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July 1st There can be no arguments. No second guessing.You get the final say. The 2002 MLB All-Star rosters are set, except for two valuable spots: the 30th man on each squad. That's where you come in. All-Star managers Joe Torre and Bob Brenly have left the decision in your hands and it's up to you to determine who will go to Milwaukee for the 73rd annual Midsummer Classic on July 9 as MLB.com's 30th men. You get the final say.Click here to vote
July 2nd How much will it cost to mail this box of boxer shorts to Bermuda? What about this container of chocolate for cousin Chuck from Croatia? And how can I forget this package of pink pajamas for Peggy in Poland? No need to worry, friends, cause this site provides postal rates for a plethora of places. That's quite practical, especially helpful considering U.S. first-class rates went up today. Check out the links to information on different stamps from around the globe, as well as the global currency converter. There's also a ton of links to other postal sites. As for me, I'm just going to stick stamps to my face and see how far I can get. http://www.postalrates.info/
JULY 3rd Daily
July 4th When flying or displaying the flag of the United States of America there are a number of rules for correct flag etiquette and we have found a site that displays a few of them. http://www.holidays.net/independence/flag.htm
July 5th We all know what happened on the 4th of July so what happen on the next day? Check out this today and history site! http://wire.ap.org/APpackages/todayinhistory/
July 8th Ever have problems with your computer clock falling behind or racing forward? We have found a solution that will keep you on time forever.You can download software from NIST and theUSNO in order to use the Internet to automatically set your computer clock to the correct time. http://www.time.gov/about.html
July 9th Have you ever noticed that the internet is full of experts? To prove it we have a site that has all the expert sites listed. So go on ask an Expert click here http://www.refdesk.com/expert.html
The Universal Currency Converter, the world's most popular currency tool, allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate calculations on the Internet, using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates. http://www.xe.com/ucc/
July 11th-Do you know what to do in case of heat stroke? Heat stroke occurs when the body becomes unable to control its temperature: the body's temperature rises rapidly, the sweating mechanism fails, and the body is unable to cool down. Body temperature may rise to 106°F or higher within 10-15 minutes. Heat stroke can cause death or permanent disability if emergency treatment is not given. Find out the Warning signs http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?li=MNI&articlekey=10110
July 12th Not sure which phase of the moon will occur tonight? How about a full moon? Find out tonight's phase at http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/MoonPhase.html
July 15th Carson City is the capitol of which US State? How about Hartford, Trenton, Little Rock, or Pierre? Find out the capitol of each state in the union. http://www.50states.com/
July 16th Here is great site even though it says 2001. It is called the 2001 World Facts Book, it has information on every country in the world. Look up by alphabetical order and see that Angola is slightly less than twice the size of Texas, or that the Kingman Reef is about 1.7 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC Check all you need to know about any place in the world at http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
July 17th Perry-Castañeda Library from the UT Library online. Map Collection Maps of the world. This site has maps that you won't find at the local gas-n-go. Find maps like you had in high school of the world, states, local towns etc. http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/world.html
July 18th www.hauntedhistorytours.com Our Famous Haunted History Tour explores the grim and ghastly deeds of the old French Quarter. Secret and sinister, most of these events occurred a very long time ago. Yes! Ghosts and Spirits still haunt the legendary Vieux Carre. Phantoms abound! Escape into the past as our offbeat, theatrical tour guides provide you with an eerie, chilling yet fun-filled adventure! You'll visit sights of documented hauntings and see French Quarter residences in which unbelievable events took place. We even visit a haunted bar along the way!
July 19th www.neworleansghosttour.com
Welcome to the dark side of New Orleans. . .
You have entered this site looking for the New Orleans of legend, of film, and books, the New Orleans of your nightmares, and here is where you'll find it. New Orleans' most unique and haunted night in the French Quarter.
July 22th www.mardigrasworld.com
July 23 Have you ever traveled, perhaps on business, only to
find on arrival that your customers are all on holiday or that instead of
five days work, you will, due to National day or religious celebrations, get
only two? I have, and it's very frustrating, I found a page that brings together
as much information about National holidays as possible by providing either
links to other pages in the net which have appropriate information or else,
where that is not available, including it in these pages... http://www.holidayfestival.com/
July 24th White House: Economic Statistics Briefing Room This White House site provides easy access to current Federal economic indicators, including: Employment, Income, International, Money Output, Prices, Production, and Transportation. Site provides links to information produced by a number of Federal agencies.
July 25 How far is it?
This service uses data from the US Census and a supplementary list of cities around the world to find the latitude and longitude of two places, and then calculates the distance between them (as the crow flies). It also provides a map showing the two places, using the Xerox PARC Map Server. http://www.indo.com/distance/
July 26 FISHBASE This site is perfect for Fish Heads! Fishbase is not something people do at a concert (As in Phish the band) but people who love fish! ( 26,585 Species, 74,375 Synonyms, 121,410 Common names, 33,365 Pictures, 25,610 References, 805 Collaborators, 3.6 million Hits/month) Cast away! http://www.fishbase.org/search.cfm
July 29th View
the Bald Eagles in Kent Washington. (Barry's Nephew's Hometown, who is
in the studio) We have placed a web-enabled video camera next to a Kent-area
bald eagle nest. The camera sends an updated picture to the web server every
five seconds. What you see depends on whether the eagles are resting, feeding
their young, or out searching for food for their hungry brood. Remember, all
the events are natural. Click
here to see
July 30th U.S. News: America's Best Hospitals 2002 The 13th annual edition of U.S. News "America's Best Hospitals." This site ranks 205 top medical centers in 17 specialties.
July 31st Want to know about the plans for the new world trade
center in New York? http://www.renewnyc.com/plan/concepts.htm
Flags of the world click and see the flags by country, title, keywords, etc http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/
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