Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Monday, 8/2/2004
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- Mappy.com - planning a trip to Europe; are you traveling by car, rail or plane? Also visit "viamichelin", "Transport for London" (for tube maps and more), "Streetmaps" (for the UK) - enjoy using this resources to plot your routes. For Airfares: "Easyjet" and "RyanAir" and by rail: "EuroStar" and "Eurail"; and "Global Refund" may also be useful to know as well.
- OceansAtlas.org - the United Nations Atlas of the Oceans; an information system designed for use by policy makers who need to become familiar with ocean issues and by scientists, students and resource managers who need access to underlying data bases and approaches to sustainability.
- Ofoto.com - keep your digital pictures online, send online photo albums to anyone and anywhere. Also visit and check out: "Snapfish", "Shutterfly", "dotPhoto", "Photobucket", "PhotoWorks" and "Fotango [in the UK]".
- Crashtest.com - crash test results for all makes and models of cars produced worldwide.
- Rulers.org - this resource contains lists of heads of state and heads of government of all countries and territories, going back to about 1700 (for most cases).
- AllMagicGuide.com - a well-organzied and searchable resource for anything related to "magic" or trying to create an illusion.
- bts.gov - the Bureau of Transportation Statistics; official government Web site by the "US Dept. of Transportation" - lots of airline and air-travel data.
- Glossarist.com - a searchable resource for online glossaries and dictionaries. You should also visit "Onelook" and "M-W [Merriam-Webster]".
- Newseum.org - the interactive newseum of news. The world's first interactive museum of news, Newseum, is based in Arlington, Va., and opened in 1997.
- Microsoft-Watch.com - an excellent resource if you are trying to follow what goes on with Microsoft.
- Bookmarklets.com - tools that extend the surf and search capabilities of Netscape and Explorer web browsers; they work on all platforms - Windows, Macintosh, Unix.
- US-CERT warns against using Internet Explorer - issued 6-29-2004 - U.S. government's Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is warning Web surfers to stop using Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser. If you are concerned an alternative may be Mozilla's next generation Web browser called "FireFox" and visit the "InfoStar Virus Info Center" Web page and look for Web browsers.
*** Below is from last month's choices ****
- (*)2 books on Google - "Google Hacks" and the new "Google Pocket Guide". Also visit Peter's new "Book Page".
- (***)Here is the "E-mail Anti-SPAM Encoder by Hiveware" to use if you post your email address to Web pages.
- (***)Here is the way to "eliminate the Windows Logon Screen". Remember to be careful when editing any system files; make sure you review the numerous resources I've posted about the Windows Registry that can be found on my "Tips" and "Techlinks" pages. And if you need access to your Windows system [like you forgot your administrative password] and are having trouble - then the "EBCD Utility [Free]" may be able to help.
- afud.org - American Association for Urologic Disease; founded in 1987 - established to raise funds for research, lay education and patient advocacy for the prevention, detection, management and cure of urologic disease.
- slyck.com - a resource for file-sharing news and information. Includes a very detailed listing of related newsgroups on each specific file-sharing program.
- MiniDisc.org - information portal about Sony's MD or Mini-Disc media; recently released a 1GB size disc.
- CharityNavigator.org - a resource to help you evaluate charitable organizations; also visit "GuideStar" and "CharitableChoices".
- Kids.gov - a government portal for kids; provides links to Federal kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.
- Zooish.com - a useful and interesting resource on anything about animals.
- Fundrace.org - access to data on political contributions.
- scorereviews.com - access the latest movie reviews and new related items.
- viamichelin.com - planning a trip to Europe; are you traveling by car? You will enjoy using this free resource to plot your routes. Register for free and then save time by saving your routes.
- PicturesOfPlaces.com - well organized resource with access to pictures of places around the world.
- chocophile.com - chocolate lovers will enjoy this online "world of chocolate"!
- US-CERT warns against using Internet Explorer - issued 6-29-2004 - U.S. government's Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is warning Web surfers to stop using Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser. If you are concerned an alternative may be Mozilla's next generation Web browser called "FireFox".
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