This looks like it might replace both the google personalized home and a couple other of my homepages if I play with it some.
I like this interface better than the major blog aggregators'
"News fairly unbalanced. We report. You decipher."
Refdesk--general fact site
And a dictionary reference
Great books--includes some of the classic quotations books
Internet Public Library--unfortunately, there's a necessary lack of modern books there.
Librarians' Internet Index
If you're still with me, check out the Astronomy Pic of the Day--educational AND cool!
More cool pics