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Circles of Light

Circles of Light

An e-zine covering the topics of astrology, alchemy, and metaphysics.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Astrology

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Faces of the Renaissance

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Faces of the Renaissance

“What happens when creative and intellectual minds, wealthy patrons, and fervent activists live in the same place? Discover how prominent figures in Harlem influenced, challenged, and supported one another in the period between 1917 and 1935. Investigate how their collective and individual voices reflected and shaped what we now call the Harlem Ren …
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Biography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music

Top Dramas

Top Dramas

A scored, ranked list of the 100 greatest drama films. This list was compiled using a rigorous methodology based on numerous best-of lists from both popular and expert sources. Includes numerous other lists, rankings, articles, and links to film resources.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Genres–Drama

Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing – PATHnet

Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing – PATHnet

“Previously the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing, PATH is now an online resource for homeowners and homebuyers, the homebuilding industry and federal agencies.” You’ll find case studies, technology profiles, links to articles and publications and tips for homeowners. All materials were current as of spring 2008, but no new additions …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction

The National Club Baseball Association

The National Club Baseball Association

Governing body for college and university club teams, student-run, unofficial squads that allow those not on the varsity squad a chance to continue playing.
Subject: Education–Higher Education–Student Life; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Amateur Baseball

Guitar Foundation of America Archives/Research

Guitar Foundation of America Archives/Research

Offers online and print resources for guitar research, supplied in part from the organization’s archives. Subjects include guitar history, music scores, societies and forums and discussion groups.
Subject: Reference–Associations & Organizations; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments

Urban Latino Magazine

Urban Latino Magazine

“As the first lifestyle and cultural publication geared to bicultural Latinos, Urban Latino has earned its rightful place: we are the premier magazine for both male and female Latinos in the United States.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture

The Vegetarian Food Pyramid

The Vegetarian Food Pyramid

Document from the Loma Linda University School of Public Health describes guidelines for healthful vegetarian diets and answers frequently asked questions about vegetarian nutrition.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Vegetarian

Referwork

Referwork

This site offers “Specialized Projects & DIY How-To’s” and takes “questions on repair, maintenance and remodeling.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

Dog Fancy

Dog Fancy

Online version of the magazine includes articles on health, behavior, news, and more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Dogs

Hinterland Who’s Who

Hinterland Who’s Who

Developed by the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) and the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), this site provides access to fact sheets on various animals native to Canada and the Northern United States, and to related environmental topics. Many of these fact sheets are accompanied by video clips.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

Learn About Llamas

Learn About Llamas

Learn more about types of llamas, llama care and feeding, history, physical facts, and get answers to frequently asked questions at this site. Includes downloadable PDF files, information about the LAMAS lending library, event listings and contact information for additional information and services nationwide.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

South America Travel Guides

South America Travel Guides

Provides travel tips and advice for those interested in traveling to Central or South America. Descriptions of popular destinations in each country are provided along with images and contact information for various tour guides and destinations.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–South America Travel & Tourism

South Atlantic League

South Atlantic League

Information on the South Atlantic League Minor League baseball, with teams in Asheville, Augusta, Charleston–both WV and SC, Salisbury, Greensboro, Greenville, Hagerstown, Hickory, Kannapolis, Lakewood, Lexington, Rome, and Savannah.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Minor Leagues–A-Ball

Seabiscuit – American Experience

Seabiscuit – American Experience

Contains information about Seabiscuit, a race horse during the Great Depression. Includes information about his owners and the circumstances surrounding its success.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Animal Sports; Sports & Recreation–Horsemanship; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Racing; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Tennis

Tennis

The official website of TENNIS Magazine. It contains news stories, score updates, equipment review, blogs, schedules, stats and rankings as well as an online community.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Court & Racquet Sports

Cora Connection: The Manding Music Traditions of West Africa

Cora Connection: The Manding Music Traditions of West Africa

Resources for the West African Mandinka kora (cora), a lute like instrument that is played in a style similar to that of a flamenco guitar. The site also includes clips of the balaphone, a marimba-like instrument and ngoni, a plucked lute.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

Ford Mustang Information

Ford Mustang Information

This site provides “specs, pictures and information on any model year of the Ford Mustang,” as well as restoration information, articles, blogs, etc.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles–Antique & Classic Cars

Chicago Landmarks

Chicago Landmarks

This is the official website from the city of Chicago on Chicago’s landmarks. Take virtual tours of Chicago’s buildings, learn about some of Chicago’s architects, find out about Chicago’s architectural styles, and more!
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–G-K–Illinois; Art, Music & Museums–Buildings & Cities (Architecture); School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography

Heceta Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Heceta Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 56 foot tall conical masonry tower was erected to guide ships along the Pacific coast, north of the Siuslaw River. Its first-order Fresnel lens, whose focal plane is 205 feet above sea level, casts a light 21 miles out to sea. It was built to light a dark area between Yaquina Head and Cape Arago, a distance of some 90 miles. Today, the histor …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cape Meares Light (Restoration) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Meares Light (Restoration) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Cape Meares Light is a 38 foot tall octagonal brick tower sheathed in sheet iron and has a small attached workroom which was added to the structure in 1895. It had a focal plane 217 feet above sea level. Located at the southern exposure of Tillamook Bay, it resides in Cape Meares State Park. A modern structure was added on site in 1963, but the ol …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Point Montara Light- ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Montara Light- ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located about 20 miles south of San Francisco, point Montara is a southern spur of Montara mountain which terminates in 60 foot cliffs with numerous out lying rocks. These rocks were especially hazardous to early mariners in bad weather as they sailed close to the coast approaching the Golden Gate. A fog signal station was first established here i …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Coquille River Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Coquille River Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 40 foot tall conical brick tower covered with stucco is attached to the station’s fog signal building. The light sits on the north bank of the river where it empties into the Pacific Ocean. It originally held a fourth-order Fresnel lens with a focal plane of 47 feet above sea level. Left abandoned for many years following its deactivation, it …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cape Disappointment Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Disappointment Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located on a headland on the north side of the Columbia River where it empties into the Pacific Ocean, this 53 foot tall conical, dressed stone tower and attached oil house has a focal plane of 220 feet above sea level. It originally housed a first-order Fresnel lens. That lens was moved to the newly established North Head Light in 1898, and Cape …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Ten Pound Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ten Pound Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This brick lined cast-iron tower is 30 feet tall and sits in Gloucester’s inner harbor. It replaced an original 1821, 40-foot stone tower built on the site. When the lighthouse was taken out of service in 1956, its light was moved to other various towers. After restoration of the lighthouse, it was returned to this tower and relighted in 1989.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Watch Hill Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Watch Hill Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 45-foot tall square granite tower, attached to a square dwelling, is located on the north side of the east entrance to Fishers Island Sound. It replaced the first tower at this point near the Connecticut state line that had been built in 1807. The nearby oil house now houses a maritime museum, and restoration of the keeper’s dwelling is under …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

West Chop Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

West Chop Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“When this present 52-foot tall, cylindrical brick tower with attached entry house was constructed, the station’s two 1847 keeper’s dwellings were renovated. The first light at this site was a 25-foot tall stone tower built in 1817. The second light, built of brick in 1838, had to be moved away from eroding cliffs in 1847 and again in 1891. This li …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

The Cuckolds Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Cuckolds Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located off Cape Newagen, at the southern tip of Southport Island, this small light tower sits atop the original 1892 stone fog signal building and marks the passage between Sheepscot Bay and Booth Bay. The keeper’s house and other outbuildings were washed away during a winter storm in 1978. The original fourth-order Fresnel lens is now on display …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Wood End Light – ipl’s Lighthouses – A Photographic Journey

Wood End Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses – A Photographic Journey

“This 39-foot tall, slightly tapered, square, white-washed brick tower is located near the tip of Cape Cod between Race Point and Long Point, directly across from the harbor of Provincetown. It is very similar in appearance to the nearby Long Point Light tower.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

New Canal Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

New Canal Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This two story structure with its light tower rising from the middle of its hip roof, sits on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain at the entrance to the New Canal which connects the lake to downtown New Orleans.” Built in 1890, “The still active light is a prominent feature of Lakefront Park.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

St. Simons Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Simons Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light sits at the southern tip of St. Simons Island at 101 12th Street. Its tower is 104 feet tall and has a 129 step cast-iron spiral staircase which can be climbed as part of the lighthouse tour. This light replaced the original 1810 light which was destroyed during the Civil War by Confederate troops as they were forced to evacuate the isl …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

St. Augustine Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Augustine Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 165-foot tower is located on St. Augustine’s Anastasia Island. It rests on an octagonal foundation and has the same one-story entry building with gable hood seen at North Carolina’s Bodie Island and Currituck Beach lighthouses. The two-story brick duplex keeper’s dwelling was built in 1875 atop a coquina (tabby) foundation. These lighthouse s …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Stonington Harbor Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Stonington Harbor Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light was first erected on the west side of the harbor at Windmill Point in 1824. After erosion threatened the structure it was rebuilt at its present location on the east side of the harbor in 1840.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

St. Johns River Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Johns River Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located on the grounds of the Mayport Naval Station at the mouth of the St. Johns River. Originally 66 feet tall, it was raised to its present height of 81 feet in 1887. It was replaced by a lightship positioned 7 miles out in the ocean in 1929. In 1969, the Coast Guard turned the lighthouse over to the Navy as part of the Naval Stat …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

St. Johns (Mayport) Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Johns (Mayport) Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This newer, modern-looking structure replaced the St. Johns Lightship in 1954. It sits on the grounds of the Mayport Naval Station near the ocean beach. The 64-foot tower was constructed using concrete blocks finished with an exterior coating of cement. It represents a more modern lighthouse structure which is sleek, functional and practical. It o …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cape Blanco Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Blanco Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 59 foot tall conical masonry tower sits on the westernmost point in Oregon and is the oldest standing lighthouse in Oregon. The tower originally held a first-order Fresnel lens which had a focal plane 245 feet above sea level. That lens was replaced by a second-order lens in 1936 which still operates in the tower today.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Squirrel Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Squirrel Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 25 foot tall octagonal, wood tower with attached signal building sits on the southwest point of Arrowsic Island along the eastern side of the Kennebec River. The 1-1/2 story wood framed Victorian style keeper’s house was built the same year as the tower. The tower originally held a fifth-order Fresnel lens, but it was removed in 1980 and repl …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Sanibel Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sanibel Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 102-foot tower is a square pyramidal skeleton structure with a cylinder enclosing a stairway. It is located at Sanibel Point on the east end of Sanibel Island, a few miles from the J.N. ‘Ding’ Darling National Wildlife Refuge. This still active light is now automated.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Mobile Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Mobile Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1873, “This 30-foot tall iron tower sits on Mobile Point at the east side of the narrow mouth into Mobile Bay. It is located on the grounds of the Fort Morgan State Historic Site” in Gulf Shores, Alabama. “It replaced the original 1822 brick tower that had been destroyed during the Civil War.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

St. Joseph Bay Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Joseph Bay Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This privately owned square wooden lighthouse, with a stubby tower centered atop the hip roof, was originally located in Beacon Hill at the entrance to St. Joseph Bay. When discontinued by the government in 1960, the building was abandoned and eventually moved for use as a barn. In 1979 it was moved again, this time to Simmons Bayou, and converted …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cape San Blas Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape San Blas Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1885 and decommissioned in 1989, this “98-foot square pyramidal skeleton tower” is “Located on Government property at the southern tip of Cape San Blas along the western edge of San Blas Bay” in Apalachicola, Florida.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

St. Marks Light ??? ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Marks Light ??? ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1842, this 75-foot tall tower is “south of Tallahassee,” Florida on Apalachee Bay at the entrance of St. Marks River, in St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Damaged during the Civil War and later repaired, it is currently automated and active.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Boca Grande Rear Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Boca Grande Rear Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This hexagonal, skeletal tower stands approximately one mile from the southern tip of Gasparilla Island” in Florida. The exact date of construction is unknown. “One account has it built in 1890, the same year as the Port Boca Grande light, in a location which ranged with that light. It was later moved on shore (having ended up in the Gulf due to s …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Point Arena Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Arena Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Arena Light was built in 1908 and automated in 1977. It is “owned by the Point Arena Lighthouse Keepers, Inc.” and resides on the California coast with an “on-site museum and… vacation rental houses.” The original tower was brick but in 1870, after being destroyed by an earthquake, it was rebuilt with “reinforced concrete.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Point Bonita Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Bonita Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Bonita Light was built on the Pacific Coast in Sausalito, California in 1877 and automated in 1981. “Located four miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge, this light marks the entrance to San Francisco Bay and is the second light built here… It was the last California lighthouse to be automated and is currently owned by the National Park Servi …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Pigeon Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Pigeon Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Pigeon Point Light is a “115 foot tall tower… on the west coast.” It was built in 1872 and automated in 1974 with an aero beacon. It is “leased to the California Department of Parks and Recreation.” The tower is located in California “between Monterey Bay and San Francisco Bay.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Sand Island Light (AL) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sand Island Light (AL) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 132-foot tall brick conical tower stands alone on the small stone island which is just a little larger than the base of the tower itself. Once over 400 acres in size, the island has eroded away and consists only of the stone and rip rap holding it together which has been hauled in over the years to save the tower. Two other lights on the isla …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Lightship Columbia – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Lightship Columbia – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The Lightship Columbia was commissioned in 1950 as Light Vessel No. 604, and was built by the Rice Brothers Shipyard in Boothbay, Maine. She first took her position at the important Columbia station just outside the Columbia River Bar and southwest of Cape Disappointment, Washington in 1951. Decommissioned in 1979, she was replaced by a lighted ho …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Port Boca Grande Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Port Boca Grande Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This structure sits at the south end of Gasparilla Island and was originally known as the Gasparilla Island Lighthouse. It is a square dwelling with a pyramidal roof and a square light tower rising through its center. The station was decommissioned in 1967 but a local conservation group restored the structure and with permission of the Coast Guard …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Pensacola Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Pensacola Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 160-foot tall brick tower shows its automated light 191 feet above sea level. It has survived the Civil War, lightning strikes and earthquakes, and has been tended by numerous keepers over the years (in one 15 year period, there were 13 different keepers). It resides inside the Pensacola Naval Air Station at the western end of Pensacola Bay.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Devils Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Devils Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light was the last lighthouse to be placed in the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior. First built as a temporary wood skeleton tower in 1891, it was replaced by this current 71 foot steel cylindrical tower in 1901. This light station consisted of two large houses – one for the keeper and another for his assistant. There was also a fog signal bu …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Brandywine Shoal Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Brandywine Shoal Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse is located in Delaware Bay, NJ. “This reinforced concrete lighthouse is built on a cast-iron caisson in the middle of Delaware Bay warning ships of the shoal on which it sits. This present structure replaced two previous lighthouses built here in 1828 and 1848.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Charlotte-Genesee Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Charlotte-Genesee Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1822 and decommissioned in 1881, “This light is located on Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Genesee River. It is the second-oldest lighthouse on the Great Lakes. The original keeper’s quarters was a two room limestone cottage which sat beside the 40 foot high octagonal limestone tower. The current brick dwelling replaced the cottage in 186 …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Crisp Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Crisp Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Crisp Point Lighthouse was built in 1904 in Vermillion Michigan on Lake Superior. The lighthouse is located in a remote area “between the two small towns of Two heart and Vermillion.” Only the tower and small building next to it remain after the rest of the building was demolished.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Duluth North Breakwater Light- ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Duluth North Breakwater Light- ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1910, Duluth North Breakwater Light “sits at the end of the north breakwater alongside the channel connecting Duluth Harbor to Lake Superior. The white and black tower is 37 feet tall and has a metal frame which is enclosed by riveted steel plates. (Photo 1994, Trip #19)”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cana Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cana Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light originally had a conical yellow brick tower. It was sheathed with steel plates in 1901 to prevent further deterioration of the brickwork. Today, this still operating lighthouse is licensed to the Door County Maritime Museum and is open to the public 10:00 to 5:00 daily between mid May and mid October. The tower, however, is not accessib …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cheboygan River East Front Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cheboygan River East Front Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is currently owned by the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keeper’s Association, and in the process of restoration to its 1920 appearance. It is open to the public on weekends and holidays during the summer for a small fee. It still serves as an active aid to navigation, but mostly to guide pleasure craft entering the river.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Fort Gratiot Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Fort Gratiot Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Initially built in 1825, the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse that exists now was built in 1861, automated in 1933 and is currently still in service. It is located in Port Huron, Michigan and “was the first lighthouse on Lake Huron.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Fairport West Breakwater Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Fairport West Breakwater Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light sits at the end of a long, rocky breakwater that juts out into Fairport Harbor. It is a white, two-story house with red sheet metal roof. The square tower rises just above the peak of the house. Its roof and ventilator ball are also painted red to match the roof of the house below.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Chicago Harbor Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Chicago Harbor Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The first lighthouse here was built in 1832 on the mainland at the mouth of the Chicago River. The present light (built in 1893) was also originally located there. It was moved to its present location at the south end of the north breakwater in 1919 and the attached side buildings added at that time. The building on one side of the tower houses a …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Nayatt Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nayatt Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nayatt Point Light is located in Barrington, Rhode Island. It was built in 1856 and decommissioned in 1868. “This 25-foot tall light with two-story keeper’s residence is located across Providence Harbor from Warwick. It replaced the original light built here in 1828. It has been privately owned since 1890.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

New London Ledge Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

New London Ledge Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

New London Ledge Light is located in New London, Connecticut. It was built in 1909 and automated in 1987. “This light marks the ledge of rock it rests on and the long shoal extending from it. The square three-story brick structure sits on a 50-foot square concrete pier. The tower and lantern rise out of the center of the roof. It is now a museum, g …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

New London Harbor Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

New London Harbor Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

New London Harbor Light is located in New London, Connecticut, and it was built in 1801. “This 88-foot tall octagonal stone tower replaced the first tower that had been built at the site in 1760. Located in New London Harbor on the west side of the entrance to the Thames River, this light is the oldest lighthouse in Connecticut. Though the still ac …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Nauset Beach Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nauset Beach Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in North Eastham, Massachusetts, Nauset Beach Light was built in 1923, automated in 1952, and decommissioned in 1993. “The 48-foot tall conical cast-iron tower was originally built in 1877 as one of the twin towers at Chatham. It was dismantled and moved to Nauset in 1923 to replace the last of the Three Sisters. It stands above the Nauset …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Spring Point Ledge Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Spring Point Ledge Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 54 foot tall cylindrical, brick ‘sparkplug’ style tower, built on a cast-iron caisson, sits at the end of a 900 foot breakwater and marks a dangerous ledge on the west side of the main shipping channel into Portland Harbor. It includes four levels consisting of a galley, keeper’s office and living quarters, assistant keeper’s quarters, and wa …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Sea Girt Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sea Girt Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This brick, two-story, L-shaped structure has its light tower attached at the intersection of the wings. Victorian in style, it stands among similarly designed residential homes along the Atlantic shore. Being almost midway between the Twin Lights of Navesink and the Barnegat Light, it filled a darkened gap between those two lights and maintained …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

