Audio

AdTunes.com
Information on music used in television commercials, shows, movie trailers, soundtracks, and video games. Features updated ad music blog, resources, and message forums.
adtunes.com

AllMusic Guide
Comprehensive guide to the best music recordings in every genre. Cross-indexed source of reviews, essays, and ratings. Uses submissions from readers.
allmusic.com

AM FM TV Online
Searchable directory of radio and television stations in the United States.
amfmtvonline.com

BBC Radio Player
Portal to the audio selections of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
bbc.com/radio/aod

BBC World Service
Provides world business, politics, science, entertainment, and arts news.
bbcworldservice.com

Broadcast-Live.com
From this site, live television and radio broadcasts are available from a number of countries including Belgium, Croatia, Canada, France, Germany, and the UK.
broadcast-live.com

KNHC-FM 89.5 Seattle - C89.5fm
Run by Seattle high-school students. Dance-oriented hits and public affairs programming.
c895fm.com

KUBE-FM 93.3 Seattle
Plays the latest hip-hop and rhythm and blues hits.
kube93.com

KUFM-FM 89.1 Missoula, Montana
Montana Public Radio at the University of Montana campus in Missoula. Includes profile, schedule, news, information on supporting the station, and contact details.
stream.tc.umt.edu

KUOW-FM 94.9 Seattle
NPR, BBC, and local news and talk. University of Washington.
kuow.org

Last.fm
A personalized online radio station for sharing and streaming music. Every user builds their own online record collection and taste profile, and shares their musical tastes instead of actual files.
last.fm

Ministry of Sound Radio
Streaming music from a large, UK independent record label of dance music.
ministryofsound.com

Music One
News, playlist, forums, and dance music.
m1live.com

Odeo
A podcast directory and search engine.
odeo.com

PublicRadioFan.com
Features a database of program listings for hundreds of public radio stations around the world. Includes audio links.
publicradiofan.com/cgi-bin/whatson.pl

Radio FG
Techno radio, live from Paris.
radiofg.com

Radio-Locator
Directory of radio stations. Searchable by location and call sign.
radio-locator.com

Real.com Guide
Internet broadcasters guide from Real.com, with links to over 2500 stations selectable by genre and keyword search.
radio.real.com

SHOUTcast
A free streaming audio system. Anyone can broadcast music through this cutting-edge streaming technology. Site features documentation, downloads, news, and station showcase.
shoutcast.com

Slacker Personal Radio
Internet radio with customized stations based on artists you choose.
slacker.com

WBUR-FM 90.9 Boston
Boston’s NPR station broadcasts New England news and features programs such as Only a Game, Here and Now, The Connection, BBC News, and BBC World Service programs overnight.
wbur.org/listen

Winamp
Windows high-fidelity music player with original features and support for many formats of audio files.
winamp.com

WindowsMedia.com Media Guide
A portal for streaming media using the Windows Media format. Includes music videos, radio stations, and news headlines.
windowsmedia.com

WNYC-FM 93.9 and WNYC-AM 820
The New York City affiliate of National Public Radio. FM 93.9 and AM 820.
wnyc.org

Directories

BUBL Link
The Bulletin Board for Libraries covers all academic subject areas. All items are selected, evaluated, cataloged, and described by experts.
bubl.ac.uk

Lucas Larson internet Directory
Exhaustive links between you and the best of the internet.
directory.lucaslarson.net

New York Times Newsroom Navigator
Starting point for a wide range of journalistic and research functions.
nytimes.com/navigator

Open Directory Project
Searchable web directory compiled by volunteer editors at dmoz.org.
dmoz.org

WebRing
Find websites, share ideas with peers, and participate in topical communities.
webring.com

Film

All Movie Guide
Search for films using flexible criteria. Film listings include general information, cast and crew, synopses and reviews. Allows users to rate films on several dimensions.
allmovie.com

Google Movies
Showtimes and locations for current releases.
google.lucaslarson.net/movies

Internet Movie Database
Features plot summaries, reviews, cast lists, and theatre schedules.
imdb.com

Movie Criticism for the Retarded
Reviews through the eyes of video store clerks. Current articles, archive, and links.
fortheretarded.com

New York Times: The 1000 Best Movies Ever Made
The best in cinema since 1927, as chosen by the film critics of the New York Times.
nytimes.com/ref/movies/1000best.html

Project Hessdalen - Short Films
Strange, unexplained lights appear in the night sky over a remote Norwegian valley.
hessdalen.org/film

Red Without Blue
A documentary of the gender, identity, and unswerving bond of Mark and Clair (née Alex) Farley.
redwithoutblue.com

Trailervision
Satirical trailers of movies that do not exist.
trailervision.com

Ustream
User-created video broadcasts.
ustream.tv

Vimeo
Community for storing and distributing video content. Includes advanced privacy options, interaction for members with common interests, group projects, and tools for creating widgets.
vimeo.com

YouTube
Hosts user-generated videos. Includes network and professional content.
youtube.com

Graphics

BBC News - In Pictures
The best news photos of the week.
bbc.com/news/2/hi/in_pictures

Esquire Cover Gallery
Hundreds of covers dating from 1933 to the present.
esquire.com/covergallery

Eurobad
An exhibition of the worst interiors of 1974.
omodern.com/Eurobad/euro.html

Face of Tomorrow
Attempts to find the prototypical human face of different worldwide locations by taking photographs of the current inhabitants and composing their faces to create a typical face.
faceoftomorrow.com

gif2png web interface
Upload and convert a GIF file to an optimized PNG file, which has no quality loss and is usually smaller than the source.
r1ch.net/stuff/gif2png/webinterface

Google Images
The most comprehensive image search on the web.
google.lucaslarson.net/images

GUIdebook
Online gallery, preserving historical graphical user interfaces.
guidebookgallery.org

Here is New York
Exhibit of over 5000 images related to 2001-09-11.
hereisnewyork.org

Identifont
Typeface identifier. Users are guided through illustrated multiple-choice questions of features of a font to arrive at font identification. Covers fonts from over 200 publishers; typefaces can also be looked up by name.
identifont.com

