The Online Books Page is far more than just one page. It's an ever-growing catalog of over 16,000 online books from all over the Web, covering nearly every conceivable topic. You can browse by category, author, or title, or use the site's own search engine.
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Everyone starts out as a beginner – especially where computers are concerned. The handy list of Computer Training Tutorials from the Central Kansas Library System covers everything from buying a computer to defragmenting your disk to using Microsoft Word.
On my last day on Earth, I want to fill up my car at The Duke of Oil, have lunch at The Dead Cow, do my grocery shopping at No Name Nothing Special Produce Co., and finally be put to rest by the fine folks at the Amigone Funeral Home. All these strange (but real!) business names, and more, can be found at Roadside Art Online.
Bored? Need something to do? Try this simple Paper Folding Project.
The proposed TIPS program would recruit "millions of American workers" to report "suspicious and potentially terrorist-related activity". There has been much hue and cry about the proposal to have US citizens, in effect, spying on other US citizens, and it appears now that the idea is unlikely to survive Congressional scrutiny. Overheard on the line at the Jones Household provides a humorous look at how the program might work.
If you're both an Amazon customer and an AOL Instant Messenger user, you'll find this interesting. Add AmazAgent to your Buddy List, and open a conversation with him. Type "help" and send the message to get a list of all query types. Then just send query-type search-words to get a list of the first ten Amazon products that match. For instance, books foundation asimov retrieves a list of books in Isaac Asimov's Foundation series, while dvd stargate will produce a list of DVDs from both the Stargate movie and TV series. Neat!
Given a valid U.S. postal address, the National Address Server "attempts to rewrite the address in the proper format along with the ZIP+4 code. If it is successful, you can retrieve a Postscript or a GIF file of the address for printing, with a barcode! You can also view a street map of the address, from 2 different Internet map sites (MapBlast and MapQuest)."
As a Windows user, you're familiar with the Programs and Settings menus that are available under the Start menu. But you can Add Cascading Menus to the Start Menu on your own, allowing you to access the contents of the Control Panel, printers folder, and more with ease.