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AlternaTime

A collection of all types of timelines - historical and fictional.


Baby Name Wizard

Assists the parent-to-be to find that perfect name. Also provides etymologies, and the ability to track name popularity by State or by year (back to the 1880s).


Behind the Name

The etymology and history of first names.


Calculators Online

Links to every calculation imaginable.


Calendar Zone

Comprehensive listing of calendar resources on the Net.


Current Value of Old Money

Site collects links "to inflation statistics, price indexes, and sources of data on changes in the value of money."


Factbites

Search engine focuses on finding meaningful content; covers over 800,000 topics.


Flags of the World

The Internet's largest site devoted to flags.


Forms of Address

Forms of address & salutations for clerics, government officials and more- from Information Please Almanac.


InfoPlease.com

Online version of the Information Please Almanacs.


Numismatics: Coin and Paper Money

A collection of links related to all aspects of coins and banknotes worldwide.


Online Converter

Handy online converter tool for distance & length, mass & weight, speed, time, etc.


OnlineConversion.com

An easy-to-use site for calculating & converting all types of measurements.


Time and Date.Com

Current local times around the world.


Timelines: Sources from History

British Library interactive timeline allows you to explore collection items chronologically, from medieval times to the present day.