South Hyannis Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

South Hyannis Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This brick tower is attached to the one and one-half story wood framed Cape Cod keeper’s dwelling by a covered walkway. It sits on the west side of Hyannis Harbor across from Point Gammon. It served as a rear range light with a 20-foot tall wooden tower at the end of the wharf from 1885 until it was shut down in 1929. At that time, the entire lant …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Sombrero Key Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sombrero Key Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This brown, octagonal, pyramidal skeletal tower has a central cylindrical stairwell. Its light shines 142 feet above sea level and is the tallest of the lights on the outer reefs along Florida’s Keys. It is near one of the most spectacular structures in Florida: Seven-Mile Bridge. It was the last reef light to be built by Lieutenant George Meade.”
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Fire Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Fire Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Fire Island Light was built in 1858. “Located on the south shore of Long Island at the western end of the Fire Island National Seashore, adjacent to Robert Moses State Park, this 168 foot tower replaced the first 74 foot tower which was taken down because it wasn’t high enough. It was originally adjacent to the inlet to Great South Bay, but the in …
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Eastern Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eastern Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eastern Point Light was built in 1890 and automated in 1986. “Located at the northern most part of Gloucester Harbor, this 36-foot tall cylinidrical, brick tower serves as a guide to ships entering this scenic and commercial harbor from the Atlantic Ocean. It replaced the original stone tower built in 1832 at the site.”
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Sapelo Island Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sapelo Island Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 25-foot tall cast-iron range light tower sits some 660 feet to the east of the main Sapelo Island Light. During World War II, the tower served as a Coast Guard observation post against the German submarine threat. It was repainted in 1998 when the main light was renovated. The photo on the left is how it appeared in 1996 (27th trip) and the p …
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Eagle Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eagle Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eagle Island Light was built in 1839. “This 30 foot tall conical rubblestone tower is located in Penobscot Bay on the east end of the island, which is between Deer Isle and North Haven. A wood framed, two story keeper’s house and fog bell tower were built at the same time. In 1858 the lantern was fitted with a fourth-order Fresnel lens. The Fresne …
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Sapelo Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sapelo Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 90-foot tall brick tower was built by Winslow Lewis on land provided the Federal government by Thomas Spalding. It was originally built as a harbor light, guiding vessels into Doboy Sound north of St. Simons Island on their way to the increasingly busy port of Darien. It received a fourth-order Fresnel lens in 1854. Confederates damaged the t …
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Scituate Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Scituate Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“When originally built, this granite octagonal tower was 25 feet tall. In 1827 it was raised 15 feet and a new, larger lantern was installed. It is located at Cedar Point on the north side of the entrance to Scituate Harbor. It is maintained by the Scituate Historical Society and opened to the public on certain days.”
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East Chop Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

East Chop Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

East Chop Light was built in 1877. “This light stands at the edge of the East Chop cliffs above Oak Bluffs. It marks the east side of the entrance to Vineyard Haven Harbor. The 40-foot tall tower is a cylindrical cast-iron structure typical of the style built during this era. The wood framed keeper’s dwelling and brick oil house were removed in 193 …
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Duxbury Pier Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Duxbury Pier Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Duxbury Pier Light was built in 1871. “This 47-foot tall conical cast-iron tower rests on a tall concrete-filled caisson. It is located on the north side of the channel that leads to Duxbury, Plymouth and Kingston. Known locally as the ‘Bug Light’ it is now automated, but still active.”
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Harbor Beach Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Harbor Beach Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Harbor Beach Light was built in 1885. “Also known as the Sand Beach Light, this lighthouse marks the entrance to an artificial harbor near Michigan’s ‘thumb’ region. Costing nearly $1 million, the US Army Corps of Engineers built the Sand Beach Harbor as a harbor of refuge between Port Huron and Saginaw Bay. This still active lighthouse has escape …
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Sandy Hook Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sandy Hook Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 85-foot tall octagonal rubblestone tower is the only surviving U.S. lighthouse of the colonial period and therefore is the oldest lighthouse in the United States. Located at the tip of Sandy Hook, north of the highlands, it is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area. It is still in operation today.”
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Mohawk Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Mohawk Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Mohawk Island Light was built in Mohawk Island, Ontario, in 1848. “Located just off shore near Lowbanks, Ontario, this light originally guided ships heading for the harbor of Port Maitland and the first Welland Canal entrance. The entrance to the Canal was moved to Port Colborne 12 miles away, but the Mohawk Island Light remained in service until …
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Ram Island Ledge Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ram Island Ledge Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 72 foot tall, conical, granite block tower sits on a jagged stretch of rock which is visible only at low tide. The gray granite tower has the appearance of being very old, even though it is one of the more recently built lights. This light is easily seen from the Portland Head Light.” It was built in 1905.
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Stokes Bay Rear Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Stokes Bay Rear Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Stokes Bay Rear Range Light was built in Stokes Bay, Ontario in 1904. “This smaller square white wooden structure with red trim sits atop a white skeletal tower and is located on the eastern shore of the mainland at the south edge of Irish Harbour in Stokes Bay. The overall height of the structure is 61 feet.” It was automated in 1955.
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South Buffalo Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

South Buffalo Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

South Buffalo Light was built in Buffalo, New York in 1903. “This 30-foot tall conical, cast iron structure is located on the Lake Erie shore at the end of an industrial pier near the south entrance to the harbor. It is located on private property and can only be seen from afar or by boat.” It was automated in 1935.
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Prudence Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Prudence Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 30-foot tall octagonal granite tower was originally located on the southern end of Newport’s Goat Island. In 1851 it was dismantled and then reassembled at Sandy Point on Prudence Island. It was relighted in January of 1852.” It was built in 1823.
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Portland Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Portland Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 80 foot tall, conical rubblestone tower was the first lighthouse built in Maine. It is situated at the south entrance to Portland Harbor, adjacent to Fort Williams State Park. The station is currently owned by the town of Cape Elizabeth and the Museum at Portland Head Light has been located in the former keeper’s house since 1992.”
It was bui …
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Hog Island Shoal Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Hog Island Shoal Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 60-foot tall caisson-supported cast-iron lighthouse is similar in design to many built during the 1871-1915 period. It replaced the Hog Island Lightship that had been on station here since 1886. It is located near, and can be seen from, the Mount Hope River Bridge. The light is now automated.”
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Hereford Inlet Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Hereford Inlet Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This unique Victorian Stick Style dwelling marks the entrance to Hereford Inlet along the Atlantic Coast north of the Delaware Bay. The light tower rises out of the center of the house to a height of 57 feet. Surrounded by beautiful grdens, it is maintained by the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Commission and houses a museum.”
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Hillsboro Inlet Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Hillsboro Inlet Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located between Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale on the north side of Hillsboro Inlet, this 137-foot tall octagonal, pyramidal iron skeleton tower has a metal cylinder housing the 175 stairs. This automated beacon is still active today.”
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Old Point Comfort Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Old Point Comfort Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Old Point Comfort Light was built in 1802 and is located in Hampton, Virginia. The lighthouse is registered on the National Register of Historic Places and was damaged in the Civil War but has since been “restored to its original condition.” “It is the second oldest lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay”
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Hendricks Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Hendricks Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 39 foot tall, square, brick tower is the second light tower at the site, the first having been built in 1829. It is located on a small promontory on the west side of Southport Island, bordering the east side of the Sheepscot River mouth. The present tower originally held a fifth-order Fresnel lens that was replaced in 1979. The light was disc …
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Ocracoke Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ocracoke Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Ocracoke Light was built in 1823 and is located in Ocracoke, North Carolina. It is the oldest lighthouse in operation along the coast of North Carolina. This lighthouse replaced the lighthouse that was built on Shell Castle Island in 1798.
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Little Cumberland Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Little Cumberland Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located on the northern tip of Little Cumberland Island on St. Andrews Sound. It is the most southerly of Georgia’s five standing lighthouses. In the years prior to the Civil War, it was sometimes referred to as the St. Andrews Lighthouse. Surrounded by a heavy stand of trees, only the tip of the tower is visible from the water. Toda …
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Key West Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Key West Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light sits at the southern tip of Florida’s Keys. The tower is 86 feet tall, having been raised from its original height of 66 feet in 1894. The first lighthouse in Key West was built in 1825 closer to the shore on Whitehead Point, but was destroyed during a hurricane in 1846. This new tower was built on higher ground and further inland to he …
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Loop Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Loop Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light stands on the Clare shore at the Mouth of the Shannon which leads into the River Shannon. The first lighthouse here was built around 1670 and was a cottage-type light. That first light was replaced with a more conventional tower in 1802, and the present light built in 1854. It was converted to electricity in 1971 and automated in 1991. …
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Oak Island Light – ipl’s lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Oak Island Light – ipl2’s lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1958, this lighthouse “replaced the Cape Fear Light” and is located in Southport, North Carolina. Constructed out of “black, white, and gray” concrete this tower stands “155 feet tall.” “This light has the newest and most powerful beam of all American lighthouses.”
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Long Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Long Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This slightly tapered, square, white-washed brick tower marks the end of a sandy arm of land curving back toward Provincetown on Cape Cod. It is also known as the Provincetown Harbor Light. The tower is 38 feet tall, and is very similar in appearance to the nearby Wood End Light tower. It replaced the original light built in 1827 at this site.”
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Newport Harbor Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Newport Harbor Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Newport Harbor Light lighthouse is located on Goat Island, Rhode Island. The lighthouse station was built in 1865 out of granite stone and stands 35 feet tall. It was automated in 1963 and “was completely renovated by the Coast Guard in 1989.”
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Marblehead Light (Mass.) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Marblehead Light (Mass.) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 105-foot tall cast iron tower is the only skeletal lighthouse built in New England. It is located on Marblehead Neck at the entrance to Marblehead Harbor. It replaced a squat tower that had become obscured by new buildings in the area. That original tower was built in either 1833, 1836 or 1838 depending on which account one is to believe. The …
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Kyleakin Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Kyleakin Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 69 foot tall, white conical tower is located on the small island of Eilean Ban. It sits beneath the Skye bridge, which connects mainland Scotland to the Isle of Skye off the western coast of Scotland. It was designed by David and Thomas Stevenson. The light is not operational any more as navigational lights are now displayed on the bridge ins …
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Plymouth Light- ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Plymouth Light- ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Originally built as twin 39-foot tall octagonal pyramidal towers 30 feet apart, they were too close together to be effective. One of the lights was discontinued in 1924, but this remaining light is still in service. It is located on Gurnet Point on the north side of the entrance to Plymouth Bay. It is also known as the Gurnet Light. The site is no …
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Montauk Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Montauk Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Originally 78 feet tall and constructed of sandstone blocks from Connecticut, the height of this octagonal pyramidal tower was increased to 110 feet in 1860. The present two story Colonial, brick keeper’s house was also constructed in 1860. It housed a head keeper and his family and two assistant keepers. Today it houses a museum. Located at the e …
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Marshall Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Marshall Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 31 foot tall brick and granite tower replaced the original 1832 rubblestone tower. It stands at the southern tip of the peninsula and marks the east side of the entrance to Port Clyde Harbor. This current tower was originally equipped with a fifth-order Fresnel lens. The Fresnel lens was removed in 1935. Presently the tower is equipped with a …
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Morris Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Morris Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, the first light here was built in 1767 and was one of only two lighthouses found south of the Delaware Bay by the end of the Revolution. The original tower was destroyed during the Civil War. The keeper’s dwelling of this present light has been claimed by erosion and the tower itself is now surrounded …
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Minots Ledge Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Minots Ledge Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Originally built as an iron pile lighthouse in 1850, that first tower was downed by a storm in 1851. For the next nine years a lightship guarded the dangerous reefs around Minots Ledge. This present tower stands 97 feet tall and is built of granite blocks laid on top of foundation stones weighing two tons each. It is also known as the ‘lovers ligh …
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Plum Beach Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Plum Beach Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 54-foot tall cylindrical cast-iron caisson-supported tower sits near the Jamestown Bridge at the western entrance to Narragansett Bay. It became ineffective when the bridge was built in 1940 and was discontinued the next year. Abandoned a few years later, it has fallen to the elements and is badly deteriorated. Friends of Plum Beach Lighthous …
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Perkins Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Perkins Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 23 foot tall octagonal, wood tower sits on a seven-acre island along the eastern side of the Kennebec River. The two-story wood framed keeper’s house and barn were built at the same time as the tower. The tower originally held a fifth-order Fresnel lens which was removed when the station was automated. This light is the first of four Kennebec …
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Pemaquid Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Pemaquid Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 38 foot tall, conical rubblestone tower is located at Pemaquid Point on the western side of Muscongus Bay. It’s current fourth order Fresnel lens was installed in 1856 and was Maine’s first light to be automated in 1934. The tower is owned by the Coast Guard, but the remainder of the property is owned by the town of Bristol which operates the …
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Owls Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Owls Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Situated on a promontory south of Rockland Harbor in Penobscot Bay, this light is located in the scenic Owls Head State Park. Although the tower is only 20 feet tall, it sits on a hill that places it 100 feet above the water. A fourth-order Fresnel lens was installed in 1856 and still shines from the light today.”
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Geitungen Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Geitungen Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This Spanish style building with a 11.2 m (37 ft) tall light tower in the middle of it, is located on the island of Geitebrygg?? along the southwest coast of Norway. Having replaced a smaller light which was in the harbor of Skudeneshavn, this second order lens is 41 m (135 ft) above sea level. It can be seen from 17.8 nautical miles out to sea. T …
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Gr??nningen Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Gr??nningen Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light sits near the Oks??y and Odder??ya lights helping mark the entrance to Kristiansand Harbor along the southern coast of Norway. It is 14 m (46 ft) tall and its lantern is 18.7 m (61 ft) above sea level. It has a range of 13.5 nautical miles.”
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H??yvarde Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

H??yvarde Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The first lighthouse built here at Karmsundet (the strait separating Karm??y from the mainland) in 1700 was only the third lighthouse built along the Norwegian coast. The present light was built in 1858 but was only in use until 1902 when it was replaced by two modern lanterns. While in use it also served as a customs house where taxes were collec …
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Girdle Ness Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Girdle Ness Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 121 foot tall, white conical tower with its distinctive bulge in the middle was designed by Robert Stevenson. It is located at the south entrance of Aberdeen Harbor and shines 22 miles out to sea. It is currently an active aid to navigation.”
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Verdens Ende Light (Replica) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Verdens Ende Light (Replica) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This stone structure with its pivoting fire basket was built as a replica of the old lighthouses that used to burn wood and then coal in the basket to warn vessels of danger or to guide them into a port or harbor. It is located at the end of the peninsula that separates the T??nsberg Fjord and the Oslo Fjord.”
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Isle of May Main Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Isle of May Main Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse is located on the Isle of May “5 miles off the southeast coast of Scotland.” The main light is the upper of a pair of range lights on the island, with the lower being the Isle of May Low Light. Built in 1816 to replace the original light tower, which was “built in 1636,” the Main Light was automated in 1989.
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Hellis??y Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Hellis??y Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1885 and automated in 1992, this lighthouse is “Located on the island of Fedje” near the western coast of Norway. The lighthouse is “32.3 m (106 ft)” tall. “A pilot station and helicopter pad are also located on the island, and together with the lighthouse they control all boat traffic in the area.”
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Kinnaird Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Kinnaird Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse is located near Fraserburgh Harbor on “the northeast coast of Scotland.” Originally built in 1787, the lighthouse was later reconstructed in 1824 and improved again in 1851, and later automated in 1991. The lighthouse currently houses the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses.
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Isle of May Low Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Isle of May Low Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse is located on the Isle of May “off the southeast coast of Scotland,” in the town of Anstruther. It is one of two range lights on the island, the other being the Isle of May Main Light. The two lights are located where the Firth of Forth meets the North Sea.
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Falsterbo Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Falsterbo Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located in Ljunghusen, Sweden, this 25 m (82 ft) tall lighthouse is situated at the southwestern most point in Sweden. It is the site of the oldest beacon known in Scandinavia, dating to the 13th century. The current lighthouse was built in 1796. Electricity was installed at the lighthouse in 1935. Today it is surrounded by a golf course and the …
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D??mman Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

D??mman Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located on a shallow rock formation in Kalmar Sound and is privately owned. It is being restored and rooms added to be turned into a hotel. It is located offshore from the town of Sandvik, Sweden which is on the west coast of the island of ??land.”
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Eger??y Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eger??y Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1854 and automated in 1989, “This cast iron …tower houses a first order lens which is 46.4 m (152 ft) above sea level. It can be seen 18.8 nautical miles out to sea” and is “located along the southwest coast of Norway. “
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Cromarty Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cromarty Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1846 and automated in 1985, “this 43 foot tall, white conical tower was built to guide ships between the Moray Firth and the Cromarty Firth. The height of its focal plane is 59 feet above sea level. It was designed by Alan Stevenson and is still an active aid to navigation. ” It is “Located on the northeast tip of the Black Isle.”
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Umpqua River Light- ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Umpqua River Light- ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 65 foot tall conical tower is made of brick with a stucco covering. It holds a first-order Fresnel lens that has a focal plane 165 feet above sea level and can be seen 19 miles out to sea. It is located along the Pacific coast, above the entrance to Winchester Bay at the mouth of the Umpqua River. This is the second lighthouse erected on this …
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Chanonry Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Chanonry Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1846 and automated in 1984, “This 43 foot tall, white conical tower is attached to a half round building. Its focal plane is 39 feet above sea level. It is located on the Black Isle, south of Rosemarkie, as the Moray Firth narrows between Chanonry Point and Fort George. Designed by Alan Stevenson, it is still active today.”
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Covesea Skerries Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Covesea Skerries Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1846 and automated in 1984, “this 118 foot tall, white conical tower was designed by Alan Stevenson. Its light has a range of 20 (red) and 24 (white) nautical miles. The focal plane is 161 feet above sea level. It is still active today.” This lighthouse is “located near the southern entrance to Moray Firth on the northeast coast of Scotlan …
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L??nge Erik Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

