Artportal General Reference Resources
 
  
Web Search Engines
Google.com / Regional Googles:   
Yahoo!   MSN   Ask.com   Dogpile Multi-Search

Web Starting Pages
Blank - Start with a minimalist blank page
AOL Start Page
CEO Express - Business-oriented start page
home-page.com
iGoogle
My Yahoo!
StartWebPage

Web Directories
Open Directory Project
Yahoo! Directory

Encyclopedias
Wikipedia, the Open Content Encyclopedia    Wikipedia Arts Portal
Full-Text Search of Wikipedia:
Encarta
Columbia Encyclopedia
Britannica.com (subscription required)

Dictionaries
Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary
American Heritage Dictionary
Cambridge University Press Dictionary

Fact Books
CIA World Factbook
Bartleby.com Reference Works Online - Encyclopedias, dictionaries and English usage guides, etc.

Google News
Google News Archive
Google Books
Highbeam
FindArticles
MagPortal
Google Scholar (Beta)
Microsoft Live Academic Search

white pages, yellow pages, int'l phone dir
http://www.infospace.com/home/white-pages/world

youtube
myspace
facebook

Refdesk
- Today's Pictures; add Wikimedia to list


this day in history



Check Your Weather:

Check Your Email:
Hotmail
Yahoo
Mail.com
AOL
Mail2Web
Earthlink
Top Sites:
AOL.com
eBay.com
ESPN.com
MSN.com
Yahoo.com

Focused Search Sites:
MP3 Search
People Search
Email Address Search
Picture Search
Movie Search
Software Search
Image Search
Find Health Information:
WebMD

Top News Sites:

* ABC News
* BBC
* CBS News
* CNN.com
* Drudge Report
* Fox News
* MSNBC.com
* The Smoking Gun
* Time.com
* US News
* The Wall Street Journal
* USA Today
* Yahoo News

Top News Categories:

* Small Business
Business Week
BizJournals.com
* Jobs/Employment
WSJ Career Journal
Hotjobs.com Career Tools
1099
* World News
CNN World News
Reuters World News
* Science/Education
National Geographic
Space.com
Scientific American
PBS Online
* Technology
CNet News.com
Wired.com
ZD Net
* Finance
Money Magazine
CNNFN.com
* Entertainment
E! Online
Ain't it cool news
* Food/Recipes
Food Network
Epicurious Food
* Movies
Internet Movie Database
Ifilm
* Local News
Newslink.org
Local ABC Affiliates






BLOGGING
-----------
12. www.blogger.com Blogger.com Free, automated weblog publishing tool that sends updates to a site via FTP.
14. www.fotolog.net Fotolog A community of interconnected photo diaries and blogs.
51. www.metroflog.com MetroFlog Fotoblog personalizable, con la posibilidad de subir una foto diaria con guestbook.
61. www.livejournal.com LiveJournal A service for journals and blogs, that also offers privacy controls, photo storage, publishing tools, style templates, and online communities for many interests.
57. www.wordpress.com Wordpress.com

BLOGSPOT



SOCIAL
--------------
6. www.myspace.com Myspace Social Networking Site.
7. www.facebook.com Facebook A social utility that connects people, to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos.
8. www.hi5.com Hi5 Offers a profile page, a friend request feature, photo storage, music reviews, video, and email.
TWITTER
10. www.orkut.com Orkut Social networking and discussion site operated by Google
15. www.friendster.com Friendster Friendster is a leading global social network emphasizing genuine friendships and the discovery of new people through friends. Search for old friends and classmates, stay in better touch with friends, share photos and videos, and so much more.
69. www.adultfriendfinder.com Adult Friendfinder Personal adverts with pictures and chat. [Membership]
20. www.skyrock.com Skyrock Social Networking Site
68. www.netlog.com Netlog.com
106. www.bebo.com Bebo.com Bebo, the next generation high school and college social network (like MySpace and Facebook), makes it easy for high school and college students to stay in touch with their friends, find long lost friends, and meet new people. Helpful and fun applications make it easy to remember birthdays, share photos, write blogs, read a friendís blog, discover new interests, and just hang out. Bebo connects your brand with influencers and their circle of friends--youíll reach a highly engaged audience w
107. www.multiply.com Multiply Users can create, share and discuss blogs, photos, videos and music with others as well as post reviews of movies and books, or share a calendar of events.
132. www.perfspot.com PerfSpot Social and business networking.
154. www.imeem.com Imeem Users interact with each other by watching, posting, and sharing content of all media types, including blogs, photos, audio, and video.
178. www.dada.net Dada.net







VIDEOS
3. www.youtube.com YouTube
39. www.megavideo.com Megavideo.com
34. www.dailymotion.com Dailymotion On demand video publishing and sharing website, strongly interfaced with video blogs.
74. www.veoh.com Veoh.com Internet Television Peercasting Network
166.www.metacafe.com Metacafe Promises to serve the world's best videos. Offers incentives for user generated content.






CLASSIFIEDS
59. www.craigslist.org Craigslist.org







http://www.xe.com/">XE - Currency & Foreign Exchange Rates http://www.ivillage.com/
  Celebrity News/Gossip Celebrity Blogs   E! Online   Hello!   Perez Hilton   TMZ

Driving Directions Expedia   Google Maps   Mapquest   Rand McNally   Yahoo! Maps

Humor GoComics index   The Onion   Despair   YouTube funny videos

Maps Expedia   Google Maps   Mapquest   Rand McNally   Yahoo! Maps

Movies Internet Movie Database   Rotten Tomatoes   U.S. Movie Listings

Photo Sharing Flickr   Pbase   Webshots

Product Reviews alaTest Reviews   Amazon.com   CNET   Epinions (also retailer reviews)

Software CNET Download.com   Tucows

Sports ESPN   SI   Sporting News   NFL   MLB   NBA   NHL   PGA   FIFA

Stocks & Finance: Yahoo! Finance   MSN Money   Google   CNN

Travel - Guides & Reviews Fodor's   Frommer's   Lonely Planet   Rough Guides   Travel Insider   TripAdvisor   WikiTravel

Travel - Reservations Booking.com   Expedia   Orbitz   Priceline.com   Travelocity

TV ABC   CBS   NBC   Fox   HBO   CNN   BBC   TV Guide

Zines Huffington Post   New Republic   RealClear Politics   Salon   Slate   TalkingPoints Memo