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- Samuel Johnson

MAY 2008

Previous Archives

5/1/08   Earth Calendar
   Earth Calendar is a daybook of holidays and celebrations around the world in which you can search by date, country, religion, holiday or even lunar phase.
5/2/08   Online Conversion
   Convert just about anything to anything else. Over 5,000 units, and 50,000 conversions.
5/3/08   The List Universe
   Welcome to the List Universe, the greatest resource online for top 10 lists and more. To view a complete list of all articles, use the navigation tabs at the top of each page.
5/4/08   OneLook Reverse Dictionary
   OneLook's reverse dictionary lets you describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept. Your description can be a few words, a sentence, a question, or even just a single word. Just type it into the box above and hit the 'Find words' button.
5/5/08   Roget's Thesaurus
   Online version of Roget's Thesaurus. Find synonyms, antonyms, related words, and one-word definitions of English words and phrases.
5/6/08   Map and Driving Directions
   This site provides maps and driving directions for the USA, Canada, and Europe.
5/7/08   Down-to-Earth Astronomy
   A descriptive directory of public outreach activities at the Space Telescope Science Institute. Features links to Hubble pictures, news, discoveries and much more.
5/8/08   Plant Information Online
   Plant Information Online is a product of the research effort of staff of the University of Minnesota Libraries. This site offers a collection of databases of interest to plant and gardening enthusiasts and students, as well as professional botanists, horticulturists, and researchers.
5/9/08   Visual Dictionary
   From the image to the word and its definition, the Visual Dictionary Online is an all-in-one reference. Search the themes to quickly locate words, or find the meaning of a word by viewing the image it represents. What's more, the Visual Dictionary Online helps you learn English in a visual and accessible way. The Visual Dictionary Online is ideal for teachers, parents, translators and students of all skill levels.
5/10/08   U.S. Naval Observatory: Time Service Department
   This is a World Wide Web site for official information about the U.S. Naval Observatory. These World Wide Web pages are provided as a public service by the U.S. Naval Observatory. The purpose is to provide information and news about the U.S. Naval Observatory to the general public.
5/11/08   Guinness World Records
   Home page for the Guinness World Records with many interactive features available. Free sign-up required for some features.
5/12/08   Stamps Increasing by One Cent to 42 Cents on May 12
   The price for a one-ounce First-Class stamp will increase from 41 to 42 cents on May 12. Prices for other mailing services, such as Standard Mail, Periodicals, Package Services (including single-piece Parcel Post), and Special Services will also change (see available chart). The average increase by class of mail is at or below the rate of inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index.
5/13/08   The Human Heart
   An online exploration from The Franklin Institute. Explore the heart. Discover the complexities of its development and structure. Follow the blood through the blood vessels. Wander through the weblike body systems. Learn how to have a healthy heart and how to monitor your heart's health. Look back at the history of heart science.
5/14/08   The Online Books Page
   Listing over 25,000 free books on the Web. The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all.
5/15/08   SharpBrains
   Our mission is to provide individuals, companies and institutions with the best science-based information and guidance for Brain Health and Fitness.
5/16/08   Google News
   Search and browse 4,500 news sources updated continuously.
5/17/08   FedStats
   Celebrating 10 years of making statistics from more than 100 agencies available to citizens everywhere.
5/18/08   MedlinePlus
   MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations.
5/19/08   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
   Latest news and information form the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Includes many driving tips and car and truck safety features. NHTSA is responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes.
5/20/08   Kelley Blue Book
   Kelley Blue Book provides retail, private party, and trade-in Blue Book values on new and used cars, trucks, and vans, including invoice and MSRP.
5/21/08   Yahoo: 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.
5/22/08   Public Records Directory
   The original, largest, most up-to-date and reliable directory of public records on the Internet. Online since 1997, SearchSystems.net continues to be by far the best resource of business information, corporate filings, property records, deeds, mortgages, criminal and civil court filings, inmates, offenders, births, deaths, marriages, unclaimed property, professional licenses, and much more.
5/23/08   Online Conversion
   Convert just about anything to anything else. Over 5,000 units, and 50,000 conversions.
5/24/08   soYouWanna.com
   SoYouWanna.com teaches you how to do all the things nobody taught you in school.
5/25/08   National Center for Education Statistics
   The National Center for Education Statistics, located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
5/26/08   Bureau of Justice Statistics
   The mission of this site is to collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data are critical to Federal, State, and local policymakers in combating crime and ensuring that justice is both efficient and evenhanded.
5/27/08   U.S. Major Metro Newspapers
   This provides a listing of U.S. major metropolitan newspapers.
5/28/08   Food Safety and Inspection Service
   The Food Safety and Inspection Service is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.
5/29/08   Energy Information Administration
   The Energy Information Administration, created by Congress in 1977, is a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. Our mission is to provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. The official energy statistics from the U.S. Government.
5/30/08   Encarta
   Online encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, and other reference tools from MSN Encarta. Find encyclopedia entries, dictionary definitions, and homework help.
5/31/08   Project Gutenberg
   Project Gutenberg is the Internet's oldest producer of free electronic books, eBooks, or eTexts. There are over 20,000 free books in this collection.

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