I thought I would begin this issue with an excellent resource for
finding people (both online and offline!). If you have ever wondered
how to research information to find someone, the tutorials here will
give you the information you need! Genealogy Classes has LOTS of
tips and strategies to help you with Genealogy research!
Internet Search FAQ - How to Find Information, People, Research Data
and Almost Anything Else on the Net was compiled originally for
writers, but there is a lot of great information here for everyone!
I stumbled across another pretty good meta search engine - Zworks...
The Zworks power search interface is one that is really easy to use
with lots of options and the results seem to be very good:
The Department of Labor has a very interesting guide about the Facts
on Working Women. "Women, Work, and Wages - HOW TO GET THE JOB AND
PAY YOU WANT"
Theinfo.com is another handy tool for anyone who searches the
internet. Perform your search on multiple sites at the same time.
Search specialized topics, such as news, movies, and recipes.
Art Spider is a Search Engine for the Arts. I haven't put the Art
Spider though any real tough search tests, but this one looks pretty
good on the surface!
Arizona Online Highways has a great webpage about Arizona - the
Grand Canyon State which was once thought to be an almost worthless
desert... Lots of great pics and information about the friendly
folks in Arizona (like me):
Subjex is an artificially intelligent dialogue based search engine
powered by the Subjex dialogue engine which refines search through
voice or text dialog with the user. This one looks very promising -
The Spider's Apprentice has a helpful guide to search engines... How
to get the most from search engines like AltaVista, Infoseek,
Excite, Webcrawler, Lycos, HotBot, and the Yahoo Directory.
The Directory of Computer Hardware contains extensive information
about computer hardware. There are also links to tutorials, sources
for drivers, product reviews and more.
EpGuides contains Episode Lists for over 1550 TV shows. Each list
contains titles and airdates. For over 375 shows there is a more
detailed episode guide containing guest stars and plot summaries. A
pretty cool place!
The Earth Observatory Library gives you access to reference materials
on everything found within the Earth Observatory. There is so much
interesting information here I can only suggest that you take some
time to check this place out!!!
UCLA has an interesting study about Surveying the Digital Future:
How the PC and Internet Are Changing the World. "Surveying the
Digital Future" is a plan to conduct the study of computers and the
Internet as well as successive technologies that should have been
conducted when television entered our lives."
Browser News Stats has lots of information about browsers and search
stats that I found interesting including Tips, the importance of
Search Engines, Which Search Engines are Most Used, and whether
Search Engines List Your Site:
also check out the Browser stats here:
As much as I try not to duplicate posts to NetSites, I gotta mention
the Encyclopedia Astronautica which is the most complete resource for
rockets, spacecraft launch vehicles, astronauts, cosmonauts,
spaceflight engines, space history and exploration. This website is
The JAIR Information Space was designed by the Information
Architecture project at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
The project seeks to observe and define design criteria, design
rationales, and design practice in spatial information design, to
discover principles that enable the design of principled information
spaces, and to implement spaces to test our findings.
NetGuide is your guide to doing more on the Internet. New sites,
best sites, live events, Internet tips and tricks -- everything you
need to know to get the most out of your online experience!
Here is a webpage that might come in handy... Every Rule in the
Universe Covers Sports, Board Games, Card Games, Kids Games, Computer
Games, Casino Games, TV Game Shows, Etiquette, Etc.
Well, I guess that's about enough Interesting Stuff for now... :)