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  • BOOKS
  • COMMUNICATIONS
      Call Management
      Do Not Call Registry : Stop annoying telemarketting calls by registering your telephone number with the CRTC's Do NOT Call Registry.
      Directory Assistance
      Canada 411 : Canada's directory assistance telephone directory service.
      Inforspace : takes you to the Superpages search service.
      Switchboard: A person/business digital directory service.
      Facsimile (FAX) Services
      eFax : provides you with a non-local fax line and up to 10 incoming fax pages.
      FaxAway : FaxAway, according to Bob Rankin, is a bargain a $1/month. FaxAway provides you with a phone number through incoming faxes are received and forwardsed to your email address. According to Bob, "it just works every time".
      FaxBetter : FaxBetter offers a free toll free fax number to anyone. Faxes are received in your email inbox as a PDF attachment where they can ve viewed online.
      FaxZero.com : provides a free online Canada/U.S. fax service.
      GotFreeFax : allows you to send 2 free banner-free faxes daily to Canada or the U.S. Supports .PDF, .ODT and .RTF file formats.
      HelloFax : With HelloFax, you can send & receive faxes, request signatures and fill out forms. Works with Google Drive.
      K7 : K7 is a voicemail/fax messaging system provides you with a free phone number. This number enables you to have your voicemail messages and faxes delivered directly to your computer via email or you may access them on the K7 Web site..
      Internet Service Providers
      295.CA : provides unlimited 56k dial-up internet for $2.95/month.
      Long Distance Service Providers
      Worldline : provides Canada-wide unlimited long distance for the low cost $3.95/month.
      Satellite Television
      Dishpointer.com : is a satellite dish alignment information site which intergrates the Google Maps service.
      SMS Text Messaging
      Pinger : Pinger is a free web-based texting service which assings you a free phone number and and lets you send and receive texts from a web-based interface.
      Txt2Day : Txt2Day is an SMS text messaging service which allows you to send free text messages to almost any major cellphone provider in the world.
      VOIP Telephone Service & Long Distance Providers
      Dell Voice : offers a software based telephone application for your PC, iPad, iPhone or Blackberry Playbook.
      FreePhoneLine.ca : puts an end to your monthly telephone bill. An excellent VOIP service worthy of replacing your existing phone service.
      X-Lite : CounterPath's X-Lite helps you seamlessly transition from a traditional phone environment into the world of Voice over IP.
  • DESKTOP PUBLISHING
      Jing : Jing is the always-ready program that allows you to instantly capture images and videos. Jing is a great tool for adding basic visual elements to your work or all of your online conversations.
      Upside Down Text : This website allows you to create upside down text. Confuse your friends.
  • EDUCATION
      Dictionaries:

      Encyclopedias:
      Bartleby : The Bartelby online encyclopedia.
      Infoplease Encyclopedia : A current, comprehensive encyclopedia covering all the major branches of knowledge from Astrophysics to Zoology.
      Techweb Encyclopedia : Contains descriptions and definitions of more than 14000 computer terms and concepts.
      Wikipedia : An online encyclopedia compiled by the global community.

      Online Courses:
      Carnergie Mellon University : Carnegie Mellon University provides informal instruction through its Open Learning Initiative to college-ready students at no cost.
      COURSERA : Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer free courses online.
      EdX : EdX is a joint partnership between The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to offer online learning to millions of people around the world. EdX will offer Harvard and MIT classes online for free.
      Kutztown University of Pennsylvania : Kutztown University of Pennsylvania's Small Business Development Center offers the largest collection of free business courses available on the Web.
      OpenCulture.com : OpenCulture offers some of the best free cultural & educational media on the web including 875 free online courses from top universiti es.
      Open University : Based in the United Kingdom, the Open University's OpenLearn program provides undergraduate and graduate level courses free of charge.
      Stanford University : Stanford has teamed up with iTunes U to offer access to Stanford courses and lectures.
      Tufts University : Tufts University uses the OpenCourseWare online learning platform to provide free on-line courses including lectures, homework assignments, and reference materials from a variety of faculties.
      Univeristy of Califronia @ Berkeley : UCB has been offering online lectures and interactive Webcast courses since 2001. Hundreds of current and archived courses can be downloaded or viewed and heard at your leisure.
      University of California @ Irvine : Unniversity of Calfifornia Irvine, as a member in the OpenCourseWare consortium, offer free online courses in financial planning, human resources, capital markets and e-marketing. Course materials include syllabi, lecture notes, assignments and exams.
      University of Southern Queensland : University of Southern Queensland's OpenCourseWare provides free online access to free and open educational resources for faculty members, students, and self-learners throughout the world.
      Utah State University : Utah State University's OpenCourseWare is a collection of free online educational material used in their formal campus courses.

