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I have set up a separate page for each 'room' in the Hints and Things house to provide details of appropriate sites relating to the information within that room that I feel may prove useful and of interest to my visitors.
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As this site is based on knowledge (or lack of it) we have tried to include as many useful sites as possible, however, due to the vast numbers we have not been able to visit each and everyone in depth at this moment in time. In view of this the following may not be accurately categorised but all are worth a visit.
Cheap Books - Compares prices of Books from the top UK online bookshops, including postage charges. Search for the book you want and it will tell you the cheapest place to buy it.
Self Improvement Books - Improve yourself every day with forever self improvement!
http://dictionary.reference.com - this site has a useful translation feature covering many different languages, as well as games, puzzles and crosswords.
http://www.flags.net/ A really comprehensive site giving national flags, capital cities, population etc. for different countries in the world.
http://www.convert-it.co.uk - whatever you need to convert whether it be Area, Capacity/Volume, Distance, Energy/Power, Temperature, Velocity/Speed, or Weights/Mass, this site does it all easily.
http://www.complete-gardens.co.uk - a British made interactive CD as featured in BBC Gardeners' World magazine and Daily Telegraph. Has over 4,500 images including plant list, plant care and pruning illustrations.
http://www.megahopper.com - offers a multitude of reference categories, daily content, search engine and much, much more.
http://www.refdesk.com The single best source for facts on the net.
http://lookwayup.com/free/dictionary.htm - this is a most useful site. Lookwayup Dictionary/Thesaurus and Translation is a large online English dictionary that tolerates small spelling errors (US or international spelling), shows definitions for multiple senses of the word and for each sense shows synonyms, related terms and usage examples. It optionally translates that sense to French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch or German or vice-versa. Within the dictionary you can double click on any word in the definition to define it. It can also be installed on browsers, web sites PDAs and mobile phones.
Encyclopedia and Reference Resource - Browse articles in all areas of topics within Earth and Environment, History, Literature and Arts, Health and Medicine, People, Philosophy and Religion, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Technology, Social Science, Law, Sports, Everyday life and more.
Online directory enquiries to fast find phone numbers and business listings throughout the UK. Find plumbers, appliance repair, manufacturers and more.
Reverse Search For Phone Numbers - Lookup the owner details, name, address, location, carrier and connection status on any residential, business, unlisted, cellular and pager phone number. Search coverage includes USA & Canada. Legal, discreet and instant. Find out who's been calling in a snap.
Web-Beacon Family Directory - A family friendly, spam free Internet directory, searchable by category or keywords. Human edited by professionals.
Chemistry: Periodic Table - Chemiplus Periodic table.
Rated Tradesmen is a free, on-line service for home improvers and it's easy to use. Tell us about your job and we'll help you find up to three good tradesmen who have the right skills and who'd like to quote for you. It's like word-of-mouth, only faster and better, and every tradesman has their work rated by their clients. If you're a tradesman, if you take pride in your work and are ready to provide a higher quality of service then Rated Tradesmen can help you set yourself apart from the rest.
www.problemsolved.co.uk a directory of plumbers, builders, electricians and decorators; well on its way to compiling the UK’s largest database of recommended tradespeople.
Below Market Value Property - Direct Contact With Private Motivated Sellers in the U.K. Needing A Quick House Sale, Below Market Value.
Invoicing Software - SliQ Invoicing and Quoting is easy-to-use, inexpensive, invoicing software for small businesses. It is both an invoice software and a quote software to create and track professional invoices, quotes and credit notes, helping you get paid accurately and on time. It's so easy to learn you can start producing your first invoice or quote in minutes. Whether you produce a handful or hundreds of invoices per month, SliQ Invoicing and Quoting can help you.
Transcription - We offer affordable transcription solutions that will meet your deadline without breaking your budget!
Translation Services - Your source for quality language translation service on the Web.
How the eye works - Learn more about the inner workings of the eye with this interactive animation.
Mesothelioma Legal Terms and Medical Terms - Compilation of mesothelioma cancer legal terms, medical terms and glossary of asbestos related products and disease.
Speeches - Lawrence from Great Speechwriting can help you write a truly unique speech, whether it be for a wedding, after dinner or a corporate event. He can also help you develop your speech-giving and presentation skills.
http://www.askmehelpdesk.com - a site where you can get free answers from experts on a number of different subjects.
Graduate Jobs Network - The easiest way to find the latest UK vacancies for graduates.
London Jobs Network - The easiest way to find the latest vacancies in London.
