Saturday, November 30, 2002
Holiday Toy Recall Checklist The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is alerting consumers that they may have bought children's items that have since been recalled.
Friday, November 29, 2002
1st Sedation Dentist - National Directory of Sedation Dentist - Anxiety Free Dentist - Sleep Dentist. Click here for a great Sedation Dentist in your town!
Make Stuff - The 'You Can Make It' site for crafts, hobbies, entrepreneurs and people who just like to make stuff! We've got all kinds of recipes, formulas, craft projects and ideas that you can make yourself.
Census Finder - Links to all the FREE census online 10,412 links to free census online. We have compiled this directory of census links to help you locate free census records online.
Identity Theft: Cases and Scams If you are disputing fraudulent debts and accounts opened by an identity thief, the ID Theft Affidavit now simplifies the process. Instead of completing different forms, you can use the ID Theft Affidavit to alert companies where a new account was opened in your name.
Sunday, November 24, 2002
Outspoken senator questions Homeland Department "Osama bin Laden is still alive and plotting more attacks while we play bureaucratic shuffleboard," Byrd told the Senate. "With a battle plan like the Bush administration is proposing, instead of crossing the Delaware River to capture the Hessian soldiers on Christmas Day, George Washington would have stayed on his side of the river and built a bureaucracy."
News: Google, Amazon take lead in Web services Amazon, Google and other Web companies have begun giving developers direct access to their databases so developers can create their own "front doors" and other paths to information, such as book listings and search results. These custom APIs (application programming interfaces) allow developers to tailor such content to their specific needs.
Link-Up Digital — November 15, 2002: College Classes Online Have you considered going to college via the Internet? Of course, you have. Why wouldn’t you want to cozily sip a cup of coffee, bathrobe tied loosely around your waist, while earning higher-education credits for business or pleasure? This article will show you how to get started.
Business 2.0 - Magazine Article - Google's Next Runaway Success But AdWords Select's real genius is the unheard-of value it provides to advertisers. They pay for actual clicks on their advertisements, not each appearance of the ad.
Saturday, November 23, 2002
The Internet Report: Teaching Kids To Surf For Themselves - Scene_1 So it's important for parents to spend time with their children when they are surfing the Internet to help them find what they are looking for and read to them if need be -- as well as protect them from inappropriate content.
Self-service library opens in Sengkang - NOV 24, 2002 There will be no service counters and only one staff librarian will be based there; volunteers will help run the place.
American Libraries: News for November 25, 2002 The homeland security legislation passed by the Senate November 19 includes a provision that gives greater latitude to providers of Internet services—including libraries—to turn over information about their users if they believe an emergency situation exists.
DDN | Piqua’s library has to flesh out its own Web site Oda said he never gave much thought to the library's name — named 70 years ago for businessman Leo Flesh, who donated the money for the library's current location. But Net Nanny, a filter the library uses on all the children's department computers, did not care much for "flesh" linked to "public."
CNN.com - Hot laptop burns scientist's penis - Nov. 22, 2002 Laptops have always been a hot item but a 50-year-old scientist did not realise to what extent until he burned his penis.
Friday, November 22, 2002
Vanguard - Test Your Investment Knowledge Some 1,000 investors completed the 20-question 2002 Vanguard/Money Investor Literacy Test in May and achieved a mean score of 40%, which is a modest improvement over the 37% score on a similar test administered by Vanguard in 2000. Take our test and see how you measure up!
Google Directory - Recreation > Travel > Transportation > Air > Consolidators Cut-rate airline tickets
Esquire : The Father of Freebay Craigslist is ugly. It is ranks of pale-blue links on a field of gray. No pictures, no icons, no banner ads. Yet under the watchful eye of demiurge Craig Newmark, craigslist.org has become the single most useful commerce site on the Internet.
Saturday, November 16, 2002
Full Text Databases Thank you for visiting the Free Resources portion of our site. This section allows librarians to tap into some valuable information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are three main components included in this section, each of which is updated on a regular basis.
