#10) BBC News
As much as American news gives us the most drama and the most compelling imagery, it is not the most objective point of view. Of the many different international news choices available today, the British Broadcasting Corporation has earned the title of the most objective and the most expansive journalism of international reporting. If you want to see more than one point of view of the War in Iraq, the Swine Flu pandemic, the Kyoto Protocol, and the Real Space Race, then the BBC is your news site.
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#8) Merriam Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus
In this digital age, your ability to communicate with written English is paramount. And M-W.com is the perfect resource to improve your English now.
#7) Online Conversion of Any Measurement
#6) How Stuff Works.
#5) Homefair: Resources for Moving, Career, and Raising Your Family.
Homefair.com answers all of these questions and more. A very useful combination of research tables, statistical trends, and international surveys to help you plan your next big step in life.
#4) Epinions: Consumer Reviews by Regular People.
Real people making real comments on real purchases. This is a truly valuable resource for the smart consumer.
At Webopedia, you'll learn what DDR and SDRAM are, what RAID stands for, and how TCP/IP beams messages around the world.
Even more importantly: you can now shop for computer goods and get a patient explanation for what all the hardware terms mean! This is a truly useful resource for every computer user.
#2) Google News
Amazing breadth and depth of choice here, folks. Search by celebrity name, current event, topic, or by region... you're bound to find nearly all the news you'll ever want here.
Well folks, as good as Google is, it is a keyword search tool. Stumbleupon is so much more human and intimate than that. Stumbleupon is the collective recommendations of thousands of hours of searching by web users who share your interests.
Call it a "recommendation engine". Stumblers add to this engine by providing their personal recommendations on what sites are worth your time. Thousands of people who share your interests and hobbies will point you to the sites that they personally recommend. And guaranteed, you will like many of these recommendations.
The Internet just got smaller in a good way, folks. Stumbling is so much more satisfying than Googling.