Free Online Translation Resources

– provides you with a useful tool to communicate with your non-English speaking or bilingual customers. You can use this site to translate words, phrases, or entire web sites into 19 pairs of languages, including to and from English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish. The site’s World Keyboard allows you to add accented or other special characters to your text for more accurate translations. Also by adding Babel Fish to your site, your customers can translate your site into their preferred language. There also is a limit on how much you can translate. Babel Fish is designed to translate up to about 800 words or two standard, double-spaced pages (about 5K of text) at a time. If you exceed the limit or if you attempt to translate a very long Web page (over 5K), the site translates up to the limit and then stops.
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Top Online Converters

Online converters always come in handy. Once you need to perform some operation with your files, they can save your time achieving the same results online, without installing some specific software. In fact, there are many online tools, which convert formats, files and code snippets for free. Some of them are quite specific tools aimed for developers, but some are common “all-rounders”, which manage to convert almost every format to a more popular one. Using them, you can generate .pdf-documents out of images, images out of texts or RSS-feeds out of web-sites. You can also convert any audio- and video-files immediately – the results can be received via e-mail.

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100 Useful Resources for Graphic Designers

Organizations,Design Tournaments,Generally Useful,Networking & Freelance Work,Stock Photography,Color & Charts,Inspirational Sites,Portfolio Sites,Design Magazines,Fonts,Tutorials,Photoshop Brushes,Printers,Blog Hosts,Web Hosting,Blogs,Web Design Forums,Graphic Design Forums,Keyword Research,Search Engine Optimization,Advertising,Computers & Electronics,Art Supplies,Graphic and Web Design Books

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20 free ways to save energy

An exclusive excerpt from Consumer Reports’ “Complete Guide to Reducing Energy Costs”

Consumer Reports’ “Complete Guide to Reducing Energy Costs” is crammed with ways to cut your energy bills. Some take a little money and effort, such as weatherstripping your windows. Some take a little restraint, such as picking a sedan instead of an SUV. Others require investment, such as choosing the more-efficient refrigerator, even if the price tag is a bit higher. Of course, the best ways to save energy dollars are the ones that take no money and little or no effort. That’s what you’ll find in this excerpt–20 simple things you can do to start saving money right this minute, without having to reach for your wallet.
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33 Ways to Get Money for College

The cost of college is constantly on the rise. The average cost of attending a four-year public college has increased over 40% since 2000. And according to a report from the Campaign for America’s Future (PDF link), just one year at a public university consumes 25% of the annual median household income in the United States, while one year at a private university consumes 57%. Considering how expensive it is becoming to attend college, it’s no wonder that approximately $90 billion in financial aid money is awarded to United States college students each year. So you’re about to go to college, or perhaps you’re already in college. How can you get your hands on this money?
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77 Surefire Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value

It’s more than just a roof over your head, or a place you go when work’s over – your home is probably the most valuable asset you own. So it makes perfect sense that you maintain, nurture and enhance its appeal, and make it, well, the perfect home. And you don’t need a bulldozer to do that; you’ll find that quality wins over quantity. That a nifty touch here and a clever tweak there often add more value to your living space than the most extravagant additions or renovations.

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33 Ways to Watch Free TV Online

It’s time to toss the old tube to the dumpster. Well, not if you have one of those 47” plasma ones, but
you know what we mean. The future of media is the Internet, and television is no exception. Instead of browsing through the channels with your remote, you could be browsing through the free online TV providers on your computer – hell, if you like, you can watch them all at once (in really tiny windows). It’s time to reach out and see how much free online TV we can find.

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