Twitter, on account of the 140 character limit, encourages extensive use of shorthand typing. Most of these acronyms might be familiar to regular Internet users but some are very specific to Twitter.
I normally use the Google search box as the default currency converter but in situations where you don't know the exact currency code or the official currency of some country, the all new currency converter from Yahoo! will come very handy.
Wikipedia: The Missing Manual is popular how-to book on Wikipedia that has all the information you need to get started with editing pages on Wikipedia. You can now read or edit this book online on the Wikipedia website itself.
Taking a cue from the success of Spread Firefox, Microsoft MVPs in India have launched a new site at spreadie8.com to spread awareness about the new Internet Explorer 8 browser that is much faster and feature rich than any of the previous versions of IE.
Every year, hundreds of words are dropped from the dictionary to make room for new words. Lexicographers spend hours researching word usage and may drop words that have been completely neglected by the society.
It was a busy weekend as we had a blog conference here for aspiring bloggers as well as expert bloggers or people who already have blogs but want to take it to the next level both in terms of traffic and monetization.
Virgin Mobile customers who are on Facebook can add the Fund My Phone application to profile page. and get free minutes or talktime for their cell phone.
Remember those coloring books with those clearly outlined comic characters you could fill colors in ?
If you have been looking for a name for your baby, NameVoyager, a simple tool that displays US baby name trends by letter (or phrases) with data going back to late 19th century, could be very useful.
MyBlogLogSphere is a simple tool that plots your MyBlogLog Recent Readers on a World Map. MyBlogLogSphere uses the MyBlogLog API to get the list of a blog’s recent readers, then gets the location of each reader saved on their profiles, geocodes that location using Google Maps service then plots the reader’s picture on the map.
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People - Download this audiobook from audible.com for free. Just make sure that you have selected USA as the country of residence.
If you are looking to expand your blog reading list but don't have time to hunt the web for identifying other great blogs that you are not subscribed to, try Suggest RSS.
While designing a for the web, it is always important to keep in mind how background/foreground colors interact with each other.
Zoho Importer is a web based wizard that helps you quickly import all your notes and web clippings from Google Notebook into Zoho Notebook.
To all you Garfield fans. This easy app will help you design your own Garfield comic strips through drag and drop.
If you are worried that some malicious cracker or your employer could be violating your privacy and reading private emails, try Whisper Bot - it lets you send secure and anonymous email to anyone for free without an account.
Rand Fishkin shares some good techniques on how to get search traffic and more inbound links to your own web pages.