Top-100 essential downloads of free software & freeware for Windows XP

6 01 2007

No Spyware! What started as the freeware Top-100 for Windows XP, currently contains over 300 excellent free programs for both XP and Vista. Since we don’t want to change our name everytime the list gets longer, we keep calling it 100‑downloads.com. There are 15 software categories to choose from, so there should be something useful for you, too. You won’t find trial versions, spyware or malware. Only the best hand-picked freeware available, just one click away. Because the best things in life are free!

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The Rules of Photography

5 01 2007

imageAt this point, you’re getting pretty comfortable with your camera. You know how to operate it and you know how to make use of some of those newfangled professional features such as manual focus, shutter, aperture, and ISO. But you aren’t quite done yet. You’re now at the Point of No Return, the Twilight Zone, or where the magic happens… otherwise known as the place that separates the good photographers from the great photographers. You’re ready to start taking pictures that are not only technically adept but, well, interesting.

What makes a picture interesting? How do you go about taking these pictures? How do you use the things you learned in the last article to your advantage when trying to take a beautiful photograph? That’s what this segment is going to be all about.

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Download, Viewing and Converter Tools For Youtube, etc.

5 01 2007

Video Download and Managing Toolsa) different tools that let you download desired videos from popular video sharing websites(incl. youtube, googlevideo, metacafe, myspace, dailymotion…), b) flash media players to view and manage these files on your desktop and c) tools to convert these files from one format to another so that you can transfer them to your Ipod, PSP, Mobile phone and whatever portable device you want. Ooh, and most of these tools are free, all non-free ones are clearly specified.

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What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

5 01 2007

 

Some foods have significantly more calories than others but what does the difference actually look like. Each of the photographs below represents 200 calories of the particular type of food; the images are sorted from low to high calorie density.

When you consider that an entire plate of broccoli contains the same number of calories as a small spoonful of peanut butter, you might think twice the next time you decide what to eat. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average adult needs to consume about 2000 – 2500 calories to maintain their weight. In other words, you have a fixed amount of calories to “spend” each day; based on the following pictures, which would you eat?

Pictures of 200 Calories of Various Foods

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How To: Fix frayed shoe laces

4 01 2007

introFrayed shoe lace fix

Frayed tips on shoe laces is about as annoying as things can get. Forcing the little ends of the shoe lace through those tiny holes can sometimes feel hopeless when everything is coming apart and bunching up. I’ve found a pretty effective and simple fix that takes a few a minutes and costs just a couple dollars.

 

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10 Useful Firefox Extensions That Don’t Get Glamorised

4 01 2007

 

You’ve probably never heard of most of the extensions below as they don’t feature in the top 50 plugins on the Firefox Add-ons site, but it doesn’t make them any less useful.

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86Rules of Boozing!

2 01 2007

 

 

 

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