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Coolest Websites and Online Tools 2012

Coolest Websites and Online Tools 2012
Each year I try to compile a list of my favorite websites and tools to share with friends. In this post you’ll find a little something for everyone. It has taken me most of the year to find, discover, research, and gather all the information and links to the sites and online tools below in hopes that you’ll find something useful for you, your business, your fun and enjoyment, or that will simply contribute to your personal success. Most are FREE, but a couple are “pay-after-trail” if you find them worthy. Treater – In a digital world, give friends something that’s real. Send instant treats. PeekYou – “PeekYou makes people search worth while” – MashableYesWare – Email for salespeople. Zopim – Zopim lets you have live conversations with visitors on your website.Homestead – Get a website and get found online. Postlets – Free property marketing and listing syndication for agents, owners, & investors.MailVU – Manage video email. See, there’s definitely something here for everyone!!

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The microhydro plant My little paradise has a stream that provides enough water flow and head to run a small turbine, to provide electricity to my home. While writing this, the microhydro plant is being implemented, and here are some photos of the process. Since I usually like to start at the end, the first thing I built is the controller: It is an implementation of Jan Portegijs' "Humming Bird", with some changes and adaptations. The largest cost of the plant, by far, is in the piping for the rather long penstock.

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