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Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Monday, 5/4/2009
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- TheFreeDictionary.com - free dictionaries in a variety of languages (plus medical, legal and financial dictionaries), thesaurus, acronyms, idioms, encyclopedia and more.
- MobileTechReview.com - another resource for cell phones, notebooks, tech-gadget reviews and news.
- Online-Literature.com [The Literature Network] - searchable online literature for the student, educator, or enthusiast; check out their "author index" [Authors: 260, Books: 2,874, Poems & Short Stories: 3,828, Forum Members: 52,569, Forum Posts: 606,270 as of May-2009].
- Ovi.com [by Nokia] - an online community that provides an easy way to stay up to date, stay in touch and share the things with friends and family.
- GoodGuide.com [currently released in beta for testing] - a resource to help you find safe and healthy "green" products.
- MozillaZine.org a resource for daily Mozilla [Web browser] news, info and help.
- SecurityFocus.com - a resource that tracks software bugs, security vulnerabilities [security holes or breaches], security tools, related jobs and more.
- IBLS.com - a resource that tries to keep up-to-date on the global laws and regulations that affect your online experience.
- AuthorTree.com - to provide authors with effective Web sites as they promote their books online as well as help readers discover and interact with new writers. Try their "Advanced Site Search".
- DVD-Guides.com - an easy to navigate guide for the popular digital media known as "DVD" [digital video disk; digital versatile disk - High-density double-sided compact disc that can store up to 17 gigabytes of digital data-roughly the equivalent of 24 CDs - CD = Compact Disc].
**** Instructions to fix MS Defender ---- >>>>
- "Follow the instructions detailed on the posts to this online forum" and should fix MS-Defender updating problem; make sure you do not cut and paste the > symbol or delete it from the wording in the batch file.
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- WonderHowTo.com - a resource that organizes hand-selected instructional videos from over 1,700 Web sites. Explore a large collection of free how-to videos. Also check out: "Viddler", "YouTube" and VideoHelp.com.
- Rebate-Tracker.com [very few of those rebates are actually mailed in (less than 5%, in fact!)] - a free service [have to set-up an account] that maintains the relevant details of your submitted rebate(s). This resource will organize your submissions, keep track and report on the money you are owed, and will even send you reminders when your rebates are due.
- Buzzle.com - this resource has categories ranging from animals to tourism. It is another Web source for news, articles and information. Interact with authors and other readers on our message boards, or even add to the buzz by becoming a Buzzle.com author.
- Politico.com - this political resource contains an Obama presidency diary, tracks news and info on the Congress [House & Senate], lobbying and lots more.
- WomensHistoryMonth.gov - March was "Women’s History Month". The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum joined forces and paid tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society.
- PeriodicVideos.com [by the Univ. of Nottingham] - the Periodical Table charting the chemical elements has been around since the 19th century; enjoy this Web resource which has a short video about each element listed.
- 511wi.gov - the State of Wisconsin's Official Travel Information resource; quick links to road conditions including weather related issues, detours, road projects and more. Check around and you will find access to Webcams for certain roads showing traffic flow.
- Solar-Balloons.com - a resource about solar-powered hot air ballons [heated entirely by the sun]; they can fly all-day as long as the sun is out.
- iOffer.com - an online classified site where you can negotiate what you buy, sell & trade; an eBay alternative that has no listing fees. Also check out: "CraigsList" (owned by eBay).
- ScienceDirect.com - [provides access to comprehensive and reliable content that researchers need] claims to be the world's largest electronic collection of science, technology, and medicine full-text and bibliographic information. (Resource provides searchable access to 10,500+ books.)
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