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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
50 New Year's Resolution Ideas And How To Achieve Each Of Them
"What follows is a list of 50 common New Year's resolutions with a piece of advice and plenty of links to useful articles that deal with the issue in greater detail. If you are looking for effective ways of changing your life for the better, then you'll be sure to find tons of useful information here."
C-SPAN: American Profile
"Exploring the lives and careers of lawmakers and journalists."
Library of Congress: Themed Resources
"Exhibitions, special presentations, lesson plans and other materials gathered from throughout the Library of Congress for selected curricular themes."
Psychology Today: Mindfulness
"Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you're mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to experience."
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
"The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work."
"Overview of Google products."
Wired: Science Blogs
"Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and culture at Wired.com."
"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."
National Park Foundation: Trail Talk Blog
"Ever wonder about the best hikes, sites and activities in America's national parks? Are you unsure about where to plan your next park adventure or what you should pack? NPF's blog, Trail Talk, is a great place to find all the answers!"
National Alliance on Mental Illness: Infographics and Fact Sheets
"Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. Here are some facts about the prevalence and impact of mental illness. There are also additional infographics that can help someone you love with mental health."
"Neuroscience and the psychology of the everyday. Psychologist Tom Stafford explores the surprisingly complex theories behind experiences we all take for granted."
Howcast: The Best How-To Videos of the Web
'Howcast is the best source for fun, free, and useful how-to videos and guides."
"Directory of United States federal, state and local government websites. Links to official executive, legislative and judicial branches of government."
HowStuffWorks: How Sleep Deprivation Works
"Pulled an all-nighter last night? You're a danger to yourself and others. Find out why sleep deprivation is such a hazard."
MissingMoney.com: Unclaimed Property
"MissingMoney.com is a database of governmental unclaimed property records. State and provincial governments working together to safeguard and return your lost unclaimed property funds. Common types of unclaimed property include: Bank accounts and safe deposit box contents; Stocks, mutual funds, bonds, and dividends; Un-cashed checks and wages; Insurance policies, CD's, trust funds, and Utility deposits, escrow accounts."
Wikipedia: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
"Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.) is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around King's birthday, January 15."
Feature Films: Internet Archive
"Feature films, shorts, silent films and trailers are available for viewing and downloading. Enjoy! View a list of all the Feature Films sorted by popularity. "
"BookLending.com instantly matches people who want to borrow and lend Kindle books. Always free of charge. Come borrow a book today."
"With more than 1,000,000 human-edited definitions, Acronym Finder is the world's largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. Combined with the Acronym Attic, Acronym Finder contains more than 5 million acronyms and abbreviations. New! You can also search for more than 850,000 US and Canadian postal codes."
"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."
Auto Driveaway: Shipping a Car
"Since 1952, AutoDriveaway provides wide range of auto shipping services for range of auto shipping vehicles, including cars, trucks, RV's and passenger vehicles etc. With network of 40 offices spread nationwide, Auto Driveaway offers prompt, door-to door dependable car moving, vehicle delivery services at affordable auto shipping prices."
Quinnipiac University Poll
"Frequently cited by journalists, public officials and researchers, the independent Quinnipiac University Poll regularly surveys residents in Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and nationwide about political races, state and national elections and issues of public concern."
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day
"Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer."
"Share your videos with friends, family, and the world."
"State information resources link to state homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representatives, songs, birds, flowers, trees, and more."
Pixir.com: Free Online Photo Editor
"Pixlr is a free online photo editor. Edit, adjust and filter your images. No registration jump right in!"
"Fast, free, thorough home search on America's most popular web portal, covering real estate, apartments, mortgages, school data, and home improvement ideas."
"Search for movies across any platform to watch or save for later. Share movies with your friends. Search Netflix, iTunes, Redbox, Amazon, Fandango, and Movies on Demand. Sign up to receive alerts when your movies become available."
Remove information from Google
"If you want to remove information from Google, in most cases you need to contact the webmaster of the page and ask them to delete the content in question. For a few cases, Google will remove information from our results. Learn about the types of information Google removes from our search results in our Removals Policies."
HowStuffWorks: How Your Brain Works
"Every animal you can think of -- mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, amphibians -- all have brains. But the human brain is unique. It gives us the power to think, plan, speak, imagine. Find out all about this amazing organ.
"Test your Internet connection bandwidth to locations around the world with this interactive broadband speed test from Ookla."
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