- The Daily Puppy
Cute new puppy pictures posted every day.
- Doggles : Goggles for Dogs
Eye protection designed and created for dogs!
- Oregon Humane Society in Portland, Oregon
A real cathouse…watch the action via webcam…
- Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon (FCCO)
Helping stray, feral, and abandoned cats in Oregon and SW Washington by providing spay and neutering services, as well as vaccination and treatment for minor medical conditions, through a mobile clinic service and partnerships with participating vets.
- Helping Udders
Buy merchandise and choose the pet rescue you want to support from the long list of participants! Gives 10%-50% of every sale to rescues.
- Pug Rescue Network
The Pug Rescue Network — saving Pugs in troubling and life threatening situations. Sponsor a pug, foster a pug, adopt a pug, or buy pug merchandise.
- Pug Village
Information about pugs, including a forum.
- Yogi the Pug
Get some Yogi luvvv from the pup with the extra special tongue!
- Rescue Alert Sticker from ASPCA
Free pet rescue sticker that lets people know you have pets inside and how many in case of an emergency.
A community for exchanging, trading, and swapping used books. WAY COOL!
Tell it a book (or CD or DVD) that you enjoyed and the site will provide suggestions.
Titletrader is a free service that allows users to exchange books (paperback and hardcover), music (CDs), and movies (DVDs and VHS) with other community members from anywhere around the world.
- Blue Rectangle
BlueRectangle.com is all about books, buying and selling (and provide reviews for) all kinds of books.
- 18th Century Bibliography
Eighteenth Century Bibliography is a listing of texts that appeared between 1680 and 1810. Texts can be browsed by decade and author.
Thousands of Full Text Free Books (read books online)
Your source for swapping books online!
- Rare Book Room
An educational site that allows you to examine and read some of the great books of the world.
- Guy Kawasaki
- Working Mother 100 Best Companies
2006 report of family-friendliest companies to work for in America. Seven areas are measured and scored: workforce profile, compensation, child care, flexibility, time off and leaves, family-friendly programs and company culture.
- Team Doug & Angel
Running to raise money to help children with “special needs”.
- Charity Navigator
Check on charities to find CEO salary and other administator salaries, organization ratings, financial health, efficiency, organizational capacity, and other details to decide which non-profit / charity will handle likely your donation the best.
Fight global warming by optimizing your PC’s power consumption.
- Buttons- Looking for lost or special ones
Rhinestone, fashion & designer, suit, childrens, natural, novelty, and special material buttons.
- Buttons and more
Sewing accessories, applique / beaded / braided trim, beads, buckles, buttons, cords, fringe, fur, feathers, lace, and more!
- Oregon Department of Revenue
Checking on state income tax refund status.
Fun and Games
- Smiley Creator
Kinda like Mr. Potato Head, but with smileys…
- Print Your Own Monopoly Money
For those that need a little extra monopoly cash.
Boredom Relief – Games, Optical Illusions, Magic Tricks and more fun activities.
- LEGO® Pieces, Parts, and Accessories
Buy individual new and used LEGO® parts including rare and bulk selections.
- DLTK’s Crafts for Kids
Printable Coloring Book Pages and More
- Hasbro Toy Replacement Parts
Replace lost tokens, pieces, and accessories for Hasbro board games and other toys.
- Jason Love
Syndicated humor writer and cartoonist. Link to article that just “cracked” me up…because I, too, am a “crackhead”.
- Ride On Toys Repair and Replacement Parts
Find complete battery and electric vehicles as well as batteries, battery charges, switches, gearboxes, wiring, and other operational parts for riding toys.
- Amusement Ride Extravaganza
Descriptions, pictures, and videos of famous carnival rides – fun!
- Mattel Toys Replacement Parts
Replace pieces and accessories for Mattel toys, including Hot Wheels, Little People, and Tyco R/C.
- Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder
Freeware utility that retrieves your lost product key (cd key), used to install windows, from your registry.
- HD Tach
HD Tach is a low level hardware benchmark for random access read/write storage devices such as hard drives, removable drives (ZIP/JAZZ), flash devices, and RAID arrays.
- Born to War
Paintings in honor of the American women killed under military assignment to Iraq.
- Linda Chatterton – Flutist
I have to say, I’m not normally impressed much by the flute. However, this has changed me. It’s like the flute is singing…pure beauty. Along with the harp by Min Kim on “The Romance of Flute and Harp”, it’s phenomenal.
Find out what’s happening at the most popular web sites at a glance. Can see this being the home page for many.
- Mark Franek
Dean of students and an English teacher at the William Penn Charter School in East Falls, Philadelphia, and freelance opinion-editorial writer.
Travel the world via live webcams and see the places you’ve only dreamed about…
- Wet Foot Test to Determine Foot Type
Find out if you have flat feet, normal feet, or high arched feet. Especially of interest to runners.
- We Feel Fine.
Random “feelings” harvested from weblogs all over the world. We feel…addicted. :)
Creative and unusual home accessories and gifts. “…combining the treasures of a specialty boutique, the great finds of a craft show, discoveries from a faraway bazaar, along with some enduring classics…”
- Freecycle Network
“It’s a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns.”
