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12/1/09   Bartleby Reference
   Bartleby.com combines the best of both contemporary and classic reference works into the most comprehensive public reference library ever published on the web.
12/2/09   NIH: Questions and Answers About Bursitis and Tendinitis
   This web site by the National Institute of Arthritis, contains general information about bursitis and tendinitis. It describes what these conditions are and how they are diagnosed and treated. At the end is a list of key words to help you understand the medical terms used on this site.
12/3/09   MonkeySee: Free Instructional Videos
   "Thousands of professional-quality how-to videos by accomplished experts on every conceivable topic. See how the experts do it!"
12/4/09   Hulu.com
   "Hulu.com is a online video service that offers hit TV shows including Family Guy, 30 Rock, NBA and the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, etc. Our extensive library also includes blockbuster movies like Lost in Translation as wells as classics like Fiddler on the Roof. Start watching now. No registration or downloads required."
12/5/09   Yahoo Maps
   "Yahoo! Maps, Driving Directions, Satellite View and Traffic. Rated the best online mapping experience."
12/6/09   HowStuffWorks Video Center
   "HowStuffWorks Videos cover your favorite topics: cars, electronics, travel, recipes, health and more. Watch free, high-quality, educational videos online."
12/7/09   Pew Research Center: The Daily Number
   "The Daily Number is a statistic, updated every weekday that highlights an important finding or trend. The Daily Number is typically drawn from surveys, research or analysis done by one of the Pew Research Center projects. Each day's entry includes links to additional information on the subject as well as to an archive of past Daily Numbers. Listed below are the entries in the Daily Number feature for the last thirty days."
12/8/09   Google News
   Google News is a computer-generated news site that aggregates headlines from more than 4,500 English-language news sources worldwide, groups similar stories together and displays them according to each reader's personalized interests.
12/9/09   Encyclopedia of Earth
   Welcome to the Encyclopedia of Earth, a new electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and will be useful to students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well as to the general public.
12/10/09   Visual Geography: World
   Visualgeography.com lets you explore the world through images, flags, money, language, maps and other information.
12/11/09   Google Health
   "Google Health allows you to store and manage all of your health information in one central place. And it's completely free. All you need to get started is a Google username and password. Google believes that you own your medical records and should have easy access to them. The way we see it, it's your information; why shouldn't you control it?"
12/12/09   WalletPop
   "WalletPop is the Web's first full-fledged personal finance and consumer finance site. Learn about your money, ask and answer questions and read opinions from the blog."
12/13/09   Answers.com
   "Answers.com - the ultimate answer engine, with quick accurate dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, bios, tech terms, news, sports, weather, and much more."
12/14/09   eHow: How To Do Just About Everything
   "Learn how to do just about everything at eHow, the world's most popular place to find How To instructions. New on eHow: Publish your own articles and How To videos. It's easy and it's free!
12/15/09   About.com
   "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."
12/16/09   The 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."
12/17/09   WordReference.com
   The WordReference Dictionaries are free online translation dictionaries. The most popular dictionaries are the Spanish Dictionary, French Dictionary and the Italian Dictionary.
12/18/09   MapQuest
   "Use MapQuest for driving directions and maps. See local traffic and road conditions, find nearby businesses and restaurants, plus explore street maps and satellite photos."
12/19/09   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."
12/20/09   BrainyQuote
   Your source for famous quotes and quotations from thousands of famous people.
12/21/09   Pixir.com: Free Online Photo Editor
   "Pixlr is a free online photo editor. Get creative with this free online photo editor and do your quick fix with the image express. Jump in and get going within 2 seconds!"
12/22/09   National Geographic News
   Topical news site from the National Geographic. Features include 'Today's Best News Photo,' 'Video in the News,' and numerous current geography-related news items.
12/23/09   The Apple Museum
   Welcome to The Apple Museum. The Apple Museum is dedicated to the history of Apple Computer, Inc. and with more than 350 Apple products listed, the most comprehensive Apple history source on the internet.
12/24/09   How Christmas Works
   For hundreds of millions of people around the world, Christmas is the biggest holiday of the year. Have you ever wondered where traditions like Santa Claus come from? Find out at this How Stuff Works site.

Related sites: How Hanukkah Works / How Kwanzaa Works.

12/25/09   How Christmas Works
   For hundreds of millions of people around the world, Christmas is the biggest holiday of the year. Have you ever wondered where traditions like Santa Claus come from? Find out at this How Stuff Works site.

Related sites: How Hanukkah Works / How Kwanzaa Works.

12/26/09   Google Sky
   "Traveling to the stars has never been easier. To help you explore the far reaches of our universe, we have teamed up with astronomers at some of the largest observatories in the world to bring you a new view of the sky. Using Google Maps this tool provides an exciting way to browse and explore the universe. You can find the positions of the planets and constellations on the sky and even watching the birth of distant galaxies as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope."
12/27/09   Time & Life Pictures
   "Time & Life Pictures represents some of the world's most recognizable imagery. On this website, we offer content from the finest photojournalists, documenting past and present political and cultural events, as well as celebrities and the American experience."
12/28/09   Lifehacker: The Complete Guide to Avoiding Online Scams
   "When training your loved ones how to keep themselves safe online, you should remind them of the rule your parents probably taught you: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Using a little common sense goes a long way to realizing that you aren't going to suddenly win the Spanish National Lottery when you didn't even know you had a ticket. That said, here's a few tips that you should share with your less-than-savvy friends and family to help them avoid falling victim to an online scam."
12/29/09   U.S. Department of Energy: Energy Savers
   Energy Savers provides homeowners with tips for saving energy and money at home and on the road. By following just a few of the simple tips found on this Energy Savers Web site, you can make your home more comfortable and easier to heat and cool - while you save money.
12/30/09   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
   Find information about health and safety topics including disease outbreaks, infectious diseases, emergency preparedness, vaccines and immunications, traveler's health, and more.
12/31/09   Popular New Year's Resolutions
   Suggestions from USA.gov, the official home page for the U.S. government. Drink less alcohol, get fit, quit smoking, volunteer to help others, etc. Each suggestion has links to related government sites.

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