Peter Greene's Top 10 as announced on Mon., 3/04/2002
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- TopDownloads.net - freeware, shareware software resource to check out; also visit "FileForum" and "TiklSoft".
- Insurance Information Institute - great resource about the insurance industry; "glossary of insurance terms", and more.
- Stay Safe Online (.info) - the information needed to secure your home or small business computer. You'll find tips on how to safeguard your system, a self-guided cyber security test, educational materials, and more. Also visit "StaySafeOnline.com", "CyberCitizen", "CyberSmart", "Privacy Alliance", and "NetSmartz".
- Countries - find information on countries from "A to Z"; see also "CountryWatch".
- FontSearchEngine - search for fonts, font utilities and more.
- Buildaresume - put your resume online; maintain and access it for free.
- FareChase - searches all the major travel Web sites (for air, hotel, and auto) to find you the best deals available throughout the internet. See also "Qixo", "SideStep", "Hotwire", "Priceline", "Savvio", "Travelocity", "Expedia", and "Orbitz".
- Screenit.com - entertainment reviews for parents. Also visit "The Movie Mom" (MovieMom.com), "kids-in-mind", "FamilyStyle" Film Guide, "FilmValues", "GradingTheMovies" and "The Yahoo! Entertainment Index".
- PracticallyNetworked.com - "how-to" information for setting up Internet sharing. Also visit "HomeNetHelp.com", "CableModemInfo", "CableModemHelp", "SpeedGuide.net", and "WinProxy" (software).
- DiskOnKey - see also article on "A Solution to the Demise of the Floppy Drive" - covers the latest info on "keychain" memory devices; and "USBDrive", and "ThumbDrive".
- CableModemHelp and CableModemInfo - are 2 resources to assist cable modem users on modem sharing, security, speed and more.
- DShield - provides a platform for users of firewalls to share intrusion information. DShield is a free and open service.
- FiringSquad - hardware and games resource for news and reviews.
- Ad-aware - software to help with the removal and prevention of Spyware programs from your computer system; works on Win9x/ME/NT40,2000 and Windows XP operating systems. Here's a "backup link for Ad-aware." Another program to try is OnTrack's "Internet Cleanup Software".
- CopyMyDVD - software that allows you to burn your own DVD Videos. Also look at "SpicyComet" DVD Copying solution.
- Vitalnews.com - subscribe to Excel or Word tip Internet newsletters.
- DBXtract - email message extraction "utility" program to assist you with email data/message recovery (for Outlook Express 5 and 6).
- DocGuide.com - medical resource also known as "Docter's Guide". News, WebCasts, and case studies.
- Microsoft and Your Privacy - links to many of their individual privacy statements are provided & more.
- Microsoft Software Piracy - information on piracy, how it affects you, and how to protect yourself, your business and your ideas.
- Microsoft Licensing - resource to help answer questions about "licensing" policies for their products.
- *** Below is from last month's choices ****
- Slipups.com - nearly 11,000 slipups; a slipup means any amusing accidental blooper or mistake that wasn't caught, and made its way to the viewing public.
- FoodReference.com - access culinary history, recipes, and more.
- Banknotes.com - all about currency and money; visit their "museum".
- CompletePlanet.com - search through 103,000+ online databases and specialty search engines.
- Sportspages.com - well organized sports resource for the latest news and info on a wide variety of sports. If you love sports then you'll really enjoy this Web site!
- Technick.net - neat and useful site; access to lots of useful computer hardware resources plus discussion forums.
- Curioscape.com - search 15,390 independently owned online shops for exclusive antique, art, collectible, and speciality. See also "Tias.com" and "Kovels.com".
- SpaceFlightNow - a news type resource to help you keep up-to-date with the space industry; includes launch schedules, astronomy and more.
- SaltLake2002.com - the official 2002 Winter Olympics Web site; also visit "NBCOlympics.com", and "WinterOlympics.com".
- ProfoundEffects.com - a "special effects" video software company the enables you to enhance your finished video-film production.
- GradSchools.com - comprehensive guide to graduate schools.
- indoor.com - a resource to help you understand and imporove the quality of the indoor air that you breathe.
- GeoAmericas.com GeoHistory Americas Map Folio provides a complete historical review of the Americas from the earliest days of exploration to the present.
- BlackHistory.com - February is African American History month.
- ResourceHelp (Resource Central) - a directory that directs you to top rated Web resources.
- McWhortle.com - a "hoax" Web site created by the federal government to teach people about online scams.
- CollegeHockeyStats.com - the ultimate resource for college hockey statistics!
- UltimateCounter.com - choose from 500+ digits styles for use on your home page as a counter or clock. Also visit: "Escati", "TheCounter", "BeSeen", and "SiteOwner by bCentral".
- Iditarod.com - the official site for the "last great race" which begins Saturday, March 2, 2002.
- Interment.net - search 2,857,349+ cemetery records across 5,435+ cemeteries from around the world.
- **Check out and install "Google's New Toolbar" to enhance your Web & Internet usage.
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:GoDaddy - offers domain name registration and transfers for $8.95 per year or also try 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 all three 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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