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*DE - [[Delaware]]
 
*DE - [[Delaware]]
 
*FL - [[Florida]]
 
*FL - [[Florida]]
*GA - [[Georgia]]
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*GA - [[Georgia (US)|Georgia]]
 
*HI - [[Hawaii]]
 
*HI - [[Hawaii]]
 
*IA - [[Iowa]]
 
*IA - [[Iowa]]
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*WV - [[West Virginia]]
 
*WV - [[West Virginia]]
 
*WY - [[Wyoming]]
 
*WY - [[Wyoming]]
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==Territories==
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* [[Guam]]
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* [[Puerto Rico]]
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* [[U.S. Virgin Islands]]
 
|}
 
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{{country|United States}}
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==Navigation==
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[[category:places]][[category:countries]]<section begin=navbar />{{#lst:Earth|navbar}}: [[United States]]<section end=navbar />
  
==Territories==
 
*[[Guam]]
 
*[[Puerto Rico]]
 
*[[U.S. Virgin Islands]]
 
 
==Local Pages==
 
==Local Pages==
 
* [[getting a US passport]]
 
* [[getting a US passport]]
 
* [[sustainable living in the US]]
 
* [[sustainable living in the US]]
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* [[personal air travel]] seems to be mostly/completely travel in the US and US-based companies (so far)
  
 
==Reference==
 
==Reference==
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* Contact information lookup:
 
* Contact information lookup:
 
** [http://www.addresses.com/ Addresses.com]
 
** [http://www.addresses.com/ Addresses.com]
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==Images==
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* [http://lostamerica.com/ Lost America]: "night photography of the abandoned West"
  
 
==Directory==
 
==Directory==
 
===Activism===
 
===Activism===
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''see also [[#Unions]]''
 
* [http://www.buyblue.org/ BuyBlue.org]
 
* [http://www.buyblue.org/ BuyBlue.org]
 
* [http://defconamerica.org/ DefConAmerica: Campaign to Defend the Constitution] "because the religious right is wrong"
 
* [http://defconamerica.org/ DefConAmerica: Campaign to Defend the Constitution] "because the religious right is wrong"
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* [http://www.sunlightfoundation.com/ Sunlight Foundation]
 
* [http://www.sunlightfoundation.com/ Sunlight Foundation]
 
* '''Environment'''
 
* '''Environment'''
** ''see also [[Technology]]: Energy
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** ''see also [[technology]]: Energy
 
** [[sustainable living in the US]]
 
** [[sustainable living in the US]]
 
** [http://coopamerica.org/ Co-op America]: social justice and environmental sustainability
 
** [http://coopamerica.org/ Co-op America]: social justice and environmental sustainability
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===Apparel===
 
===Apparel===
 
* [http://nosweatapparel.com/ No Sweat Apparel]: 100% union-made, sweatshop-free apparel; "open source"
 
* [http://nosweatapparel.com/ No Sweat Apparel]: 100% union-made, sweatshop-free apparel; "open source"
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==={{faint|Banking}}===
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''see [[#Microloans]]''
 
===Broadcasting===
 
===Broadcasting===
 
* '''Radio Shows'''
 
* '''Radio Shows'''
 