L??nge Erik Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse was built in 1845 and automated in 1976.
“This light is located at the northern tip of the island of ??land. The tower is 32.1 m (105 ft) tall and made from sandstone. It can actually sway up to 2 feet during very high winds. Electricity was installed at the light in 1946. The tower is open to the public and can be climbed to the to …
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Finngrundet Lightship – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Finngrundet Lightship – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lightship was built in 1903 and decommissioned in 1969. “This beautifully restored lightship was originally stationed 40 miles offshore, northeast of Gavoe, Sweden in the Baltic Sea. In 1940 she was also equipped as a weather station. Today she is part of the VASA Museum and can be toured by the public.”
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Han?? Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Han?? Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The first light at this site was constructed atop the keeper’s dwelling in 1869. The current concrete and stone 16 m (53 ft) high tower replaced it in 1906. Electricity was installed in 1939. It sits on top of the highest rock of the island making it the second highest lighthouse in the Baltic Sea.”
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Kullen Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Kullen Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is one of the most prominent landmarks along the Swedish coastline. Though the present tower dates to 1900, there has been some type of beacon at this site since 1561. Located at the western tip of Kullaberg headland, it is Scandinavia’s most powerful light. Electricity was installed at the station in 1937. Though fully automated in 197 …
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Lista Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Lista Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The original light tower at this location was built in 1836. Then from 1851 to 1853 two more towers were erected. In 1873 two of the towers were torn down, leaving this northernmost one standing. Located at the southern tip of Norway, it stands 34 m (112 ft) tall and is 39.5 m (130 ft) above sea level. It reaches 17.5 nautical miles out to sea.”
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Kvits??y Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Kvits??y Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located along the southwest coast of Norway, this area marks the southern entrance to the Skudenes Fjord. There has been a light in this area since 1700, with the first tower being built in 1800. The present 27 m (89 ft) tower was erected in 1855 and houses a second order lens that is 45.2 m (148 ft) above sea level, with a range of 18.5 nautical …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Lindesnes Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Lindesnes Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is 16.1 m (53 ft) tall and sits on a cliff along the southwest coast of Norway, making it 50.1 m (164 ft) above sea level. It houses a first order lens which reaches 19.4 nautical miles out into the North Sea. A light has been shown at this location since 1655, the earliest being a wood fire in a large, vented metal basket. In 1799 a st …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

S??rhaug??y Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

S??rhaug??y Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse was built in 1846 and is located on the island of S??rhaug??y in Haugesund, Norway. “The lighthouse, with its fourth order lens, is still mainly in its original state and has considerable historical value. It is owned by the local museum/historical society.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Indian Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Indian Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This 37 feet current square, brick inactive tower is “located at the east entrance to Rockport Harbor” in Indian Island, Maine. It was built in 1874 and decommissioned in 1934. “It replaced the island’s first beacon, built in 1850. The entire complex is now privately owned”.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Utklippan Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Utklippan Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The light that stands at this site “25 km offshore” of Karlskrona, Sweden is not the original Utklippan light; it replaced the original lighthouse (built in 1840) in 1870. Automated in 1972, this light was decommissioned just a few years later in 1975 and is preserved by the Swedish Administration of Shipping and Navigation.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Vinga Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Vinga Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This impressive grey stone tower is located on the island of Vinga, which is 10 nautical miles west of G??teborg. This light is the first one visible when entering G??teborg Harbor from the North Sea. Situated next to the light tower is a distinctive red pyramidal shaped signal building which was used before the lighthouse was built to pass inform …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

L??nge Jan Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

L??nge Jan Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the southern tip of the island of ??land. The tower was built by prisoners in 1785 and was first lit by open wood and coal fires.” In 1871, the lantern room and top were built, making L??nge Jan Light Sweden’s tallest light at 41 m (134 ft). The light was electrified in 1948 and fully automated in 1980.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Sandhammaren Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sandhammaren Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in Hagestad, Sweden “on the southeast corner of the Skane province,” Sandhammaren Light was the first steel lighthouse in Sweden. It is “30 m (98 ft)” tall and was built in 1861. Originally, the light had a second, upper light, but this light was relocated.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Landsort Harbor Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Landsort Harbor Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in Landsort, Sweden, the Landsort Harbor Light has “never been manned”, which is “typical of numerous minor and harbor lights found all around Sweden, especially in the archipelagos.” The light is mainly used to guide the pilot boats that escort larger ships in Stockholm Harbor.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Landsort Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Landsort Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Originally built in the 1670’s, this light is the oldest preserved lighthouse in Sweden.” Landsort Light was renovated in 1870 and is still active today. The light is “Located at the southern tip of the island of ??ja.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Tayport Low Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Tayport Low Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Built sometime prior to 1811, this light was the low (front) light of a pair of leading lights (range lights) located on the south side of the Tay River leading into the Firth of Tay from the North Sea. In 1848, it was replaced by a wooden pile light located out in the river and further away from the high light. This original low light was too clo …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Tayport High Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Tayport High Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Built sometime prior to 1811, this light is the high (rear) light of a pair of leading lights (range lights) located on the south side of the Tay River leading into the Firth of Tay from the North Sea. These lights were known at different periods as the South Ferryness, Craig, or West Lights. This High Light is the only one still in use.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Tod Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Tod Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located on the east coast of Scotland, five miles south of Stonehaven, this 59 foot tall white stone tower shines its light 135 feet above sea level. It has a nominal range of 18 nautical miles. It was designed by David Alan Stevenson and is still active today.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Tarbat Ness Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Tarbat Ness Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the northern entrance to Moray Firth and the southern entrance to Dornoch Firth. It sits at the tip of Tarbat Ness Peninsula which is mostly farmland. This white conical tower with its two distinctive red bands is 135 feet tall (third tallest light in Scotland). It has a focal plane 174 feet above sea level and a range of …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Odder??ya Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Odder??ya Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 7.8 m (26 ft) light tower is 19.1 m (63 ft) above sea level and has a range of 13.8 nautical miles. It is located at the entrance to Kristiansand Harbor, along the southern coast of Norway. The Oks??y and Gr??nningen lights are nearby.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Oks??y Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Oks??y Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“At 36 m (118 ft) this is one of the tallest lighthouses in Norway. Its first order lens sits 47 m (154 ft) above sea level and reaches 19 nautical miles out to sea. It marks the entrance to Kristiansand Harbor (along with the nearby Gr??nningen and Odder??ya lights) on the southern coast of Norway. It is one of the few remaining manned lighthouses …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Obrestad Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Obrestad Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located along the southwest coast of Norway, this 16.5 m (54 ft) tower is attached to the keepers dwelling which is built of stone. The lens is third order and reaches 17.6 nautical miles out to sea. It is 39 m (128 ft) above sea level. There was much German troop activity at this site during World War II, with many bunkers, cannons and mines plac …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Rattray Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Rattray Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located on the northeast coast of Scotland, this 74 foot tall, this 74 foot tall, white conical tower sits on a 46 foot tall conical foundation making the total height of the lighthouse 120 feet above the rock. The foundation houses the foghorn and engine room. It was the first time that a first-class siren fog signal had been installed in a rock …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Svenner Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Svenner Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This cast iron light replaced the original light built here in 1874. It is 17.8 m (58 ft) tall, and has a first order lens. The light shines 40.3 m (132 ft) above sea level and reaches 18.7 nautical miles out to sea. It is situated on a rocky point in a group of islands of the Larvik area off the southeastern coast of Norway. The foghorns from the …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Lyng??r Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Lyng??r Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 16.9 m (55 ft) tall light has a third order lens which is 21.3 m (70 ft) above sea level. It can reach 14 nautical miles out to sea. Located on one of the islands that make up the town of Lyng??r, along the southeast coast, it is one of the few remaining manned light stations in Norway. There are currently two keepers that alternate days on a …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Prescott Harbor Inner Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Prescott Harbor Inner Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 40 foot tall light is a replica of an old, generic lighthouse. It sits along the St. Lawrence River and houses a tourist information center.” It is located in Prescott, Ontario, Canada and the date of construction is unknown.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Sunken Rock Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sunken Rock Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1882, this lighthouse is located in Alexandria Bay, New York. It “sits atop one of the smallest islands in the Thousand Islands area of the St. Lawrence Seaway. A large underwater rock, extremely dangerous to passing ships, is marked by this light.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Biloxi Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Biloxi Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 61-foot tall conical cast iron tower stands between the east- and west-bound lanes of U.S. Highway 90 and is the centerpiece of the city of Biloxi. In 1867 it was coated with black coal tar as a rust retardant. This action started a myth that it was painted black to mourn Abraham Lincoln’s death. It was repainted white in 1869, since the dark …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Old Field Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Old Field Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Old Field Point Light was built in Old Field, New York, in 1868. “Replacing the first lighthouse at the site which was built in 1823, this light has an octagonal wooden tower which sits on top of the two and a half story granite keeper’s house. It originally housed a fourth-order Fresnel lens and its focal plane was 74 feet above sea level. It sits …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Dutch Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Dutch Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Dutch Island Light was built in Jamestown, Rhode Island in 1857 to replace the original lighthouse that was “built in 1827.” It stands 42 feet tall and sits along the Atlantic Ocean. It was built to help “guide ships into Dutch Island Harbor as well as through the west entrance to Narragansett Bay.” The lighthouse was decommissioned in 1979.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Doubling Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Doubling Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Doubling Point Light was built in Arrowsic, Maine in 1898. It is located on “a sharp double bend in the Kennebec River on the northwest end of Arrowsic Island.” The lighthouse, along with 3 others, helped to guide “ships from the Atlantic Ocean to the shipbuilding town of Bath, Maine.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Detroit River Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Detroit River Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Detroit River Lighthouse was built in 1885. “This three-story steel-sided tower sits on a six-sided, elongated stone and cement foundation in Lake Erie at the entrance to the Detroit River. The attached building houses a fog signal. The signal and light are still active.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Boston Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Boston Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Boston Light, built in 1783 is located on Little Brewster Island in Boston Harbor. Boston Light marks “the site of the first lighthouse in the United States” which was built in 1716, and is the last remaining “manned lighthouse.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Carquinez Strait Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Carquinez Strait Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Carquinez Strait Light in Vallejo, California was built in 1910 and decommissioned in 1951, the surviving building is now privately owned and is the office of a marina. “This two and one-half story, 28 room, wood frame keepers’ dwelling is what is left of the Carquinez Strait lighthouse. Originally a three story, square, wooden tower was attached n …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cape Neddick Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Neddick Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nicknamed, Nubble Light, Cape Neddick Light is of a cylindrical shape and painted white. Built in 1879, it rests “off the eastern point of” the rocky island of Cape Neddick in York Beach, Maine. This “cast-iron plated” structure measures 41 feet tall and is connected, by a walkway, to a two-story wooden Victorian style lightkeeper’s house. A red …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cape Lookout Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Lookout Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Lookout Light is a black-and-white diamond patterned lighthouse located at the Core Banks in Beaufort, North Carolina. Erected in 1859, it replaced the original one built on the site in 1812. Its distinctive daymarker graphic was painted on its surface in 1873 to aid boater navigation during daylight hours. The lighthouse was automated in 1 …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cape May Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape May Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The current 157-foot lighthouse, built in 1859, is the third structure to rest on its present site in Cape May, N.J. Its predecessors were “built in 1823 and 1847. Marking the entrance to the Delaware Bay, it is presently leased to the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and is open to the public. It is still an active light maintained by the Coast G …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Peninsula Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Peninsula Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The tower which was built in 1866, automated in 1922 and decommissioned in 1936 is open to public. It is located “at the end of the point which separates Big Bay De Noc from Little Bay De Noc at the north end of Green Bay” in Rapid River, Michigan “and is a part of Hiawatha National Forest.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Putting out the hare, putting on the harvest knots – Irish Culture and Customs

Putting out the hare, putting on the harvest knots – Irish Culture and Customs

Ireland’s fascinating harvest is described in this resource. Ireland’s harvest customs are a good example of the types of traditions that were common when harvesting was done by hand and entire communities took part in harvest time and the celebration that followed.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore

Midwest League

Midwest League

With teams in Beloit, Burlington, Battle Creek, Cedar Rapids, Clinton, Davenport, Dayton, Fort Wayne, Kane County, Lansing, Peoria, South Bend, and Grand Rapids.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Minor Leagues–A-Ball

Minor League Baseball: International League

Minor League Baseball: International League

International Minor League Baseball directory site, includes sections for Scoreboard; Stats; Standing; Schedule, as well as News and Events. Purchase tickets to games and download multimedia files.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Minor Leagues–Triple-A

Pacific Coast League

Pacific Coast League

Triple-A league with teams in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Des Moines, Omaha, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Edmonton, Portland, Salt Lake City, Tacoma, Fresno, Las Vegas, Sacramento, and Tucson.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Minor Leagues–Triple-A

New York-Penn League

New York-Penn League

With teams in Aberdeen, Auburn, Batavia, Brooklyn, Wappingers Falls, Jamestown, Lowell, Niles, Augusta, Oneonta, Staten Island, Troy, Winooski, and Williamsport.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Minor Leagues–A-Ball

The Origins and Ancient History of Wine

The Origins and Ancient History of Wine

The history of wine and its effects on the cultures that used it.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Material Traditions; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History

Florida State League

Florida State League

Official website of Class “A” league, starting ground for Major League Baseball players. Teams are in Brevard County, Palm Beach, Clearwater, Daytona, Duneden, Fort Myers, Jupiter, Lakeland, St. Lucie, Sarasota, Tampa, and Vero Beach.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Minor Leagues–A-Ball; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball

Appalachian League

Appalachian League

The Appalachian League was started in 1911 with six teams. The league has reformed several times . Current teams with the Appalachian League are teams in Bluefield, Bristol, Burlington, Danville, Elizabethton, Greenville, Johnson City, Kingsport, Princeton, and Pulaski.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Minor Leagues–Rookie Leagues

Digital Tradition Folk Song Database

Digital Tradition Folk Song Database

A searchable database “containing the words and music to thousands of folk songs.” Each entry has the lyrics, some also have the music and an .au file of the melody. Titles or full text can be searched.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk

HuntingLife.com

HuntingLife.com

“Source for hunting and conservation news, hunting gear reviews, hunting podcasts, Pro staff journal, hunting resources and a fair chase outfitter directory for hunting outfitters, guides, waterfowl guides, wingshooting lodges and self guided hunts.” Includes resources such as state/Canadian hunting resources, worldwide conservation organizations, …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation–Hunting & Fishing

Music Information Centre Norway

Music Information Centre Norway

Genres on this website include: world/folk/ethnic; jazz; classical/contemporary; pop/rock/electronica. There are also sections dedicated to artist biographies, CD reviews, and music downloads. Available in both English and Norwegian.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Jazz

Maya Angelou – The Official Website

Maya Angelou – The Official Website

Features news, biography, books, films, and a photo and video gallery of this poet, educator, historian, author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

Craftella Scrapbooking

Craftella Scrapbooking

Discussion forums and image galleries for adults interested in scrapbooking.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

The Original Judo Information Site

The Original Judo Information Site

Explains Judo, its history and techniques, and Judo competition. The Judo Forum lets you meet others interested in Judo.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Combat Sports; Health–Exercise; Sports & Recreation–Martial Arts; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Martial Arts; Health And Sexuality–Exercise

EMP Museum

EMP Museum

The museum presents interpretive, interactive exhibitions in popular music, including rock, jazz, country, hip-hop, and more. Also provides calendars for live music events and shows. View memorabilia and artifacts, and listen to musicians tell their stories.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Science Fiction & Fantasy; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Music

EMP Museum – EXHIBITIONS – Online Features – Hip Hop Timeline

EMP Museum – EXHIBITIONS – Online Features – Hip Hop Timeline

This Seattle museum offers an excellent interactive timeline covering the first two decades of Hip Hop, from its Bronx beginnings in the 1970s until 1992.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Hip Hop & Rap; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Music

Eastern League Baseball

Eastern League Baseball

With teams in Akron, Altoona, Binghamton, Bowie, Erie, New Britain, Manchester, Norwich, Portland (CT), Reading, Harrisburg, and Trenton.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Minor Leagues–Double-A

Horse Previews Magazine

Horse Previews Magazine

“A monthly all breed horse publication featuring a different breed each month. Horse Previews is distributed throughout the Pacific Northwest and Canada and on the World Wide Web the first week of every month.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets

EMP Museum – EXHIBITIONS – Online Features – Riot Grrrl Retrospective

EMP Museum – EXHIBITIONS – Online Features – Riot Grrrl Retrospective

Contains images and lyrics some may find inappropriate. “The Riot Grrrl Retrospective is an in-depth online exhibit that seeks to document and offer new insight into this important musical phenomenon.” Includes essays, photos, audio clips, and links related to the Riot Grrrl movement, primarily all female independent rock and punk bands from the Pa …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Punk & Hardcore; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Pop, Rock & Alternative

Paralympic Games

Paralympic Games

Visit the official website of the Paralympic movement featuring news, a competition calendar and information on the history of the movement. The Paralympics is the largest sports competition for athletes with disabilities.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Olympic Games

The Mayo Clinic – Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?

The Mayo Clinic – Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?

