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    Dictionaries

  • Free Dictionary.com
  • Datasegment Multi-search  Browse by Range of letters - NO LONGER AVAILABLE :((
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  • The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition
  • Thesaurus

  • Roget's Thesaurus  |   Webster's Thesaurus  |   Wordsmyth England Dictionary thesaurus Classic synonym dictionaries based on semantic groupings (le mot juste).
  • Databases available:
    Webster        Merriam Webster Online Dictionary
    gcide          The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
    wn             WordNet (r) 2.0 (August 2003)
    foldoc         The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (19 Sep 2003)
    jargon         Jargon File (4.4.4, 14 Aug 2003)
    vera           V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (December 2003)
    elements       The Elements (07Nov00)
    easton         Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
    gaz            U.S. Gazetteer (1990)
    bouvier        Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856)
    moby-thesaurus Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0

    Encyclopedia

  • Wikipedia
  • Oxford English Dictionary, Online Edition (Rice access only, or via VPN; to access, contact your maintenance/network administrator ;')
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  • Stars21 (Good Hebrew)
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  • WordReference - Spanish, Italian, Russian, German, French
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  • Curious word origins
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    More Language ResourcesToP
    Thanks for Dr. Kemmer, at www.ruf.rice.edu/~kemmer/Words04/

  • Common Errors in English (And other resources)


  • History and etymology of first names
  • What doesyour name say about you?
  • Toponymy: etymology of American Indian place names
  • County names of New York State
  • Etymology of country names


  • History of English with links to texts of different periods
  • History ofEnglish
  • Merriam Webster's brief history of English
  • Historyof English, with loanwords
  • Oxford's short history of English
  • History of English Links, University of Toronto
  • History ofEnglish Links, Towson University
  • Humoroushistory of English


  • Spelling est!
  • English spelling irregularities
  • Ode to English spelling

  • Languages of the world
  • Sounds ofthe world's animals
  • Silbo, the whistling language
  • Spanish article onSilbo, with sound link
  • Whistled speech


  • Richard Lederer's Verbivore for Word Lovers
  • WordPlay: Fun with words
  • Mini-essays on language


  • Survey of current changes in American English, with dialect maps
  • Varieties of English around the world
  • Guide to Boston English
  • The Dialectizerr: Interactive dialect parody-maker
  • Amerispeak: Words and expressions of our family/ancestors


  • Urban dictionary: current slang (interactive, add your own)
  • Drugslang
  • College slang
  • Internet words


  • Oxford's decade-by-decade look at new words of the 20th century
  • Cultural keywords of the 20th century
  • The newest neologisms, tracked quarterly by Oxford
  • New words through the decades1940-present
  • Word spy neologisms
  • Topical words
  • Turnsof phrase: neologisms


  • Weird but wonderful words
  • Weird and obscure words


  • Tolkien: Languages of Arda site


  • Riddle: -gry words
  • Chiasms: reversal phrases
  • Logophiliaweekly


  • Questions about dictionaries
  • The Word Watchers: Legendary lexicographers
  • How do you revise a dictionary?


  • Where do languages come from?
  • Words for 'knowing' in Indo-European and other cognates


  • Word Net
  • Antagonyms: words with contradictory meanings
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    Weekly ReadingsToP

    FF-5773 FF-5772 5772.txt Blitz Yashanet Mechon-Mamre Aish.com (includes archive) Chabad OU.org Kabbala Archive, with Art Archive 1 Archive 2 Archive 3 More Parsha Animations Video

    Geophysics, Maps and Atlases ToP

    Polar mapsPolar IRIS Seismic MonitorIRIS-Ring of Fire Satellite Wx mapsNCAR Wx Volcanos in progressVolcanos RT Gamma Rays MapsGamma map Dero's Earth ChangesDero's Earth

    EarthView |  Alert Map |  SOHO |  Hurricance/Trop Storm Tracking |  The StormTrack |  The Vane
    GeoMap - Wildfire |  Wildfire (USFS) | Global Warming Data

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  • Israel's thermonuclear development
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  • Browse KJV | Search KJV | Proximity KJV
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  • Peshitta | CAL Database | Scroll & Screen Resources
  • Strong's Search (BLB) [Check "Show Strong's"]
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  • Strong's Search (sorry, no Strong's Browse so far..)
  • Another Strong's Search [Check "Show Strong's"]
  • Gill's Commentary | Matthew Henry

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  • Chabad | Temple Institute | messianiclinks.com
  • ElShaddi (Blitz) | Feasts, etc. | Ray Vander Laan Audio
  • FOI | FFOZ | FFOZ Torah Teens
  • GTY

  • ICLNet
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  • Archive.org
  • Sacred Texts
  • Bib.History



