Never in the history of the universe has there ever been something as contradictory as our equal love and outright hatred for social media, chief among them being Facebook. While Mark Zuckerberg's grand creation has enabled us to stay connected with friends and family no matter where they are in the world, we never stopped to consider the consequences of posting updates, photos, and other private information online. Those inclined to immediately post a series of photos highlighting a night of drunken escapades can only pray that no one saw what they did at Burger King at 3 in the morning. Thankfully, a recently released web app cleverly named FaceWash can help pull your sullied reputation out from the mud.
Procrastinators, students with midterms coming up, and (erm) bloggers, this may be for you: Write or Die is a simple, nefarious application, available on the web or for desktop use, which effectively forces you to keep writing -- or suffer the consequences.
Here's how it works: you tell the program how many words you need to write in how long a timespan, and if you meet your target, all is well. But if you slack off, there are consequences: