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Last Updated: Friday, 7 March 2008, 16:00 GMT
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Kate Russell
By Kate Russell
Click Webscape-r

Kate Russell gives us her latest selection of the best sites on the World Wide Web.

Wetpaintpleasetouch.com website

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It is time to release the artist in you.

I like this fun little app that helps you unwind by splashing some paint about - and then invite your friends to contribute in making a collaborative work of art.

Click Paint to begin and you are presented with a blank canvas. There are some tools laid out along the street to help you create, like a paintball gun, a spray can, a roller and various brushes.

Click the colour slider at the bottom to change the colour you are working with, and you can even add pictures from your hard drive to the wall.

Watch the paint meter on the left as you work - once you have run out you will be asked to save and send your pic on, so that friends can add to it.

Check out the Gallery button if you want to see the kinds of things others are creating. You can even add to these works by clicking Contribute to Group Art Project. So go on, express yourself.


Twitter website

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Twitter is a real enigma. I cannot quite decide if it is an incredibly cool curiosity, or an utter waste of pixels. But it has got a lot of people in a bit of a twitter.

We talked about Twitter not so long ago, but for those of you who do not remember - it is a place where you can post messages about what you are doing - no matter how pointless or uninteresting that may be, as long it is not any longer than 140 characters.

You can Twitter in public, or keep it between friends.

The first task the website will perform is to search through your contacts in Yahoo, MSN Hotmail and Gmail etc for people who are already registered with Twitter.

Select from this list the ones you want to network with and then choose who else in your contacts you would like to invite - though bear in mind they will get an e-mail from Twitter asking them to join up, so choose carefully the people you think will not mind this.

When you log into the site you will have a notice board of twitters from the people you are following.

Expand this list by heading to the public timeline. Clicking on a Twitterer opens a page of their twitters with all of their contacts - just click Follow if you want to add them to your network.

This application works with Instant Messenger and your mobile phone through SMS - though be aware that your phone provider may charge you for receiving automated texts from the web.

And we are also twittering so if you want to know what is coming up on Click, why not add us to your network of friends.


Koozac website

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Time for some more fun now I think - after all, this is the main purpose of the internet, right?

There is a new gaming craze that is caught somewhere between Tetris and sudoku.

Be warned, this game is utterly addictive. The idea is simple, its execution not so much.

Falling blocks must be arranged to make the sum total you see in the top right hand corner. Use your cursor keys to move the falling blocks left and right, and speed them up by pressing Down.

When the numbers add up, the block will explode - the more blocks in a sum, the more points you will score, but you are going to have to do some pretty swift mental arithmetic if you want to succeed.

This has to be the ultimate in brain training, but I am sure I will be seeing numbers fall in my sleep tonight.


Boingboing website

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Finally, a blog filled with wonderful things. Oddities and curiosities that the blogger has found and gathered together in one place for you to enjoy at Boingboing.

The entries on this site are pretty random - gathered by the authors, who you can find out more about by clicking on their names.

They seem a pretty well qualified bunch and very media savvy, which is I guess the reason the content of the blog is so interesting.

There is everything here, from elephant artwork to 1960's toy commercials.

Hitting subscribe allows you to sign up for the RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feed, and even a podcast, where the contributors chat about interesting things with interesting people.




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