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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

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 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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Skateboarding FAQ

Skateboarding FAQ

“This is the FAQ file compiled by the members of the alt.skate-board Usenet newsgroup. Most of the questions tend to be asked by people who skated as a kid, possibly gave up for a while, and have now realised what they’re missing. As a result this FAQ serves a specific purpose in a certain way” and does not claim to give a complete picture of skat …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Other Sports; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Collector Online’s Club Directory

Collector Online’s Club Directory

“This directory lists over 500 clubs related to antiques and collectibles” including a contact person, their address, and telephone number information. The clubs are listed alphabetically, with some of them linked to their home pages as well. The majority of the content is not linked, but provide the most current, up-to-date contact info for smal …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Collectors & Collecting

Basketry Information

Basketry Information

A collection of basketry information – including magazines & newsletters, sources of materials, Associations & Guilds, conventions & meetings, exhibits, collections, and related web links.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

T-Chisel

T-Chisel

A weekly woodworking podcast focused on furniture building. The podcast features weekend how-to projects like building a Federal table with a step by step approach using basic woodworking techniques.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Hobbies

Internet Cigar Group

Internet Cigar Group

“Free, non-commercial information representing cybersmokers from all over the world!” Comprehensive information on all aspects of cigar smoking – including a Cigar Smoker’s FAQ, a section on Cigars and Your Health, a Cigar brand database, a USENET group and chat room dedicated to cigar smoking, a monthly newsletter, and links to many other cigar w …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

The BN Brewing Network

The BN Brewing Network

An original show on home brewing beer and craft brewing. Each episode covers specific brewing topics to inform and entertain featuring world class professional brewers as guests. Includes beer news, beer events and a forum.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Hobbies; DIY (Do-It-Yourself)

Game Addicts Video Game Forums

Game Addicts Video Game Forums

A place to discuss games and gaming. Categories for forums include general topics, classic/miscellaneous gaming and game discussions organized by company and gaming system.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–Social Aspects Of Video Games

Start Cooking

Start Cooking

Learn how to make quick and tasty meals as well as basic cooking skills. Ingredient and utensil lists follow every episode.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs; Hobbies

Digital Press – The Video Game Database

Digital Press – The Video Game Database

For collectors and fans of classic games. This site provides a collector’s guide and online rarity guide, a place to submit photos of your collection, plus fun features like a monthly mystery game contest (with prize!), easter egg guide, reviews, multimedia, forums, and news feeds.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–Reviews; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys; Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games

The Video Game Memorabilia Museum

The Video Game Memorabilia Museum

Virtual museum dedicated to video game merchandise and swag of all kinds. You can find detailed information and photos of stuffed animals, toys, and other memorabilia organized by game character or franchise, and check for fakes. Includes a community area where you can upload photos of your own collection and talk to other collectors.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys; Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games

Arcade History

Arcade History

A searchable, browsable database cataloging coin-operated games of all kinds, including arcade video games, pinball, slot machines. More popular entries contain images from the games, trivia, and detailed information about release history and hardware. Users can submit additional information or new game entries, and can leave comments on the games. …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys; Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games

RF Generation: The Classic and Modern Video Games Database

RF Generation: The Classic and Modern Video Games Database

Database and community site focused on video game collectors. Provides an extensive information and image database about classic and modern games and systems, as well as news feeds, forums, and tools for collectors to keep track of and show off their video game collections on the site.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys

Old Telephone Books

Old Telephone Books

“Possibly the world’s largest online collection of phone books.” View images of telephone books by the hundreds, or learn more about phone book art and advertising, calling areas and varieties of old directories.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Books, Magazines & Maps; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture

Women at the Wheel

Women at the Wheel

For women, by a woman, offers help on learning about car repair and auto maintenance. Columns inform women about different issues such as calculating fuel economy and how to deal with car mechanics.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles–Maintenance And Repair; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting

Provides a list of common car problems and maintenance issues with helpful troubleshooting suggestions.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles–Maintenance And Repair; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

2 Car Pros

2 Car Pros

A comprehensive listing of previously answered car repair questions searchable by topic, by popular service repairs, by symptom, or by car make/model.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles–Maintenance And Repair; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

