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EcoFreek Offers Consolidated Free Stuff

Got hard times? Maybe you can’t shop at the high end stores that offer eco fair trade local products, but you might not have to go to a big box discount store either. Try EcoFreek. It’s a metasearch engine with a particular specialty: Helping people

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SportyPal Tracks Hikes From Your Smart Phone For Free

The above is a map of my hike this morning up and down Ragged Mountain in Maine. It’s been automatically generated through a combination of my HTC Ozone, a smart phone running on a Windows Mobile operating system, and SportyPal, a piece of software (called

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Recommended Downloads: Inkscape, Quick Zip

I love the tinkering spirit of the internet. Dissatisfied with gaps in software capabilities, or dismayed by the extravagant costs of corporate software, self-regulating groups write and improve their own programs and make them available to the world for free, for the joy of it.

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Libravox: Spend Nothing on the Ones You Love

Is it really the thought that counts? Then think about spending nothing on the ones you love this holiday season. They’ll thank you for it. Librivox is an open-source website containing thousands of audio recordings of books in the public domain. Volunteers read books aloud,

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?