Scientific Jobs Network - The easiest way to find the latest UK scientific vacancies.
UK Jobs - Thousands of UK jobs and careers.
Job Search with Jobrapido - It enables jobseekers to search through all vacancies posted on job boards, recruiting agency and company websites in the United Kingdom.
International Adoption - International Adoption Agency World Links International is a licensed, accredited, non-profit agency dedicated to uniting loving parents with children from Eastern Europe and Asia.
UK General Practitioners - We provide Health care specialists with excellent recruitment and retention success in UK. Team24 is your solution to business success.
Nursery and Nanny Jobs | Find a nanny and other childcare in the UK - Tinies Childcare provides a wide range of services for parents and childcarers. We help families looking for childcare and for nannies and childcarers looking for employment. Childcare advice, and information on providing a permanent or mobile creche. Contact us for all your childcare needs.
http://www.collegesurfing.com, helps you browse by zip code and career interest to find the best possible college for you.
Visit Merlin Helps Students for your student needs. The largest Further and Higher Education site for students studying in the UK.
DiscountTextbooks.net offers Cheap Textbooks, Used Textbooks and College Textbooks Search from 112 Bookstores.
Multiple Book Price Comparison - a free innovative service of finding the best price on a purchase of several books together. This service is more useful than the standard services which perform one book comparison at a time, and can save more money when buying several books together.
AllDiscountBooks.net: Compare Book Prices for Cheap Books, Discount Used Books at 106 Bookstores
Used Textbooks & College Textbooks - CampusBooks.com offers used textbooks and college textbooks price comparisons and shopping.
Buy and Sell your Text books - CollegeSmarts.com -Buy and Sell your Textbooks.
StudentMarket.com compares new and used textbook prices among several competing online bookstores, thus saving students time and money.
www.freshdirection.co.uk - another site for students, packed full of essential information that students need to read. There are prizes to be won and lively debate on forums where students can join in and have their say.
Algebra Help Algebra Homework Help for Elementry Algebra, Agebra i, Intermediate Algebra Basic Algebra 1 and other Algebra Problems.
Algebra Math Homework Help - We offer downloadable algebra software to help you ease up with your math homework of all sorts. An automated service to help math algebra homework downloadable over the internet.
GED - Find information on GED tests, online GED courses, high school diploma online, GED practice tests & GED books at PassGED.com.
Training programmes: legal secretarial course, medical secretarial course, executive pa course, bookkeeping course. Learn touch typing, shorthand, MS Office, Sage and Dreamweaver.
Game Design Degrees - With over 7 years of experience in the field of game design, Marcus Morris has created an excellent resource of anyone interested in pursuing a Computer Game Design degree. Helpful career field information along with an extensive campus list make this site useful for a wide variety of students interested in game design.
Welcome to rectifi, a unique website that raises money for charity - free - every time you use it! Save money when you compare prices in their charity shop and up to 20% of what you spend goes directly to charity - free! Search the web using their charity search engine and raise money for charity free when you visit our sponsors.Track how much you raise, invite your friends, and see how much you can raise together!
Love Poems And Quotes - A collection of romantic love poems and quotes, as well as a free monthly poetry contest.
Where can we go - How many times have we all said that? This is a very useful site which enables you to find events in the UK around specific areas on given dates. You just enter in a post code or area and the date and, hey presto, it lists all the different types of functions available on that day in the chosen area.
Meaningful Holiday - Luxury Volunteering (Voluntourism) trips: eco-adventures blending sightseeing with a taste of volunteering.
http://www.billybargain.co.uk compares prices of DVDs, games, music and books. It also stores the cheapest DVDS and games in a database so that people can find the very cheapest offers.
Reading - Improve your reading speed and comprehension with RocketReader speed reading software. Download your FREE trial copy today, and unleash your reading genius with RocketReader!
http://www.favours2u.com - this is a recently launched information exchange site that aims to provide information, opinions and advice on a wide variety of topics but it needs your help - please take a look.
http://www.shesgothelp.com - a community devoted to helping women with everything, including such subject as domestic violence.
Teaching Supplies imports hard to find school supplies from the US into the UK.
World Globes & Space Globes - A comprehensive selection of gemstone globes and world globes for home, office, and classroom use. The site includes educational information and learning activities for students, parents, and educators.
www.britain.tv - Useful information and advice on many different subjects.
http://www.hints-n-tips.com - if you can't find the answer on our site, try this one. Hints, tips and practical information on a multitude of subjects - well worth a visit.
