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101 Free Online Alternatives to Popular Desktop Software

 Here are one hundred and one free online alternatives to popular desktop software packages, ranging from slideshows to email managers to document creation to file management.

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Your research options are not limited to Wikipedia - find a few other resources

Friday April 25, 2014

alternatives to wikipedia

Many of us know Wikipedia to be a wonderful resource for nearly anything we want to look up. However, there are limitations to what Wikipedia can deliver. There are plenty of other sites out there that stand side by side Wikipedia as fantastic references for projects, personal enrichment, or just to look something up. Read 47 Alternatives to Wikipedia and you'll see sites ranging from The American Presidency Project to Bartlett's Quotations.

Need some quick medical information? Try WebMD

Wednesday April 23, 2014

web mdOne of my favorite sites on the Web is Web MD, a comprehensive medical resource with tons of information on literally anything medical-related you could possibly think of. I've written up a quick article titled Eight Ways to Search Web MD for Health and Medical Information; included here are useful resources such as the Web MD directories, physician finder, and medical video search.

More useful medical resources

About.com is a fantastic source of information for a wide variety of medical topics, all written by experts in their fields. Check out the following resources:

Last.FM: great (free!) source for your favorite music

Monday April 21, 2014

last.fmLast.fm is a unique way to listen to free music on the Web. In the words of Last.fm itself: "Last.fm taps the wisdom of the crowds, leveraging each user's musical profile to make personalised recommendations, connect users who share similar tastes, provide custom radio streams, and much more." Put simply, it's a social music platform. Learn more about Last.fm.

How to save money on your next flight? Use the Web to compare prices

Friday April 18, 2014

cheap flights A friend of mine is planning her honeymoon, and asked me if I knew of anywhere on the Web where she could find cheap flights. After I asked her if she could take me along to Hawaii (no), I put this article together: What's the Best Site for Cheap Flights?.

More ways to save some travel money

  • How to Find Cheap Gas: With gas prices getting as high as they are, it's a good idea to do a bit of Web research first in order to find lower gas prices in your area.
  • 15 Ways to Save Money on the Web: The words "save money" have a delightful ring to them, don't you think? Find out how you can use the Web to save money every month.

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