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Interesting Web Sites to Visit

Useful information

Funny/Fascinating

  • Snopes: Find out the truth about rumors, urban legends, scams and misinformation on the web
  • YouTube: All kinds of videos,  including  how-to’s, posted by individuals and groups
  • Smithsonian Institute: See their encyclopedia, online exhibitions, and magazine articles

Shopping

  • Amazon: Find books, movies, Kindle and e-books
  • E-Bay: Online auctions.  Individuals list their items and you bid
  • Craig’s List: Select your state and zip code and shop/sell locally

Computers

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  • Ask Leo: Answers to computer questions.  Enter your key search words and get an explanation in easy-to-understand language
  • Free Online Typing Course: Multi-lesson typing course.  Also in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Free, but users must register
  • Keyboard tutorial: A pleasant British voice explains how to use the computer keyboard.  Video and practice
  • Mousing Around: Excellent tutorial for mouse skills
  • Mouse Exercises: Learn to click, double-click, and drag & drop
  • Mouse Tutorial: Practice mouse skills
  • New User Tutorial: For brand-new computer users: mouse skills and more

Of General Interest                   

  • All Recipes: One of many recipe collections on the web.  Explore by category or ingredient
  • Car Talk: Website for the NPR radio show.  Car repair tips, reviews of mechanics, and the weekly puzzler
  • Food NetworkRecipes, chefs and TV episodes
  • Hulu: Free television shows and movies to watch on your computer
  • Solitaire: Play cards – it’s good mouse practice!