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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
This central site allows you to request a free credit file disclosure, commonly called a credit report, once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.
Day of the Week Calculator
Enter the date to calculate the day of the week for an historic or future year. Related site: Calculate Days Between Two Dates.
The CIA publishes and updates this online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments regularly. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States.
The Consumer Price Index
The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.
Convert just about anything to anything else. Over 5,000 units, and 50,000 conversions.
Encyclopedia of Life
The Encyclopedia of Life is an ambitious project to organize and make available via the Internet virtually all information about life present on Earth. At its heart lies a series of Web sites - one for each of the approximately 1.8 million known species.
When you're tired of wasting money and time due to phone systems that require you to press 10 or more options in order to reach a real person and spending many minutes or even hours on hold, consult the GetHuman database of secret phone numbers and codes that immediately get an actual, live person on the line for customer service at nearly 1000 major companies.
Library of Congress: Portals to the World
This Library of Congress site provides one-stop shopping for your international information needs. Curious about Croatia? Portals to the World links to everything from embassies to travel tips. Want some background on world events? The site offers directories for Afghanistan and Pakistan, as well as other countries in the news today.
Infoplease: Homework Center
Infoplease is the world's largest free reference site. Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Almanacs, and Homework Help on English, math, history, geography, science, and social studies. Site provides: Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Almanacs, and Homework Help on English, math, history, geography, science, and social studies.
What's Your Mom Worth?
Are you wondering what mom should be paid for her work as mom? Salary.com has valuated the 'mom job' of both the Working and Stay-at-Home Moms! Based on a survey of more than 12,000 mothers.
Librarian's Internet Index
The Librarian's Internet Index is dedicated to providing a directory of websites that you can trust. Users can find more than 20,000 quality sites organized into more than 14 main topics and 300 subtopics.
The Internet Law Library
The Internet Law Library (formerly the U.S. House of Representatives Internet Law Library) was originally provided to the public courtesy of the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives. This was part of the Counsel's mission to make the law available to the public. The site provided links to a large number of legal resources relating to American (federal and state) and foreign laws.
The Hubble Heritage Project
The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a research tool dedicated to scientific studies of nature. Enroute to illuminating the forces shaping our cosmos, HST has accumulated a cosmic zoo. The Hubble Heritage Project sees this instrument also as a tool for extending human vision, one that is capable of building a bridge between the endeavors of scientists and the public.
How to Avoid Spyware
There are many kinds of invasive programs that can make your computing life miserable. This HowStuffWorks article explains how spyware works and how to avoid it.
Read doctor-produced health and medical information written for you to make informed decisions about your health concerns.
Infoplease.com, a free, authoritative, and respected reference for Internet users, provides a comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and thesaurus. Infoplease.com contains facts on all subjects including sports, entertainment, technology, education, world news, and United States government and history.
Your source for famous quotes and quotations from thousands of famous people.
Whether you're a student, a parent, or just plain curious, Yahoo! Education offers a handy selection of searchable reference materials to help you find the information you need. Look up the definition of a word in the Dictionary, find its synonym in the Thesaurus, or translate it into Spanish. Search for facts and information in the Encyclopedia, find country and regional maps and flags in the World Factbook, and much more.
YourDictionary is a free online dictionary and much more. The free dictionary search gives you definitions, thesaurus entries, spelling, pronunciation, and etymology results for your word.
American Memory from the Library of Congress
The home page for the American Memory Historical Collections from the Library of Congress. American Memory provides free access to historical images, maps, sound recordings, and motion pictures that document the American experience. American Memory offers primary source materials that chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.
Simplify. Organize. Organizing your schedule shouldn't be a burden. That's why we've created Google Calendar - a free online shareable calendar service. With Google Calendar, it's easy to keep track of all your life's important events - birthdays, reunions, little league games, doctor's appointments - all in one place.
Remember The Milk
Managing tasks is generally not a fun way to spend your time. We created Remember The Milk so that you no longer have to write your to-do lists on sticky notes, whiteboards, random scraps of paper, or the back of your hand. Remember The Milk makes managing tasks an enjoyable experience.
Comics.com brings the best of the United Media strips (and editorial cartoons, columns, and puzzles), including superstars like Dilbert, classics like Peanuts, and classics-in-the-making like Cow & Boy, Get Fuzzy, and Frazz. Pay for a subscription and get the strips you want delivered daily via e-mail, or just visit and peruse your faves. Free registration required.
Founded in February 2005, YouTube is the leader in online video, and the premier destination to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips and across the Internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs, and email.
NASA Home Page
NASA's mission is to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research. To do that, thousands of people have been working around the world -- and off of it -- for almost 50 years, trying to answer some basic questions. What's out there in space? How do we get there? What will we find? What can we learn there, or learn just by trying to get there, that will make life better here on Earth?
ScienceDaily is one of the Internet's leading online magazines and Web portals devoted to science, technology, and medicine. The free, advertising-supported service brings you breaking news about the latest discoveries and hottest research projects in everything from astrophysics to zoology.
WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. You can trust that our content is timely and credible.
This is the free destination on the Web for dictionary searches (you get results from a variety of top-name dictionaries). But that's not all: It's packed with other tools, like thesauri, encyclopedias, translators, and much, much more.
This site is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 'consumer advocate' for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. The site monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. This site's goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.
HowStuffWorks explains hundreds of subjects, from car engines to ESP, using clear language and tons of illustrations. This site does the research so you don't have to.
Instructables is a web-based documentation platform where passionate people share what they do and how they do it, and learn from and collaborate with others.
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