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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

MAR 2020

Previous Archives

1/1/20    CNN: New Years celebrations around the world
   Revelers ring in 2019 with celebrations spanning the globe.
1/2/20    50 New Year’s Resolution Ideas And How To Achieve Each Of Them
   "These New Year's resolutions are popular year after year. Find resources to help you achieve your goals."
1/3/20    Consumer World
   "Consumer World is everything 'consumer', including product reviews, buying advice, consumer information, rights and news, scam alerts and bargains."
1/4/20    Google Cultural Institute
   "With a team of dedicated engineers, Google is building tools that make it simple to tell the stories of our diverse cultural heritage and make them accessible worldwide."
1/5/20    C-SPAN: American Profile
   "Exploring the lives and careers of lawmakers and journalists."
1/6/20    Library of Congress: Themed Resources
   "Exhibitions, special presentations, lesson plans and other materials gathered from throughout the Library of Congress for selected curricular themes."
1/7/20    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."
1/8/20    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."
1/9/20    Google Products
   "Overview of Google products."
1/10/20    EarthSky: Tonight's Sky
   "Updates on your cosmos and world. Beautiful nature images from EarthSky's global community. Skywatching, moon and stargazing, tonight's sky."
1/11/20    KidRex - Kid Safe Search Engine
   "Official Site. Fun and Safe Search for Kids, by Kids. Google Custom Search."
1/12/20    PennyStock: The Internet in Real-Time
   "From tweets to likes, see how fast data is generated every second on the internet in this interactive visualization."
1/13/20 100 Milestone Documents
   "The following is a list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965."
1/14/20    Day of the Week Calculator
   "Use the day of the week calculator to fill in the narrative of any family history. Now you can give the day as well as the date for every event. Find out the day of the week for baptisms and weddings many years ago. You may be surprised to find they did not take place on what we now consider traditional days. Find out the day of the week you were born."
1/15/20    CIA: Chiefs of State of Foreign Governments
   "The Central Intelligence Agency publishes and updates the online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments weekly. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States. Regimes with which the United States has no diplomatic exchanges are indicated by the initials NDE."
1/16/20    NewsGuard: The Internet Trust Tool
   "Their Green-Red ratings signal if a website is trying to get it right or instead has a hidden agenda or knowingly publishes falsehoods or propaganda."
1/17/20    FBI: The Vault
   "The Vault is our new electronic reading room, containing 6,700 documents and other media that have been scanned from paper into digital copies so you can read them in the comfort of your home or office. Included here are many new files that have been released to the public but never added to this website; dozens of records previously posted on our site but removed as requests diminished; files from our previous electronic reading room, and new, previously unreleased files."
1/18/20    The Oyez Project: A Multimedia Archive of the Supreme Court of the United States
   "The Oyez Project at Chicago-Kent is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. The Project also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality Tour of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some of the justices."
   "Comprehensive guide to museums of the world, virtual museums, online exhibits, museum jobs and employment, educational interactive activities and more from this award-winning guide."
1/20/20    New York Public Library: Digital Gallery
   "NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more."
1/21/20    Prescriber's Digital Reference
   "Drug information guide and health resources for consumers from the publishers of the Physicians' Desk Reference. Information on interactions, side effects, symptoms, treatment, screening, approvals, and more."
1/23/20    Mayo Clinic: Diseases and Conditions
   "More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health."
1/24/20    Library of Congress: Mobile Apps
   Mobile Apps from the Library of Congress.
1/25/20    Chinese New Year 2020: 21 Things You Didn’t Know About Chinese New Year
   "Chinese New Year is celebrated by more than 20% of the world. It’s the most important holiday in China and to Chinese people all over. Here are 21 interesting facts that you probably didn’t know about Chinese New Year."
1/26/20    Spotify Playlists for Pets
   "Get a playlist for your pet based on music you love."
1/27/20    TIME: The Best Gadgets at CES 2020
   "CES, the annual tech confab in the heart of Las Vegas, showcases the latest and greatest in technology and consumer gadgets. There truly is something for everyone, from new and improved products and services announced by major corporations to truly innovative ideas made real by entrepreneurial spirits."
1/28/20    Maker Move
   "Get inspired by the best books & podcasts to help you grow. Find journalists to get press coverage or get connected with the best investors to fund your startup. Discover & find anything you need to boost your project."
1/29/20    The Ringer: The 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2020
   "It’s an annual tradition to spend the first few weeks of January chewing over the previous year’s movies while looking ahead to the prestige releases of spring, summer, and fall."
