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Al Jazeera In English.  There was once a time when I would write an intro to this.
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World History
History of China Oddly enough, hosted by the Chaos Group at the University of Maryland.

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Math Reference Tables A bunch of reference tables on algebra, geometry, trigonometry, vectors & linear algebra, calculus, etc.
Home Page of John F. Nash, Jr. Autobiography
Dissertation on Non-Cooperative Games
Logic Puzzles A page of puzzles with links to solutions.
Lewis Carroll Logic, Mathematics & Games Lewis Carroll Puzzles
The Lewis Carroll E-text Collection
The Wolfram Integrator From the folks that bring your Mathematica
Calculators A collection of links to various online calculators.
Large Links List A large collection of mathematics links, divided into sections: Reference, General, Numerical Methods, Function, Fourier Analysis, Fractals & Chaos, Wavelets, Cryptography.

an introduction to fractals
fractal landscapes passed through filters
iterated function systems
3D fractal landscapes
fractals unleashed
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fractal junkyard
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database: images, code examples, programs, papers

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step by step instructions
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Windows Update If you aren't checking this site weekly, you should be.  Check it on Thursdays, updates tend to be released on Wednesdays unless they are critical.
c|net Download.com Good site for freeware & sharewhare
Media Tagger Good MP3 Tagger, do it based on folder & file names, rename files, download information from FreeDB based on text searches, or automatically for albums.  It takes awhile to get efficient at using it, and no real help to speak of, but experimentation will make you good, and if you are like me, it's going to take you months to tag your collection as it is.
Exact Audio Copy Good audio grabber, use with . . .
Lame MP3 to encode CDs as MP3s
Qurb White List software that integrates with Outlook.  Only people you put on your list will have their emails end up in your inbox, all others are quarantined.  The only real solution to spam.  You can have it respond to all quarantined emails with an automated message, so if your friend emails you from a new address, they just respond to the automated email and get added to your white list.
Old Version Download old versions of your favorite sofware.  Get Winamp before AOL got their hands on it.  Don't like the new version of a messneger client, get the one you did like.
Photo Story Microsoft product for creating slideshows with voice over or soundtrack - haven't tried it yet.

Programming and Development
Microsoft's Developer Network Library - Visual C# Reference
Visual Basic Reference - Visual C++ Reference
Windows Script Host - File System Object
JScript Reference - VBScript Reference
Cascading Style Sheets CSS according to the World Wide Web Consortium.
HTML Color Picker I like color pickers of this style, drag around & it gives you the code.

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All Music The IMDB of Music
FreeDB Free Internet Database of CDs with Artist, Album, Year, Genre, Track Listing, etc.
Stereophile Magazine Your guide to audio equipment.
Original Hip-Hop
Lyrics Archive
Not always accurate, but a good resource.
IAP Radio Listen to some streaming Hip-Hop
Dirty South Radio Listen to some streaming Hip-Hop from the South
Music History 102 A Guide to Western Composers and their Music from the Middle Ages to the Present
Recommended Artists
Van Morrison
Recommended Albums
Moondance - Astral Weeks
Tupelo Honey - Veedon Fleece
Amon Tobin Bricolage - Permutation - Supermodified
Adventures in Foam - Out From Out Where
Bonobo Dial M for Monkey - Animal Magic
Miles Davis Kind of Blue - Perhaps the best album of all time.
Own it now.   Birth of the Cool

Film & Television
Internet Movie Database This is must for any movie fan!  Trivia, Quotes, in addition to all the credits and comments you could want.
NetFlix Movie Rental Subscription Service - $18/month
no due dates - 3 movies out a time - free mailing
Movie Poop Shoot Comics 101 - good column with archive
TV Recommendations - Weekly by Chris Ryall
Ain't It Cool News latest news and spoilers on television and movies
Sorkin Exits WEST WING!! - there goes the neighborhood
Dark Horizons find the latest news, images, clips and reviews of all the current and upcoming blockbuster films all in one place
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Restless BTVS
The West Wing Episode Guide
The Simpsons Archive
160 Episode or More An index of the longest running shows on TV
WWF News and Rumors Thanks Rajah
Star Links Want to cheat at 6 degrees?  Provided by UVA.

