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Web Surfing


Home Repairs


Music & Media



Official Business

U.S. Government's official web portal  Whatever you want or need from the U.S. government, it's here! You'll find online information, services and resources.


Fedstats  Full range of official statistical information available to the public from the federal government. Use the internet's powerful linking and searching capabilities to track economic and population trends, education, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more. Access official statistics collected and published by more than 100 federal agencies without having to know in advance which agency produces them.


FINCEN  The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is a network, a means of bringing people and information together to fight the complex problem of money laundering.  Since its creation in 1990, FinCEN has worked to maximize information sharing among law enforcement agencies and its other partners in the regulatory and financial communities. 


Senators of the 109th Congress  Find out what is going on with your senator, along with all of the contact information needed to tell him/her what is going on with you!


U.S. Supreme Court  The Official site of the United States Supreme Court.


FAA  Responsible for the safety of civil aviation. The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 created the agency under the name Federal Aviation Agency. They adopted their present name in 1967 when they became a part of the Department of Transportation.


The National Do Not Call Registry  They give you a choice about whether or not to receive telemarketing calls at your business, home or cell phone.


World Time Server  The first place you should check out to find the accurate time anywhere in the world. The World Clock on the internet, with lots of other useful information.


U.S. Naval Observatory  The web pages of the Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory. Their products - almanacs, software, and web services - provide precise astronomical data for practical applications, serving the defense, scientific, commercial, and civilian communities.


Population Clocks: US and the World  The U.S. Population Clock has been recalibrated to be consistent with Census 2000 data released on 12/28/2000. A quality website by the U.S. Census Bureau.


U.S. Census Bureau  The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.


Pueblo Publications  This service is provided by the Federal Citizen Information Center of the U.S. General Services Administration. Order free publications.


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission  They are charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products.


Scorecard  Get an in-depth pollution report for your county. Covering air, water, chemicals, and more. Scorecard is the web's most popular resource for information about pollution problems and toxic chemicals. Find out about the pollution problems in your community and learn who is responsible. See which geographic areas and companies have the worst pollution records. Identify which racial/ethnic and income groups bear more than their share of environmental burdens. Then take action as an informed citizen - you can fax a polluting company, contact your elected representatives, or get involved in your community.


ZIP Code Look-up  Find all of the zip code information from the United States Postal Service.


U.S. Postal Service  The home page of the United States Postal Service. Buy postage, print labels and order a pick-up of your packages. Everything that is at your post office, except your mail!


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United Nations  In 1945, representatives of 50 countries met in San Francisco at the United Nations Conference on International Organization to draw up the United Nations Charter. The Organization officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, when the Charter had been ratified by China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and a majority of other signatories. United Nations Day is celebrated on 24 October.


UNICEF  UNICEF began in the aftermath of World War II as a tiny operation supplying starving girls and boys in Europe, the Middle East and China with dried milk and nutritional supplements. Today it works for the survival, protection, and development of children in 157 countries and territories around the world. In cooperation with governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), UNICEF helps develop community-based programs to promote health and immunization programs, basic education, nutrition, safe water supply and sanitation services, and continues to provide emergency relief as needed.


Give  If you have been wondering about the who is spending the money you give, and what they are spending it on, this site will tell you. They are part of the BBB network, so you can trust their opinion.


Red Cross  The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.


United Way  As the nation's leading community solutions provider, United Way invests in and activates the resources to make the greatest possible impact in communities across America. The United Way movement includes approximately 1,400 community-based United Way organizations. Each is independent, separately incorporated, and governed by local volunteers.


YMCA  Together, the nation's more than 2,500 YMCAs are the largest not-for-profit community service organizations in America, working to meet the health and social service needs of 18.9 million men, women and children in 10,000 communities in the United States. They are for people of all faiths, races, abilities, ages and incomes. No one is turned away for inability to pay. YMCAs' strength is in the people they bring together.


Torino 2006 Olympic Games   On 6/19/1999 in Seoul, Korea, the 109th IOC Session elected Turin, Italy as the Host City for the XX Olympic Winter Games in 2006 from a total of six Candidate Cities. Six cities put forward bids for the 2006 Winter Games. They were (in alphabetical order): Helsinki (FIN), Klagenfurt (AUT), Poprad-Tatry (SVK), Sion (SUI), Turin (ITA), and Zakopane (POL).


