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Humor

 

  • Go Comics (Daily updates of Universal Press Syndicates newspaper comic strips past and current appear here, plus selected web comics. You'll find everything from editorial cartoons Calvin & Hobbs strips to the work of up and coming cartoonist)
  • The Adventures of Dr. McNinja (In the tradition of revisionist, postmodern, deconstructed animated characters (we ain't talking Scooby Doo here) comes Dr. McNinja, a comic strip hero who can kick and medically treat ass, all within a few panels..)
  • Apple's Get a Mac Ads (Even the staunchest Windows supporter has to admit the new "Get a Mac" ads are pretty funny and contain at least a grain of truth. Twelve in all, they boast production values more suitable for YouTube and star John Hodgman of "The Daily Show" and Justin Long from "Ed.")
  • Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager 
  • The Ex-Girlfriend Project
  • Odd Todd (Highly creative page.  Cartoons featuring the trials and tribulations of a someone laid off in the tech industry.)
  • Gullible Info 
  • The Onion (Billed as "America's Finest News Source".   Check it out and decide for yourself.)
  • AdFlip.com (Billing itself as the "largest archive of classic print ads," Adflip hits the online trifecta: clean design, fun attitude, and great content.)
  • Brain of Brian  (Comical quotes, entertaining games, funny philosophies, adlibs, top 10 lists, useless facts, etc.)
  • LaughNet Home Page
  • The Darwin Awards
  • BBC News Monty Python Page
  • Atari Age
  • Snafu University
  • Clientcopia
  • OEDILF (The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form. There once was a site that attempted--for each word and nothing exempted--a limerick using a term of your choosing how brilliant--or maybe demented. )
  • Boing Boing (This is an ongoing web blog that has daily postings about life in general. You'll be amazed, fascinated, and surprised at all the items of interested that are posted to this site.)
  • Now Not Starring....  (Ever wonder what "Some Like It Hot" would have been like with Mitzi Gaynor instead of Marilyn Monroe? Yeah, neither did we. But that doesn't mean you can't waste countless hours mousing through this catalogue of movie stars and the roles they turned down, auditioned for, got fired from, or didn't get.) 
  • Huh? Corp (Does anyone really know what they're doing? At Huh Corp, not only are they clueless about business, they come out and say so. This parody site riffs on corporate America's obsession with nonsensical buzz words by giving visitors a fake consulting company that dares to tell the truth. Huh Corp's strategy: "Convince clients that we do stuff they can't do themselves.")

 

Music, TV and Movies

 

  • ReverbNation ReverbNation is online music-marketing platform used by over one million artists — plus managers, record labels, and venues — to grow their reach, influence, and business across the Internet. The site provides free and affordable solutions to individual artists and the music industry professionals that support them in the areas of web promotion, fan-relationship management, digital distribution, social-media marketing, direct-to-fan e-commerce, fan-behavior measurement, sentiment tracking, web-site hosting, and concert booking and promotion)
  • ShortCuts.com (Supermarkets are known for their circulars filled with discount coupons, but customers should check out shortcuts.com before they go food shopping. It lets you download electronic coupons right onto your grocery loyalty or frequent shopper savings card. There are no paper coupons to clip and it's free.
    You can look at what items are being discounted and plan your meals around them. You also can stock up on some things that are on sale. And coupons you don't use stay on your card and you can use them any time until they expire.)
  • LinuxTV
  • Hulu
  • SciFi World
  • BBC America
  • All Time 100 Albums (Naming the all-time greatest albums is always a dangerous proposition. Countless road trips, office friendships, and family holidays have been ruined by an unfortunate walk down this path. Inviting endless argument, TIME has bravely stepped up and declared its musical picks by decade.)
  • YouTube (Founded in February 2005, YouTube is a consumer media company for people to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. Founded by early commerce pioneers of PayPal, YouTube allows people to easily upload, tag, and share personal video clips.)
  • Launch (Great for people with broadband connections.  View the latest music video's online.)
  • B-Movie Central 
  • Masters of Cinema 
  • Movies at Yahoo.Com
  • IFilm
  • Record Store Review
  • Upcoming Movies
  • MovieWeb
  • Mobsters.TV
  • Kung Fu Science 
  • Savage Cinema (This site honors the gruesome, the violent, and the just plain weird movies we've all stumbled upon during sleepless nights in front of the tube.)
  • HardRock Cafe Online (Want some Hendrix with those fries?)
  • CDBaby (Website dedicated to independent singers and bands. Performers send their material to CDBaby, who screen it for quality prior to posting it on their site.  Great service to up and coming musicians waiting for their big break.)

