Thursday, May 30, 2002

CNN.com - Bugs may control weather: Study - May 27, 2002 British scientists have launched a study to find out if airborne bugs in clouds control the Earth's weather.
Developing a Training Design A training design is a blueprint for a training event or experience. It is a detailed plan for what you will do, why you will be doing it, and the best ways to reach your training objectives. This document offers an eight-step model for designing an effective training event that meets the needs of participants and trainers alike
NACo - About Counties - U.S. Counties NACo collects information on counties, such as county officials, courthouse addresses, county seats, cities in a county.
DigitalFilms.com - Make Your Own Movie Unleash your creativity and make your digital film for free! Choose a background scene, characters, animated actions, dialog, introduction, and ending credits. Put your name as the producer and email the movie to your friends!
OhioBiz - Ohio Business Search Directory. Ohio Companies, Corporations, Organizations, Schools, Communities! Search Ohio business, community, organization, and school web sites!
Washtech.com RapSheets.com is among a new breed of info-brokers racing to roll up public records into mega-databases, and then using the Internet to sell personal information that historically has been hard to access.

Monday, May 27, 2002

USATODAY.com - Net box offices allow moviegoers to skip lines Net box offices allow moviegoers to skip lines
TPC.INT: Send a FAX by E-mail Send a FAX by e-mail
PayCheckCity.Com - Free Paycheck Calculators Paycheck tools
A 3RD Secret Message in a $20.00 bill! THIRD hidden picture has been found in the U.S. $20 dollar bill!

Sunday, May 26, 2002

Abyz News Links - Home - Newspapers and News Sources Your Gateway to Newspapers, News Media, and News Sources
The Register Citizen Replacing the old ladder system of late fees at the library is a new honor system called the 'Conscience Box', which allows patrons to pay late fees as they see fit.
Forbes.com "Even if Andersen is acquitted, there won't be any firm left," says Allan Koltin, president of the Chicago-based Practice Development Institute.
Md. libraries using online training About 100 librarians across Maryland's public library systems are using interactive online management training tools, which proponents say save time and are less expensive than traditional classroom training.
InstaPundit.Com "The New York Times of the bloggers."
Library Instruction Round Table Library Instruction Tutorials Welcome to the LIRT Research Committee's list of web based library instruction tutorials!
Grammar Hotline Directory - Writing Center at TCC The grammar hotline is a list of phone numbers or E-Mail addresses or Web sites which you can contact for answers to short questions about writing.
labs.google.com - Google Demos Google labs showcases a few of our favorite ideas that aren't quite ready for prime time

Thursday, May 23, 2002

Ultrapersonal PCs: You Gotta Get One There lurks, however, a new form factor that is eventually going to supplant slim-line notebooks—the so-called ultrapersonal computers, or tablet PCs.
Business 2.0 - Web Article - How to Live to Be 100 Here are 32 tips from a doctor's 20 years in medicine.
Washtech.com
House Approves Dot-Kids Internet Domain
News: Napster Sold For $8 Million Less than three days after Napster founder Shawn Fanning and CEO Konrad Hilbers said they were leaving the project for good, along comes Bertelsmann with an offer they couldn't refuse:
Buy Napster for $8 million; clear out the company's debt and hire back most of the key players.
Enterprise News -- Google, Dilbert Team Up for a Logo Redesign Those looking for a little humor in the normally starchy world of information technology (IT) need look no further than Google Inc. as Dilbert, an internationally-known cartoon office worker, appears this week on the home page of the search engine as part of a redesign quest.
Chat room rendezvous not so rare One recent study says about 1 in 10 teens admit they've followed through on a rendezvous with someone they first met in a chat room.
AMNews: Editorial - May 13, 2002. Online Rx: Be careful with Web prescriptions ... American Medical News A prescription that results from little or nothing more than filling out an online form -- and many offshore sites don't even require that -- is a serious and dangerous corruption of what medicine should be about
Online pharmacy by The Canadian Drugstore The Canadian Drugstore is the pioneer in providing a safe, reliable and lower cost mail order alternative for those burdened with high drug costs. Buy your prescriptions from Canada and save like thousands of other Americans.
MyDoc.com--Your Family's Health Care At Your Fingertips MyDoc is the first fully-integrated, 24-hour online healthcare service providing everything from physician-directed assessment and treatment recommendations to prescriptions and follow-up care for today's most common ailments.
Scientific American: Science and The Citizen : URLs in Urdu?: June 2002 INTERNATIONAL DOMAIN NAMES POSE A NEW SECURITY RISK
How spammers get your e-mail address Spammers harvest e-mail addresses from:
Airfares.com- Your discount travel specialist. Air ticket window shopping.
Funeral Consumers Alliance The Funeral Consumers Alliance is dedicated to a consumer's right to choose a meaningful, dignified, affordable funeral.

