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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
Bing Search Engine
"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."
iversity: Open Courses
"We bring higher education into the digital age. With our courses, online-teaching becomes interactive, social and accessible around the globe."
"The web is an ocean of knowledge and creativity. Feedly helps you curate, consume and share what matters to you. What feeds you?"
U.S. Census Bureau: The Fourth of July 2014
"On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked with red, white and blue flags, fireworks, parades and backyard barbecues across the country."
U.S. News Travel: Best Places to Visit in the USA
"Thousands of travelers have weighed in to help U.S. News recommend the best vacation spots in the USA. Our readers' top picks range from beach destinations (like Maui and San Diego) to national parks (like Yellowstone and Yosemite) to big cities (like New York and San Francisco)."
"Outlook.com is free modern email service from Microsoft. Get a clean clutter-free inbox, easily connect with Office Web Apps and SkyDrive and use it with your Hotmail account."
Daily Digest News: News and Analysis
"Daily Digest News (DDN) covers trending stories in the world of health. Located just outside the National Institutes of Health (NIH), DDN seeks to provide readers with an up-to-date account of health issues affecting the community, the country, and people around the world."
"Test your Internet connection bandwidth to locations around the world with this interactive broadband speed test from Ookla."
"Watch TV shows and movies free online. Stream episodes of Family Guy, Grey's Anatomy, SNL, Modern Family and many more hit shows."
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 an affordable auto shipping prices."
"IMDb, the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content."
"Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere."
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."
"Viralnewschart.com is a viral news discovery engine, which enables users and online professionals to discover trending topics as they happen. Developed by media professionals and a scientist team, we desperately try to isolate trends and breaking news. We want to provide the best experience in reading & discovering only cool, high quality and viral news content."
"Breaking news, sport, TV, radio and a whole lot more. The BBC informs, educates and entertains - wherever you are, whatever your age."
"The latest online activity of Congress members."
"The Consumerist is a consumer affairs blog owned by Consumer Media LLC, a subsidiary of Consumer Reports with posts provided by regular daily contributors."
LinkedIn: World's Largest Professional Network
"Welcome to LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with 250 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe. Our mission is simple: connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. When you join LinkedIn, you get access to people, jobs, news, updates, and insights that help you be great at what you do."
"Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news."
"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."
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."
Refdesk.com: Job Search Resources
A listing of top job search resources as featured on refdesk.
State and Local Government on the Net
"The State and Local Government Internet directory provides convenient one-stop access to the websites of thousands of state agencies and city and county governments. Use the drop-down menus on the left to view directory pages for: States: State Government Offices - View all the websites in a given state -- from a state's home page or governor's site to the smallest counties or townships. Topics: The websites of state government constitutional officers, state legislatures, state judiciaries and departments across ALL states."
XE Currency Converter
"Calculate live currency and foreign exchange rates with this free currency converter. You can convert currencies and precious metals with this currency calculator."
Yahoo Education: Reference
"Whether you're a student, a parent, or just plain curious, Yahoo! Education offers a handy selection of searchable reference materials to help you find the information you need. Look up the definition of a word in the Dictionary, find its synonym in the Thesaurus, or translate it into Spanish. Search for facts and information in the Encyclopedia, find country and regional maps and flags in the World Factbook, and much more."
"Consumer World has over 2000 links to everything 'consumer' on the Internet, including product reviews, buying advice, consumer rights, scam alerts and bargains."
Mayo Clinic: First Aid Guide
"First aid information to help you during a medical emergency."
DIYNetwork.com: Home Improvement How-To and Remodeling Projects
"Whether remodeling your kitchen, dreaming of a master bathroom addition or simply repairing a leaky faucet, DIY Network's expert give you step-by-step instructions, how-to videos and pictures of the final product on DIYNetwork.com."
National Archives and Records Administration
"Oversees the management of federal government records, including presidential diaries, historic correspondence, and a display of presidential gifts from around the world."
USA.gov: Replace Your Vital Documents
"Fortunately, most important personal records can be replaced. Depending on the document you need, use these links as a starting point."
MedlinePlus: Medical Encyclopedia
"The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations."
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