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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
"Groundbreaking developments in science, space, technology, health, and the environment."
"Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit."
"Yahoo! Answers is a new way to find and share information. You can ask questions on any topic, get answers from real people, and share your insights and experience."
"About.com is a valuable resource for content that helps you to solve the large and small needs of everyday life."
"Answers.com: Wiki Q & A combined with free online dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedias. Ask questions, get answers. Our goal is to become the Internet's best place for people to find and share answers to questions."
D-Day June 6, 1944
"The U.S. Army remembers June 6, 1944: D-Day in Normandy, France. Video, audio, photos, posters, and maps tell the story."
"Reference.com - Free online encyclopedia and reference. Quickly research famous people, places, topics, and events from trusted sources."
"Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic."
"wikiHow is a wiki based collaboration to build the world's largest, highest quality how to manual. Our multilingual how to manual has free step-by-step instructions on how to do all types of things."
"Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 150 billion archived web pages."
"From car engines to search engines, from cell phones to stem cells, and thousands of subjects in between, HowStuffWorks has it covered. No topic is too big or too small for our expert editorial staff to unmask ... or for you to understand. In addition to comprehensive articles, our helpful graphics and informative videos walk you through every topic clearly, simply and objectively. Our premise is simple: Demystify the world and do it in a simple, clear-cut way that anyone can understand."
"Allexperts, created in early 1998, was the very first large-scale question and answer service on the net! We have thousands of volunteers, including top lawyers, doctors, engineers, and scientists, waiting to answer your questions. All answers are free and most come within a day."
Founding Father Quotes
"U.S. Founding Father Quotes and sayings. From the founding fathers of the United States of America."
Flag Day 2011
"Celebrated every June 14th in the USA, millions of Americans observe Flag Day by waving Old Glory outside their homes and businesses. Veteran's groups and sometimes whole communities also arrange civic functions and special ceremonies in honor of Flag Day."
How Cell Phones Work
"Have you ever wondered how a cell phone works? What makes it different from a regular phone? What do all those terms like PCS, GSM, CDMA and TDMA mean? This HowStuffWorks discusses the technology behind cell phones so that you can see how amazing they really are. If you are thinking about buying a cell phone, be sure to check out How Buying a Cell Phone Works to learn what you should know before making a purchase."
The Nation's Report Card: U.S. History 2010
"This report presents results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2010 U.S. history assessment. National results for representative samples of students at grades 4, 8, and 12 are reported as average scale scores and as percentages of students performing at or above three achievement levels: Basic, Proficient, and Advanced. In comparison to the last assessment in 2006, average scores in 2010 were higher at grade 8 and not significantly different at grades 4 and 12."
All Acronyms Dictionary
"All Acronyms Dictionary - free online Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary. Quickly define the meaning for all acronyms and abbreviations. Not sure how to abbreviate something or what does the particular acronym stand for? Search the All Acronyms online database for your definition and instantly look up accurate and extensive definitions and acronym/abbreviation meanings grouped by many topics."
Encyclopedia of Life
"The Encyclopedia of Life is an ambitious project to organize and make available via the Internet virtually all information about life present on Earth. At its heart lies a series of Web sites - one for each of the approximately 1.8 million known species. Each site is constantly evolving and features dynamically synthesized content ranging from historical literature and biological descriptions to stunning images, videos and distribution maps."
U.S Census Bureau: Father's Day: June 19, 2011
"The idea of Father's Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. A day in June was chosen for the first Father's Day celebration - 101 years ago, June 19, 1910, proclaimed by Spokane's mayor because it was the month of Smart's birth. The first presidential proclamation honoring fathers was issued in 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson designated the third Sunday in June as Father's Day. Father's Day has been celebrated annually since 1972 when President Richard Nixon signed the public law that made it permanent."
"Crime and safety are important factors when deciding on where to live. Trulia aims to aggregate the data and help home buyers and homeowners make better decisions. The crime data is provided by three partners, CrimeReports.com, EveryBlock.com and SpotCrime.com. These partners work with police agencies, crime feeds and news outlets for data. Unfortunately, not all police agencies publish data and we are limited by the partners we work with."
"Encyclopedia.com - Online dictionary and encyclopedia with pictures, facts, and videos. Get information and homework help with millions of articles in our free, online library."
Library of Congress
"The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than 120 million items. The collections include books, sound recordings, motion pictures, photographs, maps, and manuscripts."
"Free online dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and many more high-quality Merriam-Webster language resources."
"The National Atlas of the United States of America home page on the World Wide Web. Nationalatlas.gov is the single best Federal source for national maps and geographic information on the Web. It contains an online map maker, dynamic maps, printable maps, articles, free geographic data, and additional resources for geographic information about the US."
The Weather Channel
"The Weather Channel and weather.com provide a national and local weather forecast for cities, as well as weather radar, report and hurricane coverage."
Internet Movie Database
"IMDb: The biggest, best, most award-winning movie site on the planet."
"AbeBooks is your source for Used, New, Rare and Out of print books. Find classic collectibles, rare signed editions, used textbooks, and inexpensive bestsellers from independent booksellers worldwide."
"Bookwire makes it easier for people to discover, evaluate, order, and experience books. Powered by Bowker's Books in Print database, Bookwire makes it easy to search and discover over 20 million book titles, including print, e-books, audio books and more."
United States Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor is charged with preparing the American workforce for new and better jobs. DOL is responsible for the administration and enforcement of over 180 federal statutes. This site provides guides that explain the regulations of small businesses, retirement, health benefits, safety standards, and wage requirements."
"Business and financial news delivered throughout the day along with investing, financial, CEO, technology, and company information and trends, including Fortune lists and corporate snapshots."
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