The HHS site has links to other health-related government sites, in addition to much consumer and policy information. Technical terms are linked to definitions in the National Library of Medicine's Entrez glossary
This medicine page links you to other alternative-medicine sites as well as to clinical studies and National Institute of Health research on alternative methods. It's also the best place to get the straight dope on medical marijuana
You want the skinny on fat? Julie's is where it's at. You'll find links to the low-fat and fat-free Usenet newsgroups and FAQs as well as links to more than a dozen sites containing low- and no-fat recipes. Julie's list also has links to suppliers of some of the more hard-to-find health snacks
If there's a more complete computer-games Web site on the Net, we haven't found it. This page contains links to hundreds of games-related home pages; dozens of commercial pages; and oodles of FAQs, walk-thrus, game patches, hints, FTP sites, and online magazines
If you don't know your MUSH from your MOO, this is a good place to begin your explorations. MUDs (multiuser dimensions/domains/dialogs/dungeons) are online multiplayer fantasy games whose themes range from the social to the sociopathic
The National Hockey League's site has everything you need to know about the coolest game in town: news, game schedules, rules, rosters, statistics, and lots more. There's additionally a Web version of NHL This Week, the league's official newsletter. The NHL OPEN NET even schedules live chats with popular players such as Pat LaFontaine, of the Buffalo Sabers.
In this hurly-burly world, it's tough enough just to get to the market before closing, much less take time out for Higher Purposes. If the guilt of past actions weighs heavily upon your soul, take a few moments to visit the Confession Booth
If you're looking for love or just a good laugh, hook up to this swinging social scene. Ads are categorized by the kind of relationship desired and then grouped by country and state. As with printed personals, it's a seller's market for heterosexual women: When we checked, 481 women sought relationships with men, whereas 2,703 men sought female companionship
If a sincere love letter is beyond your capabilities, let Cyrano do the work for you. Merely fill in a few blanks, and the server will compose a love letter in any of seven distinct styles. Also available: personalized Dear John letters.
Remove the lounge lizard from the endangered species list! This homage to Juan Esquivel and space-age pop symbolizes a revival of '50s glamour that practically reeks of smoking jackets and cheesy music. If you start craving cocktails, hot links to various online lounges will have you sipping screwdrivers and humming along with the Muzak in no time
This warped art gallery dishes up a smorgasbord including a ghastly gargoyle hunt, a sardonic stamp collection featuring such trashy '90s icons as Tonya Harding and Amy Fisher, and a freedom-fighting Rabbit Rat
The KOOKS Museum is Donna J. Kossy's look at world-class conspiracy nuts, quacks, and hatemongers - those wacky folks who make walking down a city street a little bit like a trip through the secure wing of your local hospital. Kossy is a serious student of crackpotology, and her sites offer gems such as the excerpts from a letter written by George Dahl, who makes a convincing case that a New York blackout was staged solely to observe and control him. Don't forget to stop by the Kooks Museum Gift Shoppe on your way out
Celebrate the short-lived but horrible singing career of William Shatner, with seven sound clips from Shatner remakes of classics such as "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" and "Mr. Tambourine Man." Or steel yourself against the siren sounds of Nichelle Nichols' (Star Trek's Lieutenant Uhura) one album sample before pointing your ears toward tracks from any one of Leonard Nimoy's ten albums
"Your source for important information and things to tell your friends" focuses on obscure baby-boomer-era topics that you won't see covered anywhere else. A photo essay entitled "The Dark Side of PEZ" features illustrations of the 1970s skull-head PEZ dispenser, and a well-illustrated history of GAF View-Masters includes photographs of the popular stereo viewers from 1945. TV personality Mr. T. makes a special guest appearance
Like a real public library, this site organizes books and reference collections into rooms and stacks. Click on the image maps for reference, youth, literature, and so on, and you'll find lots of useful links to searchable indexes and downloadable texts
Lonely Planet publishes some of the finest printed travel guides on earth, and its invaluable insights are available online as well. You get the lowdown on the customs, culture, currency, climate, and cuisine of just about any destination that comes to mind
From Ulysses to Huckleberry Finn, this is the place to go to read books that somebody, somewhere, sometime, thought shouldn't be read by anyone. If you're shocked by the logic behind this literary cleansing, links to activist sites allow you to speak out
The electronic Gourmet Guide is a monthly e-zine devoted to food and cooking. In addition to more than a dozen recipes, ranging from soup to nuts, each edition contains cooking tips, hints for finding more gastronomic information on the Net, and feature stories
The Lense is based on The Utne Reader, an eclectic Reader's Digest of the alternative press. Like its print counterpart, The Utne Lense is smart and stylish and doesn't descend to gratuitously hip posturing
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