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T4 Face Maker

Monday, December 15th, 2008

T4 Face Maker

This is a really fun Web site where you get to make faces using their application! There are several different types you can make as well. You can do a celebrity’s face or even a friend’s face. Let’s check it out!

The site is divided into four sections:

Celebrities Gallery – Here you’ll find all the faces of celebrities that have been created and… Continue reading

How to Say That Name

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

How to Say That Name

Welcome to How to Say That Name, a Web site devoted to helping you pronounce names correctly. Whether you need to for personal reasons or you want to be able to pronounce clients’ names accurately, this is a rather nifty site to check out!

Given Names – Here you’ll find a database of people’s first names pronounced correctly.

Surnames – Here you’ll find a… Continue reading

See Your Hotel

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

See Your Hotel

At See Your Hotel, you can find your hotel on a map so that you know right where it is. It’s very useful if you’re traveling and want to see what the area surrounding your hotel looks like.

For example, put Toledo, OH, USA into the search field. That will bring up a map of Toledo with all of the hotels bulleted on the map. On… Continue reading

Router Passwords

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Router Passwords

I recently got a new computer, so I obviously lost all of my saved files for my router passwords. It was very unfortunate, but it’s all okay now, because I found this awesome Web site. With it, I was able to reset my router so that it would have a default password. And you can too!

All you have to do is select your router’s make from… Continue reading

123 People

Monday, December 8th, 2008

123 People

123 People is the ultimate people search! This Web site helped me locate a friend I haven’t been able to get in touch with for the last seven years or so. You can also use it to check up on your favorite celebrities.

How does it work? Well, you simply type the first and last name of the person you’re looking for into the search field and… Continue reading

Password Meter

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

Password Meter

Of all the password Web sites I’ve brought you, I think this one is my absolute favorite! It’s not trying to help you create a password, but it’s trying to help you make your password more secure by testing it against the criteria they have set up.

Go ahead and type in the password you’d like to test. As you type it in, you’ll see the areas… Continue reading

Bug.gd

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Bug.gd

Are you sick and tired of getting errors you have no clue about or what program they’re related to? Surely, someone has probably run into the same error as you, right? Well, you’re not the only one with that thought!

On Bug.gd, you can search by error to see if anyone else has encountered it. I recently had a computer meltdown, which was very frustrating, because I just… Continue reading

The Route Planner

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

The Route Planner

Need directions to go somewhere? Well, then you should try using The Route Planner to plan your drive! It’s really easy to use and not only does it give you directions, but it shows you your route side by side with the directions. Let’s see what we’ve got!

To get started, type in your starting address at the top of the page and then the address… Continue reading

Namepedia

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Namepedia

Welcome to Namepedia, an encyclopedia for names! Have you ever wondered what your first name means? Would you like to find out how your last name originated? Maybe you’d like to find a baby name. Well, you can do all of that and more right here!

In the center of the main page, you’ll find a

Like

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Like

I don’t know about you, but sometimes when I’m shopping, I’ll find something I like, but I’d like it more if it were a different style or shape. For example, a red pair of shoes with a generous heel, but instead, I’d like the same shade of red on a pair of flats. Well, here at Like, you can do exactly that!

You can search by color, detail… Continue reading

No Virus Thanks

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

With all the viruses out there today, you can’t be too careful when it comes to protecting your computer. And now, with No Virus Thanks, you can scan a file for Trojans, worms and viruses for free by using several different antivirus programs. Let’s check it out!

To use No Virus Thanks, go to the Virus Scanner tab and click on Browse to choose the file you… Continue reading

Animoto

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Animoto

Do you like to make slideshows? If so, this Web site is for you! Or, if slideshows aren’t something you’ve explored before, you can still get a lot out of this site. To get started, you’ll need to sign up, which you can do by clicking on the Sign Up button. Then just fill out the form and you’re ready to get busy!

I highly recommend you watch… Continue reading

Toondoo

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Toondoo

Are you ready to get creative with comics? I hope so, because I know I am! The first thing you need to do is register. Just fill out the form with a username, password and e-mail address. Then click on the Register button and just like that, you’re good to go ahead and log in!

When you log in, you’ll be on your dashboard, which shows you… Continue reading

Gettysburg Address

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Gettysburg Address

It was on November 19, 1863 that President Abraham Lincoln gave his now famous “Gettysburg Address” at the consecration of the Civil War cemetery there. Here on the Gettysburg Address Web site, you can explore the documents from that event.

The site is divided into four main sections, with two links to more of Lincoln’s papers.

Drafts of the Gettysburg Address – Here you’ll find two rough… Continue reading

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

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