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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
Amazon Cyber Monday 2014: Special Savings and Sales
"Cyber Monday Deals Week is here, and we're bringing you thousands of deals throughout the week. Some Cyber Monday 2014 deals are in limited supply, and all will go quickly--but don't worry if you miss one, because we'll keep adding new ones, as often as every ten minutes, all week long."
"Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com."
DuckDuckGo Search Engine
"DuckDuckGo has better instant answers, less spam and clutter, and real privacy."
"Discover your family history. Explore the world's largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources."
Earth Science Picture of the Day
"The Earth Science Picture of the Day highlights the diverse processes and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system. The community is invited to contribute digital imagery, short captions and relevant links."
Google Sightseeing: Discover the world via Google Maps and Google Earth
"Amazing satellite and aerial images from Google Earth, and the funniest sightings on Google Maps Street View. Why bother seeing the world for real?"
Find a Grave: Millions of Cemetery Records
"Find A Grave is a free resource for finding the final resting places of famous folks, friends and family members. With millions of names, it's an invaluable tool for genealogist and history buffs. Find A Grave memorials are rich with content, including dates, photos and bios. You can even leave 'virtual flowers' on the memorials you visit to complete the online cemetery experience. Find A Grave also contains listings for thousands of celebrity graves, making it the premier online destination for tombstone tourists."
New Scientist: Science News
"Science news and science articles from New Scientist."
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: 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 2012-22 decade."
National Library of Medicine: MedlinePlus
"MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition."
"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."
Open Yale Courses
"Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn."
LiveScience: Science News
"Groundbreaking developments in science, space, technology, health, the environment, our culture and history."
Houzz: Home Design, Decorating, and Remodeling Ideas
"The largest collection of interior design and decorating ideas on the Internet, including kitchens and bathrooms. Over three million inspiring photos and 100,000 idea books from top designers around the world. Remodeling and decorating ideas and inspiration for designing your kitchen, bath, patio and more. Find architects, interior designers and home improvement contractors."
MapQuest Gas Prices
"Find cheap local gas prices with MapQuest. Lowest regular, premium, mid-grade and diesel gas stations. Use our gas calculator to find the best price."
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Online Collection
"View thousands of works of art online from The Metropolitan Museum of Art."
NOAA Watch: Severe Weather Warnings
"NOAA Watch offers the latest updates on severe weather and hazardous conditions."
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."
"Free Advice is the best law site for consumers, with free answers to legal questions from lawyers, attorneys and experts. Free advice about insurance, with auto, homeowners, life, and health insurance policy quotes and company reviews."
"Comparison shop for the lowest prices on computers, parts, tech and more. Search discounted items, read store reviews before you buy."
"Let Overstock.com help you discover designer brands and home goods at the lowest prices online. See for yourself why shoppers love our selection and award-winning customer service."
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