List of 500 Best Web Sites...


This is the index of the 500 best sites according to Iway 500 Magazine(Spring 1996 Issue). Please do not tell us that links are broken. It is a 1996 list and the links are nofollowed.

Categories...

  • Activism Sites
  • Arts and Entertainment Sites
  • Children and Family Sites
  • Computer Sites
  • Consumer/Personal Sites
  • Corporate Sites
  • Culture Sites
  • Education Sites
  • E-zines (Periodicals and Publications) Sites
  • Finance Sites
  • Game Sites
  • Government & Politics Sites
  • Internet Resource Sites
  • Networking & Communications Sites
  • Professional Resources Sites
  • Religion Sites
  • Science Sites
  • Shareware and Downloadable Goodies Sites
  • Shopping Sites
  • Sports and Recreation Sites

  • Activism Sites...(Details)

    1. Gulf War Veterans Resource Pages
    2. The National Coalition for the Homeless
    3. Religious Freedom Home Page
    4. Vote Smart Web
    5. Global Recycling Network
    6. Space Activism Home Page
    7. Envirolink Network
    8. Environmental News Network
    9. Greenpeace World Wide Web
    10. Electronic Frontier Foundation
    11. Center for Democracy and Technology
    12. The First Amendment Center
    13. Tobacco BBS
    14. Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)
    15. 20/20 Vision
    16. Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
    17. The National Rifle Association
    18. The Home Recording Rights Coalition
    19. The Freedom Forum
    20. International Service Agencies
    21. Stop Prisoner Rape
    22. National Organization for Women (NOW)
    23. The Activist's Oasis
    24. Surfrider USA
    25. The Progress and Freedom Foundation

    Arts and Entertainment Sites...(Details)

    1. WebMuseum Paris
    2. Theatre Central
    3. The Internet Movie Database
    4. CultureFinder
    5. Project Gutenberg Home Page
    6. National Museum of American Art
    7. Grooves CD & Music Magazine Online
    8. The Ultimate TV List
    9. Warner Bros. JazzSpace
    10. Art on the Net
    11. Some Contradance Stuff
    12. MCA/Universal Cyberwalk
    13. Cyber Film School
    14. Discovery Channel Online
    15. Guide to Theater Resources on the Internet
    16. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
    17. UK Theatre Web
    18. GEMM: Global Electronic Music MarkeTplace
    19. Internet Road Map to Books
    20. Library of Musical Links
    21. Internet Book Information Center
    22. The Internet Dance Directory
    23. The Movie Cliche List
    24. Internet Underground Music Archive (IUMA)
    25. New York City Reference Theatre

    Children and Family Sites...(Details)

    1. International Kids' Space
    2. The StarChild Project
    3. Steve and Ruth Bennett's Family Surfboard
    4. 365 TV-Free Activities to Do with Your Child
    5. Pigs in CyberSpaaaaaaaaace....
    6. The Vikings
    7. CyberKids
    8. Underwater World
    9. FuturePlace
    10. Uncle Bob's Kids Page
    11. The Action Figure Web Page
    12. Volcano World
    13. Family Planet
    14. Funny Kid Stories
    15. Castles on the Web
    16. World Wide Webs
    17. Kids Action
    18. Latitude28 Schoolhouse
    19. Kid's Window
    20. The Teel Family Page
    21. The LEGO WWW Server
    22. Schoolhouse Rock
    23. 4Kids
    24. Crayola
    25. Dragonfly Toy Company

    Computer Sites...(Details)

    1. The VRML Repository
    2. The Geometry Center
    3. Welcome to Intel
    4. HALsoft HTML Validation Service
    5. Dylan Greene's Windows 95 Starting Page
    6. The Best of OS/2 on the Worldwide Web
    7. Autodesk Homepage
    8. The Complete Conflict Compendium
    9. Microsoft on the Web
    10. Operating System Project Information
    11. Adobe Systems on the World-Wide Web
    12. Apple Computer Home Page
    13. The IBM Home Page
    14. Screen Savers from A-Z
    15. Linux for the PowerPC Macintosh
    16. The Well Connected Mac
    17. FAME Home Page
    18. The Macintosh Advocacy
    19. Ghostscript Home Page
    20. Windows 95 32-bit Shareware
    21. Walnut Creek CD-ROM
    22. MidiWeb User Supported MIDI Web Site
    23. Welcome to Sun Microsystems
    24. Desktop Publishing Internet Resource Jumplist
    25. Ash Nallawalla's Master User Group Page

    Consumer/Personal Sites...(Details)

