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  1. Maps
    1. US State, County and Releif Maps under Reference Sources
    2. 97色多多 Mapquest (county boundaries - zoom in)
    3. Link Google Maps
    4. Link Randy Majors uses Google maps and has County, City, Elevation, Zip Codes, Historical Counties (for genealogy)
    5. Link Google Earth
    6. Link Maps.Huge.Info - Google Maps overlayed by: County or Zip Code, Town/City, Translate an address into latitude and longitude coordinates, Select a entire road by clicking on it (great)
    7. Microsoft
      1. Link Bing Maps (county boundaries - zoom in)
      2. Link Live Search (Virtual Earth)
    8. Link USGS county city boundaries and names, topo, imagery, hill shading, elevation, hydrolography, transportation, measure distance and area + much more
    9. Link NAVTEQ or Nokia Maps - collections, 3D maps, live traffic, public transit
    10. Link ACME - Map, Satellite, Terrain, Topo, DOQ image, Names
    11. Link ACME - Calculate area of polygon on Google Map(Acres) can compute area
    12. Link Googlemapssimple
    13. Link by Navteq)
    14. Link SuperPages - Yellow Pages (by MS)
    15. Link Concierge(by Google)
    16. Link Excite Travel -(by Map Blast)
    17. Link (Maps on Us)
    18. Link Info Pleasestate maps - major cities (by
    19. Link Rand McNally Maps
    20. Link Historic Topographic Maps
    21. Link Pages Jaunes - Maps and photos of France
    22. Link Trails - Make a topo map
    23. Link MyTopo - Make a topo map
    24. Cary and NC Maps
      1. Link NC DOT's Traveler Information Management System - Maps and Road Problems
      2. Link Cary's Traffic Cameras, Maps and Road Problems
      3. Link Cary Maps - Crime data, Utilities, Roads, Sewer lines, etc - very comprehensive
      4. Link Wake County and the City of Raleigh's Online Mapping Service
    25. Link 97色多多
    26. Link Population and Housing Unit Estimates
    27. Link Convert multiple addresses to GPS coordinates -GPS Visualizer
    28. LinkFind location knowing lat long or find lat long
    29. Link Find the exact Lat/Long for a street address
    30. LinkCompute distance between lat longs
    31. LinkCompute distance along a path or calculate area (does not have to be a straight line)
    32. Link Find Lat/Long using a map (not street address)
    33. Link Flightradar24 - a flight tracking service that provides real-time info aircraft
    34. Old Maps
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    35. Link Find yourphone on Verizon (sign on to your account first)
    36. Link Return to Table of Contents at the top of this page

  2. Meteorological Data
    1. General Sites: Link NOAA Cary LinkWRAL TV  LinkWeather Radio LinkIntellicast  LinkWX-Nation All Radars etc LinkNumerous Weather Links   LinkWeather   LinkGibson Radar Explanation
    2. Interactive Radars:LinkWRAL Interactive  LinkABC Interactive  LinkWeather Channel Interactive  LinkIntellicast Interactive  LinkNBC Interactive (same as Intellicast? but smaller)   LinkWeather Bug Interactive (zoom in then enlarge)  LinkWeather Underground Interactive 
    3. Radars: LinkWRAL Central Doppler LinkABC Wake Doppler  LinkWeather Channel Classic Wake LinkNBC Doppler?  LinkUNISYS Atlantic  LinkWeather Underground  LinkNOAA Radar  LinkNOAA Radar Looping  LinkNEXRAD radar image(s): reflectivity or velocity  LinkAccuweather  
    4. LinkLightning Finder - Select map (upper right), double click on NC and continue double clicking till you zoom to your city.  Link5-Year Average Lightning Density Map
    5. LinkHow to Understand Your Local Weather Forcast
    6. Link The Foliage Network - Leaves Changing
    7. LinkAtmospheric Optics - Rays & Shadows -Water Droplets -Rainbows -Ice Halos
