Some great websites
A photo a day from a former Newsday staffer, http://www.greatvisualtruths.blogspot.com/
My favorite weather site, with good photos:
Terrific all-purpose link site: http://www.allmyfaves.com/
Flight tracker---lets you track a flight in real time, over a map, giving you speed, altitude and other information. You need the flight number.
Language translator---Babelfish recently migrated from Alta Vista to yahoo.com. This is good for lots of things!
How far is it?---Settle dinnertime squabbles with this handy distance calculator. http://www.indo.com/distance/index.html
The Mad Scientist---answers many health and science questions. Nicely organized.
Interactive flood map of the world---shows what areas will be flooded if and when the oceans rise. Let's you choose the height of the additional water.
More on global warming, with reporting from NPR: