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Listing of internet resources, information and web sites of interest

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 Fun and Interesting Links  Technical Help Links  Blue Point Engineering
 Animatronic Links  Internet Search Engines  Computer Help Links
 Robotic Links  Medical Internet Search Engines  Macintosh ... Palm PDA's .. PC
 Commercial - Company Links  Internet Tool Links  Maps .... Travel Links
 Entertainment Links  Computer and Internet Terms  Learning Sites .......Education
 Palm PDA Modules / Interfaces  Thomas The Tank Engine Train  Van Deest Genealogy
 Interfaces and Devices   Internet Security Links / Help  Apple Collectibles

FUN AND INTERESTING
Paper Models - Listing of sites where you can make paper models of many different things.
More Paper Models - Paper project to make, ideas, links.
Paper Paradise - Paper models company, hints, techniques, model paper project to make.
FIRST - For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.
How Things Work - Excellent site on how things work.
Anthony's List of Internet Accessible Machines - Fun things connected to the internet.
BSY's List of Internet Accessible Machines - Fun site of things connected to the internet.
Internet Tele-Operated Devices - Things connected to the internet that you can control.
Furby Autopsy - An inside look at that lovable character.
Tommy's List of Live Cam Worldwide - Site listing cameras connected to the internet.
Cinefex - A great magazine on Hollywood SFX, and advertisements of suppliers.
Free, Free, Free . com - Portal for free things.
Discovery Kids - Great website for kids to explore the world.
Build - it - Yourself - Fun for kids to learn how to build different gadgets, devices, objects.
RoboFly - Fun toys for all of us.
XTension for the Mac - Home automation and security for the Macintosh.
IBVA Technologies, Inc. - Brain wave device controller.
Robots and Space Toys - Fun toys for all of us.
Toy Steam Engines - Steam toys for us older kids, who remember steam powered era.
Interesting Devices Connected to the Net - Things on the internet beyond computers.
How Stuff Works - Excellent site on how things work.
Toytronix - R/C Balloon Craft ( Blimp Airship, Ground Vehicles )
SkyChart III - Precision Sky Simulator and Telescope controller.
Starry Night - Leading Astronomy Software.
The Sky - Full-featured, graphical astronomy program
Disney. com - Disney Portal.
E-How. Com - How things work.
Bizarre Stuff - Strange stuff you can make in your kitchen.
Top Secret Recipes - Creating kitchen clones of America's favorite brand-name foods.
TranslateFree.com - Foreign language translation services available free on the internet.
Nuts and Volts - Electronics hobbyists magazine.
Metal and Machine Links - Portal for home shop machinist, metal worker, model engineer.
LASER Data - Practical guide on lasers, for experimenters, and hobbyists.
LASER and Light Effects - Portal for laser references, supplies / learning materials on lasers.
Clay Factory - Suppliers of new age modeling materials.
e-How. Com - How things work.
Modeling Hints & Tips - Collective experiences of modelers everywhere.
Hacking a Servo by Kevin Ross
A Modeling Course in 10 parts by Bill Zuk
Patent Search - Excellent database site on patents.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
SmartHome - World's largest supplier of home automation / smart gadgets for your home.
X-10 Control - Devices used in your home to control lights, alarms, etc.
Engineering Software Database - Portal for engineering based software.
Human Movement Tracking Resources
Global Positioning Resources
Tech Kids - information about robotics and basic electronics for students and hobbyists.
Galaxy - Engineering & Technology.
Plantraco - Radio Control UFO and micro rover vehicle.
Toytronix - Living room blimp.
LEGO Mindstorm - Projects.
World Time - World time server.
Rokenbok System - Excellent R/C toy system.

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ANIMATRONICS
Chris Hillmans Animatronics Links - Excellent listing of animatronic sites.
Image Creators - Special visual effects company.
Sally Corporation - Commercial designer and manufacture of entertainment products.
The Robot Factory - Manufacture of robots for advertising / education and entertainment.
S.C.R.E.A.M - Student Club of Realistic Effects, Animatronics and Make-up.
Arvid - Animatronic Character being built, with detail of how it's done.
Animatronics - Student project in building an animatronics character.
The Animatronics Resource Site - Reference site with many links to other resources.
The Puppetry Home Page - Resource site for the puppetry community.
Phantasmechanics - A site for haunted imagineers involved in Halloween attractions.
How to Become an Imagineer - Information about Disney Imagineers.
Blue Point Engineering - Animatronics Parts and Supplies


