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Copy Popular Symbols or Emojis With One Click Using This Site

HotSymbol

This site has both emojis and symbols that you can easily copy using a browser.

HotSymbol is a useful site with a large variety of symbols and emojis that you can copy and paste almost anywhere. 

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Use This Online Abbreviation Dictionary to Easily Find Acronyms and Abbreviations

Abbreviations

Browse thousands of acronyms and abbreviations organized by category or look up specific terms at this well-organized site.

Abbreviations.com collects acronyms and abbreviations from several areas, making it easy to find a definition without having to search different sites.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Red Forest Glade With Stones

This week’s wallpaper shows a grouping of rocks in a glade on a red leaved forest floor. The tall, thin trees of the forest allow beams of light to highlight the rocks and parts of the red forest floor. Icons show up quite well against this background.

Wallpaper Red Forest Stones

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Every Calculator You’ll Ever Need Is Online for Free

Omni Calculator

This site wants to solve all the small math problems that people deal with on an everyday basis. You can always use a calculator on your device or do a quick search, but for more complex answers try one of the 1585 calculators at this site.

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Create YouTube Playlists Without an Account

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This site lets you create a YouTube playlist without a YouTube using your web browser.

Drag & Drop Playlist Creator allows you to put together a YouTube playlist and save the playlist as browser link (URL) that you can share with others, save in a folder in your browser, or add to the bookmark bar in your browser.

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This JPG Optimizer Works Entirely in Your Browser

JPG.rocks

This privacy focused image optimizer work in your browser, images never leave your device. All image processing is done entirely in your browser.

JPEG.rocks is a new online app that optimizes image in your browser online or offline. It doesn’t use persistence storage: no cookies and no local browser storage. JPG is the only format supported right now.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Light Sand Dune Beneath a Midnight Blue Sky

This week’s wallpaper displays a light colored sand dune under a midnight blue sky that has a light dusting of stars. The two elements create a dramatic contrast that display icons very well.

Dune Night Sky wallpaper

This background comes in a wide range of image resolutions including widescreen, full screen, dual, triple and quad screens and mobile devices and tablets. Use the installation instructions for your specific device or browser.

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Instantly Search Over 2 Million Recipes

Search Two Million recipes

This lightning quick search engine searches over 2 million recipes.

This recipe search engine started out as a project Instant Search 2 Million Recipes using Typesense, an open source, typo tolerant search engine that delivers fast and relevant results. It’s grown into a good tool for searching several recipe sites quickly.

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Get Free Classic eBooks with Modern Typography and Formatting

Standard Ebooks

Load up your e-reader with free classic books that have updated typography, formatting and covers for easy reading.

If you’ve gotten ebooks from Project Gutenberg or the Internet Archive you may have noticed that formatting and design can be inconsistent. This project is republishing public domain ebooks to work well with current ebook readers and standards.

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