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The Adventures of Herman

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

The Adventures of Herman

This is a site about worms—hose helpful little critters that are in our soil. Now you can learn all about them with the Adventures of Herman the Worm. This site is divided into sections, can be read in Spanish, and there is even a Teacher’s Bin.

My History — Learn where worms came from and how they got to North America.

My Family… Continue reading

The Glory of Chinese Printing

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

The Glory of Chinese Printing

At this site you can choose whether to view the site in Chinese or in English—I obviously chose English. Once you are in the English section of the site you can explore the Glory of Chinese Printing! From the Introduction which will lead you through each section of the site, or from the Index where you can simply click on the links you… Continue reading

Stonehenge

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Stonehenge

“Stonehenge stands as a timeless testimony to the people who built it, between 3000BC and 1500BC. An amazing feat of engineering and arguably the most sophisticated stone circle in the world, it remains a mystery.”

Learn all about these mysterious ruins with this great site. Whether you’re just curious, planning a visit, or doing a report, I think you will find this site is stellar. From… Continue reading

The Leonardo Museum in Vinci

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

The Leonardo Museum in Vinci

“Located in the medieval Castello Guidi (11-12 cen.), the Leonardo Museum dominates the small city of Vinci.” Now it dominates the web as well with its online exhibits that you can prowl through. You can get a real feel for the museum itself since there are floor plans of the actual museum you can look through. Then you’ll be on to the heart… Continue reading

Poetry Daily

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Poetry Daily

I fell in love with this site when I stumbled across it. Poetry Daily features a different poem every day. So, whether you have a favorite poet or you just like poetry, you’ll get a great variety. You click on the poem title to read the poem and then you will notice underneath the poem there are some options: Recommend the Poem, Printer Friendly, and Previously… Continue reading

White House 101

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

White House 101

Welcome to the White House Site for kids of all ages! Introduce your children to Washington with an array of fun facts, activities, games and much, much more! They can learn about the history of the White House, the traditions, even the pets that have lived there.

GORP

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

GORP

What’s GORP? You ask. Is it some kind of alien language, or maybe an abbreviation? Well my question for you is, do you love the great outdoors? Then this site is definitely for you. With this site you can get great advice on everything from gear to destinations.

This is a site that has tons of travel information for people who love outdoor adventures such as hiking… Continue reading

Windows to the Universe

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Windows to the Universe

Learn about our planet, the solar system we live in, astronomy and the universe. You also learn about Space Weather, Space Missions, Myths, Art-Books-Film, History & People, Geology, Life, Physics, and Images & Multimedia about Space. Sounds like a lot doesn’t it? Well let me break

CRAYON.net

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

CRAYON.net

Don’t you wish you could get only the parts of the newspaper you enjoy reading? I mean, I personally have no interest in sports and could take or leave the sports section of the newspaper. So what if I could create a newspaper that didn’t have a sports section? Well, now I can with this site.

CRAYON stands for “Create Your Own Newspaper”. I highly recommend you… Continue reading

Classic Gaming

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Classic Gaming

Welcome to Classic Gaming.com where you can reminisce about the games of old. I love classic games from Pacman to Pong. While you are here, be sure to check out the Console Museum, the Game Museum, not to mention the archive of articles. These can all be found on the left side of the screen, under Features.… Continue reading

Bartleby

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Welcome to Bartleby. Here’s an idea of what it’s about from it’s welcome page:

“Bartleby.com—after the humble character of its namesake scrivener, or copyist—publishes the classics of literature, nonfiction, and reference free of charge for the home, classroom, and desktop of each and every Internet participant.”

This site is great whether you just love literature, or need to know

The Butterfly Site

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

The Butterfly Site

Welcome to the Butterfly Site, where you’ll learn everything you can imagine about butterflies, from gardening to biology, it’s all here.

Gardening – This section will tell you exactly how to make a butterfly garden. From

Old Sturbridge Village

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Old Sturbridge Village

Welcome to Old Sturbridge Village where you can explore what life was like in early New England. The “Special Features” section of this site includes The Critter Corner, The Tavern at OSV, The Online Quilt Exhibit, Panoramic Images, and Heirloom Gardening. These features are why we are all here today.

The Critter Corner — This is the online section where the new arrivals, also… Continue reading

The USGenWeb Project

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

The USGenWeb Project

“This is the home page for The USGenWeb Project. We are a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.”

Well their introduction tells you who they are and what they are doing, I can’t argue with that. So let’s check this site out… Continue reading

The Paul Smith Foundation

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

The Paul Smith Foundation

“Paul was born in Philadelphia on September 21, 1921. Although severe cerebral palsy kept him out of school, it hasn’t kept him from having a remarkable life!” Read all about the artist’s life at the “About the Artist” section — he has truly lived a fascinating life.