ROBOTICS
Arricks Robotics - Excellent resource of robotics information.
Acroname- Vendor for robotic parts. Manufacture of the BrainStem interface and PPRK Robot.
...................Excellent supply of unique sensors, components for the robot builder.
Lynxmotion - Great walking robot kits.
Robotics Internet Resources Page - Robotics related information from various sources.
Robot Science and Technology - A great robotics magazine.
Robot Builders - Robotics related information from various site sources.
Robot Wars - Interesting site, battling robots.
Robotics Related Web Sites - Robotics information from various sites.
Chris Hillmans Robotics Links - Excellent listing of robotic sites.
Robotics Frequently Asked Questions List
The Robot Menu - Robot builders can show off their creations. Excellent site for ideas.
LEGO Company - The ultimate toy.
Fischertechnik - Excellent model / project building mechanical components and parts.
BEAM Robotics - Robotic projects and devices based on miniature, low power concepts.
Robix - Advanced Design, Inc. - Example controller and servos used in robotic applications.
Robohoo - Worlds largest resources of robotic data.
GPS Resource Library - Information about Global Positioning Systems (GPS).
Blue Point Engineering - Robotic Parts and Supplies
Fischertechnik - ( Model A Technology ) Building components for mechanical and general projects.
Glolab Corporation - Vendor of RF low cost kits, components, electronics for wireless control of devices.

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COMMERCIAL
Acroname- Vendor for robotic parts. Manufacture of the BrainStem interface and PPRK Robot.
...................Excellent supply of unique sensors, components for the robot builder.
The Character-Shop - The best in animatronics. Great learning material about animatronics.
The Robot Factory - Colorado manufacture of robots for education and entertainment.
Henson's Creature Shop - The best in the business for animatronics / puppetry.
Mondo-tronic's Robot Store - Exciting products.
Altered Anatomy - Commercial designer and manufacture of entertainment products.
Advanced Animations - Advanced animatronics design and manufacturing facility.
Animal Makers - Design and manufacture advanced animal animatronic characters.
Creaturoides - Manufacture of animatronics for advertising and entertainment in Mexico.
Bone Yard Effects - Professional makeup effect supplies and services.
Axtell Expressions - Amazing professional puppets and magic.
Artem Visual Effects - Advanced animatronics design facility.
3D Laser Digitizing System - Manufacture of laser scanner for digitizing objects.
Applied Magic - Work and inventions of special effects artist Alan McFarland.
Bodytech - Excellent supplier of haunter house and body items.
Gilderfluke - Manufacture of top of the line animatronic controllers.
MEL - Commercial designer and manufacture of entertainment products.

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Disney World - The greatest animatronics location in the world.
Disney. com -Disney Portal.
Persistence of VISION - Historical information on Walt Disney and his creative legacy.
IAAPA - International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions.
Trade Shows - Resource site portal for trade show events, products and services.
Theme Park Enthusiasts - Guides to theme parks around the world.
CineSecrets - Movie inside stories.
AmuseNET - Portal for amusement park industry.
The "E" Ticket Magazine - Magazine about Disney special effects / projects & people.
Performance Animation Society - Performance animation/ theater, puppeteering group.
Hidden Mickeys - A must for anyone going to Disney Land or Disney World.

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TECHNICAL HELP
Electronic
Newark Electronics - Electronics parts company.
Circuit Cookbook Archive - Variety of files of interest on electronics.
Basic Electronics - Learn Electronics.
Design Notes.com - Notes and circuits for engineering students and hobbyists.
Electronic Projects for R/C - Electronic gadgets for the radio control hobbyists.
Circuit Archive - Assorted circuit designs database.

Mechanical
Hacking a Servo - Seattle Robotics Society information on R/C servo modifications.
Simple Machines - Learning information on simple machines.
Mechanical . Com - Mechanical products, services portal.


INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES
Snap.com - Search engine
MetaCrawler.com - Search engine
GoTo.com - Search engine
Lycos.com - Search engine
AltaVista.com - Search engine
Hotbot.com - Search engine
NothernLight.com - Search engine
Yahoo.com - Search engine
Yahooligans.com - Search Engine for Kids.
Crawler.com - Search engine
WebCrawler.com - Search engine
About.com - Search engine
Monster.com - Internet Job Search Engine
Mamma.com - Search engine
Google com - Search engine
Excite.com - Search engine
Netscape.com - Search engine
LookSmart.com - Search engine
BotWeb.com - Search engine 
MSNBC.com - World News information site.
The Front Page - Search engine 
NerdWorld.com - Search engine 
BuyersIndex.com - Search engine 
W3 Search Engines - Search engines available on the WWW.
Top Search Engines on One Page - All of the top search engines on one webpage.
All-in-One Search Page - 500 of the best engines, indexes, directories and catalogs.
Internet Search Engines - Hundreds of Internet search engines in a wide range of topics.
The Combined Health Information Database- CHID - Medical help / references / engines

MEDICAL SEARCH ENGINES
Dr.Koop.com - Medical help / references / search engines
Health AtoZ.com - Medical help / references / search engines
American Academy of Family Physicians - Medical help / references / search engines
Med 411.com - Medical help / references / search engines
Medicine On- Line - Medical help / references / search engines
Pharmaceutical Information Network - Drugs - Medical help / references / search engines

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INTERNET TOOLS
Mac Net Tools - Apple Macintosh Computer tools.
File Formats - Data-Information.