    1. Acme Pet
    2. The Travel Channel Online Network
    3. A World of Tea
    4. The Body: AIDS and HIV
    5. Disability Resources
    6. Financial Aid Information
    7. Patient's Guide to Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
    8. Foreign Language for Travelers
    9. Books That Work
    10. Psychology Self-Help
    11. Used Car Buyer's Checklist
    12. Consumer Fraud Alert
    13. Cancer Guide by Real Person with Cancer
    14. PALS (Pets Are Loving Support)
    15. Soc.Couples.Weddings WWW Page
    16. Eddie Eagle Child Gun Safety
    17. Food Safety
    18. Facing Huntington's Disease
    19. Language Learning at CMU
    20. Electronic Zoo
    21. Over the Coffee
    22. Self Breast Exam
    23. LifeLink Disaster Prep
    24. City Net
    25. Prostate Cancer InfoLink

    Corporate Sites...(Details)

    1. Coca-Cola
    2. Sony Online
    3. Sprint
    4. IBM WWW Home Page
    5. Compaq Computer Corp.
    6. Ticketmaster
    7. Mobil Corp.
    8. AT&T
    9. The Buick Showroom
    10. MCI
    11. Adobe Systems, Inc.
    12. Ford Worldwide Connection
    13. Southwest Airlines
    14. Bell Atlantic
    15. Ragu Presents -- Mama's Cucina
    16. Pontiac Excitement on the Web
    17. Valvoline
    18. Churchill Communications Corp.
    19. Cadillac
    20. Software Publishing Corp.
    21. General Electric Home Page
    22. Welcome to Intel
    23. Eastman Kodak Co.
    24. United Media
    25. Ad Age -- It's All About Marketing

    Culture Sites...(Details)

    1. Seeker1's CyberAnthropology Page
    2. The Gumbo Pages
    3. The People's Home Page
    4. Planet Peace
    5. The Current Middle Ages Server
    6. Vegetarian Pages
    7. The HELLAS Home Page
    8. CyberQueer Lounge
    9. The Black Lands
    10. The Anti-Japanophile Japan Page
    11. Underground Propaganda
    12. EnviroLink
    13. Links of Interest to Fandom
    14. The Azteca Web Page
    15. Isis Plus
    16. Thai Heritage Page
    17. The Virtual Baguette
    18. Seniors On-Line
    19. Stately Paper Cut Manor
    20. Welcome to India
    21. Welcome to the Pennsylvania Dutch Country
    22. Things from Ireland and Other Celtic Lands
    23. Welcome to Goa
    24. Art of China
    25. The Goth Page

    Education Sites...(Details)

    1. Reinventing Schools
    2. The Jason Project
    3. Exploratorium Home Page
    4. Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
    5. AskERIC Virtual Library
    6. Microsoft Focus on K-12
    7. Science and the Environment
    8. Busy Teachers' Web Site K-12
    9. CEARCH: Cisco Educational Archive
    10. Gallery of Interactive Geometry
    11. Project Smart
    12. Quantum Magazine
    13. The Ultimate Children's Internet Sites!
    14. Environmental Education Network
    15. U.S. Department of Education
    16. Jon's Home School Resource Page
    17. Kid's Web
    18. Web 66: A K12 World Wide Web Project
    19. Armadillo's WWW Server
    20. UC Berkeley Home Page
    21. Brigham Young University College of Education
    22. Johns Hopkins University
    23. Mind Extension University Home Schooling
    24. Apple Education
    25. MidLink Magazine

    E-zines Sites...(Details)

    1. Suck
    2. Euphony
    3. Spank!
    4. The Nando Times
    5. Women's Wire
    6. HyperZine
    7. SalesDoctors
    8. The Calgary Explorer
    9. The Bingo Bugle Newspaper
    10. Dive Destinations.em
    11. Mac Net Journal 2
    12. A Breed Apart
    13. America's 4x4 4U Video Magazine
    14. Late Show News
    15. Lou Bignami's Fine Fishing Magazine
    16. Web Review
    17. NCT Web Magazine
    18. The American Prospect
    19. Computer-Mediated Communications Magazine
    20. Seidman's Online Insider
    21. The Comics Page
    22. Fine Travel Magazine
    23. HotWired
    24. C|Net
    25. Outside Online

    Finance Sites...(Details)

