Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Linguee - Language Translator

Linguee is a great site for translating and learning languages. All a user has to do is type in a sentence and select what language they want to translate it into. Results are then displayed by people who have translated similar sentences and the exact words are then matched up in bold text.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Mapeas - World news on world map

Mapeas offers a new way of watching video news online.
Mapeas enables users to browse video news by location on a world wide map, so they can read them easier and faster (without user registration) by clicking on markers around the world.
There are several categories to choose from.

The markers decrease in size in correlation with the date of the news. Larger makers are newer, smaller ones are older.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010


http://www.storiesinflight.com/flickrpoet/index.php Enter (or paste in) text and a visual representation of the text is presented by matching Flickr images to the typed words. Here’s an example:

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Keyboarding Skills Sites

Here are 3 sites that not only will improve keyboarding skills, but are extremely fun.

Bubbles Typing Game:
Push your typing skills to their limits by playing the popular Bubbles typing game. In the game your goal is to burst the bubbles by pressing the corresponding key.

Free Typing Game: A mix of typing games students will enjoy.

BBC Dance Mat Typing: Meet the gang and learn to type. Make your way through all 12 stages and you can be a top typist.

Monday, October 4, 2010

BoostCam - 2 way video chat

BoostCam is an excellent site for creating a simple 2 way video chat. All a user has to do is click on the start chat now button and then share the URL w/ another that is generated.