A new online portal for science, academic teaching and practice, bridging significant gaps in scientific learning and research. URL: ScienceStage.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2008

Stack Overflow

A new collaboratively-edited question and answer site for all programmers, regardless of platform or language. URL: Stack Overflow.

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2008

A media and social aggregator. Put all your profiles and activity from your favorite web services all on one page, to make it easy for your friends to see your newest bookmarks, favorite videos, tweets, photos you’ve uploaded, newest blog posts, and so on. URL:

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2008


Provides a free service for K-12 teachers and faculty to establish a classroom website or weblog for sharing information online with students and parents. Encouraging collaboration among its users, it’s a safe environment for students to learn, parents to participate, and teachers to educate. URL: SchoolRack.

Monday, Sep 15, 2008


Aggregates the latest headlines from over 20 of the leading financial websites as well as each of the stocks that you choose to follow. Complimenting the headlines are daily stock charts and quotes as well as embedded detailed information and data for each company. Streetread Mobile, which just recently launched, offers all of this functionality […]

Monday, Sep 15, 2008


A social way to participate in open source projects and private, proprietary codes by using collaboration to fork projects, send pull requests, monitor development, all with ease. GitHub provides pre-rolled post-commit hooks (Lighthouse and Campfire integration) as well as an innovative web hook system for writing your own. Every repository comes with SSH support for […]

Friday, Sep 12, 2008


An open-source collection of re-usable apps for the Django Web Framework. URL: Pinax.

Friday, Sep 12, 2008


New high-quality classical music store with over 18,000 downloadable recordings. All are free from DRM so you can transfer to any device or CD. URL: Passionato.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2008

iPhoneModem lets you turn your iPhone into a modem, and connect your Mac to the Internet. Currently in beta and available for jail-broken iPhones. URL: iPhoneModem.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2008


Collaborative music community website that aims to connect and benefit both musicians and fans. Includes such innovative features such as the MixMaker, an audio sequencer and editing tool, and the Remix wizard, a lightweight widget that artists can use to involve their fans in the creative process. Currently in beta. URL: MixMatchMusic.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2008


A social web service that allows users to share everyday data about themselves in the form of statistical graphs. URL: Mycrocosm.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2008


Send a simple audio postcard to your friends. Upload a picture, an mp3, type a message, and send. No registration necessary. URL: Postcard.FM.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2008


A free downloadable content management system that is extremely lightweight, simple and customizable. Zimplit consists of only one core engine file (about 30kb in size), which is easy to install and use via a simple web interface. URL: Zimplit.

Friday, Sep 5, 2008

A free hosted microblog service with a fast bookmarklet, blog by email, automatic image galleries and custom domains. URL:

Friday, Sep 5, 2008


A new browser for kids ages 3-12. KidZui”s team of trained teachers and parents has hand-picked over 800,000 kid-friendly websites, pictures, and videos that your kids can explore freely so you don’t have to worry about what they’re seeing online. URL: KidZui.

Thursday, Sep 4, 2008


A service that allows teachers to easily create class websites to share information with their students and parents. URL: Classtell.

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2008


Search for cool t-shirts by tag, color, or price. URL: PleaseDressMe.

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2008

Google Chrome

A new open source browser “that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.” URL: Google Chrome.

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2008


A simple way for people to create or listen to a mix, a short playlist containing at least 30 minutes – roughly 8 tracks – of music. URL: 8tracks.

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2008


A project gallery featuring the best, and brighest open source / freely available PHP web applications. Allows community rating, commenting, and social bookmarking. Each featured php web app also includes a demo install with admin username/login so you can give the app a test run (databases are restored every 2 hours). URL: OpenSrcPHP.

Friday, Aug 29, 2008


A user-rated tourist guide booking tool. The site launched in July 2008 with over 400 private tourist guides covering more than 80 countries worldwide, making it the biggest professional tourist guide directory in the world. URL: OurExplorer.

Friday, Aug 29, 2008


A next generation conference calling and collaboration service that combines voice calls, avatars, and text chat into a single website. Perfect for business calls, casual chats, or recording a podcast. URL: Calliflower.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2008


A free service which provides estimated stats on Twitter usage over a period of time. URL: Tweetrush.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2008

Poll Everywhere

Live audience polling using SMS text messages or web voting. URL: Poll Everywhere.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008


A free, open-source package that lets you make and host your own mix tapes on the web. Upload songs (via web or FTP), reorder, rename, customize the style, and share what you like on other sites with an embeddable player. URL: Opentape.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008


Create your own social new site in seconds. Customize your design, use a custom domain, add RSS feeds, and more. URL: slinkset.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008


An easy way to invite friends to an event, using the web, mobile, IM, SMS. URL: Anyvite.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008

Feed My Inbox

A blog feed application that sends RSS feeds (news, blog content, etc) from any RSS-enabled site to the email you specify. URL: Feed My Inbox.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2008


An online platform for startups, early-stage ventures and the world’s top entrepreneurship clubs and competitions. If you’re at a startup, add it to the network to attract team members, get exposure and build a following. Otherwise, create a profile and browse the site to find startups you’re interested in. URL: YouNoodle.

Monday, Aug 25, 2008


A new planning site, headed up by a busy mom of two and former teacher, that focuses on a results-driven approach to managing the people and plans in your busy life. It combines local search, online planning tools, and social networking features into one easy website. “And because of this crazy back-to-school time, Center’d has […]

Thursday, Aug 21, 2008