Cool Websites and Tools [September 12th 2011]

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. Most of the listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. If you want to have similar cool website round-ups delivered to your daily email, subscribe here.

My image ProPublica Opportunity Gap – is a web based tool by ProPublica, a non-profit news organization in the US. It analyzes the US federal education data as well as data from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights to check if the public schools across the country are providing equal access to important programs. Read more: ProPublica Opportunity Gap: See If Your School Is Providing Equal Access To Programs (US)

My image Kicksend – Due to their slow transfer speeds and downtimes, online file hosts are not the best way to share files with friends. A better alternative that offers a more secure file transfer as well as better speeds is Kicksend, a web service that lets you send files to friends in a very simple way. Read more: Kicksend: Easily Send Files To Your Friends
My image Mailer Vocabulary – is a mailing list for vocabulary enthusiasts. It offers vocabulary lessons that include new words, contextual sentences, pronunciation etc through the easiest communication medium on the web. The module offers vocabulary training in several languages and Google Translate is built in to facilitate quick and easy translation. Read more: Mailer Vocabulary: Get Vocabulary Lessons Via Email
My image – Having a great looking webpage can easily impress potential customers and convince them to pay a visit to your business’s offices. While many websites let you create a webpage, not all of them make it easy to beautify your webpage. Here to help you create an appealing business webpage is a site called
My image WorkForPie – An online scoring system that rates developers based on their projects can be a great help to hirers as well as developers. Such a score is exactly what is assigned by the web service called Work for Pie, a web service intended for developers. The site lets you create an account and then scores your software development. Read more: WorkForPie: A Website That Assigns Scores To A Developer’s Skills


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