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- BiosciEdNet.org - the BEN portal from the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathway for biological sciences education. The BEN Portal provides access to education resources from BEN Collaborators and is managed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Over 14,269 reviewed resources covering 77 biological sciences topics are available. BEN resources can help you engage student interest, shorten lesson preparation time, provide concept updates, and develop curricula that are in line with national standards for content, use of animals and humans, and student safety.
- GovLoans.gov - for all U.S. residents; free online resource to find the right government loan for you.
- YouSendIt.com [claims 10+ million users] Have you ever have problems sending a large attachment to an email? With this resource you can send, receive & track files over the Internet securely and with ease - up to 2GB.
- petitiononline.com - provides free online hosting of public petitions for responsible public advocacy.
- CenterWatch.com - global source of news, directories, proprietary market research, and analysis for clinical trials professionals and patients.
- Yelp.com - a resource to help search for local area resources; founded in 2004 to help people find great local businesses. They claim that "Yelpers" have written 7+ million local reviews.
- pricegrabber.com - Internet comparison shopping search engine with these "features". Also visit: "MySimon", "Shopzilla", "Froogle" [powered by Google.com], "Yahoo Shopping" and "Shopping".
- Indeed.com - Internet Jobs search engine. states 722,405 new jobs in the last 7 days as of 10-31-2009. Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages from their resource.
- MerchantCircle.com - explore locally with this Internet resource - deals from local merchants in your neighborhood - just put in your zipcode and click "get started".
- Justia.com - a Web site design firm that specializes in solutions for lawyers; includes their "BlawgSearch"search engine - 1000+ law blogs published by law professors, lawyers, judges, legal researchers and librarians.
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- WikiAnswers.com [powered by Answers.com] - is an advanced "Question and Answer" [Q&A] platform powered by the collaborative efforts of a global knowledge community [using the wiki format = Wiki websites are designed to enable users to make additions or edit any page of the site.]. Also visit their "ReferenceAnswers". Other similar type Web resources include: "Blurtit" and "JustAnswer".
- WikimediaFoundation.org - the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to encouraging the growth, development and distribution of free, multilingual content, and to providing the full content of these wiki-based projects to the public free of charge. The Wikimedia Foundation operates some of the largest collaboratively edited reference projects in the world, including Wikipedia (claims to be the 4th most visited Website in the world).
- ScenarioThinking.org [based on the "MediaWiki" free software technology] - is the open space where we can publish scenarios, reflect on the process, share resources in an democratic, inclusive and continuous manner.
- CarBibles.com - Everything the "Do-It-Yourself" car enthusiast needs to know about basic car maintenance, wheels, tires, engine oil or motor oil, suspension (including springs and shock absorbers), brakes, gearboxes, transmissions, steering, engines, motors, petrol, gasoline and general car maintenance. Also check out this "Tire Size Calculator" from Miata.net.
- Cluuz.com - interesting search engine with a feature that shows links to your Web site.
- BiggerPockets.com - 179,000+ posts in 31,000+ topics, across 200+ forums including 450+ user-maintained Weblogs.
- Geeky-Gadgets.com - about new gadgets and gizmo’s. Check-out their unique "iphone pencil stand"! Also visit: "Gadgetophilia", "Engadget", "C/Net", "GadgetMadness", "TechCrunch", and "Gizmoactive".
- HPmuseum.org - The Museum of HP Calculators displays and describes Hewlett-Packard calculators introduced from 1968 to 1986 plus a few interesting later models. There are also sections on calculating machines and slide rules as well as sections for buying and selling HP calculators, an HP timeline, collecting information and a software library.
- MoneyFactory.gov - the official Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s (BEP) Website, and is the largest producer of security documents in the U.S.. The BEP prints billions of Federal Reserve Notes for delivery to the Federal Reserve System each year (the BEP does not produce coins - all coinage is minted by the "US Mint").
- TheFreeLibrary.com [since 2003] - a resource that offered free, full-text versions of classic literary works from hundreds of celebrated authors, whose biographies, images, and famous quotations can also be found on the site. The Free Library has recently expanded to include a massive collection of periodicals from hundreds of leading publications.
**** 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.
**** Just printed late July 2009 - New Book you may find of interest:
- "The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web" by Tamar Weinberg
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