 

Sports

 

  • OurGame Magazine Online magazine dedicated to women's soccer. The objective is to further the popularity of women's soccer around the world. Articles cover collegiate, amateur and professional leagues dedicated to the women's game
  • LiveSoccer TV
  • BigFooty
  • ScotZine - The Home for Scottish Football
  • Planet Rugby
  • IndyCar  (Official web site of the Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series. The League consists of two series, the premier IndyCar Series (usually considered synonymous with the Indy Racing League), whose centerpiece is the Indianapolis 500, and the Firestone Indy Lights Series, which is a developmental series for the IRL.)
  • Racerchicks ("Racerchicks" are the women out there that choose to live their dream. They may be your mother, sister, aunt or friend...but one thing is for sure, they are mentors to all young girls out there. Whether they race open wheel or sedans, four wheels or two, we cheer them on!)
  • Arsenal America (Arsenal America was born in August of 2001 after several Arsenal fans wondered aloud if there was a supporters' club for Arsenal FC in the United States. After some checking around it became evident that there wasn't one. A few days later the idea of Arsenal America was born. Site features news, rumors and information for Arsenal fans.)
  • World Baseball Classic (The World Baseball Classic is a baseball event that will feature many of the best players in the world competing for their home countries and territories for the first time ever. This tournament will give fans around the world a chance to see baseball in an exciting and compelling new format.)
  • Sports Illustrated Photo Gallery (For years, the crack team of photographers at Sports Illustrated has crouched courtside, hovered in the bleachers, and wallowed in the mud to bring us image after image of professional athletes knocking themselves -- and each other -- out in the pursuit of victory. Gathered in picture galleries that cover events from the Breeders' Cup to the World Cup, these photos capture the joy, the excitement, and the violence of sports.)
  • SportsColumn.com (Aiming to be a "revolution in sports journalism," the site gives fans with a keyboard and Internet connection the chance to turn their ardor into articles. From the dried-up Lakers to Junior's return to glory, what you write (and read) is up to you. It's a great place for aspiring sports journalists to exercise their adverbs, and a great outlet for sports freaks to cry, moan, and rage.)
  • European Football Stadiums Page
  • LogoServer
  • Aaron's Baseball Blog
  • Ice Hockey Retrospective
  • PointMe.To/Soccer (Links to various pages dedicated to U.S. Soccer)
  • Pulse (From ESPN Magazine)
  • The Sporting News
  • NFL (National Football League Home Page)
  • CFL (Canadian Football League Home Page)
  • Australian Rules Football Site
  • E-Lacrosse (Web-based magazine dedicated to Lacrosse)
  • Baseball Links (A one-stop resource for baseball-related links!)
  • NBA Home Page
  • NHL Home Page
  • Major League Soccer Home Page
  • Sportsline

 

Resources on the web...

 

