EEVL Xtra searches the web for useful information in Computing, Mathematics, and Engineering. With it, you can find helpful articles, resources, job interviews, reports and more. You can also search multiple categories at the same time.
Yahoo! News offers a list of their web news feeds for RSS readers and My Yahoo!. The feeds include world and national news, sports, entertainment, science, elections, oddly enough and more. You can even create your own custom news feeds to get the information that really interests you.
Famous Trials offers lots of historical information about important legal cases throughout history from the trial of Socrates to the Clinton impeachment hearings as well as information about famous [and infamous] attorneys in history. Each case includes not only a narration of the historical event, it also includes primary source information about the case. The site is put together by Douglass Linder at the Universy of Missouri - Kansas City.
Xtra-Google is a search engine that lets you search Google and all its varients such as Google Scholar, Google Video, Google Groups, and so on from one page. Twenty two different Google search types on one page.
Reference EXTRACT is a search engine designed to search high-quality FAQ [Frequently Asked Question] sites and and previously asked question sites on the web. Therefore, it is a very specific search engine in terms of what it will locate. Many of these sites are science oriented.
Brainboost is a search engine designed to get quick answers to your questions. Simply type in your question and let Brainboost find the answer. This search engine is designed more for people who want to know a short answer on a particular topic than someone looking for elaborate information.
AllExperts Questions & Answers is a search engine of experts in various fields who are available to answer your questions on all sorts of topics from history to auto repair to pets to parenting. The site offers you a list of different people to answer your questions, their credentials, and evaluations from others who have sought their help. The site won't give you a lot of detail on a topic, but it's useful if you are just looking for a quick answer on a particular topic.
Study Guides and Strategies offers a wide variety of study guides and research guides for students including guides for classroom preparation, study techniques, classroom participation, improving reading skills, cooperative learning, test preparation, writing techniques, project preparation, website evaluation, and much more. Many of these pages have been translated into a variety of foreign languages as well for non-English speakers.
The Japanese OCW Alliance offers open courseware materials from six Japanese universities - Keio, Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo Tech, Tokyo, Waseda, and Nagoya. Open Courseware contains course syllabi, lectures and other materials free for anyone to use for educational purposes. Thus, materials can be used for personal education or for teachers looking to organize similar courses.
del.icio.us is an Internet system of marking web pages with "tags" so as to make finding pages of interest easier. Different web users who find an interesting page can "tag" it and then others looking for similar pages will also be able to find it as well. The del.icio.us tag search is a search engine that locates pages based upon the "tags" that others have used.