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BEFUNKY.COM http:// www. befunky. com/ There are a number of websites that let you edit and tweak your pictures online, but few let you play around with as many fun elements. In keeping with its name, Befunky lets you not just do the routine editing functions, like changing contrast and exposure, but also lets you convert the picture into a cartoon using the Cartoonizer function and add funny text balloons and weird frames. And of course, you can share your results with your friends on your social networks. You will need a premium account to access all the features, but even the free one lets you do a whole lot as it gives you access to many funky effects. Oh, and there is an auto editing option for those who like to keep things really simple.

BUGMENOT. COM Imagine surfing through a website only to be stopped midway and be asked to register? Even if there is no cost attached, the entire process - entering information, often being told that the username you have chosen does not exist, sometimes having to log into your mail and then clicking on a link to get back to the site - might leave you a trifle irritated. Well, you can bypass the entire process by simply going to this handy website, entering the name of the website you wish to surf without registering, and in most cases (some sites like Twitter are blocked), you will be handed a login and password that actually works. Is this ethical? The argument is still on, but if all you are looking for is some harmless browsing, well, this is a very handy option and a time saving one.


http:// www. worldwidetelescope. org/webclient/ This is a must-bookmark site. The Worldwide Telescope lets you literally surf through the sky using data from several telescopes located both on the ground and in space. So you can take a look at the sky, a specific planet or even at the Earth, and even tweak settings to include details like the equatorial grid, and whether you wish to see orbits. And if it all seems too intimidating (it did to us), pick one of the several guided tours to get a grip and find yourself literally star-struck. Although it is also available as an app, you can use the service from within the browser itself using the web client. Just make sure you have a reasonably brisk internet connection.

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@vrudhrukam Apr 28th, 2012 at 11:39 AM

this article is gr8!!

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