Free government grants and small business tips. Small business and governments grants.
http://www.seniority.co.uk - The informative, fun and interactive online community of choice for people aged 50 (ish!). There is a wealth of entertaining and informative content provided by readers just like you.
http://www.hellsgeriatrics.co.uk - Growing old disgracefully. A site for those of us not yet ready to give up the ghost.
http://www.craftville.com - oldest and busiest UK generic craft site.
http://www.kiss4kiss.com - a site on kiss and romance which includes cards, poems, tips, quotes etc.
Barn Braining~homestead site - Barn Braining was created from a 'barn storming' session! We had the great idea of getting people together, finding alternative low cost energy methods, gardening, farming, organics, homesteading and much more!
Life Tips - 32 keys is a free online book of popular self-help ideas and quotations.
http://www.spiritualplatform.org - provides free information and classes about various spiritual subjects.
Quick and Easy hotel search. Now it is easy to find any hotel.
www.20search.com - 20 popular search engines, with search boxes, on one page. Search results open in a new page. After the first search, search terms are automatically filled into every search box.
Directory Enquiries - Get free directory enquiries and free electoral roll searches. Search over 13 million residential directory enquiries and 44 million electoral roll listings for free.
http://informatics.open.ac.uk - a popular information service with many helpful sites only a click or two away. Useful as a browser home page.
http://www.all-genealogysites.com - a directory of genealogy sites.
AmericanOnlineUniversities.com Directory - Directory of education related sites.
Fun for Children
http://www.coloring.com - a site which allows children to colour on line.
http://coloring-page.com/online-games/index.html - this is another interactive site which has pictures to colour, jigsaw puzzles to do, memory games and a lot more.
Learn Animals - learn everything you need to know about animals. From their descriptions, regions, and pictures to conservation and endangered species, LearnAnimals covers it all. They bring all the information together in one place, making it easy to learn about the animals we live around. Our information is sorted into categories covering Birds, Fish, Mammals and Reptiles and Amphibians.
Science Fair Project Ideas - Provides grade school students with science fair project ideas.
Encourage children’s love of books with Saronti personalised gift books - Saronti offers 2 types of personalised gift books. Family books with a hilarious rhyming story featuring any combination of 2-7 family members with personalised text and faces featuring members of your family. Football Dream Team: This personalised book stars a child’s Football Dream Team with his/her favourite football players & Manager in an exciting action rhyming story. The child sees himself/herself interact with the team, culminating with the child scoring the winning penalty. The book features his/her own club badge and a choice of 3 kits colours.
Homeschooling - The Old Schoolhouse Magazine is approx 200 pages, full color, gloss, and packed with support and fun! Contests, product reviews, as well as excellent columns like Creation Answers, Resource Room for special needs homeschooling, HisStory column, and our Finishing the Race (High School) department. Other features includ Show and Tell – where readers share their own detailed methods and curriculum choices and the Teachers' Lounge where homeschool parents hang out and talk homeschooling!
Tradeskills4U - Tradeskills4U offer a range of intensive professional DIY courses under the one roof. Learn a trade, improve your current skills or retrain with qualified instructors.
Diploma Guide - Resource portal for those seeking a GED or High School Diploma.Training programmes: legal secretarial course, medical secretarial course, executive pa course, bookkeeping course. Learn touch typing, shorthand, MS Office, Sage and Dreamweaver.
Australian Institute of Fitness - Personal training & fitness career courses.
http://www.cooking-school-search.com - Cooking school search engine for cooking schools and cooking classes. Le Cordon Bleu certification.
Culinary Schools : Directory of cooking schools and culinary arts training facilities. Read Cooking articles, search our network of schools and request free information.
Culinary Schools & Culinary Colleges - Quickly find the best culinary school or culinary college for you.
http://www.degrees-for-success.com - lists schools in a variety of fields.
Online education master degree. - Site offers informative articles on online education master degree including education resource and tips.
Interior Design Schools - A directory of interior design schools describing their programs and locations. Quickly find the one that's best for you.
Online Interior Design School - Sheffield School brings the teacher into your home. Learn to be an interior decorator with Sheffield’s in depth interior design home study course.
Distance Education - PCDI distance learning career education courses teach the skills you need to advance your career. Choose our continuing education career programs; earn a college degree or your high school diploma online.
Enlightenment Media - Online Degree - Online degree enlightenment distance education for professionals seeking online college degrees and online degrees from a powerful online degree directory.