    1. Charles Schwab Online
    2. Fidelity Investments
    3. Chicago Mercantile Exchange
    4. Wells Fargo
    5. Idea Cafe
    6. MasterCard
    7. Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
    8. Gabelli Home Page
    9. Lombard Home Page
    10. GNN Personal Finance Center
    11. Mutual Funds Magazine Online
    12. J.P. Morgan
    13. HomeOwners Finance Center
    14. DigiCash Home Page
    15. Financial Aid Information
    16. NETworth
    17. E*TRADE Home Page
    18. PAWWS Financial Network
    19. Briefing
    20. Centura "The Money Managers"
    21. Financenter
    22. Bloomberg Personal
    23. Quicken
    24. FINWeb Home Page
    25. The Student Guide 95-96

    Game Sites...(Details)

    1. Hank Leukart's HomePage
    2. Happy Puppy
    3. ClubOpolis
    4. DoomGate
    5. LavaMind Games
    6. Dust Home Page
    7. Magnet Interactive Studios
    8. Trilobyte
    9. Game Zero
    10. Pop Rocket
    11. Viacom New Media
    12. Interplay
    13. Virgin Interactive
    14. New Type Gaming
    15. Gaming Central
    16. Bungie
    17. LucasArts
    18. Sanctuary Woods
    19. Games Domain
    20. Burn:Cycle
    21. Digital Pictures
    22. Velocity
    23. Westwood Studios
    24. Rocket Science
    25. Nintendo

    Government & Politics Sites...(Details)

    1. Rock the System
    2. Thomas Legislative Information
    3. Turn Left
    4. Countdown '96
    5. Lugar for President 1996
    6. U.S. Department of Education
    7. League of Conservation Voters
    8. Charlotte's WWWeb
    9. U.S. House of Representatives Democratic Leadership
    10. Central Intelligence Agency
    11. NewtWatch
    12. Welcome to the White House
    13. Democratic Socialists of America
    14. Fidel for President Home Page
    15. The Ronald Reagan Home Page
    16. Information Headquarters for the Republican Primary
    17. U.S. House of Representatives Home Page
    18. Democratic National Committee
    19. Federal News Service
    20. Rick Tompkins for President
    21. Anti-Rush Limbaugh Page
    22. Ken's California Voters Guide 1996
    23. CapWeb
    24. The Unofficial Bob Dole Page
    25. Dole for President World Wide Web Site

    Internet Resource Sites...(Details)

    1. InfoSeek Professional
    2. Internet Starter Kit
    3. Internet Mall
    4. Excite
    5. InfoSeek Guide
    6. Inktomi
    7. Yahoo!
    8. Netscape Communications
    9. Starting Point
    10. Point Communications
    11. RFC Database
    12. Homepage Creation Center
    13. FAQs at Oxford University
    14. DejaNews
    15. SIFT
    16. ZDNet Computing TrailBlazer
    17. Peeping Tom Homepage
    18. SavvySearch
    19. What's New Too
    20. Research-IT!
    21. Lycos
    22. OpenText Web Index
    23. Publicly Accessible Mailing Lists
    24. Aether Madness
    25. Useless WWW Pages

    Networking & Communications Sites...(Details)

    1. Novell World-Wide
    2. Welcome to 3Com
    3. Telecom Information Resources
    4. The Consummate Winsock Apps List
    5. HP Network City
    6. The Global Village Home Page
    7. Dan Kegel's ISDN Page
    8. The Internet Business Center
    9. C|Net
    10. Cisco Systems Inc.
    11. The DALnet IRC Network
    12. INTELSAT Home Page
    13. 100VG AnyLAN FAQ
    14. World Wide Web FAQ
    15. Motorola Wireless Data Group
    16. AT&T Internet Toll Free 800 Directory
    17. Federal Communications Commission
    18. The Ethernet Page
    19. AT&T TalkingPower
    20. CTI @ Dialogic: The Computer Telephony Home Page
    21. Gamelan: Directory and Registry of Java Resources
    22. The Navas 28800 Modem FAQ
    23. Curt's High Speed Modem Page
    24. Ameritech-Your Link to Better Communication
    25. Interpage Network Services, Inc.

    Professional Resources Sites...(Details)

    1. Editor & Publisher Interactive
    2. OncoLink
    3. Academic Advising Resources on the Internet
    4. Johns Hopkins BioInformatics Prot-Web
    5. Census Bureau
    6. American Bar Association
    7. Harvard Biological Laboratories
    8. Newton's International Electrical Journal
    9. Web Elements
    10. NetVet Veterinary Resources
    11. National Address Server
    12. Distance Service
    13. RISKWeb: Risk and Insurance
    14. About Public Relations
    15. Advertising Law
    16. Pediatric Pharmacotherapy
    17. International Animation Association (ASIFA)
    18. Career Mosaic
    19. Currency Converter
    20. Directors Guild of America
    21. ScreenWriters & Playwrights
    22. Accounting Resource
    23. PlumbNet
    24. CommerceNet/Nielsen Internet Demographic Survey
    25. Doctor's Guide to the Internet