    8. LinkHow Valid Are T.V. an NOAA Weather Forecasts?(Forget more than 48hrs out)
    9. Several Weather Sites
      1. NOAA - Local Weather
        1. Link North Carolina NOAA Weather Discussion
        2. Link Cary forecast
        3. Link Cary Radar
        4. Link Raleigh, NC Forecast Discussion
        5. Link Raleigh Area Weather Discussion
        6. Link Graphical weather forecast table
        7. Link Current weather conditions at Raleigh Airport
        8. Link NWS Weather Cam in Raleigh on NC State Campus
        9. Link Raleigh Forecast Suite
        10. Link Raleigh Local Climate Data
        11. Link Site map
        12. Link NexLab NC
        13. Link Raleigh Short Term Forecast Discussion
        14. Link Raleigh Area Forecast Discussion
        15. Surface Analysis Maps Link Current Link Archived Link How to read the maps
      2. Link Raleigh, NC- WRAL TV
      3. Link Raleigh, NC - NBC 17Link Radar
      4. Link Raleigh, NC - ABCLink Radar
      5. Link Raleigh, North Carolina - WRAL TV
      6. Link Raleigh, NC - Radar websites
      7. Link Weather Channel
        1. Link Radar at
        2. Link Satelliteat
      8. Link Triangle Weather
      9. Link Bob's Weather Page - Links for NC
      10. Link - The Weather Underground
      11. Hurricane Data
        1. LinkNational Hurricane Center
        2. Link Central Florida Hurricane Center - Other Hurricane Links
        3. See UNISYS below
        4. Link Weather Underground Hurricane Forecast
        5. Link Hurricaneville
        6. Link Links to other hurricane web sites
      12. Link College of DuPage Next Generation Weather Lab
      13. Link UNISYS Weather - Satellite Images- Surface, Upper Air and Radar Data - Forecasts Models -10 day forecasts - Local Weather -Hurricane Data and History of all hurricanes - USGS Maps
        1. Link Temperature
        2. Link Radar
        3. Link Raleigh Forecast
    10. NOAA
      1. LinkThe National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is the world's largest activearchive of weather data
      2. LinkWeather, Warnings, Forecasts, Model Products, Climate information,Facsimile Charts, Observations, links to government web sites, documentationon meteorology, meteorological standards, Telecommunication protocols,WMO Abbreviated Headings, NWS organization, NESDIS Imagery, hydrometeorologic,hydrologic.
      3. LinkWeather and Climate Sites
      4. LinkNOAA Degree Day Statistics
      5. Link The National Weather Service Weather Calculator
      6. LinkThe National Weather Service Emergency Managers Information
      7. LinkInteractive Weather Information Network (IWIN) interfaces: AnimatedGraphics
        1. LinkInteractive Weather Information Network (IWIN) interfaces: AnimatedGraphics version (High speed Internet connections)
        2. LinkNot Animated
      8. LinkNational Weather Service Homepages
      9. Link OSEI - Operational Significant Event Imagery team produces high-resolution, detailed imagery of significant environmental events which are visible in remotely-sensed data - Includes Fires
      10. Link NOAA Significant Weather Phenomena Matrix LinkSignificant Weather Code Table
      11. Link Catalog of NWS Products
    11. NASA
      1. LinkGeostationary Satellite Server
      2. Link TOMS Aerosol Hot Spots Page
    12. LinkUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor Weather Data Source
      1. LinkComputer Model Forecasts (and Discussions)
      2. LinkUSA Weather
      3. Link700 Weather Cams
      4. LinkWeather Maps
      5. LinkRadar & Satellite
      6. LinkTravel Cities Weather page! From here, forecasts, current conditions,color satellite imagery, and radar are available for over 30 cities
