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or we know where we can find information upon it."
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"BookBub is a free service that helps millions of readers discover great deals on acclaimed ebooks while providing publishers and authors with a way to drive sales and find new fans. Members receive a personalized daily email alerting them to the best free and deeply discounted titles matching their interests as selected by our editorial team. BookBub works with all major ebook retailers and devices, and is the industry's leading ebook price promotion service."
Internet Live Stats
"Watch the Internet as it grows in real time and monitor social media usage: Internet users, websites, blog posts, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and Pinterest users. Visualize the total number of emails, Google searches, YouTube videos, Tumblr posts, Instagram photos, in 1 second. Historical trends, statistics, infographics and live data visualization."
Gallup.com: Daily News, Polls, Public Opinion on Politics, Economy, Wellbeing, and World
"Gallup.Com provides data-driven news based on U.S. and world polls, daily tracking and public opinion research. Articles and videos cover news, politics, economy, behavioral economics, wellbeing, world issues, management, and employee engagement."
NASA: HubbleSite Gallery
"Capture the extraordinary. Explore the universe through Hubble's eye, and witness the most dangerous, spectacular and mysterious depths of the cosmos. View an expansive collection of Hubble Images: planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies and more."
wikiHow: How To Do Anything
"wikiHow is a collaborative effort to create the world's most helpful how-to guides. Like Wikipedia, wikiHow is a wiki, in that anyone can write or edit a page on the site. Thousands of people from all over the world have collaboratively written 180,091 how-to articles. Over 40 million people a month read wikiHow according to Google Analytics and Quantcast ranks us as the 150th most popular website."
SI.com: Sports Illustrated
"SI.com - sports news, scores, photos, columns and expert analysis from the world of sports including NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, college basketball, college football, golf, soccer, tennis, fantasy and much more."
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."
CIA: The World Factbook
"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 and other languages for FREE!"
ZDNet: Technology News
"ZDNet's breaking news, analysis, and research keeps business technology professionals in touch with the latest IT trends, issues and events."
"PolitiFact is a project of the Tampa Bay Times to help you find the truth in American politics. Reporters and editors from the Times fact-check statements by members of Congress, the White House, lobbyists and interest groups and rate them on our Truth-O-Meter. We're also tracking campaign promises of President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress. You can track the progress on our Obameter and our GOP Pledge-O-Meter.
Bing News: Top Stories
"Top News and current events from world, national, and local news sources."
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 Photos: Classic Pictures from LIFE Magazine
"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."
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."
National Constitution Center
"The National Constitution Center is the first and only institution in America established by Congress to 'disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a non-partisan basis in order to increase the awareness and understanding of the Constitution among the American people.' The Constitution Center brings the United States Constitution to life by hosting interactive exhibitions and constitutional conversations and inspires active citizenship by celebrating the American constitutional tradition."
"With more than 1,000,000 human-edited definitions, Acronym Finder is the world's largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. Combined with the Acronym Attic, Acronym Finder contains more than 5 million acronyms and abbreviations. You can also search for more than 850,000 US and Canadian postal codes."
Lifescript.com: Women's Health Issues
"Women's health issues covered in depth. Women's health questions? Get balanced answers at Lifescript.com. Women's health articles examine top health concerns."
Refdesk: Ask the Experts
Refdesk's list of 'Ask the Experts' Internet websites.
"Every life has a story. Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about famous people. The last fateful day. The decision that changed everything. The moment of cheating death. The biggest break. The defining opportunity. The most shattering failure. The unexpected connection. With over 7,000 biographies and daily features that highlight newsworthy, compelling and surprising points-of-view, we are the digital source for true stories about people that matter."
"Use this free mortgage calculator to save money on your home loan today. Includes amortization tables, bi-weekly savings, refinance info, and helpful tips."
"Serving the Technologist for more than a decade. IT news, reviews, and analysis."
"ConsumerSearch.com reviews hundreds of product reviews, analyzes them, distills the information shoppers need and recommends which products are the best."
HowStuffWorks: How Police Body Cameras Work
"The next time you interact with a police officer, you might be staring at the eye of a video camera. About a third of U.S. police departments (and more internationally) have issued body cameras to their patrol officers. Here's what you need to know."
Microsoft Help and Support
"Microsoft Help and Support provides support for Microsoft products. Find solutions for top issues, common problems or get support from a professional."
"Sell Textbooks Online For Cash! Get The Most Money For Your Used College Books. Free Shipping For All Textbook Buybacks."
"The best tools from across the web - Use one and switch to another tool with a click. Tools to look up, to translate, to convert, to find anything."
HowStuffWorks: How can I find out what information exists about me online?
"The simplest way to find out what's out there about you is to do searches for your name, e-mail addresses and other identifying information. You can start with a search engine such as Google, but you are likely to get an overwhelming amount of information unconnected to you -- or people who share your name or screen-name. A search engine can be useful to see the top hits that your contact information yields, just to check on your online reputation. But searching the data collection sites will likely prove far more fruitful -- and perhaps frightening."
Google Maps: El Capitan, Yosemite
"Welcome to The Nose of El Capitan, in Yosemite National Park -- the most iconic rock climb on earth. Tighten your harness and double-check your knot, to join Lynn Hill, Alex Honnold, and Tommy Caldwell on a 3,000 foot interactive journey up El Capitan."
35 of LIFE Magazine's Best Summer Covers
"Here, to celebrate the impending arrival of the season, a collection of LIFE's most memorable summer covers."
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