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Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file. Stop printing and start skimming. Explore the links to the left to investigate Skim and consider helping out with the project. Features:

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Online Speed Reading tools and software Simply start by clicking on the Play button on the left. Reading is that one activity that we do every day but we don't really practice. Most people learn the basics of reading in kindergarten and never graduate to the next levels. You are probably using the same basic rudimental tools and techniques that you learned when you were 6. The average American person reads at an average speed of 180 to 240 words per minute and has done so since he was 16 years old.

10 not so common Mac OS X shortcuts « Liberal Cynic You’ll be using these keys ( Many websites feature keyboard shortcuts for OS X. Most of them bury the good shortcuts under a sea of common ones that everybody knows and those that nobody will use and end up as trivia. So, I have compiled the ones I use regularly and weeded out those that seemed common knowledge. Some of these shortcuts are keyboard-alternatives to using the mouse/touchpad. Others automate to save time.

100 Free Useful Mac Applications (Part II) This article is a sequel of last week’s 100 Useful Free Mac Applications. As a part II of the article, we continue to showcase you some of the free and useful applications you can install for your Mac, concentrating on: Audio and Video,,Security Tools,Graphics and Image,Internet and Utilities Recommended Reading: 100 Free Useful Mac Applications (Part I) More from Part I..

iWork Pages快捷键设置 由于在macbook上不是用鼠标,而是触摸板,所以,在使用Pages做文本编辑的时候,快捷键就显得格外重要。 OSX上的程序,绝大多数菜单命令并没有快捷键,需要从“System Preference”(系统偏好)里设置: 我添加了这么几个快捷键: Pronunciación en Inglés Hear and see videos with authentic word pronunciations and example sentences. Español: Pronunciación en Inglés con vídeo · Italiano: Pronuncia in inglese con video Português: Pronúncia em Inglês com vídeo · Français: Prononciation en anglais avec la vidéo Press play to watch and hear the speaker use 'salmon,' and then use the instant replay/loop button Hide and Seek a Geocache > Search for Geocaches Want to make searching for geocache listings easier? Sign up for a Premium Membership or hear what other geocachers have to say about Premium Membership. (Close) Beginner caches are highlighted in green below and are recommended for new geocachers. Scroll to the bottom and uncheck the setting "Highlight beginner caches" to stop highlighting caches.

TextWrangler TextWrangler TextWrangler is the “little brother” to BBEdit, our leading professional HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. TextWrangler vs. BBEdit Search Results Mindy Gledhill Mindy Gledhill – Anchor [iTunes Plus AAC M4A] (2010) Artist: Mindy Gledhill Album: Anchor Quality: iTunes Plus AAC M4A Genres: Pop, Music, Rock, Religious, CCM Released: 04 Aug 2010 ℗ 2010 Mindy Gledhill Nik's QuickShout: Find Easy to Read Text for Lower Levels I sometimes wonder why companies continue developing search engines when Google's dominance seems so complete, but every now and then I spot one that has a nice twist and that's the case with Twurdy. Twurdy is actually based on Google, but it analyses Google results for readability, so it can help you to find more lower level texts for learners without you having to read through every result from Google to see if it's simple enough. Just type in the topic of the text you need and click on your Twurdy type.

kellycee's Bookshelf If you love your books, let them go! Sign Up | Login English (USA)en-US Recently Released MoShang - Chill Out Music - Musician and Producer CD Specials : buy more than one of MoShang’s CDs and receive the Stone Bell EP as a free download (note: worldwide postage included) What Comes Around - Stone Bell Music – 2011 – SBM001 Nik's QuickShout: A Great app for developing spelling I've been a fan of for quite some time now and I was fascinated when I heard they had produced a free app. For those of you who don't know about SpellingCity, the website enables learners or teachers to enter a word list and then automatically generate a range of interactive multimedia activities based around the words. The site automatically adds audio recordings of the words and example sentences to the activities it generates. There is a great range of activities that students can do within the site and they can generate certificates for their teacher or parent to prove they have done their homework. The app is in many ways very similar to the site. There are some ready made word lists and you just click on one and then click on the type of game or activity you want to play.

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