List of Educational Web 2.0 Apps to Jumpstart Your Productivity – From DiplomaGuide.com comes this list of 25 Web 2.0 tools you can use to get more productive. The 25 items are divided into categories including Note Taking, Organization and Homework, so these apps all have students in mind. You’ll find some familiars here, like Google Docs and Facebook, but there are also some neat and simple tools like The Awesome Highlighter, which lets you highlight text on webpages.
10 Things You Shouldn’t Buy New – We’re all feeling the crunch these days, and tightening our belts doesn’t just mean buying the generic brand of Ramen noodles. From MSN Money comes a list of 10 things you shouldn’t buy new, whether it seems like a deal or not. Books, toys and jewelry are all on this list. Makes sense to me.
5 Ways to Avoid Change in 2009 – Okay, so you and I both probably said “whaaattt?” when we read the title of this post, but not to worry, this LifeHack article is a tongue-in-cheek list of ways you can fall victim to being stuck in your old and unproductive, unchallenging ways. ’09 seems to be a time when a lot of people are excited for something new, so get on the boat and figure out some things you might be doing to anchor yourself down.
100 Best DIY Sites on the Web – Here’s a list of some of the best do-it-yourself sites out there, courtesy of Bootstrapper. They’ve got everything from Arts & Crafts to Tech to the ever popular Lifehacking. This list has some good DIY tools and tips available, all amidst some of the sites you might already be enjoying, such as 43 Folders or Makezine. Who knows what fun class projects you might be able to find in this mega-list? -JEREMY S. GRIFFIN
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