Saturday, May 18, 2002

Ownspot.com New Service Helps Small Business Get Online Ownspot.com Gives Small Business Owners an Edge, Offering expertise,Technology & Tools
New Search Engine KillerInfo.com Launches With Breakthrough Tool For Easy Searching KillerInfo.com (www.killerinfo.com) launched its new web search service, offering a powerful meta search tool that combines the results from multiple sources while simultaneously generating a list of relevant subject categories organized from the specific keyword(s) being searched.
SearchDay - Alexa Meets Google - 14 May 2002 Web navigation company Alexa has launched an intriguing new search engine powered by Google, offering powerful search tools with a number of unique twists.
See the Secret Message in a $20.00 bill! Coincidence or conspiracy? The new U.S. $20 dollar bill contains hidden pictures of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks!

Friday, May 17, 2002

AltaVista - Blended Help Pages For popular searches such as maps and weather, AltaVista provides relevant results from sources that are not normally available to search engines
HoustonChronicle.com - It's kinda touch-and-go New system lets Kroger shoppers pay with fingerprint
QuestionPoint Collaborative Reference Service QuestionPoint is a collaborative reference service the Library of Congress and OCLC worked together to develop, with input from participating members of the Global Reference Network (a group of libraries and institutions worldwide that are committed to digital reference.)
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online Now you can quickly search through detailed descriptions of close to 4,800 foundations and public charities that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.
Online, Inc. Acquired by Information Today, Inc. Information Today, Inc. (ITI; http://www.infotoday.com) announced today that it has acquired Online, Inc. (http://www.onlineinc.com) and its assets, including EContent and EMedia magazines and the Web Search University, Intranets, and Buying and Selling eContent conferences
FORTUNE - Looking For a Dot-Com Winner? Search No Further When Eric Schmidt left his job as CEO of Novell to run Google last year, the reaction in Silicon Valley could be summed up in one word: Huh?
CPPA, COPA, CIPA: Which Is Which? Because there has been some confusion about these laws and the legal actions challenging them, OIF has prepared a brief summary distinguishing them
The Smoking Gun: Archive This is a copy of a bizarre six-page manifesto, of sorts, written by Luke Helder and sent last week to a college newspaper in Wisconsin.
Poetry 180 - Home Page Poetry 180 is designed to make it easy for students to hear or read a poem each day of the 180 days of the school year.
ComicsPriceGuide.com - The Online Price Guide We average prices from lots of different sales in different areas, and we factor in valuations from experts in different fields of the industry. What you get is a scientific calculation (protected like the recipe for Coca-Cola®) that guides you in the valuation of each and every comic book
OxymoronList.com Contradictory words
LEXICOOL - Directory of Bilingual and Multilingual Dictionaries The directory currently has links to over 1000 translation dictionaries and glossaries.
Auto Lemon Law Information State By State Lemon Laws
Make A Shorter Link MakeAShorterLink in Your Language
TinyURL.com - where tiny is better! By entering in a URL in the text field below, we will create a tiny URL that will not break in email postings.
Flight Arrivals & Departures Arrival and departure info for commercial flights
CensusScope CensusScope is an easy-to-use tool for investigating U.S. demographic trends, brought to you by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN) at the University of Michigan.

Thursday, May 16, 2002

E-mail: Take It to the Web Web sites like Hotmail, HushMail, Mail.com, OneBox, Yahoo! Mail, and many others let you manage a personal e-mail account straight from a browser window. And you don't have to pay a penny.
At postal site, online service elicits no purr I found one service saved me neither time nor money. But it did serve up headaches.

Wednesday, May 15, 2002

The Day the Napster Died Napster, the software application that ignited the music file-trading frenzy, came to an apparent end on Tuesday after its board of directors nixed a sale that would have kept the company afloat.
ISP News -- RealNames Shuts Down, Blaming Microsoft RealNames Corp., a pioneering provider of an alternative to the domain-name system, said it would shut down, pinning the blame on Microsoft for declining to renew a key contract with the company.