  • AncientX (If you find ancient mysteries fascinating then you will enjoy this website. It explores the possibility that early mankind was scientifically enhanced tanks to the interventions from extraterrestrial beings. You will find quite a few nonsensical conspiracy theories here, too, but its all in fun. Source PC World)
  • BuzzFeed (The site specializes in all kinds of fascinating factoids which are updated on a daily basis. It is not a news site, but you should visit it daily, lest you miss irresistible  gems highlighting celebrity missteps, adorable animals, and human absurdities. Source: PC World .)
  • Co Exist (This Fast Company site reports on groundbreaking innovations, from 3D-printed houses to paint-on solar panels. It has a clean, simple design, and a continuous roll of news stories with photography)
  • Compass Green Project Compass Green is a fully functional greenhouse built in the back of a box truck that grows vegetables and herbs and is powered by waste vegetable oil. We teach practical farming tools and raise awareness on sustainability through presentations, workshops, and greenhouse tours at schools, camps, organizations and communities. Our curriculum is focused on Bio-intensive methods of sustainable farming—producing the maximum yields with the minimum amount of resources.
  • The 911Monument
  • Irish Pubs Directory  (Irish Pubs are internationally renowned as the most lively spots in any city. Full of party atmosphere they attract Irish and non-Irish alike. And on The Irish Pubs Directory you'll find a growing directory of Irish pubs. Whether you're looking for somewhere in your own town, or travelling and want to find somewhere to go then be sure to check here first. They not only list Irish pubs but also let visitors offer their views on every one. If you find it useful then be sure to add your own reviews!)
  • Deadliest Catch (Deadliest Catch is a documentary-style reality television series that documents the events aboard fishing boats in the Bering Sea during the Alaskan king crab and Opilio crab fishing seasons. The Aleutian Islands port of Dutch Harbor (located in Unalaska, Alaska) is the base of operations for the fishing fleet. The show is named Deadliest Catch because the crew of these boats are at a high risk of injury or death.)
  • Dvice (Sponsored by the SciFi channel in the U.S., this website features articles about potential future devices or applicatoins which may be used in every day life---some day. Also features news updates and stories covering technology.)
  • Unusual Hotels of the World (After years of vacation and business travel, we're sure of one thing: Hotels are a little boring. Some boast spas and indoor pools. But when have you ever considered sending your family a postcard of your hotel? This site encourages you to find unique places to stay based on location, budget, theme, or the elusive "wow!" factor. With categories ranging from igloos to lighthouses to caves, it can be easy to plan a vacation around unusual hotels.)
  • Ancient Writings Unveiled!  (On August 4, 2006, modern scientific tools at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory will be used to uncover the original letters and diagrams of a 1000-year-old Archimedes text.)
  • PodTech PodTech (Network is a network of audio and video podcasts for influencers and leaders in the global technology and media industries. Their roster of programs can be easily experienced on a personal computer or portable media player.)
  • A Girls Guide to City Life (This all-female site has reporters posted to municipalities as far-flung as Chicago, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, and Hong Kong, where they are busy bellying up to the chicest bars, spas, and boutiques, and then telling all.)
  • Volunteer Match
  • Hardy-Boys.com
  • Gas Price Watch
  • Old Superstitions
  • Slice (Dedicated to NYC's many pizzerias, it boasts numerous entries on the subject of one of America's favorite foods. Eschewing franchise pizza and Chicago-style, this ode to the delectable thin crusts of the city's finest establishments will leave your mouth watering.)
  • World Conflict Map For a lesson on conflicts of the past 100 years, this site from the Nobel e-Museum is essential in gaining historical perspective. Launch the map and you'll find a little flame icon for every large-scale war. Mouse over an icon for a description of the conflict.
  • Virtual Egyptian Museum 
  • Hunley Memorial Page
  • NASA Sun-Earth Viewer 
  • Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Exhibition
  • BAM (Body And Mind) (BAM! Body and Mind is an online destination for kids created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Designed for kids 9-13 years old, BAM! Body and Mind gives them the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices.)
  • Wright State University Archive Page
  • Changing the Face of Medicine
  • International Catalogue of Superheroes
  • This Is Broken (The old cliche goes, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. The new thinking is, if it is broke, submit it to This Is Broken, site created to "make businesses more aware of their customer experience, and how to fix it." This project invites consumers to voice their complaints about everything from oxymoronic mineral water to contradictory signs in bathroom stalls. )
  • Geology of Mars
  • UFO Artwork (The author has collected photos of objects going back thousands of years that seem to show visits from extraterrestrials. )
  • WatchBlog (WatchBlog is a multiple-editor weblog broken up into three major political affiliations, each with its own blog: the Democrats, the Republicans and the Third Party (covering everything outside the two major parties.)
  • National Do Not Call Registry (Millions of Americans have added their telephone number to this database, which telemarketing companies will have to download and stop calling after October 2003 )
  • Nation Master (You probably weren't aware the little country of Andorra has no unemployment, nor does it have any broadcast TV channels. And you might be interested to learn that the fastest growing country in the world is also the world's newest country. You'll find these little-known statistics, as well as other interesting facts and current trends illustrated in bar-graph form on this web site based on the latest CIA World )
  • UBoat.Net (Great site that provides a history of the UBoat battles that took place during World War II. Provides in depth historical information about the boats and the men who served on them.)
  • WeatherBug (Considered on the best tools available for getting the latest information on weather. Software client that provides real time updates on weather in your area.)
  • Bad Astronomy
  • Explore Mars Now
  • Invention at Play
  • Idiom Site
  • Google
  • 100 Words (Some short stories aren't always short. If you're not ready to delve into pages of prose, I suggest you chew on these bite-sized chunks of writing at 100 Words. As the site states, "some are poems, some are stories, some are diaries, some are fiction, some are nonsense." )
  • Old-Computers.com (If you really want to get an idea how far we've come with computing power over the last few decades, check out this website.)
  • The Northern Lights (Fire in the sky. Aurora Borealis. Northern Lights. You don't need to travel to the Arctic Circle to see this fascinating display of colored lights in the night sky -- scan the skies with the help of this comprehensive site.)
  • ParentsTalk
  • CycleJumpers
  • Computers for Schools (Program designed for individuals or corporations to donate computers or computer peripherals to schools.)
  • American's Library
  • Poker Page (Excellent resource on the game.)
  • Bartleby.com (Great literature online.)
  • CafeMom (Dedicated to the toughest job in the world!)
  • Kissing Tips
  • PointMe.To (Directory of some of the best sites on the web on a variety of subjects.)
  • SETI at Home (Download this software and your PC can help in the search for extra-terrestrial life! )
  • James Bond Website (Resource for fans of the movie spy!)
  • Jalopy Journal (Great resource on old cars!)
  • AllExperts.com (Ask various experts questions about just about everything!)
  • Wacky Uses (Lists all sorts of crazy, or wacky, uses for every day objects!)
  • Ask Jeeves (Adds a whole new dimension to web searching!)
  • US Postal Service ZIP Code Page
  • Kelley Blue Book
  • The CDT Privacy Demo Page (Just how private is your web surfing?)
  • Mapquest (Need directions to *anyplace*? Check this site out!)
  • The Monster Board (Source for jobs and employment)
  • Terraserver (Get satellite photo's from multiple locations on Earth!)

