May 09, 2004

Whether you're a casual listener or a serious music student, Essentials of Music is the site for basic information about classical music. It's built around Essential Classics, the series specially designed to introduce you to the best music of every period.

Sometimes upgrading to a newer version can be a good thing. Other times, your computer may not be compatible with the new version, the new version is bloated, or all the good options are no longer available. has been supplying the online community with old versions of various programs since 2001.

At this virtual museum: The History of Electicity, Electronics, and Computers, sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, you will explore the history of telephones, TVs, computers, x-rays, lasers, and the Internet. At this site, find out how they work, and learn about some of the people who invented them. is back with a TimeCapsuler
To begin your trip in this Time Capsule enter a date.
Go play.

The National World War II Memorial will be the first national memorial dedicated to all who served during World War II. The memorial, which will be established by the American Battle Monuments Commission, will honor all military veterans of the war, the citizens on the home front, the nation at large, and the high moral purpose and idealism that motivated the nation's call to arms.
It's about time.

Search the Food Dictionary by with more than 4,000 food terms and you'll never have to eat your words.
Great. Now I'll know how to spell and pronounce all the things i shouldn't eat.

Citation Machine is a free service provided by the Landmark Project. This site will help you properly cite your sources using either MLA or APA format. It will also help you track down materials from their citations.
While you're looking into the APA and MPA formats, you might want to check out the Writers' Workshop.

Statistical Resources on the Web is a meta-index to statistical web sites and individual statistical publications arranged by broad subject category from the University of Michigan Libraries.
One of my favorites.

Robert Niles has lots of tips for journalists, to improve their Internet research skills. But anyone can benefit. Just ask him. provides health information for the whole family. The site is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP.
Bookmark this one.

This companion web site to the C-SPAN series, American Writers II: The 20th Century, examines the lives and works of selected American writers and explores their influence on Americans today. You'll find detailed biographical and historical background for each featured author.

Identity Theft
Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information such as your name, Social Security number, credit card number or other identifying information, without your permission to commit fraud or other crimes. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months or years - and their hard-earned money - cleaning up the mess thieves have made of their good name and credit record. In the meantime, victims may lose job opportunities, be refused loans, education, housing or cars, or even get arrested for crimes they didn't commit. This site by the Federal Trade Commission provides resources to deal with identity theft.

Insects on the Web aims to help you to see insects for the miniature marvels they are and to understand how intertwined our cultures have become with these alien creatures.

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