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- About Antivirus
Software: From firstname.lastname@example.org, your Guide to Antivirus Software:
good site to learn which viruses are out there and how to recognize and
Your Computer Against Viruses - tips on how to make your computer
safe from contracting viruses.
Net: The nonprofit
SeniorNet provides adults 50+ access to and education about computer technology
and the Internet to enhance their lives and enable them to share their
knowledge and wisdom.
and the Internet:What is it? Find out everthing you ever wanted to
know about SPAM from Hormel Foods:
"It's the Official SPAM Home Page. The one in good taste. Like SPAM
- Viruses: Welcome
to Computer Viruses Simplified.
Search Engines: another
of Avril's pages on Man and Mollusc
A new downloadable program that you can use as long as you are connected
to the internet.
Go to "try Atomica" them download the FREE atomica Personal and
follow instructions for installation.
With Atomica, you can:
- find out more
about a word or topic that you see on your screen:
- find out more
about any word or topic at all:
Glossaries by Language:
The Internet Dictionary Project. Lang-to-lang, Multilingual On-line Dictionaries.
Dictionaries in english, german, turkish, french, spanish, russian, italian
Spot: Good research library of sites.
For questions on English grammar, spelling, and usage; to search a dictionary
of words, names or quotations; for help with writing; for crosswords and puzzles;
and to learn about language just ask the Oxford experts.
Goldy International, Inc. - features
the Language Teacher, a line of talking pocket electronic dictionaries,
translators, and organizers in many languages.
- Britannica.com - access to the full
contents of the encyclopedia, as well as news and links.
- Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition
- complete contents of the year 2000 publication of the largest one-volume
general encyclopedia available. Full-text searchable.
- Conflict World Encyclopedia - information
on the nations of the world, including national anthems, maps, flags, geography,
economy, people, government, and defense.
- Encarta & MSN.com: Encyclopedia Dictionary
- Encyclopedia.com - provides more
than 17,000 short articles from the Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia,
- Everything2 - aims to catalog all
human knowledge and show the interconnections between all the people, places,
things, and ideas.
- Funk & Wagnalls.com
NOW PRIMEDIA Reference Group-
multimedia encyclopedia, enriched with animation, sounds, music, flags,
maps and more. Up ddated monthly.
- Eyewitness Encyclopedia - contains all
the pictorial and textual content of Dorling Kindersley's Eyewitness Guides,
from trees to space exploration and Vikings to the art of Van Gogh.
- Information Please - from the print
reference database, offering millions of useful and interesting facts on
a wide range of topics online. Also includes a dictionary and encyclopedia.
PRIMEDIA Reference Group includes, Funk & Wagnalls, World Almanac Books,
World Almanac Education and Facts On File News Services. PRIMEDIA Reference
Group is a subsidiary of PRIMEDIA Inc.
- Web Directory: Encyberpedia
- Information website which links together encyclopedias throughout the
- World Book Encyclopedia
Saskatchewan Sites of Interest: (My old home town)
Do you know and understand it? Beginning on New Years
Day there will be a two month transition period where national currencies
like the franc, drachma, and lira can still be used, but by 1 March 2002 euro
banknotes and coins will become the *ONLY* currency accepted in the 12 countries
of the euro area (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Germany,
Greece, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain.)
Euro: multilingual page: "On 1 January 2002, the euro banknotes
and coins will be introduced in 12 Member States of the European Union.
There will be seven different banknotes and eight coins..."
The conversion rate for the euro for each participating currency is irrevocably
fixed and is the only rate to be used for conversion either way between
the euro and the national currency unit or for conversion between the national
- The Euro by Yahoo
of the World:
World Flag Center!: National Anthem Midis, Lyrics and World Flags
"Over 1800 world flags representing some 275 countries and territories
in 10 different sets! Each numbered link to a flag on the Anthems pages
corresponds to one of the Flag Sets below. ..."
Everybody Should Know About:
and Family Web Pages:
Clip Art Etc.. There are so many good sites for free work.
Go to any search engine and type in ecatly what you want and chances are,
you will find it. Eg. Type in a phrase such as "Free clip art & dog".
Be sure to use the quotation marks as this narrows down the entries and picks
only those exact worded entries.
I will place a few of
the better search places here for these.
British Columbia: (My stomping grounds:)
Miscellaneous Sites of Interest:
also see vacations at end of this page
Sites of Interest:
Do you have a product that you need a manual for. If its online, you can
find it here.
Nature International Weekly Journal
of Science and now with a daily science and nature online update
NEWS of the WEIRD: News
of the Weird (founded 1988) is the longest-running, most widely-read bizarre-but-all-true
news feature in the United States--indeed, the gold standard of weird-news
reporting. The principal work-product of News of the Weird is the weekly
column that appears in more than 250 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.
Proof that true stories are weirder than made-up stories.
Canadian Mounted Police:
and MIDI Sites:
Music: GREAT Music and
- Europe daily news:
- All Africa.com: Africa News Online - Welcometo
allAfrica.com, incorporating Africa News Online. Everyday we post
nearly 400 stories from more than 60 African publications -- and we're
adding new features regularly.
- Central America:
- South America:
Pages from this site:
A good source of online web translators and dictionaries.
FreeTranslation.com - free translation
of text and web pages from English to Spanish, Portuguese, French, German,
Page: Translator In English, Traducteur En Francais, Ubersetzer Auf
Deusch, Traduttore En Italiano, Traductor Em Portugues, Traductor En Espanol.
Webmasters Take The Translator With You! HTML code available on site. Just
paste it onto your page!
InterTran (tm) - translate between
729 language pairs! InterTran (tm). InterTran (tm), short for Internet Translator,
is a free web translation service that can translate single words, phrases,
sentences and entire web sites.
World - includes current eruptions, world volcano listings by region,
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