Pat Lenderman's Hotlinks

 

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Art

ABC Gallery - Art gallery

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Birthday

Birthday Database : Gives birthdays but very limited database

People Data : Large database but only shows the month and year of birthday.

 

 

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Calendar

Calendar - 10,000 year calendar. Enter a date and year to view the monthly calendar. Goes back to the year 01, and forward to the year 9999.

Timeanddate     Make a customized calendar 

Cams Live:

Live Cams  This site links to cameras all around the world.

 

Cards Electronic:

Yahoo     Hallmark     123 greetings     Amazon     Lycos     usagreetings     1001.com     Regards    

All Yours Add HTML to customize. Example: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~pattylen/hotlinks/bday.gif , will add a picture of a birthday cake to the card.

MORE:   Corbis     greetingsisland     greet2k2     afreegreetingcard     clubgreetings     2000greetings     care2     webshots     dayspring     nicecards     egreetings     thegreetings     bansheeweb     virtualgravy     supergreetingcards     orangepie     greeting-cards     deepestfeelings     atomflash     erosecards     broderbund    cardfountain

Paid Membership Cards
Bluemountain.com    American Greetings   

 

 

Computers

ITD umich  This site explains how to control who sees folders and documents in your UofM IFS home directory. (Replace link... doesn't work anymore) 

speedometer   How fast is your internet connection

Arin     IP address search

domainquery   IP address search    another one

 

 

 

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Dictionaries:

Free Dictionary Com : Dictionary with AUDIO

Thesaurus reference : Thesaurus Best!

One Look : Dictionary SEARCH - Excellent - Lists all sources but definitions not on same page

Your Dictionary : Dictionary with AUDIO (can download this audio)

Encarta : Dictionary with AUDIO

Merriam-Webster : Dictionary with AUDIO

Bartley : Dictionary with AUDIO - (but need to connect to American Heritage) (audio downloadable)

Dictionary Com Dictionary SEARCH - lists about 7 or so definitions on same page (but need to pay to hear audio)

FRENCH      Excellent English to French translator and dictionary - with AUDIO!  

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Wordsmyth no audio but lots of other stuff like parts of speech, word derivations, synonyms and a helpful "guide dog" for words that you're not sure how to spell

Wiktionary (search on left side of pg) no audio - Etymology

All Words Dictionary not great but has AUDIO and can search for words starting with, ending with, or containing the word you're looking for

Cambridge   Short phrases that contain word -  Great one!  

 

Dictionary - Science:

Biotech : Science Dictionary (Best so far)- no audio

Look Way Up : Science and Medical Dictionary - no audio

Dictionary of Cell Biology : Science Dictionary - no audio

Stedman's Medical Dictionary : Medical Dictionary - no audio

Medline dictionary : Medical Dictionary - no audio

Cancer Web Dictionary : Medical Dictionary - no audio

Merck : Medical Dictionary - no audio (enter word in search field at top)

Biology Text : Science and Medical Dictionary - no audio (like wikipedia where public enters data)

 

Dictionaries - Specialty Other:

rhymer   Rhyme 

Alphadictionary Specialty Dictionaries... examples, law mathematical... biology... real-estate... computer... etc.

 Other dictionary type sites:

UChicago.edu  ROGET    - Great thesaurus.

Thesaurus.com - Great thesaurus.

Phrases -   A good site to see where different phrases originated.

Acronyms and Abbreviations - Submit an acronym and view a list of possible words.  The only problem with this site is that the database is only large enough to include the most popular acronyms.

rhyme - rhyming dictionary (Replace link... doesn't work anymore)

Dining:

Metrodine - Dining in Metro Detroit.  The downside to this site is that its database is relatively small but you may find something good from the listings that they do have.

Doctors:

AMA - American Medical Association.  Find out if a doctor is a member.  See where they graduated and did their training.

Dr Score  Enter Name to find location 

Downloads:

CNET.com  - Downloads

ZDNet.com   - - Downloads

 

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Encyclopedias: 

Encyclopedia - Encarta  - Good Encyclopedia from MSN.

