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PassPack: Store All Your Passwords in One Place

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If you’re familiar with Web 2.0, then you’re familiar with creating usernames and passwords. Ideally, you’d like to use the same combination you’ve always been using for every account, but what if you’re a little late to the party and your “go-to” username is taken? What then? Well, you have to come up with and, even worse, REMEMBER a new set of login information which can really add up Enter Passpack »

PasspackPassPack is “a tool that protects your passwords everywhere you go. You can save all your pins and logins in one single place, and access them from home, the office or anywhere else! There is nothing to install or carry around.”

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Newseum: Daily Newspaper Front Pages from around the World

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Newseum, the world’s most interactive museum, released a cool new web app several months ago that displays the front pages of daily newspapers throughout the world in their original, unedited form.

NewseumWith an easy to use interface, users can browser through a gallery of available papers or scroll over an interactive map to view snapshots of current front pages for each paper. Though the count varies daily, Newseum records on average more than 700 different newspapers from nearly 70 different countries.

The Newseum also keeps an archive of national and international front pages that chronicle events of historical significance such as the recent presidential election and the 2008 Olympic Games.

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KidZui: The Internet for Kids, Ages 3-12

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KidzuiKidZui is a free Web browser, search engine and online playground for kids 3-12.

Kids have the freedom to learn, play, search and discover over 2 million games, websites, videos and photos on their own. KidZui has the largest number of games, websites, videos and photos reviewed by parents and teachers anywhere. Kids can find what they need to help with schoolwork, by themselves.

Smart for Parents
KidZui eliminates the need for parents to constantly watch over their kids’ shoulder, when they are online.

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How-to: Getting Started with EduBlogs

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EdublogsEdublogs (powered by a multi-user version of WordPress) is a completely free blogging platform targeted towards teachers, students, researchers, professors, librarians, administrators and anyone and everyone else involved in education. With each account, you receive 20MB of free upload space (easily extended to 5 GB as a Supporter) and a heap of great features.

On a larger scale, schools and universities looking to create, manage and control blogs at their own domain, can do so with Edublogs Campus, an additional paid offering from the people at Edublogs.

Commentary: For anyone that has worked with WordPress, Edublogs is really no different. The biggest benefit of Edublogs is the education-related tips and support that the community provides through their blog and forum at The Edublogger.

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Imagination Cubed: Interactive Online Whiteboard by GE

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When it comes to online collaboration, Google Docs is great… for text. But, what about sharing thoughts or ideas that can’t quite be put into words? Try Imagination Cubed »

Imagination CubedCreated by the brilliant minds at General Electric (GE), Imagination Cubed is an interactive whiteboard application that gives anyone with web access the ability to collaborate online with friends and colleagues directly from a web browser. There’s no software to install, no account to setup and its absolutely free.

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