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Wordia

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Wordia

Welcome to Wordia, a dictionary Web site like no other dictionary site you’ve ever seen! Here you’ll find words defined as they are in a dictionary, but with a twist. There are video definitions recorded by everyday people who not only define the word, but tell you what it means to them!

Since the site is still in the beta stage, not every word has been defined. So… Continue reading

Castle Connolly

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Castle Connolly

Recently, I brought you a Web site that lets you rate your doctor or find a doctor by a certain rating. Some of the doctors on that site were Castle Connolly Top Doctors, so that’s why I want to bring you this site as well!

Here you can find Castle Connolly Top Doctors with a handy search engine, search top hospitals, browse choice guides and much more!… Continue reading

Face Memory Test

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Face Memory Test

Did you know your memory is one of the first things to go when you’re tired? I didn’t! Well, you can take this test to see how well you remember what you’ve seen. I was really tired when I took the test, so my results were very interesting. Give it a try!

The test takes place in three phases:

Phase 1 – In this… Continue reading

Television Tunes

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Television Tunes

Welcome to Television Tunes, a library full of TV theme music!

You can pretty much navigate the Web site right from the front page, but there’s a navigation strip along the top of the page if you’d rather use that.

To navigate from the main page, you can use the drop down box to check out the list of the Newest Songs that have been added recently… Continue reading

Civil Answers

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Civil Answers

Welcome to Civil Answers, a Web site where you can ask legal questions and get answers from experts for free!

I want to start by telling you that I adore this site! I wish I had found it years ago. There are so many legal questions I could have had answered and saved myself a lot of time and money.

It’s so easy to use too! Just… Continue reading

Cozi

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Cozi

Welcome to Cozi, a free online organizer for families! Here you can keep a schedule of what’s going on from day to day, keep a family diary, keep in touch with your family members with the message system, keep shopping lists and even get reminders. To get started, you’ll want to sign up. Or, if you’re still not sure Cozi is for you, you can take a tour… Continue reading

Flight Aware

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Flight Aware

Are you or someone you love taking a flight somewhere in the near future? Do you have friends or family flying in to visit? Would you like to be able to track those flights? Well, now you can for free with Flight Aware!

You’ll find navigation on the left side of the page. It’s a light blue menu with the following categories:

Live Tracking – There are… Continue reading

Frog Leap Test

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Frog Leap Test

My mom actually e-mailed me this Web site and once I finally solved it, I decided it would be a lot of fun to share with all of you. Are you ready to take the Frog Leap Test? It’s a challenge that’s commonly given to second graders. I think it still takes me about six tries to solve it though!

What you have to do is… Continue reading

Wonder How To

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Wonder How To

Have you ever wondered how to do something? I know I do all the time! Well, I’d like to welcome you to Wonder How To, a Web site devoted to teaching you how to do things through video tutorials. Now, I wouldn’t recommend letting your kids run wild on this site, because there are a few videos about alcohol and pranks.

However, if you weed those… Continue reading

50th Anniversary of NASA

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

50th Anniversary of NASA

This Web site gives you an incredible guided tour of NASA over the past fifty years! With a robot to guide you through the highly interactive site, it will delight both young and old alike!

To get started, click on the logo in the center of the page with the robot. That will open the core of the site. It should pop up in… Continue reading

Autism Assistance Resources and Information

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Autism Assistance Resources and Information

Today, I’m bringing you a blog that was brought to my attention by a reader. I try to limit the amount of blogs we include in the newsletter, because we can never guarantee what information they contain. However, this blog is different. It’s bringing resources and information together in one place for people who have autism or people who are taking care of a… Continue reading

Printable Paper

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Printable Paper

I ran out of college ruled paper this afternoon and I decided to search the Web to see if I could find some to print out. And let me tell you, I hit the motherload! There are over 100 different kinds of paper you can print out on this Web site. Let’s check it out!

On the main page, you’ll find the most popular 15 styles featured… Continue reading

Dr. Score

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Dr. Score

Do you have a doctor you love to go see, because they make the experience better? Maybe your doctor gives you practical advice or they just go the extra mile for your care. On the flip side, have you ever seen a doctor who had terrible bedside manners or treated you poorly? Or, perhaps you’re looking for a new doctor in your area, but you’d like to… Continue reading

Linked In

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Linked In

Welcome to Linked In, your ticket to building great relationships with other businesses, staying connected with colleagues and networking!

Registration is easy. Just fill out the form with your name, e-mail address, create a password, country, zip code, your employment status, title, industry and company.

Next, you can customize what you’re looking to do and what your network can help you do. It’s divided into two sections:… Continue reading

Extensive Advice on Working as a Community to Save Energy

While this Web site is based in the UK, it contains some very practical advice that can transcend borders. It has a side menu for navigation and you can find featured articles on the main page. While I was visiting, some of the featured articles were about battery power, hydro electric power and understanding power distribution.

Each of the… Continue reading

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

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