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American Egg Board Recipes

Friday, June 8th, 2007

American Egg Board Recipes

There are some ingredients out there that are so versatile that you will find them in most forms of cooking. The egg happens to be one of them. So, are you ready to delve into these delicious egg recipes? Let’s go!

Not only are eggs versatile, it seems like everyone you meet likes their eggs differently. I, for example, will only eat my eggs hard… Continue reading

Bet the Farm

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Bet the Farm

Welcome to COSI of Columbus, Ohio’s farming exhibition. In Bet the Farm, you make all the farming decisions for a year and then you get to see how well your farm did. Notice that yellow book and the tabs on the side? They are Welcome, How to Play, Sponsors and Credits.

Welcome – This area explains what the project is about, as well as, what… Continue reading

Music Acoustics

Friday, June 1st, 2007

Music Acoustics

I grew up in house filled with music. My mom has always been part of a choir and I think all of us children have tried different musical instruments. So, when I found this site that linked music acoustics to physics, I was very intrigued! Navigation is simple. You’ll find all the links underneath the image of the woman playing the flute or you can always head… Continue reading

The Cute Project

Friday, June 1st, 2007

The Cute Project

Well, you know I love cute things, so when I found this site, I had to share it with you right away. Here at the Cute Project, you will find art, videos, photos and more, all devoted to cute things!

The first thing I did was register to be a Cutizen. It’s free and it allows you to keep track of your favorite postings on this… Continue reading

Eat Shrimp

Friday, June 1st, 2007

Eat Shrimp

One of my parents’ favorite summertime foods is shrimp. Since I was thinking of making them some sort of shrimp dish as a combined Mother’s Day/Father’s Day dinner, I started searching for good shrimp recipes.

Not only did I find great shrimp recipes, I found nutritional information, cooking tips and even a kid’s corner on this Web site!

Nutrition & Health – Here you can find some… Continue reading

FixYa

Friday, June 1st, 2007

FixYa

What do you do when you are frustrated by the lack of technical support from the manufacturer of a product you bought? Well, maybe you decided to create your own Web site and offer free tech support for consumer products to everyone. Maybe that’s not you, but that’s what the authors of this site have done. Here you will find free tech support for your cell phone, printer… Continue reading

Memorial Day

Friday, June 1st, 2007

Memorial Day

Memorial Day heralds the beginning of summer for a lot of families, as it is the first major holiday in the summer. It is a three day weekend and unfortunately, we often forget what we’re celebrating. Why do we celebrate Memorial Day? What is the holiday all about? Well, dating back as far as the Civil War, it has been a day that we, as a country… Continue reading

Rocket Science 101

Friday, May 25th, 2007

Rocket Science 101

Welcome to Rocket Science 10! This is where you can learn all about four rockets and how they are assembled. You will need a Flash player to view this site, which you can get here for free. You may have noticed the low bandwidth link at the bottom of the page. This will take you to a text only version of… Continue reading

Online Sudoku

Friday, May 25th, 2007

In 2005, the game Sudoku became an international craze. My mom is even hooked on playing it. What is it? Well, it is a game you can solve by using logic. “The objective is to fill a 9×9 grid so that each column, each row and each of the nine 3×3 boxes contains the digits from 1 to 9.” (That comes from Wikipedia). You

Housing Tracker

Friday, May 25th, 2007

Housing Tracker

Okay, I have to admit, I’ve gotten addicted to this housing show on HGTV called “My House is Worth What”? So, when I saw this site, it got my attention immediately. You’ll find the navigation links in the cream colored Navigation box. The sections are: Pricing and Inventory and Affordability.

Pricing and Inventory – Here you can see a listing of Home Asking Prices from all over… Continue reading

Answers

Friday, May 25th, 2007

Answers

Welcome to Answers.com, a Web site where you can find a ton of information on just about any topic. They call themselves “the world’s greatest encyclo-diction-alamanac-apieda.” I recommend watching the two minute tour first. It does require you to have a Flash player, but you can also download it as a movie. You can then watch it with your favorite movie player or use the default one… Continue reading

Vcarious

Friday, May 25th, 2007

Vcarious

This Web site puts a unique spin on travel guides. I recommend registering first, because then you can participate in the community, keep track of your travels, as well as, where you’d like to go.

All you need to do to register is provide your name, e-mail address, a username and a password. Both your name and your e-mail will be kept private. An activation e-mail will come… Continue reading

Rest and Recuperate Equine Care Society

Welcome to the site for the Rest and Recuperate Equine Care Society. What is it? Well, I’m glad you asked. It is a retirement home for animals located on Vancouver Island, BC.

They take in animals who are past their prime and let them live out their lives happily on their farm.

