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Try Google or DuckDuckGo for anonymous searching or SafeSearch by Google for filtered to Safe for kids results.
Find a location at Google, Yahoo maps, or MapQuest!.
Open Source Encyclopedias at wikipedia and anything Linux at the Linuxtopia website.
Or, Search for Data at USAFacts
Or, Search with Authority at Teoma
MetaCrawler's Internet search page
HotBot from Lycos.
LibrarySpot - The best libraries, newspapers, encyclopedias, maps and more in one Spot.
Correlate an IP address with a location at GeoIP.
Search public email lists at tile.net.
The one and only Yahoo.
Database available by subject from the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore MD.
The Internet Directory WhitePages.com Yellow pages and White Pages.
The Internet Phone Book at Who Where with Yellow pages, White pages, Toll Free numbers and email addresses!
Verizon's Big Yellow pages on the web.
The Yellow Pages on the Internet.
The Yellow pages from SouthWesternBell.
Cut through the recordings at getHuman.
An article allbusiness.com.
Information about Individuals at Docusearch.
The Federal Government Statistics at the Data.gov
The Washington DC Government's Homepage, and the DC Drivers Licensing information center
The DC Tax Payers service center
The DC Courts Jurors' office website
The DC Neighorhood Information Center from the Urban Institute.
Find Federal Employee Salaries from FedSmith.com (hey, they are public employees, they work for us, we have a right to know,
or so said the Federal judge).
The InterNIC's Resources for the Internet and the GoDaddy website of the highest rated Internet Registrar.
Country Codes for Internet domain names.
The U.S. Postal Service more traditional mail services
The Sweets Catalog online.
The Summer Institutes Online Linquistic Reference.
Search for how things get done at eHow.com
The new way to learn at Learn2.com.
The Human Internet at the Institute for the Future.
Help with your research
Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases.
The Modern Language Association's Style Guide
The Oxford English Dictionary
Look up a word in multiple dictionaries with one query at the One Look Dictionaries page.
More Dictionaries in many different languages.
Google translate free language translation.
Encyclopedia Britannica.
The Gettysburg address from the Library of Congress
Homework Central Learning Today, Acheiving Tomorrow.
FamilyEducation Network.
Ask Jeeves!
Homework help at Thoughtco.com
Scholastic Research Tools
Cybersleuth-kids
Study Ancient History at thoughco.com
The Free Study site free online tutorials and classes.
The Math Forum include Ask Dr. Math.
B. J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
Cool Math by Karen!
Webmath instant solutions to your math problems.
html study guides and tools.
The Virtual Reference Desk page at the UNC-Chapel Hill.
Conversions at Megaconverter.
Dimensions described by NIST.
The Human Languages Page for Multilingual resources.
Bigger maps and better directions from maps.google.com.
Find a street location with the MapQuest service.
The World Atlas from Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
Historical Map's at the David Rumsey Historical Map collection.
Metrorail from the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority.
The Library of Congress.
Sailor Maryland's online public information network.
A list of Telephone Directories on the Web.
Another Internet phone book at 555-1212.
A Website for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and Sales & Marketing Executives at infoUSA.
Find an Area Code or place given the area code.
How about what Time it is from the US Naval Observatory.
Internet Resources pages from USA Today.
The National Park Service.
The Census Bureau's Tiger Mapping Service
Contracts info from the Federal Business Opportunities pages.
BWI airport site.
Flight info at flightaware.com
Travel information at the SmarTraveler site.
Travel discounts from the Expedia.com website.
Maryland Mass Transit Administration information.
Train schedules and fares from Amtrak.
Slug, Slugging, and Slug Line Homepage.
The Washington Post Classifieds
Job listings at Career Builder.
Job listings at dice.
More job listings at HeadHunter.NET.
The MonsterBoard.

