K95.5 Internet Minute!
Great links as featured on the K95.5 Internet Minute 8:10 am. The Internet Minute is sponsored by
Now offering Internet in Hugo, Oklahoma! call 1-888-784-1586
Click Reload/Refresh to see the latest listings
Nov. 1st The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia <http://education.yahoo.com/reference/encyclopedia/>
A rich source of answers to questions about the full range of human knowledge, with more than 25,000 alphabetical entries, covering the arts, business, computers, geography, history, literature, medicine, philosophy, politics and popular culture.
Nov 4th http://www.kinkyfriedman.com/ His freinds are people like Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Danny Hutton of Three Dog Night, Lowell George of Little Feat, Rick Danko and Levon Helm of The Band and a whole host of others became Kinky Friedman fans. His influence upon those of influence continues today as both George W. Bush and Bill Clinton read Kinky Friedman books. Dwight Yoakam often quotes Kinky in interviews, and Don Imus mentions him often on his morning radio show as does Sammy Alred ,the radio voice of Austin.
Nov 5th Are young People to Smart to Vote? Read the article
Nov 8th The
This site presents an alphabetized listing of hundreds of phobias ranging from Ablutophobia (fear of washing or bathing) to Zoophobia (fear of animals). Also available is a reverse Indexed Phobia List by subjects ranging from Abuse: sexual (contreltophobia) to Yellow color (xanthophobia).
This is the official Veterans Day site by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Armistice Day was primarily a day set aside to honor veterans of World War I, but in 1954, after World War II had required the greatest mobilization of soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen in the Nation's history; after American forces had fought aggression in Korea, the 83rd Congress, at the urging of the veterans service organizations, amended the Act of 1938 by striking out the word "Armistice" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "Veterans. " With the approval of this legislation (Public Law 380) on June 1, 1954, November 11th became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.
Nov 12th NASA's
NASA's Origins Program seeks to answer two enduring human questions that we once considered around ancient campfires, yet still keep alive in today's classrooms: Where do we come from? Are we alone? 'Over the course of the next two decades, the Origins Program will develop the sophisticated telescopes and technologies that will bring us the information we seek.' This NASA site is the home page for the Origins Program.
Nov 13th U.S.
Nursing Homes: Quality and Complaints
The purpose of this U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site is to provide visitors with information relating to all 17,000 Medicaid and Medicare certified nursing homes throughout the United States. It includes information on payment and patient rights, and a nursing home checklist which will help you evaluate the nursing homes, including 10 quality indicators examining such things as the prevalence of physical restraints at a facility and the percentage of residents who have bed sores, deficiencies found during annual inspections and complaint investigations.
Nov 14th FTC
Proposal to Create a National 'Do Not Call' Registry
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is proposing to amend the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR). The FTC's proposal includes creating a national 'do not call' registry. The FTC enforces the TSR, which protects consumers from unwanted late-night telemarketing calls and prohibits deceptive sales calls. Under the FTC's proposal, it would be illegal for telemarketers to call consumers who place their phone number on the national registry. This site presents details of the proposal along with tips on 'How to Reduce Unwanted Telemarketing Calls Now.'
Nov 15th Today's
This daily feature by Slate magazine presents a summary of what is in the major U.S. newspapers. An archive of previous editions is also available.
Nov 18th Learn
Internet tutorial by AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). This site instructs you how to do many useful things on the Internet. You will learn how to create and organize Favorites, how to make text larger, how to customize your browser, how to capture Internet information, and much more. Each lesson contains written information along with pictures of what you actually see on the computer screen.
Nov 26 Global
Geographic Literacy Survey
Quick, what two countries have had a longstanding conflict over the region of Kashmir? Thirty-six percent of the young Americans who answered that question in National Geographics recent geography survey got it right. How would you do? National Geographic commissioned the Roper survey to test the geographic knowledge of 18- to 24-year-olds in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Sweden, Great Britain, and the United States. So who is fighting over Kashmir? To find out, and to see how you stack up against young Americans.
Nov 27 Butterball.com
Weights & Cooking Time
Turkey weight is the starting point for planning your holiday
meal. Use the following calculator to determine how much turkey to buy and
the Roasting chart as a guideline for planning the day's schedule. While minor
variations in weight do not significantly affect cooking times, always use
a meat thermometer to determine doneness.
K95.5 Internet Minute Archives
|October 2002||September 2002||Aug 2002||July 2002||June 2002||May 2002||April 2002||March 2002||February 2002||January 2002||December 2001||November 2001||October 2001|
|September 2001||August 2001||July 2001||June 2001||May 2001||April 2001||March 2001||February 2001||Jan 2001||December 2000||November 2000||October 2000||September 2000|
|August 2000||July 2000||June 2000||May 2000||April 2000||March 2000||February 2000||January 2000||December 1999||November 1999||October 1999||September 1999|
Return to the front page