References

Find things
Yahoo!
Google

Weather
WISC-TV Weather
a radar map for Wisconsin
Unisys Weather.
Ditto for Madison, WI.

News I like.
Akropolis World News
NPR
Independent.co.uk
Reuters News

(Pre-filtered) News Portals, &c.
Arts & Letters Daily

Science Stuff
The Planetary Society
Astronomy picture of the Day
And Earth Science Picture of the Day
Botany Photo of the Day
Space Weather to keep up with those sunspots.

Wordy References
WWWebster Dictionary
The Wikipedia

UW Madison Library System.