Want to see satellite images of the weather here in the US? Here’s a site that lets you. They have visible, infrared, and water vapor images available. You can view either still images or movies. Take a look.
Yesterday’s newsletter about spyware filled my email with gigabytes of response. One was, “How do I know if a program I am downloading is spyware?”
Well, if you want to find out if a freeware program you are about to download is spyware, adware, or will install third-party components (foistware) on your system, this is where to go.
Just type in the program in… Continue reading
We have all seen the error message “Could not find ***.dll” and wondered how to get the file back. Here is the place to go for free downloads of the most common files that are missing from your computer.
Simply type your missing file name into the search box to find if it is available, then download it. You can also go to the “dll-files… Continue reading
This site boasts, “Unseen worlds of change will be revealed. You will see time sped up and slowed down, and behold the beauty of change. Time will be in your hands to witness, replay, and even create. You never know… you might not look at things quite the same way again.”
Having spent a couple of hours at the site, I will
You guessed it this site is about sand castles, they boast at being you best “on-line source for all things sand sculpture, including free tips for beginners, information on the best sand carving tools, updated contest and master sculptor information, related links and lots of photos.”
They have tips for both beginner builders and advanced sand sculptors. Learn basic sand stacking and check… Continue reading
This is the official web site of the late, great Mister Rogers who passed on to a “better neighborhood” last week (+2/26/2003).
You can take a virtual tour of his house, visit the Neighborhood of Make-believe, or sing along to his songs in RealAudio. Play games and get activity ideas, or read many inspirational quotes from his neighborliness, such as this… Continue reading
Since 1976 Lake Superior State University has released its annual list of words that should be banished from the English language due to Mis-Use, Over-Use and General Uselessness. The school recieved over 5000 nominations this year from all over the world (up from 3000 last year).
Among this year’s list are “companion animals”, “bling-bling”, “LOL”, and the most over-used word in current marketing… Continue reading
Want to know what makes a web page suck? Well this is the place to find out. For webmasters this is a valuable resource of what not to do, what doesn’t work, and what will just plain drive web surfers away.
You will enjoy the Daily Sucker – What’s New in Bad Design, You Think These Sites Suck, and The Two Minute… Continue reading
NativeWeb is a site that is dedicated to bringing information from and about indigenous nations, peoples, and organizations around the world— from Abenaki to Zuni, they are all here! Their goal is not just to preserve information, but to foster communication between native and non-native people, to conduct research, and to provide resources for indigenous peoples to use technology.
Find information from all sorts of cultures, definitely… Continue reading
At Cyberhymnal you can hear Christian hymns in MIDI format while you read the words to the song. The site contains 4,000 Christian hymns and Gospel songs, with the scores, music (in midi format), pictures, lyrics, and background information about that particular song.
You can search for your hymn by name, author/composer, countries, and much, much more. So turn your speakers up and start the sing-a-long.… Continue reading
style=”FONT-FAMILY: Arial”>A really great world history site, covering over 3,000 years of history from around the globe. They have 460 biographical timelines for you to peruse and make use of.
I suggest you click on the HyperHistory link to get to the online viewing, otherwise youâ€™d think this was an advertisement. Itâ€™s cleverly hidden—but lets make it more simple
This site has been referred to me too many times to not post it anymore, this is the place you should go to check if a chain letter e-mail is true or not, but thatâ€™s just one of the many uses for this site.
Because Urban Legends cover so many different categories they have nicely
Here you can find maps, facts, and flags. Do you want to find a flag from around the world? Well you can here just click on the Flags Around the World link and you’ll be whisked away to their flag page. Here you can see full color flags from just about any country around the
Order and view a Pizza over the web. Just choose your toppings! The “renderpie” program, written by a professional with years of experience in both the software and pizza food-service industries, converts your text pizza orders into fairly realistic graphical pies. It supports half and half pizzas, as well as extra toppings such as Beetles, Golfballs, Bolts, and Legos. All Internet Pizza Server pies… Continue reading
Perpetual Bubble Wrap The best part about receiving a package is playing with the bubble wrap—OK, maybe I’m exaggerating a bit. The sad part is, that after an hour or so, all the bubbles are popped and you’re left with a lifeless piece of plastic. What if you had a sheet of bubble wrap that lasted forever? It is possible in the virtual world of the internet! Simply roll your… Continue reading
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry first published “Le Petit Prince” in 1943 and since has become one of the most widely read children’s stories (and adults love it too). This is a fascinating story of a little prince who lived among the stars and his journey from planet to planet, each tiny world populated by a single
This is a really cool site, whether you want to visit a national park in the great US of A, or if you need to do a report or some research. You can even visit the national parks online and get great info on why you might want to visit one. There is even a page
Containing sections such as Computer Stuff, Auto Stuff, Electronics Stuff, Science Stuff and much, much more. You’ll find out how tons of stuff works. Today they were featuring the Nintendo Game Box.
Jump inside and figure out what’s inside the box and how it compares to other gaming systems out there. You can even see
The World RPS Society is dedicated to the promotion of Rock Paper Scissors as a fun and safe way to resolve disputes.
“We feel that conserving the roots of RPS is essential for the growth and development of the game and the players.”
Practice with the “Online Trainer”, learn Advanced techniques, and more!
Welcome to the web museum in Paris, visit Paul Cezanne and the Medieval Art sections for gorgeous artwork, or take the small tour of Paris. Learn all about Cezanne while viewing over a 100 paintings that you can only find here at the web museum.
When your finished in France, visit all the web museums around the world by following the links… Continue reading
Are you ready for the future? Flying cars, odd architecture, well then you need to enjoy this site. Check out the different sections of this site and prepared to beâ€¦wowed. For those of you who want to see spaced out architecture visit it the Googie section where the buildings look like theyâ€™re right out of the
Have you ever wanted to live in a castle? Need information on castles for a report or for your own curiosity? You may very well need to visit Castles on the Web, then! They have a fabulous castle search engine if you have specific questions, a glossary of terms, books and even a section on myths and legends! There are also images galleries to browse and links that lead… Continue reading
Need a source of freebies? Well then this is definitely it. There are tons of freebies here and a little bit of something for everyone. Webmasters—you can find freebies to make your sites neater, cleaner and better. Music Listeners—you can find wav, midi, and mp3 files. And that’s not all. Choose the freebie section of the site you wish to view and get