Mark Harden's Artchive Large Collection of Art, available free of charge for private, non-profit use.
Digital Blasphemy Computer generated art by Ryan Bliss.  I really like this guy's work, especially from 1999-2001.  He seems to have come back into another period of inspired pieces.  I dig this year's renders.
Don Markstein's Toonopedia Encyclopedia of American Cartoons
Lighthouses A Photographic Journey by IPL

The Complete Works of Shakespeare Aesop's Fables
Online Literature Library
Project Gutenberg Browse the online catalog.
The Elements of Style The classic Strunk & White manual.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Short story by James Thurber with an embedded audio reading.
Columbia University's
Journalism Library
Browse the online catalog.
The Pulitzer Prizes
Sparknotes like Cliff's notes but online

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Online Entertainment
The Brain Freeze A site my friend made for a media contest . . .
"This is a website about brainfreeze.  I made a movie at a seven eleven where I asked some people to get brainfreeze.  They did, and it was awesome!!!"
Terraserver Satellite & Aerial Photos of The Earth
Served by Microsoft Technology.
Insanity Test Turn on your speakers before you vist... Are you insane?
The Straight Dope
hogafflaHage Singing horses, and you're the director.  Click on them to direct.
Penguin Baseball You're the abominable snowman . . .
Step up to the plate.

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Internet Public Library A great site that might be the one site I would recommend to anyone.
Daylight Saving
The Official U.S. Time
To know when it starts or stops in the US or EU any year
Weather San Diego - Montgomery Village - West Haven - Seattle
Sunrise & Sunset Direct Link - location based sun/moon rise & set data for a day
National Park Service North Cascades - Olympic - Mount Rainier
Inconstant Moon Click the calendar on the right to find tonight's phase
The Wayback Machine Paste in the address of those websites you loved but the link died.  Or look at alternate versions of websites.
Givens Traffic Flow Page A large collection of traffic information websites.
Dictionary Thesaurus
Babel Fish Translate text and webpages
The Elements of Style The classic Strunk & White manual.

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Online Stores
Amazon - You Know. eBay Auctions.
Handango Pocket PC Software
Cheap CDs Reggae CD - Reggae CDs pretty cheap
Mix Unit - Get your Mix Tapes
Ninja Tune - Amon Tobin, Bonobo, Funki Porcini, Mr. Scruff ...
Head Room Good site for buying high quality headphones, no more cheap cans that come with your ipod/cd player.  I've got the Sennheiser 515s.  Spend the time to read the buying guide & the reviews.
Super Media Store Where I buy blank media, like DVDs - Ritek & Prodisc are good brands
New Egg Computer Equipment & Accessories
eCost I find it's good for small things like flash drives, SD cards, etc.
Tiger Direct Get some things wicked cheap.
I love my 60 dollar Canon i560 that I got here.
Everything USB Good site for finding cheap priced online stores for specific products.  Kinda like cNet.
Tom Drum Home of the fantastic stretch ropes: 'Fraid Nots.
Not ropes that stretch...
but ropes that stretch you . . .
Fitness Destination Home Gym Equipment at low prices
Fitter First One place to find the Backnobber.  Also, they got those little spikey balls for your feet.
Speedo - Store The name in competitive swim wear.
But they don't sell Swedish Goggles Metallic Swedes
Auto Trader Find your next car.  Or just research going prices and availability in your area.
REI Fantastic outdoor gear: framepacks, boots, clothes, jackets, and tons more.
Puma Awesome Shoes - All Men's Shoes
Homebrew Adventures Everything Homebrew Related.  I highly recommend their recipe kits, great for first timers & experienced alike.  You can pick up quality gear here as well.  Never, I repeat, never get a "Mr. Beer."  First timers should always do their first batch with extract, pellet hops will do, and a big old kettle (biggest you can find).  If you are try to start brewing beer, your first batch is going to be your most expensive.  You should spend about a hundred bucks to get a starting equipment kit.  Then you'll want to buy yourself two recipe kits.  Something is going to go wrong the first time; and no matter the result of your first attempt, you're gonna want to try again.  Finally, you should buy yourself a book on the subject.  Ask any brewer what someone's first book should be on homebrew, The Complete Joy of Homebrewing by Charlie Papazian is "The Homebrew Bible".  You're going to need bottles, no screw tops. That's easy, go buy 10 6-packs; drink, rinse, save. 