INTERNET / COMPUTER TERM DEFINITIONS
TechEncyclopedia
Search Engine Terms
List of Key Internet Terms
ThirdAge- Tech Internet Glossary

INTERNET SECURITY SITES
Hands-On - Internet Security Articles / Sites.
Cyber Patrol - Children protection using the internet.
Internet Security and Safety Program - Youth Watch Information Center.
Parents Guide to the Internet - US Dept. of Ed. Office of Education and Technology information site.

COMPUTER HELP
7 Search.com
Apple Computer
Dell computer
ePeople - NoWonder - Worlds Largest Helpdesk.
The Hardware Book - Collection of pinouts, and cables descriptions

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MACINTOSH
Everything Mac
Mac Central Online
MacFixIt
The Ultimate Macintosh
MacConnection
Apple Computer
Macinsearch.com


PC .
ZDNet.com



PALM PDA's ......
Palm Corporation
PalmPilot Archives
MacPalm Talkline
Palm Boulevard
Palm Stock
The Palm Tree
Palm Station
Palm Help - Macintosh
Programming the Palm
O'Reilly PalmPilot Center
Pilot Gear H.Q.
ZD Net Palm
NearlyMobile .com

PALM PDA INTERFACE / DEVICES
MELD - Data Acquisition plug-in interface for Palm hand held (PDA).
Global Position Systems- GPS plug-in module for Palm hand held.
Digital Compass - Electronic Compass Module plug-in for Palm hand held.
IR Remote Controller - Remote IR Controller module plug-in for Palm hand held.
Tail Light - Light (LED) module plug-in for Palm hand held.
RobotPilot - Palm Control Software for hobbyist servo based robot.
yBasic - Basic Programming Software for Palms
Palm Weather - Weather station for Palm Hand Held.
Palm Parts - Supplier for Palm parts, cables, etc.
SV203 Interface - Servo Controller Interface for the Palm
Palm Pilot Robot Kit - Neat robot controlled by a Palm
Tilt Sensor Project - Tilt sensor for Palms
Palm LEGO - Programs for LEGO Mindstorm.
Acroname- Vendor for robotic parts. Manufacture of the BrainStem interface and PPRK Robot.
...................Excellent supply of unique sensors, components for the robot builder.

INTERFACE / DEVICES
Mini SSC II Interface - Scott Edwards Electronics
SV203 Servo Motor Controller Board - Pontech
Acroname- Vendor for robotic parts. Manufacture of the BrainStem interface and PPRK Robot.
...................Excellent supply of unique sensors, components for the robot builder.
MELD Module - Francis Deck
PPRK Robot - Acroname
EZ I/O Interface - University of Michigan ( NIQ Inc. - EZI/O )
Mac I/O - MacBrick

Fischertechnik - ( Model A Technology ) Building components for mechanical and general projects.
Glolab Corporation - Vendor of RF low cost kits, components, electronics for wireless control of devices.

MAPS
Maps. com - Map Search Engine
MapQuest. com - Map Search Engine
Maps On US - Map Search Engine
MapBlast. com - Map Search Engine
Atlas of the World
National Geographic - Map Machine
Maps of the United States
Terra Server - Satellite Images of earth, cities, world locations.
CityMaps of the Netherlands

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LEARNING SITES
Pacific Bell - Knowledge Network Explorer
Robert Gordon University - Net Learn.
The Internet Public Library
Gifted Resources Page - Portal resources, enrichment, programs for education.

TRAVEL LINKS
Preview Travel - Web site for airline tickets, hotel and car reservations and complete vacation planning
Cheap Hotels and Air line tickets - Discount flights, hotels tickets.
The HOTTEST Airfares on Earth - Discount flights, hotels, cheap flights, cheap event tickets.
Air Traveler's Handbook Home Page -Links to air travel, general travel resources on the Internet.
US State Department - Travel Services - Travel Warning Information Sheets on Foreign Travel.
Save Big On Travel - Travel savings site
TRAVEL.com - Travel booking engines for airlines, hotels, cars, cruises, vacations and travel.
Yahoo Travel - Travel reservation services, trip planning, price comparisons and other travel information.
Discount Airfares - Discount Flights, Cheap Fares, Cheap Flights
TRIP.com - Resources for the traveler, destination guides, information and travel tips.
A Catalog of Last Minute Travel Bargains - Cheap vacations by traveling last minute.
AirFair.com - Discount airline fares.
AirTickets - Travel bargains, discount and cheap airline tickets, discount travel
EarthWatch Weather - 3D StormWatch severe weather watches, warnings & advisories.
Rain or Shine - Radar & Maps, Weather Cams, Ski Reports, Beach ,Boating ,UV Reports.

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE
Official Thomas Train Site - Thomas the tank engine train sites.
Drew's Thomas Web Site - Thomas The Train site with many links.
My Trains .com - Store with metal collector Thomas Trains from Ertl Corp.
Totally Thomas' Toy Depot - Store with metal collector Thomas Trains from Ertl Corp.


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