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Geocontext Profiler – Hikers, climbers and bicyclers often need to know the altitude and topography of the terrain they are going to visit. This information can better prepare them for what lays ahead. Thanks to Geocontext Profiler, it is now easy to pull up the topography statistics of any given location. Read more: Geocontext Profiler: Online Tool To See Topography Statistics Of Any Given Location.

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Pick ‘n Zip – Facebook’s a great place to put pictures you want your friends to see, but a terrible place for pictures you want your friends to download. Unless they know about Pick “˜N Zip, that is. This web app connects to your Facebook account and allows you to bulk download photos from Facebook. You can grab entire albums or even every photo tagged by a particular person. Read more: Pick “˜n Zip: Easily Download Entire Facebook Albums.

 

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Xoki – The web can be a very distracting place. If you don’t intentionally take time to slow down, your entire life can quickly become a series of work to do, links to click and people to contact. Xoki is a web app that’s a bit of a non-app. Designed to offset information overload, Xoki displays a single-color page. Nothing else. Read more: Xoki.com: Take a Break and Relax With Favorite Colors on Screen.

 

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ColorReminder – Choosing the right colors is one of the most important elements of design. If you ever feel yourself struggling with the color selection, ColorReminder has a huge collection of web colors for your design inspiration. Click on any of the 150 colors to see the Hex code or click on generate to see variations of that color. Read more: ColorReminder: Generate & Find The Right Color.

 

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VideoSprout – Video Sprout is a web service that lets you share videos privately. This is a useful option for social networking users unhappy with the privacy settings they are offered. Your uploaded video will have a unique URL which you can copy and share; alternatively, you can send out email invitations to recipients through your Video Sprout account. Read more: VideoSprout: Upload & Share Videos Privately Online.

 

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  1. Andrew Words
    July 21, 2010 at 4:25 am

    Nice collection. Am eager to mention one education related cool website for kids here. Came across while solving Math Problems at http://www.tutorvista.com/math-proble...

  2. Andrew Words
    July 21, 2010 at 2:25 am

    Nice collection. Am eager to mention one education related cool website for kids here. Came across while solving Math Problems at http://www.tutorvista.com/math-problems

    • Aibek
      July 22, 2010 at 4:09 pm

      thanks for sharing, we'll check it out.

  3. Google Docs
    July 20, 2010 at 3:55 am

    Geocontext Profiler looks like a really useful site, not just for bikers and hikers but also for geography enthusiasts. Good app for exploration.

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