Nike Free running shoes: are they worth it? [more inside]
Ipodfilter: converting avi to mp4 files. Can anyone recommend any free utilities for converting .avi to .mp4 files suitable for playback on a 4th gen ipod? the software needs to run on a non-intel imac running 10.5.6. Thanks in advance.
As I understand it, the US government is giving away $8000 each to almost all first-time home buyers this year. How do I protest the government giving away money for free?
Chicagofilter: Where do (or would) you go to fill up your bike tires for free? [more inside]
I would like to use project management software to track medium- to long-term library public services projects. I need it to be a) free, b) web-based, and c) hosted. Am I SOL? [more inside]
As a freelance Canadian consultant/faciliator, what are the legalities of taking on US clients? [more inside]
So there are a lot of free (as in beer) FPSes out there. Are there any free racing games of similar caliber? [more inside]
Where can I find the best free samples (of anything!) in NYC? [more inside]
Is there something similar to AVG Free Antivirus for Vista Business? [more inside]
I recently produced some high definition videos to use internally at work. They used music from the Iron Man OST - Suddenly my company wants these to go public on our website - help me find alternative music! [more inside]
Recommendations for free private digital accommodations for a retired band's media? [more inside]
What are your favorite places to find archived news footage and imagery online for free? Looking to put together a list of sites for communications studies students to help them approximate the functionality of the Vanderbilt Television News Archive without spending hours hunting on YouTube for media to critique. [more inside]
Where to post flyers/ advertise for free in Chicago? And in general, how to get hired for a block party?
Where to post flyers/ advertise for free in Chicago? And in general, how to get hired for a block party? [more inside]
Where are good places to find icons to use for the .bat files that I've written? I'm looking for 32x32 or 48x48 icon (.ico) files, that are free and nice looking, but not ones from existing applications. Thanks!
TX Lotto Filter: Anyone heard of stores giving away free lotto scratch tickets? [more inside]
I am looking for a new *wired* headset (headphone / microphone) for my cellphone... My current cellphone is a Samsung SCH-R430 (also called a MyShot). The thing that makes it hard is that this phone has a proprietary headphone jack (see picture here) - not a standard one. [more inside]
What free blogging service will let me eventually and easily move over to a domain of my own in the future? [more inside]
Podcasting - where to put them? I am starting a podcast and the push that got me going was a sponsored website to put them on. [more inside]
I've created some educational materials (pdf / mp3 / ogg) that I would like to offer on the internet for free, probably under a Creative Commons license. I want the materials on their own website with their own domain name -- how can I make enough money to cover the domain / hosting / bandwidth costs? [more inside]
Is there a great, free website where a child with no prior experience can learn to tune and play her new guitar? [more inside]
How should I use my free time constructively? [more inside]
Can I "dumpster dive" for free art by hanging around art colleges at the end of a semester and snagging unwanted class projects? What would be the protocol for doing such a thing? Is there any other situation in which I could snag free art?
It's my birthday today, what various NYC businesses would give me free things by telling them this?
What is the best way to download free movies on the internet without resorting to piracy? [more inside]
Where can I get good free stuff, such as USB sticks, phone lanyards, and pens, and also better free stuff, up to flashlights, crappy Chinese MP3 players, and notebooks? [more inside]
Please recommend free online mechanical drafting courses. [more inside]
DecidophobeFilter: What do you hold to be a particularly accurate/helpful free online test to label/understand yourself and thus choose a "lifepath" or "value-set". [more inside]
How should I use my copious amounts of free time while being poor in a country where nobody understands me? [more inside]
Communications madness... I have an email address that it's time to dump. It's from a dialup service that I used, and had kept around for emergency purposes. But I almost never use it anymore, and it's costing me something like $7 a month just to keep that email address. So in making the switch, I'd like to switch to something more portable, not tied to whomever I'm paying for internet access at the moment. [more inside]
Need a Ultra Edit Windows Free Alternative for a Not For Profit Organization. Meaning "free for non-commercial use" doesn't apply to us. Thanks! [more inside]
My boyfriend has started a GFCF (gluten-free, casein-free) diet. This is following a recent diagnosis of Adult Aspergers. Please help us. [more inside]
Is there a solution for producing highly formatted documents programmatically, that is an alternative to ReportLab? [more inside]
looking for social science lectures and/or radioshow interviews [more inside]
The Spousal Unit knows I like to be made a fuss of on my birthday and is happy to oblige, but this year we're low on cash, and he's a little lost. I'm trying to compile a list of fun, cash-free (or very cheap) things to do, so he can pick a couple and run with it. We are in Portland, Oregon, and mostly homebodies. I'm a voracious reader, and lover of all things spooky, and general ideas are great.
Is the "Free Public Wifi" I see at the airport legit? [more inside]
I'm looking for a site that will let me send email or SMS to online galleries with photos, videos or audio. [more inside]
I'm looking for free OS X or Windows software that will allow me to draw a room and furniture to scale and move things around to find the best layout. Extra points for simplicity and ease of use.
Where to play piano for free in NYC just once? A out-of-town friend wants to play piano in NYC: are there public spaces with pianos? A way to play at a church? (And note: I just mean play for playing sake, not play for an audience.)
What's the truth behind duty-free shops? Are they always a bad deal? Or is there some stuff that's good to buy, and other stuff you should always avoid?
With the recent discovery of a trove of Delia Derbyshire tracks, my interest in early synth and electronica has been reawakened. Help me find some good stuff. [more inside]
Situation: Someone just gave you a laptop. Question: What are you going to do with it? [more inside]
Tips on free/inexpensive RSS community data [more inside]
I decided to change careers and go back to school for a PhD... I recently got back on touch with an old friend who I always admired. He is living the life of riley in another country. Now I'm doubting why I am even back in school. Help me with my doubt... [more inside]
I will be putting together a resume soon. However the exact dates and other details regarding some of my past jobs escape me. Is there a site that will give me my job history? Everything Google gives me requires payment/enrollment is some service. I want free and no attachments, is that doable? Subquestion, best resume putting together site/application/thing?
I need a craft that has tangible results! [more inside]
The Staten Island Ferry is said to be "one of the best values in New York City" because it's free and offers great views of the city. What are other "best values" in NYC, including shopping, food, activities, and anything else that's surprisingly inexpensive. [more inside]
Where in Philadelphia can I go to use a treadmill for free? [more inside]
How do normal people go about finding casual sex? For someone who thinks that taking advantage of drunk girls in clubs is immoral and adult match-making websites are scams or dangerous, is there any outlet to meet nice (albeit frisky!) gentlemen and ladies? [more inside]
I am looking for two very specific things regarding my one-night layover in London this Wednesday/Thursday and my insanely heavy rolling suitcase. [more inside]
Help me find a cool screen saver that won't infect my computer. [more inside]