Fun, Movies, Music and Games, Etc.
- 123Greetings.com Cyber Birthday cards. All free!
- The Official Boston Homepage This site has all the information on the group (not the city) Boston. Our own Rachel Berger is the Webmaster!
- Comedy Central Online Lots of funny things here. If you are not familiar with Comedy Central's Cable network, be warned that it holds nothing sacred!
- Hot Coupons A site devoted to coupon fanatics. Print out coupons on everything from dry cleaning to dry dog food.
- Cyber Cards Huge collection of cards for just about every occasion. Select your category, fill out a form and send the card. The personalized cyber card is displayed on a private web page for 7 days. A message is sent to the recipient by e-mail indicating your name and the URL for the card.
- Dining Guide World Wide Restaurant Resource
- Disney This site is Walt Disney's multimedia extravaganza minus the monorail. Songs from The Lion King fill the air, photos from Toy Story pop up on your monitor. NetGuide Magazine gave this site 5 stars on a 4 star scale!
- Free E-Cards Online A collection of free e-cards for all occasions. Birthday cards, love cards, funny cards, etc.
- Fun Stuff For kids and parents
- Girl Talk This funny website makes Thelma and Louise look like the Stepford wives. Men should enter with caution!
- Interactive WWW Games Tic-Tac-Toe, Pegs, Hunt The Wumpus and Minesweep
- Late Show with David Letterman Top 10 Lists...and more.
- The Tonight Show with Jay Leno In the interest of equal time........
- Lottery Results for the United States
- Movies.com Type in your ZIP code to find the reviews and show times for current features. Movie trailers are also available.
- MoviePhone Find the movies (and their show times) playing in YOUR neighborhood. By typing in your zip code, you will see a list of movie titles, theaters and show times.
- Paramount Pictures Online Studio Preview the film studio's latest releases and get the inside scoop from star-struck TV shows like Entertainment Tonight.
- Phone Numbers Skip dialing 411. Use this site to find residential or business phone numbers.
- Phone Book Reverse Numbers Plug in the number or e-mail address and the "owners" name appears.
- Riddler Trivia game with CASH prizes (game is free and supported by advertisers).
- Sony recording artists
- TV Tickets Planning a trip to southern California and want to be in the studio audience of a TV show? Head to this site to order your tickets.
- Video Locator Enter your ZIP Code and the videotape you want to rent, this nifty site will identify the store that carries the movie you want to see.
- Virtual Teddy Bear Gram Send a free online greeting card featuring Vermont Teddy Bears for Birthday, Christmas, Valentine's Day, Thank You and other occasions
- Who Where? If you are looking for a college buddy or long lost relative on the Internet, start here.
- White Pages Online This site lets you look up phone numbers plus street and e-mail addresses for people around the United States.
- Neil Young Web Page For the TRUE Neil Young Fan
The Reading Corner
- Chicago Tribune The online version of this highly regarded newspaper has a meticulous design and use of multimedia makes it fun and easy to read.
- The Los Angeles Times Must reading even for those who are not Los Angelenos.
- New York Daily News Every tidbit you could possibly need on the Big Apple can be found here.....movies, restaurants and bar databases to a city guide that searches for everything from the best place to kiss to the best street vendors.
- New York Times - Web Edition Entire contents of the paper for the previous 7 days plus articles dating back to 1980.
- Rolling Stone Magazine News, reviews, features, columns, random daily notes, photos and letters.
- Time Inc. Home Page
- The Village Voice The famous New York publication is now on the web. Chock full of articles, classifieds and reviews.
- The Washington Post The traditional paper has been directly transferred into cyberspace! All sections of the paper are here.
- ESPNET Sports Zone Multimedia sports information service. Up-to-the minute game reports, photographs, extensive statistics and player profiles.
- SportsLine USA Provides game summaries, box scores and a searchable archive of players with streams of statistics. Shockwave-enabled.