** [[Opie and Anthony]]
 
** [[Opie and Anthony]]
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===Camping===
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* '''Children's Summer Camps'''
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** [http://allensguide.com/ Allen's Guide]: "Summer Camps & Summer Study Programs"
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** [http://acacamps.org/ American Camp Association]
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*** [http://www.campparents.org/ CampParents]: "a comprehensive camp resource for families &ndash; offering expert advice from camp professionals on camp selection, readiness, child and youth development, and issues of importance to families."
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** [http://campdepot.com CampDepot.com]: "your one-stop Web site for extracurricular activities. We can help you find summer camps and after-school programs  for your children or for you."
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** [http://camppage.com CampPage Summer Camp Directory]: "Residential Camps and Wilderness Programs"
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** [http://campresource.com CampResource.com] "online summer camp directory"
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** [http://campsearch.com CampSearch.com] "The Search Engine for Camps"
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** [http://daycamps.net DayCamps.net] "Summer Day Camps in the United States and Canada"
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** [http://kidscamps.com Kids' Camps]
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** [http://gocamps.com goCamps.com]: "the official website of Frost's Summer Camp Guide"
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** [http://summercamps.com SummerCamps.com]: "the site synonymous with summer camps since 1995"
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** [http://campchannel.com The Camp Channel]: "Bringing Summer Camps to the Internet"
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** '''[[North Carolina]]''':
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*** [http://greenriverpreserve.org Green River Preserve]: [[Cedar Mountain, NC]], near {{instate|Asheville|NC}}, {{instate|Brevard|NC}}, and {{instate|Hendersonville|NC}}; also near [[Greenville, SC]]
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*** [http://campthunderbird.org/ YMCA Camp Thunderbird]: [[Lake Wylie]], [[South Carolina|SC]]/[[North Carolina|NC]] (near [[Charlotte, NC]])
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** '''Special Needs'''
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*** ''see also [[ADHD camps]]''
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*** [http://nichcy.org National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities] "a wealth of information on disabilities"
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*** [http://disabilityresources.org Disability Resources, Inc.] "Disability Resources on the Internet"
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===Collaborative Projects===
 
===Collaborative Projects===
 
* [http://www.prosper.com/ Prosper]: peer-to-peer lending marketplace; features include "lending groups" (US only?) {{Wikipedia|Prosper (web site)}}
 
* [http://www.prosper.com/ Prosper]: peer-to-peer lending marketplace; features include "lending groups" (US only?) {{Wikipedia|Prosper (web site)}}
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===Dentistry===
 
===Dentistry===
 
* [http://doctoroogle.com/ Dr. Oogle]: "The Good Dentist Guide - By Patients for Patients"
 
* [http://doctoroogle.com/ Dr. Oogle]: "The Good Dentist Guide - By Patients for Patients"
 
===Employment===
 
===Employment===
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* [http://jobfox.com JobFox]: currently only in a handful of major metro areas
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* [http://www.jobserve.us/ JobServe]
 
* [http://monster.com Monster]
 
* [http://monster.com Monster]
 
* [http://www.nowhiring.com/ NowHiring.com]
 
* [http://www.nowhiring.com/ NowHiring.com]
* [http://virtualvocations.com/ Virtual Vocations]: telecommute jobs (or at least that seems to be the focus)
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* [http://smuz.com/ Smuz.com]: free for both job seekers and employers
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* [http://virtualvocations.com/ Virtual Vocations]: [[telecommute]] jobs (or at least that seems to be the focus)
 
* '''Information Technology''' (IT)
 
* '''Information Technology''' (IT)
 
** [http://computerjobs.com ComputerJobs.com]: "Tech Jobs for IT Pros"
 
** [http://computerjobs.com ComputerJobs.com]: "Tech Jobs for IT Pros"
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** [http://computerwork.com/ ComputerWork] is merging with Jobserve; still has a separate site as of 2007-07-17
 
** [http://dice.com Dice.com]: "Job search for IT Professionals"
 
** [http://dice.com Dice.com]: "Job search for IT Professionals"
 
** [http://hiddennetwork.com/ HiddenNetwork.com]: still in beta as of 2006-10-06, no listings; launch expected next week
 
** [http://hiddennetwork.com/ HiddenNetwork.com]: still in beta as of 2006-10-06, no listings; launch expected next week
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*** [http://justvbjobs.com/ JustVBJobs.com]
 
*** [http://justvbjobs.com/ JustVBJobs.com]
 
*** ...and no doubt many others.
 
*** ...and no doubt many others.
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** '''by-the-job contract bidding''' (usually for offsite work, i.e. [[telecommuting]]):
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*** [http://guru.com Guru.com]: somewhat inflexible bidding system; only paid members have full access to communications facilities
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*** [http://rentacoder.com/ RentACoder]
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*** [http://www.joomlancers.com/ JoomLancers]: like guru.com, but for [[Joomla]] projects only
 
