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- GottaBeMobile.com - a news and review website that covers the fast paced and constantly changing mobile computing sector.
- Stellarium.org - is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Available for Windows, Apple and Linux systems.
- ClimateWisconsin.org - is an educational multimedia project featuring stories of Wisconsin's climate change. The stories from across the state were documented over ten months beginning in February, 2010. All stories are supported by research in collaboration with the "Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts".
- FlyinCalendar.com - upcoming aviation events calendar [ fly-ins, airshows, and other aviation events ] and resource.
- GardeningPro.org - useful gardening resource. Gardening is a year round activity that includes planting, fertilizing, and pruning at different times of the year depending on the zone in which you live and whether you're dealing with annuals, perennials, vines, shrubs, trees, or bulbs. Visit this resource and check out "their gardening calendar" and their "North American Zone Map".
- BenchmarkReviews.com - is a technology website built from the knowledge and experience of a large diverse staff of writers. Like our audience, the writers at Benchmark Reviews span the globe, and have been building computer systems or overclocking for many years.
- Mediaite.com - covers what's goin on in "the media" includes: TV, online, print, video, columns, their "power grid ranking" (this index contains 2011 individuals from 407 media entities broken down into 12 categories), and a media-related job center.
- ClinicalTrials.gov - is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. This web resource gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.
- iPadNewsDaily.com - source of iPad news and information about the ipad apps, games, and accessories. Reviews of new models plus comparisons to ipad competition.
- Oncolink.org [provided by the University of Pennsylvania] - comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances. Oncolink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information.
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- Axiotron.com - manufacturer of the Modbook; which is an Apple full-featured "tablet computer" which is different than the Apple iPad.
- FYXM.net - 120,000 programs that can be searched and downloaded. Also visit: "Tucows" and "download".
- Chandoo.org - Microsoft Excel tips, tutorials & downloads; lots here to explore for the Excel enthusiast.
- Skydrive.com[Windows Live SkyDrive] - 25 GB of free online storage for sharing Microsoft Office docs, photos and other files. Microsoft's piece of the "cloud" for you to use as extra storage.
- Virusbtn.com [Virus Bulletin] - a great resource to know and use for keeping-up with and fighting/stopping computer viruses & worms, malware, spyware and spam (junk email).
- Infopackets.com - tech news delivered daily; plus a well organized tech info and news resource that has lots to share.
- Codebutler.com [by Eric Butler, a freelance Web application and software developer] - released "Firesheep" which is a Firefox extension designed to demonstrate just how serious the problem of an insecure Web that we browse and use on a daily basis; he even states "Facebook is already going on 6 years of insecurity, and counting."
- Bit-tech.net - a United Kingdom resource for hardware and game reviews.
- Rinktime.com - resource-directory dedicated to skating, hockey and curling rinks in the U.S. and Canada. Also visit: "ArenaMaps" and local new ----> the "Waunakee-Deforest rink has just opened" - WaunakeeDeforesticerink.org and the "City of Madison's Adopt Ice Partnership" program for outdoor winter skating rinks.
- PrimaryGames.com - a free online kids games Web site. Some of their games have won the National Parenting Publication Awards (NAPPA).
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