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November 2000


Interesting sites to visit on the web


There are many myths surrounding Thanksgiving. The True Thanksgiving Story website offers some answers about where and when the first Thanksgiving was celebrated.

Each fall, Plimoth Plantation’s Research, Education and Public Relations departments receive thousands of telephone calls and letters, all asking the same question: "What was the ‘First Thanksgiving’ really like?" The answer is more complicated than you might first think. You'll find the answer, and more Thanksgiving links at The American Thanksgiving Traditions website.


She's Got Baby Site offers information concerning pregnancy, birth, and becoming parents. The site also provides trivia and personal stories from mothers + much more.


If you're planning a trip to one of the world's major cities, Time Out is the site you'll want to visit first. Started as an arts and entertainment magazine in London in 1968, Time Out now publishes a variety of magazines and a series of travel guidebooks for destinations worldwide. The site offers interesting guides to more than 30 of the world's largest and most popular city destinations. From Amsterdam to Sydney and points in between; whether you're a resident, are planning to visit, or just want to learn more about a particular city-Time Out is a great place to start.


Wanna take a break from the real world? Then you have to check out this side of the internet.
The Onion - is an online publication filled with humorous articles and parodies of current news, lifestyle, computers, and even political topics. Hilarious! Share this one with your friends.


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PC Pitstop can help you get your PC in top form -- running fast, stable and secure. PC Pitstop runs diagnostics on your PC to identify things that might help improve performance. The process is fully automated, private and safe. After the diagnostics run, you get tips for improving all kinds of things. Best of all, the service is free!


Internet Tips is a nifty image search engine. It will search the Web or news groups and display the results in thumbnails. You can configure how it displays the results. It has other interesting features, like browse-able categories. It's a great help for preparing reports and such. It helps you find the visual aid you need to make your point.

Sonic.Worm Approaching: A new virus is spreading throughout Europe and is heading towards the US. Batten down the hatches and update your anti-virus files to avoid its destuction. Read more about this important update here: ZDnet Updates.


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Enter our drawing to win this cute little Onion cookbook. The winner will be randomly drawn from all entries, notified via E-mail on November 26th, and will have their name printed in our December edition. To enter, just send an email with "Enter Me" in the subject line to: