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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
DATE SITE OF THE DAY
NAUPA: The Foremost Authority on Unclaimed Property
"The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) is a non-profit organization affiliated with the National Association of State Treasurers and the Council of State Governments. Search for and claim forgotten money that may be due you from the official government agencies. Go directly to a government unclaimed property program by clicking on a state, territory, or province from the map or drop box below. You should search in every state where you have lived."
Library of Congress: Research and Reference Services
"Research and Reference Services: Library of Congress collections and research tools. This page serves as the starting point for researchers using the Library of Congress, both on-site and remotely via the Web. Links are provided to all research centers and reading rooms, as well as all service for public researchers and scholars."
Howcast: The Best How-To Videos of the Web
'Howcast is the best source for fun, free, and useful how-to videos and guides."
gsair.com: Garage Sales by Map
"Find garage sales, yard sales and estate sales in your area by viewing a map. Plan your next weekend bargain hunting trip on gsalr.com."
Encyclopedia of Life
'The Encyclopedia of Life is an unprecedented effort to gather scientific knowledge about all animal and plant life with pictures, information, facts, and more."
"Directory of United States federal, state and local government websites. Links to official executive, legislative and judicial branches of government."
100 Milestone Documents
"The following is a list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965."
Library of Congress: THOMAS
"The Library of Congress THOMAS site is the source for federal legislative information. THOMAS provides several options for finding bills, resolutions, and legislative histories from 1973 to the present. Legislative information can be searched across multiple Congresses. THOMAS is also the source for presidential nominations, treaties, committee reports, legislative resources for researchers and teachers. THOMAS draws on the resources of the Library of Congress to provide users with valuable and historical information related to the legislative process."
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
"The Purdue University Online Writing Lab serves writers from around the world and the Purdue University Writing Lab helps writers on Purdue's campus."
Refdesk: Homework Helper
Homework resources for all grade levels provided by Refdesk.com.
"Find high resolution royalty-free images, editorial stock photos, vector art, video footage clips and stock music licensing at the richest image search photo library online."
"LegalDocs allows for the simple preparation of personalized, downloadable and printable legal documents and legal forms to your computer instantly. Choose any of our documents offered, and use our internet based system to easily edit your document online. The finished document is ready for you to either download in a file in .doc format, or print directly to your printer. Downloaded documents can be emailed to your attorney, partners, or others. LegalDocs offers some free documents while others are reasonably priced based on the document's complexity. Once completed, you may return to the site and update your legal form or document, and download it again, for up to 24 hours for free."
"Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, powering many map-based services, including the Google Maps website, Google Ride Finder, Google Transit, and maps embedded on third-party websites via the Google Maps API.
HealthFinder.gov: Your Source for Reliable Health Information
"Welcome to healthfinder.gov, a government Web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy. When making decisions about your health, it's important to know where to go to get the latest, most reliable information. healthfinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet."
"Find the best library and reference resources at LibrarySpot.com, including top dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, maps, quotations and much more."
"Hubble is one of NASA's most successful and long-lasting science missions. It has beamed hundreds of thousands of images back to Earth, shedding light on many of the great mysteries of astronomy. Its gaze has helped determine the age of the universe, the identity of quasars, and the existence of dark energy."
"Share our collection of inspirational and famous quotes by authors you know and love. Share our Quotes of the Day on the web, Facebook, Twitter, and blogs."
The LIFE Picture Collection
"Tap into some of the world's most recognizable imagery, from one of the truly iconic magazine archives of the 20th century. The collection documents past cultural and political events, as well as the celebrities who helped shape our modern world."
"Thesaurus.com - the largest and most trusted free online thesaurus brought to you by Dictionary.com. Quickly find synonyms and antonyms."
Google Cultural Institute
"Google has partnered with hundreds of museums, cultural institutions, and archives to host the world's cultural treasures online. With a team of dedicated Googlers, we are building tools that allow the cultural sector to display more of its diverse heritage online, making it accessible to all. Here you can find artworks, landmarks and world heritage sites, as well as digital exhibitions that tell the stories behind the archives of cultural institutions across the globe."
"Manuals and free owners instruction pdf guides. Find the user manual and the help you need for the products you own at ManualsOnline."
"Find the best K-12 homework resources organized by subject and grade-level at HomeworkSpot.com."
MissingMoney.com: Unclaimed Property
"MissingMoney.com is a database of governmental unclaimed property records. State and provincial governments working together to safeguard and return your lost unclaimed property funds. Common types of unclaimed property include: Bank accounts and safe deposit box contents; Stocks, mutual funds, bonds, and dividends; Un-cashed checks and wages; Insurance policies, CD's, trust funds, and Utility deposits, escrow accounts."
"Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others."
HowStuffWorks: How Sleep Deprivation Works
"Pulled an all-nighter last night? You're a danger to yourself and others. Find out why sleep deprivation is such a hazard."
Northwestern Mutual: The Longevity Game
"How long can you expect to live? We developed the Longevity Game to give you a peek into your future by identifying the factors that can lead to a healthier, more productive life. At Northwestern Mutual, we know a thing or two about longevity because we've been tracking statistics that impact life since 1857. And that wealth of knowledge helped us shape the Longevity Game. Through the game, we hope to give you insight into your daily lifestyle - plus tips on how you can make some positive changes."
CIA: The World Factbook
"The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map."
"Microsoft Help and Support provides support for Microsoft products. Find solutions for top issues, common problems or get support from a professional."
"SoYouWanna teaches you how to do all the things nobody taught you in school. From work to wine, apartment rentals to toning your abs ... learn it all with SoYouWanna!"
Old Farmer's Almanac
"Old Farmer's Almanac offers free long range weather forecasts, full moon dates, weather history, sun rise and set times, best planting dates, and folklore."
Library of Congress: Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond
'Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we alone? To commemorate the acquisition of The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive, the Library of Congress presents an exploration of these questions across the breadth of its collections and offers a first glimpse into Carl Sagan's papers."
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