The famed Mayo Clinic provides numerous articles on nutrition and healthy eating. Here, “Learn the difference between organic foods and their traditionally grown counterparts.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Verde Valley Wine Trail

Verde Valley Wine Trail

Information about wineries etc. in the Cottonwood, Jerome, Sedona, Clarkdale, and Cornville areas. Includes area information, activities and a “Wine 101” section with wine basics, pairings, and glossary.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Carolina League

Carolina League

With teams in Frederick, Kinston, Lynchburg, Myrtle Beach, Potomac, Salem, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Minor Leagues–A-Ball

The Classic Typewriter Page

The Classic Typewriter Page

“Devoted to marvelous mechanical writing machines of the past, the site offers information about collecting typewriters, repairing and restoring them, and the history of their development. Site author Richard Polt shares his ruminations on the metaphysical significance of the typewriter and how it affects the process of writing. Heady stuff indeed. …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques; Science & Technology–Electronics

Stitchopedia

Stitchopedia

“Diagrams and directions for every stitch you can think of (and some you’ve probably never heard of).” From the basics to composite stitches, this site aims to educate learners at all levels. Find stitches, design patterns, and an archive of articles.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Make:Technology on Your Time

Make:Technology on Your Time

“Join MAKE magazine for a weekend project you can make yourself! MAKE is a quarterly publication from O’Reilly for those who can’t stop tinkering, disassembling, re-creating, and inventing cool new uses for the technology in our lives.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Electronics; Science & Technology; Hobbies

Electronic Plant Information Centre (ePIC)

Electronic Plant Information Centre (ePIC)

A major project of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, ePIC provides “a single point of search across all Kew’s major specimen, bibliographic and taxonomic databases on the Internet.” Includes digital images and electronic documents.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany)

TravelBelize.org

TravelBelize.org

The official website of the Belize Tourism Board, offering useful travel information ranging from local history, geography and activities to a searchable hotel directory. The website is available in English, German, Spanish and Chinese.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Central America Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Caribbean Travel & Tourism

Visit Panama

Visit Panama

The official website of the Republic of Panama offers information on planning trips to Panama, an events calendar, possible accommodations, news and other information for travelers. Available in English.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Central America Travel & Tourism

WWW Virtual Library – American Indians – Index of Native American Book Resources on the Internet

WWW Virtual Library – American Indians – Index of Native American Book Resources on the Internet

Large collection of reviews of books by and about Native Americans. “Reviews are indexed by subject, author, tribe, and title. Reviews are divided into 4 reading levels: children, Middle School, YA, Adult, and there are also sections covering Reference Works (encyclopedias, atlases, biographies, language dictionaries); Art-Craft; Math-Science (Nati …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Clean Snowmobile Facts

Clean Snowmobile Facts

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality presents information about pollution from snowmobiles and possible solutions.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation

Woodland Park Zoo Animal Fact Sheets

Woodland Park Zoo Animal Fact Sheets

The Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, WA provides fact sheets on a large number of the zoo’s animals and a few plants. Each sheet contains a range map, a picture, statistics, and descriptions. You’ll also find a bibliography on each page for further reading.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Math And Science–Animals

CHICO Instrument Encyclopedia

CHICO Instrument Encyclopedia

Based out of the University of Michigan, The Instrument Encyclopedia showcases “some of the world’s most interesting musical instruments.” The database provides users with instrument images, textual descriptions and an occasional sound file.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

TVNZ – Television New Zealand

TVNZ – Television New Zealand

The site for the New Zealand television and digital media company offers national and entertainment news, as well as digital access to shows offered on TVNZ’s public and other free-to-air channels.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South Pacific History; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Reference–News & Current Events–Television & Radio News

MPPL Genre Fiction Book Lists and Suggestions

MPPL Genre Fiction Book Lists and Suggestions

Reader’s Advisory lists developed by the Mount Prospect Public Library. Can be used to access book lists by genres such as fantasy, historical fiction, romance, mystery, suspense, westerns, etc.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job–Reference; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Extreme Science

Extreme Science

“Read about “the biggest, baddest and the best” in the natural world, and get introduced to the “way cool scientists” who study these extreme critters. It’s a great site for kids (both in age and at heart), who will be educated and entertained by such features as the ‘Biggest, Smallest, Fastest, Deepest: Marine Animal Records.'”
Subject: Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics); Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

Civil War Book Review

Civil War Book Review

“In this quarterly journal we strive to cover, through annotations and full length reviews, all Civil War books published in a given year.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War

The Civil War Bullet

The Civil War Bullet

“A discussion community for serious bullet and relic collectors.” Discussion boards include news, bullets, weapons, metal detecting, buy/sell requests, and more. Requires free registration to contribute to boards.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War; Arts & Humanities Blogs–History Blogs

Colonial Currency

Colonial Currency

Browse or search this database of images of paper money, lottery tickets, and other fiscal documents from colonial America. It also features essays about related topics such as banks, devaluation and the copper panic.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–Colonial Period And Revolution (1600-1783)

Early Baseball Pictures

Early Baseball Pictures

A Library of Congress collection of historic baseball photographs and print in the following categories: Baseball Beginnings, Game Day in the Majors, Players, Non-Major League Baseball, Major League Teams and Games.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball

Birds and Mammals Observed by Lewis and Clark in North Dakota

Birds and Mammals Observed by Lewis and Clark in North Dakota

This site gives a detailed account of all of the birds and mammals that the members of the Lewis and Clark expedition observed in North Dakota. Actual expedition records were consulted in creating this website.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West North Central States (Midwest); Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

“Covering a three-month period in 1939, the John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip documents a wide variety of musical styles from eight different states.” This online presentation provides access to over 600 audio recordings of folksongs, related photos and other graphic images, as well as transcribed, searchable text for all the …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West South Central (Southern); Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–South Atlantic States (Southern); Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–East South Central States (Southern)

A Boke of Gode Cookery

A Boke of Gode Cookery

“A collection of authentic Medieval recipes translated & redacted for the modern kitchen, with other historical recipes, articles on Medieval history, graphics, photographs, & many other resources.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Exotic/Unusual; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Historic American Sheet Music Project

Historic American Sheet Music Project

“The Historic American Sheet Music Project provides access to digital images of 3,042 pieces from the collection, published in America between 1850 and 1920.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

This site showcases Musica Antiqua’s large replica instrument collection by supplying photos, descriptions, original quotes, additional sources, and sounds of the instruments used in performing early music.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle

The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle

Beasts! Creatures both fictional and real are the topic of the Medieval Bestiary site. See pictures and read text from the ancient books of beasts and birds. Link to the Bestiary Blog or find articles about fantastic creatures and the people who wrote about them.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Science Fiction & Fantasy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources

Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources

This comprehensive directory of African resources covers many topics including: Current Events/News (including African newspapers), Art, Culture, Education, History, Maps, Music, Politics, Religion, Travel, and more. Country information is also included, as is regional information for Central, East, Southern and West Africa, as well as the Indian O …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Education; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Regional & Country Information–Africa; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Catalogs–Africa; Reference–Web Directories; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Civil Rights; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Women; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Government And Politics

African-Americans in the Sports Arena

African-Americans in the Sports Arena

This online exhibit represents a glimpse into the history of sports and the role the African American played in that arena. The early history is a major focus of this exhibit, because it covers the “divided” and later “crossover” era for African Americans who were mostly excluded from the larger sports arena due to their race. On view are seven maj …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Sports; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

Black Film Center/Archive

Black Film Center/Archive

The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University “is a repository of films and related materials by and about African Americans. Included are films which have substantial participation by African Americans as writers, actors, producers, directors, musicians, and consultants, as well as those which depict some aspect of black experience.” The sit …
Subject: Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Databases; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music

Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters

The official website of the most famous basketball team in the world-the Harlem Globetrotters. This website provides history, player profiles, schedules, video clips, coach information, and fun stuff for kids. Parts of this website may require Flash or other graphical software.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Sports; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Basketball

Broadcasting in Chicago, 1921-1989

Broadcasting in Chicago, 1921-1989

Online museum highlighting the history of TV and radio broadcasting in Chicago; emphasis on the NBC studios at the Merchandise Mart.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainment & Leisure–Radio

Black Film Research Online

Black Film Research Online

Here is a resource guide for the study of black film culture.
Subject: Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Databases; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music

Negro League Baseball: Out of the Shadows

Negro League Baseball: Out of the Shadows

“Out of the Shadows” is a study project being conducted by the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. Content includes lists of Negro League umpires, armed service veterans, two-sport stars, and bibliographies for further research.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Negro Leagues Baseball; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Sports; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Negro League Baseball Players Association

Negro League Baseball Players Association

Honors and celebrates the significant contribution of Negro Leagues players to baseball and American history. Includes a player-list containing information on each member for whom it is available and a team directory of many leagues.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Negro Leagues Baseball; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Sports

Presidential Baseball

Presidential Baseball

This interactive game was developed by history professors to teach about parallels between America’s national pastime and national leaders.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; Sports & Recreation–Baseball; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Baseball; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

New York Food Museum

New York Food Museum

Established in 1998 by the Wolfe Institute, the New York Food Museum focuses on production, manufacture, retail, and types of food available in New York at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibits combine articles from the time period, photographs, and articles about food in New York in 1900.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Middle Atlantic States (Northeast)

Ohwejagehka Iroquois Earth Songs

Ohwejagehka Iroquois Earth Songs

A discussion of the social songs of the Iroquois community complete with recorded examples. Examples include the Standing Quiver, the Moccasin Dance, and the Smoke Dance.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

American Folklife Center, Library of Congress: Omaha Indian Music

American Folklife Center, Library of Congress: Omaha Indian Music

???Omaha Indian Music features traditional Omaha music from the 1890s and 1980s. The multiformat ethnographic field collection contains 44 wax cylinder recordings collected by Francis La Flesche and Alice Cunningham Fletcher between 1895 and 1897, 323 songs and speeches from the 1983 Omaha harvest celebration pow-wow , and 25 songs and speeches f …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West North Central States (Midwest)

The Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings

The Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings

???A multimedia Web site devoted to the first half-century of recorded sound in Canada.??? The site provides information on famous Canadian musicians and composers, Canadian recording companies and images of 78rpm records. It also includes videos, audios of classic records and podcasts. Available in both English and French.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties – American Folklife Center

California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties – American Folklife Center

This WPA project documents a representative collection of folk music being actively performed in Northern California in the 1930s. It comprises 35 hours of folk music recorded in 12 languages representing numerous ethnic groups and 185 musicians, as well as song transcriptions and research, photographs, drawings, field reports, and articles.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Pacific States (Western)

African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

“This collection consists of 1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period. Numerous titles are associated with the novel and the play Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Civil War pe …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Sheet Music from Canada’s Past

Sheet Music from Canada’s Past

“This site is a source of sheet music published in Canada before 1921, selected from the National Library of Canada’s historical collection. This website currently features sheet music published before Confederation (1867) and during the era of the First World War (1914-1920), selected from the historical collection of the National Library of Canad …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns

Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns

The online counterpart to Ken Burns’ documentary Jazz includes extensive biographical profiles and discographies of major jazz musicians, a chronology of the development of jazz, essays about jazz and its place in American culture, and audio clips of jazz compositions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Jazz

Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage

Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage

This site contains rich information on Medieval and Renaissance food such as “A Renaissance Food Bibliography”, “Medieval/Renaissance Food Clip Art”, “Viking Food”, “An article on medieval famine,” and much more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Exotic/Unusual; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

Medieval/Renaissance Brewing Homepage

Medieval/Renaissance Brewing Homepage

This site provides information on Medieval and Renaissance Brewing such as “Honeys, and their affects on mead,” “Alcoholic Drinks of the Middle Ages,” “Brewing on the Dark Side,” “Early Medieval Brewing,” “Medieval Wines: How sweet were they?”, etc.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance

This site portrays the “Harlem Renaissance as a cultural movement that allowed African-Americans to show their creative abilities to the world.” It includes visual, theater, music and performing arts displays. Contains links to other Harlem Renaissance sites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Middle Atlantic States (Northeast)

American Currency Exhibit

American Currency Exhibit

“Money hasn’t always looked like it does today. Explore the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s American Currency Exhibit online and watch history come alive as you step back in time to our nation’s beginning. Learn how our country’s rich history is closely tied with our currency. Discover the role the Federal Reserve has played–and continues …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Business & Economics–Banking

Beyond Race Magazine

Beyond Race Magazine

Beyond Race Magazine is a quarterly magazine for cutting edge entertainment. Focuses on music, film, entertainment, social issues, photography, politics, graffiti, comedy, literature, fashion, and art in all its forms.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Pop, Rock & Alternative; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Hip Hop & Rap; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Herodotus Project

Herodotus Project

The focus of this educational website is to document and translate the works of Greek historian Herodotus. In addition to the text of his works, you can also find extensive photography of the locations and artifacts mentioned in the book. In keeping with the interests of Herodotus in ethnography and history, there are also field recordings and ex …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greece; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Hidden Korea

Hidden Korea

“A nourishing introduction to–or reminder of–the rich food and culture of an ancient society.” The companion website to a PBS television program of the same name.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Ethnic

Kavals and Dzamares: End-blown Flutes of Greece and Macedonia

Kavals and Dzamares: End-blown Flutes of Greece and Macedonia

A history of the end-blown flutes of Greece and Macedonia. The making of kavals is depicted in a series of photos and instrument design and tunings are discussed in an appendix.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Australian Folk Songs

Australian Folk Songs

An extensive collection of Australian folk tunes. Both sheet music and audio files are provided for each song. A glossary of Australian words is also included. Provides information on the history and development of the tunes, as well as articles about selected songs and a search option.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

Music Archive for the Pacific

Music Archive for the Pacific

Music of the indigenous people of Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and the nations of the Pacific Islands. Resources on this site will be of interest to those conducting research and include articles about musical styles, musical instruments, audio examples, and a bibliography.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South Pacific History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

Chinavoc: Chinese Traditional Opera

Chinavoc: Chinese Traditional Opera

An introduction to the history of Beijing, Yue, Huangmei, and Kungu Opera. This site describes the instrumentation used in the various forms as well as the different costumes and character roles.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music–Opera; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History

Airs, Anthems, Ballads, Canons, Ditties, Folksongs, Hymns and War Songs

Airs, Anthems, Ballads, Canons, Ditties, Folksongs, Hymns and War Songs

A database of folksongs of the world including the areas of Germany, England, France, Ireland, Austria, Scotland, and Wales. Both the lyrics and sound files (MIDI format) are available for many songs.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American–Celtic

Latvian Folklore and Traditional Culture

Latvian Folklore and Traditional Culture

Find out more about Latvian Folklore groups, activities, traditional instruments and performance styles. Traditional performance groups are divided by location and alphabetically, and some include musical samples.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Music Australia

Music Australia

???A collaboration between the National Library of Australia, ScreenSound Australia, the National Screen and Sound Archive and other national cultural institutions and the wider Australian music community.??? This site contains ???more than 100 pieces of digitized sheet music, most dating from before 1930, more than 60 digital audio files, with mo …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

Dancedrummer.com

Dancedrummer.com

A collection of Anlo-Ewe resources including a virtual instrument museum, a performance gallery, and a section on tradition rhythms. On the Kogiri, a north Ghanain instrument, page you can “virtually” play the instrument.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

Didjeridu & Traditional Music of the Top End

Didjeridu & Traditional Music of the Top End

A site dedicated to the ???promotion and enjoyment of traditional Arnhem land music. The included glossary of musical terms provides definitions for terms from ???Aeroplane noises??? to ???Dja tpangarri??? to ???Yuta???. An additional section includes a map with links to representative audio examples for particular regions.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

Beat of India

Beat of India

A collection of folk music resources including information about and examples of wedding and childbirth songs. Other features consist of artist biographies and a calendar of events.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Indian History

Japanese Traditional Music

Japanese Traditional Music

A pictorial chronology of Japanese music history is provided along with a survey of each era. Musical genres including Gagaku, Kabuki, and Shomyo are described in detail and several example sound files are available.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Japanese History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

Asia on RootsWorld

Asia on RootsWorld

Interested in Asian music? Check out this web-based periodical with music reviews, audio clips, and feature articles, categorized by specific regions, including Japan, China, and Tibet.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History

Gamelan Sekar Jaya: Music & Dance of Bali

Gamelan Sekar Jaya: Music & Dance of Bali

Gamelan Sekar Jaya ???is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to the study and presentation of traditional and contemporary Balinese performing arts.??? This site features a library of sound files and encyclopedic entries on a variety of Balinese Gamelan ensembles including Gong Kebyar and Angklung.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History

Africa Focus: The Sights and Sounds of a Continent

Africa Focus: The Sights and Sounds of a Continent

???This online collection is maintained on the website of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. It contains digitized visual images and sounds of Africa contributed over the years to the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. These digital files are stored in an accessible database and provided for personal use or …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide

A searchable database and international music archive of African popular music. Includes reviews, news, and links to live radio broadcasts from Africa.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Pop, Rock & Alternative; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

MBIRA

MBIRA

“MBIRA is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate the public regarding traditional Shona music of Zimbabwe.” Contains information on musicians, instruments, workshops, lessons and Shona culture.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

Dandemutande Zimbabwean Music Worldwide

Dandemutande Zimbabwean Music Worldwide

A resource for Zimbabwean music including a magazine, a calendar of worldwide events, an e-mail listserve, and a resource guide to instrument makers, teachers, and performers. The embedded search engine allows you to limit searches for events to a particular city in many cases.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

Chateau de Versailles

Chateau de Versailles

This museum is located near Paris and includes many masterpieces. This website describes the history of the chateau through the buildings, gardens and famous royalty that have lived there. Take a tour with the interactive map.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museums; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–18th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Art; History; Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Art Museums; Our World–Europe–France; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Art; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

FIFA Home Page

FIFA Home Page

Get the latest news and events from soccer’s governing body, the F??d??ration Internationale de Football Association.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Soccer; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Soccer

Martial-Way : the martial arts portal

Martial-Way : the martial arts portal

Well-designed site that provides an introduction to many different martial arts. Also provides chat and forum functions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Combat Sports

Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins

Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins

A website created for students, teachers, and other enthusiasts to explore the world of Roman coinage. A searchable catalog allows users to browse photographs and descriptions of coins dating from 326-31 B.C. Coins are also collected according to issuing emperor.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity

Wisconsin: News and videos about Wisconsin – CNN.com

Wisconsin: News and videos about Wisconsin – CNN.com

Find the latest news on the controversy in Wisconsin at this CNN page dedicated to covering the story from all angles. The page has links to background stories as well as the latest news.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Legislation; Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace–Labor Unions; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US State & Regional; Reference–News & Current Events–Television & Radio News

Choices Booklists: Children’s Choices – International Reading Association

Choices Booklists: Children’s Choices – International Reading Association

These book lists are all about what kids like. The International Reading Association provides lists of books chosen yearly by children. Check back each year to find out the latest choices. You can also find out what teacher’s chose by checking out the Teachers’ Choices section.
Subject: Reading Zone–Book Lists

festivals.com

festivals.com

A directory of festivals and other events around the world, organized by topic and date. There is also a backstage area where those who organize and put on festivals and events can exchange ideas.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure

The Internet Movie Database

The Internet Movie Database

Aka Cardiff’s Movie Database Browser, this searchable, comprehensive movie database contains information on individual films, actors, directors, composers, and genres. Also has a special section on Academy Award winners and nominees.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Wine Business

Wine Business

This “Home Page for the Wine Industry” features up-to-date winery business news stories and media coverage, wine/vineyard events and program listings, industry classifieds, the Wine Business Insider blog, links to other wine-related blogs, and information on subscribing to their print publication, Wine Business Monthly. Also includes a news archiv …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink

