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Because life is not all business, on this page we bring you links to sites we find interesting or amusing.  Here you will find some really useful information ranging from reference libraries to quips, quotes, and even cartoons.  (Note:  we strongly caution against taking investment advice from cartoon characters.)

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Humor:

Dilbert Batemania Doonesbury
Creators Macnelly Offthemark
United Media Cagle Ucomics
The Norm Snoopy  

 

If you're a Tennis fan, as I am:

ATP Tour WTA Tour USTA
USPTA USPTR Tennis Magazine
Tennis Week U.S. Open Wimbledon
French Open Australian Open Davis Cup
1stserve.com TennisOne The Tennis Channel
International Tennis Federation Masters Series (formerly Super 9 events) Beaver Brook Tennis Club (Danbury, CT)
Nick Bollettieri    

 

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For Golfers:

 

PGA USGA The Masters
Golf.com Golf Magazine Golf Digest
The Golf Channel Golf Link  

 

Sports in general:

CBS SportsLine Sports Illustrated ESPN
The National Football League Superbowl The Sporting News
NBA    

 

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Publications and Media:

 

National Geographic Kiplinger's Forbes
PBS The Drudge Report Businessweek

 

For the techie:

 

PC Magazine   ZDNet CNet
Comdex Geek Slashdot
Walt Mossberg Tucows Techweb
SearchEngineWatch Answers That Work Cookie Central
Network-Tools Webopedia Process Library
The Anti-Spam Portal Snopes  

 

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Bridge, Chess, and other games:

 

American Contract Bridge League OKBridge e-Bridge
BridgeWorld Bridge Base Great Bridge Links
BridgeToday GameKnot (chess) ChessLab
Swan Games (Bridge) USChess ChessHere
It's Your Turn  (various) Backgammon Scrabble
  BrainFood RP Bridge

 

For the weather:

 

The National Weather Service    
Accuweather The Weather Channel Intellicast

 

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If you like satellite photos, try these Space sites:

 

NASA (home) SpaceImaging NASA Photojournal
Mars Jupiter Saturn
Hubble Space Telescope Hubble Heritage HubbleSite
Earth & Sky Space.com Comets & Meteors
Malin Space Science Systems Nat'l Optical Astronomy Observatories Astrophysics at University of Arizona
Learn What's UP Planetary Society Large Binocular Telescope

 

Science:

U.S. Geological Survey Volcano Exploratorium
Fourmilab Scripps Institution of Oceanography Windows on the Universe
Science@NASA Dinosaurs ENature
Genetic Science Learning Center 
(U. of Utah)
Harvard/Smithsonian Sky Information  

 

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Health:

 

National Library of Medicine (Nat'l Institute of Health) Healthfinder  (U. S. Dep't. of Health) National Institutes of Health
Center for Science in the Public Interest The AMA and other Medical Associations:  Medem.com U. S. Food & Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation & Research
Harvard Health Mayo Clinic Intelihealth
MedicineNet WebMD U. of Iowa's Virtual Hospital
Framingham Heart Study Merck Manual Medicare
PDRHealth SafeMedication Healthopedia
Clinical Trials Center for Drug Eval & Research Gray's Anatomy
Compare Hospitals US Dept. Health & Human Svcs Check Nurse Credentials
Check Dr. Board Certification    

 

Travel and Maps:

Fodor's NYToday NY.com
Citysearch National Parks Mapquest
Maps On Us Rand McNally Michelin
AOL Cityguide Restaurant Row U. S. State Dep't.
Airport Guide Currency Converter State Tourism Depts.
Distance Calculator AAA Virtual Tourist
Bed & Breakfast    

 

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For the art lover:

Museum of Modern Art Guggenheim Museum American Museum of Natural History
Metropolitan Museum of Art Sotheby's Christie's
The Louvre International Council of Museums Artcyclopedia
The Getty Museum The Hermitage  

 

Genealogical research:

 

Ellis Island Records One-Step Search of Ellis Island Familyseach
Cyndi's List Nat'l Archives & Records Admin RootsWeb Search
Census Online Olive Tree Genealogy  

 

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Legal questions:

 

Find Forms FreeAdvice Lawyers.com
USLaw.com    

 

Reference sources:

 

Reference Desk   American Heritage Dictionary Merriam-Webster Dictionary
InfoPlease Your Dictionary  Roget's Thesaurus
Encyclopedia Britannica Library of Congress Yale University Library
Librarian Without Walls The Internet Public Library Librarian's Index to the Internet
Atomic Clock Calculators Holidays
Acronym Finder FactCheck Politifact

 

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Government Sites:

 

The Official U.S. Gov't Website U. S. Government Printing Office U. S. Postal Service
U. S. Census Federal Agencies & Statistics Guide to State & Local Gov't Websites
Public Record Search The United Nations Medicare
Nat'l Do Not Call Registry U. S. Patent Office  

 

Language Translations:

 

Babel Fish Foreign Language Translator  FreeTranslation 
Google's Translation page  

 

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Locate People (White Pages & Yellow Pages):

 

Switchboard WhoWhere AnyWho
Infospace YellowPages.com Yahoo's People Search
Superpages PhoneDirectorySearch The Pulitzer Prize
The Ultimates Classmates Biographical Dictionary
PeopleSpot    

 

Entertainment:

 

AllMovie Filmsite Movie Review Query Engine
Rotten Tomatoes (film reviews) Theatremania American Theaterweb
The Tony Awards N.Y. Theatre ClickTV (TV Listings)
TV Guide AllMusic The Oscars
The Emmys This Day in History Shakespeare Online  the complete works
Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame Country Music Hall of Fame Delta Blues Museum
Public Radio Schedules Berklee Music TrueFire

 

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Search Engines:

 

Ask.com Yahoo Google
HotBot Ixquick Metacrawler
Lycos Mamma.com Search.com
Bing Open Directory Project Clusty

 

Nature:

Audubon Society Birding Wildbirds.com
Birder Birdwatching Birdzilla
Bronx Zoo Chicago's Brookfield Zoo Smithsonian Nat'l Zoological Park
Monterey Bay Aquarium FloridaYards WaterMatters

 

 

 

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