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(1) Toxic Water – Interesting Google Maps mash up from New York Times, which lets you find out if there are any water polluters in your area. The application compiles data on more than 200,000 US facilities that have permits to discharge pollutants with the information on their compliance. Read more: Toxic Water – Shows Water Pollution Sources Near You
(2) ClipGenerator – Web application which lets you create cool looking music video clips containing your images and videos. There is no download or registration and the whole process involves three simple steps. 1 – Chose one of the music themes. 2 – Customize it by adding images or videos. 3. Generate video and receive it via email. Read more: ClipGenerator – Cool Personal Video Clip Creator
(3) WebNotes – New toolbar that gives you the ability to add worthwhile sticky notes to web pages, highlight portions and save it to your profile. Basically, this tool is targeted at those who analyze and share the web such as researchers, power- web users or PR firms. Read more: WebNotes – Web Markup & Annotation Tool
(4) [NO LONGER WORKS] Tungle – Web based service that makes sharing, publishing and syncing calendars across different platforms easier. It enables you to create schedules, sync it with your existing calendars like Outlook, iCal, Google Calendar etc. and add other attendees quickly.
(5) FindThatFile – Comprehensive file search engine which lets you find for all kinds of files on the internet. It has options like audio, video, bittorrent, compressed files, documents, fonts, software and more. Enter the keyword, select the option and hit search. It searches over 167 file upload services and 549 file extensions to give you accurate results. Read more: FindThatFile – Search Files On The Internet
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