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or we know where we can find information upon it."
- Samuel Johnson
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"Find information on wellness, diet, fitness, weight loss, mental health, anti-aging, conditions and diseases, drugs and medications, and more on Yahoo! Health."
Melissa Data: Free Lookups
"Free Lookups for ZIP Codes, maps, ZIP+4, Carrier Routes, addresses, reverse phone, IP location, SIC codes, street names, property info and much more."
"Find the best library and reference resources at LibrarySpot.com, including top dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, maps, quotations and much more."
HowStuffWorks: 10 Worst Computer Viruses of All Time
"What is the worst computer virus? Some did billions of dollars in damages and lost productivity. Read about the 10 worst computer viruses of all time."
EarthSky: Venus Transit - June 5, 2012
"Venus will appear as a small dark dot crossing the sun's face for last time in this century today, June 5, 2012. Last transit of Venus in our lifetimes! Transit times and more are available at this site by EarthSky." Related site: NASA: Live Venus Transit Webcast.
CIA: The World Facbook
"The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map."
Dictionary.com: Full Text Translator
"Translate English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, or 50 other languages for free."
Merriam-Webster: Visual Dictionary Online
"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."
Time and Date: World Clock - Time Zones
"Current local time in cities and countries worldwide, in all time zones with DST accounted for. Links to each city with extensive info on time, weather forecast, Daylight Saving Time changes, sunrise, sunset and moon times and phases. "
MapCrow: Travel Distance Calculator
"Travel Distance calculator calculates distance and map between world cities."
The New York Times: 32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow
"An abridged guide by The New York Times to the many ways that your day is about to get better.
"Genealogy and family tree history, ancestry databases with over 3.76 million names along with resources, look ups, search tools, original articles and a directory of local surnames."
Flags of the World
"Up to date information on world flags from the CIA World Factbook."
The United States Postal Service
"The United States Postal Service delivers more mail to more addresses in a larger geographical area than any other post in the world. We deliver to nearly 151 million homes, businesses and Post Office Boxes in every state, city, town and borough in this country. Everyone living in the U.S. and its territories has access to postal products and services and pays the same postage regardless of location."
"Thesaurus.com - the largest and most trusted free online thesaurus brought to you by Dictionary.com. Quickly find synonyms and antonyms."
CBS Resource Library: Find Articles
"Contains articles from the back issues of over 900 magazines, journals, trade publications and newspapers. Search our online article archive or browse by category list or publication name."
U.S. Census: Father's Day - June 17, 2012
"The idea of Father's Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. A day in June was chosen for the first Father's Day celebration June 17, 1910, proclaimed by Spokane's mayor because it was the month of Smart's birth. The first presidential proclamation honoring fathers was issued in 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson designated the third Sunday in June as Father's Day. Father's Day has been celebrated annually since 1972 when President Richard Nixon signed the public law that made it permanent."
AskNumbers.com: Metric Conversion Charts
"Convert measurement units for metric, imperial systems and more. Includes conversion charts, tables and calculators."
"Your Town. Your News. Your Take. Local news and discussion forums for every city in the US, thousands of cities throughout the world and 300,000 other topics."
"iNaturalist.org is a place where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world."
"This free online encyclopedia contains over 50,000 entries and more than 84,000 hypertext cross-references covering a wide range of research and reference topics. The Columbia Encyclopedia is one of the most complete and up-to-date electronic encyclopedias ever produced."
Kelley Blue Book
"Let Kelley Blue Book help you find the right car today! Begin your car search and go direct to kbb.com, The Trusted Resource. What's your car worth? Research car quotes, photos, videos, reviews, and more from the automotive industry experts."
Barnes and Noble Books: Daily Top Ten Books by Subject
"Get the Top 10 Bestsellers for more than 300 Book Subjects - Updated Daily! : Start with a basic category, or jump right down into one of dozens of subjects for each category."
Federal News Service
"Federal News Service provides verbatim transcripts of the complete hearing testimony of Congress committees and subcommittees; public speeches and interviews of the President, White House; State Department, Defense Department and Justice Department briefings; press conferences and statements of international leaders visiting Washington; Presidential campaign debates and much more."
Gallup-Healthways: Well-being Index
"A new national daily pulse of individual and collective health and well-being. What combination of factors impacts a life's fulfillment and well-being? Is it health, work, stress, marriage, friends, money, or does where you live make a difference? Today, we are closer to knowing the answers as a million people have spoken through the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index."
NASA's Earth Science Division Picture of the Day
"The Earth Science Picture of the Day highlights the diverse processes and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system. The community is invited to contribute digital imagery, short captions and relevant links."
"Manuals and free owners instruction pdf guides. Find the user manual and the help you need for the products you own at ManualsOnline."
"Find today online coupons, printable coupons, free grocery coupons and your favorite CPG coupons. Start saving now."
FBI: Ten Most Wanted
"The FBI is offering rewards for information leading to the apprehension of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. Select the images of suspects to display more information."
Life: Your World in Pictures
"LIFE.com represents the most amazing collection of professional photography on the Web. With over 10 million photos from the legendary archives of LIFE magazine and thousands more added every day."
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