      7. Link Numerous Links to other weather sites
    13. Link Penn State Real-Time Weather
    14. Link Forest Service - Stagnation maps
    15. LinkWorld Wide Web Weather Interface (W-4), created and maintained by meteorologist Eric Luebehusen.
    16. LinkGuidance on the Use of Models and Other Analyses in Attainment Demonstrations for the 8-hour Ozone NAAQS (PDF)
    17. LinkWind data at North Carolina - National Weather Service MeteorologicalData Sets
    18. Link NC Meteorological Links - Satellite, Trajectories and other weathersites
    19. Link WRPLOT View
    20. LinkAtmospheric Optics - Atmospheric refraction-Views of the Sky-Rays/Shadows-Water Droplets - Rainbows - Ice Halos - Aurorae -CloudsLink Links to others
    21. LinkWeather Calculators - Temp, wind speed, relative humidity, pressure, heat index, wind chill
    22. LinkGRLevel3 Version 2 is a Windows viewer for live and archive NEXRAD Level III data. It displays high resolution base products, dual polarization products, and derived products along with Local Storm Reports and severe weather warnings
    23. LinkProgress Energy outage maps (weather related usually)
    24. Link Return to Table of Contents at the top of this page

  3. Contacts: Environmental Orgs, Congress, Phone Numbers
    1. Environmental Associations And Organizations
      1. LinkEnvironmental Protection Agency
      2. LinkDirections to EPA's Research Triangle Campus
      3. Link Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA)
        1. Link Allegheny Mountain Section
      4. Link Clean Air World. Learn about air pollution, find the latest news and information on important air topics and link to governmental air pollution control agencies around the world
      5. Link State and Territorial Air Pollution Program Administrators and the Association of Local Air Pollution Control Officials (STAPPA/ALAPCO)
      6. Link Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
      7. Link Earth Share AND Conservation & Preservation Charities Federation and Member Organizations
      8. Link Sierra ClubLink North Carolina
      9. Link Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
      10. Link Earth Justice
      11. LinkNorth Carolina Public Interest Research Group (NCPIRG) - advocate for the public interest
      12. LinkEPA Alumni Association
      13. LinkSave EPA - Former employees of the Environmental Protection Agency that are using their collective expertise to educate and advocate about environmental science, environmental protections and the currentAdministration抯 assault on EPA and our public health.
      14. LinkEnvironmental Protection Network provides an informed and rigorous defense against efforts to undermine the protection of public health and the environment.
    2. CongressLink Detail Data on Members of Congress - Biographies, Office Listings, and District Descriptions
      1. Link My Represenatives - Find and contact your federal, state, county and local elected representatives
      2. Link Open Secrets - Find campaign finance information-handy source of information on money and politics
      3. Link Follow the Money - comprehensive campaign-donor, lobbyist, and other information from government disclosure agencies nationwide
      4. Link Archive Org - The Trump Archive collects TV news shows containing debates, speeches, rallies, and other broadcasts related to President-elect Donald Trump. The Trump Archive is focused solely around the more than 800 (and counting) TV appearances by the president-elect, many cross-referenced with the work of fact-checking organizations.
      5. LinkGovTrack is here to help you track legislation being debated in the United States Congress. It lets you follow specific legislators in Washington to see their voting records and get email alerts on major activity and bills they sponsor.
      6. LinkVote Smart's mission is to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidatesand elected officials. Links issues to details about what specific politicians have said and done about them.
      7. Link Washington Watch converts pieces of federal legislation into their cost梠r savings梖or the average family.
      8. Link Brigade makes it easy to find nearby voters who are passionate about the same national and local issues you are, so you can influence policies and elections together.Ittries to turn politics into a social network but is currently oriented around elections.
    3. Phone Numbers of Public, Yellow Pages
      1. Link How to get a live person at 500 major companies' phone menus Link at small-scale companies
      2. Link Get a Human when you call for service
      3. Link Dial a Human when you call for service
      4. Link 1-800-FREE411 is a free, nationwide directory assistance service.Catch - you get an ad which generally runs around 15 seconds.
