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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

MAY 2017


Previous Archives

DATE SITE OF THE DAY
5/1/17    U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing: U.S. Currency
   "The Bureau of Engraving and Printing prints billions of dollars - referred to as Federal Reserve notes - each year for delivery to the Federal Reserve System. U.S. currency is used as a medium of exchange and store of value around the world. According to the Federal Reserve, there is approximately $1.39 trillion worth of Federal Reserve notes in circulation."
5/2/17    NYPL Digital Collections: Birds of America
   "Among the riches of The Research Libraries is an enormous collection of pre-1920 illustrated zoologies from Europe and the Americas. Not generally well known, these impressive holdings are comparable to those in specialized natural history libraries. However, they do not comprise a discrete collection, but are distributed among various units of the Library, chiefly the department previously known as the Science and Technology Research Center (now part of the Science, Industry and Business Library), the George Arents Collection of Books in Parts, the Rare Books Division, the Stuart Collection, and the General Research Division."
5/3/17    PicMonkey
   "Editing your photos is easy with PicMonkey. Add filters, frames, text, and effects with our free online photo editing tool."
5/4/17    BioDigital
   "The BioDigital Human is a virtual 3D body that brings to life thousands of medically accurate anatomy objects and health conditions in an interactive Web-based platform. A truly astounding collection of more than 5,000 3D anatomy and health condition models to help you gain a far better understanding of the human body than ever before, all directly from your iPhone and iPad."
5/5/17    Smithsonian: Encyclopedia: History and Culture: Activities and Games
   "Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities."
5/6/17    Khan Academy
   "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."
5/7/17    Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
   "Test your knowledge! Can you identify geographic features viewed from space? Each year, in honor of Geography Awareness Week, the National Air and Space Museum hosts the Geography From Space quiz."
5/8/17    Zap2it: What to Watch. Where to Watch It
   "Visit Zap2it for TV listings, Nielsen ratings, TV show guides and news about your favorite TV shows, plus movies, movie times, theaters, trailers, photos and more."
5/9/17    U.S. Department of Transportation: Distracted Driving
   "Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America's roadways. In 2014 alone, 3,129 were killed in distracted driving crashes. The U.S. Department of Transportation is leading the effort to stop texting and cell phone use behind the wheel. Since 2009, we have held two national distracted driving summits, banned texting and cell phone use for commercial drivers, encouraged states to adopt tough laws, and launched several campaigns to raise public awareness about the issue. Distraction.gov is your resource for learning more about distracted driving. Get the facts, get involved, and help us keep America's roadways safe."
5/10/17    Mental Floss
   "Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com."
5/11/17    How-To-Study.com
   "Hundreds of practical study skills articles, teaching tips, and study tips. Study skills curriculum information. Self-assessments. English and Spanish."
5/12/17    FloodSmart.gov
   "Assess your flood risk, find trained flood insurance agents, protect your home. Learn about flood risks like El Niņo and Winter Rainy Season."
5/13/17    Wiktionary
   "Welcome to the English-language Wiktionary, a collaborative project to produce a free-content multilingual dictionary. It aims to describe all words of all languages using definitions and descriptions in English. 4,709,842 entries with English definitions from over 2,450 languages."
5/14/17    AccountKiller.com
   "Do you care about your personal data? We provide instructions to remove your account or public profile on most popular websites, including Skype, Windows Live, Hotmail / Live, Twitter, MSN / Messenger, Google, and many more. Want to create an account somewhere? Check our Blacklist first to see if it's even possible to remove your profile."
5/15/17    Google Art Project
   "Experience the world's museums from your home. Get closer to art! Simply select a museum from the homepage and then either choose 'Explore the museum' or 'View Artwork'. Once you are in the main site use the drop-down menus or the side info bar to navigate between artworks and museums. Finally create and share your own collections online."
5/16/17    FindTuition.com: Your Resource For College Scholarships
   "Fast, free access to one of the largest scholarship databases in the world."
5/17/17    Microsoft: Bing News
   "Top News and current events from world, national, and local news sources. Get the latest breaking news for sports, entertainment, business, politics, weather, and more."
5/18/17    Refdesk: Job Search Resources
   A directory of job search resources produced by Refdesk.com.
5/19/17    FBI: Wanted by the FBI
   "Protect your family, your local community, and the nation by helping the FBI catch wanted terrorists and fugitives. You can also help reunite missing persons of all ages with their loved ones. Rewards are offered in some cases. Use the Search Center below to find specific cases."
5/20/17    American Library Assoc: Great Websites for Kids
   "Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14. Suggested sites are evaluated by the Great Websites for Kids Committee using established selection criteria. The committee is made up of members of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association."
5/21/17    Encyclopedia.com
   "Encyclopedia.com has more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations."
5/22/17    USA.gov: Government Agencies and Elected Officials
   "Find contact information for federal, state, local, or tribal governments and elected officials."
5/23/17    Information Please Almanac
   "Compendium of statistics and up-to-date facts and figures, on everything you need to know."
5/24/17    The Weather Channel
   "The Weather Channel and weather.com provide a national and local weather forecast for cities, as well as weather radar, weather reports, and hurricane coverage."
5/25/17    Goodreads
   "Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations. Our mission is to help people find and share books they love. Goodreads launched in January 2007."
5/26/17    HowStuffWorks: 5 Everyday Things You Can Do to Keep Your Computer Healthy
   "In this article, we'll look at the best ways to keep your machine working smoothly and quickly without breaking your budget - or causing more problems as you learn."
5/27/17    U.S. National Debt Clock
   "Real Time U.S. National Debt Clock."
5/28/17    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."
5/29/17    Library of Congress: Chronicling America
   "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."
5/30/17    Curious.com
   "Join Curious.com to learn something new every day with 20,000+ online video lessons on crafts, code, tech, music, health, food, etc. from expert teachers."
5/31/17    Benefits.gov
   "Answer questions to find out which government benefits you may be eligible to receive."


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