      Podcasts:
      Skeptoid : Skeptoid is a weekly science podcast dedicated to furthering knowledge by blasting away the widespread pseudosciences that infect popular culture, and replacing them with way cooler reality.

      YouTube Channels:
      Crashes Courses : The Crash Courses YouTube Channel is best described as the Coles Notes of U.S. history and chemistry

  • ENTERTAINMENT

      Conecerts & Music Videos:
      Collection of Full Live Concerts : In this amazing list you will find FULL concerts of over 100 artists and bands, from all genres, styles and ages, performed in cities around the world!

      Documentaries:
      Documentary.net : offers a large catalog of full length, free documentaries on a wide range of topics, such as nature, politics, science, and history.
      Documentary Guide : is one of the few curated search engines on the internet and offers access to the widest collection of documentary films.
      Documentary Heaven : offers a vast collection of documentaries spanning across many genres.
      Documentary Storm : offers free, full-length documentaries gathered from around the web.
      Documentary Tube : offers a wide variety of full-length documentaries covering twenty-two categories, such as art, health, science, travel, and history.
      DocumentaryWIRE : offers a large collection of free, interesting, and educational documentaries for you to watch online.
      Documentary-log.com : was founded by fans of documentaries who gather the very best films from around the web.
      FreedoemDocumentaries.org : streams full-length, thought-provoking, educational, and entertaining documentary films for free, with no registration required.
      Full Documentaries : offers some of the most informative, free documentaries available online, organized into categories.
      IndieMovies.org : is dedicated to the free, legal distribution of independent films.
      Moving Image Archive on the Internet Archive contains thousands of digital movies uploaded by Archive users.
      Open Documentaries : maintains a documentary database with a lot of documentaries for you to view for free in a lot of categories.
      Top Documentary Films : offers full documentaries and information on documentaries by quoting reviews from trusted sources.

      Media Players:
      IPTV Kodi M3U LIVE TV : shows you how to configure the Simple IPTV PVR Client on Kodi to play streams available from various M3U lists.
      Kodi : is a powerful streaming media player. Configure with XBMC Hub (FUSION) add-on.

      Movies & Television:
      1 Channel : is an excellent online media streaming site.
      BlinkX : provides full length collections of television series.
      Egydown : provides access to selected full length films.
      EZTV : is an expansive repository of television shows and.
      ICEFILMS : is a repository of media content.
      JOOX.net : is an alternative source for online television and movies.
      SCEPER.EU : hosts an extensive variety of media content.
      SCNSRC.ME : hosts a variety of media content.
      TV Online : provides an comprehensive collection of online television series and movies.
      TV-Video.net: provides an alternative source for television and movies.
      Veetle : Veetle is an exciting startup located in Silicon Valley with a mission to change how people connect and communicate using live video.
      Vubalu : provides streaming video from a wide variety of television sources and networks.

      News & Media:
      CPAC : Canadian Public Affairs Channel.

      Radio:
      DeliCast : International radio. Over 7,000 radio stations and growing from everywhere you could possibly imagine.
      RDIO : Good quality music streaming without advertisements or DJ talk allows you to build music playlists of songs/artists and save them for later listening.
      Tropical Glen: Top dozen songs per year from the 1950 to present.

      Sports:

      Video Content:
      Vidvir : is a Youtube-like repository of online video content.

