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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
Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time
"A reference guide to hoaxes, pranks, practical jokes, frauds, tricks, and other forms of deception. Related site: 15 Last-Minute April Fools' Day Pranks."
Free File: Do Your Federal Taxes for Free
Let Free File do the hard work for you with brand-name software or online Fillable Forms. You can prepare and e-file your federal return for free. Participating software companies make their products available through the IRS. Some also support state tax returns. Review the three-step process below, and you'll be on your way to e-filing your return--for free! Official site of IRS.gov." Related site: IRS: Frequently Asked Tax Questions and Answers.
CNNMoney: Tax Center
"The latest in tax law updates, news, forms and advice from CNNMoney.com. Includes a refund savings calculator, and interactive tax lessons."
IRS Forms and Publications
"Welcome to the forms and publications resource page, the official source of IRS tax products. The links below provide methods to access and acquire both electronic and print media. Additionally, the Search function above provides basic and advanced search capabilities for published products available on IRS.gov."
Presidents of the United States
"Welcome! In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included. Select the president you want information about from the list below. If you don't know which president you are interested in, perhaps the name or subject indexes will help. They are listed at the bottom of the page."
"CouponNetwork.com offers savings and coupons that you will not find anywhere else. The coupon savings available to you on CouponNetwork.com are Printable Coupons, YourBucks Offers and digital coupons you can add directly to your savings card (coming soon). Printable Coupons are ones that you can print from the comfort of your home."
GRIN: Great Images in NASA
"GRIN is a collection of over a thousand images of significant historical interest scanned at high-resolution in several sizes. This collection is intended for the media, publishers, and the general public looking for high-quality photographs. Please note that downloading these image files may take some time, although searching and browsing should be relatively quick."
Old Farmer's Almanac: Weather History
"This easy-to-use weather history tool allows you to find weather conditions going back to 1973, accessing historical weather data for more than 1,300 stations across United States and Canada."
U.S. Census: State and County Quick Facts
"QuickFacts provides easy access to facts about the people, business, and geography of the United States. QuickFacts includes statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 5,000 people."
"AnnualCreditReport.com is the official site to help consumers to obtain their free credit report. 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."
How To Clean Anything
"Cleaning Tips - Hints for in and around the house such as House Cleaning Tips, Spring Cleaning Tips, Cleaning products reviews, good housekeeping magazines and books. The art of cleaning almost anything."
"Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic. Sign in with your Google Account to create and manage personal bookshelves, share books with friends, and see what they are reading."
Snopes.com: Urban Legend Reference Pages
"Welcome to snopes.com, the definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Use the search box above to locate your item of interest, or click one of the icons below to browse the site by category."
U.S. Census: American Fact Finder
"American FactFinder is your source for population, housing, economic and geographic information."
Centers of Disease Control and Prevention
"Your Online Source for Credible Health Information."
Your Dictionary: 100 Most Often Misspelled Words in English
"One hundred most commonly misspelled words."
AMC: The Best Films in Cinematic History
"An award-winning, unique resource of film reference material for film buffs and others, with reviews of classic American-Hollywood films, Academy Awards history, film posters, and more."
HowStuffWorks: 5 Everyday Things You Can Do to Keep Your Computer Healthy
"In this article, we'll look at the best ways to keep your machine working smoothly and quickly without breaking your budget -- or causing more problems as you learn."
LIFE Photos: Classic Pictures from Life Archives
"Classic and unpublished photos of the 20th century's major events and public figures from LIFE magazine. Pictures from World War II, the Space Race, Vietnam, the Civil Rights Movement, Hollywood, sports, science, the arts and more."
"Movie Clips.com has movie trailers, previews, behind the scenes clips of old, new and upcoming films. Find videos of your favorite actors, actresses, scenes or watch clips of movies by producer, director or cast."
NASA: Solar System Exploration
"We are NASA's Planetary Science Division. Our hardworking robots explore the planets and more on the wild frontiers of our solar system."
U.S. Census: 43rd Earth Day: April 22, 2013
"April 22, 2013, marks the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day - a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. The day came from reaction to a massive oil spill in waters near Santa Barbara, Calif., in 1969. In honor of Earth Day - and Earth Week (April 16-22) - this edition of Profile America Facts for Features includes examples of Census Bureau statistics pertaining to energy and the environment."
The 2013 TIME 100: The 100 Most Influential People in the World
"TIME honors the titans, leaders, artists, pioneers and icons that make up 2013's list of the world's 100 most influential people."
New York Times Health Guide
"The New York Times presents a comprehensive library of medical topics, including in-depth articles on diseases, conditions, tests, symptoms, injuries and surgeries. The encyclopedic reference is frequently updated and reviewed by doctors, medical writers and editors. Within the guide are extensive links to The Times's own archive of news and features."
Wayback Machine: Internet Archive
"Browse through over 240 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. To start surfing the Wayback, type in the web address of a site or page where you would like to start, and press enter. Then select from the archived dates available. The resulting pages point to other archived pages at as close a date as possible."
"Google Translate is a free statistical multilingual machine-translation service provided by Google Inc. to translate written text from one language into another."
Merriam-Webster: Visual Dictionary Online
"The Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right word at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages, it is the ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary for use at school, at home or at work."
WebMD: Health and Parenting
"Here you'll find parenting tips and informative information including expert parenting advice for each age and stage in your child's development."
"FloodSmart provides flood insurance, flood zone maps, floodplain maps and flood information to help protect your home from flooding and elevated water tables"
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: What causes overweight and obesity?
"There are a variety of factors that play a role in obesity. This makes it a complex health issue to address. Behavior, environment, and genetic factors may have an effect in causing people to be overweight and obese."
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