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Organize your tasks and goals for free with Orkanizer

Do you have more things to do than time to do them in? Orkanizer can help you get you back on track, whether you want to manage daily tasks or monthly goals, or even specific projects. It’s completely free for home users and those involved in open-source work and the handy web-based interface is a

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Download YouTube videos as podcasts with ‘RSS Handler’

Are you the kind of person who watches YouTube videos 24 hours a day, or even just one particular channel on a regular basis? If so, RSS Handler could become your best friend. It is meant to take YouTube URLs and turn them into podcast feed links that you can use to get your favorite

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Exercise and expand your brain for free with FitBrains

Have you ever wanted to see if you could get any smarter than you are now? If you’ve been paying much attention lately to the television, you may have noticed and increase in the number of ads for products and services that are supposed to increase your brain power. The idea is that exercise makes

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Explore the wonders of the world with the ‘Google World Wonders Project’

Do you like to explore and visit new places, see new things but live on an average budget that doesn’t allow you to traipse off to the far corners of the world any time you want? If so, the Google World Wonders Project might be just the think you have been looking for without knowing

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Talkino: explore the web with others who share your interests

Do you remember the last time you discovered something wonderful on the Internet and had no one to share it with? Well the internet makes it easy to find interesting articles, images, websites and other content that you like, and now (for better or worse) it makes it easy to find others who share these

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Take archival snapshots in time of any web page, with Peeep.us

Ever wished you could take archival snapshots of a website, such that you could always refer to and see the exact content of the page at that particular moment in time, no matter how it may be changed later on? (Could be useful if browsing the site of a particular Republican candidate for president). If

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Bliss Control: Change the setting and privileges of most online services from a single place

Most online services deliberately make it difficult for registered users to find the options for changing settings or privileges or to disable their accounts. Fortunately for users, there’s “Bliss Control” is a website that helps you disable your accounts and easily manage the settings of popular online services (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, Flickr, YouTube,

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Publish and share ANYTHING, blog-post style, with Tackk.com

Remember post cards? One side with a pretty or amusing picture and the other side to write whatever you want to whomever you want, they were a great way to say ‘wish you were here’ or ‘thinking of you’ and other such things. Remember bulletin boards? A big expanse of cork that would let you

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Easily embed Flickr images into web pages with ImageCodr

If you run a blog or website and would like to feature images from Flickrs – and let’s agree that Flickr happens to host one of the largest collections of excellent online photography, you may have found it to be somewhat of a hassle to perform all the steps needed, from checking the license to

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Share and edit documents of any format online, with PDFZen

Digital documents come in a variety of file formats including DOCX, XLSX, ODT, and many more. When sharing these, you can never really be sure whether or not the other parties have software installed with which to view and edit them. For example, you could email an ODT file to your project group members but

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Share your personal goals publicly, with Bucketlistly

Remember that movie, “The Bucket List” where two famous actors portray a couple of guys trying to accomplish everything they ever wanted to do in a short amount of time before they die? Well you can do the same thing, online, and without having to be close to death! Bucketlistly is a free web site

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How to download videos from Hulu: a step by step guide (updated)

Here’s a step by step guide to downloading videos from Hulu using free software Freemake Video Downloader. This post updated Oct 23rd 2012. Note that while other tools were mentioned in previous versions of this article (e.g. Streamtransport), Hulu had changed their encryption since, and at the time of writing this article Freemake Video Downloader