Sunday, May 12, 2002

Independent News Warren Buffett, the legendary US investor, has launched a blistering attack on sloppy accounting, corporate greed and Wall Street investment banks, while warning that coming years will see poorer investment returns.
MLB.com - Condensed Games Watch every payoff pitch in about 20 minutes.
Family Message Center The Family Message project is a response to the many people from all over the world who have written us, expressing their fears for their families in a time when disaster can strike anyone, anywhere, unexpectedly.
This to That (Glue Advice) Because people have a need to glue things to other things
People Finder Guide: Public Records Lose sight of your witness? Want to collect but can't find the debtor? Unable to serve because of an old address? Public records like motor vehicle registrations, voter registrations, current bankruptcies, or property records may help you locate someone.
Census Bureau News County and City Data Book: 2000, released today by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau.
Vehicle Identification Number - VIN Numbers: Free online search for car or truck VIN numbers. Find information on auto decoders and DMV record links. Free online search for car or truck VIN numbers. Find information on auto decoders and DMV record links.
The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996 The 65,000 essential quotations that constitute this authoritative collection represent the research of 154 experts.
The Week The Week is a witty, informative, important, and completely indispensable digest of the best reporting and writing from the U.S. and international press. In just 40 pages, it will bring you up-to-date on what's happening at home and abroad, and what the experts are saying about it.
U.S. News: Newspaper book sections shrink; does anybody care? (5/13/02) Since advertising dollars went south more than a year ago, newspapers across the country have scaled back book sections–never known as ad magnets–in order to save on newsprint.
Guardian Unlimited Books | News | The top 100 books of all time Full list of the 100 best works of fiction, alphabetically by author, as determined from a vote by 100 noted writers from 54 countries as released by the Norwegian Book Clubs.

Saturday, May 11, 2002

Will Google, Yahoo renew their vows? - Tech News - CNET.com During the next few weeks, upstart Google and veteran Yahoo will be negotiating an extension of their two-year partnership. Under the original 2000 deal, which expires in June, Google powers the search engine for Yahoo, the leading Web portal.
Hoover's Online - Press Release: Hoover's, Inc. Expands Biographies And Advanced Search Tool On Hoover's Online Hoover's Online has expanded its executive biographies to include age, salary, bonus and company address, in addition to biography, name and title.
SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Business Those are some of the burning questions asked by users of AskEarth.com, a new Web site out of Carlsbad that sells answers to nearly every quandary.
Songfacts - Song Meanings This is were you can learn about the songs you listen to
InvoiceDealers InvoiceDealers makes car buying easy! Helping you buy a car is all we do, and we’ve worked hard to make the process just right. We’ve partnered with the finest auto dealers and buying services on the Internet to help you buy your next car… fast. We take pride in our site, which we think you’ll find to be among the quickest, easiest, and most efficient you’ve used. We respect your time and realize that you want to get the job done fast. So we let you!
GrownUp Camps ...the Internet's most comprehensive directory of adult camps and recreational experiences. Why should kids have all the fun?
Kids' Corner: Website Usability for Children (Alertbox April 2002) Our usability study of kids found that they are as easily stumped by confusing websites as adults. Unlike adults, however, kids tend to view ads as content, and click accordingly. They also like colorful designs, but demand simple text and navigation.
Welcome to OurDivorceAgreement.com Web-based tool to assist cooperative divorcing couples - who lack knowledge of the issues to be addressed during divorce - to create their own divorce agreement online!
Business 2.0 - Web Article - Will Watson Make Web Browsers Obsolete? While Watson is available to only a tiny portion of Mac users today -- those with OS X-compatible machines bought since March 2001 -- the way it gathers information from other websites and software programs is a precursor to the so-called Web services that everyone from Microsoft (MSFT) to IBM (IBM) to Sun Microsystems (SUNW) has been talking about ad nauseam.
Professional: Job Hunters Choose Favorites More than three-quarters (76 percent) of the 13.5 million adult visitors to the top 10 standalone career Web sites were exclusive to just one site
USATODAY.com - INS will use Internet for tracking foreign students Three of the 19 hijackers involved in the Sept. 11 terror attacks were in the United States on student visas.

