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Urban Legends Reference Pages
Comprehensive site of categorized urban legends.
- USA Today
USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory
This site provides an index of foods, which can be searched to find nutrient values.
- Voice of America
Volunteer Referral Center
Recruits and refers volunteers to non-profits throughout all five boroughs of New York City.
Volunteer Solutions, affiliated with the United Way, provides an online service that helps connect individuals to volunteer opportunities in their community.
Volunteering at The New York Public Library
Find out how to volunteer at The Library.
A nonprofit, online service that helps interested volunteers get involved with community service organizations throughout the United States.
Eyewitness News and more from New York's ABC station, Channel 7.
Wall Street Journal
Money and investing update. Requires free registration.
A portal to weather information from The Weather Channel.
Web-Radio lists Internet Radio Stations that can be heard via the Web.
An online dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet technology.
A Wiki travel guide where any willing traveler can write and edit articles. There are thousands of entries and many unusual stories. Includes links to tourist boards and other authoritative resources.
A free encyclopedia with evolving content from daily contributions. Users of wikipedia are invited to add or edit articles within the site.
Wikiquote is a free online compendium of sourced quotations from notable people and creative works in every language, translations of non-English quotes, and links to Wikipedia for further information.
News from Channel 4, New York's NBC television station.
World Health Organization
Offers statistics on world health topics, including diseases, population, birth rates. Searchable by topic or geographic area.
Links to U.S. and world newspapers, magazines, and news sites in English, arranged by region and country.
World Time Server
Displays the current local time and date of cities and countries in each of the world's time zones.
World Volunteer Web
The World Volunteer Web, brought to you by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, supports the volunteer community by providing information and resources that can be used for campaigning, advocacy and networking.
World Wide Words
International English from a British viewpoint. Michael Quinion defines and explores different words and usage in the english language.
News from New York's Channel 11.
Writer's Free Reference
This website provides a comprehensive list of websites that pertain to all aspects of writing from finding an agent to finding inspiration for your next story.
Writers Guild of America
The official site for the labor union representing movie, TV and radio writers. Annotated links covering the business and craft of screenwriting.
Writing on the Web
Annotated guide to Internet sites for writers. Covers all genres and all aspects of the craft and business of writing.
WWOR UPN 9
News from Channel 9, New York's UPN television station.
XE.com - The Universal Currency Converter ?
Interactive foreign exchange rate calculations using up-to-the-minute currency rates.
All about language.
This site allows you to search for restaurant addresses and phone numbers,and to browse by cuisines and neighborhoods. Unfortunately, you must be a subscriber to read the restaurant reviews.
Zip Code Lookup
The United States Postal Service offers this zip code lookup.