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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
Freebook Sifter: A Resource for Free eBooks
"FreebookSifter is a free tool which makes it easy to find free e-books for Kindle on Amazon.com. We update our database daily, removing books which are no longer free and adding any which have just come in."
CyberMonday.com: Deals and Coupons
"The official Cyber Monday website. CyberMonday.com highlights the best deals from over 800 online retailers."
"Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research."
National Library of Medicine: Medline Plus
"MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition."
BBC: Guide to World Religions
"Guides to world religions and beliefs. Includes Atheism, Christianity, Islam, Paganism, Jainism, Zoroastrian and many more."
The Ancient Web: The Ancient World's Great Civilizations
"The Ancient Web strives to become the best online destination that provides information, a community and resources for those interested in the cultural heritage left to us by our ancient ancestors. As our site and creative efforts continue to evolve and will provide the following benefits for our growing community."
Library of Congress: Virtual Reference Shelf
"This Library of Congress website presents selected online resources for research."
Genetics Home Reference
'Genetics Home Reference (GHR) provides free access to consumer-friendly information on medical genetics to patients and their family members, health care professionals, and the public. The site offers summaries for a broad range of inherited conditions or disorders caused by gene alterations. Each condition summary includes the causes, available genetic testing, and links to summaries on related genes. GHR is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health."
Mayo Clinic Podcasts
"Medical and Health Podcasts from Mayo Clinic."
"Whether remodeling your kitchen, dreaming of a master bathroom addition or simply repairing a leaky faucet, DIY Network's expert give you step-by-step instructions, how-to videos and pictures of the final product on DIYNetwork.com."
Houzz: Home Design, Decorating and Remodeling Ideas and Inspiration
"The largest collection of interior design and decorating ideas on the Internet, including kitchens and bathrooms. Over 1,000,000 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."
Learnist: Share What You Know
"Learnist makes it super easy to share what you know by curating the web. You can use videos, blogs, books, docs, images or anything on the web to explain how to learn something."
Vocabulary.com: Learn Words
"Welcome to Vocabulary.com, the quickest, most intelligent way to improve your vocabulary. Regardless of your education level or age, Vocabulary.com will help you to master the words that are essential to academic and business success."
"Quartz is a digitally native news outlet for the new global economy. We publish bracingly creative and intelligent journalism with a broad worldview, built primarily for the devices closest at hand: tablets and mobile phones."
"Swizzle helps you easily unsubscribe from unwanted commercial email and rolls up the emails you do want into one simple daily digest."
Minilla: Free Online Account and Bill Organizer
"Manilla offers a secure, online place to organize and manage accounts, initiate bill payment and get unlimited storage for bills and statements."
Google Blogger: Create Your Free Blog
"Blogs are a great way to spark a conversation, and today we're giving you a new way to grab someone's attention: Google+ mentions in Blogger. Now you can add a link to a Google+ profile or page when you want to mention someone in a post. If you then share your post from Blogger to Google+, we make it easier to notify your mentions by including them in the sharebox."
"With a library of over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace."
Quora: Share and Grow the World's Knowledge
"Quora connects you to everything you want to know about Quora is your best source of knowledge. Ask any question, get real answers from people with first hand experience, and blog about what you know."
Wall Street Journal: Rate Your Marriage
"By giving each of the following 40 statements a rating from A (least agree) to E (most agree), a couple can get a sense of the strengths and weaknesses in their marriage in eight categories. The quiz, while unscientific, can be a useful tool for gaining insight or sparking discussion."
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 1400 TED Talks are now available, with more added each week. All of the talks are subtitled in English, and many are subtitled in various languages."
Washington Post: Eye-catching Photos of the Year
"A collection of the most striking images from around the world in 2013."
TIME: The 2013 TIME 100
"TIME presents its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, from artists and leaders to pioneers, titans and icons."
U.S. Census Bureau: Facts for Features: The 2013 Holiday Season
"This festive season, or simply the holidays, is a time for gathering and celebrating with family and friends, gift giving, reflection and thanks. To commemorate this time of year, the U.S. Census Bureau presents the following holiday-related facts and figures from its collection of statistics."
HowStuffWorks: 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."
Washington Post: Great Stories of 2013
"Here are some of The Washington Post's end-of-year lists, stories and commemorations."
Yahoo News: 2013 Year in Review
"The Yahoo Year in Review brings you the top stories, searches, and images of 2013."
Google Zeitgeist 2013
"What did the world search for in 2013?"
PC World: The 50 Best Tech Products of 2013
"PC World's editors name the top tech products of 2013, ranging from PCs to productivity software."
TIME: Top Ten of Everything 2013
"In 54 wide-ranging lists, TIME surveys the highs and lows, the good and the bad of the past 12 months."
Popular New Year's Resolutions
"These New Year's resolutions are popular year after year. Find resources to help you achieve your goals."
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