      5. Link Dial 1-800-GOOG-411 from any phone - State the location and business type - Connect to the business for free
      6. Link Several White Page directories at Library Spot
      7. Link White Pages at WhitePages.comLink Reverse lookup
      8. Link AT&T Real Pages Live - White and Yellow pages (looks like phone book) once on yellow page, go to left panel and choose white pages
      9. Link White Pages on
      10. Link
      11. Link Google Local (yellow pages)
      12. Link . GTE Yellow Pages and City Guide
      13. Link Companies Online
      14. Link Yahoo People Search
      15. Link Yahoo Yellow Pages
      16. Link AT&T AnyWho People Search
      17. Link Federal Phone Directory
      18. Link Switch Board
      19. Link Who Called Us
      20. Link Directory of UnKnown Callers
      21. Link Reverse Phone Detective
      22. Link Reverse Phone by
      23. Link Reverse Phone by 411 Trace
      24. Link - What does your phone number spell?
      25. Link - What does your phone number spell?
      26. Link Pipl people search
      27. Link ZABA search
      28. Link Area Code look up
      29. Unwanted Calls(telemarketing or robocalls) - FCC - Federal Communications Commission - Phone Complaints
        1. LinkReport Unwanted Calls to the FCC.Under "Phone Issues" select "Unwanted Calls"
        2. Link Search FCC data for unwanted calls (telemarketing or robocalls).To search, use the Search - It's in the upper right with the search image and says "Find in this Dataset."Enter the phone number with dashes, e.g., 122-531-1723
        3. Link FCC list of Unwanted Calls as of 3/2/2018.This is a simple and quick listing of the above dataset.Enter the phone number with no dashes or slashes, e.g., 1225311723
      30. LinkFCC recommends calling the following toll-free numbers to verify your authorized telephone company:1-700-555-4141 for long distance and international services and1+your area code+700-4141 for local and local toll services.
    4. Other Contacts
      1. Link Medicare (1-800-633-4277)
      2. Link Social Security (1-800-772-1213)
      3. Link Fed World
      4. Credit report (lost or stolen credit cards)
        1. Link Free Annual Credit Reports (NC in Sept 2005) - If you ask for a report from a different company every 4 months, you can get them throughout the year for free.
        2. Link Equifax1-800 525-6285
        3. Link Experian (TRW) 1-800-301-7195
        4. Link Trans Union 1-800-680-7289
        5. Link LexisNexis - Accurint information services report - very detailed (not a credit report)
        6. Link North Carolina Consumers Have the Right to Obtain a Security Freeze LinkLaw (PDF)
      5. LinkConference Call Services - Free or $0.10 per minute w/ 800 number
      6. Link Return to Table of Contents at the top of this page

  4. Reference Sources
    1. Link Reference Desk - (The biggest and best I have ever seen)
    2. Link Financial Calculators
    3. Link Unit
    4. Link Online Conversion
    5. Link Calculators and Converters - Easy Calculation
    6. Link U.S. Surveyor FREE Deed Plot(use IE)
    7. Link ReferenceLibrarians' Index to the Internet
    8. Link Marylaine Book Dealers and Reference
    9. Link Librarian's Guide to the Best Information on the Net
    10. Link This file lists all counties and equivalent areas in the United States defined as of January 1, 1990, alphabetically by State with related codes.There are several codes shown: FIPS MSA/CMSA/NECMA code, PMSA, FIPS State and County, then State and County Name
      1. LinkIf not on census site
      2. Link Fips state and county codes only
      3. Link All Counties and CMSAs (FIPS Codes) with 1999 MSAs (with C/MSA codes not approved by Census, etc)
    11. Link Maps of Counties and CBSA's (from Census)
    12. Link US Relief map
    13. Link State Abbreviations
    14. Acronyms and Abbreviations
      1. Link Air Programs
      2. Link Enhanced Monitoring
      3. Link From Blue Book
      4. LinkDOE Ames Lab
    15. Link North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is replacing the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system
