Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Tuesday, 10/21/2003
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- RedRibbon.org - [National Family Partnership] Oct. 23rd through Oct. 31 is National Red Ribbon Week. Striving for a drug-free country; National Family Partnership is a true voice for parents and families on drug and alcohol prevention issues. Check out "ConnectionsCounseling.com" in Madison, WI that has 2 award winners.
- OfficialCitySites.org - information by country, state and city. Worth checking out! Make sure you visit their access to 2,400 daily and weekly newspapers called "HomeTownNews".
- MovieTarget.com - the resource for official movie Web sites plus links to movie studio Web sites [scroll-down the page to the bottom]. Also visit RottenTomatoes.com - get movie reviews and previews.
- hockeydb.com - considered one of the largest online repositories of hockey data!
- AHDictionary [American Heritage® Dictionaries] - check out their short dictionary called "100 words every high school graduate should know".
- CodeAmber.org - this is the Web's Amber Alert System. See also the "National Center for Missing & Exploited Children". You may also find this "DayCareProviders" Web page useful.
- ClassicalWebCast.com - they are attempting to collect all live-broadcasting classical radio stations on the Web [includes U.S., Europe and more]; enjoy!
- ip-links.de - Intellectual Property Links from around the world.
- StepIntoHistory.com - access to 550+ places in the United States where you can see life as it once was.
- SavingForCollege.com - an online guide to help with and planning to save for college.
- ThemeXP.org - have fun changing your Windows XP desktop theme. Also visit "BootXP.net" for other ways to customize your Windows XP (Operating System) appearance.
- CrimeLibrary.com - [by Court TV] searchable resource about crime stories on serial killers, organized crime, spies and more.
- SitePal.com - SitePal creates animated characters that can "live" on your Web pages; check out the demo; looks interesting if not entertaining.
- SecurityPipeline.com - [an online publication segment of "TechWeb"]; covers computer security related news & topics.
- PaycheckCity.com - an online resource that has many calculators to help you manage your paycheck.
- AlertSite.com - a Web site monitoring service that performs a thorough test of your Web site, server, or application as often as every minute.
- SmithsonianEducation.org - this is the education resource part of the Smithsonian Web site (for educators, students & families).
- Bag-ez.com - an online database for manufacturers of bags and related items>
- FoodServiceDirect.com - access to restaurant supplies, equipment and more.
- NationalBook.org - [National Book Awards] recognizes books of exceptional merit written by Americans; Web site has a listing of all of the award winners.
- Virtual-U.org - goal is to foster better understanding of management practices in American colleges and universities.
- ActualTests.com - provides exam questions and answers for the hottest certification exams (like for Microsoft [MCSE], Cisco, etc ...); also visit "ExamSheets", "MCSEBraindumps" and "Cert21".
- JSIFaq.com - tips and tricks for Windows NT®, Windows 2000®, Windows XP®, Windows Server 2003® .
- Google.es - Google search engine in Spanish! Also check out their "Global Preferences Page" and Google News in Spanish!
- Microsoft Security & Privacy - [their] 3 steps to help ensure that your PC is protected.
- DrWeil.com - a provider of online information [past 5 years] and products for optimum health and wellness. Also visit their resource aclled "askdrweil.com".
- Internet-Magazine.com - the UK's publication for Internet users covering the latest Internet news, reviews, expert advice & more.
- CGIScript.net - Perl and CGI scripts for sale to help you improve and perhaps automate your Web site.
- HtmlGear.com - enhancements for improving your Web site.
- ConsumerLabs.com - independent testing of health and nutrition products; includes recalls & warnings, a "Natural Products Encyclopedia", and more.
- PRBop.com - "weird and wonderful" news off the newswire.
- Green Eggs Report - The Green Eggs Report is a list of URL's spotted within the alt newsgroup.
- ComputerBytesMan.com - checkout this site which gives access to links on Internet searching, security, privacy, and more.
- Windows Memory Diagnostic - download their software that tests the Random Access Memory (RAM) on your computer for errors.
- Microsoft Download Center - well organized by category; also lists their most popular downloads.
- "Backup To CD-RW and Backup Made Simple" online article by Willow Creek Software. Other software solutions include: Roxio CD-Creator and Handy Backup software.
- DriverFiles.net - well organized resource to help you with drivers for your computer.
- Basic Internet Dictionary of terms for Internet Newbies - and also visit NetDictionary.
- Check out this Web list of links for acronyms and glossaries for military, space and related fields.
- Check out your Linux Operating System options at: "Linux.org", "LinuxJournal.com" and "Linux.com".
- vnunet.com - UK technology news, reviews and downloads.
- TextMapping.org [Project] - a resource for teachers to help improve reading comprehension skills instruction.
- eSafe.com - offers a "content security solution" against malicious email, viruses and worms.
- GiantCompany.com - makers of Spam Inspector; download a "15-day free trial here".
*** Below is from last month's choices ****
- (*)2 new books on Google - "Google Hacks" and the new "Google Pocket Guide". Also visit Peter's new "Book Page".
- Oyez.org - [the phrase used in the Supreme Court to call to order] contains 2000+ hours of audio recordings of various cases & arguments held before the Supreme Court.
- Fazzle.com - a new search engine that's worth trying. Also check out "Snippy" [by "ResearchAgent.com"], and Google.com's - new search by "Location"
- TechEncyclopedia - get definitions of 20,000+ information technology [IT, computer, Internet] related words and terms.
- GovEngine.com - a great reference to access federal, state and local Web sites.
- OdysseyGuide.com - a science fiction & fantasy reference with 8,200+ authors, 4,000+ series and 34,000+ titles.
- AIMProfiles.com - ways to enhance your AOL Instant Messenger online profile.
- SearchEdu.com - a search engine with a preference towards education and government resources.
- UserFriendly.org - a daily online comic strip.
- EdgeWalkers.com - "edgewalkers" are considered to be the "thought and action leaders of our times". And this is an incubator resource for them.
- FutureofMusic.org - [a.k.a. FMC] a not-for-profit collaboration between members of the music, technology, public policy and intellectual property law communities.
- LibraryStuff.net - a library weblog dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development.
- TheElderGeek.com - [on Windows XP] a resource the helps you work with the Windows XP opearting system; very useful and good to know - visit this one.
- WebTechGeek.com - a computer-related resource with lots of "how-to's", Windows utilities, news, games & more.
- ScotsNewsletter.com - covers Windows, broadband, do-it-yourself networking, Microsoft, and the Internet including tips, reviews & more.
- 1UPHealth.com - a comprehensive, well-organize [by section, news, featured topics] online heatlh and well-being Web resource.
Extras to check-out:
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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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