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Hulu

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Hulu

With this Web site, you can watch TV and movies online for free! It’s only available to users in the U.S. (most likely due to copyright laws) and you must be over the age of 13 to have an account. I thought I would get all of that out of the way before we dive in. This site is too good not to share!

Did you miss an… Continue reading

The Ripoff Report

Monday, May 19th, 2008

I firmly believe that if you have a credit card, you’re looking to get one or if you’ve been sent a credit card offer in the mail, you have to check out this Web site! Now, it’s not limited to credit card use, but I’ve personally experienced some very underhanded dealings from credit card companies and if I had known about this site, I could

Down For Everyone or Just Me?

Friday, May 16th, 2008

I can’t begin to tell you how much I love this Web site! A lot of the forums I visit on the Internet have bandwidth issues and they go down whenever it’s been exceeded. I’ve also run into a few sites that were having server issues or were shut down for construction. Well, with this site, I can now tell if it’s just me having a

TypeRacer

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

TypeRacer

TypeRacer is a very addicting, but fun Web site where you can build up your typing skills with lots of practice!

Navigation is easy, because you have four choices:

Race Against Others – Here you will compete against other players on the site to complete a typing challenge. The typing challenge is a paragraph of text you have to type when the countdown hits zero and the race… Continue reading

Atmospheric Optics

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Atmospheric Optics

It’s amazing how a drop of water, a particle of dust or even a ray of light can be such a beautiful sight! Today, we will journey into the world of Atmospheric Optics. Navigation is very easy as well! You’ll find all of the sections beneath the main image and introduction. They are:

Today’s Feature – Here you will find the highlighted image of the day. There… Continue reading

PhotographyBB Online Magazine

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

PhotographyBB Online Magazine

Today’s Web site is for all you photographers out there. If you love taking pictures or have a passion for photography, you’re going to love this!

Here you can download the latest edition of PhotographyBB! And best of all, it’s free and so easy to do. Just choose the version you want to download (.PDF or zip). The zip option downloaded a little faster for me… Continue reading

Total-Trivia

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Total-Trivia

I adore trivia! I think it’s really amazing the different random bits of information we unintentionally store away in our brains. I’m even more amazed by the people who intentionally seek out odd facts to learn and remember. If you’re like me and you love trivia too, this Web site is for you!

There is no registration or membership needed to play; all you have to do is… Continue reading

Mint

Friday, May 9th, 2008

Mint

Welcome to Mint, a Web site devoted to offering you the best financial tools for free! When I first discovered this site, I was worried about security. With all the identity theft going on out there and this site wanting to put all your financial information in one place, I knew it had to be secure. Well, they feature bank level security and it doesn’t get any safer… Continue reading

Can You Run It?

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Can You Run It?

Do you often find yourself asking that question when you go to install a program on your computer? I play a lot of computer games, so I tend to ask myself that question a lot. Well, this Web site automatically checks your computer’s settings and compares them to what you’d like to install. And it does it in mere seconds!

The programs they have… Continue reading

Visual Dictionary

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Visual Dictionary

Welcome to the Visual Dictionary, brought to you by Merriam-Webster! On the main page, you’ll find a picture index you can use to navigate through the topics. Or, you can use the side menu and select a topic by name.

There are 15 topics with 6,000 images that explain words like never before. They are: Astronomy, Earth, Plants and Gardening, Animal Kingdom, Human Being, Food and Kitchen… Continue reading

Bodocus

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Bodocus

Bodocus sounds weird, right? Well, it stands for Best Online Documentaries and what you get is a comprehensive list of the best documentaries you can watch for free. That’s right, for free!

You’ll find navigation on the side menu to the left. It’s a listing of the categories and when you mouse over them, another menu pops out with even more categories and videos to choose from.

For… Continue reading

Price Hub

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Price Hub

I recently got a new car and with that, it meant I had to sell my old Ford Aerostar that I lovingly nicknamed Bessie!

With Price Hub, it was so easy! I could figure out what people are paying for an Aerostar these days. I typed in 1994 Ford Aerostar in the search field and clicked on the Search button. I then selected Ford from the listing… Continue reading

instaSaver

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

instaSaver

Do you love screensavers? Ever wish you could make one of your own? Well, now you can and it’s free with instaSaver!

In my opinion, the best part of this Web site is how easy it is to use! To get started, simply give your screensaver a name. For example, I made one of my pets, so I called mine “Pets.”

Next, you can upload 10 photos from… Continue reading

ReachBy

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

ReachBy

With the world becoming more and more technological everyday, it seems like you need to have a place online where you can keep your contact information. Whether it’s just your e-mail address or more, ReachBy can help you do just that!