He-man.org

He-man.org

He-Man forum with information on both old and new He-Man toys, cartoons and other merchandise. Also includes comic and movie information as well as a He-Man ???Did You Know???? feature.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys

Universal Autograph Collectors Club

Universal Autograph Collectors Club

Philography, or collecting autographs, is one of the oldest forms of collecting. The Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) has “been serving the collector for over 25 years. Founded in 1965, the UACC began as a small group of Long Island, New York autograph collectors and has grown to be the largest non-profit collectors organization of its ki …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting

Pen Collectors of America

Pen Collectors of America

Pen Collectors of America (PCA) is an organization that “exists to foster and maintain the integrity of pen collecting, promote the use of fountain pens, encourage and promote effective education, communications and understanding between all collectors, and define pen collecting as an international hobby. Members are interested in the history, manu …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting

The Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc.

The Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc.

“The Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc. (PCA, Inc) is a non-profit organization dedicated to appreciating and collecting glass paperweights. For a half-century, the PCA, Inc has championed the study and collecting of antique, vintage, and contemporary glass paperweights. The mission of the PCA, Inc is to promote education: to increase knowled …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting

Stamp Collecting

Stamp Collecting

A site maintained by the United States Postal Service (USPS) where you can discover more about stamps and collecting them. Look up words and terms associated with the collection and study of stamps in the Philatelic Glossary. Find national and international groups dedicated to stamp collecting. See a searchable photographic index of stamps issued b …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps

Stamps in Europe – Europeanstamps.net

Stamps in Europe – Europeanstamps.net

“This site helps you with the hobby of stamp collecting. You can find all sorts of information to improve your stamp collection. This site is targeted at postal stamps of Europe, the US and Canada.” It includes links to other organizations and resources you can use when collecting stamps.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps

Numis: Coins and Coin Collecting

Numis: Coins and Coin Collecting

Site all about numismatics. Includes consumer protection, links for coin connoisseurs, information on counterfeit coins, and lots of other resources related to coin collection.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies

The United States Mint’s Site for Kids

The United States Mint’s Site for Kids

This site has facts and news about coins and coin collection as well as games you can play to help you learn about money! There’s also a section for teachers.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Fun Stuff–Hobbies; Math And Science–Math–Money

Comparative Stamp Forgery Identification Site

Comparative Stamp Forgery Identification Site

Shows “philatelic stamp fakes and forgeries”, organized by country and by year. Images of genuine stamps are displayed side-by-side with forgeries. Some bibliographic references are included.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

AllExperts: Hobbies

AllExperts: Hobbies

Are you stumped trying to find an answer about your favorite hobby? If so, then this site is for you! Allexperts.com is the oldest & largest free Q&A service on the Internet where you can ask the experts any question! This section of their website is devoted to people with knowledge of a wide variety of hobbies (arts, crafts, collecting, and other …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

A Guide to Collecting Comic Books

A Guide to Collecting Comic Books

“When you decide to read a comic book, you???ll find as many types as you would find novels. The comic book medium offers whimsical fun, epic adventure, gritty realism, and everything else you can think of. This article introduces readers to comic books and shows them what to expect when they go shopping for them. It also tells how to store comics …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Books, Magazines & Maps

Golden-Age Comic Cover Gallery

Golden-Age Comic Cover Gallery

Ben Samuels, a collector of comic books for over 20 years, has created an on-line gallery of roughly 200 sample covers from his personal collection of Golden-Age comics. Divided into three categories: Super-Hero & War Comics, Good Girl & Romance Comics, and Crime & Horror Comics; each gallery displays the colorful cover art of such classic titles. …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Books, Magazines & Maps

TheForce.Net

TheForce.Net

A site for fans of the Star Wars films. It has everything associated with the phenomenon that the six films have created. Read current news features, reviews of video games and books, find a Star Wars club near you, tour an online museum of fan art, read fan fiction, participate in online polls, view a checklist of toys, and more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Popular Culture

Mineralogical Society of America

Mineralogical Society of America

The official webpage of the Mineralogical Society of America has a wealth of information about the organization and the study of rocks, minerals, and crystals. Some interesting areas include a collector???s corner, ask-a-mineralogist, and mineralogy for kids. There are also sections about its publications, awards & grants, and other resources.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Natural History; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics)

Collecting and Preserving Insects

Collecting and Preserving Insects

Provides a concise illustrated description of the equipment and proper techniques for collecting and displaying insects. It includes a list of sources for supplies and reference materials.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Natural History; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers

The International Photographic Historical Organization

The International Photographic Historical Organization

The International Photographic Historical Organization (InPHO) was created in 1985. It aims to be a source of “learning about the evolution of the art, science, and technology of photography, as well as provide practical information on the care, collecting, and appraisal of vintage photographica.” Site has information on The Internet Directory of C …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques

Collecting Rocks

Collecting Rocks

At this site you can learn about the different types of rocks, how to identify them, where to find them, and what equipment you???ll need to collect them. Also learn some tips from the experts on labeling and storing your collection.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Natural History

SEASHELL-COLLECTOR.com

SEASHELL-COLLECTOR.com

Although it is heavily laden with scientific names and terminology, the site???s numerous photographs and wealth of information make it a stand-out among shell collecting websites. Also included are articles with the beginner in mind, with everything from hunting for shells, cleaning and identifying them, and help with Latin names, there is somethi …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Natural History

Conchologists of America, inc.

Conchologists of America, inc.

“The Conchologists of America, better known as COA, is a society for shell enthusiasts from all walks of life, at all levels of interest.” In these pages you’ll find articles about shells from COA???s printed publication, American Conchologist, and information about its annual convention. Then there are frequently asked questions about Mollusks, a …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Natural History

Minerals of the United States

Minerals of the United States

Created by mineral collectors, Bob and Susan Weaver, this site is an on-line display of their collection from around the United States. Click on a state on the U.S. map and photos of minerals collected from that state are displayed. There is also a collection of minerals from around the globe. Each photo gives the type of mineral, where it was coll …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Natural History; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics)

Mineral Collectors Page

Mineral Collectors Page

Produced by the Mineralogy Club of Antwerp, Belgium, with text in English and Dutch, this well organized site includes information about mineral clubs and collectors around the world. There is a science and education section that includes topics such as chemistry, crystallography, and physical properties. Included are several photographic galleries …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Natural History; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics)

The British Shell Collectors’ Club

The British Shell Collectors’ Club

“The British Shell Collectors’ Club, with a membership of approximately 200, was founded in 1972 and held its first exhibition in 1976. It aims to promote interest in all aspects of conchology and shell collecting and to stimulate an exchange of information and specimens. The Club strongly encourages the use of good environmental practices when col …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Natural History

International Scouting Collectors Association

International Scouting Collectors Association

The International Scouting Collectors Association (ISCA) is a non-profit organization formed in 2001, “when the American Scouting Traders Association (ASTA) and the National Scouting Collectors Society (NSCS) merged to better serve the collecting community.” “ISCA is operated by volunteer Scouters well experienced in collecting and trading Scouting …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Popular Culture

A to Zee the Collector’s Website: Marbles

A to Zee the Collector’s Website: Marbles

The Marble section of this site offers useful resources for marble collectors and dealers. It contains a list of reference websites and a list of books for collectors and a list of website sources for dealers.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys; Entertainment & Leisure–Games

Planet Beans — Best of All Worlds

Planet Beans — Best of All Worlds

If you need information on Beanie Babies, Beanie Buddies, Beanie Kids, or Beanie Boppers, you’ve come to the right place. These pages include pictures, names, status, birth dates, style numbers, and poems. Also included are printable, up-to-date checklists. You can get a beanie coloring book, sign up for a free e-mail newsletter, read stories by su …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys

Canadian Toy Collectors Society

Canadian Toy Collectors Society

The Canadian Toy Collectors’ Society (CTCS), whose origins can be traced to the late 1970s, is a not-for-profit hobby association incorporated in the Province of Ontario, “whose main objectives are to promote interest in the collection and display of all types of toys and related childhood memorabilia; and to acquire and maintain a collection of Ca …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys

