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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
Medicare Hospital Compare Quality of Care
"Compare hospitals quality of care survey ratings from patients with certain medical conditions or surgical procedures and find them by location, address, mapping, directions and contact information. A U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services website."
MIT Learning Initiative
"MITx will offer a portfolio of MIT courses for free to a virtual community of learners around the world."
Reference.com: Reference Answers
"We created the Reference Answer pages to address the large number of reference information searches being done on Reference.com. Now you can access our list of trusted Reference Answers from individual editors wherever the need arises."
GRIN: Great Images in NASA
"GRIN is a collection of over a thousand images of significant historical interest scanned at high-resolution in several sizes. This collection is intended for the media, publishers, and the general public looking for high-quality photographs."
"Find the best library and reference resources at LibrarySpot.com, including top dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, maps, quotations and much more."
"Pet Health and Pet Nutrition Information - petmd is the largest website library of pet health information, including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, with thousands of veterinarian written and approved articles."
The Phrase Finder
"An archive of the meanings and origins of thousands of phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions."
"The Wi-Fi-FreeSpot Directory is a listing of locations that offer Free Wi-Fi. USA State-by-State listings come first with Europe and other regions of the World listed further down the page. "
Harvard School of Public Health: The Nutrition Source
"The Nutrition Source from Harvard School of Public Health is a nutrition web site designed to get you started down the path toward a healthy diet. A lot of confusing information about nutrition gets batted about in the media and on the Web. The Nutrition Source will cut through all that confusion, providing clear tips for healthy eating and dispelling a few nutrition myths along the way."
"WeatherSpark is a new type of weather website, with interactive weather graphs that allow you to pan and zoom through the entire history of any weather station on earth. Get multiple forecasts for the current location, overlaid on records and averages to put it all in context."
"Online privacy is one of the hottest topics today. Whether it is how tracking companies gather and use your information or protecting your rights and freedoms. SelectOut is here to help enlighten internet users about their choices, the companies that are behind data online, and give users the options choose for themselves."
HowStuffWorks: How to Scan for and Remove Spyware
"Do you know how to scan for and remove spyware? Take a look at our tips to remove spyware and prevent hacking or identity theft." Related site: How Spyware Works.
"GasBuddy lets you search for Gas Prices by city, state, zip code, with listings for all cities in the USA and Canada. Updated in real-time, with national average price for gasoline, current trends, and mapping tools."
"Reference.com - a free online encyclopedia and information reference. Research articles from Columbia Encyclopedia and Encyclopedia Britannica."
"Engadget is a web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics."
"Yahoo Movies is your guide to everything about movies online, from upcoming releases, to movies in theaters and movies on DVD. Find trailers and clips, movie news, cast and credits, celebrity photos, movie showtimes and tickets, box office reports and much more."
St. Patrick's Day 2012: Facts, Myths, and Traditions
"On St. Patrick's Day - Saturday, March 17 - millions of people will don green and celebrate the Irish with parades, good cheer, and perhaps a pint of beer. But few St. Patrick's Day revelers have a clue about St. Patrick, the historical figure. This National Geographic site provides historical information about this popular holiday."
"HowStuffWorks explains thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP, with video and illustrations so you can learn how everything works."
"Rotten Tomatoes - Movies, Movie Reviews, Critic Scores, Showtimes and Movie Trailers - The Ultimate Movie Database."
Bankrate: Credit Card Debt Calculator
"Use this credit card debt calculator to find out how much is owed. This can be used as a good starting point for any debt management plan. Enter all of the credit cards and outstanding installment loans balances. Find out how much is owed and how long it will take to pay it all off."
Zillow.com: Real Estate, Homes for Sale and Real Estate Values
"Find homes for sale, rentals, home values, mortgages, and more. Real estate info for practically every home in the U.S."
"Do you care about your personal data? We provide instructions to remove your account or public profile on most popular websites, including Skype, Facebook, Windows Live, Hotmail / Live, Twitter, MSN / Messenger, Google and many more. Want to create an account somewhere? Check our Blacklist first to see if it's even possible to remove your profile."
"Breaking entertainment news on celebrities, TV shows, movies, music and books. Celebrity interviews, movie and DVD reviews including top selling book, music and DVD titles."
"USA.gov: Home page of the U.S. Government's Official Web Portal for all government transactions, services, and information. It provides direct online access to federal, state, local, and tribal governments."
"Find the job that's right for you. Use Monster's resources to create a killer resume, search for jobs, prepare for interviews, and launch your career."
National Geographic: Deepsea Challenge
"Follow National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence James Cameron as he and the Deepsea Challenge team embark on a dive to the ocean's deepest point. Related site: Latest News Update."
"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."
"Wolfram|Alpha is more than a search engine. It gives you access to the world's facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics, including science, nutrition, history, geography, engineering, mathematics, linguistics, sports, finance, music..."
"Providing easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers."
"Use MapQuest for driving directions and maps. See local traffic and road conditions, find nearby businesses and restaurants, plus explore street maps and satellite photos."
Yahoo Real Estate
"Yahoo Real Estate guides potential home buyers through the process and take away the sting. For 24.8 million unique users, the site offers an easy-to-use search experience with access to almost four million listings, including resale homes, new homes, foreclosures, and rentals."
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