Cool Websites and Tools [August 31st, 2010]

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Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.

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Strobox – Lighting plays a vital role when it comes to taking a good picture. Sites like Flickr let you view billions of photos and some of them are really amazing but there is no way for you to know how that photo was shot. Strobox is a photo sharing community that focuses on sharing photos with lighting schemes. Read more: Strobox: View & Share Photos With Their Lighting Setups

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ToneCheck – When speaking, our tone plays an important role in getting the right message across. When we write down our thoughts, our tone is not always properly translated which leaves room for misunderstanding. This is what ToneCheck attempts to solve. Read more: ToneCheck: Avoid Sending Wrong & Passive Aggressive Emails

 

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Nature Sounds -Have you ever been to the park and noticed people reading a book there? Some people work comfortably with the sounds of nature surrounding them. If you are such a person then “Free Nature Sounds” is just the site for you. Read more: NatureSoundsFor.me: Free Nature Sounds Streaming & Downloads

 

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FlexJobs -The internet has provided a new era of working as we get to work in a job that has a more flexible setup and allows us to take control of our time. FlexJobs is a web service that helps people find work opportunities with flexible arrangements such as part-time, telecommute, and freelance jobs. You can view the different job offers from several hundreds of clients. Read more: FlexJobs: Find Telecommuting Jobs & Part-Time Jobs.

 

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Joseph

Excellent site, keep up the good work. I read a lot of blogs on a daily basis and for the most part, people lack substance but, I just wanted to make a quick comment to say I’m glad I found your blog. Thanks!

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Anonymous

FlexJobs requires a paid membership — in case anyone was wondering.

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