To sign up, you need to fill out the registration form. You need to create a username, which will be displayed on your contact page. You also… Continue reading

Stay Safe

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Stay Safe

Online security is more important than ever! With identity theft running rampant and online predators and viruses everywhere, it’s important to be an active participant in keeping you and your personal information safe.

Here at Stay Safe, you can learn how to protect yourself and the ones you love. The interesting thing is, this Web site is broken down by age, so no matter what age you… Continue reading

Qwitter

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Qwitter

It isn’t easy to quit smoking and it’s even harder to do it without a support system. Qwitter is a Web site dedicated to helping you quit smoking by keeping track of how much you smoke and by giving you a way to vent your feelings toward the quitting process!

To begin, click on the Get Started button. That will take you to the instruction page, which… Continue reading

Embarrassing Problems

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Embarrassing Problems

There are some problems out there that are just down right embarrassing, aren’t there? You know, like acne, bed wetting, dandruff, hairiness, itches, scars, sweating, etc. It’s natural to feel embarrassed about anything you feel makes you stand out in a bad way, but it’s really not as bad as you think!

This Web site takes a look at some of those embarrassing problems in hopes of… Continue reading

Metaefficient

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Metaefficient

This is the Optimal Green Guide, bringing you the latest in green products and green news!

Did you know that Costa Rica is run 99 percent by wind power? Did you know that Rock Port, Missouri is running 100 percent on wind power? I sure didn’t!

And those are just a couple things you’ll learn from this Web site. I mean, I didn’t know there was a building… Continue reading

My Reminders

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

My Reminders

Welcome to My Reminders, a free reminder and calendar service! To get started, you’ll need to register. Just fill out the first form completely, type in the verification code and then check the box that says you have read and agree to the terms and agreements.

You’ll then be sent a confirmation e-mail with a link you need to click. Or, you can copy the verification code… Continue reading

Time Machiner

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

Time Machiner

Welcome to Time Machiner, a Web application that allows you to send yourself, or your friends and family, e-mails at a later date. It’s easy to use and can serve many purposes!

How does it work? Well, it’s very simple! Choose a date, input the e-mail address of who you’re sending it to, fill in the subject line and then write your message. Then just click the… Continue reading

Many Books

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

Many Books

Well, you all know how much I love books! But what I love more are free books. And here at Many Books, you can download free e-books to your PDA, iPod or eBook Reader!

You can browse through the books by Author, Title, Categories or Language. On the main page, you can also see the Most Recently Added to the Web site or you can click on… Continue reading

Search Me

Monday, April 21st, 2008

Search Me

This is the neatest search engine I’ve come across in a long time! Even though it’s still in the private beta stage, they are giving everyone instant access. Therefore, you will beta test the search engine as you use it and your feedback will help shape its future!

So, how do you get started? Well, I’d start by watching the demo video. It demonstrates how the search… Continue reading

Color Vision and Art

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Color Vision and Art

This Web site mixes art with science! In the nineteenth century, modern art was still being defined, but at the same time, scientists were discovering how we see. New ideas on how we see color inspired artists to try new things. So, are you ready to learn all about Color Vision and Art? I know I am, so let’s dive right in!

Navigation is very… Continue reading

Password Bird

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Password Bird

I like to change my passwords frequently for my own security, but sometimes I can’t think of good passwords to use. But with this Web site, I (and you) will never have that problem again!

Password Bird will help you create a password that is unique, but also relevant to you. It’s easy to use and it has a lot of variety, so you can really switch… Continue reading

Club Mom

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Club Mom

If you liked Café Mom, you’re going to love Club Mom! It’s free and registering is super easy. Just click the Click Here link on the orange banner that reads Join Club Mom Today, fill out the forms and you’ll be all set in no time!

The great thing about Club Mom is the content they provide. You’ll find that the sections of Mom Answers and… Continue reading

Badge Maker

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Do you need badges for an event? Or, perhaps you want to make ID tags. Either way, now you can for free! Plus, it’s very easy to do. All you need is a digital photo on your computer, this Web site and a printer!

This is another Web site I found while trying to find stuff for my mom. She co-organizes the Student Council at her school… Continue reading

Chatterous

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Chatterous

Social networking is something that has become a part of everyday life. Whether you’re keeping track of your friends, family members or even co-workers, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to send all of them a message at the same time, regardless of which service they prefer? Well, now you can with Chatterous! You can use your existing e-mail address, instant messenger or even your cell phone… Continue reading

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