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(1) PowerTyping – Website that provides you with free typing lessons and fun games to practice typing skills online. The lessons are presented on a clean interface, you simply choose one from the list and start practicing. You can also set wpm goals and listen to provided radio for rhythmical typing. Read more: PowerTyping – Practice Typing Skills Online

(2) [NO LONGER WORKS] Chir.ps – New web service that lets you easily audio record yourself online and then share your voice recording on Twitter. All you have to do is click on the record button and then start speaking into the microphone.

(3) Flash Card Machine -This site allows you create study flash cards and share them with others for free. You can also organize cards into sets, reorder and copy within a set and insert images and audios. Read more: Flash Card Machine – Create & Share Study Flash Cards

(4) HowOldAreYou (update: link removed, see comments) – Fun web application where you can guess the age of a person by looking at his picture or submit your own picture to find out how old people think you are.

(5) University Of The People – Tuition-free online university backed by United Nations Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technology and Development (GAID). It is non-profit organization and aims to provide higher eduction to people in all countries regardless of their financial means and geographical location. Read more: University Of The People – Tuition-Free Online Universit

 

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  1. Chris
    August 16, 2009 at 10:32 pm
  2. SquareWheel
    August 14, 2009 at 2:34 pm

    Google Chrome is warning me about malware on howoldareyou.net.

    "The website at howoldareyou.net contains elements from the site rebbeta.net, which appears to host malware – software that can hurt your computer or otherwise operate without your consent. Just visiting a site that contains malware can infect your computer."

  3. www.stage-drama.com
    August 14, 2009 at 3:01 am

    good links

  4. Brent Riggs
    August 13, 2009 at 8:30 pm

    Those are great links. thanks. As a Dad with seven kids, and a blog about "blogging", I'm extremely appreciate for this list. Thank you very much...

    Brent Riggs
    mcklinkyblog.com
    riggsfamilyblog.com

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