Gemstones and the Sciences
Treasures From the Earth: Everything about Gems, Crystals, Rock,, Minerals
Geology, Geophysics, Gems and Gem: Pictures (educational)
Mineral Database: http://www.geology.wisc.edu/~jill/glossary2.html
Precious Stones: http://www.geology.wisc.edu/~jill/306e.html
Gemology and Lapidary Pages: includes cutting and polishing of gemstones; Gemstone classification; caring for your gemstones; why collect gemstones; Grading and pricing of gemstones; diamond specials; gemstone cutting sources;
And some great pictures: http://www.tradeshop.com/gems/index.html
Where to Get more information about Gemology and gemstone cutting: includes associations, periodicals, web links, and organizations.
Rockhounders Information Page:
Rock shops and galleries; images and pictures; books, articles and other publications; General Earth Science Information; Paleontology-related sites; Collecting sites and trips Software.
Mineral News: http://www.iea.com/~lream/MinNews.html#sub
Gemstones and Jewelry Shows: In the USA: http://www.jewelrymall.com/gemshows.html
Jewelry and gemstone Jokes: http://www.jewelrymall.com/jewelryjokes.html
Healing Properties of Gemstones and Crystals: philosophy of the vibrational rate of Natural occurring substances in the earth affecting energy grid patterns on living organisms is the basis of the current interest involving gemstone healing properties.
A subject of legend and folk lore, the idea that gemstones affect human health goes back thousands of years.. Whether true or not true, we must accept there are many things in our natural world we simply do not understand. This site explores the potential healing aspects of a wide array of rocks and gemstones; as well as investigates some of the historical models these beliefs came from. Fascinating ideas. New age in content: not for some readers who take objections to anything alternative or radical in thinking paradigms.
International Jewelry Links
Indonesia Elements Silver Jewelry, handicrafts and arts: http://indonesianelements.com/cgi-local/shop.pl/page=index.html
Tiada Jewelry International http://www.tiadajewelry.com/pins.htm
Earth Sciences and Related Topics:
Alaska Volcano Observatory: http://www.avo.alaska.edu/
The Cave Page; cave exploration and fact articles;: caving, links, how to start exploring caves; http://www.cavepage.magna.com.au/cave/cave.html
Carlsbad Caverns: unique underground caves in New Mexico. http://www.nps.gov/cave/
Cascade Range Volcanoes: Western USA http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Cascades/framework.html
Volcano Locations all over the world with detailed info http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Servers/volcano_useful_links.html
Online Maps and Graphics of select volcanoes: http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Graphics/framework.html
Learn About Volcanoes: http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/LivingWith/framework.html
Science Magazine: http://www.sciencemag.org/
The Nine Planets: a Multi-media Tour of Our Solar System: http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets/nineplanets/nineplanets.html
Planetary Maps on the Web: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/postgrad/thomasc1/render/maps.htm
ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES and Information
The American Yoga Association: What is Yoga?
Herb Research Foundation: Herbal news, research, database of information; excellent material. http://www.herbs.org/index.html
Yoga Resource Directory: http://www.yogajournal.com/directory/
Yoga Guide for Anxiety Treatment: http://www.vapeworld.com/guide-to-yoga-for-anxiety-treatment
Oxygen and Ozone Therapies: http://www.oxytherapy.com/
Publications about Oxygen therapies: http://www.oxytherapy.com/publications.html
Native American Ethnobotany Database: http://www.umd.umich.edu/cgi-bin/herb
Fitness and Exercise News, Information, Nutrition basics, Consumer Awareness,
Body Awareness: http://www.fitnesslink.com/
ELDERLY AND AGING CONCERNS
Our health as we age; discussing illnesses that commonly come with age; advise;
Geriatric Health; Caregiver Support; Housing/Living Alternatives; Helpful Products;
Legal, Insurance and Financial Sections: http://www.agenet.com/geriatric_health_page.asp
Depression in the Elderly: http://www.agenet.com/depression_elderly.html
Grandmothers for Peace Internationally: http://pweb.netcom.com/~lorjacy/gfp/ActivismFromHome.html
WOMENS HEALTH; WOMENS ISSUES AND THINGS OF INTEREST TO WOMEN AT LARGE
Women and Heart Disease, Stroke, Exercise Important Information:
A Forum For Womens Health: http://www.womenshealth.org/\
Womens Health Interactive: http://www.womens-health.com/
Natural Health Resources for Womens Health Concers: http://www.womens-health.com/health_center/naturalhealth/index.html
Note: For those readers who are anti-feminist; consider that several of the abuses, torture, rapes, murder, and mutilation of women still happen in every nation and culture in the world.
Read about what is happening in our world; and begin to understand WHY women have to take a stand to STOP it.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED READING
Human Rights: conditions around the world: Womens Rights and violations of very basic Freedoms; Rape, Abuse of Children: http://humanrights.about.com/culture/humanrights/?once=true&
East Timor and Women: http://women3rdworld.about.com/culture/women3rdworld/library/weekly/aa090999.htm
Women In Iran: Links and News updates-http://women3rdworld.about.com/culture/women3rdworld/library/weekly/aa021799.htm
The Burning of Brides Alive: In India so husbands can collect the dowry and remarry someone else: (yes, this violence STILL is happening against women).
