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(1) Phrases – User-contributed resource where you can search for almost any idiom and get its meanings. You can also browse the website alphabetically, learn how idioms should be pronounced and easily translate them into 20 different languages. Read more: Phrases – Search for Idiom Phrases & Get Meanings

(2) FocusBoosterLive – Online timer, which helps you train yourself to work efficiently. The idea is straightforward: you simply set working and break times and then try to accomplish tasks and take breaks in a timely manner. Read more: FocusBoosterLive – Work Efficiently with This Online Timer

(3) [NO LONGER WORKS] OnlyChat – Next time when you’re bored and feel like killing some time, check out It’s basically a no-signup anonymous online chat room where you can chat with random people without the need to create an account or leave your email.

(4) Domain-Typo-Generator – This application helps website owners to discover typos of their domain names which they might consider purchasing to further secure their brand. It applies 6 different sets of typos to domain – QWERTY keyboard slips, missing letters, double letters, letter swapping and extra or missing hyphens. Read more: Domain-Typo-Generator – Find Cool Domain Name Typos

(5) [NO LONGER WORKS] Loggel – Web service that allows you to keep an interactive online diary with tonnes of multimedia. You can upload audio, video and pictures to your life. This can all be done via a multitude of devices from your home PC right down to that cell phone sitting in your pocket.


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  1. MSM
    September 19, 2009 at 3:08 pm

    Cool Websites and Tools is a very useful feature.
    Keep the great info coming!

    • Aibek
      September 21, 2009 at 2:22 am

      stay tuned!

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