The Portal A Guide To New And Cool Stuff

April 07, 2009|By From Sun news services

* recently launched an early version of its drug price comparison Web site. Consumers type in their drug name, dosage and ZIP code, and can find prescription drugs available on discount generic programs and where they can find them in their neighborhoods. The site will eventually offer users information on scheduled immunizations, health screenings and mini-clinics in their area; recalls and warnings; an "Ask the Pharmacist" feature; and an online community in which individuals can share information.

* With more people than ever out there looking for work, the free online resume site VisualCV ( recently announced a little bit of help - you can now add a button to your resume that takes visitors directly to your LinkedIn profile. VisualCV has a straightforward step-by-step guide to how to do it, but basically, it's just logging into your LinkedIn profile, picking which button you want and then adding it to your resume. According to the folks at VisualCV, the site has about 105,000 resumes right now.

* is a good site for anyone interested in checking out this adventure sport. With an abundance of links, pictures and facts available, the site provides all unanswered questions one may have about hot air ballooning. The site has everything you need to know about the sport - from how much it costs to an interactive map with the locations nearest you. It also has links to locations with balloon festivals and balloon clubs.

* features beaded jewelry, handmade by Zulu women in South Africa. The proceeds from the sale of the necklaces, bracelets and earrings support the women who make them directly, since no middlemen are involved. The jewelry is made out of tiny glass beads available in various bright colors.

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