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Duffel is a Wish List for Trip Planning

Duffel is a trip planning tool that allows you to clip and save ideas and links for places you are planning on visiting or for a vacation that you dream of someday taking. Creating a Duffel is simple:   Select the location of where you want to go, give your trip a name such as, “When [...]

Stereo8 – Internet Radio Powered by the Users

Stereo8 is an Internet radio station that puts the users in charge of the music.  It’s completely free to use and there’s no sign up needed in order to listen to music – only if you wish to add your own and vote for songs. There are currently 5 stations available:  Hip hop/Rap, Pop/Hits, Video Games, [...]

How-to: Use Twitter Lists

Last night I was pleasantly surprised to see that I finally had Twitter Lists enabled in my Twitter account. Of course, 5 minutes later I realized that Twitter had opened up Lists to everyone and I was quickly reminded that I’m really not all that special. If you haven’t given Twitter Lists a try, this [...]

It’s New to Me: Free Diet Management Tools at SparkPeople

I’d like to get rid of an extra five pounds that have been stalking me lately so I went in search of some free help.  My search led me to SparkPeople — a diet-management site that has apparently been around for a while. The first thing I noticed when I went to the site was the [...]

Create and Share Lists of your Favorite Links with allows you to quickly and easily create lists out of links that you find on the Web.  You can share these lists with friends and allow others to add links to your list, which is great for collaboration.  It’s free to use and only requires a sign-up if you wish to use all of [...]

Get Bids From Multiple Service Providers With Redbeacon

Redbeacon is a service that connects service providers (anything from a handyman to an accountant) to consumers who need such services. On the requesting end, all you need to do is select the service that you need, enter in the date(s) and time that you’d like it done, and add any important information that will help [...]

Use Firefox Add-on InvisibleHand to Make Sure You’re Getting the Best Deal

InvisibleHand is a Firefox Add-on that will alert you if a product you’re viewing can be purchased on another Website at a lower price. The way it works is simple:  Browse for products on sites like Best Buy, Amazon, OverStock, Borders, etc. and if a lower price is available somewhere else, InvisibleHand will slide open (almost [...]

Make Free Photobooks With HotPrints

HotPrints gives its users an easy and inexpensive way to create photo books from your Facebook or Bebo pictures.  And now the company is offering you one free Hot Book per month. The free books are ad-supported, but the ads will be inserts that you can remove — they wont be printed next to your photos.  But [...]

Share your Screenshots in Seconds with TinyGrab

TinyGrab is an application that works with your Mac OS X or Windows screenshot tool to help you quickly share the screenshots you take. After you install TinyGrab simply take a screenshot as you normally would (you can change the hot-keys in your preferences if needed).  TinyGrab will almost instantly copy a short URL to your [...]

Save, Organize and Share Web pages on iCyte

I stumbled onto a cool Web site called iCyte.  The site offers a nifty little browser add-on (for firefox and IE) that allows you to grab Web pages and save them to projects in your iCyte account.  You can also highlight portions of a site if you find something particularly interesting. After you’ve created some “cytes”, [...]

Want To See What Movies Are Playing Right Now in Your Neighborhood? Try ShowtimeFu

ShowtimeFu is a really simple site that helps you do pretty much one thing:  See what movies are playing nearby at any time during the day. All you need to do is enter in your location and click on search.  ShowtimeFu will show you every movie playing nearby with showtimes and theaters.  You can filter your [...]

Act Like a Superstar Movie Maker with Stupeflix

Stupeflix is a fun site that helps you  create movies out of your images and video. All you need to do is add your media and Stupeflix does most of the “editing” for you.  You can add text and music to your movie and download it when you’re done.  The entire process should only take a [...]

Get Useful Feedback on your Web Projects with Notable

We here at DemoGirl have been working to get a fresh site up, but sometimes the collaboration process is a bit laborious.  I’m thinking things might move along a bit more if we use something like Notable. Notable provides users with the tools to quickly give or receive feedback on a Web project.  You can sign [...]

Clicker: Like Tivo For Online Video

Clicker helps you find and save video that’s available to watch online, from sources all over the Web.  It’s in private beta now but I received an invite and thought I’d show you around. After you sign in you can immediately start searching for your favorite TV shows, movies, music, and Web originals to save to [...]

SeatGeek Predicts the Best Time to Buy Tickets to Concerts and Sporting Events

SeatGeek is a service that wants to help you get the best deal on tickets to concerts and sporting events.  It uses a history of ticket sales to predict whether or not prices will drop and then compares prices from sites like StubHub, eBay, and  TicketCity. Begin by searching by venue, artist, or team and then [...]

Navigating the Day’s News is a Breeze with Google Fast Flip

Google Labs recently launched Fast Flip.  It aggregates news stories from many popular sources and presents them in a format that is very east to navigate. Readers can sort stories by different categories, sources, topics or search terms.  Navigating through the articles is as simple as clicking arrows on the page or using a keyboard.  Google [...]

A Quick Look at Yahoo Meme

Yahoo Meme is a Microblogging service from Yahoo that recently launched in English.  Basically, Yahoo Meme gives you a way to quickly post text (140 characters), images, videos from YouTube and Vimeo, and MP3’s (you can only link to an MP3 on the Web).  These items can quickly be reposted by other users and commented [...]

It’s Easy (and free) to Support Environmental Charities with GreenAnySite

Whether you like it or not, the simple act of shopping does have an impact on our environment.  Green Any Site is trying to make it easier for you to offset some of the damage by donating some of your purchase price to charity. The process is easy enough… install the Green Any Site bookmarklet and [...]

Whip up Cool, Interactive Business Cards with DooID

Thanks to a tip on KillerStartups, I decided to check out DooID. The site offers some great features that can help you make a really nice Web business card.  Two features I could see myself using are the widget you can add to your blog and the email signature you can grab. It only took me a [...]

Try JamLegend for Fun and Frustration on Your Lunch Break

I have to admit that I don’t have a Wii and I’ve never played Guitar Hero or any other game of that ilk. But every now and then a girl needs to take a break from work and online music game JamLegend provides a fun alternative to waiting on the front porch for the [...]

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