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Typist – See how fast you can type with a quick typing test. The Typist includes 10 different typing tests, with options for 1, 2, or 3 minute tests. Features charts of your typing speed results so you can see your progress over time.

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Dollar Shave Club – couldn’t be simpler. Select one of the razors, pay one low monthly fee, and the razors will be sent right to your door. No more over-paying for fancy brand name shave tech. No more forgetting to buy your blades. Every new member gets a free compatible handle.

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Standards – is Jake Lodwick’s self-management system. Every week, he uses this site to print a PDF with the things he wants to do (and not do) that week. Then he tapes it to a wall and puts a check or an X in each box as the week goes on. Every week, fill out the form on the right to make your own.

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System Scanner – is a site which gives you every possible piece of information about your system. This can be something as simple as your IP address, to more complex stats such as hardware, network and broadband speeds. However, some features are browser-specific.

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Delete It Later – do you want to have snapchat features without leaving Facebook or Twitter? Do you want to make sure statuses, updates and photos only stay live for a set period of time? With Delete It Later, you can post something now and decide how long the content should stay live.

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  1. JPm
    May 1, 2014 at 7:38 pm

    System scanner url:
    The link you are accessing has been blocked by the Barracuda Web Filter because it contains spyware. The name of the spyware is: Spyware.Exploit.Misc.MU

    URL: http://system-scanner.net

    • Tina S
      May 2, 2014 at 10:50 am

      System Scanner probably triggers your web filter because the scanning of your computer has characteristics of malware. It could be a pattern based recognition that doesn't necessarily mean it really is malware; it might just be a false positive. Or the domain was affected in the past and remains listed by the web filter. They do re-direct to third party URLs that were flagged as malware or malicious sites (e.g. BitDefender and Sophos), see Virus Total scan analysis; that's another potential trigger. Other than that Virus Total doesn't find any threats.

  2. dragonmouth
    May 1, 2014 at 11:53 am

    System Scanner is IE-centric. Since I use FireFox I got "You browser does not support this function" for about half the boxes. I wonder if it's not a gimmick to just gather data for some nefarious purpose.

  3. Jeremy G
    May 1, 2014 at 5:52 am

    I came across Dollar Shave Club a while back, when it was only a US service. Since then they set up shop in Australia and I joined up. The 4 blade razors produce an oh so smooth shave and at $9.99 a month (for 4 heads) its definitely worth it.

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