History.com - History.com's site is not only LOADED with historical information you can search for, you can actually watch historical documentaries online. Although the TV shows have moved to 'reality shows', there is still a lot of excellent 'real' history available when searching their site.
YouTube - You may think YouTube is just for entertainment videos, but you would be wrong.
You will also find a HUGE selection of educational videos from tarot reading to math to setting up a Wordpress page. If you cannot find the live tutorial you are looking for, then it is your golden opportunity to create on for all of us! Search YouTube below.
Library Spot -
This a media junkie's heaven... reference desk, library, news search and more.
All U.S. Government Directory -
A nearly complete directory of all US government agencies and
services... very impressive. Great source of government reports, ways to contact elected
(and appointed) officials and agencies.
If there is anything you want to know about space exploration or the universe in general, search NASA online.
NASA has cross-linked to numerous sites offering scientific info about space. Great place to get space
photos, images from satellites and research probes. Just so you know: For every tax dollar invested in space exploration and research has created five dollars in economic growth. It was from NASA that we recieved such inventions as aluminum foil, liquid crystals and much more. Visit Top Ten NASA Inventions for more information. Support tax dollars for space exploration ... we get back more than just economic growth. We get hope. We find inspiration. We define ourselves as a nation. When the Chinese step on the moon, we may regret abandoning space exploration ... and the Chinese are planning the trip, today.
Library of Congress Online
Possibly the LARGEST center of knowledge on earth. Although it is nearly impossible to get the
entire library online, those under-paid, under-appreciated librarians are working hard to get
the most requested information on the Net'.
Encyclopedia Britannica This is 'old school' but still one of the best online resources.
It's always smart to reference the Encyclopedia Britannica... look up whatever you
want to know about... right online. Very useful.
This represents 'new school'. Wikipedia is now the top online referrence resource. Anything and everything is available within Wikipedia ... and it is completely user supported. Most impressive.
When you are serious about scholarly research, nothing beats 'Google Scholar'. The provide an way to broadly search many disciplines and sources: Articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
Rhyme Zone - Working on poetry or music? Want to know what word rhymes with another? Check out this rhyme matching tool.