There is no doubt that college students depend heavily on the internet for a lot of their needs. And it’s not only the entertainment quotient of the internet (movies, music, torrents, games) which attracts them. There are also useful web based tools available which helps them immensely in their day to day lives. The following list includes 21 great tools/sites for school and college students. The tools are completely web based and almost all of them are free to use. Some of them are general tools useful for every internet user while others are specific to the needs of college students. [Dumb Little Man]
A British college student has invented a new type of solar-powered fridge that can be built entirely from household materials. According to 21 year old Emily Cummins, the fridge works with the help of evaporation.
The fridge stays at a comfortable 6° C without using any power, and can keep perishables cool for days. [Cleantechnica]
On Sunday night, the BC Eagles were on top of the world after their basketball team upended No. 1 North Carolina. Now, it’s Thursday morning and things are not looking quite as rosy. They skyrocketed from outside the Top 25 up to No. 17 after the UNC win and were pushing a 10-game win streak, so thing were looking pretty good for the remainder of the season. Now what’s this about the Harvard game? [Deadspin]