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Thursday, April 27, 2006

Looking for a microphone?

A good overview of the types of microphones one might use to record one's voice on a computer is at

Friday, April 21, 2006

Need WiFi access information?

Wi-Fi Networking News is a weblog and index to current happenings in wi-fi network access--check it out at

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Do you feel depressed?

If you do, here are three sources to check for help. There is a booklet from the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health you can download (in either English or Spanish) on depression at The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance has a helpful web site at and the International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression offers resources at

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Who lobbies who in the U.S. House of Representatives?

You can find out by checking the public disclosure files online at

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Need Highway and Crash Information?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety offers a website full of state law information, statistics, and crash information at You can also use to get to the same site.

Food and Drug Answers For You

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's web site-- a useful source of the latest information on recalls and other food, drug, and product-related issues.

Sunday, April 16, 2006

Are you looking for live theater presentations?

American Theater Web, at, provides up-to-date information about current live theater in the USA--including Broadway, off-Broadway, and local/regional theater.

Planning to go the golf course?

Golf Magazine's Golf Course Guide to 20,000-plus courses worldwide will prepare you for your trip at

Saturday, April 15, 2006

Before you drive--check for speed traps!

From the National Motorists Association comes a speed trap database at Know before you go.

Friday, April 14, 2006

Interested in Mushrooms?

There are two interesting sources for mushroom research and information. One, from the Canadian Forest Service, National Resources Canada, is called "Matchmaker--Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest" and is available at
The other, from the Department of Plant Pathology at Washington State University, is the Pacific Northwest Fungi Database, available at
Happy hunting!

Thursday, April 13, 2006

ALI-ABA offers interesting free monthly article

Every month, the American Law Institute-American Bar Association (ALI-ABA) offers a free article on their web site,, from several different areas of practice.
These are selected from their publications like The Practical Lawyer or from continuing legal education materials. There is an archive that goes back several years. You share your name and e-mail address and get solid, helpful articles.

Monday, April 10, 2006


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