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NativeWeb

Friday, November 12th, 2004

NativeWeb

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

The Cyberhymnal

Friday, November 12th, 2004

The Cyberhymnal

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

MIDI Studio Consortium

Friday, November 12th, 2004

MIDI Studio Consortium

This unique and diversified MIDI technical resource center and archive offers music for everyone. Go to the many jukeboxes to hear or download MIDI files to include in your emails. You could waste your whole weekend at this site. Enjoy!

http://midistudio.com/

Hyperhistory

Friday, November 12th, 2004

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 you’d think this was an advertisement. It’s cleverly hidden—but lets make it more simple

The Urban Legends Reference Page

Friday, November 12th, 2004

The Urban Legends Reference Page

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 that’s just one of the many uses for this site.

Because Urban Legends cover so many different categories they have nicely

The CIA World Fact Book

Friday, November 12th, 2004

The CIA World Fact Book

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

Internet Pizza Server

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Internet Pizza Server

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

Friday, November 12th, 2004

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

The Little Prince

Friday, November 12th, 2004

The Little Prince

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

Park Net—The National Parks Service

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Park Net—The National Parks Service

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

How Stuff Works

Friday, November 12th, 2004

How Stuff Works

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 Official World Rock Paper Scissors Society

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!

http://www.worldrps.com/

The Web Museum, Paris

Friday, November 12th, 2004

The Web Museum, Paris

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

Space Age City

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Space Age City

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 be…wowed. For those of you who want to see spaced out architecture visit it the Googie section where the buildings look like they’re right out of the

Castles on the Web

Friday, November 12th, 2004

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

The Artchive

Friday, November 12th, 2004

The Artchive

Like fine art? Well if you do this site has it, and it’s free. You can find everything from tribalism to modernism here, and all the good stuff in between like expressionism and romanticism. They even have a section of just women artists. You can take

The Free Site

Friday, November 12th, 2004


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

Influenza

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Influenza

Find out the current rate of flu suffers in your area. Look at where the flu is most prominent in the country. See if you have flu symptoms, find out what predominant flu symptoms and their treatment.

http://www.flustar.com

Automatic Flatterer

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Automatic Flatterer

Tired of people insulting you? Well see how your computer and friends should really treat you. Give yourself a pick me up and visit this site.

Type in your name and prepare to be flattered. This site could be habit forming, but hey visit it anyway.

Be appreciated for who you are.

http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~geoffo/humour/flattery.html

 … Continue reading

The Lemonade Game

Friday, November 12th, 2004

The Lemonade Game

How much lemonade can you sell in a day? Well this is a game that is highly addictive and once you figure out your secret recipe for success, a productive one.

Ready to re-visit childhood and have a lemonade stand? Then visit this site. Read the intro, click okay and set up your preferences, buy supplies, and then get ready to sell. You… Continue reading

License Plate Internet Gallery

Friday, November 12th, 2004

License Plate Internet Gallery

Ah license plates, lovely little things really, you can personalize them and make them witty. Well here is a whole gallery of them for your enjoyment.

This gallery is of license plates that are web/computer orientated. So for you cyber geeks like me, you’ll scroll through them all. Some of them are really witty and some of them are just nerdy… Continue reading

I Should Be Working

Friday, November 12th, 2004

I Should Be Working

I Should Be Working is a site dedicated to “slackers, goof-offs, procrastinators, loafers, long lunchers, and web addicted employees” states their front page. They also state, “we strive to be the best online starting point for web surfing slackishness.”

Curious? Well their statement of intent got my attention.

So I checked it out and it is a fun place to hang out… Continue reading

Space

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Space

Welcome to Space.com the perfect site for all you space nuts out there. Do you want up to date space news and odd stories, well you’ll find them at this site.

Spaceflight — get up to date news on worldwide space launches, and view mission archives as well.

Spaceviews — View image galleries, get wallpaper and screen savers, and use the universal viewer.

A space… Continue reading

Hoistman

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Hoistman

Like power tools and woodworking? Then you’ll love this site. You can find plans for a toy chest, a drill press table, cross cut sled and much, much more.

Or you can visit the woodshop, and see some interesting wood working projects. The finished pictures are very neat, I particularly enjoyed the picture of Walnut and Birdseye table, and the puzzle box.

Get some coffee… Continue reading

Arseiam

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Arseiam

Do you like strange visual effects and different type of graphics? I do, they’re neat and imaginative and make you think.

This site is full of them, and I mean full of them. Better yet, they are interactive, so you can play with them and control the contour and speed. For those of you who are web masters, you can get the source code so… Continue reading

The Comic Book Periodic Table of the Elements

That title is definitely a mouthful. For those of you who like comic books you should like this interesting way of cataloguing them.

Click on an element of the periodic table and you’ll get a list of the comic book pages involving that element, or for technical information you can follow the link to Mark Winter’s Web… Continue reading

Stupid Computer Tricks

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Stupid Computer Tricks

A photo gallery, gasp, no not a photo gallery – where are the computer tricks? Well they are of a different variety, check out the pictures and the captions. Randomly I choose the picture of the floppy disk.

The caption for that one reads “Here’s another ‘floppy drive won’t read…’ problem. Note the disk

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