Instagram
A photo sharing mobile application for the iPhone.
instagr.am

King County Snapshots
12000 historical images of Seattle and King County, Washington.
kcsnapshots.org

Media Convert
Free online file conversion for audio, video, images, and documents.
media-convert.com

myImager.com
Upload or call images from anywhere on the web and edit them online with dozens of tools such as resizing, trimming, adding text, changing file formats, and reducing file size.
myimager.com

Panoramas.dk
Weekly full-screen QuickTime panoramas and a directory with over 20000 panoramas.
panoramas.dk

Panoramio
A combination of travel photo galleries and Google Earth provides photos from around the world.
panoramio.com

Photoshop.com
A free, web-based version of Adobe Photoshop where users can edit, store, and share photos online.
photoshop.com

Pouet
Multiplatform database of news, groups, and productions.
pouet.net

September 11th Photo Archive
Before and right after.
september-11th.us/Archive.html

Time Covers Since 1923
View images of Time magazine covers from 1923 to the present.
time.com/time/magazine/coversearch

Tumblr
A microblogging platform that allows users to post text, images, video, links, quotations, and audio.
tumblr.com

VectorMagic
Free, online bitmap-to-vector conversion tool that improves picture quality by eliminating the pixelation that occurs in bitmap images.
vectormagic.com

WhatTheFont
Analyzes uploaded images and returns the font style matching the font used in the image.
myfonts.com/WhatTheFont

Wikimedia Commons
A central repository of free images, music, sound, video clips, and spoken texts.
commons.wikimedia.org

Windows through the Curtain
Photographs of Communist store windows taken between 1986 and 1990 by David Hlynsky.
photoarts.com/journal/Hlynsky/hlynskyindex.html

World Wide Panorama
Photographers in 40 countries around the world celebrate the equinox and solstice by creating QuickTime VR panoramas of their locations.
geoimages.berkeley.edu/wwp

Internet

A List Apart
Weekly magazine for people who make websites.
alistapart.com

Ad Blocking with CSS
CSS rules to block ads. The technique works for any CSS-compliant browser or mail client.
floppymoose.com

anti-banner.css
A CSS that makes use of commonly found attributes associated with banners. It currently uses element dimensions and DOM location, href fragments, link targets, borders, and common alt attributes to try to remove banner ads.
aagh.net/projects/antibanner

bit.ly
URL redirection with real-time link tracking.
bit.ly

BroadbandReports.com
Information on DSL, cable, and other high-speed internet services.
broadbandreports.com

Browser-Safe Colors
All-browser-safe 216 color chart and 16 million color checker and converter.
www-cdr.stanford.edu/~petrie/216colrs.htm

Color Blender
Find evenly spaced midpoints between any two given colors. Hexadecimal and RGB supported.
meyerweb.com/eric/tools/color-blend

CSS Optimizer
Optimize CSS code and remove redundant values.
flumpcakes.co.uk/css/optimiser

Deja Vu
A timeline of internet history and a browser emulator to view sites as they would have appeared in early browsers such as Mosaic, Netscape 1.0, Internet Explorer 2.0, and HotJava.
dejavu.org

Designing More Usable Websites
Guidelines, projects, browsers with accessibility features and other information related to website accessibility.
trace.wisc.edu/world/web

Digg
Technology-focused news site where the stories are chosen by community members rather than editors.
digg.com

DreamHost
Web hosting including shared, VPS, dedicated, and for WordPress. Also offers cloud storage and cloud computing.
dreamhost.com

Feed Validator for Atom and RSS
A validator for syndicated feeds. It works with RSS 0.90, 0.91, 0.92, 0.93, 0.94, 1.0, and 2.0. It also validates Atom feeds.
feedvalidator.org

FileFormat.info
File format standards, online file conversions, and detailed file specifications, including Unicode characters, MIME types and file extensions.
fileformat.info

Freshmeat
Unix and related software in all stages of development. Daily release announcements. Not restricted to open-source software.
freshmeat.net

Ghost Sites
Long running online museum provides screenshots of defunct sites.
disobey.com/ghostsites

GitHub
Project hosting using Git. Includes source-code browser, inline editing, wikis and ticketing. Free for public open-source code. Commercial closed source hosting is also available.
github.com

gozer.org - Mozilla - Ad Blocking
Hide certain elements based on their attributes and values with CSS. In the case of banners, the ads are downloaded, just not displayed.
gozer.org/mozilla/ad_blocking

HTML Tidy
Remove sloppy and redundant code from HTML documents.
cgi.w3.org/cgi-bin/tidy

HTML-Kit
Edit, format, lookup help, validate, preview and publish HTML documents from an easy to use environment. Full featured web page editor that can point out errors and optionally autocorrect the HTML code.
chami.com/html-kit

Identical Websites
A comparison of the websites of 10 famous designers through elements of their layout: styles, page construction, and elements.
phnk.com/design/survey

IE Add-ons Gallery
Add-ons that enable you to personalize Internet Explorer.
ieaddons.com

JSLint - The JavaScript Verifier
Scans JavaScript source and describes potential problems. It does not prove that a program is correct. It just provides another set of eyes to help spot problems. It is almost a JavaScript validator.
jslint.com

Juicy Studio Color Contrast Analyzer
Uses the W3C algorithm to check for sufficient contrast between background and foreground colors.
juicystudio.com/services/colourcontrast.php

Juicy Studio CSS Analyzer
Tests for basic accessibility errors such as color contrast and units of measurement.
juicystudio.com/services/csstest.php

Mac OS X Hints
Hints and tips for the Mac OS X operating system.
macosxhints.com

Mac OS X Hints Forums
Forum for users of Apple’s Mac OS X operating system.
forums.macosxhints.com

MacScripter AppleScript Forums
Comprehensive site with news and resources for AppleScript users. Features include example scripts, scripting additions and a bulletin board for scripting discussions.
macscripter.net

MacUpdate
The largest Macintosh-only software and games download site on the internet.
macupdate.com

Missing Manuals
Full written manuals for popular consumer software and hardware products that come with no hardcopy manuals, or for which manuals are very poor.
missingmanual.com

