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- Samuel Johnson

APR 2016

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4/1/16   Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time
   "A reference guide to hoaxes, pranks, practical jokes, frauds, tricks, and other forms of deception. Related site: 15 Last-Minute April Fools' Day Pranks."
4/2/16   Website Not Working
   "If you have encountered a site that is down or not responding to your browser's request, you must wonder: is it down for everyone or just me? Website not working is an online website status checker tool that handles all requests in real-time. Conduct a test from an independent location (i.e. our servers) to find out if the site is down or something else is causing the problem."
4/3/16   EarthCam
   "EarthCam is the leading network of live webcams and offers the most comprehensive search engine of internet cameras from around the world. EarthCam also creates and produces live webcasts in addition to providing complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming video camera systems for its consumers and corporate clients."
4/4/16   The National Parks: America's Best Idea
   "The National Parks: America's Best Idea is a six-episode PBS series produced by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan and written by Dayton Duncan. Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature's most spectacular locales - from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon, the Everglades of Florida to the Gates of the Arctic in Alaska."
4/5/16   Treatment Centers Directory
   "Substance addiction destroys lives. Treatment Centers Directory is committed to helping addicts and their families to overcome drug addiction and alcoholism. We provide a 24-hour toll-free addiction helpline, with trained addiction treatment counselors standing by to help you now. We also provide a complete directory of drug treatment centers throughout the USA."
4/6/16   National Institute of Health: Science News
   "Latest research on a range of mental health issues from NIH."
4/7/16   10 Minute Mail
   "Temporary disposable e-mail service to beat spam. Avoid spam with a free secure e-mail address."
4/8/16   Any.do
   "10 million Any.do users have already started realizing their potential. Don't just get more done - tackle your greater life plan. Any.do helps you move forward by syncing your daily life, work tasks, and personal goals so you have a clear perspective for moving forward. Download now to see for yourself."
4/9/16   Calm.com: Meditate, Sleep, Relax
   "Need a little more calm in your life? You've come to the right app! Now available for iPhone, Calm can help you meditate, sleep, relax, focus and much more."
4/10/16   Google Play
   "Shop Google Play on the web. Purchase and enjoy instantly on your Android phone or tablet without the hassle of syncing."
4/11/16   Library of Congress: YouTube Channel
   "Timeless treasures and contemporary presentations from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. As the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, we are the steward of millions of recordings dating from the earliest Edison films to the present. In addition, we sponsor events, lectures and concerts that are free and open to the public."
4/12/16   Crime Reports
   "Stay Informed no matter where you are. Download the CrimeReports app for your iPhone and iPad devices."
4/13/16   ManualsOnline.com
   "Manuals and free owners instruction pdf guides. Find the user manual and the help you need for the products you own at ManualsOnline."
4/14/16   Indeed: One Search. All Jobs
   "Click here to find millions of jobs from thousands of company web sites, job boards and newspapers. one search. all jobs. Indeed."
4/15/16   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."
4/16/16   USA Today Flight Tracker
   "Search for flights by flight number, route, and airport. Powered by FlightStats."
4/17/16   wikiHow: How To Do Anything
   "wikiHow is a wiki based collaboration to build the world's largest, highest quality how to manual. Our multilingual how to manual has free step-by-step instructions on how to do all types of things."
4/18/16   Google Translate
   "Google Translate is a free statistical multilingual machine-translation service provided by Google, to translate written text from one language into another."
4/19/16   FreeFictionBooks.org
   "FreeFictionBooks.org is a collection of more than 35,000 free fiction and non-fiction books that can be read online. All books on this website are published legally. They may be in public domain, because their copyright expired (public domain) or because their authors gave up their rights, or their authors provided explicit permission to freefictionbooks.org to publish them on this website."
4/20/16   dailyRx
   "dailyRx is the leading provider of medically reviewed health news and medical information with tips that are actionable and easy."
4/21/16   Internet Archive
   "Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 456 billion archived web pages."
4/22/16   Census Bureau: Facts for Figures: Earth Day: April 22, 2016
   "April 22, 2016, marks the 46th anniversary of Earth Day - a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. Organizers started Earth Day in response to a massive oil spill in waters near Santa Barbara, Calif., in 1969. In honor of Earth Day - and Earth Week (April 18-22) - this edition of Profile America Facts for Features includes examples of Census Bureau statistics pertaining to energy and the environment."
4/23/16   ZDNet
   "ZDNet brings together the reach of global and the depth of local, delivering 24/7 news coverage and analysis on the trends, technologies and opportunities that matter to IT professionals and decision makers."
4/24/16   FedStats
   "A trusted source for federal statistical information since 1997. FedStats supports a community of practice for over 100 agencies engaged in the production and dissemination of official federal statistics, and provides the public with a showcase of information, tools and news related to official Federal statistics."
4/25/16   Library of Congress
   "The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than 120 million items. The collections include books, sound recordings, motion pictures, photographs, maps, and manuscripts."
4/26/16   The National Security Archive: George Washington University
   "Founded in 1985 by journalists and scholars to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions: investigative journalism center, research institute on international affairs, library and archive of declassified U.S. documents ("the world's largest nongovernmental collection" according to the Los Angeles Times), leading non-profit user of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information, global advocate of open government, and indexer and publisher of former secrets."
4/27/16   Scientific American Magazine
   "Latest news and features on science issues that matter including earth, environment, and space. Get your science news from the most trusted source."
4/28/16   Pollen.com
   "Click on the current allergy forecast USA Map to get your local allergy report. Track you allergies with MyPollen, check past allergy levels, and more features at Pollen.com."
4/29/16   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."
4/30/16   DuckDuckGo
   "The search engine that doesn't track you. A superior search experience with smarter answers, less clutter and real privacy."

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