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Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
All things are bound together.
All things connect.
Chief Seattle

web gems One World - a global adventure
Read the journals and find out about Ev and Rich's latest experiences on their travels through different countries of the world.

web gems Geography for writers
"Geography can really perplex a writer, not so much because of the mountains and lakes themselves, but because we're always renaming everything".
The Cornerstone Word Company about Geography naming.

web gems Sioux Heritage
Contrary to popular belief, the Lakhota are not history. they are very much here, struggling to keep abreast of an ever changing world. Yet, though they willingly take steps forward, they have never forgotten who they are and where they came from.

web gems (blog)
"This is a personal site that reflects my interest in news, current affairs and travel. I have lived in Asia for the last eleven years so there is an inevitable focus on Hong Kong, Thailand and Singapore. Before Asia I lived in the UK and Canada; both countries appear often in my news and commentaries as well as in my travel plans". 

web gems Global Wanderer in transient... (blog)
"A citizen of the world and a seeker of enlightenment.  Live life and be the one to throw your dreams into space like a kite, and await what it will bring back, perhaps a new friend, a new love, a new country.  Follow the compass that is your heart, have the courage to lose sight of the shore and discover new oceans".

web gems Light Millennium
Light Millennium (LM) is a global alternative multi-media platform for embracing myriad ideas and experiences. Based in new york, it aims at dialogue and cooperation among all peoples of the world.

web gems The Universal Festival Calendar
Dan Furst Calendar of the holy days of world religions, aims to help test the Aquarian principle of morphogenetic resonance: the awaken of human beings into spiritual consciousness.

diamonds of thinkingweb gems Robert Anton Wilson
Author of some of the "most scientific of all science fiction novels", as well as the author of some simple statements like:
"Of course I'm crazy, but that doesn't mean I'm wrong. I'm mad but not ill."
see also Wikipedia encyclopedia entry: Robert Anton Wilson

web gems Phoenix Voyage
Imagine a world filled with healthy people, a quality educational system, a clean environment... imagine...
Phoenix Voyage is a California-based nonprofit organization, a network of people intended to showcase businesses and people promoting conscious living choices, such as renewable energy sources, new technologies, healthy food choices and positive attitudes towards a sustainable future.

web gems Critical Montages
"Method of this project: literary montage. I needn't say anything. Merely show." -- Walter Benjamin
Free speach - Export Grade.

web gems Sui Sui
Here at 'Sui Sui' Singapore, we will introduce the Singaporean lifestyle which includes various imported elements that has since been well-blended and indigenized. We shall expose how Singapore stakes her claims on culture so strangely foreign and yet intimately weaved into the Singaporean...

web gems Stuff I've Heard
Stuff I've Heard is about politics, media, and our current culture war, edited by a conservative working behind the scenes of network television news.

web gems Shift
Phantastic E-Zine directly from Japan.

web gems Online Etymology Dictionary
A free dictionary of word origins online. A comprehensive public list of the words we use every day -- words like the and day -- that told what they used to be before we got them.

web gems Lyrics Time
Web site for all music lovers and surely one of the largest and well managed song lyrics database.

web gems The paleolithic painted cave of Lascaux
Lascaux may be the most beautiful paleolothic painted cave in the world. It contains more than 1500 pictures of animals, all of them are 17,000 years old.

web gems women-to-women
Cultural Art Project -- out agendas colored picture production of mankind history, ancestor, origin on a side, modern ages by art, philosophy nietzsche, satire, the new global woman rolls, of suzan hijab.

web gems  Becoming Human: Paleoanthropology, Evolution and Human Origins
Becoming Human is an interactive documentary experience that tells the story of our origins. A journey through four million years of human evolution.

web gems Urban Legends Reference Pages
Background information and explanations of a lot of old and new Urban Legends.

web gems Australia's Cultural Network
Gateway to Australian cultural organisations, websites, resources, events and news.

web gems Views of the Solar System
Unfolding the splendor of the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more. Discover the latest scientific information, or study the history of space exploration, rocketry, early astronauts, space missions, spacecraft through a vast archive of photographs, scientific facts, text, graphics and videos.

web gems Native Web
An extensive listing of resources for Indigenous people and nations around the world.

web gems Principia Cybernetica
Principia Cybernetica tries to tackle age-old philosophical questions with the help of the most recent cybernetic theories and technologies.

web gems The Midhnott Sol Regintroth
Organization that seeks to recontruct the tradition of the Pre-Christian Northern Europeans, based on and reconstructed from historical documents. MSR offers a huge collection of texts dealing with Northern Mythology.

web gems natives' wish
...knowing ...being ...believing in pinoy - Philippine online magazine with a special point of view.

web gems The Photographic World of William Coupon
Tribes, Dolls, Faces,Places and Spaces, Presidential Portraits, Polaroids, Digital Images.

web gems Kamat's Potpourri
The History, Mystery, and Diversity of India.

web gems Mysterious Places
Explore Sacred Sites and Ancient Civilizations, like Easter Island, Chichen Itza, Mali, Stonehenge, Egypt and others.

web gems International Space Station
Beginning in November 1998 and concluding in 2004, the Space Shuttle and two types of Russian rockets will conduct 45 missions to launch and assemble more than 100 elements that will comprise the completed.

web gems Tigertail Virtual Museum
How about some visual art? How about a neat little trip into the arts of 5 centuries? No interfering webdesign, no endless explanations, just the pictures and some facts.

web gems The Webby Awards
brought together the global online community for a dazzling celebration of the medium's best and brightest.

