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Religion, Philosophy and Literature

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

This excellent site contains (and links to) a comprehensive collection of public domain books and documents pertaining to the Christian Church. Books range from the early church fathers to the present day.

The Secular Web 

Miscellaneous information, readings and links related to Secular Humanism

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy An outstanding, diverse searchable collection of entries ranging from Plato to game theory.

Guide to Philosophy on the Internet

A most comprehensive collection of links for a huge number of topics related to philosophy. Includes links to on-line public domain texts, guides, biographies, courses, associations, journals, etc.

Utilitarian Resource Page

Provides links to a variety of Utilitarian-oriented pages including readings, PDF files and biographies.

Generally light and non-scholarly reading with a focus on skepticism pertinent to religion, UFOs, paranormal phenomena and other issues typically touted in supermarket tabloids and early-evening television.

The Council for Secular Humanism

The web site for the publisher of Free Inquiry .

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

University of Tennessee Martin Encyclopedia of Philosophy with links to numerous sites. Good starting point for quick answers to questions.

The Qur'an

The text of the Qur'an maintained at the University of Michigan.

The Christian Bible

Texts of the Old and New Testaments

Project Gutenberg Web Site

Perhaps the most ambitious effort to make available public domain classics, books and other materails available for free over the web. This page provides thousands of texts no longer covered by copyright restrictions. See also .

Virtual Religion Index

An excellent compendium of web-based resources for the world's religions


Yahoo MLB Scores and Stats

Recent MLB results and stories along with links to current stats, standings and much more. Links to other sports as well.

The Baseball Reference

Excellent source for online and downloadable historical baseball data, including an encyclopedia and many articles and other features.

Baseball Almanac

Contains lifetime statistics for baseball players


Velo News

Provides the best coverage of bicycle racing coverage. Minute-by-minute coverage of the Tour de France.

Tour de France Page

The English version of the Tour de France web site Live coverage of the Tour de France and many other sporting events.


Register on-line for bicycle races

Velo News Calendar 

Calendar of upcoming international, North American and regional bicycle races.

USA Cycling

USCF site

Tri e-coach

Steve Pyle's triathlon and cycling tips, links and stories

Connecticut State Bicycle Laws

From Connecticut Vehicle Code

Randonneurs USA

Sponsors sanctioned long-distance bicycle events

Race Across America

Race Across America (RAAM) 

Sheldon Brown's Home Page

Links to Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Glossary, Do It Yourself Tips, various bicycle links and a lot of other bicycle-related stuff

Exploritorium: The Science of Cycling

Discusses materials, aerodynamics and other issues related to cycling

Bike Web Site Bicycle Repair Guide A beginner's bicycle repair guide


All About Juggling  

Nice site which provides beginning through advanced juggling technique. Other useful information as well; in fact, what site could possibly be more useful than this one?


Provides reviews of resorts from all over the world

Thunder Ridge

The closest mountain to NYC.

er Mountain

The closest reasonably large mountain to NYC.


Probably the largest ski resort within driving distance to NYC.

Killington Links

Links to accommodations, transportation and shop around Killington

Mt. Snow Accommodation Links


Links to accommodations near Mt. Snow, the closest Vermont ski resort to NYC

Politics, Current Events and Economics

Robert's Rules of Order

Most political "progress" occurs during meetings. Larger meetings are often conducted according to sets of rules with which few are familiar. This book consists of the most commonly followed set of rules, and, hence, contains all that you need to know to disrupt "progress" in formal meetings "run by the rules."


Contains links to a large number of newspapers from around the world.


A somewhat liberal or Democratic leaning on politics, news and issues.



Georgia Tech Online Textbooks

Free online textbooks in Math

Khan Academy Over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 312 practice exercises

Hotbits Random Number Generator

Produces hexadecimal random numbers generated by the radioactive decay of krypton 85. Provides a nice non-technical description of radioactive decay.

The Joy of Pi Links

Provides useful links to everything you've always wanted to know about pi, including a link to its first one million digits, how to compute its first billion digits, its history, hints on how to memorize digits, etc. The perfect site for those of us with slow social lives.

Math Archives Calculus Resources On-Line

Provides links to on-line calculus courses and reviews, software, shareware and freeware, hypertext books

Wolfram: World of Mathematics

Indexes mathematics topics, problems, theorems, puzzles and solutions. Nice site.

Professor Kleitman's Calculus On-line textbook

A nice introductory on-line text

Brief, but very readable introductions to Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables and Matrix Algebra.




STA Travel

The travel agency for the Council on International Educational Exchange. This agency is a very reliable consolidator and provider of travel services for students and faculty. Students can often obtain the best fares through this agency.



The Space Telescope Science Institute

Images from the Hubble Space Telescope and other interesting stuff from the Hubble and NASA

On-Line Maps from the University of Texas

An extensive and varied collection of maps from the Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas Library.


 From the San Francisco Museum  of Science, Art and Human Perception

Horology Zone

Provides details on mechanical time pieces, including history and repair.

The Watch Guy

Repairing and maintaining vintage watches

Watch information

Elgin Watch Site

Watch information





updated 11/22/20