US Supreme Court to decide library Net filtering case The high court is not likely to decide the case until next year.
Shoddy search prevents worker success - Tech News - CNET.com According to the study, titled "Designing Usable Intranets," the group estimates that a poorly designed intranet can cost an average company with 10,000 employees $15 million per year in lost productivity.
Google Directory - Arts > Literature > Electronic Text Archives Electronic Text Archives
Friday, November 15, 2002
Yahoo! News - Michael Jackson Turns Up Late for Calif. Court Case Web services said the close-up pictures -- a rare glimpse of Jackson off-stage -- were some of the most viewed of the last 24 hours.
A World of Books: Annotated surveys of noteworthy books (Library of Congress) A World of Books is a series of annual pamphlets first started in 1998. Each year the Library's foreign area specialists identify some of the most important and interesting books published abroad that an American public may have overlooked.
Study Finds Expectation of Humor Has Biological Effect on Body Yes, even looking forward to a happy, funny event increases endorphins and other relaxation-inducing hormones as well as decreases other detrimental stress hormones, a UC Irvine College of Medicine-led study has found.
Wednesday, November 13, 2002
WbW White Paper: Information (and E-mail) Overload We know SPAM - mass commercial e-mail from outside that clogs up our inbox. But alongside SPAM we're seeing something equally time-wasting and annoying, again named after a popular canned food.
Posted by JCK at 13.11.02
Saturday, November 09, 2002
HealthChoices -- report cards to help you compare and choose health plans Look for the NCQA seal of approval and use our free Health Plan Report Card to find the best health plan for you and your family.
ebrary: News & Events: Press Release The new Bowker-ebrarian research database—accessible from booksinprint.com® and globalbooksinprint.com®—will provide simultaneous, multi-user access to a searchable collection of full text from more than 13,000 books and other authoritative content derived from 130 of the world’s leading publishers.
Magazines to publish on tablet PC - Tech News - CNET.com Six major magazine publishers, including Forbes and the New Yorker, plan to don a new image for tablet PCs, creating digital facsimiles of their periodicals
Friday, November 08, 2002
Online job listing an ID theft scam The scam is thorough, and sinister. The form Jim showed MSNBC.com even asked applicants to supply a four-digit number that would act as a password, promising access to a special Web site full of potential company projects. The request sounds innocent enough, but it’s clearly designed to take advantage of the fact that most people use the same passwords for all their personal accounts, so any 4-digit number supplied by an applicant would likely double as the PIN attached to their debit card.
Sunday, November 03, 2002
Gale ReferenceLink Brings Dialog Back to Public/Academic Library Market The newly announced Gale ReferenceLink will offer approximately 50 databases out of Dialog’s more than 600, plus some 1,500 full-text sources from an abridged version of Dialog NewsRoom. The product will employ a single user-friendly interface that emulates Gale’s own InfoTrac interface.
Business 2.0 - Web Article - Grokker's Million-Dollar View Grokker takes categorized search results or other metadata XML documents, for example, or results from catalogs like Amazon (AMZN) or the Open Directory Project) and presents them in a gorgeous display of colored circles, which show the categories that the results fit into...But if you want Grokker, you'll have to pay for it. Even the buggy preview version will cost you $99.
Saturday, November 02, 2002
Martindale's Reference Desk: The Reference Desk: Calculators On-Line: Science A-Z Currently the Calculators On-Line Center contains "16,470" Calculators
PCWorld.com - Web Savvy: Read Any Good E-Books Lately? What e-book marketers didn't know, Joe Public could have told them right from day one. Almost no one wants to read a novel-length book on-screen--no matter whether it's on a handheld PC, a notebook, or a special e-book device.
BW Online | October 30, 2002 | The Day the Net Nearly Choked Someone (or some group), somewhere -- exactly who remains unknown and at large -- activitated a command that told a still unclear number of computers to start bombarding the 13 root servers with so called ICMP (Internet control message protocol) messages.