Selections from the print edition of the magazine which started publication in the mid-19th century. A wide variety of learned and literate articles on politics, social issues, the arts, travel, and ... probably nothing is truly off limits.
A website which recommends the best/cheapest tools available. Tools are defined broadly as anything that can be useful, including hand tools, machines, material, books, software, hardware, gadgets, videos, websites, maps, and even ideas. All reviews are positive raves written by real users. The site does not itself sell anything.
An online community dedicated to providing visitors the ability to research, share, and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects. Combines the experiential knowledge of certified experts with the practical knowledge of everyday people to help you discuss, plan, and complete things from how to accept a really, really bad gift to how to eat well for less.
A non-commercial, volunteer-run community website. Primary purpose is to help you select the best freeware product for your needs, in just about every category you can think of. The best freeware programs are as good as or better than their commercial counterparts but finding the most appropriate program can be challenging. “No downloads, just honest advice and useful guidance.” Site users generally comment reviews heavily.
Free online publication of course materials that reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at the world renouned educational institution. Educate yourself at home, working through the materials at your own pace, and in whatever manner you desire. No registration required.
Famously erudite magazine has been published since 1925. Capacity of contributing writers to exposit at great length on just about any subject while retaining the reader’s interest throughout is astounding. Reading time is the constraint. The politically liberal orientation one might expect from a New York-based publication is evident, but not annoying. Much of the material is subscriber-only; however, plenty is freely viewable.
Very useful site for Microsoft Windows users who desire applications which can be easily moved among different PCs, and which do not clutter up the Windows Registry and system and settings folders. Applications include OpenOffice, Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird, Google Chrome, Skype, the GIMP, and dozens of other programs in many categories.
Your guide to promoting a responsible economy. Green America’s Responsible Shopper reports on global research and campaign information regarding the impact of major corporations on human rights, social justice, environmental sustainability and more. Its purpose is to alert consumers and investors to problems with companies that they may shop with or invest in, and encourage individuals to use their economic clout to demand greater corporate responsibility.
“Cocktails, countesses & mental caviar.” Philosophically libertarian e-magazine whose publishers believe, in their words, that “the best stories are smart, cheeky, and culturally relevant. We take our politics like we take life – lightly.” Publisher Taki Theodoracopulos also founded The American Conservative e-zine, listed in the News and Opinion section.
“Home of the Web’s best freebies.” Listings and reviews of all the best free stuff that is available on the internet, updated daily. Freebie search engine. To keep up with the latest freebies, subscribe to their newsletter (it’s free, of course).