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The 100 Best, Most Interesting Blogs and Websites of 2014. Editor’s note: 2015’s list of the best, most interesting websites has arrived!

The 100 Best, Most Interesting Blogs and Websites of 2014

The video above is a sampling from that list. Welcome to the most awesome blog post you’re going to see all year. Yep, it’s the third installment in the super-popular annual series in which I document the sites I think you’ll want to spend a lot of time on in the coming year (below you’ll find a few highlights from recent years in case you missed out). I have one major rule: a site can only appear on this list once, so there are never any duplicates. Every year this list is 100% fresh. Gaze. Create logo - Supalogo. BigHugeLabs: Do fun stuff with your photos. Top of the Web. Lexipedia. Carbonmade - Your online portfolio. Tagboard. DropTask. Lander. Discover! Online Visual Thesaurus. Easel.ly. The Best Tools for Visualization. Visualization is a technique to graphically represent sets of data.

The Best Tools for Visualization

When data is large or abstract, visualization can help make the data easier to read or understand. There are visualization tools for search, music, networks, online communities, and almost anything else you can think of. Whether you want a desktop application or a web-based tool, there are many specific tools are available on the web that let you visualize all kinds of data. Here are some of the best: Visualize Social Networks Last.Forward: Thanks to Last.fm's new widget gallery, you can now explore a wide selection of extras to extend your Last.fm experience.

Last Forward Friends Sociomap: Friends Sociomap is another Last.fm tools that generates a map of the music compatibility between you and your Last.fm friends. Mind Map Library. 1000s of Mind Maps in FreeMind, MindManager and other formats - Mappio. Q-files - The Great Illustrated Encyclopedia. Dropmark - Drag & Drop Files From Desktop Or Browser. Organize, collaborate, and share.

Sqworl: Visual Bookmark Collection Pages. PocketHits (PocketHits) Sites To Make & Share Lists. Justin - FAROO Real Time Search. WebList - The place to find the best web lists on the web. About ChartsBin.com. What is ChartsBin?

About ChartsBin.com

ChartsBin is a web-based data visualization tool that will allow everyone to quickly and easily create rich interactive visualizations with their own data. You can then share your interactive visualizations with others by embedding them in websites, blogs or sharing via Facebook or Twitter. We're focused on building the most exciting and engaging destination for statisticians, and computer scientists in the world. 5 Good Image Search Engines Apart From Google Image Search. Image search engines sift through the web searching by type of image, by license or by tags and keywords.

5 Good Image Search Engines Apart From Google Image Search

There are of course, standalone photo reservoirs like Flickr, Stock.xchng, Photobucket, Morguefile et.al; but your kind of image may just be tucked away in some other obscure corner of the web. Google Image Search is powerful but it always pays to have a few more options up your browser. This is where these five image search engines come into the picture. Cyclo.ps In Greek mythology, it’s a giant with a single eye. Cyclo.ps gives the user a Lightbox account where he can save (by clicking the little plus icon), tag, share, and print (only the thumbnail) his selected photos. Twitter Photos/Videos - TwiPho, Search twitpic, img.ly, twitvid and yfrog! Google Ultimate Interface. About Google In 1996-1997, Larry Page and Sergey Brin came up with an algorithm to rank web pages, called PageRank.

Google Ultimate Interface

Realizing the potential to improve search engines, they tried and failed to sell the technology to any. So they founded Google, which in an incredibly short period of time has become one of the world’s most powerful companies. While primarily known as a search engine, Google now makes a wide variety of web-based and other software and is known for investing in wide-ranging projects outside their core such as through their philanthropic arm, Google.org. Their products are available in almost every country and in a very large number of languages. Google’s enourmously successful advertising business accounts for almost all of their revenue and allows Google to subsidize many other ideas. Google is a market and quality leader in web search, online maps, online video (through YouTube), and areas. 100+ Self-Growth Mind Maps. Kurrently - real-time social media search engine (Twitter, Facebook, Google+) BusCardMaker. Best Social Media Tools - oneforty. Yacy - The Peer To Peer Search Engine.

50+ Ways to Search Twitter. Google Tips, Tricks & Hacks. Top DoFollow Social Bookmarking Sites List 2015. Free Online Virtual Corkboards. Liiist - Save anything online into smart lists. My Top 10 Content Curation Tools. Google Trends.

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Anonymouse.org. Download free icons. Bobbyjoyner added: How to View Passwords Hidden Under Asterisks [Video] Google Chrome, Firefox and other browsers hide passwords behind asterisks but you can easily view the saved passwords using the built-in developer tools.

Bobbyjoyner added: How to View Passwords Hidden Under Asterisks [Video]

Web browser hide passwords under asterisk characters for improved security. Say you are on the Gmail login page and the web browser, as always, has auto-filled the username and passwords fields for you. This is convenient because you can sign-in to your account with a click but because you have not been typing these saved passwords for a while now, you don’t even remember the Gmail password anymore. All web browsers, for security reasons, mask the password fields in login forms behind asterisk characters thus making it impossible for passersby to see your secret string. Bobbyjoyner added: 25 Killer Combos for Google's Site: Operator. There’s an app for everything – the problem is that we’re so busy chasing the newest shiny toy that we rarely stop to learn to use simple tools well.

