Answers - a useful reference website that presents content in over four million entries that has been collected from various sources.
Epicurious - the website dedicated to recipes, cooking, drinking, entertaining, and restaurants. Features recipes provided by Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines
Allmusic - provides comprehensive information about music. The site includes music reviews, information on new releases, artists biographies, advanced search and more.
NHS Direct - leading UK health Information website which contains information about conditions, treatments and services for all types of conditions. Get answers to hundreds of health questions and find the location of a GP, Dentist, Optician or Pharmacy near you.
imdb - the Internet Movie Database has the largest source of accumulated user-based data on films, television programs and video games online.
Internet Public Library - The Internet Public Library (IPL) features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites, links to online texts, newspapers and magazines as well as providing the ‘Ask A Question’ online reference service.
Reference.com - online encyclopedia, almanac, Web search, Web directory, dictionary and thesaurus all easily accessible in one place.
Research-It! - search, look up or translate just about anything from here.
The World Factbook - find all kinds of information and interesting facts about the countries of the world, including area size, geographic co-ordinates, population size etc.
Quoteland.com - quotations on every topic, by every author, and in every fashion.
Biography.com - provides interesting biographies, celebrity interviews and video clips, plus news of upcoming shows on the Biography Channel.
Ancestry.com - the world's most popular genealogy site. Access 1 billion records and thousands of online images of genealogical records. Free trial membership.
Refdesk - comprehensive source of reference links on a huge range of subjects.
How Stuff Works - a very informative site which explains hundreds of subjects, from computers to how space stations work. A great resource of information.
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.
Consumer reports - find product reviews and ratings on a wide range of products sold in the US. Requires subscription for access to some reports.
Which? - UK based consumer reports website with reviews and consumer advice on a variety of products. Requires subscription for access to some reports.