Websites To Take Advantage Of


For students Zotero is a lifesaver. It will store your sources, import them to a bibliography in whatever citation style you need, and even create in-text citations in your paper. It saves hours of work.

Flight Radar

A fun and interactive flight tracker in real time. Warning: you may be on this site for hours.


Weather report with good graphics.

10 Minute Mail

Free Temporary Email.

Why would you use this?

Maybe you want to sign up for a site which requires that you provide an e-mail address to send validation e-mail to. And maybe you don't want to give up your real e-mail address and end up on a bunch of spam lists. This is nice and disposable. And it's free. Enjoy!


Look up a politician and see their voting history.


USPS and UPS both will deliver free packaging boxes, envelopes, bubble wrap, etc. to your house. Literally doesnt cost a thing and you can get like 50 boxes at a time.

Free File

If you're in the USA and you earn less than a certain amount of money -- currently $69,000 -- you can use the same software to file your taxes for free.
The system is called Free File, and companies that sell you tax software are trying very hard to make it difficult to find

Don't let them.

Free Cycle

People giving away stuff they don’t need/want any more that they can't/don't care enough to sell. Look in your local area for offers or to give away.

Top Class Actions

A site that lists active class action lawsuits you might qualify for. It's a cool way to hold corporations semi accountable, and score some money/freebies for any wrongdoing that went under the radar.


It's a Photoshop clone that is completely free (unintrusive side banner ad, can be removed by a one time payment) and has all the basic features of Photoshop, using basically the same interface. If you're used to Photoshop and just need to get something quick done, there's nothing better out there.

Manuals Lib

The ultimate library of manuals


It is the first image search engine on the web to use image identification technology rather than keywords, metadata or watermarks. TinEye allows users to search not using keywords but with images. Helps you find the source of an image or better versions of it.

Bored Button

There's a button you click if you're bored. It takes you to less boring sites.

Skipped Lag

DO NOT BUY FLIGHTS NOW. Bookmark this page and save for later for flights. It’s so good that United sued them and lost.

Here's an article explaining what it is and highlighting tips and risks.

Summary: use it sparingly and you'll be good.

Free Food Guy

Want free food? This tells you how you can get free food.


Find the rents of nearby apartments