Lionel Collectors Club of America

Lionel Collectors Club of America

The LCCA was founded in Des Moines, Iowa in 1970 with eighty-three charter members and club membership today numbers in the thousands worldwide. The purpose of LCCA is to promote research of toy trains (with the emphasis being Lionel electric trains) and to “foster the continued education of people in the field of toy train operating and collecting …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Games & Toys

52 Plus Joker

52 Plus Joker

52 Plus Joker is intended to aid in international antique and collectible playing cards collection and trading, with knowlege of playing cards’ manufacture and artistry, and to promote fellowship among members. Their site has informative articles on playing cards, a calendar of events and conventions, and links to members pages.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards

Society of Paper Money Collectors, Inc.

Society of Paper Money Collectors, Inc.

The website this organization maintains has a list of recent publications by its members, highlights of the current issue of its magazine Paper Money, and educational links and articles.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies

American Political Items Collectors

American Political Items Collectors

Organized in 1945 to encourage the collection, preservation and study of political Americana, the American Political Items Collectors (APIC) organization serves its 3000 members through many varied activities and publications intended to improve their collections and their understanding of candidates and issues that form our political heritage. The …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Popular Culture

A Collection of Collections

A Collection of Collections

Peek in the minds of two compulsive collectors, husband and wife, Jack and Beverly. This website displays and describes some of the many collections they have created. They include: photographs & photographica, toaster collectibles, phrenology (study of human personality from the shape of the head), mysteries, strongmen & strongwomen, and computer …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Collectors & Collecting

collectSPACE

collectSPACE

“CollectSPACE debuted online on July 20, 1999, the 30th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. Conceived as a hobby site, collectSPACE has since grown to become the leading resource and community website for space history enthusiasts and space artifact collectors through original news reporting, collecting guides, and as a virtual meeting plac …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Popular Culture; Science & Technology–Astronomy–Spaceflight & Exploration

Guide to Rare and Old Book Values

Guide to Rare and Old Book Values

This site was created to answer the question “How much is my book worth?” Here you can search by titles and authors to perform your very own book appraisals based on current auction prices. Site provides an online database of over 45,000 antique book prices. You can review a list of recommended books to collect, find out what makes some books more …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Books, Magazines & Maps

National Insulator Association

National Insulator Association

“The National Insulator Association (NIA) is an international organization of collectors interested in communication and electrical insulators, as well as other artifacts connected with insulators, such as telephone, telegraph, power transmission, railroads, and lightning protection devices.” As a non-profit educational and scientific organization, …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques

The Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors

The Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors

“The Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors (FOHBC) is a non-profit organization for collectors of historical bottles and related collectible items.” Its “primary goal is educational as it relates to the history and manufacture of historical bottles and related artifacts.” This website has a wealth of information about collecting bottles. There …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques

National Antique Doll Dealers Association

National Antique Doll Dealers Association

“The National Antique Doll Dealers Association, Inc., a non-profit organization, was founded in 1986.” Its primary purpose “is to assure the collecting public that members subscribe to a code of ethics in the conduct of business”, “to share the accumulation of their knowledge by contributing their services to advance the study of the historical sig …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques

Antique Telephone Collectors Association

Antique Telephone Collectors Association

Has many interesting facts about the history of the telephone, a listing of phone shows, and links to individual member homepages; also included are two listservs you can join and information on how to become a member of ATCA.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques

Telephone Collectors International

Telephone Collectors International

Telephone Collectors International (TCI), founded in 1986, is an organization of telephone collectors, hobbyists and historians who are helping to preserve the history of the telecommunications industry through the collection of telephones and telephone related material. Its collections represent all aspects of the industry, from the very first woo …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques

Postcard Pages

Postcard Pages

“This site aims to supply information on all aspects of postcards to a wider audience.” The site is maintained by the Postcard Traders Association (PTA), whose goal is to promote both publication and collecting of postcards. Since it is based in the United Kingdom, the focus of this site is on those clubs and dealers in the UK. However, there is a …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards

