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Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew Self-Study Materials (Audio Demo)
IMHO "Living Biblical Hebrew for Everyone" by Dr. Randall Buth is the best Biblical Hebrew self-study material anywhere. NT Greek is also available and Aramaic is under development.
Hebrew Tanach in Unicode
The entire Tanach (Hebrew Bible) in unicode. Available with or without vowels and accents. Very helpful.
Another unicode Tanach
TanakhML Project
Current: Unicode Tanach with parallel English option; Verse structure analysis based on the massoretic cantillation, form concordancer that allows you to search for forms.
Planned: Guematric Concordancer, Accent Concordancer.
The Bible Tool
View parallel bibles. Includes Westminster Leningrad Codex in unicode.
This is my own attempt to offer something to the Biblical Hebrew learning community. It is a grammar first approach to learning Hebrew following Allen P. Ross's Introducing Biblical Hebrew (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2001).
Aleppo Codex
This is a very nice presentation of the Aleppo Codex. You can turn the pages and magnify the text to see the actual handwriting - smudges and all.
Great Isaiah Scroll
Images and translation of the Great Isaiah Scroll found among the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Starting with Aleph
Hebrew alphabet tutorial. The "midrash" on letters is particularly clever.
Online BDB
Web version of the Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon.
Hebrew Script
Examples of Hebrew writing from different periods.
Hebrew Bible Electronic Resources
This list by Emanuel Tov is a bit dated (Feb 2003) but still useful.

Modern Hebrew
Hebrew Dictionary - Babylon
Hebrew-English/English-Hebrew; Modern and Biblical; Includes specialized Hebrew dictionaries; Does not include Hebrew pointing (i.e. vowels).
Hebrew Dictionary - Melingo
Hebrew-English/English-Hebrew; Modern and Biblical; Includes Hebrew pointing (i.e. vowels) so you can determine how to pronounce the Hebrew if you have not heard the word before.
Kol Israel
Online radio and TV (Hebrew and English).
Find your name in Hebrew

Biblical Studies Link Sites
Tyndale House (One of the most comprehensive.)
Ehud Ben Zvi
Tyler F. Williams
Jim West
Pekka Pitkänen
Tyndale House
Bryan's Biblical Links

Richard Feynman Lectures (Video)
1979 Feynman video lectures on QED. Excellent! Accessible to the layperson.
More Science Lectures (Audio/Video)
Numerous science lectures. Organized by subject.
GeoChron (Animation)
Find out where the sun is shining right now.

Interesting Reading
In the Beginning was the Command Line by Neal Stephenson
Anyone who started using computers before 1990 will probably enjoy this witty account of a stroll down the digital memory lane.

Historical Maps of the Middle East
Part of the Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection. (Many are in the public domain.)
Bible Maps
Large source of detailed bible maps.

Merriam-Webster (Audio)
Includes thesaurus and audio pronunciation.
Visual Thesaurus (Animation)
Purdue University Online Writing Lab
General writing concerns (planning/writing/revising/genres), research and documenting sources, punctuation, capitalization and spelling, sentence construction, parts of speech, ESL, exercises/answer keys, professional writing (and writing in the job search).
The UVic Writer's Guide
Essays, paragraphs, sentences, words, sources, literary terms, logic, grammar, marking symbols.
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Many useful short modules on grammar and writing.
Guide to Research and Writing
Guide to research and writing in Biblical studies.
Abbreviations for Use in Biblical Studies Essays
Includes SBL abbreviations.

Lorem Ipsum
(Dummy text used in the graphics and printing industry.)
Lorem Ipsum
Lorem Ipsum generator.
Greeking Machine
Lorem Ipsum generator in multiple "languages" (Classical Latin, Hillbilly, The Matrix, Metropolitan, Pseudo German, Techno Babble).

(This is all software I use.)
Free audio editor. (Win/Mac/Linux/Unix)
1st Page 2000
Free HTML editor. (Windows only)
Open Office
Free Office suite. (Win/Mac/Linux/Unix)
Free photo/image editor. (Win/Mac/Linux/Unix)

Low End Mac
A great resource on older macs.
Mac reference - find the specs on any mac.
My Mac Dealer
Friendly mac dealer in Calgary.

Messianic Music (Audio)
I especially like "The Sacrifice Lamb", "Baruch Hashem Adonai" and "Shalom Jerusalem."

A growing database of over 360,000 aircraft photos. Extensive search options. Great for wallpaper. Here's one of my favorites; talk about a close landing. This is not a fake!
National Geographic Photo of the Day
Includes wallpaper size images.
Snaps from Cameroon
Photos and blog from Cameroon, Africa, where I spent my childhood: includes photos of the school I attended from grade 5 - 8!
Before and After Tsunami Satellite Images

Speech Accent Archive
The speech accent archive uniformly presents a large set of speech samples from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English read the same paragraph and are carefully transcribed. The archive is used by people who wish to compare and analyze the accents of different English speakers.
Map of Caronport
Caronport, Saskatchewan. Home of Briercrest College and Seminary.
Dullest Blog Ever
Here is the self proclaimed "dullest blog in the world." :)
"Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions." My experience is that when someone you know has cancer you start getting a lot of unsolicited 'medical' advice. Needless to say this site has proved very useful more than once.

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