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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
Daily Digest News: News and Analysis
"Daily Digest News (DDN) covers trending stories in the world of health. Located just outside the National Institutes of Health (NIH), DDN seeks to provide readers with an up-to-date account of health issues affecting the community, the country, and people around the world."
"WikiAnswers: Questions and Answers from the Community."
"Test your Internet connection bandwidth to locations around the world with this interactive broadband speed test from Ookla."
"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. New! You can also search for more than 850,000 US and Canadian postal codes."
"On Fact Monster you can find facts on thousands of subjects including sports, entertainment, technology, business, education, and health."
"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."
"Think of this web site as a search engine for words and phrases: If you have a word for which you'd like a definition, we'll quickly shuttle you to the web-based dictionaries that define that word. If you don't know the right word to use, we'll help you find it. No word is too obscure: More than 19 million words in more than 1,000 online dictionaries are indexed by the OneLook search engine."
Rand McNally Driving Directions and Maps
"Get online driving directions you can trust from Rand McNally. Plan your trips and vacations and use our travel guides for reviews, videos, and tips."
USA.gov: Replacing Your Vital Documents
"USA.gov: Replace Your Vital Records. Learn how to replace vital records - including birth, death, marriage, military service, federal personnel and records; damaged money; green cards; and more - during emergencies or due to damage."
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, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map."
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
"A comprehensive, categorized and cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online. More than 327,000 links! 325,000+ links, categorized & cross-referenced, in over 190 categories. Another 1,790 uncategorized new links in the works."
Celebrity Net Worth
"A huge collection of all the celebrity net worths of the world. How much is Tiger Woods worth? Compare yourself to your favorite celebrity."
Auto Driveaway: Shipping a Car
"Since 1952, AutoDriveaway provides wide range of auto shipping services for range of auto shipping vehicles, including cars, trucks, RV's and passenger vehicles etc. With network of 40 offices spread nationwide, Auto Driveaway offers prompt, door-to door dependable car moving, vehicle delivery services at an affordable auto shipping prices."
Quinnipiac University Poll
"Frequently cited by journalists, public officials and researchers, the independent Quinnipiac University Poll regularly surveys residents in Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and nationwide about political races, state and national elections and issues of public concern."
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."
"State information resource links to state homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representatives, songs, birds, flowers, trees, and more."
"For decades, TIME Magazine has been a showcase for the world's best photojournalism, bearing witness to the most notable moments of history - the triumphs and the tragedies - of the past 90 years. LightBox, a blog created and curated by TIME's photo department, proudly furthers this tradition, exploring how photography, video and visual culture help to shape and define the modern world."
"Share your videos with friends, family, and the world."
"Keep, share, and discover the best of the Web using Delicious, the world's leading social bookmarking service."
Digg: What the Internet is Talking about Right Now
"Digg is the homepage of the internet, featuring the best articles, videos, and original content that the web is talking about right now."
Pixir.com: Free Online Photo Editor
"Pixlr is a free online photo editor. Edit, adjust and filter your images. No registration jump right in!"
"Get the lowest prices on computers, electronics, furniture, cameras, clothes and more. Online shopping, compare prices and find the best deal with PriceGrabber."
"Fast, free, thorough home search on America's most popular web portal, covering real estate, apartments, mortgages, school data, and home improvement ideas."
Remove information from Google
"If you want to remove information from Google, in most cases you need to contact the webmaster of the page and ask them to delete the content in question. For a few cases, Google will remove information from our results. Learn about the types of information Google removes from our search results in our Removals Policies."
"Viralnewschart.com is a viral news discovery engine, which enables users and online professionals to discover trending topics as they happen. Developed by media professionals and a scientist team, we desperately try to isolate trends and breaking news. We want to provide the best experience in reading & discovering only cool, high quality and viral news content."
"With Google's free online calendar, it's easy to keep track of life's important events all in one place."
Library of Congress: Chronicling America - Historic American Newspapers
"Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress."
"Hear the world like never before. Nature soundscapes and wildlife sounds from all over the planet."
"Search for movies across any platform to watch or save for later. Share movies with your friends. Search Netflix, iTunes, Redbox, Amazon, Fandango, and Movies on Demand. Sign up to receive alerts when your movies become available."
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 2010-20 decade."
HowStuffWorks: How Your Brain Works
"Every animal you can think of -- mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, amphibians -- all have brains. But the human brain is unique. It gives us the power to think, plan, speak, imagine. Find out all about this amazing organ."
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