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    CalendarsToP

  • HebCal  |   Mechon-Mamre  |   Calendar Science and Myths  |   Calendar Converter   |   Perpetual Calendar  |   Religious Holidays

  • Omer Counter


  • Currencies and Foreign ExchangeToP

    Bitcoin
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    Historical data

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     Exchange Rates
     

    Additional Forex Resources

    RealTime currency exchange rate.
    RealTime Interactive Forex Charts

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    Financial Analysis & CommentaryToP

  • "Whatever happened to ...?"  M&A's     Food Industry M&A's
  • "Whatever happened to ...?"  IBL     Bankruptcydata.com
  • "Whatever happened to ...?"  Musical Instrument Models and Manufacturers   (from the Museum of Musical Instruments).
  • SEC EDGAR
  • SEARCH Financial Sense   |   TA Dow Current  |  
  • Henry Liu (Asia Times)
  • Cross-currents
  • Bubble Blog
  • COTW Chart of the Week
  • VKD Trust
  • FSO Global Analysis with J.R. Nyquist - Archives
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  • BABW"A chart is worth a thousand words of high fallutin' economic bumbo-jumbo"
  • debtbubble.com
  • Babylon Today
  • James Willie PhD
  • Solari
  • BATR Markets
  • Jesse's Page
  • The Daily Reckoning
  • Financial Outrage
  • Mogambo Guru - daily reckoning    || Another Current Repository     || Archive (321 gold)
  • 3 2 1 g o l d   |   Editorials Archive
  • Urban Survival Economic News Update Page
  • (The) Money Files
  • SafeHaven.com
  • Kitco - Commentaries
    PrudentBear.com
    Candlestick of the Day(American Bulls)
    silver bear cafe
  • mrigif1.zip   gif2   gif3
  • Portfolio Analytics
    Accionet
    Alpha Theory
    AlternativeSoft
    APT
    Athena
    BI-SAM
    BIRR
    Bloomberg
    Capital IQ "
    DST International
    Compass-Analytics
    EDGAR Online
    FactSet
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    TD Securities
    ThomasNet
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    VPD
    Trading Technologies
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  • Prophecy News and ProphesyToP

  • Amplified Bible
  • Prophecy Update
  • Hal Lindsay Oracle
  • Bib-Prophecy.org
  • Clarence Larkin Charts
  • http://markswatson
  • Hand of Help
  • CummingsFamilyAdventures
  • yesumulungi (African)
  • ShrinerBlog
  • ETPV
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  • Relevant Events News
  • infolords.com Infolords
  • Last Trumpet Ministries
  • Meguilar
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  • Concordant Expositions
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    Time

    NMEA Info Files
    Network Time Protocol (NTP)
    NTP Time Server
    NIST Time
    Naval Obs Time
    IERS
    IAU Colloquium: Summary and Resolutions
    GPS Overview
    Using GPS time server from xntpd on FreeBSD
    CORBA Time Service
    Dimension 4 Time Sychronization for Windows


    Additional Random LinksToP

  • random.org
  • Theorem of the Day
  • Torah
  • Serendipity
  • Random Science Bible site
  • noosphere.princeton.edu
  • Fourmilab Hotbits
  • LavaRnd (from Lavalamps)
  • True RNG devices
  • Daily Dilbert
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    Computer ToolsToP

    Spyware Software Checklist - Check for updates on these sites.

  • Hijackthis, cwshredder, startuplist, others.  Alternate Site: Mirror
  • CWShredder was bought by Intermute and available here:  CWShredder
  • Aboutbuster .  Alternate Site: MajorGeeks
  • Lavasoft AdAware personal edition aawsepersonal.exe .  Alternate Sites: Download.com  and  PC World (but seems a version behind)
  • SPYBOT Search and Destroy , also fileanalyzer, reganalyzer, etc.
  • Other Tools from PCWorld sypware center
  • Format.com
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    Health and NutritionToP

    Calorie Counters

  • Calorie KingCalorie King Adjustable portion size
  • FBBCalorie Count's Free Food Browser
  • FBBFitClick
  • H3 DailyHilton Head Health (HHH)
  • CupConversions
  • USDAUSDA Nutrition
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    Crypto/Computer MysteriesToP

  • Disappearing Data on CD-R:CDR FAQ  CD-R.1
  • Kryptos Jim Sanborn's sculpture at Langley
  • Famous Unsolved Codes and Ciphers
  • _KEY2 Controversy
  • GhostKey Story
  • Reverse Speech  |   Soulsay  |   Hiddenspeech.com
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    Live Weather Coverage

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  • KHOU Channel 11
  • KPRC Channel 2

  • Music ToP

    Charts, chords and Lyrics

  • Ultimate Guitar
  • Google Music
  • Song Trellis
  • Manufacturers

  • Carvin guitar
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