National Park Service

National Park Service

Here you’ll find information and news from the National Park Service relating to recreational activities, history and culture, science, and education. Search the parks by type of recreation, geographic region, or Civil Way history. Kids can join the “WebRangers” online Junior Ranger program.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation

Kosher – The World Kosher Guide

Kosher – The World Kosher Guide

A “comprehensive database of everything Kosher.” Highlights of this site include a worldwide database of Kosher restaurants, companies, factories, and products; an international Kosher restaurant guide; and a directory of Kashrut authorities (each listing includes the authority’s Kosher sign and contact information). The Kosher Times, UKA’s Kashr …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Ethnic; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Jewish; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Restaurants

Cancel Nations Stamp Company SuperSite

Cancel Nations Stamp Company SuperSite

A plethora of information for philatelics: collector’s community, shows, clubs, supplies, a newsletter, philatelic literature. Be sure to visit Stamp School, a site that offers information for beginners through advanced stamp collectors, as well as a section about specialist collections such as airmail, postmarks, and space covers.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps

Food Allergy Survivors Together

Food Allergy Survivors Together

“Food Allergy Survivors Together (FAST) is a free online support group for children, teens, and adults who have allergies, or have an allergic family member or friend.” Includes advice and recipes.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Allergies

Comics Worth Reading

Comics Worth Reading

“News and reviews of graphic novels, manga, comic books, and related subjects.” Includes sections on indy comics, superheroes, comics by women, comic classics, and minicomics.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design; Sports, Entertainment And Arts–Comics

DScriptorium

DScriptorium

“DScriptorium is devoted to collecting, storing and distributing digital images of Medieval manuscripts (D is for Digital)”. Browsable site containing links to a number of online exhibits featuring medieval manuscripts. Includes both descriptive text and images.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Live Out Loud

Live Out Loud

A monthly publication that covers the luxury lifestyle in and around South Africa. Feature subjects include art, decor, fitness, finance and technology.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation

On Safari

On Safari

Safari information for East Africa, South Africa and Southern Africa. Includes an alphabetical listing of camps and an index to safari activities.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism

The Pontic Music Homepage

The Pontic Music Homepage

History and audio relating to the Greeks of Pontos who were settled mostly in Macedonia after the 1922 Treaty of Lausanne. Instruments including the kemenche, a type of lyra, and the tulum, a type of bagpipe, are discussed as well as dance forms including dipat, kochari, and serra.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American

SnowWeb

SnowWeb

Contains information about various ski resorts, plus competition info.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Winter Sports

Antiques Oronoco

Antiques Oronoco

“This is a list of some of the types of antiques one might collect with links to images and information.” Includes tips for new antiques collectors.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques

Broadway.com: Broadway Buzz

Broadway.com: Broadway Buzz

Site provides “editorial coverage of theater on the web, including the latest news, interviews with actors and playwrights, opening-night coverage, original theater reviews and video features” as well as “current box office results, show synopses, credits and biographies and in-depth Tony Awards coverage.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance

World Wide Quilting Page

World Wide Quilting Page

A plethora of information on quilting. Includes a How-To page, that has instructions for many common quilting techniques — such as block piecing, foundation piecing, strip piecing, rotary cutting, appliqu??, machine quilting, binding and setting, figuring yardage, drafting your own patterns and caring for quilts — and a quilt coloring book that …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting

Comics.com

Comics.com

‘Nearly 100’ newspaper comic strips, complete with 30-day archives, from United Feature Syndicate. Featuring comics from Peanuts to Dilbert to Liberty Meadows to Doonesbury. Also contains editorial cartoons.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics

Home and Garden Information Center

Home and Garden Information Center

“This site offers information and more than 400 factsheets from Clemson University on landscape, garden and indoor plants; insects, plant diseases and other problems; and food safety and preservation.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany); Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Transport for London

Transport for London

“Transport for London provides detailed advice on using the various transport services in London, including Underground, Bus and River services. You will find information on our wide range of tickets, tube (subway) and bus maps to assist you in planning your journey along with useful tips for visitors to London.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Metal Review

Metal Review

Contains reviews, interviews, artist information, and more for Metal music and DVDs. Geared towards “the underground Metal industry and its audience.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Metal & Gothic

Origami Club

Origami Club

A large collection of origami patterns, includes both diagrams and animations to show the step-by-step. Also includes printable paper templates.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts–Paper Crafts

Galleycat

Galleycat

A site hosted by MediaBistro dedicated to books, book reviews, publishing news, and writing and contributed to by various writers/bloggers. A great place to start to find book and publishing resources and news.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Pennsylvania Department of Education State Education Standards

Pennsylvania Department of Education State Education Standards

Education content standards for grades K-12 for the state of Pennsylvania. Provides the academic standards and proficiencies set for students at each grade level in areas such as civics, math, science, social studies, etc. Standards are available in HTML, Microsoft Word, and PDF format.
Subject: Education–K-12 Education–U.S. State Standards

Driven Car Reviews

Driven Car Reviews

Emmy award-winning reporter Tom Voelk reviews today’s newest and hottest wheels.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles; Hobbies

BookBlog

BookBlog

A book discussion group that meets once a month online. Each member of BookBlog volunteers to choose a book, begin the discussion by making the first post, and moderate that discussion.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Maud Newton

Maud Newton

Insight into the public industry, as well as literary links and news, from the perspective of a Manhattan editor and writer.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Brandywine Books

Brandywine Books

An homage to Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy, this blog by book lover Phil Wade of Chattanooga, TN, gives book news, reviews, and usually book-related digresses. It also offers a number of other book blogs and links.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

The Literary Saloon at The Complete Review: A Literary Weblog

The Literary Saloon at The Complete Review: A Literary Weblog

The Literary Saloon is the weblog of The Complete Review, which reviews books and provides blurbs from other reputable book review sources, as well as news and commentary (which is definitely not restricted to items that can be found on the net).
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Blogcritics.org

Blogcritics.org

A collaborative blog where bloggers review “music, books, film, popular culture, and technology.” Popular culture is a grab bag of responses to politics, recent news items, controversial issues, and things to see and do around the country and the world (like the Dachua Beer festival). One can also find discussions/responses to current events in mus …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

NewPages Weblog

NewPages Weblog

Provides commentary and news on new books, magazines, and music from an alternative perspective. The blog is part of the NewPages internet portal, a gateway to hundreds of alternative and/or independent literary and publishing magazines, publishers, press links, and review sources. NewPages also has its own book and magazine reviews.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Sara Ryan’s blog

Sara Ryan’s blog

Sara Ryan, author of Empress of the World, writes here about her librarian day-job, her writing, what she’s reading and listening to, etc. Leave a comment, or just read and keep up with news on her latest book!
Subject: Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs; Reading And Writing–Blogs; Reading And Writing–Authors

MOBYlives

MOBYlives

Dennis Loy Johnson, short-story writer and winner of the Pushcart Prize and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, has written his syndicated newspaper column of the same name since 1998, discussing books and writers and occasionally giving hope to those fearing the literary arts are dead as Moby Dick — who didn’t die in the Melville’s stor …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Collected Miscellany

Collected Miscellany

The blog is maintained by Kevin Holtsberry, a freelance writer in Ohio. Along with other contributors, the blog provides opinions and musings about books and writing. It also has long list of other blogs on art and culture.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Artcyclopedia

Artcyclopedia

Psst… want to see a picture? How about the Mona Lisa? Artcyclopedia is a directory of links to museum quality artwork. It can be searched by artist name, by subject (for example landscapes), by movement (for example, Impressionism), as well as by medium and nationality. Also includes an index of women artists.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Art, Music & Museums–Art; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts

Movie Review Query Engine

Movie Review Query Engine

This is a vast index of movie reviews from a broad variety of sources. All reviews are available full text, and each movie is also linked to the appropriate page in the Internet Movie Database (IMDB).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Culture–Criticism; Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Reviews

Cold Hard Flash

Cold Hard Flash

Feature films, television series, and online shorts being produced with Adobe???s Flash software are the primary focus of this entertainment website. Maintained by an Emmy-nominated animator.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Genres–Animation (Cartoons); Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Genres–Animation

Lineboil

Lineboil

Updated daily, this site hosts a library’s worth of Flash-animated film, television, and shorts that are free to view. Maintained by an Emmy-nominated animator.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Genres–Animation (Cartoons); Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Genres–Animation

Round Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Round Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Round Island Light is located on Round Island, Michigan, and was built in 1895. It become an automated lighthouse in 1924, and was eventually decommissioned in 1947. It marked the dangerous shoals between Round Island and Mackinac Island. It is located in the Straits of Mackinac in between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Tawas Point Light (Winter) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Tawas Point Light (Winter) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Originally built in 1852, the Tawas Point Light had to be moved in 1876 because Tawas Point (also known as Ottawa Point) on which it sits had moved more than a mile due to shifting sands! Tawas point sits at the end of a peninsula which separates Tawas Bay from Lake Huron. The light is still in operation and is under the care of the US Coast Guard …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Vermilion Light (Replica) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Vermilion Light (Replica) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This structure, built in 1991, is an exact replica of the 1877 Vermilion Lighthouse that was torn down in 1929. The Vermilion Light replica is on the grounds of the Inland Seas Maritime Museum overlooking Lake Erie.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

White Rock Memorial Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

White Rock Memorial Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1996, “this light was as a private residence and memorial to the 1856 White Rock Lighthouse which was destroyed by fire in 1871. This light is not a replica of that original light, but is similar in design.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Point Clark Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Clark Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1859, “this 90 foot-high tower with its white brick and red trim is one of the six Imperial Towers built to guard the waters around the Bruce Peninsula and into southern Georgian Bay. In 1967, Point Clark became the first Ontario lighthouse to be named a National Historic Site. The keeper’s house has been turned into a marine museum.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Canada Travel & Tourism

Healthy Pets

Healthy Pets

Information about veterinary care, provided by the American Animal Hospital Association. Includes a pet care library and an animal hospital directory. Also includes an annotated bibliography of books on pet care and coping with pet loss.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets

Lost Quilt Come Home Page

Lost Quilt Come Home Page

“Dedicated to displaying lost and stolen quilts and to providing information on protecting quilts.” Maria Elkins created this page after her quilt was lost (and then happily found, 53 days later) by a shipping company. She has created a clearinghouse of information on shipping your quilts safely, as well as documenting, displaying and caring for …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting

American Racing Scene

American Racing Scene

Schedules and results, standings, fan club information, and other items of interest for IndyCar and NASCAR auto racing.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Auto Racing & Road Sports

DIY — Do It Yourself Network

DIY — Do It Yourself Network

“DIY answers the call for more how-to projects with easy step-by-step directions. Whether you’re creating a craft, remodeling a home, or planting the perfect garden, the DIY Network gives you the details you need, and the DIY Web site lets you see it again, print it out and take it with you.” Instructions on a variety of home and do-it-yourself pr …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com

All sorts of current sports information, including news, standings, box scores, injury reports, statistics, and game recaps. Contains sections on Major League Baseball, NBA, NFL, NHL, college football, college basketball, and many more both in the United States and in Europe. Simple navigation and a search function is available.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

Hunting the Black Bear in New York

Hunting the Black Bear in New York

Covers New York bear hunting regulations as well as more general information on hunting black bears, including food habits, bear sign, hunting methods, selection of prey, butchering, skinning, and cooking bear meat, as well as bear hunters’ ethics.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals; Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation–Hunting & Fishing

Tennis Server

Tennis Server

Contains information about professional and amateur tennis, including tennis news and live tennis scores, player profiles, and tennis equipment tips.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Court & Racquet Sports

Spencer’s Beer Page

Spencer’s Beer Page

“Geared mostly towards homebrewers, with a little bit of general beer info.” Includes a brewing FAQ, a guide to recipe files, and a searchable archive of brewing mailing lists.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs

Classical Net

Classical Net

Sections include Basic Repertoire, Composers, Books and Scores, Reviews and Articles, Buying Guide, and Music Links. Also includes a list of abbreviations in thematic catalogs, a lit of featured festivals, and The Classical Explorer, “a place to discover works by lesser-known composers, and, occasionally, lesser-known works by well-known composers. …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Classical; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

What should I read next?

What should I read next?

Enter the title and author of a book you’ve recently read and this search engine suggests other books you might like, as well. Free registration also allows you to build a comprehensive reading list – and to share your suggestions with others.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Reading And Writing–Reading Lists And Clubs

Not For Tourists

Not For Tourists

An online companion to the Not For Tourists books, the website offers details on restaurants, nightlife, shopping and landmarks for cities in the United States and Europe. Also contains user reviews.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine

Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine

Spitball is a Cincinnati-based, independently published magazine for baseball lovers who also appreciate literary works. Features baseball poetry, prose, short fiction, art, baseball book lists and reviews, instructions on submitting your own baseball-related writings, and subscription information.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball

Portage River Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Portage River Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1870, “This round brick 65 foot tower is attached to a single-story rectangular brick keepers dwelling. It was originally constructed to mark the entrance to the Portage River. It is now a private residence.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Kenosha (Southport) Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Kenosha (Southport) Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1866 and decommissioned in 1906, the Kenosha (Southport) Light, “….is located next to Simmons Island Park in Kenosha. It is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is being restored by the Kenosha County Historical Society. The tower now displays a metal replica of the original lantern room which makes it look dignifie …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Port Washington Breakwater Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Port Washington Breakwater Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1935, Port Washington Breakwater Light, …”is a white square steel tower resting on a four-legged square concrete base. It is typical of the modern design and is identical to the Indiana Harbor East Breakwater Light. (Photo 1989, Trip #8)”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Copper Harbor Rear Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Copper Harbor Rear Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1869, automated in 1937, “This keepers dwelling also housed the original rear range light. It is now the residence of the assistant manager of Fort Wilkins State Park. The current rear range light is atop a nearby steel tower.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Sodus Point Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sodus Point Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The original lighthouse built at this site on Lake Ontario was erected in 1825. The current 45 foot tall square limestone tower and attached two-story limestone residence was completed in June of 1871. Today it houses a maritime museum run by the Sodus Bay Historical Society.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Sheboygan Breakwater Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sheboygan Breakwater Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

In 1915, the Sheboygan Breakwater Light was built in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. “This light was originally fitted with a round cast iron lantern, but today it has a glass lens lantern mounted on top of the conical steel tower. It sits at the end of a .3 mile breakwater that reaches out into Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Sheboygan River.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

South Manitou Island Light — ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

South Manitou Island Light — ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This page includes an image of the South Manitou Island Light, as well is basic information about it’s creation (built 1871) and location (South Manitou Island, Michigan). The original lighthouse was rebuilt, although the keeper’s residence is the same. It is now a historical museum.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Bete Grise (Mendota) Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Bete Grise (Mendota) Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This pale yellow two story dwelling with attached square tower is located on the Mendota Ship Canal linking Lac La Belle with Lake Superior. It is also known as the Mendota Light. . . . The private owners reactivated the light on July 5, 1998.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Passage Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Passage Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This octagonal fieldstone light tower is attached to the 1.5 story Norman Gothic keepers quarters . . . and sits at the southwestern end of Passage Island. . . . The tower is 44 feet high with a focal plane of 78 feet. It originally held a fourth order Fresnel lens which was removed in 1989. This still active light is identical to the Sand Island …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Sand Island Light (WI) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sand Island Light (WI) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1881 and automated in 1921, this Sand Island Light is located in Sand Island, Wisconsin. “This light is located on the western side of Lake Superior’s Apostle Islands. The original brownstone structure has survived the years well intact. In 1933 the automated light was moved from the lighthouse to a metal tower standing in front of it. The …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Niagara River Range Lights – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Niagara River Range Lights – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Niagara River Range Lights was built in 1903 in Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario, Canada. “These lights sit on the western bank of the Niagara River where it opens into Lake Ontario. The front light (at left) is located in a small marina.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Eagle Harbor Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eagle Harbor Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eagle Harbor Light was built in 1871 on the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan. “This light is located 32 miles northeast of Houghton. A fog signal building was added in 1895. It is still an active light and the keepers dwelling is operated as a public museum.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

McGulpin’s Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

McGulpin’s Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

McGulpin’s Point Light was built in 1896, in Mackinaw City, Michigan. “This light, near Fort Michilimackinac, is now a private residence. The lantern room has been removed, but the distinctive octoganal brick tower remains. (Photo 1987, Trip #2)” (ipl2.org)
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Braddock Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Braddock Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located just west of Rochester, New York along the Lake Ontario shore. By 1954 the tower had suffered such extensive damage that the upper two-thirds had to be removed. Today, the lighthouse, with its squat, truncated tower, is a private residence.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Grosse Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Grosse Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 90-foot-tall light tower was originally made of brick but its walls were covered with 4 inches of concrete in 1914 to prevent further deterioration. … It was relighted in 1946 and is still maintained as a private aid to navigation.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cohesive.TV

Cohesive.TV

Watch free TV online on this alternative network broadcasting “hot new music videos, previews of the latest Hollywood flicks including the best movie trailers, interviews, behind the scenes material, the Classics to a Parisian TV show and fashion documentary as well as our great talent battle and music competition.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Cyberculture; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Computers & Internet–Art, Imaging, & Multimedia

Homes & Living

Homes & Living

Online version of Homes & Living magazine, focusing on Vancouver Island, Victoria, and Nanaimo British Columbia. Articles on home remodeling and decor, fine dining, and weekend getaways; profiles of island communities; and digital archives of the print magazine.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Canada Travel & Tourism; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Whitefish Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Whitefish Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The lighthouse at Whitefish Point stands guard over the area known as the Graveyard of the Lakes, the site of many major shipwrecks, including the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975. The current ‘iron pile’ tower replaced an earlier structure which was ill suited to survive the harsh Lake Superior winters. The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society opera …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Grand Marais Harbor Lights – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Grand Marais Harbor Lights – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Two range lights, one on the pier, the other on the shore (shown here), mark the boundary between West Bay and Lake Superior. The old keeper’s house in downtown Grand Marais is now home to a maritime museum.”

It was built in 1922.

Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Presqu’ile Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Presqu’ile Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Overlooking Lake Ontario and guarding Presqu’ile Bay, this lanternless 67 foot tall octagonal tower is now part of Presqu’ile Provincial Prk. The Museum of Natural History is housed inside the keeper’s house.”

It was built in 1840.

Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Squaw Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Squaw Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the north end of Squaw Island, which is the northernmost island in the Beaver Island archipelago. This red brick structure with red roof was abandoned long ago. It, and the island, are privately owned.”

It was built in 1892.

Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Isle Royale Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Isle Royale Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This still active light is located on Menagerie Island about two miles off the southern shore of Isle Royale in Lake Superior. The 61 foot tall, octagonal sandstone tower is attached to a two story red sandstone keepers quarters, and originally held a fourth order Fresnel lens. The light is part of the Isle Royale National Park.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

St. Clair Flats Old Channel Range Lights – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Clair Flats Old Channel Range Lights – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“These lights were first built in 1859 and the taller rear light tower has survived intact. The front light started to lean badly and its foundation began to settle. In 1875 the present tower was erected. Once again, however, the tower is leaning noticeably. The lights were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

False Duck Island Light- ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

False Duck Island Light- ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1967, 30 foot tall False Duck Island Light “was built as a memorial to the seamen of Prince Edward County who had lost their lives in Lake Ontario waters. The lantern and light atop the tower are from the original lighthouse on False Duck Island which served from 1829 until 1965, when a new, modern structure was built on the island. This m …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

St. Joseph North Pier Inner & Outer Lights – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Joseph North Pier Inner & Outer Lights – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The first light at the mouth of the St. Joseph River, completed in 1832, was the first lighthouse constructed on Lake Michigan. These two pier lights which eventually replaced it are still in operation today, one of the few still active pier light systems on the Great Lakes. These lights were the featured Lake Michigan lighthouse on the Great Lake …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Lansing Shoal Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Lansing Shoal Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1928, “this light is located about 9 miles north of Beaver Island, Michigan. The 59-foot-tall lighthouse sits on a concrete pier that is 74 feet square and 20 feet high. It replaced Lightship No. 55 that had been in service here since 1900. This was one of the last major new offshore light stations constructed on the Great Lakes. It is sim …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Milwaukee Pierhead Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Milwaukee Pierhead Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light was first established in 1872 but was rebuilt into the tower that stands today in 1906. The original lantern and lens have been altered as well, from a round lantern housing a Fourth Order Fresnel lens to a 10-sided lantern housing a Fifth Order Fresnel lens.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Selkirk Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Selkirk Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light sits at the mouth of the Salmon River on Lake Ontario about 4 miles west of Pulaski. It has been privately owned for more than 90 years. The aluminum-sided addition with a porch was added on the rear of the building in 1973.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

GardenFork

GardenFork

A weekly web video show about gardening, cooking, and other home-making issues. Includes a lot of practical information on a variety of topics like composting, drying herbs, and repairing interior walls.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden; Hobbies

Why do people collect things?

Why do people collect things?

Primarily geared towards educators in the United Kingdom but includes valuable suggestions for anyone teaching children the appreciation of collecting or studying collections. Recommended projects and points for discussion encompassing history, science, math, art/design, culture, and geography.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Collectors & Collecting

LogHomeology: The science, terminology and technologies of building and caring for log homes and timber frame structures.

LogHomeology: The science, terminology and technologies of building and caring for log homes and timber frame structures.

“As you travel down this path of investigating log home companies, floorplans and external designs, you will uncover terms that can be confusing. Loghomeology.com is your “cheat sheet” for this exciting experience.” Includes a blog, growing page of “logs and timbers” videos and links to the editors’ other site, a web directory of commercial log hom …
Subject: Business & Economics–Industry–Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction

Pasta Recipes – Food Network

Pasta Recipes – Food Network

Tons of free pasta recipes from the chefs at Food Network. Search the entire pasta collection or watch videos of chefs cooking pasta meals. Comment and rate pasta recipes or save them to a free Food Network account for easy access.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks

The Folk Song Index

The Folk Song Index

This portal takes you to a database of individual folk songs that are listed in 1360 songbooks. Searchable by keyword or by browsing the collection. The records include the first line of the song, the title of the songbook where it can be found, and other bibliographic information to aid in locating the song. This does not include a sample of the m …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk

United States Olympic Committee

United States Olympic Committee

This U.S. Olympic site has news about American Olympic athletes. It also has brief biographies of Olympians organized by sport.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Olympic Games; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Olympic Games

Minor League, Major Blogs

Minor League, Major Blogs

“Takes on minor league and independent pro sports.” News and opinions on basketball, hockey, baseball and football from the MLN Sports Zone.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Sports News; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Sports Blogs

Food & Wine Magazine

Food & Wine Magazine

Find recipes, get tips on buying fine wines and cockatails, and learn about great restaurants.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink

The LucasArts Museum

The LucasArts Museum

Digital archive of LucasArts games from 1986 to the present, with a focus on information for collectors. Each edition of a game is listed separately by country of release, and provides release info, indication of availability on the used market, and game images. Includes forums for collectors and links to more LucasArts info.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys; Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games

International Journal of Community Currency Research

International Journal of Community Currency Research

“The aim of this journal is to provide a forum for the dissemination of knowledge and understanding about the emerging array of community currencies being used throughout the world both at present and in the past.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Business & Economics–Economics

WorldBadminton.net

WorldBadminton.net

The official world badminton website. Site includes results and rankings, membership information, and information about the sport.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Court & Racquet Sports; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Other Sports

USA Today Football Salaries Database

USA Today Football Salaries Database

“USA TODAY’s football salaries database contains year-by-year listings of salaries for National Football League players, from the 2000 season through the current season.” Statistics include salaries, bonuses, median salaries, and total salaries for each team. The list is compiled by USA Today alongside agents and NFL players.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Football (American) & Rugby; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

The International Museum of the Horse

The International Museum of the Horse

“The International Museum of the Horse, is the largest and most comprehensive equestrian museum in the world. It is dedicated to telling the intriguing story of the horse and his relationship with man…” Offers “Over 1,000 pages of information, including the complete text from the Museum’s exhibits, and hundreds of photographs.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Horses

Dulaan Project

Dulaan Project

???Dulaan is the Mongolian word for WARM.??? Use your craft to warm those who need it most, in a part of the world that is always cold. This project accepts all projects in all sizes of clothing (including hats, socks and sweaters), from newborn to adult.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Community Knitting

Angelic Heaven

Angelic Heaven

“A monthly newsletter that is based on the classic television show of the late seventies, “Charlie’s Angels”. The newsletter provides an update on the current endeavors of the actresses and a fond remembrance of the past series.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television

Virtual Stamp Club

Virtual Stamp Club

A merger of the Virtual Stamp Club and the former Glassine Surfer site, this site is “all about helping people learn and enjoy stamp collecting through the Web.” Annotated links to stamp collecting sites on the Internet, links for catalogs, supplies, auctions and shows, chat areas, feature articles and more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps

NGA Question and Answer Page

NGA Question and Answer Page

“Here you can tap into the expert knowledge of the National Gardening Association (NGA). If you have a gardening question, just type it in and we’ll dig up an answer for you within a couple of days. Before you ask your question, search the Question and Answer Library to see if a similar question has been answered.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany); Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Poems : Spring : The Poetry Foundation

Poems : Spring : The Poetry Foundation

A collection of poems about Spring from the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Tool. Treat yourself to some warm, spring theme poems from influential writers such as: E. E. Cummings, Robert Browning, and Robert Fitzgerald. Also featured are poems that first appeared in Poetry magazine.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

Poems : Fall : The Poetry Foundation

Poems : Fall : The Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation provides a large selection of themed poetry for any occasion or time of year through its Poetry Tool. This collection provides 130 poems all about Fall. Some influential poets included in this collection are: Robert Frost, John Keats, and William Shakespeare. Also featured are poems that first appeared in Poetry magazine.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

Olena Global Fashion Ezine

Olena Global Fashion Ezine

Olena and her team of fashion journalists write about world fashion events, designers and trends. Learn tips and tricks for the best hair, makeup, and accessories, as well as new styles for men and children.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion

CraftyPod

CraftyPod

This podcast is all about making stuff! Materials vary with each episode from pasta to crochet to mosaics with something for everyone who likes to be creative.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; DIY (Do-It-Yourself)

Juggling Information Service

Juggling Information Service

“If you’re a juggler, or want to learn to juggle, or just want some information on juggling, this is the place to be.” Included in this site are helpful suggestions from fellow jugglers, links to jugglers’ personal home pages, access to a juggling newsgroup, information about juggling festivals and the various organizations of jugglers, and an arc …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Car Talk from NPR

Car Talk from NPR

“American’s funniest auto mechanics take calls from weary car owners from all over the country, and crack wise while they diagnose Dodges and dismiss Diahatsus.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles–Maintenance And Repair; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles; Hobbies; Money And Work–Consumer Information

College Football on Rivals.com – NCAA Football, NCAAF News, Scores, Standings, Rumors

College Football on Rivals.com – NCAA Football, NCAAF News, Scores, Standings, Rumors

Offers news, scores, polls, statistics, standings, recruiting, and rumors information for American College Football. Includes links to audio and video clips, a message board, a blog, and rivals.com team sites. Browse and search supported.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Sports Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Sports News; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Football (American) & Rugby

ESPN Soccernet – Europe – Scottish Premier League

ESPN Soccernet – Europe – Scottish Premier League

News, results, standings, and other information for the Scottish Premier Division. Contains separate pages for each of the 10 Premier Division clubs, as well as information on the Scottish National Team and Scottish Football League in general.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Soccer

The Association of Game & Puzzle Collectors

The Association of Game & Puzzle Collectors

The Association of Game & Puzzle Collectors (AGPC) is “an international organization for collectors and researchers who share an interest in the history and preservation of games and puzzles.” This website includes a history of the AGPC, a sample newsletter, representative collections from members, research resources, a database of game titles, man …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys

Jeff Allender’s House of Checklists!

Jeff Allender’s House of Checklists!

The goal of the Knuckle Buster???s site is to provide the “largest and best listing of checklists for all collectible non-sports cards (fantasy art, comic art, entertainment, science fiction, nostalgia, fine art, etc.)” issued throughout the world. With the help of several hundred contributors in the “Checklist League”, this site has amassed over 2 …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards

Canadian Olympians

Canadian Olympians

See pictures of Canadian Olympians from the mid-1900s through 2000. Search for pictures by sport, athlete, year, or medal.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Olympic Games; Reference–Biographies; Our World–History & People; Sports & Recreation–Olympic Games; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Olympic Games

Germany, The Travel Destination

Germany, The Travel Destination

Tourist information for Germany including: destinations, upcoming events, travel tips, and local weather. An information center, route planner, interactive maps, panoramic pictures, and short videos are available. The German National Tourist Board oversees the site.
Subject: Germany; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–Germany Travel & Tourism

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Includes information on the museum, and on current events in country music. Provides brief biographical information on inductees past and present. Other features include a discussion of the instruments traditionally used in country music, recorded interviews with artists, and explanations of various country styles.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Country; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

The Crime Writers of Canada

The Crime Writers of Canada

“These CWC pages are intended to give you news and information about CWC members and their books. They also give you an opportunity to read new listings, submit reviews, and comments, and ask questions, and have some fun…”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Mysteries & Thrillers

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Carries out the mission of the Food and Drug Administration. Promotes and protects public health by “ensuring that the nation’s food supply is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled, and that cosmetic products are safe and properly labeled.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

TransWorld SNOWboarding

TransWorld SNOWboarding

News, product information, weather, everything related to snowboarding can be found here.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Winter Sports; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Other Sports

Hyperactive 3.1

Hyperactive 3.1

Hyper@ctive, the online home of Hyper magazine, is a site dedicated to “everything gaming” including daily updates of game reviews, articles, interviews, and other gaming news, thousands of cheats and codes, a whole array of downloadable game demos, and links to other game sites.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade

The ABAA Newsletter

The ABAA Newsletter

“The Online Newsletter of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America.” An archive of those issues of the print version more than a year old.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Business & Economics–Industry–Retail Trade

Fish & Seafood Online

Fish & Seafood Online

On this site, you will find a series of fact sheets on various species of fish and shellfish produced in Canadian waters. You can also access a directory of Canadian fish and seafood suppliers. Highlights of Canada1s seafood trade performance for 2000 are included on a statistics page, an industry overview gives you all the facts and figures, and a …
Subject: Business & Economics–Agribusiness; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life

Yahoo! Soaps

Yahoo! Soaps

Daily updates for all the popular daytime dramas, plus chat rooms, Web links, and more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Genres

Wines, Beers and Spirits of the Net

Wines, Beers and Spirits of the Net

“This is an attempt to keep up with online resources devoted to wines, beers and spirits, largely from the Internet but also from commercial suppliers.” In addition to Web sites, this page contains links to Usenet/Newsnet groups, electronic mailing lists, and FTP sites which deal with the production and appreciation of wine, beer, and spirits.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink

The Infancy of Printing

The Infancy of Printing

Online exhibit created by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Golda Meir Library featuring their collection of incunabula (books printed before 1501). Includes both descriptive text and scanned images of the books themselves.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

Film Experts

Film Experts

“There are those of us who like to see films, discuss them and even take it one step further by studying them….And then there are those individuals who wish to take on the task of producing them. With this in mind REA Film has established a team of U.S. and International film experts who wish to share their expertise by answering your questions r …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Film Making

Vintage Reading Group Guides

Vintage Reading Group Guides

This site offers online reading guides for various books. Designed especially for book groups, the guides include a description of each book, questions, discussion topics, and author biographies. Titles are arranged alphabetically, but they are also grouped according to category such as mystery.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Reader’s Digest Christmas Recipes

Reader’s Digest Christmas Recipes

Festive recipes for holiday meals. Recipes for side dishes, appetizers, and desserts as well as hot and cold drinks.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Festivals, Holidays, And Games–Festivals And Holidays; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks

Sci-Fi Wire

Sci-Fi Wire

Get the latest news about sci-fi movies, television shows, books, news, and anything sci-fi.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Science Fiction & Fantasy; Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Genres–Science Fiction & Fantasy; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Genres–Science Fiction & Fantasy

San Diego Zoo – Giant Pandas

San Diego Zoo – Giant Pandas

Homepage for the Giant Panda Research Station at the San Diego Zoo. Includes facts about giant pandas and their endangered status, Panda blogs, chats, and podcasts by the facility’s researchers, and a live Panda webcam.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology)

Oneword.com

Oneword.com

One word supplies a new word every day and you have 60 seconds to write a response. Don’t think, just hit Go. “[T]he real purpose of this exercise is to alleviate
our natural tendency to edit everything and learn
to flow.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Puzzles & Word Games; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

ThinkQuest

ThinkQuest

Project encourages teachers and students to use technology in the classroom. The Library presents sites created by students for ThinkQuest’s annual competition. The sites cover a wide range of topics, from sports to physics to health issues.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Science & Technology; Arts & Humanities; Business & Economics; Social Sciences; Entertainment & Leisure; Computers & Internet; Education; Law, Government & Political Science; Reference; Sports & Recreation; Reference; Health; Math And Science; Art, Music & Museums; Our World; Computers And The Internet; Our World–North America–USA; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help

New Age Reporter

New Age Reporter

One of the only resources online for New Age artists, releases, and reviews. Contains freely available information on albums and artists, a guide to what the site offers, and charts, but also contains fee-based services for marketers and artists.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–New Age/Ambient

The Meadery

The Meadery

Information on fermented beverages, mead, wine, beer and cider and other alcoholic beverages. Provides a comprehensive listing of annotated links to other brewing pages and a section on “Alcoholic Drinks of the Middle Ages” which includes the histories of and recipes for everything from wine to brandy to vinegar.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink

International Olympic Committee

International Olympic Committee

Official web site of the International Olympic Committee. Contains Olympic news and information and a link to the Olympic Museum.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Olympic Games

Major League Soccer : This stuff kicks!

Major League Soccer : This stuff kicks!

