By the numbers

Use the bang !gossip and any number from 1 to 9999 and Number Gossip will tell you everything you wanted to know about it, and then some. Possibly handy. Definitely nerdy.

Syntax: !gossip n (stick with whole numbers)

Example: !gossip 153


Wheatbin logo

Wheatbin is Open Source project management software that combines Kanban methodology with the Law of the Harvest. Visit Wheatbin.com.

 

File under technostalgia

As time and innovation accelerates, it leaves behind a slew of dead media platforms and technologies. To find older versions of useful, popular software for Windows, Mac and Linux, visit the digital preservationists at OldApps.com.

Syntax: !oldapps os software

Example: !oldapps windows 7 winamp


Search engine for sales tax

Is It Taxed? tells you instantly if there is !tax on thousands of items sold in Canada. Discover money saving strategies and make your dollar go farther.

 

A tough act to follow

Follow That Page is a hidden gem of the internet. It’s a free service that monitors web pages and notifies you by email whenever a change happens. Great for finding a new job and snagging good seats to concerts.

Syntax: !follow webpage_url

Example: !follow http://www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/auditions 


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