OCAWA Accessibility Validator
Operational Control and Analysis for Web Accessibility tests the accessibility of your website using international accessibility standards.
ocawa.com/en/

Opera
Producers of the fast, small, reliable Opera browser for multiple platforms. Features include mail, news and ICQ clients, RSS, IRC, projection mode, WML support, mouse gestures, and extensive keyboard support.
opera.com

PC Magazine
Complete guide to personal computers, peripherals, and upgrades.
pcmag.com

PDFUnlock
Unlocks PDF files online for free.
pdfunlock.com

Persistent Uniform Resource Locator
URL redirection.
purl.org

ResearchBuzz
Internet research news and information.
researchbuzz.org

Robots.txt Checker
Robots.txt syntax validator based on the Robot Exclusion Standard.
tool.motoricerca.info/robots-checker.phtml

Scribd
Presentation and text sharing service that supports .ps, .txt, .pps, .ppt, .doc, .xls and .pdf file formats.
scribd.com

Search Engine Watch
Search engine marketing and optimization.
searchenginewatch.com

SelectORacle
Plain-English and -Spanish translations of CSS2 and CSS3 selectors.
gallery.theopalgroup.com/selectoracle

Site Meter
Small graphic counter with real-time traffic reporting.
sitemeter.com

Sitepoint.com
Provides tips, expert advice, and articles about DHTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML, ASP, CGI, Perl, ASP, PHP, and MySQL with a hands-on approach in building a successful website.
sitepoint.com

Sitescore
A tool that rates a website’s design, popularity, and accessibility.
sitescore.org

Slashdot
Technology-related news with a heavy slant towards Linux and Open Source issues.
slashdot.org

SourceForge
Free hosting for open source projects. Offers mailing lists, bug tracking, and forums, 100 MB of web hosting with MySQL, full backups, and total web-based administration.
sf.net

Surfin’ Safari
Safari news and updates.
webkit.org/blog

Table of Unicode characters from 1 to 65535
All Unicode characters alongside equivalent numerical ampersands.
unicode.coeurlumiere.com

UITest.com: Site Check
Test a URL with the W3C, WDG, ATRC, WebAIM, WebXact, Bobby, Cynthia Says, HiSoftware, Site Valet, Colorblindness filter, and Google Viewer, all from the same page.
uitest.com/en/check

W3C Spell Checker
A tool to check the spelling of text on a webpage.
w3.org/2002/01/spellchecker

W3Schools Web Tutorials
Large collection of tutorials. HTML, XHTML, and JavaScript.
w3schools.com

Web Standards Project
Devoted to adhering to W3C standards in webpage design. Links to other sites and tutorials on CSS and HTML.
webstandards.org

WebKit Open Source Project
Build and browse the burning edge of the frameworks used by Mac OS X.
webkit.org

Webmaster World
Discussion board for search engine optimization professionals.
webmasterworld.com

Whois Source
Domain search tool that allows a wildcard search.
whois.sc

World Wide Web Project
The first ever page written in HTML and published on the internet.
w3.org/History/19921103-hypertext/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html

X-Philes - List of XHTML Sites
The XHTML 100: sites where the homepage validates, three random secondary pages validate and the correct MIME types are sent.
goer.org/Markup/TheXPhiles

X11 Color Names
Colors sorted by X11 name, hexadecimal values, and RGB.
lucaslarson.net/rgb

XHTML, CSS, and HTML Optimizer
Compress your code to speed loading time.
peterbe.com/plog/blogitem-040406-1/compressor

Zoho
A suite of online web applications geared towards increasing productivity and easy collaboration. Office tools include a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, hosted wiki, notebook, mail, and CRM.
zoho.com

Language

16 Rules of English
The 16 rules of Esperanto and their English-language counterparts.
esperanto-chicago.org/16rules.htm

Akademio de Esperanto
Documents related to the Esperanto Academy including decisions and current works.
akademio-de-esperanto.org

Alternative Esperanto Dictionary
Esperanto slang, profanities, insults, and vulgarisms.
alternative-dictionaries.net/dictionary/Esperanto/

Atlango
The new international language for Europe.
vido.net/atlango

Bazaj Radikoj Esperanto-Esperanto
Baza radikaro kun klarigoj en simpla Esperanto. 2 500 radikoj faras 25 000 vortojn.
xs4all.nl/~pilger/breo-au8.htm

Columbia Journalism Review - Language Corner
Collection of various rules of the English language and usage tips organized by topic and parts of speech.
cjr.org/tools/lc

edukado.net
Service for teachers and students of Esperanto.
edukado.net

Esperanto Grammar
Scholarly thesis written in English with an emphasis on morphology.
ling.ohio-state.edu/~hana/esr/grammar

Esperanto-English Dictionary
The 30 000 most-used Esperanto words defined on one page.
esperanto.lucaslarson.net

Esperanto-Radikala Asocio - Por Internacia Lingvo
Politika agado por internacia lingvo.
internacialingvo.org

Esperanto.com
Social network for Esperantists.
esperanto.com

Esperanto.info
Multilingual basic information about Esperanto, about learning and using it, and its culture and organizations.
esperanto.info

Esperantujo
Brief description of the language and a short Esperanto-to-English dictionary of essential words. Includes a list of all official affixes.
web.archive.org/web/steve-and-pattie.com/esperantujo/

Fagan Finder Translation Wizard
Translate text or webpages to many different languages.
faganfinder.com/translate

FrathWiki
A free encyclopedia for descriptions of conlangs and concultures.
frathwiki.com

Free Translation
English to Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, and Norwegian. Translate to English from Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, and Portuguese.
freetranslation.com

From Language to Language
Type a known term in Esperanto, English, French, Russian, Italian, German, Turkish or Spanish and search for the corresponding term in the language of your choice.
langtolang.com

Galerio de Babilemuloj
Photographs of users of popular Esperanto chat rooms.
galerio.org

Glosa.org
Information on Glosa with learning and text materials, links, a mailing lists and supporting organizations.
glosa.org

How to Talk Dirty in Esperanto
A collection of vulgar words and how to use them.
mindprod.com/esperanto/dirty

