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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

SEP 2010

Previous Archives

9/1/10   Infoplease Homework Center
   "Infoplease is the world's largest free reference site. Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Almanacs, and Homework Help on English, math, history, geography, science, and social studies." Related site: FactMonster Homework Center.
9/2/10   RealtyTrac
   "The Foreclosure Authority. RealtyTrac publishes the largest database of foreclosure, auction and bank-owned homes in the country for investors and homebuyers. Government agencies, financial institutions and media outlets rely on RealtyTrac foreclosure statistics and reports."
9/3/10   NASA Image of the Day
   Stunning images from NASA including a comprehensive Image Gallery that archives previous daily selections. Related site: NASA Home Page.
9/4/10   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 research. The NIH website offers health information for the public as well as medical professionals. There's extensive information on funding opportunities and links to the many Institutes and Centers that make-up NIH such as the National Cancer Institute and the National Library of Medicine."
9/5/10   Mayo Clinic
   "Mayo Clinic offers award-winning medical and health information and tools for healthy living."
9/6/10   Labor Day 2010: Sept. 6
   The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade of 10,000 workers on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary. By 1893, more than half the states were observing a 'Labor Day' on one day or another, and Congress passed a bill to establish a federal holiday in 1894. President Grover Cleveland signed the bill soon afterward, designating the first Monday in September as Labor Day. Site produced by the U.S. Census Bureau.
9/7/10   time and date.com
   "This site includes lots of information that is time and date related, such as yearly and monthly calendars, countdown counters and the world clock which shows current time in cities all over the world."
9/8/10   Instructables
   "Instructables is the Biggest How To and DIY community where people make and share inspiring, entertaining, and useful projects, recipes, and hacks."
9/9/10   Google Earth
   "Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others."
9/10/10   Nolo: Legal Solutions for You, Your Family and Your Business
   "Legal books, forms, software, articles, and lawyers to help you with estate planning, wills, small business, divorce, real estate, debt, IP, retirement and more."
9/11/10   September 11, 2001, Documentary Project
   "The September 11, 2001, Documentary Project, from the Library of Congress, captures the heartfelt reactions, eyewitness accounts, and diverse opinions of Americans and others in the months that followed the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93. Patriotism and unity mixed with sadness, anger, and insecurity are common themes expressed in this online presentation of almost 200 audio and video interviews, 45 graphic items, and 21 written narratives."
9/12/10   WebMD
   "The leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Providing credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review."
9/13/10   National Geographic: Best Photo of the Day
   "See pictures and photo galleries from the Best of Photo of the Day and download wallpaper from National Geographic."
9/14/10   Library of Congress Homepage
   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."
9/15/10   wikiHow
   "wikiHow is a collaborative writing project to build the world's largest, highest quality how-to manual. With your contributions, we can create a free resource that helps millions of people by offering solutions to the problems of everyday life. wikiHow currently contains thousands of articles - written, edited, and maintained primarily by volunteers."
9/16/10   MIT OpenCourseWare: Free Online Course Materials
   "Free Lecture Notes, Syllabus, Tutorials, Audio and Video from MIT professors. All Free. No registration."
9/17/10   National Geographic News
   Daily nature and science news and headlines from National Geographic.
9/18/10   WebMD: Cholesterol Management Center
   "High cholesterol affects 42 million Americans, and 63 million more have borderline high cholesterol. Here you'll find in-depth cholesterol information including cholesterol-lowering drugs, and other promising treatments."
9/19/10   Census Bureau Home Page
   "As the nation's largest statistical agency, our website provides a vital national resource. These pages contain a wealth of statistical information about the nation's people and its economy - information that is used by the general public and researchers, as well as federal, state, and local governments, in making important decisions. Our website also provides information about the surveys we conduct and the information that is available."
9/20/10   Free Annual Credit Report
   "This central site allows you to request a free credit file disclosure, commonly called a credit report, once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion."
9/21/10   Contact Elected Officials
   Locate e-mail and mailing addresses, phone numbers, and more for your local, state, and federal officials.
9/22/10   AAA: Daily Fuel Gauge Report
   AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report is updated each day and is the most comprehensive retail gasoline survey available. Everyday up to 85,000 self-serve stations are surveyed.
9/23/10   U.S. Department of Labor: Minimum Wage Laws in the U.S.
   Each State has different rules for what employers pay workers. This site by by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment Standards Administration Wage and Hour Division, provides current details as to the laws, or lack thereof, for minimum wages in each of the 50 States.
9/24/10   How Earthquakes Work
   "An earthquake is one of the most terrifying phenomena that nature can dish up. We generally think of the ground we stand on as "rock-solid" and completely stable. An earthquake can shatter that perception instantly, and often with extreme violence. There has been enormous progress in the past century: Scientists have identified the forces that cause earthquakes, and developed technology that can tell us an earthquake's magnitude and origin. The next hurdle is to find a way of predicting earthquakes, so they don't catch people by surprise. This edition of How Stuff Works examines what causes earthquakes and explores why they can have such a devastating effect on us."
9/25/10   Arts & Letters Daily
   News, reviews, latest trends, breakthroughs, disputes, and gossip in arts and culture.
9/26/10   POTUS: Presidents of the United States
   "In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included."
9/27/10   Yahoo Real Estate: Find Your Home Value
   "Yahoo! Real Estate - Free instant home values and comparable home valuations for millions of houses. Check your home's price or any house value. No personal information is required and no one will contact you."
9/28/10   PBS: The Forgetting, A Portrait of Alzheimer's
   "Created by PBS, this unique 'Living Center' hopes to clear up the cobwebs of misinformation on Alzheimer's disease and offer hands-on tools for patients, families, and their caregivers. Do you suspect someone you love may have the disease? A simple clock test is one way to pinpoint possible Alzheimer's. While no cure currently exists, the causes of the disease correlate strongly with old age."
9/29/10   U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey: Pew Research Center
   "Atheists and agnostics, Jews and Mormons are among the highest-scoring groups on a new survey of religious knowledge, outperforming evangelical Protestants, mainline Protestants and Catholics on questions about the core teachings, history and leading figures of major world religions. This Pew Forum site presents the findings of this survey entitled: U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey."
9/30/10   Inner Body: Your Guide to Human Anatomy Online
   "Welcome to inner exploration of Human Anatomy. Each topic has animations, 100's of graphics, and thousands of descriptive links. Study the anatomy of the human body. It's fun, interactive, and an ideal reference site for students or those who just want to know more about the medical descriptions used by doctors and nurses."

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