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or we know where we can find information upon it."

- Samuel Johnson

MAY 2010

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5/1/10   This Day is Music.com
   "A comprehensive, day to day, history of Rock and Pop music over the last 50 years. With thousands of musical facts for every single day of the past five decades, This Day In Music has the largest data base of rock and pop musical history."
5/2/10   Bing Vs Google
   "Can't choose default search engine? Want to compare Bing and Google results?This is the right place to be. Just put your query in the search box and press Enter. You'll see results from both engines side by side."
5/3/10   Whitehouse.gov
   "Whitehouse.gov is the official web site for the White House. This site is a source for information about the President, White House news and policies, White House history, the federal government." Related sites: The House of Representatives | The Senate.
5/4/10   Topix
   "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."
5/5/10   Popurls
   "Popurls is the mother of news aggregators, a single page that encapsulates up-to-the-minute headlines from the most popular sites on the internet."
5/6/10   Metacritic.com
   "Reviews, quotes, and scores from leading critics for film, video/DVD, music, tv, books and videogames. Only metacritic.com uses METASCORES, which let you know at a glance how each item was reviewed."
5/7/10   PetSide.com
   "Petside.com is the source of pet health information, pet news, pet care. Watch pet videos and diagnose dog and cat health conditions. Share dog and cat photos in pet registry, shop for deals on great pet products."
5/8/10   Mayo Clinic: Heart Disease Prevention
   You can prevent heart disease by following a heart-healthy lifestyle. Here are five strategies to help you protect your heart. Article by Mayo Clinic staff. Related site: MedlinePlus Heart Disease Prevention.
5/9/10   US Dept. of Veterans Affairs: Nationwide Gravesite Locator
   "Search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker."
5/10/10   How Do You Clean Up an Oil Spill?
   Underwater pipelines, offshore oil drilling rigs, and coastal storage facilities and refineries all have the potential to accidentally release crude oil into the water. But how exactly do you undertake the daunting task of cleaning up millions of gallons of oil? Oil spill clean-up is often done through containment and skimming the oil off the surface of the water. Learn about oil spill clean-up methods at this How Stuff Works site.
5/11/10   TIME: Today in Pictures
   "See stunning pictures of today's events. Time.com's daily photo gallery updates with news photos, funny pictures, beautiful photography and celebrity pics."
5/12/10   Craigslist
   "Craigslist provides local classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, personals, services, local community, and events."
5/13/10   GasBuddy.com
   "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."
5/14/10   eHow: How To Do Just About Everything
   "Learn how to do just about everything at eHow. Expert Village is now a part of eHow, adding expert How To videos to eHow, the world's most popular place to find How To instructions and articles." Related site: eHow Videos.
5/15/10   Psych Central
   "Welcome to the Internet's largest and oldest independent mental health network, providing reliable, trusted information and self-help support communities for over 14 years." Related site: MentalHelp.net.
5/16/10   GasBuddy.com
   "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."
5/17/10   ipl2: Information You Can Trust
   "ipl2: Information You Can Trust features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and magazines; and the Ask an ipl2 Librarian online reference service. ipl2 is the result of a merger of the Internet Public Library and the Librarians' Internet Index."
5/18/10   Health.com
   "Health.com and Health Magazine provide up-to-date news and information about medicine, wellness, diet, nutrition, fitness, recipes, and weight-loss. Health.com combines expert medical information with the insights of real patients.
5/19/10   The Why Files: Science Behind the News
   "Your source for science behind the news. The mission of The Why Files is to explore the science, math and technology behind the news of the day, and to present those topics in a clear, accessible and accurate manner."
5/20/10   NexTag: Comparison Shopping
   "NexTag, a comparison shopping engine, Helps You Find the Best Value on the Web for Computers, Electronics, Home and Garden, Clothing, Hotels, and more."
5/21/10   Mint.com: Money Management
   "Free Personal Finance Software, Online Money Management, Budget Planner and Financial Planning - Mint.com - Free personal finance software to assist you to manage your money, financial planning, and budget planning tools. Achieve your financial goals with Mint."
5/22/10   Ancestry.com
   "Discover your ancestors with the world's largest family history website. Start a family tree, browse census records and more online at Ancestry.com."
5/23/10   National Geographic Magazine: Your Shot
   "Take your best shot and send it to us. Submit a favorite photo for possible publication in National Geographic. Come back daily to see the editors' picks in the Daily Dozen. Solve a puzzle, download wallpaper, and vote for your favorite."
5/24/10   The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth
   The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth hosts the best and most complete online collection of astronaut photographs of the Earth. Site presents the NASA Space Shuttle Earth Observations Photography database of over 500,000 images.
5/25/10   2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
   From the New Orleans Times-Picayune, latest news, photos, videos from the BP Deepwater Horizon drilling disaster. Related site: Google Headlines.
To post your comments and thoughts on the oil spill, Click Here >>.
5/26/10   Space.com
   "Space.com provides information on everything Space - satellites, stars, astronomy, the Sun, planets, NASA and more."
5/27/10   Mozilla: Firefox Web Browser
   "Mozilla is a global community dedicated to building free, open source products like the award winning Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email software."
5/28/10   Occupational Outlook Handbook
   "Produced by the US Department of Labor, The Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed; earnings; expected job prospects; what workers do on the job; working conditions. In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each State, and more."
5/29/10   CIA: World Factbook
   The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 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.
5/30/10   Consumer Price Index
   Produced by the US Department of Labor, the Consumer Price Indexes program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.
5/31/10   Memorial Day: May 31, 2010
   "Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service. In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries. A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time."

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