Special Olympics International  Special Olympics is an international organization dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. Special Olympics offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round training and competition in 26 Olympic-type summer and winter sports. There is no charge to participate in Special Olympics.


USA Gymnastics Online  USA Gymnastics Online (USAGO) is the official website of USA Gymnastics, a not-for-profit organization which is the sole national governing body for the sport of gymnastics in the United States. USA Gymnastics gets this designation from the International Olympic Committee and the International Gymnastics Federation.


Foster Parents Community  The site for training and share information between foster, adoptive families, and all other professions working with abused and neglected children.


National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc.  NOMOTC was founded in 1960 for the purpose of promoting the special aspects of child development which relate specifically to multiple birth children. Fostering development of local support groups, enhancing the quality of educational materials available to parents, educators and others. Cooperating with and participating in research projects which involve twins and/or their families.



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National & International News

M.I.C.A. News Page  The best and most credible news sources for you to find out everything going on here in the U.S.A. or anywhere around the world.


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Money Matters

The CPI inflation calculator   The CPI uses the average Consumer Price Index for a given calendar year. This data represents changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban households. This index value has been calculated every year since 1913.


Free annual credit reports official site  A law was passed, allowing anyone free access to their credit reports. You are provided one free copy from each of the three agencies every 12 months. This is the only official and safe site to order your free annual reports. 


Suze Orman  Achieving and maintaining financial security ranks as one of peoples' major sources of anxiety today. Few understand this better than Suze Orman, an internationally acclaimed personal finance expert. She is an Emmy award-winning author, talk show host, magazine columnist, writer/producer, and motivational speaker.


JumpUp is a free website from the makers of QuickBooks and TurboTax that helps new businesses get up and running quickly and successfully.


MSN Money Central  This site has everything about money. News, stocks, funds, banking, taxes, planning, message boards, Microsoft Money software and so much more!


Quicken Kids & Money  Now there's a fun and easy way to teach children (ages 5-8) about money. Quicken® Kids & Money is a family-based program that helps children discover how to earn, spend, save and share their money wisely.


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Health & Fitness

The National Institutes of Health  NIH, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. The nation's medical research agency – making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.


CDC  Comprehensive information on births, deaths, aging, disease classification and other health statistics.


American Heart Association  The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.


Drug and alcohol abuse, treatment and prevention  The world's largest resource for current information, intervention, and treatment involving drugs.


Kids Health  Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media. They are the largest and most visited site on the web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information they can use. They have been online since 1995 - and has been accessed by more than 170,000,000 visitors. They have separate areas for kids, teens, and parents - each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone. There are literally thousands of in-depth features, articles, animations, games, and resources - all original and all developed by experts in the health of children and teens.


The World Health Organization   The United Nations public health arm. Monitors disease outbreaks, assesses the performance of health systems around the globe.


BBC Health  Features current news plus archives, guides by subject and a "Ask the Doctor" inquiry feature. A searchable conditions database, message board and much more.


A Women's Guide to Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation  If you are a women who suffer from addiction, past abuse, trauma, eating disorders and more, then a woman's treatment program may be what you need. Call Recovery Connection today and find the right program for your needs. All calls are confidential and free of charge.


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Teachers and Parents

Teacher Source by PBS  This site will provide information on the PBS education Web site. You will find quality resources for teacher lesson plans and educational technology for k-12 curriculum. A first class website!


Giggle Poetry  Giggle Poetry is the premier web site for humorous children's verse on the web. In addition, to being named to numerous educational and children's listings of top sites, Giggle Poetry has won many awards.


ABC Teach  This is the place for kids, parents, student teachers, and teachers. They offer over 5,000 free printable pages and worksheets.


Ed.gov  They were created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. With 4,500 employees and $71.5 billion budget, they are dedicated to: establishing policies on federal financial aid for education and distributing as well as monitoring those funds. Collecting data on America's schools and disseminating research. Focusing national attention on key educational issues, prohibiting discrimination and ensuring equal access to education.


Whitehouse Infocus  If you want the facts about education and the government, you should start at the top and learn what is happening from the White House. 


