Peter Greene's Top 10 as announced on Mon., 3/05/2001
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(*)DotCom's that are now gone: Pets.com, Furniture.com, MotherNature.com, Garden.com, ToysMart.com, RedRocket.com .... and others
- Max Manager - a free Web application/service that organizes your receipts and tracks your orders from the Web sites you shop at.
- BizBash - a resource for event and meeting planners; look for ideas, resources and news for special event planning and business entertaining.
- EdGate - education resource for K-12 for everone; access the "Learning Network" and "SchoolNotes". Make sure you also visit "The Gateway" and "BigChalk".
- HeadlineSpot - a news resource or portal. Lots to read about! Also visit "1stHeadlineNews", "Yahoo News" and "The All-Star Newspaper".
- Oingo - another Web search engine to check out. Also visit "Beaucoup" and "Vivisimo" and try their "new beta" as well. Make sure you know about "Copernic" (requires downloading software).
- DevX - a great searchable resource for programmers or Web developers.
- LimeWire - software which enables individuals to search for and share computer files with anyone on the internet. Others to check out are: "iMesh", "Groove Networks", "CuteMX" was recently taken down by "GlobalScape", "BearShare", "Toadnode", "Aimster", "FileMaze", "MojoNation". Learn more about the "next generation Internet" with these other "Peer-to-Peer Internet" resources: read an "article about P2P", "Gnutella", "Freenet Project", "Centrata" (neat Flash presentation), "distributed.net", "Distributed Science" (and their "ProcessTree Network"), "SETI@home" project, "gonesilent", "Pointera" (and their "Spinfrenzy"), "United Devices", "Popular Power". The previous listed resources allow you to go way beyond what "Napster" does.
- MerchantFraudSquad - a resource for fighting Internet fraud. Visit also "Internet Scambusters" and "Fraud.org".
- MedlinePlus - from the National Library of Medicine; also visit "Healthfinder", "HealthGate", "WebMedLit", "The Med Engine", and "Reuters Health".
- Freeware Files - well organized and searchable directory of free software and trail versions of software
- Lance Armstrong - supplement to his book "It's Not About the Bike" - which I thought was excellent.
- West Point Bicentennial Bridge Contest - download the "free software" and have fun designing bridges. The contest is for K-12 studenst - read the "rules".
- Digital Copyright new book about the issues relating to the use of old copyright laws and the Internet.
- Planetlearn - single source for interactive self-paced computer training & certification videos, cds, books, online classes + more.
- FixWindows - a resource to help troubleshoot MS Windows.
- InterWise - an eLearning company offering solutions via the Internet.
- Contentville - you just may find what you are looking for here at Contentville.
- CountryWatch - is an information provider for schools, universities, libraries and individuals who need up-to-date information and news on the countries of the world and for the public and private sector organizations with global operations and interests. You can also use the "World Book Online" for free for 30-days. Also "Grolier", "Brittanica", "Encarta",
- Diskeeper - software [30-day trial available], a disk defragmenter instead of Windows own version. Also visit "Raxco", "oo-software", "Ontrack", and Speed-Disk by "Symantec".
- SurfSecret and also check out "SpaceProxy" - for surfing with privacy.
- Skiddily - a portal that pays you to search the Web.
- National Association of Investors Corporation - their community teaches the discipline of investing regularly in quality growth stocks.
- Gogaga - listen to Internet radio but why not "get paid" for it - "Soundom, "CashRadio" and RadioFreeCash"; also visit "Spinner", "CyberRadio2000", "WebRadio", "Live365" and "HiWire" for your listening pleasure. (iCast closed).
- UniquePager - get paid for giving away free pagers!
- Cells Alive -and other teacher favorite type Web sites that include: "The Periodic Table", "MathLeague", "StudySpanish", "ExploreScience", "Awesome Library".
- Free-Ed and "FreeSkills" - for free, full, online training courses.
- SideStep - [New 11/26/2000 - download required] is another "new" way to check out travel options. Also make sure you know about Hotwire - discounted airline tickets [savings up to 40%] direct from the airlines. They've decided to take on "Priceline". Check out "Savvio" and keep your eye on "Orbitz".
BONUS Link 1:Zfee - get paid for protecting your privacy and its free. Click here for the quick "sign-up form".
BONUS Link 2:Make Your Site Sell - free info to help your Web business, and "Make Your Knowledge Sell".
BONUS Link 3:FareAgent - for help finding the best airfares; also "Travelocity", Expedia's "Fare Compare" and "Priceline".
BONUS Link 4:Teachers.Net - teachers resources along with chat and more; see also "National Teachers Enhancement Network".
BONUS Link 5:Memolink - complete surveys, play trivia and get free stuff; see also "iWon", LuckySurf", "WebMillion" and "FreeLotto".
BONUS Link 6:The Kitchen Link - 10,000+ cooking related resources and more.
BONUS Link 7:LowerMyBills - find the best deals near you.
BONUS Link 8:National Crime Prevention Council - home of "McGruff" the Crime Dog® and Take a Bite Out of Crime®
BONUS Link 9:IPO Insider - excellent IPO resource information provided by ZDNet.
BONUS Link 10:PayPal - a way to pay for things online - popular at eBay. See also "eCount", "ProPay", and "PayMe".
BONUS Link 11:Med-Tech Center - latest news on the Medical technology front.
BONUS Link 12:FindSounds - search for sounds on the Web; also try "Whoopie"; or look for "fonts" at "MyFonts".
BONUS Link 13:FreeLotto.com - play for free.
BONUS Link 14:Xdrive - looking for extra storage to access via the Web; try these also "Driveway", "MyDocsOnline", "FreeDrive", "iDrive" and "Myspace".
Standard Extras to check-out:
Extra Link 1:000Domains - register or transfer a domain for $13.50 per year; also 123Domains - for as little as $13.99 per year for domain name registration. I've used both and they work just fine.
Extra Link 2:ReadyHosting - a Web hosting service worth a serious look.
Extra Link 3:Pagoo Service - I use it to get my voice mail while I'm online! It really works great! "CallWave" is free but really doesn't compare. New is "BuzMe"
Extra Link 4:National Center for Missing and Exploited Children - and their "Alert" page with pictures.
Extra Link 5:THINKQUEST Information! (My neighbor's won 2x! Now he's a sophmore at Harvard!): - ThinkQuest and "ThinkQuest Junior" -
"an annual contest that challenges students, ages 10 to 19, to use the Internet as a collaborative, interactive teaching and learning tool". Get the contest details here. Get your kids involved!
Extra Link 6: FreeDSL - free high-speed Internet access; if you sign up please use my email address for being referred - "email@example.com" - Thanks!
Extra Link 7: FreeWebspace - interested in a Web site for no money? Check out this searchable index of 443 free Web space providers.
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