History Channel
EyeWitness to History
history through the eyes of those who lived it
The History Net at About.com
Where History Lives on the Web
All Empires
web-based community for world history, an exciting forum for history filled with people from all around the world
description of events and ideas from prehistory to the 21st century - stories that you can connect into a big picture
WhoWhatWhen is a database of key people and events from 1000 A.D. to the present. Create graphic timelines of periods in history and of the lives of individuals.
Step into History
Over 550 places in the United States where you can see life as it was...
The American Civil War
The American Civil War Homepage gathers together in one place hypertext links to the most useful identified electronic files about the American Civil War (1861-1865).
Timelines.com is the first web site that enables people like you to collaboratively record, discover and share history. It's history recorded by the people, for the people.
Timeline Index
People, Periods, Places and Events in a chronological context
a community-driven website with high aims - making a large amount of historical pictures easily accessible in one place on the web. Everyone can share and describe their old pictures on HistoGrafica and help expand this free archive.


News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids
The Nine Planets
overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each planet and the major moons in our solar system
NASA Home Page
Maps of the Solar System
Interactive Sky Map
Orbiter is a free 3D space flight simulator using real physics
Music of the Spheres
Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.
WorldWide Telescope
enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope, bringing together imagery from the best ground and space-based telescopes in the world. Experience narrated guided tours from astronomers and educators featuring interesting places in the sky.

encylopedia & world factbook

Reference Desk
Information Please
On-Line Dictionary, Internet Encyclopedia, & Almanac Reference
Encyclopedia Mythica
mythology, folklore, and religion
up-to-date news and information on each of the 192 recognized countries of the world.
Encyclopedias, maps, online libraries, quotations, dictionaries & more.
CIA World Factbook
GeoHive Global Statistics
geopolitical data, statistics on the human population, Earth and more.
The Old Farmer's Almanac
Guinness World Records
Tasty Data Goodies
where curious people explore all kinds of data
Huge database of US statistics. Reference site contains states statistics, maps, flags, graphs and pie charts.
a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations.


Reality Clock
Librarians' Index to the Internet
a searchable, browsable collection of over 16,000 high-quality Websites
Internet Public Library
Quotes and Proverb Archive.
Classical Poetry Discussion
Famous Quotes and Authors
Finding Quotations
Reference & Encyclopedia Resource

For My Brother

Aviation and Space Museums
The Aviation Zone
A comprehensive online aviation resource for military transport aircraft, aerial tankers and fixed-wing gunships.
Aces and Aircraft of World War I
World War I Aces - The Aerodrome - Aces and Aircraft of World War I
Luft '46 - WWII German aircraft projects
WWII German Luftwaffe experimental aircraft projects
War Times Journal
Free access on-line magazine covering all periods of military history.

Continuing Education

Tutorial Guide
Knowledge Hound
The How-To Hunter!
The Stingy Scholar
Open University offer this great Free Online educational resource site to help and inspire learners studying for varying degrees and diplomas online.
A community-generated collection of free online courses, tutorials, lessons and high quality educational resources. Qoolsqool provides access to free video courses from major universities, free audiobooks, podcasts, ipod files and more.
Self Made Scholar
Hundreds of Online Classes and Courses you can take for free
MIT OpenCourseWare


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