Reading
[Reading]

Avoid the quizes and pop-ups at Google News and Newser.
Check your news source for bias at mediabiasfactcheck.com.
Cross border issues at International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and their blog.
The New York Times newspaper, the New York Times Magazine, the Village Voice, and the Amsterdam News.
The New Yorker for good reviews, stories and opinions, etc.
The Guardian from the United Kingdom.
Free thinking journalism from The Independent.
News from France24 english.
News from Business Insider where it's all about business.
New York magazine and The Cut for more good reviews, stories and opinions.
Rolling Stone for news about music, TV, movies, politics and more.
Democracy Now! a daily independent global news hour.
News aggregation by the Huffingtonpost.com.
Read the beast at the Daily Beast.
New media's great stories from Vox.com.
Read about the Criminal Justice System at The Marshall Project.
Check out Data Journalism at FiveThirtyEight.
Real Clear Politics for aggregated political articles from both perspectives.
News for Federal Workers from Federal News Radio.
The Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Sentinel.
The Chicago Tribune for the mid-west view and The Chicago Defender.
The Reuters News Service.
Ideas worth spreading from TED. Mostly video, but the idea content is like reading.
Also see TEDMED for a medical oriented set of TED style conferences.

Washington papers including
  1. Washington Post,
  2. the Washington CityPaper,
  3. for news about the Hill.
  4. for political news Politico.
The Intercept
Current Affairs a magazine of politics and culture.
The Week Magazine with the best news stories from the week.
and from the left, The Nation.
OilPrice.com the number 1 source for Oil and Energy News.
World News Network with regional reports for around the world.
ChangeWave helping you profit from a rapidly changing world.
Wired Magazine
Motherboard tech by Vice News.
Get tech news from re/code.
Tech memes at techmeme.com a tech news aggregator.
In depth security news and investigation Brian Krebs.
Technology Review from MIT.
Technology for higher education at Campus Technology .
News for Nerds at Slashdot.com .
Make stuff by Make magazine .
Free technical reading at techbooksforfree .
A website dedicated to Plain Language from the Center For Plain Language.
A list of online math textbooks online..
As seen on 60 minutes, Khan Academy series of math and concept tutorials.
As reading program for all students at CommonLit.
A learn at home resource from Scholastic.
Sites for learning an enjoying mathematics at Illustrative Mathematics and Zearn.
Video taped college lectures's at Academic Earth.
Open courses at the Open Education Global website.
Cultural and media courses at the Open Culture.
Microsoft Learning Tools Immersive Reader.
Stanfords's free online engineering courses.
MIT's online courseware.
Rice Universities free online educational material in small knowledge chunks or modules.
Five Universities use coursera software for putting online, University courses from Princeton, Stanford, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania and more!.
Four Universities use edX for putting online, University courses from MIT, Harvard, Berkley and the University of Texas and more in the future?.
A private online venture offering free courses at Udacity for Computer Science courses.
Technology news from digg.com.
OS news at osnews.com.
IBM's developer website.
Oracle's Oracle Magazine.
Linux newspaper at linuxtoday.com.
More distro news at distrowatch.com .
The Best source for computer news at O'Reillynet.
TheServerSide.com.
Slate Magazine
Atlantic's Online Journal
The Paris Review .
The Poetry Foundation.
Amazon Kindle for reading your books from your browser.
Project Gutenberg a library of over 60,000 free books.
News from the BBC News site in the UK.
The Wall Street Journal Newspaper
Or news from London at the The Times/The Sunday Times and the Financial Times.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer online site.
The Chicago Tribune.
The Detroit Free Press.
The Miami Herald.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Atlanta Black Star.
The Economist, Englands Time magazine?
Time.com , Time magazine's online presence.
Newsweek Magazine
The National Interest an online magazine devoted to foreign policy and world politics
The Journal of Democracy from the John's Hopkins University and the National Endowment for Democracy.
The Boston Globe online.
The Orlando Sentinel.
The Baltimore Sun.
The Newport News Daily Press.
The Hometown Annapolis online newspaper.
Black News, Opinions, Politics and Culture from The Root.
The MoJo Wire, from the Mother Jones News .
The Onion, America's Finest News Source.
Editorials from McSweeney's
ABC news online
Cable News Network CNN online
America's Newspapers are listed at the Library of Congress Chronicling America site.
The World-Newspapers.com website.
See what's going on at NPR at WAMU.
Or listen to Pacifica Radio.
CSPAN broadcasts live on CSPAN radio.
Fox News broadcasts live on Fox News.
U.S. News and World Report Magazine
Forbes Magazine
Tech Central Station for technology news
New York Magazine
Bloomberg Business Week Magazine
The Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
The San Franciso Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner. Also a website called the SF Gate News
The San Jose Mercury News.
Even farther west is the Japan News Newspaper in Japan.
The Philadelphia Inquirer.
The Washington Business Journal
The Washington City Paper
The MSNBC Web Site.
USA Today Newspaper.
CNN on the Internet.
today.com the NBC network.
The Christian Science Monitor.
Reason Online for news and opinion from a dynamic, libertarian perspective.
The Discovery Channel Online
Information about Government Spending from the John F. Kennedy School of Government
Wright American fiction from U of Indiana (1752 texts online).
Taking the bite out of books at the textbook revolution.
The Online Page from the University of Pennsylvania.
Selected Abraham Lincoln speeches and writings.
Red Herring Magazine
Washington Technology Online from the Washington Post Company
The Register Magazines
Ziff Davis Publishing Magazines
MacWorld Magazine
PC World Magazine
TechWeb a CMP publication
Electronic Engineering Times Newspaper
Electronic Books at onlinebooks
Last, but not least, the ten commandments
Weather
[Weather]

