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StumbleUpon


StumbleUpon is a social network for web surfing and sharing webpages and sites that you particularly like and find useful. You can easily surf the web by ‘stumbling’ along – that is, by clicking the stumble button on the toolbar that you can install, allowing you to visit random sites in the categories you choose to explore. As you visit sites, you can like/dislike them, allowing StumbleUpon to learn your likes and dislikes as you surf the web via StumbleUpon.

Being a social network, StumbleUpon allows you to share the sites you visit with friends and others within the StumbleUpon community. Of course, StumbleUpon can be used as a bookmarking type of site, by adding the sites you like to StumbleUpon in a similar way to that of adding favorites/bookmarks to Delicious or your browsers favorites/bookmarks. It’s up to you.

I tend to use StumbleUpon as a surfing tool and haven’t really added a lot to my favorites (I generally forget to do that). For this purpose I have adjusted the settings within StumbleUpon to reflect the topics I like to explore while surfing the web. So it isn’t such a sharing tool for me, as a recommendation tool for the various categories I have checked.

See more at:
http://www.stumbleupon.com

DeepMemo


DeepMemo is another social networking site for quotes. There are a number of uses for DeepMemo, whether it be collating quotes for private use or sharing quotes with others.

There is a toolbar that can be installed in your browser, which will allow you to highlight text and then press a button for the quotation to be saved and shared.

http://deepmemo.com/

Download Videos


There seem to be a lot of sites that now enable you to download video from the likes of YouTube. Today’s link is to one of these sites. This site is very easy to use – simply place the URL of the video into the box and hit the download Button. Not a lot to it. You can download a video from YouTube, Google Videos, Flickr, etc.

http://savevideo.me/

The Rainforest Site


Today’s link is from the same people who run ‘The Hunger Site (yesterday’s link)’. ‘The Rainforest Site’ The mission of the site is to preserve rainforest. There is a button to click on the site which will result in sponsors donating money to help fund the purchase of rainforest by various organisations around the world.

Visit at:

www.therainforestsite.com

The Hunger Site: Click to Donate Food for Free


Today’s link is to ‘The Hunger Site.’ Its goal is to eradicate world hunger and is well worth a visit for those who would like to play a part in achieving this very worthwhile goal. There is a button to click that will give free food to the hungry – paid for by sponsors. If for no other reason, please visit the site and click the button to help feed others.

http://www.thehungersite.com/