Okay, so this page still needs a lot of organizational work done, but feel free to see what's here...
The end game of most
car-buying sites is to push you into the arms
of a dealer. But at CarsDirect.com you can
select a make and model, compare rebates
and incentives, configure vehicle
specifications, arrange financing and make a
payment, all in one fell click.
CIVIC GUIDE GOVSPOT
Excellent gateway to a
host of useful government and civic sites.
Check your Social Security benefits. Find
out how much your neighbor paid for that
house five years ago. Learn how to change
your name. Remove yourself from junk-mail
lists. E-file your taxes.
DOING GOOD: NETWORK FOR GOOD
Finding a way to
be of service can be a full-time job, but
thanks to this site's Volunteer Search, you
can easily connect with a nonprofit that's
near you and needs your skills. A special
section highlights timely crisis-relief efforts.
Useful for planning
evening entertainment when you're out of
town. Get listings and program schedules for
theater, dance, classical music and opera
events in more than 1,500 U.S. and
Canadian cities. You can purchase tickets via
telephone with a credit card.
Everything one needs
for researching a family tree, including a free
database of 181 million ancestor names.
HEALTH HUB: WEBMD
Hard to beat for basic
medical info. Get the lowdown on the
condition that ails you, locate a doctor in
your area. You can also check out the drug
and herb directory for the latest news and
discoveries. Or consult MayoClinic.com.
U.S. DEPT. OF STATE
Even when the U.S.
isn't at war, it's a good idea to check whether
the government has issued any travel
warnings for the country you're headed to.
The site also posts global crime rates, traffic
reports and hospital ratings.
Gorp - Gorp
Clinicaltrials.gov - Clinical Trials
Web money: send or receive
payments via e-mail.
Manage your personal finances.
directions galore as well as maps
from around the world.
best recipe database.
Basic Technical Stuff:
How Stuff Works - This site is amazing! It has scores of articles about, well, how stuff works. Anything you've ever wondered about, is probably discussed here..
How Things Work - Similar site as above.
Whatis.com - Ever a hear a word or acronym, and think, what is that? This site defines a lot of the new words out there, especially technological words.
Webopedia - Another list of technical terms.
An atlas of cyberspace
CREATIVE WAY TO
Sodaplay - sodaplay
Internet Movie Database
A movie fan's dream: archives
include cast credits, actor and
director bios and movie trivia.
Comparison shop for
certificates of deposit, atm fees, home and
car loans, and more. The site collects
financial data, which it sorts geographically,
so you can find the best and most accessible
Advanced Technical Stuff:
Unix Tutorial - .
The PC Guide
Transistor applets - .
Browser colors - names, hex
Browser colors - hex
Search Engines and Sites:
Librarians' Index to the Internet
NY Times Navigator
Wisenut - WiseNut
NetCrawler Multi-Threaded Web Searcher
Nec citeseer for Citations