The links provided below are directed toward very useful and innovative utilities that are provided free of charge by their developers.
Spybot-S&D - Great free spyware scanner.
Trillian - Trillian is a fully featured, Windows chat client that supports AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo Messenger, and IRC, Without stealing your home page and with no other included software, pop-ups, or spyware.
Adium X - Adium X is a fully featured, Mac OS X chat client that supports AIM, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo, and more...
MythTV - MythTV is a homebrew PVR project.
VLC - VideoLAN Client (VLC) s a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats.
A Fun Little HackBack in the days of 14.4 Kbps modems, university Unix
servers were a common haunt for students. A basic command
called 'finger' displays user profiles. After a
clever trick, my profile became the most well known
on campus. - Small Chaos
A Walk Through LimaHoofing it when exploring a new place provides a deeper look into the character and culture of a region. Motoring through, areas and neighborhoods where the locals actually live are glanced over and ignored. You never know what serendipitous experience awaits when taking the time to explore on foot. - smallChaos Adventures™
Monkey IslandEscaping the real Monkey Island (Isla de los Monos) in Peru can be a difficult prospect. The jungle is dangerous enough as it is, don't feed the monkeys!! - smallChaos Adventures™
MGM v. GroksterEFF is defending StreamCast Networks, the company behind the Morpheus peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing software, in an important case heard before the Supreme Court of the United States on March 29, 2005. - Electronic Frontier Foundation