10,000 Year Calendar
Easy to use calendar web site provides a calendar-maker for the years 0000 to 9999, with holidays automatically inserted. Find out what day of the year you were born, and what other important events happened on the same date.
Subjects: Date & Time
Symbols.com contains more than 1,600 articles about 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. The site is searchable using either a Graphic Index based on a description of the symbol, or a Word Index to find a sign with a certain meaning. For fun, you can also view a random sign.
Subjects: Dictionaries & Thesauri
eHow : How Things Get Done
Useful tips and suggestions for almost everything you may need to do are available here. Free registration (including email and address) required to view complete information, but some useful points are available without it.
Subjects: How-To Guides
Very simple and professional looking site with practical articles on "how to do" various things. Organized into 6 main categories: Computers, Food and Health, Home and Garden, Education, Hobbies, and Pets and Animals, and then into more narrow subcategories, there is also a search engine to quickly find what you are looking for.
Subjects: How-To Guides
Baby Name Wizard
Explore the historical popularity of baby names in the United States. Tracks the popularity of names by performing statistical transformations on Social Security Administration (SSA) data to allow meaningful historical comparisons. When you type a name, its popularity over time is represented by the thickness of its "stripe" on a graph.
National Weather Service Homepage
Excellent resource for travelers or anyone who needs latest weather alerts. Hardcore "weather buffs" will love this site! The Regional Forecast Offices are prominently linked, each uniquely and professional designed, offering users a comprehensive choice of links on every weather topic from Satellite Imagery to Fire Weather Forecasts.
Brought to us by the folks at the Weather Channel, the site is easy to use and offers quick access to local, national and Latin American conditions and forecasts as well as temperature and precipitation averages for the entire calendar year.
Weather Undeground delivers weather conditions in the States and all around the world and is brought to us by the National Weather Service (NWS). Additionally, it offers historical conditions going back 10 years and the site is easy to navigate and use.
Poets & Writers, Inc.
Poets & Writers,Inc. is a resource for creative writers. It is an excellent source for writing workshops, grants and awards for writers. Other features include writing contests, publishing advice, and additional literary links.
Subjects: Writing Resources