Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Mon., 8/04/2003
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- GovBenefits.gov - a free, confidential tool that helps you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive.
- Spamotomy.com great site to try and get rid of spam [junk email]; spam related news, product reviews and more.
- ExCalendar.net - searchable; exhibition calendar (database) of art museums around the world.
- Chocolate.com - searchable; if you're looking for chocolate related items then this is the Web site you'll want to know!
- BaseballBlogs.com - check out some Weblogs (online diaries) about baseball, and also visit the "BaseballLibrary".
- Feedster.com - search tool to help you find Weblogs; also check out "BlogStreet", "RocketNews", "Technorati", and "DayPop".
- RIAA.org - official Web site for the "Recording Industry Association of America" (RIAA); searchable, press releases, anti-piracy penalties, industry related news and more. Also visit the "Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)" and "Boycott-RIAA".
- Kropla.com - access their wide variety of online guides to help answer your travel-related questions (phone guide, electric guide, and more.
- MedHelp.org - access their online forum discussions about patient related medical help. Also visit "WebMD".
- wunderground.com - another resource for access weather related information. Also visit "Weather.com" and "Intellicast"..
*** Below is from last month's choices ****
- (*)2 new books on Google - "Google Hacks" and the new "Google Pocket Guide".
- SingingFish.com - search for music, video, and multimedia files that are available on the Internet!
- Qurb.com [access a "review about Qurb"], "GoodByeSpam" [works with Outlook Express] - here is a recent PCMagazine list of "anti-spam tools".
- JournalismJobs.com - a job resource for media professionals. Includes links to newspapers, radio and TV stations, college newspapers and more.
- Mini2.com - a Web site for auto enthusiasts on the new MINI Cooper, MINI Cooper S, MINI One, and MINI One D. Madison, WI MINI enthusiasts should visit the "Madison MINI Group" Web site.
- GameSpot.com - resource that includes latest news, releases, downloads, "forums" and covers games for PC's, GameBoy, Playstation, XBox, GameCube and more. Also visit "GameFAQs.com".
- MajorGeeks.com - well organized resource that gives you access to a very diverse offering of software [shareware]. Also visit their "Message Board" (forums) and their "Geektionary" (dictionary/glossary).
- FlightView.com - flight-tracking solution that Web "travel-related" resources use to give you up-to-date information on airline flights.
- LostGeneration.com (The Hemingway Resource Center) - if you like Ernest Hemingway, then this Web site if for you; he was considered one of most influential writers of the last century.
- YogaDirectory.com - well organized, searchable resource that covers anything related to yoga.
- PHPcomplete.com - a resource that covers everything related to PHP programming language (for Web developers). Also visit "PHPDeveloper.org", "The PHP Forums", "PHPmac.com" and "PHPclasses.org", "PHPBB.com"(open-source bulletin board package), "PHPBBhacks.com" (source for phpBB hacks, templates, rank images, support and everything phpBB). Smartor and "EvilWalrus", two (2) interesting Web sites created using PHP.
- Find-a-Drug.com - is a not for profit distributed computing project (series of projects run in parallel) addressing a number of diseases which have a major impact on health; requires "download of THINK software".
- HSISinfo.org - is a multistate database that contains crash, roadway inventory, and traffic volume data for a select group of states. ( CA, MN, Illinois, NC, Maine, OH, MI, UT, WA)
- OpenAntiVirus.org - a network of anti-virus developers within the Open Source Community providing mandatory resources for communication and project management.
- gnupg.org - GnuPG is a complete and free replacement for PGP (Pretty Good Privacy).
- HotMeetingDates.com - for meeting planners; online tool to find hotels with dates and business meeting facilities available for booking short-term meetings.
- UltimateZip.com - an archive utility for Windows; see also "WinZip" and "Pkware", or "Aladdin System's StuffIt archive/compression solution" for the Apple Mac.
- Guardster.com - Guardster's mission is to protect your privacy rights whenever you access the Internet. Guardster accomplishes this by putting their software/services between you and the Internet and by encrypting your communications between your computer and their server.
- CEXX.org (counterexploitation) - a resource to help prevent and stop you from being exploited while online.
- BroadLook.com - research software to help do business research using the Internet; exports the information it harvests to Outlook, ACT!, Goldmine and other "customer relationship management" (CRM) systems.
- Wiz-Technology.com - check out their free "BestGreetings" greeting card system.
- HotBot Tool Bar - and their press release - http://www.terralycos.com/english/press/2003/HotBotDeskbar.asp which is based on "Dave's Quick Search Taskbar Toolbar Deskbar".
- The Dynamic Earth - a very neat "flash" presentation by The National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
- BlogBuddy - is a Windows 95/NT/ME/2000/XP program written in Delphi that manages Blogger.com and other weblogs which implement the Blogger API.
- The Wooden Periodic Table Table - an interesting Web site about the Periodic Table and its history.
Extras to check-out:
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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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