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|Network Maps – People who used the Internet in the 1990s know that internet connections have come a long way. NetworkMaps is an interactive map by the BBC that helps understand that by showing the growth of network cables and internet usage from 1998 to 2010. The map shows the percentage of people using the internet for each country. Read more: NetworkMaps: View Internet Growth Statistics On Interactive Map|
|MessageHop – A special message of advice or hope can easily brighten the day of your loved ones. With the help of MessageHop you can simply create such messages online and share them with people important to you. MessageHop’s basic purpose is to help you create cool messages for friends and loved ones. You are given a white canvas where you can add text and photographs. Read more: MessageHop: Create Cool Messages for Your Friends & Loved Ones|
|– Bit.ly is a wonderful URL shortening service. In addition to shortening individual URLs, you can use Bit.ly to bundle together multiple URLs and get a shortened URL for the bundle. An easy and fast way to do this is through Tab Bundles, an extension for Google Chrome. After it is installed, its icon rests in Chrome’s address bar. By clicking on this icon, all URLs opened in the browser tabs are transported over to your Bit.ly account.|
|Pentagram – How much significance can you attach to type? Does Gotham signify certain personality traits that Gilli Sans doesn’t? What are those and how are they related? Pentagram is a fun little video-based tool that lets you find out. It helps you answer the question “What Type Are You?” by asking certain personality trait questions and in the end providing a recommendation. Read more: Pentagram: Find Out What Type You Are|
|National Stolen Art File – The FBI recently revamped its website. Now on the site there is a dedicated online index for all art-related thefts and robberies. This index is called NSAF: National Stolen Art File, the FBI’s public online index of all US thefts and robberies of art items such as books, carpets, guns, antiques, etc. Read more: National Stolen Art File: FBI’s Database Of Stolen Art|
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