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SITE OF THE DAY ARCHIVE
"Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves,
or we know where we can find information upon it."

- Samuel Johnson

JUN 2017


Previous Archives

DATE SITE OF THE DAY
6/1/17    Histography: Timeline of History
   "Histography is an interactive timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history, from the Big Bang to 2015."
6/2/17    Free Code Camp: Learn to Code and Help Nonprofits
   "We're an open source community of busy people who learn to code and build projects for nonprofits. Build your full stack web development portfolio today."
6/3/17    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Birds-of-Paradise Project
   "The birds-of-paradise are among the most beautiful creatures on earth - and an extraordinary example of evolutionary adaptation. On this site you can find what few have witnessed in the wild: the displays of color, sound, and motion that make these birds so remarkable. Then you can delve deeper, examining the principles that guided their evolution and the epic adventure it took to bring you all 39 species."
6/4/17    ScienceBlogs
   Roundup of the latest scientific news.
6/5/17    Google Sightseeing
   "Amazing satellite and aerial images from Google Earth, and the funniest sightings on Google Maps Street View. Why bother seeing the world for real?"
6/6/17    The History of Vaccines
   "The History of Vaccines explores the role of immunization in the human experience and examines its continuing contributions to public health."
6/7/17    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."
6/8/17    Earth Wind Map
   "An animated map of global wind conditions. Rotate globe with your mouse to see different angles."
6/9/17    Charity Navigator: Your Guide to Intelligent Giving
   "Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator, provides free ratings of the Financial Health and Accountability and Transparency of thousands of charities. We are the individual donor's first source for unbiased news and information on philanthropy, nonprofit organizations, wise giving, donating money, charitable donations, and charity ratings."
6/10/17    Get Human
   "The fastest way to get customer service by phone, chat, email, or even by having the company call you back. GetHuman has millions of tricks and shortcuts to make sure you get help better and more quickly than ever before. The ultimate customer tool."
6/11/17    LIFE History: Pictures of WWII, Civil Rights, Vietnam, More
   "Classic and unpublished photos of the 20th century's major events and public figures from LIFE magazine. Pictures from World War II, the Space Race, Vietnam, the Civil Rights Movement, Hollywood, sports, science, the arts and more."
6/12/17    Newseum: Today's Front Pages
   "Through a special agreement with more than 800 newspapers worldwide, the Newseum displays these front pages each day on its website. The front pages are in their original, unedited form, and some may contain material that is deemed objectionable to some visitors. Discretion is advised."
6/13/17    FlightAware
   "Founded in 2005, FlightAware was the first company to offer free flight tracking services for both private and commercial air traffic and quickly rose to become the most popular flight tracking service. FlightAware currently provides private aviation flight tracking in over 45 countries across North America, Europe, and Oceania, as well as global solutions for aircraft with datalink (satellite/VHF) via every major provider, including ARINC, Garmin, Honeywell GDC, Satcom Direct, SITA, and UVdatalink. FlightAware also continues to lead the industry in free, worldwide airline flight tracking and airport status for air travelers."
6/14/17    Purdue OWL: Online Writing Lab
   "The Purdue University Writing Lab and Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) assist clients in their development as writers - no matter what their skill level - with on-campus consultations, online participation, and community engagement. The Purdue Writing Lab serves the Purdue, West Lafayette, campus and coordinates with local literacy initiatives. The Purdue OWL offers global support through online reference materials and services."
6/15/17    Dropbox
   "Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Never email yourself a file again!"
6/16/17    HowStuffWorks: How Air Conditioners Work
   "Air conditioners make hot weather bearable. Learn about different kinds of air conditioners and check out air conditioner reviews and buying guides."
6/17/17    Bing Images
   "Find high-quality images, photos, and animated GIFS with Bing Images."
6/18/17    LifeScience: Science News Articles and Current Events
   "Groundbreaking developments in science, space, technology, health, the environment, our culture and history."
6/19/17    AbeBooks
   "AbeBooks is your source for Used Books, New Books, Rare Books and Out of print books. Find classic collectibles, rare signed editions, used textbooks, and inexpensive bestsellers from independent booksellers worldwide."
6/20/17    Popurls: News Aggregator
   "Popurls is the mother of news aggregators, a single page that encapsulates up-to-the-minute headlines from the most popular sites on the internet."
6/21/17    http://www.petside.com/
   "Find out about dog breeds and cat breeds, volunteer and adoption, and all the info you need to live life to the fullest with your pet."
6/22/17    Abbreviations.com
   "The Web's largest and most authoritative acronyms and abbreviations resource."
6/23/17    U.S. Department 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."
6/24/17    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."
6/25/17    Internet Movie Database
   "IMDb, the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content." Related site: Movie Review Query Engine."
6/26/17    National Geographic: Maps
   "Browse through National Geographic maps online in our print map collection and Atlas Explorer, explore your world with MapMachine, and enjoy map-based editorial features like EarthPulse."
6/27/17    iTools
   "The best tools from across the web - Use one and switch to another tool with a click. Tools to look up, to translate, to convert, to find anything."
6/28/17    Kids Count Data Center
   "A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT is the premier source for data on child and family well-being in the United States. Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics on the KIDS COUNT Data Center that support smart decisions about children and families."
6/29/17    NASA Images
   "NASA Images, a service of Internet Archive, offers public access to NASA's images, videos and audio collections. NASA Images is constantly growing with the addition of current media from NASA as well as newly digitized media from the archives of the NASA Centers. NASA Images in an official media partner of the NASA."
6/30/17    NobelPrize.org
   "Nobelprize.org is the official web site of the Nobel Prize. Here you will find information for every Nobel Prize since 1901, including the Nobel Laureates' biographies, Nobel Lectures, interviews, photos, articles, video clips, press releases, educational games and more."


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