Ido, the International Language
Exhaustive links regarding the reformed and improved version of Esperanto.
interlanguages.net/yindex

Ido-English Dictionary
The 4000 most-used words in Ido.
ido.lucaslarson.net

iLoveLanguages
A comprehensive catalog of language-related internet resources. 1900 human-reviewed links.
ilovelanguages.com

Interlingua, Union Mundial pro (UMI)
Official website, with news, documents in Interlingua and information in other languages. Also, free translation service, bookstore. Created by the International Auxiliary Language Association.
interlingua.com

Internet Vocabulary
In Dutch, French, English, Esperanto and Polish.
esperanto.be/vortaroi.html

Italian Language - Forms of Address
Explanation of the four Italian second personal pronouns.
orbilat.com/Languages/Italian/Grammar/Italian-Verb-Forms_of_address.html

Komputada Leksikono
Referenca verko pri komputado de Sergio Pokrovskij.
bertilow.com/div/komputada_leksikono

Language Construction Kit
In-depth introduction to language creation.
zompist.com/kit

Learn not to speak Esperanto
A catalog of accurate arguments against Esperanto, the least important of which is that cxirkauxajxojn is a real Esperanto word.
jbr.me.uk/ranto

Lernu
Best online source for learning Esperanto.
lernu.net

Ligoj pri Tradukado
200 tools for Esperanto translation: dictionaries, translators, grammars, and search engines.
tekstoj.nl/esperanto/tradligoj.htm

Lingua Franca Nova
Simple and consistent language for international communication.
lingua-franca-nova.net

Lingvo Helpilo
Online Esperanto spelling and grammar checker.
beta.visl.sdu.dk/lingvohelpilo

Modern Language Association - Map of Languages in the United States
Map uses data from the 2000 US census to display the locations and numbers of speakers of thirty languages and three groups of less commonly spoken languages in the United States.
mla.org/census_main

Mondezo
A simplified Esperanto, free of accents, the accusative ending, asymmetrical sexism, adjectival concord, and obligatory tense.
mondezo.lucaslarson.net

Non-Verbal Dictionary
From Adam’s-Apple-Jump to Zygomatic Smile.
center-for-nonverbal-studies.org/6101.html

Ogden’s Basic English
Auxiliary language composed of 850 English words.
ogden.basic-english.org/words.html

Online Speech Bank
Links to internet sites with full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures and interviews.
americanrhetoric.com/speechbank.htm

Optimal Auxiliary Language Guidelines
Revised edition of an article discussing the design factors to be considered in creating an artificial language for global communication.
rickharrison.com/language/optimal.html

Pop vs. Soda Page
Plots the geographic distribution of the terms “pop”, “soda”, and “coke” when used to describe sweetened carbonated beverages.
popvssoda.com

Reta Vortaro
Collaborative multilingual Esperanto dictionary.
purl.org/net/voko/revo

RhymeZone Rhyming Dictionary and Thesaurus
User poetry and quotation submissions. Includes a rhyming dictionary and thesaurus.
rhymezone.com

Speech Accent Archive
Examines the accented speech of speakers from many different language backgrounds reading the same paragraph.
accent.gmu.edu

Stanford University Level 1 Vocabulary List
The 500 most-used words in Esperanto.
esperanto.org/stanford/nivel1.php

The Little Prince in 100 Languages
German-language website with audio samples of “The Little Prince” in many of the world’s languages.
germanistik.uni-halle.de/prinz/karten

Thesaurus.com
Searchable version of Roget’s Thesaurus of English words and phrases.
thesaurus.com

Tradukilo Esperanto-English Translator
Create results in Latin 3, UTF-8, X-convention, and H-convention.
kafejo.com/lingvoj/auxlangs/eo/tradukilo

Traduku.net
Translate any phrase or website to or from Esperanto.
traduku.net

Translate.ru
Bidirectional text, webpage, and email translations between Russian, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
translate.ru

Uniono por la Linguo Internaciona Ido
Ido dictionaries for English, German, French, and Italian.
ido.li

Universala Vortaro de la Lingvo Internacia Esperanto
Published by the Akademio de Esperanto.
akademio-de-esperanto.org/fundamento/universala_vortaro.html

Useful Esperanto Phrases
An introduction to the most-common phrases in Esperanto.
esperantophrases.tripod.com

Verbix Online Conjugator
Verb conjugator for all languages.
verbix.com/webverbix

Vikipedio en Esperanto
Rete konstruata enciklopedio.
eo.wikipedia.org

Why is the holiday Hanukkah spelled two different ways?
There is no definitive way of translating the Hebrew characters into English.
ask.yahoo.com/ask/20031219.html

Wiktionary
Collaborative project for creating a free lexical database in every language, complete with meanings, etymologies, and pronunciations.
en.wiktionary.org

Zompist BBoard
Conlanging bulletin board.
zbb.spinnwebe.com

Maps

American FactFinder - Reference Maps
Locate United States Census geographies and view Census data in map format. Create, print, or download both reference and thematic maps.
factfinder.census.gov/servlet/ReferenceMapFramesetServlet

Bing Maps
Provides directions, interactive maps, satellite, and aerial imagery of the United States. Search by keyword such as type of business.
bing.com/maps

Earth and Moon Viewer
View either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe.
fourmilab.ch/cgi-bin/Earth

Fool’s World Map
Visualizing a map of the world based on popular misconceptions of country locations and sizes.
chakuriki.net/en/world

Google Maps
Drag-and-drop mapping from Google. Provides options to search for locations, businesses, driving directions and a general search box to key in your destination.
google.lucaslarson.net/maps

iTouchMap.com
Maps and utilities for the iPhone and iPod touch.
itouchmap.com

Library of Congress Map Collections
Digitized maps of North America in the public domain from 1544 to today.
loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gmdhome.html

MapQuest
Find directions for, and explore towns and cities worldwide. Display addresses on a map, view nearby businesses, get driving directions and maps, and plan a trip with city information.
mapquest.com

Metrobot
Map-based search engine and city guide that displays listings and links for businesses on either side of individual street segments in chosen US cities.
metrobot.com