  • FREEBIES & GIVEAWAYS
  • GAMES & AMUSEMENT
      Middle East Map Game : Teat your knowledge of the middle east as you drag and drop your way through the middle east.
      NukeMap : Simulate the damage and fallout by detonating a few nukes on your favourite locations.
  • HEALTH & WELLNESS
      How Old Do You Look? : Microsoft has created a website with a computer algorythm that tells you how old you look just by analyzing your photo.
      Rate MDs : Find out how others rate your doctor or dentist.
  • HOME & BUSINESS
      Consumer Related
      Account Selector Tool : The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada's account selector tool allows consumers to compare bank fees and banking alternatives.
      Canadian Consumer Handbook : The Canadian Consumer Handbook website offers information on consumer topics to help you build your buying skills.
      CouponWatch.ca : Couponmatch.ca is dedicated to helping CANADIANS save money on grocery expenses.
      Priceonomics : allows you to determine a fair price for just about anything.
      UPC Code Lookup Database : With over 136 million unique UPC/EAN numbers, UPCitemdb.com is the largest UPC lookup database where you can search a broad range of UPC numbers to find related product information, images, barcodes, online shopping guide and more.

      Maps, Measurement, Meteorology & Time
      AccuWeather : provides real-time weather for the United States.
      Digital Dutch Unit Converter : converts angle, area, bits & bytes, density, electric current, energy, force, fuel consumption, length, mass, power, pressure, speed, temperature, time and volume units.
      Earth Wind Map: Up to the minute winds from around the world. Click & drag to rotate the globe, double click to zoom in, clicking on location gives the numerical values. Change the elevation to 850 KPa to see the upper winds to locate the Jetstream and the High or low pressure centres.
      E-Wall: The Electronic Map Wall : Pennsylvania State Univeristy's Department of Meteorology e-Wall contains numerous computer simulated animations of the weather from various countries around the world.
      FlightRadar24.com : Flightradar24 is a flight tracking service that provides you with real-time info about thousands of aircraft around the world.
      Gismeteo : A robust forcast website with comprehensive details. Very good.
      Income by Postal Code : A web-based mapping resource tool which maps Canada's richest and poorest neighbourhoods.
      Long John Index : gives Canadians a daily national indication as to whether or not they should be wearing their long johns.
      MarineTraffic : Marine Traffic provides free real-time information to the public, about ship movements and ports.
      Meteobox : Meteobox allows you to obtain the five-day forcast for any city in the world.
      ShowMyStreet.com : ShowMyStreet is a Google map alternative which provides you a street level view of any strett address.
      TimeAndDate.com : provides information on time zones, time changes, and all things chronological around the globe.
      WorldView Weather Map : NASA's WorldView weather map provides a real-time view of current weather patterns around the globe.
      World Wind Map : shows the wind in almost real time all over the Earth. You can drag the map around and zoom right in.

      Printing & Publishing
      CD Covers : Download and print CD and DVD labels for your collection.
      Online Chart Tool : The online chart tool in an excellent online resource which allows you to create various forms of charts and graphs for use in your reports, documents or presentations.

      Software
      LibreOffice : The LibreOffice open source office software suite is truly community driven. An excellent office suite alternative.
      OpenOffice : The OpenOffice open source office software suite released by Oracle. A free alternative to Microsoft Office.
      PDFCreator : Create PDF files from nearly any application. PDFCreator is free for companies and private users.
      StudioTax : StudioTax is an excellent free Canadian personal income tax preparation software package.
      Taxman : Taxman is a free personal income tax preparation software package.

      Travel
      Rome2Rio : Rome2Rio offers a multi-modal, door-to-door travel search engine that returns itineraries which may include air, train, coach, ferry, mass transit and driving options to and from any location.

  • INTERACTIVE
      Quick IQ Test : A quick test which gives you a good approximation of your true IQ..
  • INTERNET RESOURCES
      USTREAM.TV : is an internet resource which allows you to create your own webcasts.
  • MARKETWATCH
  • SEARCH TOOLS
      Search Engines:
      Ask: Looking for something? Just Ask.
      Bing : Microsoft's attempt to take over the world.
      Blingo : The Blingo search tool.
      Dogpile : Sniff it out like a hound.
      Ecosia : Search the web and simultaneously save rain forest.
      Exalead : The Ecaclead search tool.
      Google : The worlds most popular search engine.
      Lycos: The Lycos search engine.
      MSN : MSN's excuse for a search engine.
      Seachworm : ferrets out web pages for content.
      WHO IS : is a domain name registry search tool.
      Yahoo : The Yahoo search engine.

      Search Engine Guides

      Search Engine Tools

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      Humour:
      Animal Voice-over : An incredibly funny animal video with voice-overs. Two thumbs up!

      Poor Taste
      Border Patrol : Amer'kins keeping a mindful eye on their southern border.

      Satire:

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