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Engineering and Technology Sites
eiNET offers this portal to technology and engineering sites.

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
A list of the top 20 achievements, and information about how engineering shaped a century and changed the world. The timeline feature should be especially helpful for school projects and reports. 

National Instutite of Standards and Technology
Welcome to the National Institute of Standards and Technology's web site. Founded in 1901 and now part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, NIST is one of the nation's oldest physical science laboratories. Today, NIST measurements support the smallest of technologies—nanoscale devices so tiny that tens of thousands can fit on the end of a single human hair—to the largest and most complex of human-made creations, from earthquake-resistant skyscrapers to wide-body jetliners to global communication networks.

Launched in 2003, redOrbit is a news website focusing on science, space, technology, and health.  Stories are written to be understandable to nonexperts.

Science Daily
Since 1995, this web site has provided breaking news about scientific discoveries.  For technology news, check out the "Top News", "Matter & Energy", and "Computers & Math" sections.

TechCrunch reports on the latest news across the digital technology industry. Of special note on this website are CrunchBase, a free database of technology corporations, people, and investors, and Crunchboard, a job board dedicated to Internet and tech jobs.

TED talks
TED stands for: Technology, Entertainment, Design. On TED.com, the best from TED conferences are provided free -- "Ideas Worth Spreading."

Operated by TechTarget, here you will find a comprehensive computing and information technology dictionary which is continually updated with current terminology.

WIRED is the first word on how ideas and innovation are changing the world. Each month in the magazine and every day online, our editors deliver a glimpse into the future of business, culture, innovation, and science.