    16. Link File Extensions - database of file extensions and the various programs that use them
    17. Link Area Code look up
    18. Postal Info
      1. Link How to Address a Letter per the USPS guidelines
      2. Link USPS Postage Price Calculator Link Buy Stamps online at USPS
      3. Link USPS Look Up a +4 ZIP Code by Address or Business and cities by Zip code
      4. Link US Postal Rates, Postage Calculator, Domestic Rates, Fees
      5. Link Mailbox Locator: find a USPS mailbox in your area
      6. Link USPS Hold Mail Service
      7. Link Official USPS Abbreviations (States, Street Suffix, etc.)
      8. Link ZIP Code database (maps, everything you can think of)
    19. Link The Internet Public Library
    20. Link Calculator - Scientific, Finance, many others.
    21. Link Metric Conversions
    22. Time
      1. US Naval Observatory EST Clock(If clock stops, enter Control- F5 to refresh)
      2. Link National Institute of Standards and Technology CLOCK - TIMELink Clock using JavaLink Clock without Java(In Netscape do View, Reload to update clock)Link Clock using Internet ExplorerLink Another ClockLink Time Zone Conversion
      3. Link Time in Raleigh, NC (link to all other cities)
      4. Link Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)Link Zulu time (can select East Coast)GMT(opens in new window)
      5. Link World Map Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) Zulu Time(easy to convert from Z)
      6. Time by Phone - dial (303) 499-7111 for WWV (Colorado) This is nota toll-free numbers; callers outside the local calling area are charged for the call at regular long-distance rates.
      7. Link Sun and Moon Data
    23. Link Decimal to Minutes-Seconds Converterand Latitude And Longitude Lookup
    24. Link Univ. of Michigan Reference - Census etc
    25. Link 107 Congress - House Of Representatives
    26. Link 107 - Congress Senate
    27. Link Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
    28. Link Bartleby Library - Great Books Online
    29. Link 435 Mystery Audio CDs at Wake County Library, North Carolina as of Jan 16, 2006
    30. Dictionaries
      1. - English definitions, synonyms, spelling, audio pronunciations, example sentences
      2. LinkThe Free - English, Medical, Legal, and Computer Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, a Literature Reference Library, and a Search Engine
      3. Link Ask Dr. Dictionary!
      4. Link Misspelled Words, Names and Places
    31. Link Thesaurus
    32. Link Grammar Book
    33. Link Elementary English Grammar - Teaching and Learning Resources
    34. Link text analysis tool
    35. Link
    36. Link Meanings and Origins of Phrases, Sayings and Idioms
    37. Link Dr. Mardy's Dictionary of Metaphorical Quotations, the world's largest online database of metaphorical quotations
    38. LinkShmoop is a way to get into history, poetry, or classic literature. Developed by masters students and faculty at some of the country's top universities.The service is designed to provide students, teachers, and everyday readers with a resource to help them get engaged.
    39. Link Info Please Almanacs
    40. Link Text to Speech- enter text (app 200 char) , select a language and hear it spokenLink Natural Readers Text to Speech200 characters Free online
