I got this email from one of the UK marketing gurus I subscribe to. Some very good sites in here and some very enjoyable time wasters too. Be warned!
Wonder How To is one of my absolute fave sites and a
repository of over 170,000 incredible tutorials on
everything under the sun. If you ever need to find out
how to do something, you'll find it here and it's an
endless source of product/niche inspiration as well:
Ever wondered if that teeny niche you were thinking of
entering was so specialist that only you and some geek in
the Outer Hebrides would buy? Wonder no more...
Donotbuythis.com is 'The ultimate compendium of
desirable objects that may or may not enrich your
life...here at donotbuythis we present expensive items
that you will never afford or amazing items that are
simply too trendy for you to own. It's a list to drool
over and sometimes just once in a while you may find
something that your better judgement allows you just for a
second to consider owning.'
Again, inspirational...although perhaps for the wrong
According to security experts, you should use a different
password for each account you have online. Sounds
daunting? Well, LastPass securely consolidates multiple
passwords into one master password, automatically fills
out Web forms for you and synchronizes across all the
computers you use. The basic version is free:
Remember Meebo - the Web-based instant messaging service?
Google shut it after it acquired it but there is still,
thankfully, Imo which lets you consolidate all your IM
services into one browser-based app so you can use AIM,
Facebook, Google Talk and just about every other IM
service in one place. It's also available on iOS and
Android devices, where it lets you make VoIP phone calls.
Here's a brilliant site for finding out what's hot on
YouTube - Devour gives you the top 15 trending and most
fascinating clips via its clean interface. Addictive and
oh so useful:
Another great site where you can waste hours going
through the user submitted letters - some funny, some
moving, some downright weird. OK, so this might just be
for downtime but it's given me more than one great idea:
What I especially love about the web is the way it has
opened up superb educational resources to all and these
last three suggestions are no exception. Learnist is a
site where user-created lessons employ the best of
curation to deliver excellent content. The site is
growing all the time and well worth checking out to spark
off ideas, as research or simply to learn:
At Coursera, lecturers from some of the greatest
universities in the world, including Princeton, Duke,
Caltech and 13 other schools, conduct online classes on
everything from math to music, complete with video
lectures, quizzes and homework...and it's all free:
If 2013 is the year you decide to really extend your
online skills then you might just find what you need at
Codecademy. You can take free courses on topics such as
experts can use the site to teach courses on their areas
of expertise. Whether you just want to build a personal
website or aspire to be a professional programmer, it's
a superb resource:
Never knowingly underfed
Yes indeed, Nadine - will keep our minds off things!
Not my list, Val, just passing it on.
BTW - this is the one I wasted most time one - a real boys gadget site!
Never knowingly underfed
Have you ever bought something you liked whilst on holiday and then never found it back home (in the UK?)?
Then take a look here.....
"About international foods online
Based in Watford and Golders Green, our family-run business has sold hard-to-find and imported groceries for over 20 years.
We launched our first website five years ago, selling South African products. Soon after, we launched a second site, selling North American imports. Our range has grown almost as fast as our customer base so we've combined our outlets into one service - now you can buy your Betty Crocker alongside your biltong in one easy delivery!"
A well fed rat is a HappyRat A smile a day keeps the psychiatrist away.
John Lewis in Guildford used to have a department selling American foods, I don't know if it
is standard in all of their shops. for German foods in the UK take a look at one of my favourites the germandeli. link here
Never give up Tomorrow is another day.
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