web gems WorldView
WorldView magazine is a 12-year-old quarterly magazine of news and commentary about the developing world, that delivers the people, ideas, and events of more than 90 nations of the world that don't appear in the headlines of major U.S. media. WorldView is published four times a year by the National Peace Corps Association.

web gems Morgana's Observatory
Similar prophecies and myths from many different cultures. Keys to the doors of the future.

web gems Earth and Moon Viewer
You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon and the night side of the Earth.

web gems Human Genome Project
Begun in 1990, the U.S. Human Genome Project is a 13-year effort, but rapid technological advances have accelerated the expected completion date to 2003.

web gems Cradle of Humankind
ZA, Gauteng Site about amazing finds that have led leading palaeo-anthropologists and archaeologists to suggest that humankind first appeared in this corner of Africa and from there spread out to populate the world.

web gems GeekPress
GeekPress is an irreverent filter for the stranger side of technical news, as well as satire and commentary. Editor Diana Hsieh.

web gems
home of fine hypertext products - caution!!! nerd at work, has even a fine small, bitmappy fontfamily called Silkscreen.

web gems
IT-specific encyclopedia, definitions for thousands of the most current IT-related words, plus fast references: every file format in the world, chat acronyms, DSL guide, plus, plus...

web gems Ladies of the Heart
Stroll with the Ladies in the Garden. It is a peaceful place, and a rather romantic one, too. It's a place to share laughter and wisdom, and maybe even learn a lesson or two.

web gems NetAid
One of the most important Internet Events, far away from e-commerce and banner rotation: the use of the Internet as a medium of social and economic change. Now it's our turn.
NetAid is not a one-day event. It is a long-term effort for the chance, to build a community of conscience dedicated to providing basic needs: food, shelter, legal protection, human rights and health care.

web gems Sacred Sites
Explorer-anthropologist Martin Gray has spent 16 years as a wandering pilgrim visiting, studying, and photographing over 1000 sacred sites in 50 countries around the world.

web gems William Peace's Student Guide to the World Wide Web
The World Wide Web is a nearly infinite research library for everybody, but the task of sifting for information through millions of urls can be a daunting one. WWW Information pages maintained by William E. Peace.

web gems Inspirational Quotes: The Collection
Get inspired and find inspiration.

web gems FOCUS on the BEST on the NET
Online weekly public news magazine brings order into online chaos by reviewing 20 of the best hot, cool, or top web sites (culture, science, health, education, ... leisure) in every issue.

web gems NASA Watch
Uptodate space related information - WARNING! This is not a NASA Website. You might learn something ;-)

web gems Mystical World Wide Web
A place for knowledge seekers!

web gems The Signifyin' Monkey
Webliography of Pan African Diaspora Web Sites - In Search of the African Heritage

web gems Amon Hotep - The Order of the Self
About social and spiritual development - Trinidad & Tobago.

web gems Great Thinkers and Visionaries
This is a list of people whose ideas on how and where the world is - and should be - evolving. Of interest to those who want to understand the frontier of human thought.

web gems JoyZine & The Adventures of Zoe
Eclectic 'Zine covering Australia, Art, Music, Literature and Much More

web gems Motherland Nigeria
A wealth of information on Nigeria by Boomie O.

web gems Encyclopedia Mythica
An on-line encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and legend. It contains hundreds of definitions of gods and goddesses from all over the world.

web gems Institute for the Future
How will we live in the year 2020? Like today, only more so

web gems "Earth From Above" on the web
Bird's-eye views of the Earth, the photographs of Yann Arthus-Bertrand

web gems
By Don and Linda Freedman, for those who love to travel.

web gems GypsyJournal
The journals of many travelers, describing trips to exotic lands and interesting cultures

web gems new7wonders
It is time for the citizens of the world to define seven new symbols of humanity's greatest achievements of the last 2000 years

web gems broken pencil
The guide to alternative culture in Canada

web gems Empress Elisabeth of Austria
The Eternal Beauty.

web gems Royal Cambodian Embassy
Information on Cambodia by the Cambodian Embassy, Washington.

web gems Austria Culture Net
The Austrian Cultural Institute (ACI) New York.

web gems Canada's Digital Collections
A government project that teaches (students) how to use the Web.

web gems The KaosPilots
A three year educational program, focussing on the professional spheres of creativity, innovation and intercultural understanding.

web gems Adbusters Media Foundation
Loose global network ready to launch a movement of resistance against those who would destroy the environment, pollute our minds and diminish our lives.

web gems Tour Egypt
The Egypt Web Site.

web gems France - diplomatie
Comprehensive information about France.

web gems A Link To Your Roots
Hamburg might have been your ancestor's emigration port. A data bank which includes the personal data of 5 million people who emigrated via Hamburg from 1850 to 1934.

web gems Interesting WWW Sites in the World
Comprehensive list of links by Nikolai N. Kostyukovich.

web gems DolceVita
The insider's guide to Italy.

web gems Japan Information Network
A great guide to Japan.

web gemsDiscover Mongolia
A guide to Mongolia including a great Photo Gallery.

web gemsCyber Nepal
Nepal's First Internet Magazine.

web gemsXS4ALL
Notorious Dutch Internet Directory, formerly known as HackTic ;-)

web gemsKwaZulu-Natal
South Africas province KwaZulu-Natal, the Zulu Kingdom.

web gemsThe Saami
People of the sun and wind.

web gemsThe Fabulous Ruins of Detroit
Guided tour through the fabulous and vanishing ruins of Detroit

web gems Stonee's WebLodge
The Storytellers WebLodge - lores, legends, teachings and quotes, find links to other Native American Indian sites.
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