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Contemporary Culture
Wordsmith
http://www.wordsmith.org
A wonderfully simple dictionary/thesaurus service in the form of e-mail database query.
Send e-mail to wsmith@wordsmith.org, and shortly thereafter a reliable response awaits in your e-mail account. The subject field indicates the type of word lookup desired and the word itself.
  • subject: define someword
    Returns a definition of someword.
  • subject: synonym someword
    Returns a lengthly thread of words related to someword.
  • subject: acronym SOMEWORD
    Returns the definition for the acronym SOMEWORD.
ESPN SportsZone
http://espnet.sportszone.com
The finest sports news, columns and features. Updates on ongoing events and breaking news are found here first.
Baseball fans must check out GameCast, providing real-time pitch-by-pitch of games in progress in one of the best Java applets around.
Dave Letterman's Top Ten Archives
http://www.cbs.com/latenight/lateshow/top10
Recently renewed text search of consistently funny topical comedy, spanning his past five years on CBS. A good way to find a decent joke.
This link seems to be renamed on a weekly basis, so if you get a "Not Found" message, try http://www.cbs.com/latenight/lateshow.
SonicNet
http://www.sonicnet.com
Music news and reviews, concert Netcasts. MTV/VH-1 for the Web.
Salon Magazine
http://www.salon1999.com
Fluff culture, which after all does deserve its place.
The Boston Phoenix: Features
http://www.bostonphoenix.com/contents/new.html
The Boston Phoenix is essentially the Village Voice of Beantown.
This link connects to their weekly features, which aren't too bad for human-interest and politic opinion.
Boston, the Hub of the Universe
http://www.sccs.swarthmore.edu/~derek/boston.html
A collegian's view of his hometown, with an excellent collection of links.
CareerPath.com
http://www.careerpath.com
Job-hunting in the cybereconomy.
JobSmart Northern California Job Search Guide
http://jobsmart.org
Another launching pad for scouring the job cybermarket.
Lesko U.S. Government Giveaways
http://www.lesko.com
Caveat emptor. As in freeware, you often get what you pay for.
Edmund's Automobile Buyer's Guide
http://www.edmunds.com
A Web-based Consumer Reports for the American automotive consumer.
Bukowski Biography
http://www.charm.net/~brooklyn/Buk/bukmain.html
A short biography of the poet/writer, with a few links.


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