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World Cinema Foundation: Watch Restored International Films Free

I recently came across this site that provides rare international films that you can watch for free online. The World Cinema Foundation is a non-profit organization that is "dedicated to preserving and restoring neglected films from around the world – … Continue reading

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PBS and NPR Team Up To Offer Free Lectures Online

PBS and NPR have teamed up to launch a new service called Forum Network. According to their site the "The Forum Network online library features thousands of lectures by some of the world’s foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers … Continue reading

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Brief Review of Three Language Learning Communities Available On the Web

Very Brief Review of Three Language Learning Communities Available On the Web: LiveMocha, Busuu, and Hello-Hello Livemocha, Hello-Hello.com and Busuu.com have free accounts you can sign up for. Each gives you lessons with a vocab review, a writing exercise, an … Continue reading

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The National Library of Ireland’s Online Exhibit of William Butler Yeats

The National Library of Ireland has made an online version of their exhibition that features works and the life of William Butler Yeats. It has interactive sections and you walk through the rooms of the exhibition through a web browser. … Continue reading

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Free Online OCR (Optical Character Recognition) Tool: Free OCR

OCR stands for (Optical Character Recognition). What OCR does is that it takes a document like a pdf or an image that has text in it and converts it into a form where you can edit the text. This tool … Continue reading

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