1/30/20    Trace My House
   "​Even the most humble home has a hiSTORY and on these pages we help you to discover how to go about uncovering it's story."
1/31/20    Whole 30
   "The Whole30 has been changing lives since 2009, when co-founder Melissa Hartwig Urban blogged about a 30-day dietary experiment that transformed her health, habits, and emotional relationship with food.
2/2/20    TechRadar: Super Bowl 2020 live stream: how to watch the game online for free and without commercials
   "if you're ready to catch all of the exciting action, keep reading as it's really easy to get a Super Bowl 2020 live stream on February 2 - no matter where in the world you are. And with our help, you can even watch without having to sit through the commercials."
2/3/20    The Why Files: The Science Behind the News
   "The Why Files was created at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the auspices of National Institute for Science Education with support from the National Science Foundation. It is currently funded through the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Each week, we bring you a new story on the science behind the news."
2/4/20    Track the Corona Virus
   "In response to this ongoing public health emergency, John's Hopkins developed an online dashboard (static snapshot shown below) to visualize and track the reported cases on a daily timescale; the complete set of data is downloadable as a google sheet. The case data visualized is collected from various sources, including WHO, U.S. CDC, ECDC China CDC (CCDC), NHC and DXY. "
2/5/20    Data Breach
   "Data Breach is bringing transparency to a fast-changing connected world and helping to build a privacy-aware society."
2/6/20    Take Care: Discover and be inspired by sustainable solutions and innovations
   "Take care lists a curated variety of sustainable alternatives for products and services. We would like to be your platform of choice for sustainable alternatives so we can all take care of ourselves, each other, and our planet in a better way, making better decisions step by step."
2/7/20    All Resorts Maps
   "Everything you want to know about any all-inclusive resort in one place."
2/8/20    Climate Finder
   "Pick a set of climate criteria like temperature, humdity and air quality and find cities that match."
2/9/20    The Oscars
   The Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry.
2/10/20    Tonight's Recipe
   "Tonight's recipe is an online web application to help people find recipes for their next meal. Tonight's recipe includes search features such as included and excluded ingredients, preperation time and calories."
2/11/20    SQL Murder Mystery
   "There's been a Murder in SQL City! The SQL Murder Mystery is designed to be both a self-directed lesson to learn SQL concepts and commands and a fun game for experienced SQL users to solve an intriguing crime."
2/12/20    Help When You Need It
   "Whether you are looking for food pantries, stores that accept food stamps, assisted living facilities, domestic violence shelters, homeless shelters, hospitals, mental health treatment, substance abuse treatment, free clinics, V.A. facilities, women's clinics, legal assistance or financial assistance, they have over 350,000 listings of both private and public resources near you that are ready to help."
2/13/20    Local Tools: Find Your Local Tool Lending Library
   "Local Tools is a library of things that you can check out and use without the cost of purchasing."
2/14/20    How Valentine's Day Works
   When did the Valentine's Day frenzy begin? As is true of much of history, scholars tell slightly different versions of the history of this popular holiday. This HowStuffWorks ariticle looks at that history, with its Roman and Christian roots, as well as holiday traditions that have developed over the years. The site also checks out some old valentines and some new ones.
2/15/20    National Geographic: These are the top 20 scientific discoveries of the decade
   "The 2010s yielded many incredible finds and important milestones. Here are our favorites."
2/16/20    The Deep Sea
   "Explore the deep sea and all the creatures that inhabit it."
2/17/20    Atlas Obscura: Unusual Monuments in the United States
   "Discover 202 unusual monuments in the United States."
2/18/20    The Most Important Board Games of the 2010's
   "The last decade has seen more board games designed and manufactured than any other point in history. From the smallest card game to the most densely packed box of Kickstarter excess, today’s tabletop world owes so much to the games that came before."
2/19/20    Literary Hub: Our 50 Favorite Books of the Year
   "Highlights From a Year in Reading."
2/20/20    How To Do Things
   "Since 2001, their site has brought together a collection of people and informative articles dedicated to solving life’s everyday problems. Their growing online library features advice from experts, knowledgeable hobbyists and enthusiastic amateurs who are serious about saving you time, money, and unnecessary mistakes."
2/21/20 Real-time tracking and predictions for thousands of satellites.
   "Real-time tracking and predictions for thousands of satellites for your location. Find the International Space Station, the Hubble Space telescope and many more!"
2/22/20    Wiki Loc: Trails of the World
   "Wikiloc is a place to discover and share the best outdoor trails for hiking, cycling and many other activities"
2/23/20    Morse Code Translator
   "The translator can translate to and from Morse code and can play the sound of the Morse code to you which you can also download."