Microsoft Research Maps
Repository of aerial photographs and satellite images of the United States (formerly TerraServer USA).
msrmaps.com

Missoula County Parcel Map
Search by address or map for property tax information and owner.
co.missoula.mt.us/owner

New York City Zoning Maps
From the New York City Department of City Planning.
nyc.gov/planning

NYC OASIS
New York City Open Accessible Space Information System.
oasisnyc.net

NYC Subway Map
User- and eye-friendly version of the Metropolitan Transit Authority subway map with descriptive symbols.
nycsubway.org/maps/routeimg.html

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
Maps covering every area of the world.
lib.utexas.edu/maps

Seattle Municipal Archives Map Index
750 historical and current digital maps of the city of Seattle.
clerk.ci.seattle.wa.us/~public/maps1.htm

Subway Info
Provides door-to-door directions via the New York City subway, including options for different times of day.
subwayinfo.com

TopoZone
US Geological Survey topographic maps.
topozone.com

New York

Chowhound.com
Non-commercial information on great eating and restaurants in New York.
chowhound.com

Citidex
Manhattan maps, including neighborhoods, parks and complexes, transportation, theater plans, stadium plans and ZIP codes.
citidex.com

Commissioners’ Plan of 1811
Detailed history of Manhattan’s street grid.
library.cornell.edu/Reps/DOCS/nyc1811.htm

Exploring New York City
Columbia University Libraries’ guide to New York City.
columbia.edu/cu/lweb/eguides/nyc.html

Forgotten NY
Information about old forgotten relics in New York City, including roads and signs.
forgotten-ny.com

Historic Districts Council
The advocate for New York City’s historic neighborhoods.
hdc.org

HopStop
Door-to-door subway and walking directions in New York City.
hopstop.com

Manhattan User’s Guide
Offers opinionated reviews and information on services, restaurants, shopping, and hotels.
manhattanusersguide.com

MenuPages
Search by cuisine or area. Includes interactive map of Manhattan, ratings, reviews and restaurant location maps.
menupages.com

New York City Housing and Neighborhood Information System
Allowing a wide variety of New Yorkers to gain access to previously unavailable data on housing and neighborhood conditions in the city.
nychanis.com

New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority
Manages bridges, tunnels, and transit in New York City and on Long Island.
mta.info

New York City Subway Resources
Features historical and technical information about the New York subway system.
nycsubway.org

New York Songlines
Detailed descriptions of walking tours of some of Manhattan’s famous streets and sights.
nysonglines.com

NYC and Company
Official city tourism site with accommodations listings and calendar of events. Also includes information on conventions and group activities.
nycgo.com

NYC Serv
New York City payment and information center. Search for and pay city parking tickets and obtain information related to property taxes and water charges.
nycserv.nyc.gov

NYC.gov
Provides the public with quick and easy access to information about New York City agencies, programs, and services.
nyc.gov

Open Table
Real-time reservation network for the finest restaurants in major American cities.
opentable.com

Privately Owned Public Space of the City of New York
Electronic database with detailed information about every public space created through the city’s incentive zoning program.
nyc.gov/planning/html/priv/priv.shtml

PropertyShark
Type in any address to get consolidated New York City property records.
propertyshark.com

Restaurants.com
International restaurant and bar guide searchable by location, cuisine, and special features. Includes user submitted reviews and ratings.
restaurants.com

Seamless
Order food for delivery or takeout online. Formerly known as SeamlessWeb.
seamless.com

September 11th Digital Archive
Uses electronic media to collect and present the history of the attacks.
911digitalarchive.org

Skyscraper Museum
Private, not-for-profit, educational corporation devoted to the study of highrise buildings.
skyscraper.org

Times Square Cam
Three webcam views of Times Square, New York.
earthcam.com/usa/newyork/timessquare

Undercity.org
Steve Duncan’s site features photography of underground or unknown sites in New York. Contains stories, research, tips, and tricks.
undercity.org

World Trade Center Health Registry
Comprehensive and confidential survey regarding the health consequences for those most directly exposed to the events of 2001-09-11 in New York.
wtcregistry.org

WTC7.net
An attempt to uncover the truth about 2001-09-11.
wtc7.net

Yelp
A local business guide with results based on user recommendations. The directory covers a number of major US cities and includes restaurants, services, and shopping.
yelp.com

News

Associated Press - News
The latest headlines from around the nation and the world. Updated 24 hours a day.
nytimes.com/pages/aponline

BBC News
United Kingdom and international news headlines. Contains articles, forums and video and audio webcasts.
snurl.com/bbcnews

CBC News
Canadian and international headlines, articles, wireless services, email digests and live internet radio.
cbc.ca/news

Daily Kos
Daily blog with political analysis on United States current events from a liberal perspective.
dailykos.com

Disinformation
The subculture search engine, providing access to up-to-date alternative news.
disinfo.com

Fortean Times
A journal of strange phenomena.
forteantimes.com

FundRace
Candidate rankings and money maps identify from, and to whom campaign contributions are going.
fundrace.org

Google Alerts
Google Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant Google news and web results based on your choice of query or topic.
google.lucaslarson.net/alerts

Google News
Aggregated headlines and a search engine of many of the world’s news sources.
google.lucaslarson.net/news

Gotham Gazette
Daily publication covering New York City politics and city news including policies for police, housing, transportation, arts, education, and finance.
gothamgazette.com

Huffington Post
Syndicated columnists, blogs and news stories with moderated comments.
huffingtonpost.com

Korean Central News Agency
The government news agency of the Democratic People’s Republic of (North) Korea.
kcna.co.jp

Libera Folio
Sendependa movada bulteno, kiu aperas nur en la reto. La redakcio strebas sobre kaj kritike prilumi aktualajn evoluojn en la Esperanto‑movado.
liberafolio.org

Memory Hole
Documents released under the United States Freedom of Information Act that reveal government activities rarely reported by the mainstream media.
thememoryhole.org

Missoula Independent
Western Montana’s weekly alternative newspaper of people, politics, and culture.

