Free Comic Book Day Saturday May 4!

Free Comic Book Day Saturday May 4!

One of the best freebies of the year is Free Comic Book Day on Saturday May 4!Free Comic of The Tick

Get your superhero fix or have the little ones pick out their first comic book for free! With 52 titles available to choose from, there’s a comic book for every fan. The titles includes 12 gold titles which most stores will carry. Forty silver comics are also available depending on which participating comic book store has them.

“There’s a character, creator and storyline for just about everyone,” said FCBD spokesperson, Leslie Bowser. “The publishers have a lot to offer comic book fans—and those new to comic books—with this year’s Free Comic Book Day titles.”

To find the nearest comic book store participating in Free Comic Book Day Click Here. For a great read on the all the titles available and which one you might choose, check out the NPR blog about the event.

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Send a Text Message to Michaels and You’ll Plant a Tree for Free!

I just planted a tree today — for FREE! All it takes is a text message to Michaels to celebrate Earth Day 2013 and plant a tree for FREE! Just text “RELEAF” to 273283 and the American Forests organization will plant a tree.

The text signals the Michaels Arts & Crafts company that you want to help American Forests plant 10,000 trees this year. Just reply “Y” when prompted to sign up for Michaels text message alerts to finalize the request.

Message and data rate may apply depending on your mobile phone plan.

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Get Pac-Man Fever for Free on Android!

Get Pac-Man Fever for Free on Android!

March 26, 2013 |  by  |  Free Fun  |  No Comments

Namco has released a Tournaments version of the video game mainstay Pac-Man and it’s free for download to your Android device! Not just free today, but free anytime! Click HERE to download now only from Google Play.

Pac-Man Free

I’ve got the fever and spent an hour last night reliving time in an 80s arcade by playing this official Pac-Man game on my Droid. It looks just like the original arcade version. Use the virtual joystick to play either classic Pac-Man with 256 levels with full free play or in tournament mode with one free tournament a day. For tournaments you have to register for a a free Bandai Namco ID to play.

To play more tournaments you get buy extra play for under $1 and mazes are updated every week. Plus you have the opportunity to win prizes such as ghost plushies.

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View Every Star Trek Series for Free on Hulu Until April!

March 25, 2013 |  by  |  Free Fun  |  No Comments

Engage with every Star Trek live action series ever made for TV on through March 31. Nothing like watching the Star Trek legacy for free fun things to do!

Why the Trek freebie? Hulu is making the free viewing offer in honor of William Shatner’s birthday. Shatner, for non-Trekkers, embodied the original series Enterprise captain, James T. Kirk.

The free series viewing does not include the original series pilot, “The Cage,” nor the animated series.

So set a course for Hulu and start beaming up to the world of Star Trek!

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Free Barnes & Noble Nook App Plus Free Friday eBook, More!

March 15, 2013 |  by  |  Free Fun  |  No Comments

For free fun things to do, download Barnes & Noble’s free Nook app and check out their Free Friday offerings!

Having downloaded Amazon’s Kindle app to my Droid and computer a long time ago, I didn’t even think about B & N’s Nook being available for free for Android, iPhone, iPad and on the Web. But I’m so glad I finally got with it since every Friday the Nook blog has fun freebies!

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Expect quality free book downloads such as today’s (March 15) Everybody’s DaughterEverybody's Daughter  by Michael John Sullivan, a time travel adventure.  So sorry I missed David Rhodes’ novel, Driftless, that was available last Friday.

There’s even more to Free Friday! Jelly Flop
 B & N now offers free downloadable apps every Friday! Today’s freebie is Jellyflop!, a physics based adventure game that features an adorable jellyfish character. Who could resist this cuteness, especially since it’s free?!

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Free Things to Do: Free Music Every Day on Google Play

Free Things to Do: Free Music Every Day on Google Play

February 25, 2013 |  by  |  Free Fun, Slider  |  No Comments

It’s easy to have at least one free thing to do every day — just download a free song from Google Play!

Each and every day Google offers a free MP3, usuallyby top music artists. Yesterday we downloaded Stevie Wonder’s “Living for the City” and today we’re downloading Nellie Furtdado’s “I’m Like A Bird.”

Plus you can store your music on Google’s cloud for free! Up to 20,000 songs. Just download the free music manager to your computer so you can upload your tunes to Google, then listen anytime on the Web or on your mobile device with Internet access. It doesn’t matter if your music is from a CD, from the Apple iTunes store or from Google.

More Free: Be sure to check out the Antenna section of the music store for free songs from new indie, hip-hop, electronic, and rock musicians!

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Trace your Family Tree for Free during Ancestry’s 15th Anniversary Celebration!

Tracing your ancestors just got a little easier with’s FREE access for 15 days to celebrate it’s 15th anniversary! Online masters
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It normally costs a fee to use most of’s ever growing genealogical databases. But from now until Oct. 15, Ancestry is making a special database available for free on each of the 15 days. On day 3, for example, you can research the California Marriage Index for free.

Access to this offer is available through Ancestry’s promotional Facebook page. Each day a new database is revealed.

There’s also a sweepstakes you can enter during the 15 celebration. Each day offers a different prize and each time you enter you are given an entry for the grand prize: an opportunity to go behind the scenes of the TV show, Who Do You Think You Are, with executive producer and former Friends star, Lisa Kudrow.

Want to know how to keep researching for free after the 15 days? Ancestry offers a 14-day free trial of all of its databases. You must sign up for an account and give them your credit card information. They won’t charge anything until after the 14 day period, so be sure to cancel before then if you don’t want to pay of additional service.

You can also start and keep your family tree online for free at Once you start your tree, Ancestry will offer you free tips on how to further your genealogical research.

Enjoy the free family fun!

Where in the World are Your Ancestors? Find Out for Free!

August 29, 2011 |  by  |  Free Fun  |  No Comments

Find out about your immigrant ancestors for Free, now until Monday, September 5, on Ancestry.Com, one of the largest online genealogy research sites. Ancestry is actually a pay site for most of its genealogical collection, but for 8 days you can search through their immense  immigrant and travel records for Free!

Americans cite German ancestors more than any other ethnicity; search Ancestry’s Hamburg Passenger Lists, which record immigrants who came to America from the port of Hamburg, Germany. Search more than 15 million Australian immigrant records. Look through the U.S. Border Crossing and Passports collection. And more!

Don’t know how to use these records? Check out Ancestry’s Tips for Free! And while you’re at it, download their Free research guide, too!