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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
Popular New Year's Resolutions
"These New Year's resolutions are popular year after year. Find resources to help you achieve your goals."
"Amazing satellite and aerial images from Google Earth, and the funniest sightings on Google Maps Street View. Why bother seeing the world for real?"
LIFE Photos: Classic Pictures From LIFE Magazine's Archives
"Classic and unpublished photos of the 20th century's major events and public figures from LIFE magazine. Pictures from World War II, the Space Race, Vietnam, the Civil Rights Movement, Hollywood, sports, science, the arts and more."
"StumbleUpon is the easiest way to find cool new websites, videos, photos and images from across the Web. We make the best recommendations just for you."
Library of Congress: Today in History
"Each day an event from American history is illustrated by digitized items from the Library of Congress American Memory historic collections."
EarthSky: Tonight's Sky
"Updates on your cosmos and world. Beautiful nature images from EarthSky's global community. Skywatching, moon and stargazing, tonight's sky."
"The world's most popular dictionary and thesaurus with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, idioms, word origins, quotes, audio pronunciations, example sentences and Word of the Day! Look up the meaning of words, slang, phrases, idioms, and abbreviations in our free English Dictionary, Spanish-English Dictionary, Legal Dictionary, Medical Dictionary and more!"
"Learn the odds of weather changing based on past climate data. What are the odds it will dip below freezing on a January day in Chicago?"
Library of Congress: Mobile Apps
Mobile Apps from the Library of Congress.
"Welcome to LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe. Manage your professional identity. Build and engage with your professional network. Access knowledge, insights and opportunities."
KidRex - Kid Safe Search Engine
"Official Site. Fun and Safe Search for Kids, by Kids. Google Custom Search."
PennyStock: The Internet in Real-Time
"From tweets to likes, see how fast data is generated every second on the internet in this interactive visualization."
"Answers.com has thousands of experts and professionals who share their knowledge with you through Q&A and articles."
OurDocuments.gov: 100 Milestone Documents
"The following is a list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965."
U.S. Census Bureau
"Learn how we serve the public as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy."
NIH: Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI)
"Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. Enter your weight and height using standard or metric measures. Select 'Compute BMI' and your BMI will appear below."
Day of the Week Calculator
"Use the day of the week calculator to fill in the narrative of any family history. Now you can give the day as well as the date for every event. Find out the day of the week for baptisms and weddings many years ago. You may be surprised to find they did not take place on what we now consider traditional days. Find out the day of the week you were born."
CIA: Chiefs of State of Foreign Governments
"The Central Intelligence Agency publishes and updates the online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments weekly. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States. Regimes with which the United States has no diplomatic exchanges are indicated by the initials NDE."
"Stats about all US cities - real estate, relocation info, crime, house prices, schools, races, income, photos, sex offenders, maps, education, weather, home value estimator, recent sales, etc."
USA.gov: Contacting Government Agencies and Elected Officials
"Find contact information for federal, state, local, or tribal governments and elected officials."
Merriam-Webster: Visual Dictionary
"Welcome to the Visual Dictionary Online, the dictionary with a new point of view. A quick glance at the index is all it takes to connect words with images. Explore the 15 major themes to access more than 6,000 images and see words like never before."
MedlinePlus: Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information
"Learn about your prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more."
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 2012-22 decade."
U.S. Census: U.S. and World Population Clock
"The Population Clock is consistent with 2010 Census data and the most recent national population estimates."
AAA: Daily Fuel Gauge Report
"Your trusted source for nationwide gas prices."
Dept. of Energy: This Week in Petroleum
"This Week In Petroleum Production, Imports, Stocks, Supply, Prices, Data and Analysis from the Energy Information Administration."
Obituary Links Page
"Obitlinkspage.com was created to provide an easy to access State-by-State directory of obituaries and obituaries related resources. This site is focused on obituaries, their importance in genealogy, and finding vital records such as birth certificates, death records, divorce decrees, and marriage licenses."
"ConsumerSearch.com reviews hundreds of product reviews, analyzes them, distills the information shoppers need and recommends which products are the best."
"Do it yourself home improvement and diy repair at Doityourself.com. Includes home improvement projects, home repair, kitchen remodeling, plumbing, electrical, painting, real estate, and decorating." Related site: Refdesk: Do-It-Yourself Resources.
eHow: How to Clean Anything
"How to Clean Anything. Cleanliness is said to be one of the top rungs on the ladder going to heaven. Even if you are unsure how to clean or what do first when it comes to house cleaning, there is a trick to being a good housekeeper. You don't have to be a household tips queen like Heloise to learn to clean anything and have a clean house."
"Infoplease.com, a free, authoritative, and respected reference for Internet users, provides a comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and thesaurus. Infoplease.com contains facts on all subjects including sports, entertainment, technology, education, world news, and united states government and history."
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