Recommended Links

I often run into other web sites, mailing lists, and e-mail newsletters and bulletins that I think are quite good. Links to some of these are listed below, with a brief description of what to expect.

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Klein Mexiko is the website production of Jan Frey in Bremen, Germany. Jan discovered my website a couple years ago and gave me links to his own. He features various people and places around town in Germany, much as I do in Cambodia. Here is Jan's description of his website. To find the articles in English (unless you can read German), go to the section called "The Daily Groove."

SpamPrimer Randy Cassingham, author of This is True, Heroic Stories (see below), and other interesting online publications, has put together the Spam Primer. It probably contains in one place more information about spam, and what you can do about it, than any other site. Go to Spam Primer

Where's George banner Where's George is just a fun site. You can enter the serial numbers of U.S. currency that you have in your wallet, and then the Where's George website sends you an e-mail and a tracking report if they are later entered at the website again from another city or another country.  It's really quite creative!

Daily Mis-Leader ad President George W. Bush says things that are misleading or just plain wrong every day, but most of these statements are never challenged. That is why has launched, a new website and free daily email service for journalists and the general public to track George Bush's false statements.  Quite an interesting site and wonderful factual resource.  Sign up for the mailing list and visit the website at

Doonesbury graphic I am a great fan of Doonesbury, and this is a site for real addicts like me. Every day the site shows the cartoon for that date 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 years ago. It's amazing how the themes seem so recent and fresh after all these years. I usually can't believe it's been that long since I saw that particular strip which brings back so many memories. Try it yourself at


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Fred Langa's award-winning e-newsletter. You'll see how to get LOTS more from your hardware, software, and time online!

   The Langalist is an interesting and useful link that will appeal more to the geeks.  It's a really informative and helpful newsletter that brings useful hi nts for getting the most out of your hardware and software straight to your e-mailbox.  And it's good for just the average computer user.  You don't have to have a computer PhD to find lots of things that will help you enjoy your computer more. It's one of my favorites.  And it's free!  Available in either an HTML version or plain text.

Click here for a sample LangaList Newsletter.

   Heroic Stories are fun, short, true stories about real people who step up to help others, by Randy Cassingham who also writes This Is True (below). Free e-mail subscription! See for details.

This Is True banner    This Is True reports on bizarre-but-true news items from legitimate newspapers from around the world (never "tabloids"). Each story ends with commentary--a tagline which is humorous, ironic or opinionated. Free e-mail subscription! See for details.


The Internet Tourbus is one of the oldest and one of the best and really informative sites for beginners and pros alike. Lots of interesting topics, hints about software, suggestions of good sites to visit. And written with humor. (Later note: Tourbus has been redesigned and has become confusing and much less helpful, IMHO.)

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