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Wanting to buy or sell handmade items? If so, go directly to this site. Etsy features handmade goods in a variety of categories from ceramics and pottery, jewelry and purses to clothing, furniture and toys.

Click links to "Colors" (find variety of items by color), "Geolocator" (location of recently submitted products) and "Showcase" (sellers show off top items).


Money and sports

Sports fans interested in the money side of sports will want to stop by The Sports Economist. You'll find economic commentary on sports and society, analytical essays, related links and more. Recent posts include "Recession and ticket demand," "The NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement" and "NASCAR Duopoly."


Compare airfares

Billed as the only airfare alert and comparison site that includes fares on practically all airlines, (including Southwest, Skybus and JetBlue), Airfarewatchdog can help you find low airfares, receive free airfare alerts for your choice of departure cities, keep up with travel news in the Airfare WatchBlog and more.


Florida Everglades

Want a glimpse into the most ambitious conservation and restoration project ever attempted? What lessons can be learned from the New Jersey-size ecosystem known as the Florida Everglades? Check out this companion site to the PBS documentary, Water's Journey: Everglades , for a historical timeline of the Everglades, related animations, educational resources and behind-the-scenes clips from the film.



Promoted as the top buyer's guide for men, Uncrate.com features a wide range of cool items (from cell phones to automobiles). Five new products are added every weekday.

Click "Outblush" for cool products for women and anyone can find hot deals, sales, freebies and coupons from "The Bargainist" link.


Custom databases

Lazybase is a free database creation service that enables you to create all sorts of Web-based databases including contact lists, membership directories and restaurant reviews, to name a few. Build a custom database, share it with others, add your database to your blog or Web site and more.


You can e-mail Rich Ray at rich.ray@morris.com.