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MyMeetingTime – if you are in the habit of communicating with overseas contacts, either by phone, SMS, or IM, you will know the difficulties of calculating their timezone precisely. No-one likes to be woken up at 3.00am! If you need to arrange a conference call with multiple participants, the problem gets bigger. MyMeetingTime will help you all find a mutually beneficial time.

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Blimp Boards – is a new tool to help you collaborate visually. Boards allows you to create beautiful collections of files or create notes that you then can share with your co-workers, friends or the whole Internet. The site is great for projects, research or inspiration. Boards is going to be free for a limited time so you can try it out. Paid plans are coming soon.

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Get Work Done Music – a lot of people manage to get work done with the aid of music. That could be mp3 files, or it could be a streaming music service. Get Work Done Music is a simple site which streams music to you via Soundcloud. Simply specify the speed of the music you want and the site will randomly choose something for you. You can change speeds and songs anytime.

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Financial Literacy Quiz – how good are you at financial matters and calculating figures? That is what the Financial Literacy Quiz aims to find out. Just answer the multiple choice questions. The questions are not easy, as some relate to inflation, bonds, and so forth. Note that the site goes down often, so bookmark it when it does, and visit again later.

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Chess Moon – if you want to play an intellectual high-stakes game, then you need look no further than chess. And the Internet was born for this type of game, as players can find other players from all over the world. Chess Moon is another chess playing site where you can challenge other players to a game, create your own team, join an existing team, and more.

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  1. George Klein
    June 30, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    Financial literary quiz: the questions are way too easy, anybody with a bit of common sense and without any knowledge about investments should answer at least three of the questions correctly. My wife, who is completely illiterate in financial matters had four correct responses, using only common sense.
    The only one she missed was that related to bonds, the only question which really needed some knowledge of financial things.
    I am not surprised at all at the 2.88 US average, knowing how financially limited most US citizens are.
    I bet Europeans wold have an average close to 4 out of 5.

  2. Zakaria E
    June 30, 2014 at 11:54 am

    Great Topic

  3. Rob H
    June 30, 2014 at 11:19 am

    Quick and easy timezone: Google for e.g. "time paris". It works for quite small places but there is scope for ambiguity so you may need e.g. "time paris texas" if you don't mean Paris, France.

  4. Kishor B
    June 30, 2014 at 6:45 am

    I really like that chess site. Thanks!

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