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Adultitis

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Do you suffer from Adultitis? Well, go ahead and click the Get Tested Now link and find out! Just answer the 12 questions on the test and then click the Give Me My Results button. That will take you to your results. I tested negative for Adultitis. No surprise there!

The Facts – Here you will learn what Adultitis is, how many people have it, if it’s… Continue reading

Cost Helper

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Cost Helper

Welcome to Cost Helper, a Web site dedicated to letting you compare prices and get customer reviews. To get started, you can either choose a category to look in or you can directly type in the product you want to know about. (For example, how much it costs).

For instance, I typed in “cat,” so the search engine is looking for how much a cat costs. It… Continue reading

Merriam-Webster’s Open Dictionary

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Merriam-Webster’s Open Dictionary

I know I’ve brought you the regular dictionary Web site before, but I ran across this one and wanted to share it with you too. This is the Open Dictionary version, which means you can submit words to it, as well as, check out other words that have been submitted by other people.

Most Recent Entries – This is where you will find the most… Continue reading

Free Rice

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Free Rice

This Web site brings you a very addictive way in which you can help end world hunger! How does it work? Well, you play a vocabulary game and for every correct answer you get, they donate 10 grains of rice to the United Nations.

Now, for all the technical details about how this program works, you should head on over to the FAQ section. The FAQs cover… Continue reading

Atlas of Plucked Instruments

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

Atlas of Plucked Instruments

Welcome to the Atlas of Plucked Instruments, where you will find some interesting information about many types of instruments that fall into the plucked category.

You’ll find two ways to navigate this Web site. You can use the side menu or you can click on the images of the instruments on the first page. I used the side menu, because there were more links there.… Continue reading

Free Hearing Test

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

Free Hearing Test

I can still remember going to get my hearing tested as a kid. I actually had it tested a lot, as I had many ear infections and tubes in my ears. So, have you ever wondered why you stopped getting it tested? I know I have! Hearing is a very important part of our lives, but we tend to take it for granted.

Well, now… Continue reading

Top 70 Vampire Movies of All Time

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

Top 70 Vampire Movies of All Time

With Halloween almost here, I’ve been browsing through a lot of spooky sites and I stumbled upon this listing of the top 70 vampire movies of all time! It’s super easy to navigate too. All you have to do is scroll down.

I was happy to find some of my favorites on the list, as well as, movies I’ve never… Continue reading

Earth Observatory

Friday, October 26th, 2007

Earth Observatory

Welcome to the Earth Observatory! I fully recommend that you head straight to the About section. There you will find the Web site’s mission statement and copyright information. Basically, the site focuses on climate/environmental changes, as well as, scientific information on Earth. On the main page, you’ll find the featured sections and Breaking News. While I was there, the recent wild fires in California were covered.

Data… Continue reading

Crowd Found

Friday, October 26th, 2007

Crowd Found

I know a lot of you enjoy my cool sites, which are just Web sites I have stumbled upon in my online searches or sites that users have submitted to me to look at. Well, today’s site is one that is dedicated to nifty sites that other people have found. It has many different categories, so you are sure to find something you like!

Even better, it’s… Continue reading

Joost

Friday, October 26th, 2007

Joost

What’s Joost? Well, I was certainly wondering that myself when I first came across this Web site. Basically, it is over 15,000 shows you can watch from your computer for free. Whether you want to watch CSI, your favorite sitcom or cartoon, you’re sure to find something to watch here!

How does it work? Well, you just need to download Joost to your computer. To do so, click… Continue reading

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Friday, October 26th, 2007

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I thought I’d bring it to your attention. Breast cancer is a cancer that affects both men (although it’s rare) and women. It knows no age limit and I think it is something we all need to be aware of. There is a lot of information on this Web site to digest, so let’s get started!… Continue reading

I Love WAVs

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

I Love WAVs

Isn’t that the truth?! I really do love WAVs, don’t you? I have a custom sound scheme for my computer where the sounds for the startup and shutdown are “Hello” and “Goodbye.” So, I was quite pleased to find this Web site!

Note: This site does have a WAV tune that plays during the startup, so if you’re at work, you may want to turn the… Continue reading

Sporting News

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Sporting News

Welcome to Sporting News, a Web site where you can find the latest news about all kinds of different sports, as well as, reader and expert opinions on them! On the main page, you’ll find all the featured stories for the different categories available.

Registration is free too! All you need to do to register is click the Free Membership link and then… Continue reading

WorldCat

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

WorldCat

I love discovering new ways to search the Internet. Not only is it entirely helpful in finding cool Web sites to share with all of you, but I just love the developments that are being made to make searching more fun! Today, I found a search engine that allows you to search libraries near you for books, media, etc.

