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Project Puffin  Site Reviews(0)

Added: Nov 30, 1999  Last Update: Nov 30, 1999  Category: P    Hits Out: 50
PC-Intern  Site Reviews(0)
Good place to download IrFanView
Added: May 10, 2005  Last Update: May 10, 2005  Category: P    Hits Out: 50
Prognosticate  Site Reviews(0)
You're probably aware of the New York Times slogan, "All the news that's fit to print." Well, something is missing at, where you need to predict the news. This game site is for the more cerebral. Here is how it works: You pick your favorite news topic. The story is typed up on your screen. When it stops, you predict the next word. But don't stop--there are 20 missing words in each story! Have fun!
Added: May 16, 2005  Last Update: May 16, 2005  Category: P    Hits Out: 38
Putt Putt Mini Golf  Site Reviews(0)
Fancy a game of miniature golf? Summer’s almost officially here, and you know what that means. Miniature Golf! But you don’t have to wait in long lines in the heat to play. There’s a full, 18-hole course on your desktop. It includes everything you’d find at a regular mini golf course. There are gradients, obstacles and windmills. And if scary clowns are your thing, there’s a hole featuring a clown’s face. You control your swing, the ball’s placement and the angle of the stroke. Okay, maybe it isn’t as much fun as the real thing. But it’s good practice for when you hit the course. Plus, it’s a good way to show your kids the physics behind miniature golf. Um, yeah, it’s educational…
Added: Jun 5, 2005  Last Update: Jun 5, 2005  Category: P    Hits Out: 15
Popular Online Journals  Site Reviews(0)
When writing a paper or doing research, you may be required to utilize several journals. Here you will find links to popular online journals and general library pages that list more popular journal sites. Find, read, and print information about almost any subject that appears in articles in the current editions of these online journals.
Added: Aug 7, 2005  Last Update: Aug 7, 2005  Category: P    Hits Out: 92
Population Campaigns  Site Reviews(0)
In 1952, India was the first country in the world to launch a mass media campaign to spread the concept of family planning in response to population growth. Most developing nations soon followed suit. While the campaigns have had varying degrees of success, they have made a significant impact overall. According to a World Bank study, the average number of children per woman in the developing world declined by 2.5 children between 1960, when many of the campaigns began in earnest, and 1990, and it has continued to decline. Efforts to promote family planning through print media, radio announcements, and television ads carefully designed for national audiences persist in most developing countries. Here, browse recent posters from population campaigns in China, India, and Kenya, and learn how their different approaches have fared in the decades since they began.
Added: Aug 10, 2005  Last Update: Aug 10, 2005  Category: P    Hits Out: 52
A Pittance of Time  Site Reviews(0)
Terry’s anger towards the father for trying to engage the store’s clerk in conversation and for setting a bad example for his child was channeled into a beautiful piece of work called, “A Pittance of Time”. Terry later recorded “A Pittance of Time” and included it on his full-length music CD, “The Power of the Dream”.
Added: Nov 16, 2005  Last Update: Nov 16, 2005  Category: P    Hits Out: 34
Pandora  Site Reviews(0)
How do you discover new music? If you're like most people, you probably rely on the radio or television to find new music artists. Or, you may use listening stations in record stores. But that's a hit-or-miss approach – you'll have to wade through a lot of music you don't like! Well, developers have been working on software to help you find new music. You start by specifying a song or musician that you like. The software analyzes elements in the music. It matches patterns to other music in its database. At Pandora, you can give it a try and see if this kind of software works for you. It creates your own personal playlist, so you can hear the recommendations in their entirety. Now that's cool!
Added: Jun 9, 2006  Last Update: Jun 9, 2006  Category: P    Hits Out: 13
Panoramic Auto-Stitch Software  Site Reviews(0)
Autostitch™ is the world's first fully automatic 2D image stitcher. Capable of stitching full view panoramas without any user input whatsoever, Autostitch is a breakthrough technology for panoramic photography, VR and visualisation applications. This is the first solution to stitch any panorama completely automatically, whether 1D (horizontal) or 2D (horizontal and vertical). Autostitch is built using cutting edge research from the AI lab at UBC, but it's incredibly simple to use! Just select a set of photos, and Autostitch does the rest: digital photos in, panoramas out. Try the free demo (for Windows.
Added: Oct 9, 2006  Last Update: Oct 9, 2006  Category: P    Hits Out: 29
Photoworkshop  Site Reviews(0)
All about the image. Some wonderful photographs to view on line and tips on photography.
Added: Oct 24, 2006  Last Update: Oct 24, 2006  Category: P    Hits Out: 21
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