In cool sites on December 5, 2009 at 10:54 am

We often google for our student projects or seminars.Half the time we end up in copyrighted pages or things which are irrelevant and this leads us to be satisfied with whatever we can get on wikipedia .Here is something which can help science/engineering students a great deal.
arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics

In many fields of mathematics and physics, almost all scientific papers are placed on the arXiv. As of 3 October 2008 (2008 -10-03), arXiv.org passed the half-million article milestone, with roughly five thousand new e-prints added every month.

Downloading .pdf file is simple just one click action.



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In cool sites on December 4, 2009 at 1:05 pm

Mugurdy is a visual search engine in addition to textual result  it shows a screen shot of each web page.

Its cool, GUI design is class apart from Google. Do give it a try.I dint find any result missing and I could search even the remotest Nitte in it 🙂screenshot of search


In cool sites, Uncategorized on December 4, 2009 at 12:11 pm

Have you ever tried to explain your friend about blogging and encountered with faqs like how to start up a blog?.More often or not convincing them how to sign up and post is more painful than explaining them why and what to post .
Posterous introduces the easiest way to blog.All you have to do is
write an email to post@posterous.com and then …nothing thats it :).Your blog with yourname.posterous.com is setup with contents of your mail as the first post.You can then edit the url to your liking.
You can send anything! Posterous will accept any file you send and convert it to the most web friendly format available. We’ll host everything and publish it online instantly.

You can attach any type of file and we’ll post it along with the text of your email.
They’ll do smarter things for photos, audio files and links, documents and video (both links AND files).They support
.doc,.ppt,.pdf,.jpg,.gif,.png,.mp3,.avi.mpg files

If you attach one photo (of any size, even direct from your camera!), it will resize it to a web-friendly size and post it. If you attach more than one photo in the same message, it automatically creates a good-looking image gallery

Posterous is THE easiest way to post a video online using email.Autoposting to flickr,facebook,twitter is also possible.

With all these convenience ,you still have conventional private posts as well as log into dashboard  approach posting which provides you Rich text editor.

Have a try I bet you will like it