I thought I would start this time with a VERY COOL resource - Maps of
the web is a fun way to find what you are looking for! Map.net is the
first visual web search engine / directory - a map of the Internet
providing intuitive, fun navigation and relevant search results. Be
sure to take the 2 minute drill - you will be amazed with this great
I have been waiting to mention this revolutionary website, but the
launch date is later this month so I want to mention it now...
America's Chronicles is a really great Historical Newspaper Project -
More Than 300 Years of American Life will be Digitized As Original
Page Images - More than 20,000 community newspapers, some long out of
print, have recorded American life since the 17th century...
America's Chronicles promises to be an extremely valuable resource!
ICYouSee is a self-guided World Wide Web tour and training page.
ICYouSee has a lot of great information and answers questions like -
What Can You Do on the World Wide Web? And What Can You Do That's
Actually Useful? How Can You Find Anything? and Is the WEB a Good
News Research has World News, all the top stories from world online
news services - Global news providing up to date stories on current
events and the latest on business, entertainment, environment, sport,
health, human rights, fashion, travel and women. Search top news,
breaking news, television, headlines and radio sites. A great news
The PowerPoint FAQs webpage is a handy resource for everyone that
uses (or would like to use) PowerPoint. Get your questions about
PowerPoint answered here. You will also find additional PowerPoint
help resources too.
Here is a great place for the kids... The WhiteHouseKids website
Provides educational information geared for children about the
President, the White House, and the President's pets and animals,
Spotty, Barney, India and Ofelia.
The "Tool Kit for the Expert Web Searcher" is a great set of research
tools that everyone will find valuable! If you are tired of endless
lists of Web search tools that give you no guidance as to which ones
to use you will be happy to bookmark this resource!
Calculator.com has Online calculators for everything. Some solve
problems, some satisfy curiosity. All of them are Interesting
The Glossarist is a searchable directory of thousands of glossaries
and topical dictionaries containing terms and definitions on hundreds
of subjects. Alan Harrell recently posted this resource to Netsites,
but this place is such a great resource I wanted to mention it here
BTW - you can find out more about Netsites here if you are interested
here. Netsites posts more interesting sites every day than any other
The University of Michigan Documents Center is a *fantastic*
statistical reference and referral point for government information,
whether local, state, federal, foreign or international! Its web
pages are a reference and instructional tool for government,
political science, statistical data, and news.
I always enjoy great weather sites and Weatherbase is just that!
Weatherbase offers records and averages, climatology and historical
weather for 16,434 cities worldwide, searchable by city, state,
country or ZIP code.
Family Choice is a website that is suitable for the entire family -
Family's Choice primary goal is to provide safe Internet access for
families by proactively filtering out sites inappropriate for
Boxmind is an online education consultancy that assists academic
institutions and corporations to exploit the full potential of the
electronic delivery of educational material. You can use Boxmind's
online library without registering, but Registration is free and
provides added features.
Be sure to view the tutorial to get the most out of Boxmind!
Tax Interactive (TaxI) is a fun, informative website courtesy of the
kinder, gentler IRS. The goal of TAXinteractive is to educate
teenagers about the U.S. tax system, the effect of taxes on their day-
to-day lives, and new electronic ways to file tax returns. After
browsing through some of the material, I think everyone will find
some "Interesting Stuff" at TaxI.
Visoo is a very cool image search engine. A family filter is
available and you can search for people and banners and limit your
search to color or black and white. You can even specify a file
format. Definitely worth checking out!
TRAVELfusion is a Route planner for comparison travel by car, ferry,
train, coach and air, including low-cost and cheap airline tickets
A related travel resource, TRAVELmeet, is a travel bulletin board
for sharing your worldwide experiences on cheap travel and trip
planning, for lift sharing, finding a travel companion and for
recommending your favorite journey.
Autopedia is an AUTOmotive encycloPEDIA, a complete Internet source
for automotive-related information, where consumers can find
information related to Autos, Boats, Trucks, Minivans, Motorcycles,
RVs and Sport Utilities.
Picosearch is a free search resource for folks with a webpage.
Picosearch provides a Free site search engine to search your web site
- No ads, no software and it's easy to install.
I mentioned Jeff Harrow's Rapidly Changing Face of Computers
before... Jeff Harrow has now struck out on his own as a technology
consultant, and The Harrow Group Web site will develop into the place
where Jeff shares continuing insights into the worlds of computing
SafeKids has been around for a while, but this place is worth a visit
if you haven't seen it! SafeKids has some great tips, advice and
suggestions to make your family's online experience fun and
Next time you need some clipart give "All Free Original Clipart" a
try. This place has over 30,000 Free Clipart Images, such as
animated gifs, icons, backgrounds, bullets, clip art, and pictures;
all free for you to download.
Timelines of History presents World History in timeline form from the
Big Bang. If you are interested in world history, you will find
Timelines in History interesting!
DisneySeek is the largest Disney only search engine on the web. There
are 935 sites for you to choose from. So if you (or your kids) are
interested in Disney - DisneySeek will be Interesting for you!
Ad Age Dataplace provides exclusive industry data as only Ad Age can.
Ad Age has lots of interesting information about brands and other
advertising data for various industries worldwide.
Plan Finder is the Internet's largest woodworking plan search engine -
4400 plans and counting! Plan Finder includes plans from over 30 web
sites. If you are interested in woodworking, Plan Finder is for you!
Well, I guess that's about enough Interesting Stuff for now... :)