Le Monde
Actualités à la une. Quotidien d’information francophone, version partielle de l’édition papier du jour, des dossiers, des forums.
lemonde.fr
missoulanews.com

New York Observer
Weekly covering media and society, arts and entertainment, opinions, politics and the business and real estate of Manhattan and the world.
observer.com

New York Times - Most-Emailed Articles
Most popular articles sent by New York Times readers.
nytimes.com/gst/mostemailed.html

New York Times Politics Navigator
Selective guide to websites about politics, government, and political issues.
nytimes.com/ref/politics/POLI_NAVI.html

The New Yorker
Online version of the weekly magazine with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, and an archive of articles and abstracts since 1925.
newyorker.com

NPR
National audio news and programming organization. Formerly National Public Radio.
npr.org

The Onion
Humor and satire magazine.
theonion.com

Politico
Political news about campaigns, congress, lobbyists and ideas.
politico.com

Pollster.com
Featuring polls and analysis of the 2008 presidential primary race including key overviews of key states and candidates.
pollster.com

Smoking Gun
News gleaned from court records and other public documents.
thesmokinggun.com

Technorati
Real-time search engine for blogs that tracks what is current and popular. Searches blogs by keyword or links.
technorati.com

Topix.net
News from thousands of sources, sorted geographically for American cities, as well as a wide variety of subjects.
topix.net

Vice
Urban monthly magazine, focusing on 21st century culture, music, fashion, and multimedia. Excerpts from the print magazine as well as unique content. Formerly known as Viceland.
viceland.com

Village Voice
Offers New York City news, features and opinions along with arts, fashion, gossip and restaurant reviews.
villagevoice.com

Washington Post
Comprehensive access to today’s newspaper contents plus past stories and special reports on politics.
wpost.com

Xinhua News Agency
State news agency of China.
chinaview.cn

Zogby International
Offering polling, market research, and information services worldwide based on accuracy and detailed strategic information.
zogby.com/news

Recreation

Anomalies Unlimited
Investigations of the peculiar.
anomalies-unlimited.com

Betty Bowers is a Better Christian than You
So close to Jesus, communion tastes like leftovers.
bettybowers.com

Creation Education: Evolutionism Propaganda
Hypnotically encased iMacs trick unsuspecting computer users into accepting Darwinism.
objectiveministries.org/creation/propaganda.html

ESP?
Pick one of six cards and click on one of six eyes and this website will successfully tell you which card you chose.
sprott.physics.wisc.edu/pickover/esp.html

Evite
Offers event planning and invites. Features tracking, maps, and reminders.
evite.com

Facebook
A social utility that connects people for keeping up with friends, uploading photos, and sharing links and videos.
facebook.com

FaceTheJury
Rate peoples pictures that they have submitted, or submit your own picture to be rated. Meet new people through message boards and live chat.
facethejury.com

HOT or NOT?
Rate photos of others and post one of yourself.
hotornot.com

I Despise You and Your So-Called Taste
Type in a band, singer, song, or album to retrieve a review laden with disgust.
chthonicionic.net/bile

Landover Baptist: America’s Favorite Church
If you are unsaved, you are not allowed at this church or on this website.
landoverbaptist.org

Meetup
Helps groups of people with shared interests to meet up in places around the world.
meetup.com

Reddit
Collaborative user-generated news links. Votes promote stories to the front page.
reddit.com

Seattle Post-Intelligencer - David Horsey
A gallery of cartoons from the past year by P-I editorial cartoonist and 2003 Pulitzer Prize winner David Horsey.
p-i.com/horsey

Shelfari
An Amazon social media site focused on books. Members build virtual bookshelves, discover, rate and discuss books, and participate in online groups.
shelfari.com

Slydial
A voice message service that connects directly to someone’s mobile voicemail.
slydial.com

Take 2
Funny errors and clever headlines from the American Journalism Review.
ajr.org/take2.asp

Twitter
Social networking and microblogging service utilizing instant messaging, SMS or a web interface.
twitter.com

Urban Legends Reference Pages
Attempts to give accurate information about rumors and urban legends on a variety of topics.
snopes.com

Reference

Additives Found in American Cigarettes
A list of chemicals commonly found in cigarettes.
thememoryhole.org/cig-additives.htm

Archinform
International architectural database with over 8000 built and unbuilt projects. 20th-century architecture is the main theme.
archinform.net

Archive.org
Working to build a digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.
archive.org

Baby Name Wizard
Track the popularity of given names across time, either by typing in a name, for a graphic depiction of its decade-by-decade use, or by moving your cursor down the screen through an alphabetical listing that notes each name’s peak year.
babynamewizard.com/voyager

CNN/Money: Best places to live
Search on housing costs, tax rates, and crime stats for over 1200 places.
money.cnn.com/best/bplive

Creationist Claims
A comprehensive index to creationist claims.
talkorigins.org/indexcc/list.html

Dark Bible - Home to Freethinkers
Quotations from the Bible on atrocities, pornography, questionable morality, the alleged inferiority of women, and logical paradoxes.
nobeliefs.com/DarkBible/DarkBibleContents.htm

Death Online
Exhibition exploring death and the rituals that surround it.
deathonline.net

Debating Creationists: Some Pointers
Eugenie Scott, director of the National Center for Science Education, argues that public debates with creationists do little to further the cause of quality science education. Among her reasons are that creationists usually fill the audience with their supporters, who are unlikely to have the educational grounding necessary to understand the arguments presented in favor of evolution.
talkorigins.org/faqs/debating-creationists.html

Dewey Decimal System of Classification
An outline of the Dewey Decimal System, broken down into its ten major divisions and one thousand subdivisions.
wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Dewey_Decimal_classes

Evangelistic Atheism: Leading Believers Astray
Article originally appeared in the January/February 1993 issue of Freethought Today, published by the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
ffrf.org/fttoday/back/evangel.html

Flags of the World
Very large noncommercial source on vexillology. Searchable database, glossary, bibliography, and related links.
flagspot.net

Glass Steel and Stone
Offers photographs and descriptions of outstanding buildings across the world, historic and modern.
glasssteelandstone.com