Sunday, May 05, 2002

eLibrary - Research without Legwork Information and article archives
Microsoft Office Assistance Center Help with applications in Office
Log Cabin to White House? Not Any More Published on Sunday, April 28, 2002 in the Observer of London. At the very top of American society, incomes and wealth have reached stupendous proportions. The country boasts some three million millionaires, and the richest 1 per cent of the population hold 38 per cent of its wealth, a concentration more marked than in any comparable country.
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Saturday, May 04, 2002

The Internet: Blogging -- What Is It? Blogging is a 5-year-old grassroots movement on the Net in which people use specialized software to post short messages about everything under the sun, and especially about other information they've read on the Net.

Friday, May 03, 2002

Clinton Said to Want TV Talk Show Former President Bill Clinton met with NBC executives Wednesday in Los Angeles to discuss hosting his own talk show, according to several television sources.
LiveRef(sm): A Registry of Real-Time Digital Reference Services A Registry of Real-Time Digital Reference Services
URAC Health Web Site Accreditation View the list of URAC approved health Web sites
Alexa Web Search - In Association with Amazon.com In May of 2002 Alexa released Alexa Web Search and Alexa Toolbar version 6.5. By partnering with Google, Alexa has built a new kind of search engine, one that helps users collaborate and find the best sites, with less effort.
Yahoo launches advice site - Tech News - CNET.com The online portal company is launching a new advice site on Monday night that will pair customers seeking advice with self-described experts. The site, which will be powered by online advice company LiveAdvice, will replace Yahoo's homegrown experts site.
YIL | Feature America's Most Wired Cities...and Towns
MuseGlobal "The New York Public Library databases are extremely heavily used and the addition of the Muse product to enable broadcast searching of all our information sources from either home or within the library, is a significant enhancement to our services for the public", commented Susan Harrison, Associate Director for Technical and Computer Services.
Gale - Press Room - Infotrac GALE® ADDS THE NEW YORKER AND SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN TO PERIODICAL DATABASES
Yahoo! News - BBC Launches New Internet Search Engine The British Broadcasting Corporation launched a new Internet search engine Thursday, saying that 80 percent of UK Web users believed the current search options are not good enough.
Announcements - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Interactive Web site to support those who provide public access to technology
Electronic Journal Miner This site primarly includes ejournal sites as they are offered by the publisher. In general this site excludes ejournals that are embedded within aggregators (such as Northern Light, EBSCO, Bell & Howell ProQuest, Information Access Company and others).
Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook The mission of the Ohio Memory Project is to provide access to historical treasures of Ohio, bringing together primary sources from all parts of the state in an online scrapbook
The Webby Awards: 2002 Nominees The below list reflect the best 150 Web sites in 30 categories as selected by members of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. These nominees exemplify the very best that the Internet has to offer.
make stuff - Formulas for lotions, potions, concoctions and remedies you can make at home Home-made glow-in-the-dark ink, etc.
First Lines We have collected here the first lines of books we hope you will recognize as old acquaintances. Your challenge is to name the book given the first line.
Bookshare.org Thousands of books are available for download by members in accessible digital formats. Complete access to the collection for a full year is available to individuals with visual, reading or other print disabilities for a $50 subscription and one-time $25 set up fee.

Thursday, May 02, 2002

Knowledge Hound, The How-To Hunter! Knowledge Hound is the Web's biggest directory of free do-it-yourself tips and tutorials. From sports to cooking to computers and much, much more, we'll help you become one smart puppy!
MDhub.com Revolutionizing the Way Doctors and Patients Communicate. MDhub allows patients to send fax and email messages to their doctor, using the Little Blue Book Physician database directory, by entering your doc phone number. Every doctor (over 370,000) has a website already up and waiting for you to send your message. And since most practices do not use the Internet, messages are automatically delivered by FAX.
Curl Corporation A new language for simpler, speedier sites. Two computer scientists have developed Curl, an alternative to programming languages, called a content language.
Ticketmaster Because we're working with sports teams, Ticketmaster Marketplace is a sanctioned place for season ticket holders to sell tickets they can't use.
BookCrossing.com - Home - READ and RELEASE! You know the feeling you get after reading a book that speaks to you, that touches your life, a feeling that you want to share it with someone else? BookCrossing.com gives you a simple way to share your books with the world, and follow their paths forever more!
Online Newspapers Top Local News Source On Web This just in: Web surfers looking for local news on the Internet are most likely to visit online newspapers, beating out Yahoo [NASDAQ:YHOO], local television sites and America Online [NYSE:AOL].
Spyonit.com Spyonit keeps watch over the things you care about on the Internet and lets you know when there's something new to report via email, instant message, pager, web phone, Palm VIITM or a personal "My Spies" web page.