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Homebrew & Beer Related Information
ah, homebrew. . . .  tastes so good, so many varieties, beer . . .  well, brewing your own beer is rather easy.  and it doesn't take much to get started, for a little more than $100 you can be brewing your first batch.  read the how to brew book.  that and reading sites on yahoo should tell you everything you need to know.  i can't remember where i got my starter equipment, but that place sucked anyway.  now i pretty much do all my shopping at hombrew adventures.  it's good place to get recipe kits.  also, sign up for homebrew digest.  scratch that, HBD is mostly dead now due to the rise of forums, use the brewboard instead.  only drinking beer is more fun than reading about it.  enjoy
Homebrew Adventures This is my favorite beer site on the net.  A great store!  I recommend trying the recipe kits, perfect for first timers and experts alike.  They also have forums where you can get advice from other homebrewers.
Homebrew Digest Daily Digest of user submitted posts.  A great community for your brewing answers.  Get it daily in your email inbox.  Best of the HBD
How to Brew A free internet book.  Read through sections 1 & 2, section 3 (all grain) is more advanced.
Brew Your Own One of the standard beer brewing magazines.  It is more focused on homebrewing than Zymurgy.
The Brewery Check out the Library and also the
Cat's Meow Recipe Collection
American Homebrewers Association Home of Zymurgy Magazine.
Homebrew Calculator gravity, alcohol percentage, etc.
Kegging 101 A primer on kegging, what you need to know to get started on kegging your own brew.
Cornelius Kegging System Instructions A set of instructions for Northern Brewer's kegging systems. Link to the store below.
Production of Beer A graphic of the overall process with descriptions of each stage.
American Beer History Beer History, Brewing History, Brewery History . . .
Beer Haikus Beer reviews written in Haiku

ONLINE STORES - To get your equipment, books & ingredients
Homebrew Adventures This is where I normally do most of my shopping.  They are an all around great operation.  If you are just starting out, get a starter kit for equipment and then get Malt Extract Ale Recipe Kit.  Homebrew Adventures has their physical shop in North Carolina.
Beer, Beer & More Beer I haven't really tried these guys yet, but have heard good things about them.  I really should look into them since they are a California operation.
Northern Brewer Another store I haven't tried yet, but is also widely respected in the community.  Located in Minnesota.
Freshops The finest Pacific Northwest raw hops.  The Pacific Northwest is to hops (and the new brewing revolution) what France is to grapes.  Many hop varieties are named for physical features of the area: Cascade, Mt. Hood, Willamette, etc.  You can get the crop to use in your brewing, or even rhizomes to grow your own.
Homebrew Heaven Equipment, Ingredients & Stuff.  I can't really remember using these guys, but I've had their link for years, so there must be a reason.
Brewer's Discount Looks to be a good spot to pickup a kegging setup cheap.
Kegman They sell a lot kegging stuff as well and also they have Lot's of Kegging Information.
The Home Brew
Formulary Poster
A poster I want to buy but I'm pretty sure they are no longer in business.

Homebreweries & Pubs - The websites of some impressive homebreweries & bars
Nemasket River Brewing WOW!  I mean this is a bar!  "Sometimes you wanna go.. where everybody knows your naaaaame."
Kegerator Bar This guy took a chest freezer, made a kegerator out of it, and then built a bar enclosure for it.  He also has pics of the building process.

Food & Drink
How Long Does Wine Keep In the bottle & After Opening needed.

Nutrition & Fitness
Subway Nutrition Information The top section of sandwiches doesn't include cheese in the calculations!
Starbucks Nutrition Information Figure out the calories & nutritional value of your favorite drinks.
Jamba Juice Nutrition Guide Holy Crap, it has how much Sugar???
Boston Market Nutrition Guide Been ages since I ate here, but I like their food.

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This page is designed to be a startup page for your browser.  Set it as your homepage in IE or Firefox.  The top section includes links that you will want to hit on a daily basis or be able to access quickly.  Below that is the menu for the rest of the page which you can jump to immediately by click the menu link at the top of the page.  At the bottom of each section there are small links to either take you back to the top of the page, or to take you back to the menu.  This page is always growing, but usually in spurts every other month or so.  If you have any links you would like to see added, please send them to me and I will update the page.  Any feedback on how to make this page more useful is also welcome.

A subtle feature of this website that you may not discover immediately is that all the links will open in a new window; however, all these links will open in the same new window.  Allowing you to work with two windows on the screen, always having the quicklinks available to jump to the next site.  Also, if you have any links that you think would help round out this page, please email me and send them on over.

Another feature you may not immediately notice is the hover links.  I have used style sheets to force an IE setting that I like upon you.  Links will not be underlined until you hover the mouse cursor over them.  They will also change color when you hover, click, or have previously visited them.

I've now created dual styles for the links in html page.  The top of the page is riddled with links that are useful on a near daily basis, or are useful to have at short order.  I've placed the navigation section below the quick links section, and then the main page below that.  For a long time I was using this page without that section at the top.  Here's a copy of what it used to look like, check that out and let me know what you think of the difference.