“600 pages of emerging innovations and solutions for building a bright green future, from disaster relief to sustainable business, community gardens to climate change.” URL: WorldChanging.
A social recipe sharing website to help people find, compare, and enjoy raw (and vegan) food recipes from around the world. URL: Gone Raw.
A site dedicated to custom photo widgets. Each new widget is driven by the ideas and suggestions of the user. URL: Good Widgets.
Keep track of places you’ve been to, tag places, edit them, describe and rate them, see where other people go and get recommendations. URL: WhereTo.
Combines an instant messaging system with shared, visual workspace. Use it as a collaboration environment, a meeting room, a personal web-based whiteboard, or something entirely new. URL: Thinkature.
An online web database and form generator solution. Create web forms, web databases and email forms for free and without coding knowledge. URL: FormLogix.
A new way of mapping the city of Toronto, combining millions of GPS-accurate photographs with traditional online map tools making it easy to find a location within Toronto, get directions to and from, and view pictures of it without ever leaving the comfort of your home or office. URL: VirtualCity.
Free online file conversion. URL: Zamzar.
A great way to keep track of your work out results, stay motivated and find new work partners. Google Maps is integrated and lets you easily find new work out partners and routes. URL: FunBeat.
“Microformats are small HTML additions to your webpages, used to make your data readable by machines as well as humans. [This site offers a description] of their immediate benefit to you, and a high level view of both the essence and the applications of a Microformatted Web.” URL: Why Microformats.
Coupon codes for online stores. URL: RetailMeNot.
A digital life aggregator that pulls together all of your online profiles (and the content you create all over the web). The site offers RSS feeds and HTML badges so you can distribute and display your content on your website, blog or MySpace page. URL: Profilactic.
A job referral exchange. Everyone must contribute a lead to gain access to the network. Sort of like the exchange system, it operates on a points system. URL: WhoToTalkTo.
Run a network of blogs with a single install of WordPress. URL: WordPress MU.
An online RSS aggregator and reader featuring a community based approach to news and content delivery. URL: NEooWS.
Search engine that gives you topical lists to help expand your search. For example, a search for dogs returns a list of dog breeds, dog toys, etc. When you find a term you’re interested in, click on it and that term will be put into the search box. The lists are created and edited by […]
“Built from reviews by hungry users like yourself.” Contribute and you’ll get daily recommendations and find new places to eat. eHub Interviews Menuism URL: Menuism.
Rent comparisons so you can see if you’re paying too much rent based on your neighborhood and zip code. URL: Rentometer.
A mashup search tool that enable users to retrieve information from several sources in a single click. URL: FundooWeb.
Enables you to easily and casually make plans with your friends. eHub Interviews Planypus URL: Planypus.
The New Organizing Institute is a unique grassroots program that trains young, technology-enabled political organizers to work for progressive campaigns and organizations. URL: NOI.
Six Apart’s new personal blogging service with advanced controls for privacy, hundreds of themes, and integration with popular services. Also see my post, Vox Launches. (Disclosure: Six Apart has been my client and I worked on Vox through my company, Ideacodes). URL: Vox.
A social podcast community with social features such as friends and content subscription. Podcasters have the opportunity to build their shows and earn money via ad deals. URL: Blubrry.
Connects people via their common hobbies. URL: Hobeez.
A community site to spread the awareness of the effect that carbon emissions have on our environment (global warning). Gives members an immediate way to make a difference with carbon emissions by calculating their emissions and purchasing renewable energy credits. Creates a community of socially-conscious users that interact and share their ideas of being green. […]
Browse and search over 1,500 colleges and universities. Then save, tag, sort, rank your schools and publish your list on your blog or MySpace/etc. Find out who is applying where and get suggestions for where to apply based on matching your list with others. URL: College Search 2.0.
A “groundbreaking online organizer that caters to today’s lifestyle in a cohesive and intuitive way.” Seamless offline access, share and collaborate, import and export from other apps, and more. Launching in October. URL: Scrybe.
A straight-forward image hosting solution that makes uploading and sharing images easy. Host and link images, run galleries and slideshows on your web page with freedom. URL: Thumbq.
A personalised digital magazine that matches quality content with the interests of the individual, delivering quality design and music articles within an immersive Flash magazine environment. Launching in October. URL: idio.