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or we know where we can find information upon it."

- Samuel Johnson

DEC 2010

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12/1/10   Overstock.com
   "Purchase name brands at clearance prices at Overstock.com! Buy discounted name brand Bedding, Furniture, Jewelry, Watches, Electronics, Clothing, Books, Movies, and Music for the lowest prices every day."
12/2/10   Presidential Debt Commission: Final Report
   "President Obama's bipartisan debt commission released its final report on December 1, 2010, recommending a wide range of controversial spending cuts and tax changes that would slash $4 trillion in deficits over the next 10 years. Called 'The Moment of Truth,' the report is an amended version of a plan put out three weeks ago by the panel's co-chairmen, Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson. The group, which discussed the recommendations at a meeting in Washington, plans to vote on December 3, 2010."

Full report available HERE >>.

12/3/10   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."
12/4/10   National Geographic: Photography, Pictures, Galleries, Wallpapers, Photo Tips
   "National Geographic is the source for photos, free desktop wallpapers of places, animals, nature, underwater, travel, and more, as well as tips and photographer bios."
12/5/10   Hulu.com
   "Hulu.com is an online video service that offers hit TV shows including Family Guy and 30 Rock. Our extensive library also includes classic TV series and blockbuster movies. Start watching now. No registration or downloads required."
12/6/10   Flickr: Photo Sharing
   "Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a camera phone."
12/7/10   PBS: Your Life Your Money
   "Your Life, Your Money website to accompany the Your Life, Your Money show which features compelling, real-life stories of young people facing and overcoming intense economic challenges. This one-hour special will empower our youth with sound, simple financial advice - raising awareness on banking, credit, investments, budgeting, insurance, self-employment, and more."
12/8/10   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.
12/9/10   Glassdoor.com: Company Salaries and Reviews
   "Glassdoor is your free inside look at more than 84,000 companies. Salary details, company reviews, and interview questions - all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers."
12/10/10   Mint.com
   "Free personal finance software to assist you to manage your money, financial planning, and budget planning tools. Achieve your financial goals with Mint. We download and categorize your balances and transactions automatically every day - making it effortless to see graphs of your spending, income, balances, and net worth."
12/11/10   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?"
12/12/10   CBS MoneyWatch.com
   "Smart, practical personal finance advice about your retirement, investing, savings, career and real estate. Keep up to date on the latest economic news that actually means something to you."
12/13/10   Houzz
   "The largest collection of interior design and decorating ideas on the Internet, including kitchens and bathrooms. Over 60,000 inspiring photos and 90,000 idea books from top designers around the world. Remodeling and decorating ideas and inspiration for designing your kitchen, bath, patio and more. Find architects, interior designers and home improvement contractors."
12/14/10   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!
12/15/10   NASA Home Page
   "NASA.gov brings you images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, subscribe to blogs, RSS feeds and podcasts, watch NASA TV live, or simply read about our mission to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research."
12/16/10   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."
12/17/10   WordReference.com
   The WordReference Dictionaries are free online translation dictionaries. The most popular dictionaries are the Spanish Dictionary, French Dictionary and the Italian Dictionary. Search with the form below or the box above.
12/18/10   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."
12/19/10   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."
12/20/10   BrainyQuote
   "Your source for famous quotes and quotations from thousands of famous people."
12/21/10   Pixir.com: Free Online Photo Editor
   "Pixlr is a free online photo editor. Get creative with this free online photo editor and do you
12/22/10   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.
12/23/10   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.
12/24/10   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.

12/25/10   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.

12/26/10   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."
12/27/10   Refdesk: Year in Review 2010
   A collection of web sites offering year-end 'best-of' stories and reports capturing the spirt of 2010.
12/28/10   TIME 100: The World's 100 Most Influential People
   "In our annual TIME 100 issue we name the people who most affected our world in 2010."
12/29/10   TIME: 50 Moments of 2010 - A Week by Week News Chronicle
   "A week by week look by TIME Magazine at the people, stories and images that defined 2010."
12/30/10   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."
12/31/10   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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