Navigation is simple. You will find it on the side menu… Continue reading

Cute Cat Video

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Cute Cat Video

Welcome to a site that is just filled to the brim with cute cat videos. Why am I bringing you this site? Well, I am an avid cat lover, but there is this amazing video of a cat doing the kind of tricks a dog would do and I just couldn’t wait to share it with everyone I know. (That one is the May 6th, 2007… Continue reading

Tic-Tac-Toe

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Tic-Tac-Toe

You may be thinking, “Oh, it’s just another game.” Well, you’d be wrong! Not only is it a game, but it’s a trivia quiz as well. In order to make your Xs, you have to answer the question for that square correctly.

The trivia spans the globe as well. You could be asked anything from, “Where was Mother Teresa born”? to “Who played Claire on 90210”? History… Continue reading

Shorpy

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Shorpy

I know it’s an unusual name for a Web site, but you are going to love what you find at Shorpy! It is “The 100 Year Photo Blog” and it gets its name from a boy who lived around the era of when these photos were taken. You’ll see photos from the dawn of time, all the way to the 1940s. That’s a pretty interesting concept, right?!

One… Continue reading

Tennis Game

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Tennis Game

Do you like tennis? I loved going to tennis games when I was in high school and I always wanted to try playing. However, with not being very athletic, I never did. But now, I can play tennis to my heart’s content with this new Flash game!

If you don’t have a Flash player, you can get one here. That page will also tell… Continue reading

Trendiki

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Trendiki

Welcome to Trendiki! It’s a fashion haven where you can not only rate clothing, accessories and shoes, but also share your choices with your friends. The best advice I have on getting started is to click the FAQ link, because not only does it explain what all you can do here, it will guide you through making your fashion lists, sharing them with your friends, rating items and… Continue reading

Send Space

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Send Space

So, you like to share files with your friends and family, but aren’t sure where you can do it for free? Or, maybe you have a large file you don’t want to try and send through an e-mail, in fear that they won’t be able to get it in their Inbox. Either way, I have a solution for you.

Join Send Space for free and you can… Continue reading

Yankee Test

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Yankee Test

The way we say things can be a huge indicator as to where we are from. The Yankee Test is a 20 question test that asks, “Are You a Yankee”? This is deciphered by how you answer the 20 questions.

The questions are multiple choice and ask you to select how you pronounce something or what you call something. I scored “35% Dixie, Definitely a Yankee”… Continue reading

Aircraft of the Smithsonian

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Aircraft of the Smithsonian

On this Web site, you can browse through the 365 pieces of aircraft in the collection at the National Air and Space Museum. There are two ways you can search. You can search for a specific aircraft with the search engine or you can search using the alphabetical index.

With the alphabetical index, there are five pages organized from A to Z by the… Continue reading

The Coal Miner

Friday, May 4th, 2007

The Coal Miner

This Web site is a journey into the world of coal mining. Its purpose is to commemorate all the coal miners. On the main page, you’ll find an introduction that really explains what the site is all about.

I’m bringing you this site, because of the amazing galleries here. They are of coal mines, coal camps, the miners themselves and much more. Some are black and… Continue reading

The Great Turtle Race

Friday, May 4th, 2007

The Great Turtle Race

Welcome to the Great Turtle Race! This is where researchers tagged 11 turtles with satellite tags to track their journey home to the Galapagos Islands. The site is done in flash, due to all the awesome animation. If you don’t have a Flash player, you can get one here.

The Race – This is the section that shows an animated version of… Continue reading

Pjotro

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Pjotro

I am so excited to bring you this Web site! It’s a flash site, so if you don’t have a Flash player yet, go ahead and get it here! Then get ready to meet Pjotro and his musical suit. I know that sounds like it will be cheesy, but trust me, it’s really cool!

You can either watch the introduction or click the Skip button… Continue reading

Free Tech Support

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Free Tech Support

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some place you could e-mail to get free tech support? Well, now there is! Just go to this site. It’s so easy to get started.

What you need to do is submit your question, along with the name and model of the component you have a question about, to the e-mail address on the site. I would try to… Continue reading

Snowplow Game

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Snowplow Game

I finally gave up playing the Plastic Balls game, because I quickly got stuck on this game. You drive a snowplow through the streets, trying to pick up as many tokens as you can to clear the board in the shortest amount of time.

You’ll find the instructions on the main screen. They cover how to drive the snowplow and what point value is assigned to which… Continue reading

The Bosnian Pyramid

Friday, April 27th, 2007

The Bosnian Pyramid

This Web site is about the first European pyramid found in Bosnia. The pyramid is still being excavated by archeologists to this day. The first page loads up with an image of the pyramid and if you roll over it, a black white image of the pyramid appears. Beneath the image, you’ll find the introduction. To move into the site, click the gray arrow next to… Continue reading

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