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(1) AvatarsDB – Huge free avatar directory where you can find plenty of animated avatars. There are over 34,000 avatars in its database divided into categories like Animals, People, Funny, Sports etc. You may browse avatars and download with a single click. Read more: AvatarsDB: Free Avatar Directory
(2) EntityCode – Quick reference guide to commonly used HTML symbol codes. Each symbol is followed by the HTML code and a brief description. You can view most used symbols or browse through categories such as Currency, Math or Directional. Read more: EntityCode: Quick Reference To HTML Symbol Codes
(3) [NO LONGER WORKS] Iconza – Provides a set of icons that can be customized to fit any website and design. You can easily change icon colors, resize and view them on different backgrounds. Once the icons are ready they can be downloaded individually or as a whole set.
(4) InternetWorldStats -This site lets you find out internet usage statistics for different geographical regions and countries. It presents you with charts and tables showing penetration rates, total internet users, recent user growth etc. Read more: InternetWorldStats: Find Out Internet Usage Stats For Any Country
(5) [NO LONGER WORKS] Lgdtxtr – Online translator for translating teen text messaging lingo to regular English. The tool can come in handy for parents to keep in the know of what kids are texting about or simply for those who want to learn the text messaging lingo.
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