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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
"FreeFictionBooks.org is a collection of more than 35,000 free fiction and non-fiction books that can be read online. All books on this website are published legally. They may be in public domain, because their copyright expired (public domain) or because their authors gave up their rights, or their authors provided explicit permission to freefictionbooks.org to publish them on this website."
National Library of Medicine: The Visible Human Project
"The Visible Human Project is the creation of anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of normal male and female human bodies. Transverse CT, MR and cryosection images have been collected."
U.S. National Library of Medicine: Finding and Using Health Statistics
"Health Statistics provide information for understanding, monitoring, improving and planning the use of resources to improve the lives of people, provide services and promote their well being. This course describes the range of available health statistics, identifies their sources and helps you understand how to use information about their structure as you search."
U.S. Census Bureau: The Fourth of July 2016
"On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues across the country."
24/7 Wall Street: America's 50 Worst Cities to Live In
"To determine America's worst cities to live in, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the 550 U.S. cities with populations of 65,000 or more as measured by the U.S. Census Bureau. Based on a range of variables, including crime rates, employment growth, access to restaurants and attractions, educational attainment, and housing affordability, 24/7 Wall St. identified America's 50 worst cities to live."
"Mapping historical photos from New York City Public Library. This site provides an alternative way of browsing the NYPL's incredible Photographic Views of New York City, 1870s-1970s collection. Its goal is to help you discover the history behind the places you see every day."
"ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information."
TED Talks: Our Unhealthy Obsession with Choice
"We face an endless string of choices, which leads us to feel anxiety, guilt and pangs of inadequacy that we are perhaps making the wrong ones. But philosopher Renata Salecl asks: Could individual choices be distracting us from something bigger - our power as social thinkers? A bold call for us to stop taking personal choice so seriously and focus on the choices we're making collectively."
"TopConsumerReviews.com is a world-leading consumer product review site. We provide detailed reviews and ratings for thousands of products and services. We hope your experience here is insightful, informative, and enjoyable."
National Archives: Resources for Genealogists
"Genealogists/Family Historians main page for information, events, and research in genealogy and family history."
Histography: Timeline of History
"Histography is an interactive timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history, from the Big Bang to 2015."
"Free online dictionaries - Spanish, French, Italian, German and more. Conjugations, audio pronunciations and forums for your questions."
"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."
"Book Search works just like web search. Try a search on Google Books or on Google.com. When we find a book with content that contains a match for your search terms, we'll link to it in your search results."
GCFLearnFree: Free Computer Tutorials
"If you are new to the computer, don't worry. We can help. These tutorials will allow you to become comfortable with technology in no time. Gain skills at your own pace with these free computer tutorials."
U.S. Dept. of Education: Civil Right Data Collection
"Wide-ranging education access and equity data collected from our nation's public schools."
National Geographic: Atlas Explorer
"Investigate our world. Click on the map to zoom in on this Atlas plate from National Geographic's Maps division."
Frontiers in Psychiatry
"Frontiers in Psychiatry publishes articles on the most outstanding discoveries across a wide research spectrum of psychiatry; aiming to bring all relevant research areas together on a single platform."
Mosaic: The Science of Life
"Mosaic is dedicated to exploring the science of life. We publish stories on aspects of biology or medicine that affects our lives, our health or our society."
Naval History and Heritage Command: Photography
"Welcome to the online collections of the Photo Archive. The Naval History and Heritage Command's photo collections are related to the US Navy (or other navies when specifically associated with US involvement or historical events) with specific emphasis on ships, aviation, places, wars/events, activities, and significant individuals associated with naval history."
"Welcome to Old Radio World! Here at OldRadioWorld.com you will find some of the most popular radio programs of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Before television, radio provided entertainment by presenting radio plays and programs of mystery, intrigue, and comedy. There was also news and soap operas."
Norton Safe Web
"Norton Safe Web scans millions of websites to make sure they are safe. Visit Norton Safe Web now to see if a website you are interested is safe to visit and read what the Norton community says about that site."
"Bloomberg Business delivers business and markets news, data, analysis, and video to the world, featuring stories from Businessweek and Bloomberg News."
U.S. Wind Map
"An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us - energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US."
NASA Earth Observatory: Image of the Day
"The Earth Observatory's mission is to share with the public the images, stories, and discoveries about the environment, Earth systems, and climate that emerge from NASA research, including its satellite missions, in-the-field research, and models."
USA.gov: Contact Elected Officials
"Find contact information for federal, state, and local government agencies and elected officials."
GasBuddy: USA National Gas Price Heat Map
"See what gas prices are around the country at a glance. Areas are color coded according to their price for the average price for regular unleaded gasoline."
Refdesk.com: Crosswords Resources
Refdesk's listing of crosswords puzzle website resources.
Gallup: Presidential Job Approval Center
"Explore Gallup data on presidential job approval ratings from Truman to Obama."
"Provides directions, interactive maps, and satellite/aerial imagery of many countries. Can also search by keyword such as type of business."
"Top News and current events from world, national, and local news sources. Get the latest breaking news for sports, entertainment, business, politics, weather, and more."
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