- Recipes from Frontier Natural Products Co-op
Includes recipes for soups, salads, sauces, marinades, dips, rubs, bread, stuffing, entrees, side dishes, desserts, and more.
- Cooking By Numbers
Tell them what you have in your fridge and cupboard, and they’ll tell you what you can make.
- Emergency Contact Card (pdf)
Printable emergency contact card for phone numbers and information courtesy of American Red Cross.
- Abby’s Furniture
Furniture dealer in Corvallis, Oregon that sells murphy wall beds.
Photo blog. Great photos for inspiration.
- Rodney Smith (John Cleary Gallery)
wow about covers it!
- photography by jeremy johnson
Great for inspiration and to make you see things from different angles.
Spotlights creative photography on the web.
- World Press Photo
Professional press photography…warning: images may provoke a strong emotional response…
- Quintura for Kids
Search Engine for Kids – Useful for Libraries ?
Great resource for information on essential oils and herbs.
Your library’s reference desk without the library. Facts, news, quotes, images, and general reference info. Good stuff.
Study guides for literature, English, grammar, Spanish, chemistry, math, etc. Also, test preps for SAT, ACT, AP, etc.
Kayak.com searches hundreds of travel sites to give you the widest possible choice of flights and prices.
- Portland (Oregon) Food and Drink
Restaurant reviews, menus, and other food, wine, and drink related news for the Portland Oregon area.
- css Zen Garden
Showing the beauty that can be achieved with css and creative layouts.
- CSS – Accessibility and Standards Links
Links to CSS tutorials and documentation. Great resource!
- Webmaster Tools
Links to many tools for webmasters from validators to link checkers to search engine spider simulators to almost anything else you can think of…and didn’t think of.
- HTML Playground
HTML and CSS playground. See the code in action and play with it.
- IncrediBill (language warning)
Webmaster issues and other stuff…
Free web photo gallery generator. I’ve heard a lot of good things about it…going to try it myself one of these days.
- W3C CSS Validator
W3C CSS Validation Service — a free service that checks Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in (X)HTML documents or standalone for conformance to W3C recommendations.
- CSS Cheat Sheet
At-a-glance CSS reference page.
- SimplytheBest Fonts
Many freeware and shareware fonts.
- TinEye Image Search Engine
Just enter a URL to an image on the web or upload an image from your computer to find pages displaying that same image or a modified version of it.
An online application for comparison of fonts for the screen. (Way Cool!)
- W3C HTML & XHTML Validator
W3C Markup Validation Service — a free service that checks web documents in formats like HTML and XHTML for conformance to W3C recommendations and other standards.
- CutePDF Writer (formerly CutePDF Printer)
Enables any Windows application that can print to create PDF documents. Free.
- Root Name Server Status
Page that lists DNS Root Name Servers and includes their current status and response times.
Download fonts to use in your documents and logos.
- FavIcon From Any Image
Upload an image and create your own favicon.ico online for your site!
- CSS Boxes and Borders
Making all kinds of creative image and text boxes and borders with CSS.
- CSS and HTML Text and Image Tricks
Includes creative pullquote ideas, opacity tricks, dropcaps, and other fancy techniques to dress up your web design.
For help in identifying a font. Try uploading an image to the automated recognition system. If that fails, use the forum for personalized help.
Get your PageRank without having to install a toolbar.
- free online glass button generator
Create and download your own glassy buttons to use on your web site — Very cool!
- How to make sexy buttons with CSS
Tutorial on making attractive rounded buttons with CSS.
- Open Source Web Design
OSWD offers web designs and templates, submitted by the community in the true spirit of Open Source, that can be downloaded and used for free.
- Validome Validation Service
Free online tool to check your HTML / XHTML / XML web pages and sites for compliance with W3C standards.
- Sitemap Generator (online)
Create your own site map (for free!) to help Google and other search engines most effectively index your site.
Web Dev - Colors
- Color Tool
Nifty tool that allows you to actually see the colors you choose in a scheme.
- Colour Contrast Analyser
Allows you to check the contrast of background and text colors using the W3C’s color contrast algorithm to ensure the difference is sufficient.
- Color Blender
Tell it two colors and it will show you the midpoint color(s).
Color tool (in French…just enter a color code in the box under Recherche and click the Rechercher button).
- Color Scheme Generator 2
Find a good color scheme for your web site (or your home or anything else)!
- Color Schemer Gallery
For color inspiration.
- I Like Your Colors!
Quickly find out what colors a site is using. Courtesy of Red Alt.
- Colormixer Remix
The Colormixer is a handy tool which will help you select a matching 9-color palette for your website.
- Color Wheel
Find interesting color combinations for your web site by spinning the color wheel.
- Test Your Voip
Makes a call from wherever you are to one of their U.S. or international test locations and reports the results for free. Takes about 20 seconds, and requires Java.
- Guerrilla Mail
Guerrilla Mail provides you with temporary disposable e-mail addresses that you can use to read and reply which expire after 15 minutes.