Coaching Institutes In India - At Resonance,the students learn to practice and to be subject experts. They learn to master and to take a broad perspective; to solve problems and to seize tomorrow's opportunities
http://www.HumorMall.com A website for people interested in actually pursuing a career in comedy. Provides instruction, tips, techniques, and principles for the effective creation and delivery of humour and jokes for professional and "wannabe" comedians.
http://www.domesticherald.com - The Domestic Herald - Jobs, news and more for household staff and employees. Butlers, caregivers, caretakers, chefs, couples, estate managers, housekeepers, personal assistants etc.
http://www.interior-design-schools-search.com - Interior Design School Courses - search to find an interior design school offering courses to earn your degree.
Science Fair Project Ideas - Provides grade school students with science fair project ideas.
CareerAdvantage.org: Vocational Schools offering career training programs.
CareerSchools.org: Career Training Programs- for aspiring academics and business professionals.
Home Tutors Directory - Directory of UK Private Tutors and resources for parents concerning matters relating to private tuition and education.
www.netmag.co.uk - the website of .net magazine. This site is not only informative but, like the magazine itself, is fun and easy to read, which in my opinion is not always the case with these publications.
http://www.aspenmags.com - A site from where people living in the U.S.A. can purchase magazines.
a very comprehensive media information site.
Personal Bankcruptcy - Bankruptcy is a serious problem affecting many UK residents. Visit Harrington Brooks for bankruptcy advice and help.
Piggy's Bankruptcy Site provides a valuable insight into his experience of debt and bankruptcy.
Piggy's Bankruptcy Blog offers information and help to people experiencing debt problems.
Wills and Trusts Lawyers - Find Wills and Trusts Lawyers in your area by your zip code also has Wills and Trusts related news and legal topics.
Government Grant - www.usagrantmoney.com is the easiest, most affordable way to get a government grant, loan, and scholarship assistance on the internet today!
Buying a Home offers advice, tips, and guides for both homeowners and prospective homeowners. Buying a Home assists prospective homeowners wanting to buy a home and current homeowners who are looking to enhance or upgrade their current homes.
Profit with Principle - Independent Financial Advisers, specialising in ethical and socially responsible investment advice. We also offer advice in the areas of life and income assurance, mortgages and loans, retirement planning, and estate and will planning.
Cheap Worldwide Travel Insurance - Single or multi trip travel insurance and car breakdown cover. Extended stay policies available.
Pet, Horse and Caravan Insurance - Insuring Pets, Horses, Caravans, Weddings, Cycling, Golf, Musicians, Photography, Student Possessions and more. With secure online ordering and great premiums you're guaranteed satisfaction and peace of mind.
Minibus Insurance from The Minibus Club - Minibus insurance, private hire insurance & fleet insurance by The Minibus Club. To obtain the most competitive minibus insurance quote online, click here now.
Motor Insurance Northern Ireland: Competitive quotes for car insurance, motor insurance, home insurance, taxi insurance, van insurance, travel insurance, motorcycle insurance, commercial insurances, life insurance, health insurance and critical illness cover.
Motor Insurance Northern Ireland: Competitive quotes for car insurance, motor insurance, home insurance, taxi insurance, van insurance, travel insurance, motorcycle insurance, commercial insurances, life insurance, health insurance and critical illness cover. Truly independent Financial Advice for Mortgages.
Motor Insurance Scotland: Competitive quotes for car insurance, motor insurance, home insurance, taxi insurance, van insurance, travel insurance, motorcycle insurance, commercial insurances, life insurance, health insurance and critical illness cover.
Motor Insurance UK: Simple but substantial online directory of top UK Insurers for all types of Insurance. You are only a few clicks away from the cheaper Insurance Quote you need. Fast, free service.
Credit repair uk Fresh Finance Debt Management program. Consolidate your loans and pay off your debts. Apply Online for your debt management program.
http://www.debtquestions.co.uk - free debt advice with a forum for any debt related questions and a wealth of information about getting yourself out of debt.
http://www.payplan.com - a free service for UK residents for people who are in debt and wish to repay their creditors. Payplan organise reduced repayments by negotiation with creditors on behalf of the client to freeze interest on money owed.
Unsecured loans explained.
http://www.insolvencyhelpline.co.uk The UK Insolvency Helpline aim to provide individuals and companies with a reliable source of independent advice without the worry of incurring professional fees.
http://www.b2bcollector.com for a complete collection guide for credit grantors including extending credit, collection tips and techniques and a state by state listing of collection laws as well as links to state agencies and organizations.
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