2/24/20    Disaster Preparation and Recovery
   "Preparing for a disaster can reduce the fear, anxiety and losses that disasters cause. A disaster can be a natural disaster, like a hurricane or tornado. It might also be man-made, like a terrorist attack or chemical spill. You should know the risks and danger signs of different types of disasters. You should also have a disaster plan. Be ready to evacuate your home, and know how to treat basic medical problems. Make sure you have the insurance you need, including special types, like flood insurance."
2/25/20    Gold Price
   The No. 1 current gold price site for fast loading live gold price charts in ounces, grams and kilos in 23 major currencies plus advice on how to buy gold.
2/26/20    FDA: Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts
   This page from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, includes the most significant product recalls, withdrawals, and safety alerts in the last 60 days, based on the extent of distribution and the degree of health risk. Related site: FDA Home Page.
2/27/20    Mental Floss: 11 of the Best Podcasts of the Decade
   "Have a look—and listen—to 11 of the most compelling podcasts of the past decade."
3/9/20    HealthLine: Body Maps
   "Learn about human anatomy, including organs, facts, and more with Human Body Maps, a free interactive tool. Explore 3D models of all human body systems."
3/10/20    Ars Technica
   "At Ars Technica - the name is Latin-derived for the "art of technology" - we specialize in news and reviews, analysis of technology trends, and expert advice on topics ranging from the most fundamental aspects of technology to the many ways technology is helping us discover our world."
3/11/20    Bureau of Justice Statistics
   "Statistics about - Crime and victims, Drugs and crime, Criminal offenders, The justice system in the United States, Law enforcement, Prosecution, Courts and sentencing, Corrections, Justice expenditure and employment."
3/12/20 The U.S. Constitution
   "Find out more about the history of The U.S. Constitution, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on"
3/13/20    Google News
   "Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage, aggregated from sources all over the world by Google News."
3/14/20    State Health Facts
   "State Health Facts provides free, up-to-date, health data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the United States, counties, territories, and other geographies. State Health Facts provides users with the ability to map, rank, trend, and download data. Data come from a variety of public and private sources, including KFF reports, public websites, government surveys and reports, and private organizations."
3/15/20    CIA: The World Factbook
   "The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map."
3/16/20    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."
   "State information resource links to state homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representatives, songs, birds, flowers, trees, and more."
3/18/20    TIME: LightBox
   "For decades, TIME Magazine has been a showcase for the world's best photojournalism, bearing witness to the most notable moments of history - the triumphs and the tragedies - of the past 90 years. LightBox, a blog created and curated by TIME's photo department, proudly furthers this tradition, exploring how photography, video and visual culture help to shape and define the modern world."
   "Get the lowest prices on computers, electronics, furniture, cameras, clothes and more. Online shopping, compare prices and find the best deal with PriceGrabber."
3/20/20    Library of Congress: Chronicling America - Historic American Newspapers
   "Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress."
3/21/20    Nature Soundmap
   "Hear the world like never before. Nature soundscapes and wildlife sounds from all over the planet."
3/22/20    U.S. Dept of Labor: 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 2010-20 decade."
3/23/20    EarthSky
   "Updates on your cosmos and world. Beautiful nature images from EarthSky's global community. Skywatching, moon and stargazing, tonight's sky."
3/24/20    Arts Journal: Daily Arts News
   "Each day ArtsJournal features link to stories culled from more than 200 English-language newspapers, magazines and publications featuring writing about arts and culture."
3/25/20    Find a Grave
   "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."
3/26/20    Merriam-Webster: Visual Dictionary Online
   "Welcome to the Visual Dictionary Online, the dictionary with a new point of view. A quick glance at the index is all it takes to connect words with images. Explore the 15 major themes to access more than 6,000 images and see words like never before."
3/27/20    The World Clock: Time Zones
   "Current local time in cities and countries worldwide, in all time zones with DST accounted for. Links to each city with extensive info on time, weather forecast, Daylight Saving Time changes, sunrise, sunset and moon times and phases."
3/28/20    The Smoking Gun
   "The Smoking Gun brings you exclusive documents--cool, confidential, quirky--that can't be found elsewhere on the Web. Using material obtained from government and law enforcement sources, via Freedom of Information requests, and from court files nationwide, we guarantee everything here is 100% authentic."
3/29/20    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."
3/30/20    U.S. National Archives: Resources for Genealogists and Historians
   "Genealogists/Family Historians main page for information, events, and research in genealogy and family history.
3/31/20    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."

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