Great Buildings Online
Documents hundreds of buildings and leading architects across the world with three-dimensional models, photographs and drawings, commentaries, biographies and bibliographies.
greatbuildings.com

Guide to the Logical Fallacies
Catalogs and exemplifies over 70 logical fallacies.
onegoodmove.org/fallacy

ibiblio
Internet library and digital archive containing links to online collections.
ibiblio.org

International Encyclopedia of Sexuality
Information about patterns and trends in sexual attitudes and behavior in 32 countries around the world.
www2.hu-berlin.de/sexology/IES

Internet Scout Project
Publishes new and newly discovered online high-quality resources of interest to researchers and educators.
scout.wisc.edu

Intute
Directory of the best web resources for education and research created by a network of UK universities and partners. Cataloged and annotated resources covering the humanities and social sciences (formerly Humbul Humanities Hub).
intute.ac.uk

Librarians’ Index to the Internet
Annotated directory of internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians.
lii.org

Love Letters
300 love letters that your boyfriend is waiting to see modified.
sleeptrip.com/300loveletters

Meta-Wiki
Support website for Wikimedia Foundation projects.
meta.wikimedia.org

Museum of Modern Art: Tall Buildings
Addresses issues of technology and urbanism for 25 buildings designed within the last decade. Compare height, area, and geographic locations.
moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2004/tallbuildings/

National Register of Historic Places
Official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation.
nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com

New York Public Library
Largest research library in the world with a circulating system.
nypl.org

Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network
Earthquakes and geologic hazards of the Pacific Northwest from UW’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences.
pnsn.org/req2

Pounds Sterling to Dollars Historical Converter, 1264 to Present
Converts pounds sterling to present-day dollars in any amount for any year since 1264.
uwacadweb.uwyo.edu/numimage/Currency.htm

Project Gutenberg
A library of 17000 free online books with expired copyright. Book listings, search engine, newsletter, and articles.
gutenberg.org

Seattle Public Library
Access catalog, renew and reserve books, find news and events, virtual reference desk and reference links.
spl.org

The Simpsons
Memorable quotations.
imdb.com/title/tt0096697/quotes

Skeptic’s Annotated Bible
Bible reference for unbelievers, with all embarrassing and questionable parts highlighted for easy reference.
skepticsannotatedbible.com

Skyscraper Page
Illustrated database of the world’s tallest buildings. The illustrations drawn to one scale make it easy to compare heights. Includes dates and architects.
skyscraperpage.com

SkyscraperCity
News, photos and discussions on skyscrapers, skylines, cities, architecture and urbanity.
skyscrapercity.com

Skyscrapers.com
Information and news about tall buildings.
emporis.com

Squashed Philosophers
Condensed and abridged books that define the way the West thinks now.
btinternet.com/~glynhughes/squashed

Suicide, a Practical Guide
A how-to for novices.
satanservice.org/coe/suicide/guide

Telephone Exchange Name Project
The historical relationship between North American telephone exchange names and numbers.
ourwebhome.com/TENP/TENproject.html

Things Creationists Hate
Explanations of the rational: evolution, creationism, creation science, fossils, science, genesis, and Bible science.
skepticreport.com/sr?p=499

Trulia
Independent and unbiased residential real estate search engine that offers open access to real estate information.
trulia.com

USPS Abbreviations
Official abbreviations used by the United States Postal Service: state abbreviations, street suffixes, and secondary unit designators.
usps.com/ncsc/lookups/usps_abbreviations.html

Vexilla Mundi
Pictures of all national flags including Pantone colors and specifications.
vexilla-mundi.com

Wikia
A collection of wikis on many subjects using MediaWiki software and publishing all user-provided text under copyleft licenses.
wikia.com

Wikibooks
Dedicated to developing and disseminating free, open-content textbooks and other classroom texts.
en.wikibooks.org

Wikipedia
Free, open content, community-built encyclopedia with thousands of articles. Available in dozens of languages.
wikipedia.org

Wikiquote
An open-source database of meaningful or memorable quotations in multiple languages.
en.wikiquote.org

WikiScanner
Exposes potential conflicts of interest in anonymous Wikipedia edits originating from IP addresses of organizations whose articles are edited.
wikiscanner.virgil.gr

Wikisource
Repository of source texts in any language that either are in the public domain, or released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
wikisource.org

World Flag Database
Covers organizations, countries, territories, and sub-national regions.
flags.net

XXX-Rated Bible
Positive Biblical references to the best and worst of humanity.
postfun.com/pfp/NC-17Bible.html

Zillow.com
Estimates on home valuations and detailed information about property sales.
zillow.com

Alexa
Provides a search powered by Google and the Open Directory Project. Directory listings can be ordered by popularity, user rating or alphabetically and there are links to Alexa’s information on each site.
alexa.com

Federal Bureau of Prisons Inmate Locator
Search the database using the inmate’s Register Number, DCDC Number, FBI Number, INS Number, or by first and last name.
bop.gov/iloc2

Google
Enables users to search the web, Usenet, and images. Features include PageRank, caching and translation of results and an option to find similar pages.
google.lucaslarson.net

NYS Department of Correctional Services Inmate Search
Search for current and past New York State inmates.
nysdocslookup.docs.state.ny.us

PlayAudioVideo
A search engine for audio, video, and image files.
playaudiovideo.com

SreeTips.com
Smarter surfing thanks to Sreenath Sreenivasan.
sreetips.com

WhitePages.com
Search for people and businesses in the United States by name, address or phone number.
whitepages.com

Yahoo! Search
Search engine results from the first large scale directory of the internet.
yahoo.lucaslarson.net

ZabaSearch
A people finder service offering public domain telephone number and postal address information.
zabasearch.com

Shopping

Amazon
Books and music; includes personalized recommendations and wish lists for registered users.
amazon.com

Barnes & Noble
The largest book retailer in the United States. Online bookstore includes ebooks, bestsellers, college textbooks, music, software, and online courses.
bn.com

CEX.io
UK-based Bitcoin exchange established in 2013.
cex.io

Coinbase
A digital-wallet platform for buying, selling, and sending cryptocurrency.
coinbase.com

eBay
International person-to-person auction site, with products sorted into categories.
ebay.com