Weather Underground for a data centered view of weather.
Weather Underground local to Fort Washington, MD.
CleanAirPartners to check the air quality.
WUSA Channel 9 or, Washington Weather from the Weather Channel.
Fort Washington, MD from the Weather Channel.
Tide Predictions for Washington, Potomac River, D.C. from marineweather.net
Find Soil Temperature in your area.
Entertainment
[Entertainment]

Museums
  1. National Air and Space Museum's Udvar Hazy Center at Dulles International Airport.
  2. The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
  3. The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.
  4. The Corcoran Museum of Art in Washington, DC.
  5. The Smithsonian American Art Museum/Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC.
  6. The Folger Shakespeare Library
  7. The National Cathedral in Washington, DC.
  8. BMA in Baltimore, Maryland
  9. Strathmore Arts in Montgomery County, Maryland
  10. Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art Amsterdam
  11. The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco
Symphony
  1. The Barns at Wolf-Trap web pages.
  2. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra web pages.
  3. The Baltimore Opera Company web pages.
Restaurant
  1. The Washington Post local Restaurant Guide.
  2. The Washingtonian's Dining Guide.
The U.S. National Arboretum and the The United States Botanic Gardens.
Try Ski Whitetail.
Read up on golf at Golf Digest Magazine.
Try some Origami, it's not too expensive!
Join a Chess Club.
A page of Crossword puzzle links.
Read up on Poker Hands before playing.
Build a slow flying model airplane and go for the endurance record!.
Unique Radio from Baltimore at WTMD, home of WTMD.
Read up on the Civil War.
Read the entire text of The Man in the IronMask.
DVD talk about DVD Bargains, movies, news and information.
The Internet Movie Database
Online Movie Reviews, check it out before going cruising the streaming channels!
Interesting television at AMC (home of Breaking Bad, Line of Duty, the Little Drummer Girl, etc).
TV Guide listings with VCR+ codes for Woodley Park
Cox TV listings for Newport News
MHz networks public television (sort of).
NBC affiliate in DC, nbc4, WRC.
ABC affiliate in DC, wjla.
CBS affiliate in DC, wusa9.
Shopping
[Shopping]

