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  • The goal of this site is to educate people about chain e-mail and the misinformation junk e-mail produces.

  • A virtual zoo with hundreds of animal photographs.

  • The New York Times Book Review has developed this map with interactive features linking book excerpts to their various locations on the island of Manhattan. The subtitle explains it all: here's where imaginary New Yorkers lived, worked, played, drank, walked and looked at ducks.

  • Free ebooks in various formats for PDAs.

  • Comprehensive site of categorized urban legends.

  • International English from a British viewpoint. Michael Quinion defines and explores different words and usage in the english language.

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