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Websites you don’t know about

  1. 1. But will want to use
  2. 2.  Entertainment  Lifestyle  News & Reference  Tools & Utilities  Education/Careers
  3. 3.  Entertainment ◦ Games ◦ Movies ◦ Music ◦ Maybe just waste time  Lifestyle ◦ Shopping ◦ Hobbies ◦ Learning a new skill
  4. 4.  News & Reference ◦ Check out what’s happening from a different perspective ◦ Look up unusual information  Tools & Utilities ◦ What happened to those emails you sent? ◦ Correct and check algebra, geometry homework ◦ Find info about certain videos of interest  Education/Careers ◦ Help your grandchild or child research employers
  5. 5.  Songza - Listen to Music Curated by Music Experts ◦ Automatic real time messages ◦ Pick a playlist based on:  Day of the week  Time of day  Mood that you’re in, want to be in or get out of
  6. 6.  Can I Stream.It? ◦ Most videos are spread across many sources ◦ It’s difficult to find one particular selection ◦ This site will search by name and return where you can:  Download  Stream  Rent  Buy it
  7. 7.  Games at Miniclip.com - Play Free Online Games ◦ Thousands of games ◦ Great for a rainy day with the grandkids  http://www.retronaut.com ◦ Pictures of recorded history you never heard of ◦ Listed by era, category and subject
  8. 8.  Twaggies ◦ Founded by D. Israel- blogger, journalist, writer ◦ Cartoons, videos by various illustrators ◦ Based on interesting tweets or news events each week  Digg - What the Internet is talking about right now ◦ Unusual slants on news stories
  9. 9.  DIY Instructables - Share What You Make ◦ Step by step directions & pictures ◦ Toys, construction projects, gardening, food  Fab - The World's Design Store. ◦ Find unusual gifts for all ages ◦ Home decorations, furniture ◦ Pets ◦ Art
  10. 10.  Book Recommendations | Bookish.com ◦ Get suggestions based on title, genre, author, character, awards, critic reviews  Find a Doctor – Doctor Reviews & Ratings | Book Online Instantly – ZocDoc ◦ Check ratings ◦ Office hours & availability ◦ Insurance coverage
  11. 11.  Gallery – Street View – Google Maps ◦ Check this out before you go on vacation ◦ See if you really want to go there  Compost This ◦ Is it safe to compost rice? ◦ How about walnuts?  http://www.recyclethis.co.uk/  Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation
  12. 12.  Did They Read It (didtheyreadit.com)  FileHippo.com - Download Free Software  Computational Engine Wolfram|Alpha  The Public Domain Review ◦ Photos, journals not protected by copyright  Restaurant Reservation Availability ◦ Last minute reservations ◦ Get rewarded with points credited toward meals
  13. 13.  Animoto - Make & Share Beautiful Videos Online ◦ They’ll make your photos into videos with audio  InterfaceLIFT Wallpaper: Ripples ◦ Enhance your desktop or tablet’s background  IFTTT / About IFTTT ◦ “If This, Then That” ◦ Create macros that trigger events ◦ Send attachments automatically to files, folders
  14. 14.  Photo editor online - Pixlr.com edit image ◦ Choose from 3 levels of editing  The simple way to track and pay your medical bills | Simplee ◦ Organize your medical records ◦ Know how much you’ll be reimbursed & why  Jotti's malware scan ◦ Submit your files for a multiple malware analysis using some 22 programs ◦ Most scans completed in minutes
  15. 15.  Glassdoor – an inside look at jobs & companies ◦ Help a child or grandchild get off to a good start ◦ User-contributed reviews of companies ◦ Salary ranges ◦ Login with Facebook, compare notes with contacts  Coursera.org- want to sign up for a course at Yale or Harvard?  Codecademy- teach yourself or a loved one a new career
  16. 16. For a description of 101 similar websites Check out PC World Magazine May 2013 Issue

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