Sites listed below are sites that are outstanding in one aspect or another.. Some are blogs, others are just site that educate and entertain. Almost every site is in my favorites!
Many of the site I list here, I’ve utilized for some purpose or another. The most recent link additions are at the top of the page.
Incredibly Useful sites (Alphabetical)
- Craiglook – Mashup of Craiglist feeds
- Deal of the Day – A mix of Freebies and Deals. Everything from A to Z
- Find any PDF reference Manual – Looking for an instruction manual for a tech toy that you lost the instruction book for? This search engine is for you.
- Get Human – Tired of going through a maze of voice prompts when all your really want to do is talk to a human.. Think eBay, Yahoo.. Their phone numbers are hidden. This site shows you the quickest way to get a human on a phone… Love it.
- Groupon – Who doesn’t like to save money? Sign up and get daily emails of Groupons that allow you to save some serious money.
- Howcast – Videos for the DIY in you.. Instructional videos
- If It Were my Home – Don’t you wonder what your life would be like if you lived somewhere else? well this site gives you a physical and socio-economic comparison.
- Internet Archive – Try the Wayback machine to see a site that is no longer in existence.. I used to have a blog on Geocities that I found there that really reflected on where I started from as a blogger
- Investopedia – Demystify your investment. Forbes Investor education.
- Mental Floss Blog – Learn a new interesting fact everyday
- MouseSavers – Who doesn’t love Disney? Well Mousesavers is one of my all time favorite for Disney discounts. Whether you are cruising with Disney or going to any of the Disney Parks, check out this site first to save some money and get amazing tips for your trip.
- Movie moments – Watch classic movie clips
- National Jukebox – Introduced in 2011, the Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.
- One Cool Site for Blogging- I came across this site when I was looking for tips on how to be a better blogger on WordPress. The depth of knowledge of the author of this blog is tremendous. I especially like the Tips page for blogging.
- Rules for my Unborn Son – 1001 rules that you should follow for happiness. Love it!
- The Simple Dollar – This site is my alltime favorite for the tips that this site gives. This is a must bookmark for everyone.
- SoYouWanna – Provides instructions for all sorts of projects, from the common to the obscure.. Be warned, some of the content cannot be done from work!
- Sports Smarts – Statistics on players, game results, awards and other information
- Steaming Soon – I’m so hooked on Netflix that I always want to know what when my favorite shows are coming on with new seasons.. This site tells me without the pain of searching.. My new favorite!
- Wayback Internet Archive – The wayback archives give you the ability to go back in time to see an archived version of a site that may be long gone! Geocities anyone?
- Exclusives – Exclusive deals from Amazon launched in March of 2015
- Gold Box
- Prime – Worth the Annual Annual Fee. Streaming of video and free Shipping
- Mom – 20% off diapers.. who won’t appreciate that?
Indian Music Related-Instruments and Classical
- Riyaz Studio – Practice Studio for Hindustani Classical Music
- Tabla Freedom – Tabla Software
- Tabla Software – Free Tabla Software
- Tabla Montreal – More Free Tabla Software
New Favorites – Uncategorized
Reference and How To Sites
- Make Use Of – An Excellent site that I visit over and over again for their various tips and techniques on a variety of topics.. This is a site for you must have on your bookmark.
- Google Guide – A Google guide for the rest of us.. Unfortunately, this site has not been updated for over a year.. wonder why?
- Local News through out the world – Download PDF’s of local newspapers through out the world.
- News Map – Colorful tree map of news
- Did You Know: Wayback Machine (dailypicksandflicks.com)
- The Internet Lives (andyblumenthal.wordpress.com)