Amazon, the everything store.
Discount department stores at Wal-Mart or K-Mart.
Building supplies and hardware at Home Depot or Lowes.
Bulk purchases at Costco with travel deals at Costco Travel.
Googles's froogle.google.com shop and compare webservice.
Computer stuff and alot more at PriceGrabber.
Giant Food's Peapod Online Grocery Shopping and Delivery Service
Take Out meals from FoodNetwork.
Flea Market at eBay
Internet Shopping Mall at BizRate
Another Internet Shopping Mall at NetMarket
More Internet Shopping at Smart Shopping page from Yahoo
Even More Internet shopping at Priceline.com.
Deals (are there deals?... really?) at Overstock.com.
Shop at Crate and Barrel or Brookstone.
Stock your kitchen at Kitchen Emporium or Bowery Kitchen Professional Cooking Supplies and Equipment
Get your textbooks at eFollet.com
Reiters Scientific and Technical Books. Search for the cheapest priced books at
  1. abebooks, the worlds largest network of independent booksellers.
  2. AddALL and AddALL Used and Out of Print book search and price comparison.
  3. ISBN.nu
  4. Alibris
More book shopping at Barnes and Noble Books
More book shopping at Powells Books
More book shopping at Greenlight Books in Brooklyn, NY.
Audio, Sterio Equipment Reviews and Classifieds
Discount Music shopping at Second Spin used CDs
CD (music) shopping at the Compact Disc Connection
Lands End
Eddie Bauer
L.L. Bean
Plumbing Supplies.
Shop for consumer electronics at Circuit City, or Best Buy.

House shopping information
  1. Price, sell, or rent your property at Zillow.com.
  2. Look for rentals at craigslist.org.
  3. Shop for a home at Homes Database.com.
  4. Shop for a home at Do it Yourself Network.com.
  5. At Realty Page
  6. HomeGain You'll be Sold!
Automobile shopping information
  1. At Edmunds
  2. Automobile Buyer's Guide pages
  3. The NADA NADA buying guide Vehicle Pricing and Information
  4. The Kelly Blue Book Pricing Service.
  5. The AutoBytel.com Web Site.
  6. cars.com, used cars
  7. Car Safety ratings from NHTSA.gov
  8. Price Car Parts at carparts.com
  9. All the parts your car will ever need at RockAuto.com.
  10. Size your tires at Michelinman.com.

Travel shopping information
  1. Travel reservations including airfare/hotel packages from Expedia.
  2. Airline reservations from Orbitz.
  3. Shop for travel options at Travelocity
  4. More travel options at TravelZoo

Computer shopping information
  1. Motherboards reviewed at Motherboard HomeWorld.
  2. Another build your own PC link.
  3. A site for builders and buyers at the Anandtech web site.
  4. Components from Intel.
  5. Printed Circuit Board prototypes from Green Circuits.

Hardware for various OS's
  1. At Lenovo stores, they sell Thinkpads (IBM designed).
  2. At Dell Computer.
  3. At Acer Computer.
  4. At Gateway computer company.
  5. At Apple Computer products
Some computer mail order catalogs
  1. At CDW Computer Discount Warehouse
  2. At MacConnection PC and Mac Connection
  3. At MacMall


Software
[Software]

Free Unix resources
  1. Let's Encrypt for free SSL certificates (sponsored by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG)) and
    certbot.org from the Electronic Freedom Foundation
  2. FreeBSD Unix
  3. homepage and a site document Fresh Port for FreeBSD.
  4. OpenBSD for a security focused Unix and
  5. NetBSD for a portability focused Unix.
  6. Free Linux from Debian,
  7. CentOS, and
  8. Fedora.
  9. LibreOffice the Free Office Suite for Unix (and others).
  10. The Apache web server.
  11. The Zope web server.

Anything Linux at the Linuxtopia website.
Developer resources at IBM's Developerworks website.
Internet FAQ Archives
The Unix Guru Universe.
A computer programming book Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Abelson and Sussman.
The RFCs.

