Would you rather read your home town--or at least, home country--newspaper? See if it's listed at the Internet Public Library's Newspaper Reading Room...a clickable list of newspapers from around the world. If it's not there, try the list at Newspapers.com.
Want to send money to people who need it? There are, fortunately, a lot of sites set up that make it easy to help. A group that does a good job is called Mercy Corps; have your parents check it out, if they're in the mood for making a donation to a worthy cause.
Positive Teens asks you to send in something to them--something positive. They've also got a lot to read, to make you feel good about the way other people feel about you.
"Better ideas for solving our world's problems might come from young people," says Planet Spin. "Isn't it time for the world to listen?"
Don't be fooled!
People who forward silly or cute e-mails are just annoying. People who forward lies are actively hurting others, and the Internet. Please, please, please check out that dying cancer patient, those deadly health risks, and those virus warnings before you "send this e-mail to everyone you know":