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- Samuel Johnson

APR 2010

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4/1/10   Wired.com
   "Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and culture at Wired.com."
4/2/10   Universal Newsreels
   In the pre-TV era, people saw the news every week in their neighborhood movie theaters. Newsreels were shown before every feature film and in dedicated newsreel theaters located in large cities. Universal Newsreel, produced from 1929 to 1967, was released twice a week. These newsreels offer a fascinating and unique view of an era when motion pictures defined our culture and were a primary source of visual news reporting.
4/3/10   All Famous Quotes
   "All the famous quotes and sayings in one place!"
4/4/10   National Institutes of Heath
   "Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health research. The NIH website offers health information for the public as well as medical professionals. There's extensive information on funding opportunities and links to the many Institutes and Centers that make-up NIH such as the National Cancer Institute and the National Library of Medicine."
4/5/10   Scientific America: Science News
   "Latest news and features on science issues that matter including earth, environment, and space. Get your science news from the most trusted source!"
4/6/10   Medline Plus
   "MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news."
4/7/10   Infoplease
   "Infoplease.com, a free, authoritative, and respected reference for Internet users, provides a comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and thesaurus. Infoplease.com contains facts on all subjects including sports, entertainment, technology, education, world news, and united states government and history."
4/8/10   IRS: Frequently Asked Questions
   Welcome to the Internal Revenue Service's general questions and answers section. Each year we update the answers to reflect the latest changes in tax regulations. These questions and answers came from taxpayers like you. Related sites: IRS Home Page | Economic Stimulus Payment Calculator | Yahoo Tax Center.
4/9/10   The Visual Dictionary
   The Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right word at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages, it is the ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary for use at school, at home or at work.
4/10/10   Monster.com: Find Jobs
   "Find the job that's right for you. Use Monster's resources to create a killer resume, search for jobs, prepare for interviews, and launch your career."
4/11/10   Disney Family.com
   "Family.com provides answers for every family's needs. Find resources on parenting and raising healthy children, activities, entertainment, recipes, family travel and attractions, budgeting, shopping, coupons, and answers from the experts, other moms."
4/12/10   Yahoo Tax Center
   Articles, calculators, tools, how-to guides, and advice, presented by Yahoo!
4/13/10   CNNMoney.com: Tax Center
   "The latest in tax law updates, news, forms and advice from CNNMoney.com. Includes a refund savings calculator, and interactive tax lessons."
4/14/10   IRS: Forms and Publications
   "Welcome to the forms and publications resource page, the official source of IRS tax products. The links below provide methods to access and acquire both electronic and print media. Additionally, the Search function above provides basic and advanced search capabilities for published products available on IRS.gov."
4/15/10   Free File: Your Link to Free Federal Online Filing
   "Free File is the fast, easy, and free way to prepare and e-file your federal taxes online. Can't make the April 15th deadline? Use Free File to prepare and e-file your extension. Official site of IRS.gov." Related site: IRS: Frequently Asked Tax Questions and Answers.
4/16/10   About.com
   "Expert guidance from real people searching the Internet for the information, goods, and services that you need to know related to your passion."
4/17/10   WomensLaw.org
   "Legal information, help and support for women, teens, and girls living with or escaping domestic violence or sexual assault. Topics include: custody, divorce, restraining orders, orders of protection, immigration, military law, tribal law, kidnapping, stalking, dating violence, and more."
4/18/10   Bing
   "Bing is a search engine that finds and organizes the answers you need so you can make faster, more informed decisions."
4/19/10   How Volcanoes Work
   "Volcanoes are some of nature's most awe-inspiring displays, with everything from exploding mountaintops to rivers of lava. Learn how all the different types of volcanoes work. A HowStuffWorks website."
Latest Iceland Volcano News: Google News | Yahoo News
Random Facts about Volcanoes
4/20/10   Pew Research Center: 4 out of 5 Americans Don't Trust Washington
   Public confidence in government is at one of the lowest points in a half century, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center. Nearly 8 in 10 Americans say they don't trust the federal government and have little faith it can solve America's ills, the survey found. Read the full report at this Pew Center site.
4/21/10   WebMD: Parenting Center
   "At this website produced by WebMD, you'll find parenting tips and informative information including expert parenting advice for each age and stage in your child's development."
4/22/10   BBC News
   "Get the latest BBC World news: international news, features and analysis from Africa, Americas, South Asia, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East."
4/23/10   FactCheck.org
   "The Annenberg Political Fact Check is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. The APPC was established by publisher and philanthropist Walter Annenberg in 1994 to create a community of scholars within the University of Pennsylvania that would address public policy issues at the local, state and federal levels."
4/24/10   Kayak.com: Travel Deals
   "Find and book cheap airline tickets, hotel rooms, vacations and rental cars with Kayak.com. Search hundreds of travel sites, compare results, and buy direct."
4/25/10   NPR Music
   "NPR Music presents the best public radio music programming from NPR shows and public radio stations across the country. Discover new and overlooked music in many genres through live streams, listening lists, interviews, reviews, podcasts and blogs, all with the high quality reporting and curation that are the hallmarks of public radio. Listen to it all for free, on demand. "
4/26/10   HubbleSite: Out of the Ordinary ... Out of this World
   "NASA's best-recognized, longest-lived, and most prolific space observatory zooms past a threshold of 20 years of operation this month. On April 24, 1990, the space shuttle and crew of STS-31 were launched to deploy the Hubble Space
4/27/10   Mensa Workout
   This quiz is provided for entertainment purposes only; it is not an IQ test. This score will not qualify you for Mensa. The questions on the 'Mensa Workout' are biased towards people whose primary language is English. Mensa offers culture-fair testing throughout the world.
4/28/10   Weather.com
   Consistently rated in the Top Five for News, Entertainment, and Information web sites by Media Metrix, www.weather.com features current conditions and forecasts for over 77,000 locations worldwide, along with local and regional radars.
4/29/10   Yahoo! Shine
   "Yahoo! Shine is a new website for women that aims to provide the information most relevant to their daily lives. The site offers nine categories ranging from Fashion and Beauty to Parenting, and will feature content from many of the most popular lifestyles publishers, including Conde Nast Publications and Hearst Corporation."
4/30/10   Recalls.gov
   "To provide better service in alerting the American people to unsafe, hazardous or defective products, six federal agencies with vastly different jurisdictions have joined together to create www.recalls.gov -- a 'one stop shop' for U.S. Government recalls."

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