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Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Monday, 12/3/2007
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- Hulu.com - online streaming video - access to hit shows, movies, clips and more. Also visit: "YouTube".
- Boxxet.com (pronounced "box set") - presents what they consider to be the "best of" news, blogs, videos, photos, gear and much more on your favorite subjects. Also visit: "Digg".
- Flightaware.com - a free flight tracker. They claim it will change what you think about live flight tracking and aviation information. [Claims they have tracked 4,328 airborne aircraft with 55,717,229 total flights in their database.]
- MyWireless.org - a non-profit consumer advocacy organization giving wireless consumers a powerful and unified voice.
- EnergyTaxIncentives.org [The Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP)] - a resource designed to give consumers and businesses information they need to make use of the federal income tax incentives for energy efficient products and technologies passed by Congress as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Also visit: "EnergyStar" and the "federal government's Tax Credit info".
- FundRaisingForSports.com - a new resource to provide help for you to raise money for your athletic teams. Also visit: "AthleticBid".
- Zap2it.com - a TV and movie guide with news, blog and forums. Also visit: "TVZap".
- ColourLikeNoOther.com - neat multimedia presentation and ads [including 1-time video takes] about Sony Bravia HDTV's.
- MuseumPods.com - a resource dedicated to museum podcasts.
- HealthyPeople.gov [a Federal Government initiative called "Healthy People 2010"] - it is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- CommunityWalk.com - create personal and community maps; add photos, videos, comments and more. [These are all useful resources for when you travel or are new to an area.] Also visit: "HopStop" and "WalkScore".
- GalaxyZoo.org - project which harnesses the power of the internet - and your brain - to classify a million galaxies. By taking part, you'll not only be contributing to scientific research, but you'll view parts of the Universe that literally no-one has ever seen before and get a sense of the glorious diversity of galaxies that pepper the sky.
- SGisland.org - South Georgia Island near AntArctica [coolantarctica.com]; considered an oasis in the South Atlantic Ocean it is part of the Falkland Islands. Check out their Web cam that allows you to look out for seals and penguins walking across the beach, ever changing weather and for harbour activity.
- ThinkFree.com - free online alternative to Microsoft Office with 1GB of online storage. Also visit: "Zoho.com" and "Google Doc's".
- BuzzWhack.com - an online dictionary for de-mystifying buzzwords.
- WhatBird.com - search for birds with this resource of over 900 birds of North America; includes sounds and videos. [You can create your own field guide].
- AllAmericanFootballLeague.com - a new start-up 6 team pro football league that starts play in April of 2008; the League charter allows only those players who have both earned a 4-year degree and completed their college football eligibility to suit up and play in the league.
- EyeWitnessToHistory.com - experience history from the ancient world to the present. Experience history through the eyes of those who lived it. Web site has extensive use of video and audio clips.
- NewspaperArchive.com - search for archived newspaper articles online from among 73.6 Million Pages, 697 Cities, 239 Years, 2,800+ titles [access to rare newspapers dating back to 1759].
- FedSpending.org - a free, searchable database of federal government spending.
- TikkTikk.com - a free Web application that helps you to not be late for appointments; integrates with email, calendar, Facebook and others.
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