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5-31-01 1001Kids - http://www.1001kids.com
Screensavers, e-cards to send to friends, and an asteroid game to play.
Provides a fun, safe website where children and parents can download educational software. Play games and color online
5-29-01 Within These Walls The National Museum of American History presents the history of a 250-year-old house and 5 of the families that have occupied it over the past 200 years. Built in the mid-1760s, the Ipswich, Massachussetts, house's diverse inhabitants have included colonists (1757-1772), revolutionaries (1777-1789), reformers (1836-1865), and immigrants (1870-1890). The actual house was moved from Massachusetts and now resides on the Smithsonian second floor. If you can't make it to Washington, D.C., this site allows you to experience the great changes and events of the nation's past through the eyes of these families.
Pearl Harbor! The surprise was complete. The attacking planes came in
two waves; the first hit its target at 7:53 AM, the second at 8:55. By 9:55
it was all over. By 1:00 PM the carriers that launched the planes from 274
miles off the coast of Oahu were heading back to Japan. Behind them they left
chaos, 2,403 dead, 188 destroyed planes and a crippled Pacific Fleet that
included 8 damaged or destroyed battleships
5-25-01 See the Movie Pearl Harbor's web site.
The Memorial straddles the sunken hull of the battleship USS Arizona and commemorates the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The Memorial was dedicated in 1962, and became a National Park Service area in 1980.
5-22-01 Marconi CallingBrought to you by the Marconi Corporation, a global provider of communications and information technology solutions, this site examines the life, science, and achievements of Guglielmo Marconi, often referred to as the pioneer of wireless communication. Use the timeline to learn more about the man -- it covers 67 of the most important events in Marconi's life. Equally interesting are the self-contained exhibitions that cover the significant milestones of the development of wireless. The Communications section features layers and layers of fascinating information on the advent of wireless technology. We couldn't stop clicking!
A DIAMOND RING
Guides say the prospective groom should spend two months' salary on an engagement ring. For some, that will mean a tasteful yet inexpensive band; for others, a bauble that's big, bold, and pricey. Either way, engaged couples can experiment with different looks without spending a penny at Design Your Own Engagement Ring (adiamondisforever.com/dtoer). Then compare it with similar designs or find a local jeweler who can sell you the ring you want.
5-16-2001 Most people would say Alabama is the most awarded
country group of all time. But, according to Diamond Rio's Web site (www.diamondrio.com),
they are the most awarded male vocal group of the last ten years. They've
racked up five CMA awards alone, four for Vocal Group of the year and one
for Album of the year. Add to that 2 ACM Vocal Group of the year wins, and
other network video awards and nominations, and they are the most awarded
male vocal group of the last ten years. Speaking of Diamond Rio, lead singer
Marty Roe will appear on the F/X channel's, The Test this Friday May 18. Check
5-15-01 Clint Blacks Web site crashed late last Thursday after the babys photo was shown on the show resulting in people flocking to the sight for more info about Clint and Lisas new baby. The sight is back up complete with a beautiful picture of Lily Pearl Black, the couples first child. See for yourself at ClintBlack.com.
5-14-01 Star Wars: Designer Edition
"It is a period of stylistic banality. The rebellion is looking dowdy
and the evil Galactic Empire has grown too fond of industrial finishes. Dull
grey is the 'in' color." So begins an epic journey to the farthest reaches
of time, space, and fashion sense. From the new-Beetle-inspired AT-AT Walker
to Jabba the Hut's Ghery-designed palace, you'll be amazed at how today's
designers have managed to spruce up the galaxy. Say goodbye to dull earth-tone
robes and passé pastel light sabres.
5-11-01 TERRI CLARK HONORS HER MOTHER WITH A SPECIAL ECARD!!!
YOU CAN SEND A MOTHER'S DAY CARD TO A SPECIAL MOTHER IN YOUR LIFE
by sending her an e-card greeting! Terri has created her own unique e-greeting that features her song, "Good Mother" from her album Fearless. Click here to send: http://lists.mercurynashville.com:80/UM/T.asp?A188.8.131.52.3777
5-10-01 Beginning this morning, items of clothing and other paraphernalia that were either touched, signed or worn by the stars at last night's ACMs will be auctioned online to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. We know for sure there will be items from Tim McGraw, Lee Ann Womack and Toby Keith as basically, every artist who participated in last night's ACM show was asked to donate something. There are even musical instruments on the auction block. You can make your bid starting today through May 17th, by logging on to AllStarCharity.com.
5-9-01 Rambler-Band.com Tim from Rambler was in the studio... So we featured the site.
5-8-01 Check out People magazine and/or www.people.com
and see Faith Hill's profile as one the magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People.
In the profile, Faith revealed that at home she's very informal, preferring
to knock around in PJ's and no makeup. Get this ladies, Faith's figure is
not due to exercise! "It's hard to fit into my schedule, but I've started
doing yoga," Faith said. She tries to work out three times a week.
5-07-01ClassicGaming.com - http://www.classicgaming.com/ Large collection of ROMs, and emulators for classic systems. Also contains news, and information.
5-04-01 In honor of Cinco de Mayo, World Book editors have compiled an online feature celebrating Mexican heritage. Articles in the feature are from World Book and chronicle the history of Mexico and the important role Mexican Americans and other Hispanic Americans have played in shaping the United States.Cinco de Mayo is a holiday celebrated on May 5 by Mexicans and Mexican Americans. Its name is Spanish for Fifth of May. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the victory of a Mexican army over a French army at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Click here to read more.
5-03-01 Yamaha Paper Craft
They bring you everything from snowmobiles to stereo. Now, this huge Japaneses
conglomerate gets down with paper folding. They'll help you make things with
paper that are so amazingly detailed it's hard to believe. The current Rare
Animals of the World series offers instructions on how to make a gorilla or
a California Condor. It's time-consuming, but if you want to make the perfect
paper gorilla, it isn't going to be easy. While the animals may be cute, the
real challenge is in the origami motorcycles. If you're able to complete the
XJR 1300, you should apply for the title of Origami Master. The instructions
may be daunting, so make sure to read the tips before you start.
5-02-01 Baseball Primer
Billed as "Baseball for the Thinking Fan," this site offers a range
of opinions and information on all things baseball. The sabermetric gurus
from Baseball-reference.com stretch out and write about the whys and wherefores
of the American pastime. Check the Transaction Oracle to get the scoop on
why players were sent down, brought up, or let go. Read a defense of the recently
retired and much-reviled Albert Belle, or take a look at a fascinating story
on baseball in Cuba. All articles allow user comments, so feel free to add
your two cents about whether Player X is a bum or a hero. Just be prepared
to back it up with some hard evidence because these guys don't mess around.
Is a Print?
This nifty Museum of Modern Art exhibit describes the fine art of printmaking, an ink-on-paper format, in which images are created using various techniques of indirect transfer. Printmaking is centuries old -- the first woodcuts appeared in ninth-century China. In the Renaissance, artists like Breughel and Rembrandt created etchings using acid to incise line drawings on a metal plate. Lithography (crayon or ink on stone) flourished in the 19th and 20th centuries, as in the work of Toulouse-Lautrec. Screenprinting (serigraphy) came into its own with the poster and pop art of the 20th century. Think Warhol, Marilyn, Campbell Soup. Enjoy the galleries.
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