Our guide to hot sites: Weekend Edition, Nov.
New sites every weekday, with an expanded weekend
Take a cyber-journey anywhere over the past
300,000 years, thanks to miles-thick ice sheets in places like
Antarctica and Greenland. You can explore this virtual time machine
to learn what was happening in the world over the past several ice
BluesForPeace was set up in Israel as an
interactive shalom, promoting peace through the idea that everybody
has had their share of the blues. You'll find links to bands,
photos, artwork and even poetry. http://www.bluesforpeace.com/
Thinking of launching a Web site but don't know
whether anyone has already reserved the name? Namestake.com
offers to conduct a search of cyberspace for you. Fun to browse, in
a geeky sort of way. http://namestake.com/
Through photos and essays, Life brings us to
"Places we Remember" in the collective life of the Beatles. There's
also a guide to records and a pretty challenging trivia quiz.
Retired Living - Straight Talk dishes
out some no-nonsense commentary on such issues as long-term care,
social security and medicare. Includes links to articles and
See ancient Egypt through the eyes of National
Geographic correspondent Maynard Owen Williams. You'll find
backgrounders and photos. Includes an account of the opening of the
tomb of Tutankhamen. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/egypt/
Think you're smart? Take an online I.Q. test
delivered by the Cyberia Shrink. Or check out your coping
skills and assertiveness. http://www.queendom.com/intellig.html
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