Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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ManualsLib

A handy library of PDF user manuals for almost anything.

http://www.manualslib.com/



Print Friendly

Make any webpage printer friendly.

http://www.printfriendly.com/



A Good Movie to Watch

Do you spend all your Netflix time trying to figure out which movie to watch? Problem solved!

http://agoodmovietowatch.com/



Scale of the Universe

You’ll love this amazingly simple site that gives you some interactive perspective on the size of the universe.

http://www.cosmosontv.com/



Etymology Dictionary

Gives you the history and derivation of any word.

http://www.etymonline.com/



Camel Camel Camel

Shows you the price history of anything on Amazon and alerts you when the price drops. You can even upload your entire Amazon wish list directly.

http://us.camelcamelcamel.com/



10 Minute Mail

For those times you need a throwaway email address (like getting 2 more free weeks of Hulu Plus). The email address will enable you to get confirmation then self destruct in 10 minutes.

http://10minutemail.com/10MinuteMail/index.html



14. 1x.com

The photos on this site are amazing!



13. Pinterest

I’ve fallen to the latest fad. I use this site to record things I find online…



12. Stumble Upon

stumbleupon.com lets you choose your favorite catagories and then chooses sites for you to look at that might be of interest. i’ve stumpled upon many good ones this way.



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