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Web Site: JibJab


This web site is owned by two brothers who publish tons of fantastic, hilarious animation.  They are probably best known for their political animations poking fun at the president and other leaders.  They have been featured at the Sundance Online Film Festival, The Today Show, Jay Leno, and most of the major news networks.  They [...]

Web Site: Upromise


This is a web site that allows you to easily save for your child’s college education.  It is free to sign up and you can register your credit card for automatic savings at participating restaurants, register your grocery store cards for savings there, shop online at over 600 retailers and get credit by just going [...]

Vacation: Chicago, Illinois


Welcome to Chicago!  This is a great place to take a vacation!  It is the third largest city in the United States and sits on Lake Michigan, opening up lots of possibilities for fun activities.  Chicago is well known for its numerous skyscrapers (notably the Sears Tower), the Magnificent Mile (upscale shopping), the “L” (elevated [...]

Web Site: RSVME


This web site, called RSVME, features a free application that can help you quickly build surveys to send out to groups of people.  It integrates directly with Outlook and Outlook Express.  Once you build your survey/questionnaire, you simply pick people from your address book to send it to.  The recipients receive a link to a [...]

Web Site: The Darwin Awards


This site has been around for a long time now.  It awards those who have killed or seriously injured themselves by doing something stupid.  In their own words, the Darwin Awards “salute the improvement of the human genome by honoring those who accidentally remove themselves from it.”  Some of the stories are absolutely hilarious (in [...]

Vacation: Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010


The Winter Olympics is coming to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada!  It will be held from February 12-28, 2010 and is the third Olympics hosted by Canada.  The nearby town of Whistler will also be hosting some of the events.  The venues in Vancouver include BC Place Stadium, Richard Olympic Oval, UBC Winter Sports Centre, Cypress [...]

Web Site: Find Your Spot


Use this web site to find the best places to live in the United States that fit your interests and way of life.  The site takes you through a series of questions to build a profile of your ideal location.  You are then presented with a list of the 24 top spots along with photos, [...]

Vacation: Caribbean Cruise


Ever been on a cruise?  If you are looking for an affordable vacation, these are a lot of fun.  With most cruises, you typically pay a flat rate which includes your entire cruise, a dinner each day, food at many of the buffets on board, and activities.  Usually you pay extra for things like offshore [...]

Web Site: Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)


This is a web site maintained since 1995 by two professional astronomers, one of whom is a scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.  Each day, they post a new astronomy picture.  There is also a huge archive available for viewing.  The one above is dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the moon landing.

Vacation: Niagara Falls, Canada


Niagara Falls draws millions of visitors each year.  It is a composed of 2 huge waterfalls on the Niagara River which flows from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.  The Canadian side of Niagara Falls has the best view of the two waterfalls, the “American” and “Horseshoe” falls.  These are the most powerful waterfalls in North [...]