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The Internet fosters creativity and provides an outlet for authors, painters,
poets, and other artists who might not otherwise have their work exhibited.
There are even sites for establised artists.However, just because it's on the
Net doesn't mean it's good.
In the Artist's Gallery Icon Trip at
CEA, which artist is represented by an eyeball surrounded by clouds?
Choose (Icon #1), from the scavenger hunt found at the beginning of this
hunt to begin your search, or you can one of the available search
Path: CEA/Gallery/Artist's Exhibition/Icon Trip..
On the other hand, the Internet is becoming increasingly
commercial, with major corporations creating home pages to lure passersby.
Some are already established, like Wells Fargo, who offer on-live service and
promise interactive on-line banking in the future. Some companies have even
set up business on the Web. CD Now is a CD/tape seller that is based solely
on the Internet, and provides to-your-door delivery. (Watch out for shipping
costs.) They also offer a rating system, so you can separate the best from
#2How much does R.E.M.'s "Automatic For The
People"--(CD version)cost?(this is the title of a
CD--just incase you needed that hint). How many stars did it rate?
Choose the CD Now (Icon #2) from the scavenger hunt icons.
Path: R.E.M./CD Now/Find Music/Artist - R.E.M. - Perform
How many Wells Fargo ATMs are in the "90036" zip code?
Select (Icon #3) from the scavenger hunt.
path:Wells Fargo/Search/ATM Locations/Zip Code - choose 90036
The Web also provides many useful tools. You can perform
searches on material on the Internet. There hasn't been a "card catalog"
developed yet, but if you know what you're looking for, you will probably
be able to find it.
#4 How many "hits," or references, do you get
when you look for "Saint Agnes Academy" using the Net Search button (in the
menubar) and the InfoSeek Guide?
Select (Icon #4) from the scavenger hunt.
path: Net Search/InfoSeek Guide location - type in "Saint Agnes
Academy" [use the form on the Search guide] - Run Query.
What room are the Biochemistry Seminars at Rice University held?
Select (Icon #5) from the scavenger
path: Rice/Academic Departments/ Biochemistry
Some Web stops are nothing but fun. People have created vast quantities of
information just for small sectors of the populace. These can be extremely
helpful if you need a specific kind of information or have always wanted a
digitized picture of a cat.
#6What's on Wednesday at 9:30PM Central Time on
Select (Icon #6) from the scavenger hunt.
path: TV1/Central/then plot your search.
#7How many cans of Pepsi are in the MIT Swiss Coke
Select (Icon #7) from the scavenger hunt.
path: Pepsi/Swiss coke machine/Get statistics on Pepsi - Submit
#8What kind of cat is Gideon?
Select (Icon #7)from the scavenger hunt.
The Internet is also home to a lot of serious material, including many
newspapers who have on-line services. Even the President is connected.
#9According to the Houston Chronicle, how many
months before the marathon do runners usually buy their shoes?
Select (Icon #9) from the scavenger hunt.
Methodist Health Care Houston Marathon /Clickable Runner/shoes.This
link no longer works. I am searching for another fun site. More later.
#10Drop a letter to the President, or simply sign
the guest book. Your opinion counts!
Go to (Icon #10) from the scavenger hunt.
HOPE YOU ENJOYED YOUR HUNT
I hope you enjoyed your romp
through the Web.
If you get through quickly, go visit any of the sites in more depth, or look
through other areas. (The What's Cool button points to new and
Remember, it's only information. It can't hurt you. Enjoy.