Free Educational technology  FREE makes it easy to find learning resources from more than 35 federal organizations. Resources include teaching ideas, learning activities, photos, maps, primary documents, data, paintings, sound recordings, and more. They cover thousands of topics like; The Constitution, photosynthesis, probability, American writers, women's suffrage, the Renaissance, the Great Depression, Thomas Jefferson, epidemiology, the human genome, geology, cells, sun-earth connections, the Civil War, African-American history, jazz, aerospace careers, genealogy, immigration, poetry, calculus, water in Africa, and so much more. Free is part of the ed.gov family.


Teachers.Net  The lesson bank offers over 1,000 free lesson plans and teacher projects. Includes teaching tools, teacher job listings, and teacher chat rooms.


Classroom Connect  Since 1994 Classroom Connect has been the leader in helping teachers use technology to improve learning. The company's high quality professional development programs and online instructional materials meet the changing needs of K-12 school districts nationwide. Whether you want to increase the level of technology integration in your district or develop a custom professional development program for your teachers, Classroom Connect has the perfect solution for you.


Weekly Reader  The best known of Weekly Reader's publications is probably Weekly Reader, a newspaper for children in the elementary grades. This famous newspaper was founded in 1928 by Eleanor Johnson. Weekly Reader is the leading classroom periodical publisher and serving more than 7 million schoolchildren in 50,000 schools. The company also publishes other branded periodicals and instructional materials, including Teen Newsweek, Read, Current Science, Know Your World Extra, and Current Health, Career World, and its founding publication, Current Events


Scholastic for Teachers  An award-winning publisher of original children's books. Scholastic publishes over 750 new hardcover, paperback and novelty books each year. The list includes the phenomenally successful publishing properties Harry Potter® and Captain Underpants®, the beloved series Clifford The Big Red Dog®, I Spy™ and The Magic School Bus®, as well as licensed properties such as Barney®, Star Wars®, Scooby Doo™, DreamWorks' Shrek 2™ and Shark Tale™.


Kindersite Project  The Kindersite has 1,000s of educational games, songs and stories. Specifically for the preschool and kindergarten groups. Recommended by teachers worldwide as the best way to introduce technology to young children.


Teach the Children Well  A collection of links for children, teachers, and parents. Topics are based on the curriculum for Kindergarten through grade four.


Academy Curricular Exchange for Science, Elementary School (K-5)  Features 130 science lessons and activities for elementary school students. Includes making a pinhole camera, the solar system, water pollution, and dozens more.


Organization For Community Networks  OFCN is an Ohio non-profit corporation which has been established to be a central repository for information dealing with Free-Nets/Community Networks. There is a collection of documents which have been supplied by various systems to share with new and existing systems.


Teaching Heart  The funnies for teachers and parents. Stories about kids and the things they do & say to parents and teachers.


Rate my Teachers  If you want to review a K-12 school or the teachers involved with them, this is the place to check. You can rate a school or teacher or add a new one to the database. 


Rate my Professors  This is a fun site dedicated to grading the professors that are in charge of teaching the next generation how to conquer the world! Covers every college in the U.S.A.


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Child's Play

The U.S. government's interagency Kids' Portal  This site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center. It provides links to federal kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.


The Women of NASA  Developed to encourage more young women to pursue careers in math, science, and technology. Throughout history, women have made valuable contributions to these fields.


National Geographic Kids  Find tons of games, e-mail postcards, photographs, pictures, animal facts, cool links, NG Kids Magazine stories, and more.


National Wildlife Federation for Kids  National Wildlife Federation inspires Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future.


Sports Illustrated for Kids  The online counterpart to Sports Illustrated For Kids magazine. They aim to create a fun, safe environment for kids, filled with  news, games, and interactive features.


KidsClick  Created by a group of librarians at the Ramapo Catskill Library System, to guide their young users to valuable and age appropriate web sites.


FunBrain  A fun site with educational games and information. Lots of different things to check out.


Scholastic Books  Recognizing that literacy is the cornerstone of a child’s intellectual, personal and cultural growth. For more than 80 years, they have created quality products and services that educate, entertain and motivate children. Designed to help enlarge their understanding of the world around them.


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Museums, Zoos and Aquariums

Smithsonian Institute  The Smithsonian is committed to enlarging our shared understanding of the mosaic that is our national identity by providing authoritative experiences that connect us to our history and our heritage as Americans and to promoting innovation, research and discovery in science. These commitments have been central to the Smithsonian since its founding more than 155 years ago.


National Gallery of Art  The National Gallery of Art houses one of the finest collections in the world illustrating major achievements in painting, sculpture, decorative arts, and works on paper from the Middle Ages to the present. More than 5,600 objects from our collection are now available online.


