Free project scheduling and management tool
GanttProject is a project scheduling application written in Java and featuring Gantt chart, resource management, calendaring, import/export (MS Project, HTML, PDF, spreadsheets). Learn more on http://ganttproject.biz
Browsing web news without a browser
RSS Bandit is a free application that allows you to read news feeds (both RSS and Atom feeds) and download podcasts from your desktop. It also can synchronize with your feeds in Google Reader and the Facebook news feed.