Computer Related Information
Cross Platform, Free Open Source Software Programs, That I Really Like to Use!
Sound editor for recording and editing sounds. You can digitize audio from old tapes and records, open and edit various sound file formats, and export your audio as wave, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis files.
Operating System, Linux based, open source and free!
I installed Ubuntu desktop version 11.10 on an older computer recently. Ubuntu installed quickly and flawlessly after I changed the agp aperture setting in the computer bios to 64 MB to correct a video display problem that was occurring while booting from my Ubuntu installation disk. Ubuntu boots up fast, runs fast, and is working well.
Website Authoring Resources
I just added a website authoring resources page and moved the authoring resources to the new page.
Free online Optical Character Recognition tool. You can upload several different types of image files and Free OCR will extract the text from your image file.
Scanning Basics 101
A great site for information about scanning photographs and documents.
Hobby StuffHO Slot Car Chemistry
Common cleaners, lubricants, and solvents that can be used in place of small quantity, high priced specialty products.
Do it yourself vacuum forming plastic shells for pin ball machines or whatever you want.
HistoryColor Video Film of London 1926
Video film shot by Claude Friese-Greene and assistant using a color system based on using color sensitive black and white film shot and projected through alternating red and green filters. The color film system was developed by Claude Friese-Greene and his father William Friese-Greene.
Workshop of the World - Philadelphia
Historical surveys of over 150 industrial sites in Philadelphia, Pa.
Browse through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago.
Places to VisitLife in Russia
Lindsay Comer's journal of experiences living in St. Petersburg, Russia and traveling the post-Soviet space. ( Great photographs that stir the imagination! )
Science and Technology
Livermore's Centennial Light
The longest burning light bulb in history. An incandescent light that has been in operation for over 100 years.
Popular Science Magazine
Search the PopSci archives! 137 years of Popular Science Magazine issues archived. Each issue appears as it did at it's time of publication.
Submarine Cable Map
An interactive submarine cable map showing active and planned underwater cables that carry data and voice information around the world.
Thunderbolts of the Gods
Introduction to the Electric Universe (Official Movie on You Tube).
The Thunderbolts Project
The Thunderbolts Project is the collaborative voice of the Electric Universe movement.
The Scale of the Universe 2
Zoom from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime and learn about everything in between.
The Secret Life Of Machines
A television program that used very creative and entertaining
demonstration methods to show how machines work and the historical background of the machine being presented.
Watch streaming video of the original shows from this site!
A graphical wind map of the United States displaying current wind patterns and wind speed.
Streaming Audio Programs, Music and Old Time Radio ShowsAll Classical
Classical music streaming from Portland, Oregon
Cylinder Preservation & Digitization Project
A collection of about 8000 early 1900s wax cylinder recordings digitized by the University of California that you can stream to your computer
Hawaii Public Radio
(NPR) Various music and other programing
Irish music streaming from Dublin, and web cams
"As" performed by Perpetuum Jazzile
Stevie Wonder's "As" performed live by the vocal group Perpetuum Jazzile from Slovenia.
"Africa" performed by Perpetuum Jazzile
Toto's "Africa" performed live by the vocal group Perpetuum Jazzile from Slovenia.
Old Time Radio Shows
Old time radio shows from archive.net.
Abbott & Costello, Benny Goodman, CBS Radio Mystery Theater, D-Day Prayer 1944 FDR, Dragnet, Fibber McGee and Molly, Amos & Andy, Glenn Miller, Groucho Marx, Gunsmoke, Jack Benny, Johnny Cash, Kate Smith Hour, Laurel and Hardy, Normandy Invasion, Orson Welles, Pearl Harbor Attack, Fireside Chat 1933 FDR, Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney, Red Skelton, Truth or Consequences, War of the Worlds, Winston Churchill Speeches, You Bet Your Life, and more.
You can browse the collection, or browse by subject / keywords, date, creator, or all items recently added listing first.
Irish music, with several audio streams choices
Music streaming from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa.
Web Cams From Around The World
Hawaii Hotel Cams
Many cams to choose from with view of the beach, etc.
Honolulu Web Cams
Waikiki Beach and other web cams
Times Square, New York City
Many web cams to choose from with audio
Union Square in Cluj Napoca, Transylvania, Romania
Web cam at Union Square with audio
Web cam with motion control and zoom features
Unique Lifestyles and HabitatsCheap RV Living
Living and traveling full or part time in a Van, Car or RV
In 1978 Walter Muma took a 11,500 mile, 3 month trip starting from Toronto Canada and traveling through Canada and Alaska on a 49cc Motobecane moped.
NarrowLarry's World of the Outstanding
A very narrow guide to visionary folk art environments, modern architecture, and travel
Nomadic Research Labs
Steven Roberts sold his house and traveled around the United States on his custom built recumbent bicycle from 1983 to 1991 accumulating 16,000 miles and another 1,000 miles on a more unusual bicycle called Behemoth
Tumbleweed Tiny House company builds tiny houses ranging from 65 to 140 square feet and small houses from about 250 square feet and up