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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
"AccuWeather.com local weather forecast and radar for the US and International. Weather radar, maps and current conditions for the United States and the world."
How to Call Abroad
"This website's mission is to provide our visitors with comprehensive and up to date information on how to dial internationally from the USA, Canada or from any other country. Telephone country codes and international area codes are displayed by country, with additional info featured such as city and cellular codes, telephone books. In addition we provide a comprehensive list of country and exit codes."
Merriam-Webster: Visual Dictionary Online
"Welcome to the Visual Dictionary Online, the dictionary with a new
MedHelp: Check Symtoms and Causes
"Experiencing mysterious medical symptoms? Healthline's Symptom Search provides an easy, interactive way to quickly find and research your symptoms and their possible causes."
U.S. Census Bureau: Labor Day 2011: Sept. 5
"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 '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."
U.S. Dept. of Treasury: U.S. Debt to the Penny and Who Holds It
"To find the total public debt outstanding on a specific day or days, simply select a single date or date range and click on the 'Find History' button. The data on total public debt outstanding is available daily from 01/04/1993 through 09/01/2011. The debt held by the public versus intragovernmental holdings data is available."
National Geographic: Map Machine
"Locate nearly any place on Earth, search and print historical, weather, and population maps, and more with our dynamic atlas."
"Offers current local, national and world news from several U.S. Internet sources."
"Howcast is the best source for fun, free, and useful how-to videos and guides."
"Answers.com: Wiki Q and A combined with free online dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedias. Ask questions, get answers."
The September 11 Digital Archive
"The September 11 Digital Archive uses electronic media to collect, preserve, and present the history of September 11, 2001 and its aftermath. The Archive contains more than 150,000 digital items, a tally that includes more than 40,000 emails and other electronic communications, more than 40,000 first-hand stories, and more than 15,000 digital images. In September 2003, the Library of Congress accepted the Archive into its collections, an event that both ensured the Archive's long-term preservation and marked the library's first major digital acquisition."
"SoYouWanna teaches you how to do all the things nobody taught you in school. From work to wine, apartment rentals to toning your abs ... learn it all with SoYouWanna!"
"Use MapQuest for driving directions and maps. See local traffic and road conditions, find nearby businesses and restaurants, plus explore street maps and satellite photos."
U.S. Census Bureau: Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States - 2010
"The U.S. poverty rate rose to the highest level in almost two decades and household income fell in 2010, underscoring the lingering impact of the worst economic slump in seven decades. Data released September 13, 2011, by the Census Bureau showed the proportion of people living in poverty climbed to 15.1 percent last year from 14.3 percent in 2009 and median household income declined 2.3 percent. The 46.2 million Americans living in poverty was the highest since the Census Bureau began counting the number 52 years ago."
Forbes: The World's Billionaires
"Riding surging prices of his various telecom holdings, including giant mobile outfit America Movil, Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim Helu has beaten out Americans Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to become the wealthiest person on earth and nab the top spot on the 2010 Forbes list of the World's Billionaires."
Home-Based Working Moms
"Home-Based Working Moms - the online community and professional association for moms who work at home or want to work from home. Join for free. Featured in Major Magazines and Newspapers Across the Country."
The USGenWeb Project
"Free genealogy and family history online made possible by the USGenWeb Project volunteers. Search free genealogy websites for your ancestors."
"Don't Like Paying High Prices? Comparison Shop at Nextag and Find the Best Value for Electronics, Home and Garden, Clothing, Hotels and So Much More! Find It. Love It."
Associated Press: Behind the poverty numbers: real lives, real pain
"Last week, the Census Bureau released new figures showing that nearly one in six Americans lives in poverty - a record 46.2 million people. The poverty rate, pegged at 15.1 percent, is the highest of any major industrialized nation, and many experts believe it could get worse before it abates. The numbers are daunting - but they also can seem abstract and numbing without names and faces. Associated Press reporters around the country went looking for the people behind the numbers. They were not hard to find."
"Are you sick of posting URLs in emails only to have it break when sent causing the recipient to have to cut and paste it back together? Then you've come to the right place. By entering in a URL in the text field below, we will create a tiny URL that will not break in email postings and never expires."
"Pandora radio is the personalized internet radio service that helps you find new music based on your old and current favorites. Create custom web radio stations, listen free."
"Pet adoption: adopt a homeless pet (dog or cat) or pets from animal shelters. Petfinder has helped with more than 13 million pet adoptions since 1995."
"Health.com and Health Magazine provide up-to-date news and information about medicine, wellness, diet, nutrition, fitness, recipes, and weight-loss. Health.com combines expert medical information with the insights of real patients."
"A combination of sites providing top notch statistics and resources for sports fans everywhere. Our aim is to be the easiest-to-use, fastest, most complete sources for sports statistics anywhere."
The Daily Beast
"A fresh take on the news from around the world with sharp opinion."
"The ultimate source for airplane seating, in-flight amenities, and airline information."
"Want to know about a disease and its treatment? Looking for a weight loss or fitness program? Want information on infertility, pregnancy and parenting? Interested in healthy living to reduce your risk of heart disease? You're in the right place! Discovery Health - your resource for health information, tips, tools, expert advice and support."
Forbes: America's Best Colleges
"Forbes Top Colleges ranks the 650 best undergraduate schools in the nation based on educational outcomes like career success, low debt and reported satisfaction with the college experience."
FamilySearch.org: Discover Your Family History
"Discover your family history. Explore the world's largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources."
"McAfee SiteAdvisor software is a free browser plug-in that provides simple Web site safety ratings and a Secure Search box so you can surf, search and shop more safely."
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