Excellent Things

NEWS
United Press International (UPI) since 1907
World News | Reuters.com
BBC World News
My Way
The Associated Press
Mother Jones | Smart, Fearless Journalism

LIFESTYLE
Living Off the Grid: Free Yourself
Wise Bread | Personal Finance and Frugal Living
– LifeEdited More money, health and happiness with less stuff, space and energy
Off The Grid News | Better Ideas For Off The Grid Living

ENTERTAINMENT
TasteKid | Recommends music, movies, books, games
Drinkify | I’m listening to… What should I drink?
What Should I Read Next? Book recommendations from readers like you

TECH
Should I Block It?
Bleeping Computer – Computer Help and Discussion
OldVersion
Is It Down Right Now?
The Hacker News – Security in a Serious way
Tech Support Guy – Free computer help!

FOOD
Cookthink | Feel smarter in the kitchen.
foodgawker | feed your eyes
Food and Wine Pairing: By Wine Lovers, For Everyone.
The Pioneer Woman | Ree Drummond
Gojee – Home of Great Taste
Yummly – Discover the World’s Recipes.
Skinnytaste: Delicious low fat recipes from my family to yours.

WALLPAPER
InterfaceLIFT
photogenxic
GoodFon
The Fox Is Black

LEARNING
Coursera
Open Culture
Khan Academy
The Open Learning Initiative
Academic Earth
Education For All

FILMS
National Film Board of Canada
Moving Images at Internet Archive
SnagFilms
This is GenX: Things Worth Watching

MUSIC
Music-Map – The tourist map of music
Stereomood – turn your mood into music – a playlist for every mood in your life
Abacus.fm – Abacus.fm Music channels

REFERENCE
Refdesk.com
Similicio.us – Sites like the ones you love!
Encyclopedia Britannica
Reference.com – A Free Online Encyclopedia & Information Reference
Free Online Thesaurus | Visual thesaurus for ‘talk’ word

MUSEUMS
National Women’s History Museum – NWHM
British Museum – Online tours
Smithsonian Museums Online
Multimedia – From Wagner to Virtual Reality
Musée du Louvre (in English)
Fondation J.-E Berger-World Art Treasures
Colonial Williamsburg Online Museum Exhibits
Stone Pages • Web guide to Megalithic Europe
Virtual Tour: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
European Virtual Museum
Roman Open Air Museum Hechingen-Stein – The Guided Tour
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Canadian Museum of Civilization Architectural Tour
Google Cultural Institute: Art Project (A Virtual Tour)
National Archives and Records Administration
Virtual Egyptian Museum – The Full Collection

DONATE
Habitat for Humanity Int’l
Donate to the Internet Archive!
United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF
Best Friends Animal Society: Save them all.
Direct Relief: Humanitarian Medical Aid
Project Night Night | Donate Stuffed Animals Children’s Books Blankets to Homeless Children
Books For Africa | 50 Cents Sends a Book to a Child in Africa. Donate now.
The Conservation Fund | Saving America’s Favorite Places
Feeding America: Hunger-Relief Charity | FeedingAmerica.org
Electronic Frontier Foundation | Defending your rights in the digital world
Play online, learn online and feed the hungry | Freerice.com
GiveDirectly – introducing a radical new way to give: directly.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Sexual & Reproductive Health and Education – Planned Parenthood
National Alliance to End Homelessness
ASPCA We fight for animals. Will you join the fight?

ARTICLES
The Fulfilled Promise of the Public Domain

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