Peter Greene's Top 10 as announced on Mon., 8/06/2001
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Use of the products and services offered on any of these Web pages is at your own risk! E-Mail me and give me your feedback at email@example.com. Due to the volume of email I get I cannot possibly reply to every message!
(*)DotCom's that are now gone: Pets.com, Furniture.com, MotherNature.com, Garden.com, ToysMart.com, RedRocket.com .... and others
- DPReview - Digital Photography Review. An excellent source for news, reviews, forums and more on this subject.
- DynamicDrive - a resource to help Web developers with Dynamic HTML; includes scripts and more.
- CrimeLibrary - in-depth site that covers the world of crime.
- AllNetDevices - news and features for developers and vendors of Net devices, content and applications. Covers wearable computers, disposable cell phones & more.
- MOS.org - Museum of Science in Boston, MA. Neat interactive Web site that supplements their museum; check out "Oceans Alive" and more.
- FishHoo - a fishing search engine and directory with 3700+ linked resources.
- NewsWise - a comprehensive database of news releases from top institutions engaged in scientific, medical, liberal arts and business research.
- AndroidWorld - a resource that is devoted to androids ("a robot that looks and acts human-like"). What will we have in 50 years?!
- NutritionExplorations - A fun way to teach about nutrition.
- ReThink Paper - a great resource covering this important topic.
- FXall - an electronic trading platform offering customers foreign currency trade execution, access to research, and straight through processing.
- Scirus - scientific resource and search engine.
- PositiveDiscipline - a philosphy that promotes a positive environment for teaching and learning.
- Kubie - a Web site development firm that creates interactive Web sites; interesting.
- *** Below is from last month's choices ****
- Section508.gov - describes the new Federal IT Accessibility Intitiatives. Also visit the "Accessibility Forum","Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act". You should also visit "AdaptiveInformation.org" which assists people for special computer needs.
- PlantCare - a searchable database of 1300+ species of house and greenhouse plants which provides 18 categories of care, from watering to lighting.
- ACOR.org - Association of Cancer Online Resources; access to 99 cancer-related electronic mailing lists plus online resources to visit. "The mailing lists are specifically designed to be public online support groups providing information and community to 65,890 patients, caregivers or anyone looking for answers about cancer and related disorders."
- DiscussionLists - search for email lists that match your interests. Also visit "Yahoo Groups", "Topica", "Adventive", and "Forumone".
- Night Kitchen - a new eBook or "electronic publishing" solution for authors, publishers, etc... that incorporates multimedia (audio & video) as well. Supports both Mac and PC operating systems and allows for electronic commerce (for purchase downloads).
- FedNet - broadcast coverage of the United States government. You'll need "windows Media Players" or "Real Audio" to really use this resource.
- VolcanoLive - a Web resource that keeps up on the global geo hot spots; complete with "VolcanoCams" (I noticed Hawaii's was missing).
- Animated-Teeth - a resource that covers dental treatments and procedures.
- WildList Organization - source of information on which viruses are spreading In the wild. Also visit the "InfoStar Virus Resource Page".
- QuizHub - a resource for online learning activities. Useful for homeschoolers and teachers. Also visit "HighSchoolHub".
- MysteriousPlaces - learn about the history of Easter Island, Stonehenge, Chichen Itza and other ancient civilizations.
- MDhub - a way for doctors and patients to communicate online. Also visit "Healinx", "Salu", "Medem"
- SeyboldReports - a resource for keeping up on the world of publishing and electronic publishing including ebooks. Includes their "Seybold Fourms".
- AlzheimersFacility - a searchable database of Alzheimer's and Dementia Care facilities to find one in your area.
- Lissa Explains - a site that covers how the Web page language HTML (HyperText Markup Language) works and how to create Web pages.
- National Center for Learning Disabilities - a great resource for those that need special help and where to start finding it.
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 - "firstname.lastname@example.org" - 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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