Michigan Antique Phonograph Society

Michigan Antique Phonograph Society

Founded in 1976, The Michigan Antique Phonograph Society (MAPS) today has members from all over the world and chapters in many US states. Its primary mission is “to provide scholarly information, services and entertainment to persons interested in collecting and preserving antique phonographs and to assist the newcomer to the hobby.” This site list …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques

Smithsonian Kids Collecting

Smithsonian Kids Collecting

Learn why people collect things and how you can start, organize, and take care of a collection of your own. Find out about the rocks & minerals, stamps, and coins collections found at the Smithsonian Institution. You can even meet interesting people and see what types of things they collect in short video clips.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Collectors & Collecting

Firsts – The Book Collector’s Magazine

Firsts – The Book Collector’s Magazine

Published for over fifteen year, Firsts is a valuable resource, providing information, entertainment, and an excellent portal into the delightful world of book collecting. This is their official website featuring many informative articles such as a guide to “The Fundamentals of Book Collecting” and a “Quick Reference Guide to Grading Books.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Books, Magazines & Maps

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries

“The official Web site of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). RBMS strives to represent and promote the interests of librarians who work with rare books, manuscripts, and other types of special collections.” Includes ACRL pub …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Books, Magazines & Maps

Trading Card Central

Trading Card Central

Trading card community with blogs, forums, trivia, card collecting history, calendars, tips and both a sports and a non-sports trading card section.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards

International Playing-Card Society

International Playing-Card Society

The International Playing-Card Society is for people who are curious about playing-cards. Ever wonder why the Ace of spades is bigger and fancier than the other Aces? You???ll find the answer here, along with pictures of rare playing-cards and lots of other interesting information.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards

1952 TOPPS Baseball Cards

1952 TOPPS Baseball Cards

A detailed description of the “first ‘modern baseball card'” with photo guide, checklist and noticeable traits of the series.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Sports Memorabilia; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball

Baseball Trading Cards – Deutsches Forum

Baseball Trading Cards – Deutsches Forum

German language baseball card forum including player checklists, collecting dictionary, news and information on German conventions.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Sports Memorabilia; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball

Antique Automobile Club of America

Antique Automobile Club of America

Site of the Antique Automobile Club of America. “The aim of the AACA is the perpetuation of the pioneer days of automobiling by furthering the interest in and preserving of antique automobiles, and the promotion of sportsmanship and of good fellowship among all AACA members.” Includes links to local chapters, forums, photo galleries, tour informati …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles–Antique & Classic Cars; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques

CoinCollector.org

CoinCollector.org

Current news about coin collecting in the U.S. Also includes helpful hints, links to other sites about coin collecting, and even links to coin-related games on the Internet.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies

Bala Shark Bay Aquarium Resource

Bala Shark Bay Aquarium Resource

Check out this site which calls itself “an online aquarium fish community” for all you need to know about working with an aquarium – fish types, healthy fish, setting up your first aquarium, breeding fish. Bala Shark Bay also offers a forum and blog to connect aquarists.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Fish; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Linn’s Stamp News

Linn’s Stamp News

Want to learn about stamp collecting? Intended for the beginner, Linns.com provides how-to articles, a stamp glossary, a list of stamp issuing countries from around the world, quizzes, and more. Information about the basics of stamp collecting to help anyone get started with the hobby.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps

Glass Insulators

Glass Insulators

Online resources for collectors of glass insulators. Includes an FAQ, a glossary, online articles, photographs, and club and show information. Searchable.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Antiques

Philatelic.Com

Philatelic.Com

Resources for stamp collectors. Includes guides to stamp collectors and postal authorities on the Web.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps

Anthony’s Kite Workshop

Anthony’s Kite Workshop

A hobbyist put together this site full of kite information. It includes plans for several types of kites and general information about kites.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Fun Stuff–Hobbies; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Other Sports

