- CNN Interactive - http://www.cnn.com/
Latest world-news headlines with images, QuickTime movies.
- Chicago SunTimes - http://www.suntimes.com/
The daily Chicago SunTimes on the web.
- USA Today Online - http://www.usatoday.com/
Online version of USA Today.
- Daily Herald - http://www.dailyherald.com/
Online version of the Chicago suburban newspaper, The Daily Herald.
- Pathfinder - http://www.pathfinder.com/
Your interactive link to Time Incorporated's publications, including this week's issue of Time, Sports Illustrated, Money, and Vibe. You'll find full-text stories and a searchable database of past articles from more than a dozen other publications.
- PBS Online - http://www.pbs.org/
Website with pointers to public organizations.
- Smithsonian Magazine - http://www.smithsonianmag.si.edu
Here, you can witness the grace of a swimming hippo, hear the songs of the remote Suya Indians of Brazil, instantly find fun facts and trivia from hundreds of past Smithsonian magazine stories, see a giant centipede shuffle across the street, explore a gallery of stunning work from Smithsonian's award-winning photographers and illustrators, hear the award-winnning Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, and much more.
- National Geographic Online - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/
National Geographic is now on the web and has a great site. Their magazines, "Traveler Magazine", National Geographic Magazine", and "World Magazine" are here as well as a map machine, section just for kids, a Geo Bee Quiz, and special sections on the White House and the Four Corners of the Globe. For a sample of what a great job they have done, try out the section on Dinosaur Eggs (http://www.nationalgeographic.com/modules/dino_eggs/index.html).
- Biography magazine - http://www.biography.com/
Great site for finding biographies of famous people. There is a search function with over 15,000 famous people, past to present, many from the Cambridge Biograhical Encyclopedia; where to get videos of famous people; where on TV you can find shows on famous people; and a discussion area.
- WGN-TV in Chicago - http://www.wgntv.com/
Fascinating site for all of the Chicago Area. Current picture of Chicagoland posted every half hour. Visit the PeopleCam and take a ride in Skycam 9. Visit the WGN Morning News set. Get the latest on current news stories and events. Check out the weather with Tom Skilling. Download images, sounds and movies. It will take you some time to explore all the avenues contained in this up-to-the-minute site.