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(1) [NO LONGER WORKS] AskCh – Neat healthcare related Twitter tool which lets you easily get cost information for prescriptions as well as definitions for common health issues. The way it works is pretty simple – follow @askch on twitter, send them a direct message regarding your question and get an automated reply via direct message.

(2) DoubleFeatureFinder – This site lets you browse showtimes in local movie theaters anywhere across US. Simply enter your area zip code, movie title (optional) and press “Go”. Then pick a theater from a list and see a back-to-back schedule of the movies playing there or pick a movie and see a list of local theaters where you can watch it. Read more: DoubleFeatureFinder – Browse Local Movie Theater Showtimes

(3) iNudge – Free and fun music synthesizer that lets you create you own sound patterns by selecting steps on a 16×16 matrix. It seems dumb at first, but once you start creating more advanced sound patterns it gets very addictive. Read more: iNudge – Addictive Online Music Synthesizer

(4) [NO LONGER WORKS] MyAvatarEditor – Online tool for creating and editing avatars. There are many settings you can apply to your avatar including weight, height, hair style, facial features, nose style and others, available from a bottom bar. Once you have created your avatar, you can or share it online using its unique URL or download it to your computer for later use.

(5) YourVersion – Interesting web recommendation engine which finds content on the internet in real time. And as you come across new stuff, you can easily bookmark as well as share it with friends on various social networks. You can get personalized real time information from blogs, news and multimedia sites and social sites like twitter. Read more: YourVersion – Personalized Real-time Web Recommendation Engine

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  1. Victor
    October 3, 2009 at 9:57 pm

    Hello guys
    I love this website (specially Cool Websites and Tools posts), but I think you should post a little fewer of these, so we get better, refined websites =)
    Sometimes I get so many of these posts on my RSS that I dont read any of them :/
    Keep up the great work!

    Victor (a fan from Brazil)

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