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Alexa - the place to find information and statistics on the web’s most popular sites including rankings and traffic information.
www.alexa.com

Amazon - our first port of call when looking for low prices on books, DVD’s CD’s, video games, software and other items to buy for ourselves or for gifts.
www.amazon.co.uk

BBC - where the latest news and information can be found on popular topics including business, sport, health, entertainment, music, science and more.
www.bbc.co.uk

Bibliomania - has a huge selection of short stories, classic literature, drama, poetry, reference, non-fiction and study guides
www.bibliomania.com

Biography.com - provides interesting biographies, celebrity interviews and video clips, plus news of upcoming shows on the Biography Channel.
www.biography.com

CNET forums - a place where members can discuss a wide range of technical topics related to computer hardware, software and electronics, with thousands of other CNET members.
forums.cnet.com

CNN - get the latest video news stories and info and watch breaking news and video clips about politics, entertainment, sport, technology and more.
www.cnn.com

Comedy Central - good source of information on shows, videos, games, jokes, funny video clips,
TV shows and more.
www.comedycentral.com

ComingSoon - great selection of trailers and teasers with lots of info on upcoming movies soon to be released in the cinema and on Dvd
www.comingsoon.net

Concept Art - a web community of artists who aim to help each other learn about art and art techniques
www.conceptart.org

Diyfixit - home improvement diy guide that answers all your do it yourself questions
www.diyfixit.co.uk

Earthcam - the leading network of live webcams and offers the most comprehensive search engine of internet cameras from around the world
www.earthcam.com

ebay - the UK version of the world’s biggest and best online auction site where you can find just about anything you want at a bargain price.
www.ebay.co.uk

eHow - learn how to do just about everything at eHow, the most popular place to find lots of useful ‘How To‘ instructions
www.ehow.com

Empire - the world's leading movie magazine, brings breaking movie news, film and DVD reviews, interviews, competitions and more.
www.empireonline.com

Flickr - online photo management and sharing service where you can show your photos to friends and anyone else who cares to take a look.
www.flickr.com

Funny or Die - if you’re looking to watch some very funny and not so funny videos online then this is the place to look.
www.funnyordie.com

Funny2.com - has a great compilation of funny jokes, acronyms, definitions, facts, answering machine messages and more.
www.funny2.com

Gamespot - get the latest news on video games the PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Wii, GameCube and PlayStation 3 as well as cheats, reviews and more.
www.gamespot.com

Google maps - get well defined maps to help you plan your journey as well as some amazing satellite images.
maps.google.com

Hot UK Deals - the UK's largest site for member submitted deals, voucher codes and bargains.
www.hotukdeals.com

GameVideos - check out the latest games and view trailers and game action before you decide to buy.
www.gamevideos.com

How Stuff Works - this website explains hundreds of subjects, from car engines to lock-picking to ESP, using clear language and tons of illustrations.
www.howstuffworks.com

imdb - the Internet Movie Database has the largest source of accumulated user-based data on films, television programs and video games online.
www.imdb.com

JoeCartoon - has some of the funniest flash animated cartoons on the web.
www.joecartoon.com

Lonely Planet - great resource if you’re planning on travelling abroad. Has lots of useful information on most countries and good advice for travellers.
www.lonelyplanet.com

Mail2web - check your email online with any computer, anywhere in the world with this useful service
www.mail2web.com

Metacritic - want to know what the critics thought of the latest movies, games, books and TV shows? Metacritic is a good place to start.
www.metacritic.com

 

Miniclip - the world's largest online games website, with 34 million unique users per month
www.miniclip.com

MoneySavingExpert - UK site that saves you money providing essential information on credit cards, shopping, special offers, mortgages, council tax, interest rate payments and more
www.moneysavingexpert.com

MP3.com - great place to find mp3 downloads, free music and information on thousands upon thousands of musical artists.
www.mp3.com

Movie Mistakes - find lots of fascinating information on movie goofs, bloopers, quotes and trivia in movies and TV shows.
www.moviemistakes.com

Online Comics - a very useful directory of comics published online with links, descriptions, feedback, comments and discussions on most of the titles listed.
www.onlinecomics.net

National Geographic - provides articles, videos and features about animals, the environment, cultures, history, world music and travel as well as useful maps, photos and relevant daily news reports.
www.nationalgeographic.com

PC Advisor - keep up to date with news from the world of computer technology in the UK
www.pcadvisor.co.uk

Popular Mechanics - top magazine covering a variety of information on home improvement, automotive needs, telecommunications, electronics, computers, outdoors, fitness and science and technology
www.popularmechanics.com

Problogger - provides lots of useful tips to help you make money from blogging and improve your blog.
www.problogger.net

Retailmenot - good place for consumers to find and share coupon codes and promotional codes for discounts at thousands of online stores.
www.retailmenot.com

Science Daily - provides news on all areas of science. Packed with fascinating information and regularly updated news.
www.sciencedaily.com

Science Fiction Crowsnest - if you like sci-fi & fantasy then this site will keep you up to date with all the latest news.
www.sfcrowsnest.com

Shopping.com - one of the best places to compare prices of products available to buy online and find the best deals
www.shopping.com

Snapfiles - download freeware and shareware programs, fully reviewed and rated by staff and user opinions.
www.snapfiles.com

SoYouWanna.com - packed with interesting articles about all the things that nobody ever taught you about in school.
www.soyouwanna.com

Springwise - great source of new business ideas for entrepreneurial minds.
www.springwise.com

Stage6 - A place for people who love video to post videos, share videos, download and watch streaming videos.
stage6.divx.com

Stuff.tv - get news and reviews of the latest technological gadgetry from Stuff magazine.
stuff.tv

Television heaven - take a nostalgic look at some old television favorites, with lots of interesting info and pictures.
www.televisionheaven.co.uk

Television without pity - get the lowdown on your favorite TV shows with a sometimes funny and sarcastic look at what’s good and what isn’t.
televisionwithoutpity.com

The World’s Healthiest Foods
provides reliable, scientifically accurate information for healthy eating. Recipes included.
www.whfoods.com

Top Gear - the official website with blogs from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, exclusive video clips and car reviews for every new car on sale in the UK
www.topgear.com

Videojug - Has a huge selection of informative online videos in many different categories including health and medicine, food and drink, love and sex, leisure and hobbies, diy, sport and fitness and more.
www.videojug.com

WebAward - view the websites that have been recognised for their creativity and achievement in website development.
www.webaward.org

WebMD - a leading source for health and medical news and information. A good place to check before you take a trip to the doctor.
www.webmd.com

Website Tips - a useful site for webmasters looking for tips, tutorials and resources about web design.
www.websitetips.com

WikiAnswers - ask questions and find answers. Good place to start your research, where an ever-growing vault of information is provided by contributors and written by volunteers.
wiki.answers.com

Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia with over eight million articles made available in a variety of languages provides the ideal starting place for any online research project.
wikipedia.org

XE.com - the internet’s free currency information website with free to use currency convertor.
www.xe.com

YouTube - with millions of videos available YouTube will keep you entertained for hours if you haven’t anything better to do
www.youtube.com