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Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.

My image Sportypal – If you are into running, jogging, cycling or any similar exercise, you’ll really like how SportyPal can keep track of your workout and help you improve your performance. SportyPal is a free app that can be installed on any GPS enabled phone. Just start the app when you start working out and stop it once you are done. Read more: SportyPal: Keep Track Of Your Workouts With Mobile.

My image SubMate – There are many people who spend a considerable amount of time each day travelling on a subway, getting from home to work and back. What if there was a way for each of them to connect with one another, find people with matching tastes, and form friendships? SubMate aims to make that possible.
My image MakeADare – Daring our friends to do stuff they would not normally is a recipe to embarrass them and make us laugh. Whether it is our own friends that are put into the “ňúdare’ situation or somebody else’s, watching people embarrass themselves is mostly amusing. That is why Make A Dare is such an interesting website. Read more: MakeADare: Watch People Doing Dares & Do Some Daring Stuff Too.
My image FamilySearch – On television you may have seen a family tree of a celebrity or an election candidate that goes back a long distance in time. Hiring a professional to create such tree is quite expensive; our personal curiosity can quickly be satisfied with a free service called Family Search. Read more: FamilySearch: Search Historical Family Records & Find Ancestors.
My image thredUP – Children grow; clothes don’t. Taken together these two things can become quite expensive. Enter thredUP. This website helps co-ordinate an action families all over the world have been doing for centuries: trading clothes with other families when it is outgrown. Read more: thredUP: Trade Children’s Clothes With Other Parents.

 

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  1. Nat Jay
    May 30, 2010 at 6:11 pm

    thredUP is a great concept. Reminds me of the old barter system that our forefathers used to follow.

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