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is pub­lished by Black­dog Me­dia, a one-per­son com­pany run by Stephane Th­er­oux, in British Columbia, Canada. Here, fans of lit­er­a­ture will find a huge col­lec­tion of ti­tles that are now out of copy­right. The web­site’s ex­haus­tive cat­a­logue com­prises unabridged ver­sions of lit­er­ary works from au­thors like An­ton Chekov, Arthur Co­nan Doyle, Charles Dick­ens, D H Lawrence, Edgar Rice Bur­roughs, Jack Lon­don, Jules Verne, P G Wode­house, Thomas Hardy and Wil­liam Shake­speare. Other sec­tions in­clude Non­Fic­tion, Young Read­ers, Poetry, Short Sto­ries, Drama and Clas­si­cal. When you click on a ti­tle, the longer ti­tles are bro­ken into chap­ters, but you can reg­is­ter for a free ac­count on to be able to view it in a sin­gle printer-friendly HTML page; you also get an an­no­ta­tion tool that lets you make notes, and you can even mark ti­tles as read to ‘book­mark’ them.

web­site—a col­lab­o­ra­tion be­tween Dic­tio­nary.com and Ox­ford Univer­sity Press (OUP)—is de­signed to help users with ev­ery­day English lan­guage chal­lenges. Be­sides word mean­ings that are sourced from Ox­ford’s free English dic­tio­nary, the site is home to ar­ti­cles on word ori­gins and tips to im­prove your writ­ing skills; it has word lists to help you im­prove your vo­cab­u­lary, as well as com­plete sec­tions on gram­mar, spell­ing and punc­tu­a­tion. can be browsed by sec­tion, or you could query its data­base by word search. It is an ex­haus­tive ref­er­ence guide for English that also works as a great teach­ing aid in class­rooms. Here,

you can watch free short movies— hosted on that have been dis­cov­ered and shared by other users. The web­site cat­e­gorises ti­tles in gen­res such as ac­tion, ad­ven­ture, an­i­ma­tion, com­edy, crime, drama, fam­ily, fan­tasy, his­tory, hor­ror, ro­mance, science fic­tion, thriller and war to make it eas­ier to find what you want to watch. When you click on a movie you are pre­sented with an over­view of the plot, along with other de­tails such as run time, cast, re­lease date and coun­try of ori­gin.

does not own the con­tent; it em­beds the con­tent onto its web­site to al­low you to stream them di­rectly from the source. The re­source even has a search fea­ture that lets you look for “shorts” by genre, ti­tle and ac­tor. And if you can de­cide what you want to watch, per­haps you might want to browse its sec­tions ti­tled Lat­est and Most Watched for sug­ges­tions.

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