By Vasudev Ram
Hurl lets you make HTTP requests, like curl or wget, and returns the responses.
Excerpt from the above Hurl site:
Hurl was created for the Rails Rumble 2009 in 48 hours. Now Hurl is an open source project for your enjoyment.
The creators of Hurl are Leah Culver and Chris Wanstrath.
Here is a site where you can try out Hurl online.
Vasudev Ram - Dancing Bison Enterprises