about.me: It is all about your online presence

about.me online presence screenshot

Have you ever tried to express who you are and what you do, on a single web page? Do you already have a business website up and running, but you’d like another one that reveals other sides of your personality? And would you like your one page online presence to link to your main site, to show updates from your social profiles, and include a contact form?

about.me lets you do just that. You can create a one page online ID, with photos, bio, apps, and links, and you can start connecting with people on the about.me page straight away. And sure enough, you can also get in touch with anyone from your social networking circle and even outside of it with your short, personal URL, for instance, about.me/jamrelian. You even get a free about.me email address to promote your page, and business cards too, if you are heading into that direction.

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Historypin: Off-the-record history archive, web pin style

Historypin history archive screenshot

There comes a time in each and every kid’s life when they first hear about the fantastic time machine. Whether it happens while reading H. G. Wells, while watching a science fiction movie or a cartoon, or because dad can not come up with a better bedtime story, the idea of traveling back in time to see the past, is too appealing to be dropped.

And it is not only kids that have the desire to see lost civilizations, cultures, exciting and mystical places and witness past historical events. Let us be honest: we, mature, rational thinking adults have it just as much. The only difference is that we come to the sad conclusion that it is just not going to be made possible for a good while. But deep inside? The spark of desire to rewind and witness human history never dies.

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Pinterest: 3rd Largest Social Network Now Open To All

Pinterest: 3rd Largest Social Network Now Open To All

If for some reason you never got to try Pinterest, now may be a good time to do it. Previously you needed an invitation to sign-up, but that’s no longer the case. Anyone can now sign-up for free, without waiting.

Launched in 2010, Pinterest became the fastest-growing site ever, and it’s now considered to be the third largest social networking site, behind Facebook and Twitter. Women account for 60 percent of Pinterest’s visitors.

On Pinterest users collect photos and images in an elegant virtual pinboard, with boards for fashion clothes, beauty products, well-designed technology, architecture, or anything else they want to organize and share.

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Slimbox 2: Lightbox To Overlay Images On Top Of Web Pages

Slimbox 2: Lightbox To Overlay Images On Top Of Web Pages

When you click on a small image or photo in a web page, the full image usually loads as an overlay on top of the page. A lot of websites or popular social networks (like Facebook) use this type of effect when showing large photos or images.

To add this effect to your own web page, you can use the original Lightbox 2 script, written in JavaScript and jQuery. However, Slimbox 2 is a light and fast alternative, or “the ultimate lightweight Lightbox clone for jQuery”.

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