Bobbyjoyner added: 25 Killer Combos for Google's Site: Operator

As a technical SEO, one of the tools I seem to never stop finding new uses for is the site: operator. I recently devoted a few slides to it in my BlueGlassX presentation, but I realized that those 5 minutes were just a tiny slice of all of the uses I’ve found over the years. People often complain that site:, by itself, is inaccurate (I’ll talk about that more at the end of the post), but the magic is in the combination of site: with other query operators. So, I’ve come up with two dozen killer combos that can help you dive deep into any site. University of the People – The world’s first tuition-free online university. Addictomatic: Inhale the Web. Search The Web.

19 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier. Click To View Slideshow» Chrome has a buttload of hidden little tricks that you may not know about.

19 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

Browsers have evolved far beyond their original mission of providing one-way windows into the world wide webosphere. Indeed, as more services migrate to the cloud, browsers only reinforce their new role as multi-function boxes of digital magic. All the important Internet things are available in browser form—from communication tools to productivity suites to disposable escapist entertainment. It's almost like the browser has become an OS in and of itself. While there is plenty of debate out there as to which browser is best, for my money it's the sleek, minimalist package known as Google Chrome. These numbers are based on visitors to W3's site, so they aren't a definitive representation of the greater population; Net Applications gave Chrome about 35 percent of the global browser market share in January, for example.

Googlism : Recommends music, movies, books, games. Organizing & Sharing - Bookmarks, Web Contents & Ideas. 50 Unique and Useful Websites on the Internet. In the internet world when we surfing the browser we can see millions of websites, blogs, gaming sites.

50 Unique and Useful Websites on the Internet

Websites are categorized as personal resource, travel, education, general internet etc. But if you visit a website that may be useful and interested for you but another one feels that’s not special for him. Internet is an amazing source and they offer some useful websites for the users. Here we go with the list of 50 unique and useful websites on the internet useful for everyone.

100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything. Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.

100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything

There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. Urlist — List your Discoveries. Top of the Web. 1WebsDirectory. 11 Things I Wish Every Parent Knew. After 25 years practicing pediatrics, and caring for thousands of children, I’ve noticed some patterns that offer me a deeper vision of health. Here are some of those invaluable lessons: 1. Growth and development are not a race. These days we’re in such a rush to grow up. In our mechanized, post-industrialized world of speed and efficiency, we’ve forgotten that life is a process of ripening. 2.

This takes time and practice. 2600: Google Blacklist. Google Blacklist - Words That Google Instant Doesn't Like Updated 2010-09-30 18:35 UTC Google Instant is the latest incarnation of the search engine that fills in potential responses as you type them into the Google search bar. Main Page - Wired How-To Wiki. It's Done! App for iPhone, iPad & Android. Symbaloo - Personal Visual Page Of Bookmarks. Карты погоды. GIMP : Image Manipulation. MindMapPedia - Mind Map Encyclopedia. Bjmeacham. Map My Surname. How-to-mind-map.jpg. Goodnightingale [Goodnightingale] on Plurk. QuietWrite. Private Family Sharing. Plotagon - Say hello to your animated self - Plotagon. Stories. Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine & Endorphin Release - Binaural Beats + Isochronic Tones. 166 Documentaries To Expand Your Consciousness.

Here is a list of over 100 documentaries you can watch for free online. They are about Science, Consciousness, ETs, you name it. All Things Topics - Home. Top 100 Undiscovered Web Sites - SingShot - Slideshow from PCMag.com - StumbleUpon. Stories. 40 websites that will make you cleverer right now. The indexed web contains an incredible 14 billion pages.

But only a tiny fraction help you improve your brain power. Here are 40 of the best. whizzpast.com – Learn about our awe inspiring past all in one wonderful place. khanacademy.org – Watch thousands of micro-lectures on topics ranging from history and medicine to chemistry and computer science. freerice.com – Help end world hunger by correctly answering multiple-choice quizzes on a wide variety of subjects. artofmanliness.com – Blog/site dedicated to all things manly, great for learning life skills and good insights. Time on the Brain: How You Are Always Living In the Past, and Other Quirks of Perception. I always knew we humans have a rather tenuous grip on the concept of time, but I never realized quite how tenuous it was until a couple of weeks ago, when I attended a conference on the nature of time organized by the Foundational Questions Institute.

This meeting, even more than FQXi’s previous efforts, was a mashup of different disciplines: fundamental physics, philosophy, neuroscience, complexity theory. Think faster focus better and remember moreRewiring our brain to stay younger... 60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days. Top Geniuses Of All Time - List of 50 Brilliant Minds. Identify a Lie with 6 Simple Questions. Today Is Your Day To Win. Nakedntopeka's profile - Pornxs. Mudras: The Healing Power in your Hands. A visual exploration on mapping complex networks. Visual thinking basics. How-To Find Files In Unprotected Directories.

How To Use Google For Hacking. Google serves almost 80 percent of all search queries on the Internet, proving itself as the most popular search engine. 19 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier. How to Use Meditation to Help You Out of a Depressive State. By Robert L. Big-Bang-Timeline-IIB.png (Image PNG, 3508x4960 pixels) Deep Web. 23 must-have Chrome extensions. 100+ Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School – Eternal Code. [via onlinecolleges.net] Releasing Unexpressed Emotion. Randi G. Detailed Way To Crack Porn! 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries. Totally Free Images.com: Giant archive of royalty-free images. Storybird - Artful Storytelling.