First things first.... :
http://www.freerice.com/ "click-ware" can change http://smallthingschallenge.com/ ...step-by-step Issues and Challenges in the region: http://www.dogstation.de dog-tired ! - if nobody is going to do anything about this disease I will have to do it ! http://www.herrlesbergladen.de/ http://www.blaesiberg.de/ the Alternatives : (yes, the are alternatives to gooogle, windows, swr3, VW, yellowStrom, cnn, letterman etc) http://www.dradio.de/dkultur/ the radio station, ca 99.4MHz, yes, recently the played Oasis and discussed architecture within 10 minutes ! http://www.brandeins.de/ forget about NewsWeek or Capital http://www.hbo.com/billmaher/ if you like satire and irony, forget about all the american sit-coms and talk-shows and news channels (http://www.billmaher.com/) http://www.ixquick.com/ the awarded browser in your own language, without sponsered links ;-) http://www.greenpeace-energy.de/ fair power !!! http://www.jux-net.info/juxlala/ linux for kids, youth and beginners http://www.tvr.co.uk/news.php a car without even ABS, safer than all the rest together, it's only a pity I cannot afford one, and that they aren't really nice-looking. Interesting story, though. http://www.teslamotors.com/ and then there is this electric car.... http://cree.ch/ and my favorite electric car ! http://en.lernu.net/ lern a new language http://www.peterzahlt.de/ why pay for long distance calls, or any phone calls what so ever for that matter http://mailnull.com/ tired of spam ? http://www.robinsonliste.de/ tired of spam, per eMail or snail-mail or even via phone ?
http://carlbildt.wordpress.com/ daily insider news from a foreign minister (a blog with more than 4 million hits) http://plugsandcars.blogspot.com/ more electric cars http://www.prettycoolthings.com/ pretty cool things (one example : have a look at this section of the page : 2008/11/15/urban-camouflage-art/ )
some more miscellaneous links (that could come in handy) http://dict.leo.org/ http://www.oekotest.de/ http://www.film.com/celebrities/ulf-stark/14824982 one of my personal favorites, times three... http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulf_Stark http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulf_Stark http://www.saol.se/ http://spraakbanken.gu.se/ learn what a Korpus is ! http://www.saob.se/ one of the oldest and most complete dictionaries ever, and here the electronic verison of it... http://g3.spraakdata.gu.se/saob/ so old that not even the word for 'car'('bil') is in there, other than in an add-on.
German-Englisch “False Friends“ I bump into every day and which really annoy me (not generally the people who got them wrong – they do not know better....yet - but merely the short act of doing it):
actually <> aktuell aktuell = current eventually <> eventuell eventuell = (might) possibly schließlich, endlich = finally, eventually
Read books in chronological order with the last one first:
the Murder on the Orient-Express (audio book)
Islekar (Liselott Willén)
the Host (Stephany Mayer)
SAOB na, just kidding (you cannot read that one, see link above btw).
last update : 2009-01-16 (v0.90)