interesting and useful sites. For links to fun stuff, go to Fun
Good Food and Care Packages Inc. - From
Gift Baskets, to personal and corporate Care Boxes of pantry items, to
snack assortment trays and party favour bags for special events, we are
eager to help you out with delicious food.
Good Catch General Store - Parkdale's newest and only General Store.
Stargazer Studios - A
customer service-oriented body art studio offering services in body
piercing, mehendi (henna body art), temporary tattoo design and
application, gold leaf appliqué, Aromatherapy consultations, Hot
Stone Therapy massage, Reiki III, and courses in body piercing and
- a local search engine for businesses in the Toronto area.
- a local Toronto area directory of businesses. Uses google map to show business locations.
News & Opinion
Bloggers - "
...an alliance of Canadian political blogs aimed to express and promote
progressive ideas." (-
Wikipedia). Updated a few times a day.
- "... features some of
the best progressive writers in Canada. ... rabble
from some of the few progressive voices in mainstream media
... and reprints articles you wouldn't want to
miss from other alternative publications."
Updated every day or two
& American News
News Now: Behind The News
- This is an obscure news feed that collects stories from all over. It
is updated every few minutes. It is part of News Now UK. Behind The
News is the collection of alternative (sometimes extreme one way or the
other) news that often shows different sides to large current event
stories. And sometimes it gives you news on stories that seem like they
should be very big, but the mainstream media won't touch.
Geek News (Computers
& Electronic Technology)
Inquirer - "News,
reviews, facts and friction" This
is an excellent site from the UK. Frequently updated with news on
bleeding-edge technology and more (software, hardware, business, fun,
Technology News - Mainly
computer-related news, reviews and advice. Updated a few times a day.
Lifehacker - A mix of
computer, technology and general living tips, news, and reviews.
Updated a few times a day.
Digg - Computer
technology, technology, and various other news. Updated daily.
- The BEST magazine on bleeding-edge computer hardware (mainly focused
on gaming equipment). Although I don't frequent their web site, they do
have some good reviews and guides there. I buy their
magazine every month and read it cover to cover. If you are
a serious geek into bleeding-edge hardware, this is the magazine for
you. There used to be a lot of really good PC magazines out there
(magazines that gave you tons of reviews and advice on
personal computers), but
now there are only 2 - this one and PC
(which has a very useful site too). Most other magazines pale in
comparison to these when it comes to the topics they cover. A lot of
the other good PC magazines turned into corporate IT mags and became
the individual PC geek.
and Green Lifestyle
Treehugger - Green
lifestyle, environmental issues & technology, and alternative
energy. Updated daily.
Hugg - Green
news (pretty much the same as above, but many different stories.