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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
"A huge archive of quotations, categorized by subject and author."
US Debt Clock.org
"The purpose of the US Debt Clock.org is to inform the public of the financial condition of the United States of America. We dedicated to bringing to the public the most accurate up-to-date debt information possible. The numbers are laid out in such a way to give a complete real-time snapshot of the country's balance sheet."
MissingMoney.com: Unclaimed Property
"Officially endorsed by NAUPA and the participating states and provinces, FREE national search for your missing money. State and provincial governments working together to safeguard and return your lost unclaimed property funds."
"The home for all your photos. Upload, access, organize, edit, and share your photos from any device, from anywhere in the world."
"OnGuardOnline.gov is the federal government's website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online."
"Over 350 categories of free, first-rate, family-safe online tutorials, guides and instructionally oriented Websites!"
"Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com."
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Test your knowledge! Can you identify geographic features viewed from space? Each year, in honor of Geography Awareness Week, the National Air and Space Museum hosts the Geography From Space quiz."
FDIC: Failed Bank List
"The FDIC is often appointed as receiver for failed banks. This page contains useful information for the customers and vendors of these banks. This includes information on the acquiring bank (if applicable), how your accounts and loans are affected, and how vendors can file claims against the receivership. Failed Financial Institution Contact Search displays point of contact information related to failed banks."
"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 25,000 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."
The Old Farmer's Almanac
"The Old Farmer's Almanac offers free long range weather forecasts, full moon dates, weather history, sun rise and set times, best planting dates, and folklore."
Indeed: One Search. All Jobs.
"As the world's #1 job site, with over 180 million unique visitors every month from over 50 different countries, Indeed has become the catalyst for putting the world to work. Indeed is intensely passionate about delivering the right fit for every hire. Indeed helps companies of all sizes hire the best talent and offers the best opportunity for job seekers to get hired." Related site: Monster Jobs.
Mapquest.com: Driving Directions
"A lot has changed! The new and improved MapQuest.com features: Redesigned and updated maps, now powered by Amazon Web Service (AWS), rebuilt from the ground up to be faster, more intuitive and responsive. A brand-new map and updated style from MapBox, helping to simplify the experience for our users with improved search engine capabilities and enhanced routing performance." Related site: Rand McNally Driving Directions.
AAA: Daily Fuel Gauge Report
"The American Automobile Association's media site for retail gas prices. Lists many different urban areas in the United States."
USA.gov: Contact Agencies and Elected Officials
"Find contact information for federal, state, and local government agencies and elected officials."
NOAA: National Weather Hazards
"National Weather Service active watch/warning high resolution map. This map displays active watch, warnings, advisories and short term forecasts in the lower 48 US states."
U.S Census Bureau: U.S. and World Population Clock
"The U.S. population clock is based on a series of short-term projections for the resident population of the United States. This includes people whose usual residence is in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. These projections do not include members of the Armed Forces overseas, their dependents, or other U.S. citizens residing outside the United States."
"EarthCam is the leading network of live webcams and offers the most comprehensive search engine of internet cameras from around the world."
"Encyclopedia.com - Online dictionary and encyclopedia with pictures, facts, and videos. Get information and homework help with millions of articles in our free, online library."
OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab
"The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects."
Instructables - DIY How To Make Instructions
"Instructables is a place that lets you explore, document, and share your DIY creations."
"Reddit is a source for what's new and popular on the Internet. Reddit is made up of many individual communities, also known as 'subreddits.' Each community has its own page, subject matter, users and moderators."
"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, and more."
"Take free online classes from 120+ top universities and educational organizations. We partner with schools like Stanford, Yale, Princeton, and others to offer courses in dozens of topics, from computer science to teaching and beyond. Whether you are pursuing a passion or looking to advance your career, Coursera provides open, free education for everyone."
DuoLingo - Learn a Language For Free
"Learn languages completely free, without ads or hidden charges. It's fun, easy, and scientifically proven."
Lifehacker - Tips and downloads for getting things done
"Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done."
Nomorobo: No More RoboCalls and Telemarketers
"A simple, one-time setup activates Nomorobo on your current phone line. Get started today. Put an end to robocallers and telemarketers once and for all. It's simple and it's free."
"Ask.com is the #1 question answering service that delivers the best answers from the web and real people - all in one place."
Zap2it:What to Watch. Where to Watch It
"Visit Zap2it for TV listings, Nielsen ratings, TV show guides and news about your favorite TV shows, plus movies, movie times, theaters, trailers, photos and more."
Coupons at Checkout
"Simplify your online couponing experience. During checkout it will remind, show, and automatically enter coupon codes for you with a single click. No more searching. No more copying and pasting codes." Related site: Refdesk: Coupons Online.
This Day in Music
"On this day in music, provides information on musicians who where born on this day, like recordings, gigs, deaths, chart positions and significant events on this day."
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