Women and Marriage Customs All over the World (arranged marriages etc)
CHILDREN (highly recommended reading)
Child Prostitution in South East Asia: a collection of news articles and reports from Capcat:
Pro-Life- every fetus has a right to life. Womens rights include the right NOT TO BECOME PREGNANT THROUGH USE OF CONTRACEPTIVES.
This site discusses everything abortion, the hard cold facts; post-abortion complications; health risks and dangers; etc.
Female Genital Mutilation, Female Circumcism (a barbaric ritual in which
Some Muslim and other religions cut off most of the female external sex organ)
Organizations that are making a difference fighting to protect human life all
Over the world: links- http://humanrights.about.com/culture/humanrights/library/weekly/bldonate.htm
Burma Articles and News: http://humanrights.about.com/culture/humanrights/library/weekly/topicsubbur.htm
Political Rights of Women: the need for them around the world. Articles and news from around the world discussing what women face day to day; without a voice in congress and government, there is no one voicing the needs of women and children.
Without a voice, women are less than human.http://women3rdworld.about.com/culture/women3rdworld/msub42.htm
Articles about the Problems in Tibet Caused by China invasion and MURDER of Over a million Tibet Citizens since the 1960s, and the deliberate attempt to destroy Tibetian culture and religion:
Environmental Problems: Each of these links have an assortment of articles that explain the problems, defining the major factors, and explaining in basic language what the dangers are to our world because of the given problem.
Air Pollution: http://environment.about.com/culture/environment/msubair.htm
Coastal Concerns: http://environment.about.com/culture/environment/msubcei.htm
The Problems of Nuclear Wastes Around the World:
Unique Christian Links:
The Bible Sabbath Association: working to promote cooperation among all seventh day Sabbath keeping Christians
Free subscription to The Sabbath Sentinel Magazine (bi-monthly publication)
Christian Educational Ministries: teaching about the spiritual body of believers; youth bible studies etc.
A Womans Place in the Church: http://www.diac.com/~edgar/awomansplace.html
Vic Kubiks Website: International News re. Churches of God; Prayer requests; People News; Obituaries; Outreach programs. http://www.kubik.org/
The Fishermens Net Library Ministry: http://www.geocities.com/~sdbnet/fishnet/fish.htm
How well do you really know your bible? Alan Ruths website dedicated to hundreds of bible based links, bible studies, Which day is the Christian Sabbath? The biblical Holy days; The Plan of Salvation; News sources;; audio sermon messages; online bible links http://www.biblestudy.org
Biblical Archeology: excellent educational source http://www.bibarch.com/
Non-Profit Organizations we highly recommend to Donate Money to:
Seacap: Helping Vietnam orphans survive; ran by an American man that works to help children who have help from no one else. http://www.seacap.org/
DEPDC: Development Educational Center that works to prevent child prostitution among rural Hill tribe populations in North Thailand. This is the center that June did volunteer work at in 1998 for her graduate degree internship project.
Writing for Therapy: http://www.angelfire.com/biz2/write2heart/
Coffee House for Writers: http://members.tripod.com/coffeehouse4writers/
TheWriters Life: http://thewritelife.8m.com/
A Story A Day Writers Kit: http://westwood.fortunecity.com/smith/406/StoryaDay.html
Semantic Rhyming Dictionary: http://www.link.cs.cmu.edu/dougb/rhyme-doc.html
The Writers Digest: Online Guide to Getting Published-http://www.writersdigest.com/
Writers Conferences: http://www.writersdigest.com/conferences/index.htm
Information: links to dictionaries, almanacs, maps, Encarta, Encyclopedias etc.
Everything Poetry: Links to poets from all times in history; ect. http://poetry.about.com/education/poetry/mbody.htm
Career Development and Self Improvement
Profile of Various Careers: http://www.womenconnect.lycos.com/LocLink/JOBC/CARFILE?LAFCodeOverride=LYCOS
Setting Up a Home Business: basic facts. http://www.womenconnect.lycos.com/LocLink/BIZC/STARTBIZ/GETSTART?LAFCodeOverride=LYCOS
The Best Way to Get a Raise: http://www.womenconnect.lycos.com/LinkTo/dec2099_job.htm?LAFIDOverride=6694941FD11B11D2B06B00A0C9C85F84&LAFCodeOverride=LYCOS&LAFDefaultLinkBuilderOverride=CBLayoutBuilder
Improving Public Speaking; joining a speaking club in your area-Toastmasters International: http://www.toastmasters.org/
How to Improve Your Presentation Skills: http://www.smartbiz.com/sbs/arts/bly17.htm
Tips on Improving Your Public Speaking: http://www.freenet.edmonton.ab.ca/toast/tips.html
Childless By Choice: http://now2000.com/cbc/
Child Free By Choice- Stats and info on the truth about people who do not have children. http://www.childfree.net/contents.html
National Fatherhood Initiative: movement to put fathers back in childrens life and create public awareness that child care is not just a "female" thing. it is a co-gender responsibility. http://www.fatherhood.org/index.html
Moms who Work From Home; Ideas; http://www.bizymoms.com/articles/wahm0426.html
WomenConnect: site w/articles and links about career; money, family; womens concerns. http://www.womenconnect.com/
The Young Women Leaders Program: Promoting leadership training in young girls and early teens. Essential for creating leaders for tomorrow. http://www.virginia.edu/~womenctr/ywl.htm
Parenting; teen questions; family meal money savers etc. http://www.thefamilycorner.com/
Interactive Resources for Every member of the Family: including grandparents who must are predominant caregivers for grandchildren.
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