This is the official web site of Major League Soccer, the U.S. first division professional league that began play in 1996. It contains news, results, standings, match previews and summaries, league and team statistics, links to other soccer sites as well as general information about the league and each of its teams. It is updated daily, and browsab …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Soccer

Off Wing Opinion

Off Wing Opinion

A speech writer and freelance writer, southpaw Eric McErlain has also played ice hockey since he was seven, usually on the right wing side of the ice rather than the left wing side where lefties are usually assigned. Hence, the original catchphrase for his blog was “a right wing blogger with a left-handed shot.” Meaning? McErlain accepts that sport …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Sports Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Sports Blogs

IMDb Film Glossary

IMDb Film Glossary

Use the Internet Movie Database’s (IMDB) film glossary to look up “definitions of terms and phrases frequently used in the world of movies, film, acting, and cinema-going.”
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

The Sport Journal

The Sport Journal

Quarterly publication of refereed scholarly articles focusing on sports management, coaching, and sports medicine.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness; Health & Medical Sciences–Specializations–Sports Medicine; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

Exploratorium: Sport Science

Exploratorium: Sport Science

Learn about the science behind sports, including ice hockey, baseball, cycling, surfing, and rock climbing. Read answers to frequently asked questions about the science of sports.
Subject: Science & Technology–Physics; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Physics; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports

Sudoku

Sudoku

Fun, challenging, and addicting, Sudoku is a test of reasoning and logic using numbers and grids. Try this site with games, tips, forums, and solutions.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Puzzles & Word Games; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Games And Quizzes–Puzzles

The History of Toys and Games

The History of Toys and Games

Exhibit by The History Channel. Site contains a timeline of toy history, information about specific types of toys and inventors, and even toy trivia.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys

The Old Computer Dot Com

The Old Computer Dot Com

The Old computer.com “is dedicated to all aspects of retro computing, gaming, and collecting in any computer related area.” Site contains information about business and home computers as well as a variety of gaming systems.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Popular Culture

American Matchcover Collecting Club

American Matchcover Collecting Club

The American Matchcover Collecting Club (AMCC) was founded in 1986 and “formed out of a need for an organization devoted to the preservation, history, valuation, and academic study of older (pre-1960) investment-quality match covers and match books.” This website has a history of match covers, a full color gallery of covers organized by subject, an …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Popular Culture

IMDb Genre Browser

IMDb Genre Browser

This database lists many film genres and has collected films by type. There is also a list of the top 10 films by genre according to Internet Movie Database (IMDb) users.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Genres

Top Rated Drama Titles

Top Rated Drama Titles

List of the top 50 drama titles in the Internet Movie Database (IMDB), based on the votes and rankings of IMDB users. Also includes the ten lowest-ranked drama titles.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Genres–Drama

Junglewalk.com: A site for animal lovers

Junglewalk.com: A site for animal lovers

Junglewalk.com features a collection of links to audio, photo and video clips of animals from all over the world. There are also links to pages full of information about these animals.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Math And Science–Animals

GameDesire

GameDesire

A gaming portal for game enthusiast. GameDesire features an array of community-baed features such as tournaments, rating, ladders, stats, chat systems, and game player forums.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Board Games

Pogo.com

Pogo.com

Electronic Arts provides an online gaming playground complete with casino card games, word games, and a competitive gaming community.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Board Games; Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Card Games

Hip Hop Game

Hip Hop Game

HipHopGame.com provides exclusive interviews and in-depth reviews of the people and music impacting the urban streets of America. This site is heavy with advertisement, popups, and flashing ads.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Hip Hop & Rap

The History of the Holidays

The History of the Holidays

This site, hosted by the History Channel, offers the history of seasonal holidays from a variety of cultural and religious practices.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Festivals, Games, And Holidays–Holidays; Social Sciences–Social Sciences News

Food Research and Action Center

Food Research and Action Center

“Founded in 1970 as a public interest law firm, FRAC is a nonprofit and nonpartisan research and public policy center that serves as the hub of an anti-hunger network of thousands of individuals and agencies across the country.” This site includes current news and analyses of hunger issues, lists federal food aid programs, and information on the C …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Food Relief

America’s Second Harvest

America’s Second Harvest

This site tackles the issue of hunger in America through a three-pronged approach: give help, get informed, and go local. Locations of local food banks, news that affects hunger and poverty in the United States, and ways to make donations can all be found here. On the homepage there is also a “Food Waste Counter” that is a running tally of the am …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Food Relief

Harmony Central

Harmony Central

A well-organized guide to Internet resources for musicians, “supplying valuable information from news and product reviews, to classified ads and chat rooms,” as well as How-To articles and an article library. Follow them on Twitter!
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Audio Equipment & Technology; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance

E! Online

E! Online

Entertainment and celebrity news and gossip from the E! Entertainment Television cable network. Information includes music, television and movie reviews as well as exclusive celebrity gossip and interviews.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Entertainment & Leisure–Entertainment & Leisure News; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Reviews

Oscar.Com

Oscar.Com

“The official Academy Awards website.” Includes Oscar news, rules, and a searchable database of Oscar winners and nominees.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Awards

TV Guide

TV Guide

Online version of TV Guide Magazine. Contains most of the features of the magazine, including program listings, celebrity news and interviews, info on movies and videos, and soap updates.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Program Listings; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Movies; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Television

triathlon.org: the official triathlon resource

triathlon.org: the official triathlon resource

“Since its inception in 1989, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) has assumed the responsibility for developing the international scope of triathlon. With its 107 national Federation members around the world, the ITU is the sole international governing body for the sports of triathlon and duathlon.” Site contains a media guide, event listings, …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Track & Field

Project X

Project X

This site hosts a collection of excellent articles on digital filmmaking. UK-focused site, but the articles provide a good place to start for anyone considering going digital.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Film Making

Based on the Book

Based on the Book

‘Based on the Book’ is a compilation of over 1,000 book titles, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures. Utilizing the Internet Movie Database as the authority on release dates, all movies in this collection have been released since 1980.
Subject: Reference–Trivia; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Databases

Society for American Baseball Research

Society for American Baseball Research

Homepage for the Society of American Baseball Research, whose mission is to foster research into and dissemination of the history and record of baseball while generating interest in the game.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Baseball Statistics, Commentary, & Analysis

Professional Golfer’s Association

Professional Golfer’s Association

This offical site of the PGA offers comprehensive information about past and upcoming PGA tournaments, the PGA leaderboard,the PGA schedule, the PGA tour, news, ticket sales, equipment sales, golf learning tips, and a job center for employers, job seekers, including information on university professional golf management programs.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Golf; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Golf

AthletesAdvisor.com

AthletesAdvisor.com

Nutrition, conditioning, and recruiting information for the college-bound student athlete. Features articles from contributing authors who are experts in their field as well as interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports; Health And Sexuality–Nutrition; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–General Sports News And Info; Health And Sexuality–Exercise

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is the official site of the primetime Emmy Awards. The site includes information on the academy, nominees and winners including RealAudio acceptance speeches, facts and trivia, historic photographs, etc. It also includes information about internships at the Academy. An affiliate organization, The Nationa …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television

Negro League Baseball Dot Com

Negro League Baseball Dot Com

An educational project intended to provide an online resource for increasing knowledge of the pre-integration, professional baseball leagues and their role in shaping American society and the national game.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Negro Leagues Baseball; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

RootsWorld: South America, Central America and Mexico

RootsWorld: South America, Central America and Mexico

A collection of interviews, articles and CD reviews related to the Latin music of South America, Central America, and Mexico.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Latin; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Latin American/Hispanic; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk

Herbs

Herbs

This informative article from the Virginia Cooperative Extension provides a good introduction to the basics of growing herbs. Includes a growing chart with suggested uses.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques

UBL: The Ultimate Band List

UBL: The Ultimate Band List

A large list of artists, reviews, and charts; very well indexed. Focuses mainly on popular music, but also has listings for classical, jazz, country, etc. Also contains a calendar of events and browsable lists of bands and music samples.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music

ESPN.com

ESPN.com

Current sports information, including news, standings, box scores, injury reports, statistics, and game recaps. Contains sections on Major League Baseball, NBA, NFL, NHL, Women’s Pro Basketball, Auto Racing, Golf, Tennis and college sports.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Sports News

US Soccer Web Page

US Soccer Web Page

Information about the American Soccer scene, including the US National Team, Professional Leagues, NCAA, Youth Leagues, and US Soccer Fandom.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Soccer

Petfinder

Petfinder

“Petfinder.com is an on-line, searchable database of over 60,000 animals that need homes from almost 4,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the USA and Canada… From the comfort of their personal computers, pet lovers can search for a pet that best matches their needs. They can then reference a shelter’s Web page and discover what …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets

The Free Internet Bread Recipe Archive: Bread Net

The Free Internet Bread Recipe Archive: Bread Net

“This archive was started with the notion that although it is impossible to break bread with ALL the PEOPLES of the WORLD, at least through the global medium of the Internet we can SHARE some recipes!” Includes both traditional and bread machine recipes. Searchable. Also includes a listing of Internet bread baking and recipe resources.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks

The WB.com

The WB.com

Watch full episodes of your favorite WB shows, chat with a community of other fans, and get photos and read the blogs of your favorite celebrities.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Television

Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo

Website for the Bronx Zoo. Contains news and information about all of the animals the zoo keeps.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Math And Science–Animals; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology)

Restaurant Report

Restaurant Report

Catering to the independent restaurant owner, this site provides information on restaurant management as well as tips on how to deliver “outstanding local dining experiences!” Restaurant Report is a sister site to RunningRestaurants.com and is the publisher of a major industry e-newsletter. Offers a wealth of information, including: 25 top ranked i …
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Restaurants

Show Dog Magazine

Show Dog Magazine

“The First On Line Magazine Dedicated to the Sport of Purebred dogs” is a good resource for those wanting to know more about quality show dogs. Each group and breed is pictured, along with a brief explanation. Rescue and breed information are provided. National rankings are available, along with handler and breeder directories.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Dogs

Asia Food

Asia Food

An online resource of Asian food terms and recipes from Charmaine Solomon’s Encyclopedia of Asian Food. Search the glossary by keyword or browse through an alphabetical listing. Search the recipes by keyword, type of dish, and region. Includes information on tea classification.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Ethnic; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American

Pianonet.com

Pianonet.com

“As the official Web site of the National Piano Foundation, PianoNet is your comprehensive guide to everything about pianos???their history, their manufacture, noted artists, important publications and more.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

FoodFuture

FoodFuture

“The Food and Drink Federation foodfuture programme aims to improve public understanding of genetic modification. The programme has initiated wider discussion of the technology the perceived benefits and disadvantages as well as the ethical and moral concerns. ” The website gives background information on GM foods and a balanced analysis of its pr …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Food Safety; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

bugbios: Insects on the Web

bugbios: Insects on the Web

This Website features nearly 100 macroscopic full-color photographs of insects, information aobut insects and their ecological role. educational materials, and links to other sites of interest.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Invertebrates; Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Spiders & Insects

Recipezaar

Recipezaar

“Browse thousands of recipes in a unique category hierarchy or find recipes using our powerful search engine which finds title as well as ingredient matches, and a Fridge Search which will find recipes you can make with what you have on hand, without having to go to the store. Every recipe is displayed in an easy to read format, including nutritio …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks

Classic TV Database

Classic TV Database

Archive of information on classic television, from Milton Berle to Lucy to Mary Tyler Moore to Cheers and beyond. Index by show and performer, with data about theme songs, trivia, merchandising and rankings.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Entertainers; Entertainment & Leisure–Television

A.J.’s Encyclopedia of Stamps and Philatelic Links

A.J.’s Encyclopedia of Stamps and Philatelic Links

Annonated links to stamp collecting resources on the Web. Categories include: Exhibits, Basic and Specialized Collecting, Stamp Issuing Entities, Sales and Auctions, Stamp Dealers, and Reference Materials.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps

Mangiare Bene

Mangiare Bene

“An Italian Internet recipe archive and guide to Italian cooking; traditional, regional, innovative Mediterranean cuisine.” Features several categories of recipes and a section on terminology, etiquette, and cooking tips. Also features recipes from “Great Chefs” in Italy and recipes from movies. The site is available in Italian, English, and Jap …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Ethnic

Baseball Almanac

Baseball Almanac

An interactive online encyclopedia, which bills itself ???The ???Official??? Baseball History Site. The content is both deep and well organized.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Baseball Statistics, Commentary, & Analysis

Salou Scene

Salou Scene

Comprehensive travel guide to Salou, Spain. Provides information on accommodations, events and entertainment, attractions, maps, nightlife and more.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Cardboard Connection Sports Card and Memorabilia Report

Cardboard Connection Sports Card and Memorabilia Report

The Cardboard Connection is a site for sports card and memorabilia collectors. Includes baseball, basketball, football and hockey card and memorabilia auction information, sport card collecting 101, industry news and much more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Sports Memorabilia

Nairobi Kenya Travel

Nairobi Kenya Travel

NairobiKenya.com is a “comprehensive online travel guide for all major tourist destinations in the city of Nairobi, Kenya.” Provides information on hotels, restaurants, weather reports, news and events and travel guides.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism

Bloginity

Bloginity

Bloginity is “an online culture entertainment magazine”. Includes film and music reviews, tv show recaps, fashion news, interviews, celebrity gossip and more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Reviews; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Music Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Movie (Motion Picture) Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Get Married

Get Married

Get Married is an “an interactive wedding resource and shop filled with tips, trends and inspiration.” Everything needed to plan a wedding including products, a blog, image galleries and wedding planning tools.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Desserts; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Read articles on everything dealing with construction law. Written by a construction lawyer and guests who are experts in the field of construction law.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States; Business & Economics Blogs; Law, Government & Political Science Blogs

The CW Television Network

The CW Television Network

Learn about your favorite shows and watch full episodes and video clips, chat with other fans, and read actors’ blogs.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Television

Jinni Movie and Television Database

Jinni Movie and Television Database

Jinni is a database powered by the Movie Genome Project which allows you to search for movie and television recommendations by plot, mood, style and more.
Subject: Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Databases; Entertainment & Leisure–Television

Discovering Tea

Discovering Tea

Provides information on tea and tea production in China, India, Nepal, Taiwan, Japan, and Sri Lanka.
Subject: Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs

Creative Spotlite – Art Lessons Online – Art Instruction for Beginners

Creative Spotlite – Art Lessons Online – Art Instruction for Beginners

Provides art tutorials from trained artists. Topics include drawing, painting, crafts, and mixed media. Also provides information on color theory and composition. Includes artist interviews.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Crafting Blogs

Generations Quilt Patterns

Generations Quilt Patterns

Read articles and lessons about how quilting. Includes information about how to choose, buy, and use fabrics, patterns, and sewing machines.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Motorcycle Blog from JAFRUM

Motorcycle Blog from JAFRUM

A blog dedicated to discussing the lifestyle of motorcycle riders along with reviews of bikes, motorcycle gear, safety tips and motorcycle events.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Online Music Theory Flash Cards

Online Music Theory Flash Cards

Contains “an ever-growing collection of highly-customizable online music theory flash cards” that can be used by music students of all levels.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Music

Classic Gaming

Classic Gaming

Contains information about classic gaming consoles and overviews of their most popular games. Author provides history of the systems as well as their current emulators.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Games & Quizzes–Computer Games

Stock Car Racing

Stock Car Racing

With news features, video commentaries, and a community of other fans, learn all about stock car racing and project cars. Includes tips and advice for the amateur racer.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Auto Racing & Road Sports; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Racing

Frogland!

Frogland!

If you like frogs, this is the site for you. There are frog facts, pictures of frogs to color, and even jokes about frogs. There are also frog news articles, frog fables, and a frog art gallery. This site even helps you figure out everything you need to know before you get a frog!
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Reptiles & Amphibians; Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Reptiles & Amphibians; Fun Stuff–Jokes & Riddles; Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts–Coloring–Science; Math And Science–Animals–Reptiles & Amphibians; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology)

Tang Soo Do World

Tang Soo Do World

Learn all about the martial art of Tang Soo Do through photos and videos of techniques and exercises, general information and terminology, and training tips.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Combat Sports; Sports & Recreation–Martial Arts; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Martial Arts

Gymnastike

Gymnastike

All the news that’s fit to print in the gymnastics world. Watch training videos, read interviews with your favorite gymnasts, and join the forums to talk to other gymnastics fans.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Other Sports; Sports & Recreation–Gymnastics; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Other Sports

Pensacola Maritime History and Information

Pensacola Maritime History and Information

Through short texts and photographs, learn about the history of the boats, ships, and waters of Pensacola.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Entertainment & Leisure; Sports & Recreation–Boats & Boating; Math And Science; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Travel

Live Auction Talk

Live Auction Talk

Education for those interested in buying and selling at auctions. Contains hundreds of articles “devoted to online auctions, antiques, collectibles, sports collectibles, antique auctions, art auctions & collectible auctions.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting

Debonair Magazine

Debonair Magazine

A weekly online magazine based in New York City catering to those who want an alternative to men’s magazine’s portraying unrealistic, high priced travel, clothing and gadgets. Aim to improve readers lives by portraying attainable lifestyle advice including fashion, food and drink, and design.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Fashion–Urban Life

InventorSpot

InventorSpot

This site features the latest inventions, innovations and interesting ideas from around the world. The website is listed in the top 1000 sites in Technorati since its inception in mid-2008.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Science & Technology–Engineering; Science & Technology–Communications; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Reference–Experts & How-To; Science & Technology–Transportation; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Computers & Internet; Science & Technology–Science & Technology News; Science & Technology–Electronics; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

RecipeCenter.com

RecipeCenter.com

“RecipeCenter has over 100,000 recipes for you. Download our Recipe Software for Free. The Recipe Sotware enables you to add, modify, delete, import, print recipe card, recipe sizing, and download recipes from the site. Compile your own recipes using our recipe software. Receive great recipes with picture thru email, answer our poll, quiz, perf …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks

Shareware Music Machine

Shareware Music Machine

Offers a large compilation of free music software downloads. Categories include various operating systems, free programs, shareware, and demos. Site also features the latest music software news and links to music books.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Audio Equipment & Technology; Computers & Internet–Computer Software

Crocodilians

Crocodilians

A site dedicated to crocodiles. Includes information about crocodile biology (including breeding and behavior), a species list, audio files of crocodile sounds, and bibliography of Internet resources.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Reptiles & Amphibians

Documentary Films .Net

Documentary Films .Net

“A source for information on documentary films and filmmaking. Includes industry and filmmaking news, reviews, and resources.” Also includes an alphabetized listing of documentary films.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Genres–Documentary; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Film Making; Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Documentary Films

AlloCin??

AlloCin??

“AlloCin?? is a French language entertainment information Web site for moviegoers.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Foreign Films (non-U.S.)

Jewish Cooking in America with Joan Nathan

Jewish Cooking in America with Joan Nathan

Based upon Joan Nathan’s books and televion show, this site aims to explain the origins and reasons behind Jewish foods and holiday customs associated with them. It also includes recipes, ways to order books and videos and helpful cooking hints. Joan Nathan is a highly respected author and chef both in and out of the Jewish community. This site …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Ethnic; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Jewish

National Automobile Dealers Association Appraisal Guides

National Automobile Dealers Association Appraisal Guides

“World’s largest source of used vehicle values and information for cars, trucks, SUVs, classic cars, motorcycles, snowmobiles, personal watercraft, ATVs, RVs, boats, aircraft and manufactured housing.” Includes price quotes, car reviews, dealer incentives, and links to DMV forms online.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

In Black & White: French Films of the 1930s

In Black & White: French Films of the 1930s

An overview of what is now called the “golden age” of French film. “Brief notes on directors, actors, and films of the period seek to raise interest in some of the best movies ever made.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Foreign Films (non-U.S.)

