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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
The National Motor Vehicle Title Information System
"The National Motor Vehicle Title Information System is designed to protect consumers from fraud and unsafe vehicles and to keep stolen vehicles from being resold. NMVTIS is also a tool that assists states and law enforcement in deterring and preventing title fraud and other crimes."
Google Image Finder
Find images using Google search engine.
NFL:2013 Super Bowl
"The official home of news, events, and game information related to Super Bowl XLVII."
U.S. Dept of Labor: Occupational Outlook Handbook
"The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations - such as carpenters, teachers, and veterinarians. Revised every 2 years, the latest version contains employment projections for the 2010-20 decade."
FindHow: The How-To Directory
FindHow, the How-To search engine, brings trust back into the equation by focusing on indexing only high-quality How-To's, typically from well-known, recognized brand names or individuals. Many of these sources (often companies, government entities, or educational institutions) have other motives for providing information besides pure profits, and most have trusted, off-line brand name reputations to protect - which encourages them to focus on providing trustworthy and high-quality information."
The Audio Drama Directory
"The Audio Drama Directory. Helping you find the best in free dramatized audio."
U.S. News Best Hospitals 2012-13
"U.S. News surveyed nearly 10,000 specialists and sifted through data for approximately 5,000 hospitals to rank the best in 16 adult specialties, from cancer to urology. Death rates, patient safety, and hospital reputation were a few of the factors considered. Only 148 hospitals were nationally ranked in one or more specialties."
Time Magazine: Quotes of the Day
"Top new quotes of the day from Time Magazine."
Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index
"Well-BeingIndex.com provides data-driven news based on U.S. and world polls, daily tracking and public opinion research. Articles and videos cover news, politics, government, business, economy, behavioral economics, management and employee engagement."
Newseum: Today's Front Pages
"The Newseum displays these daily newspaper front pages in their original, unedited form. Some front pages may contain material that is objectionable to some visitors. Viewer discretion is advised."
NASA: Astronomy Picture of the Day
"Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer." Related site: GRIN: Great Images in NASA.
U.S. Census Bureau: American Fact Finder
"Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic information."
HowStuffWork: How Your Brain Works
"Every animal you can think of -- mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, amphibians -- all have brains. But the human brain is unique. It gives us the power to think, plan, speak, imagine. Find out all about this amazing organ."
U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Valentine's Day 2013: Feb. 14
"Expressing one's love to another is a celebrated custom on Valentine's Day; whereby sweethearts and family members present gifts to one another, such as cards, candy, flowers and other symbols of affection. Opinions differ as to who was the original Valentine, but the most popular theory is that he was a clergyman who was executed for secretly marrying couples in ancient Rome. In A.D. 496, Pope Gelasius I declared Feb. 14 as Valentine Day. Esther Howland, a native of Massachusetts, is given credit for selling the first mass-produced valentine cards in the 1840s. The spirit continues today with even young children exchanging valentine's cards with their fellow classmates."
U.S. Postal Service
"Welcome to USPS.com. Find information on our most convenient and affordable shipping and mailing services. Use our quick tools to find locations, calculate prices, look up a Zip Code, and get Track and Confirm info."
NASA: Astronomy Picture of the Day
"Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured. The Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive contains the largest collection of annotated astronomical images on the internet."
U.S. News and World Report: Top American Hospitals
"For 2012-13, U.S. News analyzed data on nearly 5,000 U.S. hospitals to identify the best."
Gallup-Healthways: Well-Being Index
"The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index is the first-ever daily assessment of U.S. residents' health and well-being. By interviewing at least 500 U.S. adults every day, the Well-Being Index provides real-time measurement and insights needed to improve health, increase productivity, and lower healthcare costs."
Microsoft Bing Search Engine
"Bing is a search engine that brings together the best of search and people in your social networks to help you spend less time searching and more time doing."
NOAA Weather Watch
"The NOAAWatch Web site is a Web portal offering information about ongoing environmental events, and explains the role of NOAA in prediction, monitoring, and recovery from environmental hazards. It provides public access to current information on a number of environmental threats ranging from oil spills, to hurricanes and tsunamis, to space weather."
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."
"Amazing News - the good news of the day. We report about positive news from around the world. Our amazing news stories will surely brighten up your day."
"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."
Arts and Letters Daily
"News, reviews, latest trends, breakthroughs, disputes, and gossip in arts and culture."
Forbes: Detroit Tops 2013 List Of America's Most Miserable Cities
"Forbes looks at the cities where residents have to deal with the most aggravation in their daily lives." Nine factors were examined for the 200 largest metro areas in the U.S. The metrics include the serious: violent crime, unemployment, foreclosures, taxes (income and property) and home prices. We also include less weighty, but still important quality-of-life issues like commute times and weather."
U. S. Dept. of Labor: CareerOneStop
"Learn about different careers, find career information, and locate career resources with CareerOneStop."
Monster.com: Finds Jobs
"Find the job that's right for you. Use Monster's resources to create a killer resume, search for jobs, prepare for interviews, and launch your career."
The Quotations Page
"Welcome to the web's most comprehensive site for famous quotes, since 1994. We have over 27,000 quotations online from over 3,100 authors, and more are added daily."
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