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Computer Help Desk => Access Tech Tips => Topic started by: NHU Community Friend on September 12, 2017, 09:15:40 AM

Title: Interesting or Fun free Things to do on the Internet for People with Disabilitie
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 12, 2017, 09:15:40 AM
This post is for those with disabilities that find themselves at home and looking for some interesting and fun things to do on the Internet.  Remember to look in your bookmarks also for these items or make a bookmark for these pages so you can return again to your favorites.
Title: Re: News Reasources
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 12, 2017, 10:49:52 AM
NHU News- http://www.new-horizons.org/hotcat.html (http://www.new-horizons.org/hotcat.html)

Milwaukee News- http://www.jsonline.com (http://www.jsonline.com)

NHU free newsletters-read our NHU newsletters at http://www.new-horizons.org/indxnl.html (http://www.new-horizons.org/indxnl.html)





Title: Re: Weather Sources
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 12, 2017, 10:54:41 AM
National Weather-get weather regionally or around the world- http://www.weather.com (http://www.weather.com)



Weather radar-
look at your local weather radar through the national weather services-

http://radar.weather.gov/ridge/Conus/centgrtlakes.php (http://radar.weather.gov/ridge/Conus/centgrtlakes.php).
 
Type in your city and state to get your local weather forecast
Title: Re:History/Biography Resources
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 12, 2017, 10:58:44 AM
Biography- Have you ever watched biography on TV?  This site  has a searchable database of 15,000 people-http://www.biography.com (http://www.biography.com)

You can read interesting stories and This Day In History on the History channel-http://www.history.com (http://www.history.com)
Title: Re: Fun with Words
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 13, 2017, 07:24:22 AM
 Learning a word a day is a great vocabulary builder in the dictionary- http://www.dictionary.com (http://www.dictionary.com)

Want to use a different word than you are used to using? Use the Thesaurus- http://thesaurus.com (http://thesaurus.com)

A Word a Day-
get a new vocabulary word emailed to you every day at- http://www.wordsmith.org/awad/ (http://www.wordsmith.org/awad/)
Title: Re: Quote of the Month
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 13, 2017, 10:51:28 AM
Quotes NHU's Thought of the Month-quotes and inspiration messages quotes at http://www.new-horizons.org/forum/index.php?board=57.0

Find quotes of the day, quotations by author and subject at http:// (http://http://www.quotationspage.com)www.brainyquotes.com (http://www.brainyquotes.com)
Title: Re: Shopping
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 13, 2017, 11:04:43 AM
Shopping Find a gift on-line- http://www.giftone.com
Title: Re: Sports fans
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 13, 2017, 11:11:48 AM
Sports baseball statistics- http://www.totalbaseball.com (http://www.totalbaseball.com)
Title: Re: Birthday fun!
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 13, 2017, 11:18:44 AM
Birthday- Type in your birthday- find exciting facts about the day you were born- http://www.birthday-facts.com
Title: Re: Shopping
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 13, 2017, 11:26:39 AM
Grocery shopping List- select all the items to make your own  grocery list, submit and  print the results to take along to the store.

  http://www.workingmom.com/grocery_list/ (http://www.workingmom.com/grocery_list/)
Title: Re: Science exploration
Post by: NHU Community Friend on September 13, 2017, 11:37:38 AM
Science

NASA- https://www.nasa.gov (https://www.nasa.gov)

Mars- https://mars.nasa.gov (https://mars.nasa.gov)

Jet Propulsion Laboratory - https://www.jpl.nasa.gov (https://www.jpl.nasa.gov)

Human Anatomy- http://www.innerbody.com

National Geographic- https://www.nationalgeographic.com