- Ballparks You can visit legendary Polo Grounds, Oriole Park and other major league fields from the past and present at this trivia-rich site.
- Instant Baseball Baseball scores are updated every few minutes. Play-by-play accounts will seem to take you out to the ball park.
- CNN Interactive Sports Comprehensive sports coverage in a nicely styled format, including news, schedules and scoreboards.
- Major League Baseball MLB's Official Home Page.
- National Basketball Association NBA's Official Home Page.
- National Football League NFL's Official Home Page.
- National Hockey League NHL's Official Home Page.
- Olympics Your online resource for Olympics.
- Total Baseball A comprehensive encyclopedia of Major League Baseball. Up-to-date archive of statistics and all-time records on every player ever to don a uniform.
These are well known "Super Sites" for quick access to airfares, car rentals and hotels:
Travel sites for specific needs:
- Accommodations Search Engine Allows you to conduct a search through a long list of hotels and other accommodations. Easy to use image map and text-based selections.
Air Travel Guide
- Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Information about the Bahamas' history, culture and tourist attractions.
- Bali Online
- Bed & Breakfast/Country Inns Showcases hundreds of bed and breakfast establishments, country inns and small hotels throughout the U.S. and Canada.
- Belize The consummate Web site for all things Belize. Facts, news, guide to Maya Ruins, weather, relevant links, diving and fishing information.
- Campground Directory State listings for searches of privately-owned campgrounds with links to grounds with web sites.
- Canadian Parks Canada's official national parks Web site.
- Centers for Disease Control Travel Advisory If you're headed to a destination that requires you to get a visa, chances are you will also need inoculations. This site will tell you which vaccines you'll need, which over-the-counter and prescription medications to pack and how to avoid contracting travel related illnesses.
- CitySearch An interactive Web guide to selected US cities. CitySearch offers a search engine and database of updated information about events, entertainment, restaurants and more.
- Comfort Zone Hate hotels? This site will assist you in renting furnished apartments in 600+ U.S. cities and 125 overseas cities.
- CubaWeb The National Web Site of the Republic of Cuba. Very slick site. Your choice of English or Spanish. No other site has so much propaganda in one place!
- Currency Converter Easy to use site.
- Cyber Cafes Need to check your e-mail while on the road? This site lists 6,000 plus cyber cafes in 168 countries.
- Eat Here.com Lists of recommended restaurants which gives you full details down to specialties and prices.
- Educators Bed & Breakfast Travel Network For a small annual fee, you can travel the globe and stay at other educator's homes.
- Educators Value Travel A bread and breakfast site for educators. Opportunities to House Sit or Home Exchanges.
- Festivals.com Extensive listing of events worldwide.
- Flight Tracker Avoid waiting for arriving flights. Enter the airline and flight number (or just the city and time) and you'll be shown the flight's distance from the airport and the estimated arrival time.
- Flyer Talk An interactive community with ongoing discussions about frequent flyer miles, hotel points, airports, travel in general. (Free) registration is required to post messages.
- Fodor's This world travel resource caters to the moderately well-heeled tourist, and focuses its best energies on Europe for Americans. Includes trip planners, maps, currency converter, language prompter (with WAV files!), weather and ski forecasts. Create your own mini-travel guide.
- Frequent Flyer Authority The complete authority for airmile junkies.
- (Virtual) Galapagos The volcanic archipelago off the coast of Ecuador is one of the most storied places on earth. Go on a real-world journey. Net Magazine calls this site "A masterpiece of Web design".
- Hotels on the Web More than 10,000 listings. Click the region of interest and find rates, pictures, descriptions and, in many cases, e-mail addresses for making a reservation.
- International Phone Calls Type in the country you're calling from and the country you wish to reach. It will tell you what you need to dial to place the call.
- (Welcome to) Jamaica The official site of the Jamaica Tourist Board. Plenty of information on hotels, resorts and upcoming cultural events.
