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Run And Kill: Open a program and close it automatically after certain time

This is something I'm sure will be useful to most of you as it has been to me. I download tons of stuff either through torrent or directly via download managers. I prefer doing that on the night time, because everyone is asleep, and low browsing speed because of the download does not really matter anyone. With this program, I can set a fixed amount of time for the bitTorrent client to run, after which it will automatically shut down. So, let's say I share my internet with someone else and he starts using his computer from 5 o'clock in the morning, then using this application I can just schedule the bitTorrent client to run for 5 hours starting from midnight. Then, I won't have anything to worry about. (Of course there are other ways to tackle this problem.)

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8 Ways To Improve WordPress Site Load Time

I had constantly worked on improving the site load time since last few weeks and you might have noticed some of the changes as well. If you are a regular reader, its hard to not notice them. :)  As per my experience, I have made a list of things that you can do in order to improve your WordPress site's load time.

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Watch Youtube Videos with Externally Loaded Subtitles

Some days back, I was watching a british movie on YouTube, and it was quite difficult for me to understand what some of the characters were saying. At that very moment, I thought of a site I had come across earlier - subber.com. It used to let users add external subtitles to Youtube videos, but seems like it has been down for some time now. So, here I have made a list of ways to add subtitles on YouTube Video that does not belong to you.

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WordPress : Lazy Load Disqus Comments on Button Click

Over the last few days, I have made some changes on the site to improve its speed. One of such changes was replacing the native WordPress comment system with Disqus. I changed the comment system because I thought of doing something like what Amit Agarwal has done on Labnol - make comments appear only when the visitors click on a button. This will reduce a lot of HTTP requests and in turn, help to improve site speed. I googled and then came across a post that did exactly what I was looking for!

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5 Sites To Get Freebies

If you are a regular reader here, you might have wondered at times how I learn about different freebie offers. There is a separate section here that deals with freebies and I have been posting some giveaways every once in a while. As every other blog post, freebies also require a bit of research. But, unlike other posts, you can find those deals listed on a fixed set of sites. Here I will make a list of sites that I have been using in order to get free stuff for you guys. These sites, or forums to be more exact, are the places where users share the free deals that they have come across.

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How To Disable Bing Translator on Twitter

Bing Translator automatically translates non-English posts on Facebook and Twitter. As much as I'd like to appreciate the feature, it is very unreliable service. I'm not sure about you guys, but I have never seen Bing translate even one word of my language (Nepali) correctly. I'd rather not see incorrect translations on my news feed.

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How To Verify Nepali PayPal With Payoneer MasterCard?

PayPal, the most popular online payment processor, can be used by Nepalese but only for the purpose of sending money. A Nepali PayPal account cannot be used to receive money. We had talked about creating a PayPal of another country and withdrawing the money in Nepal earlier . On this post, however, we're going to explain to you how you can verify a Nepali PayPal account which can only be used to send payments.

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