Hints on various computer details
  1. Details about server setups from server-world.info.
  2. FTP script for Windows 95 computer at ftpdemo.
  3. Notes on dumping table definitions and data from FoxPro and MS Access files.
  4. Regular Expression info.
  5. SAS University edition including free online training..
  6. SAS Technotes on Proc DBF and Proc DIF.
  7. SAS format of Proc Contents output
  8. SAS format statement American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year sample of 2010 (both person and household data).
  9. Useful lp notes
  10. Useful graphing at ThingSpeak

Web pages by CSS and webstandards
  1. Zen Garden, The Beauty of CSS Design pages
  2. maxdesign, CSS resources and tutorials for web designers and developers.
  3. The w3schools web Primer including html pages
Become your own Telco with guidance at Personal Telco.
The O'Reilly Network's High Performance Web Development site at Radar.
The Apache modules web server and companion website to the O'Reilly Book.
Free Unix based fileserver software at the Samba homepage.
Documentation for Teradata Information Products
Toolkit for Oracle, TOra, download page.
Tool for Oracle Application Developers T.O.A.D. download page.
Free SQL database software at the MySQL homepage.
Open Source database software (taken from MySQL) at the MariaDB homepage.
Open Source Object Oriented Relational database software at the PostgreSQL homepage.
Configuration Management cross roads.
Linux homepage for PCs.
The Linux Terminal Server Project page.
Sys Admin Magazine
UnixWorld Online Magazine
A Free C++ compiler for PC's cygwin with Unix roots...
A Free Source Code Library from devx...
Free books by Bruce Eckel's from ibiblio.org
The CodeGuru Site with free online books on C++ and STL.


The Electronic Privacy Information Center
Sample programs from the SAS Tutorials at SAS.com.
The Mathworks homepage makers of MatLab
The Perl Institute
And the Perl.com site maintained by O'Reilly books
Books published by O'Reilly Associates
Computer Security Scanning software at Nessus and nmap.org.
IEEE Computer Society.
Pharmaceutical Industry SAS Users Group PharmaSUG.
Web Page Design for Designers?
The NCSA web site.
The World Wide Web Consortium.
The XML.org website.
The PHP Hypertext Preprocessor page.
A handy lookup reference feature and the PHP Knowledge Base
Open Source apps using PHP at horde.org.
Getting started with PHP at PHPBuilder.com.
The Free Software Foundation's GNU web site.
The All Things Distributed home page.
Javasoft
Developer.com
WEB tutorial were the best things are free.
SOAP tutorial were the best things are free.
Sun Microsystems
TK/TCL Scripting pages.
IBM Technical Support site.
IBM's AIX Support site.
Expect archive at NIST
Standard ML website
HP Hewlitt Packard support pages.
The Original Mac Upgraders Geek Boutique! at Mac Gurus Homepage
Perkin-Elmer Applied Biosystems
Oracle Corporation
Steven Feuerstein's PL/SQL Site
Oracle Magazine
Filemaker, Inc's Filemaker page
The InterNIC's Resources for the Internet
Science
[Science]

A website from the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS).

Data resources of interest to Citizen Researchers
  1. The National Heath and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) home page.
  2. The American Community Survey data page from the Census Bureau and associated PUMS data.
Industrial Engineer and Operations Research IEOR Tools.
Flowing Data for Analysts, Data Scientists, and Statisticians.
Google's Dataset Search.
Scientific American online.
SAS University edition including free online training..
Programming in R.
Programming R.
Mind the Gap! at Gapminder for a fact based world view.
The Network Enabled Optimization System wiki.
Spreadsheet Analytics from the University of San Francisco's School of Business and Professional Studies.
Publications from the American Association for the Advancement of Science at Science Online.
Scientific Journals at HighWire.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE homepage.
The Financial Forecast Center is a service of Financial Forecast Center, LLC. FFC LLC is a small, privately owned Texas corporation located in Houston, Texas, USA..
The Math Forum from the National Council of Teachers of Mathmatics.
The Guide to Online schools.
The National Library of Medicine.
PubMed at the National Library of Medicine.
The New England Journal of Medicine.
An online tutorial Understanding Medical Words, a listing of word parts and listing of commmon medical abbreviations.
The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations (IFPMA).
A clinical trials listing service at Centerwatch.
Supercourse - Epidemiology, the Internet and Global Health
The National Library of Medicine's Gene Map of the Human Genome pages.
Check out PhysOrg.com for the latest in physics and technology news.
Air and Space magazine for the latest on Astronomy, Aircraft and Space.
The journal of Nature.
The journal of Nature Genetics.
The Linkage at Rockefeller University
Research Genetics.
The journal of Nature Biotechnology.
The journal of Nature Medicine.
The journal of Nature Structural Biology.
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory Site.
The Institute for Genomic Research TIGR now called the J. Craig Venter Institute.
The Genome Sequencing Center.
Molecular Biology Protocols on the World Wide Web.
The National Library of Medicine's Visible Human project.
The FDA's CDER Reference Guide.
How Stuff Works
The National Academy Press.
Do some thinking with the Great Thinkers.
RF Engineering resources at RFGlobalnet.
Financial
[Finance]