    41. Translation
      1. Link Google language translation
      2. Link - Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese.
      3. Link Free Translation - Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese.
      4. Link Travlang's Translating Dictionaries (many languages)
      5. Link - Translator for Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish
      6. Link Balel Fish - Altavista
      7. Link SYSTRAN
    42. Link Audio Pronunciation of a Name (Pronounce Names)
    43. LinkAudio Pronunciation Guide of Names (How to say that name)
    44. Link Currency Converter
    45. LinkBarcode Search Engine
    46. Link True Cost of Driving
    47. Link Cost of Driving
    48. Link Military Alphabet
    49. Link Rope Knots
    50. Link How many people have your name?
    51. Link Check out Rumors to see if Truth or FictionLink Urban Legends (
    52. Link Consumer Electronics Instructions Manual
    53. Tax valuation guide for goods donated to charityLink Salvation ArmyLink Fun With
    54. Link Return to Table of Contents at the top of this page

  5. Scientific Journals and Environmental Information
    1. LinkHarvey Jeffries - information of interest on photochemistry
    2. Link Scientific Journals
    3. Link National Journal's Greenwire, The Environmental News Daily
    4. Link Large List of Environmental Web Sites
    5. LinkWorld Resources Institute
    6. Link Earth Trends - World Resources Institute
    7. Link NC Green Power (improve North Carolina抯 environment through voluntary contributions toward renewable energy)
    8. LinkThe Power Scorecard is a rating mechanism that assesses the environmental impact of different types of electric generation.
    9. lists energy providers certified to meet certain environmental and consumer protection standards
    10. LinkGreen Power Partnership Through Department of Energy
    11. Link Piedmont Biofuels
    12. Link Wake Co, NC Waste and Recyling
    13. Link NC Swat-A-Litterbug Program 856-5700 or 1-877-DOT-4YOU (1-877-368-4968)
    14. Link North Carolina gets D grade in 2015 State Integrity Investigation
    15. Link Earth911 - Recycling Services
    16. LinkSierra Club in Raleigh
    17. Link Clean Air Visibility Rule - Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART)
    18. Green-Label Programs - These 15 green-label programs are recognized as good benchmarks by experts and retailers such as Green Depot and Office Depot.
      1. Green Seal (
      2. Energy Star (
      3. EPA Design for the Environment (
      4. WaterSense (
      5. Forest Stewardship Council (
      6. Scientific Certification Systems (
      7. EcoLogo (
      8. Greenguard (
      9. Cradle to Cradle (
      10. Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (
      11. Global Organic Textile Standard (
      12. Biodegradable Products Institute (
      13. FloorScore (
      14. Totally Chlorine Free (
      15. Carpet and Rug Institute's Green Label/Green Label Plus (
    19. Link Return to Table of Contents at the top of this page

  6. Computer Information: Hardware, Software, Virus Software, & Help
  7. News, Music, Book, Search Engine, & General Information Websites

    97色多多This is for my personal use only and is not a sales pitch for any web site.

    1. Meta-Search sites:Link DebriefingLink DogpileLink MetacrawlerLink Savvy Search
    2. Search:Link GoogleLink Experimental searchLink Google Cheat Sheet (help)Link YahooLink DogpileLink MSNLink Several Search Engines with Descriptions of UsesLink AboutLink AskLink LookSmart
    3. Link Reverse search Google for images, just like you can search for websitesLink TinEye Alerts tracks where your images appear online.
    4. Link Startingpage search engine protects your Privacy by NOT recording your IP address (Google does and uses it to track you)
    5. Google Search using Startingpage Privacy
    6. Search for Best Prices:Link Bottom DollarLink Price ScanLink ShopzillaLink ShopperLink Shopping
    7. Discount Coupons:Link Current CodesLink Deal TakerLink ebatesLink Gotta Deal
    8. Find the title of a Song:Link Lyrics FreakLink at YahooLinkat Find Me a TuneLinkSmithsonian Folkways Recordings
    9. News:Link Drudge ReportLink NY TimesLink LA TimesLink Washington PostLink CNNLink Scientific AmericanLink Environmental News Network
    10. Link The Onion - American news satire website featuring satirical articles reporting on international, national, and local news.