Encyclopedia -  Encyclopedia,  AOL's Electric Library. (Replace link... doesn't work anymore)

World Book Online Good encyclopedia but access is limited to AOL and CompuServe members. (Replace link... doesn't work anymore)

Encyclopedia Com

Wiki Pedia - Free encyclopedia - Good one - Many categories.

Entertainment:

Ticketmaster.com  Ticket Master - Michigan.

Stage Calendar  Theater performances in Metro Detroit (great site but lots of pop-ups)

Michiganweb.com -  Entertainment in Michigan.  Lists things like theaters, movies, restaurants, bands, comedy clubs, and other stuff. (Replace link... doesn't work anymore)

Henry Ford  - IMAX Theater - Dearborn

mlive top_park  Top of the Park -  Ann Abor 

Ann Arbor summer festival    Ann Arbor summer festival 

Arborweb    Misc stuff to do in AA

Det news showtheaters   Great Movie finder! 

 

 

Environment:

Weather Channel   Shows the amount of allergens in the air. 

 

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Florist:

Florist search -  Excellent site!!!  Find florists in the area you want to send flowers. This way you can call them directly and avoid the service fee. (Replace link... doesn't work anymore)

Find a Zip Code - Use this to find the zip code for the area that you want to send flowers.

 

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Games:

Hit or Stand - This is a cool site that trains you to play black jack the correct way.

Hangman  Cute hangman 

 

Gardening:

Botanical Encyclopedia  - Great Site!  Find plants by the common or the botanical name.

Garden Web - Swap plants and seeds.

http://www.herbweb.com/  Herbs - great site ...alphabetized, pictures, use and actions.  Includes links to purchase.

rootinghormones   Propagating plants from cuttings - lots of good info

growit.com   More info on propagating plants from cuttings - provides concentration of rooting hormones for each plant type.

grannys house   Order rooting hormones, heating elements etc...

 

Genealogy:

Ancestry.com ssdi index - Excellent site for instant information from the social security death index.

Ancestry.com   Ancestry.com's Home Page.

MDCH - Excellent Site!!!   Order vital records online through the Michigan Department of Community Health / Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics.  (This site also gives information on lots of other kinds of statistics).

SSBirthplace - A personal homepage that contains java script which allows you to type in the first 3 digits of any Social Security number to find the state.

 Rootsweb.com  -  Get the java script for your web page to search for a soundex code.   

http://www.hamrick.com/names/  -  Type in a surname and year to get a map of the United States showing the distribution of people with this surname.

Family Search - An internet genealogy service from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Family Tree Maker - Genealogy searches.

Vital Records  - Genealogy.   

People Finders   Public Records   Voom   Look up   People Lookup   Intellius          Name - Age - Cities - Household        

DSGR - Detroit Society for Genealogical Research - Burton Historical Collection

DRGS - Downriver Genealogical Society

Government: 

Government  - Great site!  Enter your zip code for links to your elected officials.  See where they stand.

Legislature -   Find info on Michigan legislators and search for bills.

Federal Government Agencies  - This is a great site put out by Louisiana State University that shows all the different government agencies.

Rasmussenreports     List of Democratic Candidates 2008

Rasmussenreports     List of  Republican Candidates 2008

On The Issues   See where presidential candidates stand on issues

 

 Grammar:

Wisc.edu - Good grammar page.

English plus - Good grammar site. Has other stuff too.

University of Sussex Guide to Punctuation

common errors    Lots of common errors

 

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Health:

Freevisiontest Test your vision online

 

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Information:  

National Sex Offenders Public Registry   This is a great site to see if there are any sex offenders living in your neighborhood.   Newly updated site shows detailed info - pics - addresses - etc.    

 

Internet:
http://www.internettrafficreport.com/  This is a cool site that shows the internet traffic around the world.

 

Investments:

Online Brokers

Scott Trade 7.00 Online. ($500 minimum deposit required)   Branch  2272 South Main St, Ann Arbor, 734-913-2948

TD Ameritrade    9.99 Online.  ($2,000 minimum deposit required for margin and options privileges)

Money AOL  Symbol Lookup - Charts 1day, 1Mo, 3Mo

Yahoo Symbol    Symbol Lookup

 

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Jokes and Cartoons

uComics Lots of cartoons

 

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License Look Up:

State of Mich.       Michigan License Lookup - Health Care Workers

State of Mich        Michigan License Lookup - Engineers, Builders, Real-Estate Professionals etc...