- Last Minute Travel This site will find you a cheap airfare and hotel.
- MapBlast! Enter your point from A to point B. Try the unique LineDrive directions to get a handy combination of text and graphics to display your route.
- MapQuest Free Directions. Pull into MapQuest and find your way anyplace in the United States. Look up an area and identify specific restaurants, gas stations, national landmarks, and libraries for your road trip. Then print out a map and hit the highway!
- MetroPlanet No matter what city you find yourself in, taking mass transit is usually cheaper and faster than taking a taxi. Learn about subway/metro systems, with maps of 21 mass transit systems in the U.S. and dozens more from around the world.
- Mexico Connect Lots of no nonsense travel advice. In the FAQ section find out about the dreaded Montezuma's Revenge!
- National Parks Guide Find the perfect campsite. Search by name, location or activities...and make reservations for those coveted summer campground spots!
- The New York Web Highlights of Activities in the Big Apple.
- QuickBook Plenty of travel sites can help you book a decent hotel room but Quickbook goes upscale, giving you the lowest rates in quality hotels, so you won't end up in some dive just because you want to save a few bucks. Each hotel listing gives you "Q Ratings" that score the hotel and room features, service levels, and business amenities.
- Radar Detector/Scanner Laws by State If you're wondering whether there are laws restricting or banning radar detectors in your area, consult this web page.
- Speedtrap Registry For those who drive in the fastlane with their modems AND their automobiles. By clicking on a state's name, you get a listing of some of the major speed traps in that state. DISCLAIMER: In no way does Columbia University or the Webmaster of this page encourage breaking the law....but if you don't care what we think.........
- The Subway Page Contains a system map for just about every city in the world, along with hundreds of subway-related images.
- Time Zone Converter Find out the time anywhere in the world
- Travel Languages This site is devoted to translations and language instruction. Close to 200 dictionaries, including Esperanto and Latin! Also provides some useful phrases in other languages so you can order a restaurant meal.
- Travel Web This site lets you choose from dozens of features and price ranges. You can even see photos of prospective hotels.
- Thetrip.com Navigate your way through maps of the biggest U.S. airports. Find available ground transportation, view regional maps, phone numbers and pricing for hotels in major U.S. cities
- The Virtual Tourist Tour the world without leaving your chair! Lots of maps and facts.
- Visas Online visa application can help you obtain visas to more than 160 countries and expedite your passport renewals. Not every country will let you apply online, but the site provides a postal address and phone numbers for embassies that require conventional mail or in-person applications.
- Yahoo Maps Helps you find restaurants in major cities. Even provides driving directions!
The Dining & Cooking Corner
- Berks County Recipes Real American cuisine can be found here: scrapple, boa shankel and funnel cake.
- Chili Related Resources and Recipes Ultimate resource for chili pepper lovers. This site includes recipes, books, cook-offs and more.
- Cooking Light Magazine This site has plenty of light recipes, tips, innovative menus, etc.
- The Creole and Cajun Recipe Page Learn about the history and common background of Cajun cooking. More than 100 recipes.
- Epicurious Bon Appetite and Gourmet Magazine articles are included here. Plenty of recipes.
- European Cuisines Recipes from the Adriatic to Gibraltar to Lapland. Most of the recipes are actual pointers to other sites.
- Le Cordon Bleu Restaurant One of the few French food sites that is in English! Dozens of recipes with beautiful photos to wet your appetite.
- Malaysia Recipe Authentic Malaysian recipes. This site includes a search engine for finding specific recipes and ingredients.
- Recipes Folder
- Online Chef Recipes and interviews from well-known chefs, plus cooking tips and techniques.
- SOAR The Searchable Online Archives of Recipes
- TuDoc The Ultimate Directory of Cooking Sites
- Vegetarian Kitchen Author Nava Atlas shares some of her vegetarian recipes from her library.
- Vegetarian Times The Virtual Vegetarian. Cooking and information.