The Veterans History
Project relies on volunteers to collect and preserve stories of wartime
Sponsored by the Library of Congress.
Submit your story for our historical archives!
Learn to Fly For Free
The FlightGear flight simulator project is an
open-source, multi-platform, cooperative flight simulator development
project. Source code for the entire project is available and licensed
The goal of the FlightGear project is to create a
sophisticated flight simulator framework for use in research or academic
environments, for the development and pursuit of other interesting
flight simulation ideas, and as an end-user application. We are
developing a sophisticated, open simulation framework that can be
expanded and improved upon by anyone interested in contributing.
Have friends or family in other
states or stationed overseas? Want to have a free video conference
with them whenever you want? See them and talk to them!
require microphone and speakers for voice and a web cam for video.
These items are common and can be purchased inexpensively.
a little piece of software that lets you make free calls to anyone else
on Skype, anywhere in the world. And even though the calls are free,
they are really excellent quality. If you and your friends, family or
business contacts are using webcams, you can also make free video calls.
You can even call landlines and mobile phones at really cheap per minute
A free, open source, suite of powerful
office programs comparable to MS Office - developed, in part, by Sun
Microsystems. Distributed under the General Public License.
It imports and exports many different file formats and even
creates PDF's. Used by some Public Library's for their public