Internet Rivers: Cool Sites
What is a cool site. Well, it is a site that I thought was cool when I was looking and wanted to have a reference to in the future.
- Fandango (*) - review
Fandango lists movies showing at local theatres. For many theatres, you can purchase your ticket online and bypass the long lines.
- How Stuff Works (www.howstuffworks.com)
The ultimate cool site. How Stuff works explains how things work. You can find articles on all the mysteries of modern life.
- SandlotScience.com (www.sandlotscience.com)
This site has several programs for demonstrating opitical illusions, moire patterns and other nifty doodads.
- The Internet Movie Database (imdb.com)
IMDB.com has one of the most complete movie databases. You can browse through movies by actors, directors. This is a great source when you want to find out just who played in what
- Where's George? (www.wheresgeorge.com)
This is an interesting idea. You enter the serial numbers of the cash you have on hand then spend it. If someone else enters the same bill, Where's George will send you an email, letting you track the bill. The treasury dept must hate this site.
- Center for Space Research (www.csr.utexas.edu)
The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) at the University of Texas Austin has interesting maps showing the slight differences in gravity on the earth.
- EpistemeLinks.com: For Philosophy Resources on the Internet (www.epistemelinks.com)
A directory of philosophy related web sites.
- Animusic (animusic.com)
Animusic makes digital animations of instuments playing music.
- Adopt a Puck (www.adoptapuck.com)
A heart rending site dedicated to stopping hockey puck abuse.
- WebElements Periodic Table (www.webelements.com)
Web Elements is an online store/information source build around the periodic table.
- Thanks USA (www.thanksusa.org)
A fun treasure hunt game that raises funds for scholarships for children of American Veterans.
- Old Fashioned Living (oldfashionedliving.com)
Site has articles on cooking from scratch, hand made crafts, old fashioned ideas, traditions, simple life, and more.
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