Boy Scouts of America National Council

Boy Scouts of America National Council

This is the National Boy Scouts of America Site. It includes information for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers. It also has information for Scoutmasters, Advisors, and Adult Leaders.
Subject: Reference–Associations & Organizations; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Sports & Recreation; Reference–Organizations; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers; Fun Stuff–Other Fun Stuff

The Cash Railway Website

The Cash Railway Website

This site covers cash carriers, systems which delivered money from point of sale to an absent cashier who then returned the receipt by the same device. Descriptions and photos of five types of systems are covered: Cash Ball, cable, cash lifts, wire-line and pneumatics.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting; Business & Economics–Commerce & Trade

American Cut Glass

American Cut Glass

“There was a time in U.S. history when elegance and manners were status symbols, indicating one’s station in life. Among the most coveted of the symbols was American Brilliant Cut Glass.” This website provides articles, a photo gallery, and recommended reading for those interested in American cut glass.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

PhoneSpell

PhoneSpell

This site allows someone to type in a 6 to 10 digit phone number and see what words the digits spell.
Subject: Reference–Telephone And Address; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Games And Quizzes

Webville and Hypertext Railroad Company

Webville and Hypertext Railroad Company

“A site for the archiving of historical and informational documents and binaries concerning Railroads, Railfanning and Model Railroading;” technical, historical, rosters, and other information.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Science & Technology–Transportation–Railroad

IPL FAQ: Used and Rare Books and Their Prices

IPL FAQ: Used and Rare Books and Their Prices

How can I find out what this book published in 1930 is worth? I’m trying to find a rare, valuable book. Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Books, Magazines & Maps; Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Books, Magazines & Maps; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

IPL FAQ: Automobile Repair Manuals

IPL FAQ: Automobile Repair Manuals

Is there a repair manual for my 1983 Toyota Tercel online? Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

IPL FAQ: The Automobile Blue Book

IPL FAQ: The Automobile Blue Book

How much is my 1983 Ford Fiesta worth now? I’m trying to buy a used car. How can I find out what a fair price is? Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

Professional Stamp Experts

Professional Stamp Experts

Resources for the stamp collecting enthusiast, providing access to stamp population reports, show schedules and in-depth guides to pricing, grading and photo grading from this professional stamp authentication service.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps

PistonHeads.com

PistonHeads.com

News and information about fast cars. Caters especially to British drivers.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

World Currency Museum

World Currency Museum

“Gallery of thousands of images of banknotes world-wide.” Browse by geographic location.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Money

Antiques Bulletin

Antiques Bulletin

“Weekly Antiques magazine covering all aspects of the Antiques World. Sections include: auction and fairs calendars; trade; dealers directory, editorial, sale and wanted, questions & answers forum, and links.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Tole World Magazine

Tole World Magazine

‘The nation’s leading consumer magazine for decorative artists. Each issue of Tole World includes provides projects for all skill levels, but with an emphasis on designs for intermediate painters.” Registration free, but required.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

Special Car Journal

Special Car Journal

“An online magazine for classic, exotic and sportscar enthusiasts.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

Mustang Monthly

Mustang Monthly

“From repair and restoration how-tos to performance modifications, Mustang Monthly is the only monthly magazine dedicated to all years of Ford’s Mustang.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

Mopar Muscle

Mopar Muscle

“The complete source for classic and current-issue Chrysler performance cars.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

Model Railroader

Model Railroader

While the online version of this magazine provides online article abstracts, its site offers useful FAQs, discussion lists, and event information.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Science & Technology–Transportation–Railroad

Maine Antique Digest

Maine Antique Digest

“The market place for Americana. All about the art and antiques markets. Pictures, prices, articles, ads, software. The antiquers dream!”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont); Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Lost Treasure Magazine

Lost Treasure Magazine

Lost Treasure magazine is devoted to “Metal detecting, treasure hunting, treasure and metal detector how-to information.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Lapidary Journal

Lapidary Journal

“Lapidary Journal was the first gem and jewelry-making magazine in the world, and after 50 years, it’s still the Number One print magazine dedicated to gems, jewelry arts, beads, minerals and more! Online, you’ll learn how to create radiant gemstone and bead jewelry…get advice from master artisans…search for products and supplies all over the …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics)

Gremlins in the Garage!