    11. Link MedicalLink Kosmix health search site
    12. Link Web Cams
    13. Link PC Magazine Good Sites
    14. Link Lightning Safety
    15. Link Print Large Photos (up to wall size)
    16. Link Digital Photography ReviewLink Digital Camera Resource
    17. Publish a Book:Link BlurbLink PicabooLink SharedInkLink Lulu
    18. Link Greener Choices (Consumer Reports) Buying cleaner products and recycling
    19. LinkNational Do Not Call Registry
    20. LinkCenter for Auto Safety Link Rankings of State Lemon Laws
    21. LinkHow to stop Unwanted Spam on Your Cell Phone
    22. Identity Theft
      1. LinkFTC ID Theft LinkIf not available on FTC site
      2. LinkAnother FTC Identity Theft site
      3. LinkRic Edelman's suggestionsLinkIf not available on Ric's site
      4. LinkMichigan State
      5. LinkWorld Privacy Forum -responses to medical identity theft
      6. Link Identity Theft 911
    23. LinkMIB will provide consumers with health record disclosure once annually without charge
    24. LinkPublic Health ServiceLinkCOALinkFoundationLink U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center
    25. LinkEPA Alumni Association is a nationwide community of former employees of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    26. LinkEPA Research Triangle Park Retirees' web site LinkHow to become a member
    27. LinkCampbell Interest and Skill Survey (CISS) Vocational interest and skills inventory with career planner (the best)
    28. LinkCareer Orientation Placement and Evaluation Survey (COPES)
    29. LinkValuation Guide - determine an estimated value of donated items (Salvation Army)
    30. Social Security
      1. Social Security Administration (1-800-772-1213)
      2. LinkOnline Retirement Estimator
      3. LinkRetirement Estimator
      4. LinkSocial Security Detailed Calculator
      5. LinkSocial Security Handbook
      6. AARP
      7. LinkInformation about Social Security
      8. LinkAARP Social Security Benefits Calculator
      9. LinkMaximize My Social Security costs $40by Laurence Kotlikoff Professor of Economics Boston University and President of Economic Security Planning, Inc. (Wall Street Journal)
    31. Advanced Directives - Living Will etc
      1. Link North Carolina Advance Health Care Directive Registry - forms Advance Health Care Directives and Organ Donor Card
      2. Link Caring Connections provides free advance directives and instructions for each state
      3. Link How you want to be treated if you are seriously ill and unable to speak for yourself
      4. Link AARP
      5. Link US Living Will Registry
      6. Link Amer Bar - choose Health Care Decisionmaking
    32. Link is the Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database website of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    33. LinkThe Writer's Almanac Poetry - Garrison Keillor
    34. LinkThe Poetry Foundation
    35. LinkPoet Betty Adcock
    36. LinkUnder Milk Wood(Dylan Thomas)
    37. LinkDr. Mardy Grothe's: Aphorisms, Oxymoronica, Repartee, Ifferisms, Neverisms and I Never Metaphor I Didn't Like
    38. LinkCelia Rivenbark's latest column Link Past columns
    39. LinkBirthday Messages Link More Birthday Messages
    40. LinkJokes
    41. WebCams
      1. LinkNorth Carolina traffic webcams and info
      2. LinkCary traffic webcams and info
      3. LinkWebCams
    42. LinkHealth Info
    43. LinkThe Ktichen is the Germiest room. Here's how to deep clean everything
    44. Link National Association ofState Comprehensive Health Insurance Plans (NASCHIP) -state governments to serve the medically "uninsurable" population.
    45. Link NeedyMeds is a 501(3)(c) non-profit with the mission of helping people who cannot afford medicine or healthcare costs
    46. Link RxAssist can help you learn about ways to use pharmaceutical company programs and other resources to help reduce your medication costs
    47. Link 4,500 photographs documenting natural environments, ecologies, and plant communities
    48. Link Earth Shots is a photo of the day contest (5yrs) celebrating the beauty and diversity of our planet.
    49. Link Perfectly Timed Photos is a collection of Pics taken at just the right moment.
    50. Link FakePosters - demotivational posters
    51. Link Google Art Project - view more than a thousand artworks online in extraordinary detail. Explore museums with Street View technology: virtually move around the museum抯 galleries, selecting works of art that interest you, navigate though interactive floor plans and learn more about the museum and you explore.
    52. collection comprises 25,000+ artworks by 3,700+ artists from leading galleries, museums, private collections, foundations, and artist estates. works with 400+ of the world抯 leading galleries, museums, private collections, foundations, and artist estates from New York to London, Paris to Shanghai, Johannesburg to S鉶 Paulo.We provide one of the largest collections of contemporary art available online.
    53. Link Grooveshark - Free online music streaming
    54. LinkRocky Top TennesseeLinkMark EasleyLink Kate CampbellLinkThe Classical StationLinkWXYC 89.3 FM is the non-commercial student-run radio station of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    55. LinkJenn Cornell - cellist
    56. LinkMontana Skies LinkMontana Skies (cello guitar fusion) - "L.C.P." You can listen to six songs off this one pageLinkInterviewLinkGringo FlamencoLinkHouse of the Rising Sun LinkNocturne (Roberto Di Marino) LinkAnother Brick in the WallLinkClassical Gas for electric cello and guitar LinkMontana Skies and Vivaldi LinkMalaguena LinkThe Edge of Night LinkDecember MourningLinkPink Floyd "...the Wall" LinkCanyon BreezeLink El Gitano Link3 Interview clip
    57. Link John Prine and Iris DeMent - In Spite of OurselvesLink Iris DeMent - God May Forgive You (But I Won't)
    58. Link WSHA Shaw Univ radio Jazz, Big Band and Blues Link Program Schedule
    59. Link The Roots Music Listening Room
    60. Link Songstube - numerous free songs oftop artists
    61. Link Rock Star Radios - web radios
    62. Vintage Music (free)
      1. Link Digital Archive of Cylinder Recordings
      2. Link The Roots Music Listening Room
      3. Link Library of Congress
      4. Link The Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings
      5. Link Cultural Equity - Alan Lomax - folk lore music (very large collection and free) and photos
    63. Link The Speek - finds, rescues and restores classic music performances, captured on film and videotape, of the Rock & Roll Era
    64. You Tube type Videos - art, culture, research, how-to, lectures
      1. delivers discourse, discussions and debates on the world's most interesting political, social and cultural issues, and enables viewers to join the conversation.
      2. Link ResearchChannel - Remarkable speakers, researchers and professors present revolutionary thoughts and discoveries on ResearchChannel.
      3. Link University Channel makes videos of academic lectures and events from all over the world available to the public
      4. Link Research-TV produces cutting-edge research news stories on behalf of universities and research organizations.
      5. Link Traditional Fine Arts Organization-a comprehensive catalogue of online full motion videos streamed free to viewers -art oriented videos
      6. Link 3D Virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel
      7. Link TotalVid allows you to select from thousands of videos in over 50 categories, for as little as $1.99. Browse through our library of hard-to-find videos in categories like action sports, martial arts, how-to, anime, travel, etc (not free)
      8. LinkEnergy Policy TV - video of leaders in energy and the environment as they propose and implement policies and market responses.
      9. Link uVu is a video sharing website and companion digital broadcast channel powered by WPBT Channel 2, South Florida 抯 PBS station. - art and culture
      10. LinkTechnology, Entertainment, Design - the best talks and performances from the TED Conferences available to the public, for free.
      11. Link PBS
      12. Link Teacher Tube
      13. Link Link Stage6Link BrightcoveLink VeohLink MSN SoapboxLink YouTubeLink VimeoLink JumpcutLink MySpace
      14. Link Video of over 300 miles of trails from: Great Smoky Mountains, Yellowstone and Grand Canyon National Parks (Hint: on trail you can turn in all directions w/ your mouse)
    65. LinkText Messages (free) by Joopz
    66. LinkText Messages (free) by Pinger
    67. LinkWhen Is Good - Set Up a Meeting - find out when everyone is free for your next meeting or event
    68. LinkGoogleLinkImagesLink Scholarly papers and booksTo see a definition for a word or phrase, simply type the word "define," then a space, and then the word(s) you want defined.
    69. Link Instructions for projects around the house
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