Real time market data from Investing.com.
Research Mutual Funds at Morningstar.
Research mutual funds at Fidelity (data provided by Morningstar).
Lipper Leaders page taking a longer view of investments and past performance.
Stock research data from Valueline with guidance on how to use this information to guide your investments strategies.
News and data from Bloomberg News Service.
Financial news and data from the WSJ's MarketWatch.
Also from the WSJ's MarketWatch, Big Charts.
More from Yahoo's finance page for looking up P/E ratios and growth rates.
Find the meaning of financial terms at Investopedia from Forbes.
Property investments at Investability with assessments of properties for investment potential
Supicious? Search for articles by Harry Markopolos and read about what to short!
Or, read about Fraud and how it's investigated
Muddy Waters Research due diligence-based equity research on Chinese companies.
The Roth IRA Web Site Home Page
IRA calculators from TurboTax.
Check out the ChooseToSave Organization for guidance on saving.
Buy Bonds online.
The Financial Times from London.
The Business Cycle from ECRI.
Look up company filings at the SEC's Edgar
Investor Education and Assistance from the SEC.
The Federal Audit Clearinghouse for audits of entities doing business with the Federal Government.
Financial Guidance from the S&P Ratings pages.
Financial Opinions from the Motley Fool
Asset tracking software from Quicken
Stock Search engine from Daily Stocks.
The New York Stock Exchange.
The NASDAQ.
USAA financial services
Financial Wizards from the Maryland State Employees Credit Union
Currency Conversions from Oanda.
Health
[Health]

The National Institutes of Health web-site.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention web-site.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement web-site.
The Prevent Cancer Foundation of America web-site.
Today's Health pages.
Columbia Go Ask Alice!
The Center for Science in the Public Interest.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Successfully Diet at weightwatchers.com.

Watch your weight using these tools
  1. Calculate your Daily Points.
  2. Track daily your points with a blank Daily Points sheet.
  3. Use the Point Calculator to find the point value of a portion.
  4. Use the BMI calculator from NIH to find a good target weight goal.
  5. Canada's Food Guide from the Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion.
Nutrition Databases from the USDA
The Nutrient Database for Standard Reference data files, also from the USDA
Cheaper Prescription Drugs from Canada Drugs Online
The Online Resource for Better Patient Care at Medscape.
The Practical Guide to Meaningful Educational Travel
A clothing sizes chart.
The Nutrition Action Health Letter
The Vegetarian Society of Washington DC.
Cycling
[Cycling]

Washington DC's Urban ATB pages
Washington Area Bicyclist Association Home Page
Bike The Sites for bicycle touring the nations capital.
The local Department of Transportation's Bicycle Program from the DC Goverment.
Miscellaneous
[Miscellaneous]

The one and only L'il Abner at L'iL Abner
Cartoons from The New Yorker Magazine at Cartoonbank
Cartoons from Mark Stivers
Comics at the Washington Post.
The FTP here has useful Internet utilities and applications
Family photos on this server. (access restricted)
Web-enabled dictionaries.
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