Links by Topic

These links were selected by the computer teacher at PPL. The list is a sampling for a new user of what exists on the Internet today, ranging from the extremely useful to the totally frivolous. Click awaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!


Search Engines    Art    Travel    Social Networking    Kids' Links   Tweener    Teen    Entertainment   

Sports   Educator    News    Newspapers    General Information 

Health Info    Parenting Information    Computing Jobs  Money   

Lifestyle    Government    Rhode Island    Food and Recipes  Consumer Information   

Shopping for Books    Retail Store Websites  Specialty Shopping   

Meta Shoppers & Comparison Bots   Unusual Shopping Websites    Online Auctions


Search Engines - places to find other sites

Google   Yahoo   Metacrawler   ask

flickr – Share your Photos. The largest photo site on the web.

dpchallenge – Digital Photography – Digital Photography

New York Public Library's Digital Gallery

Odessa Museum of Western and Eastern Art

Google Images

Daily dose of imagery

Graffiti Archaeology

Shutterfly – Edit, Share, Order your digital photos



Travelocity – Travel Bookings

Mobissimo – Travel Bookings

Expedia – Travel Bookings

Orbitz – Travel Bookings

Sidestep – Travel Bookings

Seatguru – Airplane seating info

Amtrak – bus travel

Peter Pan – bus travel


Southwest Air


Social Networking
Facebook - The largest of all the social sites

Yelp – Restraunt Reviews

Dogster - Connecting with others that have pets

Evite – Send invites to your party or gathering

43 Things - List your goals and share your progress


Random Acts of Kindness - Change the world with kindness

iVillage – An online Hub for women’s issues – Save your Bookmarks. Sharing and finding other sites to go to.

Kids' links
Yahooligans – Kid’s Search Engine

Figurethis – Math challenges

Sesame Street

Switching Zoo - Make your own animals

Magixl – Caricatures

Discover Yucky

Crayola Creativity Central

Kidshealth - Healthy info and fun for kids and parents.

Noggin - NickJr. - the smart place for pre-schoolers to play

Scholastic flashlight readers – An Online Club for Kids Who Love Books

BrainPOP - Super helpful and cute information on subjects your child is learning.

Mad Science Network - Science fun

Tweener Links

Sports Illustrated for Kids – Science and technology aimed at girls

Orisinal – Very very cute games

Exploratorium - Museum of science, art, and human perception

Exploratorium's science of music

Sparktop - fun for different brains


Villainy, Inc - As they say thwarting world supremacy through mathematics

Fin, Fur and Feather Bureau of Investigation - Animal agents fighting for truth, justice, and stuff like that

Solar System Exploration at Nasa

Spacesounds - Sounds of the solar system

Show Me - Fun from UK museums

Planet Orange – From 1st to 6th grade, learn about earning, spending, saving and investing.

The Coolspot – The young teen's place for info on alcohol and resisting peer pressure

Teen Links

Grouploop – A place for teens to discuss kids with cancer.

TeenLit – publish your own poetry, essays and short stories

WebComics – Over 100 online comic strips

The Student Center Network - Info on getting into and paying for college

Writing - A place for all skill levels to discuss info about writing

World Citizen's Guide

Ask Alice – General health Questions

kids health

Connexions direct – Information and advice for young people

Startheregoplaces – Find your career in Business and Accounting

Educators links
Learningtimes – Development Community for Education and Training

PBS TeacherSource

rif - Reading Is Fundamental

American Museum of Natural History: Resources for Learning

Scholastic - Class Homepage Builder

Entertainment & Games
Metacritic – Critics of Movies

1moregame – Online Games

1up – Video Game info

Orisinal – Very very cute games

Play Jeopardy

Internet movie database

Agonybooth – Bad movies info

Podcastbunker – A review and listing for podcasts


Wavethemes – Theme Songs from movies and TV

Project Guttenberg – Thousands of classic books, poetry, and essays

Television Episode guide

Podcast Alley - A review and listing for podcasts

Television Tunes - A huge list of Televison, movies, video games theme songs

Weirdomusic - The darkest corner of musical universe

Last FM - Listen to music and many many artists

Wackyuses – Strange uses of everyday items

ESPN  Baseball  Major League Baseball

Basketball  Soccer  Joy of hockey

Planet-rugby  NFL

Whatifsports - The place for sports simulation

General Information


Wikipedia – A collaborative encyclopedia of vast information both new and old. Beware it is not always correct