** '''Contract Agencies'''
 
** '''Contract Agencies'''
 
*** [http://aerotek.com/ Aerotek]
 
*** [http://aerotek.com/ Aerotek]
 
*** [http://www.apexsystemsinc.com/ Apex Systems, Inc.]
 
*** [http://www.apexsystemsinc.com/ Apex Systems, Inc.]
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===Freight===
 
===Freight===
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* [http://actionexpediting.net/ Action Expediting] (HQ: [[Madison, GA]]) "provides companies with nationwide turnkey transportation and dedicated delivery services."
 
* [http://www.freightrailworks.org/ Freight Rail Works]
 
* [http://www.freightrailworks.org/ Freight Rail Works]
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===Graphic Design===
 
===Graphic Design===
 
* '''freelancers'''
 
* '''freelancers'''
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===Manufacturers===
 
===Manufacturers===
 
* [http://www.newwaveenviro.com/ New Wave Enviro Products]: consumer products for water purification & storage
 
* [http://www.newwaveenviro.com/ New Wave Enviro Products]: consumer products for water purification & storage
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===Microloans===
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* [http://www.prosper.com/ Prosper]: [[peer-to-peer microloan]]s
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===Packing & Shipping===
 
===Packing & Shipping===
 
====Supplies & Equipment====
 
====Supplies & Equipment====
* [http://www.freundcontainer.com/ Freund Container]
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* [[Chiswick Packaging Solutions]]
* [http://uline.com Uline] "shipping supply specialists"
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* [[Freund Container]]
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* [[Uline]]
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===Railroads===
 
===Railroads===
 
''see also [[#Freight]]''
 
''see also [[#Freight]]''
 
* [http://amtrak.com Amtrak]
 
* [http://amtrak.com Amtrak]
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** '''2007-11-17''' [http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/11/speeding-up-the.html Speeding up the Snails: Fixing Amtrak] by Alexander Lew: discusses the unnecessary slowness of various Amtrak routes in [[California]], including [[San Francisco]] to [[Los Angeles]]
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===Real Estate===
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* [http://www.landauction.com/ LandAuction.com]: "America's liquidator of affordable land"
 
===Religion===
 
===Religion===
 
* [http://www.nmbca.com/ National Missionary Baptist Convention of America]
 
* [http://www.nmbca.com/ National Missionary Baptist Convention of America]
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==={{faint|Transportation}}===
 
==={{faint|Transportation}}===
 
''see [[#Freight]]''
 
''see [[#Freight]]''
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===Unions===
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* [http://afscme.org/ American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees] (AFSCME)

Latest revision as of 14:38, 23 September 2017

States

Territories

Navigation

{{#lst:Earth|navbar}}: United States

Local Pages

Reference

Images

Directory

Activism

see also #Unions

Alternative Medicine

Anthroposophy

Apparel

Banking

see #Microloans

Broadcasting

Camping

Collaborative Projects

  • Prosper: peer-to-peer lending marketplace; features include "lending groups" (US only?) Wikipedia

Dentistry

  • Dr. Oogle: "The Good Dentist Guide - By Patients for Patients"

Employment

Freight

Graphic Design

Health Care

see also #Alternative Medicine, #Dentistry

History

Internet Service Providers

Nationwide

  • America Online: rather dumbed-down interface with lots of advertising; good for novices
  • EarthLink: dialup and cable

Regional

  • Embarq: formerly Sprint; provides broadband service in a few states on the east coast
  • Verizon: dial-up and DSL

Manufacturers

Microloans

Packing & Shipping

Supplies & Equipment

Railroads

see also #Freight

Real Estate

Religion

Travel

  • comparison shopping / booking
    • Expedia
    • SweetRate
      • shows map of available locations using Google API
      • seems to have better prices than Travelocity
      • claims to be searching multiple sites (such as Travelocity) for best rates
    • Travelocity

Transportation

see #Freight

Unions