 

Libraries:

Public libraries       Lists all of the public libraries in Michigan.

 

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Maps:

Wikimapia   Great map!  Zooms in like the "Google The Earth" map -  except you don't need software.

MapQuest   -    Plots out exact location.

Maps On Us -   Another map site.

Macomb County - Great Map of Macomb County Townships

Washtenaw County Townships of Washtenaw County

Wayne County - Map Wayne County

Oakland County - Oakland County Map

Metroparks - Metroparks

Maps UMICH - University of Michigan Campus Maps (replace link... no longer working)

UMich Maps   -  Maps of the University of Michigan Hospital.

Music:

 

 

Pandora   -   Very good - quality music

Terra      Enter artist name in "localizer artista" field -  listen to songs - quality not great

Terra 2    Enter artist name in "localizer álbum " field  -  listen to whole album - quality not great though

Yahoo     Listen to music tracks 

Last FM Music  Listen to music tracks

Excite   Enter artist or group name for MP3s 

Walmart  Music Downloads 88 cents 

Puretracks   Enter artist on left - listen to music - buy if like for   $1.19 each song

blueyze     Cool personal page with lots of love songs

dmxmusic   Variety of music

 

Misc:

State of Michigan Treasury     Enter your name to see if you have unclaimed property in Michigan

Michigan Lottery    Winning lottery numbers

rate my professors      students rate professors  

Shakespeare  Complete works of William Shakespeare

Shake2  William Shakespeare plot summaries

Shakespeares-sonnets   Shakespeare's Sonnets

Metric conversion  Metric Conversion 

youthink  What American accent do you have?  Quiz really works!  

jphantom   good little program to see how many wpm you type - forces you to correct mistakes. 

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News - Regular:

Everything Michigan - A listing of all Michigan newspapers. Excellent site!

Associated Press - News from the Associated Press - The Detroit News.

CBSnews   News.

CNN     News

USA Today News

The Detroit News News

Map report - Map of World showing news of current disasters

 

News - Medicine and Science: 

UMHS News Releases  - Medical News and Tips from The University of Michigan Health System - Great Site

Medscape News  - Headlines from the Past Week. Source: Reuters Health eline 15-20 articles per day. You need a subscription to read the articles but if you only want to read one, copy the headline into Google.

 

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Personal sites - password protected:

 

Med umich  Login umich Novell Server - Endocrinology and Metabolism

Red October   Login Umich Novell Server - Cell and Developmental Biology (needs updating)

Loggate   Web Log umich (needs updating)

https://mfile.umich.edu/flume/

 

 

Phone Book:

Switchboard reverse lookup    reverse lookup - enter phone number for name and address - doesn't do cell phones

Switchboard    Look up area codes for phone    or zip codes for city (5digit only)

Yellow Pages

Bellsouth - good yellow pages - shows only city asked for - also has maps

Smartpages - another good yellow pages site. If nothing comes up choose "more search options" and look through the categories

 

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Real-Estate:

 

RCM             -     Excellent site for local mortgage rates!

RCM report   -    Detailed amortization calculator 

Trulia              -   Homes from all boards  (but not as up to date as individual  MLS)

State of Michigan Plat Maps             Enter county and  subdivision name        Results =   Plat maps of property

Realtytrac       -    Pre-foreclosed - Auction - Bank-owned  and  Government owned properties  (includes maps) 

Wayne County:

Wayne county land records        Recorded info deeds etc.    

Wayne County property taxes    Property tax info 

Washtenaw County:

Deeds      Deeds Washtenaw County

Parcel Lookup   Parcel Lookup Washtenaw County

Ann Arbor Board of Realtors      Links to lots of resources... MLS... maps... etc...  