The Natural Food Hub

The Natural Food Hub

Information about growing and buying natural foods. Site also contains a newsletter and essays about nutrition and food consumption from an evolutionary perspective.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Vegetarian

The New Homemaker

The New Homemaker

“A Domestic Renaissance being crafted by women and men who’ve chosen to stay at home to work and raise children, and are reinventing and reviving lost household arts. Resources for cleaning and crafts, health and thrift, childcare and elder care favor a traditional and environmentally friendly wisdom of the hearth. “
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

The Doyle Bluffs Movie Review

The Doyle Bluffs Movie Review

“You don’t have to live in the city or go to a fancy school to know how to watch movies. Gomer and Ira have been watching movies for years. They call them as they see them. Kick off your shoes and stay for a while.” An alternative source for movie reviews. Searchable index and unique rating system.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Drew’s Scripts-O-Rama

Drew’s Scripts-O-Rama

An “index of movie and television scripts available on the Internet.” Includes links to scripts and transcripts of movies and television shows as well as unproduced scripts.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Screenwriting

The Simpsons Archive

The Simpsons Archive

“The Simpsons Archive is the Internet’s clearinghouse of Simpsons guides, news and information, voluntarily maintained by members of alt.tv.simpsons.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Genres–Animation (Cartoons)

The Trade Card Place

The Trade Card Place

“A site dedicated to Victorian Trade Cards used to advertise American goods and services during late 1800s Created by a dealer and collector as a resource for hobbyists, this site includes articles, upcoming auctions and events, and directories of dealers and collectors.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards

VegSource

VegSource

Includes over 5,000 vegetarian recipes as well as general information on eating a good vegetarian diet. Also provides reading recommendations, book reviews, and many discussion boards about vegetarianism and related topics.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Vegetarian

The Episode Guides Page

The Episode Guides Page

“This site contains Episode Lists for over 1000 TV shows. Each list contains titles and air dates. For some shows there is also a more detailed episode guide containing guest stars and plot summaries.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Episode Guides; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Pop Culture–Television–Shows

Golden Globe Awards

Golden Globe Awards

This site has current and past Golden Globe Award winners for motion pictures and television as chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. There’s also a brief blurb on each actor or actress who has won the Cecil B. deMille Award.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Awards; Entertainment & Leisure–Television

WPA Film Library

WPA Film Library

“The WPA Film Library was founded in 1987 by independent producers, as a repository of archival and stock footage for our own documentary programming. Since becoming a part of the MPI Media Group in 1989, our ties to the production community have become even stronger, and our holdings have grown to more than 50,000 hours of footage. “
Subject: Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Databases; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts

Swimming World Magazine.com: The World’s Leading Independent Resource for Swimming

Swimming World Magazine.com: The World’s Leading Independent Resource for Swimming

This site has articles posted from each of the three magazines run by Sports Publications International, Inc.: Swimming World, SWIM, and Swim Technique. In addition to these articles, there are also links to information about swim workouts, results from various swim meets, and a shop to look at swimming related merchandise. The page includes curr …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Water Sports

The Pennekamp Page

The Pennekamp Page

“Welcome to the Pennekamp page! THE web site in Key Largo for diving, snorkeling, fishing, and other attractions! This page is locally produced, so you’ll find it’s information focuses specifically on Key Largo, Pennekamp Park and the Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary. John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is the nation’s first UNDERWATER park! F …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Water Sports; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

CBC Television’s Hockey Night in Canada

CBC Television’s Hockey Night in Canada

This site is the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s information site about its long-running Hockey Night In Canada program. It has links to information about its hosts, from the legendary Bob Cole to the interestingly collared Don Cherry. There are links to hockey news stories, the Hockey Night In Canada television schedule, video and audio recordin …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Hockey; Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Genres

Hostelling International American Youth Hostels

Hostelling International American Youth Hostels

This is Hostelling International’s American Youth Hostel Association (HI-YAH). This site includes easy access to contact information and descriptions of hostels in cities across the United States, as well as links to other international associations belonging to the International Youth Hostel Federation.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Hostelling International

Hostelling International

Site by the International Youth Hostel Fedreation, providing links to individual country Youth Hostel Association web pages, as well as other contact information. Includes information on which cities in the world have hostels that can be reserved through the electronic “International Booking Network”.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Meals.Com

Meals.Com

“Meals.Com offers access to an ever-growing collection of over 10,000 recipes, menu suggestions and drink ideas. There is something for everyone to enjoy — from the cordon bleu chef to the complete kitchen novice. Meals.Com gives you more than just recipes. You can email questions to The Chef, chat about food, select one course, build an entire m …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks

Kasbah

Kasbah

“Kasbah is a hand picked resource of almost 50,000 content rich sites from 230 countries. Each site has been visited by our travel experts before being selected for inclusion on the database… Kasbah is a world wide destination guide, with information on every country, large or small, on the planet. Not just the basic information such as airports …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

The Red Hot Jazz Archive

The Red Hot Jazz Archive

Resource on the early years of jazz. Archive includes information on the musicians, songs and films that shaped the evolution of this music genre. Site allows users to search or browse the database where they can listen to selected songs, read biographies, and view images.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Jazz

Yahoo! Ski and Snow

Yahoo! Ski and Snow

Snow and Resort Reports for the United States, Canada, Austria, France, and Switzerland. Also information on ski and snowboard equipment.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Winter Sports

The Periodic Table of Comic Books

The Periodic Table of Comic Books

“Two members of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky, Jim Holler and Jack Selegue, have set forth to make known any and all references to the elements that can be found in comic books. Simply click on the desired element in the periodic chart and be whisked to another page to view scans of the actual comic book pages containing …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry)

Backpacker Magazine

Backpacker Magazine

Resource on outdoor recreation and wilderness travel. Includes guides to destinations, gear, survival, basic skills information and a national park guide.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation; Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation

Radio Canada International

Radio Canada International

View the programming schedule for Radio Canada International, read news briefs, listen to audio clips, and download podcasts. The site is available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian.
Subject: Reference–News & Current Events; Entertainment & Leisure–Radio; Reference–News & Current Events–Television & Radio News

Virtual Birding – Educational Materials

Virtual Birding – Educational Materials

“These educational materials are part of the Illinois Birds education kit developed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The full kit contains a wealth of information to help educators present Illinois-specific information to students in grades 3-6, including full-color posters, a closed-captioned videotape, an audiotape and variety of …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

Kendo

Kendo

Find out all about Kendo, “the way of the Sword,” with this site’s glossary, rules from the International Kendo Federation, directory of kendo dojos in the United States, and listings of international kendo federations and organizations.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Combat Sports

PetStation

PetStation

PetStation is “an electronic forum dedicated to the proliferation of information and stimulation of enlightened discourse concerning companion animals; to increase appreciation and respect for these animals and their place in human society; and to assist in the improvement of conditions related to these pets.” There are articles and pictures about …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets

Bushido Online Martial Arts Encyclopaedia

Bushido Online Martial Arts Encyclopaedia

Find descriptions, pictures, and histories of various forms of martial arts, including karate, aikido, judo, kungfu, and kobudo. Versions of the site are available in English and French.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Combat Sports

The Best of Legends

The Best of Legends

A collection of resources–including commentary and criticism–on the net for various legends, such as Beowulf or Robin Hood. This archive preserves The Best of Legends – links to primary source material, scholarship, essays, and historical surveys – romance, adventure, and panache.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Legends And Myths; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Romance & Gothic

The Modern Library: 100 Best Novels

The Modern Library: 100 Best Novels

“The Modern Library Board has selected and what it considers to be the best novels published in the English language since 1900.” Visitors to the site can also vote on what they think the best novels are. Registration is required to vote, but anyone can view the lists–the Modern Library’s 100 Best and the Readers’ 100 Best.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

WOOF! It’s a Dog’s Life

WOOF! It’s a Dog’s Life

“For dog lovers and owners alike, there are many questions and few simple answers — how to select a dog that suits your lifestyle, how to train and feed that dog, what to do if your dog seems aggressive, shy, or anxious?” Get tips on training and caring for your dog and answers to commonly asked questions at this site.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Dogs

Bad Fads

Bad Fads

This site describes popular fads of the past and present in fashion, collectibles, activities, and events.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Popular Culture; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Entertainment & Leisure; Entertainment & Leisure

SPORTQuest

SPORTQuest

This site provides links to detailed information on nearly 100 sports. Links to rules, athlete biographies, sport histories, associations, coaching techniques, magazines & e-zines, equipment, etc.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

Historical Armed Combat Association

Historical Armed Combat Association

“An informal club of arms & armor enthusiasts, scholars, and practitioners dedicated to exploring and promoting our Western martial heritage. Our focus is the reconstruction and replication of historical Western martial arts. We are the Internet’s premier site for the study of Medieval & Renaissance fighting arts and swordsmanship. Our site is an …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Combat Sports

The Film Festivals Server

The Film Festivals Server

This site features coverage of current and past film festivals around the world, film reviews, and a searchable listing of all film festivals from 1995 to the present.
Subject: Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Film Festivals

La Couturiere Parisienne Costume and Fashion Site

La Couturiere Parisienne Costume and Fashion Site

History of European costume from the Renaissance through the 20th century, with illustrations, images, descriptions and many sewing patterns.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Etiquette, Dress, And Social Customs–Clothing And Dress

RodentFancy:A Site of Sixth Happiness

RodentFancy:A Site of Sixth Happiness

All you need to know about rodent care, breeding, genetics, rescue and adoption! Find articles on public-education/awareness and animal rights, and leave comments for other rodent lovers from around the world.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals; Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Rodents (Mice, Hamsters, Gerbils); Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Skate Web: The Figure Skating Page

Skate Web: The Figure Skating Page

Reference materials with FAQs about figure skating; links to Web resources for skating news; skaters fan pages and home pages, clubs and rinks, events, tickets and tours; pictures, videos and businesses.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Winter Sports; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Sports News

Judo Information Site

Judo Information Site

Complete references on Judo history, principles, philosophy, tournaments, techniques, lists of Judo clubs, humor, art, Judo books, and much more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Combat Sports

playBridge

playBridge

Bridge training and educational tool that randomly generates hands for bridge players. Provides three alternate generator types for practicing, visualizing bridge hands and resolving “what-if” game situations. Also provides links to bridge sites, organizations, books and other bridge players.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Card Games

Grenada Explorer – the travel and resort guide to the Caribbean island of Grenada

Grenada Explorer – the travel and resort guide to the Caribbean island of Grenada

Travel information about Grenada, a Caribbean island, including accommodations, airlines, restaurants, nightlife, car rental, recreation, a newsletter. Also includes a webcam view of Grenada, an extensive photo album, and a travel forum for visitors.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Caribbean Travel & Tourism

Monopoly City Streets

Monopoly City Streets

Start building your global property empire, and with $3 million to start you off, the world’s your oyster! Play to beat your friends in this online version of the popular board game.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Board Games; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Games And Quizzes

IPL FAQ: How is a Soccer Ball Made?

IPL FAQ: How is a Soccer Ball Made?

How is the last stitch put in when making a soccer ball? How is a soccer ball made? Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Soccer; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Soccer

Speedcine

Speedcine

SpeedCine [Speed-Sinny] is an extensive database of legal feature-length movies that can be downloaded or streamed on your computer. Films are gathered together in one convenient place and can be browsed or searched by film title or director. The site contains a blog and information on rental, purchase and subscription information is also provided.
Subject: Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Databases; Computers & Internet–Art, Imaging, & Multimedia; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Movie (Motion Picture) Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Foreign Films (non-U.S.)

The Tangled Nest

The Tangled Nest

Writer Lyanda Lynn Haupt draws on her own experiences to experiment with ways to achieve a sustainable and artful urban home through “projects, musings, news, reviews, adventures and misadventures.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Crafting Blogs

Delicious Coma

Delicious Coma

Delicious Coma is a blog on food, markets and restaurants in Los Angeles, with a focus on Japanese recipes and other East Asian styles of cooking.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Desserts; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Ethnic; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Restaurants; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs

Tipnut

Tipnut

An ecletic collection of household tips, craft projects, recipes, kitchen & cooking tips brought together in one site.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Crafting Blogs–Knitting Blogs

Slashfood

Slashfood

A collection of food related blogs with seasonal recipes and ideas for holiday cooking.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Desserts; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs

The Kitchn

The Kitchn

All things kitchen and cooking, this sumptuous blog site contains a wealth of information from stylishly decorating your kitchen to rustling up a quick midweek meal.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs

Apartment Therapy

Apartment Therapy

Want to make your home more beautiful, organized and healthy? This stylish blog site will show you how without requiring a large amount of money or space. “Simplicity and luxury are not mutually exclusive.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Re-Nest

Re-Nest

How can we make our homes greener? Re-Nest supplies some creative and non-expensive ideas that combine home decor with green living.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Ohdeedoh

Ohdeedoh

Colorful ideas to transform your child’s living spaces. “This is a site for people who care about good design, but happen to have children”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Louisiana Homes and Gardens Magazine Online

Louisiana Homes and Gardens Magazine Online

Louisiana lifestyle magazine with substantive articles and features focused on homes, gardens, art, people, food and illustrated throughout with high quality photographs.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–General Gardening; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Lawns & Landscaping; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks

Party Ideas for Easy Party Planning

Party Ideas for Easy Party Planning

Need to throw a party? Need some party game ideas? There are lots of party ideas for adults, parents, teens and kids here. Includes activities, themes, recipes and party planning for the holidays, birthdays or whenever.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Puzzles & Word Games; Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Role-Playing; Fun Stuff–Fun Stuff Resources For Parents & Teachers; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Games And Quizzes

Mad Hatter’s Review

Mad Hatter’s Review

Biannual multimedia online magazine showcasing prose, poetry, art, music, and reviews from contemporary artists and writers from around the world.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Drawing; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor

This site is a great resource for prospective travelers. It helps find hotels, cruises and flights. Also provides vacation ideas and details about vacation spots chosen as the spotlight destination. Allows users to provide reviews and feedback making it a realistic resource for accurate information.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Trains Across America

Trains Across America

A sampler of railroad photographs taken over the past 10 years of trains throughout the United States.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Science & Technology–Transportation–Railroad

Swinging Through Time

Swinging Through Time

The history of the Detroit jazz scene comes to life through a multimedia experience including essays, photographs, RealAudio and QuickTime video.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Jazz

Music History 102

Music History 102

A Guide to Western Composers and Their Music. Experience Western musical history through information on the thirty-some odd composers chosen as representative of the great music, styles, and trends in music history.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers

LIVE @ IO

LIVE @ IO

Experience the history of a new musical venue in Detroit, called IO, through interviews, sound files, and photography.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midwest -Eastern (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin); Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance

Edgar Governo, Historian of Things That Never Were

Edgar Governo, Historian of Things That Never Were

Links to timelines, chronologies, and histories of fictional worlds. Lightly annotated, divided up by medium (television, movies, books, comics). Among the topics covered are Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who, and James Bond.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics; Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Genres; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Gathering of Quilters

Gathering of Quilters

View over 90 quilts that were shown at the Quilters Gathering Quilt Show in Benton Harbor, Michigan on March 16, 2002. Learn more about individual quilters and the inspiration behind their quilts. Links to outside sites direct visitors to more information on quilt history, patterns, and techniques.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Isle Royale Travelog

Isle Royale Travelog

Take a virtual trip to Isle Royale, one of the United States’ most remote National Parks.Nat
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midwest -Eastern (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin); Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation

ReverbNation

ReverbNation

Explore music, watch videos, and find out about bands and tour dates. Listen to free streaming audio, find popularity rankings, and discover featured and local artists in all music genres. For musicians, agents, and venues, the site offers free online marketing and social networking tools.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Business & Economics–Industry–Publishing & Media; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Music

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

This site offers access to lots of scholarly materials about Shakespeare and his works. You can find out about the Renaissance, Shakespeare’s life, Shakespearean festivals, and all the plays and non-dramatic poetry.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors–Shakespeare; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Pop Culture–Theater–Plays; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

Calculators – This Old House

Calculators – This Old House

“Calculate exactly how much you need for your next home improvement project”. Contains measurement calculators for
painting, wallpaper, flooring, insulation, air conditioning, grass seed and mulch.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Lawns & Landscaping; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

ABC News

ABC News

In addition to featuring national and international news articles, ABC’s news site also features videos from its popular television shows, including “Good Morning America,” “20/20,” “Primetime” and “Nightline.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports; Reference–News & Current Events–Television & Radio News

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram Alpha quickly locates facts, graphs, definitions, tables, numbers, formulas, and other data. Use the “Examples” page to browse and see all the different topics covered.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Health & Medical Sciences; Reference–Geography; Reference–Genealogy; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Computers & Internet; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Astronomy; Reference–Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Time & Weather; Reference–Biographies; Science & Technology–Engineering; Business & Economics–Finance; Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Mathematics; Regional & Country Information; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Reference–Quotations; Reference–Thesauruses Or Thesauri; Reference–Calendars; Reference–Census Data & Demographics; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math; Clubs And Organizations; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; Money And Work–Personal Finance–Saving And Investment; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Music; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports; School And Homework Help–Homework Help—-Reference; School And Homework Help–College; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Stereophile

Stereophile

Magazine that offers tons of free reviews, columns, features, news, and blogs concerning general audio equipment.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Audio Equipment & Technology

Christian Lyrics

Christian Lyrics

Christian site that offers lyrics resources for “pastors, worship pastors, Bible study leaders, and the everyday Christian.” Users and can search for and sort through lyrics for worship or youth groups. Browse artists or do a lyrics search. Artist and album information provided.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Gospel & Contemporary Christian

Musicradar.com: The No.1 Website for Musicians

Musicradar.com: The No.1 Website for Musicians

News, reviews, and guides for audio equipment. Especially focuses on guitars, technology, and drums. Also includes ratings and pricing guides for equipment. Also includes artist news.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Audio Equipment & Technology

Electronic Musician

Electronic Musician

Reviews, tutorials, interviews, videos, and webclips for musicians who “record and produce music in a home or personal studio environment.” Reviews include discussions of audio technology, applications, and equipment. Also includes blogs and podcasts.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Audio Equipment & Technology

Metacritic.com

Metacritic.com

Tons of reviews and criticism for film, DVDs, music, games, and TV. Media are given ratings to help you decide what was great, and what was not.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainment & Leisure–Games; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Live365.com

Live365.com

A Web directory of 6000+ Internet radio stations run by real people–not by computers generating playlists. Browse stations by genre, search for stations that play certain things, or browse recommended stations. You can also create your own broadcast.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music

Quinlan Road

Quinlan Road

Official Web site for the very popular new age artist, Loreena McKennitt. Explore the music, find out about tours and performances, and find information on albums, including lyrics.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–New Age/Ambient

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

A dictionary for musical terms. Definitions are given, along with audio pronunciations for each word. Terms are listed in the left-hand navigation in alphabetical order. Also offers some video illustrations of terms.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Music

Last.fm

Last.fm

An Internet radio site that allows users to listen to samples from albums in the database, and request music stations based on bands/artists of their choice. Stations tell you the types of artists chosen for the station. Also offers basic album and artist information, as well as music videos.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Music

Ambient Music Guide: A Guide to Essential Ambient & Downtempo Albums

Ambient Music Guide: A Guide to Essential Ambient & Downtempo Albums

Although this page won’t be updated any longer, it offers a guide to 40+ years of ambient and downtempo music. Includes a history of ambient music, essential releases, recent releases, and a large list of links to other great sources.
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