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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
How to Clean Stuff
"How to Clean Anything and Everything."
"Manuals and free owners instruction pdf guides. Find the user manual and the help you need for the products you own at ManualsOnline."
Department of Energy: Energy Saver
"Your home uses energy every day, all day long. It uses energy to keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It uses energy to provide you with light when you need it. It uses energy to provide you with hot water. And it uses energy to run all of your appliances and home electronics. Here you can learn how to use the energy in your home more efficiently. You can also learn how to use renewable energy to provide your home with electricity, heating, cooling, and water heating."
"This quiz is provided for entertainment purposes only; it is not an IQ test. This score will not qualify you for Mensa. The questions on the Mensa Workout are biased towards people whose primary language is English. Mensa offers culture-fair testing throughout the world. Many of the questions on the Mensa Workout require you to have a graphical browser. The test is still enjoyable for those with text-only browsers, but your overall score may be considerably lower than it might be with a graphical browser."
Sparknotes: No Fear Shakespeare
"No Fear Shakespeare puts Shakespeare's language side-by-side with a facing-page translation into modern English - the kind of English people actually speak today."
U.S. National Archives: Resources for Genealogists and Historians
"Genealogists/Family Historians main page for information, events, and research in genealogy and family history. Related site: The Official 1940 Census Website.
"The world's largest source of public safety, aircraft, rail, and marine radio live audio streams."
HowStuffWorks: How 3D Printing Works
"This HowStuffWorks article looks at the broad scope of 3D printing, from its history and technologies to its wide range of uses, including printing your own 3D models at home. First, let's take a look at how 3D printing got its start and how it is developing today."
NOAA National Weather Service
"Our Mission is to provide weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy."
"Discover your family history. Explore the world's largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources."
Digital Public Library of America
"The DPLA offers a single point of access to millions of items - photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more - from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. Users can browse and search the DPLA's collections by timeline, map, format, and topic; save items to customized lists; and share their lists with others. Users can also explore digital exhibitions curated by the DPLA's content partners and staff."
NPR Music: New Music, Music Reviews, and Music News
"NPR Music features, streams, live concerts and music news."
Pixir: Photo Editor Online
"Pixlr is a free online photo editor. Edit, adjust and filter your images. No registration jump right in!"
U.S. Census Bureau: Valentine's Day 2014: Feb. 14
"Expressing one's love to another is a celebrated custom on Valentine's Day. Sweethearts and family members present gifts to one another, such as cards, candy, flowers and other symbols of affection. Opinions differ as to who was the original Valentine, but the most popular theory is that he was a clergyman who was executed for secretly marrying couples in ancient Rome. In A.D. 496, Pope Gelasius I declared Feb. 14 as Valentine Day. Esther Howland, a native of Massachusetts, is given credit for selling the first mass-produced valentine cards in the 1840s. The spirit continues today with even young children exchanging valentine's cards with their fellow classmates."
"Genealogy Today has been publishing unique data online and offering innovative services since 1999. Our goal is to help everyone that visits, and hope to become one of your favorite providers of family history resources. We are an independent company with close ties to the genealogy community and the businesses that serve it. Genealogy and family tree history, ancestry databases with 4.35 million names along with resources, lookups, records search and original articles."
The Famous People
"Thefamouspeople.com, in collaboration with the Society for Recognition of Famous People, presents life history and biography of world famous people in various spheres of life."
"LinkedIn has 200 million+ members. Manage your professional identity. Build and engage with your professional network. Access knowledge, insights and opportunities.
Google Art Project
"The Art Project is a collaboration between Google and 151 acclaimed art partners from across 40 countries. Using a combination of various Google technologies and expert information provided by our museum partners, we have created a unique online art experience. Users can explore a wide range of artworks at brushstroke level detail, take a virtual tour of a museum and even build their own collections to share."
"FlightCaster predicts flight delays 6 hours before airline alerts. FlightCaster predicts flight delays. We use an advanced algorithm that scours data on every domestic flight for the past 10-years and matches it to real-time conditions. We help you evaluate alternative options and help connect you to the right person to make the change."
"This website's mission is to provide its visitors with comprehensive and up to date information on how to dial internationally from the USA, Canada or from any other country. Telephone country codes and international area codes are provided for each country with additional information featured such as cell phone codes, telephone books and time zones."
"StumbleUpon is the easiest way to find cool new websites, videos, photos and images from across the Web. We make the best recommendations just for you."
"Reference.com - a free online encyclopedia and information reference. Research articles from Columbia Encyclopedia and Encyclopedia Britannica."
"Discover and share books you love on Goodreads, the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations!."
National Institutes of Health
"Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health and medical research. The NIH website offers health information for the public, scientists, researchers, medical professionals, patients, educators, and students. The Site has extensive information on funding and training opportunities, clinical trials, health news and links to the many Institutes and Centers that make-up the NIH."
"Use MapQuest for driving directions and maps. See local traffic and road conditions, find nearby businesses and restaurants, plus explore street maps and satellite photos."
"HowStuffWorks explains thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP, with video and illustrations so you can learn how everything works."
"Bing is a search engine that brings together the best of search and people in your social networks to help you spend less time searching and more time doing."
"Share our extensive collection of famous quotes by authors, celebrities, newsmakers, and more. Enjoy our Quotes of the Day on the web, Facebook, and blogs."
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