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The (Very) Unofficial Facebook Privacy Guide

The (Very) Unofficial Facebook Privacy Guide | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Time to lock your Facebook settings and private profile information. Facebook doesn’t make this easy, however; features are constantly added and the default for each new one seems to favor transparency instead of privacy. This Facebook privacy guide outlines everything you could ever want to know about locking down your privacy on Facebook, and a…
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An ever evolving list, based on my breakout sessions from conferences over the last several years.
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Lifehacker Pack for Windows: Our List of the Essential Windows Apps

Lifehacker Pack for Windows: Our List of the Essential Windows Apps | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Windows has more great programs than we can count, but some are essential to just about every PC setup.
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A handful of Firefox tweaks that will double your browser speed | Dagorret

A handful of Firefox tweaks that will double your browser speed | Dagorret | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Firefox users take note: You need to do this. Now. As in, this instant. More savvy users are probably already familiar with editing Firefox’s configuration file but whether you’re a computer rookie...
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JotForm · Form Builder

JotForm · Form Builder | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
JotForm's form builder helps you create & publish online forms anywhere, anytime without writing a single line of code. Free without ads!
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Windows XP Update: More Tools To Keep You Safe

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Windows XP has been without support since April this year. While its market share is declining (~24% in August), many users can't afford to upgrade their computer and are stuck with a vulnerable operating system.
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47 Keyboard Shortcuts That Work in All Web Browsers

47 Keyboard Shortcuts That Work in All Web Browsers | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Each major web browser shares a large number of keyboard shortcuts in common. Whether you’re using Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, or Opera – these keyboard shortcuts will work in your browser.
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MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials

MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
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How To Identify Manipulated Images - gHacks Tech News

How To Identify Manipulated Images - gHacks Tech News | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Is the image that you are looking at original or has it been manipulated in an image editor?
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The Useless Web

The Useless Web Button... take me somewhere... useless
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...because not every website is worth finding!

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Stencil Graffiti Fonts and Resources - StencilRevolution.com

Stencil Graffiti Fonts and Resources - StencilRevolution.com | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Download free stencil fonts (both mac and pc) created by SR members. Use for all forms of street art and graffiti. Useful fonts:     Analog by J. Delpesco Kaiser by Chank DOWNLOAD FOR PC DOWNLOAD FOR …
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27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason... Keep reading →
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The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth - Image Detective

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10 awesome Google features you should be using

10 awesome Google features you should be using | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
The real reason the Google home page is so bare is that way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there really knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.
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What the what!? Great list!

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The Best About:Config Tweaks That Make Firefox Better

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Firefox doesn't get enough love these days, but it's still the most customizable browser around thanks the numerous options in about:config. Here are 10 under-the-hood Firefox tweaks you should try out.
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Scribble Maps : Draw On Maps and Make Them Easily.

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Migrating From Windows 7 To Ubuntu: The Ultimate Guide

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Despite what all the Linux haters say, choosing Ubuntu is logical and migrating from Windows 7 to Ubuntu is a breeze. This article summarizes the process and provides solutions to some of the most common beginner hiccups.
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How old are you getting? Let us explain it properly!

How old are you getting? Let us explain it properly! | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it

Kinda helps put things in perspective.

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Sayeed Mohiuddin's curator insight, September 22, 3:50 AM

How old are you getting? Let us explain it properly!

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Unshorten any URL - unshort.me

Unshorten URL, because you'd really like to know where that link is taking you!

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7 Completely Free VPN Services To Protect Your Privacy

7 Completely Free VPN Services To Protect Your Privacy | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Privacy is a bit of an internet buzzword these days. Average users are now becoming more aware that the data they transfer across the big bad internet is less secure than they first thought.
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How to Turn Your Home Computer into a Web Server

How to Turn Your Home Computer into a Web Server | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Learn how to turn your home computer into a personal web server and host files, documents, music, web pages, photographs and other content from your computer for free.
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2.6m historic pictures posted online

2.6m historic pictures posted online | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
An academic is posting millions of historic photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.
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Bookmarks Checker - check for bad links

Bookmarks Checker - check for bad links | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Check favorites for broken or bad links. It checks for bad links and displays a report if it finds something. Check for 404 links, timeout links.
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Random Password Generator

Random Password Generator - Pronounceable password in one click
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Running out of ideas?

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Course: The Open Science Laboratory

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Photo editor | BeFunky: Free Online Photo Editing and Collage Maker

BeFunky Photo Editor lets you apply photo effects, edit photos and create photo collages with collage maker. Online Photo editing and creating collages has never been easier.
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How To Control Your Android Using Your Computer’s Mouse And Keyboard

How To Control Your Android Using Your Computer’s Mouse And Keyboard | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Control your Android phone or tablet using the mouse and keyboard on your computer. Whether you want to respond to texts using your computer's keyboard or use your tablet as a second screen for research, this setup feels like magic when it's working. Even better: you can copy text on one device and paste it…
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