- Deutscher Bildungsserver This comprehensive site for and about schools in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and worldwide includes links to many individual schools, teaching and study materials, a chatroom, links to “Schulzeitungen” and school radio stations, etc.
- LSA Course Guide
- Time Schedule
- Wolverine Access
- Academic Calendar Index
- LSA Degrees and Requirements
- University of Michigan foosball club Why is this “German-related”? Because foosball (known there as “Kicker” or “Tischfußball”) is a popular
barroom game in German-speaking countries, and people there are very good at it, so you need to practice, practice, practice. Note there’s free foosball in the Michigan Union pool room Mondays 7-9!
- Angela und Otto Jankos Rätselsammlung Rätsel = riddle, puzzle Compilation of all kinds of puzzles: word puzzles, mathematical puzzles etc.
- FOCUS Online General Knowledge Quizzes
- englisch-hilfen.de Materials for Germans learning English 🙂
- wikipedia: Fraktur This is a font you will see in a lot of older German books. For help in deciphering it, see in particular the “Schriftbeispiele” and “Schreib- und Lesehilfe” sections. The English wikipedia page may also be helpful.
- Sütterlinschrift lesen und Frakturschrift lesen This site helps you learn to read the old German cursive script Sütterlin, and the old typeface Fraktur.
- Bund für deutsche Schrift und Sprache e.V. This site, written in Fraktur and dedicated to the preservation of the German language and script, includes a really well done “Leseübung,” historical info, and fonts to download.
- The Hunger Site Click a button on this website and somewhere in the world a hungry person gets a meal to eat at no cost to you. The food
is paid for by corporate sponsors. All you do is go to the site and click. You can do this once per day. Please note the Hunger Site
policy on spam emails: “The Hunger Site respectfully requests that people do not send unsolicited messages promoting the Hunger Site to people they do not know, or post inappropriately to newsgroups or in other places. We understand that this is being done with good intentions. However, anything that is regarded as unsolicited spam is not helping our cause and in fact is hurting it, as it is alienating the good people who might otherwise come to the Hunger Site. The Hunger Site itself does absolutely no e-mail marketing or newsgroup posting at all for just this reason.”
- Michigan Elvisfest Takes place annually in July. Come to Depot Town in Ypsilanti to hear Elvis’s music, see classic cars, go for a free balloon ride etc., or at least check out the site’s Elvis-links 🙂
- www.elvis.com The King’s official website.
- spam.com Feast your eyes and your mind. Note the SPAM Museum (“Please don’t eat the exhibits”)
- Refdesk.com Dated-looking but still impressively comprehensive reference site; it’s fun to browse their categories of resources. They used to call themselves “The single best source for facts on the Net.”
- Britannica.com Still exists! Find Encyclopedia Britannica entries on what you’re looking for, as well as lists of related links and magazine articles.
- Choose Responsibility Repository of information, resources and arguments for changing the current drinking age legislation.