American Museum of Natural History  The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent institutions for scientific research and education, with collections of more than 32 million specimens and artifacts.


California Academy of Sciences  California Academy of Sciences Founded in 1853 as the first scientific institution in the West, the California Academy of Sciences' mission is to explore and explain the natural world.


The Exploratorium  Online since 1993, the Exploratorium was one of the first science museums to build a site on the World Wide Web. Our site now contains over 15,000 Web pages exploring hundreds of different topics. We currently serve eighteen million visitors a year.


The Imaginarium  The Imaginarium, Alaska's only hands-on Science Discovery Center, is designed as a place where people can have fun learning about science by actually doing science.


Getty Museum  The mission of the J. Paul Getty Museum is to delight, inspire, and educate a diverse public through the collection, preservation, exhibition and interpretation of works of art of the highest quality.


The San Diego Zoo  The Zoological Society of San Diego is a not-for-profit organization that operates the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park, and the department of Conservation and Research for Endangered Species (CRES). The Society was founded on October 2, 1916, by Harry M. Wegeforth, M.D.


The Oakland Zoo  The Oakland Zoo is a non-profit organization, managed by the East Bay Zoological Society.  Founded in 1922 by Henry Snow, the Zoo has been located in its current Knowland Park location since 1936.


The Los Angeles Zoo  The Los Angeles Zoo is located in the heart  of  the  nation’s second-largest city. Each year 1.4 million visitors pass through the gates to view a collection of more than 1,200 animals from around the world.


The Bronx Zoo  Award-winning, cutting-edge exhibits featuring over 4,000 animals. There is no other zoo in the world that offers the diversity, superb viewing, and world-renowned expertise. As the flagship of the largest network of metropolitan zoos in the country, the Bronx Zoo is the heart of the Wildlife Conservation Society and our work to save wildlife and wild places around the globe.


Seattle Aquarium  The heartbeat of hands-on marine experience and preservation education in the Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds you!


Monterey Bay Aquarium  The mission of our award-winning web site is to inspire, enrich and extend a visit to the aquarium, while fostering a deeper commitment and connection to the institution and ocean conservation. The Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California offers visitors nearly 200 award-winning galleries and exhibits. Explore the Monterey Bay Aquarium web site to learn about ocean life, take a virtual tour of the aquarium or plan a visit.


New England Aquarium  One of the first modern public aquariums, New England Aquarium is a world renowned institution for innovative exhibits, conservation programs, and research, featuring the 200,00-gallon Giant Ocean Tank with walk-around views of a Caribbean coral head, and the expansive penguin exhibit with species from around the globe, as well as seals, sea lions, sea dragons and more.


Masters in History - The Ultimate Guide to Free History Resources Online. 


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Entertaining & Educational

NASA Visible Earth Satellite  A catalog of NASA images and animations of our home planet. Browse the Archives, by Geographic Regions or by the GCMD Topics.


TerraServer Satellite Images  The TerraServer-USA Web site is one of the world's largest online databases, providing free public access to a vast data store of maps and aerial photographs of the United States. TerraServer is designed to work with commonly available computer systems and Web browsers over slow speed communications links.


MSN Virtual Earth  Combines mapping and local search to put the answers to your search questions in a geographical context. To do this, Virtual Earth combines MSN Search with the latest in mapping to create a new web application built on Microsoft technology.


Creation Evidence  Dr. Carl Baugh covers this subject with quality information as a Christian. By far the best on the subject. Safe for all ages and full of facts and photos of dinosaurs and things of history. I like this site a lot and recommend it to everyone.


NOVA Online  Seen in more than 100 countries, NOVA is the most watched science television series in the world and the most watched documentary series on PBS. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over.


Mathematical Imagery  Explore the world of mathematics and art, send an e-postcard, and bookmark this page to see new featured works.


Google Earth  Want to know more about a specific location? Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips.


Pause  Every now and then you need to take a break from it all. Defrag your brain, before you go insane.™ Nothing serious to think about, so enjoy these free & safe sites.  


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Computer stuff

Microsoft's Marketplace - Tested Products List  This is a great place to start shopping for your next computer accessory. The list includes more the 140,000 items that run perfectly on your Windows based machine.

Downloads  The best freeware products offered for internet security. They have been tested and used by us for quite awhile. They are certified safe and we really respect them.


