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Weekly Web Guide

 

The Yellow Line
Ok, how do they display the yellow first down line on the TV screen during football games and make it look real? This site will answer that question and a few more about the nifty effects used to televise sporting events. http://sportvision.com/

NY-Taxi.com
From anywhere in the world you can catch the NY-Taxi.com Internet Cab and enjoy live images of New York City Also on the site; Interactive 360 degree movies of NYC famous sites, The book of cabbie stories, of course - an e-store. http://www.ny-taxi.com/

Toiletology 101
Almost everything you ever wanted to know about your toilets! And some things you probably never knew you needed to know. Including "How to REALLY CLEAN a toilet". http://www.toiletology.com/index.shtml

Cambridge International Dictionaries
Find definitions and meanings for words or phrases in American English, International English, idomatic phrases and phrasal verbs. Peruse the idioms dictionary for some interesting results. An easy to use reference site. http://www.cup.cam.ac.uk/elt/dictionary/

The Particle Adventure
A Tour of the Inner Workings of the Atom and the Tools for Discovery The Particle Adventure is a site that introduces the theory of fundamental particles and forces, called the Standard Model. It also explores the experimental evidence and the reasons physicists want to go beyond this theory. Sounds heavy, but the underlying sense of humor makes this an excellent surf. The site can be displayed in English, Spanish, Polish and Slovakian (I guess). http://particleadventure.org/index.html

Ancient Egypt: the Mythology
This site is dedicated to providing the most detailed and accurate information about the gods, goddesses and religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptian people. Really interesting site. Check this essay that points out the inaccuracies in the movie, "The Mummy". How could Hollywood do these things? http://www.egyptianmyths.com

Circumcision Information and Resources Page
Cutting to the essentials, this site provides all that you need to make the decision or win the debate about this sensitive subject. The movies are rather graphic but the medical and historical articles and statistics are interesting. http://www.cirp.org

The Multi-Dimensional Human Embryo
The site is a collaboration funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to produce and make available over the internet a three-dimensional image reference of the Human Embryo based on magnetic resonance imaging. Very interesting pictures from the high-tech medicine world. http://embryo.soad.umich.edu/index.html

 


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