Gremlins in the Garage!

“Gremlins in the Garage is the first webzine dedicated to figure kit modeling including coverage of science fiction,horror, fantasy, and anime from movies, books, comics,and cartoons. There are sections for reviews, articles,finished kit pictures, garage kit.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Dollhouse Miniatures

Dollhouse Miniatures

This site features the tables of contents of current and back issues (including illustrations), browsable indexes to back issues, printable “Mini Cutouts”, online versions of some current and archived columns, lists of and links to national, international, regional and local miniature clubs and organizations, as well as subscription and advertising …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Drive!

Drive!

“Roddin’ & racin’ California style.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Auto Racing & Road Sports

The Classic and Antique Bicycle Exchange

The Classic and Antique Bicycle Exchange

“This is a digital version of a monthly newsletter that pretty much covers the US. For collectors, restorers and lovers of vintage bicycles. Has stories, tips, and ads for sale and wanted.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

Australian Classic Car Monthly

Australian Classic Car Monthly

“For classic car enthusiasts, with articles, club listings, whats-on calendar and classic cars for sale.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

Antiques and The Arts Weekly

Antiques and The Arts Weekly

“The nation’s leading source of information on antiques and the arts.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts

American Fireworks News

American Fireworks News

“We??ve got what you want to know about the wonderful world of fireworks, both professional and amateur. Whether you want to learn all about fireworks, or just expand your knowledge, or how they are made, where to get the best deal, find out about laws and regulations, or even if you are a professional and make or shoot fireworks for a living, ther …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Amateur Woodworker

Amateur Woodworker

“Although there are a plethora of woodworking magazines on the market, Amateur Woodworker stands out as the only magazine that is aimed at amateurs, not professional, woodworkers.” It features two new projects monthly, keeps an archive of projects, sections on finishand joint technique and a section on games as well.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Sci-Philately

Sci-Philately

“A Selective History of Science on Stamps.” The author of this site has created this resource from a personal collection of science-related stamps from all over the world. Organized into topical categories, the stamps are pictured, along with background information about the idea, discovery, or scientist featured on each stamp. A list of resourc …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps; Science & Technology; Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors

The Edsel Pages

The Edsel Pages

“Edsel.com and The Edsel Pages are designed to help new Edsel owners find parts and advice, current Edsel owners to show their cars, and future Edsel owners to find out just what they’re getting into. It’s all about keeping as many Edsel automobiles on the road as possible. No other agenda, no politics. It’s all about the car. ” Visit this site t …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles–Antique & Classic Cars

Baseball Cards 1887-1914

Baseball Cards 1887-1914

The Library of Congress presents 2,100 baseball cards from the game’s earliest period. The cards show figures such as Ty Cobb stealing third base and Cy Young posing formally.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Sports Memorabilia; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball; Fun Stuff–Hobbies; Sports & Recreation–Baseball; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Baseball

Monster Cards of the 1950’s and 1960’s

Monster Cards of the 1950’s and 1960’s

A reference guide to monster trading cards from television shows and movies of the 1950’s and 1960’s. Includes pricing information, a glossary of card terms, information on card shows and related links.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Cards; Entertainment & Leisure–Television–Genres

Old Woodies

Old Woodies

A celebration of wood body cars and trucks, or “woodies.” Includes feature stories and histories, and photo galleries with classic vehicles that have been salvaged and restored, plus a directory of resources to find more information about woodies (dealers, restoration, books, etc.)
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles–Antique & Classic Cars

The Real Beer Page

The Real Beer Page

This site has extensive information about beer, brewpubs, microbreweries, homebrewing, and the beer industry. It includes a list of upcoming beer festivals and other beer events, publications about beer, and a searchable database of breweries, bars, and brewpubs in the US and Canada.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

The Internet Encyclopedia & Price Guide of United States Coins

The Internet Encyclopedia & Price Guide of United States Coins

At this site, “You’ll find complete information about United States coins, including historical information, price guides, superb images, variety information – in short, everything you’ve always wanted to know about U.S. Coins – and more!”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies