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"Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves,
or we know where we can find information upon it."

- Samuel Johnson

APR 2012

Previous Archives

4/1/12   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."
4/2/12   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.
4/3/12   CNNMoney: Tax Center
   "The latest in tax law updates, news, forms and advice from CNNMoney.com. Includes a refund savings calculator, and interactive tax lessons."
4/4/12   TED: Ideas Worth Spreading
   "On TED.com, we make the best talks and performances from TED and partners available to the world, for free. More than 900 TEDTalks are now available, with more added each week. All of the talks are subtitled in English, and many are subtitled in various languages. These videos are released under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license, so they can be freely shared and reposted."
4/5/12   The Economist
   "Authoritative weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinion."
4/6/12   Vimeo
   "Vimeo is a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos they make. We provide the best tools and highest quality video in the universe."
4/7/12   The New Yorker
   "Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925."
4/8/12   TechCrunch
   "TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news."
4/9/12   LIFE - Your World in Pictures
   "LIFE.com represents the most amazing collection of professional photography on the Web. With over 10 million photos from the legendary archives of LIFE magazine and thousands more added every day."
4/10/12   Smithsonian Institution
   "The world's largest museum and research complex, with 19 museums, 9 research centers and more than 140 affiliate museums around the world."
4/11/12   Healthy Recipes for Kids
   "If you're hungry, grab your apron and get cooking! Making food yourself - with a little help from a parent - is a great way to learn about food and meal preparation. And we have plenty of recipes for you to try - from pizza to pancakes!"
4/12/12   Exploratorium
   "The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception located in San Francisco, California. We create tools and experiences that help you to become an active explorer: hundreds of explore-for-yourself exhibits; a Web site with over 25,000 pages of content; film screenings; workshops for lifelong learners including day camps for kids and family investigations; evening art and science events for adults - plus much more."
4/13/12   Reading Is Fundamental
   "Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is the nation's largest nonprofit children's literacy organization. Through RIF programs, we prepare and motivate children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources to children who need them most."
4/14/12   Freelancer
   "Hire freelance programmers, web developers, designers, writers, data entry and more at a fraction of the cost on the World's Largest Outsourcing Marketplace."
4/15/12   National Geographic: Titanic - 100 Years
   "National Geographic Channel marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking with a new two-hour special lead by acclaimed director and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence James Cameron."
4/16/12   Simply Hired
   "Search millions of job listings from across the web. Find local jobs, salary comparisons, and employment trends at Simply Hired. New jobs added daily."
4/17/12   CNN Money
   "The world's largest business website, CNNMoney is the online home of FORTUNE and MONEY magazines, and serves as CNN's exclusive business site."
4/18/12   Epicurious
   "Savor 100,000 recipes from Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Self, cookbooks, chefs, and home cooks. Learn from holiday food guides, get healthy, quick and easy, and kid-friendly menus, and watch cooking videos."
4/19/12   NASA: Solar System Exploration
   "The Solar System Exploration website is a one-stop shop for planetary information published by NASA's Science Mission Directorate."
4/20/12   Consumer Reports
   "Product reviews and Ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports."
4/21/12   WebMD
   "The leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Providing credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review."
4/22/12   FactCheck.org
   "We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit 'consumer advocate' for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding."
4/23/12   HomeSpot
   "HomeSpot allows homeowners to set up maintenance schedules, plan home improvement projects, and keep a history of their home."
4/24/12   Discovery News
   "Discovery News digs deep into our world's mysteries. Join us to explore current events and uncover the science behind the headlines. We Dig. You Discover."
4/25/12   MovieClips
   "MovieClips has movie trailers, previews, behind the scenes clips of old, new and upcoming films. Find videos of your favorite actors, actresses, scenes or watch clips of movies by producer, director or cast."
4/26/12   SeatGuru
   "The ultimate source for airplane seating, in-flight amenities, and airline information."
4/27/12   Visual Dictionary Online
   "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."
4/28/12   Wired
   "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."
4/29/12   Dropbox
   "Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Never email yourself a file again."
4/30/12   Christian Science Monitor: The 50 Best Movies of All Time
   "Endless lists have been made, and it's a great way to start an argument at a party. What's better, 'Chinatown' or 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'? 'The Wizard of Oz' or 'Singin' in the Rain'? Everyone's picks are different, but for their new book 'The Greatest Movies Ever,' film critics Gail Kinn and Jim Piazza selected their choices for the best 101 movies of all time. First published in 2008, this edition of the book is revised with new picks like 'Slumdog Millionaire.' Here's a sampler -- the 50 films that got the top spots on Kinn and Piazza's list."

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