You just type a title, subject or person into… Continue reading

Green Raising

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Green Raising

My mom actually passed this Web site my way and I’m so glad she did. She teaches at a school that decided to do their fundraising through this site. I wanted to share it with those of you who plan fundraisers for schools, churches and other non-profit organizations as well.

Wondering how it works? Well, I’m pleased as punch to tell you! First, you’ll need to register… Continue reading

How to Clean Stuff

Friday, October 12th, 2007

How to Clean Stuff

I am already in love with this Web site! I am always looking for new or better ways to clean. More importantly, I love to find ways to clean more efficiently and with this site, not only can I get cleaning tips, I can submit my own as well!

This site is pretty easy to navigate. On the main page, you’ll find the featured articles… Continue reading

My Beautiful America

Friday, October 12th, 2007

My Beautiful America

I ran across this Web site and couldn’t wait to share it with you! When people think of visiting America, they think of places like New York City, Hollywood and the Grand Canyon. But, there are so many other beautiful places here to see. Let’s check some of them out!

When the title screen comes up, there will be a flag and next to the… Continue reading

The Text Stripper

Friday, October 12th, 2007

The Text Stripper

Do you have some text you want to clean up? Don’t want to download and install a program to do it? Or, maybe you just don’t need to clean text up often enough to make installing a program worth your while. Either way, you can now clean that text up without installing a thing!

I personally do need to clean up text enough to warrant a… Continue reading

Starring You!

Friday, October 12th, 2007

Starring You!

I think we’ve all run across some JibJab flash animations in our time on the Internet, but now you can star in your own show! You have seven shows to choose from: The Can-Can, Square Dance, Disco, La Cucaracha, The Charleston, The Chiquita and the Hula.

The first thing you are going to want to do is register. Don’t worry though, it’s free and not too… Continue reading

Columbus Day

Friday, October 12th, 2007

Columbus Day

Today, we are going to discover the history behind Columbus Day! Columbus Day is a holiday we celebrate here in America on the second Monday in October. This Web site explores not only the history of the holiday, but the history and controversy that surround Christopher Columbus as well.

This site is set up with the navigation on the side menu and the featured content is… Continue reading

The Speed Trap Exchange

Friday, October 5th, 2007

The Speed Trap Exchange

We all know they’re out there, waiting to catch speeders as they go by. Whether they are in plain view or hidden, speed traps exist all over the place. You’re probably familiar with the ones in your local area, but what if you’re on an out of state trip? I think we all know drivers with out of state plates are often targeted for speeding… Continue reading

27 Aquatic Life Forms You Never Caught While Fishing

I couldn’t help but bring you this Web site. In fact, I think I’ve shared it with everyone I know. This site is an article about some amazing aquatic creatures that most of us have never heard of, let alone seen.

The page is set up in a blog style, so all you have to do is let… Continue reading

Axolotl

Friday, October 5th, 2007

Axolotl

Welcome to Axolotl.org, a Web site where you can learn all about axolotls. If you’re not sure, an axolotl is an amphibian, like a salamander, to be specific. It originated in Mexico and I happen to think they are ridiculously cute. What do you think?!

You will find navigation along the top of the page under the title of Axolotls. The sections are:

Home – This is the… Continue reading

Games for the Brain

Friday, October 5th, 2007

Games for the Brain

Welcome to a highly addicting game Web site that challenges you to think. Here you will find puzzles, word games, memory games and more!

I have already spent a good hour exploring this site and I became very addicted to the game What Was There? In that game, you have to look at images, memorize them and then answer questions about what you did or… Continue reading

Crèchemaina

Friday, October 5th, 2007

Crèchemaina

This Web site is devoted to crèches! A crèche is a highly detailed paper nativity, crib or manger and I have to tell you, I was amazed to learn all about these crèches and see the amazing art that goes into them, along with all the detail.

You can either scroll down the main page to navigate to different sections of the site or you can use the… Continue reading

Morse Code and Phonetic Alphabets

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Morse Code and Phonetic Alphabets

Ever since I was a little girl, morse code has fascinated me and to this day, I still don’t really understand it. It is still a secret language to me that I can’t unravel, but at least now, I can translate text to code and hear it!

Java Morse Code Translator – Here you can put in morse code and listen to what the… Continue reading

WOWIO

Friday, September 28th, 2007

WOWIO

Welcome to WOWIO! This Web site is dedicated to bringing you free books you can download to your own PC and read at your own leisure. The best part is that it’s the only place on the Web where you can download such high quality copyrighted books legally!

To get started, you need to register. To do so, click the Account button at the top of the page… Continue reading

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