About - Information on any subject


BBC Worldwide Interactive Learning

Daveseslcafe – English lessons

enature – Nature info

Women's History Project

Ellis Island Records

eduref – Educator’s reference desk

Solar System Exploration at nasa

Cassini Mission to Saturn

National Geographic Forces of Nature

Crime library – Do it yourself info – Legal Matters

Word count – Tracking the Way We Use Language

Health Info
National Institute of Health

Webmd – health issues – Cancer Care


Living to 100: Life Expectancy Calculator


American Heart Association

Parenting information
Gocitykids – Family Friendly Guides to cities – Parent’s Health

Baby fit – Baby Health

Zdnet – Shareware

Cnet – Shareware

Versiontracker – Shareware

PC World magazine

Mac Addict Magazine




Skype - talking over the net

craigslist – Classifieds


simply hired




RI Job Exchange

flipdog – Job info

work place fairness – Workplace info

guru – Freelance Talent

Freelance Talent

hotjobs – US Department of State

High Tech Jobs for Computer Professionals

America’s Job Bank

Companies with RI openings


net-temps – Contract, Temp, direct-hire Jobs

Senior Job Bank

snagajob – More Jobs


Realestate ABC

Credit card goodies – Credit card info

Universal Currency Converter



Sittercity – Babysitters


Match – Dating Service

Bobvilla – Home improvement

Get Crafty

Home energy saver – Energy saver info

intellicast – Ultimate Weather info

Library of Congress

US Senate   IRS   FBI

The White House

U.S. General Services Administration

Rhode Island
RI Government


TV News


World newspapers

New York Times


The Daily Show

Independent News

Smoking Gun

World newspapers

Fake News

Providence Journal

Boston Globe

Food and Recipes
Cook’s Thesaurus

Food Network


All food site

Gourmet Spot

Food 411

Cooking For Engineers

Cook's Illustrated, America 's Test Kitchen

Cooking Light

The Food Section

The Splendid Table from American Public Media

Consumer Information
Epinions: Product Reviews When Things Go Wrong

Electronic Comparisons

Phonescoop - Cell phone info

Lets talk - Cell phone info

Identity Theft Resource Center

Shopping for Books
Complete Review of Books

Amazon    Barnes & Noble


Retail Store Websites
Toys’R’us   Target   Home shopping network

QVC   K-Mart   OfficeMax   Sears     Kohl's

JC Penny   Eddie Bauer   L.L. Bean


Craigslist – Classifieds

Baby Earth


Zappos - Shoes

Campmor - Camping Supplies

Tool source

Candy direct - Snacks and candy

Yummies - Snacks and candy

Allposters -  Posters

Shopsleuth - Alternatives to your favorites

Meta Shoppers and Comparison Bots
Best brands club   Shopzilla    Boscovs    Pricegrabber

Fetchbook   MySimon   Shopping    In-store

Nextag    Pricegrabber    Smartbargains   Overstock

Buy    Slickdeals

Unusual Shopping Websites
Woot - Deal of the Day - Gadgets. shirts, wine....

Stupid - Weird Gifts

Big fun toys

Cafepress - Shirts and other merchandise with your logos and photos

Lego - Legos to buy

Mcphee - Perfectly ridiculous products

Online Auctions
eBay - The largest online auction

Property room - Steal it back (police auctions)


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