    Religion Sites...(Details)

    1. Anglicans Online
    2. Welcome to The Orthodox Christian Page!
    3. Catholic Information Center
    4. Havienu L'Shalom
    5. The Hindu Universe
    6. Facets of Religion
    7. Christian Internet Directory
    8. BuddaNet
    9. Vodou Information Pages
    10. Shamash
    11. Finding God in Cyberspace
    12. Pagan Resources Page
    13. Islam's Homepage
    14. Zen@SunSITE
    15. Shi'a Homepage
    16. Project Genesis: Torah on the Information Superhighway
    17. The Church of Scientology vs. The Net
    18. Leisa Goodman's Home Page
    19. The Observer Cult Page
    20. Bibles
    21. The Baptist Faith and Message
    22. the Baha'is
    23. LDS Info on the Internet
    24. Wicca Resources
    25. How to Talk New Age

    Science Sites...(Details)

    1. University of California Museum of Paleontology
    2. The Nine Planets
    3. Exploratorium Home Page
    4. VolcanoWorld
    5. Views of the Solar System
    6. WeatherNet
    7. Project Galileo
    8. Bradford Robotic Telescope
    9. The Daily Planet
    10. ArchNet
    11. Comet Shoemaker-Levy (JPL)
    12. NASA Shuttle Web
    13. Planet Science
    14. Bad Science
    15. Comet Observation Home Page
    16. Center for Mars Exploration
    17. B.E.A.M. Robot Games
    18. The Annals of Improbable Research
    19. Comets and Meteor Showers
    20. The Interactive Frog Dissection
    21. Preview the Heart
    22. AccuWeather
    23. The Mad Scientist Network
    24. Science Hobbyist
    25. JPL Comet Hale-Bopp Page

    Shareware and Downloadable Goodies Sites...(Details)

    1. TV Bytes TV Show Theme Songs
    2. Ender's Realm Graphics for WWW Developers
    3. Gerd's MIDI Pages
    4. Hubble Space Telescope Pictures
    5. Stroud's Consummate Winsock Apps
    6. Jumbo! Shareware Archive
    7. Webcorp: Multimedia Resources
    8. Art History Server
    9. Virtual Shareware Library
    10. Terry Gould's Home Page Graphics
    11. Project Gutenberg
    12. SITO [formerly OTIS] Home Page
    13. Index of PERL/HTML Archives
    14. alt.binaries.pictures Image Server
    15. Anthony's Icon Library
    16. Rob's Multimedia Lab
    17. Sandra's Clip Art Server
    18. Daniel's Icon Archive
    19. Graphics Utilities Site and Version FAQ
    20. Matt's [CGI/PERL] Script Archive
    21. FreeArt Images for HTML
    22. Image Finder
    23. American Memory Collections
    24. GARBO FTP Archive at Waasa
    25. Census Bureau Home Page

    Shopping Sites...(Details)

    1. Amazon.com
    2. CDNow
    3. eShop
    4. FTD-Internet
    5. MarketPlace MCI
    6. Sharper Image
    7. CD World
    8. Cyber Warehouse
    9. CD Link
    10. Internet Shopping Network
    11. Ken Crane's Laser Discs
    12. Virtual Vineyard
    13. Minor Leagues, Major Dreams
    14. The Voyager Co.
    15. Music Boulevard
    16. Shopping 2000
    17. Eddie Bauer
    18. Hollywood Shopping Network
    19. Parentsplace
    20. L.L.Bean
    21. Prison Blues
    22. Cyber Mart
    23. Net Sweats & Tees
    24. Picture Palace
    25. Shopper';s Advantage

    Sports and Recreation Sites...(Details)

    1. The Sports Network
    2. NBC Golf Tour
    3. NBA.com
    4. CNN Sports News
    5. GORP--Great Outdoor Recreation Page
    6. The Racer Archive
    7. SpeedNet
    8. Fastball
    9. Skilton's Baseball Links
    10. ESPNET SportsZone
    11. ATP Tour Home Page
    12. Sports Access
    13. United States Golf Association
    14. 1996 Centennial Olympic Games
    15. Soccernet
    16. The Tennis Server
    17. iGOLF--The Player's Exchange
    18. Gymn Forum
    19. 31st Ryder Cup Official Web Site
    20. The Sailing Site
    21. American Racing Scene
    22. GolfNet Europe
    23. Florida Suncoast Outdoors Online
    24. SportsLine USA
    25. National Hockey League Players' Association