Paul makes amazing art using a typewriter. You won’t believe the detail of the art, I’d… Continue reading

Collection of String Figures

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Collection of String Figures

With tons of sting figures for you to learn and try out with video clips of how to make them, you’ll be tied up in this site for a while. I’ve spent the afternoon trying to make some of these and the instructions make it pretty easy, but I’ve learned that my fingers aren’t as flexible as they used to be.

There is… Continue reading

Old Superstitions

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Old Superstitions

If you like superstitions, or are superstitious, this site is fabulous, fascinating, and full of old superstitions. With many categories, such as: Good Luck, Bad Luck, Animal, General, Card, Acting and Stage, Baby, Christmas, New Year, New Home, Wedding, Hair, Halloween, and Death superstitions. And each section is chocked full of superstitions, a lot of which I had never even heard of.

*Saying “God Bless… Continue reading

E-How

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

E-How

E-How is a directory of 15,000 step-by-step How-To instructions. Divided into categories, you can click on the subject you want information on, or you can type your topic into the search engine and click “search for it” to search the directory for the information you are looking for.

By clicking on a directory you will find that each directory is broken down into general topics providing a… Continue reading

Ask Art

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Ask Art

Ask Art — The Artist’s Bluebook. Today I’m bringing you the free access part of Ask Art. Here you will find a great directory of museums, galleries, glossaries and whole lot more. It is divided into sections: Museums, Galleries/Dealers, Auction Houses, ART Travel Directory, Professional Associations, Art Glossary, and Dealer Artwork for Sale.

Those you can all check out on your own time, although I’ll… Continue reading

Bulb

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Bulb

Lots of beautiful flowers and plants grow from bulbs, and a lot of them need special care. Learn all about the art of planting bulbs, and nursing them into beautiful plants with this site. Not only can you learn the Basics, but you will also learn about Spring, Summer, Cut, and read some really helpful Guides.

The Basics — This where you’ll learn exactly what a bulb… Continue reading

Big Eyed Art Bonanza

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Big Eyed Art Bonanza

Here’s an art site that’s a little different… Remember those paintings of the little girls and animals with the big sad eyes? They were very popular in late 60′s and 70′s. Here you can learn all about this art style, pricing for pieces of big eyed art, the artists, the toys, and even get links to some tribute pages, and new artists continuing the… Continue reading

Open Secrets

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

Open Secrets

Open Secrets is your guide to the Money in U.S Elections. Here you can find out how much financial backing the different candidates have in the race to get elected.

At last count Bush was at $228,743,338 and Kerry raised $186,593,248. You can also see how much each candidate has spent.

Click on “Candidate Comparison” to see who some of the big contributors are. Did… Continue reading

The Why Files

Wednesday, November 10th, 2004

The Why Files

“The Why Files—the Science behind the News.” That is a simple description of this site. While visiting I got caught up in an article about Climate Change which discusses the movie “The Day After Tomorrow” and looks at the premise of the movie from a scientific point of view: could rapid climate change lead to another ice age as quickly as the movie showed?… Continue reading

Pets Welcome

Tuesday, November 9th, 2004

Pets Welcome

Some of us can’t leave home without our best buddies—our pets. Now you can travel with your pet! By checking out “Pets Welcome” you can choose places to stay where your pet can stay too. Check out the Lodging Listings for over 25,000 hotels, B&Bs, ski resorts, campgrounds, and beaches that are pet-friendly.

Clicking “Lodging Listings” is just the start. Here you will find the… Continue reading

Elderhostel

Tuesday, November 9th, 2004

Elderhostel

We’ve all heard of youth hostel’s right? Places that college students can go stay when they are traveling around the world. Well, now you’re going to hear about Elder hostel! Their slogan is that they are “the nation’s and the world’s largest educational and travel organization for older adults.”

If you’re 55 or older, you’ll find the world’s most diverse and affordable selection of learning adventures… Continue reading

ATM Locator

Tuesday, November 9th, 2004

Today I’m bringing you two links, one for those of you who use VISA, and one for those of you who use MASTERCARD. These sites are ATM Locators, and are quite helpful, especially if you are traveling and need to get some money from your credit card (or debit card – seeing as most debit cards are also either VISA or MASTERCARD.)

World on Wheelz

Tuesday, November 9th, 2004

World on Wheelz

You are probably wondering what World on Wheelz is about, well I’m here to tell you all about it. This site is dedicated to Wheelchair
Accessible Travel. That’s right, places where you can visit even if you are restricted to a wheel chair. Let’s face it, a lot of people don’t
advertise whether they are wheel chair accessible or not—this will provide… Continue reading

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