 

 

 

Recipes:

Topsecretrecipes/recipes.htm  -   Home recipes that taste a lot like restaurant and commercial versions.  This one has videos etc.

cooks.com  

justgreatrecipes.com  

Pot Luck Type Recipes:

geocities   recipegodlmine   recipecircus  

 

Recreation:

Recreation -  Lists recreational locations.   The database is ok... doesn't cover everything.

Metroparks

 

Religion (Catholic):

NewAdvent - Great Catholic encyclopedia.

Beliefnett - Mass times at parishes around the nation

Catholic Online  - Catholic News from Catholic News Service.

hti.umich Bible - King James version

 

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Science:

 

Science Links   My science links... mostly biology.

Schools:

Schools  - Great site to see school rankings according to MEAP scores.

Search:

Okanagan University  - Search engine tips and comparisons. (needs updating)

Tech Target good Search tool arranges results according to source. Ex. encyclopedia, sponsored commercial links, etc... this MAY make it a little easier to find info

  

Shopping:

Dealtime  Excellent site to compare prices!

JCPenny  Department Store.

Sears - Department Store.

Shopping - Mervyn's, Marshall Field's, and Target

Meijer -Shopping

Consumer Affairs - Here you can check things out before you buy.

 

Sports:

ESPN.  Watch baseball games online

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Time:

Timezone Eastern    Official time US Eastern 

GMT Time Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) page - Records time arrived on site so that you can synchronise your PC clock to the official time. Also shows time for each country.

Traffic:

Traffic Report AAA - This one is more reliable.

Traffic Report - From MapQuest (needs updating) 

Speedtraps

 

Translator:

Systranlinksi  -  Translator -  Great Site!  Have your sentences converted to French, German, Spanish or Italian. (needs updating)  

tranexp  -  Excellent Translator site - converts MANY languages.

Travel:

 

 

Travel Warnings - Great site to find travel warnings for visiting other countries. (needs updating)

CIA - Facts and Statistics on countries.

Tutorials:

FGCU - Great site! Tutorial for Power Point, Word, Excel, Access, Front Page.

 

TV:

TV Guide Yahoo's TV Guide

 

 

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U 101 Directory of Universities and Colleges in North America

University of Michigan:

Kate Barald   Lab

CDB Cell and Developmental Biology - Barald Lab

MEND   Endocrinology and Metabolism

UMICH - University of Michigan's Home Page.

 UMHS -University of Michigan Health System - Home Page.

 UofM Dearborn - University of Michigan Dearborn - Home Page

  University Record   University News   

  Med School biomed   Biomedical Newsletter

                                      UM Computer 

            web.mail.umich.edu   Read UofM email online

            mfile umich   Online access to IFS files at UofM   

            mfile.umich.edu flume    UofM Personal Web Log Flume Reports

            accounts umich    Check balance of IFS space at UofM

            ITCS Status umich     Current computer outages at UofM 

            Shapiro    University of Michigan Campus Computing Sites

                                      UM Events

     UMHS Daily Bulletin    Calendar of events in and around hospital

     Record Online Events   more events in and around hospital

     Umich Events    another link to events in and around hospital

     Performances   Thursday performances -  Hospital Courtyard or Main Lobby

     The Messenger   Newsletter - Employee News and Events 

                                    Science Seminars and talks

             UMHS Bulletin    Calendar includes seminars

             ORGS   Science seminars ... other seminar links on right

             CDB   seminars

              LSI    seminars

              hES   seminars

             Rackham OARD   oral defense dates - two week period 

                                       Misc UM Sites 

   Rackham Fellowship Finder   Find fellowships

   Library workshops    Workshops calendar

   UM Engage    Clinical Research studies

   biopathways  Another newsletter put out by medschool - summer and fall   Research

    Medicine at Michigan   Link on left "In the Limelight"  shows faculty and student honors                    

 

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Weather:

USA Today Weather Info - USA Today - a lot of information regarding various weather phenomena.

Web Pages:

Bellsnwhistles - Cute things for web pages - free.

Animated Gif Archive  - Lots of stuff to put on your web page.

Free Center - Great Links to lots of free stuff... counters, graphics, midi files, and more.

University of Texas - Very cool site - links to personal web pages of students at colleges and universities worldwide.

 

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Last updated:   06/28/08