See also :
Suggestions for extra links to put here would be greatly appreciated.
The World-Wide Web Home at CERN
- The birthplace of the Web, also the nearest thing the Web has to a
home. The World-Wide Web was originally devised in 1989 at CERN as a
method for people to collaborate on high-energy physics research.
Here you can find catalogues of sites, software and people on the Web.
This is the best place to find
a description of the Web project, and amongst the catalogues,
you can get to
a page of links to other servers organised by subject.
University of Surrey main WWW service
- The main WWW service for the University of Surrey, mongst other things,
Information about the University of Surrey, and
Information about Guildford.
- Department of Electronic and
- University of Surrey Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
WWW server. Amongst the information archived here, you'll find
the Edupage Newsletter
The Best of WWW Contest
- The 1994 contest to find the best use of the World Wide Web. This
provides a showcase of how the Web can be used. Links are provided
to the winners and all the nominees.
The BBC Networking Club Home Page
- Yep, the British Broadcasting Corporation is on the Web. The BBC is
getting involved with the net, and broadcasting some programs on the
subject. For more info browse through this server. It also contains
links to other places, and a searching system. This is probably
a good place to start.
BBC TV and Radio Program Schedules >
United Kingdom Based WWW Servers.
- A list of all UK Web servers the Imperial College know about.
- An interactive guide to the UK.
The HENSA Microcomputer Archives
- A Web interface to the archive of microcomputer software held by
The HENSA Unix Archive
- A Web interface to the UNIX software held by HENSA.
- The White House
- The US government has a WWW page. You can find information on subjects
If you have a text only browser then you should use the
text only welcome page.
- UK Government Information Service
- Following the lead of the US, the UK government is on the web.
Information, including press releases, is available for many
Useless world wide web pages
- ``The discovery that someone had typed in his entire 30K CD collection
for WWW consumption (really!) prompted me to generate the useless
pages page. I have since found that this 30K list is a pale imitation
of far more useless efforts [...] "Useless" in this context doesn't
mean poorly done or of no value at all, it just means that there
isn't any point in making these things available on the web. If you
see a page and think "Good God, WHO CARES?" you have found a likely
The Annals of Improbable Research
- ``The Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) is a splendid educational
magazine produced by the entire former editorial staff (1955-1994)
of "The Journal of Irreproducible Results." [...] Each October,
AIR produces the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony at MIT, honoring people
whose achievements cannot or should not be reproduced.''
- Index page for Time Warner. Products include Time Magazine,
Sports Illustrated, People Weekly and many other
- The Electronic Telegraph
- This is an on-line version of The Daily Telegraph newspaper.
You need to register to get a PIN number to access the paper.
This is done on-line and takes a few seconds. After that, all
accesses to the paper are unrestricted. You can also browse back
through the archive to when the Electronic Telegraph started in
November 1994. Be warned, the pages contain a lot of images, during
the day, its probably worth turning on `Delay Image Loading' in
- Press Association Press Centre
- Up to date news coverage (though not as detailed as the Electronic
Telepgraph), up to the minute cricket scores, weather forecasts,
today's television schedules for BBC1, BBC2, ITV and C4 and more.
You will need to register before you use this service.
- Electronic Newsstand
- ``Welcome to The Electronic Newsstand, your single Internet source for
the widest selection of articles from the world's leading magazines,
newsletters, newspapers, catalogues and more! Browse for free.
Subscribe for less!''
- New Scientist, Planet Science
- New Scientist's on-line service. It's free, but you need to register to
get full access.
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