Macromedia  Macromedia programming allows you to watch little movies and view the active content on your screen, by utilizing the macromedia technology that companies incorporate into their websites.


Java  Sun/JAVA technology lets you enjoy rich graphics while viewing your internet pages. Get the latest free downloads from ‘Java.’ They will have your screen dancing with life whenever a site offers java technology, which a lot of sites do. They have several games for you to try as well.


Adobe  This is the PDF program that is pre-installed with most all computers. More than likely, you have this installed on yours. Even if you do not use it, you should update the version you have.


XP Xpress  A special section of links for the Microsoft's Windows XP Home Edition. These links will take the guesswork out of finding extras for your specific operating system.


Intel Inside  You probably have Intel inside your machine in some form or fashion. Check them out for the latest information about their products and downloads.


TigerDirect  When you shop with TigerDirect, you'll choose from brand name computers—the industry's top names—at prices simply not possible anywhere else. But that's just the beginning. They also carry a vast inventory of components: motherboards, processors, hard drives, optical drives, cases and more. You'll find emerging technologies as well. If it is related to computers, you can find it here.


Newegg  Founded in 2001, Newegg has over 3 million registered customers and more than 900 employees globally. An online computer hardware, software, consumer electronics, and communications product superstore.


ZipZoomfly  A quality online retailer for all of your computing needs. You will find it all here. MP3 Players, sound cards, digital cameras, LCD monitors, barebone systems, and laptops. Hardware such as processors, DVD drives flash memory, mouse & keyboards, power supplies, printers, projectors, software, game titles and more.


Mica Machine  Custom built, ready-to-go 32 & 64 bit machines based on the Microsoft® Windows operating system. They have the very best of components & software installed. Every item designed to interact perfectly. All security issues have been covered by the exclusive Lockdown principles and advanced Security Suite software package. These machines are among the most powerful on the market today...and tomorrow


Wi-Fi Alliance  A global, non-profit industry association of more than 200 member companies devoted to promoting the growth of wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). With the aim of enhancing the user experience for mobile wireless devices, the Wi-Fi Alliance's testing and certification programs ensure the interoperability of WLAN products based on the IEEE 802.11 specification.


ICSA Labs  Standards for commercial security products are set by the ICSA Labs.


Optimize Vista  Complete Windows Vista coverage including; free tech support, screen shots, tuner guides, top vista software, hardware help, vista process library, general Vista information and much more! 


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Web Surfing

DiscoverSearch  Thirty-five search engines for finding websites at every corner of the globe. If you cannot find a site via these search engines, it is not online. These are the best search engines offered today.


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Catalogs  Celebrating our 6th year in providing the world’s best and most unique catalogs, as well as online store savings to our loyal customers. By ordering a catalog, newsletter or savings certificate through the website, you hereby opt-in to receive a free newsletter by email from the company from which you ordered your catalog, newsletter or savings certificate. You can opt-out anytime after sign-up.


Bing Shopping  Everything MSN Catalog Center had and much more. They will fill your mailbox with free catalogs from your favorite online stores. Top brands and great stores offering over 4 million products and 12,000 brands from over 200 stores. Sure, you can shop at sites all over the web, but we think it's easier to find everything in one place – from clothes to electronics to home furnishings.


ConsumerSearch  They review hundreds of product reviews, analyzes them, distills the information shoppers need and recommends which products are the best. Received high marks by PCWorld, NY Times, USA Today, Computer Shopper, NewsWeek, and many more.    


Shopzilla  Buy the best products at the lowest prices by using Shopzilla, the shopping search engine with smart price comparison, intelligent professional reviews and trusted store ratings. With more than 25 million products from over 45,000 stores on our site, if it's on the Web, it's on Shopzilla.


Epinions  Compare prices from across the web and read reviews from other consumers  before you decide to buy. An eBay company, that does not decide what content to post and what not to post. Epinions is a platform for people to share their experiences - both good and bad.


QVC  Founded in 1986 by Joseph Segel, founder of The Franklin Mint. The company established a new record in American business history for first full-fiscal-year sales by a new public company, with revenues of over $112 million. By 1993, QVC had become the number one televised shopping service in sales, profits, and reputation in the United States, reaching over 80% of all U.S. cable homes and 3 million satellite dishes. In 2004, more than 137 million units were shipped to customers around the world as a result of more than 192 million phone calls, leading to more than $5.7 billion in sales. QVC is the world's preeminent electronic retailer.


