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Search for Recipes on Google

Google now let’s you search for recipes. You can specify calories, time and ingredients. Check out this Wired article ( or just go to Google and check it out! Google’s recipe search:

Language Translation – VB.NET 2008

This sample VB.Net application demonstrates how to translate text from English to Chinese (Simplified) using both the Bing and Google translators.  The code can be modified to work with any of the supported languages. Links to download the code and the example application executable are below the image. Source Code […]

Energy Saving Tips

I found some good tips today for saving energy on Google’s PowerMeter site. I have already done some of them, like turning down the hot water heater to 120 degrees, but I will have to check out the rest of the list. Energy Saving Tips from Google’s PowerMeter website:

Sony Presents Free Public Domain Books from Google

From Sony’s Site, “Together with Google, Sony brings you access to over 500,000 public domain books for free. Now you can search, browse, and read over half a million public domain books preserved by the world’s great libraries on your Sony Reader.” More Info: Wired Article: Amazon link to buy […]

Exploring a ‘Deep Web’ That Google Can’t Grasp

I was reading this article about Deep Web search ( and looked up Kosmix ( I really like the format and the amount of information returned compared to Google. Give it a try next time you are searching for information.

Google’s Knol

Google opens up Knol to everyone. From Google: “Knols are authoritative articles about specific topics, written by people who know about those subjects.” This is Googles answer to a Wikipedia. Enjoy!