ImageChef: Quick, clever photo customization

ImageChef lets you create quick custom photos with a ton of free templates. I love when I can make a clever piece of art happen within minutes rather than having to mess with a custom photo for hours.  I created this in about 90 seconds, and a third of that was coming up with the book title. This one took …

Mutapic: Instant (weird) art

I discovered this site about an hour ago, and I just spent way too much time experimenting with the art generation tool to create a cool example for this post (yep, that’s it below). Mutapic is addicting. You choose two icon pictures, press the Generate button and Mutapic morphs the two together to create icons. Kind of. Mine were mostly …

StumbleUpon: Discover new sites

I discovered StumbleUpon long, long before I discovered how it can send users to my site. Indeed — it was long before  I  actually had a site! This is the coolest time waster ever…. err, I mean the coolest way to discover new sites. You fill out a profile that describes the kinds of sites you’re interested in. I like …

Virtual Slide Rule

I have never in my life needed a slide rule, but this one is a blast to play with. It’s a follow up to yesterday’s printable rulers. Virtual Pickett N909-ES SIMPLEX TRIG RULE with METRIC CONVERSION Slide Rule.

Parody Motivator Generator: Create your own “motivation”

Know those motivational posters that have one main word then a small tagline, designed to bring the team together with visions of climbing mountains, building bridges and working hand in hand? Despair, Inc. lets you make your own motivational posters with the Parody Motivator Generator. You upload your own photo and write your own taglines. This might be great for …

Getmooh: Arrange for a graceful exit

Need an out for a boring meeting? Want to ensure you don’t get stuck in a blind date? Use Get Me Out of Here to arrange for calls when you need them. Have the free service call your friends, or use it to arrange a call to help you end a long meeting. It’s easier than pretending a real call …

Twitter: Microblogging and social networking

It’s time, my friends. You need to get involved with social media to grow your business. Twitter brings together millions of users who write brief (I mean really brief) updates, answers to the simple question: What are you doing right now? Twitter takes some getting used to. The first few tweets you receive may say things like, “I just ate …

Wordle.net: Oodles of fun with words

Thanks to my baby sister for this wonderful site. Types words into a text book, and Wordle creates art out of your words. It works with a URL as well. My sister discovered this during a really boring class she had to take. She said they amused themselves all afternoon.