Bing Tips and Tricks

Some lesser known but useful features of Bing (formerly Windows Live) that you may not find them in any of the other popular search engines including Google and Yahoo.

Michael Phelps Working on a Computer Underwater

See some SI covers featuring Michael Phelps working with his Mac laptop underwater. They are real pictures captured at University of Michigan’s swimming pool (where Phelps was studying) and not any Photoshop job.

Bulk Convert Old Documents to Office 2007 Format

You can bulk convert office documents in simple steps. The method works with Word (doc to docx), Access databases, PowerPoint (ppt to pptx), Visio diagrams, Excel (xls to xlsx) and Microsoft Project files.

Download Free PDF Book from Amazon – Blue Planet Run

The hardcover verion of the book sells for around $45 on the Amazon store but they now provide a PDF version that anyone can download for free. You don't need an Amazon account to download the photo book in PDF format from amazon.com.

Open Web Document Directly in Google Docs

Send to Google Docs: Upload and Open Microsoft documents, PDFs and HTML web pages directly in your Google Docs account without downloading them to the hard drive.

Most Popular Web Hosts Among Top 100 Blogs

WhoIsHostingThis, a free service that helps you determine the web host of any website, has published a list of web hosting providers that are popular among the top 100 blog sites.