Miscellaneous


Miscellaneous

99% Invisible
99% Invisible is about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about – the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world.
Atlas Obscura
If you’re looking for miniature cities, glass flowers, books bound in human skin, gigantic flaming holes in the ground, bone churches, balancing pagodas, or homes built entirely out of paper, the Atlas Obscura is where you’ll find them.
The Bad Fads Museum
Browse through the fun and fascinating fashion, collectible, activity and event fads of the last 100 years.
Etiquette Scholar
The Etiquette Scholar website is a comprehensive dining etiquette reference including not only western dining etiquette rules, but also international etiquette guidelines in recognition that the world is a shrinking place.
Find a Camp! American Camping Association
Search for a camp by type, affiliation, age group, location, and more.
First Aid Tips for Pet Owners
The following links summarize the basics you need for giving first aid care to your pet.
Improbable Research
Our goal is to make people laugh, then make them think. We also hope to spur people’s curiosity, and to raise the question: How do you decide what’s important and what’s not, and what’s real and what’s not — in science and everywhere else?
The Merchants of Cool
FRONTLINE journeys into the world of the marketers of popular culture to teenagers. From PBS.
The Miracle of Fall
Why leaves change color, fall festivals, activities, and links to lots of pictures of autumn colors.
Nobelprize.org
Here you will find information for every Nobel Prize since 1901, including the Nobel Laureates’ biographies, Nobel Lectures, interviews, photos, articles, video clips, press releases, educational games and more.
NORAD Tracks Santa
Annual online tracking of Santa’s travels around the globe.
Preparing an Emergency Kit in Plain English
The why and hows of preparing an emergency kit (or ‘go-bag’) explained in a short video.
The Pulitzer Prizes
Honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917.
Sophia Project
An online collection of original articles, primary source texts, and commentaries in the fields of philosophy and ethics designed to provide the newcomer to the discipline of philosophy with the resources necessary to read great philosophical works.
These Are The Oldest Trees On The Planet
This [photo] gallery contains images of some of the oldest, most venerable and impressive trees on earth.
USGenWeb
A group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.
WebExhibits.org
Hundreds of online exhibits in topics from art to technology, available for free viewing.
Zombies Explained by Common Craft
Short Common Craft video discussing the zombie threat and how to deal with it. (humor)

Movie Reviews and Listings

Local Movie Listings (Broome County)
AMC Town Square Mall VestalCinema Saver EndicottRegal Cinema Front Street Binghamton
All theaters: FandangoYahoo!
Catholic News Service: Movie Reviews
Reviews of current movies from a Catholic point of view and referencing the rating given by the Conference of Catholic Bishops to each film.
Common Sense Media
Reviews and Ratings… As a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, we provide trustworthy information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they consume.
Entertainment Weekly
Movie, video, TV, music, books, and pop culture reviews and commentary.
Fandango – Movie Reviews
Fandango says: Our easy to use movie reviews and movie ratings are based on scores and opinions from respected movie critics, family advocacy groups and movie fans like you.
Hollywood.com
Movie and tv news and reviews.
IMDB: Internet Movie Database
News and reviews of movies old and new. Covers film, video, DVD, and television movies.
Metacritic
Reviews of movies, games, tv, and music.
Movie Guide
MOVIEGUIDE® reviews all movies from a Christian perspective and how movies affect children at different stages of cognitive development. We analyze movies using over 150 different criteria that cover the dramatic elements, the literary, the worldview, and the theological…and much more.
Movies.com
News, reviews, images, and more.
MRQE – Movie Review Query Engine
Excellent search engine to reviews of thousands of movies, with handy links to recently released movies, top movies, and various film festival and awards sites.
NPR: Movie Reviews
Both written reviews and audio “Fresh Air” reviews and interviews.
NY Times Movie Reviews
All New York Times film reviews from 1983 to present are available. Also includes a selection of reviews prior to 1983 (back to the 1920’s). Requires free registration.
Roger Ebert.com
Movie reviews and commentary.
Rotten Tomatoes
Reviews of old and new movies.
Television
These sites offer listings and reviews: TV GuideIMDB: TVYahoo! TV.

For Teens

CNN Student News
The latest news and video about high schools, colleges, and universities, and the issues that affect youth learning. Also general news of interest to young people.
LiveAbout: Beauty and Skincare
Discover the latest beauty tips and tricks for skincare, fragrance, and makeup, with solutions and ideas for all ages and skin types.
OSHA: Teen Workers
Information on health and safety issues for teenage workers.
The Other Big Deficit: Many Teens Fall Short On Sleep
NPR story about sleep deprivation among teens and some suggested ways of dealing with it.
Rachel’s Challenge
Inspired by the life and writings of Columbine shooting victim Rachel Scott, this program challenges youth to start a chain reaction of kindness and compassion.
Radiant Magazine
Radiant is a chic and classy Catholic magazine distributed nationally to women ages 15 to 27. It features Catholic news & articles on issues affecting young women today: health, beauty, politics, love, style and difficult life circumstances.
Skin Deep
Skin Deep is a safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products. … [It] pairs ingredients in more than 25,000 products against 50 definitive toxicity and regulatory databases, making it the largest integrated data resource of its kind.
SummerOnCampus.com
Links to information about summer camps for academics, the arts, and sports at various college campuses in New York state.  Listed by program, college, and location.
Teen Ink
Teen Ink is a monthly print magazine, website, and a book series all written by teens for teens. You can submit your own writings or artwork right through the website.
Teen NY
Facebook page with helpful information for teens, including summer jobs, Regents review sites, contests for teens, and more.
TeensHealth
Information about health for teens, including both mental and physical health and safety issues.
Youth in Front
Advice on Leading Change from Experienced Youth Activists and Allies

Anonymous Alerts

Seton Catholic Central School has determined that it is important to introduce a new communications tool called Anonymouse Alerts®. Anonymouse Alerts® allows students to quickly, easily, and anonymously report urgent information to school officials. The system encourages students to confidentially report bullying, cyber-bullying, and other sensitive topics through private messages to our administration.

To send a report online: http://www.anonymousalerts.com/setoncchs

FROM YOUR SMARTPHONE OR TABLET
• Download the Anonymous Alerts® app
• Start the App & Enter: LOGIN: setoncchs / PASSWORD: setoncchs
• Send important reports to school officials
• Add a screenshot or photo about the incident

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