 

Misc. Sites...

 

  • The Color
  • Birding Babylon (Follow the birding blog observations from a soldier's tour in Iraq as well as recounted wildlife sightings from others stationed and working in Iraq.)
  • Leonardo da Vinci's Animated Illustrations  (Forget da Vinci's code, his notebooks are mind-boggling enough. And now that the Victoria and Albert Museum has translated nine of his drawings into mini-movies for a major exhibit of his books, the animated results are amazing. A human heart throbs, a church rises from the ground, and a beam of light moves slowly across a man's face.)
  • Doodles, Drafts, and Designs 
  • Converse Gallery
  • Thinking Machine 4
  • America in the 1930's (The American Studies Department at the University of Virginia presents this smart, punchy, and highly accessible collection of multimedia scholarship focusing on the Depression.)
  • DNA50
  • Got Mead? (Information about Making and Buying Mead (Honey Wine). Mead resources for the mead enthusiast. Find recipes, suppliers, mead makers, commercial meaderies, instruction, links to hundreds of mead web sites, tips, and more.)
  • GreatBoyfriends.com (Interesting site: women post information about their current or former boyfriends online for others to see. In some cases the lucky man receives a positive review from their former girlfriend.  But, in other cases.)
  • ArtRing
  • A Day In The Life (The concept of this site is simple enough: present the work of a new photographer by posting one snapshot every day for a week. The result is an intricate composite of photos with a unique perspective on the world.)
  • Segway HT (Human Transport) Page (Find out about this new device from one of the world's foremost inventors. Page tells what "It" is all about.)
  • PhotoCartoonist
  • Live Journal (Website that enables people to set up online journals of their lives for everyone to see. )
  • Android World
  • 1000 Journals Project (Follows the circuitous routes of 1,000 blank journals across the globe. Each journal comes with a simple set of instructions: add your own artistic statement, then pass it on. Or better yet, leave it in a public space .)
  • OverStock.com (Ever wonder what happens to the inventory of a 'dot com' that goes out of business? These guys have some great bargains available!)
  • 20Questions (See if the computer can answer your question!
  • Womens Wire
  • Classmates.com (Use this site to find people you went to school with!)
  • The Wedding Channel (Great site if you need information or advice for the planning of a wedding, or looking for some tips on good spots to honeymoon!)
  • Steamboats Web Site! (Enjoy the nostalgia of the Mississippi paddlewheel steamboats and the Grand Old South: picture gallery, reportage, exploratorium, and links.)
  • The Virtual Bar
  • Healthy Ideas
  • Readers Digest
  • Mystery Net (A different murder mystery each week!)
  • CNet Central Page
  • Carlos Coloring Book
  • Miramax Motion Pictures Home Page
  • TicketMaster Online
  • The Daily View (Something for the ladies and gents!)

 

Favorite Personal Home Pages

 

 

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