FedEx
Shipping company offering integrated transportation, information, and logistics solutions.
fedex.com

Google Product Search
Google’s product search engine and shopping directory.
google.lucaslarson.net/products

Grooming Lounge
Offers classic barbershop and modern health spa services.
groominglounge.com

MoMA Online Store
Classic modern and cutting-edge design products for adults and kids, including items produced exclusively by MoMA and items represented in its collection.
momastore.org

Time

Australian Skeptics - The Calendar
A history of calendars developed and used over the centuries.
skeptics.com.au/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/theskeptic/1995/1.pdf

Burtz 13-Month Year
13 months composed of 28 days each. All 13 months have exactly four weeks of seven days each. Weeks and months correspond with the phases of the moon.
web.archive.org/web/burtz.ch/13-month_year.html

Calendar Converter
Convert dates to and from a variety of calendars.
fourmilab.ch/documents/calendar

Calendar Zone
Dates in history; links to biographical and geographical events. Also includes recipes and poetry.
calendarzone.com

Current Local and World Standard Percentage Metric Time Clock
Gives the current time as the percentage of the day that has elapsed thus far for both your local location and Greenwich.
raywinstead.com/metricclock.shtml

DIME = Decimal Time
Shows correlation between decimal and 24-hour time.
serg.us/dime

Guide to Metric Time
10 decidays per day, 100 millidays per deciday, and 100 quintodays per milliday.
zapatopi.net/metrictime

Hearod.com - Metric Time
A cumulative gathering of data from different websites regarding decimal time.
hearod.com/Metric-Time

History of the 13-Month Calendar
The Positivist Calendar of 13 months of 28 days each.
personal.ecu.edu/mccartyr/13-month.htm

iCalShare
Directory of shared calendars and ICS files with over 1500 calendars in more than 35 different categories.
icalshare.com

Metric Time
A proposal for an entire system of measurement of time, following the metric ideal of units divisible by ten to the maximum extent possible.
faculty.indwes.edu/bcupp/things/metrictm.htm

Official United States Time
Public service cooperatively provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the US Naval Observatory.
time.gov

Walk Through Time - The Evolution of Time Measurement through the Ages
Ancient calendars, early clocks, and world time scales and time zones.
physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/time.html

World Clock
Current time in many places in the world.
timeanddate.com/worldclock/custom.html

World Time Zone
A map of time zones around the world, each showing the current time.
worldtimezone.com

Travel

Bing Travel
Airline ticket price monitor to help time trip booking. Formerly Farecast.
bing.com/travel

Cheap Tickets
Provides travel services, including airline tickets, cruise tickets, auto rentals, and hotel reservations.
cheaptickets.com

City-Data.com
Statistics about American cities including maps, race, income, education, crime, weather, area codes, ZIP codes, and similar cities.
city-data.com

Expedia
Compare prices, shop for a vacation or cruise, reserve a room, or rent a car.
expedia.com

FlightView.com: Flight Tracker
Track flights by airline, flight number, cities, airport code, or time. Includes departure and arrival times, altitude, speed, flight path weather, and status.
flightview.com/traveltools

HistoryLink
Chronicle of the history of Seattle and King County, Washington.
historylink.org

JetBlue Airways
A low-cost airline, headquartered in New York, running flights to and from JFK, LGB, and BOS.
jetblue.com

Kayak
Aggregates flight, hotel, and car rental information from other websites and allows easy criteria adjustment and comparison.
kayak.com

Lost in Seattle
Interactive map showing thousands of shops and buildings; the ultimate local street map.
lostinseattle.com

Missoulian Webcam
Downtown Missoula as seen from the Missoulian.
missoulian.com/weather

Orbitz
Provides customers with access to the broadest choice of airfares and some of the lowest prices for flights, hotels, and rental cars.
orbitz.com

Places OnLine
Annotated links to the world’s best place-based websites from the Association of American Geographers.
placesonline.org

Priceline.com
Name your own price for airline tickets, hotel rooms, new cars, and home finance.
priceline.com

SeatGuru
Guide to passenger seating on many airlines, including American, British Airways, Delta, Qantas, and United. Drawings indicate good and bad seats, exit locations and seat sizes.
seatguru.com

Seattle Shmeng
The mystery of why Seattle sucks.
seattle.shmeng.com

Seattle Times Webcam
Looking west toward the Space Needle and the Experience Music Project from South Lake Union.
seattletimes.com/weather/images/cerulean.jpg

Step into Places
Guide to almost 12000 museums, historic houses, zoos, airports, parks, and tourism agencies.
stepintoplaces.com

Tomy.morel Webcams
View webcams from around the world, one continent at a time.
tomy.morel.free.fr/linux/test/?pg=webcam

Travelocity
Offers a variety of travel services, including fare finder, hotel and car rental information, reservations, and destination information.
travelocity.com

VRSeattle.com
QuickTime virtual tours of Seattle.
vrseattle.com

Webcams.travel
Webcams from all around the world. Navigate through 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional maps, and find webcams by tags.
webcams.travel

Weather

AccuWeather - Missoula
Features radar, satellite images, and a 15-day forecast for Missoula, MT.
accuweather.com/forecast-15day-us.asp?zipcode=59808

AccuWeather - New York
Features radar, satellite images, and a 15-day forecast for New York, NY.
accuweather.com/forecast-15day-us.asp?zipcode=10018

AccuWeather - Seattle
Features radar, satellite images, and a 15-day forecast for Seattle, WA.
accuweather.com/forecast-15day-us.asp?zipcode=98122

National Weather Service Forecast - New York City
The federal government’s best determination of weather in the coming week.
forecast.weather.gov/afm/PointClick.php

US Current Temperature Map
Graphic with Fahrenheit temperatures of many locations in the contiguous United States.
vortex.plymouth.edu/ustemp.gif

Weather Channel - New York
Monthly forecast and current conditions.
weather.com/weather/tenday/10018

Weather Underground
Weather forecasts for the US and the world with an easy-to-use multilingual interface. Includes weather maps, radar images and historical data.
wunderground.com