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Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Monday, 10/1/2007
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- Schoolmatters.com - a resource for educators and policy makers; contains detailed information about schools and school districts throughout the country.
- Instructables.com - step by step instructions on a wide variety of neat projects.
- Wildflower.org [by the Univ. of Texas @ Austin] - Lady Bird Johnson who passed away this year loved wildflowers. This detailed and searchable resource is great for wildflower lovers.
- 1up.com - a videogamers Web resource for gaming cheats, previews and reviews. With Halo 3 being released for the XBox360 - this site has lots of details about it.
- TheInsideGroove.com - a resource for NASCAR. Includes Nascar racing news, team & driver info, standings and lots more.
- TheHockeyNews.com - The NHL hockey season started this past weekend in London; this week 10-3 it starts in North America. Keep up on everything about hockey with this great Web resource.
- BaseballProspectus.com - Major League Baseball (MLB) playoffs start this week. If you want statistics - then make sure you visit their statistics link!. This baseball resource covers news, events, fantasy and more.
- Laptop.org "One Laptop Per Child" - It's an education project, not a laptop project. --> Nicholas Negroponte. Their goal is to provide children around the world with new opportunities to explore, experiment and express themselves.
- LaptopGiving.org your opportunity to give begins now! Between November 12 and November 26 - so click on this link. If you signed-up earlier then you got this link via email.
- xogiving.org - this is Laptop.org's sign-up Web site ----> starting Nov. 12, 2007 - "One Laptop Per Child" will be offering a Give 1 Get 1 Program for a brief window of time. For $399, you will be purchasing two XO laptops --- one that will be sent to empower a child to learn in a developing nation, and one that will be sent to your child at home.
- Wunderground.com - access to a weather resource that has lots of data. Very easy to navigate - you just have to decide what you want to know more about with regards to weather and climate conditions in your area or somewhere else!
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- When-is.com - searchable resource to find out when holidays take place around the world.
- LandBigFish.com - a searchable resource that includes 36,000+ outdoor-and-fishing-activity related business to assist you in looking for camping, boating, fishing charters and more.
- HomeTownLocator.com - searchable resource that includes data for 42,500 cities, towns and zip codes. Also visit: "city-data", "epodunk", "American FactFinder"[US Census Bureau].
- PeerToPatent.org - opens the patent examination process to public participation for the first time to try and assist the US Patent Office to alleviate the long wait time for patent approvals.
- InventorEd.org - a resource to assist you in understanding the patent process. Also visit: "InventRight" and "United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)".
- CPSC.gov - U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission - here is access to all the consumer product safety recalls as issued by the U.S. federal government.
- BitPipe.com - an Information Technology resource and guide to IT related resources; access their free online library for the latest technical white papers, webcasts, product information to help you make intelligent IT decisions.
- WiiPlus.net - a Nintendo Wii gami resource that includes game reviews, news, articles and discussion forums.
- SmallEngineAdvisor.com - a small egine repair and troubleshooting resource.
- SelfHelpForums.com - access to a wide variety of self-help topics; statistics for this resource: Threads: 12,281, Posts: 61,439, Members: 6,521 .
- InfoStar.com Tips page - Tip #1 has a digital memory card storage table for you to use as a handy reference.
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