country!

On the main page, you can click through a delightful slideshow of images from all around the United States. Or, you can listen in on the America’s Byways podcast.

With the price of gas these days, it’s hard to even imagine going on a… Continue reading

Photoshop Lady

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Photoshop Lady

Photoshop can be tricky to learn at first. There’s just so much you can do with it. So, of course, the Internet is swarming with tutorials. But now, you can look in one place for everything you need. The aim of Photoshop Lady is to collect all of the best free tutorials on the Web and store them in one place for easy access!

In order to… Continue reading

The Atlas of the Universe

Monday, August 25th, 2008

The Atlas of the Universe

Have you ever wondered what the universe looks like? The thought often crosses my mind when I’m out stargazing. This Web site gives you nine maps that help you see what the universe looks like. Cool, huh?!

Each map is approximately ten times the size of the previous one. You’ll start out at 12.5 light years from the sun and end up 14 billion… Continue reading

Caring Bridge

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Caring Bridge

Welcome to Caring Bride, a Web site devoted to bringing families closer together during times of critical illness, treatment and recovery. They offer free Web space for anyone who’s going through a health crisis.

Head on over to the Our Service section and you’ll see all they have to offer. You can also watch a video while you’re there. I highly recommend the video, because it walks… Continue reading

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