Home Shopping Network  HSN, an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (Nasdaq: IACI), originated the electronic retailing concept in 1977 on a small AM radio station in Florida. The company has since evolved into a global multi-channel retailer on TV, where HSN is now the 4th largest cable television network in the U.S. and offered online and in catalogs such as Improvements and Home Focus. In 2004, HSN generated worldwide consolidated sales of $2.4 billion, answered 66 million calls and delivered 50 million packages worldwide.


Gap  Gap Inc. is one of the world's largest specialty retailers, with about 3,000 stores and fiscal 2004 revenues of $16.3 billion. They operate four of the most recognized apparel brands in the world — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Forth & Towne.


Sanrio Home  Sanrio is a world-wide designer and distributor of character-branded stationery, school supplies, gifts and accessories. We are perhaps best known for Hello Kitty®, our star character and corporate symbol. Hello Kitty, however, is only one of many Sanrio characters and designs that bring Sanrio merchandise line to life. Others include Pochacco®, our athletic young pup, and the slightly naughty Badtz Maru®.


F.A.O. Schwarz  Enjoy extraordinary toys, gifts, collectibles and attractions you won’t find just anywhere. Visit the nursery, where you can adopt a newborn baby doll. Get a unique Thomas the Tank Engine track personalized with your name. Take home a purebred plush dog registered with the American Kennel Club. And you won’t want to miss the collection of rare antique toys, child-size Mercedes 500SL, or the seven-foot-tall polar bear.


Toys R Us  Toysrus.com and Amazon.com have teamed up to provide you with the ultimate online toy-shopping experience. Toysrus.com's vast selection of the hottest toys, great deals, and exclusive offers, combined with Amazon.com's premium online store means you'll get the best of all worlds.


OP  OP manufactures everything from apparel and footwear to fragrances and accessories. They sponsor world-class sporting events and athletes, and ongoing collaborations with artists and musicians. Op continues to remain true to its mission: to create quality active-lifestyle products with genuine value, authenticity and style.


Oakley  This is the official Oakley. Find the latest Oakley Apparel, Watches and Sunglasses here. You can also purchase directly from them and have it on the way today.


Billabong  The home page to all of the many Billabong websites. They are a surf, skate, snowboard and wakeboard clothing company.


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Home Repairs 

Do it Yourself  This site was founded in 1995 to be a destination for consumers to locate fair and unbiased home improvement information in a community environment. The original goal of the established organization was to be an information resource, however, with growing popularity, the site developed into community forums and an online warehouse with over 100,000 products for sale and nationwide delivery, at very competitive prices. They average over two million visitors a month. With a searchable database of how-to content, expert-moderated community forums, detailed project information and a wealth of home improvement features this site brings out the handyperson in everyone. The leading independent home improvement and home repair website on the Internet. It has been repeatedly honored among the top sites on the internet, and recently was named as one of the top 50 sites, in all categories, on the entire internet by Time Magazine.


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Kelley Blue Book  KBB continues to be the most recognized and respected brand in automotive awareness studies. Over 5 million visitors generate some 30 million pricing reports per month. By being the "champion of the transaction," Kelley Blue Book continues to serve both the automotive buyer and the industry that builds and sells the vehicles. 2001 marked the 75th anniversary of the original Used Car Guide — which was first published back in 1926! Read the story of how it all happened.


Fuel Economy  You can find gas mileage (MPG), greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution ratings, and safety information for new and used cars and trucks from our government.


Lemon Law America  If you think you have a lemon car, truck, van, SUV, motorcycle, boat or other lemon consumer product, including lemon computers, the state lemon laws and other federal consumer protection laws could help you get rid of that lemon! The lemon laws are different in each state, so please click the state on the U.S. map where you purchased your defective vehicle or product for a lemon law case review from one of their lemon law attorneys, or visit lemon law statutes by state for more information. All of the resources right here on one site.


Vehicle Identification Number  Through innovative advances in Internet technology, we provide a free online search for car or truck VIN numbers. You can also find information on auto decoders and DMV record links.


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Music & Media

Rolling Stone  No one covers music, pop culture and politics like Rolling Stone. Search the massive archives of music articles, interviews, news, reviews, photos, video and sound clips.