Sunday, August 31, 2003
How Everyday Things are Made If you've ever wondered how things are made - products like candy, cars, airplanes, or bottles - or if you've been interested in manufacturing processes, like forging, casting, or injection molding, then you've come to the right place.
Kids.us launches On September 4, 2003 Finally, there's an Internet domain that parents and children can trust for educational and appropriate online fun: kids.us! All content on affiliated sites is thoroughly and regularly screened and monitored, making kids.us the most "youth-friendly" space on the Web.
Sunday, August 24, 2003
National Passport Information Center (NPIC) Expanded Service The public can obtain passport information by calling a toll-free telephone number.
Saturday, August 16, 2003
Friday, August 15, 2003
Proposal of the Physicians' Working Group for Single-Payer National Health Insurance The United States spends more than twice as much on health care as the average of other developed nations, all of which boast universal coverage. Yet more than 41 million Americans have no health insurance. Many more are underinsured.
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Sunday, August 10, 2003
Saturday, August 09, 2003
Sunday, August 03, 2003
A Google-like Portal of the World's Leading Scientists ISIHighlyCited.com calls itself "an expert gateway to the most highly influential scientists and scholars worldwide," using similar techniques to Google's PageRank to identify these intellectual leaders.
Music Downloading, File-sharing and Copyright: A Pew Internet Project Data Memo The struggle to enforce copyright laws in the digital age continues to be an uphill battle for content owners.
Techies by Necessity, Not by Choice As consumer electronics proliferate and consumers grow increasingly disenchanted with technical support operations (which routinely charge for calls), many people are discovering that whether they want to or not, they are developing more than a little technical proficiency.
Cosmo Popup Blocker Have you ever had an advertisement popup out of nowhere on your desktop while your surfing the web with Internet Explorer? We are guessing that most of you have :) Are you sick of these popups? Wevare sick of them too. Since IE doesn't provide the means to block them, we decided to build a tool to block these annoying buggers and share it with you completely free of charge with no obligation!
What does Yahoo's purchase of Overture mean for searchers? The consolidation leaves three major players in the search game -- Yahoo! (which now will own AltaVista and AlltheWeb, as well as Inktomi, which it bought earlier this year), Google (still privately financed, with no credible rumours on either acquisition or initial public offering), and Microsoft's MSN Search.