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By Curt Davis - October 09, 2000 (From the Interesting Stuff Newsletter)

7MetaSearch is a meta search site that claims to consistently find the most relevant sites faster. 7MetaSearch Searches all top-rated search engines simultaneously, rewarding TOP 10 awards to all web sites appearing in the top 10 positions of each search engine and placing the sites with the most awards on the top of the return list.

Logophilia is "The Word Lover's Web Site!" If you ever find yourself at a loss for words... these great tools can help! The Word Spy, Words About Words, Word Prospector, Daily Word Prospector, WordPlay, The Word Arranger, The Crossword Companion and The Jargon File:

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Web Site has as its mission to research why motor vehicle crashes happen and educate the public about how to avoid problems on the road. Useful information is available to everyone who uses the road -- pedestrians, cyclists, children, drivers young and old, school bus passengers, school safety patrols, and more.

JournalismNet is a great resource - one of the better places I have stumbled on in quite a while! The focus at JournalismNet is obviously news, but you will find all sorts of search references, resources and tools too. So whether your interest is news, search tools, finding people, finding facts or checking out the breaking news from around the world - JournalismNet is a good place to look!

If you want to go straight to the news search page - this direct link will get you there:

Here is a place for the gals... is the Search Directory for Women Online with comprehensive links on all topics relevant to women with lots of links and information

Berkeley's Finding Information on the Internet: A TUTORIAL has been around for a while... However, even if you know about this place you should stop by because the site has been newly revised this fall! Finding Information on the Internet includes some of the best internet tutorials, information on WWW searching, suggestions for choosing the best search tools or engines and much more!

The Getty Vocabulary Program builds, maintains, and disseminates vocabulary tools for the visual arts and architecture. The vocabularies produced by the Getty are the Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT), the Union List of Artist Names (ULAN), and the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN).

Keith Londrie's Info-Resource is a weekly newsletter that provides sources of free or low cost sources of information. I have subscribed to Keith's newsletter for a long time and always pickup a tip or tidbit when I read the Info-Resource.

Mailshell is a free service that prevents junk and easily allows you to find and subscribe to your favorite lists. Mailshell stops junk accurately and automatically through its unique filtering technology. The Mailshell system generates a unique email address for each list to which you subscribe and delivers only the messages you choose to receive. I haven't used this service myself, but it looks interesting!

Well, I guess that's about enough Interesting Stuff for now... :)

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