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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
Fox News: 2012 New Year's Celebrations Around the World
"As revellers prepare to flock to New York's Times Square to watch the ball drop, countries around the world start 2012 with a bang, with fireworks and local traditions.
New York Times Health Guide
"The New York Times presents a comprehensive library of medical topics, including in-depth articles on diseases, conditions, tests, symptoms, injuries and surgeries. The encyclopedic reference is frequently updated and reviewed by doctors, medical writers and editors. Within the guide are extensive links to The Times's own archive of news and features."
Quizzle: Free Credit Score and Credit Report
"Quizzle is the totally free and easy way to manage your personal finances. By joining, you'll get a free credit score and report, plus other free tools and advice."
"A free online Talking English Pronunciation Dictionary - simply mouse over your entry to hear it pronounced. American and British spellings, with alternative pronunciations. Sounds are fast, clear and completely natural, pre-recorded by native speakers."
"SelectOut offers to bring control and choice back to users online when it comes to their information used in online tracking and advertising. Learn about the practices of online tracking companies, your options with them, and the current state of online privacy. Make sure to check out the blog for more details.'
"Flickr is the best way to store, sort, search and share your photos online. Flickr helps you organize that huge mass of photos you have and offers a way for you and your friends and family to tell stories about them."
"With Delicious you save, stack and share the web. Instantly save your favorite links, collect your discoveries in stacks, share what you find, and dig deeper into your favorite topics. Sharing your favorite links and stacks on Delicious is as easy as clicking the share button. In addition, browsing through stacks is a great way to explore interesting topics and find the best web content out there. Follow your favorite Delicious collectors to see what other great stuff they uncover."
"Metafilter is a weblog that anyone can contribute a link or a comment to. A typical weblog is one person posting their thoughts on the unique things they find on the web. This website exists to break down the barriers between people, to extend a weblog beyond just one person, and to foster discussion among its members."
"Popurls is the dashboard for the latest web-buzz, a single page that encapsulates up-to-the-minute headlines from the most popular sites on the internet."
"Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news."
"HealthGrades, the leading independent health care ratings company. Research hospitals, doctors, nursing homes, and more."
"Academic Earth offers free access to video courses and academic lectures from leading colleges and universities. We are building a user-friendly educational ecosystem that will give internet users around the world the ability to easily find, interact with, and learn from full video courses and lectures from the world's leading scholars. Our goal is to bring the best content together in one place and create an environment in which that content is remarkably easy to use and where user contributions make existing content increasingly valuable."
Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator
"The Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator uses the most current and carefully researched medical and scientific data in order to estimate how old you will live to be. Most people score in their late eighties... how about you? The calculator asks you 40 quick questions related to your health and family history, and takes about 10 minutes to complete."
"Share your videos with friends, family, and the world. Founded in February 2005, YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small."
"Watch TV shows and movies free online. Enjoy current episodes of Family Guy, Glee, SNL and many more hit shows. No registration required. Watch now."
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
"This federal holiday honoring the civil rights leader is observed on the third Monday in January. In 2012, the holiday falls on Jan. 16. Related sites: MLK Day.gov | Wikipedia Article on MLK Day."
"Shopgoodwill.com is the Goodwill's online auction site offering a wide array of antiques, collectibles, books and much more - culled from Goodwill's vast inventory of donated goods. From unique one-of-a-kind items to estate pieces, the depth of resources is enormous. Revenues from auction sales fund education, job training and job placement programs for people with disabilities and other disadvantages."
Shopzilla: Comparison Shopping Online
"Shop smart and shop fast at Shopzilla! Read reviews, compare prices, and get the right product at the right price every time."
"Compare hundreds of travel sites at once. Find a deal on the flight, hotel, car rental or vacation you want."
"PropertyShark.com aggregates real estate data and listings from hundreds of public and proprietary sources into an easy-to-use yet comprehensive property research website covering a dozen major markets."
"Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies and music, as well as 150 billion archived web pages."
"ConsumerSearch.com reviews hundreds of product reviews, analyzes them, distills the information shoppers need and recommends which products are the best."
"Pandora radio is the personalized internet radio service that helps you find new music based on your old and current favorites. Create custom web radio stations, listen free."
"Supercook is a recipe search engine that lets you search by ingredients you have at home. Find thousands of recipes you can make right now with the ingredients you have available at home. Supercook can help you save hundreds on grocery bills by showing you how to fully use the ingredients you have at home. No more wasted left-overs."
"Yelp is an online urban city guide that helps people find cool places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play, based on the informed opinions of a vibrant and active community of locals in the know. Yelp is the fun and easy way to find, review and talk about what's great - and not so great - in your world."
"Look up words in the Visuwords online graphical dictionary and thesaurus to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn how words associate."
The Baby Name Wizard
"Baby names popularity and trends in the acclaimed interactive graph of baby name popularity. Watch as baby name trends rise and fall over time."
"We connect your checking, savings, loans, and credit card accounts in one place, so you can see balances and transactions at any time. Manage your budget with easy to use personal finance tools and calculators. Track spending and monitor your online banking account. Free to get started."
"Phone numbers, customer service contact information, reviews, tips, and other tools, time-savers and details for thousands of companies worldwide. Get faster and better technical support or general customer service by checking the contact information, ratings, phone number listings and chat options from GetHuman.com."
ScienceDaily: Latest Science Articles
"Breaking science news and articles on global warming, extrasolar planets, stem cells, bird flu, autism, nanotechnology, dinosaurs, evolution -- the latest discoveries in astronomy, anthropology, biology, chemistry, climate, environment, computers, engineering, health, medicine, math, physics, psychology, technology, and more - from the world's leading universities and research organizations."
Inside the Brain: An Interactive Tour
"What happens in the brain of a person with Alzheimer's disease? This tour explains how the brain works and how Alzheimer's affects it. Taking the tour: There are 16 interactive slides. Move forward or back one slide at a time by clicking on the arrows. You can also jump to any slide by clicking on its number at the top of each page. As you view each slide, roll your mouse over any colored text that appears on each page to highlight special features of each image."
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