Someone has found the following links to be interesting or useful. They are in no particular order. All submissions are welcome -- but the webmaster reserves the right to keep it at least somewhat clean. If the list gets long, it will be sub-categorized as needed to keep it manageable.
Speculative Fiction Review is a publisher and bookseller which promotes new writers in science fiction. The man who runs it is a physicist and a software entrepreneur. He also taught me [Joe Turlo] how to order drinkable coffee in Paris in 1989 (avec un peu de l’eau).
This site is also integrates pointers to other free reference services.
This site is great for locating (and of course purchasing, if you are so inclined) used, rare, or out-of-print books. It is not an auction, but rather a site that presents multiple sellers offering their wares at fixed -- but competitive -- prices. ("ABE" is "Advanced Book Exchange.")
Similar to ABE Books. Each has its strengths; I always check both.
This is the WSJ OpinionJournal's selective list of sites with interesting content. Naturally they place their own on the list -- but it's much more extensive than that. Not all of them are conservative ...
The Graphics & Web programming team (in collaboration with Optical Microscopy) at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory have put together what could plausibly be described as the ultimate demonstration of scale and exponentiation. Java required.
There are probably hundreds of places on the web to read movie reviews. This is one of the best.
Everyone knows about weather.com, right? This is faster and to my mind more complete. Free with ads, or pay a tiny fee and get it ad-free.
Page last updated June 1, 2011.
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